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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.
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
Part 2 - Susan and her assistant, Denesh, have succeeded in their quest to create a sentient computer...
Healers a Hyllis family story #3
Series: Healers, Book 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: 7,450. 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: 133,390. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.58 from 12 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: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Icebox Media. 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: $9.99 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...
The Martian Ascent: A Short Story
Price: $2.99 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.
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.
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.
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: 142,450. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When an alien fighter craft crash-lands in the U.S., 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 build a space fleet, based on their advanced tech. 1st Book in the Series...
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