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Tumbler
By Brand Gamblin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009. Category: Fiction
Libby Carter wanted to get away from it all, so she took a job mining asteroids as far out into the inky blackness as possible. However, her escape turned into a trap, leaving her stuck in indentured servitude, living on a tiny rock in space. As she tries to dig herself out, she gains friends and finds adventure.
Cold Comfort
By Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
A science fiction short story with a Twilight Zone twist by bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith. About to die a horrible death alone in the asteroid belt, his crew members already dead, Ben discovers that he might yet have a future. And he might get to see his wife once again. But it’s not the visit or the future he ever would have imagined possible.
Active Learning: Berlang, the Bear Goes to the Planetarium Book 2
By Manny Durazo
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 380. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Come and see the beautiful planets of the Solar System along with some of their moons. You can see Venus, the twin to Planet Earth, along with Planet Earth and our Moon. You can also view the beautiful red planet called Mars. Visit Jupiter, the largest planet along with Saturn and its spectacular rings. Enjoy!
Custodian
By Les Broad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
There may come a point in the future, or perhaps it's already been reached, where the power of multi-national corporations is as great as national Governments. That is the theme taken for this third book in the author's 'first contact' series. If Governments can't regulate vast corporations who knows what unspeakable horrors might be going on?
The van der Rohe Forgery
By Raymund Eich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction
Fakes. Johan's newly purchased antique Barcelona chairs, perfect examples of van der Rohe's original design, came fresh from an asteroid factory, not from the prior century on distant Earth. Facing his wife's anger, risking their friends' scorn, could he use an interplanetary crisis to turn the tables—and chairs?
La Rubia
By Raymund Eich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction
Francisca's small settlement of Mexican refugees needed help defending itself from pirates roving the asteroid belt. But what would she do when the only help was offered by a European renegade whose combat robot had destroyed Mexico and killed her son?
Outward Bound
By Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction
When law and order fail on Earth, Deputy Griffin Douglas hops a transport to a sleepy lunar colony untouched by the turmoil, but a cry for help diverts the ship. Pirates are raiding the frontier mining camps. The miners need justice, justice needs a lawman, and one dejected lawman finds that perhaps he's not yet ready to hang up his guns, after all.
The Impossible Ambition
By Stephen Brandon
Series: Saturn 2020, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Fiction
A childhood dream that grew until high school graduation. Then shattered because he was nearsighted. After forty years of work, an unfortunate accident kills all possibility of even going there! One morning a telephone call. A chance to work toward helping others achieve his dream. Could it really be possible? Herding cats seems simple compared to his new job.
The Faithless, the Tentacled, and the Light
By Mary E. Lowd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction
Nicole is sent to investigate a mysterious outcropping of buildings in the Banti'phi asteroid belt. (Originally published in Cosmic Crime Stories, Issue 4.)
This Old Rock
By G David Nordley
Price: Free! Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Variations on a Theme. Category: Fiction
THIS OLD ROCK by G. David Nordley looks at a novice family trying to make a life for themselves in the asteroid belt. The pesky government inspector refuses to approve the home Dolph and Sasha have carved in their very own homesteaded asteroid. Is it a conspiracy to take their home from them? Or are there other lessons to be learned if they're to live and thrive in space?