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Breakout
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When the enemy heavy cruiser Scimitar disappears from her berth, Captain Jamie Maszco and the crew of Wolf and her sister ships must search in the blind for an enemy that is very stealthy—and very deadly. Space is getting distinctly warm around here. A short story of science fiction and the very near future.
Luminous
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Luminous is a collection of ten stories: “Chaff” “Mitochondrial Eve” “Luminous” “Mister Volition” “Cocoon” “Transition Dreams” “Silver Fire” “Reasons to Be Cheerful” “Our Lady of Chernobyl” “The Planck Dive”
Oceanic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,850. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Oceanic is a collection of twelve stories, including the Hugo-award-winning title story.
Schild’s Ladder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,910. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Cass has stumbled on a set of quantum graphs that might comprise the fundamental particles of an entirely different kind of physics, and she has travelled three hundred and seventy light years to Mimosa Station, a remote experimental facility, in the hope of bringing this tantalising alternative to life. But her experiment creates a new kind of vacuum, expanding at half the speed of light.
Teranesia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,550. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Prabir Suresh lives in paradise, a 9-year-old boy with an island all his own: to name, to explore, and to populate with imaginary creatures. Twenty years later, when reports begin to appear of strange new species of plants and animals being found throughout the region, Prabir is forced to confront his past and to face the painful realities that have shaped his life.
Diaspora
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2975, the orphan Yatima is grown from a randomly mutated digital mind seed in the conceptory of Konishi polis.
Distress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Andrew Worth is a science journalist with optic nerve taps and a gut full of memory chips. He turns down a chance to report on a baffling new mental disorder known as Distress and takes an assignment covering the Einstein Centenary Conference on the artificial island of Stateless, where a young South African physicist, Violet Mosala, is expected to unveil her candidate for a Theory of Everything.
Axiomatic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Axiomatic is a collection of eighteen short stories, including “The Infinite Assassin”, “Learning to Be Me” and the title story “Axiomatic”.
Permutation City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Paul Durham keeps making Copies of himself: software simulations of his own brain and body which can be run in virtual reality. Maria Deluca is addicted to the Autoverse: a virtual world that follows a simple set of rules as its “laws of physics”. Paul makes Maria a very strange offer: design a seed for an entire virtual biosphere — a feat far beyond the capacity of all the world’s computers.
Quarantine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2034, the stars went out. An unknown agency surrounded the solar system with an impenetrable barrier, concealing the universe from humanity’s gaze. In 2067, Nick Stavrianos is hired to investigate the disappearance of Laura Andrews from the institution where she was being cared for. Aided by a skull full of neural modifications, he follows her trail to the Republic of New Hong Kong.
The Golden BB
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The first interstellar probe in human history has a mind of its own—or rather, four of them. A short science fiction story of the very near future.
Reckoning Infinity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A riveting exploration of what it means to be an alien... Explorers inside a moon-sized alien ship must find its secrets before it kills them.
Starship S1 (Novelette II)
Series: Starship S1. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A high quality mind-boggling action-packed science fiction horror thriller! A new ultimate starship is launched to explore the unexplored depths of deep space and leaves the universe with an ultimate deadly life form aboard that starts killing everyone, and in the depths of a new minding-bending universe they locate a strange transcendent world where they encounter strange transcendent humans!
Creativitate artificială (Proză științifico-fantastică)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,590. Language: Romanian. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
M-am străduit să-mi imaginez un astfel de computer creativ care poate că va fi ceva real, într-un viitor mai mult sau mai puţin îndepărtat...
Starburst: A Seeders Universe Novel
Series: Seeders Universe, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Exploring the vastness of space: The mission of the massive Starburst ships. Chairmen Cole and Echo of the Starburst ship Star Trail get wrapped up in finding lost ancient cultures. And in the process find far more than they ever could imagine. Starburst takes the vast Seeders Universe and expands it yet again beyond where humans dare go.
Conflict In The Darkness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 139,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Old Chinese Curse: May you live in interesting times. For Laurie Denari, the alien commander of Earth Space Force, the interesting times have no end in sight. Having created the ESF, Fleet Commander Denari must now deal with opposition from dangerous factions on Earth, and what may well be an alien invasion fleet hundreds of times the size of her own.
The Solar Alliance
Series: Talents Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,340. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Earth has cracked the problem of Fusion power and has the “Secret” of how a “Jump Drive” for a starship works. But what does the shadowy New World Order conspiracy want? Includes the Novella “Laying Ghosts” where Maisie visits Earth. Parallel story to The Apprentice’s Talent and The Journeyman’s Talent, mostly set in the Mid West of Ireland.
Reciprocity: The Lledumar Saga, Book 2 Part 2
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Dr. Ryndeel Drinns wins her dream job at CenBioTech. But soon discovers something horrific, and tries to hide it. She is alarmed to learn that her employer has found it, turned it into a weapon and offered it to the Lledumarian High Council to solve their technical bondage to the Cuians. She will stop at nothing to find someone to stop him, before the world she knows is destroyed.
Reciprocity: The Lledumar Saga, Book 2 Part 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Dr. Ryndeel Drinns wins her dream job at CenBioTech. But soon discovers something horrific, and tries to hide it. She is alarmed to learn that her employer has found it, turned it into a weapon and offered it to the Lledumarian High Council to solve their technical bondage to the Cuians. She will stop at nothing to find someone to stop him, before the world she knows is destroyed.
They're Raping Our Moon
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Two weeks before America’s 2017 presidential inauguration, a flash of light in the distant Kuiper Belt heralds an Object now approaching Earth, setting off a global crisis; deciphering its intent is critical, but is a response possible? Or does the world stand by even as the incoming president-elect tweets, “They’re raping our Moon.” The question on everyone’s mind: Where will the Object go next?