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Slave Empire - Prophecy
By T C Southwell
Series: Slave Empire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
0.75 star(4.67 from 12 reviews)
Alien hunters invade a dying Earth in search of a saviour, and an ancient prophecy predicts a golden child who will save a galactic empire. A mysterious black ship is Rayne’s guide and a masked outlaw known as the Shrike her guardian. Others want to slay her and prevent the prophecy from coming true. In the midst of two great empires’ strife, the Shrike holds the power to save or destroy her.
The Honour of the Knights (First Edition) (The Battle for the Solar System)
By Stephen J Sweeney
Price: Free! Words: 124,890. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When starfighter pilot Simon Dodds is enrolled in a top secret military project, he and his wingmates begin to suspect that there is a lot more to the theft of a legendary battleship and an Imperial nation's civil war than either the Confederation Stellar Navy or the government are willing to let on.
The Phoenix Conspiracy
By Richard L. Sanders
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 121,180. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
1 star(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Calvin, an intelligence operative, is sent to eliminate a dangerous traitor. But as he chases his prey across the stars, he realizes they are both pawns in a shadowy chess game that threatens humankind everywhere. If he is to uncover the conspiracy he must confront, and embrace, the darkest elements of the galaxy. And throw himself, his career, and everyone he loves into the line of fire.
Space Opera and Planetary Romance Reader Guide
By Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A ratings guide for these sub-genres of Science Fiction, both by Author and by Type.
The Backworlds
By M. Pax
Series: The Backworlds, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
1 star(4.89 from 9 reviews)
In the far future, humanity settles the stars, bioengineering its descendants to survive in a harsh universe. This is the first book in the science fiction series, The Backworlds. Try it for free. A space opera adventure. Trouble thrives in the Backworlds, but it's home. Thrown out of his home, Craze must find his way in a dangerous galaxy.
Majesty's Offspring (Book 1)
By AJ Vega
Price: Free! Words: 93,860. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
More than a century ago, war hero Julius Verndock helped end a galactic war with Majesty—the first living machine. Today in 2213, he and his partner Laina command a pirate ship, and despite their desire to retire from the pirate life, are drawn into another galactic conflict where they must once again save humanity, but this time with help from Chorus—Majesty's secret offspring...
Smallworld: A Science Fiction Adventure Comedy
By Dominic Green
Price: Free! Words: 92,470. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by Fingerpress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
0.5 star(4.40 from 5 reviews)
"A showcase for Green's bone-dry satire. A delight." - The Telegraph "A talented writer having lots of very smart fun" Mount Ararat, a world the size of an asteroid yet with Earth-standard gravity, plays host to an oddball community whose children are protected by the Devil, a mechanical killing machine. But who placed the robot there, and who - or what - is really in need of protection?
Neptune Crossing
By Jeffrey A. Carver
Series: Chaos Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When John Bandicut encounters an alien intelligence on Neptune's moon Triton, his life changes irrevocably. Urged by the alien quarx now sharing his mind, he accepts an audacious mission—to steal a ship and hurtle across the solar system in a desperate bid for Earth's survival. Book 1 of The Chaos Chronicles, by the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity's End—with a new Afterword by the author.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 6: Fragments
By Randolph Lalonde
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,400. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.75 star(4.79 from 42 reviews)
The crew of the Triton continue their misadventure near Ossimi Ring Station. They are forced down different paths and a fight for freedom that will cost them dearly begins. New opportunities, dangers and experiences await them all, as the Order of Eden stirs, advancing their own agenda.
Sword of the Gods: The Chosen One
By Anna Erishkigal
Series: Sword of the Gods, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 176,760. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012 by Seraphim Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
0.75 star(4.80 from 10 reviews)
A tiny Mesopotamian village becomes ground-zero for this fantasy fiction retelling of mankind's most epic story about the battle between good and evil … the clash of empires and ideologies … and the greatest superhero to ever walk the Earth. The Archangel Mikhail.
Astra: Synchronicity
By Lisa Eskra
Series: Astra, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.25 star(4.31 from 13 reviews)
In 2310, humans persecute psions and hunt them to extinction regardless of guilt; Magnius Zoleki is one of them. He has everything a fifty-year-old man could want -- except for the psionic assassin trying to kill him. The last thing he needs is to get mixed up in an ugly interstellar war, but in order to escape the clutches of his nefarious mentor, he’s willing to risk it or die trying. Book 1.
The Last Immortal : Book One of Seeds of a Fallen Empire
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 125,950. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
0.75 star(3.75 from 4 reviews)
This is a military science fiction epic of two alien worlds at war near Rigel, in the constellation of Orion. An immortal alien tries to keep the peace between two brother worlds at war.
The Osiris Invasion: Book Two of Seeds of a Fallen Empire
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In The Osiris Invasion, the Earth of the future is attacked by an alien force known as the Orians who come from the Orion Stars.
Star Wars - Artoo Detoo: Droid of a Kind (Volume 1)
By Mark A.J. Cristobal
Price: Free! Words: 145,800. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
0.25 star(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Ever wonder where R2-D2 came from, how he came to be in Naboo, what made him special, why he seemed to have more personality and sense of creativity than any other droid of the same make and model? Witness the adventures of Star Wars' most beloved and iconic droid R2-D2 here in my first fan-fiction novel! Don't forget to RATE and REVIEW! Thank you and May the Force be with you all, always!
Birdie Down
By Jim Graham
Series: Rebellion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
0.25 star(4.22 from 9 reviews)
The Outer-Rim rebellion stumbles into its second day - and in the wrong direction. Can it survive a third?
The Expendable Few - A Spinward Fringe Novel
By Randolph Lalonde
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 6.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,280. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
0.25 star(4.29 from 42 reviews)
Clark Patterson and other officers in the Freeground Military are ejected from regular service when their actions and lifestyles are met by disapproval by a new oppressive government. They find themselves reassigned to a unit sent on some of the most dangerous missions ever undertaken by Freeground Nation soldiers. Completing these missions is their only way to win their freedom.
Forbidden The Stars (The Interstellar Age Book 1)
By Valmore Daniels
Price: Free! Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010 by Mummer Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An accident in the asteroid belt has left two surveyors dead, the asteroid completely missing. Their son survives, but develops alarming side-effects. The first mission to Pluto, led by the youngest female astronaut in NASA history, discovers an alien marker. We are not alone! From a criminal base on Luna, an expatriate launches an offensive. The race for interstellar space is on!
Status Quo (Oolite Saga Part 1)
By Drew Wagar
Price: Free! Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Part 1 of the Oolite Saga. A brilliant scientist uncovers a terrifying plot to begin a galactic war. Aided by a talented, but reluctant and embittered combateer, he must stop the deployment of a super weapon he invented. A weapon so powerful it threatens to destroy entire worlds.
Faster Than Light: Dobhriathar
By Malcolm Pierce
Price: Free! Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The second in a series of short stories about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy. In this volume, Governor Caitlin Adair struggles with her place among the crew while they investigate an isolated solar mining platform.
Galaxy of Heroes
By Gus Flory
Price: Free! Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
A conspiracy against humanity. A breathtakingly beautiful cyborg. A battle like no other. An adventure you won't forget! The lives of four space drifters intersect on a planet of hope as the most powerful war machine in the galaxy approaches, threatening to consume them all in a storm of metal and fire.