Books tagged: nearfuture

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The End of Innocence
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Price: Free! Words: 49,820. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is the story of Juan Sanchez Takeda who helps bring corporate-funded education to inner-city gangs. But will the crooked government which depends upon the fear, uncertainty and doubt generated by it's "War on Gangs" to keep it in power allow the masses to be educated?
Hallucinating
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,790. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Europe, 2049. Nulight, a Tibetan refugee and notorious underground record company owner, emerges from an obscure Berlin night club realising that an alien invasion is imminent. Or is he hallucinating? A unique vision of future invasion and future music from the author of Memory Seed and Glass.
Sanctuary
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Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set in a near future, “Sanctuary” depicts a conversation between a Catholic deacon and a man who is plunged into an existential crisis when circumstances call his humanity into question.
The Land Never Promised
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Earth has been invaded. The few human survivors live in ghettoes, constantly guarded by brutal overseers. One young man finds a sense of purpose as a smuggler. He also uses this activity to distract himself from the terrifying uncertainty regarding humanity’s final fate. That, and the feeling that the invaders have some specific and sinister purpose for him that has yet to be revealed…
I, Phone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the not too distant future, when phones are more intelligent than their owners, but still treated as mere fashion accessories, one particular piece of plastic lies helpless as its owner is about to be murdered.
Biome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 254,320. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Biome is an original standalone thriller novel of 240,000 words. Ruth Shannon knows all about inner demons. After the blunder that put her daughter in a coma, she's been searching for 12 years for a way to gain absolution. Now the military is offering her one last chance: to join a secret scientific mission to an alien habitat on Venus. But the biome has hidden demons of its own.
Hand of the Survivor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
"Art should evoke emotion," Ruth said. But in her competitive world, Ruth might have to resort to violence to make certain her art survives.
An Etiquette Guide to the End Times
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
There aren’t any zombies (yet), but the world is still at the brink of destruction: It’s 2028 and global warming has led to rising oceans, crazy weather, and resource scarcity. After the government tries to convince etiquette expert Olive O’Malley to convert her advice column into a radio show for the masses, she has to untangle herself from their demands before it’s too late.
Isis
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Price: Free! Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A hug-warm bed every night. A freshly-brewed coffee every dawn. That's the promise being touted by revolutionary tech giant iSYS and their new smart-home system. For Grayl, a self-confessed couch-potato, the chance to be a part of history in the making for the first time in his life was just too enticing to pass up. Promises, though, are cheap. Trust is not.
The Memory Hunter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
John Bishop makes his living on the fringes of the mega-corporate society that disgraced him and reduced him to a repo man of brain implants—a memory hunter. Bishop, with the help of beautiful dissident scientist Dr. Amy Alexander, unravels a conspiracy of corruption and horror, and in so doing he just may find the redemption that has eluded him from the bottom of a synth-alcohol bottle.