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Flower On The Moon
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short vignette, about 1300 words. A vignette is not a story, but is a scene. In this scene, a very old man sits in his study and contemplates his end. It is an end he has brought on himself, out of frustration and discontent. And it is an end he is determined to share... with everyone else in the entire world.
NASA's Efforts to Identify Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) and Mitigate Hazards - Asteroids, Meteors, Comets, Chelyabinsk-type Events, Problems with NEO Program, Management Issues
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This recently released audit report of the NASA Office of Inspector General provides unique information about NASA's efforts to identify Near-Earth Objects (NEOs).
The Iron Border
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Ana has lived in the shadow of death all her life. When she was 6, a TV broadcast announced that an asteroid would hit the Earth 22 years later. Ana put her faith in the worldwide lottery to select the chosen ten thousand, who would escape in giant space arks. But the lottery is not fair and unbiased. And even her best efforts do not bring Ana any closer to the shuttles only a few miles away…
Close Enough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Could a Messier object be any messier? A government server glitch leaves Max Keppler no time to react to the comet barreling toward his and Rebecca's asteroid claim. See Max deal with an uppity A.I., an unhelpful helpdesk, and a comet named Napoleon as he works to minimize the impact of this sudden impact on their already shaky relationship. “Close Enough" is a speculative fiction short story.
First Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,350. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The universe brought them together...can it tear them apart? Eden Warren's world is about to change. When she's uprooted from her laid back Midwestern lifestyle and thrown into the fast-paced society of Washington D.C.'s elite, she finds herself enrolled in school with Andrew Wellington, the president's gorgeous son.
The Villain & The Golden Apple
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,040. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Two novellas and a short-short: THE VILLAIN is a new member of the Enclave of the Villainy, but their rules are too restrictive and he disobeys. Now, after years on the run, he must use his magical illusions to defend himself. THE SECRET OF LIFE, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING, a short-short. THE GOLDEN APPLE is a prize asteroid. But those squabbling over it have crossed paths with the wrong man.
A King of Infinite Space
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 113,150. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
"This is the story of the last day of my life, and everything that happened after that." Ranging from a Lollapalooza concert of 1995 to the asteroid belt of 2099, it's the tale of a young man who dies, becomes reborn, and crosses the solar system in search of his lost love... and grows to be a better man, despite himself.
Salvage-5
Series: Salvage-5, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Discover what went wrong with the Complete Self-contained Mining Operation or CSMO... ...what the salvage crew finds on their mission will change their lives forever.
Something Icy
Series: Jill & Gigi, Book 2 ยท Romantic Comedy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A couple of time traveling Ice Age Neanderthal guys decide to kill wooly mammoths by hitting them with an asteroid. Of course, why did they not think of that before? Then they meet Jill and Gigi.
Terrapods The Invasion Begins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,970. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Terrapods The Invasion Begins is a Science Fiction novel by G T Philips Two asteroids collide near Jupiter's moon Io, sending one of them to Earth. It breaks up inside the atmosphere depositing its valuable cargo on an unsuspecting world. The world will soon awake to find they are not alone, but what are they, and more importantly why are they here?