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Star Sailor #3: Jyoti the Slave by Chris Fox
Series: Star Sailor. Price: Free! Words: 17,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Star Sailor is a series of episodic short stories about a girl named Najima Dezetoiles, and her travels by raft throughout a galaxy once rocked by a terrible war, as she searches for something she lost. In this episode, Najima crash lands on the lush, rainy planet of Tamiravani III, where she must solve a mystery of missing slaves with her unexpected companion, Jyoti.
Wyrd Worlds by Various Authors
Price: Free! Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 4 reviews)
An anthology of short stories by an international collection of science-fiction and fantasy writers, covering a wide range of what is known as ‘speculative fiction’, from slices of fantasy and time travel to steampunk and science-fiction. The tales vary widely, yet are all born from the same drive to create, share ideas and above all to entertain!
Clockwork Nessie by Claire Gillian
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Spencer Imaginarium. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An intrepid young woman in pre-World War 1 Scotland, who prefers science to matrimony, discovers a world of incredible secrets her late father was keen on hiding from her. Clockwork Nessie is a short story featuring steam-powered inventions, monsters, pirates and handsome scientists.
Crimson Return by Daelynn Quinn
Series: Fall of Venus, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,670. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
After escaping captivity from the Crimson Survivor Refuge, where the survivors of a mysterious virus were held under the guise of protection, the lives of Pollen McRae, her niece, Evie, and Marcus Stygma are turned upside down by the return of the man who betrayed them, and they learn of a mysterious prisoner still held captive at Crimson. This is book 2 of the Fall of Venus trilogy.
Avalon, the Prequel: Invasion of Memories by M G Kizzia
Series: Avalon, Prequel. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,820. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
When attacked by the alien Vordan, Glen needs to move fast but he is in danger of being overwhelmed with memories until he begins to tell stories of his past, when the block on his memory came down, and he remembered being the Kairos, the Traveler in Time, the Watcher over History. He cannot afford to become incapacitated this time. There are three Vordan battleships on the moon ready to invade.
Remembrance Day by Simon Kewin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Magnus is a broken-down veteran of the Basilisk war, running a bar on the Möbius Strip. His customers are trying to forget their pasts. He spends his time trying to remember his. A woman he once knew comes seeking his help. When Magnus finds out who is really involved it's time to reach for his blaster. But then he begins to discover just how unreliable his memories actually are...
Perfection Challenged (Book 4 of the Double Helix series) by Jade Kerrion
Series: Double Helix, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Danyael Sabre, the alpha empath, is on a serial killer's hit list. In a desperate race against time and his own dying body, Danyael comes to the wrenching realization that his greatest battle will be a battle for the heart of the man who hates him.
Purge of Prometheus (Brink of Distinction book #3) by Jon Messenger
Series: Brink of Distinction, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,330. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
One-by-one, the brilliant suns of Alliance space are disappearing, left cold and lifeless after exposure to the Terran biological epidemic. Trapped on one of the sunless worlds, Keryn Riddell, the ruthless Wyndgaart warrior, fights against both a frozen landscape and her Terran captors.
Fall of Icarus (Brink of Distinction book #2) by Jon Messenger
Series: Brink of Distinction, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,300. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Terran Empire has broken the Taisa Accord and invaded Alliance space in this exciting second novel in the Brink of Distinction series. Survivors of the Empire's first assault, Yen Xiao and Adam Decker swore vengeance against the Terrans. Joining forces with the enigmatic Keryn Riddell, the three warriors must find a way to destroy the Terran fleet.
Burden of Sisyphus (Brink of Distinction book #1) by Jon Messenger
Series: Brink of Distinction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,570. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Clean Teen Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(2.00 from 2 reviews)
Between the alien Alliance and the Terran Empire, a neutral zone stretches between the galaxies, a demilitarized zone that was established 150 years previous, following the Great War. The peace accord granted a semblance of peace to the universe. The peace, however, is a facade, and it is the responsibility of Michael Vance and his covert operations team to maintain that illusion.
A Force of No Equal by Derek Elkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » General
Three waves decimated the earth. In the First Wave: Snow Day, they came with the snow to destroy as many of us as possible. During the Second Wave: A Trip to the Zoo, they took over our government, our armies and our own bodies. And finally, in the Final Wave: A Hike in the Mountains, one of the last members of the human race tries to run for a place to hide and wait out the invasion.
Safety Tests by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Devlin trudges through his job on the space station waiting for retirement and hoping he won’t die first. A test pilot with Licensing and Regulation, he makes sure only the most qualified pilots make it to the test flight, let alone pass it. But sometimes, even the most jaded tester misses something. And the difference between life and death on a space station? Missing nothing. Nothing at all.
Sibyl of Doom by Shawn Thompson
Series: The Encircling Belts of Tirano Saga, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 33,710. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A cycle after Sini’s defeat of the Tamok I stumbled across the truth about the Archonan. After a lifetime of being tormented by Archonan bigots, imagine how deliciously sweet the discovery of the truth tasted. I know where they came from and whose scions they are. What will the Archonan purists think when I tell them about Aos Whey-ki? They won’t feel so high and mighty then.
McGellen by L L Watkin
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The crew were the best of humanity, supplied with the most sophisticated ship and sent off to find new technology to aid the war effort. McGellen herself was a mere add-on, “Test this new computer while you’re out there, kill two birds with one stone. Makes the whole thing more palatable to the paying public.” More palatable it may be, but not less risky.
Mooncake by Ray Hecht
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is Mid-Autumn Festival in Lunar Colony 01111001's Chinatown, a holiday celebrated by eating mooncake and regaling with tales of Chang'e flying to the moon. Little Xiao Yue asks her grandfather what it all means. There is always a generation gap. How can precocious children in the future understand the metaphor? Enjoy this short short, a taste of one writer's science fiction and Sino overlap..
Revenge of the Lushites by Russ Crossley
Series: War of the Lushites, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In the year 4444 and a 1/4 the Lushites have returned. Piper Cleaner, First Assistant to the Assistant Surveillance Officer discovers a Lushite intergalactic vessel heading their way. Alarm bells ring throughout the galaxy! Have the Lushites returned to seek revenge?
Tower of the Lost Ways by Ander Nesser
Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: American English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(3.00 from 1 review)
In the far future, a young woman named Aoi explores forbidden regions of her ancient city. She soon stumbles upon evidence of a possible looming catastrophe. But will the powerful elites of her society heed her warning before it is too late?
A Mystery Solved: Children of Two Futures 3 by G. J. Winters
Series: Children of Two Futures, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Our heroes successfully identified a spy within the submarine Heraclion, but they couldn’t stop him from bombing the Okuda Drive. Kenneth saved the director from the fire. But in the aftermath of the explosion, he falls into an inexplicable sleep, which scares Savannah, who’s beginning to have feelings for him. As they grow closer to the truth, danger starts to catch up with them.