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Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 2 by Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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.
Deep Crossing by E. R. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 118,230. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.79 from 24 reviews)
No one on Earth could ever convince Adrian Tarn to take an untested prototype spacecraft deeper into unexplored space than anyone had ever been, to retrieve a mysterious artifact never before seen by humans. No one on Earth could ever convince him, but someone did…
Awaken His Eyes: The Awakened Book One by Jason Tesar
Series: The Awakened, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.60 from 5 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 Tekhen of Anuket (Book 3) by Aiki Flinthart
Price: Free! Words: 62,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 5 reviews)
80AD Book 3 finds Phoenix, Jade and their companions in 80AD Egypt. Rome has conquered the country and all is not peaceful. This adventure is the most insane yet. It has everything you'd expect plus some: mummies, secret passages, treasure, an evil high priest, human sacrifice, walking undead and more. Can our heroes release the imprisoned goddess, Anuket, to complete Level 3?
Test Pilot by John H. Carroll
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » 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?
Fatal Boarding by E. R. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 68,390. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.72 from 18 reviews)
“I have never believed in going strictly by the book. It’s the main reason I’ve never been offered a higher position on a big-draft. But, when things really go to hell, I’m always the first one to get the call. They trust me with their lives, but not their jobs.” --Adrian Tarn, Chief Security Officer, Starship Electra
Strange Future: A 23rd Century Guide for the 21st Century Cynic by Josh Smith
Price: Free! Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Categories: 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...
The Honour of the Knights (First Edition) (The Battle for the Solar System) by Stephen J Sweeney
Price: Free! Words: 124,890. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(3.00 from 1 review)
When starfighter pilot Simon Dodds is enrolled in a top secret military project, he and his wingmates begin to suspect that there is a lot more to the theft of a legendary battleship and an Imperial nation's civil war than either the Confederation Stellar Navy or the government are willing to let on.
Free Radical by Shamus Young
Price: Free! Words: 139,920. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.80 from 5 reviews)
A fan-made novel drawing from ideas and characters which appeared in the 1994 classic System Shock from Looking Glass games. A cyberpunk story which explores the nature of intelligence and AI.
The Phoenix Conspiracy by Richard L. Sanders
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 121,180. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.58 from 12 reviews)
Calvin, an intelligence operative, is sent to eliminate a dangerous traitor. But as he chases his prey across the stars, he realizes they are both pawns in a shadowy chess game that threatens humankind everywhere. If he is to uncover the conspiracy he must confront, and embrace, the darkest elements of the galaxy. And throw himself, his career, and everyone he loves into the line of fire.
Space Opera and Planetary Romance Reader Guide by Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A ratings guide for these sub-genres of Science Fiction, both by Author and by Type.
First Contact (In Her Name, Book 1) by Michael R. Hicks
Price: Free! Words: 155,290. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.60 from 10 reviews)
Young Midshipman Ichiro Sato joined the Terran Navy to escape a tyrannical father and find freedom among the stars. He had no idea when he boarded the survey starship Aurora for his first assignment that he and his crew would make humanity’s first contact with a sentient alien species. Little did he know that this fateful encounter would trigger a catastrophic galactic war...
Shades Of Memnon by Gregory Walker
Price: Free! Words: 73,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Licensed by actor Wesley Snipes for movies, Shades Of Memnon is an exciting, inspiring, award winning series of adventure novels written in the epic style of classics like "The Lord Of The Rings." But this series revives the contributions of Africans to world history and ancient legends. Enjoy this free ebook and get the rest of the series. Teaching guides and a school reading program available.
The Last Praetorian by Mike Smith
Series: The Redemption Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 124,670. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi(4.54 from 28 reviews)
Commander Jonathan Radec is a man desperately trying to escape from the mistakes of his past. Surrounded by a galaxy beginning to tear itself apart. Jon has little going in his favour, except a crew consisting of the elite of the old Imperial Navy, all of whom would fight to the death for him, and a past that possibly makes him one of the most dangerous men alive.
The Empty Door by E. R. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 68,390. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.33 from 9 reviews)
Cassiopia Cassell’s high IQ had always been too much for the men she’d dated. But now her beloved father was missing, and the only way to rescue him required she retain the services of a man with special abilities, a man she did not care for, and one she would have to convince to accompany her through an unexplained portal that led to dangers beyond imagination.
The Enemy of an Enemy by Vincent Trigili
Series: Lost Tales of Power, Volume One. Price: Free! Words: 85,510. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.92 from 12 reviews)
Everything seemed to be going Vydor’s way, until the Dragon Claw was sent on a rather unusual assignment to investigate a minor incident deep within the Empire’s space. That would send Vydor down a path filled with fantastically powerful enemies and extraordinary friends that would obliterate everything he ever understood to be true and threaten the very foundations of the Empire itself.
Second Honeymoon by Mark Souza
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Jack Duncan finds out his wife changed the terms of her life insurance policy, he’s not a happy man. Instead of a cash payout, he gets a clone. His wife is back and all his planning has gone for naught.
1| The Daughter by Becky Miller
Price: Free! Words: 16,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Rose is a hard working London city girl of about nineteen. A time traveller who calls himself the Doctor saves Roses life and stops aliens from invading London city. From that day on Rose travels through time and space with him in a space ship shaped like a 1960's police box. The Daughter is the first book in the Doctor Who fan-fiction series by Becky Miller called 'Tales from the Blue Box'.
The Aurora City by E. R. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Alien creatures are set to invade and overrun Earth. The secret to stopping them may be hidden within a mysterious computer that can only be accessed through the use of a strange, sometimes deadly sensesuit. Join Cassiopia Cassell and Scott Markman as they are drawn into a dangerous world filled with mystery, intrigue, and well-kept secrets that could save Earth from a bizarre annihilation.
Ravenous (Book 1, The Ravening Series) by Erica Stevens
Series: The Ravening, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,520. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Edited and re-released 11/22/13 by Leslie Mitchell. Bethany is stunned to realize she may be the only person still moving. She is nearly captured by the monsters hunting her until Cade saves her. As their situation becomes even more perilous Bethany struggles to come to terms with her past, her terrifying new reality, and her growing love for a boy that is mysterious, and deadly. Young Adult