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Dinosaurs Eat Paris: The World Fair, Paris, 1889 (an alternate history) by Mark Douglas Stafford
Price: Free! Words: 31,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It’s a warm night in Paris, the day before opening day. The day before Dante’s papa, Professor Augusto Righi, Italy’s greatest experimental physicist, will unveil his creation to the world: the Finestra Temporale, a window into time. But things don’t go according to plan, not at all. And it’s up to Dante to set things straight, if he can, before it’s too late, before dinosaurs eat Paris.
The Platinum Hall Debacle: Time's Tempest Lost Chapter 3 by M.J. Moores
Series: Time's Tempest: The Lost Chapters. Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Contractor with the CTF demands a certain level of professionalism and respect. Taya’s newest employer doesn’t see a Contractor standing before him - he sees what he wants to: a little girl who isn’t worth his time. With a tight deadline for erecting the outdoor concert stage, Taya challenges a growing prejudice as she risks her life and her livelihood.
The Greys by Julio Mario Espinosa Jimenez
You set the price! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The journey across Australia of a young couple turns into a nightmare when they find a girl that is being chased by grey aliens.
Boone's Journey by K. L. Stein
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Kirstin Pulioff. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the outliers of the Turinth Galaxy, Talia Boone embarks on a tedious, mindless mission to repair outpost communication buoys. Talia likes her solo expeditions - no micromanagement, no small talk, and no one to share her hidden stash of vodka. But when the mission goes awry and her cruiser malfunctions, isolation can have deadly consequences.
Short Frictions by Rachel Lynn Brody
You set the price! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(5.00 from 1 review)
Robots, aliens, vampires and evil corporations (wait, we already said vampires, didn’t we) will thrill you in this collection of short stories.
Punchcards from Atlantis by Matthew Plourde
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A mission to Bermuda goes terribly wrong and Sgt. McGraw finds himself with only one person left in his team: the stuffy anthropologist unsuited for fieldwork. Can they complete their mission before the greenskins get to them? Based upon the tongue-in-cheek 1950's themed boardgame (Mars vs Earth), this *short story* follows "Duke" McGraw & Dr. Bonnie Hill at the tail-end of their doomed mission.
Ying, Yang and Ambivalence by Paul Vayro
Series: The Ambler's Odyssey, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Brick and Spiritwind drunkenly head out into the universe for a dance and takeaway food, they awake enrolled at Evil University, and after the Vice-Chancellor takes a liking to the pair's philosophy, he sets about making them the new ideological hope for all mischief.
Robbery at Franks by Samie Foster
Series: Powers, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When you have super powers, people expect you to change the world and save lives. For Jin, she rather live a somewhat normal life rather than go out and save lives with her shape shifting powers. But when she stumbles into a robbery, she's forced to make a reckless attempt to stop the bad guy and things don't go exactly as planned.
Uma porção radioactiva de mim próprio by Marco39
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Durante a minha percepção da caixa duas perguntas nasceram: “Onde estou?”; “O que sou eu?”. Duas boas questões, ambas lógicas, ambas exigindo respostas. Embora, qualquer uma delas apenas faça sentido se admitir que eu exista.
Os cavalos eléctricos de Pingling by Marco39
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A partir do momento em que uma mentira é dita passa a ser verdade. As palavras não são minhas, são de um careca arrogante. Proferiu-as uma semana depois de regressar de Pingling, antes de começar a contar-me uma história, a sua história, a mesma história que irei agora contar-vos. Existência e causalidade são temas presentes neste conto.
The Heroes Fall -1- When War Calls by Zy J. Rykoa
Price: Free! Words: 152,620. Language: Australian English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 3 reviews)
World War 3 was so violent that our history was lost and another world war wasn't fought for a thousand years. All of Earth's continents changed shape dramatically and the planet somehow got rings like Saturn. Now in World War 4 the same destructive force is rising again, and it'll be up to us to see if our world can be saved.
Simpoc The Thinking Computer by Ray Jay Perreault
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wondered how the “Evil Computer” became evil? What would happen if a virus wipes out most of the people on Earth while two computers are coming online? One is a good computer and the other has a different agenda. While the few remaining humans are trying to survive, the two computers emerge. One may save humanity and the other might come back with a vengeance.
The Abducted by J.T. Lewis
Series: The Adventures of Gabriel Celtic. Price: Free! Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Based on actual events...maybe... It was just a party. There were six of them, three guys and three girls enjoying the cool fall evening. Good friends, they had been drawn together in high school like pieces of steel to a magnet. Considered nerds by many in their school, something in the sky that night changed their lives forever
Jenny Everywhere: Troll-Hunted by Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A party becomes anything but when Jenny Everywhere finds herself chased by a vicious troll in this first in a series of ongoing adventures of the open source character by Nicholas Ahlhelm.
Tres Voces by Robert T. Belie
Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A trip to the movies is usually a nice break from reality. But it all depends on who you go with. Running behind while waiting on someone primping in the mirror, or speeding through traffic just to make the previews doesn't make things easier on anyone. A snide remark or a full-on argument is almost guaranteed to ensue, and bring life to a show before the show.
Nexus: Octopied by Nicolas Wilson
Series: The Sontem Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Octopied is a short story of approximately 5,500 words, set between Nexus and Nexus 2: Sins of the Past.
Veterans Day by Dante D. Ross
Price: Free! Words: 39,100. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction(4.00 from 1 review)
Two great books in one: VETERANS DAY and KILO SIERRA ECHO Veterans Day: Kendra Hecksford was born into a family of Marines. When selected to "the program" she assumed that she would continue her family's tradition. Little did she know that she would be a part of something that would change the name of the arms race forever. Human weapons created to exhibit human potential at its finest.
Dead End (english version) by TheMuhan
Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
4 men present themselves before Yvonne to invite her to a casting. Minutes later she is escaping from 5 other strangers who pursue her frantically through the streets of the city. Luckily Yvonne meets a young woman who offered to help, not knowing that destiny has prepared a surprise that will take them to walk wearing the same pair of shoes.
Dead End by TheMuhan
Price: Free! Words: 11,200. Language: Spanish. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
4 hombres se presentan ante Yvonne para invitarla a un casting. Minutos mas tarde ella se encuentra escapando de otros 5 extraños que la persiguen freneticamente por las calles de otra ciudad. Por suerte Yvonne conoce a una joven mujer quien se ofrecio a ayudarle, sin saber que el destino les tiene preparada una sorpresa que las llevara a caminar usando el mismo par de zapatos.
The Gift by John Harper
Series: Shallow Space, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(3.00 from 1 review)
They've called him the Lord of Thieves, but Marlon Kurtz’ latest job, to steal a Terran Confederate Battlecruiser, is pushing even his boundaries. On the most alien of planets, with a wary Navy in his way, Kurtz must stage the biggest heist in the history of mankind.