Books tagged: asteroids

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Meteor Mags: Blind Alley Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Join Meteor Mags and her crew on a suicide mission to Ceres to steal the biggest guns in the Solar System! Bang your head as the Psycho 78s play their most nefarious concert of all time! Run for your life in the tornado that terrifies an entire asteroid! Grab all the ammo you can carry, because you are rocking the Asteroid Belt with Meteor Mags and Patches at a more brutal volume than ever before!
Mistaken Identity,
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When it was time to start the search for the four habitable planets the astronomers said they had found, it was up to the spaceship Aurora and her crew to check out the universe, if there really were four planets in the Goldie-Lock zone. There was a small mishap when the telegrams were sent out to the crew. Instead of sending the telegram to Harold Potter, it was sent a to Henry Potter.
Astral Tides: Rimward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,450. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Join Captain Daltir Stone and his band of space pirates as they traverse the galaxy in search of freedom and credits! When the crew takes a risky, long-range job from a mysterious client, they're forced to make a hard burn for the remote Androssi Asteroid Belt. But when old friends - and old debt - catch up to Daltir, their trip rimward becomes more dangerous than they ever expected!
Ye Olde Electric Asteroids
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This article / E-book proposes that the shape and orbital parameters of asteroids and comets - and therefore the sorting of the asteroids - are to a large degree determined by electric currents and by the magnetic field of the Sun. It discusses the asteroids in the Main Belt and in other asteroid groups. In particular it discusses asteroids and comets that have been photographed by space probes.
Vance Tyraid Joins the Space Pirates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Vance Tyraid is ten years old and a genius. While returning to Mars with his father and a mysterious Goldenmoon, they are attacked by Terracorp who steal the moon and destroy their ship. Vance is saved by a strange girl, but his father is missing. Vance is determined to get Goldenmoon to Mars, but to do so he must join the very forces who are trying to stop him; the Space Pirates.
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".
Wayfarer Aegis
Series: Wayfarer, Book 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Before the Pritchard and Decker, Adara had a contract on an explorer class ship. The ship was supposed to be her home, the crew her family. With a rigid by the books captain, Adara found herself written up, reprimanded and in danger of losing her contract. Still she forms bonds with people on the crew. Carving out a niche, she finds a balance until fate intervenes with a deadly asteroid shower.
The Lamplighter Legacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Dunkerron Press 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.
A Million Castaways
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 53,110. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Our world is dying, people are starving and fighting over the few remaining resources. World Builder Corporation says it has developed the technology to build habitats and is recruiting. Unable to find work, despised by his ex-wife, Vincent is recruited only to discover that something is very wrong on the World Builder space station.
The Chronicles of Addalyne Yutaka
You set the price! Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The centuries following the year 21,266 AD, the time when Rebecca turned The Empress over to Ronnie Yutaka, seemed lost in the history of the Yutaka family. Rebecca had no idea that a new starship (the Yutaka III) went into service after its commission in 21,286 AD, or of any later events concerning the Yutaka family. It was as if the Yutaka family had simply teleported out of existence.