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Dehydration by Grayson Queen
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A vignette of the human experience, set to a backdrop of science fiction. A character oriented story about the end of the world.
Normalcy Is Harder Than It Looks by Vincent Berg
Series: Catalyst, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 242,490. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Having wrestled with trying to preserve a 'normal' last few months of high school, Alex faces an even harder time, as not only does he have to explain to those he loves what his life has become, but he faces several people who seem to hate him as much as his followers adore him. What's a confused teenage atheist religious figure to do?
Tales from the Archives: Collection 5 by Catherine Ford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,100. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of things to come. This volume includes: The Wrong Camera by Catherine Ford, A Trick of Strong Imagination by Alyson Grauer, The Cross of Columba by Doc Coleman and Curtain Call by Shaun Farrell
The Path Of Mistakes (Moondark Saga, Book 4) by Don McQuinn
Series: Moondark Saga. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 106,120. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Rose Priestess Sylah knows she must leave her friends and take up the responsibility to find the mystical Door, foretold by legend to hold the power of the ancients. Sylah prepares to leave on her journey, accompanied by two of the crèche survivors, Tate and Conway, as well as Priestess Lanta. But Sylah's quest has been condemned as heresy and Church is determined to stop her, at all costs.
Island Woman by Richard Sessions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,820. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
ISLAND WOMAN combines the best parts of adventure, romance, mystery, sci-fi, and history in this rollicking adventure. Abbie Spence, a recent college graduate, finds herself stranded back in time as part of an eccentric Englishman's nefarious plan. On this amazing journey, Abbie encounters Indians, Spaniards, and pirates on her travels along the west coast of New Spain in search of a way home.
The Circular Logic of Space Exploration by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An unexpected telephone call reignites a retired professor's space travel ambitions, but at what cost—and to whom?
Fiction Vortex - July 2013 by Fiction Vortex
Price: Free! Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This issue of Fiction Vortex introduces some new subgenres that we haven't published before, including fractured fairytale, high fantasy, steampunk, and space western. Fiction Vortex publishes two new science fiction and fantasy stories each week. All stories in this issue appeared on the site during the month of July 2013.
Beware the Boojum by Eric M. Witchey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
If love conquers all and the standard model of particle physics only accounts for 5% of the universe, then... When isolated, almost totally insane asteroid miner Bracken MacFie sets his sights on being reunited with the lost love of his life, who is absolutely, totally bat shit nuts, he must overcome the ambitions of the man who separated them and the avarice of institutions.
Atención frotadores: ¡ondas de choque! ¡ondas de choque! by daniel paniagua
Price: $4.81 USD. Words: 46,010. Language: Spanish. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Yes, it is as well Rubbers, but honestly, I don't believe you still write great novels of science fiction; in your hands is the proof. Twelve young people, more than well prepared and with extensive work experience in their respective fields, are going to be raised to participate in the most incredible and never before dreamed experiment: will the first human beings to travel to the stars.
Sunstrike by Bev Robitai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,970. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sunstrike follows the life of Averie Brown, an ordinary woman in suburbia, when solar flares destroy the world's electricity supply. As society comes to terms with the loss of transport, communications, and food supplies, Averie picks up some useful survival tips and a teenage companion who is not what he seems. With no outside help, she is forced to investigate a number of suspicious deaths.
Future Lives - Psychic Visions of the Future! by The Abbotts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Reincarnation, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What type of future do you want for yourself & humanity, one of love & prosperity or one of war, famine & disease? This amazingly prophetic book looks at 10 possible future scenarios for humanity. With special messages from the Ascended Masters you are encouraged to create the future that you want. You have lived before & you will live again! Let it be into a future of love, peace & prosperity!
Rodeo on Terul: Another Buck Johnson Fantasy-Adventure Space Western by Wyatt McLaren
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Intergalactic Rodeo Association has been revived – bronc riding, yertl tripping, dragon team roping, korth barrel racing, and dragon riding. Buck Johnson, Skeeter Evans, and Snort Jones are just trying to win enough credits to get the hell off Terul. But good intentions and well laid plans often take a wide detour, especially when illegal whiskey and Teltharine females are involved.
The Correct Way to Fill Out Form PCR-103-u by Sabrina Chase
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
(short story) Deep in the bowels of the Bureau of Substandards, new hire Boris Niels discovers a vending machine with a very strange coin in the return slot. Can he get a refreshing beverage and still keep his job? Will he ever find his way back to his home dimension? What is it with aliens and paperwork?
The Z Radiant by Jessica Reisman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
From first-time author Jessica Reisman comes The Z Radiant, a novel about a far-future culture where illusion and reality can both be tailored to individual tastes, and a city where each inhabitant must make their own decisions about their lives and futures.
Plasma Frequency Issue 7 by Plasma Frequency
Price: Free! Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
Fiction By: J. W. Alden Milo James Fowler Julie Frost K. S. O'Neill Nanci Schwartz Steve Simpson J. S. Watts Eleanor Wood Art: Cover art by Laura Givens Book Review: Mermaid by Kate O'Connor
Seeking Forever by Stephen W. Sumner
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
Jennifer O'Malley has been separated from her husband and son by miles and a few lifetimes since awakening from Cryogenic sleep in a post-apocalyptic world. She is obsessed to the point of near desperation in her drive to reunite with them; traversing a dysfunctional world far removed from the vision of the founders of Camelot Enterprises.
The Elder Daughter of Dark Night by Stephen R. Corkrey
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 142,010. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Tom Civis, naval officer in command of a survey vessel, suddenly vanishes, possibly to defect. With stolen secrets he might avert a war and save his famous sister from assassination. As he flees he is hunted by the Church which now controls almost all the worlds. He must decide: should he unlease chaos?
The Floor of the World by Charles Ott
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This adventure novel retrieves one of the hoariest old plots in science fiction and makes it fresh again with updated physics and likable characters. It has two wisecracking young men, two plucky girls, two races of aliens, two odd planets and much too much more: physics, religion, dishwashing, gospel music and of course, great whacking gobs of exposition. Science-minded readers may like it.
The Alpha Project: Book One by Toby Clark
Price: Free! Words: 27,090. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The alpha Project sends colonising spaceships to nearby stars. With crews hibernated the ships fly to their destinations. Book one charts the progress of Alpha Four as it awakes to its destination and a perilous and expedition-threatening emergency
The Red Flower was a War Factory by Stephen Landry
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short science fiction tale taking place in 30,000 years from now on a hostile alien world called Errikus. A small team of humans are sent to investigate the site of some ancient ruins but soon discover they are not alone. This story takes place in the world of Deep Darkness an up and coming novel by the new author Stephen Landry.