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The Burning Rain by Rob Goforth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Injured, alone, Layri confronts her fears as she attempts to escape from a hostile planet's surface and the corrosive rain that falls every night.
Murder the Past by Laura Haley-McNeil
Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Alice’s husband, Chuck, dumped her for a beautiful, richer version, Alice wanted revenge. She had the opportunity, but she never acted on it. Now, Todd’s time machine gives her a chance to correct the past. Will she take it? And, if so, what are the consequences?
Snarlers: Tales of The Viral Apocalypse by Eric S. Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Snarlers: Tales of The Viral Apocalypse is a collection of Eric S Brown's viral born apocalyptic fiction featuring “Snarlers”, “Snarlers: The First Days”, "Bloodhounds", and "Marching With The Tinheads".
Jane 8086 Part One by Richard X. Ellison
Series: Jane 8086. Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Part one of "Jane 8086" Rembrandt is an unemployed artist who finds a strange talking box in the middle of the woods. He takes the box home with him and they become fast friends. Little does Rembrandt know that there's more to the little box than meets the eye!
Child of Liberty by Douglas T. Vale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: American English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(4.00 from 1 review)
A man searches for a way to free himself from the chains of debt. A dystopian short story.
Burden of Proof by J.L. MacDonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After months of working alongside Detective David Rayner and the Grace City Police Department, Nightcat now finds herself wanted for murder. The police have orders: to bring her in, dead or alive. She must clear her name and find the true killer — with or without David's help.
Antipodean Collection 2 by Shane Griffin
Series: Antipodean Collections. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of three new short-short science fiction and fantasy stories. What would it be like to be on a planet where being quiet is paramount? Will Farrel's last ever spell bring him glory or destruction? In the future what will retirement look like? Please also check out Shane's first full length novel, Apocalyptica - Rogue Memories - out now!
Dropship Troopers by Jon M. Jefferson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
As our understanding grows and our technology advances, it comes back to new and inventive ways to kill each other. The one thing that never changes are the soldiers who put their lives on the line in order to protect the freedoms of others. These are the men and women working in the combat zones day after day with little to no contact with their families back home.
Dante's Day Off by S. L. Wallace
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
With recent advances in technology, head transplants have entered the realm of possibility. Dante Marando believes he is destined to play a part.
Rocky, Fake Service Dog by John Blandly
Series: Driverless Cars, Book 2 · science fiction · Romantic Comedy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Rocky, fake service dog, at your service. A mini-novelette adapted from the sci fi rom com novella, "Robot Driver.".
Alien Wargame Simulation for Kids Turns Out to Be Real: An Original Story Not at All Inspired by the Novel and Upcoming Multi-Million Dollar Box-Office Flop, Ender's Game by Brilliant Building
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
What happens when a child "genius" is placed in command of Earth's last hope against an alien invasion, while believing it to be merely a game? Probably exactly what you would think would happen in such a preposterous situation. You'd probably be right on the money, there.
Time and Tears: A ballad by Daymond Flexx by Geltab
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What you see on the surface may not always be reality. Those with power withhold such knowledge until they need to unleash its potential. Traveling the worlds' for eons, Daymond Flexx works to keep order among those various realities. The world he has spent the last centuries on is changing, not in ways that are acceptable to Daymond. With his closest relationship ended, revenge is the motivation.
Where are They? by Raymond V. Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The phones ring and the whole world for Joanne turn upside down. The call is from the Pentagon urging her to a meeting of her fellow scientists about the impending near hit of the huge asteroid. She has a secret that will make all the hysteria of the asteroid seem to be very calm. Joanne will reveal to all of those at the meeting her discovery and will introduce it to the group.
Mojito Doomsday by Jonathan L. Howard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The tale of a girl and her mecha. Freya works the fields of her parents' farm with the help of Mohi, a semi-intelligent robot. Once, Mohi fought in the war against the mysterious Xenos, but that's all over now. Nothing exciting's ever going to happen on the colony world of Neper again, no matter how much Freya wishes something would. But then she gets her wish, and it changes everything.
The Cistern Mission - A Short Story by Michael Dadich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this fast-paced and exciting short story, a prequel to the multiple award-winning novel "The Silver Sphere," learn a little of the history of the planet Azimuth, and why they would eventually need to call on “the kin” from the distant planet Earth to aid them in their great struggle. At just under 3,600 words, it's the perfect short distraction from your busy day.
Friend Ship by S.E. Batt
Series: The Adelstein, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Captain Kingsley finds a great deal on a first-class solution. His new vessel comes equipped with hyperdrive, plenty of cup holders, and the latest in human-like AI. Maybe a bit too human, including a few annoying juvenile tendencies. ‘High maintenance’ takes on a whole new meaning aboard the universe’s first emotionally unstable spaceship! A humorous Science Fiction novelette approx. 12,000 words
On Galaxy's Edge: Beginnings by Alex T. Kolter
Price: Free! Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
The planet of Me'ryn has been under the control of an old Governatore for decades. The ruler has built a life of extravagant luxury, whilst taking everything from the rest of the population. Resentment is building. A rebel activist, going by the name 'Zal', has had enough. A cataclysmic clash between the people is coming. But what happens when this attracts the notice of a most terrible power?
Year 8800 AZ by Baktash Khamsehpour (Bahram Iranmand)
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Year 8800 AZ" takes you to worlds & dimensions that are eternal. "Baktash Khamsehpour" who also writes under the pen name "Bahram Iranmand" has vowed to donate 88% of the revenue of "Year 8800 AZ" to The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). "Year 8800 AZ" consists of three futuristic short stories quite different from stories you have read so far. The stories could both amaze and amuse you.