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The Planets
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Beneath Mercury's jagged, blinding sky an armoured spacesuit collects together scraps so the prisoner within can give birth, delivering her child into a beetle-like metal skin of his own. Both suit and child grow, and as a young adult Peterson escapes the prison world to make a perilous journey across a Solar System threatened by Inhuman Space to what has become the strangest world of all - Earth.
AssassinWare
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Some people live and die by their technology – some just die. Top CIA cybersleuth Scott Faraday is stumped by the perfect electronic getaway in each of six murders of U.N. diplomats. No apparent connection, other than the fact every one died sitting at a computer. The trail is cold, except for a cryptic comment left on Faraday's blog. If you love the pace of TV's 24, you'll love AssassinWare.
Exclusive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011 by Accio Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Temperance Logan is a struggling TV reporter who is the daughter of America's most famous anchor. Her job's on the line until she discovers dad's secret; a way to look into the future. With "tomorrow's news today" at her fingertips she rockets up the ladder...until a glimpse of what's to come forces her to make a life or death decision. (A sample chapter of Nick Harlow's novel "THE END" follows.)
Selective Memory
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011 by Accio Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Belinda Nix does what everyone going through a divorce does... gets the memory of her soon to be ex-husband deleted from her mind. But the erasure process whips through her brain like a virus, and she finds every one of her memories slowly disappearing. Is there a cure to restore her memory... or will Belinda's mind become a blank slate? (A sample chapter of Nick Harlow's novel "THE END" follows.)
Teruvisa: Two Kingdoms
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Price: Free! Words: 95,460. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When Jared Collins arrives in the kingdom of Teruvisa, he learns that he and two other newcomers have been entrusted with a mission to succeed where an entire civilization has failed. That’s a lot of responsibility for three twelve-year-olds who were practically thrown into this remarkable world of awesome technology and haven’t ever used a laris, seen a jobalich, or played ketauro ... yet.
Ultimaya 1.0: The Trouble with the Wishes of Leopold Stokes
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,800. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Part Aladdin's Magic Lamp with a computer for a genie, part Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and part modern Christmas Carol, Ultimaya 1.0 is a hip, hugely satisfying sci-fi fantasy fable. It touches our hearts, engages our minds, keeps us laughing even while we tumble with Leo into wrenching outcomes and consequences—that keep us pondering the mysteries of what it means to fulfill our deepest wishes.
Sundagger.net
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 123,740. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In Sundagger.net, an unsuspecting Sara McClelland cannot know her hi-tech life is about to collide with an ancient tragedy. Burnt out from her job, haunted by the disappearance of her son, she finds unexpected mystery when she crawls into a sweat lodge. In the hot stones of the Indian lodge, Sara is overcome by a vision of a Native American family who leads her to her own.
Virtuality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,840. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
War correspondent Jack Connors has endured the horrors of Iraq and he is on the verge of a breakdown. He escapes to Chiang Mai, Thailand, where he tries to forget, but flashbacks of Iraq haunt him nightly. Jack finds release in Virtuality, a one-time play computer game where he falls in love. But ejected from the game, Jack starts doubting his sanity and whether Virtuality ever existed.
Neuzen in andermans tassen
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Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: Dutch. Published: January 12, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Wat moet computerprogrammeur Mark doen als een man met een lange zwarte baard niet één tas, maar een hele aanhangwagen vol tassen onbeheerd in zijn straat achterlaat?
The Well of Fortitude
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,340. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Successful operation after successful operation has earned Major MacArthur a reputation for professionalism and an envied position in the near-future world of counterinsurgency warfare, and in the battle-ravaged streets of Chicago he once again pulls a rabbit out of his hat by producing an army where none existed before.