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They Should Have Lied To Us
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the year 2031, a man journals his efforts to get ready for Daisy, a giant asteroid that has just grazed the sun. According to the news, it will soon create havoc here on Earth. Must survive.
After
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
After is a novel about the end of the world. David's ordinary day at work is shattered by a sudden and violent meteor shower that leaves the city in ruins. But the disaster's not over yet. From out of the smoke and dust come the Creatures... and a whole new world order.
Nova Warriors: The Return
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When an asteroid on a collision course turns into a surprise alien invasion, Captain Alan Lane and Pollywog Squadron must defend the Earth from attack. But how can a bunch of military misfits at a submarine base succeed when the best military minds have already failed? The day we've long feared has finally arrived... and we're not ready.
Outward Bound
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When law and order fail on Earth, Deputy Griffin Douglas hops a transport to a sleepy lunar colony untouched by the turmoil, but a cry for help diverts the ship. Pirates are raiding the frontier mining camps. The miners need justice, justice needs a lawman, and one dejected lawman finds that perhaps he's not yet ready to hang up his guns, after all.
Nova Warriors: Darkness Falls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When aliens invaded the Earth, Colonel Alan Lane expected death and destruction to sweep the planet. He didn't expect them to simply disappear into the ocean. After three weeks, however, all remains quiet except for a few missing boats in pirate-infested waters. Are the pirates up to their old tricks, or is something sinister finally going on?
Sci Fi Tales, Volume 2: On the Mark
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,690. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Five science fiction tales of pure entertainment, in a strap-on-your-ray-gun-and-hang-on-tight kind of way... or whatever approximation for a ray gun the heroes of each tale might happen to have. The stories include: "Nova Warriors: The Return;" "Devil Dogs;" "Suitcase Switcheroo;" "Shooting Stars and Electric Sheep;" and "Outward Bound."
Asteroid Mine
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A rover captain with job security receives an unusual message from his drone on a remote asteroid: "So good to see you." Suddenly, his job seems somewhat less secure. So does his life.
The Dreamer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,970. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jonathan Strange was down on his luck. His future looked bleak but the Universe had plans for him. Plans that did not include failure. The task before him included only two options: succeed or be terminated
Sci Fi Tales, Volume 3: Crisis Mode
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,100. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Crisis Mode: the feeling of electrified panic that hits when you realize things aren't just bad, they're way beyond that. Here are five tales with heroes who suddenly find themselves in Crisis Mode. The science fiction tales in this collection include: "Lunar Command: Condition Orange," "Prometheus Denied," "The Europa Connection," "Atlantis, B.C.E.," and "Nova Warriors: Darkness Falls."
The Asteroid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,630. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Suppose that you’re on board a small space station orbiting the Earth and you learn that an Asteroid of mammoth size is about to collide with the planet. No one can stop because it is too close and coming too fast. You can’t be rescued because there is no way to get a launch vehicle ready in time. All you can do is monitor the destruction and watch as civilization collapses...