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A Journey Deep by Beth Reason
Price: Free! Words: 152,680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Two scientists deep in space decide to break the law and have a child, the first human born off-planet. Jacob Cosworth is raised to know a tiny space craft as home and alien races as his friends. When something drastic happens and he's forced to go back to Earth, he quickly learns just how far from "normal" his life really is.
Dream Prisons by Douglas T. Vale
Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale, Book 4. Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 105,790. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A demon traps a woman in a box and makes her a slave, and she struggles for freedom. Another woman deals with ghosts haunting her. A stranded man tries to decide whether an island or society is the greater prison. These are just some of the provocative speculative tales in this collection.
Aquiline and The Circle of Stones. The Battle within. by P Bean
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,620. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Titan InKorp. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aquiline and The Circle of Stones: The Battle Within is an extraordinary journey through time and space. A compelling tale that forces Aquiline to look deep into her soul; question her own motives, and seek the truth in a web of deceit that extends to the highest levels of an alien society.
Gina's Dream 1st edition English eBook by Ria Stone
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,180. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
What would you do if you met an alien? Gina's Dream is the story of a romance caught in the web of time that will change the future of two worlds. Kit Brennan, Assistant Director of Science Exploration Through Astronomy (SETA), falls in love with Gina Hobart who claims to be an alien. Their futures hang in a delicate balance as Kit questions whether she is real or crazy. Bonus: My First Editor.
New Under the Sun by Nancy Kress
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,080. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Set in the near future, Nancy Kress’ story gives us a world increasingly hostile to new ideas as religious fundamentalism dictates social agenda and where the primary use of science is to bolster these very same uncompromising attitudes. This is the fifth book in the Stellar Guild line.
The Earth Is All That Lasts by Catherine Wells
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,290. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Famine, plague and floods have destroyed almost all of humanity in North America. Descendants of the survivors have created a tribal society in the depopulated American West which lives side by side with an enclave of scientists. But unknown to all, a spaceship is coming to see what has become of the home planet and how best it can be used to further the aims of certain vested interests.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 5, November 2013 by Mike Resnick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Galaxy’s Edge is a bi-monthly (every two months) magazine published by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, LLC, a small press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and old (reprint) stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford and book reviews by Paul Cook.
Temps Mort by Franck Sachet
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 133,320. Language: French. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
2040. Cloué dans un fauteuil roulant depuis toujours, Joris connaît grâce au génie génétique une guérison inespérée. Afin de parachever son rétablissement, il se prête à une rééducation intensive dans l’enceinte d’une base militaire. Il y fera l’apprentissage de la vie, en se confrontant à l’adversité, à l’amitié, mais aussi à l’amour auprès d’une jeune femme aussi ravissante que téméraire: Jess.
Firestreak (Cade #3) by Neil Hunter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the 21st Century nightmare of violent cities, mutant-ridden Chemlands and lawless Outlands, marshals like Thomas Jefferson Cade carry a badge, a gun and a burning sense of justice. Cade and his cyborg partner are assigned to nail drug dealer, Loren Brak. Surrounded on all sides by hostile forces, the Justice marshals follow the bloody and violent trail to the killzone of Los Angeles.
Phantoms: Shadows Rising and Secret Empire (Starfire Angels: Revelations Book 2) by M. A. Nilles
Series: Revelations · Starfire Angels. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,210. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A shadow lurks in Corou Daris, something even darker than his past service as a Shirukan soldier. He thought he could escape it by serving the humans in watching and understanding the Inari; but a troubling scan of Earth sends him, Nare, and Agent Cross to the Inari homeworld for an explanation. The secrets they uncover could tip the balance in a war they didn't know they were fighting.
Division by Karen A. Wyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,670. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Conjoined twins Gordon and Johnny have never let their condition keep them from living full and fulfilling lives. Now, new technology gives them previously unimagined choices. But who gets to choose?
Silicon Facades by Cory Richardson
Price: Free! Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
How our online presence in the early 2000′s evolved into the government’s digital social tool of the 2130's to pigeonhole citizens into social classes and control their every activity, even where babies come from.
World of Grey by R K Athey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
When archaeologists discover an ancient device at the edge of space, Sarge and his Hellhounds set out to retrieve the artifact at the center of the mystery. What started as a simple smash-and-grab gets complicated quickly when the crew of Green Dawn discover they aren't the only ones after the artifact.
Operation Z-Day (The Raven Falconer Chronicles: Episode One) by Dennis F. Larsen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead(5.00 from 1 review)
A vicious, viral invader launches a deadly assault, beginning in Canada but quickly spreading to all parts of the globe. Raven Falconer, a fledgling author, struggles to survive along with a trio of roommates in a land succumbing to death and transformation. Fast paced and ultimately a terror ride, shedding light on a realistic scenario in a world destroyed by microscopic assailants. Episode 1
One's Aspect to the Sun by Sherry D. Ramsey
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Greedy corporations, nanotechnology, and family: a space opera with heart.
Marduk's Rebellion by Jenn Lyons
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,320. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by There By Candlight Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
As alien occupational forces leave Earth, a rebel saboteur uncovers an alien assassin cleaning house during the withdrawal, but the situation grows complicated when she realizes the secrets he's killing to protect are her own.
Hevun's Rebel by C M Weller
Series: Hevun's Child, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,460. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Sahra was on the opposite side of the station to Ore Processing when it blew up. She already had enough troubles with an overcrowded home, never enough food, the constant threat of death… and the whole being a slave thing. The humans need a saviour, rebels keep exploding the wrong places, and she needs a better source of income to feed her family. She's humanity's best hope. Hevun help them all.
The Seed Gatherers by Inge Meldgaard
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,950. Language: Australian English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In 2457, in the Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne, a crime committed by two young Norwegians is used by others as inspiration, plunging the region into chaos. Meanwhile, a new forest inhabitant is found and those who know must decide whether to reveal its secret. In this third book of the series (The Cicada, A Death In The Making), the bond between humans and their remarkable cats is further explored.
The Rift by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 310,610. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
"The Rift would be a very good beach book, if you could put it down long enough to get into the water." —— The San Diego Union Tribune FRACTURE LINES PERMEATE THE CENTRAL UNITED STATES. Some comprise the New Madrid fault, the most dangerous earthquake zone in the world. Other fracture lines are social—— economic, religious, racial, and ethnic. What happens when they all crack at once?
Space Eldritch II: The Haunted Stars by Nathan Shumate
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,410. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The cold of interstellar space is again closer than you think as eleven authors -- including New York Times bestseller Larry Correia, Nebula winner Eric James Stone, Amazon #1 bestseller Michaelbrent Collings, and multiple Hugo nominee Howard Tayler -- explore what happens when space opera meets Lovecraftian cosmic horror.