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Beware the Boojum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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.
Perfects (Exodus #1)
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Series: Exodus, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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.
Pressure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In an alternate 1899 when steam-powered spaceships ply the skies, pilot Mikhail Gusarov and the crew of the Hannibal's Bride embark upon a desperate, time-sensitive mission. The pressures of the journey will test even the sturdiest spacemen. A prequel to The Formula of the Future novel by Ian Thomas Healy and Allison M. Dickson.
Social Psycho
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A short story set in the near future. What happens when your social media profiles turn bad?
Star Cross'd Chatters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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.
Timeplane
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: 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?
Her Crystal Husband
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Anita's a prisoner on the patrol ship Nelson. She needs to get back to the Persephone and stop her husband's experiments before the disruptions destroy him, the Nelson and everything else in radius. If she's lucky one of the crew is going to start breaking all the rules to get her there. A science fiction novelette from the author of "Deadstick".
The Shadow Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: British English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Shadows are released. Released to save us. Floating up to the edges of space in the night. Light must not touch them, light eats away at them, until they are shrunk to the size of an atom, and then destroyed into mist. They save the humans with their own lives. All because of destiny. For us. And we don't even know it.
Plague Ship
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When the crew of the tramp freighter and sometime pirate ship Kangaroo accidentally brings the Martian Flu back on board, temporary captain Seattle Kelly orders a raid upon Callisto Colony for medical supplies. Her younger brother Vancouver disagrees with her decision, and must forge a dangerous alliance with the one crewman who might possibly save all their lives...or shoot him in the back.
Dig Deeper
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Sam Clerin fled Brousk he was escaping creditors and bankruptcy. Now he's back, with a plan to make more money than ever. Too bad there's a bounty hunter on his tail. A science fiction novelette from Michael Shone, author of "The Flower Garden" and "Big Banger Rentals"
De Koperen Oase
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Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: Dutch. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Een ruimtevaarder strandt op een planeet in een verre uithoek van het heelal. Hij wordt gered door een cowboy genaamd Mick en naar de bewoonde wereld gebracht. Maar de bewoonde wereld is niet wat hij op het eerste gezicht leek en ook Mick heeft misschien andere motieven dan verwacht. Winnaar Fantastels 2012
The President is No More
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Is anybody really who they say they are in this cyber-enhanced, nano-technological, unnatural world? Mia doesn’t know if she can answer those questions. She is not influential. She is not powerful. She is just an ordinary woman…
Silent Shapes of Mist and Stone
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After a long interstellar voyage, a crew of scientists has arrived at another star system. But when they begin to explore a planet for possible future human settlement, they are surprised to find some hints at the presence of alien life. Not all members of the crew are surprised, however. As a dark secret comes to light, some of the crew find themselves in a fight for their own survival.
Time Vault series: On approach to Quadrant B. Darlapaatha-a Book III
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Series: Time Vault, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Members of the alien starship, Nop are beginning the mission directive to explore the new quadrant sector as yet largely unsearched physically if only to start with their vibration and attuning scan devices to see where they are. Going by their understanding as yet of the cosmos with mapped area’s ranging from the center of the galaxy to other sectors and quadrants further afield.
Presidenta bolshe net (In Russian)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: Russian. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Научно-фантастическая повесть
Prisoner 721
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Price: Free! Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Locked in a maximum security facility, an inmate opens a unique dialogue with the prison's Artificial Intelligence. He begins teaching it how to understand and interpret art using methods the A.I. can easily understand. But does the prisoner have a hidden agenda, and is the knowledge he offers worth the risk?
Extraction
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Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A Lokians short story. Fitzpatrick and crew make an attempt to save the Lemylations from a newly discovered alien facility.
Skirmish
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Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(3.00 from 1 review)
A Lokians short story. O'Hara and crew fight off some Lokians in a lab during a data recovery mission.
Hezzkal
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Series: The FirstLord Chronicles, Prequel 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When Hezzkal Vallmar embraces a new faith, he incurs the murderous wrath of the Xunnland’s State Religion ... HEZZKAL is Prequel 4 to THE FIRSTLORD CHRONICLES, a cutting-edge series of science-fiction novels by Simon Fox.