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Fantastic Travelogue: Mark Twain and CS Lewis Talk Things Over in The Hereafter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,120. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fantastic Travelogue is speculative fiction, a phantasmic conversation between two literary giants, Mark Twain and C.S. Lewis. The talk and action are set in the dreamscape of creation--from creation's photonics and micro biology to its most outer energetic and cosmic origins. Other participants in the conversation include Johannes Kepler and George MacDonald.
Pantheon
Series: Pantheon, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
They call me Athene, a sniper with Pantheon Consulting. Now I’m on Earth with the boss’s grandson, acting as bodyguard while I plug a deadly intel leak. My partner, Pan, is impossible to ignore, intelligent and capable. Everything points to a company called Gaea. I’ve got Pan under my skin, Walt under my protection and a target in my crosshairs. They call me Athene and I’m going to war.
The Unholy Scryptvrs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,510. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
A collection of short stories by master story teller Gary Kuyper. This anthology caters for fans of Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction. Ranging from creepy and disturbing to whimsical and humorous, this superb compilation guarantees reading pleasure for all enthusiasts of the genres.
Gott'im's Monster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gott'im's Monster is coming-of-age speculative fiction for teenagers with heads. A New England Gothic recasting of Shelley's Frankenstein, Gott'im's Monster is part of The God's Cycle and is set in the mountains of Western Maine, 1808, with a "chorus" of 1980s townsfolk. Its fantastic elements sparse in beginning, the Cycle moves through its story in time and place with increasing mythic emphasis.
[Corentine]
Price: Free! Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
[Corentine] follows the narrator, a man who wants to forget his past, as he searches for his missing girlfriend, a woman who is unable to recall her own. All signs point to the involvement of a company named Synchro Systems, where doctors have been working with volunteers using experimental, cutting edge treatments for memory disorders.
A Taste of Armageddon
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Advances in modern war techniques have led to "cleaner" and "cleaner" weapons. Countries have created missiles that can pinpoint a room within a building greatly reducing the risks to non-combatants in a war zone. However, it has been argued that wars have to be messy so people have an actual reason to avoid them.
Of Love, Free Will, and Gray Squirrels on a Summer Evening
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a story about… well, about love… and about free will… and about squirrels. At first glance, you might think the squirrels are the easiest to explain.
A Place to Call Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When her friend Rohan receives a termination notice from his employer, Amaranta thinks it is the perfect time to get what she wants. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break from your everyday activities. Originally published in the April/May 2008 issue of Cosmos Magazine, this short story received an Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois' The Year's B
Homo Sylvanus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
This novelette originally appeared in Jim Baen's Universe. While traveling on a colonization ship, Brennan is desperate to prevent his daughter Tamsyn from inheriting his genetic deficiencies. The consequences of his efforts to illegally modify her DNA affect Brennan, Tamsyn, and the colonists. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break.
Flotsam and Fool
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this short story, Nen, a beach scavenger, has a problem. Ever since Nen rescued a stranded merling, he can't get her beautiful face out of his mind. He visits a witch, hoping for a potion to help him, but the potion only complicates matters. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break from your everyday activities.
Em's Wheel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,810. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six misfits are drawn to the same snow-covered mountain. They settle halfway to the peak, build a fabulous garden, and proceed to create a new world that they cannot access without the help of young Em and her friends. She doesn't have a clue about what they, together, are capable of or what lies in store for them in the near future. Moving forward on trust, they try to outrun their fate.
Just Play the Game
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this short story, government decisions are based on the outcomes of violent tlachtli games. The player Ollin has always performed his civic duties honorably. When he is disgraced and sidelined without pay, he is desperate for money to pay for his father's medicine. A foreigner offers him money and the chance to play again, but will the cost be one Ollin can accept? Part of "Break Bites".
Dead Men Don't Cry: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
Joseph Rannen is dead, and no one besides Morgan Kimball seems to believe he wasn't a traitor. With greedy Earth warships hovering overhead, Kimball has twelve hours to produce evidence that his friend and mentor was murdered, preferably without jeapordizing the colony's safety. This whodunit mystery set on a distant colony planet was a Finalist for the Writers of the Future Award.
Sunborn
Series: The Chaos Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 139,920. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Stars are dying. Bandicut and his friends must learn what threatens the Starmaker Nebula and confront a billion-year-old adversary of life as they know it. Whatever chance they have of stopping the Mindaru may be found only in the fiery heart of an intelligent sun. Vol 4 of The Chaos Chronicles, from the author of Eternity's End. World Edition, for sale outside the USA.
Kill'em Dead: A Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Vampires, werewolves, and mummies are no match for Billy Wayne and Suzy Jane's time-travellin', light-speedin', monster-killin' pickup truck. But when there ain't no more monsters to roast, Billy and Suzy have to face going back to the real world - and the chance that they might never be together again. A short story by Ben Godby.
They Shall Inherit The Earth
Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ethan is the first human child created on Earth in 500 years. Is he the answer to the current labor shortage or will his creation change life for the synthetics forever?
Time Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Living Books USA. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What would you do if a portable time machine arrived on your doorstep? Would you use it? Well, would you? Really? What if something went wrong? Stan Maldonado decides to test his new delivery with horrifying, inconceivable consequences.
Flowerfly
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Flowerling of Sapo escapes the gravity of her home world and experiences marvels unbeknownst to her flowerfly mind. An adventure is in store for her, but will she ever return to her home world? A meld of SF and fantasy, 4700 words.
Majesty's Offspring (Books 1 & 2)
Price: Free! Words: 179,020. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
More than a century ago, war hero Julius Verndock helped end a galactic war with Majesty—the first living machine. Today in 2213, he and his partner Laina command a pirate ship, and despite their desire to retire from the pirate life, are drawn into another galactic conflict where they must once again save humanity, but this time with help from Chorus—Majesty's secret offspring...
Afterlife
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by A Rare Breed of Horror. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Deemed The Greatest Scientific Discovery: The Immortal soul is found on the internal DNA structure of human beings. Science ventures into the final mysteries of its very own existence in the apocalyptic thriller, Afterlife...