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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
The Shattered World Within
You set the price! Words: 19,180. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Like three space stations before it, Zhiminda Station has fallen silent. Zhyara and his crew travel to the very edge of settled space to investigate. Will they find the station dead, its corridors exposed to the vacuum of space? Will they find bodies? Will they run into the unknown killers? Or is the reason much more sinister than that?
Rekindle the Sun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A dying world may not be the best place to start your life anew, but that's exactly where Kerri has been sent. The sun of Heffe VIII is burning out, and her husband has been hired by the canine aliens of that world to rekindle it. This story originally appeared in the Australian anthology of interstellar immigration stories "Belong."
Rescue One: Breaking Point
Series: Rescue One, 0.5. Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Antonio Baros has invented an engine that can propel a spaceship faster-than-light, but he has no idea if it works.
Field Trip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Meankitty Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Can a slightly cynical third grade teacher survive a field trip, an interdimensional incident and a handsome tour guide all at the same time? Find out in this futuristic comedy of (little) terrors.
Necessary Evils
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number 11 "The Beggar King," is takes place on Liad and about the young Daav yos’Phelium’s early training to be Delm. "Necessary Evils" is set during the time and space before Clan Korval, when the universe was degenerating into chaos, and individuals faced evil in many guises, including bio-engineered human-plant hybrids, slavery, and of course, greed.
Not Past Redemption
Series: Galactic Confederation, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,710. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Fired from her last starship piloting job, Seriala’s career seems over. In desperation she signs on with Crazy Mags on a mission to recover the logs of a derelict starship. It seems easy until they encounter salvagers looking to recover the same ship. Seriala must use every piloting trick she knows if they are going to get the job done and succeed.
Mooncake
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is Mid-Autumn Festival in Lunar Colony 01111001's Chinatown, a holiday celebrated by eating mooncake and regaling with tales of Chang'e flying to the moon. Little Xiao Yue asks her grandfather what it all means. There is always a generation gap. How can precocious children in the future understand the metaphor? Enjoy this short short, a taste of one writer's science fiction and Sino overlap..
Beyond Reach: Book 1 of the Beyond Saga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,690. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Nadia: an Assassin. Genetically engineered. Built and trained to kill. On the run from her owners, The Gemini Corporation. Devon: the Tracker. Hot on her trail. Closing in. Stranded on a space station, Nadia searches for escape before the urge to kill overwhelms her. While every moment brings Devon closer. And closer. Designed to kill. Desperate to stop.
Pretty Pink Planet
Series: Lori and Chiing, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Lori, an agent of SOESFOL (Search Out and Establish Sentient Forms of Life) visits Prism, a popular tourist destination, to track down planet pirates and rescue aliens, if she can find and talk to them.
Ray Was Right
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: 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.
It's The End Of The Universe As We Know It [And I Feel Scared]
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(4.14 from 7 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!
That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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.
Skyblaze
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. Categories: 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.
Deep
Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The earth is doomed. But a new world has been discovered that has all the right ingredients to sustain human life. The vessel Seeder will travel four thousand years with its crew members and colonists to this new seed planet to ensure humanity lives on. But the stasis pods malfunction. When the crew is revived they discover they've been traveling for the past eighteen million years, and the col
Asteroid
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Interstellar astronaut Helene Kirsch surveyed asteroids for a privately funded research station in an outlying star system. Overworked and underpaid, she flew through the belt until her ship's scanning equipment met a rocky mass with high interference. If her intuition was correct, good things would follow and Hammond could deliver a steady paycheck for once.
Sargasso of Lost Starships Rehidden
Price: Free! Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Captain Basille Donovan is drinking and bar-brawling away her days, her military defeated. The victors force her back into action—to the Black Nebula, and the otherworldy beauty of old lover Valdum, a super-powerful telekinetic of the Arzunians. A bloody conflict of humans versus psi-wielding chaotic alien terrors! A Gender Switch Adventure.
Europa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Lieutenant Jouno Cordelli finally gets his chance to explore Jupiter's icy moon, Europa. When a fellow ground crew member falls victim to side effects of hyper-sleep and another is trapped beneath the surface, Jouno is torn between transporting his sick crew mate back to the Europa Explorer and rescuing Rylie, the Ice Queen, who has found a humanoid civilization below Europa's froze surface.
Certain Symmetry
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number Four. "The Wine of Memory" -- Lute can get into a locked the house, but can he put a ghost to rest? In "Certain Symmetry," Pat Rin yos'Phelium receives two packets in his morning mail.
Dragon Tide
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number 13 Kareen yos'Phelium is the foremost scholar of the Liaden Code of Proper Conduct on Liad. Now, enemies stir, and Kareen must act. Is she merely an expert of the Code, or is she a DAUGHTER OF DRAGONS? When the trees do well, the world does well. When the world is turned upside down, a young dragon is cast into action against an unknown menace.