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Ian's Gang - The Animal Lover
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Series: Ian's Gang, Book 19. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Ian Williams, Dean Jones and Cody Frid are transported three weeks into the future - to find humanity all but extinct. What has happened to the world? What does an "animal lover" by the name of Timothy Heest have to do with the situation? And can Ian, Dean and Cody ever return home to their own time and prevent this horrific future?
Futurologist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marianne was an exceptional woman. She was the Chief Empire Futurologist, the person responsible for advising the Emperor of the statistical probability of anything occurring - no matter how large or small. She was so talented that she had an agenda of her own. And when the Emperor Feminine was about to say 'I do' at his wedding, Marianne ensured they were the last words he, and his Empire, spoke.
The Offworld Chronicles
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Forced to participate in a dangerous survival race on an alien planet, Simon and his team must overcome the trials of this new world and win the race at all costs if they are to have any hope of going home. But with lethal dangers at every turn, and malevolent aliens out to destroy them, it will take every ounce of their strength, and a generous dose of divine intervention, just to survive.
The Thunderbolt Affair
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
"It is underhanded, unfair, and damned un-English.” The British Empire is in danger of collapse and teeters on the brink of war with the Kaiser Reich. Spies and saboteurs play at deadly games in the British shipyards. Ian Rollins is collateral damage in their shadow war. To survive he has to master the skills necessary to command the Her Majesty's Submersible Holland Ram.
Peshtigo
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Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A 2,900 word near-future short story. Isabella is away from home when the world around her is consumed by fires from a colliding comet. Stranded on a little island with her best friend, the boy she wants to love her and the boy who's been after her for years, will Isabella find her way back to safety?
Assembled Allred
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Rookhouse Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
You’ve read his award-winning stories in Asimov’s magazine, Baen Books, and DC Comics. Now in his first-ever short fiction collection Lee Allred constructs seven possibilities of the dim past and far future. From the dusty battles of the Crusades to the American Civil War to the Heat Death of the Universe billions of years in the future, explore the human dimension in history, hell, and beyond!
Lily Marin - three short steampunk stories. Book 2.
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Series: Lily Marin, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Three more short stories about Lily Marin who, as the Masked Woman, runs into new problems - also one of the kind she is definitely not ready for.
Waiting For Martin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Waiting For Martin by Ona Jo-Ellan Bass A fantastical struggle for survival is taking place. A storm is building up on the upstream side of them, and something odd is happening to at least one of the group. Thomas, the oldest, keeps cautioning the others to wait for Martin, even though he is not sure himself whether Martin will manage to find them in time.
Prey World - Counterrevolution
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Price: Free! Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After the revolution in 2036, Belarus and Lithuania recover under the reign of the Rus. But the attempt to expand the rebellion against the World Government to Russia is accompanied by a lot of setbacks. Suddenly, a second revolutionary movement appears out of nothing and stops the advance of Artur Tschistokjow`s organization...
The Ambit: A Short Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Arn Stanhope had a good career and a carefree life of serial monogamy. But once a cataclysmic event thrusts him into a different world from which escape seems impossible, Arn must find new ways to survive. Just as he begins to believe he understands this, a darker threat emerges. One that endangers everyone he knows, forcing him to question his place in this new world - in any world.
Space Junk
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Series: Dar's Adventures in Space, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Book Two of Dar’s Adventures in Space If it weren’t for bad luck, freighter captain Dar Meltom would have no luck at all. Stalled by fate, and with a cargo of Jamaraian Rum, Dar is captured by Soothian pirates and pressed into slavery in the treacherous and deadly mines on the unstable planet Versith 5. He must use all his cunning to get free and return a device called the Plexus to Versith.
The Curious Case of the Jeweled Alicorn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Arkady Bloom, Agent of Her Majesty's Secret Service, Supernatural Division, becomes embroiled with a deadly Italian spy, Turkish airship pirates, rebels bent on freeing India from British rule, a cursed artifact, and a statuesque sorceress with a steam-powered dragonet. However, the greatest danger Bloom faces may be his own torn loyalties.
The Teachings of 431QK
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Science fiction or science fact? Are we being monitored by aliens from outer space or are they closer than we think? Do we know everything about our origins and the history of the planet?
The Robin Flies Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“Star Wars” meets “Robin Hood” and gets bushwhacked by “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”... An oddball space opera vignette of fate and friendship, displaced heroes (not to mention the holoid), and an unlikely reunion in the far-flung future. (Note: This story is also available in the eccentric collection “Breaking the Thought Barrier” by Rob and Mimi Riser.)
Breaking the Thought Barrier
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Off-the-cuff and Off-the-wall! An eccentric collection of articles, essays, and science-fiction that that’s sure to put a smile on your face and odd ideas in your head. Includes the titles: “Einstein Was Light…er, Right?” (which features a real life UFO sighting), “The Robin Flies Again”...and much more.
Jules Verne - L'île mystérieuse 1ere partie
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Price: Free! Words: 99,850. Language: French. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
L'île mystérieuse partie I, oeuvres de Jules Verne faisant partie des "Voyages Extraordinaires"
The Earth Gate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,810. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(2.43 from 7 reviews)
The Earth Gate takes you on an extraordinary adventure from Earth to the City of Shamballa, the Solar System, the Center of the Galaxy and beyond. Join the characters Ra-Sol-El, Qan Rahn, Master Sirius-Ra, Elohim Ha-ar-El, Sophia Magdelena and Yin Dek as they venture through the Cosmos and experience life in the Fifth Dimension. Let the journey begin.
Apex Magazine - Issue 38
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » 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. This issue contains fiction from Ken Liu, Kij Johnson, Sarah Monette, and Alec Austin, nonfiction by Christopher J. Garcia, and an interview with Kij Johnson.
Linehan's Trip
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Series: Sean Linehan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
The year is 2019. Sean Linehan, an international sports executive, arrives in Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world football community. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: girls, art and money. He finds a ready supply, but how will he react when Padania reveals some of its dark secrets?
Embrace the Fog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Travis Crichton and Jacey Roden's weekend orienteering contest in a vintage Mark 4 Jaguar car becomes a journey through a belt of fog and into a strange village called The Valley that is not shown on any map. The people there appear to be living in the 1950s, a time when the car was new. Jacey realises that this is more than random misfortune and that they are caught up in something more sinister.