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Shadow of the Torturer
You set the price! Words: 97,280. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Shadow of the Torturer is the first book in an epic fantasy series that features fast-paced action, compelling characters, and a breathtaking world that will make you want to snatch up the whole series. This is not your traditional fantasy novel. Grab the first book in your next fantasy series today!
Pleistocene Tsunami
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This is a tale that began in the depths of space and was billions of years unfolding. A tale of planetary alignments, rogue asteroids, an interstellar journey and an ice age. All which led to a drama involving a rabbit, a coyote, and a lake. The thing is, the lake became a river and that's when the real drama began.
Alder's World Part One: Mass 17
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015 by DrydenHouse. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Samuel Alder and the crew of the League of Planet's deep space research vessel, "The Duster" encounter a mysterious protoplanetary disc and become embroiled in a struggle for survival that challenges the role of humans in a universe more wonderful, more spectacular and more terrifying than they ever imagined.
I Am Not.
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(Part 3) Susan and her assistant, Denesh, have succeeded in their quest to create a sentient computer...
Across the Seas of Angar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,400. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Janet Rice. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The God Kala has sent messengers to the Hotmo Empire to perform miracles and proclaim His glory. Who are these messengers, and what does this mean for Republic of Siva-Tonka, founded on the rejection of belief in a cruel god? Hila Moga of Military Intelligence must lead a team of agents across the seas of the world of Angar to find the Messengers and neutralize them, by any means necessary.
Remembering Crystals
You set the price! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
As part of the Century of Wonder, humankind has been mandated to seek out and colonize extra-solar system settlements. But little does humankind know that the Century of Wonder will bring many more centuries of death and strife. Remembering Crystals is prequel to The New Empire Trilogy.
The Deadliest Alien Artifacts (Story Collection)
Price: Free! Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A fantastic classic action-packed science fiction horror short story collection, with stories from The Alien Artifact book series, with explorers confronting colossal deadly mind-bending new scenarios! In which explorers uncover the ultimate deadliest alien artifacts and aliens, with ultimate alien voyagers and probes, and ultimate future time travelers, in the deepest depths of space and beyond!
Android's Orchid
Series: The Brulle Mosaic. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Personal assistant android Ki Po is hacked by his owner, allowing him to think for himself and mimic his owner's imperfect traits, until he is forced to decide between following his inherent directives or protecting his own kind. Android's Orchid is a short story, part of The Brulle Mosaic: stand-alone, yet interwoven, stories about the citizens of Brulle, the world's largest vertical city.
The NWO: The Orderlie's Silent Spring V2.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 126,620. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Horror » Crime
almost 50 short stories, Horror, sf, fanasty, crime, blogs, humor and essays.
Tulpa (Part 4 of the Gas Giant Sequence)
Series: The Gas Giant Sequence. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A shattered moon. Minds unfurled. Mysterious thoughtforms brought to life. The impossible truths of Jupiter have finally been revealed. Now it's up to a haggard survivor, with nothing more than cloned brain tissue and the fragmented resources of an usurped conglomerate, to stymie the awaking entity that threatens to bring pandemonium to Earth .Jupiter's eye is ever watching...
Dragons and Dancing Trees
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,500. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In order to forge a future for her species Sarah Thompson will have to face down threats on all fronts and somehow deal with beings as unlikely as Dragons and Dancing Trees. The final book in the Post First Contact trilogy.
I Am Alpha
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
Part 2 - Susan and her assistant, Denesh, have succeeded in their quest to create a sentient computer...
Survival of the Fittest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
"Survival of the Fittest" is a short novelette, set on Earth after the final environmental collapse. Scientists are genetically engineering food crops to grow in the new world. They also study the lizards that adapted naturally to the harsh conditions. Sam is the product of these experiments, and when the food crops are threatened, Sam will prove to be more than just an experiment.
Burning Eagle
Price: Free! Words: 133,400. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.55 from 11 reviews)
A hundred years ago, Super Sapient AIs made first ever contact with intelligent life from outside our solar system. Millions died. A century later, an expeditionary force arrives to liberate the first human world to fall. Among them is an outcast officer, a rebel smuggler, and a soldier in a secret pact. They are unprepared for what they find.
The Martian Ascent: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Little people have colonized Mars. Three of them struggle to become the first humans to scale Olympus Mons, the highest mountain in the solar system. But their climb becomes haunted by eerie noises. Are they are going mad? Will they ever make it to the top? "Elinor has a different way of looking at the world....loved every moment in it," said a customer's 5-star review.
Tranquil Sea (Part 3 of the Gas Giant Sequence)
Series: The Gas Giant Sequence. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Siblings Maria and James have been tasked with setting up a nanomachine-based antenna dish on the dark farside of the moon. When a mysterious vapour cloud appears over the lunar surface, all hell breaks loose. As the situation becomes more desperate and increasingly impossible, the team must face the shared trauma of their past to overcome the dangers of the present.
Neutrino C.A.T.
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The atomic age is ending with a peaceful bang and George, who has lived with the threat of nuclear weapons for his entire 90 plus years, takes his cat with him to see the final fireworks. This short story was freely available on the Smashwords TTA Press page from 2011 to 2014.
The Visitor
Price: Free! Words: 73,770. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Would we appreciate a superbeing for what they are, not for what we have made them?
Star Trails Compendium
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy. Price: Free! Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Star Trails Compendium includes a glossary of terms as well as additional information pertaining to the four novels which comprise the Star Trails Tetralogy. Further explanation of the political structure, weather patterns and Cyraria's indigenous race, the bnolar, are likewise included plus topical discussion guides with more in-depth information for book club members and educators.
The Four and a Half Minute Boiled Egg
Series: Alfred and Bertha's Marvellous Twenty-First Century Life, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Bertha and Alfred, married for twenty years, enjoy all a truly science fictional life in the twenty-first century. But in spite of all the technological marvels surrounding them, an argument at the breakfast table about egg boiling times escalates and threatens to end their marriage. This parody piece is a mundane short story of 3500 words, written in the style of science fiction's "golden age".