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Tempting Yerva
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A young acolyte in the midst of puberty finds monastic life a drag. An alien presence whispers in her ear; it tempts her with visions undreamed of, visions so sinister as to be . . . appealing? Speculative fiction, 2200 words.
Gingerblon!
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Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
An eloquent knight is invested with a curious and disturbing task: to investigate a young girl’s purported ‘loitering’ about the infamous Castle Creep. Can it be true? The task seems trivial, almost ludicrous, but is it what it seems? Fantasy, 6400 words.
The Mirror of Eventualities
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Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A Magus is summoned by the queen of Amphidares to deal with her political troubles. The Magus, however, is inept. His thaumaturgy hurls him into the murky dimension of Ynos where to survive he must elude strange phenomena and even feyer creatures. Fantasy, 6000 words.
The Sacred Protocol
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Series: Evilution. Price: Free! Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Sacred Protocol is the first volume in the Evilution series. It is an alternate history crime thriller. Two pivotal events in history have a very different outcome. The first is the Spanish Armada. The story swiftly moves to the collapse of the internet in 2016. A slide to dystopian culture is avoided by the new SACRED system. An increasing number of protesters against SACRED die mysteriously.
Tournament at Bergum
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Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
An upstart swordswoman trains under a controversial vagabond. Is he a sword-master in his own right? She seems to think so, yet she is unprepared for the test to come . . . Fantasy adventure, 5600 words.
Touched by the Tithys
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
An up-and-coming healer must wield the infamous Tithys blade to protect her clan from the rival warrior-dans. The trouble is, how can she unleash its sinister power when she feels so much compassion for the enemy? A 4900 word heroic fantasy tale.
The Magic Hoop and Hat
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Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A mischievous glist seduces a woebegone archer into a kaleidoscopic journey of self discovery. The archer’s somewhat goofy adventures lead him to the realm of Phargus, where anything is possible—or so it seems . . . Fantasy, 5000 words.
The Bones of St. Isis
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Price: Free! Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A burglary gone bad forces a young thief on an impromptu adventure to faraway Parnoss, the city of the Magi. Under the sway of a new master he is gifted with synchronistic sight by a strange set of prophetic bones, but is it enough to take on the mysterious and formidable Magistrar? Heroic fantasy, 9900 words.
Lonely Child
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Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
John is a young boy of ten years, inquisitive, playful, mischievous much like any other ten year old. John was born and brought up in zero gravity however, never able to walk on Earth. An opportunity has come up for John to talk to some other children on the surface and John must wrestle with his own envy of their life while realising they envy his life in outer space even more so.
Sídhí World News: July 2011 Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sídhí World News: Fantasy Blog, July 2011 Edition. A fantasy blog that reports news and events (micro-fiction) from the world created by Jodie B. Cooper in her two series, Sídhí Summer Camp and Song of the Sídhí. Articles/stories may contain vampires, shapeshifters, dragons, fairies, Sasquatch, phoenix... The July 2011 edition includes 16 posts from Sídhí World News Blog.
Tuesday Night at Powerman's
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Series: The Harry Blaine Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Superpowered police officer Harry Blaine brings his daughter to a very special gym, where weights are measured not in pounds, but in tons. This story is a sequel to Bulletproof and Young Guns, and is included in The Bulletproof Badge collection.
Plenty of Time
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Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tim, a technician who provides maintenance on a super-secret time machine, steals an unauthorized trip into the past to try and save his recently deceased fiancee, unaware of the effects this seemingly innocent event will have on the world.
Retribution on a Jetpack
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Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A woman with nothing to lose embarks on a potential suicide mission, across the dangerous inner asteroid belt, with only one goal in mind: to destroy the man who took her family. Set in the distant future, this a companion story to the forthcoming science fiction novel, 2492.
Opening Acts
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Price: Free! Words: 133,100. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
SFNovelists.com proudly offers you twenty-five first chapters from forthcoming and currently available novels across the spectrum of science fiction and fantasy.
False Impression
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Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Bron and Rast thought it would be an easy pay day, kill a wandering party of orcs that are harassing a nearby village then reap the rewards. The battle might just be harder than they thought though with some unexpected allies helping out.
A God-Blasted Land: The Bastard Cadre #1
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Series: The Bastard Cadre, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A fast paced epic fantasy and science fiction adventure Avril Ethanson is a technology salvager living a quiet life on a seemingly empty world that was built for billions. But when an eccentric assassin crosses his path and turns Avril's world upside down, Avril goes on the run and must survive encounters with immortals, dragons, and cadres of bondsmen.
The Colonisation of Mars
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Price: Free! Words: 138,390. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Warning!! This book is not for those under fifty-five. If you are looking for Fifty Shades of Mars, look somewhere else. This book is about a one way trip to Mars in 2040 by 150 senior, 'expendable' scientists to finally establish a permanent Martian colony. It is a book about loss, about regret, about being the last human on Mars and serves as a cautionary tale to Mars astronaut wannabes.
Twist Turn and Burn
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a collection of twelve flash fiction pieces. The stories range from character studies to exploding bodies to tree eating humans to a day in the life of a piece of gum. Twist Turn and Burn is a quick read that allows you to explore different genres in only minutes.
FROM ABOVE - A Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the future, the Earth is surrounded by a half-mile thick layer of space junk, some of it trash, some of it giant advertising billboards, some of it space-winni vacationers. But Priest, a sexist narcotics detective for The Authority is more interested in the terrorist group whose strange new weapon took a pot shot at his city and atomized everything inside its target area—including his arm.
Garrison (a military fantasy novelette)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Greyhart Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Starship Troopers meets archers and spider-cavalry in this military fantasy from Greyhart Press, written by an author who served in the Armed Forces.