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The Gossamer Threads of Fate
Series: Salak’patan, Book 4.5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 160,750. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Trapped in time, it was the kind of thing that sounded like a bad joke. But for Monorth the truth of that cruel jest is all too real as he is now far from home, lost in spans forgotten history, and his only ally is the fuzzy nightmare who got him trapped there. Worse still the shadow of a Monster looms over that time-line that has consequences for Monorth in both the future and in his own past.
Cleo Patra And A World Of Tomorrow
Series: Sudhira's books, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,300. Language: American English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
I see a soul, a sole soul binding all the living beings, human or alien in this universe. How can I harm it when I'm bound to the same soul too?-Minto thinks. A Science fiction that reaches the core of human intelligence and intuition and questions their origins. Breath taking adventures of the born rivals the 'Dinos' and the 'Dragons' adorn the story. See how Cleo saves the soul.
Planet Faeton chronicles. Book 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,580. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
"Planet Faeton" - Science-fiction history of revival of New Space Empire in Solar System, but with the real facts from Chronicles – as a full Destruction the Third Rome (Moscow) and a State Russia. To the lost planet the Phaeton, to the princess of Amidalu and Natasha Portamonov, and also the several quite terrestrial people.
The Marann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A brilliant young high school teacher. A seemingly cold alien ruler. A love that Earth Central Command tried to prevent. In a story that will appeal to fans of Marion Zimmer Bradley and Zenna Henderson, THE MARANN recounts one woman’s journey through loneliness, shattering revelations, and attempted assassination on a world where everyone can read her emotions.
Star Sails: Worm Turns
Series: Star Sails, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Worm Turns is #7 in the Star Sails' series. It's been 12 days. 12 long days since the crew of the SS Falcon left Earth. That means that they're late returning home. 5 days late to be exact, and they were told that they be fired upon if they entered the Solar System late.
A Temporary Assassin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Dr. Derrick Lawson's process of human regeneration using nanotechnology and stem cells can eliminate the aging problem entirely. His only roadblock is Sandra Echols, a very influential businesswoman and ethical do-gooder. Can he find a way to effectively eliminate her objections? The answer could lie with Travis Brandon, her most trusted confidant.
Bakkian Chronicles, Book III - Amulet of Aria
Series: Bakkian Chronicles, Book 3 ยท Legends of Lentari, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,610. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mikal is not safe. The sorceress Celestia has found a way to attack the prince on his bodyguards' world. Realizing this, Steve and Sarah escort Mikal back to Lentari to inform his parents. Lentari is in turmoil. Dwarves are preparing for war. Dragon raids are on the rise. To keep Mikal out of Celestia's grasp a powerful amulet must be found. Don't miss book III of the Bakkian Chronicles!
The Ten Second Time Traveller
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Extremely short story about the problems with time travel. Recently (October 5th 2012) I was in the pub with Mick Carter discussing short story writing. As the conversation got to what could be achieved with the shortest amount of words, yet be able to still tell a reasonably decent story we decided to set a challenge for ourselves and write a story in around 500 hundred words or less.
Serpents' Teeth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Maggie and Hanna, two researchers, discover a strange city in a cavern beneath the sea. There, they unearth an ancient and deadly mystery involving a sunken, 18th Century French ship. Earth is in jeopardy and so are their lives, for although the lost City of Ys is ancient, alien hybrids may yet live and dwell in its dark depths. And if they do, then here, indeed, "there be monsters." A Novella.
Commander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,350. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012 by Legion Printing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
"We have not yet begun to fight!" In this fourth installment of the David Birkenhead saga, the hero of Zombie Station must once again make do with what he has rather than what he might wish for. Deep behind enemy lines, commanding a ship most of the navy's top brass consider a joke, he will have to hold out and try against all odds to reach a safe harbor.
Strange Harvest
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A humorous science fiction short story. Exploding tomatoes. Incendiary radishes. Electric potatoes. Something very odd is happening in Drinkwater. Can the town's sole reporter figure it out...before it's too late?
We'll Meet at Urrbrae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Australia is the unsuspecting test site for an electronmagnetic pulse detonation. Millie is lucky enough to escape Adelaide's CBD which is grinding to a halt after the event. She's heading for a wetland at Urrbrae where her friend arranged to meet her: "If there’s some huge disaster, and everything stops, I’ll wait for you at Urrbae."
Engines of Dusk Book 2: A Thunder in Heaven
Series: Engines of Dusk, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A handful of humans, aliens and artificial intelligences race against time to put together the pieces of a vast conspiracy that threatens two civilizations -- and struggle with love, loss, and their own past.
Half Full - Half Empty
Price: Free! Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After crash landing on a frozen planet, the surviving crew of a spaceship must battle a hostile environment and their own frailties. Their one chance for survival - a gruelling two hundred kilometre trek through the icy wastes to an outpost tracking and relay station.
The First Man
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 122,940. Language: Australian English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Two couples are chosen to travel beyond the bounds of the current colonised worlds to find signs of intelligent life. They escape a revolution on their planet. During their journey sexual tensions arise,their ship is sabotaged, they visit alien worlds and realise they can never return home. They find a planet that supports a lower form of intelligence and, maybe, this is just the beginning!
Fate, Wants and Mistakes
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Moving through time or moving through space. Can we do both? Could time and space be bridged? It had been tried once before with fatal consequences. Now, over a decade later, Mayne had a chance to try it all again. Hopefully, with a different outcome.
Pain Is So Close To Pleasure
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
This is the story “Pain Is So Close To Pleasure”, a short comedy story I wrote several years ago. The story looks at an alien race who has recently come into contact with our own. To learn more about each other, ourselves and the aliens decide to send an exchange student to the others world to spend time there so each race can learn more about the other. Warning: contains swearing
Of Shadow and Ash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 192,610. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Leslye Skyy is an old hermit obsessed with ancient lore and a lost city, while his daughter Janet longs for something more than their solitary existence. The appearance of a mysterious artifact casts them into an adventure neither of them expects, uncovering long kept secrets that threaten to drive them apart and open the door to darkness and destruction that will bring ruin to the world.
Love & the Aliens
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Set in Earth’s near future, a group of aliens, called the Unity, have masterminded a peaceful takeover and simultaneously made things better and mucked things up. Stories of love, espionage, art, movies, conspiracies and even a cat or two. Includes ‘Joe’s Milky Way Cafe’, ‘Chocolate is My Destiny’, ‘Long Past Time,’ ‘Unexpected Contact’, ‘Trust’ and 'Walking Away from the Past'.
Walking Away from the Past
Series: Love & the Aliens, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A 'Love & the Aliens' story. Suicide or Murder? Political Espionage? Producers shutting down the film? Aliens, technological breakdowns and more hit Estelle on her last day of doing stunts for her current film. Can she survive it and turn her life around?