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The Devil in Iron by Robert E. Howard

Premium-sized adventure short featuring Conan. While one could say a lot against some of the sexist fantasies in Conan stories, Howard's stories always are crisp and satisfying through their completeness. Don't miss yet another from the master of adventure pulp!

Age Rating: Older than 7
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 7 | Score: 7.23
Size: 66KB | Posted:
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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 10

in progress Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Crime, Violence, Science, Super Hero
| Votes: 52 | Score: 8.72
Size: 185KB | Downloads: 1524 | 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 60

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI, Violence, War, Military, Assassins
| Votes: 151 | Score: 8.93
Size: 1454KB | Downloads: 9447 | Posted: | Updated:
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A Justice Provider's Tale by Vanessa Ravencroft

There is no hunger, no social hard ship and thus the core reasons for crime eroded. That is the official opinion and beleive of most. One percent of a population, that is counted in Centillions is still a very big number. The shiny, mighty Union is not perfect. Some say a free society can never be.

Age Rating: Older than 7
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Clones, Nanotechnology, Robots, Extra Sensory Perception, Crime, Mystery, Bounty Hunters, Young Adult
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 213KB | Posted:
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The Portal: Doorway to Adventure by Lazlo Zalezac

A story in the Damsels In Distress Universe
On Earth, Sid is a college student who has a very odd uncle. When his uncle dies and leaves him his house, Sid learns that he has inherited more than a home. In the closet of the study is a portal to the planet Crossroads and his caretaker, Sally. From Crossroads is a portal to Chaos, a planet with Damsels in Distress. It is up to Sid to rescue the poor Damsels in Distress and claim his heroic rewards.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens
| Votes: 31 | Score: 9.09
Size: 194KB | Posted:
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Yesterday House by Fritz Leiber

Meeting someone who's been dead for twenty years is shocking enough for anyone with a belief in ghosts--worse for one with none!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 54KB | Posted:
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What's He Doing in There? by Fritz Leiber

He went where no Martian ever went before--but would he come out--or had he gone for good?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 11KB | 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 30 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Politics, Violence, Assassins, Spies
| Votes: 96 | Score: 8.58
Size: 563KB | Downloads: 4345 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Calm Man by Frank Belknap Long

Sally watched the molten gold glow in the sky. Then knew she would not see her son and her husband ever again on Earth.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 9 | Score: 5.75
Size: 30KB | Posted:
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The Man From Time by Frank Belknap Long

Deep in the Future he found the answer to Man's age-old problem.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 29KB | Posted:
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Time in the Round by Fritz Leiber

Poor Butcher suffered more than any dictator in history: everybody gave in to him because he was so puny and they were so impregnable!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 6 | Score: 6.11
Size: 32KB | Posted:
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S.H.E.I.L.A by Pars001

A scientist is hunted for what he has created.
Added Chapter 13

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Robots, Violence, Military, Workplace, Mystery, Assassins, Bounty Hunters
| Votes: 76 | Score: 8.96
Size: 239KB | Downloads: 2964 | Posted: | Updated:
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The Big Tomorrow by Richard S. Shaver

There are certain rare individuals in this world who seem bereft of all common sense. These are the people who set their eyes upon an objective and immediately all intelligence, logic, good advice, unsolvable problems, and insurmountable obstacles go completely by the boards. The characters we refer to are obviously are just plain stupid. What they want to do, just can't be done.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 32KB | Posted:
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Mex by William Logan

Perhaps it was just as well that I did not tell them what I was....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 12 | Score: 5.80
Size: 3KB | Posted:
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The Night of the Long Knives by Fritz Leiber

They were two desperate scavengers in a no-man's land of radiation and death. Living in a kill or be killed world. Can they fin a new life and hope? A grim, grisly post-apocalypse story.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 178KB | 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 18

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: 90 | Score: 8.77
Size: 338KB | Downloads: 4057 | Posted: | Updated:
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R. Michael Lowe aka The Scot : Winds of Change Universe is open to all authors

Winds of Change Universe is open for other authors to write in, if they wish to. Please stay within the canon set out in the original story. That means you have the rest of the world and the future open to you. http://storiesonline.net/universe/954/winds-of-change
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Ernest Bywater : Breeder World Universe opened up to all authors

When I started on the Breeder World Universe I planned for it to be a very large group of stories. However, that was over a decade ago and I was working with Cazna on the stories with him. Since then ... more
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Ernest Bywater : Story Shiloh posted here for the first time

I just uploaded to the Submission Wizard a revised version of the DiD story Shiloh. I thought I had posted it here before, but I was mistaken, so it's going up all at once as a single post for 270,700 ... more
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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: 22 | Score: 9.13
Size: 1027KB | Downloads: 1119 | 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: 27 | Score: 8.90
Size: 62KB | Downloads: 335 | 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: 21 | Score: 8.68
Size: 141KB | Downloads: 388 | 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: 25 | Score: 8.70
Size: 113KB | Downloads: 400 | 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: 43 | Score: 8.46
Size: 61KB | Downloads: 1058 | 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: 21 | Score: 8.95
Size: 786KB | Downloads: 1214 | 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: 15 | Score: 8.83
Size: 1184KB | Downloads: 1069 | 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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