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Deze NU by Pascal Rijnja Deze NU by May 23, 2017 $8.99 194285 words Sample 10%
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Shatterbox by Isaac Innes Shatterbox by May 23, 2017 $6.99 87804 words Sample 20%
Max Masters, a one-time elite soldier during the wars, was hardly making ends meet selling scrap on the rundown station, Shatterbox. When someone makes him a deal he can't refuse, he soon finds it not only too good to be true but part of a sting operation. Arrested by his one-time war comrade Hanna Carter, Max is given two choices, help her bust an illegal arms dealer or go to jail.
When Josie Comes Home - Book One of the New West Series by A.E. Stanton When Josie Comes Home - Book One of the New West Series by May 23, 2017 $3.99 25919 words Sample 20%
The future’s a lot like the past -- the West’s still hard on women and horses.
Legion by Charles L. Grant Legion by May 22, 2017 $2.99 70918 words Sample 20%
The village had been called Town Central, where people learned to live with androids, and androids learned to live like humans. It had been an experiment to bolster a dying population, and it might have worked, given the chance. But there was the Plaguewind. And there was the Dying …
Ascension by Charles L. Grant Ascension by May 22, 2017 $2.99 67610 words Sample 20%
A ROAD TO HELL Dorrin Parric is dead, and his son Orion has sworn to avenge him. But first he must run a gauntlet of human assassins, blood-crazed androids and aging, paranoid dictators. Petty tyrants rule the few straggling settlements where mankind holds out against the darkness. Time and again Parric eludes the strange traps set for him by the forces of decay. But his luck is running out.
Chasing Oranges by Claude Vicent Chasing Oranges by May 22, 2017 Free! 52082 words Read a sample
Dystopian, rock'n'roll, speculative space opera. Call it what you will. Chasing Oranges is about survival and struggle and a shrinking apartment. Space pirates, and fart propelled rocket launchers. It' time travel, and the blues. Explosions and corruption. It's hope, death and love. A piano, a nutty professor and an eagle-headed individual.
Mordecai by Beth Hoyer Mordecai by May 22, 2017 $2.99 27383 words Sample 20%
Mordecai asks a question "How did the High Council know my name?" His question would be answered via Traveler's Gate images of scenes he's seeing involving a memory of a cloned copy of the same name telling tales to Recorders of Memories involving his life. This story answers the question to who created Edenia the machine moon world.
Jon's Story by Beth Hoyer Jon's Story by May 22, 2017 Free! 19483 words Read a sample
This Jon the Humanian's story involving at first living on Terrania then living on Shadan. He learns various memories of other Humanians while mind scanning them from his trapped in The Hall of One Thousand Voices' tubed status among the others speaking tales to whoever is listening.
2084 by Mason Engel 2084 by May 22, 2017 Free! 89969 words Read a sample
“Lenses”, computerized contacts produced by a corporation called Newsight, are worn by everyone. A teenage boy named Vincent Smith, however, has a feeling that something is wrong. Through his father in the Senate, and through a friend’s father in development at Newsight, Vincent learns of the corporation’s true motives. Vincent’s feeling, though correct, may have come too late.
Edited Builder's Journal Book 1 by Beth Hoyer Edited Builder's Journal Book 1 by May 22, 2017 Free! 41895 words Read a sample
This is the edited version of the original story "Builder's Journal" book one. This story has quoted conversations and additional material included into it. Brandis the Record Keeper details life of William before he became known as Brandis the Record Keeper. He details quoted conversations and memories of people mostly Builders he remembers as a record keeper, living computer.
Artefactum (Free Preview) by J.E. Tobal Artefactum (Free Preview) by May 22, 2017 Free! 12277 words Read a sample
Sam and Una are a match made in hell. Their predilections toward alcohol and sexual deviance all but ensure they’ll live a life of depravity that will go down in history as massively insignificant. Of course, that all changes one day when they discover that Una’s statue of an aboriginal fertility goddess somehow allows them to travel to sexually explicit alternate realities. Free Preview!
The Queen's Harem by Helene Slone The Queen's Harem by May 22, 2017 $2.99 25624 words Sample 20%
WHO’S Darwe? The new slave girl this Science Fiction erotic tale but a particular one. Darwe, now is getting into a queen's harem and starting her training as an agent and breeder for the queen. BiSexual, Heterosexual, Hermaphrodite, BDSM, DomSub, MaleDom situation will try the emotions and the sexuality of this beautiful and sensual girl of this Science Fiction tale.
Matrimonial Mishegoss by Tyler Charles Matrimonial Mishegoss by May 22, 2017 $0.99 7498 words Sample 20%
Since she was a little girl, Rebecca dreamed of her wedding day. Now, with her marriage to Aviram only weeks away, there’s one last hurdle to clear: an over-the-top bridal shower thrown by her mother (and professional kvetch) Esther. But when an otherworldly guest crashes the party, Rebecca is forced to make a decision that will not only impact her life but the lives of everyone on Earth.
The Chronicles of Eric Mason Book One by Alex Ince The Chronicles of Eric Mason Book One by May 22, 2017 $4.00 118375 words Sample 10%
Eric Mason woke up. He hurt. In fact, every part of his body was screaming at him in pain. He opened his eyes, slowly got to his feet, and saved the world. Again...The forces of darkness are back. An enthralling story of courage and brutal conflict in a post-apocalyptic world of light and darkness, lawlessness and terror.
The Girl From Space by Michael Kush Kush The Girl From Space by May 22, 2017 Free! 80776 words Read a sample
The Girl from Space is an extraordinary 80 000-word post- apocalyptic sci-fi story set in the Y10K era about a young amateur astronaut, Yolanda and a young Xapien warrior, Gabriel whose paths collide in a mysterious portal as both try to survive the devastation of mass extinction of human and Xapien race respectively.
Meekle's New Clothes by Robert Easterbrook Meekle's New Clothes by May 21, 2017 $5.50 64400 words Sample 15%
David Gefflin did with modern science what Jack Griffin could only do with alchemy. The 18th Century is far away, but its fictional scientists still influence today's scientists. And David Gefflin wasn't untouched. To prove Jack Griffin correct means seeing life is more than alchemy, and soon finds himself in a life and death struggle for fame and fortune if not for his discovery.
Héroes de la Antigüedad: Episodio 1x01 (Edición en Español) by Anna Erishkigal Héroes de la Antigüedad: Episodio 1x01 (Edición en Español) by May 21, 2017 Free! 19825 words Read a sample
El Coronel de las Fuerzas Especiales Angélicas Mikhail Mannuki'ili se despierta, herido mortalmente en su nave estrellada. La mujer encargada de salvar su vida posee una extraña habilidad para sanar. Pero, ¿quién disparó a Mikhail? ¿Y por qué? Ninsianna, quien proviene de una extensa línea de chamanes y curanderos, siempre ha tenido una relación especial con la diosa. Al irse al desierto...
Marlowe Kana (Book 1 Volume 1) by Joe Peacock Marlowe Kana (Book 1 Volume 1) by May 21, 2017 Free! 27382 words Read a sample
Major Marlowe Kana has just been found guilty of treason against the United American State! Every Feed on the Net has been covering the events of her trial, and two questions remain to be answered: What will happen to MK, and what will the nation watch now that the Next Top Soldier Hall-of-Famer and star most-watched Feed in history is locked away? The answer shocks the nation to its core.
Guitar Man by Kenneth R. Rooks Guitar Man by May 21, 2017 $2.99 62979 words Sample 20%
Jasper Conway was not human--not entirely. He had been a rotten maggot of a man whose very existence polluted the earth, and it would have been better for everyone, if he had been quickly exterminated like a bug smashing into a car window. This was true until a visiting alien changes his life and makes his dreams come true. PG
Mars Encounter: Prequel Stories by J.J. Wright Mars Encounter: Prequel Stories by May 21, 2017 Free! 26109 words Read a sample
What if mankind could travel to Mars? Would you want to go? What would life be like for those left behind? What would you want to know? What if mankind was already on Mars? What if you had no choice but to join them? What it your loved ones suddenly disappeared? What if your government didn't want you to know about It? Mars Encounter is that story
Galaxy Science Fiction H by Jimmy Wilson Galaxy Science Fiction H by May 21, 2017 $6.99 123624 words Sample 10%
A magic collection of short stories novelets and novel from the pens of some of the great masters of Science Fiction of Yesteryear and the recent past.
Galaxy Science Fiction G by Jimmy Wilson Galaxy Science Fiction G by May 21, 2017 $6.99 168988 words Sample 10%
A magic collection of short stories novelets and novel from the pens of some of the great masters of Science Fiction of Yesteryear and the recent past.
Galaxy Science Fiction F by Jimmy Wilson Galaxy Science Fiction F by May 21, 2017 $6.99 122686 words Sample 10%
A magic collection of short stories novelets and novel from the pens of some of the great masters of Science Fiction of Yesteryear and the recent past.
Galaxy Science Fiction E by Jimmy Wilson Galaxy Science Fiction E by May 21, 2017 $6.99 200342 words Sample 10%
A magic collection of short stories novelets and novel from the pens of some of the great masters of Science Fiction of Yesteryear and the recent past.
Galaxy Science Fiction D by Jimmy Wilson Galaxy Science Fiction D by May 21, 2017 $6.99 218884 words Sample 10%
A magic collection of short stories novelets and novel from the pens of some of the great masters of Science Fiction of Yesteryear and the recent past.
Galaxy Science Fiction C by Jimmy Wilson Galaxy Science Fiction C by May 21, 2017 $6.99 172801 words Sample 10%
A magic collection of short stories novelets and novel from the pens of some of the great masters of Science Fiction of Yesteryear and the recent past.
Galaxy Science Fiction B by Jimmy Wilson Galaxy Science Fiction B by May 21, 2017 $6.99 176116 words Sample 20%
A magic collection of short stories novelets and novel from the pens of some of the great masters of Science Fiction of Yesteryear and the recent past.
Galaxy Science Fiction A by Jimmy Wilson Galaxy Science Fiction A by May 21, 2017 $6.99 177806 words Sample 10%
A magic collection of short stories novelets and novel from the pens of some of the great masters of Science Fiction of Yesteryear and the recent past.
Jerry Siegel's & Joe Shuster's Science Fiction by Jerry Siegel Jerry Siegel's & Joe Shuster's Science Fiction by May 21, 2017 $2.99 15100 words Sample 10%
High quality reprint of “the Reign of the Super-man,” the very first “superman” story by Gerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Not a comic book, but a short novel in the style of the pulps, it tells the story of Bill Dunn, a down-of-his-luck man who acquires superpowers through a radical experiment.
The Rogue by Lee W Brainard The Rogue by May 20, 2017 $0.99 96114 words Sample 25%
The core of the planet that once orbited between Mars and Jupiter has returned as a comet and threatens Earth. The rookie astronomer that makes the discovery finds herself silenced by NASA and bucking a massive cover-up. When she sends the evidence to a friend, she winds up in a FEMA camp and two other astronomers are forced to go on the run. Volume one of a four volume series.
Rediscovery by Lisa Silverthorne Rediscovery by May 20, 2017 $4.99 85795 words Sample 20%
In all the fueling stations in all the galaxies, his ex-girlfriend had to be the only medtech available for a deep space mission—to search for his missing wife. But someone doesn't want her found. Or his team to leave this unexplored world alive.
Tandem by Troim Kryzl Tandem by May 20, 2017 $0.99 141005 words Sample 50%
Sequel to Plugger Site One and Witch Hunt. A new life under a new name in a new location, finding new friends. And enemies.
Witch Hunt by Troim Kryzl Witch Hunt by May 20, 2017 $0.99 176365 words Sample 50%
Sequel to Plugger Site One, life does go on once the traveller has left.
Тим и мельница by Ruslan Shafigullin Тим и мельница by May 20, 2017 $3.99 63862 words Sample 20%
История подростка Тима Штеффена, случившаяся в наши дни, недалеко от Гамбурга.
Plugger Site One by Troim Kryzl Plugger Site One by May 20, 2017 $0.99 147732 words Sample 50%
Here and now science fiction saga featuring sapient dark matter gadgets and alienoid humans as supported, constrained and entertained by a diverse cast of (anti) heroes frolicking around mostly banal settings.
Solomonder's Iron by James Anderson Solomonder's Iron by May 20, 2017 $2.99 101344 words Sample 20%
An amazing junkyard generated energy field which converts iron to pure energy helps a rural Oz family escape overwhelming corporate and security threats. Steel boilers converted to aircraft, a planet wide aerial chase and support from an odd mix of friends help the Hendersons reach dubious safety in Scandanavia. Quirky, fast paced and amusing, this is classic action adventure.
E-Catalyst by John O'Riley E-Catalyst by May 20, 2017 $3.99 97981 words Sample 20%
When fifteen-year-old Jeremy Marshall goes on a family vacation to watch a rare astronomical event, he and his sister get a lot more than they bargained for. As particles from a nearby comet rain down into Earth’s atmosphere, an electrical discharge vaporizes millions of people worldwide including his parents.
Gravatia: Part One by Jon Swift Gravatia: Part One by May 20, 2017 $1.30 35387 words Sample 5%
Its 2035. A dark cloud of crime hangs over Liverpool. The result of brutal torture, Ted Bennett's body was entwined with gravity, giving him incredible capabilities and with them, he vows to beat a way to the man responsible. But in a morally rotten city, it will never be easy.
The Day of the Universal Holos by B Campbell The Day of the Universal Holos by May 19, 2017 $0.99 6342 words Sample 35%
Dalliance has lived her whole life unable to show her face. Not only her but everyone must don holographic mask at all times: its the only means to curb appearance-based discrimination. It is the only viable way to uplift the many who were malformed by a failed genetic engineering and to ensure every individual receives equal treatment in society.
Jepaul by Katy Winter Jepaul by May 19, 2017 Free! 217615 words Read a sample
Who is this child called Jepaul and why are his looks so different? Was his being found simply chance, or fate? He has to face ordeals of fire, water, earth and air, but he can’t do it alone. He has powerful allies in the form of the Elementals of the world called Shalah. All bring him closer to the frightening truth of who he really is and the knowledge that the fate of a world depends on him.
Astronauts: A Short Story by Milo Abrams Astronauts: A Short Story by May 19, 2017 $0.99 9072 words Sample 20%
As three astronauts prepare to land on a distant planet where life has been discovered, something goes wrong, causing them to crash to the surface. They quickly realize that the fall wasn't the only thing capable of killing them.
The Returning Hero by T J Kinsella The Returning Hero by May 19, 2017 Free! 3432 words Read a sample
After years of war, Earth's greatest hero, Major 'Flack' Baxter, is returning home. As president of the United Colonies, Chancellor Lorrimer, has the honour of being the first person to welcome him back. Unfortunately for Lorrimer, he soon discovers, that meeting your hero in the flesh, is sometimes not all it’s cracked up to be…
The Third Wave: Eidolon by John O'Brien The Third Wave: Eidolon by May 19, 2017 $5.99 114656 words Sample 20%
A solar storm, so strong that X classifications no longer apply, hits the CERN large hadron collider at the moment of particle collision, sending a quantum wave around the world. Souls are ripped from the over 7 billion people that are in its path, many immediately succumbing. Those remaining either feel nothing or are tormented by endless agony. Only a few escape its path.
Rosie's Rangers 2: Vengeance by Avril Sabine Rosie's Rangers 2: Vengeance by May 19, 2017 $2.99 64476 words Sample 20%
Genre: Young Adult Western Steampunk (with elements of romance). While searching for a stolen submersible Rosie ends up looking for a missing girl, a murderer and trying to unravel the mystery surrounding an engraved bracelet. Rosie needs to find answers and locate a dangerous war mech or risk cities being annihilated when someone seeks vengeance for the past.
Rosie's Rangers 1: Justice by Avril Sabine Rosie's Rangers 1: Justice by May 19, 2017 $2.99 56014 words Sample 20%
When the law refuses to help Rosie turns to Carlton, a human mech. Rosie discovers family secrets, ones that threaten her future, and complications increase. They need to track down outlaws and find a missing woman before the rainy season starts and wipes away all the clues.
Galaxia Errante by D. D. Puche Galaxia Errante by May 19, 2017 $4.00 69756 words Sample 15%
'Galaxia errante' es una selección de relatos de ciencia ficción, fantasía y terror que ofrecen una reflexión sobre el mundo actual desde la distancia crítica, y hasta irónica, que tales géneros hacen posible.
Colliding Galaxies by Philip Bosshardt Colliding Galaxies by May 19, 2017 Free! 119215 words Read a sample
When galaxies collide, nothing happens for a long time. That’s because galaxies are mostly empty space. Yet when galaxies collide, strange, violent things do occur, given time. Dust clouds collapse. Matter is compressed. Before you know it, things ignite. A star lights. Words are like that too… aquadapts, atomgrabbers, archeologists, Colliding Galaxies has something for everyone.
Tales of Engines & Demons - Volume 1 by Matt Parker Tales of Engines & Demons - Volume 1 by May 19, 2017 $3.99 82611 words Sample 20%
A story is never a single tale. An aging Templar hunts a deadly demon. A thief searches for his lost love. One of them is guided by duty and honour, the other by greed and love, but as they seek the fulfilment of their ambitions both of them will come to realise that they are not the men they believe themselves to be. In a world of rare devices and deceit, who will triumph, and who will fail?
Gunslinger to the Stars by Joe Vasicek Gunslinger to the Stars by May 19, 2017 $3.99 52147 words Sample 20%
Sam Kletchka here, freelance gunslinger and interstellar privateer. This, my friends, is how I went from being stranded in the armpit of the galaxy to becoming the luckiest human being in the universe.
Depot-14: The Boy From Hen by J.J. Mainor Depot-14: The Boy From Hen by May 19, 2017 $0.99 28927 words Sample 20%
A ship docks with Depot-14 carrying an injured, young Hennite. When the Army arrives, demanding Colton and Jakarta turn him over, Tucker slips away with the alien, hoping to save his life.