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Tales From the Abyss: Paradox
By Daniel Dennis
Series: Fate's Haven, A Fate's Haven Novelette. Price: Free! Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
"What is the Void?" The world watched in horror the day the being known as 'the Void' appeared to the world. But for John Parker it would be remembered as the day his son vanished. Desperate for answers, John begins a life-changing search for his lost child that brings him to the brink of despair while the FBI uncovers a link between the child and a Void-worshiping cult called The Brotherhood.
Last Pursuit
By Piers Platt
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Just one final target stands between a weary assassin and a life of freedom and wealth. But time is running short: his target knows that he’s coming, and he’s not the only paid killer looking to collect on the contract….
Someone Else's Life
By Cedrix E. Clarke
Price: Free! Words: 12,130. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When Edward saw the link on Craigslist that asked "Do you wish you could live someone else's life?" he thought that he did, but it was too good to be true. Weeks later, when he'd lost his cat, his girlfriend, and his job, Edward returned to the link, He didn't care that it may be a hoax. But what he found was that he could indeed be another person, but not in the way he had imagined.
Zemsta Przemytnika
By Tomasz Biedrzycki
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: Polish. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Przemytnik realizuje kolejną transakcję w odległym systemie gwiezdnym. Czy będzie to tylko kolejna okazja do wzbogacenia się, czy okoliczności jej zawarcia sprawią, że Harry Trevor Dervijs pokaże jaśniejszą stronę osobowości, niż zwykłą pazerność na pieniądze?
Turning the Work
By K.M. Herkes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Sometimes ordinary life can become an unexpected adventure.
2nd Civil War: Shopkeeper's Daughter / Theoretical Substances
By Benjamin Broke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two short stories- Shopkeeper's Daughter: Sir Karl is up for a promotion, all he has to do is kill an innocent person. Theoretical Substances: An official Christian Nationalist Party report on some very strange experiments going on in a research lab in Pittsburgh.
Touching Distance
By Vaughan Stanger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Touching Distance is a tense and disturbing short story about a blind man participating in a virtual reality experiment that aims to equip people like him with a tactile map of their surroundings. As the experiment proceeds, he realises that a harrowing incident from his past is being re-enacted on his skin. Attempting to influence the outcome might bring much needed closure, but at what cost?
Terrifying Tomorrows
By C. C. Blake
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five science fiction nightmares from the master of suspense C. C. Blake. These tales include lovers in peril, dystopias on the verge of collapse, gut-wrenching revenge, imminent apocalypse, and a heartbreaking view of tomorrow's youth.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2014)
By Bards and Sages Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
The Squirrel
By Travis McBee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fred discovers the ripple effects through time of shooting a squirrel.
Through A Window
By Bee N. Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection of short stories Bee N. Love will spark your curiosity. Five short stories take you to distant realms of imagination. Dozens have enjoyed the tale of two planets in mutual orbit, the story of how darkness came into the world, and the study of restricted child-bearing, to describe just a few.
Spaceports & Spidersilk April 2014
By Marcie Tentchoff
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. Entertain your inner child, or your real child by picking up a copy today.
Redemption
By J.G. Gatewood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mike Thompson made a mistake. A mistake that has led to countless deaths, and the possible extinction of the Human race. He thinks he is a sole survivor and puts a plan in motion to atone for the mistake he has made. As life on Earth seems destined to disappear, Mike prepares one last stand, jeopardizing his own life in the process.
New Chance
By ZJ McBeattie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eric Malone, a twenty-five year old programmer, is the product of a world where fortunate children spend their first five years in the environmentally protected world of the Raising Center. But life in the outside world is a struggle for Eric. He wants to return to the simpler life of his childhood and he’s willing to do anything to get there.
Donuts and Disasters
By KL Tremaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Flying and fighting in the Interstellar Navy was the only thing Sophia Kane ever wanted to do with her career. She was a crack fighter pilot, one of the best, but her ambition wasn't very far beyond the cockpit until the Battle of Syne-Gamma.
Abnormality #4: Zappers
By Tom Lichtenberg
Series: Abnormalities, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The world's #1 Big-Data Detective returns in another unrealistic adventure. This time there are disappearing dogs, cars that won't start, and people who have been partially electrocuted, perhaps by God. Part Freakonomics, part Sherlock Holmes, part Doctor Who, part somewhere on the spectrum and 100% completely absurd, The Abnormalities series continues with "Abnormality #4, Zappers
Reboot
By Pippa Jay
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
From the moment Damien signed up for a perfect life with ReGen Inc., he didn’t ask any questions. But after he’s rebooted this time, there are gaps in his memory he can’t ignore, and people he no longer recognizes are accusing him of betrayal. When someone dies, he’s determined to go looking for answers…but sometimes it really is better to forget.
Editing
By Don Edwards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A scientist's attempts to look across the multiverse cause questions about the nature of reality.
The Magistrate
By Joe Cron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Lardin Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a post-apocalyptic world where technology survived but many humans did not, Dane Tarker finds himself the target of a plot by a powerful magistrate. But the tables have turned, and now Dane must act the part of a magistrate to save his skin. Murder, adultery, and even time travel come into play as Dane protects the secret of the body in the back room. Can he pull off his dangerous charade?
Breaking the Cycle
By William Petersen
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An offshoot species of a parasite, normally only found in amphibians, has evolved to include humans in its bazaar, three-stage life cycle, which causes the host to grow extra limbs and other body parts. Is there a way to break the cycle and stop the decline of the human race, or will phobia, paranoia and fear blind us and seal our fate?