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Aurealis #54
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #54 is edited by Michael Pryor. This issue includes stories from Jack Nicholls and Karen Maric, an extended interview with Trudi Canavan plus news and reviews highlighting the best new writing in speculative fiction.
The Light
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Joe moved to the Pacific Northwest with his wife Linda, he expected tranquility far from life's problems. Now, seated behind the controls of a restored Junkers CL I with Marty, a half mad World War 2 vet, he's in a race against time to save his wife from a threat he thought only existed in books and movies. Short Story 3600 words
The Prooth (Origins Part 7)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jarl discovers the plan the Prooth have for Dia, Leyla and himself. Are these 'rebel Prooth' all they seem to be? What about Gheid and the Sindenians? Can they be trusted? This is a science fiction short story of 2,770 words. It is part seven in the 'Origins' series of science fiction short stories.
High Crimes and Miscreants
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this fourth volume of the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society find themselves the victims of a treacherous plot by the perfidious League of Miscreants. Framed, captured, jailed, and betrayed by one of their own, they must regain their freedom despite overwhelming evidence. In so doing, they solve a host of mysteries and set the stage for a pivotal battle.
Clown World: Issue 1 -
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Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Imagine a world. The Imago Mundi is Natasha's personal favorite masterpiece. It has the ability to port inhabitants on Earth to an entirely new planet in a distant galaxy. However, it is also a dangerous toy that should not be left unsupervised. Her apprentice has taken liberties with the device while the static reality on Earth has been breached by a deranged mage. Monday no longer exists.
White Shift: science fiction poetry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012 by Alban Lake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
G. O. Clark takes you on a dimension shift, where you get to look at things from the perspective beyond the left field fence. Here's one example: The Luddite robot / has trouble functioning / in our modern world, / spends most of his time / trying to rebut the evidence / from his own sensors. Psst! There's more inside . . .
Holding Cells and Dragons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dan has a problem when his friend, the one with the scaley tail, is suspected of a crime. He hopes he won’t have to arrest him. They don’t have cuffs big enough. Holding Cells and Dragons is a short story.
The Legacy of the Lost Hope
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Price: Free! Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An expedition to an alien world once thought to be dead has suddenly undergone terraformation. The cause has brought Amber Sallyn to the site to uncover the truth of the world. What legacy is this world hiding?
Mr. Shaddo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When the alien Lord Svet hired Shaddo to steal a gladiator known as the Purple Avenger, Shaddo thought he could get in, get out, and get paid. It didn't work out that way. He didn’t expect to run afoul of the Emperor Na-Ret – really more of a gangster than a monarch, but don’t tell HIM that – or find himself fighting the Purple Avenger in a cage match over a tank of hungry bloodworms.
Mass Effect 3: A Beginner's Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Mass Effect 3 is a walk through guide, including the three modes of play: Action, Story, and Role Playing.
Esami
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: Italian. Published: September 1, 2012 by Quelli di ZEd. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Racconto fantastico tratto dalla raccolta "Di Stella in Stella", di Luca Poggi.
The Gangsters of St. Michael's: A Science Fiction Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Apocalypse. Demons. Faith. Collections. When the Church betrays Father Brian in a power play, he summons his inner faith. Who’s excommunicated now? "The Gangsters of St. Michael's" is a short story.
Welcome To New York
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Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The tourist attraction of the past is also the tourist attraction of the future - for an entirely different reason!
Net for Geste
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Geste, a username, wakes up in virtual Yellowstone in the company of a beautiful young program. What could be more perfect? Except that he can't seem to find the exit.
Quoit #1
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You set the price! Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Part one of a sci-fi fantasy story about the peaceful years after a great war and the rumbles of what the future may hold for all who live on Quoit. Read this first story and learn all about what this world holds.
Homecoming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Fortan’s space mission ends ten years later (for him) and one hundred years later (for everyone else). He expects changes when he returns. He doesn’t expect to get arrested upon landing. He really doesn’t expect all the charges for back family support, considering he had no child or wife or girlfriend when he left. Will he go to prison for a crime he hasn’t committed?
White-Out Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents White-Out Man by Janet Marie Lewis Everyone it seems wonders, at some point in their lives, what will happen when they eventually stand before the “Pearly Gates”? One man seems stuck somewhere between, in a groundhog effect, approaching and re-approaching the Gates in a repeatedly futile attempt to attain a bottle of white-out.
A Static Dance
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Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a young dancer begins to question her sanity when confronted by a voice that only she can hear.
Incubators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Stranded in space, three astronauts struggle to accept their fate aboard a crippled ship. Could a last-minute rescue be all they hoped for? A horror short story in 3,200 words.
Commander Neat: Book One - The Quest Begins
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Series: Commander Neat, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
A humorous science fiction drama about a nine-year-old boy who discovers that aliens have eaten his baby sister. Disclaimer: Strong language.