Books tagged: novelette

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Mars is a Bummer, Man
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Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
You can take people off earth, but can you take the earth out of people? Humanity's first mission to Mars hits a nasty speed bump. Personality, passion and persuasion form a deadly triangle on the first Martian colony. This novelette by Frank Severino cynically explores notions of character, class, human expansion, legacies and what the future might regrettably consider historically valuable.
Lamppost
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"We’ve wandered outside God’s field of view to where there’s a hole in the sky, and if I doze off at my post or my instruments fail, then it's not Jesus coming through the clouds; it’s the slow, systematic destruction of our universe by a thing that doesn’t breathe or think or feel. How can anyone believe whoever made this universe had anything resembling love in their heart?"
Never According to Plan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Never According to Plan is a brilliant and unconventional early Victorian mystery-adventure which dwells on the exploitations that occur when the foolish are introduced to the darker corners of society. When the naiveté of a professional scoundrel leads him to take on a job that could cost him his freedom-or his life-his latest victim must come to his aid-if she can set aside her hatred of him.
Glint of a Ring (Children of Jad #2)
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Series: Children of Jad, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A day at the archeological dig of an ancient crashed spaceship comes to an abrupt end when uninvited guests arrive: thieving pirates. Elvy Akuma and her friends race to save the artifacts and rescue her father before the pirates find a way into the barricaded storage room. Complicated by lurking Chion Warriors and a mysterious ring that won't come off Elvy's finger. A science fiction novelette.
SiGNALS
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Greyhart Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
SiGNALS (A suspense novelette from Greyhart Press) DESIRE... It starts with an innocent word misheard; a glance misinterpreted. OBSESSION... Jessica can’t make the man go away. And when she tries, his humiliation ignites into anger. REVENGE...! SiGNALS is the debut novelette from Emma Coleman.
Garrison (a military fantasy novelette)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Greyhart Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Starship Troopers meets archers and spider-cavalry in this military fantasy from Greyhart Press, written by an author who served in the Armed Forces.
Passing in the Night
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Price: Free! Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by SSN Storytelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A year-long shift in the middle of the interstellar void can be dull. For the Fourth shift crew of the starliner Pericles, enroute to Earth from one of the colonies, the passage could best be called routine. Until sensors detect an unknown and unexpected object ahead. What they find in the endless night of space will forever change their universe. Assuming they survive to tell about it.
Glint of an Artifact (Children of Jad #3)
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Series: Children of Jad, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Pirates invading the archeological dig of an ancient crashed spaceship is bad enough. The lightening storm activating the data suncatchers is even worse. Tiver finds himself changed in ways he doesn't understand. Together with his friends, he seeks to understand what happened to him. Before the mysterious images invading his mind overwhelm him completely. A science fiction novelette.
Seal Skin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Her heart shattered, Lily cries on the shoulder of a mysterious stranger. He mends her heart but has dark secrets of his own. Secrets that span thousands of years. A story of love, revenge and redemption.
That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
"That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made" won the 2010 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and was nominated for the Hugo Award in the same category. Harry Malan is the president of a Mormon branch on Sol Central Station, where humans can interact with "swales" -- giant star-dwelling plasma beings. When a Mormon swale asks for help, Harry ends up confronting Leviathan, the largest of the swales.