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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. Categories: 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. Categories: 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. Categories: 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: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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?
The Hanging Table by Neill Russell
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
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. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Carl often fails to remember what Madeline feels is important. She hasn't much hope for their marriage, with all the irreconcilable differences in the way they each see things? Maybe Memory Replacement Therapy holds the answer (or you could find it by reading “Reconcilable Differences.”) (also available in the collection “Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.")
Začiatok konca by Sarah Ride
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: Slovak. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: 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. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » Occult
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.
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. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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.
ICA (English) by Francisco Figueira
Series: Softweapons, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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.
Fading Away by E.W. Pierce
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Marooned on a skyland that crashed to the sea, young Joha Mender is slowly starving to death. His food stores exhausted, he must face his greatest fear and brave the deep waters. But the sky-peoples harbor old superstitions about the sea for a reason, and as Joha enters this alien world, he discovers that myths often contain an element of truth.
Paladin (A Higher Calling Novella) by Willow Cross
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sophia remained vigilant in saving the lives of those around her. Especially those she loved. However, when the mysterious, seductive Ramiel decides to school her in the life of a Paladin, she discovers everything she thought she knew about the world around her was wrong. More importantly, everything she knew about herself was a lie.
Black Denim Lit #1 by Black Denim Lit
Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BlackDenimLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry brings together 9 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from George Burdick, expanding significantly on his work with a story of desperation a species under the terrible weight of terraforming.
A.K.A. The Alien by Lindsay Tomlinson
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
You do not play hide-and-seek with dead bodies. This is one of the things the alien calling himself Ben learns when he first comes across a ship full of humans. He has soon read the contents of the entire ship’s computer and knows more about humans than the whole crew put together, but as playing at humans turns out to be fun he decides to stick around for a while.
The Man in the Mask by Marcelle Dube
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An A’lle Chronicles short mystery by the author of Backli’s Ford. To fulfill her sister’s dying wish, Violet takes the long, arduous journey to the far north, one step ahead of her larcenous uncle’s hired thugs. But when she finds herself in danger in the Yukon wilderness, she will trust her life to a strange man in a golden mask. A classic murder mystery that crosses pulp with steampunk
Jie's World (Terran Chronicles) by James Jackson
Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 3 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the novel Colony, we learn that Jie launches China’s first colony ship, fires nuclear weapons at the Terran, then vanishes into the cosmos. The Chinese government quickly proclaim that Jie stole the spacecraft. Jie’s plan to establish a colony on another world under his leadership is not quite as straight forward as he expects it to be.
Apocalypse Shepherd by William Calkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,820. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Apocalypse Shepherd is a book of short stories in an Apocalyptic setting exploring dark humor and questioning sanity and reality. Quirky-twisty, bizarro, literary fiction.