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Not with a Bang
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Fans of Douglas Adams, Tom Stoppard, etc. will enjoy this short comedy, in which the last two men alive happen upon an average, run of the mill, garden-variety garden; all the real estate that remains of their shattered planet. Without a representative from the fairer sex, the human race is doomed to extinction. Unfortunately, even a deus ex machina can only do so much...
Alien Monster
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Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Alder Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A man searches for salvation for the deeds he committed on an alien planet.
The Union: To The Brink
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Gambler Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Joe Morris is a troubled commander home from a mission of first contact with the insectoid race, the Serty. Nyeta-Kiret is the lone witness to the fall of the mighty, tri-species Union. Both have histories littered with mistakes. This is their one chance at redemption. Coupled with a startling revelation about the Serty, they may be the only hope of survival for three worlds pushed to the brink!
Ex Cineribus Resurge
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
It is 2011 in an alternate war-torn Victorian-era world. A young girl and her guardian seek the Emperor of the country to ask him to stop the ten year civil war. A war between those who are for, and those who are against new technologies, and between the non-religious versus those that still believe. This short story is a prelude to my upcoming novel The Clockwork Universe.
Predestination (and Other Games of Chance)
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Series: The Antithesis Progression, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When leaving Earth to escape a contract on his life, Joss Kyle finds his poker habit gets him caught up in a struggle for control of the entire solar system. He just wants to build a new life, but in the looking-glass world above the gravity well, survival, like poker, is just another sport. And in this contest, it isn’t whether you win or lose, it's how you rig the game.
Leaping Lizards
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Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When her clanship's sensors are damaged, Captain Klarin-yal hires an expensive human expert to effect repairs. Unfortunately, the human is afraid of reptiles. More unfortunately, during the explosion, a pregnant reptilian pet escaped into the ship... Now it's up to Kinahran, a young Kintaran, to find the pet before the human flees in disgust, leaving the clanship crippled.
The Best Revenge
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Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When 5-year-old Kinahran breaks her hind leg falling off a crate (she was pushed!), she's stuck in her mother's cabin on their clanship, unable to play all day with her young friends. Intolerable! And it's all her cousin's fault! But she's got a computer, a screwdriver, and a plan... for the Best Revenge.
Choice
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by One Hand Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Denek and Crim are at it again in this prequel to Freedom - this time taking on the meaning of Choice. As before, they bring their unique approach to philosophy with them, sure to make any academic cringe in disapproval: it’s theory versus practice and force-projection instead of analytical referencing – strangely thought provoking and yet thoroughly disrespectful at the same time.
Liberator's Ruin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 180,130. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In a world of airships and alchemy, war rages across the land. A war with the opportunity for untold fortunes.
Fornax Rising
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Life in the early twentieth century isn’t easy for women, especially if that woman is an outspoken, intelligent, headstrong, augmented amputee with prosthetic technology that is the envy of armies. Enter Cassandra Leigh Fornax.
Completing the Cycle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A group of scientists and archaeologists travel to an abandoned alien world and try and work out why the aliens left and where they went. As they explore the city, the scientists feel the alien presence more and more strongly and it brings into focus their own feelings and fears. A 4,200 word SF short story of alien contact.
Mars is a Bummer, Man
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Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
You can take people off earth, but can you take the earth out of people? Humanity's first mission to Mars hits a nasty speed bump. Personality, passion and persuasion form a deadly triangle on the first Martian colony. This novelette by Frank Severino cynically explores notions of character, class, human expansion, legacies and what the future might regrettably consider historically valuable.
Married to the MIB
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,670. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Spence is a MIB, a special agent dedicated to protecting Earth from extraterrestrial threats. Three years ago, he fell in love with Dulcie, an alien abductee. Now the fate of an empire rests on Dulcie’s hidden memories of their affair. It’s Spence’s mission to retrieve them. It should be easy, but will Spence be able to remain objective when the love of his life experiences total recall?
Witch Garden and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story collection by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Fantasy and science fiction from the best selling and award-winning team of Doyle and Macdonald: From humor to horror; realistic and fantastic; past, present, and future.  Seven tales to amaze and delight.
The Zygan Emprise: Renegade Paladins and Abyssal Redemption
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Series: The Zygan Emprise, Book 1 and Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 150,810. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Renegade Paladins AND Abyssal Redemption together in ONE volume. The first adventure in the Zygan Emprise won a 2010 Mensa Sharp Writ Books award. Join Shiloh Rush and William Escott as they race to find Shiloh's missing brother and save the Earth from villainous intergalactic terrorists and traitors in their midst. A fiery thriller ride!
Skyblaze
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) #17 Historic moments, it turns out, are not always comfortable, even for honorable people. Vertu's reward for acting exactly as a delm ought is perfectly Liaden. Her salvation? That will depend on her.
Space Slugs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,060. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
If you got a slug for a wedding present, would you keep it? Humorous Space Opera Romance from Frances Pauli including the never before seen bonus story: Escape from Damas Prime
Reprieve - a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The fate of all humankind hung in the balance. Trouble was, they didn't know it. S.S. Wilson is the screenwriter of such films as Tremors and Short Circuit.
Bactine
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A steampunk sci-fi story about the adventures of a soldier in intergalactic service, after being shipped off to a very remarkable planet. Sailing will never be the same again...
Lonely Child
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Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
John is a young boy of ten years, inquisitive, playful, mischievous much like any other ten year old. John was born and brought up in zero gravity however, never able to walk on Earth. An opportunity has come up for John to talk to some other children on the surface and John must wrestle with his own envy of their life while realising they envy his life in outer space even more so.