by James Wittenbach
Publisher: worlds-apart.net 2007
Worlds Apart is a fine example of a free on-line science fiction novel by James Wittenbach. The stories reimagine classic science fiction themes with a quirky style and a cast that includes a smart-mouthed cat, a boy-crazy Artificial Intelligence, a warrior-artist, and a sardonic ghost.
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by James Patrick Kelly - ManyBooks
Simplicity ain't what it used to be. The tiny planet of Morobe's Pea has been sold, and the new owner has a few ideas. He has renamed it Walden, and voluntary simplicity is now the rule. It will become a rural paradise for everyone...
by Richard Barrs - Smashwords
Andrew is a darling of the populace and a favorite of the monarchy. When the queen invites him to join the inter-planetary Congress, Andrew lets fly his plans to re-instate a republic, setting in motion a firestorm. He is soon framed for murder.
by Karl Schroeder - Tor Science Fiction
A terrifying artificial intelligence scattered seeds of itself throughout the galaxy. Ventus is an epic journey across a planet with two mysteries: why have the winds fallen silent? And is Armiger, or Jordan, carrying a resurrection seed?
by Edward Chilvers - Smashwords
Many thousands of years into the future the human race reigns supreme over the galaxy, its colonial starships travelling vast distances to settle new worlds in the furthest star systems. A group of space colonists are trapped on a distant planet ...