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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: $2.99 USD. 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?
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 Phoenix Conspiracy by Richard Sanders
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 121,180. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Shadowmire Media. 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.
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.
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...
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.
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(4.55 from 29 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.
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 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(4.77 from 13 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.
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.
STALKER Southern Comfort by Balazs Pataki
Price: Free! Words: 135,360. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.75 from 4 reviews)
To outsiders, the former USSR is always been a place where everything is strangely different. All the more so in the Exclusion Zone around the ill-fated Chernobyl power plant, where after a secret experiment went wrong in 2006, the laws of physics are bent and mysterious phenomena manifest.
Ravenous (Book 1, The Ravening Series) by Erica Stevens
Series: The Ravening, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,530. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.80 from 5 reviews)
When I find myself suddenly alone in a world that was alive only moments before, I flee into the streets of my town in search of my family. I'm almost captured by the monsters hunting me until Cade steps in to rescue me. As our situation becomes even more perilous, I find myself struggling to come to terms with my terrifying new reality, and my growing love for Cade. Young Adult
To The Stars by Thomas Stone
Series: The Harry Irons Books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,000. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010 by Cooper's Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 3 reviews)
TO THE STARS is the first book in a trilogy concerning an intrepid group of space explorers in 2107. Harry Irons dreams of escaping an over-crowded Earth by working for one of the giant corporations. He gets his wish and soon enough finds himself struggling to survive on an alien world.
Sword of the Gods: The Chosen One by Anna Erishkigal
Series: Sword of the Gods, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 179,570. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.71 from 14 reviews)
A tiny Mesopotamian village becomes ground-zero for this fantasy fiction retelling of mankind's most epic story about the battle between good and evil … the clash of empires and ideologies … and the greatest superhero to ever walk the Earth. The Archangel Mikhail.
80AD - The Yu Dragon (Book 5 -The Final Adventure) by Aiki Flinthart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.92 from 13 reviews)
This is it. The final Level of the Game. China in 80AD is the stage for the final showdown between Phoenix and Jade and their arch-enemy, Feng Zhudai. But Jade is a prisoner thousands of miles away and time is running out. Low on spare lives, low on ideas and low on patience, Phoenix needs to find her and come up with a plan to defeat Zhudai before the unimaginable happens and the badguy wins
80AD - The Sudarshana (Book 4) by Aiki Flinthart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,200. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Ever wondered what India was like in 80AD? Well neither had Jade and Phoenix - until they ended up there for Level 4 of the game. In the tropical heat of India, they have to face a whole new range of enemies. Snake-gods, invading armies, assassins and war-elephants are all on the list. To complicate matters, the Game is now open to internet gamers in the real world. The race to win is on.