The Anomaly by Will Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. 161290 words.
Published on January 11, 2011. .
A powerful alliance of Pacific-Rim corporations launches a telerobotic satellite controlled from Earth - and secretly mines several U.S. reconnaissance satellites. The satellites are destroyed as each flies over Russia causing the U.S. to retaliate against Russian satellites. The Russians, attacked seemingly without provocation, prepare a counter-attack just as the alliance had planned!