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General | Adventure | Short stories | Space opera | Apocalyptic | Utopias & dystopias | Military | High tech | Hard sci-fi | Steampunk & retropunk | Cyberpunk
John the Dreamer and the dagger of truth by David Seed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,030. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(4.00 from 1 review)
John the Dreamer, college freshman in 1949, is having a nightmare. He knows it will change. He wakes as King John in the year 4732 in a city-state under siege. He learns this is not his first prophetic dream to the future and that he must save the future.
In the Plummet Light by F. Simon Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In the Plummet Light :oR: The Quickening Day, the 4th part of the Living Needle series, deals with the effects of the TiY, Artie's invention that allows people to fly, and the growing tension with the scarecrows and between Artie, Cain, and Mr. Sprinklers as new threats arrive: apocalyptic hunters and a monster named Easter.
Community Organizing for Mercenaries by Dai Alanye
Series: Mercenaries, Book 3. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
Times are still unsettled for our heroes and heroines. Conflict is brewing in many spots. Join up for another tour of duty, and see if you can't help us straighten-out the situation. Believe me, it's not going to be easy, because new enemies keep cropping up... and they seem to be getting smarter.
Gone World (The Third Party) by A. Rosaria
Series: Gone World, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Brick Johnson, a U.S. Army sergeant, fought the war from the beginning. On a major push against the Russians, his unit gets ambushed instead. Fleeing, he stumbles upon an unknown combatant near a city occupied by the Russians, and things get deadly. With his brigade shattered, his unit dead, and the fate of the war unknown, Brick has to decide if he will go on with the fight or lay down his arms.
Solis by A. A. Attanasio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Charlie Outis has no idea of what the world might be like in the far future after he decides to have his brain frozen with the slim hope of it being revived one day. But even a thousand years from now, brains are a valuable commodity—even brains without heads. But who does the brain belong to? And who controls a mind without a body?
Take a Chance (The Life of a Sweet Dragon) (Update 4/29/2014) by L'Poni Baldwin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Chance Karrucci, a royal prince of the Antonin Empire, becomes separated from his mother during the siege of his home. He finds himself in Crota, a town where torturing dragons is the main event. Take a Chance is a book of flash stories that take a look into the life of the Sweet Dragon. (Comes with a bonus story!)
The Labors of Ki'shto'ba Huge-Head: Volume One: The War of the Stolen Mother by Lorinda J Taylor
Series: The Labors of Ki'shto'ba Huge-Head, v.1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,640. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Following the end of “The Termite Queen,” the Champion Ki’shto’ba Huge-Head and the Remembrancer Di’fa’kro’mi set out on an epic quest to reach the sea. In the Champion’s home fortress we learn that Ki’shto’ba has a twin and that he may have been sired by the Sky-King. Later, the Companions visit a fortress that has been at war for nine years with its neighbors ...
The Inclusion by Mark T. Skarstedt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In this novella, two rival galactic states, forced to work together on an exploration project, make a shocking discovery. The DNA of a primitive human population contains a mysterious inclusion with implications for the entire human race. One state wishes to publish the discovery; the other wishes to suppress it.
The Intervention by Mark T. Skarstedt
Price: Free! Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, military software had optimized a classic ground campaign, except for a twist in the assumptions that was completely useless. Or was it?
The Queen's Adept by Rodolfo Martínez
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 118,420. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The People's Covenant and God's Hammer have raged a Cold War that has lasted for over twenty years. A war without armies, where battles are fought in the dark and information is the most dangerous weapon. In this world —which sometimes seems the Middle Ages, sometimes the Renaissance and sometimes the Nineteenth Century— lives Yáxtor Brandan, empirical adept at the service of the Queen of Alboné.
Schauungtown Chronicles Part 1:The Bible Peddler by Frederick Meekins
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
What happens when the Community rather than God is the focus of worship?
Centuries by A. A. Attanasio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,500. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Centuries explores a barely recognizable future where humans control their own evolution. Genetic manipulation and artificial intelligence shape an astounding destiny for our species. With these wondrous changes come unexpected new truths of heart and mind that challenge the very definition of human.
Conflict Resolution for Mercenaries by Dai Alanye
Series: Mercenaries, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After all that struggle in Book I, here you are, enjoying those simpler times of the past you once hankered for. How has it worked out for you so far — the hiking, the weapons training, the food and accommodations... the excitement? Is it what you expected? There's a huge battle ahead of us, and the odds look poor. But then, no one ever claimed changing history would be easy.
Pallas by L. Neil Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 129,660. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ex-U.S. Senator Gibson Altman rules the prison colony where everyone is expected to live by rules that govern every aspect of their lives. Emerson Ngu escapes from Altman's prison colony. Altman is driven by a deep hatred of Emerson and his triumph, and will do anything to get his revenge on him. But in the process will he also destroy his own daughter and even the world of Pallas?
Edge of Mercy by C. C. Marks
Price: Free! Words: 62,030. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Timbercreek Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 1 review)
Charlie hides her true identity, but her very presence places everyone around her in danger. With no other choice but to remain where she is, she stays with a community that might not be as benevolent as it appears. In this new and dangerous version of the world, she protects her baby sister and herself from the gruesome monsters lurking outside the community as well as the human ones inside.
Star Sails: False Gods by Sylynt Storme
Series: Star Sails, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 1 review)
False Gods is #4 in the Star Sails' series. Jack Stone and the rest of the crew have had enough of alien races especially after losing more than half their crew. Captain Stone has ordered a direct and faster than light trip back to Earth. There will be no stopping under any circumstances.
Unknown Country, The Trilogy by Greg Saunders
Price: $9.85 USD. Words: 346,610. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Unknown Country contains the entire trilogy, Light From A Distant Star, Light Of An Alien Sun and Light Of The Home World. Following the crash of the shuttle Atlantis on a distant planet, astronauts must survive on an alien world where the highest form of technology is the sword. Dual thumbed clansmen, hideous enemies, a world unexplored and humans driven to war.
Hyperactive (The Complete Trilogy) by Art Gulley, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 189,560. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 1 review)
Hype: An illegal, physical-enhancing narcotic capable of increasing a person’s speed and strength nearly two hundred percent. To combat this menace the Coalition's Ruling Board forms the Shadows, an elite squad of Parahumans charged with stopping the distribution of Hype by the criminally motivated Sovereign Nation.
The Island - Part 4 by Michael Stark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,700. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » General(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Stranded on Portsmouth Island, William Hill struggled to survive. The news brought stories of storms and riots, of people starving while the government promised food. William figured he had enough to worry about. Then he found the message. Not even a fool could mistake the intent, not when the evil knew his name and watched from shadows. “COME GET YOU WEE LEE UM”