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My Brother's Keeper
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Wealthy, retired tycoon Charles Stanford is sneaking around behind his brother's back with his wife when he finds out that his brother is terminal with cancer. Charles contacts a company that has had success fighting cancer by exchanging human and animal DNA. Instead of curing the cancer they create a chimera for Charles, a dog that carries much of his brother's DNA. Things go wrong.
The Watch in the Sand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
On October the third, in the year 2055, two thirds of downtown Chicago suddenly drops dead. With no warning, explanation, or clues, ex-beat cop Jack Reed must piece together what has happened, and why, before the truth is buried forever in an avalanche of online user-generated content.
Research Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
David hadn’t been sure what kind of job he could get after college, but he definitely wasn’t expecting what he got. But Research Island, an experimental archipelago filled with gigantic robots, jetpacks, microwave weapons, mammoths, wind tunnels, and more fantastic creations, has never been what anybody expected.
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives
Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.
Scavenger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,630. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The main characters of David Morrell's award-winning Creepers return for another harrowing thriller about an obsession with the past. A desperate hunt for a lost time capsule uncovers an unspeakable 100-year-old crime that threatens to be repeated in the present.
Me290
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Me 290 immerses the reader into the realm of ‘The Programme’; a clandestine experiment originally devised by Nazi engineers towards the end of World War Two after a chance happening that would've altered the course of history.The novel explores the possibility that a chance happening nearly handed Hitler the hardware to deliver the victory he craved.
Unplugged: Tech Tales # 1
Series: Tech Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Declan has a plan to survive this year's family camping trip: a brand new hand-held gaming console. When it's stolen, his plan sinks faster than a leaky canoe. To get his gadget back and stay plugged in, he must track down the mysterious beast known as the Howler. How hard can it be for an epic gamer like Declan?
Asterion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,620. Language: American English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
For scientist Taylor Scott, genetic experimentation for the benefit of man collides with totalitarianism. Now he must survive his creation and the government that modified it for oppression. Playing God has its consequences.
The Planet Machine
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the Thewls colonize a new planet, an old threat emerges
Where Nobody Has Gone Before: Commentaries on Science, Technology, Society and the Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Some of the commentaries in this collection were written to be entertaining, while others are more serious. What is common to all of the essays is an emphasis upon radical social transformation. As each new day dawns in the information society, human civilization forges ahead into new territory where, as the title of this book suggests, nobody has gone before.