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The Legacy
Series: Shadow of the Unicorn, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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A loud, hissing sound filled the air. The unicorns looked up, their eyes filled with horror. Azaria, a unicorn colt, is intrigued when the young, clairvoyant dinosaur, Darius, foresees a terrifying change to their world. When a giant fireball smashes into the earth, the unicorns struggle to survive the hurricanes and starvation that follow.
Asteroid Boy
Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy
A newly discovered asteroid 2015 TB145 will make Halloween [October 31] more thrilling by passing within 1.3 lunar distances (310,000 miles) of Earth. Learn more about the asteroids. "Colorfully illustrated" ebook for Children.
Compete
Series: The Atlantis Grail. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 173,130. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
It’s one thing to Qualify… But do you have what it takes to Compete? With Earth about to be destroyed by an asteroid, teenage nerd, geek, and awkward smart girl Gwen Lark, and her friends compete for privilege, position, love, and survival onboard great starship arks, as they journey to the ancient colony planet Atlantis. Meanwhile, the fate of Earth and their families hangs in the balance.
Planet X91 Wayward Asteroid
Series: planet X91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Hearing the sirens onboard the Piper spaceship the trio are again needed to save the colony. This time the asteroid coming straight at them might just win. Abandoning their island paradise will take too long. Staying will be suicidal. Florian, Josh and Clay must win. Losing will cost everyone’s lives. Landing a shuttle on a large spinning rock in space might see them perish after all.
Reward: Stolen Planet
Price: Free! Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A Huckster overhears a couple of bumbling space truckers (Oliver & Stanley) mention a missing planet and smells "reward" so he insinuates himself into their dilemma and they go off chasing a planet that has been stolen! Yes, a stolen planet. A bit humorous science fiction short at 9,000 words.
Vested Interest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,600. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
When the public has turned its back on space, only James Looven and Amy seem to be outraged. Railing against the world’s stupidity, they soon realize that support for the space program is more widespread than they have been led to believe. Lacking government funding, they rally many thousands and even while Earth reels from famine and resource scarcity they decide to build their own program.
Petrina: A 2070 Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,670. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A stripper, a hitman, his target, and a monk with a severed head in his bag. It's a typical passenger manifest for the crew of the space freighter 'Big Momma'. They only have to survive a three week flight together from the Heavenly Retreat habitat--The Sleaziest Place In The Solar System(tm)--to the remote asteroid, 482 Petrina. But someone doesn't want them to get there.
How to Weigh a Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Asteroid mining is a tough business. Gil's got a busted-up foot and a deadline to meet. Now he's stuck on Jalaya's surface. The ice-covered rock is unforgiving and unrelenting. Add to that a bunch of aggressive, hacking prospectors after his claim and Gil's in for a bad afternoon. A science fiction adventure story from the author of The Whalefall.
Asteroid, Lunar, and Planetary Regolith Management - A Layered Engineering Defense - Spacesuits, EVA, EMU, Moon Dust Contamination, Moon Base Concepts, Duricrust, Glove Boxes, Airlock, Cleaning
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report presents an end-to-end approach to ensure system reliability, crew health, and planetary protection in regolith environments.
Tiona (a sequel to Vaz)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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“Tiona” picks up six years after the end of Vaz. Tiona, Vaz’s daughter, is starting grad school in physics, but her experiments are plagued by bizarre movements in the membranes she's studying. When she mentions the movements to Vaz, typical for his odd autism-spectrum personality, he intensely focuses on the movements. Soon he has determined that her “problem” represents a physics breakthrough!