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MacArthur's Luck by Steven Newton
Series: The Fortunes of War, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Historical » USA
January 1945: Gen. George Marshall dies unexpectedly, replaced by Douglas MacArthur. American armies race the Soviets for Berlin, and history's bloodiest war threatens to spiral into an even greater conflict. From Jackie Robinson at the Rhine to Robert Heinlein at Okinawa and Barry Goldwater above Tokyo, this alternate history will forever change the way you look at the end of World War Two.
Terminal Horizons by Mike Chinakos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For thousands of years, the Federated Core Worlds ruled the universe. Then John Wayfinder crossed over the Terminal Horizon and into another dimension. Our universe would never be the same. From the cities of the FedCore to alien worlds—join soldiers and assassins, walk with the holy and fear for the innocent as they collide with Terminal Horizons.
Interzone #251 Mar - Apr 2014 by TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mar-Apr 2014’s ebook issue of the 2013 British Fantasy Award winning magazine has new stories by Greg Kurzawa, John Grant, Suzanne Palmer, Karl Bunker, Tracie Welser, Gareth L. Powell plus the usual features; Ansible Link; Mutant Popcorn; Future Interrupted & Laser Fodder. Book reviews have Simon Ings, Joanne M. Harris, Ian McDonald, Tim Lees, Greg Egan, Gareth L. Powell and Peter Watts in focus.
Children of the AFTER: AWAKENING by Jeremy Laszlo
Series: Children of the After, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 41,360. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban(4.00 from 1 review)
It has been six months since their father locked them in the security vault with a promise to return. But he never came back. With supplies running out and vital life support systems failing, Jack, Samantha, and Will have no choice but to ignore their father’s warnings and leave the vault. With no knowledge of what befell the world outside, or what they might expect once the door is opened...
Battle Earth XII (Book 12) by Nick S. Thomas
Series: Battle Earth, Book 12. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The twelfth instalment and epic finale of the science fiction series 'Battle Earth' that tells of humanity's desperate struggle to survive against an overwhelming alien invasion. Operations to harass the enemy forces on Earth are underway with Colonel Taylor at the forefront. Since the loss of Eli Parker, he can think and do nothing else but fight and pursue Erdogan to the very end.
Goon Squad #5 by Jonathan L. Howard
Series: GOON SQUAD. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It is a city of fear. The entity known as the Exterminating Angel roams freely, spreading fear wherever it goes. Even the police Special Talents Unit known as the GOON SQUAD has proved helpless in the face of the supernatural terror. Bloodied but unbowed, the Squad plan their next move and try to penetrate the mystery of the entity's origin.
Clouds over Planet X by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brothers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Alan, an alien with extraordinary mental powers, has lived among us since the 1940s. Thankfully, Alan likes earthlings. Which is fortunate, because the Mantis are back in a savage plague of ravenous destruction, hell bent on destroying Earth once and for all. Alan joins forces with the Cloud brothers and a handful of humans with emerging mind powers. Can they stop the Mantis destroying the Earth?
Wolf Time (Voice of the Whirlwind) by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Set in the blazing future of Voice of the Whirlwind, “Wolf Time” continues the story of the mercenary Reese, who finds herself in the employ of a shadowy corporation intent on killing its own rogue employees. Not only is Reese assigned the task of attacking an asteroid outpost whose defenders know perfectly well she’s coming, but she discovers that her greatest danger may come from her own side.
The MacKenna Saga Dreams & Deceptions -BookOne (2nd Edition) by Richard Draude
Series: The MacKenna Saga, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: American English. Published: May 27, 2014 by NewLink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
What would you do If you woke from twenty-five years to discover someone wants you dead. Kalen MacKenna find, secrets, even the secrets you can get you killed.
Retribution: A Time-Travel Suspense Novel by R.S. Ingermanson
Series: City of God, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,820. Language: American English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Rivka Meyers is trapped in first-century Jerusalem after a physics experiment gone horrible awry. Her physicist husband says that Rivka can’t change history, and she now knows he’s right. She knows the exact date that Roman troops will sweep into Jerusalem and crucify 3000 innocent Jews. She knows she can save her friends from this horror. But she doesn’t know … if she can save herself.
Northern Exposure: Episode Three by Luken Du Pont
Price: Free! Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Raised in a little fishing town, Cairo Goodridge instead opts for a bigger brighter future in the concrete jungle, New York City. Success surrounds him, but all good things have to come to an end. After the cruel hand of mother nature brings destruction and desolation to his new home. He is forced to survive in the new untamed twisted city, were being human just doesn't cut it any more!
Regaining Composure by Kayla W
Price: Free! Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kyuki was alone. Or at least it really felt that way. Living in a world without any friends or parents is tough, and to the young star-gazer, it simply wasn't a world worth living in. That is, until Kyuki meets Fiz. However, Fiz is... very.. different, so to speak.
A Ballad of Wayward Spectres: Day 2 by William B Hill
Series: A Ballad of Wayward Spectres, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After waking beneath bleak skies, Alyson searches for a way to clear her name. Her tools were destroyed in her escape from the Broadway Walk hotel, and the police are hot on her trail. Martin and Rich are searching for Tomas Dekare’s killer following a trail of clues that lead them to believe that there is more to their investigation than they previously thought.
Pridewar: Revelations by David Buchannan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,890. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A space opera set upon the world of Allden, a planet orbiting a rapidly dying star. Many tales, many lives...who will survive?
Exchange Day by Alexander Mori
Series: Exchange Day, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,790. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Avery is a special boy with a unique gift. He can hold his breath longer than any other student at The Mirador School. This is especially useful since the school rests on the ocean floor, providing protection from the war that rages above. On Exchange Day, the graduates are taken to the surface where they learn a dark secret. The school may be the only safe place in the entire world.
Planet X91 The Fire by Mark Stewart
Series: planet X91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Florian knows the boys don’t care about the warning over the fire. She forces them to look at the brightening sky. A plasma ball of fire from the exploding alien spacecraft gets them into action. The plasma ball is attracted to metal. To save the Piper the trio must discover a way to dispose of the ball of fire. After attempting to drop the orb into the ocean can they save Clay from drowning?
Hawaiian Heart: The Soul Warrior's Journey by Duke and Nancy Kell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Two Two Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
They say some people are born with a Hawaiian Heart and forever drawn to protect the islands. "The Soul Warrior's Journey" is a tale of four such teenagers who set off into the unknown to save the island they call their home. Hawaiian history, modern mythology and quantum physics blast off into an epic series.
Akrasia by Don A Lashomb
Price: Free! Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A robot endlessly navigating a snowy wilderness in search of people who aren't there. Two lovers trying to feel good about not having children. A girl and her siblings listening to their grandmother's old stories during a storm. An artist responding to questions about his comeback after a coma. A futuristic train circumnavigating the globe, hiding from the sun. AKRASIA is a longform poetic work.
Sauvages - Projet Bradbury, #41 by Neil Jomunsi
Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: French. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Dans un monde où l'absurde a balayé devant lui toute quête de sens, des poches d'humains subsistent tant bien que mal et tentent de perpétuer l'espèce. Mais les machines veillent : depuis qu'elles ont rasé les villes et massacré leurs habitants, leurs drones quadrillent les colonies et régulent les naissances, de peur de voir un jour ces mammifères idiots reprendre le dessus.
Calculated Risk Episode 01: Humanitas by J.M. Beraldo
Series: Veil of Truth, 1.01. You set the price! Words: 20,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Calculated Risk is a 6-part space opera serial inspired by TV shows such as Firefly, Cowboy Bebop and Farscape. In this episode, the crew of the Calculated Risk is hired by the almighty League of Worlds to track down and capture a terrorist responsible for destroying a cruise liner. As everything in the Veil of Truth, things are not always what they look like.