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Old Man's Time
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33)
This short story (3200 words) is about an old man finding his place in a futuristic world; a world of space travel and space colonization. Earth is suffocating and new worlds are needed. An expedition with the aim of colonizing a new planet is sent out.
Mutiny on the Star-Bound
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
How would you like to be shanghaied to the stars? Does whether you’re human or not make a difference? Martin Henshaw, a digital mechanic is tricked into a job with Transgalaxian, tending cybers far from home. But when he finds himself in the middle of a mutiny on the Star-Bound, Martin begins to wonder: who’s rebelling against whom? "Mutiny on the Star-Bound" is a science fiction novelette.
The Pyrrianaut
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00)
A short story about vanishing youth and fighting pseudo-dinosaurs.
The Red Country Trilogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,850. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A surgeon, his wife, and their Martian guide are embroiled in a love triangle when they search for a solution to an unsolvable problem; two brothers set off to find their fortune, guided by a mysterious treasure map, and are pursued by the very literal demons of their past; and a young enslaved woman, forced to keep her wounded captor alive to save her own skin, finds unexpected love.
Around The Martian Fringe: A Collection
Series: Around The Martian Fringe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,840. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
A girl uses supernatural means to take revenge on her abusive brother; a reuniting father and son search for a kidnapped village; a group of boys try to survive a night in an ancient forest, hunted by a savage monster; a young man finds his courage on a hunting trip when he must save his mother's life; and, a scientist tries to retain his sanity, locked in with an enormous terraforming engine.
The Worlds of Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,800. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Across the span of Universes, humanity struggles to live. Three tales of human struggle is told across dimensions. At last, 'Worldship Praxis', 'Shadow of Worlds' and 'Vanguard of Man' are all in one volume! Find out what happens. Buy a copy today.
And See What Is Buried Beneath Our Fathers
Series: The Red Country Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,900. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Branch, exiled and enslaved, becomes the center of a terrible family conflict in a hostile Martian town. Her only hope for escape lies with the enigmatic, mutated Quinn--who is prone to horrible bursts of violence. Together, they attempt to rise above their broken pasts and find some hope for the future. *This novella is the STAND ALONE third part of the Red Country Trilogy*
Elisabeth Samson, Forbidden Bride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,360. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In 18th c. Dutch Suriname, an educated Free Negress, owner of rich coffee plantations, desires what her wealth cannot buy: legal marriage with her love, a white colonial officer. First she must overcome Dutch law forbidding mixed marriage, and the powerful forces of the government and white plantocracy who covet her property, call her whore and accuse her of treason. Based on a true story.
Project Green Earth
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(3.00)
Humanity's dreams drift to a distant planet. An expedition, fitted with the latest technology and weaponry that Earth has to offer, is tasked with determining whether this new world can support human life. Dangers both great and small lie in wait, light years away on the green planet.
Dark Station
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
An orbital station goes dark and desperate hands enlist the aid of Gebbley and his mates before thieves or worse can lay claim to its secrets. As the crew enters empty halls, they wonder what grim fate befell those who came before.