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Empire (In Her Name, Book 4) by Michael R. Hicks
Price: Free! Words: 121,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.56 from 16 reviews)
EMPIRE is the coming-of-age story of Reza Gard, a young boy of the Human Confederation who is swept up in the century-long war with the alien Kreelan Empire. Captured and enslaved, Reza must live like his enemies in a grand experiment to see if humans have souls, and if one may be the key to unlocking an ages old curse upon the Kreelan race.
The Honour of the Knights (First Edition) (The Battle for the Solar System) by Stephen J Sweeney
Price: Free! Words: 124,890. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(3.00 from 1 review)
When starfighter pilot Simon Dodds is enrolled in a top secret military project, he and his wingmates begin to suspect that there is a lot more to the theft of a legendary battleship and an Imperial nation's civil war than either the Confederation Stellar Navy or the government are willing to let on.
The Phoenix Conspiracy by Richard Sanders
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 121,180. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Shadowmire Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.58 from 12 reviews)
Calvin, an intelligence operative, is sent to eliminate a dangerous traitor. But as he chases his prey across the stars, he realizes they are both pawns in a shadowy chess game that threatens humankind everywhere. If he is to uncover the conspiracy he must confront, and embrace, the darkest elements of the galaxy. And throw himself, his career, and everyone he loves into the line of fire.
Sword of the Gods: The Chosen One by Anna Erishkigal
Series: Sword of the Gods, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 179,570. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.71 from 14 reviews)
A tiny Mesopotamian village becomes ground-zero for this fantasy fiction retelling of mankind's most epic story about the battle between good and evil … the clash of empires and ideologies … and the greatest superhero to ever walk the Earth. The Archangel Mikhail.
Neptune Crossing by Jeffrey A. Carver
Series: The Chaos Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When John Bandicut encounters an alien intelligence on Neptune's moon Triton, his life changes irrevocably. Urged by the alien quarx now sharing his mind, he accepts an audacious mission—to steal a ship and hurtle across the solar system in a desperate bid for Earth's survival. Book 1 of The Chaos Chronicles, by the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity's End—with a new Afterword by the author.
Majesty's Offspring (Book 1) by AJ Vega
Price: Free! Words: 115,990. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 3 reviews)
More than a century ago, war hero Julius Verndock helped end a galactic war with Majesty—the first living machine. Today in 2213, he and his partner Laina command a pirate ship, and despite their desire to retire from the pirate life, are drawn into another galactic conflict where they must once again save humanity, but this time with help from Chorus—Majesty's secret offspring...
The Last Immortal : Book One of Seeds of a Fallen Empire by Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 122,220. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(3.80 from 5 reviews)
This is a military science fiction epic of two alien worlds at war near Rigel, in the constellation of Orion. An immortal alien tries to keep the peace between two brother worlds at war.
IceFlight by Casey Lea
Series: The Iron Altar, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 165,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.78 from 9 reviews)
Darsey Ice never thought her first trip past Jupiter would claim the lives of her crew. But then she hadn’t expected to become the first person to make contact with aliens either. Kidnapped, enslaved and lost on the Outer Rim of a mighty civilization light-years from Earth, the only person she can turn to is her enigmatic new owner. A dishonored outcast, he is just as alone as Darsey.
Scat (Scat's Universe, Book 1) by Jim Graham
Series: Scat's Universe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 177,650. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.67 from 6 reviews)
SCAT is a 'big, intelligent, interesting novel' that readers say they found hard to put down, that the scifi enthusiast site Republibot.com called 'epic', 'a fun book, and a good read.' A provocative 'what if'. The sequel, ARMY of SOULS is also published on Smashwords.
Star Wars - Artoo Detoo: Droid of a Kind (Volume 1) by Mark A.J. Cristobal
Price: Free! Words: 145,800. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.29 from 7 reviews)
Ever wonder where R2-D2 came from, how he came to be in Naboo, what made him special, why he seemed to have more personality and sense of creativity than any other droid of the same make and model? Witness the adventures of Star Wars' most beloved and iconic droid R2-D2 here in my first fan-fiction novel! Don't forget to RATE and REVIEW! Thank you and May the Force be with you all, always!
Mariposa (2173) by B.B. Irvine
Series: Spacer Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 110,410. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.40 from 5 reviews)
On a survey of planet Deepstrike, 34 light years from Earth, newly promoted Space Fleet Ensign Xiu-Li Chen uses her butterfly swords and fierce determination to survive first contact with the Qet, a violent human-like alien species. The first of a 12 book S.F. series starting in 2173 that follows Xiu-Li Chen's InterWorld Group Space Fleet career from "Crewper" to Captain.
The Life, Death and Life of Amelia Hollow by Edward James Bowman
Price: Free! Words: 151,640. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(1.00 from 1 review)
In the year 2808 AD, eighteen year-old Amelia Hollow gets accepted into Starside Academy: the top United Systems of Mel naval academy. She is the first human to ever be accepted into such an elite academy as the human race is looked down upon by the USM... and because she has a huge ego she wants to shame the USM for doubting her.
The Bright Black Sea by C. Litka
Series: The Lost Star Stories. Price: Free! Words: 328,080. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.75 from 12 reviews)
The tramp space ship Lost Star is a ship with a mysterious and very dangerous past. Its future is looking pretty iffy as well. Join the crew of the Lost Star as they cross orbits with cruel assassins, homicidal robots, deadly pirates, and the mythical dragons of space in this long, sweeping space opera which revisits, and reinvents, the golden age of science fiction space adventure.
Of North Blood Drawn by C. J. Watterson
Series: Magen, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 169,130. Language: British English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(4.83 from 6 reviews)
In an age of science and reason an unfulfilled prophesy seems to be coming to life. Born without telepathy, Magen Agasan is exiled by his people, the mythical "North Ice-Islanders". He becomes ensnared in a long-running interplanetary war. A dark shadow dogs his steps. Ancient prophesy hangs over him. A spy is sleeping. Expect a motley crew, action, romance, wit and some provoked thoughts.
Trang by Mary Sisson
Series: Trang, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 116,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.33 from 3 reviews)
It's 500 years in the future, and humankind has finally made contact with alien species, thanks to the opening of a bizarre portal near Titan. Philippe Trang is in charge of Earth's first diplomatic mission to the aliens. He must keep both humans and aliens in check as he uncovers layer after layer of dangerous mystery in this sci-fi adventure!
The Key by Brian Fisher
Series: The T'Sula Mir Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 140,650. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Earth is a fabled planet long lost to the invading Ta'Reeth. With humanity scattered amongst the stars, there is little hope for survival, much less peace. That is until T'Sula Mir, a Bakeeron woman trained by monks in the ancient fighting arts of her home is thrust into the heart of the struggle. Only T'Sula has the ability to bring peace to a galaxy ravaged by generations of war.
The Battle of Hollow Jimmy by Becky Black
Price: Free! Words: 107,300. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In this sequel to Shoot the Humans First the ancient and hectic space station Hollow Jimmy has become a haven, offering safety to many of the beaten and hunted remnants of humanity. A battleship captain turned pirate, who is bent on revenge, turns Hollow Jimmy into the focus of a struggle for the support of the humans sheltering there.
Passengers to Zeta Nine by Peter Salisbury
Series: Peter Salisbury's Passengers Science Fiction, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Raife and Doctor Nancy Zing’s electronic DNA records and mind patterns have been travelling for one hundred and twenty years. They will be the first humans to see Zeta Nine, a beautiful Earth-class planet covered in lush vegetation, warm seas and having an apparent absence of predators. Everything looks perfect, or is it too good to be true..?
Alien Abduction by Terry Compton
Series: The Alcantarans, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Ron Calvin, Tik Michi and Gusissi 'Gus' Ugde Ghaolh were kidnapped from their home planets and forced to work as slave laborers. Using their special talents, they opened and learned to fly an ancient Alcantaran space ship the Bugs found floating in space. They escape and the adventures begin as they learn secrets of the ancient ship. Alien Abduction is the first in the series The Alcantarans.
The Lilean Chronicles - Redemption by Merita King
Series: The Lilean Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 103,490. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A science fiction epic adventure that sees one lone warrior racing across many worlds in a bid to fulfil an ancient prophecy and end the tide of evil that threatens his home world. Vincent must face not only the terrible evil that is the transmortal army, but on the way to his date with destiny, he must also face his own inner demons.
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