Category: Hard Scifi

Nelf Rings

Nelf Rings

New technologies create new and unexpected hazards. In the not-too-distant future, humanity has developed a faster-than-light engine, and has begun to explore the first 200 hundred light years in every direction from Sol. Planets discovered and cataloged in the previous century are investigated using the new engine. Additional worlds in radical locations are discovered as…

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Chaacetime: The Origins – Book 2: A thrilling Hard Science Fiction Detective Trilogy (The Space Cycle – A Metaphysical & Hard Science Fiction Series)

Chaacetime: The Origins – Book 2: A thrilling Hard Science Fiction Detective Trilogy (The Space Cycle – A Metaphysical & Hard Science Fiction Series)

How can you save your city when you can’t even trust reality? Baley and Paul make every effort to solve the “Problem”, and prevent the tragic death of other children. Their investigation leads them from an underground sect to a hurricane come from nowhere, which seems to be the cause of suicides. Meanwhile Baley feverishly…

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Inherit the Wind: The Powerful Drama of the Greatest Courtroom Clash of the Century

Inherit the Wind: The Powerful Drama of the Greatest Courtroom Clash of the Century

A classic work of American theatre, based on the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925, which pitted Clarence Darrow against William Jennings Bryan in defense of a schoolteacher accused of teaching the theory of evolution The accused was a slight, frightened man who had  deliberately broken the law. His trial was a Roman circus. The chief gladiators…

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Hard Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires)

Hard Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires)

“If you loved Nancy Drew but always wished she was an undead sword-wielding badass, Merit is your kind of girl.”—Geek Monthly Times are hard for new vampire Merit. Since shapeshifters announced their presence to the world, humans have been rallying against supernaturals, and inside Cadogan House, things between Merit and her Master, Ethan Sullivan, are…tense.…

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Blindsight

Blindsight

Blindsight is the Hugo Award–nominated novel by Peter Watts, “a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive” (The Globe and Mail). Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since―until a derelict space…

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Axiomatic: Short Stories of Science Fiction

Axiomatic: Short Stories of Science Fiction

“Wonderful, mind-expanding stuff, and well written too.”—The Guardian Axiomatic is a wonderful collection of eighteen short stories by Hugo Award–winning author Greg Egan. The stories in this collection have appeared in such science fiction magazines as Interzone and Asimov’s between 1989 and 1992. From junkies who drink at the time-stream to love affairs in time-reversed…

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Armor

Armor

The military sci-fi classic of courage on a dangerous alien planet The planet is called Banshee. The air is unbreathable, the water is poisonous. It is home to the most implacable enemies that humanity, in all its interstellar expansion, has ever encountered. Body armor has been devised for the commando forces that are to be…

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Ninefox Gambit (Machineries of Empire)

Ninefox Gambit (Machineries of Empire)

To win an impossible war Captain Kel Cheris must awaken an ancient weapon and a despised traitor general.Captain Kel Cheris of the hexarchate is disgraced for using unconventional methods in a battle against heretics.  Kel Command gives her the opportunity to redeem herself by retaking the Fortress of Scattered Needles, a star fortress that has…

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Best Served Cold

Best Served Cold

Springtime in Styria. And that means war. There have been nineteen years of blood. The ruthless Grand Duke Orso is locked in a vicious struggle with the squabbling League of Eight, and between them they have bled the land white. While armies march, heads roll and cities burn, and behind the scenes bankers, priests and…

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