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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.
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.
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
(4.71 from 14 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).
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…
Double Life
Series: Razia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,790. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Piracy is a game. Four main crime syndicates compete ruthlessly to count the most pirates with the highest bounties as their members. They employ bounty hunters like Razia to track and capture rival pirates to boost their own standings... Or they would if Razia was ever given a chance...
A Breath of Hope
Series: The Humal Sequence, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,820. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
The Humals. Humanoid Aliens. They dominated the spiral arm millennia ago then vanished without trace. Man had found traces of their presence, reverse-engineered their technology and speculated endlessly about their demise. But no one really knew what had happened. No one knew why they had disappeared or why so few traces of them remained...
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.
A Plain Jane Book Three
Series: A Plain Jane, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Book Three of A Plain Jane.... 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.
Ghost of Mind Episode Two
Series: Ghost of Mind, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Is she alone? Alice is alive. Though barely. And the universe is looking for her. Having revealed her true power, the hunt will never stop.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 8: Renegades
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,470. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It has been months since the Siege of Port Rush. The Warlord, under the command of Jacob Valent, has been travelling to ports across the sector to gather intelligence, capturing ships and cargo as they go. Manpower and funds are still in short supply, but the Captain is winning the support of the British Alliance, and his crew suspects he has a long term plan that will lead to bigger prizes.
Welcome to Wespirtech: A Collection of Short Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
At the Western Spiral Arm Planetary Institute of Technology, the best scientists from around the galaxy push at the bleeding edge of technology. Sometimes their experiments get away from them... Sometimes they run into conflicts with each other... Sometimes they're drawn out into the glittering galaxy around them. Welcome to Wespirtech!
Beyond Wespirtech: A Collection of Short Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The glittering galaxy around Wespirtech is filled with exciting aliens and foreign colonies, long forgotten by the Human Expansion. Read about canine aliens and their dying sun, sentient trees, and a planet where all the colonists are conjoined twins... Beyond Wespirtech!
Wanted
Series: Wanted, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 103,980. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Josh Gunn detests space pirates. When he and his android partner, Cherry Kang, tangle with a bad one, they crash their shot-up spaceship in unfamiliar territory. Struggling to survive, they find a crazy alien who talks to an invisible partner, giant energy eating snakes and a new enemy. This enemy threatens to destroy a planet along with millions of people. Now Josh and Cherry are hunting them.
CNSEV Tormalinas, Lost
Price: Free! Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Newly promoted Major Amy Porter of the Commonwealth of Nations is the senior ranking Portal Navigator onboard the CNSEV Tormalinas. Portal Navigators, always women, are known for their high intelligence, high emotional control, high imagination, and most of all for being able to survive in the deepest darkest holes of space without losing their minds.
Through Struggle, the Stars
Series: The Human Reach, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,070. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
War is imminent between Earth's great space powers for reasons no one fully understands. When a young U.S. Space Force officer is assigned to shepherd an old spy out to the colonies, he begins to discover what lies at the root of the conflict. A hard science fiction novel by a former Pentagon and CIA reporter for the AP. "Great, good fun." - Analog "Very much recommended." - Midwest Book Review
The Phoenix Conspiracy
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
(4.62 from 13 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.