Splashdown Books

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Splashdown Books is a small independent publisher
operating out of New Zealand, for the world.

Experience that sudden shock of coolness, that altered state of being that comes from reading a good book. Walk through fantasy worlds and science fiction futures, and come out seeing things differently.

Watch this space for new voices in Christian and inspirational science fiction and fantasy.

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Alpha Revelation
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,400. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Martian child with a mysterious past. A spaceship, sealed and forgotten, now awakened. An evil from another time and place, seeking revenge. The forefathers built a new home on the Red Planet and named it Utopia but, for Shor, life in the underground Martian colony is anything but utopian. With few friends and no prospects, he has never really fitted in. And something evil is approaching.
Isles of Myst
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aidan Fraser betrayed his heritage by joining the hated technodru. Now he heads the Institutes for Quantum Research where he created an inexhaustible power source. Caitlyn Drummond—Aidan’s intended before he abandoned the Isles of Myst—warns of a vision prophesying the end of all flesh. Anthropian Warlords have stolen the technology, and Aidan must recover the designs to prevent disaster.
Aquasynthesis Again: Splashdown Vol. 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,920. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Our past, our future, our fate, our hope—all come to life within a frozen pool at the edge of a vast ocean swirling across the orb of a lost world. Join the authors of Splashdown Books on a journey across space, time, and reality. From Earth to other planets near and far, fantasy lands and Avenir Eclectia. Sixteen stories, one destination: Aquasynthesis.
Dark Hour (The Coming Evil)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,920. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
The end is here. Swayed by the demonic Strange Man, the townspeople have sacrificed their freedom for prosperity. Monsters lurk in every shadow and the few who oppose the new regime have been chased out of town, forced to wage their war in hiding. For ex-reverend Jeff Weldon and those under his care, it is a losing battle, but the tale begins to turn with the return of his brother Dras.
Prophetess
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
One act of violence is not enough to fulfill Xaphan's plans. One near escape does not justify Winter's growing gift. There is more. She can feel it. The warnings swell within her. He’s searching for someone. A person of promise…a person of prophecy. And Winter must find her first.
Seeking Unseen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,220. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
It may be Angel’s wish…but it's Melinda's journey. Two years after Angel learned the magic chip of wood inside her locket would grant any wish, an alarming discovery makes the decision easy…but everything else gets complicated after she runs into her old friend Melinda, who demands to go along for the return to Toch Island - and follows an ex-con promising an easy road to magic of her own.
Rift Jump
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Price: $6.98 USD. Words: 89,630. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
The day Michael Morrison died was the day his life began. A sinister threat grow in between the seams of reality, and Michael has been recruited to stop it. Ripped from his own violent life, he is sent rift jumping to other worlds seeking out the agents of the Dark and putting them to an end. His Sara joins him as he battles monsters of all kinds and even his own duplicate from another timeline.
Reality's Fire
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,290. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Destinies are forged in the dark night. Kaylee and Nathan pursue a zombified Crystal to rescue her soul. A vision of death propels Gabrielle to chase after them. Her wizard friend, Josh, aids her quest. A religious leader seduces Kaylee to violate her morals. A demon seeks to bury the reality of the ring through deceit. ...Reality's Fire is revealed, and no soul can hide from its judgment.
Star of Justice
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Price: $6.98 USD. Words: 159,430. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.50)
An assassination attempt drags Caissa Ocren into a secret war between elemental spirits and dragon worshippers. More accustomed to solving puzzles than wielding swords, she undergoes a crash course in survival from a mercenary minstrel, a shape-shifting druid, and a legendary spirit warrior. With time against her, Caissa faces the hardest lesson of all—how to serve when the cost is her life.
A Stretch of Time
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50)
In this Kiwi-flavoured short story, a Maori grandmother passes on a mystical gift of time to her grandchild. 1500 words.
I Am Ocilla
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,270. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50)
I know only my name. Beyond that is confusion, a void where fantasy and reality swirl together. Fairies, Giants, Elves, Dwarves, ancient Keepers, and...Dragons? A dark soul threatens the Five Kingdoms, but I am powerless to stand against it, overwhelmed by phantom memories, broken and lost. Somehow, I must live. I must find my purpose. There are friends to love and battles to fight.
Caffeine
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,460. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In an authoritarian and overstimulated 22nd-century America, all Brandon can do to relieve his pain is indulge in the computer-simulated fantasies of a network called Dynamic Reality...until a virus takes control of the simulation. Unable to return to the real world, Brandon finds that the virus shares his questions about existence, and that she will stop at nothing for her answers.
The Seer
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,970. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The forest surrounding her melted away, and she stood alone, in the center of an immense void, watching helplessly as the darkness boiled and churned, and images began to take shape...
International Recipes
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Price: Free! Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining
We are authors of Christian fiction, representing a variety of rich cultural traditions from Tasmania to Brazil to Mozambique. As we celebrate two years of blogging together to promote International Christian Fiction, we offer you, this collection of favorite foods. Travel with us around the world as we sample delicacies that uniquely represent our home countries or the settings of our books.
Finding Angel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,500. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00)
Angel doesn’t remember her magical heritage…but it remembers her. Magic and science collide when she embarks on a journey to her true home, and to herself.
Aquasynthesis
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Price: Free! Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.50)
aqua (n) - water, used in compound names, or substances in water. synthesis (n) - The combining of elements into a unified entity. aquasynthesis (n) - a combining of worlds within a pool of water; an anthology of short stories from Splashdown authors: Fred Warren, Caprice Hokstad, P.A. Baines, Adam Graham, R.L. Copple, Travis Perry, Mike Lynch, Keven Newsome, Kat Heckenbach and Ryan Grabow
Odd Little Miracles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,630. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Follow Fred Warren through the twists and turns of twenty-two bizarre tales, where odd is commonplace, little things make all the difference, and miracles are everywhere, if you know where to look... Do the impossible. Change the future. Save the world. All you need is one odd little miracle.
Winter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
(5.00)
Winter Maessen didn't ask for the gift of prophecy. She's happy being a freak - but now everyone thinks she's crazy. Or evil. Goths aren't all the same, you know. Some are Christians...Christians to whom God sends visions. Students at her university are being attacked, and Winter knows there's more than flesh and blood at work. Her gift means she's the only one who can stop it - but at what price?
Reality's Ascent
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The battles within define us more than those without. Sisko fights against his failures and guilt. Nathan wrestles against the expectations of his father. Kaylee struggles against her insecurities with men. They all seek to rescue Gabrielle against the deceptions and traps of the demon Beltrid and his wizard. ...Reality has ascended, and no soul will remain untouched.
Reality's Dawn
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,990. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
R. L. Copple weaves fairy tale elements like magic, wizards, trolls, an invisible dragon, monsters, demonic forces, quirky characters, and real-life issues for middle grade and young adults into an exciting parallel world. Accompany Sisko on his fun adventures and you may discover that... ...Reality has dawned, and no one will be the same.
The Crystal Portal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,320. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
And Yeshua said, "His ears will be a sign to you." A time-travelling warrior elf on a manhunt for an evil genius. A state-of-the-art robot from New Los Angeles. And a carpenter's son from first-century Israel. Entering the Portal, they join forces with a princess of the Sapphire Monarchy to defy their power-mad adversary.
Legendary Space Pilgrims
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,850. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
If Pilgrim's Progress happened in space, this is what it might look like... On a planet that has never seen the sun, a harvester hears a Voice from beyond. It's time to leave the oatfield. Mario and Caitlin escape the mind control of Planet Monday, following the Voice to unknown worlds where wonders and challenges await. Have you got what it takes...to be a legend?
Faith Awakened
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A computer technician gets more than she bargains for when she plunges herself and her companions into virtual-reality cryogenic stasis to escape a raging virus. Have you ever wondered if your life is designed? Have you ever wished you could go back and do things differently? If you could design your own virtual world to live in, what would it look like?
Alpha Redemption
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.25)
From despair he fled, through tragedy he lived on, and journeyed to innocence. His trajectory: the stars. His companion: a computer poised at the brink of sentience. An unlikely friendship on a prototype spaceship at lightspeed towards Alpha Centauri, and redemption.
The Muse
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2010 by Splashdown Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Stan Marino needs a muse. He's written himself into a corner...again. A shot of inspiration is all he needs to finish his story. Where is he going to find it? What Stan doesn't know: Inspiration has found him and it's about to take over his life. Ripped from reality, he must lead a band of lost souls in a life-or-death battle with a merciless enemy. Stan has found his muse, but will he survive it?


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  • SciendaQ Spring 2012 on Jan. 16, 2012

    Surprising, educational, jammed with insights that sneak up on you and give old words new flavour. Not to be missed!