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Enthralled: A Dawn Universe Short Story by Zachariah Wahrer
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tsarevna and her team of raiders prowl the fringes, making excursions into Ashamine controlled space to prey on merchant vessels. When they discover an abandoned Ashamine battle cruiser, the pirates know the tech and resources on board will make them unimaginably rich. After boarding, however, Tsarevna discovers exactly why the human empire abandoned the massive ship, changing her forever.
Something Other Than Human by Jeni Linden
Price: Free! Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
For millennia, the alien artifact had played its haunting music to a planet devoid of intelligent life. Now, four human explorers arrive, completely unaware of the risks they will face… This story is an introduction to the Silver Sands trilogy. Look for Book One (Captives of the Song) which is coming soon to Smashwords.
Сборник эссе: самый выдающийся ученый by Professional Science (Профессиональная наука) Scientific Community-based organization (Научная общественная организация)
Price: Free! Words: 13,170. Language: Russian. Published: February 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Данная книга является сборником эссе по результатам конкурса, проводимого НОО «Профессиональная наука» в рамках проекта Interclover. На конкурс пришло более 50-ти эссе от студентов российских и зарубежных ВУЗов. Наши эксперты выбрали лучшие работы по 6-ти оценочным критериям. Эта книга будет наиболее полезна для студентов, аспирантов, магистрантов и учащихся
Sanctuary (Chronicles of the Imagination Book 2) by D.Z. Adams
Price: Free! Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sanctuary is the story of an unusual friendship between a young indigenous girl and an alien pilot stranded in the Amazon forest. Life in the jungle is peaceful until the day the tribe is under attack.
Scifaikuest February 2018 by T Santitoro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Featured poet for this issue is Roxanne Barbour. Articles include “The Natural Evolution of Haiku to Scifaiku” by Jean-Paul L. Garnier, and “The Lune” by David C. Kopaska-Merkel.
Gamla hjältar: avsnitt 1x01 (Svenska utgåvan) (Swedish Edition) by Anna Erishkigal
Price: Free! Words: 17,270. Language: Swedish. Published: January 30, 2018 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Angeliska specialstyrkans överste Mikhail Mannuki'ili vaknar, dödligt sårad, i sitt kraschade skepp. Kvinnan som räddat hans liv har en mystiskt förmåga att hela. Men vem sköt ned Mikhail? Och varför? Ninsianna har alltid haft en speciell relation till gudinnan. Hon kommer från en lång släktgren av shamaner och helare. När hon flyr ut i öknen för att undkomma tvångsäktenskap med Hövdingens...
Fled Zeppelin by HarryBerg
You set the price! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Short Speculative Science Fiction Story. In a post nuclear war world, zeppelins from rival empires fly around the globe, rescuing those willing to abandon their homeland in search of a better life.
Sharking Out by Rhea Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Billy the Blue, professional cybersurfer, falls in love with his best friend's girl. His friend's tragic end nearly costs Billy everything.
Zombie Outbreak Survival: Clenched Fist by Van Allen
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Keep in mind I'm Captain Allen, USMC and you're not! The zombie apocalypse is a comin'. Are you paranoid? Are you afraid? I'm not. I'm The Captain. In this book I explore what a great political speech sounds like against the backdrop of a full blown zombie apocalypse. Imagine the world went to shit fast and some time later during the shit, new leadership steps forward. What would he or she say?
The Armor Heist by D. Clarence Snyder
Price: Free! Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political(5.00 from 1 review)
When corporations have the same legal status as sovereign nations, wars for market dominance are fought with freelance mercenaries in city streets. A smuggler, a sniper, and a shape-shifting thief hire on to steal a box and concoct a risky plan to hit the armored car carrying it – with another armored car.
Florence Blackwater by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Is it possible that Florence, living isolated from the world, is well over a hundred years old and still retains her youth? Or is she a ghost? Professor Maurice Masterson investigates. His conclusion astonishes everyone.
Unicorn Beluga Play Madison Square Garden by Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Max Deacon, music producer extraordinaire, works with any band with a good idea. Inspiration is more important than the money. Though the money's good. But with Unicorn Beluga playing their hits Max might just be out of his depth. Way out. A sci-fi story with a heart from the author of The Molenstraat Music Festival and Crimson Birds of Small Miracles.
The Red Cavalry by Natacha Guyot
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the enemy captures members of her platoon, including her husband, Major Borcar’do will do all she can to rescue them. She does not care that she is on maternity leave, stuck in a strategy advisor role. Just give the “Red Cavalry” a fast ship and trusted comrades, and she will get her people back.
Jim & Jill by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
It's sometime in the future on planet Earth, perhaps the 25th century or thereabouts. The humanoid robots have won out. And, what do these ultra-smart androids do for entertainment? Why, they replay miscellaneous memories from the humankind era. But, it seems that not all of these memories are static. Some seem to have an impetus to have a meta-life of their own. Well, until ... (1300 words)
A Calamity of Crows by Piper J Drake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Agent John Alvey and the breath-taking Phailin, the bird princess, journey to Japan to investigate the mysterious force which has taken to firing on British ships, leaving a fluttering of pitch black feathers in its wake. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
Mutation Z: Protecting Our Own by Marilyn Peake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Guerrilla warfare breaks out between armed militias and those perceived as protecting the zombies. Journalist Hunter Morgan becomes the target of Clay Dixon, the organizer of a militia in a Texas border town, when he advocates for protecting the zombies until a cure is found.
Kidnapped by Stephen Brandon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A female soldier is almost killed by an IED. Her fight for her life is complicated when she is kidnapped. The kidnapper gives her an ultimatum. Realizing her condition, the kidnapper offers her a way out, provided she complies with his demand. Technology is great as long as you know the rules. Aboard an alien spacecraft the rules are different. What she accomplishes, leads to a blood feud.