Phoenix Pick

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Phoenix Pick is the Science Fiction imprint of Arc Manor Publishers, an independent publisher based in Rockville, Maryland.

Published authors include Hugo- and Nebula-winning writers.

Free online SF magazine (premiered March 2013): www.galaxysedge.net

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Lest Darkness Fall & Related Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The classic tale with related stories by Frederik Pohl, David Drake and S.M. Stirling.
Solis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Charlie Outis has no idea of what the world might be like in the far future after he decides to have his brain frozen with the slim hope of it being revived one day. But even a thousand years from now, brains are a valuable commodity—even brains without heads. But who does the brain belong to? And who controls a mind without a body?
Simulacron-3
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A virtual-reality novel from a time before virtual reality, Simulacron-3 is a prophetic tale of a future where nothing is as it appears to be.
Dark Universe
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The classic tale of a post-apocalyptic world where humans have built a society in the dark underground.
The Warlock in Spite of Himself
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,380. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Rod Gallowglass is a man of science who does not believe in magic. Gramarye is a world of witches and warlocks. Of strange abilities and phenomena. A world where society mirrors Earth's own Middle Ages, and a world headed for doom. Rod Gallowglass must become a part of the local fabric to save the world from both itself and external forces that threaten its existence.
Beggars in Spain: The Original Novella
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Leisha Camden is a genetically engineered “Sleepless” whose ability to stay awake all the time has made her more productive. Genetic modifications have also given the “Sleepless” a higher IQ and may even make them immortal. But will they be hunted down as freaks by a world that has grown wary of its newest creation?
Downtiming the Night Side
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,240. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The government has discovered a way to travel back in time and is sending secret observers to different periods. But there are serious limitations with the time travelling process. All travelers are automatically “re-born” into someone who is actually alive during the historical period, and staying in the past for too long causes memory loss and the risk of losing their own selves.
Centuries
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,500. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Centuries explores a barely recognizable future where humans control their own evolution. Genetic manipulation and artificial intelligence shape an astounding destiny for our species. With these wondrous changes come unexpected new truths of heart and mind that challenge the very definition of human.
Robert Heinlein’s Expanded Universe: Volume Two
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Heinlein personally selected each story or essay for inclusion in this collection, which is ordered chronologically, starting with his first sale in 1939 of “Life-Line” to Astounding (for seventy dollars).This remarkable collection highlights the development of Heinlein’s writing style and his philosophy on life throughout his career.
Arkfall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Humans live deep within an apparently lifeless planet covered by massive ice sheets. Having to survive in confined spaces has bred a unique culture where deference and non-confrontation make co-existence possible.
The Bronze God of Rhodes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » General
Chares of Lindos was a Greek sculptor born on the island of Rhodes. A pupil of Lysippos, Chares eventually built the Colossus of Rhodes, now considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. These memoirs present the trials and tribulations (some of them hilarious) of the sculptor as he undertakes various projects and is forced into a number of adventures.
Limits
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Here is an extraordinary mix of fantasy and science fiction from one of the masters of SF, Larry Niven. The stories in this collection include collaborations with authors Jerry Pournelle (Spirals) and Steven Barnes (The Locusts).
Take Back Your Government
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Originally titled How to be a Politician, this book was written in 1946 based on Robert Heinlein’s own political experiences. Here is a fascinating look, both historically and philosophically, at a great visionary’s take on the political landscape in the United States and what each of us can do to better this country.
The Gryphon's Skull
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Menedemos, the dashing young sea captain, and his cousin, the scholarly Sostratos, are back in a new adventure. As opposing forces maneuver for advantage in the eastern Mediterranean, the cousins are determined not to let circumstances stand in the way of a profitable venture…especially since they are now in possession of a rare skull purported to be from the mythical Gryphon.
The Big Jump
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
New star-drive engines promise to open up the galaxy to humankind. But the first ship to use the engines disappears and a sole survivor returns...alone and dying of some strange type of radiation. Does some unknown horror await us out there? The only way to find out is to go out again.
Robert Heinlein’s Expanded Universe: Volume One
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,080. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Heinlein personally selected each story or essay for inclusion in this collection, which is ordered chronologically, starting with his first sale in 1939 of “Life-Line” to Astounding (for seventy dollars).This remarkable collection highlights the development of Heinlein’s writing style and his philosophy on life throughout his career.
Podkayne of Mars
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A tale beloved by many fans of Robert A. Heinlein, Podkayne of Mars tells the story of a young Marswoman and her inter-planetary adventures with her uncle and her genius brother.
The Venus Belt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,100. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
More than 150,000 women have been kidnapped without a trace or any ransom demand in the "normal" world run by the Federalists and the bureaucracy. But that is not the only problem, because the freedom-loving population in the "alternate" reality of the North American Confederacy are facing their own crises.
An Elephant for Aristotle
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,350. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
After capturing a magnificent specimen from an Indian ruler, Alexander tasks Leon of Atrax, a cavalry commander, to deliver the animal to Aristotle in Athens. Leon leads a motley crew of companions (and the elephant) from India to Greece, and in the process encounter all sorts of dangers and adventures while completing the long and arduous journey.
Code of the Lifemaker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,120. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An alien ship, straying too close to a sun gone nova, gets damaged and crashes on Titan. When humans get to Titan they discover a bewildering society created by the seed ship and are mistaken for the "Creators."
Their Majesties' Bucketeers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Captain Agot Edmoot Mav, Extraordinary Inquirer for Their Majesties’ Bucketeers, must find out who has killed a famed, but controversial, scholar. The killing was done in a windowless room which was locked and the murder weapon itself is a mystery. But Agot Edmoot Mav is nothing if not persistent, and as a loyal member of the Bucketeers, will not rest until the truth is revealed.
Over the Wine-Dark Sea
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,600. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Menedemos, the young dashing sea captain, and his helper, the scholarly Sostratos, are sea-traders from the Greek island of Rhodes. Fearless sailors, they will travel any distance to make a profit or to search for rich treasures. As if avoiding pirates and barbarians isn’t enough, they are also caught between the political intrigues of Alexander’s former generals.
King Kobold Revived
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the first book in the Gramarye series, Christopher Stasheff introduced readers to Rod Gallowglass ... The Warlock In Spite of Himself. In this second book in the series, enter the fantastic world of Gramarye once again, where magic lives with science and the Warlock is once again called upon to save the planet from marauding evil.
The Long Tomorrow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Len and Esau are young cousins living decades after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization as we know it. The rulers of the post-war community have forbidden the existence of large towns and consider technology evil. However,rumors of a mythical last city in existence encourage the boys to embark on a journey of discovery and adventure that will call into question their firmly held beliefs.
The Sacred Land
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Menedemos, the young dashing sea captain, and his helper (and cousin) the scholarly Sostratos, are back in their third adventure. This time around the two cousins end up in the Sacred Land, Jerusalem, where they encounter a strange religion. As always, trouble follows them and they must once again use their quick wits to survive and, hopefully, make a profit from their long journey.
Owls to Athens
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 144,280. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Like earlier installments in the series, Owls to Athens has the cousins going through various adventures, trade negotiations and sexual escapades, all set against a finely painted mosaic of Hellenic life in the fourth century BCE.
Tom Paine Maru
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,760. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Whitey O’Thraight, the Ship’s Armorer on the first interstellar vessel launched by his home planet Vespucci, finds himself stranded on a strange planet with just one other survivor.
Halfway Human
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,000. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2010 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Halfway Human is a mesmerizing look at an intricately created alien world which is strange and distant, yet hauntingly familiar. Blands are asexual beings, serving their fellow beings. But the world is about to change, when Val and Tedla get together.
The Mutant Season
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
There are mutants among us, with golden eyes and strange abilities. For centuries they have hidden, fearing persecution. The mutants find new hope in the twenty-first century, but underlying prejudices are hard to eradicate completely. In 2017, a murder sets off a series of events that will bring the mutants into direct conflict with “normal” humans.


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