Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi

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.
Days of Iron (Book 1)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 139,960. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A reluctant fugitive, a rebellious savage and an insurgent slave fight against a battalion of heavily-armed troops, a ruthless government and the most omnipotent supercomputer ever devised–but the conflict within themselves is something none of them suspected.
Arlchip Burnout
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Flis wants to quit enduring the horrors of interstellar war. She's willing to burn out her embedded arlchip and return to a simple life. A cryptic message from her brother throws her plans into disarray. Boarded by merciless river pirates Flis faces a desperate race. Aided by the mysterious Grae, she struggles through the wilds. When the pirates uncover Bryce's secret, the race becomes deadly.
L5 CERT
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,390. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Damage from meteorites, accidents, equipment failure and ordinary medical problems are all threats to the well-being of Space Station colonists. To deal with such situations the station has emergency response teams. These volunteers are on standby to render what assistance and repairs they can. They never expected to find that sabotage was being added to the list of potential problems.
The Visitor
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 73,700. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Would we appreciate a superbeing for what they are, not for what we have made them?
A Plea In The Darkness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,430. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When an alien fighter craft crash-lands in the Pacific Northwest, her pilot is healed by Air Force doctor Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Harris. Dr. Harris names the alien Laurie, and helps her convince his superiors of an alien threat, the Krev. Laurie and her ship’s AI enter a treaty of technology exchange with the US, and begin to construct a space fleet, based on their advanced tech.
Baramulla Bomber: Science Fiction Espionage Thriller (Svastik Trilogy, Eka)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
AN ANCIENT WEAPON FROM THE VEDAS & BIBLE ONCE HUNTED BY THE NAZIS POWERED BY THE SOUND OF UNIVERSE REBORN WITH HELP OF QUANTUM PHYSICS GOING TO BE UNLEASHED ON TO THE WORLD AND KASHMIR HOLDS ITS SECR
Star Trails Compendium
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy. Price: Free! Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Star Trails Compendium includes a glossary of terms as well as additional information pertaining to the four novels which comprise the Star Trails Tetralogy. Further explanation of the political structure, weather patterns and Cyraria's indigenous race, the bnolar, are likewise included plus topical discussion guides with more in-depth information for book club members and educators.
The Four and a Half Minute Boiled Egg
Series: Alfred and Bertha's Marvellous Twenty-First Century Life, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Bertha and Alfred, married for twenty years, enjoy all a truly science fictional life in the twenty-first century. But in spite of all the technological marvels surrounding them, an argument at the breakfast table about egg boiling times escalates and threatens to end their marriage. This parody piece is a mundane short story of 3500 words, written in the style of science fiction's "golden age".
Inkers
Price: $5.84 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Amber, grey-skinned immune, fights for survival in the violent streets of Kathmandu. Her AI-infused strength cannot protect her from the coming war. In South Africa a poverty-stricken prodigy named Lwazi has the power to destroy nations. Trapped on a remote island the orphan Lily has taken more ink than anyone alive. Together they will decide the fate of billions...
Tiona (a sequel to Vaz)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Tiona” picks up six years after the end of Vaz. Tiona, Vaz’s daughter, is starting grad school in physics, but her experiments are plagued by bizarre movements in the membranes she's studying. When she mentions the movements to Vaz, typical for his odd autism-spectrum personality, he intensely focuses on the movements. Soon he has determined that her “problem” represents a physics breakthrough!
Robot's Bluff
Price: Free! Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Oculus has lost contact. It's unknown if communications have ceased due to technological failure, or something worse. Micro Grocer pilot Dick Shannon and his harvest bot HN-R3 are sent in to investigate. Can they solve the mystery of the Robot Bluff? Or will Oculus's secrets sink into the sand?
Orion's Sword
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 135,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A cryptic message in an envelope, a warning from an old sailor, a shadow that won't disappear - All these things haunt Ea Cummings and the crew of the space-freighter Witch's Broom. And behind it all is the looming presence of a government that has decided it no longer cares about the very citizens who formed it - A government that has begun to crush what were once the free states of the galaxy.
Warlords of Antares (First Contact)
Series: Warlords. Price: Free! Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Warlords are coming...Their blood lust must be quenched. Prepare yourselves, the Antarian Warlords are coming. Can Earth face this new alien threat? The Eridonians' mission is to prepare us for their arrival, but will their help be in time to save humanity?
White Seed
Series: Seed World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: American English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The White Seed Brings Life to Worlds. Three thousand years ago, the seeds arrived from Earth on hundreds of worlds...
Anchors No More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Doctors Holly Marshal and Gary Neff have discovered the secrets of time travel. The first practical test of their theory finds them locked in an entirely different race against time as the military and its corporate investors want what they have.
Continuum
You set the price! Words: 162,850. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Here is a Physics Class for the technically minded among you. Your job is to determine where the science ends and the fiction begins. An aging physics professor confronts an evil cult using science and logic to battle fear and superstition. He enlists the help of his current class and a secret ally hidden in the deep future. Can he crack the illusion of time before disaster strikes?
Book of Jobs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Wisdom Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Meet God, who encoded mathematical puzzles and jokes about 21st century Creationists into the Bible. You might just like Him. See a world devoid of God or His justice. You may feel uncomfortable. See Abrahamic religious beliefs get a close shave with Occam’s razor and psychiatric religious beliefs get eviscerated with God’s Word.
The Mars Company Anthology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,790. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
A colony expedition to Mars discovers a wormhole, and is thrown into a new star system.