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Crushing Mountains and Other Stories (Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale Volume 1)
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Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,320. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young woman wakes up with a full-grown beard. Living mountains threaten to crush humanity. A boy contracts a disease that makes him healthier. These are a few of the gripping speculative tales you'll find in this short-story collection. Collected short stories of Douglas T. Vale volume 1.
Till Human Voices Wake Us
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,780. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this large collection, author Annie Bellet demonstrates her gift for the short form, offering readers twenty short stories, novelettes, and novellas that are compelling, beautifully imagined, and entertaining. Till Human Voices Wake Us contains 20 stories that range from hard science fiction to space opera, sword and sorcery to magical realism, some in print for the first time.
Midshipman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Legion Printing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In this second volume of the David Birkenhead series, our young hero has been adopted into the powerful House of Marcus. But... what can be done with a former slave-boy who's earned his kingdom's highest award for bravery, but who also can't shed his Rabbithood no matter how hard he tries?
Crap Shoot
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Price: Free! Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(2.00 from 1 review)
Years ago, a pair of college girls was rescued from a party-gone-bad, then abducted by an alien in need of a crew. A few years later, they abandoned their alien savior on Earth and are forced to return to find and rescue him to prevent interstellar criminals from raiding the Earth. To do this, they need help.
The Good Doctor's Tales Folio Five
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Series: The Good Doctor's Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Good Doctor’s Tales (Folio Five) is a novella-length collection of additional material supplementary to the Transform series novel “A Method Truly Sublime”.
A Method Truly Sublime
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Series: The Commander, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Commander (Book Four) Betrayed to the authorities by another of her kind, Carol Hancock, Arm, struggles against long odds to survive and maintain her sanity. Those Carol has touched in the Transform community must decide whether to help Carol or further betray her to her captors.
Grave of the Wilds Part II: Dawn of a Setting Sun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
While the city in the stars falls to earth and ignites everything below, Hurn has to carry Dyra's dying body through a sea of apathy and panic of his kind, and all the while, Dyra struggles inside the depths of her own mind where she's trapped with her worst enemy—Ares. The only salvation for her is down below, in the path of the coming devastation.
The Final Testament
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Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A religious leader's unprecedented trip through a wormhole to another dimension to retrieve a sacred tome could save his planet's people - or perhaps doom them.
Trikes & Aliens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When his zipabout malfunctions, Rala makes a forced landing in Sally's backyard. Sally thinks Rala talks funny, but she wants to help. Rala is more worried about Sally's mother. Because even on this backward planet, children don't get left completely unsupervised. (1300-word short story)
Engines of Dusk Book 1: Machine Code
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Series: Engines of Dusk, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A handful of scattered individuals across two interplanetary civilizations are all that stands in the way of a vast conspiracy threatening humans and the aliens alike -- but if they're to survive, they will have to confront their pasts.
Tycho
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Series: Tyke McGrath, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Tycho McGrath accidentally discovers that a deadly plague will kill everyone on Earth in less than a week, he forms a desperate plan to steal an experimental spacecraft and escape to the partially terraformed Moon with several others, hoping to ride things out till it's safe to come home. But the survivors soon find that new dangers await them, and they may never make it home after all.
Voyage To The Cloud Planet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,410. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Ambitious Kiter Io’s posting to a daring diplomatic mission hosted by the race known as The Understanders represents his chance to join the new enlightenment era. When a suspicious disaster kills the rests of his delegation, Kiter faces an unknown world alone, yet still must fight to bring the vestiges of a once-great civilization spanning thousands of worlds out of darkness at last.
The Von Barkingham Method of Time Travel
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Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In the future ... well, you already know this (or will), assuming you lived (or will live) through the horror, the misery, the nightmare that was (or is) (or will be) the Von Barkingham method of time travel. May God have mercy on our souls.
Carundas: A Novella
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Series: The Legion Rises, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,910. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In second part of The Legion Rises, after their encounter with the Legion, the survivors of the fated crash landing of the Starship Mathias set off to free their shipmates from the hands of the tyrant orc warlord Carundas. They only have one problem: according to the elf Yerreal's contact, no such warlord exists.
Fishpunk
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When Wisconsin Territory botanist Calvin Scholz receives a mysterious package from an old friend who recently came to an untimely demise, it sparks a wild adventure. The mid-1840s is a dangerous time, for the Americans are at war with Mexico. Scholz survives attempts on his life as he tries to deliver the package to his friend’s brother, an ichthyologist interested in fish-powered machines.
ARISTOÏ (en Français)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,620. Language: French. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Gabriel fait partie des Aristoï, l’élite dominante d’une culture interstellaire sophistiquée, dont le règne est plus absolu encore que celui des despotes de la Vieille Terre. Lorsqu’un des Aristoï est assassiné, Gabriel découvre que les fondations mêmes de sa civilisation sont ébranlées et que sa propre puissance repose peut-être sur le plus grand mensonge de l’histoire.
Wandering Steps Across a Starry Sky
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,730. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Pyrius is not your typical merchant ship crossing the vast interstellar distances between the far flung colonies of the worlds humanity has come to call their own. But a single uncommon event changes the lives of her crew, and they are soon free to follow their dreams and wander through the stars, never knowing they are destined to change the way humans see those stars for all time.
Incursion
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Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Every Universe that can play out, has and currently is. Not everyone likes the Universe they were born in, even fewer dare to think they alone can change it for the better.
Babel's Bastion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,140. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
With the war between the angels of the Skyscraper of Babel and the daemons of the Bastion looming over them, Aidan Shields and his companions must band together to help defeat the traitor Seraph Sidney Anselm, rescue their kidnapped friend Emma Wyatt, and save both their worlds of Limbo and Earth from the forces of evil.
Three-headed
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When the mutant humanoids of Compound 55 hear that new company boss, Ra, is about to pay them a visit, they fear they will lose their jobs and be turned out into the wilderness. Even the dedicated chief chronicler, one-eyed Odysseus, is unsure of his future. During a bizarre interview the three-headed Ra asks Odysseus to carry out a distasteful task.