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Ten Thousand Miles Up
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
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.
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.
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.
Life Raft: Earth
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Night to Dawn Magazine & Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Trittonite Chibale warns Natalie Springer that an exploding star heading toward Earth will incinerate the planet. After lengthy negotiations with politicians, he and his pilots organize a fleet of ships to pull the Earth away from the exploding star’s path, an endeavor fraught with danger.
A Robbery at Jupiter: Olla # 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Tony Shuster was the best squeeze man in the business. He could get into any ship without the crew knowing he'd even been nearby. Right now, Tony just wants to to enjoy a quiet vacation, but Val, his old boss, has got other ideas. And it's not just any vessel Val wants him to raid. It's alien. A giant Olla filigree ship. How can Tony say no? An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "The Juniper".
Blue Seven
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jericho Pick is used to trouble, but this time he's in over his head-by about a kilometre. He's on the water world Blue Seven, planning a prison break. Maxine got Jerry out of a tight spot once. He owes her, but paying this debt could be murder. The revolutionaries say they'll help, but can he trust them? And can he unleash the other prisoners on the innocent citizens of Blue Seven?
Merchantman (The Girls from Alcyone)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
MERCHANTMAN (a short story) Sigrid Novak embarks on an all or nothing mission to secure vital supplies for the girls' homeworld of New Alcyone. But with a price on her head the size of a planet, and pursued across the galaxy by the Council for Trade and Finance, finding a willing trading partner proves a more complicated problem than Sigrid thought. Fortunately, there are always the Merchantmen.
Beacon - Part VII
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Series: Beacon Saga Serial, VII. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
PART VII OF THE BEACON SAGA. Alliances collapse. War rages. But a child’s secret could overshadow it all. Mally, Tersias and Nastron take a ship helmed by a dangerous pilot to a secret meeting, Thrat suspects a growing plot, and an incredible theory comes to light. A serial installment of seventeen thousand words. Remember to try Part I at no charge (where available).
Magnet: Special Mission
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Series: Lacuna ยท Magnet, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
Pro tip: Never volunteer for anything. That's the first thing they told me in flight school. It's 2037. I'm Mike Williams, but you can call me 'Magnet', and I'm a fighter pilot on the TFR Sydney. Our flight leader, Iron, has a mission: Volunteer only. It's the usual gig. High risk, lots of unknowns, an opportunity to make history or die trying.
The Robin Flies Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“Star Wars” meets “Robin Hood” and gets bushwhacked by “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”... An oddball space opera vignette of fate and friendship, displaced heroes (not to mention the holoid), and an unlikely reunion in the far-flung future. (Note: This story is also available in the eccentric collection “Breaking the Thought Barrier” by Rob and Mimi Riser.)
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.
Allies
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 12 "Fighting Chance" features young Miri Robertson, and a life-changing decision. Reprinted from Women of War, DAW, 2005. "Prodigal Son" sends Val Con yos'Phelium back to Vandar in search of old friends--and old enemies. Can he prevent a hostile takeover of the planet? "Liaden Universe" is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee & Steve Miller
Nancy and the Caveman (Callisto Series - Book 2.5)
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Series: Callisto. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Callisto renders medical and security assistance to the colonists on Markola IV. It seems some unknown force is attacking the colony and during one such skirmish, Nancy is separated from the group and wakes up in the clutches of the enemy. A very attractive enemy…
Eltanin Hoop Anomaly Rescue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Patrick’s daughter has disappeared on a deep space research mission. Now he’s trying to get her back from the site. But with the tech altering time, he hardly knows what he’s racing against. A Barris Space story from the author of The Wreck of the Emerald Sky and Wake Vortex.
Semper Audacia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Space opera. Novelette. 13,200 words. Alone. Leda is the last living member of the brigade, the sole defender of her world. War took everyone she knew, leaving her in the company of memories and ghosts. Or is it madness? The siren blares. In an aging flyer, Leda ventures out to meet her world's fate, the last stand.