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The Hummingbird:Feet On The Ground by Jessica Kylie Nichols-Vernon The Hummingbird:Feet On The Ground by June 25, 2016 Free! 16584 words Read a sample
Crony capitialism has lead to the end times in this story featuring an all disabled cast who must fight for their lives in a dying world with only one bleak unspecific called "The Fix", but for all anyone knows it's glorified euthanasia. Legless Pre-Op Transwoman Michelle must decided whether or not to take her own life faced with the horrors of the dying world and the impossibility of transition.
Time Travel Visit to Schenectady by Mario V. Farina Time Travel Visit to Schenectady by June 25, 2016 Free! 3188 words Read a sample
I was having dinner when I was suddenly cast to State Street in Schenectady, with the date being 1937. Within a few hours I was being interrogated by a librarian, a police officer, and a detective. Everyone seemed as puzzled as I was as to what had happened. Eventually, I discovered that Professor Collins of RPI had been at the bottom of it all. This is a time travel story that will amaze you.
"PASSWORD". Una palabra clave by June 25, 2016 $4.00 35610 words Sample 5%
El futuro se cierne sobre el hombre como un mundo altamente tecnificado e informatizado, casi mágico. Mediatizado por “claves” y “passwords” que abren las puertas a escenarios espectaculares, pero ponen en peligro sus relaciones personales y hasta su propia vida. En los umbrales de la inmortalidad surge la paradoja de un sistema que puede aniquilarle como individuo.
Collected Debts by Meyari McFarland Collected Debts by June 25, 2016 $6.99 117963 words Sample 20%
A world twisted by debt, tortured by terrorism: Meyari McFarland explores how debt and slavery intertwine in the best and worst ways in this collection of thirteen short stories and novellas. Explore BDSM, romance, and adventure in the Collected Debts Omnibus.
Guardians of the Herald: The Templars' Return by Mark Malcolm Guardians of the Herald: The Templars' Return by June 25, 2016 $2.99 73498 words Sample 20%
Billy Ransom continues to grapple with the idea that Angels and Demons are real as he works with the top secret Guardian program to protect his country.
Shadow Within by A.F. Sands Shadow Within by June 25, 2016 $2.99 66880 words Sample 15%
In one night, Kara loses her family, her childhood, and her freedom. Abducted by Dark Raiders and mercilessly experimented on, Kara thinks she'll die imprisoned and lost. Abandoned by her childhood idols, the Imperial Fleet, Kara must find her own way out, even if it means death. Is there anyone Kara can trust, or will those around her seek to exploit her illegal modifications for their own ends?
And Silent Were The Stars - Part 3: Nightmares by Kate Amedeo And Silent Were The Stars - Part 3: Nightmares by June 25, 2016 You set the price! 4714 words Sample 20%
* The 3rd part is finished! Will be out on the 25th June! Hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it! After receiving a distress signal from the mining colony a sole survivor is brought back to the ship. The atmosphere aboard Syracusae gets more tense with every passing moment as crew members start to go missing.
The Trouble with Trimble by Harvey Stanbrough The Trouble with Trimble by June 24, 2016 $2.99 4661 words Sample 20%
Johnny Trimble rides his cayuse into a western town, on a mission to replace the sheriff. The sheriff isn't all that he seems. But then, neither is Johnny.
Catalyst : Downward Cycle by JK Franks Catalyst : Downward Cycle by June 24, 2016 $8.52 115116 words Sample 20%
Life in a remote oceanfront town spirals downward after a massive solar flare causes a global blackout. But the loss of electrical power is just the first of the problems facing the survivors. In the chaos, that follows. This is how the world ends.
Imprint by Nicholas Adams Imprint by June 24, 2016 $0.99 17255 words Sample 20%
Doctor. Savior. Prisoner. Malcolm Silvestra’s Synthetic Organ Replacement technique saved the lives of thousands of people. Then “The Scald” deformed and killed millions more. Will Malcolm’s brilliance unlock the secret to freeing Cynthiana from her prison of flesh? Or will he watch her die like all the others?
To Kiss a Warrior: An Alien Rogue Romance (Starflight Academy Book 1) by Immortal Angel To Kiss a Warrior: An Alien Rogue Romance (Starflight Academy Book 1) by June 24, 2016 Free! 15913 words Read a sample
It’s the first day of Starflight Academy and Hannah Stowe has her eye on the prize. Captain Stowe has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? That’s why she’s not going to be distracted by the spectacular Keltair male who just stepped off the ship next to hers. That would be dangerous with a capital D.
Angel Warrior: An Angel Warrior Romance (SciFi Fantasy Angel Romance Book 1) by Immortal Angel Angel Warrior: An Angel Warrior Romance (SciFi Fantasy Angel Romance Book 1) by June 24, 2016 Free! 16757 words Read a sample
Today started like every other day. Get up, go to work at my lab. As a scientist, I work long hours, have no social life, and lately, even my boyfriend has been getting a little creepy.
Phoenix Odyssey Book 1 (Battle Beyond Earth) by Nick S. Thomas Phoenix Odyssey Book 1 (Battle Beyond Earth) by June 24, 2016 $0.99 70077 words Sample 20%
The year is 2512, and war rages throughout the Alliance. Warriors are needed, those who have the will, the skills and the strength to fight this new threat. The cry goes out for battle-hardened soldiers. Like those who fought in the brutal war that nearly destroyed Earth almost four hundred years ago. A resurrection programme has begun to bring back those few men who had been preserved.
City Of Deceit by Steph Bennion City Of Deceit by June 24, 2016 $3.99 129306 words Sample 15%
Raja Surya, young heir to the moon of Yuanshi, cannot stay out of trouble for long. Zotz Wak, intrepid boy inventor, decides Earth is the place to become a man. He never expected to be accused of spying. Surya never dreamed he would take the captain's chair of a proper battleship in space. In London, the United Nations is deciding humankind's fate. Taranis, dark priest of destiny, has returned.
The Farpool by Philip Bosshardt The Farpool by June 24, 2016 Free! 170574 words Read a sample
Two teenagers are caught in a waterspout, flung across space to another world called Seome.Seome is suffering, wrecked by Umans, descendants of the teenagers’ own race.The Farpool depends on a Uman weapon.Shut down, the wormhole disappears.The teenagers must decide:stay with their Seomish friends, or go back before it closes forever. It will be the hardest decision Chase and Angie have ever made.
The Human Virus by Debra Gregory The Human Virus by June 24, 2016 You set the price! 16947 words Sample 30%
Melinda is forced to compete against a computer in writing short stories, with the characters being her family and friends. More sinister is the fact that whoever wins has their story turned from fiction to fact. If she refuses to write the computer will win by default and the computer has a liking for a story with an horrific ending
The Mandate of Heaven by Mike Smith The Mandate of Heaven by June 24, 2016 $3.49 128796 words Sample 20%
Gods walk among us. Indomitable, all knowing and long-lived, they guide us, nurture us and protect us. They are answerable to nobody, beholden to nothing. They are the High-Lords of the Imperium. For over five hundred years they have ruled over us, their Mandate of Heaven gone unquestioned. Until now.
The Art of Deception by David Addo The Art of Deception by June 23, 2016 Free! 3426 words Read a sample
Donovan Merlyn is about to complete the most dangerous task yet given to him by the police captain, objective; find druglord Julio Ecozar.
Supremacy: Reformation - Episode 5 by Jason Craft Supremacy: Reformation - Episode 5 by June 23, 2016 $0.99 10345 words Sample 20%
In this episode, everyone closes in on Anthros and Elysi while they rush to escape Morina. Her entire clan, divided over how to protect one of their own, searches the entire planet for them. Recovered from the wounds Anthros left, Tharin rises to piece together just where Anthros went after White Sands. Morina holds enough secrets for all of them.
The Lost Star: The Complete Series by Odette C. Bell The Lost Star: The Complete Series by June 23, 2016 $7.99 174801 words Sample 20%
The Lost Star: The Complete Series brings together all four episodes of the The Lost Star Series in one book. A sprawling sci-fi adventure that charts the galaxy, it is sure to please fans of Odette C. Bell's Betrothed and A Plain Jane.
Frostburn by Niall Teasdale Frostburn by June 23, 2016 $2.99 104324 words Sample 20%
Fire and ice in New Millennium City. An arsonist and a serial killer are taking lives and Twilight must face the fact that one of them may be her boyfriend, Jacob.
Seers of Verde: The Legend Fulfilled/Book One by M.L. Williams Seers of Verde: The Legend Fulfilled/Book One by June 23, 2016 $1.99 115975 words Sample 20%
Marauders from a renegade planet attack an Earth colony ship forcing landing parties to split into two groups in a desperate attempt to escape. The attackers are killed but the colonists pay a terrible price. Their vessels are destroyed stranding them without their technology on either side of an imposing mountain range on the planet Verde Grande.
The Rift by L.F. Crawford The Rift by June 23, 2016 $4.99 94554 words Sample 20%
Only by using dark magic has anyone survived jumping through a Rift and slipped past the Rift Guardians to the other side.
Crest and Shield Book 1: an O R D E R mini by Dorsey Jackson, Jr Crest and Shield Book 1: an O R D E R mini by June 23, 2016 Free! 21325 words Read a sample
A group of pilots have volunteered for a one way mission across reality lines to siege and hold a military compound. In all truth, no one knew why they were here. Every building that stood, every road, every bit of civilization, had been reduced to nothing.
Brianna and the Three by Michael P. Dunn Brianna and the Three by June 23, 2016 $3.99 20890 words Sample 20%
In the distant future, a woman is kidnapped, and it falls to Archangel Brianna Pandora to rescue her. When tracing the victim's movements, Brianna finds there may be more to the kidnapping than she first thought. Tracking the victim to a distant colony world, Brianna must deal not only with her own insecurities but with the Three, mythological warriors who may or may not exist.
Crest and Shield Book 2: an O R D E R mini by Dorsey Jackson, Jr Crest and Shield Book 2: an O R D E R mini by June 23, 2016 $0.99 26199 words
A group of pilots have volunteered for a one way mission across reality lines to siege and hold a military compound. In all truth, no one knew why they were here. Every building that stood, every road, every bit of civilization, had been reduced to nothing. The compound sat defiantly among endless miles of sand. All they had been told by leadership was that it was of the utmost importance that the
Alex Blue, băiatul extraterestru by M. Centea Alex Blue, băiatul extraterestru by June 23, 2016 Free! 101253 words Read a sample
Un roman de aventuri pentru copii, care prezintă într-o manieră plină de suspans şi de umor păţaniile unui băiat pe nume Alex, care e răpit şi dus pe o planetă îndepărtată. Acolo este prins în războiul dintre două civilizaţii, dar oare cum va reuşi să se întoarcă acasă?
Eternal Passion by India Masters Eternal Passion by June 23, 2016 $0.99 45586 words Sample 20%
Fans of Morgan Hawke’s futuristic erotic romance will love the second book in the Across the Stars series by India Masters!
Infinite Desire by India Masters Infinite Desire by June 23, 2016 $0.99 38089 words Sample 20%
Fans of Morgan Hawke’s futuristic erotic romance will love this deliciously intense story by India Masters!
Meteor Mags: The Lost Crew of the Volya IX by Matthew Howard Meteor Mags: The Lost Crew of the Volya IX by June 23, 2016 $2.99 20861 words Sample 20%
Join Meteor Mags, her cat Patches, and their pirate radio friend, the shotgun-toting Dr. Plutonian, as they face horror in a not-so-abandoned asteroid mine! Thrill to the savage combat of the alien mating ritual practiced by the invading dragons! Rock out as Patches takes over the digital turntables at an asteroid dive bar! Mags and her crew are back—bigger, badder, and louder than ever.
Bullet-Proof Pete -The Early Years (Prequel to Dominion First Blood) by Richard Mann Bullet-Proof Pete -The Early Years (Prequel to Dominion First Blood) by June 23, 2016 Free! 17642 words Sample 100%
This book is a prequel to the Sci-Fi action adventure blockbuster - DOMINION First Blood. It follows the early days of SAS Super-Hero Bullet-Proof Pete and his side kick Vinnie The Terminator - Getting Badged after a gruelling selection, their adventures and near death in the deserts of Yemen, their rebellious confrontations with superiors and their days in MI6 tracking terrorists. Peter has a v
The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac: Volume 1 by Book Smugglers Publishing The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac: Volume 1 by June 23, 2016 $9.99 38704 words Sample 20%
Collecting original short fiction, essays, reviews, and reprints from diverse and powerful voices in speculative fiction, The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac is essential for any SFF fan.
Skyjackers - Episode 4: Betrayals and Betrothals by J.C. Staudt Skyjackers - Episode 4: Betrayals and Betrothals by June 23, 2016 $0.99 16300 words Sample 20%
Jonathan helps Alex with a new problem; Benedict organizes a family activity; Poleax takes a sabbatical; Vivian gets angry, then gets even when an old friend comes calling.
The Deadliest Scottish Tales of Terror by V Bertolaccini The Deadliest Scottish Tales of Terror by June 23, 2016 Free! 95088 words Read a sample
Newspapers and legends, at a Scottish castle, over centuries, give unexplained and mind-bending tales of horror of the discoveries of the remains of travelers scattered in woods and them being attacked by evil magical forces! Something hideous of unknown origins rests deep below the ground in a chamber, dormant, waiting to be revived! Will it be revived? What was it before it entered the world?
Jouth # 4 by Wen Quan Li Jouth # 4 by June 23, 2016 $2.99 19084 words Sample 20%
Jouth #4 continues the zine's unafraid look at modern issues through the lens of science fiction. In "The Cult of Sri Devi," Erin Lale explores a future cult that has rediscovered dangerous bio-chemistry of our modern era - and how it might "treat" Sad Mind. Patrick Baker shows us humans and animals teaming up for warfare of the future in
Pathways by R. Richard Pathways by June 22, 2016 $1.50 3639 words Sample 30%
“I developed a mathematical concept that seemed to allow movement from the Earth to our moon or to another planet along what might be called a 'space pathway.' The Senator again breaks in, “Exactly what do you mean by pathway?” I continue, “What I mean by pathway is a means whereby a man can walk into what I call a portal and then out of another portal on our moon or on another planet.”
Between Iron and Flames by Adriano Silva Between Iron and Flames by June 22, 2016 Free! 2824 words Read a sample
A mysterious couple is the source of disasters over all the city, celebrating their evil deeds with explicit sex. Their abilities are beyond human and special agents must search for the answers and the origins of these beings and their sexual rituals, that may be more important than it seems. This is the first episode of a futuristic epic story and show a mix of eroticism, fiction and fantasy.
Entre Ferro e Chamas by Adriano Silva Entre Ferro e Chamas by June 22, 2016 Free! 2782 words Read a sample
Um casal misterioso desencadeia desastres por toda a cidade, comemorando seus feitos macabros com cenas de sexo explicito. Suas capacidades são humanamente incopiáveis e cabe a agentes especiais se envolverem na busca por respostas da origem desses seres e nas cenas de sexo inusitadas e mais importantes do que parecem. Esse é o primeiro episódio de uma história épica, futuristica, com fantasia.
Space Station 14 Part 2 by Thadd Evans Space Station 14 Part 2 by June 22, 2016 $1.99 10816 words Sample 5%
Finding Eyhan, a smart criminal who might be hiding on a moon that Brin has never been to before, will be tough.
Time Leap by Steve Howrie Time Leap by June 21, 2016 Free! 62357 words Read a sample
How many of us have wished for the ability to travel through time? With such a power we could save loved ones from personal tragedy, prevent major World disasters and catch a glimpse of what the future holds in store for us. Joe Cooper has found such a power – and uses it. Together with his partner Niki Ling and Russian hit-man Smirnoff they embark on a series of mind-boggling adventures.
Magician Interrupted by S. V. Brown Magician Interrupted by June 21, 2016 $0.99 22780 words Sample 30%
AWOL Act: Paris is sick of being a magician, the Spell Caster. Where he comes from it just means being a paranormal-nerd. He hears about Career Worlds, sees the ads and decides he’s going to become a space marine! What could go wrong with that?
Circle of Lies by Fiona Riplee Circle of Lies by June 21, 2016 $4.99 142408 words Sample 15%
As a former alien M83 soldier, Raz Donovan vows to never get involved in the fight against humans again. Once Raz realizes the extent of the Sixxer destruction he is forced into a battle that will include fighting his heart. Sandra Robins is drawn to the mysterious Raz. She'll be thrown into a world where it's hard to tell the truth from the lies. There is no turning back as she falls in love.
Revolution: Book Two of The Recarn Chronicles by Gregory N. Taylor Revolution: Book Two of The Recarn Chronicles by June 21, 2016 $3.99 55203 words Sample 15%
Caitlin Boone has always been a headstrong young woman but she is finally falling in love, maybe she'll even settle down. Her new boyfriend seems perfect, a succesful player in the city. But appearances can be deceptive; unbeknownst to her, he is not who – or even what – she thinks he is. She will regret ever having met him.
Down to Dirt by Kevin Killiany Down to Dirt by June 21, 2016 $3.99 74650 words Sample 15%
Humankind has stations in space, cities on the moon, and colonies on Mars. In humanity’s shadow lies dirt, prison of the unfit—the sick, insane, or criminal—all desperate to escape. Sixteen-year-old Mara Duval, born and raised on Tombaugh Station, is training for the first mission to Jupiter. But before she can embrace her future, she must confront her family’s failures. Mara must go down to dirt.
Revelation: Book One of The Recarn Chronicles by Gregory N. Taylor Revelation: Book One of The Recarn Chronicles by June 21, 2016 Free! 62585 words Sample 15%
You only live once, or so they say, but what if this were a lie? What if reincarnation were a scientific fact? To Recarns, the 5% of the population with total recall of their past lives, this is no surprise. Indeed, the Revelation is but a political ploy to establish the Illuminati New World Order. REVELATION is a battle between a quest for total and eternal power and those who oppose it.
Dancers and Divas by Ron-Tyler Budhram Dancers and Divas by June 21, 2016 $0.99 5592 words Sample 20%
In the near future a family travels through an ideal world to get cured of HIV. In the process, they become local heroes.
Existence - Chiens de faïence by Desire G Zoro Existence - Chiens de faïence by June 21, 2016 Free! 112984 words Read a sample
« Existence » est un feuilleton romanesque relatant une histoire fictive de la création et du destin de l’humanité. Le feuilleton s'inscrit dans un genre mêlant science-fiction, intrigues politiques, affaires d’Etats, espionnage, terrorisme, guerres, religions, spiritualité et romance.
Man from Atlantis by Patrick Duffy Man from Atlantis by June 21, 2016 $7.99 78884 words Sample 20%
Dive deeper than ever before and discover the origins of The Man from Atlantis. When TV unveiled the series Man from Atlantis no one knew the how, where and why of Mark Harris. Over time the show’s star Patrick Duffy formulated his own version of the history of Mark and his people. Here at last is the book that gives every reader and fan of the show the life and mythology of Atlantis.
Blood Curse by Quincy J. Allen Blood Curse by June 21, 2016 $5.99 83064 words Sample 15%
AIRSHIP BATTLES A HIDDEN CITY ANCIENT FOES THE BLOOD WAR CHRONICLES A ruddy sun has set on the gauntlet that nearly killed Jake, Cole, and Skeeter in San Francisco. Storm clouds loom on the horizon, promising the inevitability of an airship battle with the nefarious Colonel Szilágyi. Blood Curse, the second book in the Blood War Chronicles, drops Jake and is friends into the middle of a war.
Travelers' Tales by Mike Manolakes Travelers' Tales by June 21, 2016 $4.49 54321 words Sample 20%
Travelers' Tales is the fifth book in The Traveler Series, following Variation Seven, Strange Times, Living in the Future, and Dying in the Past. Ruthie Terwilliger and her team of time travelers must locate a lost boy, hidden somewhere in time by their greatest enemy. A young woman, stolen from her own time by a pair of murderous twins, becomes a secret weapon against the Travelers.