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The Phoenix Rising
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,740. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As the most serious threat ever facing the galaxy now looms over them, Calvin and his crew continue their mission to expose the dark conspiracy haunting the Empire. Now a fugitive on the run, Calvin has no choice but to work alongside Raidan’s mysterious Organization. And form an alliance with a misfit band of fair-weather friends. Meanwhile ships are vanishing and murders are going unnoticed.
Of North Blood Drawn
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
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.
Shadowplay: Book One of the Starcrown Chronicles
Series: The Starcrown Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Waking up on a strange ship, 21 year old Cordass Pell learns that he is on his way to serve a life sentence on the penal planet of Demerl. But before the transport arrives, the ship is hijacked by pirates and Pell and the other prisoners are sold as slaves to a sadistic owner. The trouble is that he can’t remember anything about his life before waking up. And someone keeps trying to kill him.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 6: Fragments
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,380. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.79 from 42 reviews)
The crew of the Triton continue their misadventure near Ossimi Ring Station. They are forced down different paths and a fight for freedom that will cost them dearly begins. New opportunities, dangers and experiences await them all, as the Order of Eden stirs, advancing their own agenda.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 7: Framework
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.
IceFlight
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.
The Star Creature
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.77 from 13 reviews)
A story of the first encounter between two intelligent species, with an assumption that "intelligence" is just one of many attributes that may be just as important. Today this would be called Flash Fiction. In 1979 it was a "short-short" story. It was first published in the Winter, 1979, issue of Unearth Magazine (Volume 2, Number 4).
Semper Audacia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Space opera. Novelette. 13,200 words. Alone. Leda is the last living member of the brigade, the sole defender of her world. War took everyone she knew, leaving her in the company of memories and ghosts. Or is it madness? The siren blares. In an aging flyer, Leda ventures out to meet her world's fate, the last stand.
West of the Texas Nebula
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Western
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
While honoring the visiting dignitaries from Tau Ceti, Sol’s Mayor, Wit Thomason, had a heart attack. He spent a good couple of minutes twitching on the floor, soiling his finest suit, right there in front of aliens, citizens, and everybody. It was only a matter of time before some gunslinger made a move to take over the job. If I wanted to save my skin, it was time for me to get out of Dodge.
A Plain Jane Book One
Series: A Plain Jane, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A sci-fi space opera with a dash of romance, action, and mystery, A Plain Jane follows Jane as she travels the galaxy desperately trying to find out who she is, where she's from, and what she's really capable of.
Down Jump Blues
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Sully O'Quinn and the team from DL Security find themselves in a race to find a killer and recover a stolen fortune. It started as a simple protection job to escort a shipping executive to a clandestine meeting. But Sully and his team are set up to take the fall for a daring heist and murder committed in the middle of hyperspace. Was the killer still on board, or has one of his team double cross
Sky Hunter (Targon Tales 1)
Price: Free! Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Air Command pilot Nova Whiteside is assigned to a remote outpost to guard a new orbiter against sabotage. When she is trapped behind enemy lines in a bloody uprising she meets Djari, a civilian whose trust in the governing Union is shattered by what he has witnessed. When she uncovers the treacherous and illicit schemes taking place , it seems that local wars are the least of her troubles.
The Backworlds
Series: The Backworlds, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.73 from 11 reviews)
After the war with the Foreworlders, Backworlders scatter across the remaining planets. Competition is fierce, and pickings are scant. Scant enough that Craze’s father decides to improve his fortunes by destroying his son. He tells his only boy their moon isn’t big enough for them both and gives Craze a ticket for the next transport leaving the space dock.
Sword of the Gods: The Chosen One
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.
Passengers to Zeta Nine
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..?
Slave Empire - Prophecy
Series: Slave Empire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.69 from 13 reviews)
Alien hunters invade a dying Earth in search of a saviour, and an ancient prophecy predicts a golden child who will save a galactic empire. A mysterious black ship is Rayne’s guide and a masked outlaw known as the Shrike her guardian. Others want to slay her and prevent the prophecy from coming true. In the midst of two great empires’ strife, the Shrike holds the power to save or destroy her.
Otters In Space
Series: Otters In Space, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
Humans have left the Earth, and dogs rule. Kipper is an oppressed tabby-cat who dreams of a better place, where cats run their own lives. When she discovers a secret that sends her out of this world, Kipper must navigate through the mysterious otter space station and befriend a spaceship full of eccentric otters to find out: is there really a cat paradise?
Slave Empire III - The Shrike
Series: Slave Empire, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,590. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
The Shrike’s mystery has protected him for decades, but now Rayne knows the truth, and she longs for more from her gentle, but aloof husband. If she leaves his protection and the Atlanteans discover his secret, he will die and his empire will fall… Before it does, however, the Slave Empire will exact the most terrible retribution, and even the Atlantean Empire will not withstand its wrath…
Scat (Scat's Universe, Book 1)
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.