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That Way
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A barely remembered civil war has reduced a once great civilization to sparsely populated communal villages and gangs of roving bandits. In this dystopian future, one young man sets out on a journey to seek a better way of life, rescue his enslaved sister…and take his revenge upon his enemies.
Operation Slingshot
Series: The Squad B archives, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Squad B archives Vol: 2 - In 2032 business is hard, companies employ a range of legal and illegal means to keep on top. Ex-military, well trained and comfortable with killing, Billy Bob is the owner of Overt Security. Overt Security makes equipment for use by the world’s military elite and business is tough.
Great Red
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Life, love, grand adventure— Piotr Petschnigg had it all until the avalanche swept his brother away. Now he travels a billion kilometers from home to throw his life into the implacable roiling bowels of the Great Red Spot. To dredge up a sample of the fabled metallic hydrogen from the vast hell-forges of Jupiter. And maybe, just maybe, to find his redemption-- and the girl that got away.
Bilking Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Associate Professor Antoine Beasley can't win. He spars with Dr. Dennison Wigdor over half-baked grants. He tries to game arch-nemesis J. Peabody Cramer in a not-so-friendly contest of H-O-R-S-E. But then Beasley makes the most serious miscalculation of all: he tries to bilk time itself. The consequences will make you laugh out loud-- or your head explode-- whichever comes first.
Piss Match and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A high-tech urinal. A pointless workplace confrontation. What could possibly go wrong? Alex Nieman's addiction to Roaster's Dark Loam coffee and networked multi-player games takes a disastrous turn for the worst when he crosses paths with Desmond Bainbridge, a marketing mid-manager with an uncanny ability to stonewall the work of others from afar, in a corporate pissing-match for the ages...
Between Grief and Remembrance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Wracked by insomnia, grieving for his lost wife, Oliver Brinkman turns to a renowned sleep expert Dr. Leopold Neumann for answers. But he might not like what he hears. Because in a dizzying world wrought by incredible advances in augmented cognetics, when miracles arrive—medical or otherwise—they don't come tied in a nice, tidy box. A moving tale of love, loss, and what it means to be human.
The Murky Depths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Setnya is a gillie. One of the genetically engineered sea people created by humans before the first world war between land and sea people. Will Setnya’s choices move her people closer or farther from a second war? Whose side is she on? Short fiction.
De Vuurtulpen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: Dutch. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
De Vuurtulpen speelt zich af in een alternatieve wereld waarin Holland de invallen van de Fransen onder Napoleon wist te weerstaan en de VOC oppermachtig bleef, ten koste van de opkomst van Brittannië als wereldmacht. Nu brengt een nieuwe technologische ontwikkeling de status quo in gevaar en begeeft Hans Cornelisz zich in een politiek en militair wespennest om zijn opdracht uit te voeren.
The Oracle's Dilemma
Price: Free! Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A gentle sibyl is on a quest to make peace with the invaders of her exotic world. Things go wrong and her bodyguard is provoked to bloody violence. Their escape becomes a desperate fight for survival.
Apex Magazine - Issue 51
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month. This month contains work by Charlie Jane Anders, Brian Trent, and Christopher Barzak.
A Personal History of the Alien Controversy
Price: Free! Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A government investigator is sent to the panhandle of Maryland to look into an alleged alien ship. As evidence mounts, the investigator realizes that the allegations are true. The aliens have invaded human hosts. But the aliens are beneficial, greatly improving the host’s health. The question is whether this is a good thing or not.
Sanctuary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Earth is no longer capable of providing life for the masses. Natural disasters have brought on Pollution and Corruption. They are the only two resources left to exploit in a world convulsing from its death throes. It was decided that Batiman2 a planet orbiting Alpha Centauri B and M88.2 an as yet unnamed planet orbiting Alpha Centauri A could be the last best hope for mankind.
Number Ten
Price: Free! Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
The scientists are trying to create a perfect digital copy of human mind. What if they succeed...and lose control over it?
Out For The Count
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
a compilation of short stories for those moments when it has to be fast and satisfying, all with a sting in the tail!
My Undoing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When I was twelve, war ravaged the earth. I lost everything I knew - family, friends, school, my home. Now I all I have are faint memories and Mr. Wong, a long-time family friend. He is now my mentor, my protector and my only friend. He taught me to survive this new world as we traveled from place to place avoiding civilization, he said it was for my protection.  But why?
Zarg from Zarg
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: Australian English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zarg the alien has travelled to Earth, looking for friends and some intergalactic nourishment replenishment. Will he find both?
Hungry Dead: Episode 4 (The Zombie Apocalypse Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In this episode: Corporal Abraham - A member of the National Guard haunted by his tour of duty overseas, he just wants to patch things up with his son and ex-wife. Abraham has been ordered to lead a convoy out into the zombie-infested suburbs to save as many as he can. But even the might of the Guard can't withstand the inexorable tide of the dead.
Hungry Dead: Episode 3 (The Zombie Apocalypse Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In this episode: Henrietta - A woman pastor clinging to her faith, she just wants to be accepted for who and what she is. Her closest and dearest friend succumbs to an awful disease the night the world dies. As the apocalypse itself unfolds before her eyes, Henrietta finds herself fighting for her life as the corpse of her friend returns to life with an insatiable hunger for the living.
Nouveau Message (Projet Bradbury, #01)
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 1. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: French. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Samuel, un expert en sécurité informatique travaillant pour les plus hautes instances du gouvernement, voit son quotidien subitement perturbé par l'arrivée d'un message indésirable dans sa boîte mail. D'apparence anodine, ce "spam" va pourtant changer toute sa vie. "Nouveau Message" est le premier titre de la série "Projet Bradbury" (52 nouvelles en 52 semaines) de Neil Jomunsi.
The Sensei of Dandelions Hushed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Join Morrow Walker and the inimitable Great Serendipity Scott as they unfurl the tangled strands of time in their most harrowing adventure ever. Can they help Shizuko Katani, honored sensei and one-time mentor of Mr. Scott, find solace with her long-lost baby sister? It just takes the guts to confront a lightning storm while an atom bomb shudders atop a hundred-foot steel tower directly overhead.