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The Mars Company Anthology
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,790. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A colony expedition to Mars discovers a wormhole, and is thrown into a new star system.
I Am
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Susan and her assistant, Denesh, are on a quest to create a sentient computer.
Betrayal at Phobos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Cyber is changing. Reality and the virtual world are blurring as the Dream Box evolves. The line between humanity and artificial intelligence is growing ever thinner.
The Schrodinger Solution
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You set the price! Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Category: 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".
The Turing Exception
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In the 2043, humans and AI coexist in a precarious balance of power. But in the grim aftermath of a runaway nanotech attack, a powerful underground collective known as XOR concludes AI can no longer coexist with humanity. Catherine Matthews and her allies, including an ancient AI long believed dead, must find a solution before XOR's planned extermination war.
Shamballa (Episode Six of Farther Than We Dreamed)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,440. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: 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
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Series: Star Trails Tetralogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,450. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: 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)
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: 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
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Series: Flipspace, Book 10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When artificial intelligence begins to evolve on its own, can humanity tolerate it?
Track Carlo
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Series: The Olla. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Petra never wanted to come to Callisto. The whole idea of Carlo robbing from the Olla was crazy. But the need the money. And it's a lot of money. Now Carlo's gone missing and Petra's got to do whatever it takes to track him down. The sixth story in The Olla series.
The Lamplighter Legacy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Dunkerron Press posulliv@dunkerron.com. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When high school student Ernesto Suarez wins the Lamplighter Prize for Best Amateur Space Blog he finds himself thrust into the heart of a hidden conspiracy that will forever change the course of human space exploration. This short story is the 2013 grand prize winner in the James Patrick Baen Memorial Writing Contest sponsored by Baen Books and the National Space Society.
Metallicity: Book 2 of the Eichi Testaments
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,440. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Rebellion! Up against the might of the Third Empire, things look dire for the rebels on Demeter. How do you fight when your planet is so metal-poor that bullets are a luxury? Paul Guthrie, a disgraced ex-Missionary, is caught in the middle. He must gain the rebels' trust, defeat the Imperial berserkers, and discover the real reason behind the Imperial invasion, all before the rains cease.
The Infinity Link
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 187,640. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Ancient alien travelers. Hopeless love. Transcendent encounter. Mozelle Moi’s life becomes a flight of fear and astounding discovery, as she meddles in a government project to make first contact with visitors from the stars. Caught in a telepathic link with the Talenki voyagers, Mozy's personal odyssey will soon be entwined with the fate of all of Humanity. From the author of Eternity’s End.
Kernel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Genn's having trouble lining his thoughts up. He remembers Janice and Jade, but not why he's on board this ship. The medics have given him a kernel device to help his transition, but Genn knows there's something else they're not telling him. A science fiction story from the author of "Her Crystal Husband". "Kernel" was originally published in Aurealis in 2013.