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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.
Eternity's End
Series: Star Rigger Universe. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 215,540. 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.
Dreaming Immortality
Price: Free! Words: 60,370. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Special contribution by Nikola Danaylov - "Dreaming Immortality" stands out for the variety of the characters, the range of Transhumanist issues as well as for its articulated story involving humans, artificial intelligences and souls - these last obtained by digitizing the brain after death - that is marked by suspense, action, but also considered thoughts.
Strange Attractors
Series: The Chaos Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,700. 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 Death Series, 1-3: Whispers, Speaks and Inception
Price: Free! Words: 209,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
3 books in 1 Bundle: DEATH WHISPERS (#1) DEATH SPEAKS (#2) DEATH INCEPTION (#3) (App. total word count 235,000) * Suggested reading order for The Death Series: DEATH WHISPERS DEATH SPEAKS DEATH INCEPTION DEATH SCREAMS DEATH WEEPS UNREQUITED DEATH
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
(4.50 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.
Perigee Love
Price: Free! Words: 5,210. 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...
The Chaos Chronicles (Books 1-3)
Series: The Chaos Chronicles. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 317,540. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(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.
Aquari
Price: Free! Words: 139,610. 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.
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.
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 Legend of Caliban (Part 1) "Fall from Grace"
Price: Free! Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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.
Turing's Revenge and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(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.
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?
The Last Nukyi: Fear Cosmic Annihilation
Price: Free! Words: 80,820. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Tom Bronze never expected an impossible burden to be thrust upon his simple earthly reality when he is contacted by The Be-Ing, an alien creature sent to search for the human who in Tom`s previous existence was a genetic-hybrid combatant. Now Tom’s unusual destiny is to thwart Hot War, an evil master’s obsession to acquire the infinite powers of the universe. Doom is inevitable for eternity.
Betrayals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by Orion's Arm Universe Project. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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...
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...
Tribute
Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Four astronauts embark on a mysterious mission across the vast deserts of Mars.
Master Plan
Price: Free! Words: 106,960. 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.