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Reporting the Apocalypse book 1 Frontline: An early days zombie apocalypse action thriller
by Warren Hately
$0.00, 255 pages, 4.5 out of 5.0 (7 reviews), #23 in Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction (Kindle Store)
It’s the story of her career – if it doesn’t kill her first!

Razor-sharp young news reporter Anna Novak’s first day in a new job at the Springfield Gazette coincides with a rash of unusual police reports.

Road rage. Domestic violence. A few murders. A big spike in police shootings.

And then it gets really bad.

Are Anna’s fellow citizens truly rising from the dead?

And if the “Furies” are victims of some kind of virus, why don’t their bites infect?

Could Springfield be the center of an outbreak now threatening the whole world?

And would the President really order nuclear weapons on the American people?

And then there’s rumors about the CIA….

Reporting the Apocalypse is a prequel to the popular After the Apocalypse series by Warren Hately.

Fans of The Walking Dead and George A Romero’s classic Dawn of the Dead will love Reporting the Apocalypse because it’s an action-packed ride following an ambitious young reporter and her team chasing answers live as the world goes to hell. Click to buy!


Evolution A200: A Bubonic Apocalypse (E-A200 Book 1)
by Nathaniel Connors
$0.00, 147 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (3 reviews), #155 in Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction (Kindle Store)
Sunday, May 22nd, 2022. This is the day the horseman’s plague escaped its internment. Not by the devil’s hand but by mine, and by those who aided us in our expedition.
The contagion spread from a tomb in Rome into Germany, and within weeks consumed all of Europe’s mainland, leading to a global military effort to contain the outbreak. But the virus survived, and the pharmaceutical company that procured the strand, too powerful to infiltrate.
It only took a few months before the infected emerged along the Eastern Shoreline of the United States. Coastal Quarantine Zones were established, but they were not prepared. No one was. No one had been. And no one was intended to be.
But as I sit here in a familiar home, embarking on a new expedition, trying to right my wrongs, I realize my chance of survival is slim against a virus that has evolved into something more instinctual, more sophisticated, than the mindless undead that rose from the tomb they were condemned to.
Dr. Katherine Nelson
September 6th, 2022


The Unburied Dead: Book 2 - The Sea Peoples
by Christopher Clarkson
$0.00, 262 pages, 1.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #517 in Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction (Kindle Store)
Arla must continue the search for a cure on her own. Her return to Turkey in search of Michael brings the reality of a post-apocalypitc world into sharp focus and only makes the search for a cure all the more urgent.

Ani and Purdu have taken to the seas to escape the demons, only to find the world of the Sea Peoples offers no escape from the horrors of the Bronze Age Collapse.


Newly Free Post-Apocalyptic Kindle Books for 2020-01-16

KHAOS
by Michael Reid Jr
$0.00, 345 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (2 reviews), #4429 in Colonization Science Fiction eBooks
Billions around the world celebrated Khaos when it was finally revealed, awestruck by the rogue planet entering our solar system. However, for a small group of individuals, it was apocalyptic. Dr. Peels had predicted the path of the celestial body, warning the governments of the world that a near miss was likely. Still, no government had listened, citing other predictive models as the most likely path.
In secret, Dr. Peels built a cooperative effort between private industry, lobbied congress and passed laws, ensuring his veiled plans could unfold. Quickly, humanity began to crumble, coups ensued, and anarchy took hold. Dr. Peels was forced to launch his hand-picked crew early, but things quickly fell apart before the mission began. As the vulnerable crew raced towards Mars, the one thing which held them together wasn’t human, it was an android named Omega, tasked to learn all it can before it’s too late. It’s a race against time, gravity, and the laws of nature in this Khaotic story of salvation.


People In The Trees: The Push Series
by Froylan Cervantes Jr
$0.00, 308 pages, 4.2 out of 5.0 (4 reviews), #576 in Science Fiction Adventure
It had been nearly sixty years since The Push forced almost the entire population of the Earth to extinction. A sudden loss of gravity had caused nearly everything on the face of the planet to become thrust into the sky. Buildings and planes that were shredded fell upward into the clouds, and massive amounts of earth and ocean were torn up and began to circulate in the atmosphere. Only those who could find a way to keep themselves underground were spared the colossal destruction. As for the rest, their screams filled the cold, red skies.
After the dust settled, people emerged from the darkness to try and find a way to live. Most established settlements where it was warm, including Noble, the city in this story. The survivors learned to live in their new environment, retreating underground when it became too unsafe. Massive bodies of ocean still floated above, often crashing back to the ground and drowning everything in the water’s raging path. Other threats existed, but the people thrived.
It was a new start in a strange new world.


Flashback: A Science Fiction Thriller
by Darren Wearmouth
$0.00, 302 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #13 in Technothrillers (Kindle Store)
A machine created for amazing treasure hunts…
Mind-blowing artifacts sold at illegal auctions…
But the greatest discovery in history awaits--and it might end modern civilization...


A missing agent returns after a decade with an astonishing story. The mission was to track down the source behind breathtaking archeological finds. A brother and sister team have developed a device known as the Spyglass, capable of creating historical snapshots in time. However, the siblings are set to shock the world by revealing the body of Jesus Christ...

But that's not Agent Tom Steel's biggest problem. A shadowy syndicate seeks to hijack the Spyglass and unleash a deadly secret that has remained dormant for centuries. If Steel and his team fail, the world will be held hostage by an unstoppable weapon.

FLASHBACK is an exciting, edge of your seat science fiction thriller, packed with twists, guaranteed to keep you turning the pages.



Fractured Paradise (Tomorrow's Dawn Book 2)
by Jeff Wohlrab
$0.00, 244 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #48 in Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction (Kindle Store)
Tensions flare as survivor groups clash in the North Georgia mountains. The group struggles to secure food and water, while the virus reappears to take a toll on the living. While searching for medicine, the survivors stumble upon evidence pointing to the origin of the deadly disease ... and it's man-made. They unknowingly draw the attention of the powerful man who started the apocalypse, and he wants them dead.

This book contains violence and profanity and is intended for more mature audiences.


Miracle Man Revelations: (The Beginning of the End)
by Todd Cramer
$0.00, pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #210 in Suspense (Kindle Store)
When an experimental time ship arrived from the future today, the fate of humanity was trusted to a small town farmer from South Dakota, Rex Henderson. They enhanced his intelligence and later he evolved developing new abilities and powers he could not control.

He uncovered an ancient evil force dating back to the beginning of time plotting our destruction. They have been hidden among us for generations and their plan was about to unfold. What he chooses to do will perhaps save or destroy our world. He was destined perhaps even cursed to become the Miracle Man.


This Little Light of Mine
by Jessica Pinatiello
$0.00, 96 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #248 in Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction (Kindle Store)
Kenneth moves to his grandmothers house to go to a high ranking school. Instead of a normal summer he discovers the truth about his country and decides to do something about it, but little does he know the dangers coming his way. Will Kenneth and his new friend survive the stupidity of their own country’s leaders?


From Earth With Love in Every Language: An Anthology
by Devyn Regueira
$0.00, 142 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #28 in Science Fiction Anthologies (Kindle Store)
"To put it simply, mankind became so proficient a hunter, domesticator, and sportsman that the bulk of his efforts, insofar as mindless beasts are concerned, were necessarily reoriented to protecting those mindless others from himself. It goes without saying that such temperance is without natural precedent, and so too that it represents a reorganization of spirit that occurred in just the knick of time. Populations of fang-toothed simpletons are on the up-and-up, if only because we fancy ourselves virtuous."

Explore realities foreign and familiar, follow alternate timelines to glimpse their unenviable conclusions, and brush the far-off extremities of an infinite network of potentiality. From Earth with Love in Every Language chronicles, from nine perspectives, the state of life on Earth and the nature of its masters.

I. From Earth With Love in Every Language
II. Why Did They Think This Would Be A Problem?
III. Bell Curve
IV. Obsidian
V. Fantasy and Fallacy in Our Time
VI. Pod School
VII. As One Beneath the Membrane
VIII. Celestial Academy: Cadet Handbook
IX. Our First and Lasting Enemy


Reading Relics, The Writing on the Wall, Book 2: A Christian Based EMP Mystery Series
by Christina Kirsch
$0.00, 38 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #27 in Christian Fantasy (Kindle Store)
Dr. Miles Cole and Alexandria Rizzo find themselves deep in a cave on Cuba’s coast. The obelisk they found at the dig site earlier is illuminating the cave, revealing to the duo that they are actually in a man-made structure, an ancient temple. They float through the temple channel into a circular room with several openings leading to new hallways with inscriptions on the ceiling. Alexandria uses her background in cryptology to try to decipher which opening they should explore. Once they make their choice and are inside the selected hallway, the water picks up speed enough speed to make turning back impossible, and forces Alexandria to make split decisions at forks in the channel. In a rush, Alexandria makes a wrong choice, leading them down a path of rushing water, gathering more and more speed. The two, realizing the danger, attempt to turn the boat around, tipping themselves over in the process, and losing the boat to the current. Wet, and missing half of their gear, they fight, swimming against the rushing water by grabbing along the walls of the temple, back to the previous hallway. Once on the correct path again, it isn’t long until they reach the center of the temple. There, they catch their breath, and the recent near death experience ignites a discussion about death, the afterlife, and the Kingdom of Heaven.
The center reveals dozens more of the strange obelisks, and a variety of machines. After some inspection, it becomes clear that the obelisks are actually energy cells that power the machines; the holes act as teeth on a key. Among the ruins, they also find diagrams and blueprints of the ancient civilization’s technology in a library of sorts. After experimenting with several machines, Dr. Cole discovers a platform with an opening for a power cell and inserts the one found at the dig site. Upon activation, the platform begins moving along the top of the water. He and Alexandria are able to use the platform to exit the cave. When they can hear the sound of the ocean outside, the platform stops and begins to make its way back from where it came. The two exit the platform and wade slowly back through the shallow water along the mangrove forest. Alexandria makes Dr. Cole promise to reimburse the hotel for the boat. Once back at the car, Alexandria and Miles are shocked to find Mr. Johnson and Mr. Rodriguez waiting for them.


Refuge Earth: If it's real, is it still magic? (Refuge Omnibus Book 1)
by Foy W. Minson
$0.00, 623 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #51 in Alien Invasion Science Fiction eBooks
Previously published as Refuge by Foy W. Minson.
Book One of the Refuge Omnibus series.
Just as Jason Wolfe, a widower with a ten-year-old daughter, is contemplating giving up his police badge for a less stressful life, an armada of starships falls upon Earth in a blitzkrieg invasion of fire and death, and he is suddenly challenged with their very survival. Even as the alien invaders decimate the human species while destroying anything that may aid survivors, a pair of vicious sociopaths use the opportunity to prey upon their fellows. Jason and his daughter join with other survivors in fleeing and fighting both foes. During all this, strange, new abilities emerge among human survivors, abilities that once resulted in the burning of witches. Might these abilities, if they can be controlled, aid in surviving the chaos — or even in eventually repelling the invaders? Is it only coincidence that these powers are emerging now? If it’s real, is it still magic?


Wolfehaven (Refuge Omnibus Book 3)
by Foy W. Minson
$0.00, 341 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #143 in First Contact Science Fiction eBooks
Refuge Earth, book 1 of the Refuge Omnibus series, saw the kryls’ mighty armada destroy Earth’s civilizations and cull the human population back to a fraction of what had been.
Raven, book 2 of the Refuge Omnibus series, followed the opposing groups of survivors in the following weeks of bloody, post-apocalyptic chaos in which developing psychic abilities played a large part in who survives. Many died, but many survived, after which deteriorating conditions drove those that lived to abandon the ruins of Petaluma, and they headed north to find a new haven.
Wolfehaven, book 3 of the Refuge Omnibus series, begins six years after the caravan of refugees fleeing Petaluma established a new community on the bank of the Russian River in the redwood empire of the northern California coastal mountains.
During a hunt, Raven, Emmie, and Satan encounter Sherri, a young woman pierced by two arrows, with a four-year-old daughter and a babe in arms trying to flee a pair of assassins. In the middle of saving them with the powers they have used daily, they are confronted by a horror from six-years past — a kryl on a capture mission. They survive the confrontation, but with grave injuries that only Lila can handle. En route back to the village, they learn that Sherri’s assassins had been sent by their old nemesis, Ned Morgan, who not only survived the loss of his army six years prior but has established a new reign of terror.
Lila treats those injured, but Sherri, who has come of age under Ned Morgan’s domination and teachings and believing that such powers come from the devil, has trouble accepting all the psychic abilities she witnesses that are everyday functions in the community that has saved her and her children.
When events bring Wolfehaven’s existence to Morgan’s attention on the tongue of a traitor, the mad prophet sets out to finally eradicate the vile minions of the Evil One who opposed him in the past. Will their magic be enough to withstand the forces he brings against them, angry, brutal men believing the prophet's teachings and committed to slaying every living soul and putting the village itself to the torch?


Twitcher: Something momentous lurks in the woods. (Possibles. Book 1)
by L. R. Russell
$0.00, 212 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #156 in First Contact Science Fiction eBooks
A sky-high, vertical, slit materialized on the woodland track. Blythe Park: a massive, English estate. In leather jacket and jeans, looking the stereotypical yob Gareth bumps into Lindsey the Park Warden. She’s in her uniform, the symbol of authority he so despises. Gareth’s friends are concerned about Franksy. Birdwatching seemed only a hobby but he’s becoming obsessed. Gareth arranges to accompany him – to see for the group if Franksy’s all right. Gareth’s dressed in his usual style – keen not to be classed a birdwatcher. But over time, goes ‘native’. Gareth and Lindsey reach an understanding - eventually. Until Gareth’s alien abduction. Throughout the story, an immense, strange slit appears. Gareth witnesses Franksy step nonchalantly out. What’s it mean for humanity?


Wasteland: Book One of the War of the Magi
by D. A. Harlin
$0.00, 213 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #124 in Steampunk Science Fiction (Kindle Store)
In the ancient world, man was the ruler of all he beheld. His technology had allowed him to reach new heights of human dominance and progression. But then came the Wasting, when a blast of pure energy struck down from the sky and the earth was blackened by the dark clouds that eventually covered the surface of the world. All life was nearly lost, and the few remaining human survivors scratched out a bare existence in small colonies as they struggled against the now deadly world around them.

But then came the time when some of them realized they had been changed by the strange force that had so radically altered their world. They could see into the fabric of reality itself, allowing them to make changes as they saw fit. It began in the most basic forms, calling forth the elements and moving things with their minds, but it eventually grew into the arts of healing and modifications of items that they called enchantments. These people formed a new society, which they called the Order of the Magi, and they set their will upon the world around them, making things better for themselves and the rest of humanity that had come to rely upon them. A great city was built and they formed their headquarters there, watching over the people of the Waste and protecting them from the new monsters that had emerged from the energies that had laid the world waste.

But then came rumors of a new enemy, a strange army from across the sea, which seemed intent on enslavement and destruction. And along with this new enemy would come the secrets of the hidden past, and eventually a revelation of the world as something quite different than any of them had ever believed possible.


The Tilt Series - Boxed Set: Magenta Rising and Sinai's Descent.
by Marolyn Diver-Dudfield
$0.00, 415 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #419 in Action & Adventure Fiction (Kindle Store)
The Tilt Series Boxed Set. Book 1 and 2 of the New Zealand base post-apocalyptic series.

Magenta Rising (The Tilt Series Book 1)
Central Otago, New Zealand. Three hundred and fifty years after a catastrophic disaster has killed 99.9% of the planet’s population, the survivors – descendants of the only underground shelter to remain miraculously intact – struggle to survive in a hostile new world.
Drenched in deadly ultraviolet rays, the human race’s dwindling genetic code is in crisis. To nurture and rebuild it, a cloning program was established to mass produce identical self-aware male and female clones to undertake the environmentally dangerous tasks for the fledgling, canopy-protected colony of Sinai. These replicants were all called, simply, Joseph and Clara.
With a century and half of faithful servitude behind them, two military cadet Claras experience an unexpected “life variation”. They suddenly evolve, step outside the cluster and form – for the first time – their own awareness.
This evolution takes each of them on their own personal journey where, together, they uncover just how far the leaders of the new Earth will go to protect the human race from extinction.

Sinai's Descent (The Tilt Series Book 2)
With Sinai’s binds unraveling, the two Claras must choose which side to stay loyal to, and decide who, in a world torn apart, the real enemy is.
In the depths of the jungle-covered outer sector, renegade Clara struggles to come to terms with her own past, to face the responsibilities of what she has done and, more importantly, to embrace what she must become.
Sinai Clara, embedded amongst the elite Humanitarian Services, faces her own demons. After all she has witnessed and unsure how far she must go to stop its momentum, she joins forces with those who plan to take Sinai down from within.
In the explosive conclusion to The Tilt Series saga, the Claras make their own mark in the uprising that could finally bring Sinai’s corrupt rulers to their knees.


Master Hunter: The Stone Scry and Cuddles, combined
by Dennis Fueyo
$0.00, 329 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #243 in Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction (Kindle Store)
A ten-year period of accelerated climate change cripples the United States. In its wake, a barbarian horde punches through the east coast usurping the water trade from established, successful tribes. Those like Sam Mason’s, the largest tribe in Wilmington, North Carolina. Los Angeles born biologist Tom Mason discovers a gene regulating neural growth factor in engineered mosquitoes that prevents disease outbreaks. His world-renowned work drags the Mason family into the secret world of retired pharmaceutical giant Arnold Stone, who envisions other uses for the expression system.

Tom raises his son, Sam, in Raleigh as the Earth changes. Tribes form along the Southeast Coast in the wake of civilization’s mass exodus into the mountains. Those left behind must carve a living amidst gangs, mutated man-eating animals and plants, pestilent weather, and a swelling barbarian horde. Estranged from his father, Sam moves to Wilmington and joins the Divers, a powerful tribe supplying freshwater to an exhausted, starving Southwest. While Sam competes with sharks the size of a school bus for food, Tom travels into North Carolina’s swamplands to collect strange samples and is coerced by a sadistic interdimensional being to make a deal.

Disillusioned by the Divers, worried about his mother alone in Raleigh, Sam defects from the Divers. He must make a choice – leave his tribe to fight the horde or help his father fulfill the bargain, sliding into a wasteland rife with mutation and under control by interdimensional beings that harvest energy from the dead. He must confront a new race, one mutated by the Stone strain harnessing special powers. The race created a new, powerful energy source using radiotrophic fungi, and none who seeks them ever return. But a mysterious interdimensional entity watches over Sam, bound by an agreement struck with his father. Described as unsympathetic, destructive, and selfish, and known for farming human souls for sustenance, the entity might be Sam’s only hope to survive his journey.

Master Hunter combines two books, The Stone Scry and Cuddles, which collectively form the Master Hunter series. The complete story includes updated formatting and some minor edits.


The Cabin Boxset: EMP Survival in a Powerless World
by James Hunt
$0.00, 622 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #2324 in Dystopian Fiction
What happens when all means of transportation and communication suddenly vanish? What happens when you can’t call for help? What happens when the only person you can rely on is yourself? What happens when an EMP sends the United States back into the stone age? Find out now with this collection of unputdownable EMP thrillers.


The Final Stand

When an EMP cripples the nation's power grid, lawlessness erupts across the country. Fighting against the chaos, Detective Mike Thorton must rescue his family from the city and bring them to his sister's cabin in the mountains.

The Final Homestead

After an EMP strike leaves the country with no power or communications, James Bowers, a fourth-generation cattle rancher, must rescue his wife and son from the chaos engulfing San Antonio, Texas. But with so many unprepared, James discovers more than one type of enemy.


The Lost Colony of Hope
by Robert Pranic
$0.00, 18 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #7 in 30-Minute Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Reads
This short science fiction is set 250 years into the future. A future where Earth becomes threatened by global warming caused by the Sun growing larger, and mankind has no option but to set out in search of new worlds to populate. With most colonies struggling to take hold of their new found homes there appears to be little hope for mankind. While en-route back to Earth a Starship captain and his crew pick up signals of a lost crew and colonists. They detour and investigate only to be confronted with something unheard of throughout the colonies. The lost colony of hope may just be mankind's only chance for survival. If you like stories from the golden age of science fiction this is right up your alley.


Meet Me by the Lane: A Novel of the Apocalypse, Part V
by Douglas A. Schrock
$0.00, 173 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #xx in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Post-Apocalyptic
It is not an actual, literal mark on the hand or forehead, as so many have expected, but—make no mistake—it is real, it exists, it does come. “On the hand” for those who live for pleasure of the body; “on the forehead” for those whose intellect is evil. And what is it exactly? It is the Mark of the Beast, and on September 1, 2061, it is signed into law in Kazan, Russia by the world’s eight most powerful leaders, inaugurating the seven years of Hell on Earth referred to as “the Tribulation.” Even a day before the treaty is ratified, Kazan is stricken by a massive earthquake, fire, and eruption of new geysers—these express God’s rage with those who wish to unite humanity against Him. These eight men, having escaped this disaster narrowly with their lives, assume the worst is over and ratify the treaty anyway.

And then September 2 dawns, only to reveal much worse back in the country that the Lord holds most accountable for Kazan: the United States. America's final president, the False Prophet, Ryan Cooper Preston, whose life and career and administration seemed so full of hope and light and freedom, will find out he is viewed by his own God as most culpable for things. Because he worships freedom, self, and sin, and teaches Earth to do the same. What September 2 holds specifically in store for man is “Pyramid Lake 1,” the first of three colossal earthquakes that open up huge literal divides through much of North America. The scope is unimaginable, and 20 million die. Only 1 percent of what is damaged or destroyed—including many entire American cities—can be repaired to any noticeable degree. In the most poetic and symbolic aspect of the earthquake’s terror, the nation’s “divorce capital” Reno, Nevada is itself split apart, its two halves relocated to the opposing sides of the massive new crevasse between two portions of the country. In a nation where one-half of all who marry eventually divorce, such judgment has now come. Far worse yet is on its way as Genghis Khan, who does still live as "Restored Republic" Nationalist dictator Hu Chiang of China, prepares to carry out his war of vengeance from East Asia.

And it certainly isn't just the everyday people of the U.S. who are guilty…nor is it only those who divorce who are held accountable. It is also those in power, indeed those in the White House, and it is those, too, whose marriages are cold and bitter. The President and First Lady, who never technically divorce, drift farther and farther apart, and soon resort to lust and sin to keep alive their marriage and their waning motivation for their duties. The horrors of "Pyramid Lake 1" are strong and certain warnings both for them and for their people. They all fail to listen. Instead, Mrs. Preston embarks on a whirlwind tour of the Orient in the wake of a new regime in China; there she is wined and dined and misled into thinking that the East has turned a new page, a lie to which she soon succumbs. Meanwhile, back in Washington, her husband, rather than look inward at himself and his great nation to see what could be changed, decides to direct his malice at both Carl Ring and smaller nations whose threats he wants removed.

Regrettably for Preston, regrettably for Earth, he soon finds out that Ring--who owns the audience at his trial at Fort Leavenworth--is now a martyr, now a magnet for desperate people. Preston soon invades Mexico and props up a right-wing regime, also making time to pour out fire on nations in Central America and the Middle East. Urged by Israel's prime minister, whose nation is now wearied despite its victory in another full-scale war--the Muslim world is livid over the return of Jewish daily sacrifices to the Temple Mount--Preston hits nuke-ruined Iran with record-breaking conventional bomb runs.

But all man's efforts are in vain. God will still judge. Darcloch, in Scotland for now, will soon have a global ministry that says just that. Even now he knows that only courage and true love will do.


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Visitor
by Rex Bromfield
$0.00, 200 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #8 in LGBT Science Fiction (Kindle Store)

MEET JANE BOXER

She's on a visit home to Earth after nine hard years in the struggling Mars colony.

The good life on Earth: Everything is free, no one needs to work; everybody gets a fabulous new look, and the party never ends.


BUT SOMETHING IS WRONG!


Someone - or something - is working secretly to undo this good life, and when Jane uncovers the plot, her life hangs in the balance.

Visitor is a frightening tale of danger, intrigue, and courage. A must read for anyone concerned with the specter of uncontrolled technology.

"...a smart, futuristic, daring and imaginative novel.
Bromfield's knowledge of technology is phenomenal, his characters convincing ...truly a master of the English language" -- Amazon Reader



Brutale
by Steven J Shelley
$0.00, 321 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #1693 in Science Fiction TV, Movie & Game Tie-In
A sociopathic bounty hunter prowls the streets of a sweaty, sleazy neon metropolis in search of his next kill.

No amount of cybernetic augs and implants can satisfy his darkening desires.

Stylish cyberpunk thriller and fearless meditation on what it means to be human, BRUTALE marries lust and violence in a dazzling near-future cocktail.

STEVEN J SHELLEY writes cyberpunk and science fiction.


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You Have Been Judged: A Space Opera Adventure Legal Thriller (Judge, Jury, & Executioner Book 1)
by Craig Martelle
$0.00, 292 pages, 4.6 out of 5.0 (204 reviews), #1 in Galactic Empire Science Fiction eBooks

Rivka Anoa has a gift and a galactic mandate. 

She's a lawyer accused of a murder she did commit. She stands ready to accept her fate, even though her victim was a murderer. A second chance appears. Become more than a lawyer. Be one who judges and punishes the guilty.

Could she look herself in the mirror after meting out justice? She's about to find out. Rivka heads to space to be the Judge, Jury, & Executioner. Criminals have nowhere to go.

You Have Been Judged...

Get it now.

Judge, Jury, & Executioner is a stand-alone series in the Kurtherian Gambit Universe. No previous books need to be read. Just lock in your seat-belt, grab your favorite drink and be ready for your socks to be blown off.

--- PLEASE NOTE ---

*** This book contains cursing. Perhaps humorous cursing, but cursing nevertheless. If this offends you, perhaps this book isn't for you.




Star Pirate
by Mia Archer
$0.00, 301 pages, 4.2 out of 5.0 (29 reviews), #1 in LGBT Science Fiction (Kindle Store)
Travel the galaxies. Meet new and interesting aliens. Seduce them, then rob them blind.

Not bad work for an earth girl abducted from a sci-fi con and thrown into a life of piracy in the civilized galaxies!

Flynn had it all. A modified freighter to travel the galaxies. A loyal crew who’d die for her, and a plan to rob the most powerful royal family those galaxies have ever known!

The one thing she wasn’t counting on? Falling head over heels for the princess she’s trying to rob!

Seleya had it all. She was the princess heiress. First in line for the Selevas throne. And she hated living life in a gilded cage where she was forever a slave to her mother’s whims.

A one night dalliance with a strange noble from an outlying galaxy seemed like just the thing to infuriate the queen. What she wasn’t counting on was that noble being one of the most notorious pirates in the civilized galaxies on a mission to seduce and steal!

The stuck up princess and the smart-mouthed pirate are about to lead each other on a chase across the stars in the biggest heist the civilized galaxies have ever seen. The only question is whether they’ll kill each other or kiss each other when the dust settles!

Star Pirate is an 85,000 word lesbian science fiction romance that’s a little Han Solo, a little Spaceballs, and a guaranteed geeky good time!


Starlog Magazine The Sci Fi Comics: March 1996
by William Shatner
$0.00, pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #63 in Space Opera Science Fiction (Kindle Store)
Welcome aboard, new friends! May our journey together be long and wonderful...

You are holding the a magazine devoted to the field of science fiction in films and television: the realm that combines science, adventure, romance, and philosophy.

At its best, science fiction in the visual media creates worlds apart from our own, in which we can lose ourselves for a time while dwelling upon truths about the human condition that can be isolated by imagination and presented dramatically.

We constantly strive to give our readers the best, most exciting and beautiful magazine the science fiction world has ever seen.

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Infinite Worlds: Volume 1
by Jonathan Schlosser
$0.00, pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #9582 in Dystopian Fiction
"The writing lures you into a false sense of tranquility that borders into meditative until images of unspeakable suspense and horror abruptly snap you from your comfort zone."“Tell me,” he said. “Please tell me.”“It’s an engine,” she said. “But it jumps between realities. Dimensions. Worlds.”“This is what you’ve been working on?”“They’re infinite,” she said. “There’s no end to them that I can see. We could do this forever and it’d always be different. Some places of destruction and death and loss. Others washed in peace and wealth. In some there are so many people that no one could even count the worlds they live on, let alone the people themselves. In others they’re all dead and long gone and other things have replaced them.” Shrugging now. As if it were beyond even her. “They’re infinite.”“But this,” he said. “But this isn’t ours?”“Are any of them?”While I was editing The Dragon Hunt, I spent time every day writing flash fiction. This collection of short stories is the result. It ranges from fantasy to science fiction to horror to dystopian fiction. It was very fun to write and I hope you love reading it.


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Starseed
by Liz Gruder
$0.00, 285 pages, 3.9 out of 5.0 (42 reviews), #229 in First Contact Science Fiction eBooks
Kaila Guidry has always known she is different. After all, her mother insists she hide her hair under a tin foil shield and a wig before leaving the house. When Kaila meets Jordyn Stryker one day at school, she begins to understand the origin of her mother’s seemingly irrational fears.

Jordyn Stryker was born and raised far from Earth, a starseed, one of six new students sent undercover to Louisina’s Bush High to learn human ways. When Kaila is pushed to her limit by high school bullying and cruelty, Jordyn steps in and awakens her to a new reality, and to love. Out of loyalty to him, Kaila looks the other way when the real purposes of the starseed begin to unfold.

As the horrific plan behind the starseed visit to Earth moves forward, Kaila and Jordyn, caught in an impossible love, must face who they really are and decide where their true loyalties lie.

"I will gladly give this story 5 stars. It isn't often that I find a new twist on the old sci fi, but Gruder has managed to give it a unique perspective." --Recent Reads

"Kaila was very relateable to me, she loved her family but longed to know a sense of normalcy." --Fun With Books

"Liz Gruder created in her protagonist a dichotomy of child and woman that I found positively endearing and very entertaining. Kaila is a teenager who conveys the innocence of a sheltered child with her earnestness, compassion and sweetness." --Mommasez

"Starseed brings a nice sci-fi flavor with a dash of romance to the genre. Fans of SF in general can enjoy . . .the juicy splashes of science fact and fiction, along with those who would like to dip into the genre pool without being drowned in too much SF too soon. This is a welcome edition to the SFR YA genre." A Writer's Dream

“I really liked the story. It caught me off guard and won me over after the first chapter. The main conflict is a personal one for Kalia. Will she embrace her alien side or continue life as a human?” --Pixie Dust Reviews

"The concept of starseeds was a big selling point for me. I’ve watched enough Star Trek and sci-fi in my time that this really hooked me. Aliens, who look perfectly normal, and so much like humans they might as well be, are hiding among us. Maybe they’re trying to help us into a Golden Age. Maybe they simply want to watch and learn about us. Or, maybe, they’re here for another, darker reason." --The Forbidden Library


Ho gene
by Ben Adams
$0.00, 194 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #xx in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > First Contact
Are we alone in the universe?
Come on a journey to discover the truth.


The Gardener's Errand!
by Michael Butler
$0.00, 167 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #24045 in Alien Invasion Science Fiction
A fictional story of adversity and survival in a hyper environment, perpetually playing to our insatiable curiosity and sense of adventurism: Appealing to adults, both young and more mature alike.

Spanning from known limits of smallness to that of Multiverse vastness, Glynn is thrust into an epic journey of profundity. Operating at the smallest of known physical limits, his hyper-advanced antagonists have a significant task for him to perform?

Harnessing the ability to synthesise and construct all types of subatomic wave particles; they can assemble any atom, element, compound, molecule, material and structure. Even so, only complex biology, tempered with life's experiences, is thought to be able to accomplish their critical need!

In a state of extreme shock and denial, Glynn, taken for his singular mindset and naturally strong survival instinct to see his family again, reluctantly complies!

Throughout this uniquely darkish adventure, he, aided by a super advanced navigational computer, encounters many a remarkable vista and challenge.

This story fictionally interprets many contemporary theories and informatively incorporates many real-world natural facts and phenomena. A fictional story and possible learning experience all rolled into one great novel.


King's Pawn
by BC Jarvis
$0.00, 31 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #xx in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > First Contact
An inventor who dreams of being modern day Tesla is inspired by cosmic forces beyond this reality. The only problem is a member of Earth's elite who wants to control it all for himself.


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Treasure of the Abyss (The Kraken Book 1)
by Tiffany Roberts
$0.00, 366 pages, 4.6 out of 5.0 (312 reviews), #34 in Fantasy & Futuristic Romance
HIS TREASURE AND HIS OBSESSION...

Despite her longing for the sea, Macy has clung to the safety of land for half her life, devoting herself to her daily routine — until she agrees to go sailing with a childhood friend. Her fears come to fruition when a sudden storm capsizes their boat, rekindling her old terror. She awakens to a rescuer who is anything but human — and he refuses to let her go. Treated like a curiosity and a possession, she's desperate to go home. Yet Macy is undeniably drawn to this strange creature. Can she give up her old life, her family and friends, to embrace this adventure…and Jax?

HER SAVIOR AND HER CAPTOR...

Jax the Wanderer is a hunter, an explorer, and an oddity among his kind. While other kraken are content near their dens, Jax is driven by a deep need to journey far and wide, discovering the unknown corners of the sea. Macy challenges everything he's known; she is the most alluring creature he's ever seen on his travels. He must possess her, though he knows it can only end in disaster. How much is he willing to forsake for the female he desires?


The Yellow Hoods Boxset (Books 1-3): Steampunk meets fairy tale
by Adam Dreece
$0.00, 600 pages, 4.5 out of 5.0 (15 reviews), #1 in Children's Steampunk Books

A world of inventors, adventure, and fairy tales made real


A secret society is on the hunt for the first steam engine plans from master inventor Nikolas Klaus. When Tee, Elly, and Richy get caught in the middle, they're lives are forever altered as they take their first steps to becoming the legends known as the Yellow Hoods.

From the realms of nursery rhymes and fairy tales, meet Christophe Creangle, Nikolas Klaus, and Ron-Paul Silskin, as well the Tub, a secret society led for decades by butchers, bakers, and candle stick makers, and more.

Touching and daring, with snarky humor, the Yellow Hoods is clean YA that appeals to younger (9-15) and older readers alike.

"Dreece has crafted a tale with elements to delight the child in all of us, and intrigue the most creative adult mind." — Author J.K.Norry

"A gripping read. Lots of fun for kids and adults both. A wonderful mixture of action, mystery and whimsy that leaves an impression on you long after you've turned the last page." - B. Fonseca, avid reader

This boxset collects the first 3 of 5 books (and the bonus mini-book 2.5 - Snappy and Dashing) of the best-selling and multi-award finalist series:
- Book 1 - Finalist for IAN's Book of the Year 2015 in Young Adult, Honorable Mention by Reader's Favorite for their 2016 award for grades 4-6, WishingShelf finalist for YA book of the year 2017
- Book 2 - Finalist for IAN's Book of the Year 2015 in Fantasy

Don't forget to pick up Book 4 - Beauties of the Beast and Book 5 - The Day the Sky Fell! It makes for a great binge read.


Interviews With the Rauschmonstrum
by Nick LaTorre
$0.00, 114 pages, 4.8 out of 5.0 (7 reviews), #152 in General Humorous Fiction
In the 1950's a shapeshifting monster known as the Rauschmonstrum revealed himself to the world as the manipulator and shaper of much of mankind's history. The Rauschmonstrum's appearance into public life caused massive changes in the political and cultural life of the United States, as well as all over the world. Through this collection of interviews the Rauschmonstrum has had over a more than 50 year period, we get a sense of the interesting new world he has created.


Seven-Point Star
by G. S. Taylor
$0.00, 449 pages, 4.5 out of 5.0 (18 reviews), #185 in Paranormal & Urban Fantasy (Kindle Store)
In the flying city at the heart of Germany, a newly engineered magical artifact promises to unlock powers divine.

It might just be the last thing Raina will ever steal.

In the aftermath of Germany's victory in the Great War, Raina loved being among the last who could still hurt the mages and magnates of the rising superpower. Now the untouchable thief has fallen into a trap, her magic stolen, freedom taken, family threatened – and forced to take on the most dangerous job she's ever had. Stealing the most powerful piece of magical technology ever invented may be her last chance at winning back her future.

The values of the old world clash with the advancements of the magical-industrial revolution as humanity barges into an unprecedented new age, and in the eye of the storm, the girl from the slums of Paris begins to uncover why the Seven-Point Star has haunted her all her life.


Deep Core
by FX Holden
$0.00, 477 pages, 4.4 out of 5.0 (6 reviews), #163 in Hard Science Fiction (Books)
"An original and expertly plotted hard-sci-fi romp." Publishers Weekly BookLife.

"Intriguing ... engaging ... mysterious ... fascinating ... has twists upon twists." Readers Favorite

AJ is a maintenance tech at Sol Vista care facility. He likes the quiet life. Visiting with his ma. A burger at Fatty's. Surfing the Shifting Sea. Staying in flow. But his flow gets sorely disrupted when a new resident moves into Sol Vista and AJ soon finds himself on the run from an interplanetary assassin, trying to track down a hacker otherwise known as Destroyer of Worlds, all so he can save the life of his new girlfriend, who turns out NOT to be the laid back, Territorian skater girl he thought she was. Sometimes the flow is hard to find, even for a cyber.

A 99c bonus hard sci-fi title released for FX Holden fans because ... why not? You've been good to me, so this is for you! I enjoyed writing this one so much, I am sure I will return to the world of Coruscant for a follow up.


Yakuza Territory (Suprahuman Secret Book 3)
by Milo James Fowler
$0.00, 94 pages, 4.4 out of 5.0 (3 reviews), #38 in Two-Hour Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Short Reads
A detective with no way out. A telepath with something to prove.

Charlie Madison has seen more than his share of war. When he stops by the 37th precinct late one night to check on his old friend Sergeant Douglass, the place is as quiet as a morgue. The last thing he expects to find: half a dozen Russian gunmen with a score to settle.

What starts out as a vicious Alamo-style battle soon evolves into something more sinister as Madison's past comes into play. Will his ties to a branch of the Japanese mafia be a help or a hindrance? And who is the strange man in holding? Why are the Russians determined to break him out?

Struggling to survive the night, one private eye must rely on his wits to solve a mystery where he's outnumbered, outgunned, and trapped inside a police station with a soulless killing machine.

Novella - Crime Noir / Science Fiction
Sequel to Girl of Great Price and Immaterial Evidence
Precursor to Chimera Effect


The Enemy Within: A Dystopian Thriller
by Graham Watkins
$0.00, 236 pages, 4.6 out of 5.0 (8 reviews), #642 in Literature & Fiction (Kindle Store)

A car crash, an old suitcase and a dark secret leads to a story of arson and murder.

Simon Reece's journey through this dystopian crime thriller, searching to find his identity, draws him into a world of lies, danger and murder. This is a world controlled by evil policemen, corrupt politicians and all seeing computers, a world where fiction and science come together, of suspense and action where vulnerable citizens are mere pawns in a terrible experiment. As Simon Reece fights to expose the truth he faces mortal challenges, deadly enemies who will stop at nothing and a state which will do everything in its power to destroy him. Reece's quest is a story of Orwellian madness writ large in the 21st Century.

Paul White's review says all;

Revelations in the aftermath of a tragedy, lead Simon Reece, cyber-security entrepreneur, to embark on a quest to discover his true identity. This personal catastrophe intersects with national calamity – a fractured country, paralysed by rioting, plagued by terrorist violence, struggling to find its own new identify; a nation highly susceptible to the arguments of a populist movement that offers an apparently surefooted pathway amidst the sinkholes of a collapsing society and body politic.

The book’s author, Watkins, masterfully taps into the zeitgeist of potentially post-Brexit Britain, immersing the reader in a maelstrom from which the lead character and the country are co-joined in a struggle in which so-called “special relationships” are exposed as ephemeral window-dressings concealing shady goings-on where vested interests are ruthlessly pursued. Watkins takes us on a journey at which every twist and turn leads to revelations that shatter the very foundations of what might be considered normal, both for the individual and for society at large.

At the heart of the book lies a fundamental question: in highly volatile times, how much “collateral damage” to our freedom and civil liberties are we prepared to accept in return for state protection from myriad threats and dangers?

In a book that combines Buchanesque plot lines with Orwellian dystopia, every reader will surely find themselves reflecting on how Watkins’ vision could all too easily become a devastating reality.



The Seventh Carrier (Seventh Carrier Series Book 1)
by Peter Albano
$0.00, 397 pages, 3.8 out of 5.0 (41 reviews), #1856 in Military Thrillers (Kindle Store)
It is the first day of December, 1983. Ted ‘Trigger’ Ross is a very long way from his past as a World War II hero, as forty years later he travels aboard the steamer Sparta, through the Bering Sea.

Then, as if from nowhere come Japanese aircraft, Zeros, World War II vintage — and nearly four decades after that war ended, they are heading straight for Sparta.

As they undertake their strafing run, destroying the blood-soaked Sparta and killing most of her crew, Trigger Ross is hurled out of calm normality and back into the horrors of war.

Because for the crew of the carrier Yonaga, World War II has not yet ended.

The crew of the carrier Yonaga are samurai, and that means following orders, even to the death.

And the crew of the Yonaga have orders to attack Pearl Harbor. Orders that have never been revoked, and which must therefore be carried out.

As Ross, a prisoner on board the Yonaga, finds himself carried back towards his homeland, he draws upon all his inner strength and understanding — of Japanese culture, and of warfare — in a desperate bid to avert disaster.

Meanwhile the American authorities, baffled by repeated reports of ships attacked by Zeros, search for answers.

Brent Ross, Trigger’s son, believes his father lost at sea. Having heard tales of Japanese ‘holdouts’ many years after World War II, Brent suspects that something similar may be afoot.

Brent is right. But how long will it take his superiors to realise that?

As the Americans seek answers, and Brent seeks support for his theory, the Yonaga travels on, relentlessly, getting ever closer to Pearl Harbor.

The original attack on Pearl Harbor was made by six Japanese carriers: now the seventh is on her way. And the Americans, for whom World War II ended almost forty years previously, are completely unprepared for any attack.

Will the Yonaga reach her destination?

And if she does — what then?

Peter Albano (1922-2006) was a US writer who served in the US Navy 1942-1946; he is known mainly for the nine-book Seventh Carrier sequence of military adventures staring the World War Two Japanese aircraft carrier Yonaga.


Rogue Powers
by Phil Stern
$0.00, 130 pages, 3.9 out of 5.0 (12 reviews), #92 in Science Fiction Adventure
A powerful young telepath defies an entire society to save the one he loves.

Within the Kingdom, individual paranormal power is a fact of life. Yet only the royal family can openly display their wondrous talents. Any commoners revealing unusual abilities face arrest and execution, often at the hands of the King's own empowered secret police.

Ever since birth, Anson's mother has drilled him in how to keep his power secret. Living in a distant village, he's managed to keep his head low and abilities to himself, even while other children foolishly reveal themselves to the wrong people.

However, when Anson is called to the capital city for his compulsory military service, he's forced to elude the King's powerful agents on their own turf. He also meets a curious young princess, who's both powerful and sensitive enough in her own right to discover Anson's secret.

Managing to remain one step ahead of the King's empowered operatives, Anson and Lydia make plans to escape the Kingdom entirely. But once the monarch announces Lydia is to marry another royal telepath against her will, the two young rebels must immediately battle for their own future, reshaping their entire society in the process.


Cenotaph Road (Cenotaph Road Series Book 1)
by Robert E. Vardeman
$0.00, 224 pages, 3.6 out of 5.0 (13 reviews), #161 in Science Fiction Adventure

“Robert E. Vardeman has created a pair of heroes – and a villain of equal calibre – guaranteed to live in the reader’s mind long after the last page has been read.” – George Proctor

His path is set, but it could all end in darkness…



After a good night goes badly wrong, Dar-elLan-Martak finds himself on the run for a murder he didn’t commit.

With the viscious and much-hated grey soldiers fast on his toes, Lan must find a way to escape – and Cenotaph Road may just be the answer to that.

Legend has it that if you lie down in the crypt of a long-dead hero, when the moon is full and the clock strikes midnight, you will be transported … elsewhere.

But Lan soon discovers that one cannot escape ones problems so easily.

Hoping for a safe haven, he finds only a stronger desire for vengeance on the other side.

With an arachnid companion at his side and a treacherous journey ahead of him, Lan must stay hidden from the grey soliders that litter every world, all whilst seeking vengeance for the death of his love.

Cenotaph Road is an action-packed sci fi-fantasy fusion novel, the first in the Cenotaph Road series.

Praise for Robert E. Vardeman:



“Fast action, unusual characters, and fun to read!” – Fred Saberhagen

“Without a doubt, Vardeman can write an exciting page-turner!” – MyShelf.com

Robert E. Vardeman has written over fifty science fiction, mystery, western and fantasy novels. As well as his main works he has written under eight pseudonyms, venturing into game tie-in works, Star Trek novels, and short fiction. After gaining a degree in physics, he began writing for fanzines, resulting in a nomination for the 1972 Hugo Award for the Best Fan Writer. On top of his writing, he is also one of the founders of Bubonicon, a New Mexico science fiction convention.



Attribution: Social and Cyber Spaces
by Taiye Lambo
$0.00, 97 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #10 in Military Thrillers (Kindle Store)
Attribution is a fictional novella that brings awareness to social injustice, cybersecurity, family breakdown, and autism by detailing 40 weeks in the life of a fourteen-year-old ninth-grader from Atlanta, Georgia who went from being a ‘straight A’ student and winning a hackathon to experiencing parental separation, expulsion from school, ending up as a national security threat and surviving a drone attack in a remote location in Montana.


The Hypothesis of Giants- Book 3: The Control
by Melissa Kuch
$0.00, 380 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #1382 in Literature & Fiction (Kindle Store)
Will Boreas fight the evil within to realize his true destiny in time?

Prepare for a journey to the depths of Hyperborea. There, Aurora will have to embrace her powers as the Goddess of Dawn to help fight the Common Good Army and save Boreas from the grasp of Inspector Herald. But learning who she is meant to be is only part of the journey, as Aurora continues to struggle with her feelings for both Boreas and Jonathan.

Jake Fray is forced to infiltrate the rebellion at the mercy of Inspector Herald. He needs to gain Aurora's trust so that she foregoes her place in the battle. With his sister Mary's life in the balance, how far is Jake willing to go to save his sister's life?

It is a battle of wills and a battle of the heart, while unveiling a secret that can change the course of the prophecy and the world as they know it


What a Time to Be Alice!
by G. S. Taylor
$0.00, 359 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #33 in Science Fiction Adventure
FREE between January 15th - January 19th!

Alice C. Ellen’s cybernetic enhancements, finely-tailored genes, and potentially indefinite lifespan make her an altogether average fifteen-year-old in the late 22nd century. Being the next target of the Solar System’s most notorious terrorist organisation is, on the other hand, thankfully rather unusual.

Upon leaving her cramped American megacity for the prestigious Stellar Academy on the Moon, Alice begins to unravel a web of secrets connecting her family, the Academy, and the criminals – and learns a little more about what it means to be human in the process.

‘What a Time to Be Alice!’ blurs the line between artificial and natural in a love letter to science and science fiction, promising a hard sci-fi adventure and an optimistic tale of technology gone right.


Fireflies
by Erica Lindquist
$0.00, 86 pages, 3.8 out of 5.0 (4 reviews), #151 in Space Exploration Science Fiction eBooks
A haunted train, the gods’ retirement home, a spirit of vengeance who doesn’t know her purpose, a man guarding secrets he doesn’t remember, an ancient star brings a spaceship comes to life, and laws of the dead that prove tricky.

Fireflies is a collection of short stories by Erica Lindquist and Aron Christensen.


The Palladium Artifacts
by Tim Hunt
$0.00, 145 pages, 5.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #117 in Steampunk Science Fiction (Kindle Store)
Bronson Stillwell is ripped from his small-town existence and propelled into a world of peril and intrigue when a mysterious figure gives him an amulet and a book. He sends Bronson on a quest along with Abigail Chadwick, to find the seven keys to open the gates of Marlayon, the place Athena would go to get away from mankind. They find themselves pursued by the evil Sir Astor Babcock who seeks the power of Marlayon and will stop at nothing to get it. Joined by Captain Atwater, his son, Felix, Professor John Windom, Brandon Candacarn, Alex Abernathy and a strange, boney old lady; it's a wild, rag tag adventure around the world searching for artifacts and escaping the clutches of evil in a perilous quest to save the world.


The Egg-Shaped Thing
by Christopher Hodder-Williams
$0.00, 249 pages, 3.8 out of 5.0 (5 reviews), #183 in Paranormal Suspense

‘Both humanly and scientifically plausible. Read and be scared’ THE SUN



Three screaming cats, a no-entry road sign, a pair of swans, three dead trees, two craggy rocks, a blue pool within a huge subterranean hall… What does it all mean? James Fulbright wants to know – because unless he finds out, Time will wrap round itself.

The Egg-Shaped Thing is a novel about Einstein’s Law of Relativity let loose. It is an adventure story in which the enemy is a twist in space, brought about by the immersion in that space of a terrifying object of indefinable dimensions.

Praise for Christopher Hodder-Williams:


‘It is fast-moving, at times almost bafflingly so, and has this author’s customary display of technical expertise’ - DAILY TELEGRAPH

‘… secures for its author a comfortable place among the best catastrophe writers - Verne, Wyndham and Wells’ - TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT


Christopher Hodder-Williams was an English writer, mainly of science fiction, but he wrote novels about aviation and espionage as well. Before his career in writing, Hodder-Williams joined the army in 1944, and served in the Middle East and lived in Kenya and New York, later settling in the UK. Many of his books are early examples of what would later be called techno-thrillers. He also worked as a composer and lyricist, and wrote numerous plays for television.


Blood and Time: A Short Story
by Joshua Scribner
$0.00, 11 pages, 4.0 out of 5.0 (1 reviews), #838 in 15-Minute Literature & Fiction Short Reads
An old man is relaxing on the beach. He' approached by a beautiful young woman who wants to talk. He doesn't mind the company at all, but then she seems to know way too much about him.


Organo-Topia
by Scott Michael Decker
$0.00, 168 pages, 3.7 out of 5.0 (3 reviews), #167 in Cyberpunk Science Fiction (Kindle Store)

Murderous nanobots are on the loose, and detective Maris Peterson is going to find out why.

After a young woman plunges to her death from a penthouse and the vicious bots eat another victim from the soles up, surly city detective Maris digs deep into the steamy world of reproduction, where mega-companies collect sperm and ovum from unwilling donors, fetuses are conceived in Petrie dishes, and children grow to viability in factories by the thousands.

After the Coalition takes over his investigation, Maris goes underground and delves ever deeper into the brutal, repressive serfdom endured by the factory-grown Organo-humes. But can he find out who is behind the murders?



Death Duel (Charlie Madison Case Files Book 3)
by Milo James Fowler
$0.00, 129 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #53 in Science Fiction Adventure
An honest cop impaled through the chest. A detective fighting his way to the truth.

Private eye Charlie Madison saw his share of murder and mayhem during the war. But he's never seen anything like this on home soil. The culprit can't be human. A mandroid, then? Cyborg?

Madison's investigation takes him deep into the underground world of extreme fighting -- duels to the death, showcased beneath the city's biggest casino. Along the way, he discovers a new steroid quietly coming out of Little Tokyo. If rumors are true, it can turn a man into a killing machine.

Before vengeful police can find and execute the murderer, another officer is found slain. With rogue yakuza, the Russian mob, and Federal agents in the mix, Madison must put the pieces of this violent mystery together before the city loses another good cop.

Problem is, the killer may be one of his own clients.

Novella - Crime Noir / Science Fiction
Sequel to Doppelgänger's Curse
Precursor to Girl of Great Price, Immaterial Evidence, Yakuza Territory, and Chimera Effect


Brock Clemons Westerns: Ambush at Red Rock Canyon: Western Adventure From The Author of "Stagecoach Willy: 600 Bloody Miles" (A Brock Clemons Western Book 6)
by Scott Harris
$0.00, 228 pages, 0.0 out of 5.0 (0 reviews), #4 in Old West History of the U.S.
Brock and Huck have to get a wagon full of silver from the Cerro Gordo mine to Los Angeles, knowing there is a ruthless killer waiting to ambush them somewhere along the two-hundred-and-fifty-mile trail. They can only hope that the men they've recruited to help them are better than the men Tiburcio Vasquez has recruited to kill them.

At the same time, unknown to Brock, Sophie sets sail for a new island and possibly a new life. It’s a dangerous time, and things are changing fast for Brock Clemons and his family.




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Notes and Tips


I started making these lists for my own use in 2013 when an Amazon policy change gutted all of the web sites that listed free Kindle books. Before the policy change, those sites would get some amount of compensation for directing people to the Amazon web site. After the policy change, they lost all compensation for the month if most of their referrals that month were for free books. So most of those web sites stopped listing the free books.

I use the description "newly free" for these book lists. That means I won't list a book again if I've listed it recently. There are so many books that are permanently free, or frequently free, that it makes it difficult to find "newly free" books manually looking through the Amazon search results. There are just too many repeats every day. But I have included the links to those Amazon searches on the category headers, so you can always click the link to see the full list if you'd like. My process just extracts the "newly free" books from those search results, by keeping a record of books I've listed in the past.

The lists are designed for easy navigation through the books. Clicking on the blurb of any given book will bring the next book in the list up to the top of the screen. This makes it easy to quickly go through them one-by-one. Each category header has an index of the various categories available, and also shows the number of books available in each category. Clicking on the category header itself will bring up the full Amazon search listing of free books for that category.

If you're in Canada, Germany, or the UK, clicking on the "CA" or "DE" or "UK" link in the top right hand corner of the document will change all of the book links from USA to Canada or Germany or the UK. But they may not be free there as they are in the USA. Usually, but not always.

If an author classifies their book as belonging to multiple genres (e.g. fantasy, horror), it will only be listed in the first genre that I process. I process the sub-categories of a major category first, so that the book will be listed in the more specific category.

The rating and # of reviews will be highlighted green to flag ratings above 4.5 stars with more than 50 reviews.

Horizontal bars above the blurbs may be red. You can ignore that. They're just reminders to me that I have already purchased that book.


Free book searches on Amazon

Three ways to search for free (or Prime) books on Amazon:

Currently, there are about 90,000 free Kindle books, a thousand "Prime Reading" books, and over 1.6 million "Prime Eligible" books. With only a few exceptions, "Kindle Unlimited" means "Prime Eligible". "Prime Reading" offers unlimited loans per month, while "Prime Eligible" is just one loan per month.

From the initial search results, you can drill down into categories and use any of the left navigation bar filters.

Those same searches with a keyword:

Click on the "search" part of the "results for" line and you can change the search term to whatever you desire. Then you can continue as before and use the normal drill-down and/or filter choices.


Reddit Groups

There are two Reddit groups that regularly have free Kindle books listed:

Kindle Freebies
Free E-Books


eReaderIQ

The eReaderIQ web site is a price tracking service for Kindle books. It allows you to set up watch lists for books and authors, and then they will send you an email alert when a book reaches a certain price, or an author has a book with a price reduction.


BookBub

The BookBub web site will send you email alerts with handpicked recommendations on books, for your selected genres. Some are free, others just have price reductions.


Galaxy Magazine

Galaxy Science Fiction was an American digest-size science fiction magazine, published from 1950 to 1980, and they are now offered free online:

https://archive.org/details/galaxymagazine?sort=-date

​They can be downloaded as mobi files for the Kindle as well as being read online.​ Used to be one of my favorite SF magazines. I almost always had one with me when I was in high school.


Overdrive

If you're more interested in mainstream books, check to see what options you have from your local library. Many use the Overdrive or Libby sites to loan out Kindle books. If that's not available to you, or your local library has a limited collection, the "Free Library of Philadelphia" has an extensive Overdrive collection, and an out-of-state library card is only $50 per year. Less than half the price of KU.


Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg, founded in 1971, is an Internet archive of free public domain books, created via a volunteer effort that digitizes and archives such books. You can download the Kindle format of a book and then transfer the book to your Kindle directly using a USB cable or by emailing it to your Kindle via its Send-to-Kindle email address using your email client or something like the Amazon Send-To-Kindle tool or an eBook management tool like Calibre.


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Notifications of new listings will be made in various GoodReads discussion groups (e.g. Amazon Kindle), as well as on the Reddit FreeEBOOKS group. There is also an RSS Feed.

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