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Lilith by Antonio Simon, Jr
You set the price! Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Darkwater Syndicate, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
Awards & Accolades -- First Place, Royal Palm Literary Award 2015, Short Fiction 4004 BC: In this retelling of the Adam & Eve story, a hermit’s life is turned upside-down by the arrival of a mysterious woman in his camp. As the story of their portentous meeting carries forward through the millennia, only time will tell if Lilith is a heroine, a victim, or a monster.
Kill the Past, Destroy the World by Rory Mackay
Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
An old sorceress returns to her homeland, determined to seek revenge for the sins of the past, while embroiled in a plot that will jeopardise the future of her world. Blurring the boundaries between good and evil, this intriguing short story serves as prelude to the epic fantasy/science-fiction novel "The Key of Alanar". Rory Mackay is author of the critically acclaimed novel "Eladria".
Complexity by Michael Lloyd
You set the price! Words: 76,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Human mind was the Universe's greatest creation. Until now. The internet has become sentient. For Lyle Cutler, this means being drawn into a hidden world of scientists who see past the impending Singularity, and into a future in which those who control matter... control the universe.
Alien Faith by Mary Margaret Branning
Price: Free! Words: 81,790. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The lives of four young Enistians are irrevocably changed when Uncle Vagn receives a strange visitor. They begin a fantastic voyage utilizing their special gifts, find love, and ultimately wrest leadership positions for themselves within their unique planetary culture.
Flight by Bernard Wilkerson
Price: Free! Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(3.00 from 1 review)
Episode 2 of Earth. A devastating attack by the strangely human Hrwang leaves the Earth eerily quiet. No cellphones. No broadcasts. No electric power. Survivors scramble to find safety in the aftermath. Bernard Wilkerson continues his Hrwang invasion saga with an action-packed installment that will leave the reader aching to know what happens next.
Neptune Road Volume VI-A by Betsy Streeter
Series: Neptune Road. Price: Free! Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Volume 6-A of the serial science fiction story, Neptune Road. After a few false starts, Earth scientists have managed to convert Neptune into a habitable planet. The sunlight and air are borrowed, the surface is unstable, and the inhabitants are - inventive. Welcome to Neptune Road.
Mutation Z: The Ebola Zombies by Marilyn Peake
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Emma Johnson, recent nursing school graduate, volunteers to work at an Ebola treatment and research camp in West Africa. There, she discovers that human medical experiments are being conducted on both the Ebola virus and a man-made Zombie virus. It appears the World Health Organization, the CDC and the U.S. military are all involved.
System Lords by Brett P. S.
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Visaari traveled to Callisto from a faraway star in a distant corner of the Milky Way. The life forms of Earth harnessed Atomic power years ago, grinding their civilization to dust. The ruling Visaari council in the system debated their future stake in a dwindling, though fledgling people. At'rif, a young Visaari filled with love for the humans, sensed the council's commitment waning.
The Spiral Effect by James Gilmartin
Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mashups
99% of the Earth’s population exhibits signs of telepathy and telekinesis. 99% of the Earth’s population is dying from a mysterious new disease. The Collector, unaffected by the virus, has taken it upon himself to search for answers. Pushed by the single command: Find the Cause, Find the Source, Find the Beginning, he traverses through other minds, collecting memories to find a cure.
The Grande Galactic Bouffe by Arlo Tratlonovich
Series: The Galactic Alliance - Special. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After the events in the Ceres star cluster, other protagonists also find time to follow their usual businesses. Tami Hethal, the Solvanian GSA Agent, has been reassigned to a special training in Jiuquan. At the same time, her friend Rolf Katman is planning to visit the Grande Galactic Bouffe...
Average Joe by Peter Sargent
Price: Free! Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A failed engineer saves the life of an old friend and plots to steal her world changing technology. "Hal’s head told him that Mr. N’s theory was a lot of roaring nonsense. The man was a father worried about his daughter and therefore ready to believe any idiotic scrim his mind wove, so long as it consoled him. Jenny was sick, but it wasn’t from vicious radiation from the fifty-fifty."
Sleeping Sickness by Peter Sargent
Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this Sorter Universe Story, a med student trapped on board a space craft has to prevent a mutiny and the release of thousands of killers from a deep space mental institution.
Lucent Sylph by RJ Conte
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lucas Thissel has something he fears: an alien species of palm-sized glass fairies called Lucent Sylphs. They came through a portal from a parallel, metaphysical dimension, and they indenture themselves as slaves to human beings. Too much neglect or unkindness, and they will cloud over and disintegrate. Too much love and their hearts are overcome and burst. And one has attached herself to him.
Messiah by John Andrew C. Chilver
Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
'Messiah' is the story of the second coming. Not of Christ, but of his kind – visitors who had been to earth before, and recognized the potential – both good and bad – of its inhabitants. Written and set in 1999, just prior to the Millennium, Messiah is a thought provoking contemplation of belief and its origins – and the lengths to which the faithful will go to protect their religion.
Betrothed Episode One by Odette C. Bell
Series: Betrothed. Price: Free! Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sometimes destiny can no longer wait …. Annie Carter is new to the future. Born 400 years in the past, she was cryogenically frozen after a serious illness, only to wake up to a new world. One that has a plan for her.
The Grift by L. S. King
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(3.00 from 1 review)
Can a cowboy really con a con man? Or will he be stranded, penniless, on a space station? (originally published in Digital Dragon Magazine, April 2010)
Monster or Marvel by Inge Moore
Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Scientists investigate a recent rash of birth defects, trying to uncover the cause. Mary, a research assistant, is anxious to meet the new research scientist, Dr. Celia Quinley. Celia has a strong affinity for her work and her study subjects. The two women soon become fast friends, but at the point when they achieve a breakthrough in their research, the unthinkable happens....
Secrets of the Elders (Chronicles of Acadia: Book I) by D. M. Almond
Series: Chronicles of Acadia. Price: Free! Words: 109,990. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After their peaceful village is raided by the foul monstrous skex, brothers Logan and Corbin Walker find themselves caught in a race against time, desperate to warn the capitol before the dangerous skex arrive to wreak the same havoc upon the unsuspecting people of Fal. Never could they imagine that this would only be the beginning of their unforgettable journey when Logan is exiled from Fal.
Created by Felisha Antonette
Price: Free! Words: 83,680. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When Kylie and Luke are shipped off to separation three months early, questions arise. Who is the real enemy? What is really happening beyond the fractured sanctuary of the training compound? Humans and creations alike have become lethal foes when a plague of the living dead becomes the number one hazard. Strategies change as the twins discover they may not be the saviors of humankind after all.