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The Starman's Arrival
Pre-release—available September 8, 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: Australian English. Published by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Knocking over those crates of beer was a death sentence. I did it on purpose, in front of everyone, and then I did the only thing I could—I ran. I think I saved the starman. Now, the only way I’ll know, is if the supply ship comes in time to drive the raiders away—and I get back out of Blacklegs’ Forest alive. Wish me luck, okay? I’m gonna need it.
Chickens In Space
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Extra Solar Colonization And Planetary Exploitation Initiative planned for every possible contingency. Hot planets, cold planets. Worlds teeming with life, worlds dead and sterile. Abundant resources, scarce resources, and even hostile intelligent aliens. They planned for everything they expected to find. But they didn't plan for what they brought with them. They didn't plan on Biscuit.
On Mars: Pathfinder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,910. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It was a one-way, proof of concept mission that brought Mike Lane to Mars alone. Only it turns out he isn't alone ... and he isn't welcome.
The Years of Voyage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: Australian English. Published: July 14, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Someone had to go to the old ship—not because the colony was sick, but because the colony was dying, and the reason why was locked inside the transport’s hulk. Someone had to go out to where the ship had crashed, out into the dark, and past the plaguers. I just wished that someone didn’t have to be me.
The Girl From Space
Price: Free! Words: 80,770. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Girl from Space is an extraordinary 80 000-word post- apocalyptic sci-fi story set in the Y10K era about a young amateur astronaut, Yolanda and a young Xapien warrior, Gabriel whose paths collide in a mysterious portal as both try to survive the devastation of mass extinction of human and Xapien race respectively.
(Her) Majesty's Colon (Y)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
In the poem, Her Majesty's Colon(Y), it is at the same time the United States (her fictional colony) and her fictional colon. It makes for a bad combination as taking a bite of it (the colony) it "fights back" (the colon). Other supporting poems are: Momentarily a Mollusk, How Not to Be a Zombie, Vassel (Fief), and Changing of the Guards. It remains up to you to decide how digestible we would be!
An Uncommon Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Governess Temperance Caldwell has several misgivings about her upcoming mission trip. First, she can never take a ride on an airship without getting sick. Second, her charge has been quite recalcitrant lately. And third, she's heard terrifying things about the Amazons. That fear proves to be justified when Amazons take over the ship, mistake her for someone else, and take her hostage...
The Metro Cats: Life in the Core of the Big Apple
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,270. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 by Gazebo Gardens Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Follow the adventures of a colony of cats living on the streets of New York City, as they face danger, find love, and reunite with long lost family in the Big Apple. Roaming the streets are the Scratches, a renegade band of antagonistic cats, recognized by their visible “battle scars,” and always on the prowl for action. They aide the colonists when one of their own is taken by Animal Control.
Just Dig
Price: $1.50 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: 13,640. 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.