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Hotspot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,630. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The strong earthquakes that disrupted the flow of Old Faithful sent scientists scurrying to find the cause. Little did they expect to find magma flowing into the old magma chamber of one of Earth’s largest dormant volcanoes. The story follows the chaotic events on the Yellowstone Plateau as the surface rises and an eruption of gargantuan size appears to be imminent.
Cats in the Mouse House: A Nicholas Drake Novel
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,410. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Someone is killing scientists who breed medicine's "test tubes on four feet," the costly, genetically engineered laboratory mice that stand in for humans in thousands of medical research projects each year. Former FBI director turned news media magnate Nicholas Drake and confidential assistant John Konecki craft a chilling cure for the diabolical killer.
Growing Up Sam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hi. I Sam. I half bonobo, half human. That make people want to kill me. I not care. I play in my steel room. But then something go very wrong. Honorable Mention, The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection "affecting"-- SF Site "strong...In tone the story resembles Flowers for Algernon.... Yuan-Innes pulls off quite a difficult balancing act." --Challenging Destiny
Embryos in Space
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
Reason (Part One of The Arbiter Project Trilogy)
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Series: The Arbiter Project, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Senator Adam Lucas is desperate for justice when his daughter is brutally murdered at the hands of a serial killer. Hans Richter, a German scientist, is working on a top secret project at a hidden Army base in Eastern New Mexico. The discoveries they make will shock them and inexplicably link them together in a high-stakes game of corruption and lies involving the highest levels of government.
Trinity of the Sands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Los Alamos, 1945. Mort Whitman helps build "the gadget" that will end the war and immolate untold thousands of men-- if it works. As the minds of men mushroom in a dark dream of war, he seeks solace in the white sands of the Jornada del Muerto. But what he discovers there teaches him how justice really works in the New Mexico badlands-- as well as how one man can atone for a nuclear holocaust.
History, And More
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this series of four unique essays you'll discover the complete history of the world from the Big Bang until yesterday afternoon, why there are more Greek philosophers that Inuit and why, in the author's opinion, we should all be deeply suspicious of the motivation of 'scientists'. You'll probably find it funny, too.
The Boy Who Loved Ants: Edward O.Wilson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
As a boy, famed scientist Edward O. Wilson spent happy days outdoors, hunting for fish, snakes, and bugs. Drawing from Wilson’s autobiography Naturalist, author Sara van Dyck shows how the shy boy who loved ants became a world leader in nature conservation. Written for ages 7 and up, the book includes easy activities for children to explore life in their own backyard. Color photographs.
The Santa Solution
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The North Pole is melting and it's a disaster for Christmas worldwide, as Santa's enclave is being pulled apart by the whether. Or was that Weather? Whether or not you believe, you will be enchanted with the courage and faith that ended up resurrecting our whole world, as Santa and the children of the world find solutions.
Scientists and Intellectuals in Entertainment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Essay » Sociology
Scientists and intellectuals are often poorly portrayed by the entertainment industry. An easy choice for an evil antagonist is a mad scientist. An equally easy choice for a ridiculous fool is a scientist without common sense. These stereotypes are reinforced again and again in movies, television and literature. It’s amazing when any child grows up wanting to be a scientist, in our culture.