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Gila Pradopo
Price: Free! Words: 28,620. Language: Dutch. Published: January 15, 2015 by Uitgeverij Verschijnsel. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Ze was zes jaar oud en hing met haar hoofd uit het raam. De maan was gigantisch en de ring van puin duidelijk zichtbaar voor haar blote oog. Ergens daar dreven haar ouders en als ze maar goed genoeg keek kon ze hen zien, dood en stijf bevroren... Peter Kaptein toont op meesterlijke wijze hoe je met minimale middelen een schat aan wereldbouw en alternate history kan laten zien.
Mining Games
Price: Free! Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(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.
Anastomosis
Price: Free! Words: 39,620. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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.
431 Years of Death: The Origin
Price: Free! Words: 70,200. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
The future is not always beautiful. It's could be rather unpredictable, considering the precipice we are pushing our planet towards. What if a person dead today is reanimated then? She will face a raging planet and hostile humanity; fragmented by disputes of resources which are inadequate. Some will be powerful and endowed and will deprive the weak of them. There will be more 431 years after......
On the Great Wall of Texas
You set the price! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.25 from 8 reviews)
In 2045 a sergeant shows a young draftee the ropes of guarding the Mexican border, explaining how the Wall came to be built and why they are there. This is a short-short story, for general audiences, set very early in Harry Heyoka's all-too-plausible Spiral's Realms future history.
This Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,050. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
What if instead of dying in battle, Richard III awakens in the 21st-century? THIS TIME examines the medieval monarch as he adapts to modern technology, medicine, and American culture while investigating his past and what Shakespeare had wrought on his character. "This Time" named General Fiction Finalist in the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Someone Else's Life
Price: Free! Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
What if a woman would go to any lengths to experience the world of motherhood? Suella Worthy, a rich baseball pitcher's wife cannot conceive a child of her own or carry one to term. Through a series of events linked with her husband Nathan's own infidelity and a mysterious organization called Lifewind, Suella receives a daughter of her very own. But should some things just never be?
Evoluzione : il futuro
Price: Free! Words: 32,220. Language: Italian. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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.
Original Strand
Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.33 from 6 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.
Aquari
Price: Free! Words: 138,100. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Aquari the immortal cosmic being becomes involved with galactic beings that send him to the planet Tze-Doldus-2 in order to find out what happened to the legendary Star-Door that once existed there. The Star-Door was a masterpiece of galactic architecture that united the 2nd Age galactic civilization with 15 Star-Door wormhole generators, as well as many other wonders.
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.
Archaea
Price: Free! Words: 65,730. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Strap in for a sci-fi adventure in the grand old style of the radio serials of yesteryear, but told with a modern twist: blending great characters with a hyper-realistic setting to create a visceral experience that is difficult to put down, and hard to forget.
Message from Gondwana
Price: Free! Words: 27,800. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A corporation sends a team to Gondwana, a jungle planet. It is perfect for pharmaceutical prospecting, exotic vegetation loaded with strange chemical compounds that could make the company rich. The newest member of the team, Lani Callis, wants to impress the team's veterans, but first must overcome her own limitations and a planet that is either trying to kill them or may be just curious.
Perigee Love
Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(3.00 from 1 review)
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...
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.
Ephemeral Species Book One - The Dawning
Price: Free! Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
We've existed in our modern form for a small fraction of 1% of the lifespan of the Earth. What if our species is ephemeral? How could it happen? Who or what would replace us? Could our extinction be a good thing for those who follow us? They came to Earth but didn't care. Later, we became ephemeral, despite Nisha's efforts. Not because of a disaster or because of them, but because we chose it.
Master Plan
Price: Free! Words: 107,220. Language: Romanian. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Atunci când credeam ca nu mai este nimic de adăugat despre originea și destinul omenirii, o noua teorie vine să schimbe TOTUL. ... și istoria nu va mai fi la fel ... Vom afla vreodată cine suntem cu adevărat? vor continua să se întrebe filozofii, neștiind ca pentru cei aleși să ȘTIE, povara cunoașterii MASTER PLAN-ului este copleșitoare.
Beutewelt - Friedensdämmerung
Price: Free! Words: 70,570. Language: German. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Der verheerende Bürgerkrieg zwischen Rus und Kollektivisten ist vorüber. Artur Tschistokjow hat gesiegt und Russland befreit. Sein neu gegründetes Staatsgebilde, der "Nationenbund der Rus", wird von der Weltregierung zunächst isoliert und angefeindet. Doch dann bieten die Logenbrüder ihrem Todfeind Tschistokjow plötzlich Frieden an...
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.
The God Mars Book One: CROATOAN
Series: The God Mars, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 129,860. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The survivors of a nuclear disaster on Mars awaken after a half-century in chemical hibernation, and try to unravel the mystery of why no rescue has come for them. Attempts to contact Earth fail, and they begin to encounter the descendants of other survivors...