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Continuum
You set the price! Words: 162,850. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Albert Einstein said, "...for us physicists believe the separation between past, present, and future is only an illusion, although a convincing one." What is so impenetrable about time? Continuum is the story of a college physics professor obsessed with solving that puzzle who develops a theory over many years. He tests it by sending a message into the future. Then he receives a reply.
Book of Jobs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Wisdom Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Meet God, who encoded mathematical puzzles and jokes about 21st century Creationists into the Bible. You might just like Him. See a world devoid of God or His justice. You may feel uncomfortable. See Abrahamic religious beliefs get a close shave with Occam’s razor and psychiatric religious beliefs get eviscerated with God’s Word.
The Mars Company Anthology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,790. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
A colony expedition to Mars discovers a wormhole, and is thrown into a new star system.
I Am
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Susan and her assistant, Denesh, are on a quest to create a sentient computer.
Betrayal at Phobos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Cyber is changing. Reality and the virtual world are blurring as the Dream Box evolves. The line between humanity and artificial intelligence is growing ever thinner.
Fog
Series: 1/2986. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » Action
“You don’t hear death leaping at you. But I can hear you dying. And I can see your body growing as grey and black as the soil that drinks your blood.” The thunder of battle rolls over Taiwan. Two stand against fifty, and the price for survival is unbearably high.
The Milk Run
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
While testing out a new star-drive, Aason Bierak's sister Lupe is kidnapped by creatures made solely of light. Aason embarks on a desperate search to rescue her ultimately leading to a dimension beyond comprehension.
The Eimar Beacon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When Cluster scientists detect what they believe to be an alien signal, some suspect a trap set by their enemies. Nevertheless, they scrape together a small task force to investigate the signal in the desperate hope that alien allies or technology can swing the balance of the war.
Blood Relation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Sally's wondering if her brother Bevan will decide whether to donate a kidney. An asteroid belt station is no place for a kid to have kidney problems. Going through with the operation is not an easy choice for either of them. A short story, originally published in Outposts of Beyond. The ebook also includes bonus short short stories, "Bergamot Silhouetted" and "Hard Suit Lock".
The Turing Exception
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the 2043, humans and AI coexist in a precarious balance of power. But in the grim aftermath of a runaway nanotech attack, a powerful underground collective known as XOR concludes AI can no longer coexist with humanity. Catherine Matthews and her allies, including an ancient AI long believed dead, must find a solution before XOR's planned extermination war.
Shamballa (Episode Six of Farther Than We Dreamed)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Universe is impossibly vast. Even with warp drive, teleportation, & worm holes, There are places you could never go. But you could broadcast a signal out across forever, You could tell the distant molecules and atoms to create new people on the other side And send them off exploring…..
The Xtranda Chronicles Survival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,440. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After a prolonged war Earth is devastated. An alien race called the Xtranda propose the surviving humans travel to a new world, but should the Xtranda be trusted and what new horrors will these modern pioneers encounter on their new home.
Refractions of Frozen Time
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,450. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Creena Brightstar believes the cavern's crystals can reunite her family at last. Before she can unlock their timely secrets, however, Integrator forces find their underground hideout, forcing a harrowing escape loaded with unexpected consequences. The lonely days that follow change Dirck forever while ultimately providing the answer. But will it be enough to defeat the enemy's ultimate weapon?
The Alien Star Chamber (Novelette)
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Something has buried itself deep beneath the ice near an Antarctic American ice station! Something of inconceivable alien origins emerged out of the depths of space and crashed at a colossal velocity and Russian intelligence agencies uncover it! They uncover a deadly mind-bending supernatural voyager and try to make contact! How dangerous is it and could it affect the entire future of the world?
When Computers Can Think, the Artificial Intelligence Singularity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Intelligence (AI) & semantics, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
How do computers think today? Will they eventually be able to really think the way people do? What would they think about us? This book addresses the unseen elephant in the room. Computers are becoming ever more intelligent, will the future need us? Will natural selection condition a truly intelligent computer in the same way that it conditioned us?
Flipspace: Primalocracy
Series: Flipspace, Book 10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Testing a new Flipspace protocol, the Mockingbird travels to its most distant mission yet. There, Colonel Rama orders Major Fitch to lead a surface team to a planet outside the habitable zone, yet teeming with life based on ammonia. Rama flies a second science team in studying the remaining planets, where an artificial satellite is found.
Good Service
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When artificial intelligence begins to evolve on its own, can humanity tolerate it?
Track Carlo
Series: The Olla, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Petra never wanted to come to Callisto. The whole idea of Carlo robbing from the Olla was crazy. But the need the money. And it's a lot of money. Now Carlo's gone missing and Petra's got to do whatever it takes to track him down. The sixth story in The Olla series.
The Time Ejector
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A story that will make one question one's existence. It is a story of two young men who questioned their existence. Both embark on a journey of their consciousness. This mind boggling story will get you interested in science, more than ever before.
The Lamplighter Legacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Dunkerron Press posulliv@dunkerron.com. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When high school student Ernesto Suarez wins the Lamplighter Prize for Best Amateur Space Blog he finds himself thrust into the heart of a hidden conspiracy that will forever change the course of human space exploration. This short story is the 2013 grand prize winner in the James Patrick Baen Memorial Writing Contest sponsored by Baen Books and the National Space Society.