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Descent Into Chaos by Brianna Hawthorne Descent Into Chaos by April 20, 2017 $3.99 76968 words Sample 20%
Book three of the Universe Cycle. Chaos is under attack by something they do not understand, and many blame Lumina. Shi'ahn is sent at their request, to determine if it is the same enemy that has attacked Lumina. Her presence in the Dark Dreaming catches the attention of an ancient being that is not accustomed to surprise, and Shi'ahn discovers just how dangerous her life is likely to become.
Hollow Earth by John M. Davis Hollow Earth by April 20, 2017 Free! 25196 words Read a sample
What if Adolf Hitler was alive? When Jack Carter’s grandfather suddenly passes away, he receives a leather journal, as well as plenty of money, under the promise that he will continue Grandpa Carter’s search for the truth. Jack soon discovers a world beneath our own feet, filled with predatory creatures and strange humanoid beings.
Creatures of the Garden by Charlie DeArmond Creatures of the Garden by April 20, 2017 $4.99 107222 words Sample 20%
Life as a cop on a derelict starship is never easy, but when your robotic partner is accused of murdering one of your childhood friends and the community is looking to you for answers, you're going to need all the help you can find. And something good to eat. Maybe some music and a beer. What's the worst that could happen?
Memoirs of a Time Travelling Idiot - Episode 1 by Robert J. Morris Memoirs of a Time Travelling Idiot - Episode 1 by April 20, 2017 $1.49 3227 words Sample 30%
This is a story of the worn out professor, Cruise Steurung. In a desperate attempt to recapture his youth, he manages to shatter the space time continuum into 187 parallel realities.
Perfect Timing by Jeffery J. Smith Perfect Timing by April 20, 2017 $4.99 80690 words Sample 15%
Accidentally sucked from the present, caterer Crik must prove he started the trend that led to the future’s utopia—or be returned to waiting bullets.
Knight Takes Pawn (Red Knight #1) by Martha Sweeney Knight Takes Pawn (Red Knight #1) by April 20, 2017 $3.99 76186 words Sample 5%
**Amazon Best-Selling Author** Against her will, like all women who are caught, Natalie is thrown into the Jaruian sex trade. With her new, unwanted job responsibilities, Natalie takes a stand, willing to die fighting for her life rather than be used. When an opportunity presents itself, is Natalie willing to do whatever it
Project 16 by Martyn J. Pass Project 16 by April 20, 2017 $3.75 94276 words Sample 20%
Miller is the last Englishman. He and former US Ranger Claudia Riley must journey through abandoned England to stop a terrorist plot before it's too late. Can they hope to succeed amongst the wild dogs, the deadly landscape and the ruins of mankind?
The Inter-Terrestrial by Chad Descoteaux The Inter-Terrestrial by April 20, 2017 $2.00 55711 words Sample 10%
An alien scientist comes to Earth looking for his half-human "inter-terrestrial" son. But how did this hybrid come to be?
The Reality Investigators by V Bertolaccini The Reality Investigators by April 20, 2017 $4.95 22986 words Sample 20%
Workmen constructing a new section of the London underground at London Bridge during the Second World War uncover something of unknown origins in an underground cavity, and leading scientists and archeologists are brought in, and discover something buried away deeper below, hundreds of feet down, thousands of years old, and a blurred image of it is detected, and they grasp its colossal size!
Mister Fixit by Rath Dalton Mister Fixit by April 20, 2017 Free! 4459 words Read a sample
A chance meeting at a bar shows Ed Strickland why his life has never seemed right. Horror Short Story
Sanal Zaman Makinesi by Ercan Celik Sanal Zaman Makinesi by April 20, 2017 You set the price! 18193 words Sample 20%
Imaginary Time Machine
Ignite the Night by Dayle A. Dermatis Ignite the Night by April 20, 2017 $0.99 6549 words Sample 20%
Expelled from her previous school for creating disturbing artwork, teenage orphan Zoey just wants to keep her head down and graduate without a fuss from exclusive Lawrence Prep. But something strange and worrisome stalks the privileged halls of the Malibu prep school. Something only Zoey can sense. She must find the fire within and discover the chilling truth no matter what the cost.
A Stream of Stars...: Starcracker by Rodney C. Johnson A Stream of Stars...: Starcracker by April 19, 2017 $1.99 14742 words Sample 20%
Vecron, and Veritraan Prime wage a game of Go. Openly, reconfiguring both the Falcanian and Morningstar peoples, so that they might become Lords of the Universe. Humanity’s future isn’t human and the Falcanians and Morningstars are tools to that end. The Falcanian Shotar has been assassinated and the Star Chasers have begun to rise up.
Anthropos by Frank Desmedt Anthropos by April 19, 2017 Free! 7650 words Read a sample
Witness the creation of a new inter-dimensional being. Watch its origin, adaptation and decline. Get aquainted with its way of life and its controversies. Could this entity be related to you? It's a story for those who like to have their brain stimulated...
Antropos by Frank Desmedt Antropos by April 19, 2017 Free! 7680 words Read a sample
Presencia la creación de un nuevo ser inter-dimensional. Asiste a su origen, adaptación y decadencia. Conoce sus vivencias y desavenencias. Estará relacionado contigo? Sólo para quienes les gusta pensar.
Kaiku by Roxanne Barbour Kaiku by April 19, 2017 $2.99 56872 words Sample 20%
While confronting artifacts, pyramids, nonograms, and new planets within the joint Earth Sciences Force expedition, Cadet Mileena Carter is out of her depth dealing with the alien Keeki and their bizarre haiku-like language structure she has named Kaiku and the alien puzzles thrown her way.
The Euclidian: Unforeseen Alliance by Jay Cannon The Euclidian: Unforeseen Alliance by April 19, 2017 $0.99 84851 words Sample 10%
Part 2 of the Euclidian series, focusing on an alien invasion of Earth from the viewpoint of the aliens.
Calivada Dreaming by Debby Feo Calivada Dreaming by April 19, 2017 $0.99 3514 words Sample 10%
Fred Selkerson has left the Green States of America to start his exploration of what had once been the United States. Along with his android assistant, Pat37, Fred heads south, where things are somewhat different, but still recognizable…and it’s not long before Fred finds himself Calivada Dreaming.
Scion of Conquered Earth by Michael J. Allen Scion of Conquered Earth by April 19, 2017 $4.99 113340 words Sample 15%
One young man caught between warring intergalactic powers must make a choice that could save worlds or ruin galaxies.
El Libro Eterno by Javier Torras de Ugarte El Libro Eterno by April 19, 2017 $3.00 154493 words Sample 20%
Ambientada en un era después de "La Ciudad Vertical" (primera novela del autor), los libros se han transformado en el objeto más valioso de la Tierra, ya que olvidada la historia y el pasado, recuperar el conocimiento ancestral es una de las principales vías de desarrollo. Lorien y Miren descubren un peligroso libro cuyo contenido amenaza a toda la civilización, ¿serán capaces de protegerlo?
Down in the Drains, Part 1 by William Bitner Down in the Drains, Part 1 by April 19, 2017 Free! 7301 words Read a sample
Brave men go down hundreds of meters into unlit tunnels full of toxic sludge to face unnatural abominations that could kill them in a thousand horrible, painful ways. Just when it looks like the situation couldn't possibly get worse, it does.
Fallen Star by Richard Turner Fallen Star by April 19, 2017 $4.49 83927 words Sample 10%
A sudden and brutal attack on a coalition training camp in Iraq wipes out all but two survivors: Captain Grant and Australian SAS Sergeant Maclean who are drawn into a clandestine world that deals with unusual encounters the two soldiers volunteer to help with an investigation. The mission, however, is far from simple as it soon becomes apparent that something
La Ciudad Vertical by Javier Torras de Ugarte La Ciudad Vertical by April 19, 2017 Free! 117790 words Read a sample
Novela distópica ambientada en un futuro donde la civilización humana habita ciudad conformadas por enormes rascacielos comunicados entre sí, obviando el suelo y el espacio natural, habitado por "los mestizos", que aspiran a derrocar el poder y restablecer un orden social justo.
Virtually Deserted by I.M. Savage Virtually Deserted by April 19, 2017 Free! 105002 words Sample 70%
Virtually Deserted is a disturbing and frighteningly realistic peek into our near dystopian future. The author explores the complex and contradictory human condition, showing redemption is still possible even in the darkest times.
The Redemption Games (A SciFi Thriller Short Story) by Renee Scattergood The Redemption Games (A SciFi Thriller Short Story) by April 18, 2017 $0.99 8079 words Sample 20%
Jillian doesn’t think things can get any worse. She ran away from home and has survived on the streets for over a year, but when a man shows up promising her a better future, she ignores her instincts and goes with him. Now she finds herself on an alien world in a last-man-standing competition that she has no hope of winning, unless she can find an ally.
Through the Jukebox: Five Jukebox Science Fiction Short Stories by Dean Wesley Smith Through the Jukebox: Five Jukebox Science Fiction Short Stories by April 18, 2017 $4.99 26674 words Sample 20%
Through the Jukebox collects five of the award-nominated and bestselling stories of Dean Wesley Smith, famous for being one of the most prolific and wide ranging authors working today.
Nebb Tuk by Chad Descoteaux Nebb Tuk by April 18, 2017 Free! 4145 words Read a sample
Nebb Tuk is a down on his luck musician who gets the biggest offer of his life, to perform on a TV show that showcases mutants like him. But will he take the money and fame he is being offered or view the show itself as pandering to those who are different?
End of Knighthood Part I: The Chess Pieces by Joshua Landeros End of Knighthood Part I: The Chess Pieces by April 18, 2017 $2.99 52956 words Sample 20%
In the sequel to Reverence, cyborg super soldier Will has reluctantly joined the resistance movement. At the same time, Chancellor Venloran is overseeing a plan to eradicate his country’s enemies for good. This is truly a tale of tragedy and triumph, brutality and brotherhood, as super soldiers square off for dominance and the rights of non-UNR nations to live in peace.
They're Here! by L. K. Smith They're Here! by April 18, 2017 Free! 33052 words Sample 5%
A man awakens from a deep sleep with excruciating pain. He has no memory of who he is or what has happened to him. Discovering he is in an abandoned hospital with no traces of human life. Not knowing what is occurring but from the depths of his soul, he senses something sinister is awaiting him in the near future.
Tell Me A Story:  104 Short Stories in 52 Weeks by Kevin Rhodes & Gillian Rhodes Tell Me A Story: 104 Short Stories in 52 Weeks by
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Tell Me A Story collects short stories written by a father and daughter, based on shared prompts. Dad limited his entries to 100 words (exactly), producing piercingly realistic snapshots taken over his lifespan. Daughter preferred fantasy, sci-fi, post- apocalyptic fiction, and futurism. Their strikingly different stories are a testament to ingenuity, imagination, and creative commitment.
An Alien Perspective by Roxanne Barbour An Alien Perspective by April 18, 2017 $2.99 52254 words Sample 20%
Why have teenagers from four races (human and alien) been abducted and transplanted to a new planet?
Symbiotica - A Matter of Time (Book 6) by Alexander Nassau Symbiotica - A Matter of Time (Book 6) by April 18, 2017 $3.99 44426 words Sample 20%
A small town Sheriff is baffled by a mysterious death where the victim is found mummified, however when a second victim is found she quickly finds herself faced with the impossible as she is dragged in to a life changing secret, travelling the galaxy with a bunch of loonies. It will only be a matter of time before Earths fate will hang in the balance. Will the intrepid group solve the mystery?
Tarihi Gizemler by Emre Sarı Tarihi Gizemler by April 18, 2017 $2.00 63489 words Sample 20%
Babil'in Asma Bahçeleri Babil'in Asma Bahçeleri eski çağlarda bile çok ünlüydü. Bu "keyif bahçeleri" eski dünyanın yedi harikasından biriydi. Efsaneye göre bunlar Babil Kralı Nabukadnezar (İÖ 604-562) tarafından yurdunun ormanlık dağlarını özleyen Med prensesi karısı Amitis için yaptırılmıştır. Devamını Okuyun!...
Final Protocol by J.C. Daniels Final Protocol by April 18, 2017 $2.99 34029 words Sample 20%
Tip #1: Don’t get on her bad side. Tip #2: There’s no good side. Her name is Silence. If she was ever known by any other name, she doesn’t remember. She is a killer. If she was ever anything else, she doesn’t remember. She has an owner. If she was ever free…well, that she does remember. She was free and then somebody gave her to a madman to pay a debt that wasn’t hers.
Stormbringer: Haunted City by A. W. Black Stormbringer: Haunted City by April 18, 2017 $2.99 55325 words Sample 10%
A team of four young friends looking for the origin of their unusual powers begin to piece their history together. Under the direction of an unusual mentor their world is about to change forever...
The Turquoise Bones by Steven R. Brandt The Turquoise Bones by April 18, 2017 $4.99 144071 words Sample 20%
In a bronze age culture on an alien world live two teenagers. Apjay speaks to the dead in dreams and remembers a language forgotten long ago. Iota is a gifted healer who as a child watched her father die of illness. When Apjay decides to go on a spiritual quest, Iota fears the past is repeating and he will suffer her father's fate. She will stop at nothing to save Apjay from the stars and himself.
The Experiment by David Seed The Experiment by April 17, 2017 $0.99 2892 words
A scientist lives in the realm of the unkown. He follows his curiosity into all things of the earth and of all life on it. He delves into the past and extrapolates into the future. Although he lives in the present, he pays little attention to it. He loses himself in his own world until he wakes up in a here and now of his own making and finds himself the subject of his own experiment.
Counterattack: The Guild War, Book 2 by Graham Sharp Paul Counterattack: The Guild War, Book 2 by April 17, 2017 $2.99 118180 words Sample 15%
The Mendozan Guild. A criminal cartel. Ruthless and violent, it has killed almost everyone Samira Anders has ever loved. She fought back, ripping the life out of the Guild’s boss of bosses in a storm of 40-mm cannon fire. Now, humiliated and angry, the Guild is coming for her. Running is not an option, so Samira will fight back. But she is alone . . .
The Captured by Adrian Kyte The Captured by April 17, 2017 Free! 108980 words Read a sample
It begins near the end, with a man intent on destruction, who feels most of his humanity has gone. As with so many others. Set in a future where almost all sentient life on earth no longer exists. Yet something remains. People continue to live as if nothing has changed, unaware that they are no more than copied memories running in an artificial substrate. (See long description).
Tomorrow Once More: A Novel by Dennis Butler Tomorrow Once More: A Novel by April 17, 2017 $0.99 86903 words Sample 15%
Tomorrow Once More is a two part, science fiction, time travel adventure. Both parts are included in this book. The story begins in the year 2234 where a solitary scientist is about to embark on a one-way trip into the future. Scientists have spent decades working on forward-only time travel. There will be no return trip for Lane Mason.
Countless Hues of Crimson by Pip Ballantine Countless Hues of Crimson by April 17, 2017 $2.99 23089 words Sample 20%
From the writers of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences comes the erotic novel you haven’t been waiting for. Anastasia Brassingware is a daughter of English aristocracy, but her station has been brought low by her father’s belief in ridiculous quick schemes. Now forced into penury, she must take any menial job.
Everywhere It's You (Pharma Series Book One) by C.B. Salem Everywhere It's You (Pharma Series Book One) by April 17, 2017 Free! 31432 words Read a sample
Chicago 2046. Private investigator Kristina Andersen has a problem: she's been drugged so that every man she sees looks like the man she's searching for: enigmatic billionaire Landon Tatum. As she navigates the perils of a world where she can't trust her senses, she realizes whoever is after him is after her too. To survive, she has to find him. Then she has to understand what's going on.
The Sci-magickal Adventures of Jeremy Cross by Teel James Glenn The Sci-magickal Adventures of Jeremy Cross by April 17, 2017 $3.99 55298 words Sample 20%
Germany won the Great War by sci-magick. Now, Jeremy Cross intends to learn the secrets of these arts... little knowing that his studies will plunge him into danger and plots against the royal heads of three countries. Teel James Glenn writes a fast-paced steam-punk fantasy adventure.
Assembly Of Planets Complete First Set by Legend Brook Assembly Of Planets Complete First Set by April 17, 2017 $4.99 46484 words Sample 5%
When the lead council's best interests are brought into question, the Assembly votes to reconstruct the ten seats of council. In doing so, selected candidates are subjected to numerous trials of fate and justice. Jupiter, a self-denounced member of the original council, quickly finds herself an involuntary candidate and the single connection to a string of murders.
Galactic Cage Fighter Series Volume 4 by KD Jones Galactic Cage Fighter Series Volume 4 by April 16, 2017 $4.99 115181 words Sample 20%
Nigel: Nigel has worked hard to earn the position as rep for the Galactic Cage Fighter Association. Now, everything he has worked for is being threatened and he could lose it all, including the female he can't live without. Dom: He’s half alien and ex-fighter from the streets turned business man. Phoenix: Everything he had cared fo
Through the Portal by KD Nielson Through the Portal by April 16, 2017 $3.00 176124 words Sample 20%
One cold summer’s day on a flight to the South Pole a C-130 with passengers, fresh veggies and mail for the station comes across smoke and the wreckage of a crash. Further investigation reveals the ship to be of extraterrestrial origin
Ian's Gang - The Black War Book 1: Groundwork by Ian Kidd Ian's Gang - The Black War Book 1: Groundwork by April 16, 2017 $0.99 8269 words Sample 20%
The first in a massive Ian's Gang trilogy event! Claire Braithwaite prepares for her wedding to Nigel Thornton, unaware of the dark secrets and sinister conspiracies swirling around her fiance. Just what is Nigel's true agenda? Meanwhile Matthew Parker makes a shocking discovery about his past that could change his future forever...
Turf Wars - Ingleton Manor by Richard T Weston Turf Wars - Ingleton Manor by April 16, 2017 $2.49 150986 words Sample 15%
An original ecological disaster thriller. Turf Wars predicts an apocalyptic and challenging future for mankind. Something is killing all the grass and a concerned gardener comes under suspicion.
Duo Solo by Yan Terrien Duo Solo by April 16, 2017 Free! 9895 words Read a sample
As every morning, Fabian had to wait for his brother to finish his coffee before starting to drink his. It had been that way since birth, and the respect for this kind of rules had allowed them to live together for more than seventeen years, despite their strange nature.
Force by A.R. Rivera Force by April 16, 2017 Free! 107333 words Read a sample
Second Installment of the popular Threestone Trilogy. Packed with more action and excitement than the first!