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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.
Unwelcome Visitors Box Set
Series: Unwelcome Visitors. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 172,250. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Unexpected visitors always upset a household, no matter everyone's intentions. But when the visitors are another species from a distant galaxy, all bets are off. This is a series of stories describing the clash within humanity as they deal with the unknown, and how they either rise to the challenge or are destroyed by it. 1: Stranded in a Foreign Land 2: The Lad Who Poked the Devil in the Eye
Stranded in a Foreign Land
Series: Unwelcome Visitors, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,680. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Josh discovers an injured shipwrecked alien and undertakes to rescue and protect its companions, in opposition to the efforts of the U.S. government. Do you put your and your family's lives at risk to help those who can't help themselves, especially for those who may never reward you or who may not even survive? How do you request assistance, who do you turn to, and how to you escape arrest?
Embers - Book One Of Galaxy On Fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,550. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Ryanverse continues in a new series.
Video Game Recruiting
Series: Corporate Marines. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,980. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Tim was hoping to be the best possible at playing the Virtual Reality games that were all the rage. Work hard party hard was the new motto three generations after the robotic invasion which had scarred humanity so badly. Yet when Tim finally goes to work he discovers that something is wrong with the VR sims that are in fact used to identify recruits. Why would someone sabotage the system?
First Deployment
Series: Corporate Marines. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Sam Slate just wanted to be with his family. His father and sister taken away from him he ends up a Corporate Marine and is now patrolling the edge of human space looking to keep us safe. His combat scores are poor and the rest of the section is not accepting him. Will he be able to fit in? Or is there another reason that these Marines are so on edge?
Gate to Hell World
You set the price! Words: 37,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017 by Marsh Cassady. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
It was supposed to be a fun filled getaway to Fun Planet on the moon before his father shipped out on the battleship The Far Horizon to confront the swarm of insectoid Repthogs who were invading the Fringe Worlds. But when Cody steps through the transporter gate he is sent to an unexplored world filled with alien creatures that are half animal and half plant.
The Jupiter Game
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,020. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jupiter! The Russians and the Europeans got there first in their fusion ship Harmonie. At least, that’s what they thought. Aliens! “They've matched orbit with us!” What do they want? What will they do? Ooops... “Ooops?” Jenkins echoed. “Aliens go ‘Ooops’?” The Jupiter Game: A close encounter with aliens who watch Howdy Doody.
Satan Rising
Pre-release—available September 4, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,610. Language: English. Published by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two secret agents of the United States receive a visit from a US senator with a story about a dangerous drug that needs to be investigated. Sam is an old grizzled fox. His sidekick is an old and grizzled hen. During the course of their investigation, they encounter a growing threat to the world.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: American English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
An experimental NASA flight goes horribly wrong, and the unlucky test pilot wakes up unhurt, back home. Eric Morgan returns to NASA prepared to face a thousand questions as things continue to unravel around him. Is he still human or a new species and what does that mean for those around him? Is he a threat or a blessing, helping humanity or threatening it?