Books tagged: space colonisation

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Salvage
Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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The Argoss III is derelict, abandoned; a ghost ship. A salvage team is sent aboard. But something is watching them with malice and hatred. Something that has no love for Humanity. Salvage is the terrifying reality of first contact a long way from Earth.
Valentine's Day on Iago Prime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kai and Maisie are about the celebrate their first Valentine's Day on the planet Iago Prime. However, the holiday traditions they established back on Earth such as celebrating Valentine's Day with a picnic on the beach are impossible to maintain in the hostile environment of their new home. But in spite of this, Kai pulls out all the stops to give Maisie an unforgettable Valentine's Day.
Bug-Eyed Monsters and the Women Who Love Them
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Six short science fiction stories that subvert the tropes and clichés of the golden age and caricature the gender dynamics of classic science fiction. Meet phantom lovers and alien she-devils, underwater monsters and tentacled menaces. Meet dashing space heroes who don't get the girl and bug-eyed monsters that do and intergalactic heroines who know exactly what they want. 7700 words, 26 pages
Stand Into Danger: An Empire Rising Novella
Price: Free! Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It's 2439, fierce competition between human nations has erupted for the resources of space. Returning home from a training exercise, Captain Jonathan Somerville and his ship HMS Achilles stumble into the middle of a warzone. Stranded behind enemy lines, the crew of Achilles must fight their way through occupied territory if they are to link up with coalition forces and help turn back the invaders.
The Prometheus Incident, A Martian Murder Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 19,340. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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It was the ultimate cold case. The murders occurred on Mars twenty years ago, so how can Detective Inspector Richardson, a local policeman from Melbourne, Australia, track down the murderer – and why is he being asked to?
The Asteroid Belt
Series: Saturn 2020, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 21,950. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Tim didn't exactly lie to me when he offered to help me achieve my impossible ambition. If I hadn't been dazzled by my dream, I'd have realized what I could be letting myself in for. He gave me a simple job that wasn't so simple. Herding cats is simple! All I ever wanted was to get to space! His simple job put me number 1 on the list of people earth wanted annihilated.
The Lords of Heaven Book 1 4th Edition 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,270. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The book cover has been changed, and the manuscript re-mastered. Grace Turnbull is a tough girl. Born and brought up in the city of Glasgow, she had to be tough. As tough as she is, this didn’t help her when she, along with countless others from all over the Earth was abducted. They weren’t abducted by aliens they were kidnapped by Humans, why?
Spinning Diamonds
Price: Free! Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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When the opportunity to come out of retirement and go on one last space mission presents itself, Vincent Lambert jumps at the chance to go down in history as the first belt miner. Unfortunately, dealing with corporate greed one hundred million kilometers away from Earth was not in the mission outline.
Sanación "The Black Hole Mission"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mankind needs to leave the Earth to survive. World nations declare a moratorium on war, and together build 3 ships with different technologies at a moon base. Weather forces them to leave sooner than planned and they experience near disaster before launch. The civilian and military inhabitants numbering in the 100,000's have their resolve tested. What will happen when they face the black hole?
Sub-Human
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story-In an alliance between Earth and an alien race for the mining rights on Jupiter’s moon Europa, robots are the only means to obtain material from deep beneath the moon's icy surface. The outpost's ruthless hunch-backed supervisor directs his workers to produce the most advanced substitute human worker unit in the solar system. Has he pushed the evolution of mechanical workers too far?