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The Pinocchio Complex by Sarina Dorie
You set the price! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations(4.67 from 3 reviews)
“The Pinocchio Complex,” is a 2000 word retelling of Pinocchio as a science fiction story with robots on Mars. The short story was previously sold in 2012 to Cosmos.
Love, Death, Robots, and Zombies by Tom O'Donnell
Price: Free! Words: 86,900. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Join two teens on an epic journey across post-apocalyptic America. Through the zombified ruins of once-great cities, deep into territory ruled by hostile robots, they'll need courage, wisdom and faith in each other to survive. Yet survival isn't everything. Can they find a measure of peace and happiness in the hostile ruins of a dead civilization? Or is even their shining goal just another lie?
COLOSSUS by Gary Mark Lee
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.64 from 11 reviews)
A short story about the far distant future and the remains of a once powerful mechanical man and the long dead human who once controlled it.
Through Struggle, the Stars by John Lumpkin
Series: The Human Reach, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,070. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.63 from 8 reviews)
War is imminent between Earth's great space powers for reasons no one fully understands. When a young U.S. Space Force officer is assigned to shepherd an old spy out to the colonies, he begins to discover what lies at the root of the conflict. A hard science fiction novel by a former Pentagon and CIA reporter for the AP. "Great, good fun." - Analog "Very much recommended." - Midwest Book Review
The Meyersco Helix by Andrew McCoy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,870. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.63 from 8 reviews)
"How the hell did we come to where the President of the United States has two minutes to decide whether he will nuke Boston or kill the world instead?" *** “Mr McCoy gets on with the job of telling us exactly what it is like in the Heart of Darkness. He has the soldier's eye for terrain and the soldier's eye for character. This has the ring of truth.” — John Braine Sunday Telegraph
Gathering Clouds... by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brothers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.63 from 8 reviews)
‘Are you telling us,’ said John, finding it hard to control himself, ‘that you have a brother out there, flying around in a homemade spacecraft tied together with bits of wire mesh and tape, and these all powerful aliens can’t harm him in any way?’ ‘Precisely!’
Nomads of the Gods by Gary Mark Lee
Price: Free! Words: 230,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.60 from 30 reviews)
A planetary romance set on the savage world of Gorn,an Outer Rim world that is inhabited by genetically altered warriors known to the outside worlds as Nomads, possessed with great strength and healing power they roam the wastelands battling each other and the fierce creatures that inhabit their lands.
First Contact (In Her Name, Book 1) by Michael R. Hicks
Price: Free! Words: 155,290. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.60 from 10 reviews)
Young Midshipman Ichiro Sato joined the Terran Navy to escape a tyrannical father and find freedom among the stars. He had no idea when he boarded the survey starship Aurora for his first assignment that he and his crew would make humanity’s first contact with a sentient alien species. Little did he know that this fateful encounter would trigger a catastrophic galactic war...
Vinyl: Book One of the Vinyl Trilogy by Sophia Elaine Hanson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,310. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Legend meets Leviathan in this gritty steampunk fiction by debut author Sophia Elaine Hanson. Charged with fear, heavy with heartbreak, and stitched with unexpected moments of joy, Vinyl is perfect for fans of Cinder and Divergent. The first in a trilogy, Vinyl is a story of loyalty, passion, trauma, and the extraordinary power of music.
Conflict and Courage by Candy Rae
Series: Planet Wolf, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,960. Language: British English. Published: August 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The Planet Wolf Series: Volume 2 - The colonists and their telepathic, wolf-like friends have survived their first battle. Those life-bonded have dedicated their lives to the defence of the free north. The southern armies are reeling from their defeat and Aoalvaldr, the disgraced enemy commander, has vowed revenge. What dangers lurk beyond the horizon? Another battle, another war? 2013 Edition.
Veterans of the Psychic Wars by Wayne Gerard Trotman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,210. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Thought is more dangerous than you think... Roman Doyle has been living a normal life as a married 25-year-old schoolteacher. What Roman does not know is that he is Prince Sakara, heir apparent of the True Emperor of a distant galaxy known as the Cosmic Sea. That is until he encounters Chi-Ro Jin, master of Hatari Ikou, and a veteran of the Psychic Wars.
Troubleshooters: The Longest Joke Ever Told by Ian Thomas Healy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,930. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Troubleshooters: The Longest Joke Ever Told is a big-budget action movie of a novel, filled with gunfights, explosions, chases, and memorable one-liners. Think Bruce Willis meets Mel Gibson with a dash of Chow Yun Fat and directed by James Cameron, leading toward a last-page punchline like a kick in the head. Buckle your safety harness for this nonstop, in-your-face ride.
Awaken His Eyes: The Awakened Book One by Jason Tesar
Series: The Awakened, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.60 from 5 reviews)
On a parallel earth, in the city of Bastul, Colonel Adair Lorus disappears while investigating the death of an informant, triggering a series of events which will tear his family apart and set in motion the resolution of an ancient struggle.
Dalston Junction by MeiLin Miranda
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Amelia and Margaret are supposed to be taking unwanted babies and placing them with new families. But the police find dozens of tickets for pawned baby clothes and no evidence of the babies themselves, sparking a desperate pursuit across Victorian London with the life of a newborn in the balance. This is a short story.
Rekindle the Sun by Mary E. Lowd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A dying world may not be the best place to start your life anew, but that's exactly where Kerri has been sent. The sun of Heffe VIII is burning out, and her husband has been hired by the canine aliens of that world to rekindle it. This story originally appeared in the Australian anthology of interstellar immigration stories "Belong."
DeniseZen by Jamie Antonia
Series: Denise Zen, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Denise Zen arrives in Southern Illinois for the summer term at SIU where she is approached by peaceful, highly advanced beings from another world to aid them in a search and rescue mission to retrieve two of their crewmembers that have disappeared.
Insurrection by Jeffrey M. Poole
Series: Bakkian Chronicles, Book 2 · Legends of Lentari, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,640. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Add one magic-stealing goblet, half a dozen dimwitted trolls, and one conceited wizard. Next add one kidnapped member of the royal family, one concerned son, two bodyguards, a soldier, and an adolescent griffin. Throw in a pinch of green dragon. Mix well and you will have yourself one fantastic action-packed fantasy adventure sequel set in the magical kingdom of Lentari!
Patriotic Treason by Christopher Nuttall
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 125,080. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Why doth treason never prosper? Because if it prosper, none dare call it treason. A thrilling milSF story set in a dark grim future...
Lokant by Charlotte E. English
Series: Draykon, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,030. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The draykon race has returned to the Seven Realms, but all is not well between humans and draykoni. Soon a war is building between the two races, one that threatens Llandry's loved ones. Who are the enigmatic sorcerers who woke the draykon? With little to go on but a mysterious book, Lady Eva Glostrum embarks on a hunt for the woman known as Ana - and learns about her own heritage along the way.
First Contact (Terran Chronicles) by James Jackson
Series: Terran Chronicles, Book 1 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The adventure you’re about to embark upon is one of discovery and hope, as humanity comes to terms with its ‘First Contact’. As the ‘Terran Chronicles’ saga unfolds it will challenge the way we look at alien races, eliminating some old clichés. When a fleet of spaceships arrives in orbit, it raises a number of compelling questions. What brings them here? Are they friendly? What will happen to us?