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General | Adventure | Short stories | Apocalyptic | Space opera | Utopias & dystopias | Military | Hard sci-fi | High tech | Steampunk & retropunk | Cyberpunk
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.
The Scarab by Scott Rhine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,390. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech(4.11 from 9 reviews)
There are few problems that can't be solved with a little help from your friends and the proper application of high explosives. Ace mechanic Ethan rose to the top of the computer game circuit as the mysterious Scarab. During a computer-simulated race across Europe at a convention to test car designs, cyber-criminals kidnap his girlfriend. Fans of Speed Racer will enjoy this fast paced adventure.
Scale Free by Patrick Arnesen
Price: Free! Words: 44,850. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(4.11 from 9 reviews)
Scale Free takes the reader to a pivotal moment in future-history, when a fledgling society of uploaded people, still reveling in their new-found freedom, must face the turbulent old-world of humanity.
Armored Hearts by Melissa Turner Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by AltWit Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(4.09 from 11 reviews)
When a crippled young lord rescues a girl falling from a tree, it reveals a secret about himself and his mother's side of the family that could put him at the center of a war with beings he thought only existed in fairy tales.
Open Minds (Mindjack Trilogy #1) by Susan Kaye Quinn
Series: Mindjack Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,380. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(4.08 from 12 reviews)
When everyone reads minds, a secret is a dangerous thing to keep. Sixteen-year-old Kira is a zero who can’t read thoughts, an outcast who has no chance with Raf, the mindreader she secretly loves. When she accidentally controls Raf’s mind, Kira hides her ability. But lies tangle around her, and she’s dragged into a world of mindjackers where she’s forced to mind control everyone she loves.
Gamers by Thomas Carpenter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(4.07 from 15 reviews)
Gabby DeCorte, reality-hacker extraordinaire, has been doing whatever it takes to keep her best friend, Zaela, from falling behind in LifeGame. But when a mysterious group called the Frags contacts Gabby claiming to know what really happens to the losers of LifeGame, she must choose between winning and what she believes in.
Astra: Synchronicity by Lisa Eskra
Series: Astra, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.07 from 14 reviews)
In 2310, humans persecute psions and hunt them to extinction regardless of guilt; Magnius Zoleki is one of them. He has everything a fifty-year-old man could want -- except for the psionic assassin trying to kill him. The last thing he needs is to get mixed up in an ugly interstellar war, but in order to escape the clutches of his nefarious mentor, he’s willing to risk it or die trying. Book 1.
Fire: The Collapse by William Esmont
Series: Elements of the Undead, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.00 from 24 reviews)
Megan Pritchard survived the zombie apocalypse, but that was only the beginning of her problems. When a rival group of survivors led by a psychopathic ex-submarine commander threatens the fragile existence she has carved out in the southern Arizona desert, she must face her own mortality once again – or die trying.
The Eslites (Prequel/Short Story) by CM Doporto
Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 13 reviews)
Sixteen year old, Miranda Mays, discovers she is a superior donor for the alien race known as the Eslites, who have come to earth demanding humans help save their race from extinction. Will she be the one to help them or will their quest continue?
Transplant by D.B. Reynolds-Moreton
Series: Sapient Continuum, sci-fi. Price: Free! Words: 67,190. 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.
Green, a short story by Sara Zaske
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.00 from 7 reviews)
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.
Better than Real by Huw Lyan Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2009 by Velluminous Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Sent to a murder scene to defuse a delicate situation, love-doll designer Lee finds that his sexiest creation yet has gone lethally wrong, infiltrated by Lilith, a mysterious rogue AI who's as comfortable with assassination as with seduction. In a life-or-death race with Lilith's creators, Lee risks the very stuff of his humanity--and his best chance of salvation turns out not to be human at all.
The Sixth Discipline by Carmen Webster Buxton
Series: Haven, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 143,770. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Ran-Del has spent his entire life in the Sansoussy Forest; he's a hunter and a warrior until one morning when he becomes prey for a hunting party from a distant city. He wakes up to a different world, in a city from which there seems no escape. Among the strangers who hold him captive is a woman who seems to know more than she's willing to admit about why Ran-Del is there.
It's Just a Job by Walter Lazo
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 6 reviews)
A specialist in photographing places that are not supposed to exist, from a safe distance, is enticed by an obscene amount of money into infiltrating an abandoned Research Facility. There he will discover that it is never a good idea to deviate from standard operating procedure. It’s just a job, but sometimes it’s not what the job pays, but what it extracts.
Every Last Mother's Child by William J. Carty, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 374,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military(4.00 from 6 reviews)
How do you evacuate a planet of Seventy Five Million beings, those who are of flesh and blood, as well as those that are cybernetic? That is the question “Every Last Mother’s Child” poses, when an asteroid field is disturbed, and threatens to destroy the planet of Trena.
We, The Watched by Adam Bender
Series: We, The Watched. You set the price! Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.00 from 5 reviews)
An amnesiac struggles to conform in a nation that administers a Watched List of its own citizens. He meets people who accept invasive surveillance by the government and forced uniformity by the church as necessary safeguards for protecting national security. But will the fresh perspective from his rebirth be a blessing or a curse?
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?
Outside by Susy Egneus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Ever responded to a dare in the heat of the moment, only to find yourself in deep trouble as a result of it? And worse, every warning you have been given about life 'Outside' your safe world is suddenly coming alive in front of you? This is the situation David finds himself in, and his actions are about to have consequences on everyone around him in ways he could never have expected.
The Edge of Darkness by Lissa Bilyk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.00 from 5 reviews)
When Max , an unwilling cyborg, is sent back to Earth at the end of an interstellar war, she uncovers a conspiracy aboard the transport ship and must race to find the answers and save the people she cares about before her world and everything she knows is lost to darkness.