Books tagged: space colonization

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Lightburst: Displacement
Price: Free! Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After spending the last century off-planet in the Kuiper Belt, exo-miner Quatrain Dyer awakens from stasis to an agonizing toothache and an unnerving sense of displacement. Why is he in his hive’s old recspace? Why is all his gear still here? And why hasn’t the reintegration team from CAGE Dynamics met him? The answers Quatrain discovers will turn his reality inside-out...
L'enfer, c'est la Solitude
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
War is not the only hell in the cold, empty void of space.
Toothless
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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Ernestine Borgia, the youngest member of Vladnitz's crew on the Arkhangel has decided to follow up their amazing discovery by....joining the Imperial Navy? What seemed like a good idea to see more of the universe has quickly turned sour as her fellow cadets resent her and her newly assigned ship is an old relic with more than a few glitches.
Saint Vladnitz
Price: Free! Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Humanity is imprisoned within a solar system running out of resources. Divine intervention is needed. Instead, Captain Vladnitz and his crew limp onto the scene in their battered spaceship, Arkhangel. In search of enough asteroid metals to make the next loan payment, they instead make a discovery that changes everything, if the ship and its crew can stay in one piece.
Beyond the Hidden Sky
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
To escape Augustus Troy's wrath for refusing his job offer, terralogist, Laren Brightstar, accepts a prestigious position on a primitive planet on the other side of the galaxy. Onboard a starcruiser during the move, his teenage daughter, Creena, turns up missing. Circumstances imply it was no accident. Laren has to find her before Troy does, regardless of cost, changing everyone's life forever.
A Psilent Place Below
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,440. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Taking refuge in Cyraria's network of caverns to survive the planet's heat season is a literal life-saver for the Brightstars. Strange shared dreams generated by the cave's mysterious depths quickly come, however, promising death or worse unless immediate action is taken. Will Dirck and his friend, Win, succeed at rescuing his father from territorial prison or will he be exiled and lost forever?
The Moon Colony Inspection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After a close call with another spaceship during his flight, the inspector arrives at the Moon Colony. All seems in good order until a mysterious illness breaks out among the colonists. Did the inspector bring a germ with him? The malady threatens to wipe out the colony as the robots begin to bury the dead. Can the doctor identify the problem before it's too late?
Daisy Gator’s Little Book of Remarkable Persons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight science fiction and fantasy stories. A mysterious pod crashes into a fragile community on Europa. A belligerent overlord threatens the post-humans on Io. Here are tales of extraordinary animals, talking alligators and magical birds. Half are reprints from publications such as the Aurora Award nominated anthology Strange Bedfellows. The rest are original stories.
Exploitation and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Exploitation and Other Stories is a collection of science fiction (SF), fantasy, mystery, and flash fiction. Space exploration, alien encounters, a little magic, and a few crimes / investigations all make an appearance in the stories of this collection.
Behind the 8-Ball
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The clock is running down as humanity struggles to find a new home; they've opened a gate into the unknown, but need evidence that their new world is on the other side before they go through. Moses can provide that proof, but how could anyone besides his wife believe him? Sometimes, you have to take a leap of faith. "Behind the 8-Ball" is a short, speculative fiction.