Books tagged: hard science fiction

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Prologue Preview of Cell by Cell
You set the price! Words: 2,260. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A preview of my new series, called Cell by Cell. WARNING: The following piece contains very graphic violence and a degree of sexuality--though it's certainly not erotic. Sexual abuse also occurs.
The Four and a Half Minute Boiled Egg
Series: Alfred and Bertha's Marvellous Twenty-First Century Life, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Bertha and Alfred, married for twenty years, enjoy all a truly science fictional life in the twenty-first century. But in spite of all the technological marvels surrounding them, an argument at the breakfast table about egg boiling times escalates and threatens to end their marriage. This parody piece is a mundane short story of 3500 words, written in the style of science fiction's "golden age".
Transpecial
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A ship has vanished in the dark, in the very outer reaches of Earth's solar system. Alien invaders sweep through the void, destroying outposts and threatening humanity. The truth is known only to a few: We fired first. We fired on aliens whose very appearance and body language sent all humans into a flying rage. All but a few.
The Rise: Kroth 3
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 126,630. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
His genius for adaptation gives recent immigrant Duncan Wemyss the chance to win some security even in the fantastic environment Down Under, where the sky gapes below you and the ground is overhead. But the Antipodeans are restless and ambitious. They are searching for a leader to rescue them from the horrors which ooze from under the South Pole….
Glowgems for Profit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Zack Mbele needs cash fast. All he has to do is smuggle someone out of Highpoint. But it's not all that easy as a beautiful assassin and the Red Dragons gang complicate things into a maze of double-cross and murder as he races them and a shadowy paramilitary army for the greatest prize of all.
1/2986 - The Climate Fiction Saga
Series: 1/2986. Price: Free! Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Our world changed — our climate, our ecosystems, our food and water supplies. Our survival stands on a knife’s edge. Ten billion lives are lost. Three million survived. War is coming. This is our story.
The Faslane Files: Volume One
Series: The Faslane Files. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Shelfless Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Deep beneath the bank of a Scottish loch, one hundred men, women and children are beginning a new life. An outpost for the remnants of humanity, their mission is simple: to survive in a world rendered uninhabitable by a giant asteroid. Safe from the poisoned world above, they begin their task with vigour. But they are blissfully unaware of the terrifying danger that lurks below.
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.
Launch Pad
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Humanity is coming up against the limits of the physical world—but the imaginations of the writers in this anthology reach far beyond those boundaries. The Launch Pad Astronomy Seminar aims to bring more hard science into science fiction. These twelve stories look into our future and find humor, pathos, grand determination, and genuine courage.
First Lights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 199,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
It's been over twenty years since Elgin and Singhal and their crowdsourced sunshield saved the world from runaway climate change. Or at least bought the world a little time.