Books tagged: nearfuture science fiction

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Newborn
Pre-release—available October 20, 2016. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,250. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
When she is born fully grown and well armed in a wilderness forest, clone Jo Beaverpaw knows almost nothing, except that it is her Destiny to find and kill her alien nation's most wanted fugitive. But when she falls in love with the bodyguard assigned to protect the fugitive, which will win out—her implanted compulsion, or her love and humanity?
The Weatherman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,200. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016 by Smoking Pen Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Josie Skye is one of the most accurate meteorologists in the country – but not everyone considers that a good thing. When weather forecasters and others start disappearing or dying and Josie fears she's one of the targets, she teams up with weather researcher, Oliver Burns, to try to find some of their missing colleagues and figure out what's going on. And what's with all these butterflies?
Pariah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: American English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Young Henry was perfect: perfectly average, perfectly normal. Why did he need to be categorized in school? His parents find themselves on the wrong side of the law as they fight to help Henry fit in at school in this dystopian short story where large scale individualized education misfires for the minority who are merely average.
Outlivers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,980. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The outlivers own everything – and everyone Medical advances have brought extended long life – but only for the privileged, elderly elite. The old live in luxury, the young are slaves. Chosen as a ‘companion’ for a 200-year-old man, martial arts prodigy Theia McKai faces a stark choice – submit or fight back and endanger everyone she loves. A dystopian thriller for adults and young-adults alike.
The Land Never Promised
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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The Earth has been invaded. The few human survivors live in ghettoes, constantly guarded by brutal overseers. One young man finds a sense of purpose as a smuggler. He also uses this activity to distract himself from the terrifying uncertainty regarding humanity’s final fate. That, and the feeling that the invaders have some specific and sinister purpose for him that has yet to be revealed…
Valhalla
Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a near future, humans have created a virtual reality “Heaven.” But eternal bliss may not be all it’s cracked up to be. When a disillusioned young woman is confronted by a lover from her past, she discovers that preserving her free will might cost her everything.
Worlds Enough...and Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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Whenever things get rough, Roxanne escapes to other worlds. She possesses a talent that skips generations, a talent that no one else believes exists. Except her granddaughter Marissa, who exhibits the same talent. Marissa, who can open windows to other worlds. Roxanne wants to train Marissa to live with her talent, but the rest of the family wants to stop her.
Sanctuary
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set in a near future, “Sanctuary” depicts a conversation between a Catholic deacon and a man who is plunged into an existential crisis when circumstances call his humanity into question.
A Vignette for Rashkah
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rashkah’s mother is mourning the death of Rashkah’s last surviving brother when the raiders attack their village. This short piece explores what happens immediately after. Approximately 1,200 words long, A Vignette for Rashkah is included in the soon-to-be-released An Anthology of Battle, which contains additional material.