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Crosspoint in Time by Alexander Dregon
Price: Free! Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A ship without a purpose finds a war without a reason. Massive, it dwarfed the Daehawk. It appeared to be built along the lines of a spider with far too many legs.
Zoners by Dan Linthicum
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012 by V. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Zoners: Timeframe - Near future; society has fractured into Citizens segregating themselves from the ' others ' by placing them into Urban Federalized Zones. These Zones are inner city cores that have been denigrated into a harsh reality for those unable to qualify for true American status. Action, adventure and a taste of our possible future are all here in this tale from the L.A. Zone.
Quota by Stephen Cote
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Life is short and brutal in the apocalyptic wasteland. Skag Murdet culls herds for slaughter to help sustain the population on razor-thin margins of available sustenance. Everyone has a duty to perform. Everyone has a quota to fill. Parental Warning: This story contains imagery which may be disturbing to young readers.
Ink by Chad Inglis
Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a young woman finds that a tattoo's ink may not be as permanent as it seems.
Blatant Disregard (Thieves' Guild: Book Two) by C.G. Hatton
Series: Thieves' Guild. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,940. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
LC Anderton is running out of places to hide. He’s the best operative the Thieves’ Guild has ever had… or at least he was until he screwed up his last job, the one he was blackmailed into taking. And that’s just the start of his problems. Blatant Disregard is the second book in a series of sci-fi/thriller adventures set within the knife-edge universe of the Thieves’ Guild.
Fortaleza by Jose Borges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,510. Language: Spanish. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
La muerte del gobernador de Puerto Rico coloca al que posiblemente sea la única persona que no quiera el puesto: Arturo Ramírez, a cargo del país.
The Angels Are Crying by Richard D'Onofrio
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A genetically engineered bacteria offers great potential - to convert plastic rubbish into fuel, and more. But things soon start to go not to plan, and the bacteria poses a real threat to humanity when it begins devouring human flesh. To save the nation, and the entire planet, a brave group of scientists and soldiers make their last stand in a remote area of California.
The Edge of Tomorrow by Louisa Swann
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Living on a frigid planet on the edge of the universe is not on everyone's retirement agenda. In fact, the only ones lucky enough to live this far out are refugees, miners, and outlaws. Out here Kitty's finally managed to escape the law, settling down to a quiet life with her assistant, Annie. Then her assistant is kidnapped and Kitty realizes that her past is about to annihilate her future.
Stress Pattern by Neal Barrett Jr.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The essence of a truly null-Earth logic may never be as clearly defined as in this novel-length package of interplanetary surprises. Ride The Wormway To No-Wonderland. Consider this marooned astronaut. His spaceship and supplies are swallowed in one gulp by something from beneath the featureless plain of an unknown world. The natives are not hostile but incurious.
The Ghost of Simon Tower by Blake M. Petit
Series: The Heroes of Siegel City, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On Christmas Eve Josh Corwood (OTHER PEOPLE'S HEROES) encounters a strange apparition that will open gates to Siegel City's past and glimpses into its future.
The Meyersco Helix by Andrew McCoy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,880. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
THE MEYERSCO HELIX ‘How the hell did we come to where the President of the United States has two minutes to decide whether he will nuke Boston or kill the world instead?’
Tale of the Juggernaut Fly by Louisa Swann
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A few nits, a giant fly, and one crazy adventure... When lives are threatened in a new louse colony, the local lice step up to meet the challenge, discovering new allies in the process.
A Far Traveler: The First Alien by W. Blake Heitzman
Series: The Shaman Gene, Book 1. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 157,810. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 4 reviews)
An ancient alien’s story of our past. The search for his remains. A race to save our world. Hunted by human psychics, a castaway alien seeks refuge with a Bedouin shaman. 3000 years later, Matt Krause is hired to figure out what happened to the alien called Gimish. A Far Traveler is the 2013 Global Ebook Silver Medal Winner in Science Fiction.
The Experiment Zombie Apocalypse by M. Modak
You set the price! Words: 91,050. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a rush, people threw their valuables in trunks and glove boxes as they tried to escape the cities during those first days. We found some of our most useful things in abandoned cars. Zombies don’t care about survival gear, guns, swords, processed food or even water. They only want to rip us to shreds as they infect our bodies.
The Ascension by Lee Scarratt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
James, a cautious character and Becky plagued by bad luck. Can these two strangers who are unaware but inexplicably linked beat the trepidation, overcome the terrifying truth and escape plunging into the abyss of insanity? The darkness is upon them, but are they willing to make that final decision, take that final step and walk into the unknown?
Il Golpe Latino - Monti e Rajoy salvano l'Europa per errore by Leopoldo Salmaso
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: Italian. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Essay » Political
Colpi di scena si susseguono mentre un esperto guida tre amici, con spiegazioni semplici, attraverso i fondamenti dell'Economia e della Finanza. Scopriranno perché le attuali ricette anti-crisi sono controproducenti, perché economisti e politici sono invischiati in un circolo vizioso, e come si può uscirne. Il lettore si sente coinvolto, spronato a riappropriarsi della sovranità politica-monetaria
War Donkey by Voodoo Shampoo
Price: $2.55 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Few short stories about odd heroes achieving their goals in strange ways. Teams of scientists try to uncover new universal secrets. Cyborg bovines and other pets replace human soldiers. Time travel and more. Meet strange heroes struggling to get out of stranger situations.
Walking a Fine Timeline by Jeanette M. Bennett
Series: The Adventures of Serendipity Brown. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Time travel(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The adventures of Dr. Serendipity Brown, the inventor of time travel. She gallivants through the past with her assistant, Sherman, a fast-food worker she found in 1985 and her time-travel consultant, Dr. Wendell Howe, a 27th century temporal anthropologist who has spent far too much time in the Victorian Age. Her two companions do their best to keep irrepressible Serendipity out of trouble.
Earth Directive by Graham McMurtry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,480. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The crew of the Oregon is awakened from stasis in deep space by a cryptic message from Earth Command. Earth has been attacked. Colonies around the universe are being destroyed. Returning to Earth they fight a fierce battle in the skies over the planet. Humanity is facing extinction.
Big Pulp: Lot's Crawlers by Big Pulp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A string of grisly murders and missing persons cases puts a young police officer at risk of becoming food for worms in "Lot's Crawlers" by Joel V. Kela, the featured story in the Winter 2012 issue of Big Pulp (cover art by Ken Knudtsen). This issue also features 25 more great stories and poems from the best emerging and established genre writers from around the world!