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Area 52: Space Nazis by Edward M. Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: British English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In 1952, when Ron Durston is called up into the army for National Service, all he wants is to be posted somewhere sunny like Tahiti or Weymouth where he can fraternise with the native girls and bring home a medal or two to impress his mates. Instead he finds himself standing guard at an army camp in Ass-End, Yorkshire, which is of far more interest to Nazis in flying saucers than it is to him.
ExtraNormal (ExtraNormal Series #1) by Suze Reese
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,220. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Mira Johns is pretty much like any other teenage girl. Except that she knows how to harness electro-magnetic energy to communicate without words. And she's really, really far from home. Her assignment as an emissary to Earth sounds fairly simple: blend in, observe, and stay away from the planet’s primitive males. But she quickly learns that nothing about this assignment is as easy as it seems.
The Burning Sun by William J. Benning
Series: The First Admiral Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The adventure continues for Billy Caudwell, the teenage First Admiral of the Universal Alliance Fleet. The Bardomil Empress, eager to avenge the defeat of her Imperial Fleet at the hands of Billy Caudwell, acquires a weapon that can generate super-charged solar flares and incinerate entire planets. And, as if that’s not enough, Billy also has girl troubles!
Falling Angel by Jesse Jones
Price: Free! Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.00 from 1 review)
Fledgling colonies burn. Orbital stations are reduced to debris. Expansion into the solar system has been completely halted by a force against which humanity is powerless: the Angel. In a final desperate ploy, the best a dying race has to offer must make unimaginable sacrifices reaching for a faint spark of hope: that angels have fallen before.
A Little Short For An Alien by Frances Pauli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Six inter-galactic short stories from author, Frances Pauli. From The Fobidden Zone to the Alien-Human relations department, these short, alien-infested romps explore encounters with a diversity of imagined species, scenarios, and space disasters. Join Dylan Lowwater, lackluster employee at Space Station H22-J231, Jo Lorey, wayward musician desperate to communicate with a threatened race, and L
Deakin Inheritance by June Vollans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,170. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Inheriting several million credits might be everyone's dream, but when the only other heir decides to hunt her down, Calida wonders if it's worth risking her life. How does one give back an inheritance?
Junk Voyage 2389 CE - A Malo Kemp Assignment by Andrew J Chamberlain
Series: The Malo Kemp Assignments. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Malo Kemp is out celebrating when he gets a call from his friend Vern Fisher, one of the oldest Junkmen in the business. Now an errand of mercy might put Malo on a collision course with ghosts from the past and the highest authority in the known worlds. But Malo takes the call, and the assignment; and so begins a journey that could cost them both their lives
The Dead Have Ruled Earth For 200 Years by Noah Mullette-Gillman
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 39,640. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 1 review)
THE DEAD HAVE RULED EARTH FOR 200 YEARS Two hundred years after humanity was forced to abandon Earth to the zombie hordes, three humans descend in great armored battle-suits into a world populated only by the ravenous and rotting undead. They will gun down as many hundreds and thousands of the monsters as necessary in their fight to retrieve the most important possession we left behind.
Lunar Tales - an anthology by Michael D. Britton
Price: Free! Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Lunar Tales anthology is a collection of five speculative short stories set on Earth's Moon. Includes Dream Soldiers, Philatelist's Gold, Old Wounds, OtherPlace, and Tag-Alongs. BONUS: Read the first three chapters of the moon-centered action-adventure novel RUFUS QUINCE: BOUNTY HUNTER - DREAMS OF A FOOL, included at the end of this entertaining volume.
Hemlock Crescent (The Misgivings of the Vampire Lucius Lafayette) by Sylynt Storme
Series: The Vampire Lucius Lafayette, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Hemlock Crescent is #3 in The Misgivings of the Vampire Lucius Lafayette series. The vampire Lucius Lafayette has decided to visit Greece. Ancient Greece, where Socrates is a well established philosopher and general. But the vampire is not there so much for Socrates as he is for the werewolves. Athens is in a decades long war with Sparta, a war that looks like they'll be losing.
Ignorance of the Law by S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(3.25 from 4 reviews)
When a pack of backwoods local yokels begin to lumber toward civilized space in their slapped-together warp speed jalopy, a working-Joe cop has to take action. He soon finds himself in the eternal dilemma of the policeman on the beat: how to strike a balance between justice and enforcing the letter of the law?
Reason To Sing by Janet Marie Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Reason To Sing by Janet Marie Lewis In a future time, well after all the countries of the world have engaged in a global nuclear event, a select few have survived The Great War and reorganized civilization within a sealed Bubble.
Iphegenia by Nancy A. Collins
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
With society teetering on the verge of World War III, the American government is pushed to track drastic measures to avert nuclear destruction. They create The Contest, where all the children in America compete to see who will be the President's constant companion...and reminder...throughout his term of office.
Down The River Road by Gregory Benford
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
One man's search for his father through the chaos of shifting time, in the far future, when science has advanced well beyond the limits of time until mystery and danger rule a man's life—and time shifts in chaotic swirls. A backwoods fantasy in a riverland derived from mysterious science indistinguishable from magic, by a master of SF time exploration.
SGA-20 Secrets - Book V of the Legacy Series by Melissa Scott
Series: Stargate Atlantis SGA, Book 20. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,830. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
With Jo Graham Old secrets, new truths… It is the aftermath of battle. Scattered and struggling to regroup, Colonel Sheppard’s team face their darkest days yet in the war against the Wraith Queen, Death. Continuing her perilous masquerade as Queen Steelflower, Teyla Emmagan’s friendship with Guide grows stronger.
Linda's Highest Calling by Mark Moore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the tenth and final story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer and Lara Love graduate from high school and get ready to start a new chapter in their lives. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 4,509 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
The Ghost Writer by Will Jaeger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A police detective turned reporter investigates a string of arsons with the help of a mysterious informant in “The Ghost Writer,” the debut novella in Will Jaeger's series of “First Encounters.” But even with inside help, this former cop may not have a chance against a firebug armed with super-sophisticated incendiary devices, the likes of which Earth has never seen.
An Unkillable Frog by N.J. Smith
Price: Free! Words: 49,650. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Three boys discover a frog encased in a lump of coal. It cannot be harmed by any means known to them, and its arrival foreshadows the entry to a world of limitless possibility where an embodiment of Death himself awaits and their ultimate destinies as men will be foreshadowed. This book explores human mortality in relation to quantum physics, the multiverse concept and evolution.
Ties That Bond by Merilyn Dignum
Series: Ties That Bond, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,930. Language: Australian English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Mia doesn’t know why she’s different but it has saved her life more than once and finally helped her find a safe place where who she is is accepted without fear or threat. When she is targeted because of who she is she may lose everything – her safe haven and her friends. Will she stand against those that are after her or will she be forced to join them?
Reluctant Hero: A Superhero Story (Champion #1) by Julius St.Clair
Price: Free! Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Connor Matthews was born with powers that human beings can only dream of, and he could care less. All he wants is to be with his wife, who yearns for a quiet life, and his son, who wants nothing more than to train his dad for the superhero he will one day become. And that day has just arrived.