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Ares' Anger
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
It was a routine mission outside the confines of the bio-habitat housing the first human colony on Mars. At least it was supposed to be routine. Which is why Dexter Arnold was outside alone despite policy which dictated a mandatory out-time partner. Routine departed when he wrecked his rover buggy. That was the least of his problems as the worse was yet to come. As a matter of fact, the worse was
Water Robot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Brit and Stan's idyllic beach life seems perfect. When Brit finds a deepwater robot cadaver washing up in the surf, everything starts blowing apart. The robot activates. The oil people arrive. Brit loses track of Stan. She can only hope to salvage something from the mess. A science fiction short story from the author of Walking Gear.
The Black Hole Accelerator (Part II)
Series: The Black Hole Accelerator. Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A classic SF masterpiece with two SF action thrillers! Scientists find an alien sphere on Mars and reveal it is suspending a form of black hole and accidentally enter it and enter a mind-boggling universe, and a leading intelligence agent investigates scientists in the depths of the moon creating a stargate after time warps and forms of black holes are created in particle accelerators in space!
I Am Alpha
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Part 2 - Susan and her assistant, Denesh, have succeeded in their quest to create a sentient computer...
Healers a Hyllis family story #3
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,300. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“Healers” is the third in a series of stories featuring the Hyllis family who tend to inherit “talents.” The stories are set after a plague induced apocalypse which resulted in the collapse of civilization and reduced mankind back to iron and horsepower. The Hyllis's telekinetic and teleporation talents, though weak, let them treat a number of medical problems.This wins them friends AND enemies.
Survival of the Fittest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
"Survival of the Fittest" is a short novelette, set on Earth after the final environmental collapse. Scientists are genetically engineering food crops to grow in the new world. They also study the lizards that adapted naturally to the harsh conditions. Sam is the product of these experiments, and when the food crops are threatened, Sam will prove to be more than just an experiment.
Burning Eagle
Price: Free! Words: 133,400. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.55 from 11 reviews)
A hundred years ago, Super Sapient AIs made first ever contact with intelligent life from outside our solar system. Millions died. A century later, an expeditionary force arrives to liberate the first human world to fall. Among them is an outcast officer, a rebel smuggler, and a soldier in a secret pact. They are unprepared for what they find.
Children Of The Sun
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
David Steele was a planner: he knew where he was headed for college; how his Major League Baseball career would proceed; and that his best friend, Johnny Young, would accompany him on this grand journey. Then the spaceship came. David’s life was thrown into turmoil. He did not know that he was supposed to leave with it; that he was from their planet; that he was their prince, hidden on Earth a
Petrina: A 2070 Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,670. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A stripper, a hitman, his target, and a monk with a severed head in his bag. It's a typical passenger manifest for the crew of the space freighter 'Big Momma'. They only have to survive a three week flight together from the Heavenly Retreat habitat--The Sleaziest Place In The Solar System(tm)--to the remote asteroid, 482 Petrina. But someone doesn't want them to get there.
Astronomicon 2: Distant Relatives
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A cloud of unidentified objects moving in a coherent manner towards Earth. First contact situation or sinister threat?
Profecie
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: French. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Été 2016, Suisse. On constate des cas mystérieux de crises cardiaques. Des personnes meurent à fréquence régulière sans aucun point commun, si ce n’est la cause… et le lieu. On s’éloigne, on fuit : rien n’y fait, la mort rattrape toujours uniquement les personnes les plus proches du rivage du Lac Léman, quelle que soit la distance qui les en sépare. La morbide cadence s'accélère, les morts qui...
Marzena: Transhuman Ambrosia
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 121,430. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Psycho-Techno Thriller set in the year 2033, a world in turmoil from a boom on Intelligence Technology. We're all robots in one way or another.
The Martian Ascent: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Little people have colonized Mars. Three of them struggle to become the first humans to scale Olympus Mons, the highest mountain in the solar system. But their climb becomes haunted by eerie noises. Are they are going mad? Will they ever make it to the top? "Elinor has a different way of looking at the world....loved every moment in it," said a customer's 5-star review.
The Madness Engine
Series: The Awakening. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,990. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015 by Asura Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The war between the Sentient Concord and the Earth Federation grinds on, but dark forces are moving behind the scenes, forces intent on unleashing terror on a scale never seen before, a terror that has already spread beyond Commander Hrothgar Tebrey's universe.
How to Weigh a Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Asteroid mining is a tough business. Gil's got a busted-up foot and a deadline to meet. Now he's stuck on Jalaya's surface. The ice-covered rock is unforgiving and unrelenting. Add to that a bunch of aggressive, hacking prospectors after his claim and Gil's in for a bad afternoon. A science fiction adventure story from the author of The Whalefall.
Tranquil Sea (Part 3 of the Gas Giant Sequence)
Series: The Gas Giant Sequence. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Siblings Maria and James have been tasked with setting up a nanomachine-based antenna dish on the dark farside of the moon. When a mysterious vapour cloud appears over the lunar surface, all hell breaks loose. As the situation becomes more desperate and increasingly impossible, the team must face the shared trauma of their past to overcome the dangers of the present.
OMEGA Brutal
Series: OMEGA, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,610. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The sixth book in the OMEGA series! Empires are destroyed. Whole populations are lost. The Universe can be a brutal and unforgiving place. Prior greatness does not ensure future longevity. Will a new and powerful ship bolster the New Alliance? Or will it cause its demise...
To Save The Sun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,570. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
ANCIENT EARTH IS DOOMED... Earth's Sun will explode, not millions of years hence but in mere lifetimes—violently enough to scour Earth clean and leave the Empire of the Hundred Worlds adrift. The Empire's scientists deem that nothing can be done. The age of heroism is past: this is the long, stagnant afternoon of the human race. By six-time Hugo Award winner Ben Bova.
The Whalefall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,740. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Gemma's father has gone missing, somewhere out on Stinngaser's wide, deep oceans. She knows he's always careful, but maybe this time his findings have angered the wrong people. Even though she's terrified of the water, she's going to find him. Whatever it takes. Originally published in The Colored Lens, and from the author of Arlchip Burnout.
Neutrino C.A.T.
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The atomic age is ending with a peaceful bang and George, who has lived with the threat of nuclear weapons for his entire 90 plus years, takes his cat with him to see the final fireworks. This short story was freely available on the Smashwords TTA Press page from 2011 to 2014.