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Spinward Fringe Broadcast 10.5: Carnie's Tale
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 10.5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,610. Language: British English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Alice Valent, an Officer Trainee, is assigned to investigate a digital record of a young pilot, Noah Lucas. His callsign is Carnie, and he began his long story of survival after corrupted artificial intelligences destroyed the carnival he called home. He was left to survive alone on Iora, where machines turned against humanity. Set after Spinward Fringe Broadcast 10: Freeground
Polo Shawcross: Dragon Skin
Series: Dragon Quartet. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,750. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Book 3 and Polo Shawcross comes back from war both notorious and a hero, ready for bad women, good food, and a lot of sleep. His enemies have other plans, as do his friends. Soon he’s fighting for his life and for parts of his body someone wants as a souvenir. Can Polo learn to shape-change in time? Twisted adventure in a vivid new world where Men (or Women) might be Dragon.
Polo Shawcross: Dragon Outlaw
Series: Dragon Quartet. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,870. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Book 4 in the Dragon Quartet, the notorious Polo Shawcross is desperate for a quiet life, but his family are still out to kill him. Back at Court in Sendren, Polo isn’t the man you want to leave alone with the queen, but the king still loves him. On the bright side, he’s out of the army. Polo’s sure he won’t fight again, but the war’s coming to Sendren. Is changing shape enough? Can Polo survive?
As Long as Rain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,090. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Loopies—two alien species bound to each other in a marriage of convenience—have subdued the human race. Its people sterilised, and pacified with a linguistic disease, the world is a retirement village with Comma nurses waiting on the sick of mind—and sick to the back teeth in the case of Libby Lavers, the only unimpaired HS left. But Libby's escape feels a little easy, a little choreographed.
Permutation City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Paul Durham keeps making Copies of himself: software simulations of his own brain and body which can be run in virtual reality. Maria Deluca is addicted to the Autoverse: a virtual world that follows a simple set of rules as its “laws of physics”. Paul makes Maria a very strange offer: design a seed for an entire virtual biosphere — a feat far beyond the capacity of all the world’s computers.
Aurealis #106
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #106 features ‘In Cinematic Terms’ by Brianna Bullen, ‘The Sylkies’ by Henry Gasko and ‘Howling Mad’ by Kris Ashton, as well as non-fiction from Gillian Polack and Chris Large plus the latest in reviews.
Teranesia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,550. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Prabir Suresh lives in paradise, a 9-year-old boy with an island all his own: to name, to explore, and to populate with imaginary creatures. Twenty years later, when reports begin to appear of strange new species of plants and animals being found throughout the region, Prabir is forced to confront his past and to face the painful realities that have shaped his life.
The Moon People
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A girl named Phoebe resides on a moon base but she doesn’t get to enjoy it due to a rare illness. She’s annoyed, frustrated and most of all, lonely. One day, an alien named Unlua offers Phoebe a chance to explore and gives Phoebe something she has been missing for a long time: affection
Oceanic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,850. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Oceanic is a collection of twelve stories, including the Hugo-award-winning title story.
Ferromancer: Iron Souls, Book One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Suspecting that the railroad’s new locomotive runs on forbidden magic, canal boat captain Bridget “Briar” Rose decides to steal the schematics and expose the truth. Kidnapping the man who designed the engine wasn’t part of the plan, but solutions aren’t always black and white—sometimes they come in shades of iron gray.
Quarantine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2034, the stars went out. An unknown agency surrounded the solar system with an impenetrable barrier, concealing the universe from humanity’s gaze. In 2067, Nick Stavrianos is hired to investigate the disappearance of Laura Andrews from the institution where she was being cared for. Aided by a skull full of neural modifications, he follows her trail to the Republic of New Hong Kong.
The Calderan Problem
Series: Free-Wrench, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,100. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For months, Captain Mack and his crew has limped along without their engineer, but Nita Graus has not been slacking. At long last she has convinced her homeland of Caldera to offer the Wind Breaker safe harbor. Meanwhile, an old foe has found a new ally. Together, their grim schemes could bring ruin to Rim and Caldera alike.
Spinward Fringe Broadcasts 1 and 2: Resurrection and Awakening
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 1 & 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.74 from 34 reviews)
Captain Valance has no memory of his past. Left adrift on a strange ship, he begins a new life. Years later he's become a well known hired gun while searching for clues to his past. This follows the First Light Chronicles cult hit Space Opera series.
The Amity Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,440. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Exiled from her home colony into a hostile land of venomous, poisonous, and otherwise dangerous things, T'reka the Mad, humble scientist, must forge an unlikely peace with the most dangerous creatures in the known universe - HUMANS! [We're mostly harmless, we swear.]
Aurealis #105
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis has been publishing quality speculative fiction for over 25 years. It has won numerous awards, discovered major new talents and provided an outlet for established writers from all over the world. This issue of Aurealis provides more of the quality writing, art, reviews news and humour that our readers have come to expect.
Axiomatic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Axiomatic is a collection of eighteen short stories, including “The Infinite Assassin”, “Learning to Be Me” and the title story “Axiomatic”.
Caldera Book 3: Return To Yellowstone
Series: Caldera. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by DevilDogPress. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Months after an ancient rage virus erupts from the depths of Yellowstone, survivors find themselves scattered. Clinging to life in clusters, hiding from the infected and scavenging from the remnants of humanity, life has evolved to mere survival.
The Steerswoman
Series: The Steerswoman, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,920. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you ask, she must answer: no steerswoman may refuse a question, or reply with anything but the truth. All they know is shared freely, with any who ask. But when the steerswoman Rowan investigates a small, lovely, inexplicable object, she suddenly finds she must flee, fight for her life -- or worse, lie. Because one kind of knowledge has always been denied the steerswomen: Magic.
Star Soldier Episode Three
Series: Star Soldier. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,240. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Ami is thrust into the final battle for her planet. Central Command is in ruins, and there’s only one force that can help her now – the resistance. When they take her back to their home compound, she realizes the war she’s fought blood and tooth for has been a lie. There’s always been a way to end the battle with the rift monsters – and that way is her.
Caldera Book 4: Countdown To Oblivion
Series: Caldera. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by DevilDogPress. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Months after an ancient rage virus erupts from the depths of Yellowstone, survivors find themselves battling not only the infected, but each other. Predators prey on the weak and strength comes only in numbers.