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The Astro-Dragon
By Django Mathijsen
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Wilvo, like his father, is a space junk salvager. When his dad recovers a defective satellite, launched in 2241, the Pan-American Information Service pressures him to abort. His father continues. Suddenly he sends a distress signal. What’s entangling his spaceship? Can Wilvo, helped by Yaritza from PAIS, save his father? This story was awarded the NCSF-prize 2009.
Three Flash Stories
By Marshall Payne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three flash pieces of SF and fantasy. 1. An alternate America where comic-books are taught and the Classics are shunned. 2. How Baron Veontes brought Valentine's Day to the world of Aquaveritie. 3. A time-travel experiment that goes horribly wrong.
Rigel Kentaurus
By Rick Novy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 93,520. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It's the first human voyage outside the solar system, and Proxima Centauri is the destination. The sleeper ship Deep Space discovers we are not alone, and not everyone out there is nice. Diverted to Alpha Centauri A (Rigel Kentaurus) for a faster-than-light prototype, they learn humanity is the only civilization to solve the light barrier problem. Now, they must defend it as a military secret.
Commonwealth Universe: Modern Era: True Caderi
By Michelle Levigne
Series: Commonwealth Universe, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,510. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When her safe home on an agricultural planet is threatened by her enemy, Qinda and her husband know the only way to keep them all alive and safe is to split up, and hope to reach the Commonwealth where they can request sanctuary. But along the way, someone even more powerful finds Qinda's trail, and he has the law on his side when he takes her prisoner...
The Whispering Tombs (Quality Times #1)
By Gayle Ramage
Price: Free! Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 'The Whispering Tombs', Quality and Tim are residing at the luxurious Baala Haven Resort, on an unpronounceable planet, when they're invited on a quest to find ancient hidden treasure by a wealthy alien archaeologist. Reaching the caves of Azrokaran, however, loyalties are tested to the very limits as those within the group reveal their true colours.
The Lump That Ate Long Island
By Jeffrey Hite
Series: Leaving the Cradle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When humans finally left the Earth they found that even the vast gulfs of space could not stop them making war on each other. Crewman Marcia March is new to The Fleet, but already she is having trouble. The lump in her mattress is making it hard for her to sleep. It is going to be a long voyage for her, and an even longer on for the crew of the Petra as they learn they should havel listened.
Little Girl Lost
By Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
13-year old Amanda Love isn't having a normal childhood. Her parents and their entourage travel the spaceways on the galactic frontier, preaching for profit as part of Brother Love's Salvation Show. She wants to join the family tradition...but the journey from innocent little girl to veteran space evangelist is going to have more than a few bumps...
Legends of Peace
By H.L. Armstrong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The earth is dying. To save it, a young woman searches a strange world with its own kind of dangers for the one man capable of stopping the destruction. Joining her is a wise-cracking dove who she doesn’t really know if she can trust. But then again, nothing is the way it should be here.
The Nantok of Adak Island
By Russ King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jasen Karnes is the son of a naval officer whose family is stationed on an isolated US naval air station on Adak, Alaska, an Aleutian Island. On a hunting trip he encounters a race of tiny, intelligent primates who very much do not want to be discovered. When he is caught in a trap not intended for him Jasen’s life is put at the mercy of these small but very dangerous creatures.
DreamFlowering
By Ryan Davison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The planet offers special agent Yutaro rest and romance, until his own government's anti-matter bomb falls. Burnt-out Yutaro just wants the vacation he needs. Cushy duty, and a beautiful alien woman as his guide. Heaven. When the anti-matter bomb threatens to destroy the entire planet, Yutaro must learn her crazy-making alien language and -- even more difficult -- to love a woman for herself.
Finding Misery
By Russell C. Connor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Rudy Compton just found out his wife's cheating on him and now, he's spending the night in county lockup. Before the night is over, he'll survive a brutal rampage, and pick up a piece of information that will make him a target. Soon his only choice will be to go on the run to Reno with his estranged wife in tow, where he'll find what he needs to clear his name...or get both of them killed.
Though All the Mountains Lie Between
By Jeffrey A. Carver
Price: Free! Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When star pilot Jael rebels against an abusive captain and flies the "mountain route" through the Flux, she dismisses a legend claiming that dragons lurk waiting for unwary riggers. But appear they do, challenging Jael to a fight to the death. This short story is the basis for the novel Dragons in the Stars (available in the omnibus Dragon Space). 9000 words, plus excerpt from Dragon Space.
Blue Third - Citlalli and the Destroyer
By Brad Blake
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,520. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Seven teenagers, one from the distant past, are thrust into an amazing journey with the fate of Earth and the galaxy at stake. Citlalli and the Destroyer is a book that remembers how much fun a grand adventure tale can be, and is the first part of an epic five book story that continues with The Cocoa War, Chasing Time, Citlalli and the Dark (coming soon), and Seven of the Blue Third (coming soon).
Operation: Montauk
By Bryan Young
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Operation: Montauk is a time-traveling science fiction novel patterned after the pulp-adventure stories of the 1920s and 1930s.
Fountable II
By Terry Wayne Martin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,170. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
After escaping from exile a second time, Tervan and his friends realize they cannot be free to pursue their own lives until the Emperor frees them legally. When they arrive at Galactic Central, the Emperor is nowhere to be found. And people seem to be awaiting Tervan's return. Politics, distasteful at best, once again seems to be calling for him to sort things out. Math was so much easier!
Harvest for Hell
By David J. Agostine
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 2021 and something sinister is going on at the country's leading cancer hospital. One doctor discovers a secret that will shatter his world and pave the way for invasion.
The Wind and The Eagle
By Brooks Horsley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Miles Drake had an enviable life; then it came tumbling down. As he was in a pub drowning his sorrows in his beer he was approached by a distinguished gentleman who shared an unbelievable story. If this story were true, Miles had an option to walk through a ‘door’ and follow a different path in life. This 'door’ couldn’t be real. It was the stuff of fairy tales. But;what if it was!
Old Wounds
By Michael D. Britton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Colonizing the moon is hazardous work...made more dangerous by political bickering back on Earth. Now Jack Chang must face either the starvation of the colony he leads, or the deadly terror threat posed by his former Marine buddy who's trying to extort the government and keep the colony alive. Some choice.
Alien Blue
By DeAnna Knippling
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,190. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Bill Trout didn’t mean to get involved with aliens. He just wanted to run his brewery and mind his own business. But that ain’t the way things worked out, and now he’s got some bodies to bury, an alien to hide, and his best friend to talk some sense into. Except Mayor Jack ain’t one for sense. Nothing for it but to make some beer...
Septimity - The Blood Brotherhood
By Derek Haines
Series: The Glothic Tales, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,700. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Long after HAL and February The Fifth, the Gregorian Royal Family gene pool has degenerated so badly that the next Supreme Potentate of Gloth is destined to be be a boy idiot, whose father died racing him to the Palace garden. His father won the race by jumping from the Palace roof screaming, 'I win! I win!' just before meeting his death on a brick pathway alongside a beautiful bed of roses.