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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.
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(4.52 from 27 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: 68,490. 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.
First Contact (In Her Name: The Last War, Book 1) by Michael R. Hicks
Price: Free! Words: 161,630. 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...
Shattered Remnants of a Dream by Dan Luffey
Price: Free! Words: 273,660. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
"The world is yours...to destroy." Blood, battles, love, loss, and the destruction of our universe. An epic sci-fi/adventure tale that chronicles parallel dimensions, ancient powers, and the warping of space and time through one young man’s eyes. Volume 1 of the Shattered Dimensions trilogy.
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.
80AD - The Yu Dragon (Book 5 -The Final Adventure) by Aiki Flinthart
Price: Free! Words: 67,740. 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
To The Stars by Thomas Stone
Series: The Harry Irons Books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,010. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010 by Cooper's Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.25 from 4 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.
Ravenous (Book 1, The Ravening Series) by Erica Stevens
Series: The Ravening, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,480. 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
The Aurora City by E. R. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 111,740. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.67 from 6 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.
80AD - The Sudarshana (Book 4) by Aiki Flinthart
Price: Free! Words: 60,330. 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.
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.
The Virtual Dead by E. R. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.33 from 3 reviews)
(Sequel to ‘The Empty Door’) People have found a new way inside the computer. Some never return. Because of their special abilities, Cassiopia Cassell, the TEL 100D robot, and Scott Markman are drawn into the shadowy and dangerous world of the Dragon Masters, a mysterious order that will do anything to preserve its secrecy, and achieve its unearthly goals.
Bakkian Chronicles, Book I - The Prophecy by Jeffrey M. Poole
Series: Bakkian Chronicles, Book 1 · Legends of Lentari, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 131,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.11 from 9 reviews)
Griffins, Dragons, and BNPs (Bugs of Nightmarish Proportions). Who knew? It seemed harmless enough. See a mysterious door and step through to see what happens, right? Now stranded in a magical kingdom, husband and wife search for a way home. However, enlisting the aid of the king and queen has given them their biggest shock yet: Royal Babysitters. Some days it didn't pay to get out of bed.
Season Of The Harvest (Harvest Trilogy, Book 1) by Michael R. Hicks
Price: Free! Words: 157,430. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.67 from 6 reviews)
FBI Special Agent Jack Dawson investigates the gruesome murder of his best friend, who had been pursuing a group of eco-terrorists. The group’s leader is a beautiful geneticist who claims that a major international conglomerate developing genetically engineered crops is plotting a sinister transformation of our world that will lead humanity to extinction.
Smallworld: A Science Fiction Adventure Comedy by Dominic Green
Price: Free! Words: 92,470. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by Fingerpress. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.33 from 6 reviews)
"A showcase for Green's bone-dry satire. A delight." - The Telegraph "A talented writer having lots of very smart fun" Mount Ararat, a world the size of an asteroid yet with Earth-standard gravity, plays host to an oddball community whose children are protected by the Devil, a mechanical killing machine. But who placed the robot there, and who - or what - is really in need of protection?
John Gone by Michael Kayatta
Price: Free! Words: 100,820. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.25 from 4 reviews)
After finding a mysterious wristwatch buried in the sand, sixteen-year-old John suddenly finds himself teleporting farther and farther away from his home each day when the hands strike 3:14. Unable to deactivate the device or remove it from his arm, John must do what he can to survive when its dangerous creator comes looking for his lost invention. John Gone is Book One of The Diaspora Trilogy.
Neptune Crossing by Jeffrey A. Carver
Series: The Chaos Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,250. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When John Bandicut encounters an alien intelligence on Neptune's moon Triton, his life changes irrevocably. Urged by the alien quarx now sharing his mind, he accepts an audacious mission—to steal a ship and hurtle across the solar system in a desperate bid for Earth's survival. Book 1 of The Chaos Chronicles, by the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity's End—with a new Afterword by the author.