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Frontier: Book One - The Space Cadets
Price: Free! Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Several years after humanity was pulled back from the brink of an all-out nuclear war, the United Nations built a Space Academy. It’s purpose: To ensure that we’d never again face extinction. Space Cadets follows the first African American student accepted into this academy, and her discovery that human extinction is closer than we may think.
Cutting the Gordian Knot: Simple Solutions to Complex Societal Problems
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Essay » Political
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: $2.99 USD. 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: $1.63 USD. Words: 13,590. 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: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,390. Language: British English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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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: $1.48 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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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 the English highwayman Dick Turpin is another one of these expressions. This book is an independent publication of chapter 39 in my book about Black Pete.
Heaven's Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Part of an anthology of space elevator stories limited to 4,000 words. Irena Dem has been offered a free ticket on the first space elevator. She's not sure why; but the situation is critical and – even more curious – the World Space Agency didn't summon her to the meeting. They came to her. She's not sure about that either. But one thing Irena is very sure of: Nothing in life is free.
Magnificent Endeavor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Earth has survived into the third decade of the twenty-first century; but two superpowers have become embroiled in a deadly space race.
The Tautology Book One: The Social Dialectic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,280. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When John Burke is conscripted into the Joint Security Service, he doesn't expect to discover a new world of power and intrigue, nor find himself tasked with uncovering a terrorist cell hell bent upon the overthrow of the government of the North American Union.