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Dortju Orfu
Series: Dortju Orfu. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,090. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It's the year 2034 Dortju the Wizard graduates magic school and embarks on a life long mission that takes him into the far reaches of space and the deepest realms of advanced science. In a desperate need to save humanity not only from a dying Earth but also first contact with an Alien species that so far seemed to have only a peaceful intent. But no one was sure and the Wizards had work to do!
Slingshot - Building the Largest Machine in Human History
Series: The Starchild Trilogy. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 120,650. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Constructing the first space launch-loop stretching 2,000 km between Baker and Jarvis Islands in the Equatorial Pacific. Slingshot’s characters loom larger than life as they work, play, and love from Seattle’s world financial district, to the ocean bottom off Baker Island, to the edge of space 80 km above. (Revised Second Edition)
Moon Beam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Peril stalked the corridors of the lunar habitat. The killer, a woman, fed on that fear. No one in the lunar station was safe from her wrath, not even the fresh, young team that had just arrived from Earth to erect the first lunar space elevator. The unreeling of the space cable had just begun, when the killer struck a vengeful blow, a catastrophic solar flare flashing overhead,.
Field of Orbs - Volume One “Battle for Innocence”
Series: Field of Orbs - Tetralogy. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,310. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What would you do if your best friend told you all life on your world would die in sixteen years? Would you give up and wait in some quiet nook for the end? Your decision makes the difference, but the world must never know the truth. Every day must appear, every day. David Banks must face those challenges with his friend to save all life. Their struggle begins in “The Battle for Innocence."
Cutting the Gordian Knot: Simple Solutions to Complex Societal Problems
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,550. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Essay » Political
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
In this book, you will find solutions to a wide variety of societal problems. Some problems, such as inflation, have a truly simple solution. Others, such as crime, require a multifaceted approach. In the chapter on space travel (actually, a technological problem), a mass transit system is detailed for launching vehicles into space using the energy of Earth’s rotation to do the heavy lifting.
Making Mars Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 84,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016 by AquinicumPress. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Making Mars is the story of Dirk, a kid who applies his additive manufacturing, robotics, and programming expertise to survive on Mars.
Megastructures: Science And Speculation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,430. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The human race has always dreamed big. But how far can technology go? How big can our machines get? In MEGASTRUCTURES: SCIENCE AND SPECULATION examines future technology concepts of the immensely big, as imagined by scientists, engineers, and writers. From supertall skyscrapers to space colonies to machines that can move entire stars, each idea is fully explained in fascinating detail.
Bushrangers. Gods Of Heaven And Hell
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 20,420. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
All over the Indo-European language area in one way or another expressions of the pitchblack ruler of the Underworld - i.e. of Hell - are annually celebrated at the end of the old year and the start of the new year. Here it is argued that some Bushrangers, Highwaymen and Outlaws represent Saint Nicholas, his wife and or their son.
Staying Alive
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,390. Language: British English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lex Simms is an alien who lives near Leeds, while most of his folks live on Mars. They are amazing creatures but they can't produce the water they need to survive. Preemo, their leader, sends members of his family to Earth in 1965 to breed with humans and have children who will visit Mars and terraform it. As soon as he is twelve, Lex embarks upon his mission, but then a comet messes up his plans.
Dick Turpin, God Of The Underworld
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This book is about the English highwayman Dick Turpin. It is asserted and argued that Turpin was a Black Peter figure and that his execution was a traditional ritual, that was a part of the ritual cycle of the year. Also in this book new discoveries about John Wilkes Booth' secret life are revealed. John Wilkes Booth was the man who assassinated president Abraham Lincoln.