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Onkalo (Projet Bradbury, #02) by Neil Jomunsi
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 2. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: French. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Lorsque le bateau de Nola accoste, l'archéologue sait déjà que le voyage ne sera pas de tout repos : alors qu'on pensait cette terre déserte, stérile et — à l'exception de quelques peuplades reculées — inhabitable, la fonte de la Glace a révélé les traces d'une civilisation antique qui aurait occupé ce territoire des dizaines de milliers d'années plus tôt.
Funscreen by Craig A. Falconer
Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Like millions of others, Roger Birch's family depend on ad-viewing income for their survival. Unlike millions of others, the events of one evening leave Roger aware of the government's real reason for investing in Funscreen. With HD cameras hidden behind a 60-inch glass veil, the answer was staring him in the face all along. Every family has a Funscreen. The question is... who's watching who?
Containment by Eden Royce
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
“Life is different among the dead.” They are kept in chambers, their energy used to feed the City’s voracious appetite for fuel now that traditional sources are long gone. These grisly fuel cells are kept watch over by Feast, a devil-human hybrid whose recent run-ins with the City leave him questioning its authority.
Suscon Screams by John Stanley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,780. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Suscon Screams is not just a book of short stories, it provides maps directions and GPS coordinates to most locations mentioned. If you enjoy the paranormal or just a good scare this book will help put you on location where the actual event took place.
The Thorne Legacy by J. D. Brink
Series: Cold Stars. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Corporal Cranston Thorne is about to be court-martialed. And his father would like nothing more than to see that happen, but a remote outpost at the edge of the system has gone silent and Captain Thorne must take the fleet to investigate. The conflict between father and son will soon prove trivial when the fate of the planet falls into their hands. A Writers of the Future contest finalist.
Sci-fi Shorts by Amylee Winfield
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A fascinating and engaging collection of Science fiction short stories, all made up of of 400 words or less. For those times when you have just a few minuites spare and want to escape the grind of daily life and have somthing else to get your teath into.
Mssng by JDeWayne Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A man fades in and out of sight standing right next to people. They can hear his voice but can't see him. His wife is so terrified by it she tells him to never come back. He must struggle to avoid being nabbed by police, so he can solve this mysterious phenomenon before he is dissected to see what makes him tick. But that's the least of his problems.
Replica by Hickory Cole
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Chief Auditor, Paul Reynolds, uncovers a massive embezzlement scam involving thousands of disappearing high end cyborg units he discovers a trail of evidence leading straight to himself and must quickly uncover the truth before he is implicated for a crime he did not commit.
Luminaria by Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On a day known forever as The Silencing, millions of human colonists went missing in space without a trace. Fifty years later, a team of explorers mounts a search, riding a space elevator into the heart of the unknown. One scientist, Gabriel Shard, holds the key to the truth, the last chance to recover the missing...but he might just die before he can use it.
Mikanical - A Part Human Part Man Hero by Mikey Robert Simpson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Wingback Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mika is part human - part robot, a desperate figure who has been rebuilt and come to terms with his existence. Now all he wants is to be left alone to live out his solitary life serving the robots who are his masters. As chaos engulfs this present actions, he is reminded of his past life by a vulnerable girl. He realises that with her help he could fulfil his destiny of liberating his homeland.
That Way by R. L. Albert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A barely remembered civil war has reduced a once great civilization to sparsely populated communal villages and gangs of roving bandits. In this dystopian future, one young man sets out on a journey to seek a better way of life, rescue his enslaved sister…and take his revenge upon his enemies.
Operation Slingshot by C P Sennett
Series: The Squad B archives, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
The Squad B archives Vol: 2 - In 2032 business is hard, companies employ a range of legal and illegal means to keep on top. Ex-military, well trained and comfortable with killing, Billy Bob is the owner of Overt Security. Overt Security makes equipment for use by the world’s military elite and business is tough.
Great Red by Ken Hinckley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Life, love, grand adventure— Piotr Petschnigg had it all until the avalanche swept his brother away. Now he travels a billion kilometers from home to throw his life into the implacable roiling bowels of the Great Red Spot. To dredge up a sample of the fabled metallic hydrogen from the vast hell-forges of Jupiter. And maybe, just maybe, to find his redemption-- and the girl that got away.
Bilking Time by Ken Hinckley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Associate Professor Antoine Beasley can't win. He spars with Dr. Dennison Wigdor over half-baked grants. He tries to game arch-nemesis J. Peabody Cramer in a not-so-friendly contest of H-O-R-S-E. But then Beasley makes the most serious miscalculation of all: he tries to bilk time itself. The consequences will make you laugh out loud-- or your head explode-- whichever comes first.
Piss Match and Other Stories by Ken Hinckley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
A high-tech urinal. A pointless workplace confrontation. What could possibly go wrong? Alex Nieman's addiction to Roaster's Dark Loam coffee and networked multi-player games takes a disastrous turn for the worst when he crosses paths with Desmond Bainbridge, a marketing mid-manager with an uncanny ability to stonewall the work of others from afar, in a corporate pissing-match for the ages...
Between Grief and Remembrance by Ken Hinckley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Wracked by insomnia, grieving for his lost wife, Oliver Brinkman turns to a renowned sleep expert Dr. Leopold Neumann for answers. But he might not like what he hears. Because in a dizzying world wrought by incredible advances in augmented cognetics, when miracles arrive—medical or otherwise—they don't come tied in a nice, tidy box. A moving tale of love, loss, and what it means to be human.
The Murky Depths by Linda Jordan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Setnya is a gillie. One of the genetically engineered sea people created by humans before the first world war between land and sea people. Will Setnya’s choices move her people closer or farther from a second war? Whose side is she on? Short fiction.
De Vuurtulpen by Mike Jansen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: Dutch. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Alternative history
De Vuurtulpen speelt zich af in een alternatieve wereld waarin Holland de invallen van de Fransen onder Napoleon wist te weerstaan en de VOC oppermachtig bleef, ten koste van de opkomst van Brittannië als wereldmacht. Nu brengt een nieuwe technologische ontwikkeling de status quo in gevaar en begeeft Hans Cornelisz zich in een politiek en militair wespennest om zijn opdracht uit te voeren.
The Oracle's Dilemma by Shawn O'Toole
Price: Free! Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A gentle sibyl is on a quest to make peace with the invaders of her exotic world. Things go wrong and her bodyguard is provoked to bloody violence. Their escape becomes a desperate fight for survival.