Books tagged: hard science fiction

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Once Upon a Gas Tank
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Series: Petroleum Sunset, Episode 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When their only family car is stolen, Ty and his kid brother Joel can't believe it when Pa buys a horse-n-buggy instead of another car. But Pa has decided to accept the reality of a world where fuel is getting scarce. “Once Upon a Gas Tank” is a short tale about two brothers in a world where progress is stuck in reverse.
The Astro-Dragon
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Wilvo, like his father, is a space junk salvager. When his dad recovers a defective satellite, launched in 2241, the Pan-American Information Service pressures him to abort. His father continues. Suddenly he sends a distress signal. What’s entangling his spaceship? Can Wilvo, helped by Yaritza from PAIS, save his father? This story was awarded the NCSF-prize 2009.
Till Human Voices Wake Us
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,780. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this large collection, author Annie Bellet demonstrates her gift for the short form, offering readers twenty short stories, novelettes, and novellas that are compelling, beautifully imagined, and entertaining. Till Human Voices Wake Us contains 20 stories that range from hard science fiction to space opera, sword and sorcery to magical realism, some in print for the first time.
Dark Matter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Some days everything just seems to go dreadfully wrong. What happens when you’ve had just one too many of those days? Could the combination of set of seemingly mundane, innocuous, everyday injustices, a subverted intelligence, accumulated negative energy, knowledge of basic nuclear physics and coincidental access to a particle collider bring about the end of the world as we know it?
Darkeyes (2178)
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Series: Spacer Series, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After a combat rescue mission crash on Jade, an Exotic Niv woman with matte black skin rescues Lieutenant Commander Xiu-Li Chen, then both are transferred to JOHN A. WHEELER, the first starship Xiu-Li served on. Later, the WHEELER needs Lieutenant Ecurba’s skills during a dangerous tactical interception at planet Deepstrike.
The First Voyages
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,420. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From 21st century asteroid settlements to World War II Romania, from an Earth dominated by immortal aliens to Christ's empty tomb, let a fresh, distinctive voice in science fiction guide you on journeys to the photosphere of the sun, the coding regions of DNA, and the complexities of the human psyche.
Phase Change (2180)
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Series: Spacer Series, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 147,720. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Phase Change (2180): New Captain Xiu-Li Chen leaves her starship SAS JAGUAR to discover what happened to the missing crew on board the drifting, empty science ship ROSALIND FRANKLIN. When armed raiders arrive to salvage the hulk, First Officer Commander Ecurba must take JAGUAR into harm’s way to protect his captain. Book 5 in the Spacer Series.
Scheherazade Cast in Starlight: A Collection of Social Science Fiction Stories
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Series: Jason Andrew's Short Story Megapacks, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Scheherazade Cast in Starlight is a collection of social science fiction stories that examine how advances in science and technology might change the human condition and the societies and universes we might create.
A Child Weeps in Moscow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Alien possession meets alternate history, in this communist tale set in 1923 Russia, about a boy named Abraham (Abe), whose parents suddenly disappear one day. Like many of the adults throughout Russia, they are being taken away in the night by a special police force put together by Lenin’s “new” government, a government put together after the arrival of spacecrafts with biomechanoid origins.
Soldiers! A Chronicle from the 31st Century (Part One)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When Close Encounters Are More Than a Little Uncomfortable Humanity has become peaceful after centuries of bloody, high tech space wars. War is now a horror from the past—until aliens arrive with 14,000 ships. They’ve come to wipe humanity from the universe and repopulate the planets with their own life forms. Mankind must learn to fight once more. This time for its very survival.