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Sidney's Comet
By Brian Herbert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction
Bestselling author Brian Herbert’s humorous first novel. For centuries the slops that inhabit Earth have been rocketing their refuse into the Galaxy, carelessly littering the cosmos with wrappers, peelings, bottles and cans. But the universe is about to get even. An immense comet of garbage is on a collision course with Earth! Only one man can stop it: lowly government worker Sidney Malloy!
Nova Warriors: The Return
By Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction
When an asteroid on a collision course turns into a surprise alien invasion, Captain Alan Lane and Pollywog Squadron must defend the Earth from attack. But how can a bunch of military misfits at a submarine base succeed when the best military minds have already failed? The day we've long feared has finally arrived... and we're not ready.
The Asteroid
By Kevin Randle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,630. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction
Suppose that you’re on board a small space station orbiting the Earth and you learn that an Asteroid of mammoth size is about to collide with the planet. No one can stop because it is too close and coming too fast. You can’t be rescued because there is no way to get a launch vehicle ready in time. All you can do is monitor the destruction and watch as civilization collapses...
Tragic Deaths of Cary, North Carolina Youths
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
My book includes short biographies of young people who resided in Cary, NC, whose lives were ended prematurely in car wrecks, shootings, drunk driving accidents, and other tragedies. The time span of the book encompasses young men and women who were born between 1930 and 1968. Most of the deaths occurred between 1950 and 1974.
2D Game Collision Detection
By Thomas Schwarzl
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Are you wondering how 2D collision detection in video games works? If so this book is made for you. This book is written for beginners, new to the topic of geometrical collision detection. Find out how to determine shot impacts, detect enemies which are covered by lines of sight, recognize collisions of race cars or simply check if the mouse cursor floats above a button.
Collision
By Kevin Riehm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction
Collision is a sci-fi short story set in the far future: space travel is mundane, with thousands of commercial and private ships jumping star systems every Earth-day. In the inky vastness, it is hard imagine someone else might be out there...