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Helix
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 180,070. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the 28th century, humans inhabit more than a thousand self-contained orbital colonies in the near reaches of the solar system. Billions of colonists follow the religious teachings of priests who promote managed evolution and control followers' reproduction through genetic engineering. But the priests have secret research, and the monsters they've created are breaking free.
Growing Up Sam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hi. I Sam. I half bonobo, half human. That make people want to kill me. I not care. I play in my steel room. But then something go very wrong. Honorable Mention, The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection "affecting"-- SF Site "strong...In tone the story resembles Flowers for Algernon.... Yuan-Innes pulls off quite a difficult balancing act." --Challenging Destiny
Embryos in Space
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
Chimère
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A short story about a fierce guardian, a jealous god and a very human love...
Code of the Fates
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You set the price! Words: 127,840. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The fate of humanity's free will hangs in the balance when a potential mind-control weapon is implanted in the brain of a young man nick-named Code-E. This science fiction fantasy story chronicles the adventures of the unlikely hero Captain, the Fates create out of a beer brewer, launching an adventure of vampire battles, banking revolutions and water rights wars. 155 pages depending on reader
Fallen Prince
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,270. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
She’s the perfect princess, he’s the resident bad boy, they’ve always had each other. Their loyalty is about to be tested.
Someone's Child
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Orphaned as a child by a near-extinction event, Beth is now a feral teenager, scavenging amidst the decaying urban no-man's land sandwiched between the City, with its deadly technologies, and the encroaching wilderness. Beth expects her life to end brutally. What she discovers, at the very edge of survival, is hope.
The Society On Da Run: Dragons and Cicadas (Update 10: 3/2/13)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,300. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
No vampires rule this land, no wolves take claim to the Dragon's throne. In this collection of stories, these dragons are unbound by standard cliches. These dragons live among us, taking our forms, eating our food...nobody knew their families dwelled in the stars, awaiting for a time to reclaim what is rightfully theirs. UPDATE 6 IS HERE!
Fallen Kingdom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Best friends and near lovers, Ellia and Cyric, now find themselves on opposing sides of a war. When loyalty and duty conflict with each other… who will pay the price? Fallen Kingdom is book two of the Fallen Trilogy. Read the beginning of the story in book one, Fallen Prince.
The Lady or the Tiger, and Other Re-Imaginings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Bad Ducky Industries. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In these tales, cities grow on the back of humongous lizards, where a young boy crashed down must choose his lady or a tiger. Also, a mostly nameless wanderer seeks to trade everything he has to find a homeland - skin, bone, pain, and soul. A basilisk builds a palace of stone made of prisoners, and he is honored as a king. There are nightmares, dreams, other myths and other re-imaginings.