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Interdict
Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
On the eve of launching their first manned, interstellar vessel, humanity receives an unexpected visit and a rude awakening.
Cosmic Cyclone: The Silent Planet - A Space Opera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,030. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Sharaya Lee. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Ben Harrow and Charity Jones in Book One of the COSMIC CYCLONE Series: The Silent Planet. A Cosmic Cyclone is about to break! The Human Union has a mysterious enemy it knows nothing about—and the enemy is ready to pounce. To clear the way, it has to destroy the one person standing in its way: Ben Harrow. The COSMIC CYCLONE series tells the tale of the greatest war mankind has ever fought.
Planet of the Molers (Starship Perilous Adventure #3)
Series: Blake Starwater and the Adventures of the Starship Perilous, Adventure 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
While the crew seeks to fill the vacant roles aboard the ship, a job brings them to a world where a new species has been discovered. The first ship sent down to the planet has gone silent. The job: ascertain the fate of the missing crew. Blake Starwater and the Adventures of the Starship Perilous #3. Approximately 10,000 words.
Headlines from the Starman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: Australian English. Published: August 12, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a mysterious pod is found on the moon, and an alien emerges, the press have a field day. This science-fiction short story is a first-contact tale that explores the relationship of the press to politics and to reality.
Blue Versus Black
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Radiance Hemplewhite had it all for one brief shining moment—the fame, the job, and the boyfriend. But those in power don't like to be questioned. Soon Rae finds herself accused of tampering with evidence. Her only chance to escape with her life is in the hands of an auditor—her boyfriend's ex. She might take her chances, but she isn't the only one facing a death sentence.
Setha'im Prosh - War of the Second Iteration, Book Five
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,900. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Book Five of Five - The Faceless are waging total war against the Republic and the Confederation of Clans. Foes must become allies against the common threat. If their defenses fail, nothing can keep the Faceless out of the Commonwealth. And with the resources of the Commonwealth under their control, no power in the universe can stop the Faceless from exterminating Humanity and its allies.
The Fall of Tartarus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,370. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In myth Tartarus was the lowest region of hell. In reality it is a world about to die... These are the stories of the people who are leaving Tartarus, those have decided to stay and those who are arriving on the planet for the apocalypse. "Eric Brown spins a terrific yarn"--SFX "British writing with a deft, understated touch: wonderful" --New Scientist
Vacuum
Series: The Cataclysm Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The future is bright Star travel is common, and the human race spreads its fingers across the universe. There are no other beings to stop them. No creatures. No sentient aliens. Just wide open space to colonize for human kind. That is until a new being that can thrive in the vacuum of space appears.
Sea's Dance
Series: SeaScape. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,130. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the future, humans have joined a vast star-civilization. Prof. Val Pelayrm hunts the origin of the Scribes and an unimaginable treasure. Sea is a member of the elite squad assigned to guard her. Traitors on their starship are the least of their concern when Val's pet, Azkor, an unknown alien species, reveals plans of his own, linking Val and Sea mentally and transforming them. But to what end?
Hunted
Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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The second of the Land Taking Records of Palsenz, Hunted is a gripping tale set on an alien planet, where not only are the lives of the three survivors from the Argoss mission in jeopardy, but the entire future of humanity in that section of space hangs in the balance.