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Mars is a Bummer, Man
Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
You can take people off earth, but can you take the earth out of people? Humanity's first mission to Mars hits a nasty speed bump. Personality, passion and persuasion form a deadly triangle on the first Martian colony. This novelette by Frank Severino cynically explores notions of character, class, human expansion, legacies and what the future might regrettably consider historically valuable.
Instability Over La Cocina de Casillas
Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
An ambulance-chasing lawyer and newspaper columnist pursuing double entendre headlines are first to meet alien visitors in a sleepy Arizona town. Humorous negotiations ensue as these aliens are "not quite" as couth as one might expect a star-faring species to be.
Give The Hippo What He Wants
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the baseball league of the future, losing the World Series will get you the death penalty. Nobody cares if Thal Simoleon choked because of an opera-singing pink hippo that only he can see. Will the hippo's terrible secret lead to Thal's salvation? Or will he die in extra innings of the bloodiest high-tech basebrawl of all time? Only the hippo knows.
A Ring Realms Novel: Savant's Blood Series Book 1: Shadow of the Avatar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 256,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hecate, goddess of the moon and dark magic, wants a new body and eight summer old savant Liandra Kergatha is it. Torn from her mother's arms, the young girl is spirited away to another world to undergo the ritual of succorunding, the creation of an avatar. Before the procedure can be completed, the temple is attacked and Liandra escapes into the city with the bindings half complete...
Don't Mess With Justice: A Super Hero Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When all the Super Heroes vanish overnight, ordinary cleaning lady Edith Buttress lays down her mop and picks up the dustpan of Justice! "Don't Mess With Justice" is 10,752 words.
Dalston Junction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Amelia and Margaret are supposed to be taking unwanted babies and placing them with new families. But the police find dozens of tickets for pawned baby clothes and no evidence of the babies themselves, sparking a desperate pursuit across Victorian London with the life of a newborn in the balance. This is a short story.
Buried Deep: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A cold case starts it all—human bones discovered beneath the Martian soil in the alien Disty’s main city. "A high-velocity rush through cultures in full clash, as fear and panic overwhelm the day, and Rusch’s writing makes the far-out scenario feel as present and credible as today’s breaking news….Rusch has outdone herself yet again." The Edge Boston
Slumgullion Sector
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
I’d been sitting at Doyle’s Clam House for an hour, and no one had gotten around to being kidnapped by aliens yet. I had a bowl of what the guide books called the best chowder north of Bodega Bay on one side, and a redhead who’d make Raymond Chandler dive for his thesaurus on the other. No one told me that I'd get to witness something right out of the Star Wars cantina scene that evening.
What Really Matters
Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(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.
21 December 2012 - The Calendar Beckons
Price: Free! Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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.
S I, the Trilogy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 395,390. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Mercenary Empress
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 270,970. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,320. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 185,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 233,780. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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.