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The Bomb by Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a bomb is deprived of its creator, how will it react? Perhaps by doing the one thing it was made to do? Or can it be stopped?
April the First by Jude Masters
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 1 review)
The world is ending, and all Oscar Ramirez can do is sit at his desk and drink his morning coffee.
Sudden Independents (Book 1) by Ted Hill
Series: Sudden Independents. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Jimmy never thought he’d be spending the apocalypse farming in Nebraska and worrying about Hunter. But when the plague killed their parents, along with everyone over the age of seventeen, Jimmy suddenly became head of the household. Then the oldest kid in town turned eighteen and the plague chased him down. Now Jimmy has one more thing to worry about--and he’s running out of time.
An Elegy of Fate by S. R. Laubrea
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(4.00 from 1 review)
Mokallai is Destiny: the dilapidated, desperate personage of the binding power of Fate. He wants nothing more than to return to his former glory; to relive the old days where his every desire came true. But Dyiij, a being with power surpassing Mokallai's, won't have that. As the dichotomy of Freedom and Fate begin to collide the question becomes: Who can escape their destiny?
WWIV - In The Beginning by E A Lake
Price: Free! Words: 71,930. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. -Albert Einstein We know our world, our land and our oceans, will survive an apocalyptic event… We can only hope the same can be said for our humanity. And so, WWIV begins.
Brother Keepers by Brian S. Wheeler
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: Free! Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dr. Zito lives only with his creations, Ernie and Oliver. In Ernie, the doctor has created a universal donor, a clone ready to give Dr. Zito any part should one of the doctor's organs fail. In Oliver, the doctor has created a robotic surgeon, ready to harvest from Ernie any flesh the doctor may need. Only, the doctor never anticipated the friendship that forms between his clone and robot.
The Apex Book of World SF: Volume 3 by Lavie Tidhar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These stories run the gamut from science fiction, to fantasy, to horror. Some are translations (from German, Chinese, French, Spanish, and Swedish), and some were written in English. The authors herein come from Asia and Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their stories are all wondrous and wonderful, and showcase the vitality and diversity that can be found in the field.
Anderson I: The Acute Case Of Anthrax by O.K Alleyne
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,500. Language: British English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A dystopian science fiction novel centred around a doctor, Martin Anderson and his team who are tasked with looking after the soldiers on board their ship; SS.Klipspringer. However, as one particular patient enters Anderson's clinic and is diagnosed with an unknown illness, Anderson's investigations force him to make decisions that blur the lines between morality and duty.
Art.Hu.R. (Una Novella Sci-Fi #11) by Marco Guarda
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: Italian. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Art.Hu.R. è una persona artificiale incaricata di tenere in ordine un’enorme astronave nel suo viaggio millenario verso un pianeta dall’altra parte dell’universo. Egli dovrà lottare contro situazioni impossibili per portare il mezzo milione di ignari passeggeri bloccati a bordo nel sonno criogenico sani e salvi alla loro destinazione. E’ una novella di circa 27.000 parole.
A Timely Dream by Fleur / Lloyd Lind / Hopkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Felicity is a Senior Caregiver in an elite Rest Home. When she has her curiosity aroused by a poster placed the wrong way round in a window across the valley from her work place, she organises an investigation.
Unconventional by Rish Outfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Divorced and about to lose his son, Tom decides to take the three year old to his first comic book convention. He wants to create an experience that will last in the little boy's memory long after he's gone . . . and that certainly happens, though not in the way he would have planned. Also includes an author's note.
Bridge by Bea Cannon
Series: Boucher's World · Tales from the Change, Book 3 · A Boucher's World Duology, Book 2 · Boucher's World Prequels, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,370. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Randa faced hard changes after misfortune befell her vow-mate. Two years later, she had to flee marauders who would kill her children for being different. They were rescued by the beings she'd thought were demons and taken to a village set up for the safety of the new Humans where she has to fight culture shock and loneliness. Will she be able to bridge the gap between the old ways and the new?
Red Desert - Point of No Return by Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli
Series: Red Desert, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: British English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In what looks like a suicide attempt, Swedish exobiologist Anna Persson, crew member of the Isis, secretly leaves Station Alpha at the crack of dawn to travel deep into the Martian desert in a pressurised rover. Whatever her goal, wherever it is, will Anna reach her destination? “Point of No Return” is the first book in the “Red Desert” series. The second one is “People of Mars”.
Fantasy Scroll Magazine Issue #2 by Mike Resnick, Ferrett Steinmetz, Kate O'Connor, Michelle Ann King, & Fantasy Scroll Press
Series: Fantasy Scroll Magazine, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Fantasy Scroll Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fantasy Scroll Magazine is an online, quarterly publication featuring science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal short-fiction. The magazine’s mission is to publish high-quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking speculative fiction. With a mixture of short stories, flash fiction, and micro-fiction, Fantasy Scroll Magazine aims to appeal to a wide audience.
Blessings of Baalshemin by Nobilis Reed
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the Spring of 1869 Mrs Isabel Burton begins a correspondence with the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Director, Woodruff Spring, on a strange device she has run across in her travels. Ministry agents are dispatched and a soon enough the Burtons, both Isabel and her husband Sir Richard, are deep in a very peculiar occurrence and dashing through the wilderness to prevent untold horror occurring.
The Old New Ensign by Jack Mackenzie
Series: The Void Eternal, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by G. W. Thomas. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
He was a medic in an army at war. If he played his cards right he might find a way into a comfy job on the Admiral's staff. If he failed, he was sure to end up on the front lines in the battle with the alien Kreoch. All that stood between these two fates was a mystery concerning the theft the Admiral's stasis chamber door. Jack Mackenzie returns to the universe of Debt's Pledge.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2014) by Bards and Sages Publishing
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Chameleon - The Adventures of John L. Steelhard, Book Two by James B. Riverton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,020. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The story continues with the Black Tigers adjusting their combat skills from the jungles of Indochina to the boardrooms of international intrigue. With assistance from ancient artificial crystal allies, Steelhard must defeat heinous fiends and uncover the betrayal of Earth by the most immortal evil monster who has ever lived, one who seeks the complete domination of the planet and all mankind.
The Banished (Chapters 1-10) by Drew Avera
Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In a future where people must live underground to survive, some must pay the ultimate sacrifice in order the human race to continue to exist. The banished are sent above ground so the rest of the community can thrive. Resources become the biggest hardship the colonist face and eventually it will all run out. How will humanity survive when life above ground is next to impossible?
A. Double E.E. - Code Name: GEL by Tony Lepore
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three siblings seperated at birth must work together to stop a mad scientist from destroying the galaxy, Earth and life as we know it.