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We have to keep moving forward - Folician Chronicles 4 by Brian Clark We have to keep moving forward - Folician Chronicles 4 by July 18, 2017 $2.99 84584 words Sample 20%
Flitter is getting tired the closer to delivery she is. Why is she so tired and what does it mean for the pack, Ray, and his siblings?
Se me va & El Misterio de los Creadores de Sombras. De 2 en 2 by Elena Larreal & J. K. Vélez Se me va & El Misterio de los Creadores de Sombras. De 2 en 2 by
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Se me va: Elena, una esquizofrénica que habla con sus trastos, conoce a Román, un chico romántico capaz de hablar con los muertos. El misterio de los creadores de sombras: El libro que vas a comprar ha tardado veinticinco años en completarse. La historia transcurre en los años ochenta. Si te entusiasmaron Los Goonies, no deberías perderte esta novela. Un pack que disfrutarás de principio a fin
Se me va & El Cruce. De 2 en 2 by Elena Larreal & J. K. Vélez Se me va & El Cruce. De 2 en 2 by
& July 18, 2017
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Se me va: Elena, una esquizofrénica no tratada que habla con sus electrodomésticos, conoce a Román, un chico romántico capaz de hablar con los muertos. El Cruce: David es un niño de ocho años que ha perdido a su madre. Una noche sale de casa obligado por una poderosa atracción. Sus pies lo arrastran sin que él pueda evitarlo hacia un turbador encuentro con lo desconocido.
Reluctant by Ryan T. Petty Reluctant by July 18, 2017 $4.99 73990 words
Reluctant is the second dystopian novel to the Resistant Series questioning how much one is willing to sacrifice in order to do what is right. Awakening in a testing facility in which she previously escaped, Jennifer finds herself in the hands of a ruthless examiner that will stop at nothing to find the cure to the SA8 virus.
The Inventress by Mary Victoria Johnson The Inventress by July 18, 2017 $4.99 70371 words
Domino Blanken was supposed to be a nobody.. To everyone’s surprise, her brilliance soon made her one of the most valuable minds in the country. Kay is no stranger to the extraordinary. Belonging to England’s most powerful —and hated— family comes with its own challenges. But even Kay isn’t prepared for the brutal crime that leaves her best friend dead.
Escape From Undermind by Jonathan Thomas Jones Escape From Undermind by July 18, 2017 $4.99 59252 words Sample 20%
Oliver, Emilia and Tim are the top students at a school for children gifted in science. Now they have to forget everything they know when they find themselves trapped in a world where the laws of physics don’t apply.
Double Cross by Charley Marsh Double Cross by July 17, 2017 $2.99 22207 words
Sometimes even the simplest of tasks go awry. Important business takes space pilot Margarita King and her companions to ZetiTau, the galaxy’s Central Bank. An efficient, strictly-controlled planet. Customers show up. Conduct their business. Spend a few credits. Leave. Exactly the way banking should be conducted. Too bad not everyone agrees.
Last Requests (A Time Loop Short Story) by Mark S. R. Peterson Last Requests (A Time Loop Short Story) by July 17, 2017 $0.99 3927 words Sample 20%
What would be the most horrifying day to repeat over and over again? For PETE HARRISON, that day is his final day on Death Row. Convicted on multiple counts of murder, Pete has little opportunity to change his last day before walking down to the lethal injection chamber.
From Earth to Mars and Beyond: Science Fiction Short Stories by Ruth Nestvold From Earth to Mars and Beyond: Science Fiction Short Stories by July 17, 2017 $2.99 53743 words
"From Earth to Mars and Beyond" is a collection of ten previously published science fiction stories by award-winning author Ruth Nestvold. But reader be warned: these stories of galactic empires, space exploration and first contact tend to be on the dark side and do not depict an ideal future world.
Beyond the Waters of the World: Looking Through Lace, Book 2 by Ruth Nestvold Beyond the Waters of the World: Looking Through Lace, Book 2 by July 17, 2017 $2.99 23791 words
The Allied Interstellar Community first contact team on the planet Kailazh is faced with even more challenges than most. But dealing with an alien culture is not only difficult for those who arrive on a foreign world. What of the inhabitants of the planet, who now have to deal with realities so strange to their way of thinking, it will have an impact on everything they believe?
The Duster by Arno Le Roux The Duster by July 17, 2017 $1.00 5058 words Sample 20%
When the voters sleep a deep sleep, a wonderful forever sleep, Gregg is still awake looking, staring at his phone. He knows that the phone will ring. If not tonight maybe tomorrow, but it will ring. It always does.
Trans Liberty Riot Brigade by L.M. Pierce Trans Liberty Riot Brigade by July 17, 2017 $6.49 80608 words Sample 20%
Andi knows being born an intersex “Transgressor” and then choosing to stay that way can have lethal consequences.
Dead Comet Comin': Volume II: Extra-Terror-Estrials by Julian Massaglia Dead Comet Comin': Volume II: Extra-Terror-Estrials by July 16, 2017 $3.99 139717 words Sample 20%
Gabriel Spurangler achieved his life's aim of saving the world from the greatest tyranny ever known - at the cost of everything, and out of the ashes he must now face the greatest threat that has ever existed. A mobile planet the size of Jupiter has descended into our solar system, sucking Earth into its orbit. The impending chaos and bloodshed will put Gabriel to the ultimate test.
Living the Blues by Timothy Paterson Living the Blues by July 16, 2017 Free! 46816 words Read a sample
Mike Howard's greatest desire was to experience the thrill of performing in a Jazz band. He was very interested in the history of jazz, especially the jazz era of the 1930's. He never dreamed that he would get the chance to fulfill his f=dream. His life would never be the same.
Giants Rising by John Schrock Giants Rising by July 16, 2017 $1.49 99827 words Sample 20%
Science creates fantasy as young athlete's genetic codes are rewritten to create super athletes. When they suddenly grow much bigger and then violent the world turns against them.
Ecos de un futuro distante II: Destrucción by Alejandro Riveiro Ecos de un futuro distante II: Destrucción by July 16, 2017 $3.99 312908 words Sample 15%
Ecos de un futuro distante II: Destrucción es la segunda entrega en la saga de Ecos de un futuro distante. Han pasado 24 años desde los eventos de Rebelión. Ahora, Hans, Alha, Khanam y el resto del grupo se enfrentan a Tor'ganil; un diabólico ser que tiene como objetivo dominar la galaxia y acabar con todas las civilizaciones avanzadas existentes...
Beyond Terrene-The adventures of Zenon and Simon by Demari Harris Beyond Terrene-The adventures of Zenon and Simon by July 16, 2017 $2.99 16908 words
Beyond Terrene-The adventures of Simon and Zenon is the first book in a series to follow, which takes place on a distant planet called Terrene. An orphaned Seventeen-year-old boy, by the name of Zenon goes out from his isolated home in the wilderness; which he shares with his younger brother, Simon; who is Sixteen years old. Little do either of them know that it is thier last normal moment.
Echoes of Family Lost by Clayton Barnett Echoes of Family Lost by July 16, 2017 $0.99 57570 words Sample 20%
After believing her older sister lost and dead in the Breakup of the US, Lily Barrett gets word that Callie is alive: but over 900 miles away. Lily puts together a small team to reach her. It’s a long way to go, with something very odd hindering their ability to communicate over distance or even cross bridges. A chance meeting in Huntsville wrecks their plans, and puts all of their lives at risk.
The Fourth Law by Clayton Barnett The Fourth Law by July 16, 2017 $0.99 55457 words Sample 20%
Lily Barrett lives in a shattered time for the US with her family missing and presumed dead. Two things keep her going: her job at a small orphanage and Ai, her odd but dear friend, whom she met online: who only shows herself to Lily as a rendered CG image. Troubled by her past and facing an uncertain future, Lily seeks only a quiet, normal life. But, her past and present conspire against her.
The Contractors: A Justice Incorporated Short Story by J.P. Medved The Contractors: A Justice Incorporated Short Story by July 16, 2017 Free! 3551 words
In the near future, a small band of elite military contractors faces off against a ruthless foe. The tiny town of Zawita in southern Kurdistan is little more than a speck on the map for most Westerners. But for Eric Ikenna and the other private security contractors of Justice, Incorporated, it's where they're making their last stand against the brutal army of Mohammad Shadid.
Ruby City by Charley Marsh Ruby City by July 16, 2017 $2.99 21005 words
Margarita King, pilot of the Junkyard Dog, transports Slade to Bugsy, a city filled with thieves and mercenaries. She takes her other passenger to visit the famed Ruby City on the opposite side of Fagan II. Ruby City hides secrets. None worth dying for. One worth killing for. Book Four of the Junkyard Dog series calls on Margarita's brains and courage in an unexpected and richly detailed world.
Μια πρόταση (για όλους, ή για κανένα) by Διαμαντής Φλωράκης Μια πρόταση (για όλους, ή για κανένα) by July 16, 2017 $0.99 2132 words Sample 20%
"Μολυβένια σύννεφα σύντομα φέρνουν απαλή βροχή. Το τζάμι του αυτοκινήτου μου θαμπώνει. Κλείνω τα μάτια μου σαν αποδοχή ενός ύπνου που ζητά να με αγκαλιάσει... Έχει σουρουπώσει για καλά. Βάζω σε λειτουργία τη μηχανή του αυτοκινήτου και ετοιμάζομαι να φύγω. Ξαφνικά, από τη θάλασσα αναδύεται μια μεσόκοπη γυναίκα η οποία βαδίζει πάνω στην επιφάνεια της θάλασσας..."
Lost Sons (Harbingers, Vol. 1) by Michael R.E. Adams Lost Sons (Harbingers, Vol. 1) by July 16, 2017 $7.99 77342 words Sample 20%
The Harbingers, led by Tommy Saionji, undergo the treatments that may grant them amazing abilities. However, when a dark force takes aim, our heroes-in-training discover that beings with powers already exist. The Harbingers must battle a superior enemy and their own fears in order to reclaim their destiny.
Proyecto Habitat El Vellocino de Oro by Enrique Castellanos Rodrigo Proyecto Habitat El Vellocino de Oro by July 16, 2017 $2.99 40964 words Sample 20%
Proyecto Habitat El Vellocino de Oro es la segunda parte de la serie Proyecto Habitat. Proyecto Habitat es una serie de novelas que describen un mundo futuro construido con las cenizas de un mundo antiguo, el nuestro. Una nueva Sociedad Humana basada en el respeto por la Naturaleza, el Medioambiente y la Ecología por encima, incluso, de los derechos fundamentales del Hombre.
Kingdom of Famine by Mike MacDee Kingdom of Famine by July 16, 2017 $3.00 68484 words Sample 15%
Winter Agent Juno, Book #2. Juno returns home to bury her mother, and discovers Mom may have been murdered by her own social circle.
Revival (Episode 3) by Trynda Adair Revival (Episode 3) by July 16, 2017 $0.99 2618 words
The crumbling city ruins and its dangers behind them, the group of Wardens continue with their mission to find the radio transmissions origin as with the horrors of their past looming over them. Abigail is left with an increasing sense of dread when they stop in a lone farmhouse to rest of the evening, will her feeling prove to be more than just her nerves?
Adam by M Singam Adam by July 15, 2017 $0.99 5876 words
Adam is the boss everyone loves to hate. He excels in the workplace, often at the expense of others. He has the perfect family and house. Yet the decision to lay off more than 200 employees coupled with sexual dreams about a mysterious woman weigh heavy on his mind. His life is about to take a dramatic turn.
MIB Files: Meltdown Liquidator by David Sloma MIB Files: Meltdown Liquidator by July 15, 2017 $2.99 13623 words Sample 20%
1986. A nuclear reactor is in meltdown behind the Iron Curtain, letting off intense radiation. A solider goes into the contaminated zone to help with the clean up but gets something more demonic than a dose of radiation. The MIB FILES are stories of the paranormal, strange things, and UFO sightings with one thing in common: interactions with the Men in Black.
Otters In Space 3: Octopus Ascending by Mary E. Lowd Otters In Space 3: Octopus Ascending by July 15, 2017 $6.99 67628 words Sample 15%
On the eve of war between Earth and Jupiter, Kipper the tabby cat embarks on a journey to the bottom of the ocean to seek an audience with the octopus oligarchy. Her sister Petra works to uncover conspiracies in the dog and cat government, and across the solar system, Jenny the otter leads a team of scientists and pirates in discovering the secrets of the ancient Europa base.
Thumar by Tim Murray Thumar by July 14, 2017 $5.99 94124 words Sample 5%
Derak Jamar III and Shesain Andehar are literally from different worlds. So why can’t he get her off of his mind? Shesain Andehar is Derak’s equal, both in status and intellect. She is the ambassador of Thumar and a member of its elite. Before he can truly understand this marvelous woman, and planet, a catastrophic event threatens them all.
Old Guy and the Planet of Eternal Night by Timothy Gawne Old Guy and the Planet of Eternal Night by July 14, 2017 $3.99 92507 words
A new thrilling Old Guy/Cybertank adventure! Everyone’s favorite weapon of mass destruction makes new friends, and fights an enigmatic enemy on… The Planet of Eternal Night.
The Game of VORs by Andrew Orange The Game of VORs by July 14, 2017 $7.90 72693 words
Well-written, unusual, fast-paced satirical dystopia. Translated from Russian.
The Amazing Allen by Frank Kitchens The Amazing Allen by July 14, 2017 $4.99 88675 words Sample 20%
The Amazing Allen is a story about a boy that finds a stone when he is four years old. He hangs the Stone on the wall in his room and finally starts wearing it when he is eleven. Allen is given a box of magic tricks. While he is trying to work the magic tricks the stone gives him the ability to read minds and make objects appear and disappear at will. The Amazing Allen is born.
The Years of Voyage by C.M. Simpson The Years of Voyage by July 14, 2017 $2.99 7153 words Sample 20%
Someone had to go to the old ship—not because the colony was sick, but because the colony was dying, and the reason why was locked inside the transport’s hulk. Someone had to go out to where the ship had crashed, out into the dark, and past the plaguers. I just wished that someone didn’t have to be me.
Nate and Day (Lunar Medical Book 2) by Amy J Hamilton Nate and Day (Lunar Medical Book 2) by July 14, 2017 $2.57 45533 words Sample 15%
A skeleton crew, still raw from gene therapy, must leave behind their loved ones and travel to Enceffia in a desperate rescue bid. Will they find survivors, or death, from the planet itself or rebellious Hunter forces hell-bent on destroying the Alliance? Will they prevail? Or will they let their clothes fall where they may?
Soldiers and Secrets by Jon Gant Soldiers and Secrets by July 14, 2017 $6.49 83603 words Sample 20%
Love amid rules, regulations, and disaster. When Captain Jackie Damascus is demoted after a fight in a bar, she has no idea what is coming next. She just wanted to be the best soldier she could be.
Blueshift by Grace E. Robinson Blueshift by July 13, 2017 $2.99 15542 words Sample 20%
Alone. On a space station designed for millions, First Lieutenant Elín Hallsdóttir is alone, with only her memories and the other four members of the shut-down crew. The station orbits the planet, turning from darkness to light to darkness again. Solar storms are growing, the station is dying, but life continues on. Or does it?
Villein: A Tale from Ganymede - Pyffanye by Brian Drake Villein: A Tale from Ganymede - Pyffanye by July 13, 2017 $0.99 3690 words Sample 20%
Pyffanye, the first release of the Villein series, provides a glimpse into a future time where Terrans (Earthlings) have colonized other parts of the Solar System, and have established contact with other space faring races.
The Lost Star's Sea by C. Litka The Lost Star's Sea by July 13, 2017 Free! 352985 words Read a sample
The Lost Star's Sea is the complete sequel to The Bright Black Sea. Captain Wil Litang, shipwrecked on a floating island in the Archipelago of the Tenth Star, must survive its many perils -- storms, dragons, pirates, and the fabled Dragon Kings. Like the first volume of the Lost Star Stories, this is a rich, character-driven novel that celebrates and reinvents the classic planetary romance .
Scendere by Chris Reynolds Scendere by July 13, 2017 $2.99 113 words Sample 20%
Moon Queen e The Bee cercano "La Diva". "Se noi andiamo in giù, poi noi ambo vanno insieme in giù..."
The Time Machine - Regendered by L.E. Smart The Time Machine - Regendered by July 12, 2017 $2.99 34007 words
H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction tale of time travel, rewritten with all the characters regendered. Now read about the Time Traveller as she travels into the far future! The Time Traveller, a lady living in Victorian London, is able to build a machine for travelling through time. She hopes to use it to travel to the far future and bring back evidence of humanity’s culture and enlightenment. In
Chronicles of Hazard City: Welcome to Hazard City by Eric Zeigler Chronicles of Hazard City: Welcome to Hazard City by July 12, 2017 Free! 18304 words Read a sample
Hazard City a place for the criminals and the corrupt. Dylan Price wanted one day of peace, but when a prostitute named Liza Marie is killed, and he is framed for her murder he goes to find the real killer. On the way, he meets ADA Haruna Wu who is being hunted by the Russian mob. Welcome to Hazard City
Evangeliya by Tracy Cooper-Posey Evangeliya by July 12, 2017 $2.99 11811 words
He must choose between the woman he loves and the child he has always wanted… Liya and Gelin have worked for ten years to find a way to live together, despite few resources and less hope. Then Gelin learns he has been selected to become a parent…and the other parent is not Liya.
The Santoran Chronicles by C.O. Amal The Santoran Chronicles by July 12, 2017 Free! 24404 words Read a sample
Samson and team finally landed on planet Zera in the Santoran galaxy. This planet is not what they are expected. Human kind is on the verge of extinction. It’s just run or die. They are everywhere. Nowhere is safe. In fact the word safety is not applicable here. Wolfdogs are on the ground, war ships are on the sky, and what’s more? There are crazies roaming the forests...
Newcomer: Chapter 8 by Mike White Newcomer: Chapter 8 by July 12, 2017 Free! 2845 words Read a sample
In a post-apocalyptic world with talking crows and pods that apparently give blind people their sight back, Cali finally finds the possibility of getting some answers; including libraries within libraries and information on strange demons.
Junkyard Heroes by Tracy Cooper-Posey Junkyard Heroes by July 12, 2017 $3.99 54791 words
How does someone afraid of their own shadow become a hero and win love? Pint-sized Noa Doria and her “loser” friends help a stranger in trouble—none other than Haydn Forney. Haydn is the son of the most hated man on the Endurance, Fornell Acardi, leader of the psychotic Caver movement. Strife follows Haydn everywhere.
Win by Vera Nazarian Win by July 12, 2017 $4.99 320148 words Sample 20%
The Games are Forever! It’s one thing to Qualify and Compete… Now she must Win. Gwen Lark, nerd, geek, and awkward smart girl, is one of the few lucky teenage refugees to escape the extinction-level asteroid barreling towards Earth and reach the ancient colony planet Atlantis. Now she must compete in the brutal and deadly Games of the Atlantis Grail to save everyone and everything she loves...
Deadly Cargo by Charley Marsh Deadly Cargo by July 12, 2017 $2.99 25782 words
Ex-Red Baron Margarita King, heads to the planet Weegan for ship repairs. But the Weegans warn her off. Refuse to let her land near their village. Margarita King’s unerring nose for trouble won’t let her move on until she discovers why. A gripping tale of high stakes on a distant planet in the galaxy, Deadly Cargo delivers another action adventure with space pilot Margarita King.
Avatar II (The Half Story) by Josh&James Josh&James Avatar II (The Half Story) by July 12, 2017 $5.99 76328 words Sample 10%
The Omaticaya clan’s state of being after the humans’ destruction... The Omaticaya relocating in new sacred sites... Jake helps in rescuing Grace out of the Tree of Souls … Omaticaya and Qauaticaya attacked by the Oumabayia … Omaticaya and Qauaticaya in their battle preparation for war… Concept and functioning of Navatar program Omaticaya clan join with the Oumabayia tribe against their enemies
Avatar II: Part V by Josh&James Josh&James Avatar II: Part V by July 12, 2017 $2.99 17572 words Sample 10%
Meeting of the council of elders in the Great Gathering... Jake and others set out for a spying mission… Jake and others against the Oumabayian in an engaged battle… Navatars escorted to the grounds of the Oumabaya for infiltration… Chief Tsu’tey leading the clansmen and natives in war preparations… Neyhere and navatars in the Oumabayia land… Neyhere navatars held captive in the Oumabayia land…