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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.
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 3 reviews)
Susan and her assistant, Denesh, are on a quest to create a sentient computer.
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.
Onset
Series: Cohort, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,230. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A science fiction adventure mystery thriller about the triumph of a young woman pursued by dark forces that want the secrets behind her abilities and amazing powers.
Trixie & Me
Price: Free! Words: 26,110. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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...
The God Mars Book Two: Lost Worlds
Series: The God Mars, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The marooned UN survivors continue to try to establish peaceful relations with the competing factions on Mars, a challenge that becomes more urgent when a radically changed Earth finally does answer their distress calls. Because Earth does fear what’s happened on Mars, perhaps enough to attempt once again to destroy all life on the surface.
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
Red
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A pregnant teenager donates her embryo to a recipient mother who wants red-haired children. The doctor who pioneered the technology performs the microsurgery exquisitely. Everyone should live happily ever after. Except this isn't a fairy tale. "Red," a short story originally published in Nature's Future science fiction section.
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.
Hard Jack III
Series: Hard Jack, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jack and Estelle romp about the galaxy with their mentor Elmer the AI. There are no magic wormholes or jump gates, all of the propulsion and habitation is accomplished with known (yet advanced) technology.
Intrepid - Revelations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Who was Jack the Ripper? Did Hitler survive the war? Who shot JFK? Did OJ Simpson do it? Futuristic X-33 space shuttle Commander travels back in time to change history, after a meteor shower cripples the ISS. The imprisoned alien navigator of a secret flying saucer at Area 51 offers assistance, but a slip of the tongue diverts the journey to 1888 London, 1945 Berlin, 1963 Dallas & 1994 LA
Some Came Searching
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,130. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dave Warner is an aerospace engineer located in Houston. After reading several studies on the ancient megalithic structures and the monolithic stones used to build them, some weighing several hundred tons, Dave had to know how they did that with only manpower and ropes. When the answer lands in his lap, Dave is stunned by the rest of the story.
Savannah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,910. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
Welcome to Mars!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six astronauts with heavy brand sponsorship have been sent on humanity’s first manned mission to Mars, and cameras around the world are watching their every move and paying for the things they say. Upon landing the crew will discover that they are not the only ones dramatizing the mission with cheap theatrics: so too are the Martians.
The Salt Moon Robots
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Crash-landed in a salt desert, a young captain and his mysterious passenger must hitch a lift on giant mining platforms pulled by herds of robots across a world where indentured workers compete for their freedom. The events of this journey will change the rules of the game forever for the travelers, the miners, and the robots alike.