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The Three Quarters Eaten Dessert
Series: Alfred and Bertha's Marvellous Twenty-First Century Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Bertha and Alfred, married for twenty years, enjoy a truly science fictional life in the twenty-first century. But in spite of all the technological marvels surrounding them, an argument about sharing a dessert escalates and threatens a friendship. This parodistic piece is a mundane short story of 6000 words or approximately 20 print pages, written in the style of science fiction’s “golden age”.
The Star-Eater Chronicles 8: The Ark of Humanity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,570. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Ian Hall. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
It was all going so well... Seth Gingko has the fastest ship in the galaxy. He has a mate, Carol, and a baby daughter, Weiss. He has a plan to re-invent the Human species... not bad considering he was the one who's idea all but destroyed it. Unfortunately, Carol is at death's door... Running out of ideas, Seth sets course for the Ark. What can go wrong? Yeah, we’ve asked that question before...
Electric Ice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
'Electric Ice' is a Short Story about the dangers of computing taking place on Earth.
One More for the Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Angela's world is automated -- the cars drive themselves. Houses and tablets and phones are always listening to tell you how to do things and warn you against things you're not supposed to do. When she and her boyfriend inherit an old-style manual-drive car, it inspires her to try to master it -- and to realize how little a person actually controls in a technological,automated world.
Pathways
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“I developed a mathematical concept that seemed to allow movement from the Earth to our moon or to another planet along what might be called a 'space pathway.' The Senator again breaks in, “Exactly what do you mean by pathway?” I continue, “What I mean by pathway is a means whereby a man can walk into what I call a portal and then out of another portal on our moon or on another planet.”
Dark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,230. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the 25th century, Earth is a place where countries and borders no longer exist and every citizen is required to be physically connected to a global information system called the Consciousness.
We Sail Off To War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,220. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
War has broken out in the Confederacy of Allied Worlds, and it falls to the brave men and women of the Naval Arm to defend their country against the Exile fleet. Over the gas giant Argo, they are losing. With few resources and little time to spare, they must find—and bring to battle—an Exile armored cruiser which has terrorized the spacelanes for too long.
Arse & All - Charlie's Last Adventure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
If you had a convenient, undetectable way to smuggle anything at all, how would you use it? Charlie will tell you. It will be dangerous.
Матрица. Размышления на тему.
Price: Free! Words: 12,740. Language: Russian. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Эта книга создавалась не для коммерческого пользования, а как подарочный экземпляр всем любителям литературы. Пиар-акция для привлечения внимания к своему творчеству! Здесь присутствуют фантастические рассказы, юмористические рассказы, политические статьи. Итак, приятного чтения!
The Swampwood Phenomenon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
A ferocious alien, with a thirst for blood, a growing body count and two sinister NSA agents turn arrive with their own agenda. For Sheriff Morgan and Swampwood life will never be quite the same again.
Alder's World Part III: Technoprey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016 by Dryden House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The end of the Alder's World series. The attacks from the Technoprey have become more deadly, the human's position more desperate. Alder and an inexperienced crew must set out on a perilous journey with one goal; destroy the Technoprey once and for all.
Between Death (#6.5)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: American English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Dark Dystopian Paranormal Romance. Dark dystopian fantasy meets paranormal romance in a chilling tale of humans who possess extraordinary powers, and the government's covert efforts of exploitation and control. From the New York Times bestselling author of A TERRIBLE LOVE.
Brittany And Dustin Depart This Earth
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of about 1500 words. Brittany and Dustin have had a long, happy marriage and now it's time to retire. They're headed for Little Heaven, an orbital habitat where elders can enjoy low-gravity living. Dustin, however, wanted to live out his days on Earth. He's going just to please Brittany -- which is a recipe for disaster unless he can find a way to be happy in Little Heaven!
Hunted
Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The second of the Land Taking Records of Palsenz, Hunted is a gripping tale set on an alien planet, where not only are the lives of the three survivors from the Argoss mission in jeopardy, but the entire future of humanity in that section of space hangs in the balance.
Fundamental Force Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mankind was warned not to touch Pandora's box, a lost relic of an alien race, but it decided not to listen...
431 Years of Death: The Origin
Price: Free! Words: 70,200. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
The future is not always beautiful. It's could be rather unpredictable, considering the precipice we are pushing our planet towards. What if a person dead today is reanimated then? She will face a raging planet and hostile humanity; fragmented by disputes of resources which are inadequate. Some will be powerful and endowed and will deprive the weak of them. There will be more 431 years after......
NTD Amazônia - Operação: Êxodo
You set the price! Words: 90,550. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A almirante Sophia Natter liderando a maior frota espacial do novo Império Brasileiro deve escolher entre a sua missão ou sua honra quando segredos obscuros da Federação são trazidos a tona.
Diane, Bootstrap
Price: Free! Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
Diane is the guardian of the vessel E.S. Horizon, but things are not quite as they should be. There is a two century gap in her memory, her space suite seems to be optional and everyone is looking at her strangely. But she has a job to do, and she will do it no matter what.
Subjected: the Predicate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(1.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Daniel J. Sayer has just learned that his life is essentially over, yet at the same time is reluctantly ushered into the heart of a terrorist crisis, with the lives of thousands of children in the proverbial balance…
Still Light: the First Ten Stories
Series: The Eightfold Path. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 107,770. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A story of humanity’s evolution. Still Light is an experiment in storytelling, with each chapter set five years forward from the last, building a tale that will unfold over centuries. This volume covers the first fifty years, as transhumanity becomes dominant, the first AI are born, and the first posthuman is created. It is the story of Mia, Feng, and Zhukov, the developer, genius, and soldier.