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The Culling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Culling describes the incredible journey of Travel Agent Verne Fielding on his quest to satisfy his ambitions and achieve success in business at any cost. Join with Verne as he launches his new adventure travel business which takes customers on an exclusive tour of a lost city; His journey leads into the past and then into the future; and in the end reveals the dark secrets of the Amazon.
Lycka
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Swedish. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Allt går fel i Douglas liv. Han kommer över en självhjälpsbok som tänder en gnista. Den berättar om den mystiska lagen om attraktion och dess närapå gudomliga möjligheter. Douglas är beredd att göra vad som helst för att ändra på sin tillvaro och i sitt bittra och lättpåverkade tillstånd bestämmer han sig för att följa instruktionerna till fullo.
The Energy Scavengers
Series: The Energy Scavengers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When mankind reaches far out into the universe to find other life forms it may first find machines. Calvin, an exploratory rover coupled with, Nutshell, his landing ship, are sent to discover what all these machines are still doing–now that they’ve been abandoned by their alien owners. First contact comes not by hand of man, but by metal of machine.
Apex Magazine - Issue 39
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. This issue contains fiction from Genevieve Valentine, Kat Howard, Marie Brenna, and Nir Yaniv, nonfiction by Jim C. Hines, and an interview with Genevieve Valentine.
The Phoenix War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two cadets discover an odd comet headed into the Solar System, and report it. Teams from the Chinese People's Army Science Unit and the United Nations race to investigate. They learn that the comet is hollow. It contains alien DNA, which can be used to clone alien hybrids. As always with science, if it can be done, it will be done. Meanwhile, back around the Oort Cloud, other aliens arrive...
The Apex Book of World SF: Volume 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
In The Apex Book of World SF 2, editor Lavie Tidhar collects short stories by science fiction and fantasy authors from Africa and Latin America.
Crunchers, Inc.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Edith works for Number Crunchers Incorporated. Her job? Determine the monetary worth of each human being. But her corporation faces a nemesis—the EISHies. The ridiculously sentimental organization sabotages Crunchers, Inc. Edith must figure out how and what to do about it, without succumbing to the EISHies’ subversive message: Everyone Is Someone’s Hero.
The Missing Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
For the last 57 years, Murphy Riggins has been missing a basic part of his existence -- the first 18 years of his life. A terrible twist of fate left Murphy with no idea who he is, who his family is, or the place he was born and raised. Is there hope? Will his friend's invention be Murphy's ticket to a restored memory? Just who is Murphy Riggins?
Not Past Redemption
Series: Galactic Confederation, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,710. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Fired from her last starship piloting job, Seriala’s career seems over. In desperation she signs on with Crazy Mags on a mission to recover the logs of a derelict starship. It seems easy until they encounter salvagers looking to recover the same ship. Seriala must use every piloting trick she knows if they are going to get the job done and succeed.
Channel Sk1n
Price: $5.54 USD. Words: 46,990. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
This is a Frankenstein tale for the X-Factor Generation. Saturated with the same parasitic media that prey on Nola, Channel SK1N broadcasts Noon’s lyrical mastery on a viral frequency.
Pixel Juice
Price: $5.54 USD. Words: 85,840. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
'In the first shop they bought a packet of dogseed, because Doreen had always wanted to grow her own dog...' Pixel Juice is the collected outpourings of an overactive mind. A selection of fifty stories from Jeff Noon's head, each one strange, telling, disturbing, or sometimes just plain wierd.
Samaritan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In deep space, a science vessel discovers a bone yard of derelict ships. And a survivor. At the edge of known space lies the ultimate terror. SAMARITAN by Bobby Nash
Beautiful People
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,500. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
About to give up on her academic future, Mary is presented with a very expensive, early Christmas gift from her parents-one that would change her life forever. Sacrificing their life’s savings, Daniel and Bridget, hope to buy their daughter happiness with a gene therapy package.Now, Mary is confronted with accepting a new way of life, but first she must make some difficult decisions.
Pimm's Body Shop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Meet Leland Bicks, recently released from Oregon State Prison after serving twenty years for a double murder. A man with no future. Today, Mr. Bicks finds himself in Pimm's, a curio shop filled with a eclectic mix of magic and the occult where he meets Skip Pimm who offers Bicks a new life free from his past. A tale that asks the question, "Does every man deserve a second chance?"
El triángulo del silencio
Price: Free! Words: 37,730. Language: Spanish. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Una joven artista con una infancia repleta de misterios busca sus orígenes. Algo abominable que se esconde bajo las apacibles aguas de una isla del mediterráneo, posee las respuestas a sus preguntas. Una novela que nos acerca a los misterios todavía sin resolver de la ufología y las sectas cósmicas en un escenario aparentemente idílico.
Linda's Summer Job
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the eighth story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore, Linda Lancer works as a receptionist in a small office with some odd coworkers. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 1,735 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Solis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Charlie Outis has no idea of what the world might be like in the far future after he decides to have his brain frozen with the slim hope of it being revived one day. But even a thousand years from now, brains are a valuable commodity—even brains without heads. But who does the brain belong to? And who controls a mind without a body?
Centuries
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,500. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Centuries explores a barely recognizable future where humans control their own evolution. Genetic manipulation and artificial intelligence shape an astounding destiny for our species. With these wondrous changes come unexpected new truths of heart and mind that challenge the very definition of human.
My Best 2012 Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,900. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Five SciFi Fantasy Short Stories. Spirit 101: What happens when one “wakes up dead.” How does one transition from life to after-life and back to life? Catori and Her Human: The first hybrid humans and mini-panthers of Earth. Between Galaxies: The first inter-galactic space captain. It's 2AM on the Moon Greeley: Teens and off-world drugs. Mind Over Matter: Mental masters vs Metal Slave Ship.
The Forgiving Execution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Stacey Shields learns the man who murdered her parents twelve years earlier wants the forgiving execution, she must gather up the courage to grant the request. Under this new process, murderer Jim Bird would be transformed into a harmless piece of flesh with an empathic link to her. Forgiving should not be taken lightly.