Incident on a Small Colony

Incident on a Small Colony by Kristine Smith

by Kristine Smith
$1.99 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-832-9

Set several years before Jani’s exploits in Code of Conduct, “Incident on a Small Colony” is a riveting introduction to Jani Kilian, the worlds of the human Commonwealth and the alien idomeni, and the cost of being true to one’s self.

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Sunborn

Sunborn by Jeffrey A. Carver

Book 4 of The Chaos Chronicles
by Jeffrey A. Carver
$5.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-804-6

Stars are dying.

John Bandicut and his companions are summoned to a star-cloud called Starmaker, known to humans as the Orion Nebula, to discover what force threatens newborn stars—and possibly every world within a thousand light-years. Their journey takes them not just into the perils of a stellar nursery, but into confrontation with the Mindaru, a billion-year-old AI and adversary of life as they know it. The task is daunting. But with the aid of Deep and Dark, sentient clouds who are perhaps the strangest beings they have met yet in their exceedingly strange journey, there may be hope.
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The Infinity Link

by Jeffrey A. Carver
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-489-5

Ancient alien travelers. Hopeless love. Astonishing encounter.

Mozelle Moi’s life turns into a flight of fear and astounding discovery, as she becomes enmeshed in a secret government project to make first contact with visitors from the stars. Caught in a telepathic link with the Talenki voyagers, Mozy’s personal odyssey will soon be entwined with the fate of all of Humanity.

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The Rapture Effect

by Jeffrey A. Carver
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-479-6 

War between the stars.

It was started by an AI, and few humans even knew there was a war at all. But now people are dying, not just robots and aliens—and the AI wants it to stop. But a war is easier to start than to stop, and the computer can’t alter its course without outside help. When the Gnostic Control System searches for conspirators, it chooses its friends carefully…

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The Infinite Sea

Book 3 of The Chaos Chronicles
by Jeffrey A. Carver
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-464-2

Beneath an alien sea!

Flung to an alien ocean world, John Bandicut and his companions find themselves plunged into the deep-sea realm of the Neri. What will they find in the Neri’s failing undersea city, or in the terrifying object of the deep abyss? Book 3 of The Chaos Chronicles continues the hard-SF saga inspired by chaos theory–with an all-new Afterword by the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity’s End.

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Down the Stream of Stars

Down the Stream of Stars by Jeffrey A. Carver

Book Two of the Starstream
by Jeffrey A. Carver
$4.99  (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-423-9

Starstream!

A great interstellar migration has begun, down the grand, ethereal highway known as the starstream—from the remnant of the Betelgeuse supernova to the center of the Milky Way. Who could have predicted the wonders of the starstream, or the perils it would unleash—including the Throgs, shadowy beings of n-space that seem to understand only death and destruction?
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From a Changeling Star

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Book One of the Starstream
by Jeffrey A. Carver
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-418-5

Into a dying star…

Deep in the fires of Betelgeuse, scientists anxiously await the one man essential to the greatest engineering project in history. But on Kantano’s World, Willard Ruskin battles invisible agents for control of his life, and even his memories. Drawn into a conflict from which not even death will free him, Ruskin must reach Betelgeuse before his enemies sabotage humanity’s future among the stars.

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Strange Attractors

Book 2 of The Chaos Chronicles
by Jeffrey A. Carver
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-390-4

Shipworld!

For John Bandicut, Earth is but a memory. Stranded at the edge of the galaxy in a structure populated with beings from a thousand worlds, Bandicut finds unexpected friends—only to be caught up in a cascade of forces that threaten the Shipworld itself. Confronting an entity known as the boojum, Bandicut discovers greater peril than ever in his journey into the unknown.

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Neptune Crossing

Neptune Crossing by Jeffrey A. Carver

Book 1 of The Chaos Chronicles
by Jeffrey A. Carver
FREE! (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-382-9

When John Bandicut encounters an alien intelligence on Neptune’s moon Triton, his life changes irrevocably. Urged by the alien quarx now sharing his mind, he accepts an audacious mission–to steal a ship and hurtle across the solar system in a desperate bid for Earth’s survival. Book 1 of The Chaos Chronicles, by the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity’s End—with a new Afterword by the author.

Now in audiobook, narrated by Grammy-winner Stefan Rudnicki!

“One of the best SF novels of the year” —Science Fiction Chronicle

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Einstein’s Bridge


A Novel of Hard Science Fiction
by John Cramer
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-298-3

In 2004 in a possible universe, the DOE’s Superconducting Supercollider has been constructed in Waxahachie, Texas and is beginning operation, making unintended trans-dimensional signals that are being received in other universes and are attracting the attention of powerful and intelligent aliens, benevolent and hostile. This is a novel about cutting-edge physics, alien contact, wormholes, time travel, the politics of large-scale physics, and the race to change history and prevent the destruction of humanity.

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Twistor

Twistor by John Cramer

A Novel of Hard Science Fiction
by John Cramer
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-299-0

A condensed-matter physics experiment in a university physics laboratory produces an unexpected breakthrough, when the apparatus begins swapping normal matter with “shadow matter.” Industrial espionage goes awry and young physicist David Harrison and two small children find themselves inside a giant tree in an alternate Earth populated by strange, wonderful, and dangerous six-legged wildlife. David and the children must find a way back, while dealing with the local fauna and peeking and poking at the Earth they left to thwart the agents who caused their problems.
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Second Chance

Second Chance by David D. Levine

by David D. Levine

$2.99 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-282-2

Chaz Eades is on the mission of a lifetime—the first to an alien solar system far beyond our own—and it’s a one-way trip. When he learns that contact with Earth has been lost, he wants to help reestablish communication. But the commander insists on science first and contact later, the crew is inexplicably hostile, and Chaz finds himself painfully isolated. Soon he realizes that there’s a secret at the heart of the crew’s troubles that is much larger than any he could have imagined. All bets are off, and he’s not at all prepared for the mission he faces now: survival.

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Wind from a Dying Star

Wind from a Dying Star by David D. Levine

by David D. Levine
$0.99 (Short Story) ISBN 978-1-61138-229-7

Wind from a Dying Star by David D. Levine (short story) is a far-future tale of humanity’s descendants, struggling to survive in a universe that is running down, and the lone survivor of ancient humanity who helps them to recall their past.

“Wind from a Dying Star” is also available as part of Space Magic, an award-winning collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by David D. Levine.

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Rewind

Rewind by David D. Levine

by David D. Levine
$0.99 (Short Story) ISBN 978-1-61138-231-0

Clark Thatcher is one of the elite: a surgically-enhanced soldier carrying in his very bones the Army’s secret weapon. But when he decides that enough is enough, he must decide if he’s willing to pay the price—a price higher than even he, with his unique capabilities and all they cost him, ever imagined. A pulse-pounding chase through a dystopian America, Rewind won the Writers of the Future contest in 2002.

“Rewind” is also available as part of Space Magic, an award-winning collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by David D. Levine.

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Dreamsnake

Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre

by Vonda N. McIntyre
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-084-2

Nebula, Hugo, Locus, and Pacific Northwest Booksellers award-winning science fiction novel.

The healer Snake travels through a post-apocalyptic world with her genetically engineered serpents, the cobra Mist and the rattlesnake Sand, and with the alien dreamsnake Grass, whose venom eases pain and the fear of death.

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Revise the World

Revise the World by Brenda Clough

by Brenda W. Clough
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-002-6

He said, “I am just going outside and may be some time.” He went out into the blizzard and we have not seen him since.

On March 16, 1912, British polar explorer Titus Oates commits suicide by walking out of his tent into an Antarctic blizzard, to save Robert Falcon Scott and the other members of the English exploration team. His body is never found — because he was snatched away into the year 2045 by scientists experimenting with a new faster-than-light drive.

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Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

Maya is the New York Times Bestselling author ofThe Antiquities Hunter (a Gina Miyoko Mystery)andStar Wars: The Last Jedi (with Michael Reaves. She became addicted to science fiction when her dad let her stay up late to watch The Day the Earth Stood Still. Since then her short fiction has been published in Analog, Amazing Stories, Century, Realms of Fantasy, Interzone, Paradox and Jim Baen’s Universe. Her debut novel, The Meri (Baen), was a Locus Magazine 1992 Best First Novel nominee. Since, she has published over a dozen speculative fiction novels. Maya lives in San Jose where she writes, performs, and records original and parody (filk) music with her husband and awesome musician and producer, Chef Jeff Vader, All-Powerful God of Biscuits. The couple has produced five music albums: RetroRocket Science, Aliens Ate My Homework, Grated Hits and Shrödinger’s Hairball (parody), and the original music CDs Manhattan Sleeps, Mobius Street and I Remember the Rain.

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