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The Planet Jack: Thoughts On Here
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You set the price! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
A planet spins on the edge of our solar system. It is remembered in folklore. As the planet X, slipping near the earth on its way passed the sun. Bringing death and destruction. It is the apocalypse. The end of days. Its real name is Jack
Doodling
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Series: Adventures of Neville Lansdowne. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After Neville Lansdowne falls off the world (because it's moving too fast), he finds himself adrift in an asteroid field full of eccentric characters and experiences some most unexpected adventures. Douglas Adams meets Lewis Carroll (with just a touch of Gulliver’s Travels) in this engaging comic fantasy.
First Bounty
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Derek, Keri, and Beech are once again on a man hunt. This time it's not to save themselves, it's for the money. Unfortunately the man they are hunting is in league with a group of smugglers who recognize the Patera. The ship that belonged to their old leader.
Return to the Stars
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Derek and his partners are on the hunt again. This time they're after an old flame of Derek's that escaped witness protection. It turns out the people protecting her are the ones out to kill her. Derek, Beech, and Keri join with her against the military and their old boss.
Weights and Measures
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Series: Interstellar Stories: Challenger. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Technology: the best—if not the only measure—by which to judge a planet? If not, what other criteria apply? And how much weight should they carry when a new world petitions to join the interplanetary union?
Hanged Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011 by Secret Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Griff broke the law and missed his own wedding on account of getting caught. To add insult to injury, his bride-to-be married a better prospect and hopped the final transport off-planet, leaving Griff to his immediate punishment and worse—a lifetime trapped on a used-up world. What kind of future could a would-be adventurer like himself conjure from dust, dreams, and beer?
Izefia's Fall
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,310. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When the planet of Izefia is attacked and destroyed by a universal plague known as the Black, Izefia's most cherished possession, the Crimson Gem, is shattered into thousands of piece and scattered across the universe. King Alexander now must embark on a desperate journey to recover the gem and save his dying planet!
Globe-Hurler (The Hadanum Saga)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,210. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
On the savage planet of Hadanum, the changed remnants of humanity struggle to survive. They are surrounded by massive megas, organisms that cover the land and sea. In search of his father, Watchware Balon will make a discovery that will send the Jana, too long dependent on ancient machines from Earth for protection, hurtling into a conflict for which they are not prepared.
Space Primer (AU-18): Comprehensive Spaceflight History and Guidebook, Doctrine, Orbital Mechanics, Military Space, Satellites, Rockets, NASA Programs, Threats, Designs, Operations, Intelligence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,550. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In what may be the best single-volume introduction to military and civilian space flight, this up-to-date space primer from the Department of Defense provides comprehensive coverage of modern spaceflight principles and practices, with an extensive and authoritative history of military and NASA programs, along with the fundamentals of space.
Appearances
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011 by Accio Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Judging a book by its cover applies to aliens as well as literature. When a science vessel tries to help an alien race in trouble its captain discovers the true meaning of inner beauty.