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Islands of Space by John W. Campbell Jr.

Islands of Space was written as a sequel to 'The Black Star Passes" 'Arcot, Wade, Morey and their computer, Fuller, put together a ship which will travel faster than light... they give us what may have been the first space-warp drive. With it they hightail it among the stars. They locate the fugitive planets of the Black Star... find a frozen cemetery-world of a lost race... then head out for another galaxy... and wind up in a knock-down-drag-out interplanetary war there.

Age Rating: Older than 7
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 12 | Score: 8.25
Size: 350KB | Posted:
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Never Come Midnight by H. L. Gold

Across the void came a man who could not ever have been born--from a world that could never have been conceived--to demand his birthright of an Earth that would have to die to pay it!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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The Last Place on Earth by Jim Harmon

Naturally an undertaker will get the last word. But shouldn't he wait until his clients are dead?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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Instant of Decision by Randall Garrett

How could a man tell the difference if all the reality of Earth turned out to be a cosmic hoax? Suppose it turned out that this was just a stage set for students of history?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 50KB | Posted:
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Lex by W. T. Haggert

Nothing in the world could be happier and mere serene than a man who loves his work--but what happens when it loves him back?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 12 | Score: 7.81
Size: 44KB | Posted:
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Measure for a Loner by Jim Harmon

You can measure everything these days--heat, light, gravity, reflexes, force-fields, star-drives. And now I know there even is a.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 28KB | Posted:
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A World by the Tale by Randall Garrett

This is about the best-hated author on Earth. Who was necessarily pampered and petted because of his crime against humanity....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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Breaking Point by James E. Gunn

The ship was proof against any test, but the men inside her could be strained and warped, individually and horribly. Unfortunately, while the men knew that, they couldn't really believe it. The Aliens could--and did.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 96KB | Posted:
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The Last Supper by T. D. Hamm

Before reading this story, prepare yourself for a jolt and a chill in capsule form. O. Henry could have been proud of it. It could well become a minor classic.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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Name Your Symptom by Jim Harmon

Anybody who shunned a Cure needed his head examined--assuming he had one left!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 29KB | Posted:
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Cat Fight by Pars001

A Man with a lot of bad luck, suddenly finds he is more than he thought.
Added Chapter 28

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Politics, Violence, Assassins, Spies
| Votes: 81 | Score: 8.49
Size: 520KB | Downloads: 3598 | Posted: | Updated:
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In Case of Fire by Randall Garrett

There are times when a broken tool is better than a sound one, or a twisted personality more useful than a whole one. For instance, a whole beer bottle isn't half the weapon that half a beer bottle is.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 13 | Score: 8.27
Size: 18KB | Posted:
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Toman of the Cherokee by Pars001

A story in the Mage and Magic Universe Universe
A mage and his grandfather on the run in ancient America. Wanted for murder Toman thought his life was over. Little did he know what laid ahead.
Added Chapter 16

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Shapeshifters, Coming of Age, Crime, School, Violence, Assassins, Bounty Hunters, Supernatural, Fantasy, Magic
| Votes: 79 | Score: 8.35
Size: 302KB | Downloads: 3318 | Posted: | Updated:
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Sam by Pars001

A man is taken then returned. He's not the same or is he? Now with a lot of questions he leaves earth to search for the only other one like himself, so far.
Added Chapter 7

in progress Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Crime, Violence, Science, Super Hero
| Votes: 38 | Score: 8.44
Size: 130KB | Downloads: 914 | Posted: | Updated:
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Lost Empire by Pars001

A man with a past, not tied to anyone makes a startling discovery that changes his life and his perceptions of it.
Added Chapter 57

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI, Violence, War, Military, Assassins
| Votes: 139 | Score: 8.95
Size: 1375KB | Downloads: 7884 | Posted: | Updated:
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S.H.E.I.L.A by Pars001

A scientist is hunted for what he has created.
Added Chapter 10

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Robots, Violence, Military, Workplace, Mystery, Assassins, Bounty Hunters
| Votes: 60 | Score: 8.48
Size: 182KB | Downloads: 2072 | Posted: | Updated:
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Vincent Berg : Smashwords Ninth Annual Read an Ebook Week Sale!

To help promote the semi-annual Smashwords sale, I'm reducing my books from 50% to 75%. The Sale lasts from March 4 - March 10, 2018. 50% off (enter "RAE50" in the discount code field) - A House ... more
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Building a Legacy by Vincent Berg

A The Catalyst Story (6)
With time running out, Alex faces life with new confidence, even as events and those around him change dramaticly. Alex feels relieved of the need to save his people, but still feels responsible and wants to leave a strong legacy. But what will that legacy be? Follow along as he adjusts to new challenges as he struggles to continue, in this, the last book of the "Catalyst" Series. Alex continues to learn more as he grows steadily weaker. Plenty of surprises and a big conclusion.
Added Chapter 23 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Religion
| Votes: 18 | Score: 8.64
Size: 1027KB | Downloads: 898 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Chaos Calls 06: Into the Heartland by Ernest Bywater

A story in the Damsels In Distress Universe
Some remnants of the Slaver War are rebuilding in the lands south of King Sid's area, so Al decides to stop them before they grew to big. The nearest safe entry on Chaos is the Rider Citadel well across the continent from Al's helpers, so he must again recruit help from the locals. 11,900 words
Added Chapter 2 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Violence, War
| Votes: 15 | Score: 8.67
Size: 62KB | Downloads: 201 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Chaos Calls 05: Island Girl by Ernest Bywater

A story in the Damsels In Distress Universe
The rebels on Cassandra have tricked the system into sending an important person to Chaos when they didn't want to go. Al is asked to rescue her then return her to Crossroads with two Damsels on the same island off the enemy held coast. To do so he must arrive on Chaos too far from his usual helpers to involve them in his plans to free the islands from his enemies. 27,300 words
Added Chapter 3 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Aliens, Space, Violence, War
| Votes: 14 | Score: 8.84
Size: 141KB | Downloads: 256 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Chaos Calls 04: Behind the Lines by Ernest Bywater

A story in the Damsels In Distress Universe
Al is asked to take on another special mission, but this time it's well into the enemy held lands where he can't get any of the Chaos helpers to go with him. He has along a few of his people from Earth who are training to be Heroes or wish to leave the Earth society for a life on Chaos. There are surprises for all on Chaos. 21,100 words - 3 parts
Added Chapter 3 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Violence, War
| Votes: 15 | Score: 8.67
Size: 113KB | Downloads: 287 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Plain Joe by Pars001

A story in the Time Travel Adventures Universe
A plain man becomes more. The story of Joe a man who is anything but plain, the three worlds he lives on and the three women he loves. Plus another in the far past that his love for actually started it all.
Added Chapter 2 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Space, Futuristic, Extra Sensory Perception, Romance, Politics, Science
| Votes: 32 | Score: 8.25
Size: 61KB | Downloads: 770 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Vincent Berg : Great Death 3, "Seeding Hope Among the Ashes" is complete

I just noticed that "Seeding Hope Among the Ashes" was incomplete (I never forgot the final chapters). The entire story is posted now.
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Seeding Hope Among the Ashes by Vincent Berg

A Great Death Story (3)
The man telling the country how to survive an apocalyptic event must now travel across the country to teach people how to heal themselves. David's saga continues, only without David. Instead his followers set off in multiple directions, taking his cure to other communities in the hope everyone can treat their own people, while not getting themselves killed! This sequel follows each girl as they journey to different cities, trying to convince reluctant survivors to trust them to make them sick.
Added Chapters 19-Epilogue (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Drama
| Votes: 19 | Score: 8.82
Size: 786KB | Downloads: 1096 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Ernest Bywater : Story writing status Jan 2018

Back in mid 2015 the Gestapo walked off with all my computers and files, and they keep delaying the return of anything and the court case. At that time I had over 15 stories part written, they include ... more
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Touring Under Pressure by Vincent Berg

A The Catalyst Story (5)
Leaving his familiar, somewhat supportive home in Carbondale and New Orleans after exposure, Alex takes his mission on the road. Along with the blur of of a concert tour, there are dark trends: Alex is now known nationally, the media is hungry for news, and multiple people are still eager to hurt him. As he, Cate and Gail travel the country, they gradually learn more about his abilities and what drives people to either love or hate him. The 5th book in the 6-book Catalyst series.
Added Epilogue

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Romance, Science, Religion
| Votes: 13 | Score: 8.12
Size: 1184KB | Downloads: 932 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Vincent Berg : Smashwords 2017 End of Year Sale

Smashwords' End of Year Sale is running from Dec. 26th - Jan. 1st, and I"m offering my books for 25% to 50% off (use the codes listed below for each book). SEY25 A House in Disarray $5.24 Speakin ... more
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Vincent Berg : New Book Giveaway & Book Notes

A couple words about my new book, "A House in Disarray", a police drama/detective story set in Manhattan with no science fiction. Unlike my earlier "Demonic Issues" stories (currently posting), the ... more
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Vincent Berg : File Dump

After four days trying to post, I finally released the entire week's worth of files today (2 - 5) for "Touring Under Pressure". The problem is a longstanding one which hasn't been widely reported on ... more
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Racing the Clock by Vincent Berg

A The Catalyst Story (4)
Alex has a mission to find as many new followers as he can in the limited time he has left as he comes to grip with the knowledge his abilities will likely kill him. Before that happens, he hits the road with his sister and Gail. Along the way, they learn much more about him, his followers and about leading a mission when one doesn't know the way. He needs enough followers to build a new branch on the evolutionary tree, but has a limited time and needs to stay below the radar as he does it.
Added Chapter 19

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Young Adult
| Votes: 17 | Score: 7.94
Size: 1046KB | Downloads: 1186 | Posted: | Concluded: