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Ada Nish Pura
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Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,510. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fighter Pilot Marcus Trevor is the only survivor of a treacherous attack against the star ship on which he served. Injured and alone, he must take refuge on the world of Kailani, a place of vast stretches of water and where a large portion of the population is genetically adapted to living in the sea.
B.G. Bhagee: Memories of a Colonial Childhood
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Melvin Perry. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
B.G. is British Guiana; Bhagee is a fiery local stew. Philippa was the second daughter in a family of six children growing up in mid-20th century in colonial Guyana. She recounts her Sisyphean trials growing up a Carrington in Lot 10, First Street, Georgetown -- from the women's battles to the neighbours that never wore clothes to the relatives who walked with their shoes in their hands.
The Breath of Heaven: Stories from Distant Worlds
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This sampler pack brings together three stories by Hugo and Nebula nominee Nancy Fulda. From an isolated telepath who flees her destiny to a sentient computer struggling to behave ethically, this 80 page collection revisits questions initially posed by Asimov and Clarke, and casts the HAL 9000 story in an intriguing new light.
Homo Sylvanus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This novelette originally appeared in Jim Baen's Universe. While traveling on a colonization ship, Brennan is desperate to prevent his daughter Tamsyn from inheriting his genetic deficiencies. The consequences of his efforts to illegally modify her DNA affect Brennan, Tamsyn, and the colonists. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break.
Going Somewhere Else and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
This is a collection of science fiction and fantasy short stories. Please look inside to read about an explorer preparing for a journey that never ends, a young woman facing a monster that cannot be defeated, a death angel who's never actually collected a soul....and more stories. Includes seven stories.
The White House
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Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two women reach for happiness amid the dangers of an eighteenth century colony. Annie Simpson is captured by Blackbeard and taken to an inn called The White House. There she meets Lizzie Poole, the innkeeper's daughter who longs for happiness of her own. Based on the legend of the Hammock House in Beaufort, North Carolina.
Alien Fruit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Book one in the Newark Trilogy. A colony struggles to survive in an unforgiving world. Two brave teens strike out on their own and overcome impossible odds to help their struggling colony.
The New Guy In Moon Base Twelve
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Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
They weren't exactly the crew the President had in mind when he announced his plan to build a permanent base on the moon so the Chinese wouldn't do it first, but there they were, a boring collection of peaceful, happy settlers who couldn't even get a decent reality TV show rating. Life was perfectly dull until the new guy arrived. Now if they could only find out who he was and where he'd come from
The Minorcan Yoke
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Series: Minorcan, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,960. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Just south of America’s oldest permanent city, St. Augustine, Florida, lie the ruins of the largest colony the English attempted to establish in the New World. New Smyrna was established in 1768 by 1,400 indentured servants. Their nine turbulent year odyssey under English domination and servitude was a struggle to survive against tremendous odds.
Ebb And Flow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Two centuries of one of Australia's founding families unfold as generations are shaped and moulded by historic events, relationships, and the grand and majestic sweep of the Hawkesbury River. One in a series of ten short stories published in a compilation entitled A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories.