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Gridlock, and Other Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Where would you visit if you invented a time machine, but could not steer it? What if you went out for a six-pack of beer and never came back? If you think nuclear power is dangerous, you should try black holes as an energy source - or even scarier, solar energy! Visit the many worlds of Michael McCollum. I guarantee that you will be surprised!
We Don’t Plummet Out of the Sky Anymore
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Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.22 from 55 reviews)
"If I were editing a magazine I would be seriously considering buying this story for publication—but I'm not, so I can't. Sorry." — Bruce Bethke, author of "Cyberpunk" and Headcrash . . . Stan wanted a flying car. No, that wasn't quite accurate... Stan wanted a nice flying car, and the quantities of bliss that purchase would bring. Stan desired bliss. Fortunately, Bliss also desired Stan.
Genellan: Earth Siege
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Series: Genellan, GIV. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Trafalgar in Space! Genellan, humanity’s first colony in space, is attacked. Thousands die, but the aliens are repulsed. The cost is dear in lives and ships, but worse—the Ulaggi learn the location of Earth. The Tellurian Fleet commander orders all ships back to Sol-Sys. Too soon, the Ulaggi attack. Earth’s defense is untenable. Sharl Buccari returns with reinforcements. Will it be too late?
Genellan: First Victory
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Series: Genellan, GIII. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fleet Admiral Runacres has taken the Tellurian fleet into the Red Zone. Now the Ulaggi mean to punish the humans for approaching too closely to their empire. Ulaggi battle cruisers, human motherships, and konish dreadnaughts converge on Genellan. Sharl Buccari and her corvettes are all that stand between the enemy and the helpless colony. The Ulaggi have never been defeated. Will Earth be next?
Genellan: In the Shadow of the Moon
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Series: Genellan, GII. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,610. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Science Fiction Book Club Selection Sharl Buccari was a living legend. She had established a foothold on Genellan—a beautiful new world, raw and unforgiving—becoming allies with the native cliff dwellers. Now the challenge was to engineer peace with the other race inhabiting the same system—the kones—and to build a colony for the children of humanity.
Genellan: Planetfall
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Series: Genellan, GI. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,200. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Del Rey Discovery of the Year 1996 John Campbell Award Honorable Mention 1996 Science Fiction Book Club Selection First Contact--TWICE. Genellan—refuge for a ship’s crew and a detachment of spacer Marines, abandoned by an exploration fleet fleeing annihilation. Stranded, the humans struggled to make a home for themselves until—they hoped against hope—the fleet would return to rescue them.
Miranda's Destiny
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Miranda is beautiful, but deep within her is a fire that is not of the Earth. She knew she was different, but she could never have imagined her love, the huge warrior waiting far across the Galaxy. There are other forces at work, and Miranda unknowingly holds secrets of the Celestial Ancients. Her huge, muscle-bound warrior must possess her totally – just as she must possess him.
Music Box
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Rob's latest art project seems to have caught the attention of a restless spirit. Music haunts his dreams and drives him to find a way to put her to rest.
The Doors of the Universe
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Series: Children of the Star, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,410. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Children of the Star trilogy, Book Three. Noren had found faith in the Prophecy’s fulfillment in the face of overwhelming odds. Yet the more he learned of the grim truth about his people's situation, the less possible it seemed that their world could ever be changed. It would take more drastic steps than anyone imagined to restore their rightful heritage—and he alone could do what was needed.
Beyond the Tomorrow Mountains
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Series: Children of the Star, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,760. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Children of the Star trilogy, Book Two. Once Noren gained admission to the City where technology was hidden, he thought he had discovered how to make metal and Machines available to everyone and end the rule of the Scholars. But he soon learned it was not as simple as he had believed. Was it right to let people go on believing in the promises of a Prophecy that might not come true after all?
Antares Dawn
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Series: Antares, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The super giant star Antares exploded in 2512, isolating the human colony on Alta from the rest of human space for more than a century. One day, a powerful warship materialized in the system without warning. Alarmed, the Altan Space Navy dispatched a ship to investigate. What ASNS Discovery finds is a battered hulk manned by a dead crew.
This Star Shall Abide
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Series: Children of the Star, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Noren knew that his world was not as it should be—it was wrong that only the Scholars and Technicians could use metal and Machines. It was wrong that only they had access to the knowledge hidden in the mysterious City. He was a heretic. He defied the High Law and had no faith in the Prophecy’s promised fulfillment. But was defiance enough, or could some way be found to make it come true?
Flotila Země
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Price: Free! Words: 44,510. Language: Czech. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Valka. Odkudsi z vesmiru se vynori mimozemstane a leti sezehnout Zemi svym smrdutym dechem. A na druhe strane existuje Flotila Zeme, která se jim postavi. Kniha vlastne neni o nicem jinem, nez o jedne jedine bitve a spouste umirani. Nenajdete tu casoprostorove paradoxy, frankensteinska monstra - jen techniku, o ktere byste verili, že je lidstvu skoro na dosah ruky!
The Last of His Kind
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010 by Richard Buttars. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The planet Venda has been destroyed, the surface seared and the atmosphere blasted away as a result of the final assault by the alien Morro. Of all the inhabitants of Venda there was only one survivor of the devastated planet, Mev Van Zehe, away serving in the Interstellar Republic Space Navy.
The Blind Pig
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Journalist Angela Anselm investigates a suspicious death in a late 21st century speakeasy, where the moonshine of the times is garlic mash rather than sour mash. She uncovers a conspiracy that could topple the NArc, the government system that keeps everybody healthy with its prescribed, engineered nutrition. How much will she risk to expose the truth?
Worlds of Probability
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Richard Buttars. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jason Fowler invents a machine that allows him to travel between different timelines. Ever wonder what would happen if some historical event happened different than what actually did happen? Jason finds out.
The Hive Shield
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by Brick Cave Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A military scientific breakthrough designed to provide the ultimate protection for our soldiers goes horribly wrong in this short story. Written by the author of The Guardians, Keepers of the Magic series, join us in enjoying J.A. Giunta's additional tale of fantasy.
Alpha Red
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After the Anaconda 09684 is destroyed during its approach to the Venus 1 space station, it becomes apparent the ship was a duplicate of the original. To uncover the truth, Commodore Darryl Holmgren must turn to the one man who knows Alpha Red well enough to succeed: a retired pirate living on Earth.
The Last Generation to Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Welcome to the future. The future is perfect: we have beaten death, and are doing a pretty good job on aging. So what's fashionable, now that there's no more death and decay? Why, sporting an aging look of course, better known as Granny Chic. Dancing (or thrashing) the night away in The Gerotica, THE club to be seen in. And finally, suing the government for your right to die...
Spherical Tomi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,370. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by Creative Guy Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Caught between two powerful warlords in the far future, and trapped by the memory of the man she couldn't save, Tomi must face ghosts from her past and hide from a world that counts her its most heinous criminal. Add to this her rapidly deteriorating cloned body, falling apart just in time to meet a new invasion from an old friend, but not enough to replace, and you have an all around bad day...