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Inbound to Earth by Wayne J Lutz
Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,770. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Tannon Bessimer is an amateur astronomer who has discovered an object that is inbound to our solar system. And it’s getting the world's attention. The final destination is unknown, but if earth is the UFO's target, communication is the key. But the object is silent – until Tannon becomes the unexpected contact.
Aftermath by Xavier Carter
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,470. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010 by Fido Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
At age fourteen, John Abernathy experienced the most devastating and enlightening event of his life...he knew the future. His future…
Death Ray Butterfly by Tom Lichtenberg
Price: Free! Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(3.85 from 13 reviews)
Inspector Stanley Mole doesn't mind a hard case, but things have gotten out of hand. There's a killer who escapes to a parallel universe, a frozen caveman with a bullet in his skull, a woman who claims to have witnessed her own murder, a toddler assassin, time-traveling dictators, and subatomic-particle sniffing butterflies. For Mole, this time more than just his reputation is on the line.
Enablers by J West Hardin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Enablers have gained access to Earth through an inter-dimensional rift created by a failed military experiment to shift space-time. The alien life force feed on the human emotions of avarice and greed. The increasing presence of alien energy becomes a potentially destructive force that threatens to destroy the universe. Detective Johnny Blunt and scientist Dr. Hugh Witten find themselves...
Act One by Nancy Kress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2010 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
“One of the best of the year...a compelling novella about a once-famous actress and her devoted manager who get much more publicity of an unfortunate sort when they inadvertently become embroiled with an act of biological terrorism with potentially world-changing results.” — Gardner Dozois, Locus
Příště se zmrazit nenechám by Petr Mandik
Price: Free! Words: 58,410. Language: Czech. Published: April 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Budoucnost bude skvělá. Nebo to aspoň tvrdí společnost IceLift, která nabízí, že vás na 50 let zmrazí a pak zase rozmrazí v nové, úžasné době. Zní to jako vtip? Nebo jako pokus o podvod? Tak to si novinář David Moren, hrdina této knihy, původně myslel také...
Gridlock, and Other Stories by Michael McCollum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Where would you visit if you invented a time machine, but could not steer it? What if you went out for a six-pack of beer and never came back? If you think nuclear power is dangerous, you should try black holes as an energy source - or even scarier, solar energy! Visit the many worlds of Michael McCollum. I guarantee that you will be surprised!
We Don’t Plummet Out of the Sky Anymore by M. David Blake
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.18 from 62 reviews)
"If I were editing a magazine I would be seriously considering buying this story for publication—but I'm not, so I can't. Sorry." — Bruce Bethke, author of "Cyberpunk" and Headcrash . . . Stan wanted a flying car. No, that wasn't quite accurate... Stan wanted a nice flying car, and the quantities of bliss that purchase would bring. Stan desired bliss. Fortunately, Bliss also desired Stan.
Genellan: Earth Siege by Scott G. Gier
Series: Genellan, GIV. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Trafalgar in Space! Genellan, humanity’s first colony in space, is attacked. Thousands die, but the aliens are repulsed. The cost is dear in lives and ships, but worse—the Ulaggi learn the location of Earth. The Tellurian Fleet commander orders all ships back to Sol-Sys. Too soon, the Ulaggi attack. Earth’s defense is untenable. Sharl Buccari returns with reinforcements. Will it be too late?
Genellan: First Victory by Scott G. Gier
Series: Genellan, GIII. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,440. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fleet Admiral Runacres has taken the Tellurian fleet into the Red Zone. Now the Ulaggi mean to punish the humans for approaching too closely to their empire. Ulaggi battle cruisers, human motherships, and konish dreadnaughts converge on Genellan. Sharl Buccari and her corvettes are all that stand between the enemy and the helpless colony. The Ulaggi have never been defeated. Will Earth be next?
Genellan: In the Shadow of the Moon by Scott G. Gier
Series: Genellan, GII. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,170. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Science Fiction Book Club Selection Sharl Buccari was a living legend. She had established a foothold on Genellan—a beautiful new world, raw and unforgiving—becoming allies with the native cliff dwellers. Now the challenge was to engineer peace with the other race inhabiting the same system—the kones—and to build a colony for the children of humanity.
Genellan: Planetfall by Scott G. Gier
Series: Genellan, GI. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,200. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Del Rey Discovery of the Year 1996 John Campbell Award Honorable Mention 1996 Science Fiction Book Club Selection First Contact--TWICE. Genellan—refuge for a ship’s crew and a detachment of spacer Marines, abandoned by an exploration fleet fleeing annihilation. Stranded, the humans struggled to make a home for themselves until—they hoped against hope—the fleet would return to rescue them.
Miranda's Destiny by Candace Smith
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Miranda is beautiful, but deep within her is a fire that is not of the Earth. She knew she was different, but she could never have imagined her love, the huge warrior waiting far across the Galaxy. There are other forces at work, and Miranda unknowingly holds secrets of the Celestial Ancients. Her huge, muscle-bound warrior must possess her totally – just as she must possess him.
Music Box by Scott Roche
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Rob's latest art project seems to have caught the attention of a restless spirit. Music haunts his dreams and drives him to find a way to put her to rest.
The Doors of the Universe by Sylvia Engdahl
Series: Children of the Star, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,670. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Children of the Star trilogy, Book Three. Noren had found faith in the Prophecy’s fulfillment in the face of overwhelming odds. Yet the more he learned of the grim truth about his people's situation, the less possible it seemed that their world could ever be changed. It would take more drastic steps than anyone imagined to restore their rightful heritage—and he alone could do what was needed.
Antares Dawn by Michael McCollum
Series: Antares, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The super giant star Antares exploded in 2512, isolating the human colony on Alta from the rest of human space for more than a century. One day, a powerful warship materialized in the system without warning. Alarmed, the Altan Space Navy dispatched a ship to investigate. What ASNS Discovery finds is a battered hulk manned by a dead crew.
Flotila Země by Patrick Zandl
Price: Free! Words: 44,510. Language: Czech. Published: April 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Valka. Odkudsi z vesmiru se vynori mimozemstane a leti sezehnout Zemi svym smrdutym dechem. A na druhe strane existuje Flotila Zeme, která se jim postavi. Kniha vlastne neni o nicem jinem, nez o jedne jedine bitve a spouste umirani. Nenajdete tu casoprostorove paradoxy, frankensteinska monstra - jen techniku, o ktere byste verili, že je lidstvu skoro na dosah ruky!
The Last of His Kind by Richard Buttars
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010 by Richard Buttars. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The planet Venda has been destroyed, the surface seared and the atmosphere blasted away as a result of the final assault by the alien Morro. Of all the inhabitants of Venda there was only one survivor of the devastated planet, Mev Van Zehe, away serving in the Interstellar Republic Space Navy.
The Blind Pig by Elizabeth Dougherty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Journalist Angela Anselm investigates a suspicious death in a late 21st century speakeasy, where the moonshine of the times is garlic mash rather than sour mash. She uncovers a conspiracy that could topple the NArc, the government system that keeps everybody healthy with its prescribed, engineered nutrition. How much will she risk to expose the truth?
Worlds of Probability by Richard Buttars
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Richard Buttars. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jason Fowler invents a machine that allows him to travel between different timelines. Ever wonder what would happen if some historical event happened different than what actually did happen? Jason finds out.