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Journey to Pirate's Cove
By Arabella Wyatt
Series: Lady Mechatronic and the Steampunked Pirates, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Avast! Weigh the anchor! Hoist the mizzen! Calibrate the digital heads-up canon relays!
Palmdale Must Be Destroyed
By Richard Mueller
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 40,950. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Roy Felker is with the National Security Agency. Pascia Tepec is a cop who works with dead people. It’s only natural that romance would blossom while they’re fighting to stop Los Angeles from being engulfed by the army of murderous, self-replicating aliens that’s sweeping down on the city from the Mojave Desert. The government can’t do it. The military can’t do it. Only Pascia and Roy can.
Zombies! Episode 2.5: Homecomings
By Ivan Turner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
For Daniel and Deanna Johnson, it's the end of the line. Whether by accident or by design it's time for their alter egos, Lance Naughton and Denise Luco to come out of hiding and face the consequences of their actions. Meanwhile, deep under the City of New York, Dillon Waters reflects on the choices both behind and in front of him.
The Friendly Ambassador: Walking with the Enemy
By David George Richards
Series: The Friendly Ambassador, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,590. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
“The Friendly Ambassador” series blends Greek Myth with traditional Science-Fiction, taking a different approach to the legend of Atlantis, the origination of the Amazons and the true nature of mythical creatures such as the Cyclops and Centaurs as aliens from other worlds. The story features aliens, war and mayhem on a grand scale. It’s not for the squeamish. This is the fourth part of the story.
Five Days of Grub
By Terry Hayman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The town they walked into, the man and the girl under his protection, wasn’t friendly. No town was since Doomsday. But it had something going for it, some secret good stuff going on, and maybe even a plan to share. The only trick was figuring out what that “sharing” was going to cost.
Vortex: An Adventure of Cosmic Complexity
By Jean Stites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
(1.00 from 1 review)
Imagine yourself pausing to admire the purple twilight, when suddenly a mysterious swirling force—the Vortex—picks you up and sends you just far enough into the future that your old life is gone forever.... This is the story of one such unwilling adventurer—the world's first time traveler—who must learn to cope with the atmosphere of modern life while in hot pursuit of the way back home.
The Cordwainer
By Christopher Blankley
Price: Free! Words: 97,490. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What could be wrong with making a few bucks? Plenty, three friends soon learn, trapped in the company town of Boot Hill. If they can somehow get a trainload of boots over the mountains to the Big City, they could be rich - richer than they ever dreamed.
Phobos: Manned Mission
By J. M. Fisher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The science fiction novel Phobos: Manned Mission explores the basic cycle of emotions that drive scientific discovery--curiosity, pride, and fear--through the example of five astronauts sent to recover an alien artifact found on Mars. Mankind’s curiosity demands the mission; pride endangers it; fear dominates it.
Recovery: The Omega Project Files 001
By Keith Latch
Price: Free! Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
July 4, 1947. The infamous UFO crash of 1947 really happened. What happened next? Recovery is a short story in the Omega: Earth’s Hero universe which tells of events immediately preceding the events on that balmy summer night when a strange craft from beyond our solar system, even from beyond our galaxy crash landed in a desolate stretch of New Mexico desert. A 5,000 word short story.
Playing Solitaire and Other Stories
By Mark Shainblum
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three stories by award-winning SF and fantasy author Mark Shainblum. - PLAYING SOLITAIRE: Superhuman powers, broken hearts and 3000 year old evil, not necessarily in that order. - THE ART OF SOLITUDE®: Boyfriend getting in the way of your art? Escape to your own private universe! What could possibly go wrong? - THE BREAK INSPECTOR: An unofficial sequel to a lost Mark Twain masterpiece.
Burning Ambition: It Starts at Home
By Kate Russell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Joe Charles Baker's life has been miserable ever since the meddlesome aliens landed. As their self-improvement books hit the best seller list, his wife becomes their biggest fan. Will her efforts to better their lives be appreciated? Or will the whole thing go up in smoke? "Burning Ambition" is a 1,200 word humorous short story.
Transfiguration
By Paul Weber
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.75 star(4.70 from 10 reviews)
A pandemic has wiped out a large portion of the earth's population, and an ice age has begun. Under the stress of gigantic environmental change, women begin bearing children remarkably different from their fellow human beings: they are small of stature, but possess uncanny mental abilities. Does this new subspecies of mankind represent our bright future, or our doom?
The Plutonians
By Angelia Almos
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Thoroughweb Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A science fiction short story. Adalena, a Plutonian, has lived undercover with her team on Earth for over one thousand years. But when the New Horizons automated spacecraft arrives at Pluto and takes pictures of one of their cities, she knows everything is about to change.
Heaven's Light Our Guide
By Matt Wingett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A timid young woman working is thrown into an unexpected world of surreal adventure, after receiving an "audit" from a mysterious interviewer. What is the strange land she encounters, and how did it come into existence? Prepare to be amazed, amused and delighted by this fun-filled story, that is part of the Portsmouth Stories series. Book runs to 32,173 words.
Jur: A Story of Pre Dawn Earth
By Tom Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Night to Dawn Magazine & Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young French girl disappears in the jungles of Africa in the early 1930s. A young American adventurer hears about the missing girl and goes in search of her, only to follow her through a time portal, where they end up in the Jurassic period of Earth's prehistory.
Unstable Prototypes
By Joseph Lallo
Series: Big Sigma, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,710. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Eight months have passed since the Bypass Gemini incident, and Karter Dee - a brilliant inventor and dangerous sociopath - has been kidnapped by group of desperate extremists. To prevent the group responsible from unleashing Karter's lethal ingenuity, the inventor's quirky AI "Ma" convinces ex-Racer "Lex" Alexander to help assemble a team of former allies in order to mount a rescue.
Legacy Systems
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two stories of ancient computer systems and the changes they bring to the Liaden Universe. Liaden Universe is a registered trademark owned by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Extinction Event
By Paul Weber
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 88,610. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.75 star(4.83 from 6 reviews)
Eco-terrorists release a multiple-drug-resistant strain of plague into the environment. The virulent strain spreads, creating a worldwide epidemic. Scientists search for a cure as civilization collapses around them.
Traitor
By Jason Halstead
Series: The Lost Girls, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Lieutenant Katalina Wimple ran out of bad guys to chase. She found love and peace and nothing seemed impossible…until the one-that-got-away showed up in need of help. Her new case takes her through the portal to Dark Earth where she’s expected to save a man with a shady past. She’ll face not only mythology and folklore in the flesh, but a relationship strained by the return by an old flame.
Send Our Love
By Michael Canfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a dying world, one woman has the courage to risk her reputation–and her life–in a last desperate attempt to save it. To succeed she will challenge religious and scientific orthodoxy and do what no one has dared : go to the surface. There, before she can begin to solve her world's crisis, she'll face a challenge never imagined: other people. Includes bonus sci-fi story: "The Oldies Progression."