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Aurealis #86 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the last Aurealis issue for 2015, Australia’s premier fantasy and science fiction magazine goes out with a bang. Looking for some holiday period reading? Check out the Aurealis 2015 speculative fiction recommended reading list. Aurealis #86 features Janet Haigh’s moody and atmospheric “Potkin” and Lachlan Huddy’s comic seafaring science-fantasy “Adrift on the Smoky Sea”.
We, The Watched by Adam Bender
Series: We, The Watched. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Break through the government propaganda and avoid surveillance cameras in dystopian adventure, We, The Watched. Told from the unique first-person perspective of an amnesiac, this acclaimed novel places the reader in the shoes of Seven, a hero who can't remember his past and struggles to conform in a surveillance society. Will the fresh perspective from his rebirth be a blessing or a curse?
White Shores (The Vitalis Chronicles) by Jay Swanson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,050. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The world is languishing in the aftermath of the Continental Wars. Peace has reigned tentatively until the Witch, thought to be the last of the Magi, strikes back at the human race. Caught in the middle of the strife young, Ardin's family is murdered by his own nation’s army. Striking out for revenge, he finds himself thrust unwillingly into events that will determine the fate of his world.
Aurealis #85 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #85 features Peter Hickman’s “Dreamscribe”, a terse evocative world-creation with complex character motivations in a tightly woven story, and “The Events at Callan Park”, a creepy asylum-set historical tale from Erol Engin which has unnerving implications for today. Reviews include latest releases from Justin Woolley, China Miéville, Brian Catling, Joe Abercrombie and John Birmingham.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 9: Warpath by Randolph Lalonde
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,180. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The war is on! Conflict grips the Iron Head Nebula and the star system that Jake, Ayan, Minh-Chu and their loved ones call home. The Order of Eden, British Alliance and other organisations creeping in the shadows enter into an all-or-nothing conflict that will change the political shape of the galaxy for centuries while Freeground is forced to leave its home space in search of help and safety.
Kingston 691 (Cyborgs: Mankind Redefined, #2) by Donna McDonald
Series: Cyborgs:Mankind Redefined, Book Two. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,970. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
They took away his wife and his memories. Now he wants them back. Kingston West put his military service behind him. In his mind, the cyborg--Kingston 691--no longer exists. To put the past completely behind him though, he has to first find Seetha Harrington. Before he can enjoy his new beginning, he needs to find out why Norton took all his memories of their seven years together away.
Zuu by Theron Langhorne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
An alien vessel invades a high school and abducts Jarvis Johnson and five other students and brings them to a strange planet called Zuu, a world where alien species from all over the galaxy are held captive in an intergalactic zoo. They are thrown into a dangerous struggle for survival and discover that being human makes it almost impossible to return home.
Glory on Mars by Kate Rauner
Series: On Mars. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,050. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(5.00 from 1 review)
A one-way journey to Mars may be a mistake. Colonization of Mars is in trouble when the colony psychologist, one of the first eight settlers, commits suicide. Four more settlers are now on their way, bringing renewed hope - and a cat. Emma volunteered so she could explore Mars in her robotic walkabout suit. Even if she gets the chance, that may not make up for everything she left behind. Mars is a
Tales from Indies: Smashwords Forum Writers Anthology 2015 by Smashwords Forum Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales from Indies is the first anthology published by Smashwords Forum Writers (SWF). This collection of eleven pieces, with an international flavor, includes short stories, an essay, and chapters from completed works with themes ranging from science-fiction, fantasy, historical retelling, to paranormal romance. Monies from sales goes to SPCA in Canada.
Titan Encounter by Kyle Pratt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,620. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Justin starts one morning as a respected businessman and ends it a fugitive wanted by every power in the known universe. Fleeing with his 'sister' Mara and the mysterious Naomi, their only hope of refuge is with the Titans, genetically enhanced soldiers who murdered millions in the Titanomachy War. The three companions slowly uncover the truth that will change the future and rewrite history.
Days of Atonement by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 149,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Loren Hawn is a traditional Western peace officer walking the streets of 21st Century New Mexico, and seemingly unaware that times have changed. And when a dying man named Randal falls out of a bullet-riddled car and dies in Loren’s arm, Loren finds he isn’t the only man living in the wrong time--- because he remembers pulling Randal’s dead body out of a wrecked car twenty years before.
Tales from the Otherverse by James Reasoner, Bill Crider, Lou Antonelli, Robert E. Vardeman, Scott A. Cupp, Scott Dennis Parker, Cheryl Pierson, Keith West, Richard Prosch, & John Hegenberger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Other times, other places, other stories than the ones we know...These are the Tales From the Otherverse, where anything is possible and things never work out quite the way you'd expect. Some of today's top talents in popular fiction turn their hands to tales of alternate history. Featuring new stories by bestselling, award-winning authors Bill Crider, Robert E. Vardeman, James Reasoner, and more.
Tales of the U.S.D: In the Shadows of Angels by James Tolan
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 133,120. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A Sci-fi story following a space-faring empire's soldiers as they face the trials and storms against their society.
The Synchronicity War Part 2 by Dietmar Arthur Wehr
Series: The Synchronicity War. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 1 review)
The War is going badly. For every tactical victory there's a strategic defeat. Shiloh gets the vision that he's been dreading. The aliens will attack Earth with terrible consequences for Humanity. His visions have never been wrong before. Can Mankind's A.I. allies save the race from extinction? Find out why this series is so highly rated by Amazon readers.
The Crucible: At Heaven's Door by Odette C. Bell
Series: The Crucible. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,550. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
There’s no turning back. Not now. For either of them. Shepherd and Jenks have been thrust into the resistance. Now they’re in a battle, not just for their lives, but for everyone in the Milky Way. It won’t be easy, though. For soon it becomes apparent that the resistance aren’t all they seem…. …. At Heaven’s Door is the second episode of the six-part Crucible series.
Unicorn Witch III (Return To Earth) by Derek White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,870. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Melanie Newton. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
At the end of Unicorn Witches an offer is made to recruit a geneticist from Earth to help cure the Godhes’ problems once and for all. When this offer is accepted nobody on Refuge has any idea what an adventure this would become. Marcus will deal with the Mafia family who tried to have him killed, Melanie will help out her old clinic, now The Mission Hospital, and Beverley Carpenter, expert gen
The Wrong Stuff, K'Barthan Series: Part 2 by M T McGuire
Series: K'Barthan, Part 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,000. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
The Pan of Hamgee has escaped from police custody in K’Barth, switched realities and foiled Lord Vernon’s attempt to kidnap Ruth, the Chosen One from the Festival Hall. Now, to save her life The Pan must introduce Ruth, the woman of his dreams, to the person prophesied to be the man of hers. And he knows he must do it fast. Before Lord Vernon finds her. But can he bring himself to unite them?
The Fighter's Tale by Steve Dillon
Series: Tales from the Town of Refuge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The third story in 'The Refuge Collection' - all proceeds to Sanctuary Foundation Australia. "He wouldn’t look down. That was too frightening. He looked up, at the stars, the horizon, the foam on top of the waves as they rose and fell with the ocean’s swell... The tiny red boat must be more refugees, mustn't it? Why else would it be out here in the middle of the ocean, in this storm?"
Vinyl by Sophia Elaine Hanson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,290. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Legend meets Leviathan in this gritty steampunk fiction by debut author Sophia Elaine Hanson. Charged with fear, heavy with heartbreak, and stitched with unexpected moments of joy, Vinyl is perfect for fans of Cinder and Divergent. The first in a trilogy, Vinyl is a story of loyalty, passion, trauma, and the extraordinary power of music.
Turneringen by Henrik Kamstrup-Nielsen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,460. Language: Danish. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Reality-Tv har i fremtiden fået et nyt udseende. Væk, er dumme blondiner og mænd, der bruger for meget selvbruner. Eksplicit vold er den nye dagsorden, og det eneste der er helt sikkert i denne verden: Hvis du taber, dør du. Velkommen til Turneringen.