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2084 - Slavery Resurgent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,760. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An update and tribute to George Orwell's 1984. In 2084 convicted felons are given the option of serving their sentence in prison or undergoing transformative surgery, gene therapy, and synaptic reprogramming and being sold into slavery at a government auction. Most opt for the latter and are transformed into automatons.
THE PUPPET SHOW: HOW ORGANISMS DANCE TO THE TUNE OF THE ENVIRONMENT
Price: Free! Words: 37,700. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
This book is explosively different in its treatment of human and animal behavior, evolution, Civilization and the very nature of human free will. Civilization, the hallmark of human ingenuity, is viewed as a herd behavior and is explained within the frameworks of theory of Coupled Oscillators. The author questions whether evolutionary adaptation is as passive an event as we think.
A Dance Like Flame
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,100. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
She’s the daughter of an earl with a secret no one can know. He’s a mage who has sacrificed everything to save those he loves. They were born worlds apart, but inside a city drenched in magic, anything is possible.
The Center
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In the most advanced hospital in the world, medical computers ensure perfect care. But machines have no scruples. No compassion. No mercy. And now they have a mind of their own. Surgeon Chad Dunston helped create The Center, a revolutionary medical facility where computers, not humans, treat patients. Its cure rate is unequaled, its medical successes unrivaled …
Steampunk Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In 1866, Zula Smith began life on a lab table hidden deep in a limestone cave. Not quite human. Not quite Other. Then what? When murder threatens all that she knows Zula must find the killer or lose everything. This steampunk mystery, set in the river city of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, pulls the reader in with its vibrant portrayal of alternate history in America’s Victorian era.
Driftmetal III
Series: Driftmetal, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,660. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Muller Jakes is the most wanted man in the stream, much to his pride and annoyance. When he stumbles upon an army of mechanical soldiers and finds himself tempted by the promise of toppling the Regency for good and all, he’ll make a choice that forever changes the lives of everyone he’s come to hold dear. But Muller will soon discover that no choice this pivotal comes without a price…
Airships and Automatons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Tales from a world of airships and automatons that should have been. Fifteen stories spanning the ages from ancient Greece and a far-flung dying future:
A Town Called No Hope (A Steampunk Western)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When an ill-advised bank robbery goes wrong, Sheriff Mona Miller finds herself on board an airship, bound for the city of New Moray. But recovering the money and dealing with the thief is the least of her worries. Add in a criminal mastermind with a love of Oscar Wilde, an amorous and amoral stranger, and an attempt to take over No Hope, and Mona finds her once-peaceful life now as hectic as hell.
The Automation
You set the price! Words: 115,990. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Odys (no, not short for Odysseus, thank you) finds his hermetic lifestyle falling apart after a stranger commits suicide to free his soul-attached Automaton slave. The humanoid Automaton uses Odys’s soul to “reactivate” herself.
The Lazarus Serum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the ruins of a state once called California lies the city of Amaranth, where childbirth is impossible, disease is myth, and residents rely on the Lazarus Serum to survive. When hot-headed Claire narrowly escapes an encounter with a mechanical man she teams up with Darius, a hardened refugee and the leader of the Octane Angels rebellion, to save the world.