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Lowercase earth Part 2 – Liz’s Indifference
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is the first story chronicling the lives of some of the inhabitants of Earth’s first colony as their world changes in ways they don’t yet understand. It is a world that has knocked around my head for quite some time now. I hope you like it.
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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Price: $5.99 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.
Vitalis III - Parasites
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Novel Concept Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Jeremy Sinclair cashed in every chip he had to earn passage on a research ship bound for the newly discovered planet, Vitalis. With debts to pay and a past he needed to escape a journey seven light years beyond the furthest Terran space lane seemed like just the thing he needed. Neither Jeremy, his fellow researchers, or the Terran Coalition Marines could be prepared for the planet's reception.
The Niman Project
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Laurel Fork Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After the death of his wife and daughter, Honani works for years to establish a colony of people on a new planet where all can live in the peaceful Hopi Way. But in the ancient myths,every time the people try to leave evil behind, a witch brings it into the new world. This time is no different, except the witch, a teenage girl, forces Honani into hard choices, with the fate of the world at stake.
Breaking The Bonds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,320. 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.
Brat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The big human comedy fuels the writing of Bryce McBryce. This title was first published in paperback in 2006 as Wee Charlie’s World. In a far fortress of the British Raj on the eve of World War 2, the Colonel trembles in his rage; the nuns pray; while an innocent army child strives to understand that baffling species, the Adult. He is a bigger problem than militant Japan.
Madame
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
For centuries, a preserve known as “The Royal Lands” was France’s version of “Area 51.” Soldiers guarded the perimeter, and only they and specially authorized royalty were allowed inside, but what was being kept there? Speculation ranged from military armaments to monsters. In 1718, young Jean du Vivier accepts a post inside The Royal Lands. What's inside is more horrifying than he can imagine.