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Angel Station
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
(5.00)
They’re outlaws now. Created to serve a function now obsolete, Ubu and Maria have lived their entire lives skating along the edge of extinction. Now they and their ship Runaway are in flight from the law. What they find in the depths of space is a secret so startling that Ubu and Maria will need every last reserve of guile, cunning, and intelligence just to survive . . .
The Redesign of Tomorrowland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,480. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The author uses amusement park attractions (themed for Disney World) to gently introduce new paradigms to a wide audience. His sources include experts in nutrition, economics, technology, and psychology.
Hymnal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by Rookhouse Books. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Billions of years in future, godlike beings battle in vain, but only one thing can stop the heat death of the universe: an ancient hymnal. Now the gods must regain their cast-off humanity and return to an Earth long dust to gain that secret. Award-winning author Lee Allred (DC Comics, Baen Books, Asimov’s) gives us an epic tale about life, love, and a power hidden within us all.
Avogadro Corp: The Singularity is Closer than It Appears
Series: Singularity, Singularity Series Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,480. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
David Ryan is the designer of ELOPe, an email language optimization program. When the project is in danger of being canceled, David embeds a hidden directive in the software accidentally creating an artificial intelligence. David is initially thrilled when the project is allocated extra servers and programmers. But excitement turns to fear as he realizes he's being manipulated.
Going Somewhere Else and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of science fiction and fantasy short stories. Please look inside to read about an explorer preparing for a journey that never ends, a young woman facing a monster that cannot be defeated, a death angel who's never actually collected a soul....and more stories. Includes seven stories.
A Place to Call Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When her friend Rohan receives a termination notice from his employer, Amaranta thinks it is the perfect time to get what she wants. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break from your everyday activities. Originally published in the April/May 2008 issue of Cosmos Magazine, this short story received an Honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois' The Year's B
Four Stories About The Singularity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of four short-short, mostly humorous, stories about the Singularity, from four very different points of view.
Ashley Fox - Ninja Babysitter
Series: Ashley Fox - Ninja Adventures, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 132,830. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67)
Dr. Fox holds the world in his hands, but can't communicate with his daughter. When he's killed by corrupt government rivals, his children face a future alone and hunted by the most ruthless contractors in Angel City. Ashley must protect her younger brother and their father's legacy - a neural computer interface called The Micronix - while evading the weight and wrath of the ravenous Republic.
Stones of Significance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The Singularity -- when our skill & knowledge & immense computing power transform us into... well... godlike beings. From a writer's perspective, it presents a problem. One can write stories leading up to the Singularity, about problems like rebellious AI. But how do you write a tale set after the singularity has happened? That's the topic of Stones of Significance.
Corridor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Engineers attempting to determine the nature of a mysterious alien artifact make a horrifying discovery.