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Third Person Press E-Sampler
By Third Person Press
Price: Free! Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This free e-sampler contains three short stories, one each from Third Person Press's anthologies Undercurrents, Airborne, and Unearthed.
Kingdom of the Silver Sea
By Sawyer Grey
Series: The Age of Aether, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012 by Sawyer Grey. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
After years in exile on Earth, Jack Branham has returned to Mars. Now he is trapped in the ruins of an ancient city, and Charlotte, the woman he loves, has been kidnapped by anarchists. His quest to find her takes him to the lost civilization of the Silver Sea, where he must defeat a cabal of priests and princes to save the throne of the young queen who holds his only hope of resuming his quest.
City of Mists
By Sawyer Grey
Series: The Age of Aether, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,350. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012 by Sawyer Grey. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Jack Branham knew Mars better than any man alive, but when he exposed the corruption of the chartered companies there, they exiled him to Hong Kong under the watchful eyes of the East India Company. Now the very people who kidnapped him are sending him back to Mars on a secret mission to track down a missing expedition to Odusar, City of Mists, with only death waiting him if he succeeds.
Love's Origins - A Five-Story Collection
By Michael Angel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Five tales of science fiction, set in the wild-west universe of Amanda Love. Plunge into the rough-and-tumble world of the Galactic Marshals to see how the toughest lawman on the Fringe got his start. Watch how a supernatural vision earned Amanda a lifelong friend and loyal alien bodyguard. And witness the terrible betrayal that sets two best friends into a cycle of murder and bloody revenge.
Special Ops Force: Quantum Armageddon
By Gary Wilson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Convicted mass murderer Rillius facing execution on Minarin Prime. His alternate reality double shows up and all hell breaks loose. His tampering with the inter dimensional barrier has unleashed the most dangerous adversary the galaxy has faced: The Terran Empire. The Special Ops Force must stop these intergalactic terrorists before the barrier is destroyed resulting in: Quantum Armageddon.
A Shovelful of Stars
By Michael Angel
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A strange friendship takes two men to the stars, makes them insanely rich…and turns one against the other in a battle to the death! 'A Shovelful of Stars' follows Malco Trent and Jonathan Love through their struggles, friendship, and the terrible betrayal that sets them against each other for over twenty-five years.
Special Metal: a Tale of the Bloo Cluster
By Mark T. Skarstedt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,820. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
During a nasty little action on the metals-rich planet Threnn, Natvig Tomelos, a young officer on mountain patrol, is captured and savagely mutilated by an ambush commander. Regenerative surgery restores Tom's body, but he cannot rest until he faces his enemy again in the field. Help from an unexpected quarter returns him to Threnn in an unexpected role, and the hunt is on.
Grey Mars and other Short Stories.
By Christopher J Young
Price: Free! Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An assemblage of short stories in different genres; science fiction, crime, western and so-called real-life, Grey Mars and Other Stories is the first collection by Christopher J Young. These stories deal with the familiar theme of loss, be it the losing of a friend, or a home world, or even the will to live. Life isn't always good, but by the same token, it isn't always bad either...
Shadow Unit 12
By Emma Bull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,070. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This Shadow Unit anthology contains four stories that explore the mystery of the Anomaly: Five Autopsies - by Leah Bobet Hope Is Stronger Than Love - by Sarah Monette Latency - by Elizabeth Bear aimfortheheart - by Leah Bobet and Emma Bull
Wine of Battle
By Phil Geusz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,510. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by Legion Printing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Nobody ever comes back from war the same. But some transformations are more obvious than others. A collection of 9 stories exploring physical and mental transformation in times of war and conflict, from the past, through modern times, and into the distant future.
Transmutation NOW!
By Phil Geusz
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by Legion Printing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
What exactly does it mean to be human, anyway? Jack Strafford, aging action-adventure star, is about to find out. He's taken on a new body to make a movie, but instead finds himself reluctantly starring in a real-life action-adventure drama that challenges every assumption we humans have ever made about who and what we really are.
Conmergence: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction
By Tara Maya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“Tara Maya is definitely a talented writer and that was clear from the first story in this anthology.” "When she says 'speculative' fiction, Tara really means it. She has some very interesting and thought-provoking speculations on future (and past and fictional) tech and society in this anthology. The fun thing is that she explains how she developed the stories in the notes after each story."
The Great Storms
By V.V. Vaymin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Riding out a storm with her son Andrew, Lydia Miller goes outside and an anomaly of nature takes her and deposits her in a small primitive village. Waking up in a hut, with amnesia, she is in an unknown world with strange new creatures. As her memory returns, she embarks on a dangerous trek and finds herself confronted with her past, discovering that sometimes humanity’s greatest enemy is itself.
The Mask of Deceit
By Hettie Ashwin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,990. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Morris Publishing Australia. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The conviction of the deceit gives the wearer a coat of honesty, masking the bitterness of the lie. Imagine a world after carbon trading, after conglomerate GM food production, after the global warming crisis. This is Anton's world.
Land of Nod, The Prophet
By Gary Hoover
Series: Land of Nod Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In this second book of the popular Land of Nod Trilogy, Jeff Browning continues his quest to find his father in the strange new world he has discovered. His journey takes him across a savage wilderness in which danger is inescapable. While Jeff searches for The Prophet, his friend, Artimus, faces a less obvious but just as deadly maze of political conspiracies.
Rise of the Meritocracy
By D.H. Draws
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Once again science and big business will clash in this science fiction and political suspense thriller. Our hero James Watsen, a smart and shy bioengineering student, must break out of his shell and lead his fellow scientists in a covert operation to save the planet. Will they succeed in time or will the corrupt corporations and politicians be allowed to destroy the earth? Find out what happens.
Renegade
By Angie Lofthouse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,610. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Seventeen year old Kwetoo'unuv Walker has nothing on his mind but hunting and girls. And how to avoid getting caught skipping school. But when Earth is attacked by alien invaders and Kwetoo'unuv watches his parents die to keep him alive, life becomes much more complicated. As the world falls before his eyes, he receives a vision from the Great Wolf, Toovuts, compelling him to put aside his fears.
The Shore People
By Mark T. Skarstedt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,190. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"An engaging science fiction adventure after the classic, golden age ideal." - Brandon Sanderson Men - from Old Earth - have occupied other star systems since ancient times. So discovers Jack Whittier, an American scientist living in London, from Chorry, an extra-Solar woman he meets in a dream-place called the Watchpost. The Watchpost's builders are not dreams, but only too murderously real.
Beggars in Spain: The Original Novella
By Nancy Kress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Leisha Camden is a genetically engineered “Sleepless” whose ability to stay awake all the time has made her more productive. Genetic modifications have also given the “Sleepless” a higher IQ and may even make them immortal. But will they be hunted down as freaks by a world that has grown wary of its newest creation?
God of Traitors
By Zdravka Evtimova
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A strange plague sweeps through the city of Jacksonville in Northern Europe. Virtually everyone in the city is temporarily disabled, even hospitalized. Everyone, that is, except a small number of 'reverse effect' people. What makes them different? And what's the link to a long-ago medical experiment?