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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?
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.
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?
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.
Rogue
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mysterious ships swarm a rogue planet which has suddenly appeared at the edge of allied space. The last thing battle-weary warrior Andromeda Spar wants is another skirmish. But since her mother is the fleet Admiral, how can she refuse? As Andromeda prepares for her final battle, she discovers something extraordinary. The drones she’s come to annihilate are not what they seem.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
Breaking Gods
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 28. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Born to mimic any talent she sees, Lieta is asked for help in taking down those of her own kind. A new career in Breaking Gods.
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?
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.
Courier Run
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 18. Two new adventures! "Kin Ties" explores the ties that bind beloved kin--and desperate enemies. "Guaranteed Delivery" is a tale of love, leadership, and insurance fraud. Liaden Universe is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
The Impact Viewers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Excursions around the galaxy for paying customers to watch asteroid impacts is Jeb Curtis's bread and butter. Paying customers have been in short supply lately. So when a researcher walks in offering enough cash to keep the creditors away, Jeb doesn't ask too many questions. Maybe he should have. A science fiction novelette by Sean Monaghan, author of The Shipbreakers and Walking Gear.
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
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.)
Huntsman
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Assigned to bring a plagued man out of the dreamscape intact, Harka finds him living in her very own fantasy.