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Carnie's Tale: A Spinward Fringe Story by Randolph Lalonde
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 10.5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,600. 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
The Amity Incident by C M Weller
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.]
Baily Chatham and the Time-Crystals by G. R. Zee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,180. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
When Baily Chatham decides to get a DNA test she has no idea that it will change her life forever. Her test results bring her to the attention of a secret government agency because they discover that she is a human-looking alien-hybrid. This is a time-travel, space-travel adventure of a girl who has paranormal powers.
Under the Ice Blades by Lindsay Buroker
Series: Dragon Blood. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Captain Astuawilda Kaika is an elite forces soldier, a demolitions expert, and a woman who loves secret missions. She most certainly isn’t someone with the patience to teach General Zirkander’s raw cadets how to survive encounters with the enemy. Certain she’s been given this duty as a punishment, she confronts her superiors, only to find out that King Angulus himself gave her the assignment.
The God Mars Book Three: The Devil You Are by Michael Rizzo
Series: The God Mars, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(5.00 from 3 reviews)
As the peoples of Mars find themselves caught in an escalating war between an oppressive Earth and an apparently invincible enemy who claims to be from an alternate future, Colonel Ram awakens to find that he has been remade into an immortal superhuman in order to try to save all that he holds dear. But those he would help are terrified of what he’s become. And he’s not the only one of his kind…
Aurealis #105 by Chimaera Publications
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.
Spinward Fringe Broadcasts 1 and 2: Resurrection and Awakening by Randolph Lalonde
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.
Aeon Legion: Labyrinth by J.P. Beaubien
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,570. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
To guard the Edge of Time from the changes of time travelers, the Aeon Legion seeks strong soldiers from history's most war-torn eras. Those deemed worthy gain a chance to compete in the toughest training program ever designed. Terra Mason, a plain 18-year-old girl from modern times, must turn her stubbornness into determination if she is to pass the Legion's final test; the mysterious Labyrinth.
Deathmaker (Dragon Blood, Book 2) by Lindsay Buroker
Series: Dragon Blood, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When Lieutenant Caslin Ahn joined Wolf Squadron, she was prepared for the reality that she might one day be killed in the line of duty. She was less prepared for being shot down, assumed dead by her own people, and dragged off to the Cofah Empire as a prisoner of war. As if being thrust into a dungeon and interrogated wasn't bad enough, her cellmate is the notorious pirate Deathmaker.
Diamonds From Tequila (Dagmar Shaw Thrillers 4) by Walter Jon Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sean Makin was a washed-up child actor, until Dagmar Shaw made him a star. Now he's starring in a big-budget action thriller that offers him the chance to become a box-office titan. But the action and the thrills aren't just in the movie. Dangerous and destabilizing new technology is floating around behind the scenes. Police and cartel lords lurk in the shadows. An assassin is on the loose.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 3: Triton by Randolph Lalonde
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,880. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.71 from 17 reviews)
After narrowly escaping a brush with an old enemy Captain Valance and his crew reach out to their allies for help. Meanwhile, allies and enemies from his past are set to reveal themselves in unexpected ways, changing his life and the galaxy forever.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 5: Fracture by Randolph Lalonde
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,020. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.47 from 15 reviews)
The crew of the Triton, a rare, Earth built Space Combat Carrier, make their way to Ossimi Station, a safe haven for independent ships and traders. In a galaxy gripped by conflict and teetering on the verge of chaos, Captain Jacob Valance and his crew will be faced with the unexpected, the unknown, and an opportunity to save thousands of lives. Will their sympathy be their undoing? [Broadcast 5]
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 4: Frontline by Randolph Lalonde
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 198,420. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.65 from 17 reviews)
Captain Valance and his crew are finally learning to work as a unit. Oblivious to the grander designs of the Order of Eden, they are drawn into a brutal conflict over a planet the Order is depopulating so they can use it for themselves. Who will survive the Frontline?
A Tale of Two Sisters by Robert Appleton
Series: The Steam Clock Legacy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Alternative history
In a world where fleets of airships roam the skies and great towers of scientific learning pierce the clouds, no one's heard of the misfit McEwan sisters. One collects admirers, dispenses bad advice. The other's a bit of a tomboy. They might not have much experience with love or espionage, but they're about to shake the empire to its roots, and one way or another, everything is about to change.
Angel in the Badlands by Bianca D'Arc
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Zeke crash lands on a desert planet. Angela finds him unconscious, and takes him below ground for treatment. Angela’s people are hiding from humanity’s enemies, but now it’s a race to see who’ll get there first - Zeke’s reinforcements, or the aliens. Note: This novella was previously published under the title “Ezekiel” and has been substantially revised for this new edition.
One Hundred, Ten, and One by O. Westin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The MicroSFF twitter stories - science fiction or fantasy stories, told in a single tweet of up to 140 characters - have grown quite popular since they first appeared in the spring of 2013. This collection contains one hundred microfictions, selected from the first 140 posted, as well as ten 100-word stories, and one slightly longer short story.
Strike a Match 2: Counterfeit Conspiracy by Frank Tayell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,180. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In 2019, the AIs went to war. Millions died before a nuclear holocaust brought an end to their reign of terror. Billions more succumbed to radiation poisoning, disease, and the chaotic violence of that apocalypse. Some survived. They rebuilt. Twenty years later, crime is on the rise. Detectives Mitchell and Deering must unmask the conspiracy threatening to destroy their fragile democracy.
Petra and the Blue Goo by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Petra loves books. And she loves her job at Nuovo Italiano Rare Books Library. So when a group of Bathybobles threatens to destroy those precious books—and to win a game, no less—Petra must stop them. Once she gets the slime out of her eyes, of course. “You always know you’re going to get something good from Kristine Kathryn Rusch.” —SFRevu
Onset, Reset, Mindset by E L Russell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 203,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What would you do as a gifted college athlete headed for a career as a research biochemist who after losing the use of your legs in a cycling accident discovers your recovery is impeded by the fear of onset schizophrenia and by the all too real visitations of a teammate still in a coma from the same accident?