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The Fault Lies Beneath
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This may be a Wisconsin story, but it has global implications. Do you ever wonder what would happen if the New Madrid Fault expanded the entire length of the continent and caused a horrendous earthquake? What if it split our nation in half? And what of Global Warming? As a world community, can we stop these things? This is a fictional story but what if it was real?
Aurealis #51
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,800. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #51 is edited by Michael Pryor and is chock full of Spec Fic goodness. Highlights? What about Richard Harland in fine spooky form? What about Daniel Baker's unsettling otherworldly debut? What about an incisive interview with Garth Nix? Then there's reviews and the best of the web, Aurealis-wise. Unmissable!
Trust
Series: Trang, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,850. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
"This will definitely be a series to keep up with." — Futures Past and Present. The strange and powerful Magic Man has single-handedly conquered the Cyclopes planet. Now, in the second book in award-winning writer Mary Sisson's Trang series, Philippe Trang must prevent the Magic Man from destroying the aliens who the shape-shifter dominates but cannot begin to understand.
Zetana The Disconnected
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Zetana The Disconnected is dedicated to the Freedom of Internet
Devlin's Team # 1: Dancer
Series: Devlin's Team, Book 2 · IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order · Books Written during NaNoWriMo. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Devlin is a top agent for the Inner Worlds Council Security force -- a spy in common terms -- and she's not very happy with an assignment to the backwater world of Forest. However, when a top-ranking scientist arrives on world, Devlin thinks she might be able to pick up a little bit more information . . . and that's something the locals fear.
Zombies! Episode 2.8: Hopeless Cases
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Zombies! It's not the end of the world. With events coming to a critical head, Dr. Luco is faced with an impossible deadline. Abby Benjamin, still, recovering from her disheartening battle with ZCF Incorporated gains a new and unexpected patient.
Bonesetter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,300. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A "historical fiction" or prehistory account of a boy in a primitive society who learns to "set bones" for others who are injured. In the way of Jean Auel's heroine Ayla, he discovers other primitive technologies including snares and the smoking of meat. His mastery of these skills gradually elevates his position in his society from despised and downtrodden to respected and admired.
Malfunction
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
A time paradox story. Following a devastating explosion in a pioneering new energy system, its creator is taken several hours back in time by a mysterious tramp, to prevent the critical malfunction. Then things take a sinister turn...
Ten Tales from the Bookshelf, Volume Three
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Ten stories by Richard Alan Dickson, including the following popular titles: The Last Great Lemonade-Stand Showdown; Atlantis, B.C.E.; Cat Patrol Delta, Episode #3: Traitor in the Mist; Crossed Signals; Outward Bound; Song of the Canary; Shooting Stars and Electric Sheep; Suitcase Switcheroo; The Wizard's First Foolish Kiss; and, Nova Warriors: The Return.
Revelations: The Final Harvest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"This is a sweeping novel chockablock with story lines and disastrous events, mixed with a compelling undercurrent of inspiration...A graphic look at Armageddon, by a talented author." (Santa Barbara News Press)
Deadend
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(2.00 from 2 reviews)
A chance encounter disrupts a normal evening with the arrival of travelers from the unknown occupying a home in Texas. This short story is not unreasonable to imagine.
The Guardians Book 2: Sorcerer's Duel
Series: The Guardians, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,250. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
When Grogaan reunites with Ellarna in the neighbouring quadrant, they start training as Guardians. On visiting another planet, he discovers a long forgotten underground installation that contains a sinister secret. This discovery, together with his powerful emotions, set off a chain reaction that has sinister, dire and tragic consequences, culminating in a spectacular duel between two sorcerers
Dog Star
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
For Jake, a young asteroid miner, a dog is truly man's best friend. He might have his doubts when Sam, a smartmutt border collie, questions Jake's piloting sense; but after the crash on an unnamed rock in space, Jake's life might truly depend on his canine sidekick. How many dogs can quote astrophysics while digging to beat the bone? 6000 words, plus a preview sample of The Chaos Chronicles.
Linda's Birthday Present
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is the second story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore. In this story, Linda attends Driver's Ed class at school and then has Lara over at her house on her birthday. "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. 2,021 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Necrology Shorts Anthology - Issue 3 - Tales of Macabre and Horror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,620. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Necrology Shorts - Issue 3 Twenty new tales from the best new writers. Casting a little light into the darkness, we explore the terror that lives in the night and deep in the soul. We will show you there is a reason to be afraid of the dark. Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft, Robert Howard and other great horror writers, our writers have created some unique tales which will entertain you for hours
The Hiderian Curse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Legend has it that there would one day be a love so pure and grand that it would transcend all feeling and emotion. Be warned... this tale is not of that nature. It is a lesson to all that sometimes even the greatest of feelings can only be immortalized through separation.
Suddenly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What have the Elves, Vampire, and Buddhism in common? You would have to dive deep into the consciousness of a soldier to understand. Suddenly is a science-fiction, thriller that moves at a break-neck speed.
Biohazard (A Novella)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(3.00 from 1 review)
Madison has lived her whole life cloistered with the only family she knows–other genetically modified humans like her. But the murder of a scientist who helped alter their DNA leaves her fighting to keep them all from termination. If they're going to survive, Madison will have to leave the isolated life she knows behind, and discover what she’s really capable of.
The Fez
Price: Free! Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
One day, Dave wakes up on the alien planet Glix and hopes it won't change him. One week later, the only person he can relate to is a celestial Chicken.
Red, White and Retirement Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
After sighting a supposedly-dead terrorist that the young security agents are busy ignoring, undercover officer Roger Turner crashes through the Oakland security gate in hot pursuit. The man will not escape justice again, even when the boneheaded youngsters begin to chase Roger, instead.