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Wayland's Principia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The aliens sent word, sent science, sent ways of thinking and doing. But not themselves, not until three generations trained as Guests, as alien-thinking humans. When the aliens arrived, their thinking was more alien than even the Guests had anticipated. Now, with civilization collapsing, Guests join the aliens in their ships to see what can be communicated between species with nothing in common.
Space and Waste, Anthology #1
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Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six stories involving inner space, outer space, and even one about garbage just for the fun of it. Stories of space and carpenters, genetically modified humans, Earth of the future with their own unique work ethics, space races, and even witches and black holes. 53,800 Words in six stories and novelettes. Also included in Anthology #3 (ISBN# 9781476122038)
After
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
After is a novel about the end of the world. David's ordinary day at work is shattered by a sudden and violent meteor shower that leaves the city in ruins. But the disaster's not over yet. From out of the smoke and dust come the Creatures... and a whole new world order.
The Solitary Man. Countdown to Prepperdon
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Series: Solitary man, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Some folks might call what Donald is trying to create with his little rural house as an effort to become more self-sufficient. Donald can agree with that line of thinking, but the way he sees it, it is going to be own personal uphill battle and race against time to create a safe haven "bugout" location before a NASA predicted solar storm hits.
Rivalry On A Sky Course (A Davi Rhii Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Davi Rhii and his friends Yao Brahma and Farien Noa face rivalry with fellow cadet Bordox at the Boralian Military Academy during the annual cadet Skycourse Challenge fighter race.
Dream Soldiers
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Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
What happens if you die in your dreams? You wake up...hopefully. But how many times can you keep doing that before it destroys you? For Earth Armed Forces Specialist Adams, waking up from the battle is a crucial part of the job - it means he'll live to fight another day. But when it's up to him to turn this war around - will he have what it takes to be the ultimate Dream Soldier?
Astrid Darby and the Laughing Coffin
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Series: Astrid Darby Adventures, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,040. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by DC Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Now rogue from the Ministry of Defence, Agent Asher Key enlists Astrid to help him uncover the dangerous secrets behind Professor Julius Coffin’s private island, the Isle of Jules, and his daughter Juliana’s mysterious illness.
Queen of Roses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Sarafina was content to be an accountant, insulated from the public as she kept the numbers behaving. But when the First Daris Bank is bought out, her indenture is sold to a cruise ship and Sarafina is thrust into a job she was never meant for. Now she's dealing with a motley crew, drunkard captain, flirtatious first officer, fire-sale equipment, and worst of all . . . Passengers.
Fugitives of Xen
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Series: The Guardians Saga, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The war is over, but even victories have consequences. While the factions recover from the years of conflict, and prepare for the changes ahead, long-forgotten enemies have returned to reshape the Frame in their image. The Guardians may be the only ones capable of saving the Frame from this menace, if they can first save themselves.
The Body Human
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A collection of three outstanding stories by Nancy Kress that deal with innovation in medical science and how that impacts our lives.
Michael (Origins Part 3)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Michael finds himself captured by an entity he hadn't expected. His military training had not taught him to deal with abduction on this scale. Could he escape a seemingly inescapable cell? This is a short story of 2,600 words. It is part three in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
All In A Day's Work
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Kurt Harriman is a professional carpenter in a world where wood is scarce, protected, and where at least some environmental activists will do anything to keep it from being used for anything. When called on to do a custom job for Johnson Space Equipment, Kurt jumps at the chance, hoping for a good paying job. Unfortunately, that's just what he gets. 15,000 words
Macrocosm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Work is a four-letter word to Chris Stranton. Still, Chris works, and works hard, because it allows him to have the life he chooses when not working, which for Chris is on the Moon with his wife Genevieve and their two children. When his wife tells him she wants nothing to do with him, it shakes him to the very core, but that is only the beginning. Chris's life is about to get very interesting.
Entanglement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A power has been lying hidden, just underneath the skin of Will Foster. And today is the day it will be set free. Will doesn't like school. The constant taunting doesn't help. But his world is turned upside down when one bully pushes too hard. Will is whisked away from his family and sent to a top-secret government location to be studied. And why? Because he has a special gift: telekinesis.
The Great Space Race
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
James William Thresher is a disgruntled NASA engineer of the future. A future where NASA has become nothing more than the space version of the FAA, an administrative branch of the US government. He longs to build rockets of the future, but that will never happen at NASA, so he packs up and joins the Lassiter Brothers, maverick space ship designers ready to shape the future of human space travel.
Looking For Futures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction short stories from Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Set on or near a future Earth, a collection of tales military, mystery, and the bizarre that may lie ahead. We know the past. Now we're looking for futures.
Rituals of Change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Do you ever feel like you're doing the same things over and over, repeating the drudgery of daily life? Washing the clothes, the dishes, mowing the lawn, shopping, working, and on and on. Does it seem repetitive? Tiring? Does it seem productive? What if doing these things was holding the world you knew together? Would you, could you, dare you, stop doing them? Taylor and Jenny Newland find out.
Enslavement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
SYNOPSIS of ENSLAVEMENT Brodrick DeValt's friend discovers a very old hand written book with a map hidden in the cover, describing how the Maya Civilisation had been controlled by an alien before its collapse. Together they travel to Guatemala, seek out the old ruins, and find the old book contains a lot of truth. Finding the mechanism the alien used, leads them on an adventure of mind blowing pr
A Family Empire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Order of the Magi builds their own universe and populates it with warlike races of aliens and humans as a training facility for young magi. This story is one such tale of a Magi teacher and pupil and their manipulation of A Family Empire. A tale of ambition, power and blood.
Interzone 238 Jan - Feb 2012
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Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.24 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Substantial new stories from Ray Cluley, Tyler Keevil, Carole Johnstone and E.J. Swift's 1st short story plus Ben Baldwin's 1st of 6 covers. All the usual features: David Langford's Ansible Link, Nick Lowe's Mutant Popcorn, Tony Lee's Laser Fodder. Jim Steel & his team's book reviews include Roy Gray's 'The Joy of Technology', Chris Priest's 'The Islanders', Michael Flynn's 'In the Lion's Mouth'.