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Something Real
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
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Evan loves his work on International Space Colony 2, but he misses the colors of his life on Earth. Drawing the flowers he remembers from his mother's greenhouse provides a pale substitute for authentic living color, but it's the best he can find. Sean spends his days lost in his software while listening to the same songs on the same radio stations day after day. He would give almost anything...
Planet X91 The New Home
Series: planet x91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
After being separated from the main colony, surviving a crash landing on an uninhabited planet, fighting a prehistoric bird, moving the spaceship to the beach, Clay Silver, Florian, Fawkes and Josh Quinn now must set up a safe home. When Florian decides on a swim in a rock pool the boys have to save her life from an alien. They soon discover they are being tested.
Mia's Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When a human colony spacecraft crash lands on a planet ruled by Dragons and populated by mythical creatures, they mistake the creatures rush to assist them as an attack, this mistake leads to years of war until a truce is forged by the Red Dragon, will it last, can they all survive.
In Small Doses 2 (A Short Story Collection)
Series: In Small Doses (Short Story Collections), Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,690. Language: American English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From the author of the Olivia Plymouth and Corporate Intent Series, something very different! A 2nd edition collection of eight unique short stories. This short story collection includes stories about animals , business analysts, a spiritual/sociological encounter (Illuminations of a Lighthouse Keeper), work burnout , starting a space colony, and excerpts from two older unpublished books
Badlands
Series: IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The small settlement on the world of Caliente is suffering from a devastating drought and the two segments of the population are coming to blows over the remaining water. Someone has to be daring to keep everyone alive and Carmen del Santo Palo, a leader of one of the gangs, is reluctantly taking up the challenge.
Poisoned Bluestripe & The Machine and Her Mahout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Two hard science fiction short stories about the perils of colonization. In Poisoned Bluestripe, an idealistic investigator tries to prove a colonial culture innocent of genocide. The Machine and Her Mahout, a semi-finalist for the Writers of the Future contest, deals with the enduring love between a man and his sentient mining machine.
Josiah the Reformer
Price: Free! Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Josiah the Reformer is the debut novel from Jared Wallace Carter. Set on a colony settled on an inhospitable planet, a young boy searches for the sun which has long been forgotten.
Argel - Book Three - Resolutions
Series: ARGEL, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Storymill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Torn between exciting and fulfilling lives established on Argel and loyalty to the Union of Evolved Planets, Kyla, David, and Troy struggle to accept losing one or the other. Can the benefits of life on Argel outweigh years of training and education to become valued professionals for the Union? Love pulls in one direction and duty pulls in the other. However the choice is not theirs to make.
Conversations at the Dynamo
Series: Around The Martian Fringe, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Pollux is an engineer at the dynamo, the terraforming center of Mars. Completely alone in the mountain engine and stuck well past the standard length of duty of three months, strange visions begin presenting to him. Are these actual ghosts he is seeing, strange creations from the enormous cosmic engine he attends, or are they madness manifesting?
The Terror of Twelvety Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Her name is Shaifennen Roehe, the Terror of Twelvety Town. They say she doesn't ride a horse, but a tame grumper. They say she can sing skizzers to sleep and kill snow-devils with just a bit of magic string and a poisoned apple. But Captain Ravati Aziz has defended caravans and stormed bandit palisades. Surely she can keep a 15 year old girl from causing too much trouble...