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Just Dig
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: American English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two brothers, asteroid prospectors, are awoken when an asteroid lands somewhere along the boundary between their little plot, and the enormous plot owned by their neighbors. They drive out to see on whose plot the rock has fallen. As they do, they argue over whether they can depend on luck to end a long dry spell, or if they'll have to make their own luck to turn a profit
Orange Cerlo: One Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Capie, Rees and other craftspeople of the town work to build a new world settlement utilizing ancient arts and commerce methods of the Merchant West and East Indies Companies to find balance and success in a new land. These ways bring success and those seeking to find and capture the secret to the delicate balance of the fast growing town. Four kids get an unexpected education at Orange Cerlo.
The Lady and the Tiger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,490. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Dr. Shona Taylor takes her family and her medical menagerie to her new assignment on the gorgeous planet of Jardindor, she expects it to be an easy assignment, catering to a very wealthy clientele. To her surprise, the colonists have a secret, a most unusual menagerie of their own.
Medicine Show
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,410. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Dr. Shona Taylor, a specialist in environmental medicine, uses her training and a most unusual menagerie of animal assistants to solve medical mysteries. She has an Abyssinian cat who can detect environmental hazards, a dog whose system can synthesize vaccines, and an alien ottle named Chirwl.
Obsolete
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When we leave Earth, will we forget what it’s like to be human? Mr. Omega, the last unmodified "man", stands trial for unthinkingly preserving his own life over that of a superior being. “Obsolete" is a short, speculative fiction.
Autumnal Threat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When planet-colonist, Joaquin, takes his daughter, Ry, into the autumn forest to show her the danger lurking amongst the trees, he does not expect to end the day fleeing for his life, nor does he think he can discover more about the spider-like orsovite, or what happened to his wife, one short year ago, but autumn is a time when the leaves fall, and secrets are uncovered.
Planet X91 The Mini Series
Series: planet X91, sci fi. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 308,280. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Follow the adventures of Florian, Josh, and Clay after someone places them inside a shuttle and ejects them from the 500 colonists still in a state of cryogenic sleep on board the USS Lock. The men and women have been sent to colonize a planet in deep space. The main question on the lips of the trio is who placed them in the shuttle in the first place?
More, And Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What is alien? What is reality? What’s beneath the surface? Is magic the new science? Are there universal truths? Can a dog ever get a fair shake? These questions and others are posed in this collection of short speculative fictions. Stories included : Finding Sanctuary #InWhoseReality? Dredging Things Up Behind the 8-Ball Gladius Saturday He Fed the Cat (stories available separately)
Leaders: a Twin-Bred novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,860. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When New Landing and its allied government on Tofarn lose contact, those on each world must decide how far they will go to learn why and potentially to intervene.
And Silent Were The Stars - Part 3: Nightmares
Series: And Silent Were The Stars. Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
* The 3rd part is finished! Will be out on the 25th June! Hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it! After receiving a distress signal from the mining colony a sole survivor is brought back to the ship. The atmosphere aboard Syracusae gets more tense with every passing moment as crew members start to go missing.