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Mining Games
By Steve S. Grant
Price: Free! Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
1 star(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Space mining is big business and corporations compete fiercely to exploit our solar system’s rich minerals. Spacial Alloy, a dominant firm on world markets, ruthlessly leads the pack on all fronts: exploration, exploitation, and production. Unfortunately, in space, incriminating evidence can drift around for a long, long time.
Ring of Salvation
By Nicholas Sheffield
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,280. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The comet Nefarious is on a collision course with Earth. Apparently. And the US is scrambling to stop it. But Tamas, a seasoned journalist in the Eastern world, discovers that there may be an ulterior motive for putting a huge arsenal of weapons into space.
Letters from Callisto
By Gregg Vann
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012 by Silver Rocket Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A small ship crashes on one of Jupiter's moons, forcing the passengers into a desperate struggle for survival. Facing an uncertain future, they leave behind final messages for their loved ones—seeking closure for the broken pieces of their lives. But as conditions on the ship worsen, not everyone is content to wait for rescue and the situation takes a lethal turn for the worse.
Operacja "Thor" (Saga Sięgając poza horyzont)
By Tomasz Biedrzycki
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: Polish. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Zaczyna się 2079 rok. Mars, kolonizowany od dłuższego czasu przez Chiny i Federację Ameryki Północnej wypowiada posłuszeństwo metropolii, usiłującej wplątać kolonie w konflikt zbrojny.
Tau Ceti (an Ell Donsaii story #6)
By Laurence Dahners
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
“Tau Ceti" is the sixth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation which has made her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In “Tau Ceti”, she is continuing to find uses for the quantum entangled wormholes that she has discovered. These wormholes aren’t big enough to send people through, yet they are making huge changes in our world.
Oberlux
By JDeWayne Pierce
Series: Earth Steps Forth, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,220. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
0.75 star(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Can anyone say no to a young lady asking for help? Especially a young lady as beautiful, intelligent and engaging as Suszaja. Neither could the crew of the Oberlux, but do they understand the consequences of their decision?
The Crucible
By Robert Stetson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Follow the classic journey of the Spencer family and discover the elusive Crucible. This epic adventure begins in the near future and blossoms out from Ritz Village to Moon City. See how the government tricks the people into demanding their own enslavement. Can the Spencer family use the very government oppression designed to enslave them to set themselves free? Read it here. Next, Crucible II
Combined Service Marines - Lunar Cache
By Jorge Perez-Jara
Series: The CSM, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,880. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Marines have always gone to different parts of the world to fight, but this time they are headed into space. Ruins have been discovered on the moon's surface and they have been task to investigate. What they find could alter human history and everything man thought he knew about the solar system.
Teddy Hunter: The Underground
By Kevin Williams
Series: teddyhunter, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
0.25 star(3.33 from 3 reviews)
runaway robot teddybears get hunted down as they try to escape to the underground SF action adventure: Everything either explodes or giggles at you... and the dropping anvils are ticking.
The Ark Lords
By Michael Brachman
Series: Rome's Revolution, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
If a little bit of knowledge can be dangerous, then too much knowledge could be deadly! In this fast-paced sequel to the novel Rome’s Revolution, Rei, Rome and MINIMCOM, the 35th century starship that was once a computer, embark on a desperate race through three star systems to try to prevent The Ark Lords from rising again. At stake is nothing less than the fate of all of mankind!
Rome's Revolution
By Michael Brachman
Series: Rome's Revolution, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,440. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Rome's Revolution is an interstellar saga about a man from the 21st century and a woman from the 35th century who fight forces from the incomprehensibly large to the infinitesimally small, all intent on destroying mankind. It is a love story and a culture clash. If you are looking for some science in your science fiction, this book is for you.
To Own the Sun
By Fran Tabor
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,930. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Morgini cut their ancestral teeth on the most geologically active planet in our galaxy to spawn a creative-technological intelligence. The need to master a violent world pierced the challenge of neighbor conquering neighbor like a sperm piercing an egg. The two drives gave birth to Morgini science. One world became too small for Morgini ambition...earth would be just one more conquest.
Nehemiah, LLC
By Michael J. Findley
Series: The Space Empire Saga, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,220. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The surface of Mars is swept by violent storms but the Nehemiah Group lives almost idyllically beneath the surface in "Glop-dropped" parks and sandblasted living quarters. Life support has failed on the balloon ship Sojourner. Joan, bioneural specialist and Anthony Lewis, an engineer and something more, must tread a fine political and diplomatic line to meet the launch window.
The Right Asteroid
By Michelle Murrain
Series: The Cassiopeia Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 74,540. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Right Asteroid is set in the early years of the twenty-second century, when human colonies in space have created the equivalent of a new Wild West. Freedom-loving asteroid hunter Max wants nothing more than to have some fun and make enough money to pay off the ship, in that order. Instead, Max makes first contact, setting off a chain of events that will change human life forever.
Time Vault series, New Hybrid Colony Book II
By Nick Betar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The second book instalment. This reveals the next leg of the journey with these extraterrestrial beings and adventures involving the members of an amateur group of archaeologists and what the discoveries brought for them. Now named the ‘Progenitors’ and what tasks they could perform in their relationship with the Henuburians and setbacks if any were to be discovered.
Toll Booth
By M. L. Humphrey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: American English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the near future, there will be a network of parking garage type buildings in all of the major cities of the world containing a matter transfer apparatus that can quickly move vehicles, and their contents, to any selected worldwide outlet and back again. What would happen if there was a computer glitch, or worse yet, a computer virus? Where would you end up then?
Shifting Reality - A novel in the ISF-Allion universe
By Patty Jansen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,670. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the chaos of the worker population on New Jakarta Space Station, Melati needs to find a mind traveller with dangerous knowledge before the enemy can lay their hands on him.
Destiny Unfulfilled
By Seight Byproxy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Stephen L. Wilson. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
GOOD NEWS! THE ONE IS AMONG US! Our advancement, growth and progress happens faster and faster all the time. We continue to advance technologically. Our resources are dwindling. Our population is growing. Political strife threatens to rip our world apart. Our great thinkers are always busy solving the latest problems. There is a strong sense of having to finish before the end.
The Edge
By Leslie Lee
Price: Free! Words: 81,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The interstellar war between the Earth allied Unity and the Kyrzal should have been quick and easy. The Unity victorious, the enemy humbled. But the war takes a nasty diversion. Mak, an Earth pod pilot aboard the DreadNought Exeter, finds that not all enemies are obvious. Nor are they easy. Hidden agendas, betrayals, complicate a dangerous situation into a fight just for survival.
Genesis Search (The Genesis Project)
By Barry E Woodham
Series: The Genesis Project, Book 4. Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the fourth book in The Genesis Project saga, peace seems to have come at last to the alien alliance formed by the remnants of humanity. But a sudden discovery unveils a devastating truth: another galaxy is on course to collide with their own. It falls to Kamiel 637 to find the cause of this unknown phenomenon and stop it.