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From a Changeling Star
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,570. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Deep in the fires of Betelgeuse, scientists anxiously await the one man essential to the greatest engineering project in history. But on Kantano's World, Willard Ruskin battles invisible agents for control of his life, and even his memories. Drawn into a conflict from which not even death will free him, Ruskin must reach Betelgeuse before his enemies sabotage humanity's future among the stars.
Eternity's End
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Series: Star Rigger Universe, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 205,870. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Star pilot Renwald Legroeder undertakes a search for the legendary ghost ship Impris and her passengers and crew—whose fate is entwined with interstellar piracy, quantum defects in space-time, galactic coverup conspiracies, and deep-cyber romance. Nominated for the Nebula Award—a novel of the Star Rigger Universe, from the author of The Chaos Chronicles.
Manx Prize
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,180. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the second half of the twenty-first century orbital debris took its first large-scale human casualties from an orbiting tourist habitat. As a young engineer, Charlotte Fisher determines to win a prize for the first successful de-orbiting of space debris.
Paphos: Books 1-5
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Price: $3.96 USD. Words: 115,930. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Paphos: The Complete Series Books 1-5. When Austin brought his daughter to the unexplored planet Paphos, it was supposed to be a chance to reconnect with her. But when he and his crew of scientists discover an alien facility, all of that changes. Eager to become rich, the crew ventures in, surrounded by the remnants of an alien massacre. By the time they realize that something is there with them,
The Final Fire of Bright Skies
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Series: The Ancients of Earth, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,570. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by McDonald Press Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In less than a day, gigantic solar storms will overwhelm the magnetosphere of the planet. And the only people who can possibly stop the coming disaster are all on the same secret island base in the Bahamas, where an impossible artifact from Mayan history has just been discovered to contain an ancient and mysterious consciousness with knowledge of the impending solar disaster… and maybe more.
Falaha's Journey: A Spacegirl's Account in Three Movements
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Series: OS Universe ยท Falaha's Journey, Complete Trilogy. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,920. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a seemingly simple rescue mission turns into a nightmare, Falaha, an ambitious Danna Commander Trainee with a power she can't use properly yet, has her skills put to the ultimate test as her world begins to collapse, throwing her to the center of the conflict that might wipe out her entire race. Will the enemy kill Falaha and her crew before they can find a way to save their people?
The Wrath of the Invisible Sword
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Series: The Ancients of Earth, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by McDonald Press Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A 26,000 year cycle of gigantic solar storms is beginning. The destructive power of these storms will eclipse anything in recorded history. As the coming deadly storms begin to create a complex web of intrigue and action, a mysterious and ancient artifact, which is somehow connected to the solar cycles, manages to become more of a threat to the future of mankind than the impending disaster.
Magnificent Endeavor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Earth has survived into the third decade of the twenty-first century; but two superpowers have become embroiled in a deadly space race.
Tau Ceti (an Ell Donsaii story #6)
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Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
“Tau Ceti" is the sixth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has made her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In “Tau Ceti”, she is continuing to find uses for the quantum entangled wormholes that she has discovered. These wormholes aren’t big enough to send people through, yet they are making huge changes in our world.
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon
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Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 139,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon is an anthology by authors from both science and fiction writing backgrounds, illustrating some of the tech and ideology behind the illustrious goal of traveling to another star within the next century. Edited by Gregory Benford, New York Times bestselling science fiction author, and James Benford, leading expert on space propulsion.
Wayland's Principia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The aliens sent word, sent science, sent ways of thinking and doing. But not themselves, not until three generations trained as Guests, as alien-thinking humans. When the aliens arrived, their thinking was more alien than even the Guests had anticipated. Now, with civilization collapsing, Guests join the aliens in their ships to see what can be communicated between species with nothing in common.
The Visitors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,700. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This ebook is a serious “First Contact” story. Three visitors arrive on the Earth. They seem both strange and familiar at the same time, and they certainly seem harmless. But layers of deadly intelligence and deceit lie behind their friendly exteriors. This book can be considered like as an updated H.G. Wells “War of the Words” - but presented in modern times and as a psychological thriller.
America One- NextGen II (Book 6)
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Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Ryan Richmond has dreamed about going to space since the age of seven. Reading space updates—and seeing pictures of Neil Armstrong on the lunar surface in National Geographic—was the ignition of this dream. Ryan Richmond goes to space.
The God Mars Book Four: Live Blades
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Series: The God Mars, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
Earth’s reckless use of a nuclear weapon has threatened the lives of those living in Melas, prompting a band of Nomads to seek a new home in the more livable—and more dangerous—Coprates to the east. A young Eternal embarks on a journey to prove himself a hero. A former enemy tries to earn her place in the UN planetary forces. And a terrifying new threat arises from a world that never happened.
Lights in the Deep
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Ten astounding tales by triple award nominee Brad R. Torgersen. Go on fantastic new adventures at the bottom of Earth's oceans and at the edge of the solar system. Meet humans who are utterly alien and aliens who are all too human. Introductions by Stanley Schmidt, Mike Resnick and Allan Cole.