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Introduction to Xarrok
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Xenonia is fighting for survival. Those recruited to help are fighting for acceptance, and security. The stories within reveal lives desolated by war, moved by love, and driven for success. Version 2 with Four stories included and more to come.
The Flip Side #6: Converging Lens
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Price: Free! Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by J. L. Stephens. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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While Jeremy and Kaleb work to unravel the mystery of the Protectors, Starla Knight is working her hardest to escape them. Meanwhile, in the village of Drah'ashi, Alicia and Anthony have found refuge from their enemies with what could be a true advantage against their foes...
Round Up At The Burger Bar: Parts 1-5 The Beginning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This book collects the first five parts of the serial novel Round Up At The Burger bar: The Legend of Trixie Pug. By the year 3333 1/3 massive fast food corporations control the galaxy. Trixie will become the galaxy's 2nd most powerful CEO for a fast food franchise called Heavenly Sky Burger. To read more about Trixie check out the short story, Big Business and the novel Attack of the Lushites.
Round Up At The Burger Bar Part 5
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The adventures of Trixie Aioli continues in Part 5. In this instalment her problems pile up like the next big burger special at your local fast food franchise. What started a simple mission to seize power and stop the rounding up of the customers bill, to a quest for a power marriage to time travel, has now escalated to unimaginable danger and possible death for Trixie and Cherry Bomb.
A Little Old Fashioned
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Wanda has to jettison her cargo on Dora, a planet on the frontier of space. Instead of a minor disciplinary hearing – she must choose life or death. She receives an offer she can't refuse. If she accepts she’ll be given a section of land to homestead. Her dreams will come true. Will she succumb to temptation and gain her little piece of paradise or do the right thing.
Lock, Stock, and Barrel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Planet for sale! Seller highly motivated! Simon Pyman repairs simulacrums on a muddy, rainy planet on the far edge of the galaxy called Windmill. His boss has the planet up for sale because he needs to leave, fast. Too bad Windmill's a tough sell and time is running short. Simon holds the solution.
Night Blaze
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A new highly addictive and extremely dangerous drug has come from the outlying words to Terra. In a fight for control of this lethal substance, some innocent citizens are killed. One is the child of a wealthy influential bureaucrat. Galactic P.I. Majestic Kane is hired for one simple task, find the source and destroy it no matter what it takes, before more innocent people die.
Gaea's Chosen: Event Horizon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Dr. Marcus Gilpin left Earth with the woman he loved, but the very science he put his faith in promised her to another man… Six months after waking in unknown parts of the galaxy, Marcus Gilpin is still recovering from a mauling that nearly killed him. His love gone, his ship lost—a crew of twenty now numbers only five, and he should have been among the dead...
A Union Against All Odds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A Diter-atelur and a Thysanrinae walk into a bar…a gin-joint at the ass-end of the universe. Can their young love bring peace to a decades old conflict, or will it fan the flames of war? This story originally appeared in the 2006 DAW Books anthology COSMIC COCKTAILS
Send Our Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Vauk House Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a dying world, one woman has the courage to risk her reputation–and her life–in a last desperate attempt to save it. To succeed she will challenge religious and scientific orthodoxy and do what no one has dared : go to the surface. There, before she can begin to solve her world's crisis, she'll face a challenge never imagined: other people. Includes bonus sci-fi story: "The Oldies Progression."
Jack of all Trades-Illustrated
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A tale of high adventure at the farthest reaches of the galaxy.
The Blind Blacksmith
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Series: The Blind Blacksmith. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the 22nd century, a blind man uses the blacksmith's tools to defeat an enemy of the humans on a distant planet where much of the modern technology has failed.
Roadblock
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Series: The Void Eternal, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by G. W. Thomas. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Something mysterious is going on in space. Why are spaceships disappearing?
Maiden Voyage of the Pink Plastic Ponies
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Drake Derringer thinks he knows how to handle his preschooler twin girls until he has to figure out how to tell the family that he's been relocated... to Mars. But they ain't even gettin' into Low Earth Orbit if his beloved girls can't bring their beloved pink plastic ponies along. * A silly tale of science fiction... with toddlers. By professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott.
High Heeled Distraction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 by Viking Horde Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jenna is a dancer, well really she's a spy, undercover on the moon trying to find who is stealing secrets. Even in low gravity high heels can be a distraction.
The Ferro-Erotic Roaches of Kiki
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Kiki dwell contentedly in their hive until the odd roundy beasts plummet to the surface. Chantelle and James, marooned on an alien world of banded stone and gaping chasms, take refuge in the warrens of the roach-like denizens of the planet. They find a peaceful, if uneasy, co-existence. Until the baby arrives. And they call again for help. And Chantelle must choose: her baby or her life.
Ariadne's Skein
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short story by award winning author Sarah A. Hoyt. Ariadne Knossos is a human artifact, bioengineered for memory, sense of direction and strength. These talents have helped her win her freedom. But will they be enough to save her life from an equally bioengineered minotaur?
Round Up At The Burger Bar Part 4
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The slippery climb of Trixie Aioli up the corporate ladder continues. When we last left Trixie she and Cherry Bomb were developing a scheme to stop the wedding of Herman Pug to her greatest rival. She and Cherry time travel into the past only to be confronted with an even greater obstacle to her ambition. She may even be fired!
Out of the Womb
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Carey lives on the generation spaceship Mercury with her parents and thousands of other space travelers. Her parents are Colonists who believe they have a right to leave the ship and colonize a habitable planet. The Counselors, who make the laws and govern the ship, refuse to let anyone go. Negotiations break down between the two sides. Soon violence erupts, and Carey’s life is changed forever.
Dangerous Ideas
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A mission to rescue POWs goes wrong, and then right, and secrets are revealed.