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Aurealis #81
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #81 is the latest issue from Australia's longest-running speculative fiction journal, with stories, interviews (John Scalzi!) and reviews.
Aurealis #82
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sizzling fiction from C.S. McMullen and Carolyn J Denman, Gillian Polack’s exploration of Paul Linebarger’s work, the second part of Chris Large’s compelling John Scalzi interview, plus reviews, great artwork and more!
Foothold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
What started out as a small New Hampshire college town turns into the last foothold of mankind left in the Universe. Alone and in possession of a unique technology, the last of our kind find threats and hope wait around every corner.
Nica of Los Angeles
Series: Frames, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,520. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
When rookie private eye Nica takes on a mysterious case, she enters a world of multiple dimensions called Frames, where buildings and lawn chairs can be sentient, a stray cat has great powers, books can be killers, and clouds can be spies. At home, Nica solves missing person cases; in the larger reality of the Frames, she gets swept into an escalating battle with stakes that could not be higher.
Cripple-Mode: Hot Electric
Series: Cripple-Mode: Novels, Book One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 265,320. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Travis Lucia Hamilton-McQueen just back from near death and not keen on revisiting: wants her life back. Granddaughter of a murderer; daughter of a convict; suspected terrorist. No: not that life. A soulless clone amnesiac with a Dissociative fugue identity; consigned to convalesce on Medical Space Station Perl: is bad enough. Mix in a rogue General and some assassins and life becomes interesting.
'Til Undeath Do Us Part
Series: Cryptid. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,370. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Psychologist Maggie Glass, Psychic Medium Edward Case, and Biologist Kalyani Sharma have a big problem. In the real world, vampires don’t exist. Tell that to the one who’s looking for love in the Valley of the Sun and won’t be stopped until he bites the girl. Never mind the chupacabra in the freezer at home. Things just went from weird to paranormal.
This Peaceful State of War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story from Writers of the Future vol. 27. Envoy Miranda Tonkin must determine if human effort should be spent on stopping a vicious war between two alien species.
Spinward Fringe Broadcasts 1 and 2: Resurrection and Awakening
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 1 & 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.76 from 33 reviews)
Captain Valance has no memory of his past. Left adrift on a strange ship, he begins a new life. Years later he's become a well known hired gun while searching for clues to his past. This follows the First Light Chronicles cult hit Space Opera series.
The Chapel In The Wasteland
Series: The Handmaiden, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Being a Handmaiden of the Goddess is a job with many perks. Keldaren had always dreamed of a life like this. Well, a life like this except for the constant threat of execution, the fear of assassination, the dread that the Goddess possibly has something nastier in store for her and the knowledge that her best friend certainly has underhanded surprises up her ghostly sleeves.
Falcon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
He was a prince, until his world was plunged into civil war. He was a son, until he discovered his mother’s secret. He was an exile, until he became Niki Falcon, piloting a ship linked to his nervous system, crossing light-years in a breath, addicted to the drug that makes it all possible. Now, to save his home, he must cheat both physics and death...
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 5: Fracture
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,020. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 14 reviews)
The crew of the Triton, a rare, Earth built Space Combat Carrier, make their way to Ossimi Station, a safe haven for independent ships and traders. In a galaxy gripped by conflict and teetering on the verge of chaos, Captain Jacob Valance and his crew will be faced with the unexpected, the unknown, and an opportunity to save thousands of lives. Will their sympathy be their undoing? [Broadcast 5]
The Opposite of Memory: A Collection of Short Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Can losing your memories make you stronger? Can it be a form of recreation? What happens when the difference between memory and reality becomes blurred? From hard science fiction to space opera with a taste of the surreal along the way, this anthology explores the intersection of memory, technology, identity, and reality.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 3: Triton
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,880. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 16 reviews)
After narrowly escaping a brush with an old enemy Captain Valance and his crew reach out to their allies for help. Meanwhile, allies and enemies from his past are set to reveal themselves in unexpected ways, changing his life and the galaxy forever.
The Cathedral In The Void
Series: The Handmaiden, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,630. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Keldaren had been born on Theril, dragged herself up there, made friends, made money, and lost both. It was beautiful, but she wasn’t sure that it would be home much longer. Regardless of the titles, the money and the designer wardrobe, there were only so many murders, plots and accidents a girl could take before she was forced out of town. The third book in the Handmaiden series.
Cosmos Quest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Starship Human Dawn is the second starship to evacuate the last residents from a dying Earth in search of a new world. The first went missing generations earlier. 5000 humans are in suspended animation while the vessel travels through post-light speed infinity drive under control of computers. Commander Sophie Copland awakens in deep space because of a drop to sub-light speed. But who caused it?
Time Portal
Series: Time Ripple Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Rhett and Shelley travel through a space-time portal where they are met by Dee, their twelve-year old daughter that they never knew existed. Dee is desperate for her brother, Corwin has been caught in a trap set by the girifa, the reptilian equivalent of humanity. However, the enemy are not the girifa but humans living a parallel world from their ancestors' time. But who is really in control?
Time Shifters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Golbin Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
One day in a Los Angeles restaurant, Akalya of the Harekaiian witnesses the capture of several of her people and is the only one to get away. Now it is up to her to rescue the captives and learn how... and why... they are being apprehended. The key lies in discovering who is behind the hunt for her people, when no one should have known they existed.
When a Cat Loves a Dog
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,390. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In this Otters In Space spin-off, a black cat named Lashonda and her pug dog husband push at the very limits of their society -- socially and scientifically -- in their quest to have a family. Originally published in Five Fortunes by FurPlanet. Winner of the 2014 Ursa Major Award for Best Short Fiction.
Sword of Dreams
Series: The Reforged Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 135,810. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Loose Leaf Stories. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For a church dedicated to death, the Cult of Nihil stubbornly refuses to die. When word reaches Logan Coldhand that the Alliance is willing to pay bounties for members of the congregation, he takes the job. Across the galaxy, the Blue Phoenix crew struggle to rebuild their lives after a devastating encounter with the Nihilists. But their new job will pit against old enemies and ancient terrors.
Podkayne of Mar
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A tale beloved by many fans of Robert A. Heinlein, Podkayne of Mars tells the story of a young Marswoman and her inter-planetary adventures with her uncle and her genius brother.