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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.
Mercy Mission
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Series: Shattered Empire, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Mercenary Holly di Marco joined the Galactic Rebellion in a rare fit of conscience. During a mission, Holly rescues a traumatised young man who turns out to be the sole survivor of a noble family with rebel sympathies. This brings her to the attention of the rebel leaders and also changes her own life, when she finds herself responsible for Ethan, the young man she rescued.
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.
The ALECS Quartet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
He had a month to learn the planet's secrets - and Juliette's. His Cover Story: Return to Elard to dismantle his sect's missionary work to the planet's natives. His True Mission: Investigate decades-old mysteries of love and death. His Objective: Return to Earth with his discovery - if he can.
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!
First Strike
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,320. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by HenchmanPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The best defense… Starting a war with an enemy a hundred times stronger is insane. It’s desperate. And it’s Earth’s only hope. A massive alien power looms over humanity, claiming humanity as its slaves. Every tactical exercise, every wargame and every simulation gives humanity zero chance in a defensive campaign. Earth’s only chance to win the coming war - is by striking first.
Legends of Lemuria 4 Sharif
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Series: Legends of Lemuria, the Character Shorts, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 9,630. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
On worlds left isolated after the collapse of Lemuria, four people each acquire a crystal, whose extraordinary properties enabled the ancients to rule the vast empire. Sharif, an inveterate if hapless inventor on the planet Decca, builds a harmonic sequencer to send a message to other worlds and wrecks his life in the process.
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,440. 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: $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.
Flipspace: Close Encounters For Their Kind
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Series: Flipspace, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Recouping from their losses, and breaking in replacements, Colonel Rama is briefed for a mission that potentially violates exo-solar planetary research treaties. Rediscovered among archives of a telescope considered lost in the prior century, the data includes surface changes on the alien world that may suggest intelligent life.
Erased
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Grey Singer doesn’t know who she is or what she’s done. All she knows is that the InterStellar Collective wants her dead. Her memories are muddled, she has no money, and no one to watch her back except a much younger bartender who claims to be her boyfriend. According to him, she’s been erased. But how can she trust him to help her get through this when she can’t even trust her own mind?
Vain Glory
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Price: Free! Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An alien spy discovers a plot to convert the sages of the galaxy to the cult of the Living Darkness. Thwarting the plot becomes a desperate fight for survival.
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.
Panglor
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Series: Star Rigger Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Discredited as a space pilot, Panglor Balef is doomed to die in space. Bad enough to be coerced into a mission of murder and suicide, he must also contend with a young woman—stowaway and impossible companion. He could never imagine the journey through space-time they are about to take, from which there is almost certainly no return. Prequel to Jeffrey A. Carver’s famed Star Rigger Universe.
Legends of Lemuria 3 Jayani
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Series: Legends of Lemuria, the Character Shorts, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
On worlds left isolated after the collapse of Lemuria, four people each acquire a crystal, whose extraordinary properties enabled the ancients to rule the vast empire. Jayani, an ecopreserve warden on the planet Jaffna, resigns under pressure and finds a dying old woman, who bequeaths Jayani the Lemurian crystal that has kept her—and the ecopreserve—alive.