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Passing in the Night
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Price: Free! Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by SSN Storytelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A year-long shift in the middle of the interstellar void can be dull. For the Fourth shift crew of the starliner Pericles, enroute to Earth from one of the colonies, the passage could best be called routine. Until sensors detect an unknown and unexpected object ahead. What they find in the endless night of space will forever change their universe. Assuming they survive to tell about it.
Digital Memories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Roger W. Banning was not alive when he awoke after being mugged in the parking garage at his brokerage firm. And he wasn't Roger Banning any more, either, because he had become an unwilling participant in a high-tech AI development. Like any other person with Type A personality, Banning objected to being exploited even though he was dead.
Chiller
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 195,870. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Chiller – one of Gregory Benford's most thrilling convergences of science and imagination! What happens when cryonics works? When scientists awaken the cryonically preserved "Chillers" who lie frozen and waiting? Benford gives us a story that snaps along through the crazed mind of a serial killer, the scientists he stalks, and the chilling results of science advancing against death.
Evolve
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Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A scientist must face the hardest decision of his life: is humanity really faced with inevitability, or do we make our own choices?
Bleak Rock
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An accident on a distant asteroid mining base has plunged Seth and his fellow miners into despair. Food is running short, power is running low and tempers are flaring. As Seth and his work mates struggle to shut down as many power draining systems as they can, others have more brutal ideas for how to survive the long wait till rescue.
Renewal
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Series: The Nexus Odyssey. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 83,710. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Renewal is the fourth volume in The Nexus Odyssey. The city vessel Phoenix is in its 43rd year of the journey from Mars to the 55 Cancri system. The three species aboard are shocked to find Nexus is nothing like the Axis remembered. Renewal chronicles the struggle between the crew and a lifeform which tries to control them, while Mars is unaware of the same threat as the surface temperature rises.
Water: A Global Catastrophe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A short novella about a future global drought and how 2 people struggle against this crisis. Story is told through 2 narratives. This novella is about 25,000 words long.
Memoirs of the Last Survivor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,580. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A story of the last survivor of a futuristic world war. This is a novella about 21,000 words.
The Darwinian Extension: Completion
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Series: The Nexus Odyssey. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 74,750. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The Darwinian Extension: Completion is the third volume in The Nexus Odyssey. Over twenty years have passed since the Martian colony was founded and the planet has a thin but breathable atmosphere, and more than 50,000 citizens. The efforts to develop interstellar propulsion seem to stagnate when a breakthrough is achieved. Nuclear weapon proliferation on Earth raises the tension to flash point.
In Constant Contact
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Series: All Geeked Up, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 1 review)
The good folks at World Weary Avengers are at it again. They have a device that keeps you in continual contact with a "professional friend", guaranteed to always be there, whenever you need them, to be whatever you need them to be, but with friends like these, who knows what could go wrong? (Book Three of the "All Geeked Up" trilogy)
We Never Sleep
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Future crimes will call for futuristic solutions. Yves Alvert is a different kind of detective. In this, his first case, he confronts the organization responsible for the destruction of his agency.
The Darwinian Extension: Transition
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Series: The Nexus Odyssey. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 74,260. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Transition is the second volume in the Nexus Odyssey series. A fragile foothold was established on Mars during the first volume. The sequel takes up the story of how humanity deals with the discovery of another life form and the schism which develops between the two planets. A second discovery on Mars throws the relationship into potential meltdown, sending a very a sobering message to Earth.
The Duplication Factor Bonus Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,940. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The Duplication Factor Bonus Edition includes the short story thriller “Street Beat” FREE. In the Duplication Factor, scientists clone humans with disastrous consequences. In Street Beat, an award-winning journalist goes after her biggest story, a serial killer who will test her mettle.
The Darwinian Extension: Initiation
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Series: The Nexus Odyssey. Price: Free! Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The Darwinian Extension is the first volume in the Nexus Odyssey, and begins two and a half decades into the future. There exists a complex cocktail of human failings in addressing the planet's ability to sustain worldly trends. A new space age becomes a necessity. The unfolding events on Earth and Mars cause a political rift, which is eclipsed by a sinister discovery on the red planet.
The Last Man
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Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 1 review)
The universe is dying, slowly each star is petering out until everything goes dark. The last civilisation has entrusted it's future to one ship searching for a planet that can still support life. Elim is the sole remaining pilot and is running out of resources to bring his people back to existence until a glimmer of hope appears in the distance.
Gods
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,340. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Third Realm is the world’s most popular fully immersive game world. Players can become gods. However, some forces are willing to resort to real world tactics to bring down the most powerful of gods… Stephanie Kane is the newest recruit to Omega Division, Europe’s elite armed service. A competent Information Warfare Lieutenant, her first mission may well be her last.
Spectra
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 126,480. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
What happens when the fragile line between genius and insanity is drawn with the blood of an entire species?
Pieces of a Universe: Introduction to The Five Intergalactic Civilizations
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Within this universe there exist many layers of reality. The nature of reality is similar to anything else; peeling away the layers of existence ultimately leads to the one reality.There has been an intergalactic war raging between the five intergalactic civilizations, scarcely uninterrupted for the past two million, four hundred thousand years. Discover those who hold your fate in their hands.
Talking to Carmen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Like so many of us these days, Robert places a great deal of trust in technology. But just how far should we trust our electronic ‘friends’? Are you one of the millions who places blind faith in their vehicle’s onboard GPS?
Burn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,540. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A vivid thriller in the vein of Michael Crichton & Tom Clancy, BURN takes genetic research one step into a terrifying future: mankind's most frightening weapon, the man-made GenoVax contagion, brings a horrible death. When it is unleashed, the human race will know what it is like to burn. . . . From the author of Jaguar and ViraVax and the coauthor, with Frank Herbert, of The Jesus Incident.