Books tagged: mars colony

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Titus Ad Larem
Series: Helium Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: American English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Titus’ life as a stay-at-home dad is disrupted when his husband, Lucas, loses his job. He re-enters the workforce as a stockboy at Glenn’s Value Plus, where an encounter with a woman stealing tunafood and a coworker vowing to get him fired cause him to wish he lived on Mars. The X-Tellus company wants to give him that wish. But what would it take to leave his life—and his family—behind?
Red Soil Through Our Fingers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A Mars colonist accepts a deal with a mining company to start a new life on humanity's off-world frontier. But idealism turns to unease when reality becomes darker than the fine print foretold. With his farm under bio-genetic attack and the most powerful player on the planet as an enemy, Mahela has no choice but to run... and expose economic slavery on an interplanetary scale.
Phantom 500 - Episode 13
Series: Phantom 500, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Captain James Riker and his crew, Aurora and Kakura, are trying to get off Europa and back to Earth with their mysterious object without Starfleet finding out. It doesn’t help when Lieutenant Cassandra O’Halloran knocks on the door of the Phantom 500. Someone Riker has been avoiding for years. Then there’s the Lycans.
Edict 9
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,540. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Sci-Fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ed Cole has already taken the most celebrated journey in exploration history: a one-way trip to mars. As counsellor on Humanity-1, Cole’s mission is to keep everyone grounded in what will always be an unforgiving place to live. A new play written for stage, radio & screen, Edict 9 is the story of Ed cole’s personal struggle with the timeless human question: Where is home?
Duality (Epsilon Book 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
While the rest of the world lives behind a dark shroud since the cataclysmic Event of 2077, multiple converging conflicts threaten to shift the balance of power in a world without power. Can former comrades keep their strained relationships bound long enough to overcome disaster and save the day, or will ghosts of the past halt them in their tracks?
Mars Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00)
"Mars Girl is reminiscent of Kurt Vonnegut's early satire ... [It's] a bizarre, satirical romp that offers a glimpse into the media and politics of a future that is probably nearer than most would like to admit." City Pulse, Lansing, Michigan
Photonic Travel: Riding on a Beam of Light
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This short technical paper describes the technology that will be used to colonize distant planets in other solar systems. It is the most efficient form of transportation that is possible utilizing physical matter. A 5 watt laser pulse can be used to "push" a vehicle from Earth to Mars in about 12 minutes, at the speed of light. Suggestions for further research are made.
Red Desert - Point of No Return
Series: Red Desert, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: British English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In what looks like a suicide attempt, Swedish exobiologist Anna Persson, crew member of the Isis, secretly leaves Station Alpha at the crack of dawn to travel deep into the Martian desert in a pressurised rover. Whatever her goal, wherever it is, will Anna reach her destination? “Point of No Return” is the first book in the “Red Desert” series. The second one is “People of Mars”.
Alpha Revelation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,400. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Splashdown Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
A Martian child with a mysterious past. A spaceship, sealed and forgotten, now awakened. An evil from another time and place, seeking revenge. The forefathers built a new home on the Red Planet and named it Utopia but, for Shor, life in the underground Martian colony is anything but utopian. With few friends and no prospects, he has never really fitted in. And something evil is approaching.
Collected Science Fiction Short Stores: Volume Three
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories to enrapture, astonish and elate: A far-future terrorist attack. A father making ends meet. Scared kids making a name for themselves. A doomed Martian expedition. And many more.