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Aurealis Duo: Terrorism by Jack Dann
You set the price! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We asked some of Australia's top fantasy and science fiction authors to select two of their stories tied together by a single theme and to write an introduction on how they had explored that theme. Jack Dann, an expat New Yorker and multi-award winning SF author who eats Vegemite with an American accent, presents two stories that look at Terrorism from the other side of the looking glass.
Horizon Shift by Lyndi Alexander
Series: Horizon Crossover, I. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 1 review)
To save his ship during a space battle, Captain Rogers uses an alien device that pulls his ship through a wormhole and into a new universe. [Horizon Crossover (Book I) published by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]
The Best of all Possible Worlds by Richard Parker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 158,250. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For seventeen years Gwaynn and Samantha have ruled peacefully over the lands of the Inland Sea as High King and Queen. All is well. The twins, Arnot and Avigail are nearly finished with their education on the Temple Islands. But when Galen Dawkins suddenly appears in her dreams, Avigail is determined to go to him, to save him. In her desperation she sets two worlds on a collision course.
Durendal by Bradley Warnes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Book 3 of the Artemis Files... Bren Montclare, merchant, rogue and contract mercenary has managed to survive the Stromon Cartel on Elysium, overcome the pirates of Talisman, and sold his cargo. Now he faces his greatest challenge as an old and ancient threat is unearthed in a remote colony world.
The Device Part 1 by Jake Fox
Series: The Device, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: British English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The device beeped quietly to itself, inaudible across the hard vacuum of space. It landed on a large asteroid bound for the new artificial moon orbiting Mars. What was this device? Who built it? Where did it come from? No-one had any answers. Actually, no-one knew it even existed. They would find it, the device made sure of that. But would they be able to understand it? Only time would tell.
La Marca del Pacto: Revelaciones by Emilio José Lopera Joyera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
El universo esconde muchos secretos, seres y civilizaciones inteligentes que se mueven entre planetas, algunos de forma pacífica, otros, no tanto ¿Cómo sería nuestro mundo si estos seres caminasen entre nosotros? ¿Cuáles serían sus intenciones? Y más importante aún... ¿Qué ocurriría si no fuesen como siempre los habíamos imaginado? La respuesta se halla en un extraño símbolo: La Marca del Pacto.
The Memory Man by Marcus Freestone
Series: T14, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,030. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In 2014 a massive terrorist attack in London kills 80,000. Ten years later we join T14, the money no object, red tape defying counter terrorist organisation tasked with ensuring that this never happens again. Recruiting from the police, SAS and other agencies, T14 uses the latest technology and a no nonsense approach to fighting terrorism and related crime. A pacy thriller.
The Caldera by James Bradley
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
One of Earth’s worst nightmares comes to life, and life as we know today becomes a distant memory. The story of a man and his plan to salvage a small part of the world he knew. A futuristic account, based on historical fact and present day information about the world’s largest SuperVolcano, one of six major SuperVolcanoes on Earth.
The Battle for Europa by David Donaghe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,240. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(3.00 from 1 review)
The Battle for Europa is a tale of revolution in the twenty third Century. Earth and colonies in the solar system are ruled by The Council of Economic Unions on Earth. The council rules with an iron fist. When Shawn Gallagher, an ice miner on Europa launches a miner's strike, it is a ruse for rebellion. The ice on the surface of Europa will turn red with blood in The Battle for Europa.
Thunder Prime: Fog Island by Sharon Vander Meer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,370. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In this 26th Century action/adventure Jake Casey discovers his murdered friend’s body and is thrown into a tangle of intrigue and lies. Humans have taken gene manipulation to an extreme and found ways to enhance brain capacity. The law has become deity. Amalgamated World Organization of Rebel Insurgents (AWORI) are on the prowl. The weak die or are absorbed.
Beneath the Crashing Waves (Adronis #2) by Melanie Nilles
Series: Adronis. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Sara Adams gave up being human for the love of one man. Now, the love may not be enough. For Darian to ascend as Guardian of Adronis, he must have an heir, but what should be easy proves a daunting trial. Add in a mother-in-law who will stop at nothing to devastate her, and her new life is anything but happily ever after. Unknown to even Darian, the security of Adronis depends on her.
Chausiku: Nightmare of the Clans Book One by Pamela E. Cash
Series: CHAUSIKU, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,200. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 3 reviews)
There are six secret clans across the world–Africa (the Sakombi clan), Europe (the Spencer clan), Asia (the Qiáo clan), South America (the Amaru clan), North America (the Natosapi clan) and Australia (the Gale clan). Each clan possesses unique supernatural powers. On her 16th birthday Chassie Moreau discovers she is one of them...and that her mother's killer is looking for her.
Dragon (A Histories of Purga Novel) by Rustin Petrae
Series: Histories of Purga, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,040. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 4 reviews)
I read Dragon and liked it - Piers Anthony, aothor of the bestselling Xanth novels. Rone Varlamagne, Prince of the Kingdom of Roanoke, finds himself seriously injured and near death at the foot of enemy lands. His survival depends on an unlikely ally, Keiara, daughter of the Terraquois chieftain. Instead of killing him, she decides to save his life.
Galaxy - I by Peter Foye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,810. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
And at this point … ‘GALAXY – I’ was born. Its remit was as straight-forward as the operatives that carried its badge… not to right wrongs or even to save damsels in distress; but to … provide a service to the customer of the highest quality, to find that lost cat (or what-ever) and earning as many Dominion Rials as possible along the Milky Way
Download Complete: A Science Fiction/Mystery Story by Rebecca M. Senese
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Investigating a body, Detective Megan Kershaw finds it’s a discarded Mech with a mind swipe chip. She traces it to Denton Weathers, the richest man in the city. After, Megan receives a commendation and her partner is murdered. Can Megan discover the real answer behind the destruction of this Mech or will she become the next victim? "Download Complete" is a short story.
Viaje a un planeta Wu-Wei by Gabriel Bermúdez Castillo
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 151,990. Language: Spanish. Published: March 2, 2013 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
En 1976, Gabriel Bermúdez Castillo dio un toque de atención con esta sorprendente y original novela. La peripecia de Sergio Armstrong, su huida de la Ciudad, su recorrido del sorprendente planeta que hay bajo ella, su encuentro con personajes mayores que la vida misma y su paso por una sociedad de claros tintes anarquistas, forman los mimbres de esta novela mestiza y absolutamente fascinante.
Saved From Extinction by Walter L. Fisher II
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Saving a species from extinction would seem to be a noble cause. Stanley Vargon thought it was his highest calling. He wanted to help in any way he could, but would his efforts be enough?
Mistress of the Web Vol 1: The Black Book by Chike Deluna
Series: Mistress of the Web, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 115,110. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 1 review)
"IF YOU SEE HER COMING CHANCES ARE YOU'RE ALREADY DEAD!" For millennia she has terrorised the city's mortal populace, striking from the shadows, murdering with impunity, a vampire of the id with a seemingly insatiable appetite for human flesh.
Among the Dead and Other Events Leading to the Apocalypse by Edward Bryant
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A marvelous collection of wickedly apocalyptic stories by a two-time Nebula Award winning author. Highly recommended by Harlan Ellison.