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The Cosmic Express by Jack Williamson

"A new invention. Just perfected a few weeks ago..." Wireless transmission of matter

Age Rating: Older than 7
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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The Cuckoo's Progeny by Crumbly Writer

A Not-Quite Human Story (1)
Al and Betty have peculiar skills which set them apart, and which leads them to search for others like them. As they discover who they might be, they become alienated from friends, family and humanity in general. They must discover who they are and where they belong, as there no room for them in their world. Between walking into disasters, ungrateful rescues and government agents tracking their every movement, they're searching for a way out and a way home, wherever that might be.
Added Chapter 12

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space
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Size: 211KB | Downloads: 338 | Posted: | Updated:
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Beyond the Black River by Robert E. Howard

Conan the Barbarian is employed by one of the civilized countries to help in it's push to claim lands from the primitive Picts. The Picts are not excited about the idea however. Old gods and mythical creatures are called up by the Pict witches to contest the invading army and Conan finds himself battling for his life amid the blood thirsty hordes that include saber-toothed tigers, 40 foot long venomous snakes and a demon from another dimension who is intent on crushing him.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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The Lost Continent by Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne

A sweeping, fiery saga of the last days of the doomed land. Atlantis, at the height of its power and glory, is without equal. It has established far-flung colonies in Egypt and Central America, and its mighty navies patrol the seas. The priests of Atlantis channel the elemental powers of the universe, and a powerful monarch rules from a staggeringly beautiful city of pyramids and shining temples clustered around a sacred mountain.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch

Harry is one of the growing number of people who can't stand the over-crowded cities. He lives in a cramped bachelor's apartment -- he could upgrade to a larger one if he'd get married, but he'd also have to add an hour to his commute each way, bringing the total to six hours. One day he suffers a mental breakdown and is sent to a bucolic clinic in the country, where he soon enters a relationship with a nurse.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth by H. G. Wells

Hoping to create a new growth agent for food with beneficial uses to mankind, two scientists find that the spread of the material is uncontrollable. Giant chickens, rats, and insects run amok, and children given the food stuffs experience incredible growth--and serious illnesses. Over the years, people who have eaten these specially treated foods find themselves unable to fit into a society where ignorance and hypocrisy rule.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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Innocent at Large by Poul Anderson

A hayseed Martian among big-planet slickers. of course he would get into trouble. But that was nothing compared to the trouble he would be in if he did not get into trouble!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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The Game of Rat and Dragon by Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger

Future humanity has found the secret of faster-than-light travel, but it comes with great dangers. To minimize these dangers, man can pilot ships through the up-and-out with cats as their partners. Underhill shares his mind with his cat-partner, the Lady May, and must travel to the terrible open places between the stars. Only by working together can they defend themselves and the ship's passengers against the dragons in the emptiness of space.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow

Jules is a young man barely a century old. He's lived long enough to see the cure for death and the end of scarcity, to learn ten languages and compose three symphonies...and to realize his boyhood dream of taking up residence in Disney World.Now in the keeping of a network of "ad-hocs" who keep the classic attractions running as they always have,Now, they are under attack. A new group has taken over the Hall of the Presidents, and is replacing it with...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

The Ghost Pirates... is a powerful account of a doomed and haunted ship on its last voyage, and of the terrible sea-devils (of quasi-human aspect, and perhaps the spirits of bygone buccaneers) that besiege it and finally drag it down to an unknown fate. With its command of maritime knowledge, and its clever selection of hints and incidents suggestive of latent horrors in nature, this book at times reaches enviable peaks of power.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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A Journey in Other Worlds by John Jacob Astor

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, Earth is effectively a corporate technocracy, with big businesses using incredible advances in science to improve life on the planet as a whole. Seeking other planets habitable for the growing human population, the spaceship Callisto, powered by an antigravitational force known as apergy, embarks on a momentous tour of the solar system. Jupiter proves to be a wilderness paradise, full of threatening beasts and landscapes of inspired beauty...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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The Galaxy Primes by E. E. Smith

They were four of the greatest minds in the Universe: Two men and two women, all Psionic Primes, lost in an experimental spaceship billions of parsecs from home. And as they mentally charted the cosmos to find their way back to Earth, their own loves and hates were as startling as the worlds they encountered... Here is E. E. Smith's classic science fiction novel -- one of the greatest space operas of all time!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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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 33

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI, Violence, War, Military, Assassins
| Votes: 28 | Score: 8.52
Size: 800KB | Downloads: 1175 | Posted: | Updated:
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Sovereignty by Pars001

A story in the Mage and Magic Universe Universe
His life was crap, nothing ever seemed to go his way. His wife had kicked him out he was at the end of his rope, then one day he had a strange dream, or was it? The beautiful woman who befriended him, the new worlds and people what wasn't to like?
Added Chapter 19 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Shapeshifters, Romance, Politics, Slavery, Violence, War, Assassins, Fantasy, Magic
| Votes: 16 | Score: 8.21
Size: 372KB | Downloads: 484 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Masi'shen Evolution by Graybyrd

Sequel to "Masi'shen Stranded" -- Michael Hawthorne and Dee'rah evolve to become ambassadors seeking to link two worlds across the galaxy. Earth recognizes the chance for global peace, but a corrupt American president threatens them all with nuclear nightmare as a ploy to rule the nation. Old enemies become allies, and old alliances fall apart. Will humankind survive to achieve a future in the stars?
Added Chapters 53,54 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Aliens, Space, Politics, Military, Anarchism
| Votes: 22 | Score: 8.43
Size: 966KB | Downloads: 1034 | Posted: | Concluded:
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A Good Man by Pars001

A story in the Mage and Magic Universe Universe
His life sucked, everything about it. He had a bitch of a wife, no job, nothing, but all that changed one day, for the better? Who could say? Yet?
Added Chapter 10 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Romance, War, Assassins, Monsters, Fantasy, Witchcraft, Dwarves, Furry, Magic, Royalty
| Votes: 21 | Score: 8.07
Size: 175KB | Downloads: 438 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Crumbly Writer : New Book:

I've just published a new book, "Zombie Leza", available on Amazon and createspace. I've dropped my connections to lulu (for future books), so if you want other formats, contact me at vincentberg at v... more
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The Princess and the Captain by Pars001

For years Jim had dealt with the loneliness and devastation. Finally he was alone to wallow in the memories, that is till she showed up.
Added Chapter 12 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI, Romance, Politics, Violence, Science, War, Military
| Votes: 36 | Score: 8.20
Size: 248KB | Downloads: 834 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Aimless by JiMC

Taking place nearly a century from now, Jess finds out how one of the country's "best working" programs affects her life.
Added Chapters 12,13 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Futuristic, Near Future, AI, Politics, Slavery, Travel
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 444KB | Downloads: 387 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Mission by Pars001

A story in the Time Travel Adventures Universe
For years Charles had hid as far from women as he could, then a chance encounter with trouble brought her to him. Now he had to not only save her and her kingdom but his self as well. Problem is her Kingdom is thousands of years in the past!
Added Chapter 10 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Alternate Timeline, Clones, AI, Romance, Humor, Politics, Violence, War, Military, Assassins, Pirates, Spies
| Votes: 35 | Score: 8.20
Size: 195KB | Downloads: 671 | Posted: | Concluded:
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JiMC : Who is JiMC, and what is Aimless?

Hi! I'm JiMC. That's a pseudonym. I don't write for a living. I write for the enjoyment of writing. I've been requested to post my story to this site first, before I post it to my normal site. T... more
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Ernest Bywater : Writing Status 22 September 2016

I have over 20 stories in the Work in Progress folder I'm working on. A new story is with the editors and will be posted when they finish with it. I still have to revise Power Tool - not yet posted ... more
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Singularity by Crumbly Writer

An experimental NASA flight goes horribly wrong and the test pilot wakes up unhurt, back home. Struggling to discover what happened, Eric Morgan returns to NASA prepared to face a thousand questions as things continue to unravel. Is he still human or a new species, and what does that mean for those around him? Testifying before a Congressional subcommittee, Eric inspires fear and hope. As the danger mounts, he tries to fall off the grid, but the rest of the world won't let him walk away.
Added Chapters 17,18 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Science, Spiritual
| Votes: 36 | Score: 7.71
Size: 319KB | Downloads: 821 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Crumbly Writer : Future Plans

Now that "Singularity" has completed, I plan to take off another month to finish my next story, "The Zombie Leza". Once I publish that, I'll begin posting the first book of my "Not-Quite Human" trilog... more
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Grappling With Survival by Crumbly Writer

A Great Death Story (2)
An unusual post-apocalyptic story. Instead of banding together or fighting, the survivors find a world without, little trust and no desire to intermingle. How does society survive if the survivors won't participate? David and Alice try to determine who, if anyone, survived and why. Society is laid bare, and they must organize the reluctant survivors, as further disasters await.
Added Cast

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Romance, Violence, Science
| Votes: 17 | Score: 8.10
Size: 975KB | Downloads: 695 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Masi'shen Stranded by Graybyrd

The Masi'shen crash-landed on Antarctica 2,000 years ago. Their ship lies under the ice on a volcanic island. It has been detected by a spy satellite. The U.S. government, the Russian mafia, and a volunteer rescuer race to get there first.
Added Chapters 34,35 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Drama, Violence, Military, Supernatural
| Votes: 32 | Score: 9.17
Size: 734KB | Downloads: 851 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Pars001 : Chap 8

Chap 8 of Lost Empire is in the Queue should be out soon. comment
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richardshagrin reviewed The Contagion

The author, as this review is written, has one third of all 21 stories on the site. It may be too soon to compare this s... more
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The Contagion by Ernest Bywater

A deadly virus sweeps the world bringing dead back to life. A Think Tank Group is at the Cheyenne Mountain Complex when the alert is issued. Its senior members join in a conference with the Commander of the United States Northern Command who relays their orders from the Pentagon. Maximilian 'Mad Max' Milton, the 2nd in-charge of the Think Tank gives reason to his nickname, and the war is on with those afflicted with The Contagion. Will they win the war, can they win the war? 11,400 words.
Added Chapter 2 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Politics, Horror, Military, Zombies
| Votes: 32 | Score: 7.67
Size: 59KB | Downloads: 309 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Ernest Bywater : New Story - The Contagion

Just submitted to the wizard is 11,000 words in 2 parts. This is my view of how a Zombie Apocalypse would really be handled. As usual, available at Lulu for those who can't wait. http://www.lulu.com... more
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