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A is for Atom
By Gilles Messier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Olivia knows the power of science and technology. As radiotherapist, she sees miraculous cures every single day. But an unexpected patient will put her resolve - and personal integrity - to the ultimate test.
Special Access
By Mark A. Hewitt
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,480. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Basking in the glory of killing Osama bin Laden, the President revealed that US Navy SEALs carried out the mission. His constant heralding of their heroism and capabilities damaged the SEAL's operational security, revealed tricks of their trade, and endangered them and their families.
The Prelude
By Baron LeSade
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is the prelude to the RON series of stories. The Ron series is a group of stories where Ron is the main character. He lives in a housing development where all the houses are connected by an underground tunnel system and the heating and cooling ducts have viewing ports whereby Ron can look out into the houses of the residents…I hope you enjoy reading these stories...
The Stalker
By Jeremy Reimer
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Stalker is a short science fiction story that centers around John "Heart" Wolanski, a professional Starcraft player living abroad in South Korea. John encounters a strange glitch in the game that comes at the worst possible time in his professional gaming career. He must struggle against the glitch and his own personal demons, which are threatening to destroy him.
A Discovery of Technological Systems
By Kenneth Fetterman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
This short play/dialog with a futuristic time capsule curriculum is intended for middle school students in courses related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M.). The unique student-centered learning experience includes a project information guide, an implementation plan for educators, suggested student activities, and an assessment strategy.
Inside: A Short Story
By Ellie Reynylt
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In “Inside,” transhumanist technophile Audrey assembles a group of like-minded friends and begins to work toward her goal of bridging the gap between humanity and technology. When her body begins to fail her, Audrey must choose between giving in to the limitations of her human existence or moving beyond them. (4,300 words)
A Fetish For Frustration
By Stanski
Price: Free! Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Charles B. Hatton, the reclusive billionaire, is in jail and wants to escape… But he is locked in no ordinary cell… By choice, he has jailed himself into a network of steel cages.
Unmanned Submarine
By David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short essay about a futuristic unmanned submarine vehicle (USV), similar to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that have been flying for years. While unmanned aircraft cover the area above the surface of the earth, in this story, unmanned submarines cover the area below the surface of the oceans.
Vic the Computer
By David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short fiction story about a secretary who is informed that the office is getting a word processor to replace her trusty typewriter.
Our Own Devices
By Gilles Messier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,580. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
MID-CENTURY SPECULATIVE FICTION: The Second World War. Nuclear Power. Space Exploration. Three powerful forces that forever changed the course of history. In these nine new stories Messier explores our intimate and often fickle relationship with science and technology in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, and how it came to define our past, present and future. With 27 archival photographs.
Snow White and the Seven Digital Dwarfs
By David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a fiction story of how the world’s largest computer company succeeded in the computer mainframe industry while other, smaller companies perished. It is a dry, technical treatise and is not recommended reading for the average word consumer.
The Crucible
By David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This is a fiction story about a metallurgist who builds a foundry in Germany using leading-edge technology.
Brindle 24
By JJ Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
New fiction shines a brutal light on toxic chemical use by the gas drilling industry that exacts a heavy toll on all life forms. Brindle 24 tells the raw story of a nuclear family who live in intimate harmony with the land. They are torn apart by effects of hydraulic fracturing, fracking, beneath their ancestral home. The fate of the family over 24 hours will haunt the reader.
Cataclysm
By Alex Wilson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
It looked like the Super Bowl could be the target of suspicious fugitives who had slipped into the country. It was a race to find them in time, a race that was lost with a cataclysmic outcome.
Freedom
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
He had taken a chance to be first in line to submit his request. If granted, he would finally obtain his freedom. He wondered when They had taken over. In had been so gradual that no one realized until They were in control. After a while, one simply stopped caring. They were here. They ruled. Bill swiped his IdentiCard, made his request and waited. His answer proved shocking!
The Garbage Man
By Pete Simon
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A shy recluse who manages the town dump uses his technical genius to pry into the lives of others.
Cyber Son
By Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Space frontiersman Jonathan Love is newly married, in need of a new crew, and he's on the run from the hit men hired by his former best friend, Malco Trent. A stop at the wildest space station in Fringe Space brings the eccentric genius Fergus MacKenzie on board as the new ship's engineer. All seems well, until Fergus reveals his plan to carry on the family name after his death...
Carmine Vermilion
By Caspar Frederik Riga
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,550. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An underground train of thought. A roadside prairie in an old corner of France was home to Ralph's great-uncle, who sold him the house. There is a garage with a new and revolutionary philosophy, and Saul, who knows dreams that go back hundreds of years. Ralph has to accept a reality that is, on second thought, even stranger than what goes on in the garage.
Rare Earth
By Harry Marku
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,940. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"A brilliant sci-fi thriller right down to the last nano-particle...So far, the best read I have had in 2012." - TBR topbookreviewers.com "...the suspense, high-tech intrigue and writing style of the author is very Crichton-like. A great page-turner with fascinating information about the "rare earth" gold rush our planet, and universe, are beginning to witness." - The Word is Out
Erasure
By A.T.H. Webber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,030. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Love and murder collide in this contemporary story that explores what might happen if the digital records of our lives linked us, not to our past, but to our future. Independent author A.T.H. Webber delivers a striking debut novel in which the pervasive powers of the Internet provide a timely backdrop for a story of love and faith in the digital age.