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Attack of the Crawling Hand by Nicole Prestin
Series: Tales of Truck Stop Terror, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It's a slow night for Gracie, the third shift waitress at the Pink Panther Truck Stop, but things are about to get a whole lot livelier when a disgruntled former customer (or at least part of one) shows up looking for some payback... Attack of the Crawling Hand is the first short story in the Tales of Truck Stop Terror series.
Music Man: A Science Fiction Story by Rebecca M. Senese
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Inspired by the music of his childhood, Tony dreams of a life of melody. Shunted into Nav school and working as an apprentice in the space docks blunts his dream. Then one fateful day he takes a different way home and hears the strains of music calling, reminding him what he left behind. Can Tony take the leap to fulfill his dream? Is he willing to pay the price? "Music Man" is a short story.
Cybrosis: A Codename Ciris Conspiracy by P.C. Haring
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,230. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The world's first Cyborg finds herself in the middle of conspiracies designed to push, pull, and twist her loyalties. With no one to trust, but herself, CNSCP Agent Ciris goes rogue, intent on uncovering the truth before her times runs outs.
Butt Dial by Elly Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A young hacker finds herself in hot water again. On her way to an important security meeting, a magnet on her new bike activates her phone, leading to the most epic butt dial in galactic history. A short story of feminist bicycle science fiction.
Empaquetados by Juan Miguel Aguilera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2014 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Deshaz el nudo. Desgarra con tus manos ansiosas el papel que lo envuelve y descubre lo que contiene este peligroso paquete que Sportula ha preparado. Como especial del día del libro 2014, Sportula ofrece totalmente gratis una antología con textos de algunos de sus mejores autores. Aquí están, empaquetados, esperando a que los descubras y te adentres en los universos que han creado.
The Milan Job by Krista Cagg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,970. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Naviwerks! They have all the time in the world. Literally. But what they are doing with their chrono-ships throughout history is nefarious at best. Captain Alex and the crew of the chrono-ship The William's Hunt have taken it upon themselves to stop Naviwerks at all costs!
Tin Universe Monthly #15 by Brian C. Williams
Series: Tin Universe. Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This issue of Tin Universe Monthly brings to you, the reader the legendary red couch, thinking on Information Processing Theory, and more on what a Ferrets Thief Bag is. Also research wank
Executables by Jay Sparks & Lisa Cindrich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,240. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Glynn River Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After ten years of brutal prison labor for a crime she didn't commit, Tori Jennings now faces an even more unbearable prospect: freedom. But just because she’s free doesn’t mean she has a future. As an Executable, she has no money, no rights, no citizenship. No laws protect her. And the second she steps off penitentiary grounds, she becomes prey for hit-men legally hired by the victim's family.
Consolation Prize (A Short Story) by Scott Allen Fallbeck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
About to be laid off and out on the street, Bill’s got every incentive to break the rules. So when a co-worker dares him to sneak into an abandoned, off-limits building to find out what their company is hiding, he’s all ears. Little does he know though that what he’s about to find will change his life, and possibly the course of humanity forever.
Machines of the Little People by Tegon Maus
Series: The Eve Project, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,270. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Ben Harris' sister passes away, her husband, Roger Keswick, is mysteriously absent from her funeral. It's not until 6 months later that Ben is pulled back in to Roger's life, only to find that he's moved on. His new wife may be called Jessica, but she's the spitting image of Ben's sister. Things escalate when Roger claims ther's a factory under his house run by little people called the Katoy.
The Tree Thing by Florence Witkop
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Short stories(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A descendant of Ceres, goddess of the harvest, was dumped a year ago by her fiance. Bad idea, be careful around a goddess! Now he wants to reconcile but nothing is simple where goddesses are concerned. Or is it?
Destiny's Daughter by Anthony sunderland
Series: Destiny's Daughter - alien mystery investigations, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Alias Meets The X-Files What dark secret is the FBI’s newest recruit hiding? Dawn Dempsey, a brilliant scientist and martial arts expert is in for a rollercoaster ride on her first night with the FBI's alien hunters. This is the 1st of a dramatic pulsating new series of alien and paranormal mystery investigations, with an enigmatic character at the heart of the FBI's elite team.
The Adventure of the Double Image by Kevin L. O'Brien
Series: Team Girl, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 35,800. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In their capacity as Team Girl! Inc., Dr. Mabuse has hired Eile and Sunny to perform preliminary investigations of the parallel Earths she discovers. On their latest, they get blackmailed into playing decoys for their in-world counterparts, Sonya and Ellen. They just hope it doesn't get them both killed. This is a short story, with a Preface and Story Excerpts.
Soldiers One - Warriors of Misfortune by Pj Belanger
Series: Soldiers Two - Warriors of Courage. Price: Free! Words: 19,940. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Two short stories about soldiers in a Sci-Fi/Fantasy scenario. “Untenable Situation” and “Heart Strings” reflect the true grit of the human spirit. By reflecting on the serious situations of these soldiers, we come to realize the insignificance of our own circumstances. I hope you enjoy these two short stories and will follow the series as I continue the plight of other “Warriors of Misfortune”.
Double Five: Ten Stories of Speculative Fiction by Tyro Vogel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,840. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From the romantic Sci-Fi (not to be confused with SF) adventure on an alien world in THE BRIGHT SIDE OF KIBOU to the exploration of what it's like to be human in THE HEART MACHINE IS BROKEN, this collection of short stories was never intended to please everyone ... but it might have something for you.
Republic by Lindsay Buroker
Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 8. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 210,450. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After the notorious outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius helped overthrow the corrupt faction controlling the empire and brought in a great war hero to lead the nation to prosperity, they finally earned their pardons—and some time off. A tropical vacation cruising around in a private submarine? Perfect. But their trip is interrupted by a summons from the new president: they're needed back at home.
Catori's Worlds by Murielle Cyr
Series: Catori's Worlds. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Catori has all the odds stacked against her: a loner with one green eye who hates school and just about everybody who goes there. When she finds herself transported to a strange parallel world on her way to school one morning, the only thing she wants to do is get back home to her blue blanket. Evil forces track her down and have no intention of letting her go back alive.
Comrades in Arms by Kevin J Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A damaged cyborg soldier and an enemy alien fighter turn their backs on the war and try to escape. But the human and alien governments can't tolerate the two deserters working together, so they join forces to hunt them down.
Star's Reach by John Michael Greer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,310. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 1 review)
More than four centuries have passed since industrial civilization collapsed under the self-inflicted blows of climate change and resource depletion. Now, in the ruins of a city, a young man mining metal risks his life for a priceless clue. Thus begins a quest for a place out of legend where human beings might once have communicated with distant worlds -- a place called Star's Reach.
Shannon - Thunin keikka by Paula Merensuo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,780. Language: Finnish. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Jokaisella on haaveensa nuorena, tulla joksikin ja niin. Blazen haave on päästä lentämään avaruusaluksia. Tie lentäjäksi tyssää alkuunsa, mutta lentää hän saa – vanhan rahtiristeilijä Shannonin miehistön jäsenenä. Hänen työnsä ei ole hohdokasta, mutta hei, mitä sen on väliä niin kauan kuin saa kulkea siinä lumoavassa tyhjyydessä, jota sanotaan avaruudeksi?