Waiting For Orders

It started as a routine training mission in the desert. How was old Gray to know that he was about to become Las Vegas’s biggest star … and end up changing history? In this short sharp satire Alain Miles reveals the truth about everything – science, religion, climate-change, consumerism, terrorism, and Wordsworth. To enjoy the …

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Star Rider on the Razor’s Edge

Agent Toemeka Ganti, code-named Star Rider, lives on the edge. Her latest spy mission is to overthrow General Bhandar, the despot of Jaipar, who’s being controlled by Samrat Condor, a mighty sorcerer and interplanetary conqueror. And Samrat Condor isn’t about to loosen his stranglehold on Jaipar. Toemeka is only too aware of Condor: she remembers …

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The Rapture of Genus Apis

The Rapture of Genus Apis is two parts that alternate between the story of Frank Bernard and that of an unnamed narrator. The unnamed narrator complains of voices in his head and believes his country of Nacirema has deteriorated into a society of apocalyptic hysteria. He mocks strangers nearby that God has raptured the honeybee …

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The Dream Merchants – Volume One

Martin Nitram lives within the crushing reality of the hypercompetitive Grid, where people voluntarily buy and sell each other on a regulated human market exchange. In a world where efficiency rules and few have time to dream and imagine, Martin has an exceptional and undeveloped gift: he is an uber-dreamer. Capitalist titan Byron Brooks has …

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Fomatsu: A Novel

Exiled to an abandoned colony on Mars, Nina and her young daughter must survive. But beyond survival, they must find meaning in the tragedies that led them there and reconcile with their past so that they both can have a future, if not in this life, then in the next. Back on Earth, crime and …

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Noma, Woman of Shadows

A post-apocalyptic story about the unlikeliest heroine you will ever see. The science in the Sci-Fi is mostly social science as humanity arises anew from the ashes of its collapse a century or so earlier. Action and adventure enough for anybody and strong spiritual themes.

Destroyer of Worlds

There are sometimes larger and more powerful forces at play in the universe than those that could end all of existence. Even the seemingly most insignificant of lives can have an enormous impact on the world, and every living creature on it. Death isn’t always the end, and to some even an apocalypse can be …

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Zero-Negative

It has happened. Scientists had only previously hypothesized the effects of passing the Technological Singularity. Now, in a world in which a super-computer – known as Mrs. C. – develops at an exponential rate, peace and love have blanketed Earth. God is a taboo subject, and faith is all but extinct. But how much has …

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The Climb

Stars at this altitude are palpable, touchable. One star even seems to grow as I labor in the cold night at eleven thousand feet, one slow step after another with many stops to catch what little breath there is to catch up here. While that star grows larger still. :: I turn over for what …

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