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Curious Anomalies by Ryan Sean O'Reilly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Rick Silvano, a young geneticist, has gotten himself entangled with a violent, drug-lord named Diego Peres. Peres has hired Rick to create genetically enhanced watchdogs, by combining bats with Africanized honeybees. Clive Pinkerman, a late-night, radio conspiracy host, announces that he is going to break into the lab. Rick must juggle his time between stopping Clive, and the experiment.
The Rise by Faye Hollidaye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(4.00 from 1 review)
When robots rise in popularity, they become more and more advanced until they rival humans. They compete for human jobs and fight for a human vote. This sci-fi short explores how far specialized robots can go when they are given a mind of their own.
The Emissary - Journey by K. A. Jordan
Series: Horsewomen of the Zombie Apocalypse, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Icy Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Not all women are helpless Zombie-bait. The daughters of Ken McLeod certainly aren't. Armed with bows and mounted on Spanish mustangs, these girls ride like Huns, sweeping across the world in ruins. Bethany McLeod is the Emissary, bringing together the scattered remnants of humanity, in an alliance that might just save the human race. This story is suitable for all ages.
Why Me? Book 2 The Blake Hemlock Chronicles by L.K. Marshall
Series: The Blake Hemlock Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Blake and Seyfert continue their work for the Captain of the Viking and the Triangulum Alliance. Their missions take them to strange plants to acquire unique cargo. And of course, Blake finds himself on the wrong side of some tough situations. Lucky for him Seyfert’s got his back, even if he has some fun with Blake first. Their unlikely team up will take them on adventures across the universe.
I, Sci Fi Fan by Anthony North
Price: Free! Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
How far can virtual reality go? What will it really be like after Armageddon? I explore these concepts in my two series of Flash Fiction in this volume, The Virtual Man and ScarLand; plus, a hand full of Mini Novels - 1,500 word tales so full they think they're bigger - exploring various science fictional themes. So sit back and let me take you to our future.
City of Refuge by Dwayne Phillips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mike Hatfield was innocent of all wrongdoing. The McCoys didn't care. They claimed he hacked the sensors and the justice system. The Judge advised him to seek safety in a City of Refuge.
Silent Shapes of Mist and Stone by Ander Nesser
Price: Free! Words: 8,590. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After a long interstellar voyage, a crew of scientists has arrived at another star system. But when they begin to explore a planet for possible future human settlement, they find hints at the presence of alien life. As a dark secret comes to light, some of the crew find themselves in a fight for their own survival.
Hide and Seek by Meyari McFarland
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aravel had planned on knitting his mother socks but Anwyn's temper tantrum made concentration impossible. Instead, he proposed a Clan-wide game of Hide and Seek through the Dana Clan house. While hiding Aravel saw the opportunity to right a wrong and make Uncle Athol and his best friend Ruark happy. All it would take was convincing Mother that a marriage would seal the trade deal perfectly.
In Robert's Memory by William Mangieri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It happens to us all – one day we discover we’re not as perfect as we thought we were, and we have to learn to function with that fact. An interplanetary tourist ship runs into it's own version of an iceberg; it's up to R0B3rt to ensure its passengers’ survival. Careful - you spend enough time around people and they’re bound to rub off on you. "In Robert's Memory" is a short speculative fiction.
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 · My Personal Favorites. 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.