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Across The Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,810. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
We are not alone. It is inconceivable to think that no other life exists in the vastness of interstellar space. In 1977 NASA sent Voyager with a sampling of art, science and thought out into the cosmos. But what would an alien have made of these snapshots of Earth? How would our thought and music be interpreted and how might these gifts have influenced the evolution of an alien civilisation?
Technical Details
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two stories about the folks who keep the social and technical machinery running. "Landed Alien" finds Kara ven'Arith on a space station maintenance crew when a series of inexplicable events overtake support functions. In "Eleutherios," the friars at a down-and-out abbey are taken in hand by an unlikely savior. Both stories previously appeared on Baen.com website.
Junker's Moon: Revenge
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Series: Junker's Moon, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Junker's Moon Scrap, Salvage and Servicing Company had a surge in popularity following the capture of notorious space pirate Dirk Knight. First there was the question of what to do with Knight's ship which contained an arsenal of weapons all of its own. What Marshall, proprietor of Junker's Moon had not bargained for though was the thirst for revenge and ferocity of Dirk's wife, Vanessa Longtail.
Sentinels of Tzurac - Terra Major Under Threat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,310. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Earth 2055. After a major mining company discovers an extremely volatile resource on a nearby planet, a conspiracy to take control unfolds. Kyron, a young engineer, is sent to the planet to investigate and finds his life threatened. When an alien race intervenes to help him, Kyron learns of his father's past and together the aliens and Kyron fight to try and save the Earth and the woman he loves.
Soldier's Duty (Return of the Aghyrians Book 3)
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Series: Return of the Aghyrians, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,350. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
As guard of the world of Hedron, Izramith takes security job to find her uncle. She finds a world entangled in spying and bribery, where one wrong action can lead to war.
Jet Black and the Emperor's Hand #8
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Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A mummified hand twelve millienia old: a sacred symbol to some; a symbol of power to others. To the greedy a source of wealth, and to his enemies it could be Jets life.
CassaStorm
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Series: Cassa. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,370. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
As a galaxy-wide war approaches, Byron's caught between the Tgrens and the Cassans. The declaration of war between races triggers nightmares in his son, the ancient alien ship transmits a code that might signal the end of all life, and the probe that almost destroyed Tgren years ago might be returning. As Byron’s world begins to crumble, he suspects a connection. The storm is about to break…
The Diving Bundle: Six Diving Universe Novellas
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Series: Diving Universe. Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 137,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Diving Universe novellas have been selected as Readers’ Choice winners three times by readers of Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. The Diving Bundle offers a chance to catch up with this compelling series with the first six novellas, in order: Diving into the Wreck, The Room of Lost Souls, Becalmed, Becoming One with the Ghosts, Stealth and Strangers at the Room of Lost Souls.
A Mermaid's Wish
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A wish to be normal and a life that becomes everything but. A Mermaid’s Wish.
The House of Hasson
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Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young boy returns to his primitive homeworld to save it from domination by an advanced race. But before the House of Hasson will listen to him, he must clear his name of murder--or be executed.
Junker's Moon: Pirate Gold
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Series: Junker's Moon, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,850. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Junker's Moon Scrap, Salvage and Servicing Company had never been attacked before but that didn't mean its base of operations was unprepared. Marshall Brion began the day with no idea that within a few hours he would need all the concentrated expertise of three generations of Brions. Space pirates were inbound to the station. They were something to be feared but also to be repelled at all costs.
Skirmishes: A Diving Universe Novel
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Series: Diving Universe. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,090. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The answers Captain Jonathon “Coop” Cooper and the crew of the Ivoire seek lie in the Boneyards. Boss loves the challenge. In her absence, she trusts Coop to defend the Nine Planets Alliance against the Enterran Empire. But an encounter from Coop’s recent past shows up to haunt him, an encounter that could threaten her future, his life, and the fragile peace between the Alliance and the Empire.
Papawa Book One The Keys Series
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
James is your ordinary muscle car enthusiast living on the salt flats. Until one night when his world took an explosive turn. What he thought was a meteor turned out to be a space craft. After he rescues the pilot he agrees to accompany her to secure the Keys, which are in danger of falling into the wrong hands. Will James and the pilot get to the Key first or will the Dragologer beat them to it?
Tales of the Two Rings: Volume 1
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Series: Tales of the Two Rings. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Tales of the Two Rings: Volume 1 is a collection of three novellas set in the “sword and planet” setting of the Two Rings, where ancient magic mingles with advanced technology, floatships sail on solar winds across the vast, stormy Aether between planets, and the Xanate, the great and powerful empire that has lasted for a thousand cycles, rules over the worlds and Noble Houses with an iron fist.
The Hyperscape Project: The Awakening (First 3 Chapters)
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Price: Free! Words: 24,480. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Bad Rabbit Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Along with his newly found, rag-tag band of alien friends, Nick Bannon battles to keep his devastating technology out of the hands of the biomechanoid race known as the Mok'tu. Every species in the galaxy is in danger of total annihilation and it may take one man's greatest sacrifice to stop it.
The Healer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Kyle Mootrey is a cute guy and everything, but Rebecca is beginning to wonder what he’s up to. The Earth colonists from Ark Two are settling in to what turns out to be a rather barren planet. Kyle is hoping Rebecca can keep a secret. Kyle has an alien friend who is hurt, and only Rebecca can help. A short story.
Nipped in the Butt
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Series: Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
More intrigue as a familiar hallucinogen finds its way into Ramses society. Are their long-time adversaries behind it? Time for Major Tom to save the Empire again… “Nipped in the Butt” is the 2nd story in William Mangieri’s “Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire” series.
To Hell's Heart (Crimson Worlds VI)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Volume 6 of the bestselling Crimson Worlds series. Augustus Garret, Erik Cain, and the rest of the human high command have a decision to make. Do they stand on the defensive, waiting for the massive second invasion they all know will come? Or do they consider another option, one that compels them to face overwhelming odds, and launch a strike that could end the war in one campaign?
Star Sailor #3: Jyoti the Slave
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Series: Star Sailor. Price: Free! Words: 17,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Star Sailor is a series of episodic short stories about a girl named Najima Dezetoiles, and her travels by raft throughout a galaxy once rocked by a terrible war, as she searches for something she lost. In this episode, Najima crash lands on the lush, rainy planet of Tamiravani III, where she must solve a mystery of missing slaves with her unexpected companion, Jyoti.
McGellen
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Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The crew were the best of humanity, supplied with the most sophisticated ship and sent off to find new technology to aid the war effort. McGellen herself was a mere add-on, “Test this new computer while you’re out there, kill two birds with one stone. Makes the whole thing more palatable to the paying public.” More palatable it may be, but not less risky.