Books tagged: meteorite

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After the Maya
Price: Free! Words: 20,730. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
A unique, human look, through the eyes of ordinary people, at the build-up to what could turn out, in retrospect, to have been a tipping point in our fragile and probably inconsequential “civilisation.” In an ironic twist of human ignorance, the historic, centuries-old clash between religions, civilisations and hemispheres is brought to a head as the meteorite and its pursuers meet their fate.
Church of the God Particle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Inspired by quantum physics, a preacher starts an unconventional church whose reckless mission leads to murder.
It's Only Temporary (A Tale of the End of the World)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,630. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Word gets out that humanity is doomed: a giant meteorite has been headed toward the Earth for decades, and the government is ill-equipped to stop it. On the final day of human life, Sean must decide who to spend his precious time with. When he opts to hit the road and reunite with a lost love, he encounters a mad society that is rapidly shredding the trappings of civilization.
The Moon Stealers and the Quest for the Silver Bough (Book 1)
Series: The Moon Stealers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,900. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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A boy with an unusual gift of being able to see things that others cannot, goes missing. Two of his school friends attempt to find the key to his disappearance by unravelling codes and riddles. Meanwhile MI6 investigate a meteorite landing which contains an alien bacteria that quickly evolves into a deadly threat. The children not only need to find their friend they need to save the entire world!
Infection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
How far is love willing to go in the face of catastrophe? Infection is a 5600 word science fiction/horror story.
Oblò
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: Italian. Published: December 10, 2011 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Periferia milanese, primi anni duemila. È l’ultima notte, domani finalmente si trasloca nella nuova bellissima villetta a schiera! Matteo, poco più di dieci anni, per l’eccitazione non riesce a dormire. Nella testa gli frullano mille pensieri. E così, con una narrazione buffa ed esilarante, ci conduce per mano alla scoperta del suo particolarissimo mondo. Irresistibilmente divertente.
14 Fun Facts About Comets: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Comets often streak across the night sky. They are fascinating flashes of light, but how much do we really know about them? Here are some things that scientists do know. Find out: What the name comet means. How comets are named. When the earliest comets were recorded. How scientists predict when a comet will return. What a comet’s tail is made of.
Heaven at SETI's Doorstep
Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A radio signal is traced to a subterranean cave habitat on the moon. The story now heads in an unexpected direction. This narrative is serious, not heavy and has a novel mix of technology, philosophy and ideology to suit readers of all ages. The singular feature of the book unravels as the soft and gentle mannerisms underlying the basic nature of the aliens come to light in the later chapters.
Shattered Earth: an alternate history science fiction novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Advanced humans leave Earth when its threatened by a massive meteor. The remaining humans on Earth fall back into primitiveness. The advanced humans, and a group of aliens involve Earth in an interstellar war. Thousands of years later, the humans of Earth decide to do something about this. Interstellar politics will never be the same again once Earth is done with their revenge.