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Earth's Knell
By JT Duxbury
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2009. Category: Fiction
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
By Brand Gamblin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009. Category: Fiction
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.
In The Days of Noah
By Jayne Lind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Fiction
Apophis, the name of an actual asteroid, has been tracked by scientists all over the world. It is due to come close to the earth in 2029. This novel is set in London in the year 2028. As the asteroid approaches, some people begin to ask themselves, 'if this is the end of the earth as we know it, how should we live? How should we spend these last days?' 'As it was in the days of Noah...'
The Parable of Two Queens
By Mary E. Lowd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Category: Fiction
Can Commander Dyall and his team of translators -- a pair of gengineered parrots -- fathom the minds of myrmecoid warriors from another galaxy well enough to broker peace?
How to Herd an Asteroid
By James West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,970. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
Jack and Natalie cruise through the Asteroid Belt, searching for valuable rocks to push back to Sanctuary, a fantastic inside-out world. Unfortunately, there are people that are better at stealing than prospecting. The reader will enjoy this fast paced adventure with drama and humor sprinkled throughout the story.
A Game of Marbles
By Carol Hightshoe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by WolfSinger Publications. Category: Fiction
A look at the creation of the Asteroid Belt, and it all begins with a simple game of marbles.
Duplicate
By Alex Feinman
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
What do you do when your ship is about to hit an asteroid? Why, you jump in your Corp-provided Duplipod, of course. It's foolproof. It records your brain patterns, then kills you. The Duplipod will grow you a new body when it's safe; you will awake refreshed and renewed. Sometimes, it doesn't work quite right. Duplicate: would you die to save your own life?
The Atlantean Chronicles
By Hartzell DeHay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,060. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
An inspired sci fi story told to me by my father on his deathbed. The true story of Atlantis and the origins of mankind.
Custodian
By Les Broad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
There may come a point in the future, or perhaps it's already been reached, where the power of multi-national corporations is as great as national Governments. That is the theme taken for this third book in the author's 'first contact' series. If Governments can't regulate vast corporations who knows what unspeakable horrors might be going on?
Littlestar: A Science Fiction Comedy of Interstellar War and Virtual Gods
By Dominic Green
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by Fingerpress. Category: Fiction
"A showcase for Green's bone-dry satire... a delight" Littlestar expands on the universe established in Smallworld, as troopers Beguiled-of-the-Serpent and Only-Begotten become embroiled in the second star-spanning war against the Made. The biggest question, however, is - what is Littlestar? How did dictator Button Humpage come to control it? And is it the secret weapon that can win the war?