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The Dreamer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,970. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,100. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,630. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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...
Rocket! (an Ell Donsaii story #4)
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Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
"Rocket!" is the fourth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has rendered her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In “Rocket!” she works out the enormous potential of the wormholes she discovered in "Lieutenant." Though they only provide small openings through space, the wormholes could prove to be a tremendous boon to humankind.
Dr. Dan the Daredevil Dentist in , The Asteroid
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Dr. Dan is a dentist who also happens to be a daredevil! One day Dan's astronomer friend discovers an asteroid heading for the Earth! Can Dr. Dan stop the asteroid in time?
The Keeper of The Earth
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Could it be any connection between the sudden disease of a young boy and an asteroid approaches the Earth? Sometime could – if the boy is… the keeper of the Earth.
Dinosaur Wars: Blood On The Moon
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Series: Dinosaur Wars, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,440. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The heroes of the Dinosaur Wars saga confront their greatest nemesis, the dinosaurian leader Saurgon, in his base on the moon.
Sudden Death of a Star (NaNoWriMo 2011) DRAFT
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Price: Free! Words: 50,950. Language: British English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The crew of a small research ship are witnessing the premature death of a small star, similar in size to Sol. They watch as several ships attempt to escape one of the planets in orbit of that star. Most of the creatures are killed by their inadequate space craft until one better built manages to escape their home world safely.
Worst Case Scenario: Evacuate Earth!
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Price: Free! Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
An unofficial companion to the National Geographic television special, "Evacuate Earth". A rogue neutron star is headed for our solar system. Total destruction of the Earth is certain. Can we work together to design, assemble, supply, and launch a starship? Can some fraction of humanity be saved by evacuating the planet? This book is an insider's look at the docudrama. Includes photos. Now Rev 2!
Tumble II
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 316,740. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A series of chain reaction natural disasters has culminated in an abnormal seismic catastrophe, dubbed as the Andaman Event by scientists, and it's causing the earth to tumble on its axis. Now mankind struggles for survival as the planet reshapes itself ecologically and geologically with disastrous consequences, threatening the existence of every living thing on its surface.