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Flight of the Maita Book Fourteen: A Strange Place by CD Moulton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A world with three separate evolutions. They are soon to meet, which would lead to disaster. The crew must stop the coming confrontation. The reptilian and amphibian races are no real problem. It is the mammalian race that could cause the disaster.
The Scavenger by Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set in the near future, The Scavenger is a short, dark tale of a lone survivor in the wild wastelands of the future.
Call of Night: Beyond the Dark by lucretia richmond
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Lily and Katya lived in two different worlds before they were turned into one of the undead. They were hidden from their father's demons; vampires it is unexpected when they face a greater evil. Is it a fight they can win??
Interzone #253 Jul - Aug 2014 by TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
#253, the Jul–Aug 2014 issue of the award winning magazine has D.J. Cockburn’s James White Award winning story, new fiction by James Van Pelt, Andrew Hook, Neil Williamson, E. Catherine Tobler and Caren Gussoff plus Wayne Haag’s cover art. Other features: David Langford’s Ansible Link (news and obits); reviews: Nick Lowe (films); Tony Lee (DVD/Blu-ray); Book Zone: John Joseph Adams interviewed.
Spindlebot by Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When her ship's shot down on a recon trip over Oxong, Eva Harris is stuck. No communication and no survival equipment. The guys who fired the shot are closing in. Eva's only hope is the little helper spindlebot. But it's already rushed away on a mission of its own. A science fiction story from the author of "Wake Vortex".
The Time-Swept City by Thomas F. Monteleone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
YOU ARE an astronaut turned into a machine, and now searching for your stolen humanity... a woman volunteering to be frozen for a hundred thousand years to await the return of your lover... a survivor of a holocaust stumbling over a nightmare landscape toward a dream-like city shimmering in the distance... YOU ARE an inhabitant, a slave, a victim, an enemy, a witness of... THE TIME-SWEPT CITY
The Tunnel Dream by A.S. Morrison
Price: Free! Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A man has a recurring dream where he is going through a tunnel. Every night it gets worse but he can't figure out its meaning. He hopes its innocent, but the world is a dangerous place, and it becomes more dangerous everyday.
The Yggdrasil Codex by Hugh B. Long
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General(3.00 from 1 review)
In this life there are a great many profound questions that have yet to be answered. In the short story The Yggdrasil Codex, two University researchers stumble upon an incredible secret encoded on ancient Scandinavian runestones. Their discovery leads them into the world of modern code-breakers and ultimately leads to a revelation with galactic consequences!
Post First Contact by GA Douglass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When the first alien ambassador to Earth arrives, the concepts of science, technology, resources, and military might are utterly transformed, and the world is torn between the struggle to adapt and the entrenched forces of the status-quo. It will take all of young, idealistic, and under-appreciated Sarah Thompson's wit, skill, and training to survive in a world Post First Contact.
Endless Gateways: No. 3 by Hermit Muse Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Endless doorways, each leading to another far away world. To deep space, where a brewing potion threatens a space station. To an evil corporation that takes away a girl’s life. To a necromancer’s library, where a novice can start all kinds of trouble. A compilation of short fantasy stories by M T Occhio, Claudia Blood, and D. Anthony Brown—of past lives and alternate realities, of far away worlds
Darkness Ahead: Part 3 by Lijah Phoenix
Series: Darkness Ahead, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
*Spoiler* I recommend reading parts 1 and 2 first. You can find the links below! Mason has been thrown back into the wasteland world surrounding the Spire; a world desolate, dead, and filled with the most menacing creatures that ever walked the earth… the Leachers.
Spoutnik - Projet Bradbury, #49 by Neil Jomunsi
Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: French. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Après une rentrée tumultueuse dans l'atmosphère, Sergueï, un cosmonaute russe pour qui l'espace est un sacerdoce depuis sa prime enfance, atterrit par miracle dans une zone inconnue, loin de la cible prédéfinie par la base. Désorienté, il s'extrait du module et cherche quelqu'un pour l'aider.
Chop Shop by Jon M. Jefferson
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Based on a friend’s recommendation, Tony visited a chop shop over lunch. Even a minor change can have long range consequences.
Hungry Independents (Book 2) by Ted Hill
Series: Sudden Independents. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Hunter fights the horseman, Famine, to protect the kids in Cozad and discovers he is immune to physical harm, even though the pain from his brother’s death remains heavy on his shoulders. He knows everything will be all right if he holds himself together long enough to make it back home to Molly, unless Famine and his swarm of insects arrive there ahead of him.
Killing Gods: A Superhero Novel by Tony Cooper
Series: Powerless, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When a physically mutated villain's son goes missing from protective care, he goes on a rampage to try and find his child. In his way stand a Child Protection Officer following her heart above her duty, a violent anti-hero group desperate for media attention, a seemingly benevolent hero-worshipping cult and Martin and Hayley struggling to work out who they can trust.
From a Changeling Star by Jeffrey A. Carver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,570. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Deep in the fires of Betelgeuse, scientists anxiously await the one man essential to the greatest engineering project in history. But on Kantano's World, Willard Ruskin battles invisible agents for control of his life, and even his memories. Drawn into a conflict from which not even death will free him, Ruskin must reach Betelgeuse before his enemies sabotage humanity's future among the stars.
From Beyond Space and Time 5 by V Bertolaccini
Series: From Beyond Space and Time, Book 5. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Classics
A classic action thriller of the adventures of explorers with an exploration club uncovering a black sphere of unknown origins from where Rudolf Hess crashed during the Second World War, and in a museum the artifact is activated and a strange being appears from its energy field, which turns out to be a human time traveler, from a form of suspended animation, expecting to be revived in the future!
Time of Ruin by Shauna Granger
Series: Ash and Ruin Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,180. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The world has ended, and hope is the most dangerous thing left. Battered and bruised after barely escaping San Francisco with their lives, Kat, Dylan, and Blue press north – desperate to reach the possibility of a new home. But strange, monstrous ravens are tracking the remaining survivors, food is becoming scarce, gasoline is running short, and people are becoming suicidal.
Quest for the Well of Souls by Jack L. Chalker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Well World, a construct of the now-defunct Markovians, acts both as the controller of and the gateway to 1560 worlds created by that ancient race of beings. A possible method of traveling to the North offers a final hope and ignites a new race between Mavra Chang and her enemies…with the winner poised to gain control of Obie, the super-computer that can manipulate the very fabric of existence