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His Robot Girlfriend by Wesley Allison
Series: His Robot Patience, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(3.83 from 24 reviews)
Mike Smith's life was crap, living all alone, years after his wife had died and his children had grown up and moved away. Then he saw the commercial for the Daffodil. Far more than other robots, the Daffodil could become anything and everything he wanted it to be. Mike's life is about to change.
Destroyers by Dave Mckay
Series: The Survivors Trilogy, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 48,740. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.95 from 21 reviews)
Moses Chikati is a teenage boda-boda driver in the Kenyan interior, struggling to provide for himself and his younger sister, Rosy, at a time when the world is going through unprecedented turmoil. Circumstances bring Moses into contact with people on four different continents as he finds himself embroiled in some of the most significant events in earth's history.
Xenolith by A. Sparrow
Series: The Convergence, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,200. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Categories: 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?
Paolo Bacigalupi (ology) by Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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.
Slave Empire - Prophecy by T C Southwell
Series: Slave Empire, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Categories: 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.
Blue Haired Alien Girlfriend by John H. Carroll
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.29 from 14 reviews)
Blue Haired Alien Girlfriend is a stand alone short story. Joshua is a manager at FishBurgers who walks home alone every evening. One night, he comes across an unusual blue-haired woman sitting on a bench. He's thrown for a loop when she tells him where she's from, but he doesn't mind. Sometimes love can be a little quirky, sometimes it can be a lot quirky.
Empire (In Her Name, Book 4) by Michael R. Hicks
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 121,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(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.
The Alpha Centauri Project (Thinking Worlds) by Marco Santini
Price: Free! Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: 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
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 1 by Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 521,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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.
Shadow Unit 1 by Emma Bull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 8 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.
Bob Moore: No Hero by Tom Andry
Price: Free! Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: 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?
Transplant by D.B. Reynolds-Moreton
Series: Sapient Continuum, sci-fi. Price: Free! Words: 67,580. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 7 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.
Uprising by Justin Kemppainen
Price: Free! Words: 134,080. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.43 from 21 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.
80AD - The Jewel of Asgard (Book 1) by Aiki Flinthart
Price: Free! Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.74 from 19 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?
Major Science Fiction Anthologies - A Brief History by Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
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
The Son of Man by CW Johnson
Series: The Son of Man, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 130,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(4.47 from 19 reviews)
Matthew 24:24: For there shall arise false Christ’s, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
De Abacus Vergelijking by Peter Stremus
Price: Free! Words: 85,830. Language: Dutch. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 1 review)
Ongewild racet Pieter Van Dyck tegen de klok om het plan de wereldbevolking te decimeren via gecontroleerde oorlogsvoering, te verijdelen. Hij wordt een pion in een dodelijk plot uitgedacht door een groep consultants die een nieuw Utopia willen uitbouwen. Maar die opzet valt in duigen wanneer een reeks onverklaarbare ongelukken plaats vinden in wat de ideale samenleving zou moeten zijn.
The Complete Guide to the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror by Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » General(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.
Dinosaur Wars: Earthfall by Thomas P Hopp
Series: Dinosaur Wars, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 113,570. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Star Wars meets Jurassic Park as dinosaurs return to earth from space. Now humans are the endangered species!
A Mixture of Metals by Brian H Jones
Price: Free! Words: 88,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Aichje Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » 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.