Books tagged: asteroid mining

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Winifred's Star
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,080. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Winifred, a small village in the middle of nowhere that no one knew about until one man's dream came to town. Spaceships, astronauts and a big building program have a way of bringing the unknown to the center of the world's attention. Rob Cantrell's dream could be the salvation of mankind or the destruction of Winifred.
The Intergenerational Tree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Marie Marguerite has prepared all her life to travel on a generation ship, but then the uncle she's never met takes her off the ship before launch and leaves her in a dying mining station in the asteroid belt. The old couple there have secrets that just might prove deadly. Can Marie Marguerite alone without her friends escape before the station fails?
Saint Vladnitz
Price: Free! Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00)
Humanity is imprisoned within a solar system running out of resources. Divine intervention is needed. Instead, Captain Vladnitz and his crew limp onto the scene in their battered spaceship, Arkhangel. In search of enough asteroid metals to make the next loan payment, they instead make a discovery that changes everything, if the ship and its crew can stay in one piece.
The Octant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The inhabitants of the Octant are human and the androids who created them. Being what they are, the humans turned on their android saviours and made slaves of them. A group of disgruntled androids have had enough. They enlist the help of a human woman. In an exciting adventure full of surprises, they plan their escape. In addition to the hazards of space, they have to contend with pirates.
The Mars Monopoly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
One of the famous Ace Doubles, with the wonderful original cover, The Mars Monopoly still stands today as a great, fun story in the classic style.
Outer Space Inside
Price: Free! Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Systems architecture / distributed systems & computing, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book is part of the most participatory art project in human history and also the most valuable work of art in human history. The Most Popular Artist has successfully and legally claimed all outer space property and mineral rights claims in the entire Universe and has had this claim authenticated by world governments in accordance with international law. Now he's giving it away and selling it.
Monkey Steals Plum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,650. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Part one of 'The Feng Trilogy': An imaginative novella twisting the literary genre and 'near future' sci-fi sub-genre, with psychological thriller undertones. Mr Feng is an unorthodox Chinese billionaire, preparing to launch his trillion dollar master plan: to mine asteroids for limitless resources. Yet the closer he gets to his quarry the more his questionable past, and core obsession, looms...
Cult of Musk: Aliens
Price: Free! Words: 82,290. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is the first book in the CoM (Cult of Musk) series. In 2194, Mars is colonized. The descendants of 21st century industrialist Elon Musk, founder of Musk City, Mars, form the ruling elite on the Red Planet. The Musk clan is about to face a historical event as one of their own, Lazar Musk Whittaker, a Biomech, embarks on an ambitious undertaking to change the course of human evolution.
Viridian System Sampler: 8 Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Princelings Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00)
This anthology of eight short stories shows the genesis of the Viridian System series, a science fiction adventure starring two asteroid miners, Big Pete and the Swede, and their female companions. From their early appearance in search of real books to read, to a life-or-death situation on some far planet, these stories show Pete and the Swede in the raw - sometimes literally, in the Swede's case
Opposite Reaction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The year is 2057 and asteroid mining is the largest business of all. Ryan retreats from an imminent threat to his life on Earth to an asteroid mining colony. His only hope to live comes from his unique genetic gifts and the skills of his new comrades. Can Ryan abandon the self-serving ambitions of his past to survive the escalating, terrifying dangers and save everyone . . . everywhere?