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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.
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: $2.99 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.
Agencies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Humanity has made its first steps to colonise the Moon and exploit the resources of the asteroid belt and beyond. A discovery during surveying to find water deposits on the Moon acts as a flash-point that triggers the latent hostility between the now-private security agencies of Earth. Threaded through a series of escalating conflicts, Carth must try to get to the structure first.
Breaking The Bonds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Twenty five years of subjugation under the alien Meta have left the human colonists of Free Faith fearful and wary. But their cruel, brutal, and violent ways have pushed them too far, and the whispers of rebellion are in the air. Three young colonists, Serena, Michal and Oisin, become unlikely liberators when the people of Free Faith turn on their oppressors and rise up in defense of their home.