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War of Retribution: Frontlines
By M. G. Lawson
Series: War of Retribution, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,300. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Book One in the War of Retribution Series: When Humanity’s farthest space station and colony is viciously attacked by an unidentified race, the United Earth Space Fleet must launch a counter attack as quickly as possible, but time is against them. Threats from near and far are boiling to the surface and former allies may become steadfast enemies.
Investments (Dread Empire's Fall)
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,300. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
0.25 star(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.
Star Crusades Uprising: The Second Trilogy (Books 4-6)
By Michael G. Thomas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 266,380. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Star Crusades Uprising: The Second Trilogy contains the complete text of the novels BATTLE FOR PROXIMA, FALL OF TERRA NOVA and SLAVES OF HYPERION. This epic science fiction series chronicles humanity's first interstellar confederation, torn apart by religious strife and extremism.
Slaves of Hyperion (Star Crusades Uprising, Book 6)
By Michael G. Thomas
Series: Star Crusades Uprising. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In this latest book of the Star Crusades series, the newly founded Alliance rises from the ruins of the old Confederacy. Scattered groups of the enemy remain, but organised resistance has been crushed. Amnesty has been granted to those still at large and peace has returned to the war torn colonies. Or has it?
The Ascension Factor
By Frank Herbert
Series: The Pandora Sequence, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,240. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Pandora is under the fist of an ambitious clone from hibernation called The Director, who rules with a sadistic security force led by assassin Spider Nevi. The resistance fighters’ main hope is a woman believed by some to be the child of God. She pools her talents with Dwarf MacIntosh, Beatriz Tatoosh, and Rico LaPush to overthrow The Director and the sinister cabal with which he rules.
The Lazarus Effect
By Frank Herbert
Series: The Pandora Sequence, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,620. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In The Jesus Incident Herbert and Ransom introduced Ship, an artificial intelligence that believed it was God, abandoning its unworthy human cargo on the all-sea world of Pandora. Now centuries have passed. The descendants of humanity, split into Mermen and Islanders, must reunite … because Pandora’s original owner is returning to life! Book 2 in Herbert & Ransom’s Pandora Sequence.
The Flip Side #7: Colliding Worlds
By J.L. Stephens
Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by J. L. Stephens. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In issue #7 of The Flip Side, Starla Knight and the others must change their outlook on the future. The paradigm is shifting and the Protectors are suddenly forced to protect the very people they've been trying to kill. Convinced of a "greater role", Jeremy continues his trek to discover his fate while the others focus on the hope of rescue.
The Wisdom Test
By H. Bradley Stucki
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A test that measures wisdom is the ultimate determiner of sentience. Passing guarantees elimination.
Commonwealth Universe: History: The Downfall: The Colonies: The Moonbirds
By Michelle Levigne
Series: Commonwealth Universe, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,980. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
K'reeth and her sister, K'rin, were named for the moonbirds -- sister raptor birds who shared parenting duties, one the nurturer, the other the hunter and defender. Orphaned by catastrophe and adopted by the High Mistrada of the T'bredi scholars, they were teachers, entrusted with all the gathered wisdom of the Ayanlak.
Jak Phoenix 2: The Markazian Deception
By Matt D. Williams
Series: The Jak Phoenix Adventures, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Things aren’t always as they seem when Jak finds himself forced to take sides in a dispute he doesn’t fully understand. He quickly finds his choices could jeopardize not only himself, but his friends and countless others. Friendships will be tested and loyalties will be questioned in the second action packed Jak Phoenix adventure!
Squatter's Rights
By Hollis Rentchler
Price: Free! Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Viking Horde Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Earth's colonization ship arrives at what is supposed to be an uninhabited planet and confirms you never know what to expect with a First Contact.
The Cuspin Peace
By H. Bradley Stucki
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Peace has broken out after a long interstellar war with the Cuspins. Captain Trace is finally going to get some R&R; right after his last mission as part of the official peace delegation. Still, there's a nagging feeling in the back of his mind. Is it too good to be true?
Recruit
By H. Bradley Stucki
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
J. Vance Hamblin was the youngest to make Fleet Admiral in history. He was the best of the best – until he became an ‘insider’ and was pushed aside to keep him out of the way. Now he has to decide if he’s ever been fighting for the right side. Note that this is a short story, not a full novel.
Trickster
By Steve Stanton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Deep below the surface of the moon where huge colony starships are prepared for launch, a group of union graffiti artists plan the biggest tag ever in defiance of their corporate overlords. Derek Thundersky, a half-breed Ojibway warrior, and Colonel Woodsworth Dunfield, a stodgy British celestial navigator, separated by clan, class and culture, must risk everything for the women they love.
The Backworlds
By M. Pax
Series: The Backworlds, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
1 star(4.89 from 9 reviews)
In the far future, humanity settles the stars, bioengineering its descendants to survive in a harsh universe. This is the first book in the science fiction series, The Backworlds. Try it for free. A space opera adventure. Trouble thrives in the Backworlds, but it's home. Thrown out of his home, Craze must find his way in a dangerous galaxy.
Five-Twelfths of Heaven - Book One of the Roads of Heaven
By Melissa Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,580. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In a space-faring civilization where a single woman is increasingly disenfranchised, the star pilot Silence Leigh is defrauded from her inheritance by a greedy competitor. Forced to ally with two men, Silence is dragged into a deadly political struggle, and is tantalized by the hints of the legendary Earth, as well as the dread and the glory of Magi's power.
De Vulkanen van Io
By Tais Teng
Series: Werelden van vuur en ijs, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,540. Language: Dutch. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Io is een gevangenisplaneet, zo gevaarlijk dat je alleen kunt rondlopen in een robotlichaam dat je naakte brein beschermt. Space Opera van Tais Teng die zich afspeelt in dezelfde setting als Werelden van Vuur en IJs.
The Worker Prince (Saga Of Davi Rhii Book 1)
By Bryan Schmidt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
What if everything you thought you knew about yourself and the world turned out to be wrong? For Davi Rhii, Prince of the Boralian people, that nightmare has become a reality. His quest to rediscover himself brings him into conflict with his friends and family, calling into question his cultural values and assumptions, and putting in jeopardy all he’s worked for his whole life.
Rivalry On A Sky Course (A Davi Rhii Story)
By Bryan Schmidt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Davi Rhii and his friends Yao Brahma and Farien Noa face rivalry with fellow cadet Bordox at the Boralian Military Academy during the annual cadet Skycourse Challenge fighter race.
Sovran's Pawn
By JC Cassels
Series: The Black Wing Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Bo Barron's father is kidnapped, she'll do anything to get him back...including walking into a trap. United by extortion, divided by duty, someone wants them both dead. They want each other. The catch is, nothing is what it seems...