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Pallas
By L. Neil Smith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,660. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ex-U.S. Senator Gibson Altman rules the prison colony where everyone is expected to live by rules that govern every aspect of their lives. Emerson Ngu escapes from Altman's prison colony. Altman is driven by a deep hatred of Emerson and his triumph, and will do anything to get his revenge on him. But in the process will he also destroy his own daughter and even the world of Pallas?
Unknown Country, The Trilogy
By Greg Saunders
Price: $8.75 USD. Words: 346,610. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Unknown Country contains the entire trilogy, Light From A Distant Star, Light Of An Alien Sun and Light Of The Home World. Following the crash of the shuttle Atlantis on a distant planet, astronauts must survive on an alien world where the highest form of technology is the sword. Dual thumbed clansmen, hideous enemies, a world unexplored and humans driven to war.
Hyperactive (The Complete Trilogy)
By Art Gulley, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 189,690. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hype: An illegal, physical-enhancing narcotic capable of increasing a person’s speed and strength nearly two hundred percent. To combat this menace the Coalition's Ruling Board forms the Shadows, an elite squad of Parahumans charged with stopping the distribution of Hype by the criminally motivated Sovereign Nation.
Crusade, Book 4 of The Turner Chronicles
By Mark Eller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,140. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Brian Rathbone. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Three years after being named the Chin emperor Aaron Turner is busy building a new capital city and hiring archeologists, two endeavors he could happily pursue for the next several years. Unfortunately, his divided empire is close to war against itself, assassins are still trying to kill him, entire nations want his head, and a Talented prophet has declared a multinational religious crusade.
Mind Games
By William Walling
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Conditioned to enhance his inborn ability to acutely perceive another's emotional state, Klavik investigates a royal assassination in parsecs-distant Eden, a terraformed pleasure world operated by a distant syndicate of alien exotics. When his two important companions are taken hostage by an exotic alien telepath, Klavik combats the alien's mental assaults in a rapacious, psychic battle of wills.
Olympus Mons
By William Walling
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 100,900. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A “miracle enzyme” enables carbon dioxide-oxygen conversion within the organism, opening the hostile Martian environment to colonization. After a quake, the aqueduct fails; waterless Burroughs Enclave teeters, may become a "lost colony." Former intel op and alpinist Jesperson and his work-partner Barnes lead a semi-suicidal trek up the volcano's heights in a desperate attempt to effect repairs.
Tomorrow, the Stars
By William Walling
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 100,740. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Perplexed by an unearthly stranger's inexplicable presence, Cosmologist Roger Shore and associates, involved in a program to develop FTL interstellar flight, become vulnerable to hindrance and near-lethal interference from a malicious, dedicated alien entity warning that FTL is a maturation benchmark for all "juvenile" species qualifying humanity's inclusion in a forum of galactic intelligences.
No One Goes There Now
By William Walling
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 100,100. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Colonizing the galaxy’s near reaches, the myriad, mutated children of Earth are loosely governed by Imperium Terrestriana's hierarchy, an elite neohuman minority that fosters Convention, including Code Duello. Imperial explorers discover an idyllic world and conflict with enigmatic indigenes in a chilling, ironic climax raises provocative questions about neohumankind’s place in the universe.
Sometimes the Dragon Wins
By William Walling
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 112,250. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Red China's technological triumph, the late 21st century's “Great Leap Upward” deployment of a “space elevator” providing inexpensive transportation to and from orbit, and the moon, permits the inexpensive transport of hard goods manufactured in a microgravity satellite and lunar factories, and creates a global trade imbalance. UN Intelligence Asset Cateel is sent to effect temporary sabotage.
Touchstone
By William Walling
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A more immediate global threat than climate change, the energy shortage dilemma inspires reclusive multi-billionaire Lyman Dysart, called “The Stockholder” by his solely owned company's numerous employees, to forward the development and advent of controlled nuclear fusion power generation, thus creating geopolitical global and lunar conflict between his patented process and the fossil fuels cartel
Prickly Scots Pts I & II
By S P Mount
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 208,010. Language: British English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Shattered by constant mental abuse, an ugly duckling with an eidetic memory accidentally murdered her parents on her sixteenth birthday - a bittersweet tragedy that plunges the course of her life into a never-ending spiral of loneliness, alcoholism and bitterness while presiding over the residents of the orphanage her family estate has become.
Unique night
By Les Allison
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 192,710. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Swan Raye. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Stained with blood the world. A period of painful memories.
Absolute being light pistil
By Les Allison
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 117,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Swan Raye. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Five thousand prehistoric world channels open, five TDP core fled in disarray, chaos in the universe. The world are her ruthless, she had, alas, I have ups and downs in the mortal world.
The Best of Edmond Hamilton
By Edmond Hamilton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,300. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Here is a collection of some of the finest short fiction penned by one of the "fathers" of modern science fiction, selected (and edited) by Edmond Hamilton's wife, Leigh Brackett. The collection spans nearly half a century of Hamilton's work and was selected from a repository of hundreds of stories that he had written over that period.
Seala's Burden
By Talee
Series: The Power Colors Saga, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,290. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Life as the daughter of the high councilor and the now famous first lady Mir Master Lia, was filled with duties and responsibilities. The constant stream of dull meetings and political functions left Seala yearning for something new.
The Forest of Time and Other Stories
By Michael Flynn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,540. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Here is an eclectic collection of science fiction stories (and three short poems) by multiple-award-winning author Michael Flynn, author of such acclaimed titles as Eifelheim and Firestar. Included are two Hugo-nominated stories ("The Forest of Time" and "Melodies of the Heart").
Lost Things - Book One of the Order of the Air
By Melissa Scott & Jo Graham
Series: The Order of the Air, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,860. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
With Jo Graham Lewis Segura has been drifting since the Great War ended when he joins a company run by Alma Gilchrist and Mitchell Sorley, assisted by their old friend Dr. Jerry Ballard, an archeologist who lost his career when he lost part of his leg. Lewis dreams "true," andwhat he sees in his dreams will take them on a dangerous chase from Hollywood to New York to an airship and beyond.
Catacombs
By John Farris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,450. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Deep within the volcanic rock of Mt. Kilamanjaro lie the Catacombs, the enormous hidden burial caves of a vanished African society more sophisticated and technologically advanced than ours. A civilization that has left the formula for present-day domination by a world power etched into blood-red diamonds--the rarest gemstones known.
The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket: Vol I: Turnkey
By Christopher Dunkle
Series: The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 227,780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 1 review)
A backward and booze-soaked spin on the steampunk model, Turnkey follows its cast of old-fashioned souls adrift in a new-fashioned world. A blend of self-deprecating humor, silly wit, white-knuckle adventure, old-fashioned romance, and bittersweet tragedy, Turnkey begins The Gaslight Volumes of Will Pocket with a resounding bang!
The One World
By George Phillies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 192,860. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Musketeers invade the land of the Amazons. The Holy Musketeers have found another continent to loot. The women of The One World face invaders with incomprehensible weapons. Spears? Swords? City walls? Nothing can stop the invaders. Between the Musketeers and the One World stands Evaine, amazon warrior and wily strategist. Can she defeat the Musketeers, or is civilization doomed?