Pioneer Horizon by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick
A group of scientists and the Marines assigned to guard them are on the surface of planet Novus-147 assessing it for potential human colonization. When a deadly storm rolls in with no warning, they lose contact with the USS Calypso in orbit overhead.
Will they survive? Will they be able to reestablish contact?
Pioneer Horizon tells the origin story of the planet Nidus and its original settlers. It is part of Mydlands, a Creative Commons sci-fi universe.
This is a short story (approx. 14 minutes average reading time).
Available FREE on most common ebook platforms here: https://books2read.com/pioneerhorizon and on Medium here: https://medium.com/quicktales/pioneer-horizon-17063c82397
Stronger for Language by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick
Kenzie discovers she has unique skills from hours spent translating what her twin 3-year-olds are saying. She just might save the day when her husband, the starship’s captain, gets into a linguistic pickle with a new alien race!
Stronger for Language is part of Mydlands, a Creative Commons sci-fi universe.
This is a short story (approx. 16 minutes average reading time).
99c on Kindle or free with Kindle Unlimited: https://www.amazon.com/Stronger-Language-Mydlands-Short-Story-ebook/dp/B077LC4XLC/
Aurora by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick
Rigel and Rion Wyatt have just won the Spaceracer Championship. The young men are on top of the world until an enslaved girl named Aurora challenges everything they know about their sport. Determined to set her free, the twins must execute a daring plan with all the finesse a champion Spaceracer team can muster.
Aurora is part of Mydlands, a Creative Commons sci-fi universe. It is a short story (approx. 17 minutes average reading time).
99c on Kindle or free with Kindle Unlimited: https://www.amazon.com/Aurora-Mydlands-Short-Perry-Kirkpatrick-ebook/dp/B0784J3CYK/