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Red Bell Peppers and the Bushmen
By Phil Mershon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,570. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Everything connects to everything. It's 2024 and Maurice, an 88-year-old African-America, gets to save the world. Dolphins are ruling the state of Rhode Island. California secedes from the Union. Jupiter's Great Red Spot disappears. Poachers command the roadways. Red bell peppers bestow immortality. And immortality is just what Maurice will need if he is to save humanity from itself.
The Dreamer
By Paul Brockman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,970. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jonathan Strange was down on his luck. His future looked bleak but the Universe had plans for him. Plans that did not include failure. The task before him included only two options: succeed or be terminated
Cosmic Crime Stories #4
By Tyree Campbell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,100. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tyree Campbell: Suttee Robert Collins: The Price Of Selfishness Kellee Kranendonk: Perfect Vengeance Mary E. Lowd: The Faithless, The Tentacled, And The Light Wayne Carey: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished Marilyn K. Martin: Rarified Air: Big City Policing, Year 3000 Daniel R. Robichaud: All Tomorrow's Suckers: Robert Bloch's Speculative Crimes
The Signal
By Rebecca S. W. Bates
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2012 by D. M. Kreg. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
They're coming and they are not friendly. Undecipherable messages from Alpha Centari alternate with energy bursts that annihilate scientific outposts. Clear warnings, but warnings to do what? Only shamans in primitive religions can decode the messages. They die for their effort. An emergency space exploration will stop the energy bursts. Or make them worse.
In Another Life
By WD James
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,560. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Police Detective Roger Mackay’s chance encounter with a woman whose reflection he saw for only a fleeting moment in a grocery store deli case leads him on an adventure that forces him to question coincidence, time and ultimately, whether he can alter the course of fate.
Red Sand. Capitan of Tollona
By Gennadij Ievlew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 223,910. Language: Russian. Published: June 29, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Цивилизации толлонов и кроканов начали войну из-за красного песка, служащего исходным материалом для конверторов космических кораблей. Кроканы победили - цивилизация толлонов пала. Один из выживших толлонов, капитан Валл'Иолет отправляется на поиски нового пристанища и найдя цивилизацию гиттов, учит их строить боевые космические корабли, чтобы с их помощью отомстить кроканам.
Prometheus Comes
By Shawn Grimsley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 2142 and the world is divided economically, socially, and politically between the wealthy and technologically advanced Northern Confederation and the poor South. Earth’s resources are nearing depletion. Northern Confederation scientists have discovered a planet that could save the Confederation and its people from a new dark age. There’s only one problem: it’s already inhabited.
Stars: The Anthology
By Janis Ian
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 186,930. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Janis Ian and 30 top science fiction writers team up to create an astonishing book of original short fiction. STARS is a huge anthology in both volume and talent. Each story, available only here, is based on a Janis Ian song that meant something special to the author, who then wrote the story expressly for STARS. creating a meld of jazz, prose and science fiction found nowhere else.
The Reading
By Alina Raspopova
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: Russian. Published: June 29, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Вторая повесть из авторской серии научной фантастики «Технологии и человек», в которой рассказывается история обычной современной молодой пары, столкнувшейся с новыми технологиями, способными не только убить любовь, но и разрушить жизнь.
Nova
By Anton Bearsley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,220. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When a bloody galactic war that had raged for eons spills out into their solar system, two innocents get pulled deep into the heart of the battle. Though never having met before, their fates are intrinsically linked to the outcome of the battle and the survival of their entire race.
Dr. Marsteller
By Andrew Koob
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Although nearing her 70s, anti-aging benefactor Charlotte Viscane engages in ritual plastic surgery to grotesque levels, terrified of looking and becoming old. Now fueled by desperation and buyer's remorse on empty promises of eternal life in Dr. Marsteller's lab, she threatens to pull her funding. In this novel, read how he convinces everyone the fountain of youth is real. You can live forever.
The Lost Starship
By Robert A.V. Jacobs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
An accident happened. A beam of energy from an unknown source penetrated the ship killing all passengers and crew instantly. The ship took evasive action and escaping on emergency thrust it inadvertently twisted space and performed an unintended, and previously impossible, hyper jump, becoming Completely lost, This is the story of that journey home, and of the civilisations it encounters.
Love's Labors and Lies
By Michael Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Space frontiersmen Jonathan Love and Malco Trent forge a strange friendship that, over five years, takes them to the stars and makes them both insanely rich. And it ultimately puts the two on a collision course over the woman that both men want. Where one will end up on top...and the other will end up *dead*.
Steampunk Tales, Volume 2
By Ren Cummins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 211,920. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by 1st Amend Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
What if Death wore a lovely black dress? The epic journey of Rom, young Reaper in the steampunk world of Aerthos, continues in the second volume of novels by author Ren Cummins. In the final three novels, her journey to save her homeland continues, beyond death and time, with her friends Kari and Cousins against the powerful Artifice, the mad Reaper who wants Rom dead, at any cost.
Steampunk Tales, Volume 1
By Ren Cummins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 189,960. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by 1st Amend Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
What if Death wore a lovely black dress? In this special collection featuring the first three books of the Chronicles of Aesirium, this Young Adult Steampunk Fantasy collection tells the first half of the epic tale of an eleven year old girl who discovers herself to be a Reaper, guardian and protector of a small town of exiled magicians.
Gardens in the Cracks & Other Stories
By L. Darby Gibbs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,500. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Anthology of science fiction: 5 short stories and a novella. "Gardens in the Cracks" - Marga must come to terms with getting what she wishes. SCRAPPER - If you look deep enough, you can find a garden. "Riashu" - What is worth fighting for? "A Good Argument" - Man vs flying car. "Son Inspired" - A family business, a difference of opinion and plenty of time for things to fester.
The Salt Moon Robots
By Chester Burton Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Crash-landed in a salt desert, a young captain and his mysterious passenger must hitch a lift on giant mining platforms pulled by herds of robots across a world where indentured workers compete for their freedom. The events of this journey will change the rules of the game forever for the travelers, the miners, and the robots alike.
City of Pigs
By Robert Hart
Price: Free! Words: 26,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Life in the City is hard enough; food, space, fresh air and credit are all hard to come by. The last thing you need is some bunch of implanted gangsters trying to evict you and your space-mates from your hole so they can raise black-market protein in it. Crump will take care of it. He works cheap, but he gets results. If he could just stop everyone from trying to kill him.
The Quest for the Crystals: The Book of Wind
By E.E. Blake
Price: Free! Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In this first novelette of a five part series, Regina Lepue finds herself taken hostage by a nameless vandal, who claims the world's Crystals of Balance are in peril. Can she believe this ruthless killer, or is there something deeper to his story?
Glyphics
By J. Richard Singleton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
When high school senior Truman first meets the beautiful and quirky Avril DeWinter, he thinks he’s just found a chance at love, and a bond is formed between the two teens. As he investigates his best friend’s death at the end of the previous summer, the teen is thrown into an increasingly bizarre series of dangerous situations that puts both the boy and the entire world at risk.