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Frontier Incursion by Leonie Rogers
Series: Frontier. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 133,840. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by Hague Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The Scouts of Frontier were charged with expanding their knowledge of the hostile planet their ancestors had crashed on 300 years before. Now they find themselves in a war they know nothing about - Humanity’s last chance against the hostile Garsal.
Flash Fiction Online - September 2014 by Flash Fiction Online LLC
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
”The Cell I’m In” by Eli Hastings. School means facing hard truths – about himself, about the world, about compassion. “The Vitruvian Farmer” by Marcelina Vizcarra. A teen’s father leaves home for the future. Caroline M. Yoachim, “Honeybee”. In our protagonist’s time, some near-future world, there are no honeybees.
Spokojnie, to nie inwazja Początek by Anna Helena Kubiak
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: Polish. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Początek kosmicznej wycieczki, przygody czy też krucjaty (wszytko jest w końcu rzeczą względną) siedmiu uciekinierek z ekskluzywnego domu spokojnej starości pod okiem niezbyt przyjaznego Przyjaznego Asystenta.
Ima Pigg by Elizabeth Allen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,640. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the year 2031, following an Agricultural Meltdown, meat is the enforced food option. Growing carrots is illegal. Eating salad is a misdemeanor. Serving it will get you jail time. Most humans adapt to the mostly meat diet, but it’s hard on underground vegetarians. And for animals, it’s murder. Even the family dog is game, if he strays too far from home.
Immoral Telepathy by Stefon Mears
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,300. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
New telepath Rick Blackhall's off at Berkeley for his first semester of college, with his best friend and high school crush hundreds of miles away. Huge classes, dorm life, and now he meets a clique of telepaths who freely read and control others. Will Rick hold to his morals against their seductive philosophies? Or will his code of ethics lead him to clash with more powerful minds?
Shadow Warrior by Jay Noel
Series: The Mechanica Wars, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,250. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The agony of a failed quest haunts Kanze Zenjiro, but the betrayal by those he trusted has turned his world upside down. With a heart full of hatred, Zen is desperate to get back to Nihon and demand the truth from his father. Meanwhile, the Iberian Empire sends their soaring airships and steam-powered giants into The Orient. They threaten to upset the balance of power.
Neptune Road Volume II by Betsy Streeter
Series: Neptune Road, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Welcome to Neptune - where the air and sunlight are borrowed, the surface is unstable, and the people are - inventive. The second collection of installments in a story of hacking, escaping, inventing, and complex relationships - on a new planet. An ongoing serial story, updated 3 times a week at Wattpad and my website: betsystreeter.com/neptuneroad.
The Devil in the Woods by Gabriel Hackney
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Beelzebub, a mutated teenager who looks like the devil of a geneticist’s son, Augustus, mutilates a cow, his life becomes threatened when his father’s friend, Michael, calls for hunters to catch the beast.
Aurealis #74 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
Agents of Fate by Julian M. Miles
Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Within this book you will find over sixty views of futures near and far. Action, insight and emotion colour these tales of people on their journey through lives stranger than ours, and overcoming trials and malice along the way. Using the flash fiction format, interspersed with short fiction pieces, this collection will whisk you away to places and situations you’ve never dreamed of.
First Encounter by Connie Cockrell
Series: Brown Rain, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,780. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Alyssa and Kyra find their first survivor community but after a cool welcome, they learn the community's secret and both women are threatened with imprisonment and slavery.
Abduction! by Richard Francis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
A fast paced action packed adventure where our reluctant hero is abducted by 'aliens', how he uses his Recce (SAS) training to overcome tremendous odds and how he finds absolution.
A Ballad of Wayward Spectres: Day 3 by William B Hill
Series: A Ballad of Wayward Spectres, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Penultimate Chapter of A Ballad of Wayward Spectres, a contemporary cyberpunk serial novel from William B. Hill.
Claude and the Henry Moores by Casey June Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"Claude works as a security guard at the AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto), and he becomes fascinated with the Henry Moore sculptures on display in the gallery. Then entranced, then possessed with an incredible connection with the personality of each sculpture, then convinced that there is an entity trapped within each sculpture..." From the Challenging Destiny review by James Schellenberg.
Apex Magazine Issue 64 by Sigrid Ellis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Nano Contestant - Episode 2: Ultimate Endurance by Leif Sterling
Series: Nano Contestant Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,960. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Roland has trained hard, but will it be enough? His resolve to become a Tech Games contestant is tested over a double marathon of the 5 most difficult terrains known to man. He must survive sheer rock cliffs, jumping off towering waterfalls, racing down an erupting volcano, fighting through blinding sandstorms and using parkour style freerunning to clear urban obstacles.
A Dwarf Stood At The Door by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It was just a game, one of those quaint text adventures from the 1980s: quests, dwarves and silly fun... Until the dwarf showed up at your door. He's got a big axe.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 10, September 2014 by Mike Resnick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Galaxy’s Edge is a bi-monthly magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, an independent press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and reprinted stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford, book reviews by Paul Cook and an interview conducted by Joy Ward.
Dark Star Boxed Set by Robert Stetson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Dark Star is the invisible angel of justice, fighting the Homeworld Security Agency in the name of truth, justice and in the old home-world way. The Earth is ruled by a dictatorship by a One-world government and a Chairman Dictator gone insane with power. This is the story of the Starship Captain Beryl Stone, the mysterious Dark Star. Dark Star turns the enemy inward against itself.