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Z-Day Series: Book 1 First Burnz by Courtney Calderbank & Kate Leonard
Series: Z-Day. Price: Free! Words: 24,180. Language: British English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure(5.00 from 22 reviews)
Welcome to the Zombie Apocalypse, where high school girls are allowed guns and the local Library is a safe house for those in need of shelter. In this world, you have to be strong to survive, but intellect will play an important part in things, as Kate is about to find out, when her life is turned upside down and her mental capabilities seriously tested. Not suitable for younger readers.
Ruck Nor 2 by Lisa Kime
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 17 reviews)
Craig West finds himself far from home on another planet; amongst landscape he'd never seen before. He survived his ordeal on earth but was he safe here? Captured; taken to a place where his DNA is extracted, can Craig adapt to this new life. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a 'stand alone' story but a continuation of "Ruck Nor'.
The Island - Part 3 by Michael Stark
Price: Free! Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » General(5.00 from 12 reviews)
Day by day The Fever grew stronger, surging across boundaries in its relentless assault on humanity. The news pouring out across the airwaves turned more shocking by the hour. Hospitals had started closing their doors. The dead and dying littered the landscape. The tiny group stranded on Portsmouth Island listened as the horror unfolded. They had no where to run, and no where to hide.
Rylae's Storm by S T Xavier
Series: The Ugly Dirt Box Universe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 12 reviews)
Book One of the Ugly Dirt Box Universe. Commander Rylae Westiel is the elven Executive officer of the UCST Corsari, an ambassadorial starship. Her mission to a goblin homeworld to prevent a war turns out to be nothing like she expected. Continuing to learn how to become Captain of her own starship, Rylae has to learn one very important point - goblins won't always be goblins.
The Protectorit by Kelly L Tharp
Series: The Protectorit, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 150,040. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Heroin is wreaking havoc in the galaxy. Dr. Kathleen O’Donnell must survive light years from the planet she needs to save. But first she must escape from the most powerful man in the galaxy, the Lord General Tammaru Ki, the Protectorit, the one who kidnapped her off Earth. But how, when he can hear her every thought? War is coming to the galaxy and Dr. O'Donnell may be the key to saving it.
Keeper by Kristine Williams
Series: Keeper, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 9 reviews)
When Captain Alex Marcase heard his father had died, he expected his inheritance would fund his deep space expedition. When that legacy turned out to be a genetically altered slave named Evan, it spelled the end of Alex's normal, orderly life. The pair head into deep space with their enemies in hot pursuit, Alex's chief rival ahead of them, and a saboteur onboard. Book 1 in the KEEPER Series
The Star Creature by Kevin A. Lyons
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Today this would be called Flash Fiction. In 1979 it was a "short-short" story. It was first published in the Winter, 1979, issue of Unearth Magazine (Volume 2, Number 4). This is a story of the first encounter between two intelligent species. I've tried to present an unusual viewpoint and challenge some preconceptions. Mostly, I hope you enjoy it.
Sci-Fi Series 2 (Simulator, Little Angels, Esperanza) by Stan I.S. Law
Series: Science Fiction Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 8 reviews)
“There was nothing human about the scream. In near total darkness, where even the stars had forsaken their shimmering sheen, within the hot breath of the steaming, churning volcanic hot springs, Astrid could only imagine the alien features contracted in a spasm of agony. Pain is pain by any other name. It hurts as much, no matter what the species. A shriek, a short silence, a protracted whimper,
The Shard Chronicles - Book One: The Naissance by Liam M. Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,460. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Our destruction is soon. Our hero is now. Pain. Fear. Suffering. Annihilation. Not just Earthly attributes. Prepare. Something has found us. Brought to our planet a long time ago. By a human.
Zombies! Episode 3: Love Bites by Ivan Turner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Undead(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Zombies! It's not the end of the world. Relationships are hard enough without complications arising from the undead. Follow John Arrick, Shawn Rudd, and Denise Luco as they try to make a go of their personal lives despite the trauma of zombies at their doorsteps. Zombies! is currently under development as a tv series. Find us on facebook for the latest updates on this exciting development.
Shadow Unit 1 by Emma Bull
Price: Free! Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 7 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.
Strange Reunion (Ungrateful Refugee part 1) by Ariadne Turner
Series: The Ungrateful Refugee, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,680. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Zizi is desperate to return to the Offlands. Every month she is given mind probes, going over and over the explosion in the tunnel where her brother, Yret, abandoned her. Each probe pushes her nearer to edge of paranoia. Zizi is a refugee with a chip in her ankle and a tag in her brain to stop her leaving the Planet. But when Zizi feels Yret brushing past her mind, she knows time is running out
Sight Out of Time (Ungrateful Refugee part 2) by Ariadne Turner
Series: The Ungrateful Refugee, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Sequel to 'Strange Reunion' Zizi is on the 'Morning Star' travelling to a Federation Summit. She joined the Forces to get back to the Offlands, and will risk anything to get there. Yret will do anything to keep her safe, so he sends her down Kai, where there is no technology and escape. Zizi is trapped. Trapped on Kai, trapped in her mind, trapped by the choices she has to make.
Return to Mech City by Brian Bakos
Series: Robot Horizon, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The end of the world as you've never seen it before. Life goes on in Mech City, but it is no longer human. Oppose the Roboto Fascist regime at your peril! Book 1, Robot Horizon series.
Ascension by Eric Buus Larsen
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 7 reviews)
What does it take to become a Guardian of the most powerful clan in the world? Find out as you follow Alix on his first Ascension Ritual into the Cave of Woe. Locked in a massive cavern, Alix must solve a riddle and find his way out. Sounds simple? Not while a horde of undead warriors are chasing after him! Will he solve the puzzle and make it out, or will the living dead make a meal of him?
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.
This Crazy Infection by Kaylim
Series: This Crazy Universe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Myrha wins a poetry contest for a free vacation to Lieval: a world supposedly made of beaches, babes and barbecue. But when guests start disappearing, it quickly turns into a world of mayhem, mystery and muscle-munching zombies!
The Wind Maiden by Dan Klinefelter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 117,940. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Thea loves to run. It's her - and her family's - ticket off her war-torn home planet. After the war hits home, though, the 17-year-old finds herself running not for ribbons but for her life and the survival of her planet. As she tries to escape her destiny - that she might actually be the legendary Wind Maiden - she realizes that no matter how fast you are, some things you can't outrun.
Walls of Earth and Stone by Nathaniel Firmath
Series: The Seven Banners Saga, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 134,040. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Book One of the Seven Banners Saga follows Ralph of Meadrow, the disgraced son of a long-dead coward, as he seeks to change his fortune through the claiming of an ancient title. Though his hands have not been trained to war, and the land of his birth is known only for farming and brewing, he will step forward to test himself against dangers beyond all but his wildest dreams.