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Merry Christmas, Mister Wolf by Steph Bennion
Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2012 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Christmas at the exclusive ski resort of Kirchel, with its concrete log cabins and artificial snow, was a tedious affair. But the robot security wolves that patrolled the dome at night were rejects from the brutal Gods of Avalon game show. When the power fails, Hestia and her friends would soon wish they had never ventured into the forest in search of park ranger Granny!
Technological Angel (Star Minds Book 1) by Barbara G.Tarn
Series: Star Minds. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,920. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Heartbreak is an eye-opener. When Kol-ian is rejected by his beloved "angel", he finds refuge on low-tech Earth. Until he feels the need to get back into the galaxy loop to explore the rogues' world. Cyborgs, shape-shifters, merciless telepaths and two earthlings lost in the Milky Way, learning to deal with aliens long before the rest of the blue planet.
The Attribute of the Strong (Battle for the Solar System, #3) by Stephen J Sweeney
Series: The Battle for the Solar System. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 159,080. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Pandoran War is nearing its end... and the Senate's Mistake have all but won. Leaving a galaxy in ruin behind them, they set their sights on Sol and prepare to finish their twelve year Mission. All seems lost. But in the final forty-eight hours, while hunting for the elusive Zackaria, the White Knights make a discovery in the former Mitikas Empire that could herald one last chance at victory.
Civil Disturbance by James M M Baldwin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story- A Civil War surgeon falls, mortally wounded from the bullet of the enemy, only to awaken in a stark white room occupied by tall, deformed men. If he ever wants to see his family again, he must carry out a covert mission for these unfamiliar conspirators. Beyond his control, the strangers place him in Washington D.C. on April 14, 1865 as President Abraham Lincoln enters Ford's Theatre.
The First Galactic Princess – A Bedtime Story by Kevin A. Lyons
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The first galactic princess is a little girl growing up in a wonderful place. She faces an ordinary problem with the help of a friend and the support of an understanding father. There are no spaceships, ancient prophecies or threatening aliens. There is, however, a hover car -- kids need to dream about hover cars!
The Secret Beneath the Ice by Andrew M. Crusoe
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a thoughtship and its pilot finally reach Avani, they barely have a chance to marvel at its sapphire forests before they are ambushed by an enemy far beyond their understanding. Tumbling down to the planet's surface, an ice-covered continent to the south is the only viable landing site. Lucky for them, the ancient secret that hides beneath the ice could lead to bliss... or hell.
Alex by Frances Clark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,150. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Time traveller Drake visits Tritan, a planet where gladiatorial games thrill the masses. An information gathering exercise turns into a rescue mission. Sometimes sad, sometimes funny, often dangerous, there's plenty of action for the Viranian and his new found friend in this adventure.
Exiled: Autumn's Peril - Book One by Rosalie Skinner
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Hunted by off world assassins, haunted by ghosts, homesick for a planet light-years away, Caleath’s quest is to survive and escape.
The Santa Claus Gang by Ian M. Dudley
Series: Marlowe and the Spacewoman, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
It's hard to enjoy Xmas when even the Santa Claus Gang's out to get you. When the Prussian Death Squad Robot commandos disappear on Xmas Eve, the crime bears all the hallmarks of the dreaded Santa Claus Gang. With only a few hours to locate the missing commandos, Marlowe and Nina find themselves yet again delving into the seedy, dumpster-filled underbelly of the City’s criminal underworld.
The Lords of Askalon (Silesia Trilogy, Book II) by S.K. Valenzuela
Series: The Silesia Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,690. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(5.00 from 1 review)
They gained their freedom. And lost everything. Jared and Sahara destroyed the Dragon-Lords, but not before the Dragon-Lords exiled their people into space. They gamble everything on a desperate rescue mission, but they learn that a new enemy, the Triumvirate, has risen from the Dragon-Lords' ashes. To save their people, will they fight for freedom once again? And what will be the cost this time?
Mission Beyond The Stars: Book #1 of "Saga Of The Lost Worlds" by Neely and Dobbs by Neely Dobbs
Price: Free! Words: 93,800. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Grady L Dobbs. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Two populated solar systems of the Kepren Cluster Alliance mysteriously vanished. The frantic Alliance leaders’ desperate evacuation plan was adamantly rejected—until a third system vanished. Later a lone planet vanishes; its freed moon may destroy Kepren, dooming billions. A select team must return, resolve a cosmic intrigue, confront a conflict of universes, and strive to prevent disaster.
Escapade and Goodbye by StephenB5 Jones
Series: The Generalist, Book 1. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 89,360. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Sharpe Connely is a generalist. He has been trained at multiple jobs, excels at problem solving and is a natural born genius. When his past comes back to haunt him, will that be enough? EnG is a near-future adventure in the grand S.F. tradition.
All Thumbs by Clarence Moberly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Dunkerron Press firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Book says she's supposed to search for any survivors. Check. One survivor, armed and dangerous. The Book says she's supposed to classify any survivors as friendly or hostile. Check. He's a friendly. Sort of. The Book says she's supposed to kill any survivors. Kill him especially if he's a friendly. She's beginning to have a bit of a problem with the Book.
See Me With My Soul Divided by Lindsay Tomlinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,510. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The cease-fire is about to end. Resistance leader Hester is sent to the neighbouring city-state of Sickle Bush, run by a Freelander called Reever, to set up an alliance against the Eden-seekers. The Union States funded Reever’s rescue from a kidnapping and arranged his reinstatement to power, and in return want his help. Reever agrees to work with Hester, but has his own battles to fight.
The Lilean Chronicles: Book Four ~ Avalanche Effect by Merita King
Series: The Lilean Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A desperate race from world to world for Vincent and Farra as they search for Gabriel and face the demons from the past. In order for them to find him, they must first run the gauntlet of the terrifying dragons of Dracunya and discover the truth behind a primitive tribe's belief in a legendary angel.
Rescue & Restoration by Lotta Bangs
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Ro ties up all the loose ends and puts her affairs in order as she prefers surrender & death, to being torn apart. She accompanies the TY7 escapees in the raid on Typhon to rescue their old companions while she is still available to retrieve the web messages. Ro has a shocking but very welcome surprise for her 3 favorite people. She introduces Taj to her mother & gives Maggie her last power.
Destiny Unfulfilled by Seight Byproxy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Stephen L. Wilson. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(5.00 from 1 review)
GOOD NEWS! THE ONE IS AMONG US! Our advancement, growth and progress happens faster and faster all the time. We continue to advance technologically. Our resources are dwindling. Our population is growing. Political strife threatens to rip our world apart. Our great thinkers are always busy solving the latest problems. There is a strong sense of having to finish before the end.
Special Trek: The Unknown Closet by Alexander R. Pennington
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A rather ordinary day on the USS Magic Carrot turns rather special when Captain Andy's happy talk dinner is interrupted by something that must be explored.
Sinkhole by Deborah Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,290. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
While investigating one of the deepest caves in the world, a team of scientists and cave explorers becomes trapped. They must rely on a phobic doctor and a Mayan revolutionary to come to their rescue. In their descent, they encounter chambers drenched in snottites, toxic gas, fast-flowing sumps, and a mystery—or curse—that may leave them buried 2000 meters deep. Will they escape?