Books tagged: robots

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Journey to Xanadu
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,740. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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A science fiction thriller set mainly on Titan. The Martian ambassador to Titan is suspected of involvement with a shadowy organisation called the Grey Ring, and Akira Sengupta is sent to investigate.
Celestial Automation
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Keith Marksman is stuck between a job he doesn't like and the threat of unemployment. He's one of the last six human workers in a factory that has been systemically automated. And things aren't great at home either. Keith soon finds himself spiraling down into a rebellious rage when his wife leaves him for a sexbot.
Body-Smith 401 And Twenty Other Stories
Series: StoneThread Anthologies, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
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Edited (not authored) by Harvey Stanbrough. Body-Smith 401 and twenty other stories is dedicated to the memory of Ray Bradbury, who passed from among us on June 5, 2012, after having taught many of us a simple truth: “Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.” You were right. Thanks, Ray.
The Creepies
Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A chilling short story by William R. Hicks in which a young boy, Bill, and his older brother, Joe, find themselves face to face with life from outer space, causing both of them to look at life on Earth in a whole different way.
The Harvest Cycle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
It has been fifty years since the first Harvest. Hideous creatures, lethal and lightning-fast, rise from the ocean and hunt humans. Man hides underground in fear of the Harvesters. But he is also sought by other predators: the robots that for years were his companions are now driven to exterminate him in a warped mission of mercy.
In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 299,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
In Search of the Self reviews research into the neurological basis of consciousness, the potential of copying one’s personality into a silicon chip or endowing an artificial entity with self-awareness, plus an examination of beliefs about the nature of the self and its destiny after death.
The Legacy of the Lost Hope
Price: Free! Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An expedition to an alien world once thought to be dead has suddenly undergone terraformation. The cause has brought Amber Sallyn to the site to uncover the truth of the world. What legacy is this world hiding?
Star Sails: Tin Machines
Series: Star Sails, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Tin Machines is #5 in the Star Sails' series. Limping on their way home, the crew of the SS Falcon are in desperate need of supplies. The most important is gluonite so that they can get their hyper drive working. Without faster than light engines running, it'll take them close to 30 million years to get back home. That's a little longer than the estimated life of the good ship Falcon.
Control Alt... Revolution
Price: Free! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A couple living on a farm in the year 3881 tired of living under the control of a robotic master race make a break for freedom and in the process start a much wider revolution. Their perilous escape takes them on a fast paced journey into the nearest town and beyond, all while being pursued by the various types and sizes of robots that populate the rural farmland environment.
Pipe Dive
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A Daron story. Pieter thought divorcing Mel would have been the end of it. Now he's trapped in an artificial cavern deep in the structure. With Mel. And there's no way to get back. A short story by Sean Monaghan, author of The Tunnel and Rotations. Includes bonus story "Skinny Joe".