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King of Mars
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Eve started to laugh. She was standing in her home of the past decade, an airship that might as well be dead. The only way she could get it functional again was to make it back to the colony, across sand-pits that could swallow her whole, and then get the neural processor back from Tadeusz before it starved to death.
Homesick at Space Camp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
The planet Zaffre is known for two things: blue sand deserts and the fact it's number one in robots mechanics and AI software development. Eastyn Ptolemy, a human worker from Earth, patrols Zaffre's main loading docks during his night shifts. Ever since coming to Zaffre with his sister, Genna, his life has been easier—but also far too quiet...
Desert Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Kynn arrives on Penal Colony 37 to write a report about conditions at the prison and in the small surrounding town. The trip comes with the added bonus of seeing his sister, Mireille, who is stationed there. But when two inmates escape the prison and take Mireille with them, fleeing to the unexplored territory outside town, Kynn refuses to just sit around and wait for news...
Finding Sanctuary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
After generations searching for a home, the colonists of The Promise think they've found a it. But is this seemingly perfect world where they'll find Sanctuary? (A bit of sci-fi, a pinch of fantasy, a slice of horror; a good mix of what makes up speculative fiction. Add in alien spiders - how can you go wrong?)
The Fires of Shalsha
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,740. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Centuries after the death of Earth, an ancient evil stirs on the colony world of Eridan. Six killing machines emerge from the northern barrens to annihilate an isolated community. The one clue to the motive behind the killings is locked within the shattered mind of the only survivor. Jerre Amadan begins a journey of inner transformation and confronts a long-forgotten terror, THE FIRES OF SHALSHA.
Dormant Watcher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On a new world, Tony Retallick's desperately searching for his missing wife. His own symbiont is withdrawn and confused. He's worried hers has died and she's lost and confused. His search drags him into the local underworld. Retallick might have to make more compromises than ever. Includes the stories "The Last Blue Butterfly" and "Push Rooms".
For Promise Yet Unbroken
Series: No Man's Land. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Jeremey has been an unrepentant troublemaker since the day he learned to walk, with no intention of slowing down—until the day tragedy struck. Now a young man, Jeremey seeks to make amends for his wild youth and fulfill an unspoken promise he once made years ago to the people of Noman. All he needs is a dragon and a chance to prove himself, which is easier said than done...
Oasis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Oasis is a desert world, a backwater world ignored by the Star League for generations. The people have subdivided themselves into "tribes" over time. When space pirates and their unknown benefactors try to take over, a teenager named Jake tries to rally people to the defense of their world. A 71-page novella.
Cyn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
THE DARKNESS OF THE HUMAN HEART IS BLACKER THAN THE EMPTINESS OF SPACE... HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO?
Hive: First Contact
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Hive fleets search the galaxy for planets to eat, indulging their Hive Cycle: feed, reproduce, increase. Interstellar distance was not a concern. Time was not important. The Hive had always been and would always be. When they enter the sphere of the Earth Empire, Emperor Maximel dispatches a crusty old space navy admiral to take care of the problem.