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Альтернатива
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: Russian. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Читателю предлагается несколько рассказов фантастического содержания. Кроме того, в этот сборник включены сюжеты и на бытовые темы. Книгу объединяет название самого первого повествования: "Альтернатива". Герой рассказа во время Второй Мировой войны попадает в мир, где военные действия развиваются по другому сценарию. Читайте также в этом сборнике зарисовки о любви.
Marta Martinez Saves The World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016 by Apokrupha LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Marta Martinez has a problem. She’s an engineering student gunning to win the campus robot wars and has a raging crush on the star quarterback. When major kitchen appliances suddenly grow to gargantuan size and start attacking the city, Marta sets out with her cat, into the skyways of St. Paul to save her best friend who is trapped at a Lowertown poetry reading.
Sky Hair
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following the death of her wife, Pitarra is hoping time at an artist’s colony on another world will help restore her creativity so she can start painting again. But it’s harder than she expects. The other artists are jealous of her, and her only friend is one of the resident scientists. As she struggles to regain her creativity, she discovers she is being watched.
Revolver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Cara Stone is a broken woman: penniless, homeless, and hopeless. When given the chance to appear on television, she jumps at the opportunity to win a minimum of $5,000 for her family. The state-run, crowdfunded series, Revolver, has been established by the nation’s moneyed elite to combat the increasing plight of class warfare. There’s never been a Revolver contestant quite like Cara before.
Ports of Call ~ Lurulu (in Russian) — Зов странствий ~ Лурулу
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,650. Language: Russian. Published: August 21, 2016 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Джек Вэнс, общепризнанный мастер космического детектива,рассказывает колоритную историю, полную зловещих и счастливых встреч, юмора, прозорливых наблюдений и страстного желания увидеть невиданное — зова странствий, делающего нас молодыми до конца наших дней. Jack Vance shapes a picaresque tale of adventure, romance, humor and youth’s eternal yearning to see the wonders that lie beyond the horizon
Ashia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016 by Shadow Max Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The slave girl known as Shanda has only known torment, plagued by nightmares that are coming true. As her tribe seeks solace in the capital, she discovers her past will soon collide with a deadly future. An epic tale of adventure and discovery, Ashia reveals a world mired in secrets, oppression, and a decades-old cover up that could alter the course of events for the entire planet.
Broken Rice: First Serial Installment
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
First episode of a serial, about 5000 words. Caleb is a poverty-stricken child laborer in the Republic of Texas, a fragment of the former United States. The demands of simple existence means his family has little time for togetherness, and he has little time to make friends. But perhaps with scraps stolen from his employer, he can *make* one...
Panspermia Deorum
Price: Free! Words: 111,260. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A world in chaos, caught in the pincer movement of corruption and anarchy. The time for tackling the causes was long gone, squandered by those elected for that very purpose. Procrastination, being paraded as a duty of care, had pushed the planet past the point of no return, or had it? A global threat of a different kind entered the fray. It should have been a unifying straw for humanity to clutch.
Galactic Effectuator (in Russian) — Галактический следопыт
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,280. Language: Russian. Published: August 18, 2016 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
«Галактический следопыт» — сборник, содержащий две из знаменитых детективных «научно-фантастических» повестей Джека Вэнса, гроссмейстера этого жанра. “Galactic Effectuator” is an omnibus containing two of the famous detective “science fiction” stories written by the grandmaster of the genre, Jack Vance.
Brief Pose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Eric Loan, in an anonymous city, struggles to make a new life for himself. Lonely and rejected, he takes refuge in Brief Pose’s cutting-edge advertising campaign: a clothing catalog that uses pheromones to beguile its readers. The fantasy of escape seems better than the harsh reality of the city until Eric starts to hallucinate past traumas.
Monkey Princess
Series: The Cities of Luna, Book 17. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kwadwo always tries to pack in as much family time as he can when he’s home, since he spends days at a time at his bakery up on Shark’s Head Station. When his little princess tells him she’d rather spend her sixteenth birthday with him than with her friends, he realizes his kids miss him even more than he misses them.
Argon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,990. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
After witnessing the local playground devour one of his friends, young Robbie buries the haunting truth in a bid for acceptance. When another child disappears, Robbie discovers a dark secret that threatens to tear the town—and his family—apart.
The Grid
Series: 1995. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Caroline must make a bold decision on how to fight evil after it’s revealed to her who—and more importantly what—she really is.
The Returning
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,970. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Davi Rhii helped his enslaved people fight for their freedom and earn equality, but now that they are equal, they’ve found freedom and acceptance don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand. When assassins begin killing and terrorizing Vertullians, even Davi’s family and friends, they face a renewal of old enmity all over again. Davi, Farien and Yao reunite to investigate the murders.
Please Don't Eat the Penguins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
The earth has experienced a catastrophic environmental disaster that has left much of the world uninhabitable, and humanity has begun to colonize the solar system. Offworld postings are at a premium, and this year Moon Base has two openings—and six candidates. The testing of these candidates is usually routine, but not this time. This time, Meg Arnold is involved….
Edicts
Series: Lost Faith's Dominion. Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Confronted with the hatred of the goddess of justice, Jaime is a victim of a corrupt judicial system. When his friend becomes a martyr on his behalf, he's absolved. Conflicted over her decision to suffer in his stead, Jaime sets out to right a horrible wrong. Except that to right this wrong, he must come to terms with a grave sacrifice.
110
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Set in 2040, this science fiction is woven around the potential capability of the Fifth Law of Robotics being developed by a young robotics researcher. Enabled by this law, a team of robots and humans led by the head of a retirement habitat successfully executes a treasure salvage to fend off the takeover of their island by a billionaire developer.
Headlines from the Starman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: Australian English. Published: August 12, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a mysterious pod is found on the moon, and an alien emerges, the press have a field day. This science-fiction short story is a first-contact tale that explores the relationship of the press to politics and to reality.
Lunar One
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dr. Morgan Taylor is living out his childhood dream. He's going to become an astronaut and spend six months on Earth's first lunar base. He's excited about the mission until he learns that things are not what they seem on Lunar One.
Zeal
Series: Lost Faith's Dominion. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When the gods of Em-Gaiea wager on Jaime's death, he quickly becomes the unwilling crux of a rising conflict between the pantheon of his world, and the foreign divinities of another universe.

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