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The Probe
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
The Probe is a very short science fiction story of exploration, destruction, and hope. It is inspiring and suitable for all audiences. It is freely usable for personal and educational non-commercial and non-profit use. Put a copy on your website. Share it with friends. Spread the word that the future does not have to be bad or grim.
Flying the Storm
Price: Free! Words: 104,620. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A sci-fi novel set in the near future, where the most common form of transport has become the aircraft. A vast aerial warship roams the skies above Eurasia, pirating and conquering. It has seized the Crimean Peninsula - the most lucrative trade hub on the Black Sea. The story follows two merchant airmen as they try to escape its clutches, having accidentally murdered two of its crew...
Ephemeral Species Book One - The Dawning
Price: Free! Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
We've existed in our modern form for a small fraction of 1% of the lifespan of the Earth. What if our species is ephemeral? How could it happen? Who or what would replace us? Could our extinction be a good thing for those who follow us? They came to Earth but didn't care. Later, we became ephemeral, despite Nisha's efforts. Not because of a disaster or because of them, but because we chose it.
Wyrd Worlds II
Price: Free! Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An anthology featuring a bumper 19 short stories from 17 independent authors from around the world, encompassing a wide range of science fiction and fantasy. Here lurks tales of the future, steampunk and time travel; of magical realms and fantastical deeds; and of things so weird they defy categorisation. The original WYRD WORLDS rode upon a new wave of indie collaborations; and now we're back!
The Complex, Prelude: The Patient
Series: The Complex (Serial Novel). Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Waking up in a hospital is never fun, especially when you don't remember how you got there... But this is more than true for the man in this prelude to The Complex by K. Michael.
Deceive the Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Ammon Waters is on the verge of a stunning breakthrough - the ability to travel through time. He's also on the verge of a breakdown - unable to distinguish reality from a pharmacological illusion. DECEIVE THE PARADOX explores one man's descent into the abyss of insanity as he uses the desperation caused by tragic loss to advance his science.
Pale and Crimson
Series: The Outsider Chronicles. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Slithers are vicious creatures. Craving flesh and blood, they will stop at nothing until their hunger is satisfied. So when sixteen year old Benjamin King discovers that one has been smuggled onto the train, he's eager to see it, even if it has been drugged into a mindless stupor. But one moment can change everything.
Certain Death
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In a universe of immortality, are we so different? Why choose death?
But As A Soldier, For His Country
Series: Serious Tales of Tomorrow. Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2010 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Harker was a good soldier--so good that the Army kept resurrecting him to fight its wars forever and ever into the future, with no hope of ever getting free.
Disposable
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A rant about the transitory nature of modern technology. A 1,500 word short story.
Core Values
Price: Free! Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by real life and ripped from the daily headlines, ‘Core Values’ is a parody of a 1950’s drive-in movie sci-fi thriller. Charles Henry Brubaker is the other guy. Everything bad happens to poor old Chuck. When everything is going well, that is not the true test. It's when everything and everyone is against you. It's what you do then. That is the measure of a man.
Clones
Price: Free! Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
How would you raise yourself? Your cloned child is a mirror, simultaneously reflecting who you are and what you might have been. It's potential was your potential. Can your clone achieve those dreams that fell to the wayside in your own life, or is it doomed to repeat your mistakes?
A Tale of Two Vampires: Reunited
Price: Free! Words: 23,790. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is the second installment of A Tale of Two Vampires and tells us about Milo and all he has encountered prior to his reunion with Lexie.
Step on the Sun
Series: Council of Three, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In Book 1 of the Council of Three series, Amy, Paul and Frank rescue an old priest. Believing that the One Who Tests, God’s name on other planets, sent them to him, the priest asks them to take something to his home planet. On nearby planets they find spiders, aliens, bandits and slavers. Safer on Earth? They were being followed, and their off-planet watchers have instructions to kill them if…
Alien Monster
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Alder Book Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A man searches for salvation for the deeds he committed on an alien planet.
Ex Cineribus Resurge
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
It is 2011 in an alternate war-torn Victorian-era world. A young girl and her guardian seek the Emperor of the country to ask him to stop the ten year civil war. A war between those who are for, and those who are against new technologies, and between the non-religious versus those that still believe. This short story is a prelude to my upcoming novel The Clockwork Universe.
Leaping Lizards
Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: Free! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When her clanship's sensors are damaged, Captain Klarin-yal hires an expensive human expert to effect repairs. Unfortunately, the human is afraid of reptiles. More unfortunately, during the explosion, a pregnant reptilian pet escaped into the ship... Now it's up to Kinahran, a young Kintaran, to find the pet before the human flees in disgust, leaving the clanship crippled.
Choice
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by One Hand Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Denek and Crim are at it again in this prequel to Freedom - this time taking on the meaning of Choice. As before, they bring their unique approach to philosophy with them, sure to make any academic cringe in disapproval: it’s theory versus practice and force-projection instead of analytical referencing – strangely thought provoking and yet thoroughly disrespectful at the same time.
Mars is a Bummer, Man
You set the price! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
You can take people off earth, but can you take the earth out of people? Humanity's first mission to Mars hits a nasty speed bump. Personality, passion and persuasion form a deadly triangle on the first Martian colony. This novelette by Frank Severino cynically explores notions of character, class, human expansion, legacies and what the future might regrettably consider historically valuable.
The Zygan Emprise: Renegade Paladins and Abyssal Redemption
Series: The Zygan Emprise, Book 1 and Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 150,810. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Renegade Paladins AND Abyssal Redemption together in ONE volume. The first adventure in the Zygan Emprise won a 2010 Mensa Sharp Writ Books award. Join Shiloh Rush and William Escott as they race to find Shiloh's missing brother and save the Earth from villainous intergalactic terrorists and traitors in their midst. A fiery thriller ride!