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The Protocols of Uma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Umae struggle at the edge of extinction. Their blood rivals, the Hek, have made huge leaps forward in technology and stand ready to destroy the Umae once and for all. The Journeycraft Starshine returns to the Umae, seemingly just in time. But what agendas do the Journeyers follow, and what secrets remain that could doom the Umae forever?
Extraterrestrial DP1
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,610. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
An action-packed SF first contact horror thriller! An ultimate hyperdrive voyager starship is created to explore unexplored deep space stars and in the depths of deep space the crew discover an extraterrestrial signal and trace its origins to a desolate world where they encounter one of the deadliest extraterrestrials of unknown origins that has been hidden away there since the dawn of creation!
Dichronauts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,470. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
On a world where light can only travel outside a “dark cone” that stretches to the left and right, two species share bodies and combine their senses to make it possible to perceive more of their surroundings. But when surveyors Seth and Theo join an expedition to the edge of the habitable zone, they find a fissure in the surface of the world, so deep and wide that no one can perceive its limits
Contamination Event (Short Story #1)
Price: Free! Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The planet Zarmina is an object of scientific research with its curious life forms and vast planetary ocean. But when amateurs from Earth arrive looking for fun and entertainment, the situation turns volatile. Contamination Event is the first in a collection of related hard science fiction short stories detailing the wonders and perils of the cosmos.
Prometheus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Part man and part machine, the spaceship Prometheus has become tired of living. The only thing is, the company won't let him go as long as there is profit to be made. Oh, and he prefers to be called Dave by his friends. A short science fiction story by Constance 'Dusty' Miller.
The Listener
Series: Alone in Spacetime, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: Australian English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What does a disembodied brain, a brain-in-a-box, think about on its way to the Oort Cloud? It thinks about why it was picked to make this journey. Which is difficult because its memories were erased before it was launched. A flash fiction story
Oscillating Olaf
Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Olaf is an unlikely superhero. A deaf immigrant from Moscow, he can barely get through the day. Besides negotiating his abusive boss and a vindictive food printer that sprays boiling orange juice, Olaf is spurned by women immune to his dashing youth. But when he tinkers with his hearing implant, Olaf begins to hear strange messages. Messages from the future.
Daughter of the Dark Lord - Part One - The Burning Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,550. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Prophecy has foretold of a female child who will liberate the citizens of the Provinces. Katherine, is born to the ruthless Dark Lord and with her dragon, Exxa, she is determined to find her place in a dark and evil world, and fulfill her destiny. Prequel book to the Dragomeir Series.
Астронавты
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,340. Language: Russian. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Russian-language edition of the bestselling science fiction novel. A spaceship crew faces a chain of apparently unrelated "accidents". A coincidence or somebody's ill will? An android crew member has to find it out before she gets the blame for these and other crimes.
The Fabulous T-4
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Phil Riggins, a troubled boy living in poverty, walks uneasily into his psychiatrist's office to take part in an experimental form of therapy. All he has to do is have the new device called the "T-4" connected to himself, fall asleep, and the machine does the talking for him. It ends up telling the doctor and the world far more than he'd ever care to know.
Black Seed
Series: Seed World. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,280. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Black seed folds space. It's the most precious thing in the Universe—or the most dangerous.
In Sight of Memory: The Legend of the Lost Colony
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Follow Blier and Linder as they struggle through a world of farming villages and political dogma to Shiptown where they hope to trace his chaotic thoughts to The Perdu. In a race against time, with the mindless beasts of his gnawing memories clawing back into consciousness, Blier’s trek across a desiccated landscape transforms both himself and his world.
Unbounded
Price: Free! Words: 54,350. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the future, probes are launched from Earth to nearby star systems. After transmitting their findings back to Earth, a starship ferries colonists to a new world. But the manned expedition finds something very different from what the probes promised. Now, while struggling to fit in with a crew of scientists, ship’s clerk Ryder Kask works to uncover the growing mysteries surrounding their mission.
Frozen Sky
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
She knew she should have just flown back to Hangtian with Cheng. That was all that was required. Find the missing strato-freighter and report its location. But this was an American airship, and she was going to be damned if she let a bunch of rebels rescue it.
Duplication Corporation : nouvelle de science-fiction
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: French. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Suliac a réussi à se faire engager comme pâtissier dans le manoir de l’homme qui a brisé sa vie sept ans plus tôt. Le plan qu’il a élaboré pour obtenir réparation est prêt. Mais il va devoir jouer serré : Monsieur Bonnefoy possède deux corps, dont un qui a l’apparence innocente d’un garçon de sept ans… Nouvelle de science-fiction 9 300 mots = 40 minutes de lecture
Tales of the Vuduri: Year Four
Series: Tales of the Vuduri. Price: Free! Words: 166,040. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The fascinating 35th century world of Rome’s Revolution is calling to you. Tales of the Vuduri: Year Four consists of 370 entries containing scientific tidbits, unrevealed secrets and back stories and more. Often amusing but always thought-provoking, these detailed articles should provide some entertaining insights into this brave new and amazing world.
Los Siete Padres de Kimera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,130. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Kimera Etérea es una fotógrafa del arcoíris que no tiene madre biológica sino múltiples padres, resultado de un experimento tabú de ingeniería genética. Un grabado del Renacimiento, números, hackers, fósiles y fenómenos ópticos tejen una trama que une mundos opuestos, el arte y la ciencia, el pasado y el futuro, el bien y el mal.
A Long Night in Hell
Price: Free! Words: 10,150. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The ride down the elevator to Agni Mining Station was like a ride into Hell itself. On a planet where you could never quite get warm enough, it quickly became uncomfortably warm, then uncomfortably hot. G. Drew Akers had been in deep mines before, he'd worked in one for two years in Hussy Crater in his early twenties.
Breakout
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When the enemy heavy cruiser Scimitar disappears from her berth, Captain Jamie Maszco and the crew of Wolf and her sister ships must search in the blind for an enemy that is very stealthy—and very deadly. Space is getting distinctly warm around here. A short story of science fiction and the very near future.
Luminous
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Luminous is a collection of ten stories: “Chaff” “Mitochondrial Eve” “Luminous” “Mister Volition” “Cocoon” “Transition Dreams” “Silver Fire” “Reasons to Be Cheerful” “Our Lady of Chernobyl” “The Planck Dive”