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Technical Details
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two stories about the folks who keep the social and technical machinery running. "Landed Alien" finds Kara ven'Arith on a space station maintenance crew when a series of inexplicable events overtake support functions. In "Eleutherios," the friars at a down-and-out abbey are taken in hand by an unlikely savior. Both stories previously appeared on Baen.com website.
The Impact Viewers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Excursions around the galaxy for paying customers to watch asteroid impacts is Jeb Curtis's bread and butter. Paying customers have been in short supply lately. So when a researcher walks in offering enough cash to keep the creditors away, Jeb doesn't ask too many questions. Maybe he should have. A science fiction novelette by Sean Monaghan, author of The Shipbreakers and Walking Gear.
Breaking Gods
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 28. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Born to mimic any talent she sees, Lieta is asked for help in taking down those of her own kind. A new career in Breaking Gods.
Debts to Pay
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Series: Shattered Empire, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Carlotta Valdez thought she'd left her past as a mercenary behind her, when she joined the Galactic Rebellion. But the past has a habit of catching up with you, and so, Carlotta runs into her old boss Darius Gilroy. He has a job for her and won't take no for an answer. And so Carlotta finds herself on a mission to take out a drug lord. How can Carlotta reconcile this job with her new convictions?
The Eyes Have It: A Science Fiction Story
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Series: A Molly Nomad Caper. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Only a crazy person would go up against the security of the Chak’hala to steal the Eye of the Moon. Or only the cursed sister-in-law of a crazy person, which is how Molly feels after hearing the hair-brained scheme from her brother-in-law, Mickey. But the promise of a nice payday overrides Molly’s usual caution. Until the caper goes awry & the Eye turns out to be more than she bargained for.
Allies
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 12 "Fighting Chance" features young Miri Robertson, and a life-changing decision. Reprinted from Women of War, DAW, 2005. "Prodigal Son" sends Val Con yos'Phelium back to Vandar in search of old friends--and old enemies. Can he prevent a hostile takeover of the planet? "Liaden Universe" is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee & Steve Miller
Eltanin Hoop Anomaly Rescue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Patrick’s daughter has disappeared on a deep space research mission. Now he’s trying to get her back from the site. But with the tech altering time, he hardly knows what he’s racing against. A Barris Space story from the author of The Wreck of the Emerald Sky and Wake Vortex.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Worst of Both Worlds (Volume Eight)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Maintenance workers tend to a living ship with mental issues, a tentacled alien competes in her first triathlon on Earth, a man goes to the ends of the Earth and beyond for the perfect anniversary present, and a horny translator hopes to put the "contact" in an impending first contact. This delightfully twisted story collection is easily devoured in one sitting and will leave you hungry for more.
Glass Walls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Beth pays for crimes she committed as a child while under alien influence. Languishing in indentured servitude, her employers use her to satisfy the needs of their alien guests. To cope, she withdraws. But when Beth meets an alien who endures the same loneliness Beth suffers, her actions surprise even her.
A Robbery at Jupiter: Olla # 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Tony Shuster was the best squeeze man in the business. He could get into any ship without the crew knowing he'd even been nearby. Right now, Tony just wants to to enjoy a quiet vacation, but Val, his old boss, has got other ideas. And it's not just any vessel Val wants him to raid. It's alien. A giant Olla filigree ship. How can Tony say no? An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "The Juniper".
Courier Run
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 18. Two new adventures! "Kin Ties" explores the ties that bind beloved kin--and desperate enemies. "Guaranteed Delivery" is a tale of love, leadership, and insurance fraud. Liaden Universe is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Rogue
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mysterious ships swarm a rogue planet which has suddenly appeared at the edge of allied space. The last thing battle-weary warrior Andromeda Spar wants is another skirmish. But since her mother is the fleet Admiral, how can she refuse? As Andromeda prepares for her final battle, she discovers something extraordinary. The drones she’s come to annihilate are not what they seem.
Huntsman
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Assigned to bring a plagued man out of the dreamscape intact, Harka finds him living in her very own fantasy.
Life Raft: Earth
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Night to Dawn Magazine & Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Trittonite Chibale warns Natalie Springer that an exploding star heading toward Earth will incinerate the planet. After lengthy negotiations with politicians, he and his pilots organize a fleet of ships to pull the Earth away from the exploding star’s path, an endeavor fraught with danger.
History Lesson
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Series: Shattered Empire, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The nights are long on the rebel world of Pyrs and everybody deals with those demons in their very own way. Holly di Marco and Ethan Summerton, once a mercenary and an outlawed aristocrat respectively, stave off the nightmares by arguing about politics and getting drunk. But a long night of arguing reveals unexpected truths about the history of Fifth Human Empire and about Ethan and Holly.
Seedlings
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Series: Shattered Empire, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Outlawed aristocrat Ethan Summerton finds himself cooped up on the rebel planet Pyrs and reduced to tending the rebel base's greenhouse. Luckily, Ethan always liked gardening. Besides, it gives him the chance to impress his new best friend Holly. Mercenary Holly doesn't care for plants. Until an incident involving a little girl, chickens and batavia lettuce shows her what Ethan is truly made of.
Blue Seven
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jericho Pick is used to trouble, but this time he's in over his head-by about a kilometre. He's on the water world Blue Seven, planning a prison break. Maxine got Jerry out of a tight spot once. He owes her, but paying this debt could be murder. The revolutionaries say they'll help, but can he trust them? And can he unleash the other prisoners on the innocent citizens of Blue Seven?
Zev Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Pro Se Productions takes terror to the stars withauthor Phillip Drayer Duncan’s debut Pro Se Single Shot, Zev Moon. Duncan takes readers to a distant world in galaxy torn by an epic space war.
Merchantman (The Girls from Alcyone)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
MERCHANTMAN (a short story) Sigrid Novak embarks on an all or nothing mission to secure vital supplies for the girls' homeworld of New Alcyone. But with a price on her head the size of a planet, and pursued across the galaxy by the Council for Trade and Finance, finding a willing trading partner proves a more complicated problem than Sigrid thought. Fortunately, there are always the Merchantmen.
The Robin Flies Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“Star Wars” meets “Robin Hood” and gets bushwhacked by “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”... An oddball space opera vignette of fate and friendship, displaced heroes (not to mention the holoid), and an unlikely reunion in the far-flung future. (Note: This story is also available in the eccentric collection “Breaking the Thought Barrier” by Rob and Mimi Riser.)