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General | Adventure | Short stories | Space opera | Apocalyptic | Utopias & dystopias | Military | High tech | Hard sci-fi | Steampunk & retropunk | Cyberpunk
Empathising with Spiders by The Numbered Entity Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Fortress, a single city state, has held the coalition of Many Nations in a bloody, decades-long, stalemate. Internal revolution has brought about a request for peace. Cassandra, the Empath, is sent to secure this peace but she fears the old ghosts behind those huge walls. Determined to damn the place which killed her sister, she uncovers a secret weapon which could shatter all she holds dear.
Terra Nova: An Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Science Fiction by Mariano Villarreal
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six top Spanish-language authors prove that science fiction remains sharp and visionary, with stories about the deepest anxieties, challenges, and problems of our societies. Their speculations and metaphors analyze and dissect a reality in continuous change.
Sensing Danger by Diane J Cornwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Tift Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Pilot Cambrie Jarvis is rescued from an escape pod, she hides what little knowledge she has of the explosion on S. S. Desert Run. All she wants is to pilot space ships and stop dreaming. After dreaming of danger to her new ship and crew, she again must decide whether to leave herself open to ridicule and testing by explaining her dream warnings, or remain silent.
Western Desert by PJ Sharon
Series: Chronicles of Lily Carmichael trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In book two, genetically enhanced sixteen-year-old Lily Carmichael, and seventeen-year-old Will Callahan embark on a journey across a sun-ravaged and decimated US in the year 2057, bound for the Western Desert on a dangerous rescue mission. The survivors they meet along the way put Lily’s healing abilities to the test and challenge Will’s resolve to find his missing father—no matter the cost.
Of Adventure and Antiquity: A Steampunk Collection vol. 2 by Caitlin McColl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A Collection of 5 Steampunk tales, volume 2. Newspaper reporter Anise Buttersby is on assignment, undercover. Little does she know how dangerous investigative journalism can get! After a run in with a notorious air pirate, she finds herself regaled with tales of a strange criminal underworld, is stranded in the desert, learns of mechanical monsters and discovers a strange world from another time.
ApocalypZe - Those Left Behind: Dan Killmeyer's Story by Ivan Turner
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(3.50 from 2 reviews)
If a billion people had been spared the horror of the zombie infection, that would still leave five billion zombies on the planet. If only the odds had been that good. Lieutenant Dan Killmeyer is sitting on a powder keg. Every sick person on base is about to die. And every dead person will become an aggressive, flesh eating zombie. The order is evacuate. But evacuate who?
The Compound by Christina J Adams
Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(5.00 from 1 review)
Allia Washington watches as another Compound candidate is wheeled to the morgue. Now a new position is open and the first in line is Allia's young son. She knows the program will kill her son, but protecting him will take more than solving why all of the candidates die too soon. She may be forced to do anything to save her son, even if she has to defy the Compound itself. This is a short story.
Quatra: Realities by Stefan van Vliet
Series: Quatra, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 110,290. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Quatra: Realities is the sequel to Quatra and carries on the story from not long after the events of the first novel. In Quatra: Realities nobody is safe from the past as they are thrown randomly into it, where events don't quite unfold as they have before.
First and Third by Vaughan Stanger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: British English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First and Third is a rollicking SF short story featuring hijacked robots, uploaded personalities, a digital afterlife and nuclear-powered motorbikes--set on a partially terraformed Mars.
Xenation: Draw the Line by Lazette Gifford
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,920. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 1 review)
When humans found the abandoned -- and ancient -- space station, they moved in to study the place they called Xeno-Station, and then shortened to Xenation. Following them came three other races, all intent on learning secrets. Only now one of the humans has a dangerous link to the heart and controls of this alien place, and he's learning there are secrets and dangers no one imagined.
The Line Must Hold (Crimson Worlds V) by Jay Allan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,150. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The robotic legions of the First Imperium burst into human space, destroying everything in their path. Directed by the maniacal Regent, the enemy pressed forward with one goal – the destruction of mankind.
Interrogation (A Short Story) by J. Steven Butler
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Vincent Malick takes great pleasure in something terrible: Killing. He's good at it, and gets paid well. But his newest job is a little different, and things are about to spiral out of his control. Soon he will discover the awful truth that what he sees is only the surface of something much more dreadful.
Cogs and Corsets: A Steampunk Collection vol. 1 by Caitlin McColl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A collection of five short Steampunk stories, all connected but each story a different genre - Paranormal, Mystery, Western, Fantasy and Horror. The main character, Anise Buttersby is a outspoken wannabe newspaper reporter in a world that looks down on women in such a role. She is taken on an adventure across the country via airship, train and even by dragon!
Hypothetically Speaking by David Dill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,680. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Envision the sound of a tree hitting your house faster than the speed of light. Adam Hayes doesn't have to imagine this, it's how he's awoken on the beginning of a strange journey which will force him to survive an insane narrator who wants to kill the author, Lelia reentering his life, and a cast of characters more random than splatter art.
The Facebook Genocide by Andy Ravenscroft
Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Beaten and bloodied, a man wakes up in a cell. He doesn't know how he got there, or why someone would do this to him. His first visitor, the enigmatic Doctor Jolley, brings with him more questions than answers, and thus begins a disturbing game of cat and mouse. The prisoner has no idea of the rules of this game but he knows this: one wrong answer could cost him his life.
Two Percent Power by Brian Manning
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Patrick's got a unique ability. An ability he has chosen to help clean up his city. It is not the most glamourous power, and he has to make a small sacrifice to use it, but he's out delivering justice for the greater good.
Shelter by George Page III
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In the future when warheads can destroy an entire nation, America turns to millions of personal survival shelters, called LifePods, to survive the nuclear explosions. Mushroom clouds are only the beginning, as there is still lifetimes of devastation, famine, and radiation to endure. With her LifePod, one little girl discovers, first-hand, the extremes sometimes needed to survive.
Missing Owner?: Corporate Intent Series by Hallett German
Series: Corporate Intent, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In this second series entry, the DCRI team takes on a perplexing case. The team must determine reality versus lies as they take on two heartless Free Triberian groups. In the process, they discover crazy baseball team fans, a mysterious company takeover, and sudden disappearance of its owner. Is getting to the truth too high a price to pay? Read this dysfunctional corporate thriller to learn more.
11 Wigamba - Me llamo Marcus by Marcus van Epe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: Spanish. Published: June 18, 2013 by 12 Editorial. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Al llegar a Haití Berenice debe encontrar el modo de esquivar los ataques de Wigamba, quien recurrirá a toda clase de artimañas para atraparla. Dentro de sus dominios abundan sus aliados incondicionales. Por fortuna ella encontrará a su protector, el dueño de la voz que tantas veces la ha salvado. Antes de leer este libro adquiere “1 Wigamba - El hacedor de zombis” en este mismo sitio.