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Alt Hist Issue 3: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History
Series: Alt Hist, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » General
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Alt Hist is the leading biannual magazine dedicated to publishing the very best short stories from the historical fiction and alternate history genres. The third issue of Alt Hist includes two stories about the American Civil War, one about the great Tesla, a tale of post-war revenge set in Dublin, and a compelling story about the early years of the space race.
Chase to Space - The Space Race Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Treks into space start in the human heart. Chase to Space is the true story about the race to the moon between the United States and Soviet Republic. The US was significantly behind at the beginning of the Space Race. How did the competition lead to the first lunar landing? Why did the US spend $25 billion on the celestial quest? What new items were invented for space travel? Once the US land
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
The Insider: NASA’s Man at Baikonur (Second Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,760. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
This story of American John Patrick Meehan (aka Tad Benson) is true. He spent 9 years in and out of the USSR during the Space Race, helping to keep Soviet cosmonauts alive. Meehan did his humanitarian work as a physician and scientist without recognition. It is now possible to reveal the name of “The Insider.” However, in order to disguise others, this book is a novel and not a history.
Blazing the Sun
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,490. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Spaceship racing, genetic engineering, religion. BLAZING THE SUN is Pacific Northwest author Cameron Lambright's acclaimed synthesis of hard science fiction and space opera.
Blazing the Sun: Three Part Edition (I)
Price: Free! Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Spaceship racing, love, adventure. This is Cameron Lambright's acclaimed fusion of hard science fiction and space opera, divided into three parts for easier digestion.
Blazing the Sun: Three Part Edition (II)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Spaceship racing, love, adventure. This is Cameron Lambright's acclaimed fusion of hard science fiction and space opera, divided into three parts for easier digestion.
Ghosts of Engines Past
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,930. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Award winning steampunk from a master! Balloons were the only way to fly in 1840, and air safety standards were the stuff of science fiction... When you think about it, they had the skills and materials to build a steam engine in 1449...
Titan Showdown
Series: Czarian Wars, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A disaster on Titan starts a chain of events that leads to the first space war and the possible collapse of the western world or worse the destruction of the entire surface of the Earth. Mark Garrette must prove his theories and perfect his discoveries in time to divert annihilation.
Moon Trail
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Betsy Gordon is living a great adventure. She just doesn't believe it. It's 1965 and ten-year-old Betsy is reluctant about her family's move to Florida. Her favorite stories are about pioneers. And pioneers certainly don't live under palm trees, sport pixie haircuts, wear orthopedic shoes, or have fathers who work at the Kennedy Space Center. Or do they?