by Charles Stross
Publisher: Ace Hardcover 2005
Number of pages: 400
Expanding upon his award-winning short story cycle from the pages of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Charles Stross-author of such revolutionary science fiction novels as Singularity Sky and Iron Sunrise-delivers the story fans have been anticipating with Accelerando, a novel destined to change the face of the genre. For three generations, the Macz family has struggled to cope with the rampant technological achievements that have rendered humans near obsolete. And mankind's end encroaches even closer when something starts to dismantle the nine planets of the solar system in an effort to annihilate all biological lifeforms.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by H. Beam Piper - Putnam
Dangerous beasts, impossible weather, and political intrigue on the planet Fenris, a backwater planet with days that last a quarter of a year. Unusual astronomical environments, correct technology and a good detective story makes good reading.
by Lester del Rey - Avalon Books
SF novel that would appeal to Mickey Spillane fans, this book features lots of violence, beatings, and blood. But this isn't just a crime novel put into space; this is a hard SF novel, and the terraforming of Mars is central to the story.
by Peter Watts - Tor Books
In this stimulating hard SF novel, the author explores the nature of consciousness. The book combines riveting action with a fascinating alien environment. In the late 21st century something alien is discovered beyond the edge of the solar system.
by David Wiley - Smashwords
A corporation sends a team to Gondwana, a jungle planet. It is perfect for pharmaceutical prospecting, exotic vegetation loaded with strange chemical compounds. The newest member of the team, Lani Callis, wants to impress the team ...