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1 Star Guardian

by Duncan7

A Star Guardian Story (1)
Brian was human, but not from Earth. He understood that he lived among the stars and he saw his future there.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Coming of Age, Pirates
Week's Downloads: 113| Votes: 257 | Score: 8.49
Size: 314KB | Posted: Concluded:

2 Where Stars Sleep in a Calm Black Stream

by Haro James

Sometimes you find what you were looking for in high school. ~ 4300 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 97| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 23KB | Posted:

3 Second Sight

by Alan Edward Nourse

Amy Ballantine has a talent... and sometimes it lets her know more than she needs to know.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 54| Votes: 13 | Score: 7.76
Size: 27KB | Posted:

4 Rescue Squad

by Thomas J. O'Hara

Stark disaster to a brave lad in space may--to the mind that loves--be a tragedy pridefully concealed.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 46| Votes: 18 | Score: 7.47
Size: 27KB | Posted:

5 Awakenings

by Pars001

A man finds that he has the power of the mind. Thrust into a war that he soon finds he is the strongest in, and no one is safe.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Futuristic, Mutants, Nanotechnology, Romance, Crime, Violence, Science, War, Spies
Week's Downloads: 43| Votes: 120 | Score: 8.38
Size: 185KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 General Max Shorter

by Kris Neville

To spread Mankind to the stars carries a high cost in lives--and not all of them are human!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 39| Votes: 6 | Score: 9.07
Size: 43KB | Posted:

7 Power Tool

by Ernest Bywater

A man is killed at work. His company use him in their cyborg project. He comes home to realise his niece and friends are young women, not girls. He has human emotions and inhuman skills. Her sixteenth birthday party is a two week sleep over pool party starting soon. His killers try again and he objects. A new life of teaching and learning. He wonders which is his most powerful tool, his body, his mind, or his heart. Which tool has the most effect on his life and those around him? - Graphic sex.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Violence
Week's Downloads: 35| Votes: 28 | Score: 7.44
Size: 1454KB | Posted:

8 Star Surgeon

by Alan Edward Nourse

Dal Timgar had always wanted to be a doctor. As a Garvian and the first non-human to study medicine on Hospital Earth, he must face enormous adversity from classmates, professors, and some of the highest ranking physicians on all of Earth. Will his efforts be enough to earn him the Silver Star of a Star Surgeon.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 25 | Score: 7.95
Size: 290KB | Posted:

9 Traitor

by Hunter Johnson

On the verge of old age and entering an old aged home Jason's 80-year-old wife suicides after she is diagnosed with dementia and he faces murder charges. He is asked to travel to the Empire which is 65000 years ahead to help his sick great grandfather run his Duchy. He begins his travels on a battleship; enjoys new lovers fights new enemies but has to decide if he can face his nemesis.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Futuristic, Clones, AI, Assassins, Pirates, Hackers, Spies, Secret Agents
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 38 | Score: 8.34
Size: 886KB | Posted:

10 The Diversions of Angels

by Haro James

The Altarai arrive to strip mine the planet, and it's very much the end of life as we know it. But, hey, even all-powerful aliens can get bored and run into trouble. And then humanity's remaining one per cent becomes part of the solution. [about 3,000 words]

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 18KB | Posted:

11 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.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI, Romance, Politics, Violence, Science, War, Military
Week's Downloads: 26| Votes: 133 | Score: 8.65
Size: 248KB | Posted: Concluded:

12 Hunt the Hunter

by Kris Neville

Of course using live bait is the best way to lure dangerous alien animals. unless it turns out that you are the bait!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 12 | Score: 6.79
Size: 34KB | Posted:

13 Victory

by Lester Del Rey

It seemed Earth was a rich, and undefended planet in a warring, hating galaxy. Things can be deceptive though; children playing can be quite rough--but that ain't war, friend!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 17 | Score: 7.21
Size: 93KB | Posted:

14 Invaders From the Infinite

by John W. Campbell Jr.

The alien spaceship was unthinkably huge, enormously powerful, apparently irresistible. It came from the void and settled on Earth, striking awe into the hearts of all who saw it. Its mission, however, was not conquest -- but a call for help! First contact was a job for the brilliant team of scientists, Arcot, Wade, and Morey. And what they received was an offer of an alliance against an invading foe so powerful that no known force could turn it back!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 14 | Score: 7.48
Size: 362KB | Posted:

15 Winds of Change

by R. Michael Lowe aka The Scot

A story in the Winds of Change Universe
Grant Maxwell is sent back to the Colonial period of America to try to thwart the actions of a Scottish professor who hates the United States. Unfortunately, too much damage may have already occurred and it may be up to Grant to try to salvage the Nation. Note - Slavery concerns life in Colonial America. - 119,900 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Alternate Timeline, Historical, War, Rags To Riches
Week's Downloads: 21| Votes: 91 | Score: 8.83
Size: 682KB | Posted: Concluded:

16 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!

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
Week's Downloads: 21| Votes: 125 | Score: 8.57
Size: 195KB | Posted: Concluded:

17 The Arena

by Christopher Podhola

Whitney and Tommy Leighton are more than they appear to be. The twins were born in our dimension, but it wasn't just a birth. It was a rebirth. They originated in a another dimension that runs along the same parallel as ours. In the other world, Whitney is a Baran-Dok-Toi Prim warrior, and Tommy is a Prectock, but they know nothing about that. Other than the strange dreams that Tommy is beginning to have.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Extra Sensory Perception, Fantasy, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 20| Votes: 14 | Score: 7.82
Size: 106KB | Posted: Concluded:

18 Cat Fight

by Pars001

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

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Politics, Violence, Assassins, Spies
Week's Downloads: 20| Votes: 119 | Score: 8.56
Size: 563KB | Posted: Concluded:

19 The Four-faced Visitors of Ezekiel

by Arthur W. Orton

Ezekiel, they say, "saw de wheel"--but he saw somewhat more than that. And Orton suggests that what he saw made perfectly good sense. to the understanding!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 19| Votes: 7 | Score: 7.45
Size: 39KB | Posted:

20 Planet of Dreams

by James McKimmey

The climate was perfect, the sky was always blue, and--best of all--nobody had to work. What more could anyone want?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 19| Votes: 6 | Score: 8.15
Size: 15KB | Posted:

21 Will to Survive

by Ernest Bywater

A simple training exercise with brand new fighter aircraft goes very wrong when some thieves are where they shouldn't be and get mistaken for the target drones. The resulting explosion has many consequences for everyone involved, and Will March ends up living in some turbulent times in another era. Read how Will survives those first few years which are the dangerous beginnings of his new life. 65,000 words of action adventure.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Western, Rags To Riches
Week's Downloads: 19| Votes: 135 | Score: 8.69
Size: 343KB | Posted:

22 Gunslinger

by R. Michael Lowe aka The Scot

A star high school football quarterback loses his father, his girlfriend and his career, all in the same explosion. Now, he goes back in time to get the ones who did this, as well as saving the United States from being destroyed. What he finds on his one way trip is 'home.' - 41,600 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Historical, Western, Rags To Riches
Week's Downloads: 18| Votes: 147 | Score: 8.48
Size: 231KB | Posted:

23 The Maintenance Man Book 1

by Pars001

Mark had worked a long time to forget his family, his old life and women in general. On his first job all that would change, forever! Not only was he faced with a situation he had no control over but now he was forced to have a woman with him he didn't want, yet!

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Nanotechnology, Politics, Slavery, Violence, Science, Assassins, Spies, Travel
Week's Downloads: 18| Votes: 131 | Score: 8.03
Size: 192KB | Posted: Concluded:

24 Star Born

by Andre Norton

When Raf Kurbi's Terran spaceship burst into unexplored skies of the far planet Astra and was immediately made welcome by the natives of a once-mighty metropolis, Kurbi was unaware of three vital things...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 18| Votes: 31 | Score: 8.61
Size: 336KB | Posted:

25 Times of Old

by Ernest Bywater

A man is killed by religious militants while protecting his fellow workers. He unexpectedly wakes up to find he's been abducted by aliens and they have an offer for him. He accepts the offer to be placed in an environment like Earth was 35,000 to 40,000 years ago, complete with animals and humans of that time. But there's a catch, it's a one-way trip and he's a star in their version of a reality broadcast show. They supply some gear to help him survive, and now it's up to him to do so.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Historical
Week's Downloads: 18| Votes: 115 | Score: 8.47
Size: 312KB | Posted:

26 A Burning Love Upon a Ravished Land

by Haro James

An alien occupation. Resistance as a family enterprise. Stan Matheson knows duty, sacrifice, and at the end, some surprise. 2,700+ words

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 16KB | Posted:

27 The Maintenance Man Another Repair Book 2

by Pars001

This takes place 6 years after the Maintenance Man.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Nanotechnology, Politics, Slavery, Violence, Science, Assassins, Spies, Travel
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: 101 | Score: 8.18
Size: 121KB | Posted: Concluded:

28 The Time Traders

by Andre Norton

A Time Traders/Ross Murdock Story
If it is possible to conquer space, then perhaps it is also possible to conquer time. At least that was the theory American scientists were exploring in an effort to explain the new sources of knowledge the Russians possessed. Perhaps Russian scientists had discovered how to transport themselves back in time in order to learn long forgotten secrets of the past. That was why Ross Murdock, above average in intelligence, found himself on a hush-hush government project at a secret base in the Arctic.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: 58 | Score: 8.98
Size: 342KB | Posted:

29 First Lensman

by E. E. Smith

In the not too distance future, while fleets of commercial space ships travel between the planets of numerous solar systems, a traveler named Virgil Samms visits the planet Arisia. There Samms helps to form the Galactic Patrol, a battalion of Lensmen who are larger than life heroes. These solders are the best of the best, with incredible skills, stealth, and drive.They are dedicated and incorruptible fighters who are willing to die to protect the universe from threats.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: 25 | Score: 9.09
Size: 582KB | Posted:

30 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?

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Romance, War, Assassins, Monsters, Fantasy, Witchcraft, Dwarves, Furry, Magic, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: 86 | Score: 8.34
Size: 175KB | Posted: Concluded:

31 The Music Master of Babylon

by Edgar Pangborn

What more fitting place for the last man on Earth to live in than a museum? Now if only he could avoid becoming an exhibit himself!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 16| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 60KB | Posted:

32 Hunger, Hunger, Sister Anne

by Haro James

If you found an artifact from the future, what you would bargain for to return it? Gold? Stock tips? A burrito?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 16| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 18KB | Posted:

33 The Green Odyssey

by Philip José Farmer

Alan Green was not exactly a hero. In fact he liked peace just as well as the next man. Not that he was really afraid of that crazy, hot-blooded hound-dog Alzo, or even of the hound's gorgeous owner, the Duchess Zuni--who was also hot-blooded (to say nothing of the Duke). After all, these things were understood on this backward, violent planet, and a man could manage, provided he was alert twenty-four hours a day.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 16| Votes: 13 | Score: 8.61
Size: 314KB | Posted:

34 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?

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Shapeshifters, Romance, Politics, Slavery, Violence, War, Assassins, Fantasy, Magic
Week's Downloads: 16| Votes: 70 | Score: 8.70
Size: 372KB | Posted: Concluded:

35 What the Left Hand Was Doing

by Randall Garrett

There is no lie so totally convincing as something the other fellow already knows-for-sure is the truth. And no cover-story so convincing....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 15| Votes: 7 | Score: 8.41
Size: 60KB | Posted:

36 Space Platform

by Murray Leinster

Space Platform tells of man's first step into outer space. of the difficulties and dangers of reaching for the stars. It is also an exciting adventure. When young Joe Kenmore came to Bootstrap to install pilot gyros in the Platform he hadn't bargained for sabotage or murder or love. But Joe learned that ruthless agents were determined to wreck the project.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 15| Votes: 34 | Score: 7.92
Size: 322KB | Posted:

37 Deathworld

by Harry Harrison

The planet was called Pyrrus...a strange place where all the beasts, plants and natural elements were designed for one specific purpose: to destroy man. The settlers there were supermen...twice as strong as ordinary men and with milli-second reflexes. They had to be. For their business was murder... It was up to Jason dinAlt, interplanetary gambler, to discover why Pyrrus had become so hostile during man's brief habitation...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, War, Military, Assassins, Supernatural, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 15| Votes: 67 | Score: 8.94
Size: 312KB | Posted:

38 Alarm Clock

by Everett B. Cole

Most useful high explosives, like ammonium nitrate, are enormously violent. once they're triggered. But they will remain seemingly inert when beaten, burned, variously punished--until the particular shock required comes along....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 14| Votes: 9 | Score: 7.77
Size: 71KB | Posted:

39 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.

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
Week's Downloads: 14| Votes: 126 | Score: 8.53
Size: 453KB | Posted: Concluded:

40 The Forgotten Planet

by Sewell Peaslee Wright

The authentic account of why cosmic man damned an outlaw world to be, forever, a leper of Space.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 14| Votes: 12 | Score: 8.15
Size: 51KB | Posted:

41 Mid Pleasures and Palaces

by James McKimmey

It was, Kirk thought, like standing in a gully, watching a boulder teeter precariously above you. It might fall at any minute, crushing your life out instantly beneath its weight. Your only possible defenses are your brain and voice--but how do you argue with a boulder which neither sees nor hears?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 13| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 22KB | Posted:

42 Runaway

by Joseph Samachson

Heroism is merely daring and ingenuity--at the age of ten--experience can come later!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 13| Votes: 46 | Score: 7.55
Size: 25KB | Posted:

43 The Repair Man

by Harry Harrison

A stellar communications repairman is sent to repair a beacon on a planet, and discovers that its presence had a profound influence on the planet in question. Needing to deal with a locally evolved sentience and a bizarre ritual, the repairman needs to use his best plan to complete his mission and end up alive and whole too.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 13| Votes: 39 | Score: 7.67
Size: 30KB | Posted:

44 Adam and the Ants: the Beginning

by LastCallAgain

An Adam and the Ants Story (1)
Being a superhero really isn't all it's cracked up to be. Especially with 'powers' like this! Adam is a normal 15 year old with normal 15 year olds' problems... along with a few problems that aren't so normal. And soon he will need to use those odd problems to save millions of lives. The first book of a four-part trilogy.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, Supernatural, Super Hero
Week's Downloads: 13| Votes: 46 | Score: 8.61
Size: 207KB | Posted:

45 The Water Eater

by Winston Marks

Most experiments were dropped because they failed--and some because they worked too well!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 12| Votes: 13 | Score: 8.61
Size: 22KB | Posted:

46 A Prim and a Prophet

by Christopher Podhola

A Twinfinity Story (4)
The steely requirements from a Prim warrior from where she originated. The elusive advice from a prophet she once fought side by side with. Whitney Leighton has vowed to return to Kat what Isolem Treff took from her, but Isolem has also vowed to end the twins before they can foil his plans. The twins may believe they have the upper hand, but Isolem took more than just a piece of Kat. He took a part of the twins as well and he is more of a threat now than he ever was before.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Violence, Fantasy, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 12| Votes: 10 | Score: 7.94
Size: 462KB | Posted: Concluded:

47 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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 12| Votes: 24 | Score: 8.74
Size: 1046KB | Posted: Concluded:

48 The Planet Mappers

by E. Everett Evans

Space pioneer Tad Carver has brought his family on an expedition to look for new planets suitable for colonization. When Tad is badly hurt, his sons and wife must continue with the mission.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 12| Votes: 22 | Score: 8.40
Size: 340KB | Posted:

49 Let 'Em Breathe Space!

by Lester Del Rey

Eighteen men and two women in the closed world of a space ship for five months can only spell tension and trouble--but in this case, the atmosphere was "literally" poisoned.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 12| Votes: 7 | Score: 7.32
Size: 99KB | Posted:

50 The Defiant Agents

by Andre Norton

A Time Traders/Ross Murdock Story
Travis Fox, Apache Indian and an expert in time travel, volunteers for a mission to colonize the planet of Topaz. But when he and his fellow Apaches find themselves reverting to the ways of their ancient warrior race, Fox suspects that a dangerous force is responsible--and that there's more at stake than just their lives.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Super Hero, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 12| Votes: 36 | Score: 9.11
Size: 317KB | Posted:
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