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Investments (Dread Empire's Fall)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,300. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This short novel takes place in the universe of Walter Jon Williams’ Dread Empire’s Fall series. Three years after the Naxid war, Lord Gareth Martinez has accepted a meaningless post as Inspector General of Chee, a newly-settled world. Intending nothing more than a pleasant vacation with his family, he must battle a literal cosmic menace that threatens to wipe out all life on the planet.
Midshipman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Legion Printing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In this second volume of the David Birkenhead series, our young hero has been adopted into the powerful House of Marcus. But... what can be done with a former slave-boy who's earned his kingdom's highest award for bravery, but who also can't shed his Rabbithood no matter how hard he tries?
Earthrise (Her Instruments Book 1)
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Series: Her Instruments, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,790. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Reese Eddings has enough to do just keeping her rattletrap merchant vessel, the TMS Earthrise, profitable. So when a mysterious benefactor from her past shows up demanding she rescue a man from slavers, her first reaction is to say “NO!” And then to remember that she sort of promised to repay the loan. But she doesn’t remember signing up to tangle with pirates over a space elf prince!
Ray Was Right
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The first mission to Mars is a success...how much of a success, the crew is about to find out.
Rescue One: Breaking Point
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Series: Rescue One, 0.5. Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Antonio Baros has invented an engine that can propel a spaceship faster-than-light, but he has no idea if it works.
Astra: Synchronicity
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Series: Astra, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.31 from 13 reviews)
In 2310, humans persecute psions and hunt them to extinction regardless of guilt; Magnius Zoleki is one of them. He has everything a fifty-year-old man could want -- except for the psionic assassin trying to kill him. The last thing he needs is to get mixed up in an ugly interstellar war, but in order to escape the clutches of his nefarious mentor, he’s willing to risk it or die trying. Book 1.
The Expendable Few - A Spinward Fringe Novel
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Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 6.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,280. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.29 from 42 reviews)
Clark Patterson and other officers in the Freeground Military are ejected from regular service when their actions and lifestyles are met by disapproval by a new oppressive government. They find themselves reassigned to a unit sent on some of the most dangerous missions ever undertaken by Freeground Nation soldiers. Completing these missions is their only way to win their freedom.
Deep Black Beyond
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
This collection of both new and previously published science fiction contains four short stories and a novella. Included are "Pele's Bee-keeper", "The Memory of Bone", "No Spaceships Go", "Beneath the Ice and Still", and "The Light of the Earth as Seen from Tartarus".
Mariposa
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Series: Spacer Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 110,210. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.25 from 4 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.
Birdie Down
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Series: Rebellion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
The Outer-Rim rebellion stumbles into its second day - and in the wrong direction. Can it survive a third?
Lucifer's Odyssey
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Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.18 from 11 reviews)
Lucifer travels back to Chaos and stumbles upon a civil war devastating his homeland. The realm’s wizards are firmly under the control of a rival clan, and Lucifer's family is in mortal peril. As old clan rivalries blossom and a new hostile enemy expands across the known multiverse, Lucifer is faced with not only saving Chaos from annihilation but also saving his rightful place on the throne.
It's The End Of The Universe As We Know It [And I Feel Scared]
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Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
Huge metaphysical concept science-fiction, as discovered by a spaceship of idiots! This is silly light-hearted science-fiction in a flash. Also featuring monkeys in cummerbunds!!! Yes,really!
Admiral
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,330. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Legion Printing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
By now David Birkenhead has all but defeated the Boyen Emperor. His fleet has been shattered and with it his dreams of conquest. Yet the Emperor fights desperately on, and the price of invading Imperious Prime remains too terrible to contemplate. Is there another, less-bloody way of ending the war besides invasion? And if so, what will be the cost to David personally?
Siege of Titan (Star Crusades Uprising, Book 1)
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Series: Star Crusades Uprising. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In the first book of the Star Crusades Uprising series, the bloody struggle is told through the eyes of an illegal pit fighter named Spartan, who is forced to choose between incarceration or military service. Choosing the Confederate Marine Corps over servitude he begins his thirty long weeks of training. Together with his group of marines, they are honed into a force ready for the war.
That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made" won the 2010 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and was nominated for the Hugo Award in the same category. Harry Malan is the president of a Mormon branch on Sol Central Station, where humans can interact with "swales" -- giant star-dwelling plasma beings. When a Mormon swale asks for help, Harry ends up confronting Leviathan, the largest of the swales.
Ship's Boy
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Price: Free! Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Legion Printing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
First in a series of space opera books following the adventures of David Birkenhead, a genetically engineered slavebunny who gradually rises to become a galactic hero. A short novel of just over 100 pages, this first volume is distributed free to excite interest in the series as a whole.
The Far Horizon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,270. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Of all the things ten-year-old Cory Wilson expects to do when he moves to Midway Space Station, saving aliens from humans isn't one.
The Union: To The Brink
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Gambler Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Joe Morris is a troubled commander home from a mission of first contact with the insectoid race, the Serty. Nyeta-Kiret is the lone witness to the fall of the mighty, tri-species Union. Both have histories littered with mistakes. This is their one chance at redemption. Coupled with a startling revelation about the Serty, they may be the only hope of survival for three worlds pushed to the brink!
Predestination (and Other Games of Chance)
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Series: The Antithesis Progression, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When leaving Earth to escape a contract on his life, Joss Kyle finds his poker habit gets him caught up in a struggle for control of the entire solar system. He just wants to build a new life, but in the looking-glass world above the gravity well, survival, like poker, is just another sport. And in this contest, it isn’t whether you win or lose, it's how you rig the game.
Skyblaze
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) #17 Historic moments, it turns out, are not always comfortable, even for honorable people. Vertu's reward for acting exactly as a delm ought is perfectly Liaden. Her salvation? That will depend on her.