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Catati Test: a short story
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Series: Catati, TY01. Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Earth's new spacefaring allies let Humans into their school, Tammy leapt at the chance. Maybe one of these days, she'll even pass—preferably before her alien friend gets a girlfriend. A short story of about 3,800 words.
Winter
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two stories in one volume. Winter - When humans return to Earth after 20,000 years of time dilation, things are no longer as they were, for this is not the earth they expected to find. The Adjoa Gambit - On occupied Earth, mankind inhabits the Antarctic Reservation for Indigenous Peoples. But the occupiers like to gamble, and the new family has lost their shelter.
6 Adrift on an Outpost
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,440. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Book 6 in the Flight of the Armada series. Enslaved by the Gharadee, Gareth struggles to keep his small crew alive. Darien sells addictive potions at outposts, convincing the Stellar Council worlds he has gone mad. Stuart and the scouts remain on Earth to guard their outpost and Spence reaches the Armada but cannot return to Earth yet. Carrol awaits the birth of Gareth's baby.
Battle for Cilicia (Star Legions Book 1)
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Series: Star Legions, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,560. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
They are an unstoppable force of mercenaries from every known Terran planet in the Galaxy. They have little in common, other than their love of wealth and adventure, and a bitter hatred for each other. Known simply as the Black Legion, they will blaze a trail of death and destruction that will be remembered for generations.
War of Retribution: Frontlines
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Series: War of Retribution, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,300. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Book One in the War of Retribution Series: When Humanity’s farthest space station and colony is viciously attacked by an unidentified race, the United Earth Space Fleet must launch a counter attack as quickly as possible, but time is against them. Threats from near and far are boiling to the surface and former allies may become steadfast enemies.
Investments (Dread Empire's Fall)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,300. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This short novel takes place in the universe of Walter Jon Williams’ Dread Empire’s Fall series. Three years after the Naxid war, Lord Gareth Martinez has accepted a meaningless post as Inspector General of Chee, a newly-settled world. Intending nothing more than a pleasant vacation with his family, he must battle a literal cosmic menace that threatens to wipe out all life on the planet.
Slaves of Hyperion (Star Crusades Uprising, Book 6)
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Series: Star Crusades Uprising. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In this latest book of the Star Crusades series, the newly founded Alliance rises from the ruins of the old Confederacy. Scattered groups of the enemy remain, but organised resistance has been crushed. Amnesty has been granted to those still at large and peace has returned to the war torn colonies. Or has it?
The Flip Side #7: Colliding Worlds
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Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by J. L. Stephens. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In issue #7 of The Flip Side, Starla Knight and the others must change their outlook on the future. The paradigm is shifting and the Protectors are suddenly forced to protect the very people they've been trying to kill. Convinced of a "greater role", Jeremy continues his trek to discover his fate while the others focus on the hope of rescue.
The Wisdom Test
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Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A test that measures wisdom is the ultimate determiner of sentience. Passing guarantees elimination.
Commonwealth Universe: History: The Downfall: The Colonies: The Moonbirds
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Series: Commonwealth Universe, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,980. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
K'reeth and her sister, K'rin, were named for the moonbirds -- sister raptor birds who shared parenting duties, one the nurturer, the other the hunter and defender. Orphaned by catastrophe and adopted by the High Mistrada of the T'bredi scholars, they were teachers, entrusted with all the gathered wisdom of the Ayanlak.
Jak Phoenix 2: The Markazian Deception
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Series: The Jak Phoenix Adventures, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Things aren’t always as they seem when Jak finds himself forced to take sides in a dispute he doesn’t fully understand. He quickly finds his choices could jeopardize not only himself, but his friends and countless others. Friendships will be tested and loyalties will be questioned in the second action packed Jak Phoenix adventure!
Squatter's Rights
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Price: Free! Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Viking Horde Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Earth's colonization ship arrives at what is supposed to be an uninhabited planet and confirms you never know what to expect with a First Contact.
The Cuspin Peace
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Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Peace has broken out after a long interstellar war with the Cuspins. Captain Trace is finally going to get some R&R; right after his last mission as part of the official peace delegation. Still, there's a nagging feeling in the back of his mind. Is it too good to be true?
Recruit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
J. Vance Hamblin was the youngest to make Fleet Admiral in history. He was the best of the best – until he became an ‘insider’ and was pushed aside to keep him out of the way. Now he has to decide if he’s ever been fighting for the right side. Note that this is a short story, not a full novel.
Trickster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Deep below the surface of the moon where huge colony starships are prepared for launch, a group of union graffiti artists plan the biggest tag ever in defiance of their corporate overlords. Derek Thundersky, a half-breed Ojibway warrior, and Colonel Woodsworth Dunfield, a stodgy British celestial navigator, separated by clan, class and culture, must risk everything for the women they love.
The Backworlds
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Series: The Backworlds, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(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.
Five-Twelfths of Heaven - Book One of the Roads of Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,580. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In a space-faring civilization where a single woman is increasingly disenfranchised, the star pilot Silence Leigh is defrauded from her inheritance by a greedy competitor. Forced to ally with two men, Silence is dragged into a deadly political struggle, and is tantalized by the hints of the legendary Earth, as well as the dread and the glory of Magi's power.
De Vulkanen van Io
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Series: Werelden van vuur en ijs, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,540. Language: Dutch. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Io is een gevangenisplaneet, zo gevaarlijk dat je alleen kunt rondlopen in een robotlichaam dat je naakte brein beschermt. Space Opera van Tais Teng die zich afspeelt in dezelfde setting als Werelden van Vuur en IJs.
The Worker Prince (Saga Of Davi Rhii Book 1)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
What if everything you thought you knew about yourself and the world turned out to be wrong? For Davi Rhii, Prince of the Boralian people, that nightmare has become a reality. His quest to rediscover himself brings him into conflict with his friends and family, calling into question his cultural values and assumptions, and putting in jeopardy all he’s worked for his whole life.
Rivalry On A Sky Course (A Davi Rhii Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Davi Rhii and his friends Yao Brahma and Farien Noa face rivalry with fellow cadet Bordox at the Boralian Military Academy during the annual cadet Skycourse Challenge fighter race.