Keywords: Hard Science Fiction

The Genius Plague

The Genius Plague


David Walton

ISBN: 9781633883437
Year of publication: 2017

David Walton THE GENIUS PLAGUE For Ruth WIKYS HBFFV RDHFF BUUYE PLVKR HWPQC MVSHB Life did not take over the globe by combat, but by networking. Lynn Margulis, symbiotic evolutionist - In the Amazon rainforest, more kinds of plants and animals thrive than in the rest of the world combined. A single square kilometer can host over a million different species, each relying on its relationship with the others to survive. But the Amazon covers an area nearly the size of the contiguous United States, ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Hard Science Fiction
All Systems Red

All Systems Red


Martha Wells

ISBN: 9780765397539
Year of publication: 2017

Martha Wells ALL SYSTEMS RED THE MURDERBOT DIARIES Chapter One I COULD HAVE BECOME a mass murderer after I hacked my governor module, but then I realized I could access the combined feed of entertainment channels carried on the company satellites. It had been well over 35,000 hours or so since then, with still not much murdering, but probably, I dont know, a little under 35,000 hours of movies, serials, books, plays, and music consumed. As a heartless killing machine, I was a terrible failure. I ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Hard Science Fiction
Final Solution

Final Solution


J Fitzpatrick Mauldin

ISBN: 9781520427416
Year of publication: 2018

J. Fitzpatrick Mauldin Acknowledgements: Much thanks to my friends and family who have supported me as Ive tackled new worlds, and to those who have critiqued my work, listened to me prattle on about esoteric topics, and slogged through my early drafts. Thanks to my wife for not murdering me when asking her to read something I just finished and was very excited about. A great debt of gratitude goes to Julie Hutchings who has edited many of my works and given me a fresh perspective on writing ...

Keywords: hard science fiction
Escape to Earth-The Legacy of a Conqueror

Escape to Earth-The Legacy of a Conqueror


Saxon Andrew

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Escape to Earth The Legacy of a Conqueror by Saxon Andrew Chapter One Jinks walked into Lukass office and saw him talking with Salud. Lukas turned his head toward him and Jinks held up his hand, Before you say anything, theres something I need to say. Lukas leaned back in his chair and said, Go ahead. Jinks saw Salud sit down in the chair beside Lukas and he could see she wasnt happy. As a matter of fact, she looked angry. I made a mistake calling for Chris to be arrested for treason. He saw ...

Keywords: Alien Invasion First Contact Galactic Empire Genetic Engineering Hard Science Fiction Military Science Fiction Science Fiction & Fantasy Space Fleet Space Marine Teen & Young Adult
Escape to Earth-Living Legends

Escape to Earth-Living Legends


Saxon Andrew

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Escape to Earth Living Legends by Saxon Andrew Introduction We must do something about those High Energy Beings. By all means, go right ahead You know I cant do it alone. You didnt join us when we attacked them Thats just it, you didnt attack them you fled so fast you nearly overloaded your reactors. The two beings were in different galaxies and appeared to be two light blue colored mists that flashed as they sent their thoughts across the vast distances between, Easy for you to sit in judgment. ...

Keywords: Alien Invasion First Contact Galactic Empire Genetic Engineering Hard Science Fiction Military Science Fiction Science Fiction & Fantasy Space Fleet Space Marine Teen & Young Adult
The Last Good Man

The Last Good Man


Linda Nagata

ISBN: 9781937197230
Year of publication: 2017

Linda Nagata THE LAST GOOD MAN The Business of War We told her not to go. It was too dangerous. She told us it would be all right. There would be security. The gray-haired gentleman speaks in quiet syllables, each chiseled by the emotions he holds in check as he explains the circumstances that have brought him to Requisite Operations Incorporated, a private military company headquartered in Thurston County, south of Seattle. In a conference room elegantly appointed in dark-brown fabrics and ...

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence autonomous robotics autonomous weapons Hard Science Fiction high-tech science fiction Military Science Fiction Military Thriller near-future science fiction private military company robots
New York 2140

New York 2140


Kim Stanley Robinson

ISBN: 9780316262347
Year of publication: 2017

Kim Stanley Robinson NEW YORK 2140 orbitbooks.net orbitshortfiction.com PART ONE THE TYRANNY OF SUNK COSTS a Mutt and Jeff Whoever writes the code creates the value. That isnt even close to true. Yes it is. Value resides in life, and life is coded, like with DNA. So bacteria have values Sure. All life wants things and goes after them. Viruses, bacteria, all the way up to us. Which by the way its your turn to clean the toilet. I know. Life means death. So, today Some today. Back to my point. We ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Hard Science Fiction
Gods of Risk

Gods of Risk


JAMES S A COREY

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2012

Gods of Risk: An Expanse Novella James S. A. Corey Orbit 2012 Tags: Science Fiction, Space Opera, Adventure, Fiction As tension between Mars and Earth mounts, and terrorism plagues the Martian city of Londres Nova, sixteen-year-old David Draper is fighting his own lonely war. A gifted chemist vying for a place at the university, David leads a secret life as a manufacturer for a ruthless drug dealer. When his friend Leelee goes missing, leaving signs of the dealers involvement, David takes it ...

Keywords: Adventure Hard Science Fiction Literature & Fiction Science Fiction Science Fiction & Fantasy Space Opera Two Hours or More (65-100 Pages)
The Churn

The Churn


JAMES S A COREY

ISBN: 9780316217668
Year of publication: 2014

THE CHURNAn Expanse NovellaJames S. A. Coreywww.orbitbooks.net www.orbitshortfiction.com Begin Reading Meet the Author Bonus Material About Orbit Short Fiction Newsletter Table of Contents Copyright Page In accordance with the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, the scanning, uploading, and electronic sharing of any part of this book without the permission of the publisher constitute unlawful piracy and theft of the authors intellectual property. If you would like to use material from the book other ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Fiction Hard Science Fiction Science Fiction Space Opera
Aurora

Aurora


Kim Stanley Robinson

ISBN: 9780316378741
Year of publication: 2015

Kim Stanley Robinson AURORA 1 STARSHIP GIRL Freya and her father go sailing. Their new home is in an apartment building that overlooks a dock on the bay at the west end of Long Pond. The dock has a bunch of little sailboats people can take out, and an onshore wind blows hard almost every afternoon. That must be why they call this town the Fetch, Badim says as they walk down to take out one of these boats. We always catch the brunt of the afternoon wind over the lake. So after theyve checked out ...

Keywords: hard science fiction
EMP

EMP


Wilson Harp

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Wilson Harp EMP Chapter 1 The 108 turnoff had always been tricky for folks who came out to visit us. The new four-lane made it easier to see, but it would still sneak up on you if you werent expecting it around the bend. For me, it was all the same. I had made that turn off the main highway as long as I had been driving. I had known the shift and speed of the car as it made that turn since the time I was old enough to stand in the back seat and watch for deer along the woods as we came home from ...

Keywords: EMP Hard Science Fiction High Tech
The Martian

The Martian


Andy Weir

ISBN: 9780804139021
Year of publication: 2014

Andy Weir THE MARTIAN For Mom, who calls me Pickle, and Dad, who calls me Dude. Map CHAPTER 1 LOG ENTRY: SOL 6 Im pretty much fucked. Thats my considered opinion. Fucked. Six days into what should be the greatest two months of my life, and its turned into a nightmare. I dont even know wholl read this. I guess someone will find it eventually. Maybe a hundred years from now. For the record I didnt die on Sol 6. Certainly the rest of the crew thought I did, and I cant blame them. Maybe therell be a ...

Keywords: hard science fiction
Symbiont

Symbiont


Mira Grant

ISBN: 9780316219006
Year of publication: 2014

Mira Grant SYMBIONT This book is dedicated to Aislinn Suzanne Ellis, who had the excellent sense to be born while it was being written. Welcome to the world, my dearest skeleton girl. INTERLUDE 0: MEIOSIS Knowing the direction doesnt mean you have to go. SIMONE KIMBERLEY, DONT GO OUT ALONE Boom boom pow, bitches. TANSY SUBJECT VIII, ITERATION II November 3, 2027: Time stamp 17:27. The recording is substandard, clearly done on a cellular telephone or cheap tablet, rather than any form of ...

Keywords: dystopia Hard Science Fiction
Influx

Influx


Daniel Suarez

ISBN: 9780525953180
Year of publication: 2014

Daniel Suarez INFLUX In loving memory of Alan Haisser, a brilliant engineer who encouraged my youthful wonderbut still insisted I learn the math. The future is already hereits just not very evenly distributed. WILLIAM GIBSON CHAPTER 1 Breakthrough Im gonna hunt you down like a rabid dog, Sloan. Albert Marrano clenched his teeth on an e-cigarette as he concentrated on a tiny screen. Dont joke. My sisters pug just went rabid. Youre kidding. Marrano thumbed the controls of his handheld game ...

Keywords: Hard Science Fiction
Parasite

Parasite


Mira Grant

ISBN: 9780316218931
Year of publication: 2013

Mira Grant PARASITE For Melissa and Rachel. You are very good sisters. INTERLUDE 0: GENESIS My darling ones, be careful now, and dont go out alone. SIMONE KIMBERLEY, DONT GO OUT ALONE Here there be monsters. DR. SHANTI CALE August 17, 2015: Time stamp 15:06. The recording is crisp enough to look like a Hollywood film, too polished to be real. The lab is something out of a science fiction movie, all pristine white walls and gleaming glass and steel equipment. Only one thing in this scene is fully ...

Keywords: dystopia Hard Science Fiction