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Eternity's End
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Series: Star Rigger Universe, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 205,870. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Star pilot Renwald Legroeder undertakes a search for the legendary ghost ship Impris and her passengers and crew—whose fate is entwined with interstellar piracy, quantum defects in space-time, galactic coverup conspiracies, and deep-cyber romance. Nominated for the Nebula Award—a novel of the Star Rigger Universe, from the author of The Chaos Chronicles.
Far Travels, The Gracchian Adventures, Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Far Travels is an adventure set in the near future. The Ellsworth family—Abby and Tom, age 11, and their adoptive father Oliver—must emigrate to the planet of Gracchia. The adventure culminates in the Bonebreaker Race, a multi-species event that combines aspects of a scavenger hunt and a speed race. But during the event, Abby and Tom become aware that not all is as it seems on Gracchia.
Just Desserts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Gelastic Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Pilot Evan Tanner faces a stark choice: pay off his debt to the bank by retrieving a starship for them--or go to prison. He tracks down the ship easily, but repossessing the Just Desserts proves more challenging. A politically-connected owner, corrupt officials, and deadly local customs put more than Evan's freedom at stake. He must gamble his life in an all-or-nothing struggle for victory.
Shining Path
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Gelastic Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Compelled to find and repossess a starship or face prison, Evan Tanner succeeded. Now he negotiates with his former creditor to do it again--for a lot more money. But Rafael Varga refuses to surrender his ship. The struggle for Shining Path begins with insincere smiles and ends when one of them ends up on the wrong end of a blaster.
Honoria
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Gelastic Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It looked like an easy job. Seize the freighter Honoria, falling endlessly around Cinnabar, seemingly abandoned by its owners, and turn it over to his employers. Things seldom go that smoothly, but Evan's team triggers political intrigue--and ruthless violence--unlike anything he's faced before. Only sharp piloting and sharper wits stand between Evan's team and annihilation.
Surrender Dorothy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by Gelastic Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Evan Tanner flies into the Loftis system to repossess the yacht Surrender Dorothy. Instead, the authorities seize his ship--and every other arriving vessel. The world teeters on the verge of civil war. Evan must escape imprisonment--or worse--as the government flails in panic and rebel forces strike back. Most of all, he must find a means of fleeing the system before all-out war begins.
Five-Twelfths of Heaven - Book One of the Roads of Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,580. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In a space-faring civilization where a single woman is increasingly disenfranchised, the star pilot Silence Leigh is defrauded from her inheritance by a greedy competitor. Forced to ally with two men, Silence is dragged into a deadly political struggle, and is tantalized by the hints of the legendary Earth, as well as the dread and the glory of Magi's power.
Starborne
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fifty men and women, living perfect lives, decide to give it all up to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. They set out to travel to the farthest reaches of the galaxy, with their only link to home a fragile telepathic bond between a blind crew member and her sister back home.
The Big Jump
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
New star-drive engines promise to open up the galaxy to humankind. But the first ship to use the engines disappears and a sole survivor returns...alone and dying of some strange type of radiation. Does some unknown horror await us out there? The only way to find out is to go out again.
Empty Urns Launched Into Stars
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Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Paul Seton and Marshall Lincoln are unique dealers in the Singularity. With a little wealth and a lot of faith, clients in Paul and Marshall's office may circumvent death by painlessly uploading their souls into the machine. Paul and Marshall's freedom and sanity are thrown into jeopardy when a tycoon's ambition to ride the Singularity to the stars threatens to expose the Singularity's secrets.