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Aurealis #72
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #72 features the testing and touching ‘Age’ from Ashlee Jade and the tough and turbulent ‘Ballard and Ballard: A Biopunk Detective Tale of 2080 AD’ from Steven Ma. Shane M Brown offers some salient advice with ‘The Pitfalls of Self-Publishing’. With some of the most searching SF/Fantasy reviews available anywhere and top-notch artwork, Aurealis #72 is bursting with goodness.
Stranded
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,710. Language: American English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Never Leave Anyone Behind" is a familiar refrain for Servicemen. A crew is incapacitated in a strange land and a hostile government tries to capture them and steal their resources. What if you're not in the military? Do you put your family's lives at risk, especially if they might not live. Josh Evens discovers a shipwrecked alien and tries to protect it and it's crew from his government.
The Lost Steersman
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Series: The Steerswoman, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 158,540. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The steerswoman Rowan knows that the fall of the Guidestar and the massacre of Outskirter tribes were caused by one man: the secret master-wizard, Slado. Now, to find him, she comes to Alemeth, where centuries of records might provide clues in her search. But when death from the wildlands invades sleepy Alemeth, Rowan has new, urgent questions, and cannot wait for answers to act...
The Fates of Worlds (Science Fiction Writers Supporting Literacy)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 870,010. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Science fiction, at its largest scope, can deal with the fates of entire worlds. In this collection of novels, seven science fiction writers speculate on a broad scale, pledging all royalties to Reading Is Fundamental to advance the cause of literacy. You can support a great cause and introduce yourself to the works of these writers at the same time.
Ephemeral Species Book Two - Survival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
They were here to stay. There was nothing anyone could do. Nisha tried her best to ensure the survival of our species. And that could only be done if their species survived. Neither outcome was a sure thing. What she finally realized was that we were doomed to a slow extinction over the coming years. Yet, it was a good thing for her daughter and her friends.
The Language of Power
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Series: The Steerswoman, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,000. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Following a slim clue, the steerswoman Rowan comes to the city of Donner hoping to learn more about the master-wizard Slado. But as the new facts add up, a strange tale from the past emerges, a tale behind all the secrets of the present. Luckily, the Outskirter Bel is on hand to watch Rowan's back. Because there's one sure way to know that Rowan is on the right track: Someone will try to kill her.
Councilor: Book Six of the Channel Riders
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Series: The Channel Riders, Book Six. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Against all odds Elena has found herself named as a member of the Ruling Council of the Guild of Families and the military has decided to mothball its channel riding program. Just as she is getting ready to heave a sigh of relief, thinking her life might finally settle down, another threat appears on the horizon. Will she finally be able to settle down or will she need to flee?
Elven Gambit
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Series: The Ugly Dirt Box Universe, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rylae's visit to her home world of Tir Tairngire is far from a normal vacation. Strange assassins, risking her life, hiding in trees... to protect her parents, Rylae needs to quickly figure out what trouble her childhood friend brought back home with her, and how to keep it from burning down everything around her.
The Outskirter's Secret
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Series: The Steerswoman, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,580. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Guidestars: two shining lights hanging motionless in the night sky. But the steerswoman Rowan has learned that there are more than two -- and that one, astoundingly, has fallen, and now lies deep in the distant Outskirts. Traveling with her friend Bel, an Outskirter warrior-poet, Rowan has a chance of surviving the wild and deadly land. But there are more secrets than one in the Outskirts.
Eternal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 160,270. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
ETERNAL is a fantasy novel set in a grim yet wondrous afterlife; an afterlife shared by every species in the Universe. It's a place where humanity has no shortage of enemies, where thoughts may shape reality and ceasing to exist is a very real possibility. Aaron and Alexandra Gretchen arrive at separate locations in this afterlife. This is the story of their quest to be reunited.
The Steerswoman
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Series: The Steerswoman, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,920. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you ask, she must answer: no steerswoman may refuse a question, or reply with anything but the truth. All they know is shared freely, with any who ask. But when the steerswoman Rowan investigates a small, lovely, inexplicable object, she suddenly finds she must flee, fight for her life -- or worse, lie. Because one kind of knowledge has always been denied the steerswomen: Magic.
Dinner on a Flying Saucer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes, when a fella gets to help out with fightin’ a war between two alien races, it’s just not such a good idea to tell your wife. Sometimes the truth just isn't good enough. A really fun short story by USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith
Aurealis #71
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #71 has superb stories from Michael Grey and Emma Osborne, plus Shane M Brown's advice on e-publishing and our extensive reviews section.
Gemini
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Raog are a successful race of aliens who have a good life. They send a satellite to see if there is another planet other the other side of their sun. The good news is, 'there is another planet', and the bad news is 'there is another planet'. They must adapt, learn new technologies, learn to fight and learn to survive; most of all, their beliefs must grow to reflect their new realities.
Spinward Fringe Broadcasts 1 and 2: Resurrection and Awakening
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Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 1 & 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.76 from 33 reviews)
Captain Valance has no memory of his past. Left adrift on a strange ship, he begins a new life. Years later he's become a well known hired gun while searching for clues to his past. This follows the First Light Chronicles cult hit Space Opera series.
There and There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,020. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A million years ago Mars is in the final death throes as a livable planet. a young boy Ingy, his small sister Zesuva, board a Martian spaceship to leave Mars forever, where did they go? Dimitry, his brother and a friend enter the library at night and remove as many books, manuscripts and papyrus scrolls.
For Want of a Nail
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is the 2011 Hugo award-winning short story, "For Want of a Nail" with some bonus content. Read the author's notes, along with the original first draft which has a completely different plot.
Shadow Unit 15
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,370. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Contains "Asylum" by C.L. Polk and Elizabeth Bear, "Something's Gotta Eat T. Rexes" by Elizabeth Bear, Steven Brust, and Emma Bull, and several short pieces.
Shadow Unit 14
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two new novellas about the Shadow Unit: Dark Leader - by Elizabeth Bear, Will Shetterly, and Emma Bull Due North - by Leah Bobet
Controlled Descent
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Series: Stories of the Restoration. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,280. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The world is a different place, forty-two years after the Restored United States rises from the fires of chaos and revolution, but some things never change. Money still talks, power still corrupts, and trust is a rare and precious commodity.