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Xenolith
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Series: The Convergence, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,200. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.16 from 25 reviews)
Lassoed, knocked down, face planted in the dirt -- best thing to happen to Frank Bowen in years. When wife Liz went missing in the wilds of Belize, the constables of San Ignacio could find no trace. Years later, on a pilgrimage to her remote 'grave,' Frank is abducted and whisked away to a place he can't identify, by people whose motives and origins baffle him. Could this be what happened to Liz?
Slave Empire - Prophecy
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Series: Slave Empire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.67 from 12 reviews)
Alien hunters invade a dying Earth in search of a saviour, and an ancient prophecy predicts a golden child who will save a galactic empire. A mysterious black ship is Rayne’s guide and a masked outlaw known as the Shrike her guardian. Others want to slay her and prevent the prophecy from coming true. In the midst of two great empires’ strife, the Shrike holds the power to save or destroy her.
Paolo Bacigalupi (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Paolo Bacigalupi, and is a companion to the Paolo Bacigalupi (ology) website http://paolobacigalupi.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. He works often in the near future dystopia subgenre, with the major work being a series of stories set in post-oil Thailand.
Bob Moore: No Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.57 from 21 reviews)
Super powered humans started appearing 30 years ago. Now, they are everywhere. Bob Moore, Private Eye, dares to investigate those who could incinerate him with a thought. When he is called to help a super from his past, however, he'll be pushed to his limit. When supers and the police think there is no crime, can he get to the truth? Will he want to for the man that destroyed his marriage?
The Alpha Centauri Project (Thinking Worlds)
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Price: Free! Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Special contribution by Nikola Danaylov - "The Alpha Centauri Project" is a transhumanist novel about emerging technologies, set in a near future populated by humans and digital beings. Suspense and action, but also a fascinating travel into the impacts of Artificial Intelligence on our civilization, leaving us face to face with the morals of a world that one day we might share. Script available
Uprising
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Price: Free! Words: 134,080. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.40 from 20 reviews)
The Citizens of Haven have finally realized their dream; separation. They have ascended. A new layer has been placed upon the city, sealing anyone they deem unfit down below. In the dark slums beneath the city, something has been set in motion that will usher in a change. Something that will rattle the city of Haven to its core and forever alter the lives of everyone within.
Major Science Fiction Anthologies - A Brief History
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Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Plenty has been written about the decline of the short story, anthology and collection, and when you read some older books they have been saying the same thing for decades, even in the first issue of Asimov's magazine in 1977. I have also seen Gardner Dozois write about the acceleration of the 'lack of memory' of past science fiction work. Not too surprising perhaps with the pace of change. I h
Empire (In Her Name: Redemption, Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 133,070. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.56 from 16 reviews)
EMPIRE is the coming-of-age story of Reza Gard, a young boy of the Human Confederation who is swept up in the century-long war with the alien Kreelan Empire. Captured and enslaved, Reza must live like his enemies in a grand experiment to see if humans have souls, and if one may be the key to unlocking an ages old curse upon the Kreelan race.
Transplant
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Series: Sapient Continuum, sci-fi. Price: Free! Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Stupidity, greed, and isolationistic fundamentalism between the three main super powers had pushed mankind to the brink of destruction. Just before the holocaust began, a group of wealthy and reasonably sane individuals decided save some small remnant of humankind. A small group of near genetically perfect people would be sent to another star system, and so Project Transplant began.
A Mixture of Metals
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Price: Free! Words: 88,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Aichje Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Born after the War of Restitution, Simora sets out to investigate the faceless forces that control him and the rest of Society. An affair with a barbarian, Mary, lands him in the gulag called the Colony. Finally, in the Settlement of the Guardians, Simora learns why his mother disappeared. But other questions remain, including Mary's fate. In spite of all, his love for her never diminishes.
80AD - The Jewel of Asgard (Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.71 from 17 reviews)
What happens when you take a pair of ordinary, miserable 14 year olds out of their ordinary, miserable lives and throw them into another world and another time? Chaos, fear, magic and excitement - that's what. When Phoenix and Jade somehow end up in the bodies of their own warrior Avatars in the online fantasy game, 80AD, they have to play the game through to get home. Do they have what it takes?
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 521,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Guide to the Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
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Price: Free! Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All the 5 star, 4.5 star and 4 star novels, collections, anthologies and short stories.
Test Pilot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Gregg Johnson was a test pilot in the Skull Squadron where death was the only retirement benefit. XOXO-13 was the designation for an experimental spaceship Gregg named Hugs and Kisses. When a tiny thing goes wrong in space, it becomes a very large thing. As usual, it had flaws, but would they be fatal?
Shadow Unit 1
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Price: Free! Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit hunts humanity's worst nightmares. But there are nightmares humanity doesn't dream are real. The BAU sends those cases down the hall. There, Stephen Reyes and his team pursue criminals transformed by a mysterious force: the anomaly. Welcome to Shadow Unit. The Shadow Unit series was created by award-winning authors Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The second volume about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
The Complete Guide to the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
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Price: Free! Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(1.50 from 2 reviews)
A complete list of the stories in every Year's Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror book, grouped by editor and ordered by volume.
Awaken His Eyes: The Awakened Book One
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Series: The Awakened, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
On a parallel earth, in the city of Bastul, Colonel Adair Lorus disappears while investigating the death of an informant, triggering a series of events which will tear his family apart and set in motion the resolution of an ancient struggle.
80AD - The Hammer of Thor (Book 2)
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Price: Free! Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Book One saw Jade and Phoenix cast into their avatar's bodies and into Level One of the fantasy game world of 80AD. Now, instead of going home, they find themselves in Level Two - a hostile, frozen wilderness. They have no idea where they are or how fulfil their next quest - to steal the legendary Hammer of Thor...and everyone knows stealing things from Gods is hazardous to your health...
Strange Future: A 23rd Century Guide for the 21st Century Cynic
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Price: Free! Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.67 from 6 reviews)
Thomas Gordon's life was going just fine, until a chain of inexplicable mishaps results in Thomas getting fired. Fed up, he starts the search for a better life. Along the way, he meets a group of scientists with an intriguing escape route: human cryogenic preservation. Thomas and his 2 companions emerge in the 23rd century, and quickly discover it isn't exactly the "better world" they expected...