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War of Mars: I am a clone 1 by Beth Hoyer War of Mars: I am a clone 1 by Jan. 17, 2017 Free! 114198 words Sample 20%
“From what I remember despite Zerra keeps on telling me ‘You’re to not focus onto Jinks Montreal’s clones being manipulated by the High Council.’ Ugh. Memory started with a conversation between Barry and this female, named Elina involving a talk with karate from what I remember involving one clone of Jinks Montreal. I despite thinking to myself ‘I’m a clone but cloned of who?’”
Escape: Exodus Book Three by Gun Brooke Escape: Exodus Book Three by Jan. 17, 2017 $9.99 71538 words Sample 20%
Aboard the Exodus ship Pathfinder, President Thea Tylio still holds Caya Lindemay, a clairvoyant changer, in protective custody, which has devastating consequences endangering their relationship and the entire Exodus mission.
Pirate Queen:Book of the Navigator by H.N. Klett Pirate Queen:Book of the Navigator by Jan. 17, 2017 $3.99 65490 words Sample 15%
In one fateful moment, Hailey Heartstone’s life is thrust into a storm of peril after she stumbles upon an ancient book that once belonged to the fabled Pirate Queen. Once unlocked a dangerous power that thrusts her into a world full of deadly mists and phantom pirates intent on recovering what once was theirs.
Just Dig by Francis Bass Just Dig by Jan. 16, 2017 $2.50 2422 words Sample 45%
Two brothers, asteroid prospectors, are awoken when an asteroid lands somewhere along the boundary between their little plot, and the enormous plot owned by their neighbors. They drive out to see on whose plot the rock has fallen. As they do, they argue over whether they can depend on luck to end a long dry spell, or if they'll have to make their own luck to turn a profit
Gardens of Wind by Kate MacLeod Gardens of Wind by Jan. 16, 2017 $0.99 10376 words Sample 20%
With the surface of the Earth now unlivable humankind takes to the clouds, lashing together balloons and airships into floating villages. Akeli lives in one such village, but longs for more than life in her regimented clan. Her brother once parachuted down to the ravaged Earth, never to be heard from again. Does she have the courage to follow, or will her future be up in the stars?
Full Circle by Kate MacLeod Full Circle by Jan. 16, 2017 $0.99 8037 words Sample 20%
In a near-future when squatters live in whatever salvageable bits of spacecraft keep the vacuum out, feeling haunted by the ghosts of those who died and left those bits of shuttle or spacestation behind is understandable. April certainly understands the feeling. And she’s created quite the career for herself expelling the ghosts that haunt the salvage that people need for living space.
Din Ba Din by Kate MacLeod Din Ba Din by Jan. 16, 2017 $0.99 10269 words Sample 20%
Sohaila, overwhelmed with two sets of twins barely a year apart and a husband who is up in space more than he's home, made a wish to have some of the empty-nester rest from the end of her life now when she can actually use it. Or she thinks she did, now that every day is out of sequence, her entire life span on shuffle play, she hasn't lived that day yet.
Sulan, Episode 3: The Dome by Camille Picott Sulan, Episode 3: The Dome by Jan. 16, 2017 $4.99 80933 words Sample 20%
After escaping the League, Sulan and her friends are granted entrance into the Dome, a utopian biodome in the wilderness of Alaska. When Sulan and her friends stumble on the trail of a League mole within the Dome, they set out to track him down. Will they be safe in their new home, or will they find themselves trapped among enemies?
Blood of the Redd Guard - Chapters 1 - 14 by Dan Decker Blood of the Redd Guard - Chapters 1 - 14 by Jan. 16, 2017 Free! 47888 words Sample 20%
When Adar encounters a gang of bandits brazenly robbing and murdering merchants in his territory he suspects that there is more going on than just a simple robbery. His fears are quickly confirmed when a murder perpetrated by a hidden organization known as the Kopal pulls him into a conflict with Helam where the future of the city is at stake.
Copy Me Popular 2 by Neil Smith Copy Me Popular 2 by Jan. 16, 2017 Free! 553 words Sample 100%
Joel continues his on the run fugitiveness, getting involved in black market films.
After Dark The Story Begins by Mark Lee Ryan After Dark The Story Begins by Jan. 16, 2017 Free! 12050 words Sample 30%
Jeremy Patten discovers that he has a very unusual and unique skill. At night when others fall asleep Jeremy is able to enter a world, a dream world. As those around him wander in their dreams Jeremy is conscious of the dark world he has entered. He is able to be both summoned and summon those he seeks out to bring realism to the dream world he has entered.
Fractured Mind The Complete Series by Odette C. Bell Fractured Mind The Complete Series by Jan. 16, 2017 $7.99 166857 words Sample 20%
The complete four-episode box set of Fractured Mind...
Dark Voyage: Prossia Book 4 by Raphyel M. Jordan Dark Voyage: Prossia Book 4 by Jan. 16, 2017 $4.99 129290 words Sample 20%
Thr gut-wrenching conclusion to the Prossia coming of age space opera series.
The Grey Templars: Humanity's Haven by Anthony Condos The Grey Templars: Humanity's Haven by Jan. 16, 2017 $2.99 95796 words Sample 20%
Set in a post apocalyptic world, humanity now led by the religious sects is now besieged by the forces of hell. All that stands in their way are the Grey Templars, genetically modified warriors of God. They are blending of faith and science all in the name to save humanity. We follow our hero Templar Captain Donis and his friends in this grand adventure for the very soul of humanity.
Second Genesis by Janet Maile Second Genesis by Jan. 16, 2017 $3.99 81550 words Sample 20%
Gerald is frozen in the 20th century and wakes 2,000 years later to find himself a prisoner in a strange and violent world. He escapes, only to find that the outside world is far more horrific than he could ever have imagined. He must find a way to work with the strange and distant Hagan to overcome the worst environmental disaster the planet has ever known.
Fractured Mind Episode Four by Odette C. Bell Fractured Mind Episode Four by Jan. 15, 2017 $2.99 44897 words Sample 20%
This is it. Soon, everything will be over. They’ve deleted Sarah’s mind, returning her to an automaton, a mindless weapon ready to do her masters’ bidding. But a part of her has held on, and that part now holds the very future of the galaxy in her hands. Karax will have to sacrifice everything to help her, and even then it may not be enough to stop the Force’s silent invasion of the Milky Way.
Fractured Mind Episode Three by Odette C. Bell Fractured Mind Episode Three by Jan. 15, 2017 $2.99 37676 words Sample 20%
Karax and Sarah are separated as the world ends. The Corthanx Traders continue their relentless but silent invasion of Earth. As they gather momentum and threaten the Coalition, both Karax and Sarah are faced with choices of their own. Will Karax form an unlikely alliance to keep Sarah safe? And will Sarah finally push past the horror of Sora to regain her body for good?
Psychic Knights Adventures (Crash Landing and Rat King) by P.B. Thompson Psychic Knights Adventures (Crash Landing and Rat King) by Jan. 15, 2017 $2.99 8990 words Sample 20%
Long before the Psychic Knights gained their enhanced powers they battled the TechPsychers to rescue the Naturals. Here are the accounts of just two of those events. Two short stories: Crash Landing Rat King
Choices of the Soul by Patrick Spatz Choices of the Soul by Jan. 15, 2017 Free! 5384 words Sample 20%
Today it's hard to define just what family is. In the future it's not going to get any easier.
"The Portal" by Jan. 15, 2017 $2.99 159987 words Sample 20%
When crippled, twelve year old Andy Yeager disobeys his father and goes for a swim in a strange mountain pond, he discovers an eerie violet light at the pond’s bottom. Overwhelmed with curiosity, he extends a hand toward the strange glow and instantly finds himself caught in a time-warp phenomenon that will forever change him... and all those he meets in the ‘parallel world’ into which he awakens.
Newcomer: Chapter 5 by Mike White Newcomer: Chapter 5 by Jan. 15, 2017 Free! 1420 words Sample 20%
A story in which Kali has a conversation with a Murder of Post Apocalyptic crows.
DarkLight Commando Inc. by C.J. Daniels DarkLight Commando Inc. by Jan. 15, 2017 $3.99 97301 words Sample 10%
It’s a future of hope and prosperity throughout the known star systems. The Earth Alliance has maintained an uneasy peace with alien races across the galaxy, but even its mighty starfleet can’t hold back the raiders who have fought for control of the outer sectors and set their sights closer to the Terran controlled systems. Commando Inc. was created to tackle those issues.....
Copy Me Popular by Neil Smith Copy Me Popular by Jan. 15, 2017 Free! 1266 words Sample 100%
In a world where celebrities and celebrity clones are imprisoned and forced to work, a copy uncovers an unbelievable truth.
M Issue 4 by Big Pulp M Issue 4 by Jan. 15, 2017 $2.99 13369 words Sample 10%
The new issue of M, the horror and mystery magazine from Big Pulp! Now published three times a year! Each issue contains a mix of horror, macabre, crime & mystery fiction and poetry. This issue features: "Doing God’s Work" by Wayne Scheer "Psychic Karma" by Shannon Schuren "The Deep End" by Tim Deal "Mike (My Second Roommate)" by Adam Armour "A Burning Question" by Anna Sykora
Child of Words Issue 3 by Big Pulp Child of Words Issue 3 by Jan. 15, 2017 $2.99 14619 words Sample 10%
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published three times annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features: "Skin Like Shining Armour" by Tom Conoboy "Affections Between Space" by James Boone Dryden "Mary Beth’s Prophecy" by Cathy C. Hall "Melancholy Dust" by Jason S. Ridler "Remedy Blue" by D.N. Drake "My Salieri
Child of Words Issue 4 by Big Pulp Child of Words Issue 4 by Jan. 15, 2017 $2.99 14022 words Sample 10%
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published three times annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features: "Riding to Hounds" by Thomas Canfield "Finishers of Men" by Don Norum "O Holy Night" by Paul Lorello "Lavender and Chamomile" by LaShawn M. Wanak "Sharks With Thumbs" by David James Keaton
Regeneration by Louise Lyons Regeneration by Jan. 15, 2017 $4.99 75207 words Sample 10%
Kim Fortune was the first surviving regenerate. His failings as a regenerate and the suspicion of regular humans, leave him lonely and lacking in self-worth. Christian Novak is a successful member of the experimental species. Despite their immediate attraction to each other, their differences are a recipe for disaster. Can a seemingly unsuitable pair ever find love?
Big Pulp Annual 2016 by Big Pulp Big Pulp Annual 2016 by Jan. 14, 2017 $4.99 60068 words Sample 15%
Since 2008, Big Pulp has published great SF&F, Horror, and Mystery fiction and poems. Big Pulp Annual 2016 collects all the work published online during the year, including the full contents of M (horror & mystery) issue 3 and 4; Child of Words (SF&F) issue 3 and 4; and Thirst (romance) issue 2. Includes work from Jason Ridler, Michael Bracken, Keyan Bowes, Kristine Ong Muslim, and many more!
Future of the Earth: The Derelict by J.G. Contor Future of the Earth: The Derelict by Jan. 14, 2017 $1.99 303432 words Sample 20%
Captured, alone, and deep inside enemy territory, Alu'a must escape. Her enemy, her captors, aliens her people call the Apak; they are ruthless, relentless, and bent on dominating all life. Alu'a is at their mercy and has been for years. The Apak interrogations challenge everything she believes in. Unbeknownst to the Apak she has learned a great many things that may aid her people in the war.
The Sorceress and The Skull by Donald Platt The Sorceress and The Skull by Jan. 14, 2017 $5.50 52285 words Sample 20%
San Francisco 1946: A Confrontation of Sorcerers and Seers. For the first time in almost 400 years, Michele born in 1932, a direct descendant of Nostradamus, will have all his gifts of precognition and even greater powers, but they will not be fully manifested until after she enters puberty,
Family across Space by Stephen Brandon Family across Space by Jan. 14, 2017 $0.99 33165 words Sample 20%
A preindustrial group of humans are forced to evacuate due to a natural disaster. They use forbidden technology from the past. The new uninhabited wilderness planet has its own challenges. Some people from settlement and the family disappear. The skills of not so civilized humans are useful to a high tech planet spanning federation. Especially their ability to fight, spy, and wage war.
The Woman Who Literally Traveled Back in Time. by Nicola Vallera The Woman Who Literally Traveled Back in Time. by Jan. 14, 2017 $0.99 4105 words Sample 5%
She wanted to travel back in time. She wanted to see her youth again. The most fantastic adventure a human being could ever imagine. But, when she got trapped, a year full of memories might become the worst nightmare.
Iceland: An International Technothriller (Book 2 of THE FLENSE) by Saul Tanpepper Iceland: An International Technothriller (Book 2 of THE FLENSE) by Jan. 14, 2017 $2.99 102107 words Sample 20%
Hired by a prepper group to look into a series of increasingly gruesome disasters, a French medical investigative reporter soon finds herself mired in a global conspiracy to end Humanity. Can she stop it in time? Or should she begin preparing herself for the inevitable end?
China: An International Technothriller (Book 1 of THE FLENSE) by Saul Tanpepper China: An International Technothriller (Book 1 of THE FLENSE) by Jan. 14, 2017 $2.99 96765 words Sample 20%
Hired by a prepper group to look into a series of increasingly gruesome disasters, a French medical investigative reporter soon finds herself mired in a global conspiracy to end Humanity. Can she stop it in time? Or should she begin preparing herself for the inevitable end?
The Prophet and the Time Traveller by Julie Lovett The Prophet and the Time Traveller by Jan. 14, 2017 $8.21 52475 words Sample 20%
For years, The Prophet’s followers trust that Martin will return in his silver machine and herald an Age of Perfection, but the immature practical joker who arrives seems an unlikely candidate. Martin becomes the centre of a tenacious struggle between courageous freedom fighters and loathsome scientists, assisted by tantalising female clones, in a world fraught with danger. Who was The Prophet?
Multiplarity by Anthony Stevens Multiplarity by Jan. 14, 2017 $8.99 176511 words Sample 20%
Perfect health, longevity, religious intolerance, political expedience, and aliens... all part of colonizing another world.
The Gang of Four by Richard Lawther The Gang of Four by Jan. 14, 2017 Free! 83465 words Sample 20%
Mysterious Earth forces eject an alien power from the planet leaving humanity exposed.
The Grandfather Paradox: A Time-Travel Story by Steven Burgauer The Grandfather Paradox: A Time-Travel Story by Jan. 14, 2017 $2.99 127514 words Sample 20%
Marooned in the present, their only hope for the future lay in the past. But first there was still the small matter of staying alive. The planet was crawling with bird-beasts, large parrotlike carnivores. Now join Andu Nehrengel and his female clone companions on an intense voyage through time. First stop: the Civil War and the Battle of Shiloh. Meet Mark Twain when he is still a river boat pilot.
The Maskless Trilogy by K. Weikel The Maskless Trilogy by Jan. 14, 2017 $0.99 114983 words Sample 20%
Never take off the mask that hides your deepest truths. But what if you did, what would you find beneath the ruins?
War of the Fathers - Chapters 1-18 by Dan Decker War of the Fathers - Chapters 1-18 by Jan. 13, 2017 Free! 49613 words Sample 20%
Adar Rahid and his son Jorad have been on the run for fifteen years, chased by servants of Adar’s father who are intent on finding and killing Adar. Even while a fugitive, Adar continues to search for the secrets of their forefathers because he fervently believes that an ancient alien race known as the Hunwei are about to attack.
Outlaw Galaxy: Hunter's Truth and Other Tales by Bill Smith Outlaw Galaxy: Hunter's Truth and Other Tales by Jan. 13, 2017 $0.99 21605 words Sample 30%
Outlaw Galaxy: Hunter's Truth and Other Tales. (Outlaw Galaxy 3, short story collection) Five short stories filled with the adventure and wonder of the Outlaw Galaxy universe. Short story collection, about 18,500 words or 53 pages, reading time: one hour. From Bill Smith, author of Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels and Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, Second Edition.
Tales of the Shrall #2: Runaway by Markus Dunn Tales of the Shrall #2: Runaway by Jan. 13, 2017 $0.99 4830 words Sample 20%
When a bimbo slave escapes her decrepit old Master, she hopes to find a future where her talents are put to full use. When a bounty hunter is sent after, those hopes may be thrown into jeopardy. Or will they?
Armas de Marte by Luis Bermer Armas de Marte by Jan. 13, 2017 Free! 6071 words Sample 25%
Armas de Marte es un relato de terror-gore y ciencia ficción, ambientado en una futura guerra entre la Tierra y sus colonias marcianas. ¿Qué aberrantes armas nos traerá el futuro cercano?
Gloom (Obscurity book 1) by S.L Simps Gloom (Obscurity book 1) by Jan. 13, 2017 $0.99 46013 words Sample 20%
The bully and his victim struggle to survive in a world frozen and dead.
The Collapse by Sean C. Westbrock The Collapse by Jan. 13, 2017 $0.99 3268 words Sample 25%
The collapse changed the world almost overnight. Our technologically advanced society has fallen apart and computer technician Dan is now picking up the pieces, literally. This is the story of what Dan must do to survive after the collapse.
Pack 2 Fantásticos ebooks, nº29. Metavida & 301 Chistes Cortos y Muy Buenos by J. K. Vélez & Ainhoa Montañez Pack 2 Fantásticos ebooks, nº29. Metavida & 301 Chistes Cortos y Muy Buenos by
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Alan 2 by Bruce Forciea Alan 2 by Jan. 13, 2017 $7.99 67347 words Sample 20%
A brilliant artificial intelligence (AI) scientist, Dr. Alan Boyd, develops a new program that integrates part of his brain with a computer’s operating system.
The Collective is All by William Mangieri The Collective is All by Jan. 13, 2017 $0.99 5320 words Sample 20%
The Collective is ALL! At least that's what Abbe's been told, but events lead him to wonder if there might just be some intelligent life "out there." "The Collective Is All" is a short, speculative fiction.
The chronicles of Pricon. THE ESCAPE. by W. A. Blinko The chronicles of Pricon. THE ESCAPE. by Jan. 13, 2017 $4.99 35213 words
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State of Grace by M. Lauryl Lewis State of Grace by Jan. 12, 2017 $6.99 57494 words Sample 10%
Living on Mt. Rainier, Gus and Zoe are faced with a tough decision; stay and face starvation, or leave and face the dead that wait lower in elevation. The group will encounter new dangers and struggle to find themselves and each other again. The dead are more ruthless than ever, and the living more desperate. Natural disasters, a new threat from the dead, and tragic losses...