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Scow Truck, Episode-2; WithTwo You Get Eggroll
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Series: Scow Truck radio scripts, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In episode-1, Captain Crock, swindled Klakon raiders into accepting Manhattan's garbage in exchange for safe passage. Home again, the Second Prize is ordered to clean up the space junk orbiting earth. They vacuum up a Chinese satellite and are attacked by nanobots, who nibble away at the ship and reproduce themselves from the ingested material. Can they manage to escape destruction?
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?
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.
Draconis Discord - A Collective Saga Sci-Fi Romance
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Series: The Collective Saga, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nicole was lost. After a thousand long, tortuous years of craving Nathan by her side, he had finally been hers. For one, brief, shimemering moment, they had stood side by side in front of the world. Then cruel fate - and a bullet's blast through his chest - had brought it all to a crashing end. Now she must find a way to claw through the darkness - and to carve out a new life.
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.
Scow Truck, episode -1: Critical Mess
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Series: Scow Truck radio scripts, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This unabashed parody of Startrek and the sci-fi genre contains such forgettable characters as the Chief Custodian, commander of Scowfleet, Crock, captain of the Secondprize and his crew: pointy eared Spook; engineer Shorty; radio officer O'Hara; Dr. DeCoy; GAL, computer with an attitude; linguist Rosetta Stein; and weapons officer Blaze Starr (the bimbo in spandex.) May the farce be with you!
Bridge Builder (Shimmer In The Dark)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nantosuelta left with the Asterean Space Fleet to search for a new world. Her companions rely on her skills to bridge the wormholes of space, but an encounter with an alien ship desecrates the fleet and wipes Nanto’s psychic abilities. Stranded, with starving creatures closing in all around them, Nanto must shed her old ways of thinking to fight a new battle. Survival.
Forgetting
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Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It was a perfect security system. The ship would only answer to one person and that could not be over-ruled. Perfect for a mission of scientific research, but not so great when the ship is under attack and that one person makes a fatal mistake.
I, Crimen: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Triple Helix Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Walk into the light; find the darkness. In the wake of a violent act, a young boy is enslaved. He toils in the fields of an alien colony, never knowing what lies beyond the exotic horizon. He lives a horror his people had experienced generations ago. Many have died in the garden, but he has only grown stronger. When presented with the chance to be free, there's no reason to decline. Or is there?
Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Worst of Both Worlds (Volume Eight)
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Price: $0.99 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.
Interlude 1.1
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Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Out on the edge of civilization anything and everything can happen--especially when you're not ready for it. When Jenny, the chief mechanic for the Bonnie Belle hops off to work a deal with the local black market she ends up bargaining for more than just fresh fruit. This short story is an installment in the "Tales from the Edge" universe, joining two prior novels, IN THE BLACK and IN THE VOID.
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.
Star Power
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Humankind had explored and colonized every sector with fleets of ships capable of folding space, thanks to massive Star Power engines. Intelligent alien life did not exist in the Milky Way, but who knew what threats possibly lurked across the dark space between galaxies?
Flipspace: Shades of Jade
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Series: Flipspace, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Mockingbird crew are pulled off their training schedule when a distress call from their sister ship, the Magpie reaches Earth from the Kuiper Belt. In preparation for rescue and possible hostilities, Colonel Rama’s command is expanded with Medevac/Recovery Vehicle, two deep space fighters, a mysterious support crew and the Magpie’s AI named Monk.
Earth II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When President Fluff, ruler of Earth II, decides to get greedy, no place in the Vexars Universe is safe.
Riot and Disorder - Orbit the Sun – Part 7
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Series: Orbit the Sun, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Earthrise is out of control and heading the wrong way. The command structure has collapsed and gangs are starting to roam the space station. If that wasn’t bad enough Jennifer has betrayed Mathew’s trust, and the fox has been given permission to look after the chickens.
Golden Shuttle
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Series: Mauretania Comics, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
Spaceman “Monitor” remembers, back in his childhood, lying in the snow and dreaming of a trip to the Moon. Today he embarks on a real-life Lunar voyage using Apollo and Space Shuttle technology, via the International Space Station and Lunar Base. But then what's this other place he finds... and how does it all fit with that old dream? Enjoy this wonderful story from Mauretania Comics.
Fly Me to the Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: Australian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
What happened when the Angler came? Why was everybody so excited when the Angler came? Why was the angler there? Find out in this whimsical tale.
Alien Influences: The Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Years ago, John paid for horrible crimes based on alien ritual he committed as a child. Now, alienated from his fellow humans, he works as a bounty hunter. But his latest job takes him a little too close to the past he tries to forget. And this time, he might not escape with his life. This story appears in slightly different form in the novel, Alien Influences.