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Aurealis #82 by Michael Pryor (Editor)
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!
Fiction River: Alchemy & Steam by Fiction River
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(5.00 from 1 review)
Alchemy changes more than dross into gold. It changes steampunk stories into stories of magical transformation. These thirteen stories combine science and magic into do-not-miss alternate history stories that span the globe. Travel with a soul-stealing carnival, meet the Grand Dangoolie, put on some perfect perfume, and sample some magical chocolate.
20 Million Leagues Over the Sea by K. T. Hunter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,580. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
At the end of "The War of the Worlds", the Invaders fell victim to human disease. What happened to the technology -- and the world -- they left behind? Follow the adventures of the spaceship "Thunder Child's Fury", the child of Nemo's ingenuity and Martian cunning, as her crew takes the fight back to Mars. With dark forces aligning against them, will they make it to the Red Planet?
Killing at the Carnival by L. A. Nisula
Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cowboy shot the volunteer, and he didn’t get up. Now Cassie has a ten-year-old boy insisting the cowboy isn’t a killer and a landlady insisting she help solve the killing at the carnival. 29,000 words, approx 115 pages
Welcome to Wespirtech: A Collection of Short Fiction by Mary E. Lowd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.67 from 3 reviews)
At the Western Spiral Arm Planetary Institute of Technology, the best scientists from around the galaxy push at the bleeding edge of technology. Sometimes their experiments get away from them... Sometimes they run into conflicts with each other... Sometimes they're drawn out into the glittering galaxy around them. Welcome to Wespirtech!
Star Bridge by Jeanne Foguth
Series: Kazza's Chatterre Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,320. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Nimri's tribe believes in magic and Larwin is a colonel in a high-tech war-based society. Star Bridge chronicles the conflict between Nimri and Larwin, and, by parallel, the conflict between their ways of life.
Beyond Wespirtech: A Collection of Short Fiction by Mary E. Lowd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The glittering galaxy around Wespirtech is filled with exciting aliens and foreign colonies, long forgotten by the Human Expansion. Read about canine aliens and their dying sun, sentient trees, and a planet where all the colonists are conjoined twins... Beyond Wespirtech!
The Opposite of Memory: A Collection of Short Fiction by Mary E. Lowd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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.
The Chapel In The Wasteland by L L Watkin
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.
The Cathedral In The Void by L L Watkin
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.
The Black Hole Accelerator (Part II) by V Bertolaccini
Series: The Black Hole Accelerator. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A classic SF masterpiece with two SF action thrillers! Scientists find an alien sphere on Mars and reveal it is suspending a form of black hole and accidentally enter it and enter a mind-boggling universe, and a leading intelligence agent investigates scientists in the depths of the moon creating a stargate after time warps and forms of black holes are created in particle accelerators in space!
Beyond Time, Book III by Arlene Lagos
Series: Beyond Earth, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The final book in the Beyond Earth Series, Adaminia has been separated from the other warriors and has to find a way back to them in order to finish the journey they have set out on to reunite the stones. The darkness grows closer and threatens their chance of survival. One of them will fall; another will go missing. The fate of the world hangs in the balance.
At the Midway by J. Clayton Rogers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 176,760. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In 1906, a battleship of Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet is detached to Midway Island to investigate the loss of cable traffic from the Philippines. Half-expecting to find the island under attack by the Japanese, they instead find a detachment of Marines besieged by three enormous prehistoric serpents.
Pathiel by L L Watkin
Series: Leviathan, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,890. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
No one ever attacks the deep border. It’s too distant, too poor and too boring to bother with. When ships do go missing there it’s a difficult operation to find them again and its rarely good news. Someone has to make an attempt, however, and, as the largest civilian vessel in the Alliance, it’s Jethabel’s task to try.
Therion by L L Watkin
Series: Leviathan, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Book 2 of the Leviathan series. Shauna Murray has too many Tren in her sights. Commander of small, swift ambush ship Therion, she is deep in Tren space plundering supply convoys when she receives news of the Alliance fleet’s defeat and orders to retreat to the core worlds. Outnumbered and outgunned, escape won’t be easy but she has no choice but to try.
The Disappeared: A Retrieval Artist Novel by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In a universe where humans and aliens have formed a loose government called the Earth Alliance, treaties guarantee that humans are subject to alien laws when on alien soil. But alien laws often make no sense, and the punishments vary from loss of life to loss of a first-born child.
Platinum Mind by Sharon L Reddy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 197,810. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Witnesses "saw" a murder. No autopsy report was presented. There was no appeal. A former supreme court justice's dying request was her great-great-granddaughter learn what was going on. The owner of Diamond Intersector wanted to know, too. She gave her grandnephew the job and a ship. Then her father sent a message, after 67 years. He'd found something too big for him to handle. Fear.
The Demon Master's Wife (Book 2 of the Forced To Serve Series) by Donna McDonald
Series: Forced To Serve, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,280. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
If she’d had a choice, Ania Looren would have chosen death over becoming a demon host. Now as she struggles to accept the fate her mate, Captain Liam Synar, forced upon her, she must decide whether to end her life or make a deal with the demon that could unravel 800 years of peaceful enlightenment. And decide she must before Conor Synar destroys everyone in his path to claim the demon for himself.
The Alien Star Chamber (Novelette) by V Bertolaccini
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Something has buried itself deep beneath the ice near an Antarctic American ice station! Something of inconceivable alien origins emerged out of the depths of space and crashed at a colossal velocity and Russian intelligence agencies uncover it! They uncover a deadly mind-bending supernatural voyager and try to make contact! How dangerous is it and could it affect the entire future of the world?
A Dragonlings' Magical Christmas: Dragonlings of Valdier Book 1.3 by S. E. Smith
Series: Dragon Lords of Valdier. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,350. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The Dragonlings take it upon themselves to save Christmas. Now, their parents are in a race to find the Dragonlings before they lose them forever. Will they be able to find them and celebrate the magic of the season or will the Dragon of the Mountain keep them hidden forever?