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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.
Neptune Crossing
Series: The Chaos Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,250. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When John Bandicut encounters an alien intelligence on Neptune's moon Triton, his life changes irrevocably. Urged by the alien quarx now sharing his mind, he accepts an audacious mission—to steal a ship and hurtle across the solar system in a desperate bid for Earth's survival. Book 1 of The Chaos Chronicles, by the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity's End—with a new Afterword by the author.
Trixie & Me
Price: Free! Words: 26,110. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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Trixie & Me is the second of series of stand-alone novellas exploring alternatives to the Rare Earth Hypothesis in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
Run LIke Hell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's your wedding day. Everything is perfect. Then the minister tries to kill you. What do you do? Run Like Hell. A novel of the 22nd century. Join Cass and Ken as they try to unravel the mystery behind the attempted murder, where people aren't always as they appear, and often the best choice is just to run.
The Edge
Price: Free! Words: 81,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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The interstellar war between the Earth allied Unity and the Kyrzal should have been quick and easy. The Unity victorious, the enemy humbled. But the war takes a nasty diversion. Mak, an Earth pod pilot aboard the DreadNought Exeter, finds that not all enemies are obvious. Nor are they easy. Hidden agendas, betrayals, complicate a dangerous situation into a fight just for survival.
The God Mars Book One: CROATOAN
Series: The God Mars, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,870. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 2 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...
De Koperen Oase
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: Dutch. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Een ruimtevaarder strandt op een planeet in een verre uithoek van het heelal. Hij wordt gered door een cowboy genaamd Mick en naar de bewoonde wereld gebracht. Maar de bewoonde wereld is niet wat hij op het eerste gezicht leek en ook Mick heeft misschien andere motieven dan verwacht. Winnaar Fantastels 2012
I Am
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Susan and her assistant, Denesh, are on a quest to create a sentient computer.
Dubbelgangster
Price: Free! Words: 9,740. Language: Dutch. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
De verkenner 'Azoran' reist duizend lichtjaar naar een interessant zonnestelsel om daar onderzoek te doen naar het plotselinge verschijnen van een witte dwergster. Mysterieuze gebeurtenissen vergen het uiterste van de bemanning. Zullen ze ooit terugkeren? Zullen ze overleven? Lees nu ook het vervolg op dit verhaal in 'Dwerghart'
Serengeti
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Serengeti is a short story exploring an alternative to the Rare Earth Hypothesis in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Set two hundred years in the future, the Serengeti is a generation star-ship, venturing out above the Milky Way, searching for signs of intelligence. The crew discover far more about the nature of sentient life than they imagined possible.
Savannah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,910. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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Savannah is the third in a series of stand-alone novellas exploring alternatives to the Rare Earth Hypothesis in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. How did a nurse from Chicago find herself on a voyage to the outer reaches of the galaxy? After taking up a position in an exclusive hotel in Kenya, Diana finds her world turned upside down by the advent of the equatorial space-port.
Mindware Issues
Price: Free! Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the age of the brain-wired supernet and pocket universes, Ghamdan, a 22nd-Century P.I., must track down the only surviving witness to an ugly kidnap and murder. The terrified witness seems to have fled into a top-security prison housed in a pocket universe. He's fleeing the powerful malware that the alleged murderer can inject into a victim's mind. So Ghamdan must follow. But who can he trust?
Angular Moment
Price: Free! Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Physics Research Station Howard, in orbit around HR 2251 A, misses a couple of monthly reports to Earth, a trio of ensigns fresh out of primary naval officer training is ordered on a milk run to investigate. They do not anticipate what they find, and they must rely on the help of Howard's sole survivor to establish what they are facing and what is at stake.
The Silence of Lir
Price: Free! Words: 61,000. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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Behind the scenes of our spinning earth are keepers of the elements who make sure that tornados don’t destroy cities, fires don’t ravage forests, earthquakes don’t decimate towns, and floods don’t take out humanity. They wrestle with the natural elements to ensure that the world keeps spinning smoothly on its axis. Now they must enlist the help of one man, Finn, to help them.
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.
Teddy Hunter: The New World Order
Series: teddyhunter, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
cyborgs, AI invaders robot-hunters and the underground all meet; and the meeting isn't friendly.
In Search of the God Particle
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
With the foundation of the Universal Alliance, the long-hidden Garmaurian archives of their research in the fundamental particle of the universe became available to Alliance scientists. The breath taking simplicity of Trionic Theory, with its ability to generate instantaneous universe-wide travel and communications, stunned the scientific community.
The Wound
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Wound continues the story started in The Edge. We follow the path of one of the survivors of the Unity’s desperate victory against an unknown and formidable foe. Winning the battle has cost almost everything. And the enemy is not waiting though. War is coming. The survivor must heal and become something more if final victory is possible at all.
Teddy Hunter: The Nano-zombie War
Series: teddyhunter, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,120. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
alien AIs trying to take over the earth. Tracker and Mindy try to stop them, but this time they're disguised as teddy-bear robots.
Fractime Symmetry (Part 1)
Series: The Fractime Saga. Price: Free! Words: 50,130. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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The NGA's Agent Scott enlists John Mackinac’s help in unravelling the truth behind a time-inconsistent artifact (TIA) discovered on the island of Martinique in 2052. Using technology developed by a top-secret NGA research group, Mackinac and Scott trek across the multiverse to discover if the TIA proves terrorists also have this technology.