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The Prelude
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is the prelude to the RON series of stories. The Ron series is a group of stories where Ron is the main character. He lives in a housing development where all the houses are connected by an underground tunnel system and the heating and cooling ducts have viewing ports whereby Ron can look out into the houses of the residents…I hope you enjoy reading these stories...
Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
He had taken a chance to be first in line to submit his request. If granted, he would finally obtain his freedom. He wondered when They had taken over. In had been so gradual that no one realized until They were in control. After a while, one simply stopped caring. They were here. They ruled. Bill swiped his IdentiCard, made his request and waited. His answer proved shocking!
The Stalker
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
The Stalker is a short science fiction story that centers around John "Heart" Wolanski, a professional Starcraft player living abroad in South Korea. John encounters a strange glitch in the game that comes at the worst possible time in his professional gaming career. He must struggle against the glitch and his own personal demons, which are threatening to destroy him.
Flicking
Price: Free! Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Pirating movies seemed like harmless fun, so why are people dying?
Brane Child
Price: Free! Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
Carmine Vermilion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,550. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
An underground train of thought. A roadside prairie in an old corner of France was home to Ralph's great-uncle, who sold him the house. There is a garage with a new and revolutionary philosophy, and Saul, who knows dreams that go back hundreds of years. Ralph has to accept a reality that is, on second thought, even stranger than what goes on in the garage.
Our Own Devices
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 45,580. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
MID-CENTURY SPECULATIVE FICTION: The Second World War. Nuclear Power. Space Exploration. Three powerful forces that forever changed the course of history. In these nine new stories Messier explores our intimate and often fickle relationship with science and technology in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, and how it came to define our past, present and future. With 27 archival photographs.
Rare Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
"A brilliant sci-fi thriller right down to the last nano-particle...So far, the best read I have had in 2012." - TBR topbookreviewers.com "...the suspense, high-tech intrigue and writing style of the author is very Crichton-like. A great page-turner with fascinating information about the "rare earth" gold rush our planet, and universe, are beginning to witness." - The Word is Out
The Garbage Man
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A shy recluse who manages the town dump uses his technical genius to pry into the lives of others.
Seed Ship volumes 1 and 2
You set the price! Words: 26,010. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Citizens of the Universal Society live in a world Jumbled by the effects of Long-Hibernation. Sons and daughters easily become older than their parents as they travel throughout the Galaxy...Building new Planets as they go!
The Memory Machine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Meet Nathan Hickling aka Blake Stone, a modern day superhero. Blake is about to solve some of the major problems of today's world, problems like murders, robberies, & rapes. With his new invention, The Memory Machine, Blake can see crimes happening as if he is personally witnessing them, even though the crimes that happened may be in the past. No one can keep any memory hidden from Blake Stone.
Collective Intelligence
Price: Free! Words: 41,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Insects swarm. Fish swarm. Birds swarm. Even mammals move in mass migrations of complex intelligence. Professor Jankowiak believes that he can access that intelligence in humans, using computer gaming, to solve problems that threaten mankind. His success is early and profound but the more he and his protege, Ryan, try to manage the course of their games, the more likely they will lose control.
Share Everything
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A pre-cyberpunk vignette about apps, privacy and one gallon of spoiled milk.
The Water Washing Forest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Three environmentalists, a magic girl and a forest fight water pollution.
Giallo: A Techno Thriller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Foreign exchange
When a handful of underground currency traders set up a chat room to make a few bucks, they underestimated the disastrous effect on Banks and countries as their currency spun out of control. Suddenly an interesting offer is too good to give up―after all, they're just in for the money.
Makers of the Environment : Building Resilience Into Our World, One Model at a Time.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Makers of the Environment merges storytelling with everyday reality to offer a moment where we can rethink our expectations to understand how technology can and should be used to improve our world. The book makes the extraordinary ordinary, offering a vision on how society can take advantage of new and emerging technology to create a better, more sustainable world for our children.
Brittany And Dustin Depart This Earth
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of about 1500 words. Brittany and Dustin have had a long, happy marriage and now it's time to retire. They're headed for Little Heaven, an orbital habitat where elders can enjoy low-gravity living. Dustin, however, wanted to live out his days on Earth. He's going just to please Brittany -- which is a recipe for disaster unless he can find a way to be happy in Little Heaven!
Buford's Backyard Fishing Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Welcome to the idea of raising your vittles in your own backyard, as told to me by my neighbor, Buford. Now Buford has been known to tell a well stretched tale now and then, but the fact he gets meat and vegetables from the same space is the real deal. We’re not talking about corn and potato plants in a garden. This is the world of aquaponics—where you raise fish and plants all at the same time. A
Killzone: Book 1 of the Shadowkill Trilogy
Series: Shadowkill Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
LUCAS SIMMONS and TRE PAXTON are recruited to be part of a top secret military project: robotic soldiers called SHADOWs.
Lifeform Three
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Shortlisted for the People's Book Prize. Longlisted for the World Fantasy Award. Paftoo is a groundsman in the last remaining countryside estate, once known as Harkaway Hall and now a theme park. Paftoo holds scattered memories of the old days but they are regularly deleted to keep him productive. When he starts to dream of the past, Paftoo has to fight to save his memories and his soul.