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The Imperial Connection
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Price: Free! Words: 85,220. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Recently retired Air Force Intel officer Mike Foley discovers the guy who took a bullet for him during the Gulf War may be a homeless guy living in a small desert town. He leaves Chicago to find him. After arriving he finds a local, and very beautiful woman, who aids the homeless. They locate "Homeless Rick." To their surprise, the next morning he's found drowned in one of the irrigation canal
Asteroid Mine
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A rover captain with job security receives an unusual message from his drone on a remote asteroid: "So good to see you." Suddenly, his job seems somewhat less secure. So does his life.
Next Phase
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Two untested military programmers are the last hope for the biggest offensive in a war fought by remote drones. Trouble is, these brave geeks are vastly outnumbered - and if their lead drone is captured, it'll fry their brains. But their greatest handicap may turn out to be a profound strength.
Monarch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,410. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Black House Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
She was born to serve the Monarch. She was bred to serve the Monarch. All ways are the Monarch's ways and all thoughts are the Monarch's thoughts. She had vowed her everlasting faithfulness to the entity, which knew all things past, all things present and all things of the future.
Guide to Future-Present Archetypes
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Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
Adam Rothstein's series of essays interviewing thinkers about what technology means for the future, the present, and for our understanding of history.
Little Eye in a Big Sky
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After hearing about some unusual activity at a supposedly abandoned building near their model airplane flying site, Rob and his son Nate determine to build their own amateur UAV, or drone, to circle the building and see what's going on. The video recorded from their little drone draws them deeper and deeper into a mystery that not only involves law enforcement, but puts their family in danger.
Viral Vector
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
With the 2012 presidential race in the background, it is the story of a group of billionaires who seek to influence the election, using a new weapon, a viral vector, to eliminate a “White House” target. This new viral vector technology seems likely to be the heir apparent of the president’s drone program as the story unfolds, taking multiple twists and turns and keeping readers on edge.
Drone Wars, Strikes and Targeted Killing of al Qaeda Terrorists: President Obama's Speech on Counterterrorism Strategy, Guantanamo, Hearings on Drone Policy Effectiveness and Constitutionality
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique collection provides insight into the ongoing controversy about the use of drones to kill terrorists and enemy combatants. It contains the complete text of the speech given by President Barack Obama on May 23 about his new counterterrorism strategy.
Sojourns Through Troubled Worlds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Malevolent, metal-scavenging microdrones ("Paston, Kentucky"). A collector's car with a mind of its own, off for a drive through a nuclear holocaust (the two-time award-nominated "Best in Class"). These and other stories await the reader in Jonathan C. Gillespie's debut short fiction collection, Sojourns Through Troubled Worlds, which brings together five tales from the author's history.
Ringlands
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Price: Free! Words: 12,070. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Raxial Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
After the suspicious deaths of his online friends, George Kaplan, an Internet activist, suspects his own life is also in danger and has no choice but to go on the run. Can he survive the seemingly relentless pursuit of the man he knows as ‘Glasses’, a tireless hunter with a murder mission and advanced technology at his disposal?