Star Catcher Publishing

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Star Catcher Publishing is dedicated to publishing quality genre writing with a nod towards good old-fashioned storytelling, all at an affordable price. Here you can find good science fiction with strong plots, strong characters, exotic locales, a sense of wonder, adventure, and a feeling of hope.

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Summer Crash (Zerralon 1.1)
Series: Zerralon, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,620. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Summer comes to a crashing end… Ten-year-old Kevin Taggert prefers to stay home with his video games, but his parents insist he join a summer sports program. Exactly on the day the Vordac raid Earth. With his little sister depending on him for protection, Kevin must find the strength and wisdom to keep them both safe. Before they both end up dead, or even worse: as life-long slaves of the Vordac
Glint of a Suncatcher (Children of Jad #1)
Series: Children of Jad, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,000. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Amazing discovery or a trigger to war… Elvy Akuma hopes to make a little extra money by finding and selling Suncatchers, the shells of a native Jad land-mollusk, to tourists. She finds something else in the dirt, instead. An unexpected discovery that could make the humble world of Jad famous. Or it could reignite a war between Human and Chion. A science fiction novelette.
The Legend of Crazy Uncle George (Salmon Run - Book 8)
Series: Salmon Run. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Hawk and Zach Callahan receive their first lodgers of the summer among the antics instigated by a fierce race for the presidency of the Salmon Run Men's Club. To complicate matters, something other than the Little People lurk in the forest. Something that does not appear on Yenni and Nanuk's alien scanners. All the while, they keep encountering examples of Crazy Uncle George's, well, craziness.
Salmon Run Collection #1 (Salmon Run Books 1-3)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A new life in Alaska, a massive aurora, a spaceship hidden under the ice and snow… A haunted lodge… A singing voice only Zach and Sasha can hear... Follow Hawk and Zach Callahan, the eccentric people of the town of Salmon Run, and the aliens hidden nearby as their lives become intricately entangled. This collection contains the first three books in the Salmon Run series.
Gaslight Tea Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters
Tea and cookies… with an imaginary friend? Let people make fun of her if they want. Claire ignores them. Nemo finally came around for a proper visit, and they have local gossip to catch up on. Until the warm glow of the gaslamps reveal the truth for everyone to see. A science fiction steampunk short story. This edition includes the complete BONUS story "Bowl the Lizard" by J.A. Marlow.
Blame it on the Dog (Forward Motion Anthology 2014)
Series: Forward Motion for Writers Anthology. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,460. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Blame it on the dog - the age-old excuse. Sixteen writers took on the prompt with a collection of short stories across a variety of genres including fantasy, science fiction, contemporary, poetry, superhero, historical, humor, and more. The Forward Motion for Writer's Anthology is an annual showcase of the multi-national writing talent at the venerable writer's group.
Spires
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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I should be barricaded at home, scared like the rest of them. But no. I'm out walking the streets, sure my mind is about to burn out. The last thing I need is to run into a snot-nosed kid with a stolen alien artifact. Both seem to have something to do with the vines invading the city, but why should I care? Unfortunately for me, the vines care. Includes the complete BONUS story, "In the Cauldron"
Where the Purple Grass Grows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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The last thing reporter Steve Gortney expects is pirates raiding the strange space-elevator on the backworld of Vorstogen. While he's thrilled for the exclusive on a pirate raid-in-progress, he soon finds his own life in danger from a secret the pirates are willing to kill to keep hidden. Meanwhile, the space-elevator has a few secrets of its own... A science fiction novelette by J.A. Marlow.
Eloquently Crooked
Series: Abashiri Sky City, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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A determined bounty hunter meets her match in a silver-tongued criminal… Patricia Silverton privately battles the smugglers infesting the sky city of Abashiri. Only, the next smuggler on her list refuses to allow an arrest stand in his way of making the next delivery. One must give. Patricia promises it will not be her. Even if she dies trying. A science fiction thriller novelette.
When the Skies Fell (The String Weavers - Book 6)
Series: The String Weavers. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,840. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When a band injury forces Kelsey Hale to return to Sanctuary, she uses the risky visit to learn more about Professor Hadrian's ultimate plan. But Professor Hadrian knows of a lethal way to silence Dr. Rozelle Mallard while also stealing Kelsey's Phoenix Eggs. He forgets the Weaver team he is dealing with. He forgets Kelsey's determination to never give up. He forgets what Phoenix Eggs really are.
Into the Forest Shadows
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,690. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Grandmother's house. A red cape. A planet-wide conspiracy. An invitation to visit Grandmother's house among the renowned giant trees of the planet gives Kate a welcome respite from her overbearing Uncle Travis. After Grandma goes missing, she joins forces with a local Gatherer boy to confront a deadly threat to the human colonists, forest inhabitants, and even the moving trees themselves.
Flying Dutchman of the Spacelanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
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The cursed Flying Dutchman returns to the spacelanes... While busy with repairs, Sora Anali gets the surprise of her life: a real cursed ghost ship docking with Langdon Space Station. Then the Flying Dutchman triggers the servicing robots into delivering expensive and rare items needed for the station. Items she needs back. But, the legends say to board her is to die on her...
The Tower of Epnos (The String Weavers - Book 5)
Series: The String Weavers. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,300. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2014 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Kelsey Hale's team join the Eebra-Shee in an investigation of a Nief-Pirae ship that somehow escaped the Veil designed to keep them contained. The mysteries deepen with the discovery of disturbingly familiar technology, a hostile government, and a Tower strangely weakened. They must find the answers soon. At stake is every life-form, planet, sun, and universe among the infinite multi-universes.
The Art of Negotiation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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After overseeing the downsizing of a construction facility at Arcturus, Zada Harper comes face-to-face with an old friend... whom she just helped lay off. Zada then finds herself the next target of the ISC Corporation layoffs. She is suddenly without a job and forced into automatic arbitration for a severance settlement. But Zada won't go quietly. The ISC feels the sting of her departure.

Books

A Princess, a Boatman, and a Lizard (Forward Motion Anthology 2012)
Series: Forward Motion for Writers Anthology, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,570. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
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A Princess, A Boatman, and A Lizard. One prompt resulting in 17 different stories from 17 authors with works ranging from silly to dramatic across genres such as fairy tale, steampunk, science fiction, fantasy, Native American tales and more. The 2012 Forward Motion Writer's Anthology is an annual showcase of the multi-national writing talent at the venerable writer's group.

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