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Safe and Secure in Atropia by Rainbow Albrecht
You set the price! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A couple recently moved into a master planned gated community, kept up to exacting standards by aerial surveillance, "helpful" bureaucrats, and of course the vigilant HOA. But having to worship a parking meter seems a little much. This farcical satire of suburbia illustrates that totalitarianism isn't always an iron-fisted dictatorship (yet), and it may be closer to home than one might think.
The Vampire Clones of Clegz by Rod Spurgeon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Can the crew of the Galaxy overcome crushing odds during a deadly rescue attempt or will they involuntarily join the ranks of those that seek to destroy them?
The Coldness of Love and Death by J Alan Erwine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Edward died and had himself frozen so he could see the future, but how could he survive that future without the love of his life...
Frost Fire Worlds August 2014 by Sylvan Bree Baker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This quarterly magazine is devoted to science fiction and fantasy for younger readers, ages 8 to 80 or so. The stories focus on characters, on adventures, on folks coping with future developments or, in the case of fantasy, magical circumstances.
Mouse and Snake by Meyari McFarland
Series: Short Story Collections, Book 7 · Mouse and Snake, Collection #1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What happens after life as we know it ends? Life goes on. In a world where global warming has raised the seas two hundred and fifty feet life is very different but some things remain the same: friendship, family, love, hope and the inevitability of greed overshadowing joy. Meyari McFarland presents five exciting tales in the Mouse and Snake cyberpunk universe, now available in a collected edition.
Dinosaurs Eat Paris: The World Fair, Paris, 1889 (an alternate history) by Mark Douglas Stafford
Price: Free! Words: 31,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It’s a warm night in Paris, the day before opening day. The day before Dante’s papa, Professor Augusto Righi, Italy’s greatest experimental physicist, will unveil his creation to the world: the Finestra Temporale, a window into time. But things don’t go according to plan, not at all. And it’s up to Dante to set things straight, if he can, before it’s too late, before dinosaurs eat Paris.
The Platinum Hall Debacle: Time's Tempest Lost Chapter 3 by M.J. Moores
Series: Time's Tempest: The Lost Chapters. Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Contractor with the CTF demands a certain level of professionalism and respect. Taya’s newest employer doesn’t see a Contractor standing before him - he sees what he wants to: a little girl who isn’t worth his time. With a tight deadline for erecting the outdoor concert stage, Taya challenges a growing prejudice as she risks her life and her livelihood.
The Ones Before by Stephen Brandon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,560. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Archaeologist have found anomalies in their exploration of Earths historical record. Mostly they are ignored. Call the Captain quick, I've spotted several old type ships. We can't hide from them if they get close. Get the chief engineer up here also. I'll take evasive actions and loop around to the asteroid belt and hide us there.
The Greys by Julio Mario Espinosa Jimenez
You set the price! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The journey across Australia of a young couple turns into a nightmare when they find a girl that is being chased by grey aliens.
Boone's Journey by K. L. Stein
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Kirstin Pulioff. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the outliers of the Turinth Galaxy, Talia Boone embarks on a tedious, mindless mission to repair outpost communication buoys. Talia likes her solo expeditions - no micromanagement, no small talk, and no one to share her hidden stash of vodka. But when the mission goes awry and her cruiser malfunctions, isolation can have deadly consequences.
Nude in Space by P.Z. Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Earth, somewhere in the future. The environment has changed. Cities are large, closed structures with permanent air conditioning, and nudist villages have appeared in the warmer areas. When space explorers encounter problems while trying to 'tame' a new planet, they turn to the nudist population of earth for help. What will these nude space travellers encounter once they've left earth?
Short Frictions by Rachel Lynn Brody
You set the price! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 1 review)
Robots, aliens, vampires and evil corporations (wait, we already said vampires, didn’t we) will thrill you in this collection of short stories.
The Perseus Breed by Kevin Egan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,180. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Borley Share has found a pattern: Every thirty years, beautiful women mysteriously vanish from the Earth... it's now another 30 years.
By The Sea by Henry Gee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,340. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A gothic modern scientific fiction horror mystery... Horrific bereavement has forced Detective Inspector Persephone Sheepwool to leave London and make a new life on the remote North Norfolk coast. But horror is never far behind, as she discovers when a body is found at a museum in a decaying clifftop mansion whose shadowy staff is dedicated to discovering the secrets of the sea...
The Joy of Booking by Bud Webster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Books, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A guide to buying and selling used SF books Within these pages, you'll learn all of the basics behind bookselling for the part-time, convention bookseller from stock selection and setup to pricing and shipping. With Bud's many years of experience behind the dealer's table, he is in a unique position to guide the newbie bookseller with his insights into the business.
Punchcards from Atlantis by Matthew Plourde
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A mission to Bermuda goes terribly wrong and Sgt. McGraw finds himself with only one person left in his team: the stuffy anthropologist unsuited for fieldwork. Can they complete their mission before the greenskins get to them? Based upon the tongue-in-cheek 1950's themed boardgame (Mars vs Earth), this *short story* follows "Duke" McGraw & Dr. Bonnie Hill at the tail-end of their doomed mission.
We are the Living by Geralyn Wichers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,380. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Kayla resents Liam, the ex-soldier with the fragile psyche, when he joins her friends' tour of Europe. But when political turmoil explodes into a zombie apocalypse, their lives may depend on this warrior. Kayla and Liam’s shared horror draws them together, but as the threat of the living eclipses the danger of the undead, they must decide to run or to fight for those they love.
На петле времени by Дмитрий Барабаш
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: Russian. Published: August 15, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Книга “На петле времени” Дмитрия Барабаша – поэтическая оценка настоящего с точки зрения вечного. Трудный вымысел мой несущественней уличной пыли. В сладком или, как в Ниле петляют иные миры, о которых боясь и смеясь на земле говорили всякий раз, когда плыли под черной водой корабли. Когда скат поднимал из песка иероглиф сознанья, нарисованный бликом восхода в хрустальной волне – на губах ощущалас
Ying, Yang and Ambivalence by Paul Vayro
Series: The Ambler's Odyssey, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Brick and Spiritwind drunkenly head out into the universe for a dance and takeaway food, they awake enrolled at Evil University, and after the Vice-Chancellor takes a liking to the pair's philosophy, he sets about making them the new ideological hope for all mischief.