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Gone World: Episode Four (No Shelter)
By A. Rosaria
Series: Gone World, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Narrowly escaping certain death, Brick and Tina straggle on, leaving a big mushroom cloud behind them where once a Russian base was. Tina, an inch away from death, lapses in and out of consciousness. Unable to help herself, she is at Brick’s mercy. Run, hide, and survive, in this wasteland of a world, where nothing is easy and surviving is the least of all.
Zeitsplitter
By Patrick Henz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: German. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zweite überarbeitete Auflage der Zeitsplitter. Die Texte sind neu formatiert, allerdings sprachlich nicht weiter verändert, um dem Geist der Erzählungen zu erhalten. So ist Zeitsplitter eine Hommage an die goldene Zeit der Science Fiction, von Klassik, Abenteuer, Mystik, bis hin zum Cyberspace.
Blood Alchemy
By Phaedra Weldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Caldwell Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When Arthur is approached by a stranger to use his investigative prowess to find his brother, the humble physician on Wimple Street cannot refuse. But can he abide by the use of forbidden Arcane Magic while fighting against a foe as old as time itself?
The Day the Dolphins Vanished (short story)
By Victor D. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a dedicated marine biologist/linguist makes the breakthrough in the near future that allows true communication to take place between humans and dolphins, what might our aquatic cousins learn about us and teach us about ourselves, and what consequences might result from an exchange of knowledge?
Earth Mother (Short Story)
By Victor D. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
If a visitor from another world were to offer you the gift of telepathy and immunity from all disease for the rest of your life for a small service, would you be quick to accept, or would you look a gift horse in the mouth?
Mergs (Or Why Godot Can't Come) (short story)
By Victor D. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world that worships power and raises human beings onto pedestals erected from the insubstantial building blocks of ego, hubris, and self-delusion, it is no wonder that we look for meaning and enlightenment in all the wrong places. But what if even the most wretched soul amongst us were a god in a singular universe whom sentient beings worship and completely depend upon for their survival?
What Price to Live the Dream? (short story)
By Victor D. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If it were within your power to change your subjective past through the use of technology, what price would you pay to revisit a crossroad in your life when you had made a terrible, life altering mistake? Would you give up an unfulfilled life haunted by the ghosts of roads not taken for the chance at happiness in an alternate reality?
To Sleep, Perchance to Dream (short story)
By Victor D. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story delves into one possible chilling explanation for what lurks in the dark recesses of the human brain for which science has yet to discover a clear use. One man has discovered the truth, and it will kill him.
The Spinach Can's Son
By Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Imagine a world filled with comic strip characters you know and love...the world of the Underfunnies, where nothing is as it seems. Molly, a "Panelnaut" explorer, searches this strange 'toon world for her missing husband, only to find him at the heart of a bizarre mystery. Can she bring him back from the Underfunnies, resurrecting him from ink and paper to flesh and blood?
Requiem of the Living
By Priscilla M. Castro
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: American English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Already a few weeks into the Apocalypse, eighteen year old Helena and her five year old sister Angelica have a long journey ahead of them. Helena must keep her sister safe and try not to get either of them bitten as they head south to find their parents.
The Hanging Table
By Neill Russell
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Hanging Table is Neill Russell‘s debut short story. A supernatural suspense, the story explores a man’s relationship with an unusual piece of furniture and the memories it holds.
Reconcilable Differences
By William Mangieri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Memory is such a fleeting thing. Carl can't get anything straight, and he fails to keep track of what Madeline feels is important. She hasn't had much hope for their forty-six year marriage. What hope could there be, with all the irreconcilable differences in the way they each see things? Memory Replacement Therapy may be the answer. "Reconcilable Differences" is a short, speculative fiction.
Začiatok konca
By Sarah Ride
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: Slovak. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Tento príbeh sa odohráva v blízkej budúcnosti, kde ľudí trápi hlavne rakovina. Našťastie je vynájdená liečba. Ale čo keď táto liečba neslúži proti rakovine ale na niečo iné, na niečo hrozivejšie? Toho a mnoho iného sa dočítate v krátkej knihe Začiatok konca od autorky Sarah Ride. Prvá kniha z napínavej trilógie o mladom dievčati, ktorá spoznáva seba aj okolitý krutý svet a jeho nástrahy.
2029 (Português)
By Francisco Figueira
Series: Armas Suaves, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Faz ideia do que é uma verdadeira crise? Como é que o mundo se ajustaria após do acontecimento menos expectável? 12 anos depois do que pode acontecer a qualquer momento.
Electropantheon
By Matt Payne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A modern retelling of Greek mythology set in a world of robotic gods! Tricking a mountain god into setting him free, Eric must lead his fellows on a perilous journey across the ocean. As they encounter tentacled gods and suffering abominations, Eric realizes he has bitten off more than he can chew. An action-packed page-turner, Electropantheon is an adventure tale for readers of all ages.
About Time: A Trio of Time Travel Tales
By D.K. Holmberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Time Travel - three short stories exploring different elements of time travel.
Life Raft: Earth
By Barbara Custer
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Night to Dawn Magazine & Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Trittonite Chibale warns Natalie Springer that an exploding star heading toward Earth will incinerate the planet. After lengthy negotiations with politicians, he and his pilots organize a fleet of ships to pull the Earth away from the exploding star’s path, an endeavor fraught with danger.
Powerless, Chapters 1-6 of the EMP Chronicles
By Ellisa Barr
Price: Free! Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When her parents leave fifteen-year-old Dee at her grandpa’s farm in rural Washington for a week, she thinks life is over. Little does she know how right she is. The U.S. falls victim to a devastating EMP attack, and Dee finds herself in a world without electricity, communications or clean water. Petty concerns become trivial as she has to learn survival skills in a suddenly hostile world.
ICA (English)
By Francisco Figueira
Series: Softweapons, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The tool you would like to see but are afraid of ever needing. The ICA is more frightening than any conceivable beast and more powerful than any war machine.
The Well
By Rachel E. Rice
Series: The Well: Book1, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Well: Book 1 In the year 2070 in a California valley, the earth appears barren and people have deserted the land to go east, all except David’s family. David, a teenager, has experienced everything imaginable, including eating insects and worms to mitigate his never ending hunger. With the disappearance of animals, vegetation, and clean water, the only well remaining in California is dry.