Books tagged: nearfuture science fiction

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A Vignette for Rashkah
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: 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.
Sanctuary
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: 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.
Worlds Enough...And Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Whenever things get rough, Roxanne escapes to other worlds. She has a talent that 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. With complete bonus story, "Watching the Music Dance."
Valhalla
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Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: 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.
The Land Never Promised
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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…
A Shadow in the Flames (Book One of the New Aeneid Cycle)
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Price: Free! Words: 97,920. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
There is more behind the fire that took his home than Michael Flynn would ever suspect, and more darkness in his only friend than he could ever admit to himself. Now, three nights tracking a cybernetic vigilante will alter his life forever. As a discovery on the Moon promises to change the future of the world, a conspiracy of light seeking to shape that change has its eyes on Michael…
Outlivers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
17, defiant, deadly – an irresistible force in a stagnant world where the old enslave the young. In a city ringed with fences, a privileged, elderly elite owns everything – and everyone. Chosen as a ‘companion’ for a 200-year-old man, martial arts prodigy Theia faces a stark choice – submit or fight back and endanger everyone she loves. A dystopian adventure thriller for adults and young-adults.
Flight Plan
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Series: Resurrection, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,280. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
You can't live to fight another day unless you survive the night. The plan is simple: first, survive. Then, fight back.