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Confrontation
By Alan Spade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: French. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A la veille d’une bataille décisive, le capitaine Neleth Ortez, de la Confédération des Planètes Unies, se voit confier une mission d’importance vitale : s’approprier une arme secrète mise au point par l’implacable ennemi Zayborg. Pour cela, elle et son équipe doivent infiltrer le laboratoire secret de ces créatures génétiquement améliorées.
Dramatic Solution/The Allergy Factor
By Robert Collins
Series: Frigate Victory. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Here are two short science fiction stories featuring the crew of the Victory of the Terran Federal Republic, "Dramatic Solution" and "The Allergy Factor." Both feature the crew trying to deal with problems faced by colonists on distant worlds. Both stories have been previously published.
Saligia
By Gerard A Whitfield
Price: Free! Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Balance is required in all things. Good against evil, order with chaos and the Church and its Protectorate need the Taurans. War is their natural state and Pyrion the ultimate battleground. Follow the journey of Leftenant Geriond Devane as he is tested. Will he be found wanting as demons fight for his soul? Lines have been drawn, Champions chosen and let the die fall where they may.
From the Ice Incarnate
By Joe Vasicek
Price: Free! Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
They say that going into cryofreeze is just like dying. I believe it. A 3,500 word excerpt from GENESIS EARTH.
Skyblaze
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
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. Category: 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.
Eidolon
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) #14 "Shadow Partner": When Ceola's bar-partner sister find interest in the business waning, even leaving for days on end without warning, the tavernista turns to her sister's ex-lover for help. "Persistence": Beba's family has a history to outlive, and she must be the point person in dealing with Conrad, a man who smells like blood to her "extra" senses.
Dragon Tide
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
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. Category: 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.
Allies
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 12 "Fighting Chance" features young Miri Robertson, and a life-changing decision. Reprinted from Women of War, DAW, 2005. "Prodigal Son" sends Val Con yos'Phelium back to Vandar in search of old friends--and old enemies. Can he prevent a hostile takeover of the planet? "Liaden Universe" is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee & Steve Miller
The Thirteenth Brigade
By Manda Benson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Tangentrine. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A humorous science-fiction story about astronauts and cockroaches.
Necessary Evils
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
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. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
0.5 star(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.
Quiet Knives
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number 9 In this volume is "Veil of the Dancer," in which a scholar with three daughters properly marries off the two eldest, while teaching the youngest, Inas, how to read. Also included is "Quiet Knives," which finds Captain Rolanni with time on her hands -- time to fulfill a promise she made years ago to a man who may no longer be a friend.
Shadows and Shades
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number Eight "Naratha's Shadow" pits a Scout and a priestess against a wandering artifact of the Old War -- a planet eater that hasn't, quite, run out of power. In "Heirloom," Pat Rin yos'Phelium and his young cousin Nova must unravel the puzzle behind an old rug that has been stored, not only dirty, but bloodstained.
The Dark and Hopeless Places
By Vincent Cleaver
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A Ranger needs a little help dealing with a local disaster, and a little blue alien menace who seems intent on trying to get himself killed!
Changeling
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number Six. Novella "Changeling" features the collision of two off-world Liaden Clans -- one rich and influential, one borderline respectable -- after the contract marriage between two young and promising pilots results in an unforeseeable disaster for both of them.
Journey to Emberland
By Ryan M. Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On the first journey to another world, Long Sight dreams of worldlets propelled by the the sun, traveling between the worlds of his solar system. Not all of the people share his dream, and some will go to any lengths to stop it. Includes complete bonus story "Shermmies' Planet"
Trading in Futures
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number Five. The short story "Balance of Trade" introduces Jethri Gobelyn, an aspiring Terran apprentice Trader who comes to the attention of a Liaden Master Trader. In "A Choice of Weapons," Daav yos'Phelium must Balance an insult amid the elegant formality of a Liaden garden party.
Old Complications
By Vincent Cleaver
Price: Free! Words: 18,210. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fire, a tiger, and a company man, all come together leading to pilgrimage to a place where a few once chose to save themselves, and briefly lit up the Galaxy. Old Complications can do no less...
Certain Symmetry
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
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. Category: 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.
Field Trip
By Jody Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Meankitty Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
0.5 star(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.
Skipping Stones
By Darwin Garrison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by Naked Reader Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Gus Harmon has everything a guy could want. . . a fast ship, a hot girl and an AI named Igor that lisps. All he has to do is win this one last race and everything will be perfect. Unfortunately for Gus, speed, love and jealousy don't mix well in outer space, as he is about to learn.