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If You Give a Time Traveler a Cookie by Cynthianna If You Give a Time Traveler a Cookie by Feb. 18, 2018 $1.59 4,360 words Sample 5%
John and Cici return to St. Louis just in time for Cici to make her eye doctor appointment, but for some odd reason her apartment door seems jammed. The alien time traveler John Smith confesses he might have created a box that produces an endless supply of Thin Mints to assuage Cici's junk food habit.
In a Galaxy Far, Far AwRy book 5: The Genetic Equation by Liam Gibbs In a Galaxy Far, Far AwRy book 5: The Genetic Equation by Feb. 18, 2018 $3.99 46,510 words Sample 20%
Master Asinine has a new scheme to destroy his nemesis, Legion: make a dangerous weapon with genetic altering technology. But when the Bad Guys show up on the Good Guys’ home turf, Station One, with their new genetic weapons, they threaten to turn their enemies into organic soup. Now the Good Guys have to ward off the Bad Guys and keep out of the line of fire. And it’s not even Monday!
Becoming by Tonya R. Moore Becoming by Feb. 18, 2018 $3.99 68,150 words Sample 20%
A grand total of 31 pieces of flash fiction and short stories have been compiled into this omnibus edition titled Becoming.
A Very Carrie Christmas by J.J. Green A Very Carrie Christmas by Feb. 18, 2018 $0.99 18,400 words
Christmas isn’t Christmas without aliens.
Carrie Hatchett's Christmas by J.J. Green Carrie Hatchett's Christmas by Feb. 18, 2018 $0.99 12,740 words
It’s Christmas! The alien invasion has begun.
Passage to Paradise by J.J. Green Passage to Paradise by Feb. 18, 2018 $0.99 47,170 words
Carrie Hatchett is back. The Transgalactic Council may never be the same.
Skyport 7 by Lindsey Tanner Skyport 7 by Feb. 18, 2018 $3.99 27,620 words Sample 30%
Let's face it: no one wants to live on Uranus. On newly-named Skyport 7, everyone flies around with wings on their backs. Everyone, that is, except for Zane. What can a wingless kid do in a world that revolves around flying? But when a disaster happens that shakes the very foundations of the planet, he might be the only one who can stop it!
The Bakarian Rebellion by W. H. Cann The Bakarian Rebellion by Feb. 18, 2018 $2.99 152,460 words Sample 25%
Dave Jackson and Michael Allen, two of the best fighter pilots in the Confederation, are hiding a secret that is directly affecting the war against the Rebellion Dave is suffering psychological stress far more than his friend because he knows his friend’s secret. Will he buckle under the pressure when his loyalty is put to the ultimate test?
The Game by Nichole Haines The Game by Feb. 17, 2018 Free! 11,750 words Read a sample
Popular or not, the virtual reality concept had caught on in the capital and Emily for one was delighted that Heaven was not the only city that would benefit from progress. Mr Goddard was putting her sleepy hamlet of Dragons’ Blood on the map once and for all, for the call center was the technological hub, the control room that would allow the thousands of worlds
Xing by Christian Landau Xing by Feb. 17, 2018 $8.99 56,910 words
This is the grand finale in the XiFiSy Space Opera where Kholwa, Xi, Annae and Xing fight on multiple planets in our universe battling with the GODS to stay alive. XiFiSy battles to save and control the Ultriverse as the multiverses break apart.
XiFiSy by Christian Landau XiFiSy by Feb. 17, 2018 $8.99 57,380 words
Astronaut heroines Kholwa, from South Africa, Xi from China and Annae from Russia are captured by XiFiSy. She is immense and powerful and has learned the art of multiverse travel. This is the story of the interactions of many women, trying to survive, communicate and travel across the boundaries of matter-antimatter universes
The Last Romanian Frogman by J E Murphy The Last Romanian Frogman by Feb. 17, 2018 You set the price! 73,050 words Sample 20%
Short fiction in the realms of fantasy and science.
Easy Prey by Stephanie Barr Easy Prey by Feb. 17, 2018 Free! 17,180 words Read a sample
Three short prequel stories for the upcoming release of Ideal Insurgent, but these stories can stand on their own. Find out how Bryder meets Nayna, Bryder meets Damon, and what makes Nayna so damn special, especially paired up with Bryder.
Breathe by Linzé Brandon Breathe by Feb. 17, 2018 $0.99 11,580 words Sample 10%
Surina was convinced that her own life was no longer worth living, and it was an unwelcome interruption when Jar's presence distracted her from her purpose. To Jar, however, Surina was not just another suicide victim-to-be. But could Jar take the risk that she could be a life partner, when transformation was no longer an option for this fe/male?
Darkwood Feathers Season 1 Episode 1 Rogue Feather by Darkwood Feathers Darkwood Feathers Season 1 Episode 1 Rogue Feather by Feb. 17, 2018 $0.99 6,030 words Sample 20%
Senna should have been keeping a profile as low as the human traffickers she hunted. After all, she had a family to think of. In part, it was them that motivated her to keep fighting the losing battle. She didn't want them past coming after daughter. Lively enjoyed a challenge. This mission was the perfect opportunity to erase her most horrendous error, one she was still being punished for.
Galactic Marine Corps Sniper Teams - Battle Lines by David Smith Galactic Marine Corps Sniper Teams - Battle Lines by Feb. 17, 2018 $1.50 60,310 words Sample 20%
The Galactic Marine Corps Sniper Teams follows an elite group of Marine Snipers around the galaxy fighting evil. If you like military fiction with lots of action, this series is for you.
Existence_Tome 2_Chap 7-8 by Désiré Gnani Zoro Existence_Tome 2_Chap 7-8 by Feb. 17, 2018 Free! 180 words Read a sample
Existence » est un feuilleton romanesque relatant une histoire fictive de la création et du destin de l’humanité. Le feuilleton présente une civilisation extra-terrestre similaire à la société humaine mais qui en diffère fortement sous plusieurs aspects fondamentaux.
Existence_Volume 2_Chapters 1-2 by Désiré Gnani Zoro Existence_Volume 2_Chapters 1-2 by Feb. 17, 2018 Free! 11,640 words Read a sample
Somewhere in a world other than ours (we, humans), live some beings endowed with far advanced intellectual aptitudes. Harmony and piece reigned in that world until its inhabitants decided to launch a quiet ambitious project.
The Untime: A Novel of 19th-Century Paris by Hugh Ashton The Untime: A Novel of 19th-Century Paris by Feb. 17, 2018 $3.49 43,890 words
A 19-century science fiction novel, in the same vein as Jules Verne and H.G.Wells, with a touch of William Hope Hodgson and H.P.Lovecraft thrown into the mix.
The Untime Revisited: A novel of 19th-Century Paris by Hugh Ashton The Untime Revisited: A novel of 19th-Century Paris by Feb. 17, 2018 $3.49 49,350 words
A 19-century science fiction novel, in the same vein as Jules Verne and H.G.Wells, with a touch of William Hope Hodgson and H.P.Lovecraft thrown into the mix.
Angels Unawares by Hugh Ashton Angels Unawares by Feb. 17, 2018 $3.99 34,560 words
Historical science fiction - angels are not what they first appear to Gerado, former bishop of Nessuna, now living in the city of Lamakan in the Middle East.
Never Say Reven (William Bernhardt's Shine Series Book 10) by Tamara Grantham Never Say Reven (William Bernhardt's Shine Series Book 10) by Feb. 17, 2018 $2.99 21,930 words Sample 20%
June Brighton can hear heartbeats. On the night of her prom, she uses her talent to track down a Reven--a Shine bounty hunter--named Memphis Stone. He's ruthless and smarter than any Reven she's ever encountered. And as it turns out--he's the only Reven who has ever been able to capture her. But Memphis isn't after money. Will she spend the rest of her life as a prisoner--or worse?
FREEDOM Arena by Stephen Arseneault FREEDOM Arena by Feb. 16, 2018 $2.99 81,470 words Sample 20%
The fourth book of the FREEDOM series. Aware Humans are sent to the Arena to fight for their lives. A group member is forced to fight. Can they be freed before a hunt to the death begins?
Trouble on Project Ceres by Ted White Trouble on Project Ceres by Feb. 16, 2018 $3.99 53,830 words Sample 10%
Larry comes to work on his father's project to save the world, and finds himself the target of a plot to sabotage it and kill them all...
No Time Like Tomorrow by Ted White No Time Like Tomorrow by Feb. 16, 2018 $3.99 54,110 words Sample 10%
Frank Marshall, suddenly 500 years in the future, needs help to avoid being killed as useless waste...
Secret of the Marauder Satellite by Ted White Secret of the Marauder Satellite by Feb. 16, 2018 $3.99 48,690 words Sample 10%
New space school grad Paul gets the dangerous jobs... But there's more up there than anyone knew...
Moon Queen: You What? by Chris Reynolds Moon Queen: You What? by Feb. 16, 2018 $4.99 120 words Sample 20%
Superhero Moon Queen is fed-up when she's expected to take a pay cut. Will she leave the job? It looks like she will! So it's a return to her home-town of Windscale!
Soul On Ice (Book 4 of Soul On Ice (Book 4 of "Working Class Villain") by Feb. 16, 2018 $2.99 56,390 words Sample 20%
Freddy Funke's back in prison, but not for long. The feds want him to hunt down Lily, and Hollywood wants him to be a star. If they can bust him out, this one-time slacker-turned-criminal-mastermind will sign on the dotted line. Unfortunately for them, Freddy's tired of being told what to do. The new mayor has pledged to make Old Polly great again. Mr. Big Stuff is going to burn it to the ground.
Battle Beyond Earth - Box Set (Books 6-9) by Nick S. Thomas Battle Beyond Earth - Box Set (Books 6-9) by Feb. 16, 2018 $7.99 278,440 words Sample 20%
The final four novels in the epic sci-fi series that tells of humanity's desperate struggle to survive in an uncertain and war-torn future.
Scientific Poems: Death Then Life by Sergei Dines Scientific Poems: Death Then Life by Feb. 16, 2018 Free! 2,240 words Read a sample
Scientific Poems: Vol3 Death Then Life probes into themes of aging, God, the Universe and beyond, while staying true to the sci-fi poetic style and themes which Sergei Dines is famous for. A mixture of cyborgs, space, and futurology stay genuine to the writing styles of the new-age scientific philosopher, while he offers hints of extreme emotions laced within the technological prose.
Dead Men and Dynamite by Andrew Knighton Dead Men and Dynamite by Feb. 16, 2018 $2.99 31,270 words
Adventurer Dirk Dynamo is heading to Egypt in search of the lost Great Library. But others are there ahead of him, people with far less enlightened agendas. As he races spies and criminals through the land of the Pharaohs, Dirk must decide how far he will go for knowledge and what he really values most in the world – life, love or learning.
More. More. More. by S. A. Barton More. More. More. by Feb. 16, 2018 Free! 910 words Read a sample
This is flash fiction, under 1000 words. Teddy is a strong man, driven to become ever stronger -- and with the aid of technological advances like medical nanomachines and vat-grown muscular implants, his dysmorphic drive has made him something both more and less than human.
From Heaven - Genesis by C.O. Amal From Heaven - Genesis by Feb. 15, 2018 $0.99 73,310 words
The planet is dead. Demons poured out from hell and they ended the world we knew. Now a walking plague roams through the land. And the sky is filled with infected angels. Death is all around us. Then, when we thought all hope had lost, they rained from the heavens, for a one last final stand. A war is on the verge. Death is near us. This might be the final stand, but demon lord Lucifer is very...
Un Espace Hors Du Temps by Jean-Yves Crozier Un Espace Hors Du Temps by Feb. 15, 2018 $0.99 1,410 words Sample 20%
Au fil de ses rencontres, nous accompagnons le Funambule Acoustique dans une odyssée sonochronique, franchissant les galaxies au son des sornettes. Mis en attente intemporelle, le contorsionniste de haut vol a bien du mal à passer le temps de manière cohérente dans ce vingt-sixième épisode.
A Wizard In Time by C. DeWard A Wizard In Time by Feb. 15, 2018 $2.99 57,650 words Sample 20%
Marvin's life is on a downward spiral, divorced, no home, no job and no income. He's managed to alienate everyone close to him. With prospects looking grim a change is thrust upon him, not what he envisioned. Taking him farther than he ever would have thought. Recruited by an Aelf, to protect the human timeline of history. To travel back to another time becoming someone he never thought to be.
Ambassador 8: The Alabaster Army by Patty Jansen Ambassador 8: The Alabaster Army by Feb. 15, 2018 $4.99 99,930 words Sample 10%
Deadly creatures, hostile climate, and that is just the scenery. For many years, mysterious things have happened on the ice world of Tamer, but when a scientist goes missing from Barresh thought to be on Tamer, Cory is forced to take the issue by the horns.
The Eagle's Revenge by Gibson Morales The Eagle's Revenge by Feb. 14, 2018 $0.99 32,530 words
The Anunnaki have defeated humanity, but they will only accept peace in exchange for the Eagle's life. If she wants to free the United States from Anunnaki occupation and save herself, she will have to battle ruthless human mercenaries, capture two of the Anunnaki’s most important leaders, and find the man responsible for killing her son. Peace comes at a price.
The City's Edge by Kristine Kathryn Rusch The City's Edge by Feb. 14, 2018 $2.99 7,060 words
To cope with his wife’s death, Petras must come to terms with the reality of it. He needs to see her body, visit the place where she died...understand why she died. But the closer Petras gets to the place Hedie died, the more questions he faces—questions that might destabilize everything Petras thinks he knows.
Sinner by Toni V Sweeney Sinner by Feb. 14, 2018 $5.99 140,430 words Sample 5%
Headstrong and beautiful, Elizabeth Sheffield had never met a man she couldn’t wrap around her little finger…until she met Aric.
Last Train from Earth - Holy Christian Empire 2206 by Al Philipson Last Train from Earth - Holy Christian Empire 2206 by Feb. 14, 2018 $2.99 66,110 words Sample 10%
It's 2206. A desperate plan to escape tyranny of the Free States of America and colonize a new world. But will a spy derail their plans? And if they manage that, will they be able to fight off the military might that will be sent to bring them back?
A Siren's Song by S.R. Ruark A Siren's Song by Feb. 14, 2018 $2.99 99,860 words Sample 20%
Lauranya and her daughter, Ari, are trapped on an abandoned world with hostile shapeshifters. Lauranya is teaching her daughter how to control budding necromancy while controlling her own vocal abilities. In a winner take all, a war in space over the mineral rich world rages. Old Gods verse a new God, on metal world ships who will stop at nothing, including raising the dead, to win the war.
The Wisdom-Goddess Star by Francis Bass The Wisdom-Goddess Star by Feb. 14, 2018 $3.50 9,990 words Sample 50%
2 Pallas is the most isolated colony in the International Martian Program, with no long-range communication relay connecting it back to Mars. When Martian journalist Alexander Irving arrives, he shortly discovers that Pallas’s isolation may be the intentional work of the local governor, and he endeavors to discover what exactly the governor wants to keep hidden from the rest of the IMP.
Earth's Guardians: Fork in the Road by J.L. Higgs Earth's Guardians: Fork in the Road by Feb. 14, 2018 $2.99 50,950 words Sample 20%
Hannah and Taylor struggle to adjust to their new lives more than they thought possible. Decisions have to be made that are irrevocable, like prongs on a fork. There is no going back but can they move forward? How can they meld their lives in with the Nairda people?
Planetary Wars  Rise of an Empire by Mary Ann Bernal Planetary Wars Rise of an Empire by Feb. 14, 2018 $3.99 71,890 words Sample 20%
Anastasia Dennison finds out too late that her husband is the feared dictator responsible for the planetary wars plaguing the galaxy. Entrenched in Terrenean society, and enjoying the spoils of war, she turns a blind eye to the atrocities committed against helpless civilians. A crisis of conscience shatters her resolve to deny the truth, but which path to follow?
McGoohan’s Changing Heart by D. Clarence Snyder McGoohan’s Changing Heart by Feb. 13, 2018 $0.99 12,980 words Sample 20%
When corporations have the same legal status as sovereign nations, police forces act in jurisdictions that fit together like jigsaw pieces from different puzzles. As a champion of municipal authority, Corporate Affairs Officer McGoohan trains a younger officer how to force those pieces into a cohesive picture of a polite society. That is until one bullet changes the direction of his career.
365 Days Alone by Nancy Isaak 365 Days Alone by Feb. 13, 2018 Free! 150,950 words Read a sample
They've all disappeared--everyone--their friends, their family, people on the street. Now, it's just Kaylee and Jay--two teenage girls--left alone in a world without electricity, where nothing works, not even batteries. Will they be able to survive? And what happens when they find out that they're not really alone after all? That there are other girls left alive--girls with guns.
Cracked Control by Viola Grace Cracked Control by Feb. 13, 2018 $3.99 17,860 words Sample 5%
Abduction, genetic modification, and a nap that crossed decades is just the start for one of the first Volunteers to enter the Citadel, thirty years late.
Office Mutant by Pete Risley Office Mutant by Feb. 13, 2018 $2.99 36,050 words Sample 10%
An insecure file clerk named Tim Plummet dwells during working hours in a simulated world generated by a space-saving device provided by his employer. Complications ensue.
Time Paradox (Time Travel) by Brian K. Larson Time Paradox (Time Travel) by Feb. 13, 2018 $2.99 41,410 words Sample 20%
In this third installment of the TIME series, the Aevus is discovered in present day, buried under the icecap at Antarctica.
Project Earth by Ali Noel Vyain Project Earth by Feb. 12, 2018 $2.99 21,150 words
Dave Mueller starts Project Earth to save the planet from certain destruction. Fred Mueller just wants to build his own spaceship and travel around the solar system. They met Raelina after Project Earth takes off. Dave marries her and Fred takes off only returning when she calls for help. Everyone at Project Earth is attacked by mysterious attackers. What Fred finds is the stuff of nightmares.