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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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.
The Warlock in Spite of Himself
Price: $2.99 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.
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?
Songs of the Dancing Gods
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,760. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Joe has reunited with his son, who has accompanied Joe to Husaquahr. But their joy is cut short by news that the Dark Baron has escaped once again and is gathering a force in the North to capture and enslave them all. Can Joe and Tiana (and Irving) make another stand for their new world or is the Dark Baron finally going to vanquish Husaquahr? (Book Four of the Dancing Gods series.)
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.
Exiles at the Well of Souls
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Well World, a construct of the now-defunct Markovians, acts both as the controller of and the gateway to 1560 worlds created by that ancient race of beings. From far away, Obie, the self–aware computer, accidentally causes a whole world to be transported next to the Well World, and the changed circumstances set off a war of good vs. evil. This is the second book set in the Well World universe.
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."
Podkayne of Mars
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,310. 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 River of Dancing Gods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Something strange happens to Joe and Marge on the way to El Paso. They run into Throckmorton P. Ruddygore, a strange wizard who takes them to a new life in a new world full of magic, fairies and wonder. Joe and Marge need their wits to survive in an unpredictable and dangerous world ... and they must also somehow help prevent the oncoming Armageddon.
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.
Vengeance of the Dancing Gods
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Husaquahr has been saved by the brave actions of Joe and Marge. The Dark Baron has been defeated and exiled to Earth where all his magical powers have been stripped. But Ruddygore has badly underestimated his deadly enemy. Helped by the forces of the underworld, the Dark Baron is poised to unleash hell on Husaquahr and only Joe and Marge can stop him!
Horrors of the Dancing Gods
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In this final volume of the Dancing Gods series, Ruddygore and his heroes must face an ancient evil seeping forth from the Sea of Dreams.
Midnight at the Well of Souls
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Well World, a construct of the ancient defunct race the Markovians, acts both as the controller of and the gateway to 1560 worlds created by the Markovians at the end of their time. Nathan Brazil is a starship captain carrying passengers and cargo. Answering a distress call, he and his passengers are suddenly transported to the Well World via a hidden gate. Well World Book One.
The Children Star - an Elysium Cycle novel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,460. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2009 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Genetically modified children have settled Prokaryon—a world where chemistry kills unaltered adults. Now a ruthless corporation threatens to destroy Prokaryon by terraforming. But what of the alien intelligent life directing all aspects of the planet's existence?
The Best of Hal Clement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Hal Clement, one of the all-time greats of science fiction -- named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1999 -- was defining hard science fiction before such distinctions were even being thought of. This collection presents some of his finest shorter pieces as collected by his friend and colleague, Lester del Rey.
The Return of Nathan Brazil
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Welcome to the Well World: a construct of an ancient defunct race known as the Markovians. The Well World acts both as the controller of and the gateway to 1560 worlds created by the Markovians at the end of their time. It is up to Mavra Chang and Obie the sentient robot to find Nathan Brazil before the entire universe is destroyed.This is the fourth book set in the Well World universe.
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.
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.
Demons of the Dancing Gods
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
While the initial battle for Husaquahr has been won, dark forces are gathering to the south. Once again Ruddygore must call on the help of the two humans, Joe and Marge, and together they must face the evil forces that threaten Husaquahr with annihilation. (Book Two of the Dancing Gods series)
An Elephant for Aristotle
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 134,080. 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.
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.
Daughter of Elysium - An Elysium Cycle Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 168,450. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2009 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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The pristine city of Elysium floats on the water world of Shora, inhabited by "immortals" who have succeeded in unlocking the secrets of life. Outsider Blackbear Windclan wants to share the secret of immortality with his own people, but can he, and the City of Elysium, survive the corruption and decadence that immortality has bred into the ageless society?
Twilight at the Well of Souls
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,940. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Twilight at the Well of Souls is a direct continuation of the story started in The Return of Nathan Brazil. The rift in space created in the earlier book is now even larger and threatens to permanently damage the Well of Souls. Mavra Chang and Nathan Brazil race to reach the Well and find a solution before it is too late. This is the fifth book set in the Well World universe.
Quest for the Well of Souls
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Well World, a construct of the now-defunct Markovians, acts both as the controller of and the gateway to 1560 worlds created by that ancient race of beings. A possible method of traveling to the North offers a final hope and ignites a new race between Mavra Chang and her enemies…with the winner poised to gain control of Obie, the super-computer that can manipulate the very fabric of existence
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.


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