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Marker Stone by Paul Joseph
Series: Through the Fold, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
There’s trouble on CMC-6. Sally Buds’ patients suffer from low-gravity syndrome because the Mining Company won’t provide gravity generators. Also, a costly mining robot vanished, but then reappeared after it was replaced. Sally wants to know Where it went, but the station commander does not. What's in the Kelthy region and why do things disappear there? Not knowing could be worse than finding out.
The Battle for Mars by David Donaghe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,790. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When the miners on Mars form a trade union and call a planet wide strike, the Council of Economic Unions on Earth order the federal forces on Mars to take a firm hand, but when the federal Marines execute the union leadership live on the vid stream, Eddie Falcon, leader of the so called terrorist organization known as The People's Fist calls for all out war on Mars.
Dark Coup by David Waldron
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In Dark Coup, the third and final book in the Dark Grid trilogy, spring finds the residents of Promised Land and Redemption hard at the work of survival and recovery. However, looming dangers to life and liberty remain—and not all of them come from outside of the community.
Me and Beans and Great Big Melons by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Innis went shopping to get ready for the Packers-Rams game, he never expected to meet one of them aliens. But he also never expected to meet a woman who ate beans either. A strange supermarket romance as only USA Today bestseller Dean Wesley Smith can tell it.
Pixel People by S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Pixel People is a story of the last days of a war that has gone on so long that it has become ritual. Through the eyes of the dehumanized, we see what has become of the humanity of the participants---and what indestructible hope is still left to the members of a weary people. Pixel People is a short story of about 2,500 words.
Binary Bingo by Chris Holmes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A short Sci-Fi mystery... A humorous, clever, fast-paced sci-fi mystery about eReaders, Numbers Stations, international espionage, and space travelers – and about a man who’s caught in the middle of all this. A hard-science fiction story told with a light touch. If this doesn’t make you pause a finger over the ‘ON’ button of your eReader, better start reading!
Night Driving by James Hampton
Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Lester Baines, a man whose business is security, is on his way home after the night shift. He has no reason to expect anything other than an easy ride. But a malfunctioning computer aboard his vehicle is about to make things complicated...
How To Write Alternate History by Grey Wolf
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by The Wolfian Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Grey Wolf's articles on how to write alternate history, including what to look out for, considerations to bear in mind, and ideas for progression. The articles cover a wide range of related subjects, such as creating small but noticeable changes in things like the brand names which are popular, the activities which are to be found at the local pub, or the names of sports teams.
Puppet Theatre (Identity Crisis Preview) by J. D. Brink
Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In Mesa City, there’s one hero you can count on to defend justice. Okay, two: the mysterious Shadow Puppet and that show-off, Mr. Wonderful. After his last tragic encounter with the villainess Kitty Kat, the Shadow Puppet is thought to be dead. And the man behind the mask would almost prefer that, but can’t let the Mr. Wonderfuls of the world get the best of him. Tonight he returns from the grave!
Pen-Ultimate: A Speculative Fiction Anthology by LJ Cohen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,940. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the Icelandic coast of Vík, where a Troll ship waits entombed in stone for the hand of the artist to free it, to a boy who, with the help of his alien friend, learns to create entire worlds, the stories in Pen-Ultimate showcase tales of fantastic visions, alien perceptions, and emerging awareness.
The Star Agency by R.E Weber
Series: The Star Agency Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120,340. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 2 reviews)
So many of us dream of another life – a life of excitement and danger. What if you were given a chance to live that life? Would you have the courage to chase that dream, even if you had to leave your friends, family and everything you knew behind? Would you take that chance? Theopolis James Logan is about to get that chance. The Universe is about to come knocking on his door.
Time Flow by Vaughan W Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Fair Folio. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What if there's an aspect to time that we don't know about yet? What would you do to see a loved one again? This short story twists your expectations and examines time manipulation from an entirely new angle.
Stationfall - A Story of the Twin Stars by Robyn Paterson
Price: Free! Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Trapped aboard a doomed orbital colony, an Imperial Officer and a Pirate find themselves locked in a desperate battle for survival against suicidal cultists bent on returning all aboard to the winds of space.
SeniorSource by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For seniors who need a comfortable place to live, SeniorSource fits the bill. Zero-g, medical care, even a work exchange program for those who can’t afford it otherwise. And for one former NYPD detective, SeniorSource provides a lifeline. But if he fails to solve his latest case—the murder of a young boy on the Moon—in 24 hours, he’ll find himself downgraded or worse, back on Earth—and dead.
Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound 2 by Christopher D. Carter
Series: Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound. Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Don't miss out as the agents of the DAM (Department of Adventures and Mysteries) take on ghosts, thieves, werewolves, and demons in the second installment of the 5 part series.
Green (The Dragon of Unison Book 3) by M J Porter
Series: Dragon of Unison, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,360. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Unison is a land of mystery and intrigue, inspired by Viking Age Iceland. Erann and Sereh are reunited on the windswept Vatna Jokull but there are more hardships awaiting the small group of friends and grudging acquaintances. Traps laid half a millennia ago are about to ensnare them in yet another mystery and this time, the Librarian is a victim too and they must seek answers without his aid.
Earth United by Bryan K. Prosek
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 72,920. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
At the age of 12, Jake Saunders witnesses the death of his uncle at the hands of Romalor Leximer, the brutal leader of another planet in the Milky Way galaxy. Jake spends the next 8 years preparing to seek revenge against Romalor... and to bring to justice those on Earth responsible for his uncle’s death.