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Jupiter 41: Aoede
Series: Jupiter, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,590. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jupiter is a Science Fiction Short story magazine publishing new fiction from writers around the globe. Issue 41 is our 10th anniversary special and features fiction from Andrew Darlington, Dan Pawley, Kurt Heinrich Hyatt, Neil Clift and Peter C Loftus Cover art from Daniel Bristow-Bailey.
The Vinegar Tasters
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Merchants Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
A chaplain sex-chats with an Iraqi girl who tells her eerie tale.
Stolen Minds
Price: Free! Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Dr. Hannah LeBeaux is a biochemist and entrepreneur. She lives as a citizen of Safe Haven, a technologically advanced and domed mega-city, which is set in the future of the Human race. She falls victim to a vicious terrorist attack but things may not be entirely as they seem... Enter the futuristic mega-city and follow the path that Dr. Hannah LeBeaux walks...
Second Dawn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,300. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Dillon Shaw is being brought back from suspension to hunt the alien race known as the Rhynn---the same alien race that kidnapped her when she was sixteen. As she learns more about what really happened to her in those caves as a teen, she begins to question who the real enemy is and the true nature of the agency she works for---the NIA.
The Floating Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,740. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
An amazing scientific discovery in 1830 leads to a government cover-up spanning two centuries and two continents, leaving a trail of death and destruction in its wake. Replete with dark psychosexual overtones, the Floating Man is a mystery thriller that takes place in both past and present as fictional and historical characters collide.
Imperiata and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three short stories. Imperiata: Ishta’eth, demon-slave of Eternal Imperium, kept the empire safe for a thousand years. Now the empire has fallen, and she faces one last, great battle, to restore the throne once again. The Prince of Fey: Prince Ribeag is bored. His world is cruel and violent and bloody, but that is no longer enough for him. He seeks ways to entertain himself.
Overcomplicated (a Tale of Breaking Benjamin)
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans the world over into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are all part of the curriculum for students. 'Scope' has it all at Clements: a girl named Monica and an excellent sniping record. Yet he's still trapped within the Clements walls.
Ten Thousand Deaths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Crippled from years of interstellar war and threatened with discharge, Ash must steal her personal space fighter before she loses it forever.
Fisher King: Percival's Descent
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,850. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Thursday Night Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Can a young man with his eyes on the stars leave behind a miserable life that won't let go of him?
Blood Trail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Detective Zack Wheldon solves cases. The tough cases no one else figures out. So, when the FBI comes seeking his help, he must decide which to choose: the serial killer he desperately wants to catch or the as-yet-unknown cases that will grow cold in his absence. The FBI promises big things, more closed cases, more criminals behind bars. If he can trust the feds. If he believes in their methods.
Arc
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 198,460. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Earth is nearly uninhabitable. The warming climate and a string of apocalyptic disasters mean only a few hold out hope for humanity. Most of the survivors, after witnessing billions perish, fight only to live one more day. A few ambitious scientists choose the now warmer and mostly unspoiled continent of Antarctica for a new world. Centuries later, what has become of their experiment?
The Mendicant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Flynn didn’t count on ever actually being able to afford a ship, let alone winning one in a drunken game of poker, and she really didn’t count on the irritating A.I. that seems to exist only to make sarcastic comments at her expense, and she most definitely did not factor in the idea that she might actually require the use of the ship so soon.
Fairy Park & Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the White City, the ghosts haunt the quarters and the citizens never sleep. In Fairy Park, the newest attraction of the city promises to delight even the most discerning of tastes. In Stories of the Dead, a group of performers break into a theatre on the forbidden ghost night and pay the price. In Liminal Creatures, the origin of the White City's popular Lunar Calendar is revealed.
The Arbiter Logs: Man of Letters
Series: The Arbiter Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,230. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Firebringer Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Since the planet Phaeton was settled hundreds of years ago, only a handful of its telepathic citizens have ventured into outer space. Professor Mors, a legendary intellectual, and his young protégé Cernaq are two of those. Now Cernaq is serving on CNV Arbiter, and is chronicling his adventures for his mentor. His letters provide a glimpse of a very seedy corner of space through very innocent eyes.
Second Chances
Series: The Fall of the Altairan Empire. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Paltronis may not have started the fight, but she ended it. And her future with the Patrol. Facing criminal charges, she gets one last chance to prove she's not a total screw-up.
The Alien's Reward II, The Alliance
Series: The Alien's Reward, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
After the earth's population is almost completely wiped out, the planet is resettled by alien races who join with earth's human survivors to defend their new home against attackers from all over the galaxy.
Virtually True
Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
When his friend is murdered, journalist True Ailey sets out to find the killers, and in the process untangles a vast conspiracy that threatens to upend the global balance of power. Set in the near future, Virtually True takes readers on a wild ride through a world where corporations rule, technology has been woven into the fabric of people's lives, and information can be a weapon or a life-saver.
Blood Skies Omnibus Vol. 1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 261,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Vampires. Magic. War. Welcome to the world After the Black. This collected edition includes the first three novels of the Blood Skies saga — BLOOD SKIES, BLACK SCARS and SOULRAZOR — plus the all-new short story CRUCIFIX POINT. Completely re-edited and featuring exciting new cover art by Barry Currey, the BLOOD SKIES OMNIBUS is a must-have for any Dark Fantasy or Military Sci-Fi collection!
Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In a future devoid of beauty, where people live and labor in squalid equality, a seed of hope is uncovered. A woman with a secret in a time where secrets mean death, brings life to a dying society.
Submerged
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
An isolated, frail old man trapped in his apartment. What possible threat could he pose to the sociopaths next door? Except Brendan has his wife's foolish bravery to live up to ... This oppressive horror is part of a suite of short science fiction, urban fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing.