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Bones - A Steaming Pistons Steampunk Story by Tom Laimer-Read
You set the price! Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Come on a wild escapade to 1880s Odnnol meeting a zombi detective and his sidekick, whom you may or may not recognise, and Mopsy, a small, yet tenacious pug dog. This intrepid trio embark on an investigation to find the culprit of the disgusting custard murders, the elusive Rick the Japer, and get involved in the greatest caper of the century. Who knows where he might strike next?!
Children of the AFTER: AWAKENING by Jeremy Laszlo
Series: Children of the After, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 41,360. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban(4.00 from 1 review)
It has been six months since their father locked them in the security vault with a promise to return. But he never came back. With supplies running out and vital life support systems failing, Jack, Samantha, and Will have no choice but to ignore their father’s warnings and leave the vault. With no knowledge of what befell the world outside, or what they might expect once the door is opened...
Northern Exposure: Episode Three by Luken Du Pont
Price: Free! Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Raised in a little fishing town, Cairo Goodridge instead opts for a bigger brighter future in the concrete jungle, New York City. Success surrounds him, but all good things have to come to an end. After the cruel hand of mother nature brings destruction and desolation to his new home. He is forced to survive in the new untamed twisted city, were being human just doesn't cut it any more!
Regaining Composure by Kayla W
Price: Free! Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kyuki was alone. Or at least it really felt that way. Living in a world without any friends or parents is tough, and to the young star-gazer, it simply wasn't a world worth living in. That is, until Kyuki meets Fiz. However, Fiz is... very.. different, so to speak.
A Ballad of Wayward Spectres: Day 2 by William B Hill
Series: A Ballad of Wayward Spectres, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After waking beneath bleak skies, Alyson searches for a way to clear her name. Her tools were destroyed in her escape from the Broadway Walk hotel, and the police are hot on her trail. Martin and Rich are searching for Tomas Dekare’s killer following a trail of clues that lead them to believe that there is more to their investigation than they previously thought.
Akrasia by Don A Lashomb
Price: Free! Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A robot endlessly navigating a snowy wilderness in search of people who aren't there. Two lovers trying to feel good about not having children. A girl and her siblings listening to their grandmother's old stories during a storm. An artist responding to questions about his comeback after a coma. A futuristic train circumnavigating the globe, hiding from the sun. AKRASIA is a longform poetic work.
Tin Universe Monthly #16b 2014 Memorial Day Special by Brian C. Williams
Series: Tin Universe. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Introducing The Shaman Of The Earth Maker and the return of The Pearl. “Every sentient species has a secret joy in thinking they are the most creative harbingers of death but each and every one cowers in corners to what the natural order of things can do.”
Mutiny by John Stevenson
Series: Orbit the Sun, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
As Earthrise gets closer to the Sun both the heat and tensions are rising. Discipline is falling apart; rumour fuels fear, and both crew and visitors are losing faith in decisions that have been made. Now Andrew has to face the mob before Earth leaves them behind.
Past Prologue: A Jenny Everywhere Story by Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Jenny is a young adult that just wants to enjoy life. Poor and jobless, she lives between friends and acquaintances even as she struggles to find her calling. A strange girl at a party gives her the beginning of her future as she starts to unlock what it means to be a Shifter.
The Ship by S.M. Staggs
Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An unassuming man finds a secret the size of the universe hidden away behind his refrigerator. What he finds will change his life forever, and maybe not for the best.
Touch—A Novella by Garrett Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A gripping psychological thriller with contemporary science fiction elements. Sally has the ability to see the thoughts of others when she touches their skin. It's turned her into a recluse, until a friend is killed and Sally's gift provides the only hope of finding the murderer.
Saphora vol.1 Retention by Jaz Johnson
Series: The Athena Universe. Price: Free! Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An action-packed, heart-felt, nail-biting epic tale of remembering the past in order to secure the future. But what does that future hold? Will Saphora be able to handle it? And what about the other kingdoms? (In the connecting series' to come) How will it all unfold? Find out! Note! For all you physical books lovers, this title is also available as a a paperback on Amazon for just dollars more.
Johnny Winger and the Serengeti Factor by Philip Bosshardt
Series: Tales of the Quantum Corps, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,140. Language: American English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
First episode in the Tales of the Quantum Corps. Lieutenant Johnny Winger leads his troopers into battle...but his troopers are robots the size of atoms. How do you train and discipline soldiers like that? Winger fights off an intelligent virus created by the Red Hammer cartel. He has to learn new ways to exercise command...and fast.
Breves Historias del Multiverso by Alejandro Gamen
Price: Free! Words: 11,960. Language: Spanish. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Breves Historias del Multiverso es una colección de registros en los que predomina lo humano sobre la tecnología, explorando los límites de la memoria, la humanidad y el amor. Algunos terráqueos del siglo XX y XXI los llamarían ciencia ficción. El autor los llama puramente cuentos. Y a medida que el autor siga recorriendo el Multiverso, irá agregando en esta bitácora las historias que recoja.
Ouroboros Episode One by Odette C. Bell
Series: Ouroboros, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,750. Language: Australian English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Not all of us are born equal. Some exceed every expectation and excel in every task. Some of us can't even get out of bed in the morning. Such is life for Cadet Nida Harper. She's universally known as the worst recruit in the Academy. It's not for want of trying; she's just cursed with universal bad luck. Every accident that could happen, does happen.
And Hell Followed by Mark Scott
Price: Free! Words: 70,230. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Reporter Bruce Martin discovers a terrorist attack using the Spanish Influenza virus with horrifying results. When he sounds the alarm a corrupt and paranoid government moves to silence him. He finds refuge at a church where he and a band of strangers are united in a common effort to survive while the world beyond their sanctuary descends into darkness.
Meltdown (Extinction #1) by Paul Bryce
Price: Free! Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A Tale of The Apocalypse in 3 Parts 5 very different people are on a survival course on an uninhabited island near Bali. It starts when Jane gets sick and need evacuation. But some thing is very wrong on the mainland. They don't know the meltdown is coming.
Impact by ZJ McBeattie
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Follow the blue line here. Follow the green line there. These were not things that Betsy Walsh expected to have to do on her way to heaven. Impact is a fun little short story about the customs checks required to get into heaven.
Relics by Jon Ray
Price: Free! Words: 111,600. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014 by Dan Catalano. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Marion is having a terrible day. A homeless boy stuck inside the artificial, multi-leveled confines of greater NYC, he does the one thing he knows not to do: sleeps late. Fleeing the rush hour panic he collides with Allison Rayel, a disaffected government temp, and together they embark on a journey that leads them to the highest levels of the Build, where history has been piled up and forgotten.
Fireteam Zed: First to Fight (The Chronicles of the Zombie War #1) Chapter One by Scott Free
Price: Free! Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014 by Tradewind Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Horror » Undead(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in Fort Myers, Florida, this is the action-filled first chapter of the soon-to-be-released novel Fireteam Zed: First to Fight. Fireteam Zed: First to Fight follows the struggle of a U.S. Marine 4-man fireteam that is separated from the main force during a zombie outbreak.