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Message from Gondwana
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Price: Free! Words: 27,800. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(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
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Series: The Chaos Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,250. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 26,110. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: 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.
The Edge
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Price: Free! Words: 81,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(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.
De Koperen Oase
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Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: Dutch. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Susan and her assistant, Denesh, are on a quest to create a sentient computer.
Dubbelgangster
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Price: Free! Words: 9,740. Language: Dutch. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(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'
Mindware Issues
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Price: Free! Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(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.
In Search of the God Particle
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by MQuills Publishing. Category: 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.
Fractime Symmetry (Part 1)
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Series: The Fractime Saga. Price: Free! Words: 50,130. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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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.
Beyond the Event Horizon Episode One
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Price: Free! Words: 23,420. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity. And everything simply follows the laws of objective reality.
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.
AMP Messenger
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Series: AMP, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In a distant galaxy, humans are on the run. For a thousand years they have fled from an enemy that is bent on their annihilation. The only real defense is their home, a great station called the Grid with a faster than light drive that is unmatched for speed. War is coming and fate will place Don Grange smack in middle of it. Is Man ready? Don Grange doesn't think so!
The Shattered World Within
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You set the price! Words: 19,180. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Like three space stations before it, Zhiminda Station has fallen silent. Zhyara and his crew travel to the very edge of settled space to investigate. Will they find the station dead, its corridors exposed to the vacuum of space? Will they find bodies? Will they run into the unknown killers? Or is the reason much more sinister than that?
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?
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 Osiris Invasion: Book Two of Seeds of a Fallen Empire
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Price: Free! Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In The Osiris Invasion, the Earth of the future is attacked by an alien force known as the Orians who come from the Orion Stars.
The Final Battle
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Price: Free! Words: 109,000. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When they come back from a raging battle on the moon, the gang finds that they're parents have been abducted. Jimmy realizes that the Yolkians must be up to their old tricks and decides to end their fight once and for all. This is the first book in The Final Battle Series.
The Son of Man
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Series: The Son of Man, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 130,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.44 from 18 reviews)
Matthew 24:24: For there shall arise false Christ’s, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.