- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Adventure | General | Short stories | Space opera | Apocalyptic | Utopias & dystopias | Military | Hard sci-fi | High tech | Steampunk & retropunk | Cyberpunk
Beyond Uranus by Stewart Bruce & Nigel Moreland
Series: The Uranus Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 85,040. Language: British English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.29 from 7 reviews)
Roy is taken from his boring job and launched into a galaxy of adventure. What should be a simple job of shunting space freighters turns into a hilarious cosmic adventure where Roy uncovers the truth about his past. A comedy space romp!
Compel (Rae Wilder #2) by Penelope Fletcher
Series: Rae Wilder, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011 by Stephenson & Fletcher. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.28 from 18 reviews)
Grieving the death of her friend at the hand of dark magics, Rae is full of hate and vengeance. Tracking Devlin and his followers across demon territory, she is forced to turn to the local shifter pack for help. Tricked into rescuing the Pack Alpha’s daughters from the Temple, she learns there really is no place more dangerous than home. BrE.
John Smith, World Jumper Book One: Portal to Adventure by E. Patrick Dorris
Price: Free! Words: 63,930. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.27 from 15 reviews)
Waking, hospitalized with amnesia during World War I, "John Smith" quickly realizes he is not like other men. John can travel to parallel worlds, seemingly through the power of his own mind. In this first serial, he not only learns of his power when it is triggered in the stress of combat, but visits an Earth still trapped in an ice age.
The Ten Second Time Traveller by Jonathan Antony Strickland
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.27 from 11 reviews)
Extremely short story about the problems with time travel. Recently (October 5th 2012) I was in the pub with Mick Carter discussing short story writing. As the conversation got to what could be achieved with the shortest amount of words, yet be able to still tell a reasonably decent story we decided to set a challenge for ourselves and write a story in around 500 hundred words or less.
Doodling by Jonathan Gould
Series: Adventures of Neville Lansdowne. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.25 from 40 reviews)
After Neville Lansdowne falls off the world (because it's moving too fast), he finds himself adrift in an asteroid field full of eccentric characters and experiences some most unexpected adventures. Douglas Adams meets Lewis Carroll (with just a touch of Gulliver’s Travels) in this engaging comic fantasy.
On the Great Wall of Texas by Harry Heyoka
You set the price! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(4.25 from 8 reviews)
In 2045 a sergeant shows a young draftee the ropes of guarding the Mexican border, explaining how the Wall came to be built and why they are there. This is a short-short story, for general audiences, set very early in Harry Heyoka's all-too-plausible Spiral's Realms future history.
Twin-Bred by Karen A. Wyle
Price: Free! Words: 92,340. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Can interspecies diplomacy begin in the womb? After seventy years on Tofarn, the human colonists still know almost nothing about the native Tofa. Misunderstandings breed conflict, and the conflicts are escalating. Scientist Mara Cadell’s radical proposal: that host mothers carry fraternal twins, one human and one Tofa, who might understand each other better. (The sequel, REACH, now available!)
River Magic by J M Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Aimee and Brenda, fourteen-year-old orphans, meet in an alternate history version of St. Louis, Missouri Territory in 1822. While seeking a lost letter, the girls get swept up in a conspiracy against the alliance between the United States and the Iroquois Confederacy. Winner: Best Young Adult Novel of 2012 by Maryland Writers' Association.
Time is for Dragonflies and Angels by J. M. Erickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Time is for Dragonflies and Angels is a collection of flash science fiction and novellas that embraces the ideas of multi-universes and dimensions, critical decisions and judgments, and human struggles associated with racism and dystopian societies.
Armilus: It was the best of times. It was the End of Times. by Peter 9 Bowman
Price: Free! Words: 76,970. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.25 from 4 reviews)
What if the Armilus, the Anti-Christ, Al-Masīḥ ad-Dajjāl are not just folktales, but digital creatures living in our computers and smartphones with the primal urge of all lifeforms to be fruitful and multiply? What if the price of their service to us is our dreams, our independence, our relevance? What if Bowman's novel isn't just a clever thought experiment? — Franklin Stone, Eschatologist
Archaea by Dain White
Price: Free! Words: 65,730. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Strap in for a sci-fi adventure in the grand old style of the radio serials of yesteryear, but told with a modern twist: blending great characters with a hyper-realistic setting to create a visceral experience that is difficult to put down, and hard to forget.
The Book of The Sphere: An Historical Companion to "The Chronicles of John Alkali" by Rik Johnston
Price: Free! Words: 38,070. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Throughout The Sphere, The Human Tribes have lived in peace for hundreds of thousands of years. But war looms on the horizon and they must unite or perish. This guide is an introduction to the universe found in my forthcoming series of novels "The Chronicles of John Alkali", the first of which will be released in 2017 or 2018. The adventure is only beginning.
Rolling Thunder by Thomas Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,240. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2010 by Cooper's Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.25 from 4 reviews)
ROLLING THUNDER traces the adventures of T. L. O'Toole as he rescues a stranded scientist from rebellious natives on the world of Pax Noma. With a cast that includes an intelligent truck, a genetically engineered pet, a cruel cyborg, and an alien entity, he unravels the secrets of Pax Noma and finds romance in the process. ROLLING THUNDER is fast-paced sci-fi intended for a general audience.
Forbidden The Stars (The Interstellar Age Book 1) by Valmore Daniels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010 by ValmoreDaniels.com. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(4.25 from 4 reviews)
An accident in the asteroid belt has left two surveyors dead, the asteroid completely missing. Their son survives, but develops alarming side-effects. The first mission to Pluto, led by the youngest female astronaut in NASA history, discovers an alien marker. We are not alone! From a criminal base on Luna, an expatriate launches an offensive. The race for interstellar space is on!
The First Tale by Icy Sedgwick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(4.25 from 4 reviews)
The Vertigo City Resistance is pitted against the shadowy Weimar Corporation. Their stalemate is broken by the death of an infiltrator. The fiery Resistance Commander Liss Hunt and bewildered companion Philip Wiseman set off on a journey into both organisations to discover the truth behind who runs Vertigo. The First Tale is an action adventure featuring automatons, mad scientists and explosions!
Crimzon & Clover by M. R. Mathias
Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Don't mess with a girl and her dragon, at least not these two. A young dragon loses his mother to lair raiders and is left to fend for himself. A lucky girl happens upon him and together they form a lasting bond. When more men come to raid the lair the two are forced to defend themselves, and each other, in a wicked battle. Magic, swordplay, and dragon riding await in this satisfying short story.
Alpha Redemption by P.A. Baines
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010 by Splashdown Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic(4.25 from 4 reviews)
From despair he fled, through tragedy he lived on, and journeyed to innocence. His trajectory: the stars. His companion: a computer poised at the brink of sentience. An unlikely friendship on a prototype spaceship at lightspeed towards Alpha Centauri, and redemption.
Time Watchers: The Greatest of These by Julie Reilly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,840. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Words'n'Music. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Robert, a keen young time-travelling historian from the year 2361 AD, is out of his depth. His mission is to spend six weeks learning about a community of Mesolithic humans living near ancient Kents Cavern. Dropped into a world of violence, rape, ugly death and harsh retribution, six weeks suddenly seems like a very long time.
Sniper - POV by E L Russell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Sniper – POV is a short story about a sniper who is forced to expand his Point of View beyond the terrorists in his scope. Things are not always what they seem.
The Baby - a short story by Karen A. Wyle
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Ellie Simmons lost the love of her life, her husband Daniel. And now, two years later, baby Daniel is born -- a clone of the man she lost. But human cloning is illegal, and Ellie must be very, very careful. . . .