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Interzone #250 Jan - Feb 2014 by TTA Press
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Interzone's 250th issue has seven stories. Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, David Tallerman, Georgina Bruce, C. Allegra Hawksmoor, Rebecca Campbell, Greg Kurzawa and Caroline M. Yoachim provide them and Ben Baldwin, Richard Wagner, Martin Hanford, and Dave Senecal illustrate them. 2014’s cover artist is Wayne Haag. All the usual regular features are present, including David Langford's 200th Ansible Link.
The Star-Studded Plain by G. W. Thomas
Series: Ranger Neely, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
G. W. Thomas serves up three helpings of Space adventure on the planet Utukku, where the fine sands and constant winds making tracking impossible. Follow Ranger Neely as he chases bad guys and deals with the savage trogs with lazer pistol in hand and his trusty crookback at his side. Science Fiction with a frontier flavor.
The Oasis of Filth - Part One by Keith Soares
Price: Free! Words: 29,940. Language: American English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(3.00 from 1 review)
From its seemingly innocuous beginning, The Oasis of Filth is the chronicle of the outbreak of a mysterious disease that ravages mankind. The story is told by a doctor in suburban Maryland who is on the front lines of discovering the disease, but finds himself quickly overwhelmed by a world that collapses into paranoia, fear and loneliness.
Vengeance, book III of the Rising Trilogy by Amy Miles
Series: The Rising Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A heart never forgets true love. Peace comes to Calistead under Illyria’s reign. At Eamon’s side, there are many things to celebrate but peace is fleeting. Dreams of a man with piercing blue eyes haunt her. She feels certain that she knows him, or worse, that he knows her too. When an attack imprisons her, Illyria discovers a strength within to survive. Mercy is not an option. She needs vengeance
NovaForge by Scott Toney
Series: Nova, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,730. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
On Solaris, a planet eons old, souls from the crust of a meteor give inhuman powers to their symbiotic pairs. Good battles evil to survive.
Immortal Syn by M.F. Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: American English. Published: April 28, 2014 by M. Frances Smith. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Thorne Templeton, whose family was murdered by members of a new, immortal syndicate, leads the offensive with his team of Regulators, unearthing leads from gritty streets to the Art Deco nightclubs of Tacoma, Washington, bringing his battle to an immortal entity willing to expend firepower and countless human lives to destroy the Regulators and deliver Thorne to hell.
Immortal Syn 2: Blood White Roses by M.F. Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: American English. Published: April 28, 2014 by M. Frances Smith. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Thorne Templeton and the Regulators find themselves fighting on the same side as ImmSyn, the powerful drug cartel running Manna Moths and stolen life energy, as they come under attack by an invisible enemy that will stop at nothing to destroy them both! Lives are lost and mysteries unravel as they rush toward the final, explosive showdown!
Augmented Reality by William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Augmented Reality is a horror short story inspired by the process of editing my novel Conspiracy: The Movie, the Novel. It's a little darker than more normal stories, but it was fun to write and has a near-future feel to it.
Sur la route - Projet Bradbury, #37 by Neil Jomunsi
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 37. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: French. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
D'aussi loin qu'Aaron puisse se souvenir, il s'est toujours trouvé dans la file d'attente. Inlassablement, la procession franchit plaines et déserts, montagnes et vallées, s'étendant sur des milliers de kilomètres depuis si longtemps que plus personne ne sait vraiment pourquoi il fait la queue. Dans une quête de sens obscurcie par l'absurde qui rôde, les hommes naissant, vivent et meurent en file.
Cat Patrol Delta, Episode #10: Hail to the Chief by Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Science fiction » General
While charging to the rescue of a rebel leader, Cat Patrol Delta crashes headlong into a diabolical plot aimed at every cat on Earth. With humans working as the dogs' pawns, the devious design proves difficult to destroy. But when the cats discover an old enemy at work, the dastardly plan takes on a new dimension and threatens to doom every cat in the universe forever.
Black Tiger - The Adventures of John L. Steelhard, Book One by James B. Riverton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,400. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
“A rippling saga of tantalizing adventure!” Secret military operations in Laos. Air combat over North Vietnam. The Chinese Death Pit, POWs fighting to the death. The underground shadows of New York City. John L. Steelhard, Navy SEAL, battles the foes of America, mankind, and eventually the Earth itself. First in an epic series; a young man’s destiny to save the free will of all living beings.
Hazatérés by Phoenix Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 69,530. Language: Hungarian. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Csillagliga történelme fordulópontra érkezett 2777 januárjában, amikor Aleksandr Kerensky tábornok megindította az SLDF összevont támadását a trónbitorló kezén levő Föld visszafoglalására. Amikor minden idők legnagyobb flottája mozgásba lendül, még senki nem sejti, hogy milyen szörnyűségek várják őket a Terrán.
Sentiments à vendre by Saïd
Series: Coffee Stories, dessert #3. Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: French. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sur Terre, il y a les animaux, et il y a l'homme. Entre les deux, il y a la chimie des Sentiments. Amour, Amitié, Compassion... Tout se vend, tout s'ingère, tout se prend. Certains disent qu'avant, il y a longtemps, les humains pouvaient ressentir des émotions positives par eux-mêmes, sans rien devoir acheter. Mais personne n'y croit vraiment.
Goon Squad #4 by Jonathan L. Howard
Series: GOON SQUAD. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It starts quietly, with an incredible murder committed in broad daylight, but without a single witness. Soon the unseen killer progresses to a macabre mass killing, but why does the sole survivor blame the victims for their own deaths? GOON SQUAD is a "prose comic," an ongoing episodic story that unfolds in handy monthly issues. The story of the EXTERMINATING ANGEL begins in #3.
The Steerswoman by Rosemary Kirstein
Series: The Steerswoman, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,920. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
If you ask, she must answer: no steerswoman may refuse a question, or reply with anything but the truth. All they know is shared freely, with any who ask. But when the steerswoman Rowan investigates a small, lovely, inexplicable object, she suddenly finds she must flee, fight for her life -- or worse, lie. Because one kind of knowledge has always been denied the steerswomen: Magic.
Eden, Dawn by Archer Swift
Series: The Chronicles of Paradise, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,690. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.89 from 18 reviews)
Plagued by the gory memories of Earth’s final days, the loss of his parents, and awakened feelings for a girl his best friend loves, seventeen-year-old Ristan Abel finds himself plunged into a cauldron of turmoil and treason on a brutal, unforgiving planet. Trying to rescue a clan in chaos, he discovers the truth about mankind’s mortal enemies, and the human traitor allying with them.
Nae-Née - Birth Control: Infallible, with Nanites and Convenience for All by Stephanie C. Fox, J.D.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 197,190. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Nae-Née confronts the major taboo of our time: human overpopulation. Our planet’s ecosystem is being stressed to the brink of collapse. Nanite technology has advanced to actual, practical use. Nae-Née is a nanite birth control device that contains a life-time supply of super-concentrated RU486. Every birth must be licensed, and not everyone shall be granted one.
The Way to Paradise by Celesta Thiessen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
At the summons of an unknown alien race, Captain Calista Zarah and Engineer James Beckett, along with two other crew members, travel to a planet 1200 light years away on a ship designed for a trip to Mars. But only Captain Zarah bears the responsibility of carrying out the mission’s secret orders