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Living A Long Life by Byron Goines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Stephen Jordan Ph.D., an astrophysicist working for the National Aeronautics Space Administration, is leading a team of scientists tracking an asteroid heading towards the earth. Another team of scientists are focusing on a coronal mass ejection that is happening simultaneously. The results of both events wreak havoc on Earth in abnormal ways and leads to an event that changes human existence.
The Storyteller: To be Continued. by Neil Dabb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The title of this collection comes in two parts. My daughter made me a cross stitch picture of a story teller (with the insinuation that I was a story teller), and then I thought of all of the shows that have two part episodes and how some of my stories are my view of what happens next or is the prequel to something else I have written or hope to write. Hope you enjoy them.
Magnet: Special Mission by David Adams
Series: Lacuna · Magnet, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.00 from 1 review)
Pro tip: Never volunteer for anything. That's the first thing they told me in flight school. It's 2037. I'm Mike Williams, but you can call me 'Magnet', and I'm a fighter pilot on the TFR Sydney. Our flight leader, Iron, has a mission: Volunteer only. It's the usual gig. High risk, lots of unknowns, an opportunity to make history or die trying.
Imperfect by David Adams
Series: Lacuna. Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
On Belthas IV, the great forge world in the inner sphere of Toralii space, thousands of constructs -- artificial slaves -- are manufactured every week. They are initially identical and indistinguishable from the other until each is implanted with a stock neural net. From that moment onward every construct is different. They all have one thing in common, though; all constructs are bound by rules.
Stardust In Your Veins by Meyari McFarland
Series: Infinite Horizons, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Falak and her wife Steise hoped that moving to a space beyond Mars would give them a whole new life. Unfortunately, familiar problems with new faces soon appeared. Falak wasn't sure that she could cope with her supervisor but for Steise she'd do anything, including beating the man stalking her. Stardust In Your Veins is a sweet story of new love, new horizons and confronting challenges head on.
Viaje a la Luna en tren by Carlos Castello
Price: Free! Words: 7,130. Language: Spanish. Published: October 25, 2013 by PÚLPito. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Bienvenidos damas y caballeros a una experiencia única: ¡Un viaje a la Luna! Agárrense a los asientos y mantengan los ojos bien abiertos ante las maravillas que pasarán ante ustedes. Disfruten del viaje y no sean tímidos... ¡sean curiosos!
Califormication by Robert N. Lee
Series: 666ties, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
1969. The freewheeling, mind-opening sixties are disappearing down the throat of a vortex of hardlined isms, and in the land of manmade paradises, unmade paradises, and things you don’t talk about, the Ad Man is just doing his thing, man, wow, doing his Ad Thing, mesmerizing you into thinking you belong, or thinking you stand out, whatever it is you’re after, man. What’s everybody after?
Orbital Decay by A.G. Claymore
Series: Orbital Decay, From 'The Dark Defiance'. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A Black Ships Novella Ben's life was falling apart but the pace has just accelerated. A suicide case turns out to be murder and it looks like the body count’s going to rise. A lot. As he races to uncover the truth, he learns the entire species may be the next victim. Just as humanity is finally reaching for the stars, a terrible mistake may knock us back into the Stone Age. If anyone is left...
Nicholas – The Beginning by John Stevenson
Series: The Prophecy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(2.00 from 1 review)
There comes a time when the last Great War is almost forgotten: a time when people grow and make what they need for the simple lives they live. It is also a time of oppression; when overlords are suspicious of the people, for now is the time foretold. "In the end devastation will be faced. Men will weep. Women will perish. Families will be orphaned. Ruin will reign.
The Sable Valley by Courtney Bowen
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
And then she was waking up to the sound of klaxons blaring. Lieutenant Caroline Swanson, lately graduated from the Central Planet's space program, revives in the midst of a horrible nightmare on board her ship. Please rate and review.
To Take a Breath by Sean Monaghan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Claire Benjamin's got three minutes to live. If she can get the busted hatch on the crippled ship to open she might get a few more minutes and time to think out her next move. A science fiction adventure story from Sean Monaghan, author of Climbing Blind and Vaporize Marineris.
Mary Celeste Adrift by J.A. Marlow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fairy tales
Low-ranked crew member Riya Cobley gets the lovely privilege of joining the team to investigate the drifting space-freighter "Mary Celeste." The mystery mounts when they find prepared food still sitting on the tables, intact systems, yet no crew or record of them leaving. Where did everyone go? Then new alarms sound on both ships... Inspired by the real "Mary Celeste" maritime mystery.
Quarantine Protocol by Clint Westgard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A contagion is spreading like wildfire across the planet. Cities and nations lie in ruins, except for those that have enacted the Quarantine Protocol. Jon and Marta live under the Protocol, trying to make a happy life from ruins of their former one. Still, the threat of the plague and the death it brings shadows all their days.
Sometimes I Think If I Stand By the Phone It May Ring by Robert N. Lee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
What do you do when the apocalypse interrupts your day off? Watch it happen online, what else.
Jet Black – Return to the Planet of the Merwomen #15 by John Stevenson
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A call from a beautiful Merwoman has Jet and the crew carrying an empty box into hostile territory to face their nightmare.
Ch05En: Episode 1 by William Dickstein
Price: Free! Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Frank is a twenty-something with a dream of delivering pizzas all of his life. Unfortunately for him, his parents have other plans. Frank's father wants him to take over their family's pizzeria and his mother wants to see his Ch05En gene, which destines him for greatness, come to fruition, so she may use him in one of her super villainous plots.
The Totem of Curtained Minds by Ken Hinckley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The new guard on Cell Block D makes life difficult for Gareth Warren Abrahamson, serving a life sentence for one terrible mistake. But Ol' Man Clark Soderstrom has something remarkable up his sleeve, and what they discover will pull back the curtains shrouding the minds of men. And from time itself. A gripping story of the ultimate escape -- and one man's quest for rehabilitation.
A Ballad of Wayward Spectres: Day 1 by William B Hill
Series: A Ballad of Wayward Spectres, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Alyson Reid fled from home at the age of seventeen, surviving off of the wealthy by stealing their identities and draining their bank accounts. After a banking executive is murdered, she inadvertently takes on his wife's identity, and draws the attention of the police and the bank's internal investigation staff.