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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.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 7: Framework by Randolph Lalonde
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 183,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.79 from 14 reviews)
The crew of the Triton find themselves marooned in the Rega Gain solar system. Refusing to abandon the refugees and liberated slaves who joined them along the way, they make a deal with the Government to settle. Meanwhile, the fugitive, Jacob Valance and the former Samson crew work to restore their ship and continue their fight against the Order Of Eden in earnest.
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.
The Bright Black Sea by C. Litka
Price: Free! Words: 327,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.82 from 11 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.
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.
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..?
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.
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.
Iástron by James C. Dunn
Series: The Gilaxiad, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 141,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two-hundred years ago the powerful Iástron race disappeared. Fifty years ago it died out completely. Darkness followed. War and death and suffering, born of prejudice and fear, fills the Four Systems. Crilshar’s power grows. The Systemal Alignment trembles. Titan, the only force able to fight back, has never been weaker.
Anvil of Tears by Erica Lindquist & Aron Christensen
Series: The Reforged Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 128,670. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015 by Loose Leaf Stories. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Maeve Cavainna is running and her wings won't save her. The infamous bounty hunter, Logan Coldhand, chases close behind her and intends to drag Maeve back to the planet of Axis to collect the high price on her head. When he finally corners her, the long chase seems to be over… until a frightened alien girl stumbles into their fight and begs for their protection.
Star Wars: Malignant Metamorphosis by Forcechild
Price: Free! Words: 100,620. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Star Wars Fanbase Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.00 from 1 review)
There is an evil force lurking in the fringes of the Outer Rim patiently waiting for the opportunity to seek revenge against the Skywalker lineage. Will the “Chosen One” be able to intervene and save his grandchildren? Will he be able to save all mankind from this wicked Sith Lord? Very dark and clouded it is...
Naero's Run by Mason Elliott
Price: Free! Words: 120,160. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by High Mark Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.00 from 3 reviews)
2595: Ten years after The Fourth Spacer War with the rival GigaCorps. Naero Amashin Maeris works in her Clan's merchant fleet, dreaming of her own ship and developing psyonic powers without going nuts. After tragedy strikes her Clan in the Unknown Regions, enemy agents stalk her, believing she holds the key to secrets priceless and deadly: lost tek data from an ancient, godlike alien race.
Triorion: Awakening (Book One) by L. J. Hachmeister
Series: Triorion, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,320. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Triorion: Awakening finds five-year-old triplets Jetta, Jaeia, and Jahx struggling to survive on a harsh alien planet under the thumb of their brutal owner. When the Dominion discovers their extraordinary telepathic talents, they are coerced into military service.
Tom the Berserker Book One by Beth Hoyer
Series: Tom the Berserker, Book 1 · Edenia. Price: Free! Words: 104,980. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Tom a Human male of the species called Moorra with short black curly hair wearing blue clothing. His clothes was a jumpsuit but detachable on his arms. He sat in a chair in a bedroom sitting. Tom was absent mildly staring at the wall letting his thoughts wander.
Astronomicon: The Beginning by Paul Vincent
Price: Free! Words: 124,230. Language: British English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(1.00 from 1 review)
3 Space craft, 240 colonists, 25 trillion miles and an unexpected discovery that changes everything. Astronomicon: The Beginning follows the human race's intrepid first steps into interstellar space, a colonisation mission to Proxima Centauri. The colossal distance and harsh environment are not all that stand between them and survival.
Confederation (In Her Name, Book 5) by Michael R. Hicks
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 119,260. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 5 reviews)
In Book 2 of the In Her Name: Redemption trilogy, Reza Gard is once again a stranger in a strange land in the Confederation. He is brought to Earth, where he is reunited with Nicole Carré. But there are dark forces at work in the Confederation, and Reza is a pawn in a power struggle that leads him to Erlang. A heartbreaking reunion awaits in a battle where he must choose between love and honor...