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Refracted to the Stars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Stellar Order. Rumors say they communicate with real aliens. Rumors say they knew the truth. Hiram longs for the truth. Hiram would die for the truth. And before the night ends, he will. "Refracted to the Stars", a science fiction short story. From Stefon Mears, author of Stealing from Pirates and Fade to Gold.
Beyond the Waters of the World: Looking Through Lace, Book 2
Series: Looking Through Lace. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,790. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Allied Interstellar Community first contact team on the planet Kailazh is faced with even more challenges than most. But dealing with an alien culture is not only difficult for those who arrive on a foreign world. What of the inhabitants of the planet, who now have to deal with realities so strange to their way of thinking, it will have an impact on everything they believe?
Looking Through Lace Boxed Set
Series: Looking Through Lace. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Books 1 & 2 of Looking Through Lace. As the only woman on the first contact team, xenolinguist Toni Donato expected her assignment on Kailazh would be to analyze the secret women's language -- but then the chief linguist begins to sabotage her work. What is behind it? Why do the men and women have separate languages in the first place? What Toni learns turns everything she knows on its head.
Burning Suns: Conflagration (Book Two)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 19, 2016 by SunTzuGames. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Thrown into an unwilling partnership, mercenary captain Jen Bronwen and changeling agent Keera Naraymis are on the run from just about everybody. If they can just learn to trust one another, maybe they can figure out who set them both up. But with a renegade fleet of cyborgs threatening Assembly colonies and a mysterious alien tracking them, that’s clearly going to be easier said than done.
Fox 101
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Buzz acquires Fox 101, an old interstellar spacecraft, for what he hopes will be a relaxing business. Instead, it becomes an exciting adventure full of surprises. He assembles an unlikely crew. The Fox and her crew attract undesirably dangerous attention. In addition to the hazards of space they have to contend with assassins and bounty hunters.
Welcome to the Galaxy; or, How I Learned to Appreciate the Importance of a Good Flocking
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
When an unscrupulous, junk stardrive dealer arrives at Earth to illegally sell a battered engine to the naïve inhabitants, it sets off a chain of human blunders, alien misunderstandings, and galactic coincidences that combine to raise Earth’s status from a jerk-water planet to one of the richest and most influential in the galaxy.
Time out from the World (To Walk the Path 28)
Series: To Walk the Path. Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: British English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Timo accompanies Ikari as the Nym keeps his appointment with the Arc's dolphins, and a visitor from the stars.
Pegasus - An interstellar travelogue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,920. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Pegasus is a unique spacecraft built by a consortium of nations. If the scientists are right, it should be able to distort space and time and overcome the speed of light barrier. The untested technology might be a suicide mission. Will they be in space for a few hours, several years or a lifetime? Nobody knows. Follow the Pegasus and her crew as they attempt to pioneer a way to the stars.
On the Interstellar Travel
Price: Free! Words: 19,730. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
There is a physical possibility of faster-than-light motion in deep space, under conditions that cannot be achieved near large mass such as Earth or the Sun. Artificial gravity, which can make it possible, isn't out of the question with the technology we have today. All we have to do is turn Einstein's theory on its head. And it's much simpler than anyone suspects.
Antigravel
Series: Antigravel, Book 1. Pre-release—available March 24, 2018. Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
What did you think was the biggest hurdle for man to explore the empty reaches of space? Faster than light travel? Interstellar navigation? Time dilation? Puh. We beat all that by sheer force of will. No. It was micrometeoroids. Rocks. Fucking space rocks.