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C is for Chimera by Rhonda Parrish
Series: Alphabet Anthologies. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This installment of Rhonda Parrish’s alphabet anthology series asks skilled storytellers to write around the theme of chimera. The resulting tales are part fable, part poem, part dream. But like any chimera, the parts make up a greater whole. Blend reality with fantasy. Mesh science fiction with mystery. Mix history with what should have been. They are all chimera.
Temporal Contingency by Joseph R. Lallo
Series: Big Sigma, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,640. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Some problems just won’t stay solved. After his devastating clash with a robotic scourge in his last adventure, Lex’s life is finally getting back on track. It seems like he might even be able to return to the race track. Mad inventor Karter and his AI Ma have other plans. They’ve discovered a problem so large that in the present it cannot be solved. In the past, however, they might have a chance.
Aurealis #88 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Melanie Rees’ wicked little tale of frenetic tweeting, ‘#WhatIsHendersonsCurse’, opens the latest issue of Aurealis. In ‘The Planetary Survey’, Tom Dullemond explores what might go wrong with humans trying to understand aliens, and the implications for advertising campaigns. Jessi Hammond’s ‘Wired’ is a tense near-future thriller that proves big business really does get away with murder.
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.
Colors of Time by Baris Cansevgisi
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Having a rare, dormant gene and a synthesized drug enables selected few to time travel. Blue, a social outcast, soon discovers he’s among the lucky few…or is he? as he has to leap through time in his debut to stabilize the timeline, prevent the end of the world and save the woman of his dreams. Alas, succeeding in the first two thus saving the world means the loss of his love forever.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 8: Renegades by Randolph Lalonde
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,470. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It has been months since the Siege of Port Rush. The Warlord, under the command of Jacob Valent, has been travelling to ports across the sector to gather intelligence, capturing ships and cargo as they go. Manpower and funds are still in short supply, but the Captain is winning the support of the British Alliance, and his crew suspects he has a long term plan that will lead to bigger prizes.
The Dinosaur Saddle by Jack Geurts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,450. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(4.00 from 1 review)
When Jasper finds a saddle buried with a dinosaur, everything he knows about history is turned on its head. And when the dinosaur is resurrected by an alien who rides it through the camp, killing everyone in sight, he is left the only survivor. He soon discovers that he may be the only chance for humanity's survival, aided along the way by a dinosaur girl from another planet.
Girl from the Stars Book 3- Day's End by Cheree Alsop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Liora Day and the Kratos crew destroyed half of the Omne Occasus, it turned not only her Damaclan father, but the entire Coalition, against them. The crew of the SS Kratos band together to destroy the rest of the galaxy imploder, but in doing so, they confront a new danger nobody foresaw.
Kronos Duet by A. H. Richards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,910. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Psychic 'astronaut' Gareth Pugh and daughter Adrianna leap back in time through the minds of others; dead others. Gareth's mission, to reach the beginning of time, and confront God, to undo a heinous murder. Adrianna is determined to protect them in alien psychic dimensions and face her deepest fears. But they didn't factor in perverse Foundation assassins, Rasputin, or Stonehenge.
The Man Who Made No Mistakes by Scott William Carter
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if you had the power to rewind time? Make a scene in a restaurant, give your boss the finger, rob a bank just to see how it feels — you could satisfy any whim, fulfill any desire. The man who wanders into Father Holder's Las Vegas confessional says he has just such a power. This remarkable tale leads off Scott William Carter's latest short story collection.
The Emperor's Edge Collection, Books 1-3 by Lindsay Buroker
Series: The Emperor's Edge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 321,220. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
An enforcer wanted dead for crimes she didn’t commit... An assassin wanted dead for crimes he did commit… Normally, they would be enemies, but they both seek the same thing: exoneration.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 7: Framework by Randolph Lalonde
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 183,850. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.79 from 14 reviews)
The crew of the Triton find themselves marooned in the Rega Gain solar system. Refusing to abandon the refugees and liberated slaves who joined them along the way, they make a deal with the Government to settle. Meanwhile, the fugitive, Jacob Valance and the former Samson crew work to restore their ship and continue their fight against the Order Of Eden in earnest.
Titan Encounter by Kyle Pratt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,600. 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.
Dreaming Metal by Melissa Scott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,800. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Five years after the Manfred riots, the question of machine intelligence is still a dangerous one on Persephone, and the coolie rights organization Realpeace is not prepared to let it go. For conjurer Celinde Fortune and her musician cousin Fanning Jones, the conflict is a distant one — until the murder of a popular musician raises the stakes even for the most determinedly uninvolved.
Shadows In Time by Gavin Michaels
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
Trips through time and a shadow that writes, this is a twist on a tale that we all know and love.
Dark Vengeance by E. R. Mason
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It was to be a luxury cruise to the planet Enuro for the purpose of bringing the newly refit Starship Electra back to Earth. For Adrian Tarn, and R.J. Smith the trip was a long overdue vacation until someone or something began murdering the guests.
Shock Diamonds by E. R. Mason
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,610. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How far would you travel to save a friend? Adrian Tarn would go 700 trillion miles to the Mu Arae system, a place where no real laws exist and even the laws of physics can't be trusted. Join the crew of the starship Griffin on a journey through unexplored space to solve the mystery of the skull, and the fate of lost friends. (Sequel to Deep Crossing)
Heliodor by Mocha Memoirs Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Malfric sees through the eyes of the dead – literally reliving their last moments as if they were his own. This ability is highly sought, and highly priced which is why the unscrupulous Captain Finch hires him to find the murderer of a nobleman and the whereabouts of a valuable artifact.
One Way by Jeff Lane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,570. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » General
Barry Griffith doesn’t know it yet, but tonight is the night fate has chosen to be the night of his death. At a gas station in the middle of nowhere, late at night, his wife Jenny appears, but this is not the woman he received a good-bye kiss from this morning. This woman has been a widow for over four years and has made an impossible journey back in time to try to stop her husband’s murder.
Soulblade (Dragon Blood, Book 7) by Lindsay Buroker
Series: Dragon Blood. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,090. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
It’s been a week since the dragon Morishtomaric fell, and Sardelle is not convinced that Ridge is truly gone. With a companion who thinks he’s a god and a soldier who would happily kill her, she heads back to the mountains to look for signs that Ridge survived. What they uncover threatens to destroy their country and all they care about.