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The Light of Reason
Series: The Seekers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Orah and Nathaniel return home with miracles from across the sea, hoping to bring a better life for their people. Instead, they find the world they left in chaos. Despite their good intentions, the seekers find themselves leading an army, and for the first time in a millennium, their world experiences the horror of war--and Orah and Nathaniel face their cruelest choice.
Twisting Topeka
Price: Free! Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
We each experience and envision our own version of Topeka. In these stories, 18 writers twist the past and future to explore alternate possibilities for our community. These stories will make you question what you know about the past and frighten you about what the future could hold. What if....? Read this collection from the 2016 Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Community Novel Project.
The Clarion Call, Vol 2: Echoes of Liberty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,670. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
16 stories of liberty
Strangelet, Volume 2, Issue 5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,090. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Guest edited by Bill Campbell of Rosarium Publishing Fiction: The Time Keepers by Jean Gillingham For the Love of a Minotaur by Melissa Gardner All the Fishes, Singing by Hester J. Rook The Evening Laxmi Danced by Sunil Sharma The Soulless by Walter Dinjos Cover art by Sally Cantirino
First Steps for a Hero
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Escaping from the local bully is part of David’s life, but when the bully threatens his sister, the peaceable young school-leaver must turn into a hero as best he can. He is helped by an enigmatic man from a parallel universe. But with the man comes a danger which could threaten the safety of Earth, and only David can deal with it.
Neon Literary Magazine Issue Forty-Three
Series: Neon Literary Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Featured creators in this edition of Neon Literary Magazine include Juliet Kinder, Lucas Shepherd, Thea Hawlin, Lynn Hoffman, Stephen Devereux, Karina Evans, Kelly Muskat, Lydia Armstrong, Faye Moorhouse Robert N Lee and Toby Penney. The cover image is by the award-winning young photographer Eleanor Leonne Bennett.
The Nettle Tree
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 36,190. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Speculative Western short stories with a strangely different twist.
The Threat Below
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 152,950. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
300 years ago, a terror wiped out humanity. Now 17-year-old Icelyn must face the monsters that destroyed civilization while struggling to survive in a world where humans are no longer the dominant species. Clarion Reviews raves that “this YA novel is a fast-paced, fascinating slam dunk of a book…” and “…a mind-expanding tale of postapocalyptic humanity and truth–and the survival of both.”
The Children of Darkness
Series: The Seekers, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,810. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A thousand years ago the Darkness came—a terrible time of violence, fear, and social collapse when technology ran rampant. Vicars of the Temple of Light brought peace and blessed simplicity. In the prisons of Temple City, childhood friends, Orah and Nathaniel, discover a terrible secret that launches the three on a journey to find the forbidden keep, placing their lives in jeopardy.
Enfold Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In the Middle East, tragedy on a biblical scale has started many dark journeys. This first dystopian Israeli fiction in three decades to be set in a realistic post-Israel Middle East is a compellingly cold journey, a cruel snapshot of a society in disintegration, and an examination of how one person can be both perpetrator and victim of tragedy.