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Canto 1: Exposition
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Series: Still Light. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This is the beginning. Still Light is a tale that spans centuries, beginning in 2020 and ending in 2507. This volume covers the first thirty years, as transhumanity becomes dominant, the first AI are born, and the first posthuman is created. It is the story of Mia, Feng, and Zhukov, the developer, genius, and soldier, as they rise through the ranks of Abraxas, the hidden rulers of the world.
We Lost Earth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,280. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For centuries, a human colony survives under a brutal regime on a young planet connected to Earth through a star gate – until the gate is blown out of the sky, forcing the colony to face a hostile universe alone. A young woman forges a new life for her people, but her own son will not let the memory of Earth die.
Project Green Earth: Children of a Dying World
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Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Humanity's dreams drift to a distant planet. An expedition, fitted with the latest technology and weaponry that Earth has to offer, is tasked with determining whether this new world can support human life. Dangers both great and small lie in wait, light years away on the green planet.
Infinity Machine
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Series: Through the Fold, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,440. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The war is over and Sally fosters a new peace. But there's a new problem. The Masters on New Ontario have been displaced by rebels building a machine that distorts time. Earth wants answers, but Sally won't go alone. She brings the Szzzyyyxx, a species immune to the Masters. But, what of these rebels and their benefactor? Sally must prevent a disaster with implications all throughout history.
Matter of Resistance
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 75,750. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
"... the twisted carcass and its growing cloud of metallic entrails looked less and less like the ESF ship that had previously been orbiting Mars." The science fiction imagining of a former rocket scientist, Matter of Resistance pushes technology and human nature to the limits as it chronicles our Mars settlement's struggle for independence from Earth.
America One - NextGen (Book 5)
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Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 115,610. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Ryan Richmond and his astronaut crew aboard AMERICA ONE are aging, and the next generation of astronauts will soon take over command; the ship’s space children. Unfortunately, it will take the entire crew at lot of planning to make their final return to Earth.
Nephapricus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,460. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Five billion years ago The Beyonder became the first starship to reach the planet Doldoria. Meanwhile on that planet a primitive being named Alldegallo dreams about gods from the stars who are coming. He becomes the prophet predicting that the gods shall soon change their simple steam-powered animal-pulled world for all time. Other advanced aliens of Nephapricus will also never be the same.
Ad astra: cuentos de ficción científica
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Price: $6.76 USD. Words: 51,260. Language: Spanish. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Peter Watts es una de las voces más personales de la ciencia ficción actual, se especializa en ahondar con agudeza y rigor científico en todo tipo de cuestiones biológicas, psicológicas y filosóficas.
The Stars in Shroud
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The first novel by New York Times bestselling author Gregory Benford, "The Stars in Shroud" original story was a Hugo and Nebula nominee.
Defiant (An Ell Donsaii story #9)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Defiant" is the ninth in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation. This mutation has made her a genius as well as an athletic phenomenon. In “Defiant,” political and economic disturbances from Ell's new technology bring Edith Stockton to Presidential power, a woman who despises Ell. Stockton demands Ell turn her tech over to the government.
The Incident at Kruger 60, Part 2
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Series: The Incident at Kruger 60, Book 2. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The second part of the adventure... Laura and Alex travel to some places most people would rather not go.
Sympatico (2048-9)
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Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Even posthumans need a childhood. Zǔ is now 6, and will receive three great gifts. Each of these gifts will define a future spanning huindreds of years and billions of lives, and it all begins here. More importantly, this is the tale of a unique and lonely being finding their first true friend. Also, a completely new way of communicating, the rise of of true AI, and a friendly lady made of forests
rEvolution
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,430. Language: Australian English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It is one of humanity’s most comforting self-delusions to trust that it can’t happen here, it can’t happen now. A pandemic is sweeping the earth. In a world where organisation is rapidly descending into chaos and animals lay siege to human populations only one person has the means to reverse the evolutionary jump and restore human supremacy to the planet.
Intervention: The Pandora Virus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,130. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Sci-fi techno thriller set in a climate change wracked, near future. A young environmentalist learns that his parents had been involved in illegal genetic experimentation. Investigating, he stumbles across something that could change humanity if he can’t stop it… except he's not so sure he should. But someone is watching every move he makes, and they have no intention of allowing him to interfere.
Flashing It: A Tiny Collection of Tiny Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
An unusual audition that changes the course of Hollywood movie-making. An unusual cookbook. Boltzmann brains! And more in this brief collection of flash fiction, in which not everyone has bothered to put on a pair of briefs. (And some can't, because they have no bodies.)
Orbiting Sins
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
The race to Pluto is on, and two competing teams of sleeping astronauts are hurtling to the end of the solar system. The first mission, lead by a self made billionaire, uses refurbished space shuttles and outdated technology. The second spacecraft, funded by a corporate giant, shelters embarrassing secrets. Just how much are each team willing to sacrifice to get there first?
New Under the Sun
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,080. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Set in the near future, Nancy Kress’ story gives us a world increasingly hostile to new ideas as religious fundamentalism dictates social agenda and where the primary use of science is to bolster these very same uncompromising attitudes. This is the fifth book in the Stellar Guild line.
Phantoms: Shadows Rising and Secret Empire (Starfire Angels: Revelations Book 2)
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Series: Revelations · Starfire Angels. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,210. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Prairie Star Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A shadow lurks in Corou Daris, something even darker than his past service as a Shirukan soldier. He thought he could escape it by serving the humans in watching and understanding the Inari; but a troubling scan of Earth sends him, Nare, and Agent Cross to the Inari homeworld for an explanation. The secrets they uncover could tip the balance in a war they didn't know they were fighting.
Peripeteia (2041-2)
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Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After revelation, there must be action, a new ending sealed and a new beginning forged. Feng, renowned humanitarian and murderer, is tired. After long decades, he has one last, great act of creation in him. This is the story of a genius’ greatest creation; of the first posthuman, and first true AI. Also, a glamorous party, the real meaning of jihad, and someone riding an elephant in a palanquin.
REEL Rangers Adventure: Volatile Moon
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Series: REEL Rangers Adventures. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Megalith Lunar Mining extracts precious volatiles at the South Pole of the Moon. Captain Revelin North struggles to maximize production, despite contaminating the lunar environment. However, Renewable Elemental Energy Law Rangers are sent to the moon to investigate, led by Deputy Chief "Tree" Mays. A deadly confrontation between Tree and North is inevitable.