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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".
Lux 1.1 Seeds
Price: Free! Words: 36,980. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
In a crumbling America where teenagers are hunted and contained, a small group of rebels rises up to fight a desperate battle against a power greater than themselves. *** Lux 1.2 Call to Arms, is now available on Smashwords
Sunborn
Series: The Chaos Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,390. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
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. World Edition, for sale outside the USA only. U.S. readers, look for the Tor ebook, widely available.
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: $1.99 USD. Words: 179,830. 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...
The Milkman: SuperSekrit Extra Cheesy Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,880. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Liza, an intrepid reporter, stakes her career on an interview with a milkman named Blake, things go from weird to worse when they are abducted by aliens. After finding out the real reason aliens anally probe their abductees, the two heroes have no choice but to recruit a makeshift army of genius bikers to take the fight to the aliens and save the world! Includes lots of bonus features!
The Genesis Project
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by Criterion House. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ever wonder about what there was before the Big Bang? Ever wonder about how the universe could be created out of nothing? Ever wonder about who God really is? Who Jesus was? Although written in novel format, this book presents a set of rational answers to these and many other questions about the nature of the universe and its inhabitants, how it came to be, and where it might go from here.
Sounds of the Night Vol. 9
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Sounds of the Night is a magazine devoted to science fiction and fantasy lightly seasoned with a bit of intimacy, even exploring the often-difficult relationships between humans and aliens. SOTN #9 features "Divine Night" by Matthew Jordan Schmidt, about a human and a deity, and "Dirty Elf" by Edward Cox, which speaks for itself, plus much more!
The Movie Maker
Price: Free! Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A gifted university student develops an innovation to revolutionize the holographic film industry . . . Putting the power of film-production into the hands of the creators is good for creators, but bad for big business: a truth that the inventor learns in a hard way. Near future SF, 10,000 words.
A Rare Breed Of Horror, The New Revelation
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 31,440. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by A Rare Breed of Horror. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Yore Devo Shun truly captures the hearts of his readers in A Rare Breed of Horror, The New Revelation. The psychological thriller borders the perimeters of its readers’ minds, slowly encasing them within its horror as the complex narrative interweaves seven short stories in prequel to an apocalyptic trilogy. A thrilling tribute to the Horror genre, masterfully crafted by Devo Shun...
Foothold
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 163,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The New Frontier acts as a beacon for the unusual. Torn from its native dimension and dropped into the abandoned ruins of the American Northwest, an ambitious alien being takes root in the mind of Lee Bishop, a self-exiled colonist from the now defunct Recolonization Initiative. This union sets in motion a cascade of changes that will reshape minds, bodies and the very structure of the world.
Enigma of the Second Coming
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,210. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 12 reviews)
From her sanctuary in the Canadian Science Center, high in the Yukon, Heidi is faced with two separate mysteries. The world is in upheaval, tectonic plates are shifting, planets are realigning. And then there is the Enigma that holds the key to the higher affinity of the universe.
Strategy of Numbers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,180. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the Second Dark Age, a prophetess of Africa and a gravedigger in Paris accidentally start a revolution.