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The War of the Framoids
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,270. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Mythic galactic confrontation between an unspeakably depraved and violent civilization and the absolute pacifism of pure Telepathic innocence. A love story of opposites, a battle of 'Overminds' of God-like omniscience, three peoples locked in a struggle to the death! Survival from hellish torture --- and in the end. Transcendence!
Koban: Rise of the Kobani
Series: Koban, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 295,520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Kobani use captured Krall ships to return to Human Space. They seek expert training for their genetically modified fighters. A perilous descent through a war torn planet’s space defenses is only a first step. Raids into Krall territory enrage the enemy before the Kobani learn that a deadly ancient weapon still exists. If the war doesn’t go as the Krall want, entire planets will be shattered.
Man - Machine: A Journey
You set the price! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Three short stories exploring man's journey with and towards the machine. “Life is But a Dream” explores human intelligence and soul in a machine. “More Machine Than Human” explores the move towards Cyborgs and beyond. “An Arm and a Leg” explores what a society will give up to survive.
The Ostracons of Europa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ricardo Cuerta experiences the thrall of discovery when he peers beneath the most astonishing pattern in the Solar System: the frozen shards of Europa. But what shapes loom in the darkness? What wonders lurk in the deep? And most importantly—what does that pattern mean? First published in Nature magazine, the answer will forever change how you look at this remarkable moon of Jupiter.
AMP Blitzkrieg
Series: AMP, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,480. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The third book in the exciting AMP series! The fledgling nation of Defiant continues to grow. A new strategy for attacking the enemy is developed. Is it possible that the once seemingly invincible enemy of the Humans can be defeated, or are there others who will join against us? Find out as the fight for humanity continues!
The God Mars Book Three: The Devil You Are
Series: The God Mars, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,670. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the peoples of Mars find themselves caught in an escalating war between an oppressive Earth and an apparently invincible enemy who claims to be from an alternate future, Colonel Ram awakens to find that he has been remade into an immortal superhuman in order to try to save all that he holds dear. But those he would help are terrified of what he’s become. And he’s not the only one of his kind…
Poisoned Bluestripe & The Machine and Her Mahout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Two hard science fiction short stories about the perils of colonization. In Poisoned Bluestripe, an idealistic investigator tries to prove a colonial culture innocent of genocide. The Machine and Her Mahout, a semi-finalist for the Writers of the Future contest, deals with the enduring love between a man and his sentient mining machine.
Варвары Крыма (in Russian) Технотьма #4
Series: Технотьма, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,990. Language: Russian. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
От Москвы до Киева раскинулась Пустошь - заброшенные заводы, пустыри и развалины городов, где обитают наемники и фермеры, мутанты и бродяги. Здесь идет борьба не на жизнь, а на смерть за топливо и пищу. Здесь процветает работорговля и разбой. Здесь хозяйничают моторизированные банды и жрецы Ордена Чистоты, истребляющие мутантов. Какую ошибку допустило человечество? Что стало причиной катстрофы?
Воин Пустоши (in Russian) Технотьма #3
Series: Технотьма, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,490. Language: Russian. Published: September 25, 2013 by Alex Bobl. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
От Москвы до Киева раскинулась Пустошь - заброшенные заводы, пустыри и развалины городов, где обитают наемники и фермеры, мутанты и бродяги. Здесь идет борьба не на жизнь, а на смерть за топливо и пищу. Здесь процветает работорговля и разбой. Здесь хозяйничают моторизированные банды и жрецы Ордена Чистоты, истребляющие мутантов. Какую ошибку допустило человечество? Что стало причиной катастрофы?
Identity
Price: Free! Words: 101,590. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Identity is a science fiction psychological thriller, set in a future where years of progress have come at a cost. Decades of wars and struggle forced the need for a unique solution. Desperate, leaders centered their rule of law and obedience on a strict quasi-religious interpretation of scientific principles. The strife ends, or does it?
Arc of the Dream
Series: The Radix Tetrad, Book 3. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 93,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An alien from a higher dimension has fallen to Earth, trapped within a reality too small to contain it. To win its freedom, this telepathic being touches a handful of lives: Filling a frail Asian man with godlike power. Freeing a middle-aged American from time. Wrenching a French girl out of madness. Opening a bitter punk to hope and love. Together they join in a quest to save the Earth from doom.
Anagnorisis (2035)
Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
All hearts must break, and so know new life. There comes a time when each person must grasp or reject their fate. This is that time for three very different people, tied by the bonds of time and power, face a decision. Something of each dies, and something new is born. Also, a millennia-long fight using ecosystems as weapons, serial killing for a higher cause and beans excreted by cats.
Report from Mars & Other Tales
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,100. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
REPORT FROM MARS This collection of short stories covers a range of genres, including science-fiction, humor, murder, split personality, espionage, and drama. Like the author's other collections of short stories (e.g. Of Heaven & Earth), these stories make good bedtime reading. As for the author’s other books, this one is available in eBook and printed book formats.
Pigmossium
You set the price! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Greedy gangsters trap each other into a fatal showdown while MAMPA agents help Theropods escape from their flooded planet.
Read This Story at Your Own Risk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
Do you truly believe that you are reading this by accident? Think carefully about what led you to this page. Think about the little decisions you made. Maybe they weren't your decisions at all. This story will let you know how we developed the means to bring you here. But that's only the beginning of the story. Since you may learn things you'd rather not know, read this story at your own risk.
Repelatron Raceway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Brett Harden, 21 years old and Formula E World Champion, is third in the Repelatron Racing series. He also sits third on the grid at the Las Vegas Grand Prix for anti-gravity, 'repelatron' cars. The series is heating up and drawing world-wide attention from race fans everywhere. Always in the back of his mind is the love of his life, Melanie. The time for some sort of decision is looming.
The Final Battle
Price: Free! Words: 109,000. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When they come back from a raging battle on the moon, the gang finds that they're parents have been abducted. Jimmy realizes that the Yolkians must be up to their old tricks and decides to end their fight once and for all. This is the first book in The Final Battle Series.
The Atrocity Exhibition (2026-2030)
Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A year ago, the world was introduced to a weapon that perfected the abilities of the mind in communion with it. This is the tale of the atrocities that tore the world apart, and the hidden events that revealed them as the birth of the world’s first true artificial intelligence. Also, a virtual world like no other, a new generation of terrorists, two men watching a bird, and a moment of true peace.
The Coming Storm (2025)
Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
History is the froth on the ocean, a series of small events telling of the movements in the depths below and skies above. This is the story of one such historical moment, in which a presentation is made, and a new technology unveiled to the world. These tactical computers will become the birth of true AI, as well as a world radically different from the one that preceded it, and it begins at this m
Nanobots in the Lawn
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
It's just another working day for Fred Thorsen when he arrives at the Wheatley's for a little lawn maintenance. Unfortunately, the bug and weed-killing nano-bots in the slurry he's applying have other ideas. As long as you don't snort it, it's perfectly safe...right? A short story.