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Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi

FREEDOM Arena
Series: FREEDOM, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The fourth book of the FREEDOM series. Aware Humans are sent to the Arena to fight for their lives. A group member is forced to fight. Can they be freed before a hunt to the death begins?
Kill Switch
Series: Kill Chain. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,950. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Igloo and Angie are the founders of Tapestry, a new social network. Tapestry’s privacy and security is so effective it impedes the government’s ability to monitor communications. Fearing Tapestry's effect on America’s surveillance abilities, the government will stop Angie and Igloo by any means possible. Igloo and Angie must risk everything in the ultimate battle for control of the Internet.
Strange Attractors
Series: The Chaos Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,050. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
For John Bandicut, Earth is but a memory. Stranded outside the galaxy in a vast structure peopled by a thousand races, Bandicut finds unexpected friends—only to be caught up in a cascade of irresistible forces. Confronting an entity known as the boojum, Bandicut discovers that the Shipworld itself is in peril, and only he can intervene. Book 2 of The Chaos Chronicles—with an all-new Afterword.
The Infinite Sea
Series: The Chaos Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,360. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Flung to an alien ocean world, John Bandicut and his companions find themselves plunged into the deepsea realm of the Neri. What will they find in the Neri's failing undersea city, or in the terrifying object of the deep abyss? Book 3 of The Chaos Chronicles continues the hard-SF saga inspired by chaos theory—with an all-new Afterword by the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity's End.
The Chaos Chronicles (Books 1-3)
Series: The Chaos Chronicles. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 319,940. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
An omnibus of three novels: Neptune Crossing, Strange Attractors, and The Infinite Sea. When John Bandicut encounters alien sentience on Triton, his life changes forever—from sacrificing everything to save Earth, to confronting a malicious entity at the edge of the galaxy, to fathoming the abyss of an alien ocean. A major hard-SF adventure from the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity's End.
Exigency
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,130. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It took nineteen years to reach an Earthlike planet. For eight years, a small research team has observed from orbit the lifeforms below. The first: an isolated people embarking on civilization and building their world's first city. The second: a brutal race of massive predators, spread thick across the dominant landmass. When disaster strikes, the team must evacuate to the inhospitable surface.
Colony
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 135,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Island One is a celestial utopia, and David Adams is its most perfect creation. But David is a prisoner, destined to spend his life in an island-sized cylinder orbiting a doomed home planet. David has a plan—one that will ultimately save humanity... or destroy it. From six-time Hugo Award winning author Ben Bova.
Kill Process
Series: Kill Chain. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,970. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Angie exploits her database access at Tomo, the world's largest social network, to profile and kill domestic abusers. When Tomo introduces a deceptive new product, Angie realizes the company itself is just another evil abuser. To destroy Tomo, she must build a new social network that's distributed and unstoppable. But how can she succeed when the world’s largest company is out to crush her?
The Turing Exception
Series: Singularity. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the 2043, humans and AI coexist in a precarious balance of power. But in the grim aftermath of a runaway nanotech attack, a powerful underground collective known as XOR concludes AI can no longer coexist with humanity. Catherine Matthews and her allies, including an ancient AI long believed dead, must find a solution before XOR's planned extermination war.
From a Changeling Star
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,570. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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
Series: Star Rigger Universe. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 212,280. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(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.
Heart of the Comet
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 173,260. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
By DAVID BRIN and GREGORY BENFORD -- David Brin and Gregory Benford come together again to issue a new edition of their bold collaboration about our near human future in space, planting our boots . . . and staking our destiny . . . on becoming the People of the Comet. Prescient and scientifically accurate, Heart of the Comet is known as one of the great "hard sf" novels of the 1980s.
Permutation City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Paul Durham keeps making Copies of himself: software simulations of his own brain and body which can be run in virtual reality. Maria Deluca is addicted to the Autoverse: a virtual world that follows a simple set of rules as its “laws of physics”. Paul makes Maria a very strange offer: design a seed for an entire virtual biosphere — a feat far beyond the capacity of all the world’s computers.
Elite: And Here The Wheel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 13, 2014 by Fantastic Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Written by John Harper under official license from the creators of, and based in the vast universe of, the seminal space trading computer game Elite:Dangerous. Robert Garry, ex-military officer, wants nothing more than to maintain his integrity and his team’s safety despite a career change to pirate leader but a cargo freighter he targets proves to be holding much more than he bargained for.
The Best of Hal Clement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Hal Clement, one of the all-time greats of science fiction -- named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1999 -- was defining hard science fiction before such distinctions were even being thought of. This collection presents some of his finest shorter pieces as collected by his friend and colleague, Lester del Rey.
Anomalies, a Collection of Short Fiction
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A Collection of science fiction ranging from comic to apocalyptic, the stories of Anomalies challenge concepts of time, space and science. And all the while, Author Gregory Benford's characters charm us. Includes Afterwords and insights by Gregory Benford into his writing methods, sometimes quite idiosyncratic – and into the stories behind the stories. Taking Science into Inspired Realms
Bridge Through Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Bridge Through Time is the sequel to Spotson's successful debut novel, Life II. Max's son, Dr. Kyle Thorning, is now a high particle physicist at CERN in Switzerland. Meanwhile, after First Contact, powerful aliens with four arms and four legs, named Darsians, are taking control of the planet, with the muted subservience of its human population due to the astounding technological advances that th
Diaspora
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2975, the orphan Yatima is grown from a randomly mutated digital mind seed in the conceptory of Konishi polis.
Against Infinity
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A gripping, masterfully written adventure set against the violent beauty of a planet in the throes of cataclysmic transformation, “Against Infinity” is Gregory Benford's timeless portrait of a young man's coming of age.
AMERICA ONE Series of Seven Novels
Price: $21.95 USD. Words: 858,860. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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. Now, Ryan Richmond is in his forties, and he is going into space, whether anybody likes it or not!

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