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Planet Killers
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2009 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Someone tried to destroy the Earth. They nearly succeeded, just missing and shattering our Moon. Huge fragments hit the Earth. Millions died. Four surviving starships were converted from exploration to military use, and sent out on a journey taking them farther into the galaxy than any humans had ever gone before. The goal: find the race that tried to destroy them. The mission: revenge.
Earth's Knell
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Many scenarios have been written about an asteroid disaster in modern times, but none have addressed the probability of storing humans on the Moon and other planets. Earth's Knell looks at this possibility in depth, dealing with the secrecy required to keep Earth's workers from leaving their vital jobs while the authorities prepare to save as many humans and other species as possible.
Tumbler
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Libby Carter wanted to get away from it all, so she took a job mining asteroids as far out into the inky blackness as possible. However, her escape turned into a trap, leaving her stuck in indentured servitude, living on a tiny rock in space. As she tries to dig herself out, she gains friends and finds adventure.
The First Completely Electronic Robot and Science Fiction Limerick Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Is it possible to tell a tall tale in as few as thirty words? That would require a limerick, a five-line rhyming cartoon in words. In this case fifty-four tiny capsule science fiction stories to make you smile: A hot little androidal miss - Who jets off steam with a hiss - Is made out of junk - And is very steam punk - So she's much too risky to kiss.
Reckoning
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Humans have evolved to their present form in a few million years. And they have risen to prominence in just a few thousand; a mere speck in earth’s unfathomable timeline. Are we the first to gaze into the heavens contemplating our fate? Here, I present a short tale pondering the shortcomings of sentience. Once upon a time, sixty-five million two hundred and forty-two thousand years ago...
The Belt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
One aliens love of grav-bike racing and the racial ignorance that will stop at nothing to quash his dreams. The race of the belt is the most prestigious grav-bike race of them all. Rand stands to win more than a cash prize, trophy, and bragging rights; he will win the hearts of his people. He only has his life to lose!
Counterfeit Stars: Agents of ISIS, Book 8
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Series: The Agents of ISIS. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,510. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2010 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Having had its plans thwarted too many times by the Imperial Special Investigation Service, the evil conspiracy declares war directly on the brave men and women who serve in the agency. Impostors sabotage the Service's work, and the Commissar himself falls under suspicion. ISIS must confront itself to prevent being torn apart from within.
Regolith
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,030. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Spacewatch Director Henry Jackson suspects the largest asteroid in 65 million years will strike America in 2012, he must save a skeptical public from mile-high tsunamis, pressure blasts, sterilizing heat, record earthquakes, and a trillion tons of falling molten rock called regolith. Then he loses his escape plane, stranding his family near Ground Zero, where they must improvise to survive.
Shadow In The Sky
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,350. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The President announces the imminent approach of an asteroid that will end all life on Earth and bring about cosmic winter. America and the world react as governments collapse, wary militia groups rally to secede in the mid-West and scientists propose to launch Life Ark, a project that will preserve humans in stasis in space. Part One of THE LAST YEAR TRILOGY.
Moment of Truth
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Part Two of the LAST YEAR TRILOGY. Continuation of Earth’s last year as chaos grows. Militia groups defy the government, California attempts secession, Life Ark launches and political turmoil threatens global war. In the Crypt amid Colorado’s mountains, a computer hacker and a scientist try to determine the truth of the threat to Earth. Part One: Shadow in the Sky. Part Three: New World Order