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Eternity's End
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 205,700. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(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.
Teddy Hunter: The Underground
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Series: teddyhunter, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
runaway robot teddybears get hunted down as they try to escape to the underground SF action adventure: Everything either explodes or giggles at you... and the dropping anvils are ticking.
Mining Games
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Price: Free! Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Space mining is big business and corporations compete fiercely to exploit our solar system’s rich minerals. Spacial Alloy, a dominant firm on world markets, ruthlessly leads the pack on all fronts: exploration, exploitation, and production. Unfortunately, in space, incriminating evidence can drift around for a long, long time.
The Chaos Chronicles (Books 1-3)
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Series: Chaos Chronicles. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 317,630. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(3.00 from 3 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.
Identity
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Price: Free! Words: 101,590. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
Identity is a science fiction crime thriller, set in a future where decades of progress have come at a cost. After years of dividing society along genetic lines, those born with privilege take what they have for granted. However, the lines of separation are not as clear as they wish them to be. One violent act exposes the fragility and dangers of dictated perceptions.
Prisoner 721
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Price: Free! Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Locked in a maximum security facility, an inmate opens a unique dialogue with the prison's Artificial Intelligence. He begins teaching it how to understand and interpret art using methods the A.I. can easily understand. But does the prisoner have a hidden agenda, and is the knowledge he offers worth the risk?
Perigee Love
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Price: Free! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There is no greater love than a pilot's for her star-ship. During the decades long journey woman and machine had become inextricable entwined. Vigdis survived the crash but the AI did not...
Anastomosis
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Price: Free! Words: 39,620. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Saturn looms through the haze above Titan’s menacing surface. The moon of Saturn is home to Alpha India. But the fuel that powers the colony is mysteriously disappearing, and the engineer responsible for maintaining the colony’s life-support is forced to leave the confines of the colony to confront his past and their future on the bleak moon of Saturn. Galaxy-wide human population: 51.
The Infinite Sea
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Series: Chaos Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,590. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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.
Original Strand
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Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The human race did its best to annihilate itself and certainly went out with a bang. Hundreds of nuclear devices and biological viruses have transformed the earth into a no man’s land. For the isolated moon survivors, biodiversity takes on a whole new meaning. The story is roughly 9 700 words and was originally published in the June edition (2012) of eFiction.
The God in the Clear Rock
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Price: Free! Words: 95,510. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by McDonald Press Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
"Seriously one of the greatest things I've ever read." - - Wil Wheaton - - Mysterious ancient artifact from a lost civilization of giants is somehow connected to series of deadly solar storms beginning to hit earth.
The Visitors - Arrival
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Price: Free! Words: 35,450. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This is a “first contact” novel. Three visitors arrive on the Earth. Paradoxically, they seem both strange and familiar at the same time, and they certainly seem harmless, but there is much more happening than people are originally aware. This is a little like H.G. Wells “War of the Words” - but presented as a psychological thriller. Book 1 of a trilogy. See https://www.facebook.com/Visitors
This Old Rock
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Price: Free! Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Variations on a Theme. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
THIS OLD ROCK by G. David Nordley looks at a novice family trying to make a life for themselves in the asteroid belt. The pesky government inspector refuses to approve the home Dolph and Sasha have carved in their very own homesteaded asteroid. Is it a conspiracy to take their home from them? Or are there other lessons to be learned if they're to live and thrive in space?
Turing's Revenge and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here are five extraordinary science fiction short stories that will lead you on a pulse-pounding, mind-expanding ride through robot rebellions, cybernetic assassins, ancient Greek philosophers, alien terrorists... and the Singularity.
Physic
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Price: Free! Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Entangled Continua Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Ysenof engages the world in terms of elementary physics. He can manipulate matter and energy, but his focus on fundamentals fails with people. He could change the world, but needs help. Abby Skipper is a people person and mind reader. Special Agent John Clark sees connections. Pauline Morcet is indestructible and haunted by a violent alter ego. Together, they will find out what made them PHYSIC.
Oberlux
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Series: Earth Steps Forth, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,220. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Can anyone say no to a young lady asking for help? Especially a young lady as beautiful, intelligent and engaging as Suszaja. Neither could the crew of the Oberlux, but do they understand the consequences of their decision?
Evoluzione : il futuro
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Price: Free! Words: 32,220. Language: Italian. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Prefazione di Marta Rossi, contributo speciale di Nikola Danaylov - Secondo recenti studi, il mondo sarà ben presto dominato da tecnologie rivoluzionarie che dischiuderanno all’Umanità un’era di progresso accelerato. “Evoluzione: il futuro” è una storia mozzafiato ambientata in un prossimo futuro reso quasi irriconoscibile dalle nuove tecnologie.
Betrayals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by Orion's Arm Universe Project. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Life in the artificial colonies of Beta Sagittarius is comfortable and safe; so why is someone trying to kill the Blessed Dolphin? Why are scout ships searching the massive Oort cloud? And where does Auguste Gienah fit into it all? Wherever the investigation scratches away the surface, there is revealed a tangled web of lies and Betrayals...
Tribute
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Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Four astronauts embark on a mysterious mission across the vast deserts of Mars.
The Legend of Caliban (Part 1) "Fall from Grace"
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Price: Free! Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
One thousand years ago the Arcadian race had come to Earth from the outer reaches of the galaxy. Their sun was dying, and so too would planet Arcadia. Knowing this, over the course of time they built great skyships able to traverse the darkest reaches of the universe, planet Earth merely having been chosen as a stopping point on the path to a longer journey; an uninhabited planet charted long ago.