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Phantoms: Shadows Rising and Secret Empire (Starfire Angels: Revelations Book 2)
Series: Revelations · Starfire Angels. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,210. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A shadow lurks in Corou Daris, something even darker than his past service as a Shirukan soldier. He thought he could escape it by serving the humans in watching and understanding the Inari; but a troubling scan of Earth sends him, Nare, and Agent Cross to the Inari homeworld for an explanation. The secrets they uncover could tip the balance in a war they didn't know they were fighting.
Peripeteia (2041-2)
Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After revelation, there must be action, a new ending sealed and a new beginning forged. Feng, renowned humanitarian and murderer, is tired. After long decades, he has one last, great act of creation in him. This is the story of a genius’ greatest creation; of the first posthuman, and first true AI. Also, a glamorous party, the real meaning of jihad, and someone riding an elephant in a palanquin.
REEL Rangers Adventure: Volatile Moon
Series: REEL Rangers Adventures. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Megalith Lunar Mining extracts precious volatiles at the South Pole of the Moon. Captain Revelin North struggles to maximize production, despite contaminating the lunar environment. However, Renewable Elemental Energy Law Rangers are sent to the moon to investigate, led by Deputy Chief "Tree" Mays. A deadly confrontation between Tree and North is inevitable.
Imperfect
Series: Lacuna. Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
On Belthas IV, the great forge world in the inner sphere of Toralii space, thousands of constructs -- artificial slaves -- are manufactured every week. They are initially identical and indistinguishable from the other until each is implanted with a stock neural net. From that moment onward every construct is different. They all have one thing in common, though; all constructs are bound by rules.
The Gunthrower
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When you live in a bowl, be careful what you wish for. Or, why not?
The Totem of Curtained Minds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The new guard on Cell Block D makes life difficult for Gareth Warren Abrahamson, serving a life sentence for one terrible mistake. But Ol' Man Clark Soderstrom has something remarkable up his sleeve, and what they discover will pull back the curtains shrouding the minds of men. And from time itself. A gripping story of the ultimate escape -- and one man's quest for rehabilitation.
Shards (Starfire Angels: Revelations 2.1)
Series: Revelations · Starfire Angels. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Before meeting Keeper Korali, I was Commander Rajeun Leksel, one of the best of the Shirat Empire’s elite soldiers, a Keeper killer. Korali changed me in her life and in her death, but in all that we shared, even she wasn’t aware of the dark secret lurking inside me. The time has come to confront that secret, even if it breaks me.
Peacekeeper
Series: Galactic Alliance. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,720. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Peacekeepers were the solution to a problem: How do you enforce the laws of a society made up of a dozen species spread out across hundreds of planets? Communications specialist Tom Wilks is about to find out just how demanding a Peacekeeper's life can be as he undertakes the journey to becoming one of them.
Where are They?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The phones ring and the whole world for Joanne turn upside down. The call is from the Pentagon urging her to a meeting of her fellow scientists about the impending near hit of the huge asteroid. She has a secret that will make all the hysteria of the asteroid seem to be very calm. Joanne will reveal to all of those at the meeting her discovery and will introduce it to the group.
Klorg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When you dream your world is under attack, Make sure you're asleep!
The Framoid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A god-like intelligence arises from the machine intelligence of earth. Humanity spasms, is wracked with fear. It knows us, manipulates us! Destroy it at any cost! A race of telepaths is born. The Ren evolve into an 'overmind' that also is alien, but gorgeously sensitive. Star seed journey begins for the Ren telepaths. The Framoid is destroyed!
The War of the Framoids
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,270. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Mythic galactic confrontation between an unspeakably depraved and violent civilization and the absolute pacifism of pure Telepathic innocence. A love story of opposites, a battle of 'Overminds' of God-like omniscience, three peoples locked in a struggle to the death! Survival from hellish torture --- and in the end. Transcendence!
Koban: Rise of the Kobani
Series: Koban, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 295,520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Kobani use captured Krall ships to return to Human Space. They seek expert training for their genetically modified fighters. A perilous descent through a war torn planet’s space defenses is only a first step. Raids into Krall territory enrage the enemy before the Kobani learn that a deadly ancient weapon still exists. If the war doesn’t go as the Krall want, entire planets will be shattered.
Man - Machine: A Journey
You set the price! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Three short stories exploring man's journey with and towards the machine. “Life is But a Dream” explores human intelligence and soul in a machine. “More Machine Than Human” explores the move towards Cyborgs and beyond. “An Arm and a Leg” explores what a society will give up to survive.
The Ostracons of Europa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ricardo Cuerta experiences the thrall of discovery when he peers beneath the most astonishing pattern in the Solar System: the frozen shards of Europa. But what shapes loom in the darkness? What wonders lurk in the deep? And most importantly—what does that pattern mean? First published in Nature magazine, the answer will forever change how you look at this remarkable moon of Jupiter.
AMP Blitzkrieg
Series: AMP, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,480. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The third book in the exciting AMP series! The fledgling nation of Defiant continues to grow. A new strategy for attacking the enemy is developed. Is it possible that the once seemingly invincible enemy of the Humans can be defeated, or are there others who will join against us? Find out as the fight for humanity continues!
The God Mars Book Three: The Devil You Are
Series: The God Mars, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,670. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the peoples of Mars find themselves caught in an escalating war between an oppressive Earth and an apparently invincible enemy who claims to be from an alternate future, Colonel Ram awakens to find that he has been remade into an immortal superhuman in order to try to save all that he holds dear. But those he would help are terrified of what he’s become. And he’s not the only one of his kind…
Poisoned Bluestripe & The Machine and Her Mahout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Two hard science fiction short stories about the perils of colonization. In Poisoned Bluestripe, an idealistic investigator tries to prove a colonial culture innocent of genocide. The Machine and Her Mahout, a semi-finalist for the Writers of the Future contest, deals with the enduring love between a man and his sentient mining machine.
Варвары Крыма (in Russian) Технотьма #4
Series: Технотьма, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,990. Language: Russian. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
От Москвы до Киева раскинулась Пустошь - заброшенные заводы, пустыри и развалины городов, где обитают наемники и фермеры, мутанты и бродяги. Здесь идет борьба не на жизнь, а на смерть за топливо и пищу. Здесь процветает работорговля и разбой. Здесь хозяйничают моторизированные банды и жрецы Ордена Чистоты, истребляющие мутантов. Какую ошибку допустило человечество? Что стало причиной катстрофы?
Воин Пустоши (in Russian) Технотьма #3
Series: Технотьма, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,490. Language: Russian. Published: September 25, 2013 by Alex Bobl. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
От Москвы до Киева раскинулась Пустошь - заброшенные заводы, пустыри и развалины городов, где обитают наемники и фермеры, мутанты и бродяги. Здесь идет борьба не на жизнь, а на смерть за топливо и пищу. Здесь процветает работорговля и разбой. Здесь хозяйничают моторизированные банды и жрецы Ордена Чистоты, истребляющие мутантов. Какую ошибку допустило человечество? Что стало причиной катастрофы?