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General | Adventure | Short stories | Space opera | Apocalyptic | Utopias & dystopias | Military | High tech | Hard sci-fi | Steampunk & retropunk | Cyberpunk
Steam Powered Heart by Victoria Zagar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Hayden Adams and Adrian Watkins are inventors in the steampunk city of Zenith. Hoping to exhibit at the World Fair, Adrian and Hayden have created a steam powered heart, an anatomically correct working replica of a real human heart. But as the new heart begins to beat, another is slowly coming to a halt as Adrian discovers his heart is failing.
Time of The Darkness by Grey Wolf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 191,030. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by The Wolfian Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In an alternate history, decolonisation of the Americas follows a vastly different timeline, and the British royal family remains pre-eminent in world affairs. Competing with a Bonaparte Byzantium and a French Empire under the Murats, the Saxe-Coburg British fight on an equal footing for recognition and influence. Follow 1400 years of history, from an alternate 1900 to the galactic empire of 3300.
Avatar Gods - Exodus by Eero Tarik
Series: Avatar Gods, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This is the second in the Avatar Gods series. Having defeated the USA in the Freedom War, the Utopians are swamped with migration requests. But Afroditee,and her closest colleagues, are wary of the human tide and make plans to go further into space.In despair of humankind, she leads them to Mars, but after a few years of peace the US destroys their base, forcing retaliation, and the Exodus begins.
Interzone #247 Jul - Aug 2013 by TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
High summer 's line up: L.S. Johnson, Russ Colson, Jacob A. Boyd, V.H. Leslie, Rebecca Schwarz, and Philip Suggars, whose story placed 2nd in 2013's James White Award. Cover art by Jim Burns +: David Langford's Ansible Link (news & obits); reviews: Nick Lowe's Mutant Popcorn (movie); Tony Lee's Laser Fodder (DVD/Blu-ray); books, including collections from both Chris Beckett & Mercurio D. Rivera.
The Master of All Paths by Steve Rimpici
Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Follow the journey of Dee-Kam, a member of the xenophobic but deeply spiritual Kersh race, on his quest to find his path in the universe. Seeking guidance from the planet's elders, he finds that learning always comes at a price. This science fiction novella provides a unique point of view of the action and will keep the reader engaged from start to finish to become The Master of All Paths.
Equador Morto by Manuel Alves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Muitos anos depois de criaturas lendárias terem surgido na Terra e dominado todo o hemisfério norte, a Humanidade vive apenas no hemisfério sul, escudada por uma barreira construída à volta do mundo, sobre a linha do Equador. Uma equipa de reparações é atacada numa missão a norte da barreira e o capitão Marco, o único sobrevivente, só quer regressar a casa.
Jill and the Genestalk by Viola Grace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A runaway bride, a race of crippled giants and a woman whose genes can solve anything. Jill and the Genestalk.
Never Say Die, A Zombie Time Loop Story by Kimberly Gould
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,490. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Cassandra has survived the zombie apocalypse. She and others have banded together to search for more survivors. On one such rescue mission, the zombies get lucky and Cassandra is their victim. Instead of dying, Cassandra finds herself in her own past, days before the outbreak of the virus that turned all the adults to mindless monsters. She has one chance to stop it all. Well, maybe more than one.
Star Wanderers: Benefactor (Part VI) by Joe Vasicek
Series: Star Wanderers, Book 6. You set the price! Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi(1.00 from 1 review)
In a cold and lonely universe, a simple act of grace can resonate across worlds. A 28,000 word (80-100 page) novella.
Sparks - Tales from the Provinces by Joseph Bouchard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to the Provinces. This anthology contains 6 flash-fiction stories set within an engaging steampunk sci-fi style world. You will meet key players in my upcoming novels, both heroes and villains, as they struggle through important moments in their lives. These backstory snapshots help lay the groundwork for things to come. This is an excellent introduction to my work. Enjoy the journey!
The Orion Plague - Plague Wars Series Book 6 by David VanDyke
Series: Plague Wars. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Guns blazing, Master Sergeant Repeth and her team search the nuclear wasteland for her kidnapped fiancé, while Spooky Nguyen prepares Earth's first Space Marines for duty aboard the experimental battleship Orion. But even commanded by Navy Captain Henrich Absen, Orion is hopelessly outclassed, and only by supreme sacrifice can Earth be saved. For now, that is - because The Destroyer is on its way.
Lunen: Triblood by Ahmed Al-Sheikh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,070. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Winnie Winters is whisked away to a strange new world, her life takes on a new adventurous path that she never imagined possible. Once there, Winnie meets a young Triblood by the name of Lunen, and together, they begin on an exciting journey filled with the unexpected. Fighting side by side with Lunen, Winnie will soon learn more about this new world of monsters and evil men.
Virtual Hero by R. L. Copple
Price: Free! Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Ethereal Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Superheroes in space! Not just any superheroes—virtual superheroes. Four exciting stories of Jeremy, Mickey, and Bridget from the Virtual Chronicles world await your enjoyment. From their base on Titan, the trio find plenty of exciting challenges for their new powers. You can join them on these fun adventures as they go where no virtual superhero has gone before.
Well of Souls by Eric Feka
Price: Free! Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
What if God wasn't a moral being and just creates life, and guides life, and propagates life? What if souls are the lifeblood of the system, eternally circulating? What if life is tied to a planet like a soul is tied to a body? What if life sometimes needs protection? Like our bodies, which have white blood cells to battle infection? Meet Alex, one of life's white blood cells.
The Legion Rises: Omnibus by Ryan James Fitzgerald
Series: The Legion Rises. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,390. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After abandoning their transport ship, the crew and passengers of the Starship Mathias crash land on an unknown and hostile planet—Deus. They discover fantastic and malevolent creatures on the planet's surface as they search for the other survivors and are soon drawn into a maniacal sorcerer's scheme to turn himself into a god and destroy all life in the universe, one planet at a time.
Four Times Blessed by Alexa Liguori
Price: Free! Words: 78,400. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What if one of history's (cough) less-fortunate heroes got a second chance? All sugar-and-spice, adventurous Crusa is once again in the embrace of her aunt's magical kitchen. Her family (or at least, one side of it) is thrilled, because (finally!) they can throw her a most-advantageous wedding. Her escapades get a rough start, as her not-quite-fairy godparents get her a bodyguard, the fiery Lium.
The Darkness by Eddie Drueding
Series: Arraborough, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Arraborough series continues with Book 2, "the Darkness." Book 1, "The Unimaginable Road" introduced a strange animal planet and the small group of friends who decided to build a safe haven from the deep-laid intrigues of their modern society.
Double Helix Crucifix by Jeffrey R. Westen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 1 review)
When greed and faith collide, two powerful men and a beautiful televangelist construct a plan to gain control of the world’s dwindling oil reserves by creating a clone of Jesus to lead America in a new Crusade. But unknown to them, a second clone is born far from their guidance to a young Hispanic woman who hides away the child she believes is Christ incarnate.
Nymphomation by Jeff Noon
Price: $4.62 USD. Words: 85,130. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Manchester is gripped by a new lottery game - "Domino Bones". Every Friday night, Manchester stills as the bones tumble into the winning combination. But there is only one real winner - the company that is taking over the city's dreams. Only a band of students can save the city from takeover.
If It Kills Me by Jason D. Morrow
Series: The Starborn Uprising, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Overconfidence has no place in a world where the dead rule. Nineteen-year-old Mora has learned this the hard way.