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Have Jetpack - Will Travel by Charles Eugene Anderson Have Jetpack - Will Travel by Jan. 05, 2019 $0.99 6,480 words Sample 20%
Authors Jim LeMay and Charles Eugene Anderson in “Have Jetpack – Will Travel,” jet along with Daring Dorian Pace. He pursues Nazi spies in a thrilling chase across pre-World War II San Francisco.
The Christmas Dimension- A Short Story by Warren Brown The Christmas Dimension- A Short Story by Jan. 05, 2019 $1.49 7,220 words Sample 10%
A steam-punk short story about a man who enters the mysterious Streamland in the Christmas Dimension to rescue his Grandfather.
Harbinger by Stephen Christiansen Harbinger by Jan. 04, 2019 $1.99 107,700 words Sample 20%
Eight scientists are sent to terraform an alien planet. It was supposed to be a routine mission. Nothing was supposed to go wrong. Everything did.
Intergaláctica (La Trilogía Completa) by Pablo Andrés Wunderlich Padilla Intergaláctica (La Trilogía Completa) by Jan. 04, 2019 $2.99 200,340 words
La Trilogía Completa de la serie de CiFi-militar y Space Marines a un precio increíble de $0,99. A precio reducido por tiempo limitado. No te pierdas esta oferta. Incluye: Torragami, Alastar, y Ronin.
Nanodaemons: Selenography by George Saoulidis Nanodaemons: Selenography by Jan. 04, 2019 $2.99 3,020 words Sample 20%
Chang'e-4 is just the little rover that made it all the way to the dark side of the moon. But will it manage to complete its mission, when it has the entire half of the moon to cover with its little wheels and solar panels, when it has to protect the moon from all intruders and when on the other side lurks the nasty American rover that has won one fight already? This is a Nanodaemons short story.
The Soul Snatchers by Richard Sanford The Soul Snatchers by Jan. 04, 2019 $2.99 41,900 words Sample 20%
In this science fiction thriller, a seismologist plunges into a breakneck race to stop malignant code running amok on the world’s hugest social networking sites, seducing the hyperconnected into madness.
Lisa and Me: A Short Story by Dario Solera Lisa and Me: A Short Story by Jan. 04, 2019 Free! 2,560 words Read a sample
We've been sent in space to search for signs of life - other than human, that is. I'm in charge of the mission, and clones help me to keep this wreck of a spaceship running. In exchange, I look after them. They tend to be fragile. But not all clones are created equal, and that is my problem.
Cats Out of the Bag by William Mangieri Cats Out of the Bag by Jan. 04, 2019 $1.99 15,130 words Sample 20%
Champion of the Empire Herc Tom longs for more interesting times. His wish is fulfilled with the return of the Lost Baastards, a couple of prison breaks, the kidnapping of a Prince, the reappearance of an assassin, an alien invasion, and fifteen different kinds of treachery. Maybe life wasn’t all that boring after all. “Cats Out of the Bag" is a speculative fiction novelette, 6th in the series.
Galactic Mandate: The Scream by MR Richardson Galactic Mandate: The Scream by Jan. 04, 2019 $0.99 50,620 words Sample 12%
A young clone starts a journey that will take him to the far reaches of the galaxy. He must choose between what is best for his oppressed clone brethren and the greater good while he meets dangerous villains and reluctant heroes along the way. And who are the elusive Scream? What do they want and how far will they go to get it?
Alien Talk by William X. Adams Alien Talk by Jan. 04, 2019 $3.99 82,580 words Sample 20%
Robin Taylor, android resarcher, discovers that language is an extraterrestrial virus infecting humans. The ET is enraged by the false language of digital assistants and unleashes a pandemic of language disability. How can Robin explain all this to humans?
Jordan by Frank Ferrie Jordan by Jan. 03, 2019 $0.99 19,670 words Sample 5%
Jordan is just an ordinary boy growing up with his dad. There are a few things in his life that are not that ordinary but Jordan does not even realize it. Are the people surrounding Jordan helping or hindering? Why is his body slowly changing and what will it change into? Jordan does not know. In the end Jordan meet a significant other and together they run.
KnM Blade: Part 2 by Kixi Rajki KnM Blade: Part 2 by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 264,370 words
KnM Blade are finally given the green light to embark on a quest in search for Skycom’s most highly kept secret. This action packed adventure filled saga inevitably sees what turns into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, span across four different worlds. In a desperate race against time, the plot thickens at the unforeseen arrival of yet another player, further intensifying an already dire situation.
KnM Blade: Part 1 by Kixi Rajki KnM Blade: Part 1 by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 268,150 words
Kixi Rajki, a professional high speed racer, is a seemingly average citizen of the United Systems of Sol in the 31st century. Going by the alias of Kay Blade, she is also a secret agent for an underground resistance cell intent on bringing down the powerful freedom restricting government.
If Sin Dwells Deep (Book Two of The Soul Sleep Cycle) by David Michael Williams If Sin Dwells Deep (Book Two of The Soul Sleep Cycle) by Jan. 03, 2019 $2.99 98,750 words Sample 15%
Even good girls have secrets. When straight-laced Allison sleeps, the rebellious goddess Syn wakes. Having a fling in the dreamscape may seem like harmless fun, but when a sadistic predator learns her true identity, the fantasy begins to bleed into real life.
A Second Chance on Indian Lands by Dennis Herrick A Second Chance on Indian Lands by Jan. 03, 2019 $0.99 4,940 words Sample 5%
Climate Change #2 in series. Here’s one scenario on how climate warming could affect the Earth by 2200, with a war for possession of the United States and its resources but with the “American desert” of the Great Plains not desired by any nation except its original inhabitants
Above the Water by Dennis Herrick Above the Water by Jan. 03, 2019 $0.99 4,140 words Sample 5%
Climate Change #1 in series. After climate change raises sea levels and drowns New York City, humans adapt, and some continue to live on the upper floors of skyscrapers wherever possible.
The Tin Whistle by Erik Hanberg The Tin Whistle by Jan. 03, 2019 $4.99 69,360 words Sample 5%
How do you fight a war when the enemy knows your every thought? Byron Shaw is in the fight of his life. His family are hostages, orbiting the Earth in a spaceship that could be destroyed any minute. His enemies are preparing for a final assault. And his allies are powerless help him. So begins the gripping final chapter in The Lattice Trilogy.
Chrilic Invasion Arcans of Hyma by Sam Magna Chrilic Invasion Arcans of Hyma by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 8,760 words Read a sample
An electron rests on Lana’s nape, programmed to send messages to her brain to alter the way the rest of her body operates. A device designed by Armor, it functions as an electromechanical chip inserted along the cervical spine. Armor creates a group of bionic troopers to eradicate chrilic offspring they failed to contain. Lana finds Cassie and they set out on another mission together.
As Easy As Π by Jean-Yves Crozier As Easy As Π by Jan. 03, 2019 $0.99 1,470 words Sample 20%
Harmonizing his stream to the tune of life, Acoustic Funambulist travels on time throughout the galaxies in a progression of unlikely encounters. In this twenty-sixth episode the aerialist witnesses that when the circle comes full square, truth is actually quite flexible.
Spitwrite Volumes 1-3: A Short Story Collection by George Saoulidis Spitwrite Volumes 1-3: A Short Story Collection by Jan. 03, 2019 $11.99 147,370 words Sample 20%
This is a boxset of the first three spitwrite volumes: -Sketch and Story (Illustrated) -Jellyspace -Technosphere Contains over 80 short stories in sci-fi, fantasy and a bit of romance.
Sixth Extinction by S. A. Stephenson Sixth Extinction by Jan. 03, 2019 $3.99 79,490 words Sample 10%
In a broken world, alien forces are on the rise to wipe out the human race in the sixth extinction. A race of genetically altered humans is the world's only way to survive but they are being hunted and targeted by their own government as secrets and lies to the American people begin to unfold.
ARISEN : Books In Order by Michael Stephen Fuchs ARISEN : Books In Order by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 1,980 words Read a sample
The ARISEN series has sold over a half-million copies, generated $3 million in revenue for the audiobook editions alone (narrated by R.C. Bray), is in negotiations for a film, TV, or miniseries deal, and enjoys a rabid level of fan loyalty and enthusiasm. If you're wondering which order to read the books in, or just want to learn more, this free e-book is for you!
Brother's Keeper: A Surreal Short Horror Story by Richard Denoncourt Brother's Keeper: A Surreal Short Horror Story by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 1,900 words Read a sample
First published in Fawlt Magazine, Brother's Keeper is the story of two brothers who are caught after a dangerous prank by their eerily abusive parents. Afterwards, one brother must make a shocking sacrifice to save the other.
Apocalypse Theater Podcast Transcripts — Episode Seven: A Message Out Of Time by Benjamin Allen Apocalypse Theater Podcast Transcripts — Episode Seven: A Message Out Of Time by Jan. 02, 2019 Free! 7,320 words Read a sample
After a teenage girl's mind is possessed by a strange entity, she must deliver a message to the movers and shakers that will revolutionize the way humankind interacts with the universe.
The Matriarch Matrix by Maxime Trencavel The Matriarch Matrix by Jan. 02, 2019 $2.99 180,370 words Sample 15%
9600 BCE, she was a great matriarch. 2021 CE, she’s fought for her people and only wants peace. Ancient destiny calls for her to shake up her life… ….in all the ways she wished not to.
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Beyond by Stanley Korn Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Beyond by Jan. 02, 2019 $0.99 17,780 words Sample 20%
These stories run the gamut from hard science fiction to pure fantasy, with elements of humor, romance, and the paranormal thrown into the mix. One of them straddles the boundary between fantasy and conventional fiction. Providing further details would require a spoiler alert. If you enjoy reading these stories as much as I did writing them, you’re in for a real treat!
Criogenizados by Mónica Manzanares Criogenizados by Jan. 02, 2019 $2.99 23,330 words
¿Es viable la criogenización? ¿Anhelas resucitar en un futuro incierto? ¿Qué pasará cuando la ciencia consiga revivir a los muertos? ¿Seremos inmortales? La doctora Ramos dirige el proyecto Melting, la primera vez en la historia de la ciencia en la que se va a despertar a personas que han estado criogenizadas durante intervalos variables de tiempo. ¿Con qué se encontrarán los científicos?
The Commodore's Quickening by Joseph Icha The Commodore's Quickening by Jan. 02, 2019 $2.99 18,970 words Sample 20%
When the dust cleared, there was nothing. Mars was gone, but there was no ash or rocks or debris in its wake, not the slightest trace that anything had ever been there ever. There was nothing. Nothing except Shock and Awe.
آلة الزمن by رأفت علام آلة الزمن by Jan. 02, 2019 You set the price! 23,180 words Sample 10%
رواية شيقة عن التصور العلمي للسفر في الزمن من وجهه نظر عالم إنجليزي، وكيفية ربط الأبعاد وخاصة البعد الرابع بإمكانيات لا محدودة في التحرك في مجرى الزمن.. القصة هي وصف شيق وبديع لما نسميه اليوم الزمكان. (1) مقدمة (2) الآلة (3) الرحالة في الزمن يعود (4) التطواف في الزمن (5) في العصر الذهبي (6) مغرب الإنسانية (7) صدمة مباغتة (8) شرح (9) المورلوخ — أو — السفليون (10) في الليل (11) قصر الصيني
Chronicles of Han: Preserving Creata: Part 2: Higher Education by H Gibson Chronicles of Han: Preserving Creata: Part 2: Higher Education by Jan. 02, 2019 $4.99 29,960 words Sample 15%
After the murder of Han Storm's Partner and Handler, it was decided best to remove Han from the city of New Haven to protect his life. In this adventure Han meets a Longevite Elemental and Shape Shifter, falls in love, learns to use telepathy and develops his teleport skills
Pod Animity by Richard James Pod Animity by Jan. 02, 2019 $2.50 18,150 words Sample 20%
Technology is slowly fading the lines between what is acceptable and what is not, can Kingsley stand out and be counted? does he want to be? Who is going to help him and are they right for doing so?
Lifting the Veil: Emergence by John O'Brien Lifting the Veil: Emergence by Jan. 02, 2019 $4.99 89,170 words Sample 20%
The nuclear winter has ended. Survivors emerge into a land wiped bare from ferocious storms and glaciers. How will they fare with supplies running low? Frank and Marie meet something dark, meeting a mysterious stranger. The barrier still stands, but for how long? Keegan, believing himself the new messiah, begins his march. Something evil gathers at the gates, thundering into an unprepared land.
Relic Worlds: Lancaster James and the Shattered Remains of Antiquity by Jeff McArthur Relic Worlds: Lancaster James and the Shattered Remains of Antiquity by Jan. 01, 2019 $2.99 75,980 words Sample 20%
Lancaster James has just uncovered a priceless relic that could point the way to three treasures which, when combined, could provide great insight into the secrets of the galaxy, and what happened to life in it before humans. But danger awaits as he must contend with warring corporations who are all trying to steal powerful artifacts for their own uses against one another, and to gain that edge.
Angel in a Box by Wesley Foster Angel in a Box by Jan. 01, 2019 $5.99 80,080 words Sample 10%
In a cold metal box lies a past no one believes and an illegal program. Technology is the enemy, but to Travis, it is the one thing he understands. Except for the computer program, that is. He's supposed to destroy it, and everyone he meets is sure it's what is responsible for the destruction of the Earth. So what does he do? He steals it, of course.
To Endure and Other Stories by Mike Whitworth To Endure and Other Stories by Jan. 01, 2019 Free! 32,700 words Read a sample
Four short stories: 1. To Endure. Jones is lost in Siberia with only the clothes on his back and must find his way over three hundred miles to civilization. You won't want to miss the twist ending. 2. Game of Drones. A Sci Fi romance with a surprise twist ending. 3. Screamer's Prey. Sci Fi invasion story with a twist. 4. I Immigrant: Sci Fi. What goes around comes around.
Moonfall, Dragon Wine Part Six by Donna Maree Hanson Moonfall, Dragon Wine Part Six by Jan. 01, 2019 $3.99 92,020 words Sample 10%
The story concludes… Dragons wane, undone by the magic embedded in the falling moon fragments. Soon there will be nothing left of Margra to save…
Skyfire, Dragon Wine Part Five by Donna Maree Hanson Skyfire, Dragon Wine Part Five by Jan. 01, 2019 $3.99 91,940 words Sample 10%
Deliciously dark fantasy… On the devastated world of Margra, where man-eating dragons are tamer than the humans, a small band of heroes fight for a brighter future.
Chipped by Jeremiah Donaldson Chipped by Jan. 01, 2019 You set the price! 4,080 words Sample 20%
Robert wants to forget about his recent breakup and zone out on work, but fate has other plans when his company is suddenly bought out and he finds out what happens when the latest technology goes bad.
@Iien by R. J. Davnall @Iien by Jan. 01, 2019 $0.99 9,940 words Sample 20%
E.T. Just Phoned - It's For You! A story of twitter, anxiety, and... aliens?
The Digital Galleries of Our Minds by Noah Levin The Digital Galleries of Our Minds by Jan. 01, 2019 Free! 26,080 words Read a sample
A collection of three original sci-fi short stories about memories and how they relate to our identities. These stories are in the vein of Twilight Zone and Black Mirror, so if you enjoy either of those (or short fiction) check this out. Noah Levin's debut book.
The Last Speck of the World by Flavia Idà The Last Speck of the World by Jan. 01, 2019 $2.99 18,020 words Sample 5%
No name. No race. No nationality. The survivor of the perfect catastrophe struggles to preserve herself and her hope that she may be found – by humans.
I, Trian by Beth Hoyer I, Trian by Jan. 01, 2019 $1.99 49,340 words Sample 20%
Updated unabridged version to "I am a Servant" titled "I, Trian" that's told in first person's point of view of "I" which is different from the author's normal works of the Edenia Series as normally done. This story details more information on Trian's background, the character meeting Tom in "I am Servant" with unabridged story.
Agents of the Imperial Special Investigation Service by Stephen Goldin Agents of the Imperial Special Investigation Service by Jan. 01, 2019 $34.99 555,960 words Sample 5%
The Imperial Special Investigation Service is the last line of defense holding the interstellar empire together against the forces of chaos. Follow the adventures of these heroes and heroines in their undercover fight to preserve order and unity throughout the galaXY.
Star Quest: The Journey Begins by Patricia Lee Macomber Star Quest: The Journey Begins by Jan. 01, 2019 $2.99 71,570 words
Cara Bishop already saved the world. Now, with the war over and the aliens defeated, she's teaching other pilots to fly the alien ships that turned the tide. Until the government approaches her about joining a super secret mission, that is. Steve Hunter is the product of alien DNA. He was created in a lab, designed to destroy the aliens in a ground war that was never fought.
Equality: A Short Story by Monalisa Foster Equality: A Short Story by Jan. 01, 2019 $0.99 8,350 words Sample 20%
Libby lives in a peace enclave for a reason. Here, her beliefs live and breathe, forming a cocoon. They embrace her like a mother's loving arms. Peace. Security. Social consciousness. All in one place. Twenty-four-seven. Coming home late one night, she walks through the park, happy and secure. Until a man with a mask and a knife jumps in her path. Will Libby survive the aftermath and the shatterin
The Book of Wanda, Vol. Two of the Seventeen Trilogy by Mark D. Diehl The Book of Wanda, Vol. Two of the Seventeen Trilogy by Jan. 01, 2019 $3.99 131,770 words Sample 20%
Corporations own all remaining resources on Earth and control everything people need to live. Wanda, a laboratory worker and mother, is forced out of Amelix Integrations and dumped on the streets with other Departed. Like all corporate ambulatory workers, she has been conditioned for corporate compliance, but how can that background enable her to survive here in the Zone’s violent anarchy?
Pillar of Darkness by Dave Duncan Pillar of Darkness by Jan. 01, 2019 $4.99 67,900 words Sample 20%
Two hundred miles wide and higher than the moon, Sungoback has stood over central Africa for thirty years, a pillar of light by night and of darkness by day.
The Friendly Robot Conspiracy by Lloyd R R Martin The Friendly Robot Conspiracy by Jan. 01, 2019 $0.99 29,070 words
This story uses only what is available today, or will be developed from what we have now. Some say we cannot go to Mars using the systems we now use. We can - and we will. Read on to see how it is not only possible, but easier than going to the moon with 1950's technology. The astronauts on the Orion program thought they were alone when they were alone when building a spaceship to go to Mars.
A Small Place Called Space: Seeds of Doubt (Book 1) by A.M. Scheitlin A Small Place Called Space: Seeds of Doubt (Book 1) by Dec. 31, 2018 Free! 59,170 words Read a sample
Ray Parallax is the best detective on Mars. Correction, Ray is the only detective on Mars. However, the most profitable case is onboard a mysterious space ship. A secret and vital mission is derailed when the ship's captain is brutally murdered. Ray has to solve it, but he is not going to get any help from the ship's crew. In fact, he'll be lucky to make it off the ship alive.
The Eyes of Bel Nishani by A.V. Shackleton The Eyes of Bel Nishani by Dec. 31, 2018 $4.99 94,880 words Sample 20%
When the Planet Walkers return home, Duvät Gok believes he is bound for wealth and glory, but soon finds himself hunted by assassins and struggling to stay alive. Meanwhile, the half-breed Casco finds himself an impromptu leader in a dangerous civil war. When fate reunites them, both their worlds are changed forever and the deadly dance for survival spills onto the streets of Imperial Giahn.