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Black Seed
Series: Seed World. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,280. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Black seed folds space. It's the most precious thing in the Universe—or the most dangerous.
In Sight of Memory: The Legend of the Lost Colony
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Follow Blier and Linder as they struggle through a world of farming villages and political dogma to Shiptown where they hope to trace his chaotic thoughts to The Perdu. In a race against time, with the mindless beasts of his gnawing memories clawing back into consciousness, Blier’s trek across a desiccated landscape transforms both himself and his world.
Unbounded
Price: Free! Words: 54,240. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the future, probes are launched from Earth to nearby star systems. After transmitting their findings back to Earth, a starship ferries colonists to a new world. But the manned expedition finds something very different from what the probes promised. Now, while struggling to fit in with a crew of scientists, ship’s clerk Ryder Kask works to uncover the growing mysteries surrounding their mission.
Frozen Sky
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
She knew she should have just flown back to Hangtian with Cheng. That was all that was required. Find the missing strato-freighter and report its location. But this was an American airship, and she was going to be damned if she let a bunch of rebels rescue it.
Duplication Corporation : nouvelle de science-fiction
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: French. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Suliac a réussi à se faire engager comme pâtissier dans le manoir de l’homme qui a brisé sa vie sept ans plus tôt. Le plan qu’il a élaboré pour obtenir réparation est prêt. Mais il va devoir jouer serré : Monsieur Bonnefoy possède deux corps, dont un qui a l’apparence innocente d’un garçon de sept ans… Nouvelle de science-fiction 9 300 mots = 40 minutes de lecture
Tales of the Vuduri: Year Four
Series: Tales of the Vuduri. Price: Free! Words: 166,040. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The fascinating 35th century world of Rome’s Revolution is calling to you. Tales of the Vuduri: Year Four consists of 370 entries containing scientific tidbits, unrevealed secrets and back stories and more. Often amusing but always thought-provoking, these detailed articles should provide some entertaining insights into this brave new and amazing world.
Los Siete Padres de Kimera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,980. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Cuando Kimera, cazadora del arcoíris, encuentra que es el resultado de un experimento genético tabú y la hija de múltiples padres, comienza una búsqueda para conocer a sus progenitores y la razón de su existencia. Descubre que es la fusión de mundos opuestos, del arte y la ciencia, del pasado y el futuro, del bien y el mal. Al enterarse de la existencia de otra quimera, se consagra a salvarla.
A Long Night in Hell
Price: Free! Words: 10,150. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The ride down the elevator to Agni Mining Station was like a ride into Hell itself. On a planet where you could never quite get warm enough, it quickly became uncomfortably warm, then uncomfortably hot. G. Drew Akers had been in deep mines before, he'd worked in one for two years in Hussy Crater in his early twenties.
Breakout
Price: Free! 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.
New Year: New Era
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
What if functional robots existed? Would they be friends? Or servants? What if they could think -- really think? Would we care? Take a glimpse into the not too distant future in this short story written in the style of Issac Asimov. Humanity is in trouble, and it is known to almost everyone.

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