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The Mars of Malcontents
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,630. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Valentina knows how to live in the community spread throughout old mining caves under the Martian ice cap. A violent place in a forbidding climate but home for her and her brother. Until she wakes from a coma to find her brother gone. A journey from the polar ice cap to the Martian equator? Not enough to stop Valentina. Not with her brother on the line.
Jane Carter of Earth and the Rescue that Never Was
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jane Carter never thought she'd be the first human in the galaxy to be sold an alien slave auction. Only one man can rescue her, but he's the last man she wants to see. Thankfully, there are alternatives to being rescued.
Our Dependence on Foreign Keys
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When high-tech partycrashers swarm his exclusive soirée high above the floodways of New York City, billionaire Pell Franziskaner can't be sure whether it's a garden-variety annoyance or a prelude to murder. His own. Environment, economics, and augmented reality collide in this tale of reputation, revenge, and artificial intelligences so advanced they run directly on the fabric of spacetime.
Asua
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,760. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
ASUA is a gritty, post-apocalyptic, coming of age story of Kate, a fourteen year old girl who is forced to grow up too soon after the murder of her mother and father and the kidnapping of her sisters.
Virgo 97
Price: Free! Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A French reporter mysteriously disappears in Russia. Two brothers sneak into a cutting-edge research facility in San Jose to score the heist of their lives. It's 2024 and life on Earth is coming to its end. Bee extinction, plant infertility and consequent human decimation: all this is now a reality. Only the astronauts on Virgo 97 stand between humanity and the Apocalypse. Will they be enough?
22: The Biography of a Gun
Price: $5.87 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Urban
As the “butterfly effect” says, even the smallest change can affect the universe. The appearance of a gun shatters the fragile lives of 22 people -- beginning with a beautiful young woman named Miranda.
Gunslinger to the Stars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sam Kletchka here, freelance gunslinger and interstellar privateer. This, my friends, is how I went from being stranded in the armpit of the galaxy to becoming the luckiest human being in the universe.
Crying Planet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Hope Delgado has only one goal: to be an old woman. But the ghosts have other ideas. When Galactic Command comes calling with an offer--a bracelet to block the ghosts--she realizes that it might save her life. But GALCOM wants her to travel in space to another planet to fix a ghost problem that is threatening the population. To save her life, things will have to get worse ...
Science & Science Fiction: Versions of the Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Three short stories inspired by science fiction and robotics.
Utahraptors at Dawn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
“The pistol has exactly three shots,” she explained. “Your opponent has an identical one. When you’ve fired them all, throw the pistol aside and draw your saber. And whatever you do, do not fall off of your dinosaur.”