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A Phone Conversation by Emily Martha Sorensen
You set the price! Words: 830. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
An alien little boy accidentally calls the White House while trying to reach McDonald's. A very silly, very short short story.
Oxygen Kisses by Alex Vaugn
Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
A mysterious roadhouse leads Annette Staton to an impossible reunion in the war-torn past. To reunite with the man she loved and lost in his brave fight against a man driven insane by years of bitter war. But is this trip back in time a blessing or curse? Is she destined to die with him in one dark night of history? A steampunk romance novelette in the Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles.
Dead Presidents by Eirik Gumeny
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Jersey Devil Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
DEAD PRESIDENTS, the second book in the EXPONENTIAL APOCALYPSE series, follows Thor and company through a world rife with megalomanical clones, dinosaur armies, mad scientists, rhinos, and all manner of action and misadventure. Uproarious and unrestrained, DEAD PRESIDENTS puts the "doody" in "doomsday" and the "ha" in "worldwide annihilation."
Use By by Searska GreyRaven
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Lester, the last man alive, contemplates his mortality in this piece of flash fiction.
We're Going to War! by James Ivan Greco
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's just another day in the Wasteland... While Rudy's celebrating getting hitched, Trip's declaring war on a cult of alien-god worshiping squid people. But is his ragtag army of robots built from spare parts up to the challenge of the Cthulists' genetically-engineered tree tanks? No, no it is not.
Tinytown by Darby Gallagher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,460. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Urban(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a dystopian England in the 2050s, where technology is used to shrink people who cannot pay size insurance, Tom Flack must fight for the rights of the small. But he has big enemies, including his ex-wife - TV's Tallulah Twinkleplum - and her grotesque brother Lloyd. This first novel includes intrigue, action, humour, drugs, sex, plastic surgery and hedgehogs - but not necessarily in that order.
Disclosure by Joshua Hicks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A large flying saucer appears over the interstate our main character travels. Disclosure is "What if" the Illuminati were forced to disclose their secrets, and what would happen after that disclosure? The world will expect answers, and the secret world government is being forced to reveal everything by the very alien presence they wish to keep secret.
Zombie Takeover by Lauren Santos
Price: Free! Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.00 from 1 review)
A world crawling with the Undead? Samantha and her sister Kiana are racing to find a cure for their sickness, while along the way trying to keep it a secret from their new-found friends. Will it be a success, or will they fail and have to reveal everything?
Faster Than Light: Outsider by Malcolm Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,870. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The fourth in a series of novellas about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy, and its crew of rebels determined to reunite humanity. In this volume, chief engineer Leah Wu returns to her home world to investigate a series of mysterious suicides and discovers an enemy far more dangerous than the People's Interstellar Republic.
The Dog at the Foot of the Bed by Tyree Campbell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,720. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After an attack on their ancestral home, twins Ovin and Siobhan Shannen entered opposing careers--she into security work, he into assassination. Now someone is trying to kill them again, with a terrible new weapon that destroys whole planets. Ovin has to stop him, but he's going to need Siobhan's help to do it...if she doesn't arrest him first. And if he succeeds, he could lose his twin forever
Starborne by Robert Silverberg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fifty men and women, living perfect lives, decide to give it all up to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. They set out to travel to the farthest reaches of the galaxy, with their only link to home a fragile telepathic bond between a blind crew member and her sister back home.
Voidhawk - Lost Soul by Jason Halstead
Series: Voidhawk, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,910. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The new Empress of the elves and thought the only thing standing in the way of prosperity for the reunited Elven Empire until an old enemy emerges from the past. Beset by potential foes from every angle and unsure of who they can trust, the crew of the Voidhawk is near the end of their luck. Outnumbered, even the greatest sacrifice may not be enough to keep the void safe and return what was lost.
Colony in Peril by P.M. Griffin
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Betrayal of trust brings danger in space and near-certain massacre on-world should the Commandos fail to conquer almost insurmountable odds.
Lunar Command: Condition Orange by Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When people return to space after forty years, they discover they're not alone. The artificial intelligence programs running the old moon base have grown and prospered in their absence... and those programs are not of a mind to simply step aside and hand it all back.
Dreamscapes #7 - Garden in the Sands by Astra Crompton
Series: Dreamscapes, Book 7. Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "Garden in the Sands" a tutor is called to step outside her timid world when confronted by the truth being withheld from the populace. Together with a small band of rebels they embark on a journey to unearth the past.
The Moon Stealers and the Quest for the Silver Bough (Book 1) by Tim Flanagan
Series: The Moon Stealers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,900. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(5.00 from 1 review)
A boy with an unusual gift of being able to see things that others cannot, goes missing. Two of his school friends attempt to find the key to his disappearance by unravelling codes and riddles. Meanwhile MI6 investigate a meteorite landing which contains an alien bacteria that quickly evolves into a deadly threat. The children not only need to find their friend they need to save the entire world!
Vacant Houses - By Danny Mendlow and Zack Mitchell by Danny Mendlow
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Mitchell Mendlow. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"Vacant Houses" is a dystopian, science fiction satire set in the future about the housing market, the working class and aliens. Plenty of aliens too.
Colonial Scout by Doug Turnbull
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: American English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Boy Scout Augie Rodriguez leads a group of younger Scouts on an overnight campout in a cave on Mars. What should be a routine trip, turns exciting when a medical emergency tests Augie’s first aid skills.
The SOL Chronicles by "Mark Paul" Sebar
Price: Free! Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
6 short sci-fi adventures tales across the galaxy. The story loosely ties to the original Sebar novel "SOL" taking readers on a mini extension and new shorts for great reading.