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Plasma Frequency Magazine Issue 2 by Plasma Frequency
Price: Free! Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is Issue 2 of Plasma Frequency, a magazine of speculative fiction. It includes stories of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Includes fabulous art and a book review. Plasma Frequency ISSN 2168-1309 (Print) and ISSN 2168-1317 (Electronic), Issue 2 October/November 2012. Published bimonthly by Plasma Spyglass Press, Vacaville, California Copyright 2012 Plasma Spyglass Press
Anomaly at Fortune Lake by Wayne Lutz
Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On a remote lake in Canada, Ashley and Justin seek an off-the-grid lifestyle, while two anomalies merge into one. A distant galaxy exhibits unusual characteristics in Justin's amateur telescope, and something under the lake is stirring. Soon military submarine chaser aircraft from two countries are involved, and so are astronomers from around the world. It's a race to understand the anomaly.
Ninety Days by Kenneth Horton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Set in a totally enclosed multi level city the main character is convicted on a trumped up charge of murder. Secretly manipulated by people who wish to change the totalitarian rule, he is condemned to manual labour in various services until he meets other outlawed characters who are trying to bring about a peaceful change.
And All the Stars by Andrea K Höst
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,880. Language: Australian English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(4.00 from 1 review)
Is it an alien invasion? Germ warfare? They are questions everyone on Earth would like answered, but Madeleine Cost has a more immediate problem. At Ground Zero of the Sydney Spire, beneath the collapsed ruin of St James Station, she must make it to the surface before she can hope to find out if the world is ending. Come for the apocalypse. Stay for cupcakes. Die for love.
A Full Deck of Zombies: 61 Speculative Fiction Tales by Michael A. Kechula
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,600. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Zombies dance and sing. Martians plot the destruction of earth while jelly donuts turn he tables on humans. Witches and aliens try to find their own place in the world. Michael A. Kechula is a master of 'flash' fiction--super-short stories and this collection delivers some of his best, prize-winning writing.
Time's Holiday by Jennette Marie Powell
Series: Saturn Society, Prequel story. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Mythical Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Taylor Gressman sneaks away on Christmas Eve, hoping to find the angel who saved her life a few weeks earlier. Instead, she takes an unexpected trip back in time, and finds herself in the midst of a murderous street gang. Now it’s up to Taylor to ensure that she and a newfound friend don’t become the gang’s next victims, and in the process, learn that giving is the best gift of all. (Short Story)
Chaos Unleashed by AmBear Shellea
Series: Pedalstem Lillies, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Truths become lies, and lies become truths, when veiled in dark magic. This isn’t your mother’s sweet love story and it’s not your sister’s fairytale.
Strangers' Journey (Путешествие посторонних) by Mark Toma & Eva Kamm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,140. Language: Russian. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Mark is a radio presenter haunted by false memories of a war that never happened. The only person he tells about his "visions" is Eva, a bright young trainee. One day she disappears... Mарк одержим воспоминаниями о войне, которой не было. Единственный человек, которому он рассказывает о своих "видениях" - это Ева, молодая практикантка. Но она исчезает, и найти ее в мире Марка невозможно.
A Growing Problem by Desmond Shepherd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An anomaly appears in space, seemingly from nowhere. Derek Winston—whose wife just told him the worst news of his life—and his workmate are sent to investigate. What they find is unlike anything they or anyone has ever seen. But for Derek, their discovery helps him to deal with the terrible truth he learned.
The Rise of Mr Fluffy by Glenn Scrimshaw
Series: Alienbutt, Book 2. Price: $5.21 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Gingernut Books Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Lost in space Piestoff Alienbutt must find an ancient gate that's his only chance of getting home. His own universe is being torn apart by the ongoing war of the coffeebean and his friends are struggling to survive. While the Ick Empire battle against the Federation, neither side notice the rise of a new power that threatens to destroy both sides.
Este relámpago, esta locura by Rodolfo Martínez
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: Spanish. Published: September 29, 2012 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Premio Ignotus a la Mejor Novela Corta 2000. Un sacerdote en mitad de una crisis de fe. Una orden religiosa que maquina en las sombras y construye algo que quizá no pueda controlar. Una ciberpirata que ayudará a desentrañar el misterio quizá a costa de su propia vida. Un adolescente que sólo quieres ser, eso, un adolescente, pese a que el universo entero parece conspirar para que sea algo más.
Lágrimas de luz by Rafael Marín
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 137,120. Language: Spanish. Published: September 29, 2012 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Durante la Tercera Edad Media, la humanidad se desparrama por la Galaxia, en una conquista imparable y sin obstáculos. Hamlet Evans es un juglar de esa conquista y nos cuenta de primera mano su experiencia vital en un relato en el que el space opera, la novela picaresca y el bildungsroman van de la mano para construir la que sigue siendo una de las mejores novelas españolas de ciencia ficción.
Evolución: el futuro by Marco Santini
Price: Free! Words: 36,460. Language: Spanish. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Prólogo José Luis Cordeiro, “Conozca Más” Nikola Danaylov - De acuerdo con los estudios del futuro, el mundo pronto estará dominado por la tecnología de punta, capaz de conducir a la humanidad a una era de progreso acelerado. "Evolución: el futuro" es una historia impresionante ambientada en un futuro cercano, casi irreconocible, alterado por las más avanzadas tecnologías.
A Matter in Time: The Dooda Vol. 2 by Michael Faris
Series: The Dooda, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,230. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The crew of the airship Judy has discovered the mysterious artifact of their quest, but now they're learning something of its powers... and the danger it poses for themselves and for their entire planet. They'll have to make alliance with old enemies to have a chance against the new dangers they face. Exciting fantasy adventure.
The G.O.D. Factor by Rachel Olivier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
During one of Monica's shifts, a dormant A.I. wakes up. After years of isolation it is insane and lonely, and truly thinks it is God. It takes over the ship and decides it's time to go bring order to the rest of the universe for the good of humankind. It's up to Monica to try to save her crewmates and known civilization.
The Last Tower by Adalind Monroe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Frowzy Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Gone are the Wild Things that once roamed the earth and sky. Gone are the caravans that brought news and travelers. All that remains of what used to be are the hardy few who managed to gather in the shadow of the Last Tower. Can those who linger restore what was lost? Or will they, too, quietly fade beneath the midnight sun?
Diamonds in the Rough by Craig Conley
Series: T.J. & Luna, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Uncut gems discovered on a cold moon orbiting Deneb XII spark a fierce battle for their possession as treachery runs rampant and turncoats pop up everywhere.
Lucy - Der Bund der Drei (Band 3) by Fred Kruse
Price: $3.96 USD. Words: 103,820. Language: German. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Mit Todesmut und List versuchen Lucy, Lars, Kim und Christoph, den Schlüssel zu erobern, um die Invasion Terras aufzuhalten. Dabei kämpft Lucy aber nicht nur gegen übermächtige Feinde. Sie muss auch ihre sehnlichsten Wünsche überwinden und ihre neuen außerirdischen Freunde verraten. Es bleibt keine Zeit mehr. Die Invasion Terras, der Erde, hat begonnen ...
A Credit to the Art by Craig Conley
Series: T.J. & Luna, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,420. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The huge reward for a stolen painting on Capella III attracts bounty hunters and treasure-seekers from all across the galaxy, but it takes a pair of cruel cops joining the quest for death to mysteriously appear.
The Policeman's Ball by Craig Conley
Series: T.J. & Luna, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,840. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A plot to take over the galaxy by unscrupulous police officers employing microscopic nanotechnology robots as nerve stimulators reaches a surprisingly explosive climax.