Message from Gondwana
by David Wiley
Publisher: Smashwords 2014
Number of pages: 77
A corporation sends a team to Gondwana, a jungle planet. It is perfect for pharmaceutical prospecting, exotic vegetation loaded with strange chemical compounds that could make the company rich. The newest member of the team, Lani Callis, wants to impress the team's veterans, but first must overcome her own limitations and a planet that is either trying to kill them or may be just curious.
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by Francis Porretto - Smashwords
A great sci-fi novel with a strong dose of science. When the Federation fled Earth they had only the slimmest chance of finding a habitable world. 544 years later they found one; they named it Hope. However, Hope isn't what it seemed.
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