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L5 CERT
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,390. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Damage from meteorites, accidents, equipment failure and ordinary medical problems are all threats to the well-being of Space Station colonists. To deal with such situations the station has emergency response teams. These volunteers are on standby to render what assistance and repairs they can. They never expected to find that sabotage was being added to the list of potential problems.
The Visitor
Price: Free! Words: 73,770. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Would we appreciate a superbeing for what they are, not for what we have made them?
Star Trails Compendium
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy. Price: Free! Words: 33,640. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Star Trails Compendium includes a glossary of terms as well as additional information pertaining to the four novels which comprise the Star Trails Tetralogy. Further explanation of the political structure, weather patterns and Cyraria's indigenous race, the bnolar, are likewise included plus topical discussion guides with more in-depth information for book club members and educators.
The Four and a Half Minute Boiled Egg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Bertha and Alfred, married for twenty years, enjoy all a truly science fictional life in the twenty-first century. But in spite of all the technological marvels surrounding them, an argument at the breakfast table about egg boiling times escalates and threatens to end their marriage. This parody piece is a mundane short story of 3500 words, written in the style of science fiction's "golden age".
Robot's Bluff
Price: Free! Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Oculus has lost contact. It's unknown if communications have ceased due to technological failure, or something worse. Micro Grocer pilot Dick Shannon and his harvest bot HN-R3 are sent in to investigate. Can they solve the mystery of the Robot Bluff? Or will Oculus's secrets sink into the sand?
The Warlords of Antares (First Contact)
Series: Warlords. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Warlords are coming...Their blood lust must be quenched. Prepare yourselves, the Antarian Warlords are coming. Can Earth face this new alien threat? The Eridonians' mission is to prepare us for their arrival, but will their help be in time to save humanity?
White Seed
Series: Seed World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: American English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The White Seed Brings Life to Worlds. Three thousand years ago, the seeds arrived from Earth on hundreds of worlds...
Continuum
You set the price! Words: 162,850. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(1.00 from 1 review)
Albert Einstein said, "...for us physicists believe the separation between past, present, and future is only an illusion, although a convincing one." What is so impenetrable about time? Continuum is the story of a college physics professor obsessed with solving that puzzle who develops a mathematical theory over many years. He tests it by sending a message into the future and he receives a reply.
I Am
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Susan and her assistant, Denesh, are on a quest to create a sentient computer.
The Schrodinger Solution
You set the price! Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Samantha Griffen is a scientist investigating strange anomalies in the laboratory where she works for Thorne Industries. She hires an intern who she fears may be spying on her work for her employer. The strange occurrences start to gain in significance and impact globally, threatening the destruction of life, the Earth, and even the universe. Can Samantha find the Schrodinger Solution in time?
The Milk Run
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
While testing out a new star-drive, Aason Bierak's sister Lupe is kidnapped by creatures made solely of light. Aason embarks on a desperate search to rescue her ultimately leading to a dimension beyond comprehension.
The Eimar Beacon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When Cluster scientists detect what they believe to be an alien signal, some suspect a trap set by their enemies. Nevertheless, they scrape together a small task force to investigate the signal in the desperate hope that alien allies or technology can swing the balance of the war.
Blood Relation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sally's wondering if her brother Bevan will decide whether to donate a kidney. An asteroid belt station is no place for a kid to have kidney problems. Going through with the operation is not an easy choice for either of them. A short story, originally published in Outposts of Beyond. The ebook also includes bonus short short stories, "Bergamot Silhouetted" and "Hard Suit Lock".
Shamballa (Episode Six of Farther Than We Dreamed)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Universe is impossibly vast. Even with warp drive, teleportation, & worm holes, There are places you could never go. But you could broadcast a signal out across forever, You could tell the distant molecules and atoms to create new people on the other side And send them off exploring…..
The Xtranda Chronicles Survival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,440. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After a prolonged war Earth is devastated. An alien race called the Xtranda propose the surviving humans travel to a new world, but should the Xtranda be trusted and what new horrors will these modern pioneers encounter on their new home.
Refractions of Frozen Time
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,450. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Creena Brightstar believes the cavern's crystals can reunite her family at last. Before she can unlock their timely secrets, however, Integrator forces find their underground hideout, forcing a harrowing escape loaded with unexpected consequences. The lonely days that follow change Dirck forever while ultimately providing the answer. But will it be enough to defeat the enemy's ultimate weapon?
The Alien Star Chamber (Novelette)
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Something has buried itself deep beneath the ice near an Antarctic American ice station! Something of inconceivable alien origins emerged out of the depths of space and crashed at a colossal velocity and Russian intelligence agencies uncover it! They uncover a deadly mind-bending supernatural voyager and try to make contact! How dangerous is it and could it affect the entire future of the world?
When Computers Can Think, the Artificial Intelligence Singularity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Intelligence (AI) & semantics, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Intelligence (AI) & semantics
How do computers think today? Will they eventually be able to really think the way people do? What would they think about us? This book addresses the unseen elephant in the room. Computers are becoming ever more intelligent, will the future need us? Will natural selection condition a truly intelligent computer in the same way that it conditioned us?
Flipspace: Primalocracy
Series: Flipspace, Book 10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Testing a new Flipspace protocol, the Mockingbird travels to its most distant mission yet. There, Colonel Rama orders Major Fitch to lead a surface team to a planet outside the habitable zone, yet teeming with life based on ammonia. Rama flies a second science team in studying the remaining planets, where an artificial satellite is found.
Good Service
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When artificial intelligence begins to evolve on its own, can humanity tolerate it?