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Alien Dinosaurs by Lazy SoftwareEnginner
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A father's quest to save his daughter from Alien dinosaurs that invaded earth and enslaved humans. The dinosaurs are more intelligent than humans and they are an advanced civilization who has high tech weapons with them. They can talk, sing, dance and do various other things that humans could not imagine about dinosaurs.
Ghosts vs. Robots! by Hallett German
Series: One Of Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Two types of creatures, neither quite human, fight each other over a series of years in a post-apocalyptic world. One group wants the whole planet at any costs. The other group, trying to get on with their lives, is forced to fight just to survive. Who will win -- the army with the overwhelming force or the army that keeps changing their tactics in each encounter. A truly unique sci-fi adventure
Death and Taxes by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
People often misquote Benjamin Franklin on the only certainties in life—death and taxes. But Patrick wonders about the truth in that. Once young and foundering, he embarked on a quest to challenge life’s inevitabilities. Now older and jaded, he comes face to face with his past, forcing him to question everything he believes.
Orion: Suresh Adventure by J. Thomas Beaton
Price: $1.53 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A novella filled with action and adventure, about heroism and doing right, no matter the circumstances. Captain John Kruiger and the crew of the Orion are on their way home when they are thrown off course by unlikely circumstances. Finding themselves stranded far off course and cut off from help, the crew of the Orion must face an alien culture and tough decisions to get home again.
Child Full of Stars by S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet a man who is dying, face-down in an alley on a strange world, with a knife wound in his guts. He is surely doomed, until a child comes to help him. But why is this filthy street child helping him, and where will this child take him? The answers run deeper than the surface suggests, and this unlikely pair have more in common than you might think.
The Sign of the Fiddler Crab by James Hampton
Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In a totalitarian state of the future, a young teacher goes on trial. Her offense? Teaching...
O complexo de Golconda by Pedro G.P.Martins
Price: Free! Words: 14,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(3.00 from 1 review)
Libsterdam é assolada por uma psicose epidémica, uma disfunção do ego que torna os cidadãos obsessivos pelas escolhas que não fizeram nas suas vidas. Mas há uma empresa que luta contra esta patologia urbana, ministrando a cada cidadão a possibilidade de viver em pleno as vidas paralelas que foram sendo deixadas para trás ao longo das bifurcações do caminho.
#2 by Mike Duron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In these three new stories of Mike Duron's "Twisted Triplets" series, a lonely electrical engineer gets a "Hookup," but not the kind she wants, a hot internet tycoon finds out "The End is Near," and a prurient "Gore" afficionado finds love in the end. These stories will take you on a journey you won't soon forget -- and leave you wanting more!
Images by Sam Mortimer
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In this dark science fiction short story, taking a ride through your partner's psyche can be highly addictive, as Stan finds out via Cortex Composer 8. He witnesses others' personal heavens, hells, outer-inner spaces, and fantasies... but Stan finds there's only one thing he's truly afraid to see.
How I Invented A Time Machine by John McWriter
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
"I had an ordinary life just like yours. Everything changed when I invented a time machine. Let me tell you how I did it. Then I'll tell you what happened after I did it." In this compact, dazzling novelette (9500 words), our time traveller-narrator discovers that when you break the biggest rule of them all, the Consequences might not be what you expect.
Patriots of Griffin XIII by Brian S. Wheeler
Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: Free! Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The followers of Griffin have built their thirteenth colony in record time. The United Systems rewards the effort by placing the governance of Griffin XIII into the hands of the colonists. For the thirteenth time, the followers of Zeb may live in true freedom. Only none of the twelve previous colonies named Griffin remain, and the ultimate danger resides in the colonists themselves
Dunsel by William Haloupek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a dystopian short story about a future in which machines do all the work.
The Skyracos Dicta by John Picha
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This genuine sci-fi artifact comes from another world and is a companion piece to the Skyraco ePulps. This souvenir collectable is a must-download for any Skyraco fan across the Earth.
Truth Revealed by Diane J Cornwell
Series: Galaxy Freight, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by Tift Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Captain Alana Black searches both the Cygnus Peace Keeper Base and the Cygnus Space Station to locate the leader of the illegal mining operation on the Altien home world. She hopes her luck does not run out as she evades explosions and snipers while following each lead, relying on her android, two Altien’s, her ship’s artificial intelligence and a few trusted Peace Keepers.
The Ossilan Affair (A Captain Henri Duschelle Story, #2) by Steve K Smy
Series: The Captain Henri Duschelle Stories, 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A terrible disaster on the Earth type planet of Ossilan leads to Captain Henri Duschelle and his crew being enlisted to risk destruction to investigate. The mystery isn't what it appears to be, with powerful forces working in the background. Can Duschelle solve the mystery, and live to tell the tale? A novelette.
The Body in Motion (a science fiction horror short story) by Gary W. Olson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
On an apocalyptic future Earth, the remains of humanity engage in endless virtual reality battles to determine who will get food--and who will become food. One of these remnants, Vel, attracts the attention of All, the A.I. that manages the battles. Reeling from the death of his lover, Vel is drawn into her plans for fulfilling her ancient directive to save humanity... plans he may not survive.
Aurealis #59 by Michael Pryor (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #59, edited by Michael Pryor, features the startling and exotic world of Emmet O'Cuana's 'Tiresias: A 'blood-punk' fantasy' and Douglas Fry's subtle, challenging 'A Brilliant Fire'. Kate Forstyh delves into the history of fairy tales, our reviewers opine on the latest publications, and the best SF news is yours to contemplate.
Route 11 (Polish) by Adam Zagrajek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: Polish. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Rok 2087. Bezlitosne pustkowia palone gorącym słońcem i promieniowaniem gamma – oto obraz świata po III Wojnie Światowej. Czy istnieje nadzieja na odbudowanie chwały i dobrobytu poprzedniej epoki? Tak twierdzą dwaj przyjaciele szukający tajemniczej Drogi do Raju. Dołącz do ich wędrówki przez niebezpieczne pustynie, bunkry oraz tunele pełne mutantów i przeżyj wraz z nimi tę niezapomnianą przygodę!
366 Squared Volume 2: February by Michel Clasquin-Johnson
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This volume contains twenty-nine entries covering the month of February. It turned out to be a difficult month, and there are more mini-essays than I originally planned. There is also a lot more fantasy and less science fiction than I thought there would be. Oh well, I can only take this project where the source material allows me to. We'll see what happens in the next volume.