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Lord of the Vortex
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: Australian English. Published: September 23, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Vortex travel—you don’t ask, and I won’t screw up the explanation; closest thing I can get to it is that I pilot a transdimensional skipping stone through the edge of a vortex from one point in space to another, and it gets you where you want to be. Well, most of the time. Just not this time. This time, we’re crashing, and I don’t know where we are.
Courting Trouble
Series: In Love and War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Once, Anjali Patel and Mikhail Grikov were soldiers on opposing sides of an intergalactic war. They met, fell in love and went on the run together. Now they are eeking out a living, while trying to stay under the radar. But when they stumble upon a protection racket, they have to make a choice: Lay low to avoid attracting attention or stay true to their personal ethics and intervene?
The New Neighbors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Aliens have landed on Mars and have started terraforming procedures in order to colonize the red planet. The powers-that-be on Earth are not happy, but have little choice other than to establish diplomatic relations with the new neighbors when they unexpectedly pop over for a friendly visit. This light-hearted foray into the world of SF could easily be subtitled, '50 shades of Diplomacy.'
Graveyard Shift
Series: In Love and War. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
While docked at the civilian space station Unity for repairs, the battlecruiser Great Endeavour undertakes a trial flight with an inexperienced crew. Disaster strikes and the ship crashes into Unity's shopping concourse, killing 300 people. But in times of war, the public is not willing to accept tragic accidents. And so the government sends troubleshooter Brian Mayhew to initiate a cover-up.
Bonds of Steel
Series: Law and Crucible Saga, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a routine trip across the asteroid field, the robot, Del, and unregistered AI, Vee, meet trouble. With Captain Law and his crew having been put into stasis, their only chance of survival will mean placing themselves at the mercy of what few resources they have. Without a human to assist them, Del and Vee will be vulnerable and so too will the ship and all the lives on board.
No Port to Land
Series: Law and Crucible Saga, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nia is one of the few souls left aboard a drifting tomb known as The Pacific. The spaceship carries a deadly plague, and by the time they receive a distress call from an approaching shuttle, they are all close to losing hope they might ever escape alive. When the will of the shuttle crew and that of the survivors on The Pacific clash, Nia has to pick a side to save what she holds most dear.
In Service to the Pinnacle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: Australian English. Published: September 9, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jamie has two names, and a whole bunch of secrets that she keeps from everyone, including her employer, Odyssey—which is no mean feat, given what that company does—but, when a mission takes her to Askreya, she has to deal with an old dilemma, an old foe, and something entirely new, and her secrets begin to come to light. Can she finish her mission, without everything being revealed?
Legacy of the Fallen: Starlight Century Episode Four
Series: Starlight Century. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Tension continues to build in the Galactic political climate until Logan accelerates his timeline, pushing Beta Xarconium into the limelight. Faced with an economically volatile turn of events, the Union Senate and the Ethereal Cauldron work behind the scenes to snuff out the Centralist movement before it grows out of control. Unbeknownst to the squids however, the good General has a plan.
World Rot: Path of the Planet Eating Virus
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
During the latter half of the 25th century, at the climax of Terrace exploration into the outer clusters of their home front spiral galaxy, a distressing behavior crept its way inward from the farthest star clusters. A mysterious force dubbed the Rot by Terrace explorers was killing whole worlds, eating them from the inside. On a space station near the edge of the galaxy, Terrace watched.
The Chronicles of Aallandranon - Episode One - Ant-Lion
Price: Free! Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Jonathan Tabith and his crew of 5000 challenge the elements of the universe and discover that we haven't even begun to scratch the surface of what lies right outside our doorstep.
Ousía (Bd.2): Verschollen in All
Price: $1.68 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: German. Published: September 7, 2016 by S. Verlag JG. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Calvin-Jasper ist in Raum und Zeit verschollen. Die außerirdische Raumfähre NOMME musste auf einem fremden Planeten notlanden. Das Volk der Plastas ist auf der Suche nach seinem Ursprung.
Ousía (Bd.1): Ruf der Sterne
Price: $1.68 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: German. Published: September 7, 2016 by S. Verlag JG. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Das kleine Dorf Tautenburg im Tautenburger Wald, Thüringen. Hier steht das größte Teleskop Deutschlands. Der Astronom Calvin-Jasper Melchor empfängt merkwürdige Signale.
StarLine Shadow (Vol4): Ewiges Leben
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 18,830. Language: German. Published: September 7, 2016 by S. Verlag JG. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Die menschenähnlichen Bewohner nennen sich Iffta und halten Samuel zunächst irrtümlich für einen der Namenlosen Invasoren. Erst langsam erkennen sie, dass er selbst vor diesen Schwarzen Usurpatoren, wie sie diese nichtmenschliche Spezies nennen, geflohen ist.
StarLine Shadow (Vol2): Sterne der Ewigkeit
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 18,970. Language: German. Published: September 7, 2016 by S. Verlag JG. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
10,5 Milliarden Menschen starben, nur fünf blieben am Leben. Sie fielen in eine Metamorphose Starre. Ihre Organe begannen sich umzuformen und die gesamte Körperchemie passte sich den neuen Umweltbedingungen an. Sie verlassen unbemerkt in einem Raumtransporter der Invasoren die Erde.
StarLine Shadow (Vol1): Die Namenlosen
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: German. Published: September 3, 2016 by S. Verlag JG. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fünf Menschen entgehen dem Untergang ihres Planeten. Die Namenlosen Invasoren verwandeln den Planeten Erde in ein für sie lebensfähiges Ökosystem. Kapitän Thor Logan erlebt die Ankunft der Außerirdischen hautnah mit und kann ihnen gerade noch entkommen.
Kal's Fall (The Teristaque Chronicles - Part One)
Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Kal has always been considered too "fragile" to participate in the village activities. Her lithe stature links her to her father and distance her from everyone else. He left the village to fight in the Teristaque Wars and never returned. She meets Sarge, a strange star species of the human race who seems to know the secret of the patch from her father's uniform.
Dreaming of the Stars
Series: In Love and War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
On Rajipuri, a poor world, Anjali and her two younger sisters look up at the stars and dream of escaping the limitations of a traditional and rigidly stratified society. At the same time, in a camp for war orphans, Mikhail also looks up at the stars and dreams of escaping a life of pain and abuse. One day they will meet and change the galaxy. But for now, they're merely dreaming of the stars…
The Heights of Winter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: Australian English. Published: August 26, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ramana Dewarth sneaks aboard a shuttle being taken on an illegal research mission, she gets into more trouble than she ever thought possible—and the space pirates weren’t the worst of it. This science fiction short story takes us on another journey with Odyssey’s not-so-delightful Agent Delight.
Geared Up
Series: Tales of the Citadel. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Born to master mechanics, she fights her way into the Guardians and finds a path to glory when she gears up.
Supremacy: Reformation - Episode 6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In this episode, Tharin chases Anthros to the mining world of Morina, hoping he can capture him before the servant of Dagas extracts him. Time is against all of them and even Anthros knows everyone is coming for him.

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