Books tagged: space colonization

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Evolved
Pre-release—available October 30, 2017. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,690. Language: English. Published by Jason P. Crawford. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Humanity has spread to the far reaches of space, with The Golden Door, a planetary colonization monopoly, selling off every desirable--and not-so-desirable--planet to desperate settlers. Each new world comes with new challenges, and to meet that challenge, the children...are evolving.
Reflections on the Future: Collected Essays
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,790. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Essay » Technology, Essay » Sociology
Why is the colonization of space important? Why has the public lost interest in space since the Apollo era? And what other future developments, such as growing understanding of "paranormal" human abilities, will represent major evolutionary advances for our species? These are some of the questions discussed by science fiction author Sylvia Engdahl in this collection of often-controversial essays.
Observation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,260. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Crime, alien danger and politics do not mix in fragile space environments, as Jonathan Bartell and Gaby Larsen find out.
L'enfer, c'est la Solitude
Price: $2.99 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. Originally published in the March 2016 issue of Perihelion SF.
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: Free! 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: $3.99 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?
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.