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Hope's Rebellion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
There are only two seasons in Godenor: summer and winter. Weather brings the only surprises to a society where everything is planned, and everyone's status is determined at birth...by the color of their hair.
Mapping the Silence of Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013 by Cross Productions. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Harris Palmer is an assistant director of security at a lab where scientists made contact with the dream sphere and accidentally brought something back: A sinister gunfighter and his sorceress bride, leaving the fate of the world up to a corporate security agent who never really liked his job in the first place.
Fiction Vortex - December 2013
Price: Free! Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
We're ending the year strong with a surprisingly wide variety of story types. But they all center around some significant, and usually life-changing realizations about life, no matter how fantastical it is. And that's why we love science fiction and fantasy: Even though the narrative elements aren't real in our lives, the sentiments, interactions, and life lessons are.
Human Procurement: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Eton has never abducted a human before. What he doesn't know is that Alien Abduction, or Human Procurement as the company calls it, isn't always simple. This story can also be found in the short fiction collection, Symphony of Humanity.
Souls Touched - Reasonable Rates
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1933, C.L. Moore published her most famous short story, Shambleau. This is an homage to that immortal story. When an ancient Earthman arrives back on Mars after decades away, he finds things have changed....more than he could have imagined.
L'ultimo lavoro
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Un killer, una vittima, un imprevisto... "Quando assoldi un sicario per eliminare qualcuno che non conta nulla, è perché quel qualcuno sta per fare il tuo nome..." "Non mi serviva avere motivazioni per sparargli; non mi serviva sapere se fosse giusto o sbagliato. Lui era solo un lavoro. Sono un professionista."
The Loved and the Lost (Book #3 of The Verona Trilogy)
Series: The Verona Trilogy. Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 112,160. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The final book of The Verona Trilogy, our three time-traveling teens return to 14th century Verona, desperate to reclaim their medieval family's shattered lives. . For one though, the fate of his eternal love and the life of their unborn child is the prize to be won - or lost forever. The mission is made even more dangerous, as their actions could threaten their world's very existence.
The Bronze and the Brimstone (Book #2 of The Verona Trilogy)
Series: The Verona Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The three teens from the 24th-century are trapped in 14th-century Verona, Italy. With knowledge of the future, they appear as genius inventors to the local nobles. It’s double trouble, both introducing advanced cannon & black powder centuries ahead of its time, as well as refusing the hand in marriage of the local leader’s daughter. Two teens fall in love. The other gets an arrow in the head.
The Stanford Solution
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
With a world becoming more overcrowded every day something has to be done — by someone — if we are to survive with any semblance of humanity. This suspenseful mystery tracks the eforts of a well-meaning (but misguided?) professor to do just that...
Le Passager Clandestin
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: French. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Les voyages du Funambule Acoustique se poursuivent et ne se ressemblent guère, notre danseur de corde changeant de tempo comme de chaussettes. Il semblerait qu'un clandestin ait bouleversé l'ordre établi, s'étant approprié le cinquième épisode. Dans l'embarras, le funambule en est tenu seul responsable.
Singularity, California: Impressions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the city of Singularity, California, humans co-exist with advanced machines called "helots". Or they will, someday. Early in the city's development, Shell goes to Singularity to visit his old friend Root - but what he finds during his visit is disturbing information that makes Shell concerned for the city's future.
The Lens and the Looker (Book #1 of The Verona Trilogy)
Series: The Verona Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 105,970. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Book #1 of The Verona Trilogy. Three teens from an almost-Utopian 24th century society are kidnapped back in time to 14th century Verona Italy. There the teens have two choices. Adapt to the marsh medieval ways or - die! This is a real twist on a the dystopian themes, where medieval history and sword fights meet artificial intelligences and time travel, with a hint of Romeo and Juliet thrown in.
Il Cubo (Racconti di Fantascienza)
You set the price! Words: 2,100. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Il Racconto "Il Cubo" è il racconto vincitore del primo posto del Concorso indetto da Talemotion nel Febbraio 2013. Sinossi "Torni a casa e ti ritrovi sul tavolo un Cubo nero. Che farai?"
A Triptych of Madness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,920. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A Soviet Army soldier faces a terrifying new enemy in the ruins of war-torn Budapest... a man desires to alter his perception of reality via a radical surgical procedure... a captured assassin makes a final stand against the horrors that rule the world. Insanity leers over the horizon in three macabre tales inspired by the Cthulhu Myth-Cycle.
Mutation (Wildfire Chronicles Vol. 4)
Series: Wildfire Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 56,110. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The only thing the survivors of the catastrophe in South Wales wanted was a safe place to ride out the apocalypse. The castle looked perfect: high walls and natural defenses that even the infection could not breach. The problem was that someone had beaten them to it. Someone who would stop at nothing to maintain control. Someone with a dark secret that could change everything...
Psychosis (Wildfire Chronicles Vol. 3)
Series: Wildfire Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 58,400. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Michael Evans, crippled survivor of the massacre at St. Davids, has only one goal left: to find his young daughter. And that means journeying north and discovering that during the five days he spent comatose in an underground bunker the world has changed dramatically. And worse, it's still changing. Struggling to come to terms with a world steeped in shocking violence and ever-present danger,
Hero's End
Series: The Black Wing Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,260. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A nearly successful attempt on Blade Devon's life makes him question his priorities, his career, and his allegiances. Bo Barron's quest to find her father and clear her name uncovers betrayal by those closest to her, making her wonder whether Blade loves her, or is she only an asset to be used? Given the choice between love and duty, which does one sacrifice for the other?
Shock (Wildfire Chronicles Vol. 2)
Series: Wildfire Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The team had been told it would be a straightforward mission: enter St. Davids, now little more than a ghost town, retrieve the target and return to base. Trouble is, the target is a man named Victor, and it looks like somebody else got to him first. And St. Davids is anything but a ghost town...
Bigfoot War: The Mech Age
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In the darkest days of the war between mankind and the Sasquatch, as zombies prowled the streets and woods alike, mechs were the last best hope. They held the dead at bay, guarding the fortified walls of the city states and carried the fight to the beasts outside.
Terran Shift Anthology, Vol 2: The Bio-Tech Era
Series: Terran Shift Anthology, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,320. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013 by Lost Luggage Studios, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Terran Shift Anthology, Volume 2: The Bio-Tech Era is the second collection of stories set exclusively in the Terran Shift universe. The collection contains seven science fiction stories from five authors, focusing entirely on stories set in the Bio-Tech Era, a plausible near-future where humanity becomes even more dependent on technology.