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The Iron Harvest
Series: The Lattice Trilogy, II. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,040. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Hiding is easy. Staying alive is the problem. Byron Shaw is the focus of a worldwide manhunt, led by the man he once called a friend. Everywhere he turns he finds more danger. Everyone who helps him risks their own life. With the Lattice destroyed, the systems the world relies upon have come undone. Shaw must fight his away across two continents if he ever wants to see his wife again.
The Forgotten Ornament Awakens
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The fourth installment of the saga of the Forgotten Ornament finds the little girl facing the consequences of her heroism. She needs every bit of her strength to weather what awaits her in the aftermath of doing the right thing.
The Dyson Stargate 1st Ed.
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 55,340. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Action-packed stories of encounters with mind-bending gateways to the stars! Something is buried away on Mars! Deep in the depths of Mars they uncover an energy sphere and use its technology to create a black hole and enter its colossal mind-blowing gateway, the Dyson Stargate, with trillions of portals, and are chased throughout space by something hideous, created by the creators of the universe!
The Subjugation: The Lledumar Saga, Book 1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,860. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
To choose or not to choose, Duke Lohwrune will have still made a fatal choice. To agree to fight alongside the Cuians to save their homeworld and possibly save his, or wait for the marauding Hrexan to lay siege to his homeworld and suffer the inevitable consequences of choosing one of two evils?
Tales of the Vuduri: Year Three
Series: Tales of the Vuduri, Volume 3. Price: Free! Words: 155,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
It's time to go back to the fascinating 35th century world of Rome’s Revolution. Tales of the Vuduri: Year Three offers you 366 additional entries containing even more scientific tidbits, unrevealed secrets and back stories. Often amusing but always thought-provoking, these detailed articles should provide some entertaining insights into this brave new and amazing world.
Star-Eater Chronicles 3. Spit in the Eyes of Fools
Series: Star-Eater Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016 by Ian Hall. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Seth Gingko has the fastest human-owned ship in the home galaxy. Its technology is invaluable to Seth’s old employers, the MacCollie Company, and to humanity as a whole. But Seth has a problem. Through a technicality, he’s out of contract, and he’s stolen the ship. But he knows he has get back to Earth with the information he’s gained… Aliens are invading the galaxy. So begins part three.
Rover Mars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,590. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A manned expedition to Mars nearing the end of its journey encounters a nuclear submarine that mysteriously appears on the planet. It is up to the crew of the Victoria Rover to undertake a rescue and avert both an international and interplanetary tragedy.
Life As We Know It
Series: Endless Possibilities. Price: Free! Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When NASA detects a strange object on the dark side of Pluto, a group of astronauts are sent to investigate.
Life 2.147
Series: Scifi Short Stories by Bill Parker. Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Life has an energy all its own. It thrives where no one would ever believe. It clings to the smallest toehold. It flourishes given any chance at all. Jane Markett was an up-and-coming exo-archeologist.. She was not about to let a bunch of stodgy, slow colleagues slow down her search for Zat-Mat-Kut, an ancient alien religious site. What happened, though, was not what anybody expected.
Two Idiots From Earth: A Classic Science Fiction Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents. They are pretty ‘dense’ and after grilling them for a period of time, he follows up on a couple of tips they give him and their supposedly real reason for being on the planet. However, things change suddenly for the official and his planet as the situation heats up.
Red Soil Through Our Fingers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A Mars colonist accepts a deal with a mining company to start a new life on humanity's off-world frontier. But idealism turns to unease when reality becomes darker than the fine print foretold. With his farm under bio-genetic attack and the most powerful player on the planet as an enemy, Mahela has no choice but to run... and expose economic slavery on an interplanetary scale.
Pa'an
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,100. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
REVISED! A gravity wave from an alien source causes an aircraft carrier grounded at the entrance to the Panama Canal. The Autonomous Intellect, Aura, is in contact with that source, the Pa'an, the most advanced sentients in the galaxy. Between them they challenge the Order, an ancient group that wants to cull the human herd for their own purposes. Action, thriller and alien contact.
The Sage of Saggitarius
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
There are 300 billion stars in the Milky Way Galaxy and many support sentient life. Zila Aropov Biddey is a multicultural girl who wants to be a diplomat. She finds her love, Manny, and a mentor, the Great Sage, and gets thrust into the middle of the most important battle in the history of life itself. An adversary is destroying all life on Earth. It may be as old as the universe.
Two Possible Outcomes Depending On Ingenuity: A Pair of Classic Science Fiction Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two Idiots From Earth - A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents. Weather Modification Sucks - A man with a restaurant on top of a hlll worries about what will happen when local officials try to control the weather. He finds out much sooner than expected.
Weather Modification Sucks: A Classic Science Fiction Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A man with a restaurant on top of a hill worries about what will happen when local officials try to control the weather. He finds out much sooner than expected.
Waltz of the Harlequins: The MacCollie Series, Book Three
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,140. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
Geier Troutman's holiday is interrupted by a colleague's fatal accident. Now, he's tapped as replacement head of a team assigned to make a recently-discovered planet ready for colonists. But did anyone ask permission from the beings who already live there?
Breaking the Trust: The MacCollie Series, Book Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mostly satisfied with running his retirement business as a hunting guide in the high, snowy mountains of Reno Bright—a planet well off the main roads of commerce in the Fellowship of Humanity—Rennie Mikovich isn't looking for a job. But when a mysterious stranger offers him a berth as astrogator on a mission to a distant and unknown star system, Rennie signs on.
Not Without Honor: The MacCollie Series, Book One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
MacCollie scout Naomi Bricklin didn't expect to have her unarmed star ship blasted out of space. When she takes the single lifeboat and then survives a crash landing on a planet she'd been sent to survey, the last thing she expects is to encounter inhabitants that look like her and speak her language.
The Star-Eater Chronicles 1. A Galaxy Too Far
Series: Star-Eater Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015 by Ian Hall. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Seth Gingko is one of 1000 MacCollie Survey-Scouts sent out to map the galaxy. As he reaches the very edge, he finishes his contract, and prepares to take ownership of the ship. But destiny has other plans for Seth and his egotistical computer. This is the first in a new novella series by Dennis E. Smirl & Ian Hall. Both are award winning writers. Their styles are sharp, witty, and full of energy.
Britannia, Gigantic Spaceship Lost in Deep Space
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » General
Faced with a life extinction experience could we escape in time? Knowing that the nearest habitable planet is possibly Tau Ceti, some 12 light years away, a journey time of some 7 to 10,000 years using today’s technology, could any community stay focused on such a long term objective? Not on Ark Britannia. They took extreme action to hide all technical information.