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The Strange And Curious Case Of Emily Miller (Capacity Girl/Ivy Mistress Origin Story #2) by Jon-Paul Smith The Strange And Curious Case Of Emily Miller (Capacity Girl/Ivy Mistress Origin Story #2) by Oct. 17, 2017 $1.99 12241 words Sample 20%
Emily Miller is a girl with powers, special powers, the power to move objects with her mind. And the whole world knows about them. Well, at least now it does. Because everyone in the house is dead, she has no memory of what happened and the cops don't believe a word she says.
Shine by William Bernhardt Shine by Oct. 17, 2017 $3.99 110260 words Sample 20%
Aura was only trying to use her healing powers to help a small child. But when she Shined, something went horribly wrong--and Seattle was destroyed. In the aftermath of this disaster, the government institutionalizes these girl with special abilities in "rehabilitative treatment centers." But when she tumbles onto the horrible secret--she realizes how great the danger to Shines and the world is.
The Monster Of Selkirk Book II:  The Heart Of The Forest by C.E. Clayton The Monster Of Selkirk Book II: The Heart Of The Forest by Oct. 17, 2017 $2.99 89226 words
Coming face to face with her foe, Tallis discovers all too late she has no idea how to deal with this level of pain and death. One way or another, the monster’s path ends here, and all Tallis can hope to do is bring those she loves safely out of the heart of the forest.
The Maker of Entropy by John Triptych The Maker of Entropy by Oct. 17, 2017 $0.99 113552 words
The third book of the Dying World series reaches a stunning climax as the planet’s hidden secrets are finally revealed. Miri, Rion, and Zeren face off against the Maker, a living god of unimaginable power.
Gravewalkers: Marigold Cemetery by Richard T. Schrader Gravewalkers: Marigold Cemetery by Oct. 16, 2017 $2.99 122844 words Sample 20%
A Robert Heinlein style science fiction adventure loaded with social, political, and moral commentary, Gravewalkers follows Critias and Carmen on their request to restore the Earth and humanity from an extinction level apocalypse. After an infectious nightmare turned humanity into ghoulish monsters, the few remaining groups of humans manage to survive.
Zandeji Chronicles: Redemption by Christopher T. Mooney Zandeji Chronicles: Redemption by Oct. 16, 2017 $2.99 77960 words Sample 20%
A crumbling empire... A devastating war... A disturbing vision... A final choice to save or destroy... Siasha Mastik has no hope of having a normal life... Join Siasha Mastik and Ace Nova for the thrilling conclusion of the Zandeji Chronicles saga!
Zandeji Chronicles: Revolution by Christopher T. Mooney Zandeji Chronicles: Revolution by Oct. 16, 2017 $2.99 78556 words Sample 20%
A recurring vision... A star system with a secret... A lost culture... A revolution in the making.. Siasha Mastik has no hope of being a normal teenager.... The saga continues in this sequel to Zandeji Chronicles: Liberation. Join Siasha Mastik and Ace Nova as they discover the secret of the Chandara system and how it may ignite a revolution!
Apocalypso: The Playlist for the Last Days by William Reef Apocalypso: The Playlist for the Last Days by Oct. 16, 2017 You set the price! 87645 words Sample 20%
There’s something special about Sunny. He can’t read, count, or lie, but he sure can sing. When a young boy befriends him on the beach in San Francisco, his small act of kindness has huge consequences for a world wobbling on the brink of oblivion. Sunny and his band go on the road, but will their music be the soundtrack of the apocalypse or the anthem for a new age?
Under Empty Stars by Kim Iverson Under Empty Stars by Oct. 16, 2017 $4.99 106901 words Sample 15%
Ellie's life has been anything but boring.Stuck on a planet with otherbeings who want to eat her because of her gifts. Now she's stuck in a room with a group of men she's thinking will kill her, her own father seems to have the same plan, and she doesn't know who to trust. What next?
STAR CX: Verse 1 - A Saga of Starcrossed Souls by Stew Stunes STAR CX: Verse 1 - A Saga of Starcrossed Souls by Oct. 16, 2017 $1.49 13294 words
STAR CX follows two heavenly bodies that through an unbelievable mistake end up going on a journey across space and lifetimes. A mashup of sci-fi and fantasy adventure, mixed with spicy romance and sweet slice-of-life moments. STAR CX is being published in an 8 part serialized format, Verse 1 - A Saga of Starcrossed Souls is the first novella in the series.
Silent Order: Eclipse Hand by Jonathan Moeller Silent Order: Eclipse Hand by Oct. 16, 2017 $2.99 54654 words Sample 20%
The galaxy is at war, and an unexpected scientific discovery can change the fate of empires. When Jack March stumbles across a space battle, he rescues a naive young scientist. But her accidental breakthrough has uncovered a dangerous secret, a secret the Final Consciousness will destroy worlds and kill trillions to protect. Starting with Jack March...
Citizen Rat and Other Stories by Baart Groot Citizen Rat and Other Stories by Oct. 16, 2017 $0.99 26772 words Sample 20%
Debt, deficit, fear of the unknown; people working themselves to death, sold a dream without any chance of making it a reality. Poverty, the rise of corrupt and uncaring corporations to global dominance and the death of hope, of peace, of progress. These are the stories of the near future, when the lessons of the past are forgotten the future is bleak indeed.
The Heat is On by Steve Dillon The Heat is On by Oct. 16, 2017 You set the price! 3930 words Sample 10%
A short horror and science fiction story that is quite surreal and rather horrific in a Lovecraft-ian way. Definitely not for minors. (4,000 words approx.)
Proteus - Ghosts (Book Seven) by Alexander Nassau Proteus - Ghosts (Book Seven) by Oct. 16, 2017 $4.99 70015 words Sample 20%
There is something moving unseen through the computer networks on Beletrix, something that is not supposed to be there, something that has its own plans. For most they are unaware of this threat in their midst, but their day is about to get a lot worse. With technology malfunctioning, the city under threat, only one person can save the day. Her name is Issi Rem. Technical support.
Les Enfants de Pangée - 2 : Défense by Stéphanie Aten Les Enfants de Pangée - 2 : Défense by Oct. 16, 2017 $5.49 61836 words
Les Enfants de Pangée se sont réveillés. Mais l’Humanité, elle, dort toujours. Il ne reste que peu de temps avant que l’extinction ne commence. Peu de temps pour convaincre les adultes de ce qui se prépare, peu de temps pour forcer un changement de civilisation... et beaucoup d’obstacles pour leur faire barrage. Ils vont devoir devenir Veilleurs et en payer le prix.
Conception by John Paxton Conception by Oct. 15, 2017 Free! 5425 words Read a sample
These stories provide a brief glimpse into two different, future societies. In 'The Great Change', an epidemic, targeting fifty percent of the population, sweeps through a country on completion of a large, scientific experiment. The epidemic bring about profound changes in society. In 'Conception', a young man contemplates the imminent changes in his life as he enters the next phase of manhood.
Alpha Transformation by Sally Bend Alpha Transformation by Oct. 15, 2017 $2.99 13070 words Sample 20%
An Alpha male’s love for his transsexual wife leads to an act of surrender that will change them both . . . forever.
Alpha Surrender by Sally Bend Alpha Surrender by Oct. 15, 2017 $2.99 10942 words Sample 20%
An Alpha male’s love for his husband leads to an act of surrender that will change them both . . . forever.
Before I Fade by L. M. Faris Before I Fade by Oct. 15, 2017 $0.99 2335 words Sample 35%
Investigating the fate of three missing crew members leads one man to a distant galaxy. However, the strange, beautiful planet throws up more questions than answers, and he soon realises that what awaits him there is either his doom, or his salvation...
The Hypothesis: Heads or Tails by VMClark The Hypothesis: Heads or Tails by Oct. 15, 2017 $0.99 17932 words Sample 20%
An architect searches for his family in another dimension but he lands in the middle of an interdimensional black market, and the number of bodies stacks up.
Global Warming by Ian McKinley Global Warming by Oct. 15, 2017 Free! 10756 words Read a sample
This two-short-story presentation of “Global Warming” begins with Ian McKinley’s narrative on “Science Fiction Activism,” followed by two futuristic short stories told in the perspective of the scientists who didn’t take action to stop the devastation.
DARKEST FEARS (Thieves’ Guild: Bhenykhn Wars 1) CHAPTER 1 (Pre-release excerpt) by C.G. Hatton DARKEST FEARS (Thieves’ Guild: Bhenykhn Wars 1) CHAPTER 1 (Pre-release excerpt) by Oct. 15, 2017 Free! 2373 words Read a sample
The fifth book in the Thieves' Guild Series - due out 2018 - here's a sneaky peek preview of the first chapter. If you don't care about spoilers, read this now. This is a great place to jump into the knife-edge universe of the Thieves' Guild. If you do care about spoilers... read the others first (book one, Residual Belligerence, is free to download)!
Blood Moon Rising: It's About Time by S.K. Gregory Blood Moon Rising: It's About Time by Oct. 15, 2017 Free! 40493 words Read a sample
It's About Time - a collection of stories on time travel, alternate realities and other worlds.
Raid on Sullin by Osiris Brackhaus & Beryll Brackhaus Raid on Sullin by
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The fallout of their first encounter with a real Packmaster has left Ana and her pack reeling.
The Legend of Trixie Pug Part 9 by Russ Crossley The Legend of Trixie Pug Part 9 by Oct. 14, 2017 $1.99 4606 words Sample 20%
When we last left our heroes Bart Butterfinger led them into another dimension. They soon discover radical vegans have taken over the universe and exterminated all meat and diary foods. And as carnivores their lives are at risk. Will they escape before the vegan extremists end their mission permanently?
The Legend of Trixie Pug Part 8 by Russ Crossley The Legend of Trixie Pug Part 8 by Oct. 14, 2017 $1.99 3457 words Sample 20%
Trixie Aioli and Cherry Bomb are on a mission to stop a wedding so Trixie will marry Herman Pug and become the CEO of Heavenly Sky Burger. In part 7 we left our heroes about to be killed by Mega Fried Banana Branch storm troopers. Now in part 8 they are rescued by intrepid space captain Bart Butterfinger and transported to another time line. This is when things get really weird.
The Legend of Trixie Pug Part 7 by Russ Crossley The Legend of Trixie Pug Part 7 by Oct. 14, 2017 $1.99 3628 words Sample 20%
In this instalment Trixie and Cherry confront their duplicate selves from the past and somehow survive. They discover the past they knew has been changed and they may have changed too. Just when the menu has gone 69 things get worse...will they make it to their own future and will Trixie become CEO of Heaven Sky Burger or has this disappeared like an ice cream cone on a summer's day?
Future Perfect by Fran Heckrotte Future Perfect by Oct. 14, 2017 $3.95 56507 words Sample 20%
PRIMERIS IS a Hubot, designed to serve humans. Her existence depends on her ability to complete her assignments...which she always did with a cold, emotionless detachment. Now, her perfect record is going to be tested to its limits. In her attempts to find and capture Solaria, another Hubot, Primeris is forced to either disobey her directive of obedience or become the human she never wanted to be.
Seven Little Cannibals Are We by Herb. Jones Seven Little Cannibals Are We by Oct. 14, 2017 $1.30 12328 words Sample 10%
The seven Butcher Brothers bought Crystalline White for a religious ceremony. Marshall Matthew Gramlin was sent to save her. How difficult could that be, he was a Trek Marshal.
Phantom Volume 1 by Tony Espino Phantom Volume 1 by Oct. 14, 2017 You set the price! 10820 words Sample 20%
Phantom is the story told by a narrator behind the wheel of a car about a Phantom made out of loneliness by a Mad Lady. The Trenchcoat in High Heels who acquires him. Two sailors lost at sea. A Man who delivers vending machines full of body parts. A Phantom Replica who survives on a steady diet of matches. And a universe that doesn’t stop growing.
Bruce Savage Science Fiction The Ultimate E-book Collection by Bruce Savage Bruce Savage Science Fiction The Ultimate E-book Collection by Oct. 14, 2017 $2.99 89404 words Sample 20%
Get ready for sci-fi thrills and chills with this great value! Get the Bruce Savage Science Fiction The Ultimate E-book Collection for a great price. Novels included in the box set are Origin, Europa's Child, and God's Assassin.
Accidental Warrior: The Unlikely Tale of Bloody Hal by Colin Alexander Accidental Warrior: The Unlikely Tale of Bloody Hal by Oct. 14, 2017 $2.99 143465 words
A college party lands freshman Hal Christianson in an America that could have been: no smartphones, no cars, no flush toilets and on the brink of war. His path home takes him from being a tavern boy to a mercenary for a merchant to the colonel of a vastly outnumbered regiment about to be attacked. This is a coming of age in a different America.
Sameness by K. Weikel Sameness by Oct. 14, 2017 $1.99 51496 words Sample 30%
SAMENESS, WHAT WE STRIVED FOR SO LONG TO ACHIEVE. BUT WHAT IF YOU'RE DESTINED TO BE DIFFERENT? > What happens when, in a wold of people knocked down and stood up to be exactly alike, a person wants to be different? What if they're destined to be unique in a world of strict equality?
Fight for Survival Large Print Edition by Angela White Fight for Survival Large Print Edition by Oct. 13, 2017 $3.99 173658 words
This large-print edition fits the recognized standards for readers with some vision impairments. It is 20PT Arial font, spaced at 1.5, with a margin of 0.05. Most books are published in 12 or 14, meaning this novel will start out 4-5 times larger than average. Then, it can be increased even further by using your magnifications settings.
Dystopian Stand Large Print Edition by Angela White Dystopian Stand Large Print Edition by Oct. 13, 2017 $3.99 183172 words
This large-print edition fits the recognized standards for readers with some vision impairments. It is 20PT Arial font, spaced at 1.5, with a margin of 0.05. Most books are published in 12 or 14, meaning this novel will start out 4-5 times larger than average. Then, it can be increased even further by using your magnifications settings.
El buen troll Libro uno Cayendo. by Thomas Krantz El buen troll Libro uno Cayendo. by Oct. 13, 2017 Free! 15623 words Read a sample
Después de que Tommy sufriera un ataque leve, comienza a soñar con un futuro mejor. En sus sueños, él visita una ciudad de opulencia y un mundo que está completamente controlado por robots y algo llamado conciencia global. Pero sus sueños se vuelven más y más reales. ¿Se está volviendo loco o es una visión de un futuro posible? Este es el primero de tres libros.
Firestorm by Craig Robertson Firestorm by Oct. 13, 2017 $0.99 60983 words Sample 100%
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Back To Earth - The Adventures of Azakis and Petri by Danilo Clementoni Back To Earth - The Adventures of Azakis and Petri by Oct. 13, 2017 $3.99 67682 words
“We were on our way back. Only one of our solar years had passed since we had been forced to leave the planet in haste, but for them, in Earth years, there had been 3,600. What would we find?” Azakis and Petri, two friendly inhabitants of this strange planet on board the Theos spacecraft, are returning to Earth to retrieve a mysterious and precious cargo left hidden during their previous visit.
Kittens+Daisies: KD-SF by Kevin Williams Kittens+Daisies: KD-SF by Oct. 13, 2017 Free! 1400 words
female sf; coming of age; 1400 wds two short stories very hard sf mostly cell-hones evol. done in faceless mode; no names, situation, some of my better work.
Auriga: Character Perspective by Anike Kirsten Auriga: Character Perspective by Oct. 13, 2017 $0.99 15570 words
See the world of Andrometre unfold through the eyes of Auriga, and discover secrets and conspiracies against Gliese and the humans.
Sons of the Earth & Other Stories by Vaughan Stanger Sons of the Earth & Other Stories by Oct. 13, 2017 $0.99 43059 words
Sons of the Earth collects thirteen of Vaughan Stanger's published science fiction, fantasy and mystery stories in a single volume. Four of these stories have not previously appeared in ebook form. These intriguing, thought-provoking stories first appeared in highly respected publications such as Interzone, Postscripts, and Nature Futures.
Наука, техника и инновации: гипотезы, проблемы, результаты by Professional Science Наука, техника и инновации: гипотезы, проблемы, результаты by Oct. 13, 2017 Free! 62493 words Read a sample
В сборнике научных трудов рассматриваются актуальные вопросы развития экономики, юриспруденции, социологии, истории, педагогики, инноваций и техники, культурологи и и искусства, туризма, философии, лингвистики, медицины, природы и ресурсов по материалам XI Международного междисциплинарного форума молодых ученых «Наука, техника и инновации: гипотезы, проблемы, результаты» (10 октября 2017 г.).
The Anthropocene Chronicles part II by Rachael Howard, Nick Jackson, & Fiona Leitch The Anthropocene Chronicles part II by ,
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second half of a two-part collection of short stories told from the perspectives of individuals who live in a future dystopian world controlled by Artificial Intelligence.
A Clash at Grozny Airfield by Francis Bass A Clash at Grozny Airfield by Oct. 13, 2017 $1.50 2506 words Sample 30%
In Grozny the first ever all-robot military unit fights an integrated army of humans and robots. The clash is viewed by five American travelers in an airport café—a veteran, a journalist, two young sisters, and a barista—as the events unfold on TV. Each traveler has a different connection to the distant battle, and they all watch with more and more rapt attention as the integrated forces close in.
jOvian veiL - Menticide by Kurtis Rinas jOvian veiL - Menticide by Oct. 12, 2017 $0.99 26743 words Sample 15%
Llaus awakens from ‘vascular stasis sedation’ to unfamiliar surroundings and an inability to remember how he got there or who he is. But before he is able to discern his whereabouts or determine his identity he is unwillingly propelled into a world he never could have imagined and thrust into the middle of a deadly conflict between unimaginable powers.
The Planet Builders by Danny Ball The Planet Builders by Oct. 12, 2017 $0.99 55938 words Sample 20%
A hair-raising romp through the far-flung future of 5052 where galactic civilization has perfected a perfect libertarian society where planets are custom designed to achieve individual freedom and harmony! But a threat looms! Can our hero find the evil source of bureaucratic "red-tape" that is strangling our Utopian universe? Or will he be too late and the flame of liberty be "snuffed out"?
Red Mist by Charley Marsh Red Mist by Oct. 12, 2017 $3.99 24053 words
Alone at the helm of the Junkyard Dog, pilot Margarita King notices a dense cloud of red dust approaching her ship. Before Margarita can react, an unseen force takes control of her body. Pressing in on her until she winks out of existence. Join the crew of the Junkyard Dog as they embark on their strangest adventure yet—one that will change their lives forever.
Northern Tier: A Novel by David Axel Kurtz Northern Tier: A Novel by Oct. 12, 2017 $3.00 97024 words Sample 10%
The desperate ride of a bicycle courier across the ruins of America.
Tarmage City by Henriette Nolte Tarmage City by Oct. 12, 2017 Free! 7196 words Sample 20%
Kayt is a gamedev in Tarmage, one of the most lucrative positions in the decrepit slum of a city. Compensation for game developing might be good, but the competition is fierce and when Kayt fails her annual promotion test third year in a row, her career isn’t the only thing she starts questioning.
The Future is Short: Science Fiction in a Flash, Volume 4 by Jot Russell The Future is Short: Science Fiction in a Flash, Volume 4 by Oct. 12, 2017 $2.99 40881 words Sample 5%
Edited by Carrol Fix Experience the power of Flash Fiction! 47 thrilling, science fiction stories, each less than 900 words.