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West of the Texas Nebula
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
While honoring the visiting dignitaries from Tau Ceti, Sol’s Mayor, Wit Thomason, had a heart attack. He spent a good couple of minutes twitching on the floor, soiling his finest suit, right there in front of aliens, citizens, and everybody. It was only a matter of time before some gunslinger made a move to take over the job. If I wanted to save my skin, it was time for me to get out of Dodge.
Down Jump Blues
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Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Sully O'Quinn and the team from DL Security find themselves in a race to find a killer and recover a stolen fortune. It started as a simple protection job to escort a shipping executive to a clandestine meeting. But Sully and his team are set up to take the fall for a daring heist and murder committed in the middle of hyperspace. Was the killer still on board, or has one of his team double cross
Sword of the Gods: The Chosen One
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Series: Sword of the Gods, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 179,570. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012 by Seraphim Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.69 from 13 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.
Slave Empire - Prophecy
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Series: Slave Empire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(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.
Scat (Scat's Universe, Book 1)
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Series: Scat's Universe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 177,650. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
SCAT is a 'big, intelligent, interesting novel' that readers say they found hard to put down, that the scifi enthusiast site Republibot.com called 'epic', 'a fun book, and a good read.' A provocative 'what if'. The sequel, ARMY of SOULS is also published on Smashwords.
The Shattered World Within
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You set the price! Words: 19,180. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Like three space stations before it, Zhiminda Station has fallen silent. Zhyara and his crew travel to the very edge of settled space to investigate. Will they find the station dead, its corridors exposed to the vacuum of space? Will they find bodies? Will they run into the unknown killers? Or is the reason much more sinister than that?
The Astoundingly True Tale of José Fabuloso
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Price: Free! Words: 56,180. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Take a stripper, a crazy pilot, an ace accountant, an alcohol obsessed engineer, and a mysterious curmudgeon. Place in a small stolen ship and agitate with stalkers, assassins, and lots of espresso. The result is the Astoundingly True Tale of José Fabuloso!
The Phoenix Conspiracy
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Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 121,180. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.58 from 12 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.
Empire (In Her Name: Redemption, Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 132,910. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.56 from 16 reviews)
EMPIRE is the coming-of-age story of Reza Gard, a young boy of the Human Confederation who is swept up in the century-long war with the alien Kreelan Empire. Captured and enslaved, Reza must live like his enemies in a grand experiment to see if humans have souls, and if one may be the key to unlocking an ages old curse upon the Kreelan race.
The Key
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Series: The T'Sula Mir Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 140,650. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Earth is a fabled planet long lost to the invading Ta'Reeth. With humanity scattered amongst the stars, there is little hope for survival, much less peace. That is until T'Sula Mir, a Bakeeron woman trained by monks in the ancient fighting arts of her home is thrust into the heart of the struggle. Only T'Sula has the ability to bring peace to a galaxy ravaged by generations of war.
Rescue One: Breaking Point
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Series: Rescue One, 0.5. Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Antonio Baros has invented an engine that can propel a spaceship faster-than-light, but he has no idea if it works.
Watcher's Web
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Series: Return of the Aghyrians, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Jessica ends up on a strange world, she knows it's not an accident, even though locals pretend it is. But two men are telling her different versions of what happened and why they want her, and with no knowledge of the world, she has to figure out who is right.
Handler's Break
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You set the price! Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Commander Boone is grudgingly obligated to safeguard the Overlord’s “weapon” - an impetuous teen-aged girl with a deadly temper. When he realizes that such a weapon should not be in the hands of a madman, he risks everything to free them both from servitude. His plan is to deliver the girl to the rival overlord who created her, and with whom they have just gone to war.
The Osiris Invasion: Book Two of Seeds of a Fallen Empire
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Price: Free! Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(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.
The Boy who Lit up the Sky (The Two Moons of Rehnor, Book 1)
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Series: The Two Moons of Rehnor, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 72,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Boy who Lit up the Sky is the first of the ten part series The Two Moons of Rehnor. It follows the life of Senya, a man created by the enemy kings of Rehnor to rule the planet and end the wars forever. However, Senya turns out to be a whole lot stranger than anyone anticipated. This epic saga is a delightful fantasy with paranormal, romance and light science fiction elements.
Gods of Kiranis
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Price: Free! Words: 142,610. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Church of the New Elect seeks Renewal. When the cage arrives, Mannix Relland prepares to do whatever it takes to lead his people to greatness. On a station orbiting Earth, Cana dreams of a distant planet where the ground burns beneath his feet. Cassandra Messina has her own god, and she trusts in him, for he knows the fate awaiting the Church. But he is not her god. Not at all. Not even close.
Mooncake
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Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is Mid-Autumn Festival in Lunar Colony 01111001's Chinatown, a holiday celebrated by eating mooncake and regaling with tales of Chang'e flying to the moon. Little Xiao Yue asks her grandfather what it all means. There is always a generation gap. How can precocious children in the future understand the metaphor? Enjoy this short short, a taste of one writer's science fiction and Sino overlap..
Sky Hunter (Targon Tales 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Air Command pilot Nova Whiteside is assigned to a remote outpost to guard a new orbiter against sabotage. When she is trapped behind enemy lines in a bloody uprising she meets Djari, a civilian whose trust in the governing Union is shattered by what he has witnessed. When she uncovers the treacherous and illicit schemes taking place , it seems that local wars are the least of her troubles.
Tsar Wars: Agents of ISIS, Book 1
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Series: The Agents of ISIS. Price: Free! Words: 63,050. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2010 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
With humanity scattered throughout the galaxy, the Empire is the only force for order across the stars. But the tsar's been in a coma for five years, and his grand-niece, the only apparent heir, is only 14 years old. The task of preserving the Empire now falls to two untrained--but far from unskilled--agents of the Imperial Special Investigation Service. Can they save the Empire from destruction?
Mariposa (2173)
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Series: Spacer Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 110,410. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
On a survey of planet Deepstrike, 34 light years from Earth, newly promoted Space Fleet Ensign Xiu-Li Chen uses her butterfly swords and fierce determination to survive first contact with the Qet, a violent human-like alien species. The first of a 12 book S.F. series starting in 2173 that follows Xiu-Li Chen's InterWorld Group Space Fleet career from "Crewper" to Captain.