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Anastomosis
Price: Free! Words: 39,620. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Saturn looms through the haze above Titan’s menacing surface. The moon of Saturn is home to Alpha India. But the fuel that powers the colony is mysteriously disappearing, and the engineer responsible for maintaining the colony’s life-support is forced to leave the confines of the colony to confront his past and their future on the bleak moon of Saturn. Galaxy-wide human population: 51.
Normalcy Is Harder Than It Looks
Series: Catalyst, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 242,490. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Having wrestled with trying to preserve a 'normal' last few months of high school, Alex faces an even harder time, as not only does he have to explain to those he loves what his life has become, but he faces several people who seem to hate him as much as his followers adore him. What's a confused teenage atheist religious figure to do?
Beware the Boojum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
If love conquers all and the standard model of particle physics only accounts for 5% of the universe, then... When isolated, almost totally insane asteroid miner Bracken MacFie sets his sights on being reunited with the lost love of his life, who is absolutely, totally bat shit nuts, he must overcome the ambitions of the man who separated them and the avarice of institutions.
The Floor of the World
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This adventure novel retrieves one of the hoariest old plots in science fiction and makes it fresh again with updated physics and likable characters. It has two wisecracking young men, two plucky girls, two races of aliens, two odd planets and much too much more: physics, religion, dishwashing, gospel music and of course, great whacking gobs of exposition. Science-minded readers may like it.
Ribbon To The Sky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A rogue asteroid threatens all life on Earth! Ascend the fabulous space elevator with Captain Andy Anderson on a mission with a group of scientists to investigate Scranton Asteroid, a mission that leads to an amazing discovery. When Andy discovers a sinister plot to sabotage the mission, only a race against time can save the day.
Godspeed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Jay Hara is an ordinary young man growing up on the isolated planet of Erin. But Jay dreams of adventure and escapades and the legend of the lost “Godspeed” drive which allowed humans to travel at faster-than-light speeds. Godspeed is a true coming-of-age tale told in the classic tradition of R.L. Stevenson’s Treasure Island. A modern day pirate story, set among the stars.
Perfects (Exodus #1)
Series: Exodus, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Charlie is in his early 20s and has been campaigning for civil rights for the genetically modified. Being genetically perfect he cannot use his talents legitimately. So is trafficking people out of the country to safety. Into Charlie’s life comes Pandora, a young woman fresh from the same children’s home Charlie grew up in. This is the first part of the main story arc in the Exodus series.
America One - Return To Earth (Book 4)
Series: AMERICA ONE. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 134,900. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ryan Richmond has dreamed about going to space since the age of seven. Now, Ryan Richmond is in his fifties, has angered, fought with, shot at many of the World’s most powerful countries from Space, and is not welcome in the Northern Hemisphere. Ryan doesn't really care, as he is millions of miles away, enjoying himself flying around the solar system, and about to return to Planet Earth.
Social Psycho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story set in the near future. What happens when your social media profiles turn bad?
Star Cross'd Chatters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A short story about love and technology with a twist. Two star cross'd lovers meet online and fall in love, but all is not what it seems. Their world is about to get a little bigger.
Engines of Life: Tales of Evolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,920. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Greyhart Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Six piercing novellas and novelettes of philosophical science fiction, lovingly crafted by a prize-winning author to provoke and arouse. Includes the controversial cli-fi story, 'Truth'.
Marker Stone
Series: Through the Fold, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
There’s trouble on CMC-6. Sally Buds’ patients suffer from low-gravity syndrome because the Mining Company won’t provide gravity generators. Also, a costly mining robot vanished, but then reappeared after it was replaced. Sally wants to know Where it went, but the station commander does not. What's in the Kelthy region and why do things disappear there? Not knowing could be worse than finding out.
The Battle for Mars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,790. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When the miners on Mars form a trade union and call a planet wide strike, the Council of Economic Unions on Earth order the federal forces on Mars to take a firm hand, but when the federal Marines execute the union leadership live on the vid stream, Eddie Falcon, leader of the so called terrorist organization known as The People's Fist calls for all out war on Mars.
AMP Messenger
Series: AMP, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In a distant galaxy, humans are on the run. For a thousand years they have fled from an enemy that is bent on their annihilation. The only real defense is their home, a great station called the Grid with a faster than light drive that is unmatched for speed. War is coming and fate will place Don Grange smack in middle of it. Is Man ready? Don Grange doesn't think so!
Timeplane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a strange twist on classic time travel mechanics, Gareth Kuykendall volunteers for the Timeplane project, in an attempt to forget his failed marriage. Timeplane is a short story by Science Fiction writer, Jon Ladner, author of The Turing Test.
The Tragic Tale of a Man in a Duster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Lost in deep space, Reeves knew rescue would never happen. But around him the Western, a supply ship full of a lifetime of living, could keep him alive. Fresh fish from the hatchery, fresh meat from the stored animals, fresh fruit and vegtables from the botanical gardans. Completely alone, no boss, no one to tell him what to do. What more could a cowboy from Idaho want?
Once Humans
Series: The Daimones Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,980. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 1 review)
2013 PRG Reviewer’s Choice Award Winner in Science Fiction Series 2014 Readers' Favorite International Book Award Winner - Honorable Mention in Science Fiction Mankind is undergoing rebirth, the new arrivals watched by the Selected: those transgenic beings created by the Moîrai. Peace and security of the cradle are suddenly shattered by acts of sabotage set to disrupt the fragile balance.
Teddy Hunter: The New World Order
Series: teddyhunter, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
cyborgs, AI invaders robot-hunters and the underground all meet; and the meeting isn't friendly.
The Dark of the Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
“The Dark of the Moon” is a collection of five hard science fiction short stories and three supporting science essays. It is volume one in a series of e-books called “Hard Squared Science Fiction” that intentionally set out to provide the vision people need to solve the great problems of the 21st century.
Glitch
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 86,500. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Self-driving cars, glasses to ward off jetlag, asteroid mining, rewilding the America west, a private space industry and the backlash against it. Kate Rauner's vision of our future permeates this story set in Spaceport America. Mission controller Rob Shay discovers an anomaly, a glitch in space leads to an unknown star - but events may force him to drop his exploration.