Books tagged: starship

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Drawing Down the Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a dark, frozen world, light years away from Earth, the last remnants of humanity struggle to survive. With no light to heat their world, mankind must rely on Starfire dancers to draw the light from a distant star to warm their cities. Aewit is just such a dancer. She's loyal to her group, but when division among her people threatens to destroy everything she knows, which side will she choose?
The Unity Worlds at War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,810. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Whether it's the soldiers on the front line or the bartenders who serve them, war leaves no one unscathed. These four tales set in Carter's war-ravaged Unity Worlds universe -- three originally published in the leading science fiction magazines of the day, plus one story original to this collection -- will leave you thinking about war's effects long after you finish the final words.
Spacer Tales: The Explorer
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00)
Welcome to Kluskey's spacer hangout. Here, spacers swap yarns of ghost ships, space monsters, the weird and wonderful and the downright daft. Exploration Corps officer Amil Talen has just got back from a two year expedition, telling tales of strange new life forms. But just what is it lurking at the bottom of that cave?
The Clock
Series: Time & Space Adventures, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,510. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Clock is a science fiction adventure. John Koch, a scientist working on a secret project connected to Area 51, received an ancient Egyptian clock from his grandparents that opens the door to aliens, other worlds, time travel and trips on the starship SS-1. Characters include Queen Isis Nefertiti, her husband, Amenhotep IV, and a very human-like robot.
Spacer Tales: The Space Monster of Sector 17
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Kluskey's spacer hangout. Here, spacers swap yarns of ghost ships, space monsters, the weird and wonderful and the downright daft. In this story, spacer Pell tells of a mysterious encounter.
Handler's Break
You set the price! Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50)
Commander Boone is grudgingly obligated to safeguard the Overlord’s “weapon” - an impetuous teen-aged girl with a deadly temper. When he realizes that such a weapon should not be in the hands of a madman, he risks everything to free them both from servitude. His plan is to deliver the girl to the rival overlord who created her, and with whom they have just gone to war.
With New Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Galen the Sixth receives a startling revelation that will forever change the way he perceives the so-called world around him.
Lunara Short Story: Parker McCloud at North Tharsis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A Lunara Series 4000-word short story featuring Parker McCloud as he fights for the people of North Tharsis against the tyranny of a wicked colonial leader.
Passing in the Night
Price: Free! Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by SSN Storytelling. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A year-long shift in the middle of the interstellar void can be dull. For the Fourth shift crew of the starliner Pericles, enroute to Earth from one of the colonies, the passage could best be called routine. Until sensors detect an unknown and unexpected object ahead. What they find in the endless night of space will forever change their universe. Assuming they survive to tell about it.
Trade War
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A space freighter pilot is assaulted, robbed, and stranded on the dreary, rain-lashed planet, Tempest. The price of his escape is to become a reluctant soldier in a brutal, mercenary conflict. Things have to get better, right? A dark, sometimes comically dark, tale with a wry twist.