Books tagged: science fiction mystery

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The Recovery Man's Bargain: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
Hadad Yu “recovers” things for a living. Things, not people, not animals. Things. Until he gets in trouble and must work for the alien Gyonnese. They want a person to answer for her crimes, and they want to use Yu to get her. A companion piece to Recovery Man, The Recovery Man’s Bargain explores the motivations of one of the stranger characters in the Retrieval Artist universe.
Dance Of The Butterflies
By Rob Shelsky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010. Category: Fiction
A new world and a great bonus for finding it--if it's proven safe for human habitat. But on a planet filled with countless butterflies and few other species, something seems very wrong! For the three explorers, the answer to all the strangely dancing butterflies is far more than they ever bargained for! Not only are the creatures beautiful to behold, but their origins are an enigma--a fatal one?
Soap Bubbles
By Rob Shelsky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Fiction
Life on Mars was harsh, especially for a young monk burdened by the heavy hand of the all-powerful Quarantine Protectorate. Under its sway, civilization was collapsing. It hadn't always been so. Once, the great interstellar transceivers had kept humanity in contact with aliens, sharing knowledge. But no more. Could a mere novice discover why this was so and change things? And did he even dare try?
Without Omens
By Rob Shelsky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
The first star ship from Earth with hopes of making momentous discoveries during its deep-space explorations. But what the three lonely voyagers aboard the vessel find is of far greater importance than even they could have conceived of, or possibly imagined, for it may just answer the question of the "Great Silence" of the universe itself, but not in a way that anyone would have wished...
Easy Time
By James Kinsak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Hoochie has a zapper in his skull far more effective than any electronic ankle cuff and will be serving his time in the basement of the widow of the man he killed. What his delectable jailor has planned for him is both more benign and more horrible than anything he could have imagined. Definitely NOT easy time.
Consequences: A Retrieval Artist Novel
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
Mixing interstellar politics and police procedural, Rusch turns out a satisfying SF mystery. Flint’s internal conflicts are deftly portrayed, and the gritty realism of the murder investigation meshes well with the alien setting. This [third] entry in the Retrieval Artist series should please SF and mystery fans alike, and can be read independently. RT Book Reviews
Shadow Unit 1
By Emma Bull
Price: Free! Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction
The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit hunts humanity's worst nightmares. But there are nightmares humanity doesn't dream are real. The BAU sends those cases down the hall. There, Stephen Reyes and his team pursue criminals transformed by a mysterious force: the anomaly. Welcome to Shadow Unit. The Shadow Unit series was created by award-winning authors Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear.
Shadow Unit 2
By Emma Bull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction
Contains three novellas: “Ballistic” by Sarah Monette, Emma Bull, Elizabeth Bear & Amanda Downum “Endgames” by Emma Bull “Overkill” by Elizabeth Bear plus bonus material.
Buried Deep: A Retrieval Artist Novel
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction
A cold case starts it all—human bones discovered beneath the Martian soil in the alien Disty’s main city. "A high-velocity rush through cultures in full clash, as fear and panic overwhelm the day, and Rusch’s writing makes the far-out scenario feel as present and credible as today’s breaking news….Rusch has outdone herself yet again." The Edge Boston
Shadow Unit 3
By Emma Bull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction
Contains the novel, "Refining Fire" by Elizabeth Bear and Emma Bull, plus bonus material. There are nightmares humanity doesn't dream are real. Welcome to Shadow Unit. The Shadow Unit series was created by award-winning authors Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear.