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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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
A Distant Sun
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You set the price! Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A Distant Sun is a character-driven space opera thriller with just the right amount of romance to appeal to fiction lovers of all persuasions.
Legends of Lemuria 2 Nadika
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Series: Legends of Lemuria, the Character Shorts, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: September 8, 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. Nadika, a carnival proprietor's daughter on the planet Bentota, is given crystals by a seeress as her father's carnival is destroyed by vandals. With the crystals, she discovers a mountain of machinery left behind by Lemuria.
Legends of Lemuria 1 Casper
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Series: Legends of Lemuria, the Character Shorts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
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. Caspar, a prisoner-slave on the desert planet Karata, digs a crystal from a mineshaft wall and escapes from prison, only to be sickened by its effects.
Star Power
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Price: Free! Words: 15,790. 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?
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.
Boone's Journey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the outliers of the Turinth Galaxy, Talia Boone embarks on a tedious, mindless mission to repair outpost communication buoys. Talia likes her solo expeditions - no micromanagement, no small talk, and no one to share her hidden stash of vodka. But when the mission goes awry and her cruiser malfunctions, isolation can have deadly consequences.
Golden Shuttle
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Series: Mauretania Comics, Book 2. 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.
Zev Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Pro Se Productions takes terror to the stars withauthor Phillip Drayer Duncan’s debut Pro Se Single Shot, Zev Moon. Duncan takes readers to a distant world in galaxy torn by an epic space war.
Navigator
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A tale of survival set against the backdrop of deep space. The remains of a military crew find that their Navigator, a cybernetically enhanced human grown into the ship's systems, has turned against the crew and initiated a deadly game that could spell the end of their lives.