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Gone World: Episode Three (Revenge) by A. Rosaria
Series: Gone World, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Viktor Illanov—commander of a base overseeing an occupied American city, or what is left of it—is near the end of his tour. With the rebels taken care off, the U.S. army decimated and in retreat, he looks forward to returning with his wife to St. Petersburg and getting away from the war-torn country.
Androgyne by Eero Tarik
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This futuristic short story is set in 2133,after the Greed,after the Collapse,after the Great Dying when the human population has been reduced to less than 500 million and women outnumber men 4 to 1. The only ones capable of reproducing are male androgynes,unique beings who have been modified over 3 generations.A love story set in a challenging time for humankind, with an uncertain future.
Empathising with Spiders by The Numbered Entity Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Fortress, a single city state, has held the coalition of Many Nations in a bloody, decades-long, stalemate. Internal revolution has brought about a request for peace. Cassandra, the Empath, is sent to secure this peace but she fears the old ghosts behind those huge walls. Determined to damn the place which killed her sister, she uncovers a secret weapon which could shatter all she holds dear.
Crack of Doom by Meyari McFarland
Series: Debts to Recover, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Sweet-voiced little Mistress Betsy knew her way around whips. Chadrick's favorite BDSM club sometimes hosted visiting Masters and Mistresses. So when Mistress Betsy came in to demo whip skills, Chadrick jumped at the chance to volunteer to serve her. He expected nothing more than a good beating but Mistress Betsy had other ideas in mind.
The Compound by Christina J Adams
Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(5.00 from 1 review)
Allia Washington watches as another Compound candidate is wheeled to the morgue. Now a new position is open and the first in line is Allia's young son. She knows the program will kill her son, but protecting him will take more than solving why all of the candidates die too soon. She may be forced to do anything to save her son, even if she has to defy the Compound itself. This is a short story.
First and Third by Vaughan Stanger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: British English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First and Third is a rollicking SF short story featuring hijacked robots, uploaded personalities, a digital afterlife and nuclear-powered motorbikes--set on a partially terraformed Mars.
Interrogation (A Short Story) by J. Steven Butler
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Vincent Malick takes great pleasure in something terrible: Killing. He's good at it, and gets paid well. But his newest job is a little different, and things are about to spiral out of his control. Soon he will discover the awful truth that what he sees is only the surface of something much more dreadful.
The Facebook Genocide by Andy Ravenscroft
Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Beaten and bloodied, a man wakes up in a cell. He doesn't know how he got there, or why someone would do this to him. His first visitor, the enigmatic Doctor Jolley, brings with him more questions than answers, and thus begins a disturbing game of cat and mouse. The prisoner has no idea of the rules of this game but he knows this: one wrong answer could cost him his life.
Shelter by George Page III
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In the future when warheads can destroy an entire nation, America turns to millions of personal survival shelters, called LifePods, to survive the nuclear explosions. Mushroom clouds are only the beginning, as there is still lifetimes of devastation, famine, and radiation to endure. With her LifePod, one little girl discovers, first-hand, the extremes sometimes needed to survive.
Missing Owner?: Corporate Intent Series by Hallett German
Series: Corporate Intent, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In this second series entry, the DCRI team takes on a perplexing case. The team must determine reality versus lies as they take on two heartless Free Triberian groups. In the process, they discover crazy baseball team fans, a mysterious company takeover, and sudden disappearance of its owner. Is getting to the truth too high a price to pay? Read this dysfunctional corporate thriller to learn more.
The Twin Rings of Ra by John Arthur Betts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Millions of years ago Ra and his crew came to Earth. They were attacked by the military of their home world. Events were put in place so that when the world was stable a child would be born able to control the power of the Twin Rings and rediscover the technology left by Ra and guide the Earth into a new era.
No More Lonesome Blue Rings by Michael Warren Lucas
Price: Free! Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Incurable prion disease eating your nervous system? Abandon everyone you love. Go to a clinic in a universe where prions can't replicate. When aliens attack, prion disease patient Sherry Rogers finds herself behind enemy lines. Nobody can save Sherry. Except herself. And nobody at all can keep the aliens from massacring everyone... except -- maybe -- Sherry.
Where the Centaurs Roam by D.R. Usual
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Inventive Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A disgraced sheriff in antebellum Texas searches for kidnapped children while preventing a war between the native tribes and a murderous band of clockwork centaurs.
Breakaway by Bryan Murphy
Series: Daria Rigoletti. Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
An independent state carved out of Italy is sliding into bloody chaos. A United Nations campus protects refugees. A foreign worker pursues a mission: to save the two children of his closest friends from murderous racist thugs. He is ready to pay any price, but will it be enough?
My Reality Show by William Mangieri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The voices may be in your head, but that doesn’t mean they’re not real… Convinced that there’s something else going on in there, a man decides to lay down the rules of engagement for his own First Contact. "My Reality Show" is a very short, speculative flash-fiction, and is also available in the collection "Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Doppelganger by Jenny Twist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Christine wakes up in a sumptuous white room with silken hangings, she assumes she is in heaven. But she soon finds out she is not in heaven. And before too long she begins to wonder if she is even still Christine.
Split Brain 2 by Jameson Kowalczyk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Three days after an incident transforms half a city into psychotic killers, a disgraced military sniper teams up with a man who, because of a rare neurological condition, is half human, half monster.