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Greenstar Complete Season 1: The Space Opera
Series: Josie Stein Comedies. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,920. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Humanity’s best hope is a wicker spaceship. Josie Stein woke up a thousand years in the future and was immediately elected captain of the U.F.S. Greenstar, a recycled spaceship on a mission to stop the aliens of the galaxy from wiping themselves out. Now homicidal aliens have set their sights on Earth. How can the ramshackle Greenstar possibly stand in their way?
Death Of A Sanitation Engineer
Series: Couch Wars, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Andrea Wilson had it all figured out.Until that unfortunate day when her boss wanted to promote her and she accidentally killed him to rid herself of a bomb she'd stolen. Be prepared for a wild ride.
Debts to Pay
Series: Shattered Empire, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Carlotta Valdez thought she'd left her past as a mercenary behind her, when she joined the Galactic Rebellion. But the past has a habit of catching up with you, and so, Carlotta runs into her old boss Darius Gilroy. He has a job for her and won't take no for an answer. And so Carlotta finds herself on a mission to take out a drug lord. How can Carlotta reconcile this job with her new convictions?
History Lesson
Series: Shattered Empire, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The nights are long on the rebel world of Pyrs and everybody deals with those demons in their very own way. Holly di Marco and Ethan Summerton, once a mercenary and an outlawed aristocrat respectively, stave off the nightmares by arguing about politics and getting drunk. But a long night of arguing reveals unexpected truths about the history of Fifth Human Empire and about Ethan and Holly.
Seedlings
Series: Shattered Empire, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Outlawed aristocrat Ethan Summerton finds himself cooped up on the rebel planet Pyrs and reduced to tending the rebel base's greenhouse. Luckily, Ethan always liked gardening. Besides, it gives him the chance to impress his new best friend Holly. Mercenary Holly doesn't care for plants. Until an incident involving a little girl, chickens and batavia lettuce shows her what Ethan is truly made of.
Mercy Mission
Series: Shattered Empire, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mercenary Holly di Marco joined the Galactic Rebellion in a rare fit of conscience. During a mission, Holly rescues a traumatised young man who turns out to be the sole survivor of a noble family with rebel sympathies. This brings her to the attention of the rebel leaders and also changes her own life, when she finds herself responsible for Ethan, the young man she rescued.
The ALECS Quartet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by CV-2 Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
He had a month to learn the planet's secrets - and Juliette's. His Cover Story: Return to Elard to dismantle his sect's missionary work to the planet's natives. His True Mission: Investigate decades-old mysteries of love and death. His Objective: Return to Earth with his discovery - if he can.
Glass Walls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Beth pays for crimes she committed as a child while under alien influence. Languishing in indentured servitude, her employers use her to satisfy the needs of their alien guests. To cope, she withdraws. But when Beth meets an alien who endures the same loneliness Beth suffers, her actions surprise even her.
Scow Truck, episode -1: Critical Mess
Series: Scow Truck radio scripts, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This unabashed parody of Startrek and the sci-fi genre contains such forgettable characters as the Chief Custodian, commander of Scowfleet, Crock, captain of the Secondprize and his crew: pointy eared Spook; engineer Shorty; radio officer O'Hara; Dr. DeCoy; GAL, computer with an attitude; linguist Rosetta Stein; and weapons officer Blaze Starr (the bimbo in spandex.) May the farce be with you!
Bridge Builder (Shimmer In The Dark)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Nantosuelta left with the Asterean Space Fleet to search for a new world. Her companions rely on her skills to bridge the wormholes of space, but an encounter with an alien ship desecrates the fleet and wipes Nanto’s psychic abilities. Stranded, with starving creatures closing in all around them, Nanto must shed her old ways of thinking to fight a new battle. Survival.
Forgetting
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It was a perfect security system. The ship would only answer to one person and that could not be over-ruled. Perfect for a mission of scientific research, but not so great when the ship is under attack and that one person makes a fatal mistake.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Worst of Both Worlds (Volume Eight)
Price: Free! Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Maintenance workers tend to a living ship with mental issues, a tentacled alien competes in her first triathlon on Earth, a man goes to the ends of the Earth and beyond for the perfect anniversary present, and a horny translator hopes to put the "contact" in an impending first contact. This delightfully twisted story collection is easily devoured in one sitting and will leave you hungry for more.
Flipspace: Close Encounters For Their Kind
Series: Flipspace, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Recouping from their losses, and breaking in replacements, Colonel Rama is briefed for a mission that potentially violates exo-solar planetary research treaties. Rediscovered among archives of a telescope considered lost in the prior century, the data includes surface changes on the alien world that may suggest intelligent life.
Erased
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Grey Singer doesn’t know who she is or what she’s done. All she knows is that the InterStellar Collective wants her dead. Her memories are muddled, she has no money, and no one to watch her back except a much younger bartender who claims to be her boyfriend. According to him, she’s been erased. But how can she trust him to help her get through this when she can’t even trust her own mind?
Vain Glory
Price: Free! Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » Action
An alien spy discovers a plot to convert the sages of the galaxy to the cult of the Living Darkness. Thwarting the plot becomes a desperate fight for survival.
Interlude 1.1
Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Out on the edge of civilization anything and everything can happen--especially when you're not ready for it. When Jenny, the chief mechanic for the Bonnie Belle hops off to work a deal with the local black market she ends up bargaining for more than just fresh fruit. This short story is an installment in the "Tales from the Edge" universe, joining two prior novels, IN THE BLACK and IN THE VOID.
Panglor
Series: Star Rigger Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Discredited as a space pilot, Panglor Balef is doomed to die in space. Bad enough to be coerced into a mission of murder and suicide, he must also contend with a young woman—stowaway and impossible companion. He could never imagine the journey through space-time they are about to take, from which there is almost certainly no return. Prequel to Jeffrey A. Carver’s famed Star Rigger Universe.
Stalking the Apocalypse
Series: The Coalition/Orthodoxy Universe, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 181,760. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
They are A'tuu'shahn'i, the Rim's mercenaries of choice, ancient, enigmatic shape-shifters rumored to be organic machines, possibly from a different dimension altogether. Invincible, implacable, unstoppable—except to an even more ancient, equally implacable enemy from within. The human-dominated coalition fears them but can either survive without the other?
The Eyes Have It: A Science Fiction Story
Series: A Molly Nomad Caper. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Only a crazy person would go up against the security of the Chak’hala to steal the Eye of the Moon. Or only the cursed sister-in-law of a crazy person, which is how Molly feels after hearing the hair-brained scheme from her brother-in-law, Mickey. But the promise of a nice payday overrides Molly’s usual caution. Until the caper goes awry & the Eye turns out to be more than she bargained for.
Grounded
Price: Free! Words: 43,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Master Trilium Bishop and his platoon of knights are finally going home for good following five years of administering diplomacy and judgment to various societies across the galaxy. While sitting in his aircraft, Trilium’s gift of perception warns him that something is not right and before long, the Knights of Dena find themselves in a situation filled with little hope.