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In Memory Alone: Talon's Epic Book One by Charles Millhouse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,750. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Taken into deep space, an 18th century British Naval officer must fight to survive as he navigates his way through a universe of lies and danger.
Letters from the Sky by Rich Paz
Price: Free! Words: 117,390. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(4.86 from 22 reviews)
How will it all end? Enoch Sotheby´s got many problems and what teenaged adolescent doesn´t? He´s fighting to stay afloat, not to get lost in the crowd and now he´s falling for his long time best friend Danica Pride and she´s only the hottest and most popular girl he´s ever known. I forgot to mention that his world will soon come crashing down by a mysterious and sinister crimson-cloaked entity.
The McCall Initiative Episode 1.1: Deception by Lisa Nowak
Series: The McCall Initiative, Episode 1. Price: Free! Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Webfoot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
What if the Pacific Northwest seceded? In 2063, Cascadia’s closed border keeps out U.S. climate refugees. Piper’s sure her brother’s stories about poor people vanishing are rumors—until she comes home to an empty house. Losing her future, her family, and her freedom, she must get to the bottom of the disappearances. But the only one who can help might be the boy whose family displaced her own.
The Pyrite War by Blake M. Petit
Series: The World of Siegel City, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
In 1939, Siegel City had only one superhero. When David Ruston's brother discovers powers of his own, he quickly learns nothing in Siegel City is what it seems... even in a Golden Age.
The Gate Keeper by William Mezger III
Price: Free! Words: 88,810. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen, Fiction » Young adult or teen(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Henry is a bullied, lonely teenager until he stumbles into a mysterious garden, and makes the first true friend he has had in a long time. Now Henry is on a whirlwind adventure through the universe to protect his new friend from herself.
A Bright Symmetry by Michael P. Dunn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Bright Symmetry is a series of stories set over the course of a year, stories of life, death and rebirth. After more than two thousand years, immortal Scott Madigan was tired of life and its unending struggles. But an archaeological expedition leads Scott to reassess and change his life...though nothing compares to the changes undergone by his lover, Zoe Baird.
Final Truth by Michael Davis
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When only one human possesses the telekinetic ability to pierce the alien relics and stitch together the final cosmic truth, the question isn’t how but why.
Escape From Zulaire by Veronica Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,270. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi(5.00 from 1 review)
Deverane was thinking about how to spend his retirement bonus when HQ assigned him one last mission: rescue a civilian woman stranded on a planet on the verge of civil war. Someone has pulled some serious strings to get Andi plucked from the hot zone. Deverane’s never met anyone so hard-headed—or so appealing. Suddenly his mission to protect this one woman has become more than just mere orders.
Fiction Vortex - August 2013 by Fiction Vortex
Price: Free! Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fiction Vortex publishes science fiction and fantasy short stories for the discerning reader, if by "discerning" you mean someone who likes solid plots, great characters, and fascinating technologies and cultures. This issue includes all the short stories that appeared on FictionVortex.com during August 2013.
Naero's Gambit by Mason Elliott
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 139,710. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by High Mark Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Naero joins the Spacer Mystics to control her dangerous abilities. Then the Gigacorps launch a vast plan to destroy the Free Spacer Clans with superior numbers, terrifying advanced weapons, and horrific new alien allies. Naero and her friends fight for freedom and survival against the heaviest odds they’ve ever faced. Put everything on the line with Naero’s Gambit!
Allotropes (an Ell Donsaii story #8) by Laurence E Dahners
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“Allotropes" is the eighth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has made her a genius as well as an athletic phenomenon. In “Allotropes,” one of her waldoes is exploring the ringworld she discovered at Sigma Draconis. The aliens there are doing surprising things with carbon allotropes! Can we learn to do the same?
Treasure of the Silver Star by Michael Angel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
“Fast-paced action and sly wit make Angel’s writing irresistible fun.” — Rebecca Moesta, NYT Bestselling co-author of Young Jedi Knights In the far future, fortune hunters and mercenaries clash as the race to the ultimate treasure trove is on!
Below the Belt by Alexis Donkin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,430. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alisa Greer excitedly begins her doctoral program in anthropology when she meets Dr. Corwin Pierce. As Alisa gets closer to Pierce, bizarre things start happening on campus and at archaeological sites that all link back to him. She can only begin to guess who or what he is, but the truth is more disturbing than she can imagine...
The Broken God Machine by Christopher Buecheler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,220. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Broken God Machine tells the story of Pehr, a boy on the cusp of manhood who is torn from his home on the sea and forced through the mountains to the plains on the other side. During this event, he encounters ancient technology and slowly becomes aware that the world was once much greater than it is now. At the urging of his new friend Tasha, he sets out to restore that greatness.
Now & Again by E.A. Fournier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a day begins with burying your wife, you’d think it can’t get worse, but for Kendall McCaslin and his son, Josh, it can. On their way home they’re caught in a chain-reaction car crash and both killed. Surprisingly, they don’t stay dead. After devising an escape route from alternate car crashes they find they're trapped in a parallel version of their former life: one where the dead wife lives.
The Trilisk Hunt by Michael McCloskey
Series: Parker Interstellar Travels, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Telisa Relachik studied to be a xenoarchaeologist at a time when humans had found alien artifacts but hadn't encountered live aliens. After a harrowing brush with a real Trilisk on Chigran Callnir Four, the PIT team, fresh with four new members, heads out on a new type of expedition: hunting a live Trilisk.
Call to Arms (Star Crusades Nexus, Book 6) by Michael G. Thomas
Series: Star Crusades Nexus. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Call to Arms is the sixth book in the epic 'Nexus' series, part of the growing Star Crusades universe that chronicles humanity's first steps away from Alpha Centauri and beyond. The Great Biomech War is now inevitable and the citizens of the Alliance ready themselves for what is to come.
Fuga dallo Sparviero by Quelli di ZEd
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: Italian. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nat è un autista di scuola bus che lavora in due stazioni spaziali residenziali. Con l'arrivo dei nuovi, piccoli scolari appartenenti a una razza aliena, scoprirà di essere il protagonista inconsapevole di un piano segreto che cambierà la vita a miliardi di persone.
Panic (Wildfire Chronicles Vol. 1) by K.R. Griffiths
Series: Wildfire Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 58,610. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Undead(3.00 from 1 review)
Michael Evans is only in rural St. Davids to maintain a low profile after his time spent as a city cop ended in disaster. The town is perfect for him: isolated. A tiny population. Virtually no crime. But when the residents begin killing each other with their teeth, Michael quickly realises that what he thought was a crime scene is something far, far worse...