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Elbies - part 1 by Robert Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Aliens have arrived, and they're going to kill most of us - but it's for our own good. (First 2 months of Robbie Taylor's 250 Word Project)
Redemption Seed by J Niessen
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Bill Redding faces the realization of never seeing his wife Madelyn. Her life support system is set to be shut down. Learning how to bring her out of a coma, greater troubles develop. The solution to remedy Madelyn’s condition threatens the safety of the colony Bill lives in. Dreg, Bill’s alter ego and a sleeper agent with military ties, gains the hope of postponing man's global extinction.
The Adventures of Crimson Overcoat: Crimson Overcoat Versus the Yeti King of Leng by Luke Monroe
Series: The Adventures of Crimson Overcoat. Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Alexander Valtam, known to some as Crimson Overcoat, is assaulted by a Yeti in the local Wal Mart while on a routine shipping trip. This leads him on a chase across dimensions in a race to rescue captives from the horrid Yeti King.
The Last Day With My Friends (In The Marble Orchard) by Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Now the war is over, the fight for peace, prosperity and shared knowledge is just as important. But some knowledge is too important to be shared.
The Fifth Di... September 2013 by J Alan Erwine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Fifth Di... features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features religious oppression, bizarre aliens, cocky captains, bizarre diplomacy and so much more. In this issue: Lou Antonelli, Bruce Boston, Wayne Carey, C.J. Carter-Stephenson, Jeffery Scott Sims, Francis W. Alexander, Robert P. Hansen, Kurt MacPhearson, and David C. Kopaska-Merkel.
Cyber - Part 2 by David Sloma
Series: Cyber, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Web of Life Solutions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Picking up where the first short story "Cyber" left off, Xavier is forced to live his life alone, without his love, Lenore. Which shouldn't be too hard, since she only exists inside a computer. But he just can't leave the past behind. - The 2nd short story in the Cyber line, of 4 parts. Available in a one volume edition ebook and paperback. Also see: Cyber (Part 1) Spanish Version.
Edward Reknown Interplanetary Superstar by Kenneth Guthrie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Yeah, I'm fat and I know it, baby," Edward yells at the TV weather caster, his fat belly jiggling as he gyrates and pumps his hips. Cat watches on. It is amused. Master is on a roll today. Somewhere deep above an alien considers the foolish human and his maniac dance. There's an job that they need a fool for. It considers. "He'll do," it says. And so the adventure begins for our Edward Renown.
The Innovator: In Plain Sight -- Free Preview by La'Ron Readus
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Billionaire Abram Guy must protect the greatest benefit to humanity...from humanity itself.
Een gift van de schemerjaren by Mike Jansen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: Dutch. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
De bevolking van de planeet Tertia Trega leeft al duizend jaar in vrede, maar met het vertrek van de jongere generaties naar nieuwe uitdagingen in de ruimte, kabbelt de maatschappij naar een roemloos uitdoven. Een bloedige moord, de eerste in al die tijd, schrikt de bevolking van Meerzicht op. Kent Tertia Trega toch inheems leven gevaarlijk voor de mens, of is er meer aan de hand?
Don't Switch It On by Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Debney just wanted to make a quick treasure run to collect some alien tech, make a quick profit and get home to Melissa. When one of his crew activates a field, it looks like none of them are getting home at all. A Barris Space universe side-story by Sean Monaghan, author of The Wreck of the Emerald Sky.
Disorientate-tion on a Weekday Morning (crack!fic) by Misty White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Various characters from Misty White's stories—Canni from “Buzz and Bunnies”, Tammy from the Catati stories, and Kintah from the Corps space stories—all improbably meet, order Starbucks, and learn things about each other that, perhaps, they’d rather not know. Crack fic. (A crack!fic of about 4400 words.)
The Memory of You Lingers by Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Baird the convicted rapist knows no peace. Ten years of haunting by the digital ghost of his victim, Frieda, have left him a basket case…but freedom awaits. If he can make it till tomorrow, his sentence will end, and the ghost will become vaporware. But Frieda has no intention of leaving quietly, and the going-away gift she has for Baird could be worse than the nightmare he has already endured.
Yearning for Yesteryear by David Haywood Young
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(5.00 from 1 review)
Thomas Carruthers knows he's in a tight spot, but he has no idea just how bad his position truly is. He appears to be the last human left alive in some sort of bizarre post-apocalyptic nightmare. If only it were truly that simple...
Tall Tales Twin-Pack, Science Fiction and Fantasy by Cathy Spencer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two short stories in one book, one science fiction and one fantasy. "Your Daughter is Marrying an Alien" is set in the year 2080. Simple farmer Lloyd Hodgkin suddenly learns that his only child is engaged, and not to the boy-next-door. "Willimede's Quest" is the story of a young female guard who needs help to gather a life-saving potion for her queen, but first she must establish her credibility.
Paradoja - Un Cuento Corto by Lane Diamond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: Spanish. Published: August 27, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ted se ofreció de voluntario para la misión porque, después de todo, era no más que un viaje de rutina a Marte. ¿Qué podía salir mal? ~~ En lo más profundo, lo más oscuro del espacio, es preciso llenar el vacío, la soledad, la nada. ¿Tenemos los seres humanos la “capacidad psicológica” para embarcarnos en largos viajes espaciales? Si no, es posible que terminemos como Ted.
366 Squared. Volume 6: June by Michel Clasquin-Johnson
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If this is your first taste of the wacky world of 366 Squared, welcome. For the old hands, welcome back, and I trust you will enjoy the new collection of bite-sized stories, vignettes and essays based on the day of the year.
Legends of The Mysterious Creature by Charles Morehouse
Series: Thriller Series, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A snake in the jungle with a upper body as a anaconda and a lower body of a croc. It invades the shores of the United States of America, who will stand in its way?
Lady Mechatronic and the Bordeaux Locked Room by Arabella Wyatt
Series: Lady Mechatronic and the Steampunked Pirates, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Advanced technology makes short work of a locked room mystery as Captain Hartwell and Lady Mechatronic find themselves with a body in a library...