Transparency Of Tomorrow
This special collection has three Sci-Fi stories for you to enjoy.
'Teardrop From The Past,' is set in the year of 2197, where the world is still divided. The Progressionalists occupy what is left of the Earth; whilst the Council of Light are the outcasts living on a teardrop shaped space station just above the planet. A brilliant scientist finds a magical nebula which leads to another galaxy and a beautiful planet named Nouveaux, where he discovers a spiritual, mysterious race and someone he thought he would never meet again. In time he realises they need to find a way to save their dying planet, for which he may have the answer. But time is running out for both Earth and Nouveaux. Teardrop From The Past invites you to become part of this dramatic, touching and poignantly ironic space opera.
'The Steps Of Eleutherian,' is a story which is in the 30th century, at the edge of the Eleutherian system on a mysterious planet named Mauriche 4, where no one has ...
Title: The Wolves of Trisidian -- Reader's Companion Guide
Subtitle: An Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Revolutionary Epic Medieval Fantasy
This Reader's Companion Guide is a 'supplement' to the The Wolves of Trisidian Trilogy epic medieval fantasy book series. It provides an 'exclusive behind-the-scenes look' at the entire range of fiction novels, from the original release of The Wolves of Trisidian about the Battle of Granador to the follow-on sequels (The Curse of Ulrik and From Ashes of Defeat) as well as the prequel (Unshackled Destiny). The Reader's Companion Guide provides fans of this exciting, epic medieval tale with an all-inclusive journey into the fantasy world of The Wolves of Trisidian through one stunningly illustrated, special-edition volume.
This uniquely written, visual story guide begins with an introduction by the author Adrian D. Robbe about his distinctive journey in writing The Wolves of Trisidian fiction novel series through the ...
"This was a spectacular first book of the year! An alternate ending to WWII leads to high seas survival, a desert mystery and a quirky scientist's take on the mayhem... " - Goodreads
"... a mix of science fiction, second world war history and of course, a post-catastrophe dystopian world. Unique, thought provoking and eminently readable." - Goodreads
Sitting alone in his truck, Richard Feynman watches the Trinity Test fail. A year later, months after the celebrations that follow the end of World War Two, Lottie Boyd drifts alone on the Atlantic with a sniper rifle over her lap, one of the few to have escaped the Silent Zones.
The fear that a large scale nuclear event would kick off a chain reaction of much more stable elements going into a fisson-state, burning the planet away, was real in the formative years of atomic testing. In Feynman and Boyd, the reverse occurs. The Trinity test fails due to a previously unidentified counter-reaction, where something in the natural world ...
Genre: Fantasy Length: 198 Pages (1,859 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
An ocean of stories. Now at your fingertips.
The Mahabharata is the world's longest epic. It contains within it numerous fables, anecdotes and pieces of practical wisdom that make up what we today call Indian culture.
Two thousand tales from this ocean of Vedic literature are now being retold for your reading pleasure. Crisp, comprehensive, contextual.
In Volume 24 you will find stories such as:
- Krishna's Question to Narada
- The Thirty Six Virtues of a King
- The Biggest Sin of All
- How Truth and Falsehood Affect Dharma
- Battle as Penance
And many more. Whether you're a casual reader of mythology or a die-hard fanatic, this is a must-read.
After a nuclear war ravages the country, America has split into two nations.
Every one out of 1,000 citizens is born with some form of telepathy.
Known as "ments," many become slaves, while most live in secrecy and fear.
Michael Cairne was smuggled out of a military facility as a baby. His mother was murdered in the process, but he doesn't remember any of it. Now a teenager, all he knows is growing up in the People's Republic of America totally sucks. A tyrannical dictator controls all aspects of daily life. Without a birth certificate, Michael's very presence is illegal, his future non-existent.
But everything is about to change.
During a violent encounter, Michael discovers he is telepathic. His gift is powerful, unstable, and a ticking time bomb capable of causing damage on a scale never before seen. When Michael becomes targeted by the nation's brutal police force, only one man can save him: the terrorist Louis Blake, a man with a shadowy past and even murkier motives, who ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 126 Pages (2,674 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
An airborne virus spreads throughout the United States turning the population into violent, mindless psychopaths. Love is the trigger. The government warns civilians to protect their families by staying as far away from them as possible, but how can you protect your loved ones in this time of horror from a distance? The President is trapped by angry protesters and the bloodthirsty monsters. The Whitehouse has fallen, and his family is gone. The country falls into chaos as the President fights for his life, but who will save the man who fired nuclear weapons on his own people? Michael is a cop with a frightened family caught in the centre of the violence. Does he stay away as the government says or fight his way back in the hope to save his children? Action and madness spiral into this cocktail of violence in this bloodthirsty survival adventure.
First in the completed six-book "Werewolf Love Story" series!
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Tommy Jensen is a rising star in mixed martial arts fighting. One night, while training hard for his second MMA match, he comes across a sexy, mysterious woman named Sasha. For Tommy, this is the beginning of something new and horrible... something strange and wondrous. This is the beginning of his immortality...
In desperate need for answers, Tommy will soon come upon the woman who will change his life forever. Beautiful Maya has the answers he seeks, but Tommy wants a lot more than answers. He wants her heart. And that's something he's willing to fight for.
It's Dark in Wenlock. I have been out at night in Wenlock before, of course I have. It is just that I haven't been out that late, walking home in complete darkness. They turn off the street lights overnight. That made the difference, as I walked home last night.
I'd got a call for help about 10 o'clock, but by the time everything was sorted it was about 3 o'clock before I was ready to walk home. I walked down the lane by the Pottery and turned onto Sheinton Street. At the Bull Ring I crossed over the road and started walking up past the church. I heard a noise to my left. I can't explain what sort of noise exactly, but it was like a swooshing noise. I stopped and turned. I felt my heartrate go up a few notches. I could just make out the outline of the nearest gravestones. I could also make out the shape of the big tree beyond that. That was about the extent of my view.
Then she appeared from the doorway of the church and walked along the path and away from me. She must have been ...
What do you do when the very fabric of reality is unravelling around you and strange Extra Dimensional invaders are destroying the world?
Dr Ryuichi Watanabe a research scientist from the Miskatonic University with his 8 year old daughter Mauve are the only survivors of an alien attack on New York City run. When Mauve falls victim to the venom of one of these grotesque creatures Ryuichi uses an insidious alien device called "The Circuit" to save her life. But there are consequences to this action.
Mauve is ultimately saved from her dying world by a human Extra Dimensional Survey Team from a parallel Earth who had assumed that the ongoing collapse of the dimensional barriers on her home world was a natural disaster. As Mauve grows her humanity seems to slip away from her, a consequence of the device used to save her life, she joins the Extra Dimensional Survey in a bid to recover "The Circuit" which she is still addicted to, and doing so she escapes into the distant past.
In 19th ...
Mia has loved Gabriel since the day he suddenly appeared to fulfill his dharma, to see her through a difficult adolescence after being orphaned. He disappeared without notice when Mia found employment as a dancer and could stand on her own feet.
Recurring dreams lead Mia to believe a mystery keeps them apart, Gabriel loves her as much as she loves him, and he will return. When Gabriel reappears at a frightful accident site, Mia thinks the time has come to reunite. But now Gabriel is a convicted biker gang member, brainwashed by a cult who captures Nephilim.
Should she cut her ties and marry Alex, the man who stands by her when Gabriel offers her up as a sacrifice to his cult? What is the greatest act of courage that will show her the deeper meaning of love?
In The Creed series, magical realism meets visionary fiction, paranormal romance and romantic suspense - in a Nephilim love triangle set in contemporary California.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 177 Pages (1,541 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
A USA Today Bestselling Novel
I am Ember Mc Graw, a student at the university, an Elemental Witch with an affinity for Fire, and a fighter in the Resistance. My mother used to tell me that I had the ability to warm and nurture, or rage like an inferno, and she is right on both counts. When I was still very young, she sent me to the Isle of Haven to harness that heat and train in witchcraft.
>>>In a World Filled with Turmoil, a Spark of Hope Burns Bright.
Now, I've returned to the Range to put my skills to use in the fight against an oppressive Elite caste, trying to destroy us Witches.
>>>Survival of the Witches means the survival of humanity.
Each Witch burned in the balefires is one less Witch working to placate a wrathful Father Sky and Mother Earth.
My mission, in this moment, is to rescue Dr. Brighton and his formula. During his rescue, I trip, quite literally, across a bigger task. A stranger mystery. It is Athena herself who sends an owl to tell me to ...
Genre: Fantasy Length: 334 Pages (2,891 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Nearly a century has passed since the last major battle of the Unification War. The ancient skirmish was brief, but devastating. It left behind the shattered fragments of the Solarian Union's Second Fleet, the lifeless hulls of a civilian convoy and countless questions about who or what could have been responsible for such an atrocity. The conflict disrupted the very fabric of space and created the Dead Zone, a hazardous region that may hold the only record of what really happened so long ago.
Deep within the Dead Zone, an ancient 'derelict' dreadnaught of unimaginable destructive power drifts silently through the void, hidden away at the heart of the old anomaly.
The saga begins as Kade - a smuggler from the fringe colonies - excitedly steps aboard the four-kilometre-long ship from the mythical human faction rumoured to have once stood against the avarice of the Solar System. Bound by an old promise to seek out the fabled vessel, Kade's destiny is forever altered when she meets ...
The Kingdom of Herridon is broken and on the verge of civil war. The Archbishop has seized control of the throne, while a group of angry, rebellious nobles build their armies to oppose him. They plot and wait for the arrival of Nahtan, adopted son of the Goddess Jensina and the warrior prophesied to overthrow the Archbishop and his fallen god.
Through a series of events, the young slave Paki finds himself in the company of Kile, the Captain of the Guard for the Mo'ani Warriors. From Kile, Paki learns of the prophecy of Nahtan, and soon finds himself at Mo'ani's Stronghold, taking the first steps leading him to his fate and something deep within himself that not even the gods could see.
The first book in The Herridon Chronicles, Mo'ani's Way follows Paki as he begins to find his place in the world, and his role in overthrowing the Archbishop and freeing Herridon from Zared's grip.
Set in the world of The Herridon Chronicles, "Mo'ani's Way" is Book 1 in the story of the Chronicles ...
Genre: Fantasy Length: 291 Pages (1,741 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
When the benevolent Junians came to Earth, they were shocked to discover humanity almost wiped out by a global pandemic. They found only one survivor, a man named John Epcott. The Last Human.
When the Junians left Earth, John Epcott went with them.
This is his story.
The popularity of the Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington has stemmed from the high level of paranormal activity that encompasses you throughout your walk through spooky old cemeteries and other haunted hot spots in the historic district while popping in and out of some of Wilmington's most haunted pubs for offerings of chilled libation from five different watering holes offered on the two and a half hour Haunted Pub Crawl... And... The Brown Mountain Lights have been a hot topic of debate since the mid 1700s when early travelers started noticing strange events and lights that appear along the ridges of the mountain. The eerie lights have just enough presence about them that they can be witnessed on any clear day.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 15 Pages (2,074 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Ike Turner is a self-confessed mass murderer. For small town Detective Frank Harman it seems like an open and shut case but there is something strange about Turner. When the killer claims that he is part of an organisation capable of mind control Frank is certain that his prisoner is insane.
But Turner's predictions start to come true... If he is what he claims then the whole world is in trouble and murder is only the beginning...
A psychological thriller with a science fiction twist that will keep you reading and wondering until the last page.
"Great book. Hard to put down. Kept me on the edge of my seat. Must read this book."
"Full of action, mystery and suspense right to the very end."
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 218 Pages (513 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Maria Peterson leads an experimental new fleet of battleships and arks carrying millions of Alliance refugees out of the Colonized Sphere. Days later they exit fold space to seek refuge with their new allies: the Ferine. She arrives in time to use the lethal capabilities of her battleships to defeat the Nevargh fleet which was ready to annex the Ferine's home world of Cartise. The victory is bittersweet though as our heroes have been forced to flee from an Earth levelled by war, and have left friends and family behind.
Millions of human refugees are beginning to adjust to their new lives on Cartise and other Ferine colonies when a high ranking Ferine politician is murdered. Soon, more incidents of death and mayhem force Maria to investigate. She comes to the conclusion that a MERA operative has come along for the journey to Ferine space. This assassin has orders to destroy her new alliance with the Ferine and leave them vulnerable to the Nevargh Empire.
It becomes a race against ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 434 Pages (3,009 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
What happened to my servant Qy? He's always been a docile cyborg! How does he know so much about weapons and warfare?
He knows how to fly a spaceship?
And he seems to notice me -- as a woman!
My cyborg has turned into a warrior! Am I even safe with him?
Read the sexy scifi romance of Sabralia and her cyborg! Book One of the Diaspora Worlds Series.
World War III has started. A small group of people in America led by James Clayton have banded together forming the Roaring Grizzly Clan. Tomoko, one of James's four wives, has made the clan rich in the turmoil following the start of the war. Using their new wealth they persuade Ralph Boston, an off the scale genius, to join them. Together they fight to survive a world in convulsions.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 317 Pages (3,544 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
A sequel, THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE LIGHTS GO ON, is now available... The grid had gone down an society collapsed. John's family had a shelter but there had been raiders; they killed his father indirectly. Then his mother died, leaving him all alone. He left, going here and there, for several years. He then comes across a large trading show and he takes a look. A slave auction is being held... he keeps his anger in check and saves a girl who is clearly terrified. He tries to set her free but she wants to be his wife...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 17 Pages (2,038 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Every muscle in his body tensed the second he looked up and saw the flaming red eyes and glistening white fangs staring at him through the dark moonless night. With a powerful lunge, the beast was on him sending both of them crashing to the ground. Its steamy hot breath bellowed in his face, reeking with the stench of death as they rolled on the ground. Immense pain exploded though his left shoulder when the black devil's fangs tore through his plate armor and bored deeply into his flesh. Michael prayed he could scramble to his feet and unsheathe his sword in time. A sudden downward thrust of his arms was all he needed. He pushed his legs forward and managed to dislodge the black devil long enough to scramble to his feet. He drew his sword, then smiling he welcomed the fight. To kill the beast or die trying, he didn't care; either way an end would come.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 398 Pages (671 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
American was destorying itself from within by corruption and decay. Inflation was running out of control. There was no longer any social services and unemployment was high and getting higher all the time.
Nature was unleashing it's fury on the world. The weather was drastic now with more earthquakes, tornados, and catagory 4 and 5 storms. Droughts and many other problems had forced the government to implement rationing of food, water, and fuel. The world was in convulsions and it was getting worse and worse. With the predictions of his deceased genius mother to help him, one young man decides to try to make a difference.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 415 Pages (1,161 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
The fall of humanity is just the beginning of their story...
Get the Post Apocalyptic Beginnings Boxed Set featuring four first-in-series books and over 900 pages of suspense filled, character driven, post-apocalyptic action.
Book 1 - Last Another Day
Trapped in the shower by her undead husband, Morgan prays for rescue but quickly realizes she's on her own. She escapes, only to find that the horror has spread and now threatens everything she holds dear. With each passing moment, death becomes more certain.
Book 2 - Dead of Night
Driven by grief, Nadia sets out into the unknown, accompanied by her two closest friends. Broken and antagonistic, she throws herself headlong into danger and makes a fatal mistake, one that could cost her everything. Can she overcome her inner demons before it's too late?
Book 3 - Gen Z - The Undead Adventures of Chas
Chasity is celebrating her fourteenth birthday at the local fair when zombies crash the party, stranding her and her two best friends ...
A SF horror action thriller of the first discovery of an extraterrestrial signal from deep space!
Something is transmitted out of the depths of deep space and its origins are unidentified until astronomers trace the signal's source to a world hidden out in the depths of space, and NASA consequently develops a starship engine, and Starship S1 is created to investigate it and it voyages out to explore the world...
Something is being transmitted out of the depths of deep space for decades and its origins remain unidentified until astronomers trace the extraterrestrial signal to a hidden black desolate world lost out in the depths of space, and they investigate it far further to discover why... Throughout the twenty-first century searches for extraterrestrial civilizations advance beyond what was once thought possible, and even NASA and the SETI institute are superseded in the race to detect extraterrestrial intelligence, and the world's most advanced and powerful telescopes are ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 90 Pages (547 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Madness and despair drive Ishtar to the edge, but a desert nomad offers him healing and a renewed purpose. As an alien world looks on, Ishtar faces terror incarnate and the universe discovers hope. Evil is not the only option.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 338 Pages (2,750 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
The 28th Century celebrates seven hundred years of The Crowned Confederacy's rule over mankind and its space colonies.
The Silent Assassin reaches its first act's conclusion in Book V: WHEN SEA BURNS. The political intrigues, assassinations, romance, war, and drama of the previous four books triggered an explosive butterfly effect which materialises in this volume of the series. A powerful new faction behind the events unveil themselves, and the main protagonist will be challenged to his limits. Will he survive, or will he finally break?
WHEN SEA BURNS
Audi Prabian and his three companions: Nagisawa Chizuru, Jane Drake, and Jonathan Mills are mercenaries dragged into the war between The Cypriot Brotherhood and The Crowned Confederacy. With deep animosity from the past still plaguing their relationships, they are forced to work together to escape Planet Gleicherde and avoid certain death at the Brotherhood's hands.
But things turn complicated when the Brotherhood admiral in charge ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 360 Pages (1,034 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Earth has made first contact with peaceful aliens. And humanity finds itself in a struggle for survival.
When a brutal alien race tries to conquer Earth, Colonel Martin is in called on to wage war. And he believes the best defense is unconditional victory. Earth is heading toward the stars, and the galaxy won't know what hit them.
Exciting adventure awaits in this retro sci-fi series. Start reading today!
RULE NUMBER ONE OF TIME TRAVEL,
PRESERVE TRUE TIME.
Greenwich, London. A borough steeped in history. Home of
the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, Old Royal Naval College
and the PRIME MERIDIAN. Also home to the Bradbeers,
a family of Time Travellers.
If you're lucky, the Bradbeers will help you live your dreams or
recapture lost time. Walk with dinosaurs or presidents, become
a Wild West cowboy or a Roman legionnaire, resolve your past
or lay your ghosts to rest.
Tragedy-ridden John Brewer is given the chance to put his life
back on the road to recovery - to venture back in time and bury
his nightmares. But when he gives his dying wife a kiss goodbye
he is not to know that he'll rip apart the very fabric of his own
true time... and also that of Dan Bradbeer.
Many will meet the Bradbeers as they search for answers.
But for those who dare to cross them,
rule number one will not apply.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 400 Pages (1,058 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
When a couple discovers a mysterious clock in their basement and winds it, they unknowingly transform their 1861 Victorian house into a vessel where they are trapped as they hurl backward in time. The suspense builds with each day as they struggle to discover the source before the machine returns them to 1861 when the house could vanish possibly leaving them imprisoned in a time abyss.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 126 Pages (529 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
On one of the infinite Earths floating through the vast multiverse, a set of random acts of violence inadvertently alters the planet's destiny, nudging it onto an intersecting course with our own. The strange but familiar planet is whisper close, invisible to the eye, and impossible to touch; it hovers just beyond the reach of our senses, but it is a constant companion and shifting ever closer.
It begins with war, the collapse of a nation, and the execution of two families. The brutal nature of the murders, orchestrated by the deadly Tar Navarra, Executioner from the Temple Islands, forever entwines the fates of two young survivors. Gwaynn and Samantha are alone, afraid, and on the run. Utterly ignorant of their shared peril, they are tenaciously hunted, their paths pushed steadily closer. To survive they must stay one step ahead of the Executioner, but Navarra is ruthless. Navarra is relentless. Navarra is death; the Black Horseman himself, and he will not stop until the two have ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 348 Pages (2,352 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
The unlikely hero of our story is an autistic child called Adam.
With time running out for the people around him and the world rapidly rushing towards Armageddon the future of the human race may depend on one small autistic boy and his newfound talent.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 124 Pages (582 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse have returned and they are killing anyone who is stopping them from riding out to destroy the world. Hired by a shadowy group claiming to be part of the British Secret Service, Stuart Halliday has to carry on the work of the last person killed by the mysterious Horsemen. His mission seems simple enough, discover who the Horsemen are and the location of the Doomsday Weapon they possess. But as he rapidly discovers, he is not the only one looking and the human opposition quickly show how far they are prepared to go to get to the Weapon before him. As the death toll rises around Stuart he is drawn further in to a world he never knew existed and learns that some myths might actually be true. As a link to his troubled past offers hope for the future, still the question remains. Can the Horsemen be stopped before they ride out and eliminate the entire Human race?
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 717 Pages (1,673 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Dantriné, the capital of the great land of Dorthland, festers. It has been two years since Queen Lana was murdered and the priesthood of the Mokerin have the ear of the widower king. They sow seeds of misery to embolden their dark lord to return, and on Venvedeer's Island something appears on the floor of a cave that was not there before. A tiny drop of oil; no bigger than an insect's eye. Zenzel is returning to earth for the third time since abandoning his human form, and will be more powerful than ever before.
The great wizard Ortello knows too well what a mighty foe he faces and is forced to impose great burdens on his fellow wizards to prepare for the coming war. He turns Faylon into a mighty Baygu tree, which will serve as a haven against Zenzel's dark forces. Ronin he tasks with leading the animal kingdom to the refuge of the Baygu, giving him a stunning new visage to do so. Coalbatch is sent on a mission of a more diplomatic nature, to seek the support of the Uderlites, the ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 241 Pages (1,875 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
It came at you first like an unexpected chill breeze on a warm day. Most people never had a chance to figure out what was happening before it was too late. Only the lucky ones, the ones already ruined, like me, were able to defend ourselves.
The terrifying second installment of Heartland Junk, a zombie apocalypse serial novel!
Instinctively, I crouched into the wheat, letting the thin stalks brush my face. The people on the hill just stood there, unmoving. Staring. Had they seen me? I didn't think they had. In fact, I had a creeping suspicion that they couldn't see anything. This wasn't exactly what I'd expected, but it was close.
I lowered myself onto hands and knees and began crawling toward the row of dark shapes. Sunlight struck their left sides at such an extreme angle that the rest of their bodies were obscured in shadow, halfway between silhouette and nightmare.
I didn't have a weapon. I could feel my head clearing itself of hydrocodone, feel my limbs getting lighter ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 82 Pages (2,393 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Unsuccessful in his quest to become a lawyer, forced to work at a boring job, Jack Martin daydreams of being a comic-book hero, one who can stop runaway trains, lift ships clear of danger, and perform impossible rescues with ease.
For anyone else it would be a harmless pastime. But for Jack, those dreams are about to come true.
Without bothering to consult him, someone has granted his fondest wish. Now if only the real world would stop getting in the way.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 140 Pages (730 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
If you had the chance to hit the reset button, would you?
If a stranger told you they could take away your cancer, would you let them?
If paradise was gifted to you, a new life, a house by the lake, more money than you could imagine, and a wife for whom you would eventually love, would you agree to take that deal?
There is only one condition. In 20 years you must give something back. You don't know what that something is, and you never will until you need to give it.
All debts need paying in the end.
Everything has its price.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 174 Pages (490 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
In order to stop the brutal War of Magics raging within the mortal plain, Ri'Lanna, the Goddess of Light, allied herself with the God of Warfare, to imprison her brother, the God of Thunder, within the celestial plain. Not only did the Goddess betray her brother, but she also tricked the God of Warfare by stealing magic from the rest of the known world. Ri'Lanna then created a place of salvation for a few handfuls of her faithful, within a small nation she has named the Beqa'vah. But in stealing magic from the rest of the known world, Ri'Lanna unknowingly unbalanced the cosmos, creating a thinning in the fabric that is the membrane between the world of the living and the emptiness of the Void, where those who have earned eternal damnation reside.
Fortunately for both the humans who occupy the mortal plain and their divine counterparts, Ri'Lanna's half-sister, Zarta, the Goddess of Flame, has foreseen the eventuality of the barrier between the worlds failing and has taken steps to ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 522 Pages (1,253 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Imagine a land where drugs are legal, reproductive rights are unquestioned, gay marriage is celebrated, nature is unpolluted, socialism is implemented, diversity is unchallenged, and racial harmony perfected. Imagine a land without conservative strictures, Christian moralism, and constitutional antiquarianism. Imagine a progressive utopia in the south Pacific.
Better yet, imagine what might happen if progressives and radicals decided to form a new country based exclusively (or must we say inclusively?) on leftist ideals rather than customs and constitutions founded by Puritan fanatics, Yankee traders, and Virginia gentlemen. Imagine what might happen if 102 such idealists moved to a pristine Pacific island and showed the world what it truly means to be... Left on Paradise.
The year is 2001 and a new country has been founded among the nations -- a State of Paradise freed from the corruptions and compromises of the Old World. Here Hollywood celebrities Ryan Godson and his wife Kit ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 973 Pages (4,441 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Ophelia's husband disappears at the most inopportune times. After 10 years, she's not sure why she puts up with it, other than the fact that she's loved him since she first saw him in college, before the physics experiment that started Will involuntarily sliding through time. And there's nothing anyone can do about it. Or is there?
A human story of love, friendship, and life's joys and sorrows, set against the backdrop of a mystery that ranges from modern day Boston to Civil War Virginia to the casino building boom of Las Vegas.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 57 Pages (4,587 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
They knew the day would come -- the day when Earth itself would come under direct attack by the Craing. After destroying much of Jhardon and the Mau planet of Carz-Mau, an elite Vanguard fleet of seven Craing dreadnaughts, planet killers, enters Earth's orbit. Captain Jason Reynolds and the crew aboard his Caldurian ship, The Lilly, are once again pulled into action to fend off what just might be their most ruthless and powerful adversary yet. In an unanticipated turn of events, thousands of molt weevils are unleashed on Earth, swarming insectoid aliens with one intent... kill every man, woman, and child on the surface of the planet. Nan and Mollie must utilize their own cunning and resourcefulness to stay alive long enough to be rescued.
This is the longest (at 80,000 words) of any of the previous Scrapyard Ship books!
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 312 Pages (2,585 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
"Now I lie in a chamber deep underground, as safe from the monsters and their masters, the creatures and their crimes, as I can be; not knowing whether I'll see the sky, or what remains of it ever again. As I forget everything but the task, as the All fills me, refreshes me, steadies me, and removes me, I drink my fill from the flow of the Web and share the sensations of my companions who have yet to abandon the surface."
"Somewhere far above, the universe has gone mad. The beautiful mother that is the moon has started to burn. The forever father that is the sun appears to be dimming, a dark spot growing bigger and blacker against its golden skin. Fiery rocks have begun to fall from the heavens, to punch through the air and pummel the land below, the place where we and what remains of all life does live. It is all I can do, in consumption of these crimes, to keep water from my eyes and despair from my heart."
So are written the words of the Narrator, shared and transcribed for the ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 381 Pages (879 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
The animals are gone. All of them. Except, of course, for the parrot. The one telling me to kill.
Eli Nixon's "Pretty Bird" is a novella of epic proportions, a thrill-a-minute ride through humanity's most bizarre future that will leave you guessing until the last page. With a stellar cast of characters and an unforgettable ending, "Pretty Bird" offers an exciting look into a future where anonymity is the most prized fact of life, where things are not always as they seem, and where a single bird has the power to disrupt the entire cosmos.
The sharpest terror comes from the unknown, but somehow Gammans Park looked even more foreboding now that I knew what was inside and waiting for me. An aluminum can crunched between my tire and the road's asphalt surface as I rolled to a stop along the curb across the street from the park. I cut off the engine. The lumpy half-parrot reached over with a thick, sausage-like wing and hooked a nub around the door handle, pulling it open. I ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 152 Pages (2,113 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Who knew the zombie apocalypse would be caused by something we all know is deadly... but that is also all around us? Two stories intersect as the world delves into chaos - Earl, a drugged out heroin addict constantly in search of his next fix, and a family struggling with the dramas of everyday life, get no reprieve during this zombie outbreak. Can any of them survive the deadliest game of all - survival against undead, each other, and the world around them?
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 85 Pages (1,628 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
The first novel in The Restarter Series
If time shattered, taking away everything you loved, how far would you go to get it all back?...
Arriving at a lodge in Norfolk for a long weekend retreat, a group of friends meet for a thirtieth birthday celebration.
Before the weekend is over, five of them will die.
Trapped in a thirty-three-hour time-loop, only Hal and Kara have the ability to alter fate, and prevent the deaths of their friends.
But in order to unravel the secrets hidden within their own past, they must first learn how to adapt to the new rules of their reality.
Time, however, is a relentless force. One which will stop at nothing to ensure that events unfold exactly as destiny dictates.
With time no longer on their side, Hal and Kara will have to decide just how far they are willing to go to free themselves from their perpetual prison, and exactly what they are prepared to sacrifice to defeat an enemy that has already won.
Only one thing is certain...
Every action ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 559 Pages (1,645 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
When you're more than human, finding your soulmate can get complicated in a hurry. Everyone from elves to werewolves enlists help from Campbell Consulting.
Half-elf Lily has a birthmark her elders vow is a mystical link to her one true love. Too bad she has yet to meet Mr. Right in either the elf or human realms.
Dare, a wood elf, is head of security for the Matchmaker. When the Matchmaker suddenly disappears his future is turned inside out.
And Amy Campbell, a completely human English professor, is about to discover the true magic of the family business...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 241 Pages (542 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
A mysterious threat stalks New Orleans at night, leaving a trail of dead bodies, whispered rumors of vampires, and a terrified police force who want nothing to do with it.
When he becomes the first to survive, Evan Conroy enlists the help of his best friends to investigate and find a rational explanation for the paranormal attacks. But every answer they uncover reveals even more questions and one among them will discover that she is not quite what she seems.
Dissonant is a 15,000 word story that takes place 20 years before the events of The Eyes of The Sun and contains a three chapter preview of book one.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 112 Pages (1,277 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
Golan is pillaging the galaxy, Harvesting planets for their Synthnic, and destroying entire civilizations. The Renegade, a loose-knit band of thieves, warriors, and refugees, are the only force standing in his way.
Lily is a commander in the Renegade and leads a small team that focuses on relocating civilizations before their planets are destroyed. During an ambush Lily comes face to face with Ulrick, one of Golan's strongest generals, and a fire ignites inside her that threatens to consume her.
Ulrick has lived his life trying to redeem himself; to ensure that his sacrifices were not for nothing. He has grown tired of the fear he sees in people's eyes, and of the destruction, but the time has come when he will finally make his move.
Ulrick had long ago given up on the idea that his match existed, until one day the stagnant markings on his arm begin to churn.
While ancient Hilian rituals demand that the two are meant to be together, time and war have dirtied what may have once been ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 304 Pages (1,054 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
In this second book of the popular Land of Nod Trilogy, Jeff Browning continues his quest to find his father in the strange new world he has discovered. His journey takes him across a savage wilderness in which danger is inescapable.
While Jeff searches for The Prophet, his friend, Artimus, faces a less obvious but just as deadly maze of political conspiracies as he tries to convince a reluctant public that the invasion he helped thwart was only the beginning of a much more serious threat.
An epic science fiction, fantasy adventure with action and intrigue on every page.
War is coming.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 264 Pages (583 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
A supernatural war looms, and she is the key to unlocking it -- and stopping it.
Roo is desperately trying to pick up the pieces her evil father left behind, while still keeping the existence of gods a secret from humans. But the Game of Gods is ending and the pressure to live up to her true identity is overwhelming. Not to mention she keeps missing her best friend's wedding, her unpredictable fiancé is becoming violent, and her father's war is catching humans in the crossfire.
The enemy is closer to home than Roo realizes and facing her past is the least of her worries. If she wants to defeat evil, she must embrace her true nature before it's too late, because it's not just the end of the game... but the world.
A lost temple in the Amazon, a medieval castle in Budapest, and a summer beach in southern Australia. This final installment in the Urban Fantasy series, The Game of Gods, will take you around the world on a whirlwind adventure full of kickass heroines, fiery romance, and ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 345 Pages (3,016 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
He's the one man who could ruin everything.
And he may be the only one who can keep her safe.
When Emma Forester left Earth behind, all she wanted was to do her job and be left alone. After months on the run, a corporate colony world on the outskirts of explored space seemed like the perfect place to hide from her terrifying past. But before she can settle into her new life on Daragh, she attracts the attention and the suspicions of brusque, handsome corporate soldier Devan Rybeck.
Devan is convinced Emma is hiding something, but finds himself increasingly driven to protect the fragile-looking newcomer from the harsh realities of a colony world. Her distracting presence complicates his mission and his feelings, until a vicious attack reveals that neither Emma nor Daragh are all they pretend to be.
Emma's subsequent flight into the dangerous and unpredictable wilds of Daragh proves just how much steel she's hiding beneath her quiet exterior, and just how far she's willing to go to ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 296 Pages (2,409 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
In gaining the crown, Kennedy lost friends, her first love, and her heart.
And now her throne is being threatened.
In this time of turmoil, radical groups surface trying to kill her and take down the kingdom. Kennedy is forced to go undercover and penetrate one of these groups with the help of the one person she has sworn against ever seeing again.
Lorcan Dragen. The one man she let in, but cannot have.
What she has to do to save her falling reign is dangerous, foolish, and impossible. That doesn't even come close to the truth she discovers along the way.
Kennedy's world is flipped upside down with heartbreaking discoveries, betrayal, secrets, lies... and a darkness Kennedy won't be able to fight.
When lightness falls, darkness rises. Which side will win? Find out in the conclusion of Kennedy's story.
*HIGHLY recommend to read Darkness & Collector Series prior. Lightness Saga contains story-lines, world building, and spoilers from previous books and characters. It's ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 428 Pages (1,783 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
In the mid-21st century, a worldwide conflict is brought on by global petroleum shortage. Several nations enter Resource Wars over the last of non-renewable commodities, namely oil and uranium from 2052 to 2077.
China invades Alaska in the winter of 2066, causing the United States to go to war with China and using Canadian resources to supply their war efforts, despite Canadian complaints. Eventually the United States violently annexes Canada in February 2076 and reclaims Alaska nearly a year later. After years of conflict, on October 23, 2077, a global nuclear war occurs.
It is not known who strikes first, but in less than two hours most major cities are destroyed. The effects of the war do not fade for the next hundred years and as a consequence, human society has collapsed leaving only survivor settlements barely able to eke out a living in the barren wasteland, while a few live through the occurrence in underground fallout shelters known as Vaults.
Coopers's Caravan: Stories ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 91 Pages (3,683 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019
"The universe has changed. Planet Earth has changed. Our way of life as we know it, will never be the same."
[Recording made by Derek Williams: former Chief of Staff to The President of the United States of America]
DESCRIPTION: A space expedition begins its voyage to a newly discovered planet. But on Earth, coverage of this historic event becomes overshadowed by a devastating explosion.
In this fast-paced story, Secret Service Agent Mike Stanton and the President's Chief of Staff are assigned to the investigation. Their leading suspect is a hooded figure whose eyes glow red.
Forced to confront their past, they learn of a conspiracy that renders the human race vulnerable to a terrifying force of power.
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy Length: 241 Pages (5,092 KB) Lending: Enabled Added: Feb 19th, 2019