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What Really Matters
By Elizabeth McCoy
Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When the clanship stops at an uninhabited, terrestrial planet, Kinahran and her friends want to play and explore. But a mishap leaves their adult mentor unconscious, and when they try to radio for help, the signal is jammed! Have pirates taken Kinahran's mother and baby sister hostage? Five young Kintarans, alone in the wilderness, must find out what's going on.
The Whatever Society
By Steve Richer
Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Itch Reserve Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A world-class underachiever visits his brother who's a university researcher. Touching a wire he shouldn't, he's transported into the future where he discovers a society which puts his status as a slacker into question. Love and hilarity ensue.
21 December 2012 - The Calendar Beckons
By Larry Edward Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Scarburg family continues their adventures that began in the original exploits of The P.H.O.T.O - The Search and the follow-on The P.H.O.T.O. - The Saga Continues. Now they must use information gleaned to unravel the mystery of the date - 21 December 2012 and its effect on mankind.
Synergy City
By Nicholas Sheffield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Why can't we build a streamlined city? We have the technology but seemingly lack the motivation. Are we so used to our substandard way of life that we simply can't imagine anything better? Are we so besotted by the current rambling designs? We don't need robots to carry our shopping, we simply need a better layout so that the shopping arrives by itself. Enter Synergy City.
Teaching Bigfoot to Read
By Geoffrey W. Cole
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ace, a young boy living in one of the poorest colonies on the moon, starts an email correspondence with Bigfoot. Over the course of several weeks, Ace plans his escape from the moon so that he can visit the mythical creature he believes lives on the Earth he's never seen. “Among the strongest stories I’ve yet seen from Clarkesworld.” - Variety SF
The Cloud Knights
By Gerard Whittaker
Series: Knights of the Air, Book 1. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 98,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Full version. Thousands of years after the seas rose and the skies fell, a young man fights to become a fighter pilot, but that is the one thing no peasant can be. This is a world of biplanes versus airships, politics and treason, and a hero determined to rise from the ranks to become a Cloud Knight, fighting for freedom in a world were even honour is for sale.
S I, the Trilogy
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 395,390. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Interstellar Supreme Court patted itself on the back 623 years too soon. A new Special Investigator of organized criminal activity wasn't appointed. The Black Crow hadn't been prosecuted out of existence. S.I. isn't an undercover job. It's a secret. This one had to change the attitude that had almost put all humans at the mercy of the parasites among them. Next time they wouldn't win.
Starvan
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 250,090. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a starvan ran from his wedding, nets came out all over human space. They translated it as "prince of investment." Even some of his own people had forgotten what it meant. The Shadow Syndic thought they could use a starvan as bait for a trap, but his loved friend was still alive. The top man thought human space was his. There is only one true king! The dragon king!
Mercenary Empress
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 270,970. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This volume contains both Empress, Alchemy and Djinn and Djinn Rummy Royale. Shorla was a mercenary. Her favorite type of job was helping nice people with nasty problems. Her ship, Pickles, had come from somewhere. The last child of the Magelor, the Sultan of Djinn and the royal cousins of Earth Sector wanted to strap on guns too. The oracle pointed to a legend "that way."
Flat White Storms
By Nicholas Sheffield
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,320. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The crew of the shuttle Thjasse-Volund are forced to dock at an orbiting shipyard for repairs. Only they have no idea it's more than chance that brings about the encounter. They're about to become unwitting participants in a bizarrely veiled battle.
Heroes Need a Captain
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 185,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dream Realm 2000 Science Fiction Novel of the Year. The selk-changed pairs could see the "rainbow slides" into another area of space. When the selk disappeared, they became too valuable to be free. The frontier sectors were only connected by the slides. Corporations found war too profitable to allow them to end. Life contracts were legal slavery, until a slide led back to Earth.
Lone Ranger Legacy
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 233,780. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The fourteen worlds of the theocracy of The Way of Light church had forced others in the sector to accept laws they wanted. Then tragedy struck. Major Addison was sent to get the army's share of the solution, two clones "that" would give her world healthy genetic material the laws wouldn't allow them to import. If Frabee's sweet blush was dangerous to Sereband, her culture had already changed.
June Sixteenth at Anna's
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Leta has died, leaving her husband Mac with his memories and one famous holorecording. On June 16, 2001, Leta ate at a restaurant called Anna’s, and a time travel recording made of that day later became a sensation. Leta collected all of the versions of that recording, but Mac has never seen it. Until now.
Forest Child
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The last forest child wants to be human. He ventures from his forest to explore and makes good friends, but the forest isn't done with him yet. His best friend seeks him there, after tragedy strikes. They hadn't planned on a five century course of study. When they left the forest, it was possible to make the dream of being space traders possible, but what they'd learned carried a responsibility.
The Suvival of Cade
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Cade was a rock rat. The rats were more likely to survive their five years of service running the Soor Corp blockade than cubbies, but they'd lowered 'dult again and he gave his hole to an arban with a human toddle. The arban told him he earned luck. The blockade would end and arbans would call him the Luck Maker, but the legacy of it was a fleet whose only skill was destroy ships and kill.
Tanner
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tanner described herself as a "crusty old non-com." Swede made her an officer. The Tom Cat said they weren't welcome, but he'd been waiting for them. He made it back after he clawed off spies and Tanner and Kev learned all of what he needed to heal. They just wanted peace, from neighborhoods being cracked open, gutters filling with the blood of young life and the dying promise of their futures.
The Unity Worlds at War
By Scott William Carter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,810. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Whether it's the soldiers on the front line or the bartenders who serve them, war leaves no one unscathed. These four tales set in Carter's war-ravaged Unity Worlds universe -- three originally published in the leading science fiction magazines of the day, plus one story original to this collection -- will leave you thinking about war's effects long after you finish the final words.
Changeling
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number Six. Novella "Changeling" features the collision of two off-world Liaden Clans -- one rich and influential, one borderline respectable -- after the contract marriage between two young and promising pilots results in an unforeseeable disaster for both of them.
The Wizard That Wasn't: Book One of Mechanized Wizardry
By Ben Rovik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Horace Lundin doesn't believe in magic until the Petronaut technician sees its power firsthand. What if magic didn’t have to be chaotic, messy, and unreliable, like the wizards who practice it? What if it could be as simple as throwing a switch? Inspired, Lundin and his colleagues build a music-box magician in the laboratory; but building the machine is only the start of the adventure...
Paradox Equation - Part Two
By Sharon L Reddy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 655,170. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Books six through ten of the ten novel science fiction action-adventure masterwork. The sons and grandchildren of Gallant choose to follow his way to defend life in the multiverse. As they do, they learn they must create themselves. They must solve the Paradox Equation of their existence.