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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?
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.
A Meeting of Minds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Inside a research vessel on the edge of space, shadows move, walls shift, and the crew discovers there are more serious things to worry about than bonus checks.
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
I Come From the Dark Universe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In this short story, life on tumultuous TwiceFar station is much the lonely existence same day to day for Bo. But when he comes upon a mysterious woman who claims to come from an alternate universe, he must face his strange attraction to her.
Two Tales of Korval
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number One. Originally published in chapbook form by SRM Publisher in 1995. Includes the two classic Liaden stories, "To Cut an Edge," and "A Day at the Races."
Skyblaze
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) #17 Historic moments, it turns out, are not always comfortable, even for honorable people. Vertu's reward for acting exactly as a delm ought is perfectly Liaden. Her salvation? That will depend on her.
Firepower! The Journal of the Fire On The Suns Universe Issue #2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Firepower! The Journal of the Fire On The Suns Universe Issue #2 contains over 14 thousand words of new material for the pbem (play by email) game Fire On The Suns (FOTS) including ship design variants in Shipyard, a Missions profile article by Jeff Engel, a Sub-Sector Guide for Sub-Sector 413x419, rules extensions for FOTS Tactical Comand, and an article on Power Projection.
Mars McCoy and the Curse of the Star Lance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A daring young space ace confronts a cosmic mystery aboard a derelict starship. In the grand tradition of Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon comes Mars McCoy! Nominated for the 2014 New Pulp Award for Best Short Story.
The Ossilan Affair (A Captain Henri Duschelle Story, #2)
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Series: The Captain Henri Duschelle Stories, 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A terrible disaster on the Earth type planet of Ossilan leads to Captain Henri Duschelle and his crew being enlisted to risk destruction to investigate. The mystery isn't what it appears to be, with powerful forces working in the background. Can Duschelle solve the mystery, and live to tell the tale? A novelette.
Kallakak's Cousins
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Kallakak just wants to run his shop and mourn his mate, but instead he's plagued wtth problems: the rapacious Jellidoos want to seize his shop, while his newly arrived relatives are causing all manner of mayhem on Twicefar Station. All the while, political revolution threatens, and he's trying to recover from illness. Will he and his robot salesclerk prevail?
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.
An Unexpected Return
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Looking to experience all the universe has to offer, Prince Aristides escapes from the kingdom of Tyto and travels through space to the Emerald Planet, Elatia. He yearns to partake in the activities the planet is famous for and fulfill all his sexual desires, but loses his heart and soul to an Adamos apprentice. ..
Eidolon
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) #14 "Shadow Partner": When Ceola's bar-partner sister find interest in the business waning, even leaving for days on end without warning, the tavernista turns to her sister's ex-lover for help. "Persistence": Beba's family has a history to outlive, and she must be the point person in dealing with Conrad, a man who smells like blood to her "extra" senses.
The Red Children
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015 by Amanda McCarter. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jack is an orphan. His parents brought him to Mars, believing it to be the realization of their dreams. When a plague claimed his mother and shattered his father, Jack was spared, but forever changed.
The Retrieval Artist: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The short novel that started the entire Retrieval Artist series, The Retrieval Artist introduced Miles Flint to the world. Hugo-nominated, chosen as one of the best stories of the year, The Retrieval Artist created an entire universe, and Flint himself became what IO9 calls “one of the top ten science fiction detectives ever.”
Star Power
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,350. 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?
The Gatekeeper Chronicles, Book 1: Escape from Prison Base Luna
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Space Marshall Kyle Mackey is a Gate Keeper - one of the members of the Space Marshall Service to watch for unauthorized entry through the portal that allows near-instantaneous travel between Earth and Mars. But when he's sent to investigate a downed transmitter at the moon's Prison Base Luna, he's absolutely sure of it. The only question: can he find the answers he needs before he loses his life?
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.
Stone 382
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Keith's in charge of Stone 382, an alien relic that's a waypoint to the stars. Stuck with Jimmy in the dilapidated, pokey, glued-on station, Keith just wants to get home to see Sue. But when the alien builders arrive, everything's going to change. A science fiction story originally published in Perihilion, by the author of "Walking Gear".