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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the near future, advances in genetics will make it possible for us to alter DNA to alter certain genetic traits. Many think that the technology will help put an end to many deadly diseases. Many argue that it could be used for purely aesthetic purposes. Enter Arianne, a version of the future that may possibly lie before us...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,070. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Clay Palmer is one of the rarest people on earth, carrier of a genetic mutation with frightening implications. Clay is caught in a struggle that takes him from the desert to the mountains, into tribal subculture,and cross-country through a landscape corroded with industrial blight, toward the other claimant for Clay's soul: A man who wants sons and daughters…even if he has to breed them himself
Memoirs of a Synth: Firstdawn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Arriving home to an unexpected visitor, Brianna Rei knows she's stayed in one place for too long – it's time to move on. Again. Before the knowledge of her true identity as a Synth proves to be too much for even her friends to ignore. (a Memoirs of a Synth short story)
Project Mendel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Pittsburgh, Pa. 2030 It's a brave new post-war world. A world where parents cannot only choose the sex of their child, but eye color, hair color and talents. Project Mendel decides to take humanity a step closer to perfection. Dr. Eve Fyfe's research produces amazing, and horrific side effects. She's reporting them. But no one is listening. Because once in Project Mendel, always in Project Mendel!
Inhuman Salvation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,890. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ryder wants to be more than a lab rat; he wants to be free. Katie wants him to save the world. Purists want him dead. (Originally published in 2010 as The Venom of Vipers.)
The Nexus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by JMS Books LLC Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a gay administrative clerk named Sykes discovers he has paranormal abilities, his quest for their source forces his emergence from yet another kind of closet. Soon he stumbles into a web of intrigue and danger that involves a covert genetics experiment called Project H.E.L.I.X. Will Sykes succumb to adversaries who stop at nothing to prevent him from exposing their secret?
The Gingerbread House
Series: Moreau Society, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,400. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A killer holds an entire planet hostage! Brock Marsden — private detective, mutant by-choice with extraordinary abilities. Using alien technology, members of the Moreau Society willingly alter their DNA — incorporating the best traits of other species for pleasure or profit. Only now a member goes rogue, perverting the technology to murder-by-mutation at a distance.
Dead Dwarves, Dirty Deeds
Price: Free! Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Three hard-boiled short stories of crime and violence set in the technological excess of the 22nd century. Angel: A cybernetic hit-man escapes prison with the help of two strange men and a mysterious benefactor. Gift Horse: A mutiliated criminal kingpin returns to power in the Regional Atlanta Metroplex. Money is Everything: Street gangs hunt a deposed crime boss carrying a case of cash.
Dead Dwarves Don't Dance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Noose, a genetically engineered dwarf mercenary, is caught in an explosive terrorist attack on a neohuman dance club in Atlanta. Stumbling alone and injured out of the flaming carnage, he embarks on a relentless and violent pursuit of the perpetrators, determined to exact his own brand of 22nd-century vengeance.
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Cancer Causes and Prevention, Cancer and the Environment, Comprehensive Coverage of Specific Risk Factors and Prevention by Type and Organ System
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,120. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
This massive compendium, with over 500 pages and fifty chapters, has authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about the causes and possible prevention of all types of cancer. In addition to easy-to-read discussions, there is substantial professional material on this vital topic.