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Lightwave: Lost by AM Scott Lightwave: Lost by Feb. 21, 2019 $1.99 101,200 words
Breaking up is hard to do, but staying together is impossible. Will Lightwave and Saree part ways forever?
The Beautiful Side of the Moon by Leye Adenle The Beautiful Side of the Moon by Feb. 21, 2019 $6.99 70,880 words Sample 10%
What would happen if God forgot who he was? When Osaretin, a modest IT guy living in Lagos, is having a quiet after-work drink with his friends in a bar, the most beautiful woman, unknown to them all, comes in and sits at their table. And that was just the beginning...
Cancer X ( Cancer X Trilogy Book 1) by Jaxson Love Cancer X ( Cancer X Trilogy Book 1) by Feb. 20, 2019 $9.99 720 words Sample 10%
A world ravaged by the undead! Mitchell Pharmaceuticals is the leading research corporation in the world. On the verge of creating the ultimate cure for cancer, but instead created the ultimate virus which wiped out most of the world. Can the survivors in the last refuge find a way to wipe out the undead or will they fade into oblivion in this tale of a cure gone wrong?
The Faithful May Also Be Burned by J. Daniel Sawyer The Faithful May Also Be Burned by Feb. 20, 2019 $2.99 9,240 words Sample 20%
Two women with a utopian dream, bound by devotion and faith, must face the destruction of everything they love when the burning times return.
The Children of Xon by Ande Li The Children of Xon by Feb. 20, 2019 $3.99 149,420 words Sample 20%
Xon is a tiny, primitive, insignificant speck of a planet, and also home to the most powerful beings ever known. They were safe and hidden for millennia, but an ancient evil has tracked them here. Their discovery would signal the end of Xon, and the galaxy, unless Sarc and Jeysen can find a way to save them all.
Traitors, Thieves and Liars by Rick Griffin Traitors, Thieves and Liars by Feb. 19, 2019 $2.99 95,640 words Sample 10%
Traitors, Thieves and Liars is the first book in a trilogy retelling the events of Ten Thousand Miles Up in a grand epic.The geroo have been trapped in slavery for centuries, searching for useful planets for their krakun masters. And then one day, pirates contact Captain Ateri with an opportunity that may prove too good to be true. Includes the short story Whatever Happened To Commissioner Sarsuk?
Unity Captives by R.W. Van Sant Unity Captives by Feb. 19, 2019 $3.99 100,660 words Sample 15%
Tod Riley is abducted from his home world’s space station and pressed into the service of the oppressive Unity Fleet. As his friend fall victim to the captain’s cruelty, Tod discovers the captain has committed piracy. In order to survive he must escape the warship and find his way across the vast light years back home.
Carl Rogers Is Missing (Side Quest, #4) by Joe Rover Carl Rogers Is Missing (Side Quest, #4) by Feb. 19, 2019 Free! 4,120 words Read a sample
The Multiverse is a strange and wondrous place filled with stories of all shapes and sizes. Some worlds are similar while others are standalones. Buddy Riggs was assigned to check on Carl Rogers. What he found were assailants who were also looking for Carl. What happened to the news story informant?
From the Dark by Andy Huang From the Dark by Feb. 19, 2019 Free! 86,550 words Read a sample
In a space-faring future, the Whisper, a cybernetic spacecraft piloting technology, is being pushed for widespread military adoption. Its past, however, is shrouded in governmental cover-up, and comes with secrets all its own. Drawn into a conspiracy, a haunted former bomber pilot must unravel the threads and find from the darkness a form of humanity - one he can still believe in.
Existence_Tome 1_Integrale by Désiré Gnani Zoro Existence_Tome 1_Integrale by Feb. 19, 2019 Free! 116,030 words
« Quelque part, dans un monde autre que le nôtre, vivent des êtres dotés d’aptitudes intellectuelles beaucoup plus avancées que celles des humains. La paix et l’harmonie régnaient dans ce monde jusqu’à ce que ses habitants décident de se lancer dans un projet très ambitieux..
Existence_Tome 2_Integrale by Désiré Gnani Zoro Existence_Tome 2_Integrale by Feb. 19, 2019 Free! 391,630 words
« 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
Existence_Tome 2_Chap 11-12 by Désiré Gnani Zoro Existence_Tome 2_Chap 11-12 by Feb. 19, 2019 Free! 93,700 words
« 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, au regard de plusieurs aspects fondamentaux.
کیپٹن کورو مریخ سے اور سیاہ پوش لوگ by Nick Broadhurst کیپٹن کورو مریخ سے اور سیاہ پوش لوگ by Feb. 19, 2019 $1.77 90 words Sample 20%
ییہ کتاب بچوں کی تصویر کتاب ہے زمین کی تزئین کی ترتیب، مریخ سیریز سے یہ کپتان کرو میں تیسرا ہے. یہ دو زبانوں، انگریزی اور نیپالی میں ہے. اس کتاب میں ، جان کے گھر میں سیاہ رنگ میں دو عجیب آدمی پہنچے ہیں. . وہ ایک چھوٹے سے سیاہ بلی کی تلاش کررہے ہیں جو ان کا یقین ہے کہ دنیا بھر سے شفا یابی کے بچوں کے لئے ذمہ دار ہے۔ وہ یقین رکھتے ہیں کہ یہ جان کے گھر کے قریب واقع ہے.
مریخ اسے آیا ہوا کیپٹن کورو اور پاگل ڈاکٹر by Nick Broadhurst مریخ اسے آیا ہوا کیپٹن کورو اور پاگل ڈاکٹر by Feb. 19, 2019 $1.77 100 words Sample 20%
ییہ کتاب بچوں کی تصویر کتاب ہے زمین کی تزئین کی ترتیب، مریخ سیریز سے یہ کپتان کرو میں تیسرا ہے. یہ دو زبانوں، انگریزی اور نیپالی میں ہے. اس کتاب میں ، جان کی والدہ جان اور اس کی تمام چیزوں کے بارے میں فکر مند ہے جسے وہ کورو کے بارے میں اس سے کہہ رہے ہیں اور کیا کر سکتے ہیں. جان کی والدہ نے مقامی ماہر نفسیات کو دیکھنے کے لئے ایک ملاقات کی ہے. اس پر جان کا علاج کرنے پر زور دیا گیا ہے،
The Cyborg Next Door by Bianca D'Arc The Cyborg Next Door by Feb. 19, 2019 $2.99 32,960 words
Roxy is a mechanic on a space station, trying to earn passage home. Her next-door neighbor is a cyborg, but she suspects he’s not some heartless machine. He looks at her with desire in his eyes, and she knows there’s a man in there who feels a very mutual attraction. When aliens attack, they have to flee. They’ll put it all on the line to save others—their safety, their lives…and their hearts.
Sanctuary: A Collection of Short Stories by Zimbell House Publishing Sanctuary: A Collection of Short Stories by Feb. 19, 2019 $6.99 67,350 words Sample 20%
The year is 2525. Interplanetary territory fighting has created ‘Sanctuary Cities’ on non-neutral planets. Those safe zones are now under attack. Ten new voices contributed to this anthology to show you what their sanctuary would look like. Which will be your favorite?
Настоящие. Арт. Часть 1. by Tania Star Настоящие. Арт. Часть 1. by Feb. 18, 2019 $2.00 23,830 words Sample 20%
Откройте роман и узнайте тайну происхождения землян. Командир отряда инопланетян с группой могущественных воинов отправляются на поиск смертоносной машины. Их преследуют смерть, страх и магия. На Земле рождается ребенок со способностями. Бог и прирожденный воин, он обладает сверхсилой. В момент страха он светится зеленой аурой, увеличивая свою силу в разы. Вода его стихия.
Captain Kuro From Mars Against The Polluters Comic Strip Book by Nick Broadhurst Captain Kuro From Mars Against The Polluters Comic Strip Book by Feb. 18, 2019 $2.77 100 words
In this comic strip book Captain Kuro From Mars teams up again with John against a foe destroying the world. The world is definitely dying. It needs help. Here they combat who is destroying the life of the world, the big polluters.
Elizabeth Skousen Supplemental 5: Propaganda by Cai Olan Elizabeth Skousen Supplemental 5: Propaganda by Feb. 18, 2019 Free! 1,080 words Read a sample
In this supplemental a propaganda analyst discusses one of the best known propaganda pieces from the last war on Rukast and just why such a work would be made.
Jack Be Nimble by Lesley L. Smith Jack Be Nimble by Feb. 18, 2019 $0.99 6,740 words Sample 10%
In the middle of a galactic war, on a ship with a broken FTL-drive, singer spy Jack Jones is challenged to a duel. Can he defeat his opponent in hand-to-hand combat and fix The Shakespeare's drive before it's too late?
Taken by An Extraterrestrial by Diana Werner Taken by An Extraterrestrial by Feb. 18, 2019 $0.99 11,760 words Sample 20%
Tally would have lost her mind after her husband disappeared in a plane crash if it wasn’t for the fact that she was pregnant with their first child. She was planning on breaking the news to him as soon as he returned, but that day never came. Now one month pregnant, Tally has to figure out a way to make a living in the small town of Connellsville, Pennsylvania. She is able to get a job at...
Enthralled by the Refugees by Robin Cavanaugh Enthralled by the Refugees by Feb. 18, 2019 $0.99 11,440 words Sample 20%
After too many years surrounded by people who never meant a word they said, Skye Tucker has made a living off of being alone. When an alien pod crashes into the backyard of her rural cabin in the mountains of Virginia, her first instinct is to ignore it. The two alien refugees, however, have need of her help. Will their courage and warmth inspire her lonely heart? Or will she turn away...
Interview with an Alien by Robin Cavanaugh Interview with an Alien by Feb. 18, 2019 $0.99 10,360 words Sample 20%
Gillian has scored the interview of a lifetime: running back Marcus London. It’s an interview that will make or break her career while also putting the small magazine she works for on the map. Gillian and Marcus instantly click. It was an attraction like no other on the planet. Before they could start the interview, they are interrupted by a brutal attack, and Gillian must learn the truth...
The Daughters of the Moon by Ramesh Nathan The Daughters of the Moon by Feb. 18, 2019 $9.99 84,150 words Sample 20%
Journey to the creation of our current race of humans. Created by alien gods, we, the e-hums, have been taught what to believe, and implanted with thoughts and images from another world. Our alien creators have been monitoring us and controlling us through various methods. Finally, the time has come for mankind to make a decision. Will we fight the battle with these alien gods? Do we have what it
The Book of Damon by B. R. Laue The Book of Damon by Feb. 18, 2019 $4.99 99,130 words
Damon rules over an ancient raven clan that can speak with select human beings. When a plague threatens the extinction of mankind, it is the ancient wisdom the clan harbors that will decide the survival of both species. The first book in the 'Raven's Cry Trilogy'.
Scavenged by Scott Arbuckle Scavenged by Feb. 18, 2019 $3.99 75,680 words
When Orion Danes is abducted & experimented upon by the sinister aliens known as the Greys, his humanity begins slipping away...until a fellow victim of their vile experiments helps him strike back.
Vixen2 by Bud Sparhawk Vixen2 by Feb. 17, 2019 $3.99 120,660 words
When the Covenant entered the Thetti star system after a two hundred-year frozen voyage, her crew awakened to find a new world ripe for colonization. Meridian was everything they could have hoped for—a ripe, virgin world more than capable of supporting Terrestrial life. Tam, the leader of the mission, suspects something is amiss when he glimpses a strange light over the planet...
Em's Gator Club (Hep Cats of Boise #0.5) by Alia Hess Em's Gator Club (Hep Cats of Boise #0.5) by Feb. 17, 2019 Free! 7,090 words Read a sample
Swing, software, and shady deals at the heart of future Boise’s subculture.
Invincible by Saïd Invincible by Feb. 17, 2019 Free! 2,440 words
Nash pensait prendre pour cible un corps perdu, mû par le techsteal. Se pourrait-il qu'elle soit une cible, elle aussi ? "Invincible" est la suite des nouvelles "Invisible" et "Indicible".
The Macabre Organism by Linda Rigsbee The Macabre Organism by Feb. 17, 2019 $2.99 83,720 words Sample 20%
A tiny organism does what no one else has been able to do. It backs Donte into a corner and puts him on his knees. Donte cannot rely on his supernatural skills. He must rely on his crew and learn to resolve problems without superpowers.
The Book of Robot by Ken Poyner The Book of Robot by Feb. 16, 2019 $2.99 11,400 words Sample 10%
Speculative poetry exploring the development of emotion and the sense of self in robots. Description of the intersection between human and machine in modern free verse. Self-image, political will, the sense of community, the sense of loneliness, a range of endeavors and emotions.
Rimworlds: Book 3 of the Earthborn by Adair Hart Rimworlds: Book 3 of the Earthborn by Feb. 16, 2019 $3.99 86,950 words Sample 20%
Never assume Earthborn are easy prey. Citizens of rim world cities have gone missing, and no one knows why. Blake and his crew are assigned to discover what is going on and who is behind the disappearances. They must travel to dangerous places while encountering new allies and dealing with mercenaries, bounty hunters, and an emboldened Saskarin threat.
Traveler: Devaleran by R. Richard Traveler: Devaleran by Feb. 16, 2019 $4.50 27,300 words Sample 30%
Jorn Krev is six feet tall and some 220 standard pounds. He’s Loro trained and moves with balance and power. Jorn Krev begins the process of establishing himself on planet Devaleran. Jorn Krev sells some industrial diamonds, rents a room, and gets a job as a computer programmer. Jorn Krev wants to just lose himself on the planet Devaleran. He’s an android and, thus, is under a sentence of death.
Interdimensional Extraterrestrial IE1 by V Bertolaccini Interdimensional Extraterrestrial IE1 by Feb. 16, 2019 $4.95 52,830 words Sample 20%
A SF action adventure comedy that probes interdimensional extraterrestrials and how they really would handle this world and universe! Deep space highly advanced interdimensional extraterrestrials in another universe pick up an SOS message from this world! What they do not realize is how different this universe is and when their IE messenger materializes it is shot down by a military space weapon!
The Stargate Source Code by V Bertolaccini The Stargate Source Code by Feb. 16, 2019 $4.95 50,240 words Sample 20%
Action-packed stories of encounters with mind-bending gateways and aliens from the stars and beyond! Something is buried on Mars! Deep in the depths of Mars astronauts find a mind-bending starship and sphere and scientists use its technology to create a black hole/gateway and enter its mind-blowing confines, with trillions of portals, and are chased throughout space by something from beyond space!
Captain Kuro From Mars and The Mad Doctor’s Revenge by Nick Broadhurst Captain Kuro From Mars and The Mad Doctor’s Revenge by Feb. 16, 2019 $3.77 100 words Sample 20%
This is Book 10 in the Captain Kuro From Mars series. Kuro is a small black cat, who crashed on Earth after leaving bars, ten books back. She met a family in Australia. Here Captain Kuro, the small black cat, has to get his group out of trouble again as they are being attacked in the media, and the person behind the lies is none other than their arch enemy, Doctor Kutzbrain.
The Antarctic Discovery (2019) by V Bertolaccini The Antarctic Discovery (2019) by Feb. 16, 2019 $4.95 52,890 words Sample 20%
A 21st century first contact bestseller! Something hideous is buried deep beneath the ice at an American Antarctic ice station! Something of inconceivable extraterrestrial origins emerged out of space and crashed at a tremendous velocity and Russian intelligence agencies uncover it from below the ice, and uncover a mind-boggling celestial sphere, and make contact with what is in its interior!
Buy or Die by Theodor Ventskevich Buy or Die by Feb. 16, 2019 $0.99 67,870 words Sample 5%
Dark dystopia about a world where advertising knows no mercy. There cometh a time of ruthless advertising. The life of the people turns into an endless series of fights for their money, time, and convictions. These fights may seem petty and sad, absurd and funny, but in the end, the fights are always lost. The main character invents Jack of Air for his kids – an imaginary fearless hero...
The Time Pacer by Debra Chapoton The Time Pacer by Feb. 16, 2019 $0.99 55,460 words Sample 10%
Alex's feelings for Selina are too great to let her go across the universe without him. He accompanies her into a far distant society on a planet of eternal sunshine, where schooling is more than indoctrination and their interstellar enemies are closer than they realize.
Darin by Crystal Dawn Darin by Feb. 15, 2019 $2.99 40,050 words Sample 20%
Darin wants Jade. It’s as simple as that, but she won’t take him seriously. Now they are sent on a colonization mission that will use all their talents and maybe she’ll see that he’s a mature warrior. He’s waited long enough and it’s time to show her the amazing chemistry that lies between them waiting to be released.
Alien Enslaved IV: Spoils of War by Kaitlyn O'Connor Alien Enslaved IV: Spoils of War by Feb. 15, 2019 $4.99 56,150 words Sample 20%
Lori had had nightmares about being bred by aliens, but they were just nightmares, right? It couldn't be real. Could it?
Alien Enslaved: Spoils by Kaitlyn O'Connor Alien Enslaved: Spoils by Feb. 15, 2019 $2.49 7,000 words Sample 20%
Elly has very few memories of how she got where she is, but she knows she isn't in Kansas anymore and that she's the prize/bait in the contest of skills between the baddest, scariest warrior aliens she's ever seen.
Species 5319: First Contact by Dalton S. Hendra Species 5319: First Contact by Feb. 15, 2019 $3.99 79,020 words Sample 20%
Aliens have made first contact with a chaotic and divided Earth, although that was only the first of many challenges to come. Earth needs a way to communicate with the aliens, a task that falls to Dr. Malcolm McKinnon and his team. Can they succeed before their mission is ripped away by the military? The gripping sequel to Species 5319: Arrival is an adventure unlike anything experienced before.
The Jakkattu Vector by P.K. Tyler The Jakkattu Vector by Feb. 15, 2019 $3.99 105,460 words Sample 15%
They came as saviors to a deteriorating Earth. ~ Julip Torne questions whether there is more to life beyond the barren dirt, acidic seas, and toxstorms her people work and die in. Living in poverty on the withering Greenland Human Reservation, she wonders if the alien Mezna goddesses are truly as holy as the temple preaches.
The Tacitan Legacy by R.E Weber The Tacitan Legacy by Feb. 15, 2019 $0.99 103,140 words Sample 10%
The Tacitan Legacy is the third adventure in the Star Agency Chronicles - an exciting, young adult science fiction adventure series, suitable for ages 11 and upwards.
Pestilence by William J. Seymour Pestilence by Feb. 15, 2019 $4.99 101,590 words Sample 10%
The people of Morninglight are a peaceful, God loving people. When faced with the reality of losing all they have ever worked for, they turn to a dark stranger and his disease-stricken companion. Two against an army. The beliefs of an old world versus the realities of a new hell. A bargain will be made, and a price will be paid.
L’ultimo granello del mondo by Flavia Idà L’ultimo granello del mondo by Feb. 15, 2019 $2.99 16,800 words Sample 5%
Senza nome. Senza razza. Senza nazionalità. La superstite della catastrofe perfetta lotta per preservare se stessa e la sua speranza di essere trovata — da esseri umani.
Starship Refugees III: The Alien and the Engineer by Susan Kelley Starship Refugees III: The Alien and the Engineer by Feb. 15, 2019 $4.99 78,390 words Sample 20%
When an alien hijacks her ship, the chief engineer’s decision may cost her a broken heart and her people everything.
Flight of the Armada Book XV A Voice From The Stars by Jay Michael Jones Flight of the Armada Book XV A Voice From The Stars by Feb. 14, 2019 $2.99 108,980 words Sample 20%
King Stuart Phillipi juggles royal duties between the Armada and New Thuringa on Earth, and Darien expands his role as the Warrior Prince. A long-absent figure rejoins the Armada. As malcontents seek to overthrow the crown, a tragedy ultimately leads to the truth behind the Great Attack.
The Distant Kingdoms Volume Eleven: A Far Reaching Destiny by David A Petersen The Distant Kingdoms Volume Eleven: A Far Reaching Destiny by Feb. 14, 2019 $3.99 167,620 words Sample 20%
Colin Bourke has fled the city of Terrimorter, spurred on by the death and destruction wrought on that mighty metropolis by his own army. He has spent many months wandering the vast expanse of the Azzil Territories in an effort to rid himself of the images of the final battle of the war between the empire once under the rule of Jom Azzer and the Hamaforth Kingdoms.