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Dichronauts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,470. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
On a world where light can only travel outside a “dark cone” that stretches to the left and right, two species share bodies and combine their senses to make it possible to perceive more of their surroundings. But when surveyors Seth and Theo join an expedition to the edge of the habitable zone, they find a fissure in the surface of the world, so deep and wide that no one can perceive its limits
Thieves Emporium
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,970. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.67 from 12 reviews)
A novel of technology, economics, and death in the age of the surveillance state. What price freedom when the government knows all our secrets?
Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 139,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
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.
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.
Night Ride and Sunrise
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,810. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2017 by FoxAcre Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
First Contact was the last thing they expected. All the centuries of searches for extra-terrestrial intelligence turned up exactly nothing at all. But then, humanity's first colony in another star system discovered some very alarming signs that the first settlers weren't quite so alone as they thought.
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.
Club Anyone
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,680. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In an age of augmented reality, love is found in the most dangerous places. Stranded on Mars, megacorp programmer Derek Tobbit drowns his sorrows in augmented reality sex, only to have his drug-fueled midlife crisis hijacked by a conspiracy that threatens the solar system. It will take all his hacker skill, the friendship of a rogue AI, and the redemptive power of an impossible love to save them.
Distress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Andrew Worth is a science journalist with optic nerve taps and a gut full of memory chips. He turns down a chance to report on a baffling new mental disorder known as Distress and takes an assignment covering the Einstein Centenary Conference on the artificial island of Stateless, where a young South African physicist, Violet Mosala, is expected to unveil her candidate for a Theory of Everything.
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.
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.
Schild’s Ladder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,910. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Cass has stumbled on a set of quantum graphs that might comprise the fundamental particles of an entirely different kind of physics, and she has travelled three hundred and seventy light years to Mimosa Station, a remote experimental facility, in the hope of bringing this tantalising alternative to life. But her experiment creates a new kind of vacuum, expanding at half the speed of light.
Oceanic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,850. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Oceanic is a collection of twelve stories, including the Hugo-award-winning title story.
Quarantine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2034, the stars went out. An unknown agency surrounded the solar system with an impenetrable barrier, concealing the universe from humanity’s gaze. In 2067, Nick Stavrianos is hired to investigate the disappearance of Laura Andrews from the institution where she was being cared for. Aided by a skull full of neural modifications, he follows her trail to the Republic of New Hong Kong.
Axiomatic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Axiomatic is a collection of eighteen short stories, including “The Infinite Assassin”, “Learning to Be Me” and the title story “Axiomatic”.
Warrior One
Series: Warrior One. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 42,200. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
For thousands of years the Gar have dominated the inner clusters of the Galaxy, expanding their sphere of control outward toward the rim. For a thousand years, humankind has been expanding throughout the quadrant of the galaxy where Earth resides on the furthest reaches of the rim. The first meeting of the two races was inevitable.
Missie: Status Quo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,340. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2012 by Uitgeverij Verschijnsel. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Galactische speurder Jerry Hill vecht voor het behoud van de status quo in het heelal. Maar zoals Missie: Status Quo duidelijk maakt: hij maakt nog wel eens wat foutjes en komt dan gigantisch in de problemen... Missie: Status Quo is een tour de force, een avonturentocht die exotische werelden à la Jack Vance verenigt met spannend avontuur en speurderswerk.
Metallicity: Book 2 of the Eichi Testaments
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,440. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rebellion! Up against the might of the Third Empire, things look dire for the rebels on Demeter. How do you fight when your planet is so metal-poor that bullets are a luxury? Paul Guthrie, a disgraced ex-Missionary, is caught in the middle. He must gain the rebels' trust, defeat the Imperial berserkers, and discover the real reason behind the Imperial invasion, all before the rains cease.
Warrior One - Fleet Action IV
Series: Warrior One. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Fleet Action IV - The Battle for Rigel continues... The FOP fleets assists the K'lar Conglomerate to throw the Gar from their Home System. The Saxons join the fray battling the Gar.
Luminous
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Luminous is a collection of ten stories: “Chaff” “Mitochondrial Eve” “Luminous” “Mister Volition” “Cocoon” “Transition Dreams” “Silver Fire” “Reasons to Be Cheerful” “Our Lady of Chernobyl” “The Planck Dive”
Counterattack: The Guild War, Book 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,180. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Mendozan Guild. A criminal cartel. Ruthless and violent, it has killed almost everyone Samira Anders has ever loved. She fought back, ripping the life out of the Guild’s boss of bosses in a storm of 40-mm cannon fire. Now, humiliated and angry, the Guild is coming for her. Running is not an option, so Samira will fight back. But she is alone . . .

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