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Special Trek: The Unknown Closet by Alexander R. Pennington
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A rather ordinary day on the USS Magic Carrot turns rather special when Captain Andy's happy talk dinner is interrupted by something that must be explored.
Sinkhole by Deborah Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,290. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
While investigating one of the deepest caves in the world, a team of scientists and cave explorers becomes trapped. They must rely on a phobic doctor and a Mayan revolutionary to come to their rescue. In their descent, they encounter chambers drenched in snottites, toxic gas, fast-flowing sumps, and a mystery—or curse—that may leave them buried 2000 meters deep. Will they escape?
Padania addio by Bryan Murphy
Series: Daria Rigoletti - italiano. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,090. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In uno stato immaginario prossimo venturo che si è separato dall’Italia, una giovane donna tenta di emanciparsi dal ruolo che il destino sembra averle riservato: quello di killer professionista. Sullo sfondo di uno stato canaglia in agonia, Daria Rigoletti si trasforma prima in una contrabbandiera di esseri umani, poi in una cult leader. Ma le circostanze tramano contro di lei.
The Pilot (An Outer Rim Novel: Book 1) by Diane Burton
Series: Outer Rim, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
There's no place like home and he just took hers. Cargo hauler, risk taker Celera d'Enfaden must work with rule-bound Administrator Trevarr Jovano to save her brother from a galactic gangster.
The Time Tunnel by Wyken Seagrave
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 117,650. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Time has stopped everywhere in the universe except near fragments of Time Crystal. School-girl Catriona descends the Time Tunnel searching for scientist Michael Zhang who, she thinks, needs her crystal so he can restart time, unaware that he has been transformed into an extra-universal alien.
They Came From the Sea by M. Kari Barr
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Water is a young musician living on the fringe of society in his small fishing village. Creatures from the sea request permission to live among the villagers to learn from them, claiming a desire to evolve to become more than they are living in the deep. This is Water's story.
The Lucids of the Permafrost Society by Michael D. Britton
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Someone said "life is but a dream." But can the ability to control your dreams be bred into you? Find out how far one man would go to achieve his dream in this sci-fi short.
Winchester: Saviour by Damien L. Malcolm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,170. Language: Australian English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 2795. The Human race has evolved learned to share the galaxy with thousands more new lifeforms and civilisations. But something has gone wrong in this age of peace. A Confederate ship has gone missing 14,000 Light years from home. The CGV Winchester is commissioned early to investigate, however things are far worse than the crew could ever imagine.
Seasons Eternal by Siri Paulson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by KD Sarge. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Stories of a World Frozen in Time: Unending summer chars the land. Forever autumn, forever dying. Winter, powerful and relentless. Spring, life and renewal for a select few. --- A Turtleduck Press anthology featuring Kit Campbell, Siri Paulson, Erin Zarro, and KD Sarge.
The Edge by Leslie Lee
Price: Free! Words: 81,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The interstellar war between the Earth allied Unity and the Kyrzal should have been quick and easy. The Unity victorious, the enemy humbled. But the war takes a nasty diversion. Mak, an Earth pod pilot aboard the DreadNought Exeter, finds that not all enemies are obvious. Nor are they easy. Hidden agendas, betrayals, complicate a dangerous situation into a fight just for survival.
Unicorn Witch III (Return To Earth) by Derek White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,870. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Melanie Newton. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
At the end of Unicorn Witches an offer is made to recruit a geneticist from Earth to help cure the Godhes’ problems once and for all. When this offer is accepted nobody on Refuge has any idea what an adventure this would become. Marcus will deal with the Mafia family who tried to have him killed, Melanie will help out her old clinic, now The Mission Hospital, and Beverley Carpenter, expert gen
Keepers of the Tallath by Chris Yarbrough
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It has been over seven years since the passing of Darren Blake's grandfather, but a call from the executor of his will after Darren's twenty fifth birthday produces one final keepsake from Grandpa Donald. The box given to Darren looks plain enough, but leaves him with one burning question: what is inside?
Genesis Search (The Genesis Project) by Barry E Woodham
Series: The Genesis Project, Book 4. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the fourth book in The Genesis Project saga, peace seems to have come at last to the alien alliance formed by the remnants of humanity. But a sudden discovery unveils a devastating truth: another galaxy is on course to collide with their own. It falls to Kamiel 637 to find the cause of this unknown phenomenon and stop it.
Mother Grimm by Catherine Wells
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,250. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Biodome is an isolated domed oasis in the middle of a ravaged Earth. Outside is full of mystery and disease, where those infected by a deadly virus are sent to die, a land of warring tribes and half-crazed factions living on the edge of sanity. Twila Grimm, who has lived her entire life in the Biodome, tries to learn the secrets of her origin and solve the mysteries surrounding her.
Atomic Heart by Manuel Alves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
At the core of the Industrial Revolution the world is on the verge of extraordinary technological advancements. A new and powerful energy source rises to dethrone the generalized use of steam. In the right hands, the new power source can speed up Mankind’s development but on the wrong hands it can destroy the world.
Pythos (Terran Chronicles) by James Jackson
Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 2 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Artemis One and her four man crew have returned to Pythos after a lengthy space mission. The men are stunned when they witness an apocalyptic space battle above their home world. Once the combatants leave, the crew apprehensively contacts ground control. The events following the Gamin occupation, and subsequent battle, have far reaching consequences, changing Pythos and its people forever.
The Dreamer Genome by Steve S. Grant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,110. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(4.33 from 6 reviews)
A secret lab conducts illegal experiments and takes genetic manipulations to a frightening level. Five viable test subjects grow up in drastically different environments, unaware of the secret locked in their DNA. Corporate greed dictates a high return on its investment. Will the freezable astronauts of the 21st century explore space willingly?
Original Strand by Steve S. Grant
Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The human race did its best to annihilate itself and certainly went out with a bang. Hundreds of nuclear devices and biological viruses have transformed the earth into a no man’s land. For the isolated moon survivors, biodiversity takes on a whole new meaning. The story is roughly 9 700 words and was originally published in the June edition (2012) of eFiction.
A Deadly Quest by Adam Gaffen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech(5.00 from 1 review)
Cass and Ken are searching for answers. WHO tried to kill them? WHY did they have to run from their wedding? HOW does Cass' research fit in? The questions are harmless. But the answers might lead them on A Deadly Quest. Book 2 of The Cassidy Chronicles
Deserto rosso - Abitanti di Marte by Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli
Series: Deserto rosso, Book 2. Price: $1.12 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: Italian. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dopo 995 giorni di permanenza sul pianeta la Stazione Alfa è diventata teatro di conflitti, segreti, alleanze e rivalità. Quando anche la morte si abbatte sui cinque abitanti di Marte, Anna troverà nella fuga solitaria l’unica scelta possibile. Ma cosa è accaduto veramente nella Stazione Alfa? Cosa si nasconde nelle profondità di Valles Marineris? Secondo dei quattro episodi di “Deserto rosso”.