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The Cannon and the Voice of the Generations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(Short Story, Science Fiction, Plus a Bonus Story) Blood, death, and redemption. As the enemies of his people close in, one man sets out to build a weapon that no invading army can prevail against. He vows to teach iron to fly. Check out Jamie's website at http://www.jamiemcnabb.com.
Menagerie
Price: Free! Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Menagerie is the newest pet craze from the Acme Corporation. The robotic animals genetically bind to their owners. Only three easy steps to link: 1) Put a drop of fluid (saliva or blood) in its mouth 2) Wait for 24 hours 3) Tell your dreams and fears to your forever friend. By the way, genetic binding is an imperfect science. 15,000 words, give or take a character or two.
A Chat with Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
*Short story* In the final stages of cancer, 31 year old Julie decides to visit the beach for the last time; little does she know that someone would be there waiting for her---waiting to escort her to the other side.
Greed
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The story of one man's greed, a random accident, and the consequences
Untitled Bruce Lee/Phil Dick Project
Series: 666ties, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
1966. Phil Dick does drugs, but not at work. Except sometimes. Phil Dick hates computer games, but he makes them for a job. Phil Dick hates the Beatles, but got on the backstage list for their show at Candlestick Park. Phil Dick hates Bruce Lee, but he has to make it through dinner with that preening rock star. Phil Dick has a lot of harsh judgments about everybody else.
A Rollicking Band of Pirates We
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Onboard the good airship Invincible, our dashing heroes are attacked by dastardly pirates. Unbeknownst to the aforementioned pirates, however, the airship Invincible has been modified by Herr Nicola Tesla himself. Huzzah!
Stone Soldier
Series: Shadow Detachment. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A supersoldier fights communists, a Chinese wizard and a monster in 1962 Laos
Sudden Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They framed him ... to save him? Ramirez came home from work to a beer, a sit-com, and the messy corpse of his neighbor. Dead in his shower. Killed by a distinctive kitchen knife. With the evidence mounting against him, Ramirez flees the Bay Area and runs straight into a web of conspiracy and counter-conspiracy. How can Ramirez overcome the goals and philosophies of groups that manipulate society?
Apex Magazine - Issue 55
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.
Reborn to Endless Night: Fragments from the Life of Anu Vijara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Calcutta, 1883. When Anu Vijara enters an opium den, trying to quell his craving, he happens upon Arthur Pennington, a weary Englishman. Their chance encounter creates a dilemma Anu never anticipated, forcing him to confront both his long, torturous past and his current predicament. Arthur will learn about humanity's hidden history, knowledge that will alter his future. If he has one.
Apex Magazine - Issue 54
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.
The Pragmatic Hitchhiker
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The acrobat's odyssey carries on as he discovers throughout his encounters and his own feedback, a sound progression to mind. Speed-spacing on the on the Stellar Expressway, the Acoustic Funambulist finds himself in the midst of psychedelic delusions from a self-boarded Freaknik in this fifth episode of the series.
Management Decision
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.00 from 1 review)
Delightfully humorous, Twilight Zonish SCIENCE FICTION by Norman E. Morrison with a devilishly quirky twist. One in the Cowchip Alabama series of fine stories and books. Rated PG, and Darwin approved.A short book with a monstrous secret about management. (Never show this book to the boss!)
Choices
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.00 from 1 review)
One man holds the fate of the human race in his hands, all he has to do is make the right choice.
O Homem Pós-Histórico
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
O mundo, tal qual conhecemos, não mais existe. Há apenas um homem diante de uma assombrosa descoberta, enveredando-se na intrigante busca pelo conhecimento. Um sujeito solitário, desenraigado e oprimido por sua condição humana: este é o Homem Pós-Histórico.
The Deathstream Racers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Cat’s Eye is one of Gaia’s best moves when it comes to racing in the Deathstream. So when Ben Holloway tries to take it from her, Gaia’s forced to rethink who her heroes really are.
Project Green Earth
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
Humanity's dreams drift to a distant planet. An expedition, fitted with the latest technology and weaponry that Earth has to offer, is tasked with determining whether this new world can support human life. Dangers both great and small lie in wait, light years away on the green planet.
Solomon's Paradox
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Short story. A mother must deal with the shattering reality that science and the courts have offered her dead son a chance to tie up the loose ends of his life in the body of the friend who accidentally killed him.
Dark Station
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
An orbital station goes dark and desperate hands enlist the aid of Gebbley and his mates before thieves or worse can lay claim to its secrets. As the crew enters empty halls, they wonder what grim fate befell those who came before.
The Star Travelers Episode 2 - The Girl in the Towel
Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(3.00 from 1 review)
In the second installment of The Star Travelers series, an unexpected guest arrives in the form of Leah Roberts, from Earth. As she finds herself in an entirely new environment, the crew must figure out how to deal with both the human and the deputy, while avoiding the Timen and the Sheriff.