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Dead Planet Spinnin': Volume I: Terracidal Maniacs by Julian Massaglia Dead Planet Spinnin': Volume I: Terracidal Maniacs by July 22, 2017 Free! 90161 words Read a sample
Texas, 3145 AD. A tyrannical nation and its spies are swallowing up the last free nations on Earth into its military organization. In the midst of it all, Gabriel Spurangler, a man from the lowest levels of Texas society is caught in the worst of the conflict. He will make it his life's goal to save Texas, but first he must remember why he's been left for dead in the middle of the desert.
The Hunt:  An Oakmont Story by Oscar Hinklevitch The Hunt: An Oakmont Story by July 22, 2017 You set the price! 158635 words Sample 20%
Melanie has spent two years recovering from her time at Oakmont, but she hasn't truly recovered. And now, they're back. Can she ever escape 'the program'?
Fourth Birth:  An Oakmont Story by Oscar Hinklevitch Fourth Birth: An Oakmont Story by July 22, 2017 You set the price! 208145 words
An incredible opportunity presents itself for Melanie, but is it everything it's advertised to be? She soon discovers that she's not as unique as she thought...but is that a good thing? Follow Melanie as she discovers the true depth of her power, and friendship.
Highschool by Pavan Highschool by July 22, 2017 $4.99 49240 words Sample 15%
Brett and his friends find their parents and teachers are acting very strange - as alien creatures begin to appear in the local creek. Now they must solve the mystery of what is happening to every adult in town, as they moved closer to a battle with the aliens, brainwashed adults and an insidious new principle - for the fate of humanity!
Stara's Wish by Pavan Stara's Wish by July 22, 2017 $3.99 63441 words Sample 15%
Aided by a mysterious blue girl and a carefree gambler, Stara travels through space pursued by a ruthless warlord and his henchmen; as she seeks to remember who she is, before she is hunted down: and just perhaps, to save the universe itself...
I am Rome by Edward Mullen I am Rome by July 22, 2017 $0.99 58816 words Sample 10%
Seventeen-year old pizza delivery boy Joe Smith lived a simple life. He had a bike, a job, and a crush on a girl, but that was about to change.
Pentalore - Awakening (Book 2) by Alexander Nassau Pentalore - Awakening (Book 2) by July 22, 2017 $3.99 45890 words Sample 20%
Namah joins forces with the Alphians returning to Aemus with way to reconnect their people, however with an Apeyron Warship on Aemus, she begs the Dark Assembly to allow their friends access. On Earth our three fugitives are searching for Anchee hoping he has answers to the riddle of Cali however things are not what they seem. With Beo tracking them, will our hero's manage to escape their fate?
Proteus - Dark Empire (Book Five) by Alexander Nassau Proteus - Dark Empire (Book Five) by July 22, 2017 $3.99 43259 words Sample 20%
As Saya departs for demon homeworld, everyone fights to save Lunar and Loren's lives. There is a story to tell as we look at the youngest of the Proteus ships, learning about the playful Lunar and her difficult start in life. With the Apeyron's return to our galaxy getting closer, will they manage to save Lunar and Loren and be ready to stop the Dark Empire from reclaiming what is theirs?
AN INTERVIEW WITH SOULMAKER by NL RINKU AN INTERVIEW WITH SOULMAKER by July 22, 2017 Free! 1569 words Read a sample
We call them soulmakers. They made us. They show us the world. Hi, I am a reporter on Rexa planet. This is my special day. I don't want to loss the interview with soulmaker Mr. Erigostin. Will you do? No, let me introduce him.
Blunt Force Kharma: Section 1 by M.E. Purfield Blunt Force Kharma: Section 1 by July 22, 2017 Free! 36659 words Read a sample
Blunt Force Kharma is an urban sci-fi noir from the author of the long running noir fantasy Miki Radicci series. On a barely populated planet, Kelly Kharma operates her private investigation and security business out of her downtown office in the Central District. Most of the time she takes on boring background work for corporations, investigations for lawyers, or divorces but sometimes...
Interzone #271 (July-August 2017) by TTA Press Interzone #271 (July-August 2017) by July 22, 2017 $4.99 54827 words
Interzone 271 contains cutting edge science fiction by Julie C. Day, Tim Casson, Michael Reid, Eliot Fintushel, Chris Barnham, and Andy Dudak. Art is by Dave Senecal, Jim Burns and others. The issue contains all usual features, book and film reviews, as well as in-depth interviews with Nina Allan and Emily B. Cataneo.
Jack Scarlet: Deepfire by Dan McGirt Jack Scarlet: Deepfire by July 22, 2017 $2.99 57889 words Sample 20%
Adventuring ace Jack Scarlet investigates when a research ship goes missing in the Gulf of Mexico under strange circumstances. The trail leads to an isolated island republic and an offshore drilling platform that has disturbed a menace from the deep better left alone. A thrilling Jack Scarlet new pulp adventure starts...now!
Singularity by Vincent Berg Singularity by July 21, 2017 $4.99 62842 words Sample 20%
An experimental NASA flight goes horribly wrong, and the unlucky test pilot wakes up unhurt, back home. Eric Morgan returns to NASA prepared to face a thousand questions as things continue to unravel around him. Is he still human or a new species and what does that mean for those around him? Is he a threat or a blessing, helping humanity or threatening it?
The Devil's Dragon by Jason F Boggs The Devil's Dragon by July 21, 2017 You set the price! 197149 words Sample 1%
When the battle for Earth begins, whose side will you be on? A modern space opera with a story that you will never forget!
Ultimate Wired Hard by Circlet Press Ultimate Wired Hard by July 21, 2017 $5.99 215421 words
Spanning two decades and five volumes, this massive omnibus edition features forty-four hot and creative short stories from an incredible range of writers! The complete text of the ground-breaking gay male SF erotica anthology series, now in one convenient ebook.
Mediplex - Mediplex Story No.2 by Morgan Destera Mediplex - Mediplex Story No.2 by July 21, 2017 $2.99 6116 words Sample 18%
Second story in the Mediplex saga: The family is shown their new apartment. Chris encounters his mother in the restroom. The Twins rocky relationship is revealed. A family's journey through sexual utopia. After a mutable disease reshapes society, the family seeks shelter at the Mediplex. How easy will it be to overcome the social mores they grew up with? And how kinky can the Admin be?
Mediplex - Mediplex Story No.1 by Morgan Destera Mediplex - Mediplex Story No.1 by July 21, 2017 $2.99 6594 words Sample 18%
Mediplex is an ongoing serialization, the story of one family's journey through a sexual utopia. After a mutable disease reshapes society, the family seeks shelter at the Mediplex, hoping for relief and hoping their own oddities may help others. There are only two rules in the Mediplex - consent is a must, and abuse is forbidden. How easy will it be for the adults to overcome the social mores?
Hyperactive: First Steps by Art Gulley, Jr Hyperactive: First Steps by July 21, 2017 $0.99 45624 words Sample 13%
For years, the Coalition’s Law Enforcement Directorate has struggled to control the flow of Hype, a highly addictive narcotic capable of increasing the average being’s strength, endurance, and agility nearly two hundred percent. Now the techniques that once kept the distribution of the drug by the nefarious Sovereign Nation at bay have become ineffectual and Hype addiction is on the rise.
Coast to Coast by Ethan Somerville Coast to Coast by July 21, 2017 $3.99 90983 words Sample 20%
The beautiful but psychotic Derro priestess, Lucrezia, undergoes a mysterious transformation to discover that she’s actually a powerful psychic. She immediately leads her adoring followers on a rampage through the city of Sydney, seizing control of smaller domains on her way to overthrow the president, Charles Carulo.
Winterfall by John Conroe Winterfall by July 21, 2017 $4.99 96695 words Sample 20%
Declan on Fairie and Chris on Earth. All good right? Not so much. Zombies, evil elves, fire breathing dragons, oh my. Separated they must work together to overcome multiple threats and messy diapers.
STORIES OF SCI-FI:PART1 by NL RINKU STORIES OF SCI-FI:PART1 by July 21, 2017 Free! 8254 words Read a sample
Let's learn something from different worlds, galaxies and planets. Don't miss them.
Dracula's Lost Treasure Map (Novelette II) by V Bertolaccini Dracula's Lost Treasure Map (Novelette II) by July 21, 2017 $1.95 18569 words Sample 20%
An action detective SF horror thriller sequel of a New York private eye’s exploration of an immense ancient haunted mansion, after finding a treasure map, and his encounters with strange hauntings, which he uncovers the source of in a lost chamber, and Dracula‘s lost tomb, and later its true origins, and a celestial time traveler, which they activate at a secret NASA and SETI research facility ...
Dragon Moon by Scott E. Tarbet Dragon Moon by July 21, 2017 $7.99 133286 words Sample 20%
A new space race explodes into violence when China quietly sets its sights on the Moon. Now, an unlikely team of US Navy SEALs, Russian Spetsnaz, and a Chinese-American agent have one chance to stop the activation of China’s powerful new weapon before all hope is lost. The cost of failure: worldwide Chinese empire.
Matrix Crystal River by Janice Seagraves Matrix Crystal River by July 21, 2017 $2.99 52941 words Sample 20%
After twenty-five years, the Earthlings were back. River Namaste swears he'll never help the humans find matrix crystals, until he meets, Winona Miracle, Team Alpha Six's geologist. Shy and vulnerable, the black haired, dark eyed beauty is all he wants. But is she ready to put aside her goals for him?
Uncut Gem from the Edge of Energy by New Concepts Publishing Uncut Gem from the Edge of Energy by July 21, 2017 $3.49 16771 words Sample 20%
A man in a rough, armored suit, rode a pulse elevator to a floor high above the city skyline. He stood to one side as the elevator slowed and the door dissolved
Clona by Tomáš Sekerka Clona by July 20, 2017 $5.99 91978 words
Splatter hard sc-fi s prvky fantasy. Postapokalyptický román. Doba temna změnila svět k nepoznání. Tam, kde kdysi tekly řeky, jsou teď vyschlá koryta. Tam, kde bujela civilizace, jsou teď města duchů. Tam kde bylo nebe, je teď jenom Clona. Ano, svět už není, co býval. Jste-li slabí, morální, nebo nenosíte brýle s UV filtrem, nepřežijete to. Ale to jsou všechno věci, které vás nezabijí hned. ...
Evian Rising - The Traveling Chaos by Latravious Calloway Evian Rising - The Traveling Chaos by July 20, 2017 $3.99 12761 words
Evian Rising is about one woman's conquest to become a God. It's intended to show a strong female protagonist of color in the comic world.
Das gute Troll Buch Ein Runterfallen by Thomas Krantz Das gute Troll Buch Ein Runterfallen by July 20, 2017 Free! 15158 words Read a sample
Nachdem Tommy einen leichten Schlaganfall hatte, fängt er an, von einer besseren Zukunft zu träumen. In seinen Träumen besucht er eine Stadt der Opulenz und eine Welt, die vollständig von Robotern kontrolliert wird und so etwas wie das globale Bewusstsein. Aber seine Träume werden immer echter. Wird er verrückt, oder ist es eine Vision einer möglichen Zukunft? Dies ist das erste von drei Büchern.
The Metatron Chronicles by Trisha M. Wilson The Metatron Chronicles by July 20, 2017 $2.99 21758 words Sample 25%
Ruin Storm Akira is coming. She will kill without regret or discrimination, destroy families, and gleefully devastate centuries of hard work. And yet, few believe she will hit Nippon. The news swears she’ll ravage Taiwan. Even the best minds think she’ll go elsewhere. But Metatron knows better. Akira is coming and only he can save millions of lives. Will he succeed?
The Private Life of Jane Maxwell by Jenn Gott The Private Life of Jane Maxwell by July 20, 2017 $0.99 113914 words Sample 10%
Some people are born to greatness, others have greatness thrust upon them… and some are just drawn like that.
Sleepers by Clancy Weeks Sleepers by July 20, 2017 $4.95 128313 words Sample 20%
What if today’s most horrific and unrelated headlines were actually connected? The machineries of government grind slowly, and one man with nothing left to lose might have a chance to free the Sleepers.
Tales from the Brink - Volume One by Martyn J. Pass Tales from the Brink - Volume One by July 20, 2017 $4.99 166948 words Sample 20%
The post-apocalyptic saga begins here. 'Tales from the Brink - Volume One' brings together the explosive best selling novel 'Project 16' and its sequel 'Project 17' in one book!
The Vigil by Diane Morrison The Vigil by July 20, 2017 $1.99 16223 words Sample 20%
It's a dangerous time for the Apprentice Gunslinger Graeme Walsh. Before he is initiated into the Gunslinger Order, he must undergo the ordeal of a Spirit Quest. Will he succeed in meeting the spiritual challenges he must now face? Or will the forces of darkness be able to turn Graeme from his chosen path? And what implications will his visions have for the future of the Wyrd West?
Suzy Spitfire Kills Everybody by Joe Canzano Suzy Spitfire Kills Everybody by July 20, 2017 $2.99 93456 words
Outlaw Suzy Spitfire shoots across the solar system on a quest for love, adventure, and revenge.
Inside Ascension by Amy Proebstel Inside Ascension by July 19, 2017 $2.99 94939 words Sample 15%
When Amanda Covington is thrust back to Earth without her twin daughters she is desperate to reunite with them in Tuala. Her only clue leads to the mysterious town of Roswell, New Mexico. With no way of knowing her daughters' lives have both taken different paths: one to danger and the other to peace, Amanda’s link to her daughters may be the only chance of reuniting her family.
Universal Direction - Book 1 by Andrew Trappes Universal Direction - Book 1 by July 19, 2017 $0.99 120537 words Sample 15%
Man has broken space. Family and friends once connected across light years are now infinitely set apart, leaving Earth to embrace a new view harmony and connection, Universal Direction.
Outside Ascension by Amy Proebstel Outside Ascension by July 19, 2017 $2.99 95225 words Sample 15%
What is real when life’s adventure shifts you into the unknown? Two worlds, two dimensions, one planet... Tuala is a world filled with magic and mind power, where travel is at the speed of thought, and where the creator of the universe lives with His people. Amanda Covington finds herself abruptly transported to this parallel world after she and her fiancé have sailed into the Bermuda Triangle.
The War of the Worlds - Regendered by L.E. Smart The War of the Worlds - Regendered by July 19, 2017 $2.99 62277 words
H.G. Wells’ classic novel of Martians invading Earth, regendered! Now follow the Narrator as she battles to survive the chaos and destruction, while her husband is left to an uncertain fate. What starts as curious puffs of smoke on far away Mars are revealed to be great cylinders projected towards Earth. When they land, curious women and men approach, including the Narrator. She wonders what the
The Curse of the Lifewalker by Joe Vasicek The Curse of the Lifewalker by July 19, 2017 $0.99 4583 words Sample 20%
When all the world is afflicted by the plague, sometimes the greater curse is to be whole.
Dark Galaxy Box Set by Brett Fitzpatrick Dark Galaxy Box Set by July 19, 2017 $9.99 301778 words Sample 20%
Over the course of three books (Galaxy Dog, Iron Dart, and Sun Chaser) Altia, the most prominent young scientist in the empire, Knave, a young soldier, and Jay, a humble logistics robot, are sucked ever deeper into this rebellion, and then rise to become its leaders. There are plenty of space battles, unknowable aliens, and galactic power struggles in the series.
El viaje de Leynder by Gabriel Guerrero Gómez El viaje de Leynder by July 19, 2017 $7.00 30574 words Sample 20%
“Mirad, mirad más allá de vosotros mismos a las estrellas. Porque, os está esperando un universo de eterna belleza, para que lo descubráis, respetéis y améis sin límites”...Leynder Kav
The Ultimate Time Traveler 2017 by V Bertolaccini The Ultimate Time Traveler 2017 by July 19, 2017 $4.95 40098 words Sample 20%
A celestial time traveler of colossal magnitude and origins emerges and crashes in the past, and after being buried for hundreds of years, haunting a vast region, ends up buried below an ancient New York mansion ... An ultimate voyager explores deep space and discovers an extraterrestrial signal and traces its origins to a desolate ice world where it encounters a hideous devil-like life form ...
Wild Space: The Complete First Series Box Set by Jason M. Brooks Wild Space: The Complete First Series Box Set by July 19, 2017 $3.99 159269 words Sample 20%
A clash with the ruling Empire of Wild Space leaves the Independence nearly destroyed and their mission of peaceful exploration turns into one of survival. With their Deep Space Drive Engine destroyed, the crew finds themselves stranded with no way to return to the safe haven of Earth and no allies to help protect them from the violent and powerful might of the Imperial Fleet.
Dystopian Health Collection by Mad Robots Dystopian Health Collection by July 19, 2017 Free! 26505 words
If You Love Dystopian Stories You Came to The Right Place All Stories Of Our Series in One Anthology This is an anthology of the short story series Dystopian Health Collection - Stories about human health in dystopian societies. In each story, we explore a new topic around health and how modern developments can turn into a dystopian society.
Symbiotica Pure - The Sum of their Whole (Book 1) by Alexander Nassau Symbiotica Pure - The Sum of their Whole (Book 1) by July 19, 2017 $3.99 52286 words Sample 20%
When Melissa wakes unable to shake a memory of being attacked, she finds herself haunted by a mysterious woman with an astonishing proposition. Flung head first in to a strange new world she must learn to understand her new unnatural abilities with her alien symbiote and start a journey which changes her life forever, meeting new friends along the way. Join the adventure from the very beginning.
Soulhazard, vol.3 by Ivan Popov Soulhazard, vol.3 by July 18, 2017 Free! 7885 words Read a sample
There is no comfort zone in the post-Q world. You might be going through your morning routine just to have a stranger spring out from the wall, or a self-driving car run you over because you crossed the street at the wrong spot, not to mention dark figures with clubs skulking behind the corner. You have to be very good at your game, in order to survive. If you know what your game is.
Time Line Catalyst by Stephen Brandon Time Line Catalyst by July 18, 2017 $0.99 18201 words Sample 20%
Escaping to Saturn, the Aderes is hit by something radioactive that damages 2 of it's engines. Time lines are crossed. Contact with another spacecraft results in them ending up in a time line stub. The observers use Bill as a catalyst to change time lines.
Spider Silk by Charley Marsh Spider Silk by July 18, 2017 $2.99 26336 words
Spider silk. Lighter than air. Indestructible. No wonder Margarita King wears spider silk skinsuits and wants them for her companions. To get them Margarita must give in to Shia Marie, aka The Spider Woman’s, demand. “Come to Kwaku.” Kwaku. Mysterious. Isolated. Home to the giant silk spiders. Book Six of the Junkyard Dog series takes Margarita into the bizarre and deadly world of spider silk.
Monastery by Dylan Byford Monastery by July 18, 2017 $2.99 121175 words Sample 20%
The Configurations ... intelligent entities, terrifying, all-powerful. They departed centuries ago, after the loss of the archive and their name has become myth. Yet, in a remote monastery on Titan, a mechanical voice has been found. Qira, an expert in ancient tech, and her bodyguard Li, travel deep into the ice moon to investigate. Could this be the secret humanity is looking for?
Fyre by Sean Schubert Fyre by July 18, 2017 $5.99 102314 words
Four ancient sisters are determined to destroy mankind – unless a blind boy, a mysterious stranger, and a band of teenagers can figure out how to stop them.