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Drifter
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When an ancient Ark ship from the early days of galactic exploration and colonisation is discovered drifting in close orbit around Concorde 5 the experienced salvage crew of the Southern Cross are called in to investigate. When the salvage crew arrives they soon discover this is no ordinary salvage mission.
Spuds, Taters and the French Fry Kids
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Series: From the farm to the table, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Flowers & Plants
Farmer Terry is a spud guy. He raises two varieties of potatoes, Russet Norkotah and Red. Farmer Terry planted his first potatoes in high school with his brother, John, and continues to grow them today. Text with photographs of Farmer Terry tells the story of how potatoes are grown.
Prisoners of Eden
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The best and brightest scientists in the country are taken to a secret refuge in order to survive a world-ending cataclysm. A small group decides to try and circumvent the disaster but are told any attempt would be futile. Rather than sit cozy and watch the planet be destroyed, they escape the retreat and fight all government opposition to save the world in spite of the official inactivity.
John Gone
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Price: Free! Words: 100,820. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After finding a mysterious wristwatch buried in the sand, sixteen-year-old John suddenly finds himself teleporting farther and farther away from his home each day when the hands strike 3:14. Unable to deactivate the device or remove it from his arm, John must do what he can to survive when its dangerous creator comes looking for his lost invention. John Gone is Book One of The Diaspora Trilogy.
Missing Signals
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Book Two of The Diaspora Trilogy. After a surprise encounter on a train bound for Moscow, John and Ronika become enigmatically separated with only seven days to find each other. While Ronika struggles to determine exactly where she’s appeared, John struggles to determine exactly when.
Company Men
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
John’s list of allies is growing thin, and his enemies have begun to mobilize. Deceived, betrayed, and stranded, John must finally discover the long-hidden history of the Company’s mysterious founders if he ever hopes to be free of them once and for all. Company Men is Book Three of The Diaspora Trilogy.
Steve Jobs: Ten Lessons in Leadership
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"Steve Jobs: Ten Lessons in Leadership" is the work of national bestselling author and veteran tech news reporter Michael Essany. It explores the philosophies and values preached and practiced by Jobs throughout his career, though only some have been well-known until now. These are the ten lessons in leadership as exemplified by the incomparable life and legacy of Steve Jobs.
A Plague of People
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Price: Free! Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
People fill every part of the planet, using all resources and driving other species to extinction, until further expansion is impossible. The process and consequences are fully explored here with a science-based forecast of a complete collapse by 2030. The culture change urgently required is refused by a kamikaze culture of growth controlled by a foolhardy powerful minority.
Tales from the Mother Galaxy
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Stunning visions of the future: intelligence triumphs over politics and science and technology expand reality to the limits of imagination.
All Things Under the Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This story is written with the same multiple narrator style as William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying. Its about the reaction people have when they find out that the moon has started to rotate closer to the earth and will eventually cause the destruction of the planet. It primarily focuses on a young couple and their decision to have a baby or not when destruction is barely more than a year away.