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Fallen (Fallen Invasion Series Book 1) by Mia Mitns
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Short Story- Alien Contact Revised- 11/4/15 Marli just moved to the country from Dallas, Texas to work as an ecologist. One night, she tries to enjoy the fresh country air before getting ready to go to sleep. To her surprise, something falls out of the sky, initiating her first alien contact.
Fear: The Hero Chronicles (Volume 3) by Tim Mettey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,120. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
As Nicholas Keller tries to deal with the tragedies that have followed him since the 10-10 Earthquake, he begins to realize that the battle between good and evil reaches farther and threatens more people than he could have ever imagined. Despite the escalating dangers, The 4 Thusians must press onward in the search for a way to conquer The 3 Seekers before time runs out.
Beasts of Warghoul by Jeff Bilman
Series: Trevor: Diary of an Alien. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Trevor and his buddies from Space Patrol are sent on a mission to find a group of missing Scouts. What they discover is a plot that threatens the entire Galaxy ... unless Trevor can do something about it. Read Trevor's diary and witness the beginnings of a legend.
Cloudlfall (Young Adult Steampunk Dystopian) by GM Gambrell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When the comet Wormwood slammed into the Wyoming Territory in the summer of 1864, it caused the eruption of the world’s largest super volcano, an explosion so powerful it was felt as far away as Europe. The sky was filled with enough ash and debris to blot out the sun for generations and it drove the survivors into the sky. Ten years later, a young man tries to cope with the new steampunk world.
The End of Magic (Young Adult Dystopian Fantasy) by GM Gambrell
Price: Free! Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When the apocalypse came it was not from the fires of nuclear war or unseen viral plagues, not from an unstoppable asteroid or even the machines rising up in defiance of their human overlords. The Last War, as later generations would come to remember it, was fought between fighter jets and dragons, between companies of sword wielding golems swarming over steel tanks in support of evil Magicians
Tiona (a sequel to Vaz) by Laurence E Dahners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech(5.00 from 1 review)
“Tiona” picks up six years after the end of Vaz. Tiona, Vaz’s daughter, is starting grad school in physics, but her experiments are plagued by bizarre movements in the membranes she's studying. When she mentions the movements to Vaz, typical for his odd autism-spectrum personality, he intensely focuses on the movements. Soon he has determined that her “problem” represents a physics breakthrough!
How To 3D Print A God by George Saoulidis
Series: The God Complex Universe · Deimos Çelik. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk(3.00 from 2 reviews)
When the score of a lifetime falls in their lap, Deimos and his team accepts to sneak in a factory and 3D print the client's secret design. But will they succeed when a pack of well trained Amazons tries to stop them, when things don't quite go as planned and when the secret design turns out to be something very different?
Traveller's Blues - A Mystery In Space by Andrew J Chamberlain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Blake Doran is an engineer on the Valentine, a deep space carrier plying the long haul routes across the Confederation. When Blake’s lover, Tash McCourt, walks out of an airlock and into the void, everyone has an opinion about why she would take her own life. But Blake doesn't want opinions, he wants the truth.
Paint My Heart the Color of Cherub by Anthony Kohlmayer
Price: Free! Words: 20,910. Language: British English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Angels have lived among us since we first existed. Join an average man, Jon, as he gives an account of the deeds of Cherubim, mighty angels of God, from the perspective of a mortal. Believe in miracles, all over again, and re-capture your childhood.
The Minus Faction - Episode Three: Meltdown by Rick Wayne
Price: Free! Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
"Taut, thrilling entertainment." "What a freaking ride!" In Episode Three . . . After losing his girlfriend and his job, Ian Tendo's sensible life has fallen apart. When he's arrested by the FBI, he doesn't imagine things could get any worse.
Visiting Grandpa's Brain by Jason Werbeloff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk(4.00 from 1 review)
Life as a search engine is pretty good. Grandpa doesn’t regret donating his brain to Zoogle. But when Judgment Day arrives and the Vatican possesses the world’s largest search engine, Jesus meddles with Grandpa’s search results. And Grandpa is not impressed. 'Visiting Grandpa’s Brain' is an irreverent sci-fi comedy horror that will dissuade you from keeping your brain anywhere but in your head.
Staying Alive by Dorothy Piper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,390. Language: British English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Lex Simms is an alien who lives near Leeds, while most of his folks live on Mars. They are amazing creatures but they can't produce the water they need to survive. Preemo, their leader, sends members of his family to Earth in 1965 to breed with humans and have children who will visit Mars and terraform it. As soon as he is twelve, Lex embarks upon his mission, but then a comet messes up his plans.
Folio 4: Stars of a Type by Shauna Scheets & Vivian St. Clair
Series: The Steampunk Serials. You set the price! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this folio, the space-time machine, METIS, carries us off to Delaware where we meet astronomer Annie Jump Cannon. Join Vivian and Elliot St. Clair as they unravel more 19th century mysteries, and encounter new and intriguing aspects of space and time travel.
Wayfarer Destruction by Eileen Troemel
Series: Wayfarer, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
While the Pritchard gets repaired, Adara and Decker fall into life at Command. Sabotage and danger shadow them on the station. Once the ship is repaired, Decker, Adara, their crew, and Adara's pilots head out to make contact with the Hettians. Along the way, Rhia, Franklin, and Avin face a serial killer. Adara can't shake her bad feeling. Maddock is kidnapped and Oakes predicts another loss.
Old Side of Mars by Robert Herry Willgren
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Jim finds his assignment at Martian colony number 7 quite tedious. Then a series of accidents occur that throw him into the investigation and makes a startling discovery, an alien spaceship, buried in the Martian sand for over 400 years. Who is behind the acts of sabotage that could cripple the colony? Join Jim as he seeks the truth of the ship and the sabotage that few want discovered.
Artie by Andrew Conway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Victor is a young, idealistic, nanobot researcher. Cassandra seems the ideal doom crier to prevent his research from destroying humanity. While Victor enjoys her company, he glimpses secrets behind her secrets, and an intelligence beyond human. As she comes into conflict with his government, Victor has to choose sides, with friendship, patriotism and the survival of humanity in the balance.
Aurealis #79 by Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
Fail Caesar (A Short Story) by Scott Allen Fallbeck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
As a centurion in the Roman legions, Lucius Gaius Severus has killed his fair share of men, but he’s never killed the same man twice…until yesterday. This story is also available in the bundled collection, "All Things Odd: 12 Speculative Fiction Stories."
Killing Time by Tony McFadden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Detective Collins finished her career on a high, bringing in a pedophile before he killed his 13th victim. Meanwhile, a task force investigates a serial case, felons released on a technicality have been showing up dead for 30 years. Collins learns that the pedophile has been released and is shot dead behind a pool hall. Now the serial cases is personal and she’s involved.