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Point Interruption by Sean Monaghan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A survey expedition to Caspar II should have been a simple, easy payday for Adrienne and her team: fly in, grab some samples, get on home. But when someone in her team finds an ancient structure, and people start dying, it becomes anything but easy. A companion story to Climbing Blind by Sean Monaghan, author of Extraction Plan and The Tunnel.
De verdromer by Django Mathijsen
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: Dutch. Published: August 19, 2013 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Na de dood van haar echtgenoot heeft Gentia Pursen de leiding over het interplanetair transportbedrijf dat zij samen met Ravsel hadden opgericht. Ravsel probeert haar die leiding te ontnemen. Gentia twijfelt niet aan zijn goede bedoelingen… totdat Ravsel binnendringt in een droom die Gentia met haar echtgenoot heeft gedeeld. Dit sciencefictionverhaal heeft de Unleash Award 2012 gewonnen.
Giselle by David Stewart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Time traveler Isaac Chu walks into a Lebanese bar to see Giselle, a former crush from university, belly dancing on stage. Why would a promising science student at MIT give up everything to dance? Now Isaac is on a mission to find her in the present, and if possible, rewrite his past.
The InterGalactic Cookbook by Terrie Relf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Science fiction » General
These recipes are not intended to be prepared by anyone who has not been licensed and certified by the Union of Trans-galactic Chefs and has fulfilled their internship requirements. For those of you nearing completion on these, Sozar to you—and be sure to prepare rigorously for the ingredient substitution appendage-on exam.
Dr. Leafhead: Story of a Mad Scientist (Part One) by Zack Mitchell
Price: Free! Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Mitchell Mendlow. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What do an inquisitive intern named Jonathon Farquarson, the planet Mars, Jellyfish, a covert catering company named Obscurity Sandwich, a movie named Red Cape Man, a Universe-Interpreter, Baffin Island, Antarctica, Reptiles, Clones, Robots and Dead Interns named Melvin all have in common? In the world of Dr. Leafhead, everything is possible. A novel in three parts, by Zack Mitchell.
Avatar Gods ~ Alpha Centauri by Eero Tarik
Series: Avatar Gods, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Utopians continue their Exodus, teleporting in half light year steps to the Alpha Centauri system. Stopping first at Proxima Centauri they are stunned to learn the truth about one of the planets. Then when they progress to Alpha A, Afroditee feels the strong presence from one of the planets and finally makes contact, with surprising results. Visionary - imaginative - fast paced sci fi.
Dark of the Storm by J.A. Marlow
Series: Abashiri Sky City, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Death lurks in the storm of a lifetime. When a new family arrives in her apartment high-rise, Hikari Lark introduces them to their large outdoor balcony garden. As Abashiri Sky City shuts down for the storm of the decade, darker shadows lurk in her beautiful corner of existence. Threatening everything she holds dear, including life itself. A science fiction novelette
Lark-Ellen, a short story by Stan Smith
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Teo Bojorquez tells the tale of what happened on the plateau of Xitapec, a story of love, loss, and unimaginable horror. "The jungle in the morning is a wonderful place: the stirrings of small creatures, the echo of birdsong, the sun filtering through a vaulted green ceiling—I had never loved it as much as I did then. I doubt if I will ever love it again."
Killing Time by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Paula finds herself living a memory. Transported back in time, she straddles then and now. She must choose: Relive the past or accept the present. But what if Paula wants a third option—one no one thought she’d ever choose. “Rusch writes humanist SF.” —Locus
Sulan, Episode 2: Risk Alleviator by Camille Picott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Riska is a Risk Alleviator, a miniature winged tiger designed for one purpose: to protect Sulan. Discover Riska’s origins and his quest to find his beloved Sulan when she is taken by League soldiers. How does he find her? How was he created, and what special enhancements does he have to help him in his quest? This novella is the next installment in the Sulan series.
With Eyes Open... by Michael P. Dunn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mira Frayne thought she was going to make a change. She had been used and lied to but now she would start to make a better life for herself. Little did she know how much her life would change. She would learn there is more to the world than she ever believed. The nature of this discovery is something she would have to deal with far into the future.
U.F.Otaku by Jason Jack
You set the price! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
PREPARE FOR ABDUCTION! Immerse yourself in an EPIC, page-turning short story by Author Jason Jack! Keiko Allstar always wanted to be abducted by aliens, and her dream finally comes true! But when her alien abductor botches the attempt, Keiko is left stranded on a hostile planet with little hope of survival . Luckily for her, she has been preparing for this moment her entire life . . .
Extraction Plan by Sean Monaghan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Sean Monaghan's Hidden Dome series, begun with the novel The Tunnel, spans a huge universe with many stories. Extraction Plan is one of the side stories, a novelette following Geri Harrigan, determined stowaway, in a bold attempt to wrench her husband free from alien control.
Mind Control by Barbara G.Tarn
Series: Star Minds. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two Star Minds Snippets - short stories to introduce the main series. The Heir Imperial Princess Lin-sun chooses her husband – with her head and not with her heart. Lost Son Nine years later Uwe-yuri discovers his son is mind-controlled by his wife.
Il Bibliotecario (Una Novelette Sci-Fi #7) by Marco Guarda
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 7. Price: Free! Words: 15,710. Language: Italian. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Un gruppo di ragazzini sospettosi indaga lo strano comportamento del loro nuovo bibliotecario per scoprire un mondo fantastico e pericoloso che non avrebbero mai immaginato. Questa novelette è lunga circa 13.000 parole.
The Librarian (A Sci-Fi Novelette #7) by Marco Guarda
Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 7. Price: Free! Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A group of suspicious kids investigates the odd behavior of their new librarian to discover a fantastic and dangerous word they would never have imagined. This novelette is about 13,000 words.
Sickeningly Human: Advena by Nicholas Blakeman
Price: Free! Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A Nicholas Blakeman classic short story: Watch a bewildered security guard as he follows instructions from a secretive supervisor, sees terrors mysteriously gawking at him in the darkness and finds out something that lurks quietly in all our subconscious. Nicholas Blakeman takes us on yet another terrifying and horrifically realistic ride, that will make you ask questions passed "what if?".
Nothing New by Steve Matthew Benner
Price: Free! Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A bored government worker falls in love with a renowned physicist but discovers possible mistakes in her calculations that could lead to disaster.
Ascension by Eric Buus Larsen
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 9 reviews)
What does it take to become a Guardian of the most powerful clan in the world? Find out as you follow Alix on his first Ascension Ritual into the Cave of Woe. Locked in a massive cavern, Alix must solve a riddle and find his way out. Sounds simple? Not while a horde of undead warriors are chasing after him! Will he solve the puzzle and make it out, or will the living dead make a meal of him?
Quorum Sensing Bacteria by Guy Herman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The mechanisms of everpresent bacteria in the human body mimic much of our own human behavior, when we act. Pathogenicity, the call to arms for men at war, bacteria hungry for lunch, humans husbanding individual strength for collective undertaking,defines the tipping point or critical mass required to engage an army of hundreds or thousands to infect a body, plant crops, harvest, make effective ci