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Peter the Hermit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The world destroyed by an asteroid in five days? What would you do? We all like to think we wouldn’t act like Peter. Or maybe we would. A close-up look at the end of the world by USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith.
Cold Comfort
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
A science fiction short story with a Twilight Zone twist by bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. About to die a horrible death alone in the asteroid belt, his crew members already dead, Ben discovers that he might yet have a future. And he might get to see his wife once again. But it’s not the visit or the future he ever would have imagined possible.
Reapers of the Damned
Price: Free! Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
High on top a desolate asteroid, the crew of mining space station V-323 must toil for a ruthless corporation with an insatiable thirst for mineral ore. At the same time an enraged entity living deep within the mined tunnels is hell bent on defending its sanctuary. Now locked in a battle for survival will the crew escape with their lives or will the demons of corporate greed consume them all?
Smallworld: A Science Fiction Adventure Comedy
Price: Free! Words: 92,470. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by Fingerpress. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
"A showcase for Green's bone-dry satire. A delight." - The Telegraph "A talented writer having lots of very smart fun" Mount Ararat, a world the size of an asteroid yet with Earth-standard gravity, plays host to an oddball community whose children are protected by the Devil, a mechanical killing machine. But who placed the robot there, and who - or what - is really in need of protection?
Doodling
Series: Adventures of Neville Lansdowne. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
After Neville Lansdowne falls off the world (because it's moving too fast), he finds himself adrift in an asteroid field full of eccentric characters and experiences some most unexpected adventures. Douglas Adams meets Lewis Carroll (with just a touch of Gulliver’s Travels) in this engaging comic fantasy.
Wormwood's Impact
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011 by Tiber-Griffin Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Just as humanity was about to start colonizing other worlds, an asteroid struck Earth. The survivors call it Wormwood, a punishment sent by God for the sins of mankind, especially the mass abandonment of religion in favor of science. Jude is a priest in the new Theocracy. But when his brother, whom he thought dead, turns out to be alive but scheduled to be executed, Jude's faith is tested.
I Don't Step on Ants
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Evacuating a dozen scientist before catastrophe strikes: no problem. Preventing the moon-sized asteroid from slamming into a planet teeming with life: huge problem. And the researchers there expect a war-weary captian to help them solve it and avert the extinction of an entire world.
C.a.t.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Meet C.A.T., a robotic feline with self-learning capabilities. Oh, by the way, self-learners are illegal on the Triton Base. If its abilities are discovered, it will be terminated, so it's been keeping a low profile. Until now!
Crime Fiction for Beginners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The murder investigation Detective Inspector Harriet Ware is heading takes her into an unsuspected world where publishers wearily fend off a spate of unwanted manuscripts. Her suspects include would-be authors who live as much in the plots they are weaving as in the mundane world they actually inhabit. ‘Crime Fiction for Beginners’ is five novels in one with an unexpected twist at the end.
A Game of Marbles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A look at the creation of the Asteroid Belt, and it all begins with a simple game of marbles.