Books tagged: near future sf

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Spots the Space Marine: Defense of the Fiddler
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Series: Spots the Space Marine, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,450. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Pollyanna meets Starship Troopers in this web serial about a 30-something Marine called out of retirement to join the war against the crabs. But shattered morale is the least of her company’s problems, and their survival may hinge on an unlikely friendship forged between an alien weapons designer and a mother-turned-warrior….
Wantaviewer
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Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A young girl with a nasty drug habit finds inspiration with the newly arrived aliens in her small Canadian town. She starts recording them, and witnesses their integration into human society firsthand. And then a tragedy strikes that reverses all of her hopes and dreams about the future. Part of The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook).
Mud and Salt
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Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the near future, three armed men enter a snowy woods in search of a runaway alien. Only two men will walk away from the trees in this story of violence and first contact. "Mud and Salt" was first published in Writers of the Future 16 in September 2000, and it was reprinted in The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook).
This Divided Land
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Once upon a time, not long from now, there lived two people who had fallen in love." Though separated by distance and a nearly insurmountable border, they were determined to be together, no matter the cost. A tale of love that lights up the darkness of a science-fictional near-future. First published in Jigsaw Nation, May 2006.
Seedling: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Here, on the shore of Lake Athabasca, are the last two hundred and six trees on the planet. The Canadian government has a plan to pulp them and make sheets of paper out of them. Each log must be worth a billion bucks. But not if the Druids have anything to say about it. And they have a secret weapon on their side: the Seedling. Because, to change the world, all it takes is one seed.