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The van der Rohe Forgery by Raymund Eich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fakes. Johan's newly purchased antique Barcelona chairs, perfect examples of van der Rohe's original design, came fresh from an asteroid factory, not from the prior century on distant Earth. Facing his wife's anger, risking their friends' scorn, could he use an interplanetary crisis to turn the tables—and chairs?
Passed Life by William Mangieri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Talk about an identity crisis! Ed thought he had a good handle on who he was - but a family death, adoption, phone calls from the past, and time travel can really mess with your sense of self. Sometimes it's better to leave the past alone… Passed Life is a science fiction short story, and is also available in the collection "Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Perceptions by Josh Isaacs
Price: Free! Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
PDM-512-0753; a machine built as a learning display model of a line of robots. Perceptions is a story about a machine trying to understand beyond definition what emotions entail.
Deep Darkness by Dennis Rutherford Bennett
Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The sky beyond Neptune’s orbit has gone dark. Colonel Tomás Rexhaut is an attack cruiser commander assigned to Triton Station who is ordered to find out why. Rexhaut’s wife and only love has been murdered in a cowardly terrorist act on Enceladus, and while dealing with his grief, suddenly finds himself on a first contact mission where he meets Jeel, who will give him deeply unsettling news.
Beat Jesse, Kill Hitler! by Terry Hayman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For the duration of his mission, this time traveler will think of himself only as Rolf Graber, a secret replacement for the Nazi athlete who was Hitler’s best chance to defeat Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympic Games. But the new Rolf Graber is not going to disappoint Hitler. Graber is determined to beat Jesse, for only then can he kill Hitler.
By Ailad's Bootstraps by Kurt F. Kammeyer
Price: Free! Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
Young Ailad is visited by a Messenger, who takes him to heaven and then deposits him in a very different, unfamiliar world. There, Ailad struggles to rediscover himself and learn of his destiny on the planet Edom.
Wetwire: Visionaries Parts One-Three Collected by Erik Rodgers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,770. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In a near future where scientists have engineered clones that have ESP-like ability to foresee the future, they discover that one clone has ability not only to predict the future, but to shape it as well. When she is kidnapped by a rogue group to incite a clone revolt, the government sends a task force to recover her, and prevent society from collapsing into civil war between human and clone.
After Oil by Daniel Eness
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Young Theo sets out on a long dead highway in search of deer, plastic artifacts and the secret of his past. While he'll settle for a friend, what he finds instead are three enemies, one of whom may very well be himself. After Oil is a short story set in a past future.
First Contact (Terran Chronicles) by James Jackson
Series: Terran Chronicles, Book 1 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,090. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The adventure you’re about to embark upon is one of discovery and hope, as humanity comes to terms with its ‘First Contact’. As the ‘Terran Chronicles’ saga unfolds it will challenge the way we look at alien races, eliminating some old clichés. When a fleet of spaceships arrives in orbit, it raises a number of compelling questions. What brings them here? Are they friendly? What will happen to us?
Red Sands of Revolution by Tom Wells
You set the price! Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is the personal story of Martian independence leader, Carl Ronad, who led Mars to become the first independent planet beyond Earth. A tragic accident involving Carl’s father calls him home to Mars. While Carl begins the search for the truth behind his father’s death, he is swept into the rising tide of revolution growing across the planet.
June Bug Vs The Dragonflies by Samie Foster
Series: Head in the Clouds: Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The city is being attacked. Giant dragonflies have seemingly come out of nowhere to swarm City Island. The people are evacuated and the military are in the streets fighting back. Yet none of this is enough to detour a pair of journalists, David Diptera and June Bug, who dash into the story of the lifetime. The two will soon find that they are in more trouble than they might have first thought.
#8 Shades of Gray- Land of the Twilight- Closing of Days by Kristie Lynn Higgins
Series: Shades of Gray Science Fiction Action Adventure Mystery. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,810. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » Undead(3.00 from 1 review)
Shades Of Gray Series follows the adventures of Kat, a woman with no memory of her past who is called the Pandora Project by those who hunt her, and Kim, a woman leading the life of a legal assassin called a Life Closer. The world they live in is plagued by clouds that prevent the sun from shining down on the land called Dry Clouds, making all who live in Noir forced to live in endless night...
The Universe of Death by Mario Milosevic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Henry decides to spice up his space journey to the big crunch with a simulacrum of Amelia, his old girlfriend, and Death, his old nemesis. Everything goes along swimmingly for a while until Henry decides he’s bored and takes drastic measure. Then Death and Amelia have to fight it out to see who will survive and who will be deleted.
Little Green Men From..... by Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
On an exploration mission into deep space to an apparently dead planet that suddenly starts sending out signals. What will they find? A warm welcome? Or?
Apex Magazine - Issue 32 by Lynne M. Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 32 of Apex Magazine, featuring work by Gregory Frost, Cat Rambo, Jim C. Hines, and Sarah Dalton. Apex is edited by Hugo Award-winning editor Lynne M. Thomas.
Raising the Conqueror by Merlin Douglas Larsen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
What if the Norman Conquest never happened? And the American Colonies never rebelled? And England stood alone against the Nazis of Hitler's empire? This is the story of a pivotal time and a unique man; without whom our history would have been vastly different...
The TrailFolk of Xunar-kun, Book Two in the Tellings of Xunar-kun Series by Tina Field Howe
Series: The Alysa Books Series, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 91,750. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In this sequel to "Alysa of the Fields", it is four cycles later. The Folk and Trailmen have accepted that they are part of something greater than themselves. They have come together as “the Seekers”. Their purpose: to find the true Parents of the Orphans. But they find something much more insidious and more lethal than any threat they have faced before.
Alysa of the Fields, Book One in the Tellings of Xunar-kun Series by Tina Field Howe
Series: The Alysa Books Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,840. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 1 review)
Hidden deep in the mountains of planet Xunar-kun, the Field Folk clan believed themselves to be the only people, other than the distant Trailmen, to inhabit their war-torn world. They were wrong. While discovering her individuality, Alysa — a young woman of the Field Folk — risks all to save her people from certain peril. She reveals long-hidden truths that will reunite long-separated tribes.