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The Big Jump
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
New star-drive engines promise to open up the galaxy to humankind. But the first ship to use the engines disappears and a sole survivor returns...alone and dying of some strange type of radiation. Does some unknown horror await us out there? The only way to find out is to go out again.
The Long Tomorrow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Len and Esau are young cousins living decades after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization as we know it. The rulers of the post-war community have forbidden the existence of large towns and consider technology evil. However,rumors of a mythical last city in existence encourage the boys to embark on a journey of discovery and adventure that will call into question their firmly held beliefs.
Georgia On My Mind and Other Places
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A collection of some of the finest short stories penned by a master of hard science fiction, this anthology includes Charles Sheffield's highly acclaimed novelette, Georgia On My Mind, which won both the Hugo and Nebula when originally published in 1993. The accompanying stories were written by the author between 1987 and 1994.
Fit to Print
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When veteran New York Times reporter Frank Butler vacations at his grandmother’s old house in Bonner Bay, Oregon, he ignores the town’s strange goings-on. The locals usually appreciate his discretion. Except this year, when everyone has an opinion about the new strangers in town, and no one agrees. Not even Frank, who might have to give up some journalistic integrity to save his favorite town.
Third Person Press E-Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This free e-sampler contains three short stories, one each from Third Person Press's anthologies Undercurrents, Airborne, and Unearthed.
Shadow Unit 12
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,070. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This Shadow Unit anthology contains four stories that explore the mystery of the Anomaly: Five Autopsies - by Leah Bobet Hope Is Stronger Than Love - by Sarah Monette Latency - by Elizabeth Bear aimfortheheart - by Leah Bobet and Emma Bull
Transmutation NOW!
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 137,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by Legion Printing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What exactly does it mean to be human, anyway? Jack Strafford, aging action-adventure star, is about to find out. He's taken on a new body to make a movie, but instead finds himself reluctantly starring in a real-life action-adventure drama that challenges every assumption we humans have ever made about who and what we really are.
Perfect Specimen: Brietta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,100. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
This novella will quench your thirst for more in Kate Donovan’s Perfect Specimen series featuring alien geneticist Ga’rag, an alien searching for the perfect specimen.
The Reality Machines
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A paranoid man absconds from the care home where he lives to record a warning about a mysterious green door. Written for the 2012 Electric Lantern Festival.
Mixed Nuggets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(1.00 from 1 review)
A collection of 7 fantasy, science fiction and mainstream short stories, mostly light entertainment but with some exceptions.
The Great Storms
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Riding out a storm with her son Andrew, Lydia Miller goes outside and an anomaly of nature takes her and deposits her in a small primitive village. Waking up in a hut, with amnesia, she is in an unknown world with strange new creatures. As her memory returns, she embarks on a dangerous trek and finds herself confronted with her past, discovering that sometimes humanity’s greatest enemy is itself.
New Exodus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A new home has finally been found by one of the seven ships that abandoned Earth thirty years earlier. Seth is one of the first to set foot on the planet and explore what appears to be a paradise. Things are not all they seem however, and they might not be the first people to arrive on this world.
Beggars in Spain: The Original Novella
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Leisha Camden is a genetically engineered “Sleepless” whose ability to stay awake all the time has made her more productive. Genetic modifications have also given the “Sleepless” a higher IQ and may even make them immortal. But will they be hunted down as freaks by a world that has grown wary of its newest creation?
God of Traitors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A strange plague sweeps through the city of Jacksonville in Northern Europe. Virtually everyone in the city is temporarily disabled, even hospitalized. Everyone, that is, except a small number of 'reverse effect' people. What makes them different? And what's the link to a long-ago medical experiment?
Latitude 37
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Earth is undergoing major changes. Disturbances and natural disasters are everywhere. A small group of people with special skills are brought together for a specific purpose. What that purpose is they have no idea. But due to the circumstances surrounding the ‘call’ they received to join this group they believe it important. Will they survive in the paradise they have created?
Revenant
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
A creepy science fiction tale involving a bit of horror, a bit of romance, and a whole lot of revenge.
Cat Burglar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
2 youths break into a house & disappear. The old lady householder denies a break in, but other delinquents have disappeared too. Police are investigating a motiveless murder and a businesswoman with 3 weeks of her life missing.DCI Hampshire cannot see a connection - but occultist Tobias N'Dibe and teenage psychic can. It takes an accident and 2 explosion for the CID too the connection too!
The Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Shadow destroyed our world and continues to chase down the remaining terrorized humans, engulfing everything in its path. No one knows what it is. Mirage escapes the falling city with the others, but they can’t see her. She’s injured. The Shadow is following close behind. A hopeful Post Apocalyptic read by the author of ‘Falling Into Flight’.
REX-34-Metal Messiah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,500. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Could machines feel? If so, would we as a race be willing to see them as equals? Would the moral majority persecute them, hunt them and degrade them as they struggled for basic human rights? Could a machine, struggling to understand emotional intelligence, fall in love with a human? Could she love it back?
Sci Fi Tales, Volume 3: Crisis Mode
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,100. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Crisis Mode: the feeling of electrified panic that hits when you realize things aren't just bad, they're way beyond that. Here are five tales with heroes who suddenly find themselves in Crisis Mode. The science fiction tales in this collection include: "Lunar Command: Condition Orange," "Prometheus Denied," "The Europa Connection," "Atlantis, B.C.E.," and "Nova Warriors: Darkness Falls."