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1 The Runaway Asteroid

Lurton Zimbardo and his pirates threaten Mars with destruction from outer space and he makes good on his threat. Next he puts Earth in his sights. He operates from deep within the asteroid belt; his headquarters housed in a massive asteroid fashioned into a spacecraft by aliens from ages past. It is invisible to detection.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 53| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 331KB | Posted:

2 Sense From Thought Divide

What is a "phony"? Someone who believes he can do X, when he can't, however sincerely he believes it? Or someone who can do X, believes he can't, and believes he is pretending he can?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 36| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 75KB | Posted:

3 Indirection

The best way to keep a secret is to publish it in a quite unbelievable form--and insist that it is the truth.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 35| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 43KB | Posted:

4 Solomon's Orbit

There will, sooner or later, be problems of "space junk," and the right to dump in space. But not like this...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 33| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 21KB | Posted:

5 Destiny's Road

by Lumpy

A Destiny Saga Story (1)
Caspian Grey's life was already pretty weird, and then he started high school. He must cope with the bizarre changes in his life while trying to find the family he always wanted. A sci-fi coming of age story.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Coming of Age
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 55 | Score: 7.84
Size: 503KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 An Unknown Attraction

A The Catalyst Story (1)
A young man, suddenly finds women mysteriously attracted during a family trip to New Orleans. He acts as a catalyst, activating strange abilities in them that he doesn't understand. He's not ready for the responsibilities of adulthood, yet he's called upon to lead a string of followers. There are no superheros or world saving here, it's an examination of building a movement from the ground up.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Science
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 26 | Score: 7.67
Size: 886KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 Egocentric Orbit

It took a long time for human beings to accept that our little piece of meteoric rubble wasn't the exact and absolute center of the Universe. It does appear that way, doesn't it? It may not take so long for a spaceman to learn.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 5KB | Posted:

8 Teething Ring

Anyone can make an error, but the higher the society. the more disastrous the mistake!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 14KB | Posted:

9 To Choke an Ocean

Gourmets all agree that nothing can beat oysters on the half-shell--not even the armed might of the Terran Confederation!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 51KB | Posted:

10 Winds of Change

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
Week's Downloads: 21| Votes: 57 | Score: 8.61
Size: 682KB | Posted: Concluded:

11 The Invader

Invading Earth was going to be a cinch, the Triomed scout decided. But to make certain he must study its inhabitants--as one of them!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 21| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 15KB | Posted:

12 Nothing but the Best

If he took the high road--and also the low road--he'd be in the same place afore himself!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 21| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 22KB | Posted:

13 Say "Hello" for Me

Twenty years is a long time to live in anticipation. At least, Professor Pettibone thought so--until the twenty years were up.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 21| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 6KB | Posted:

14 Question of Comfort

The Gravity Gang was a group of geniuses--devoting its brilliance to creating a realistic Solar System for Disneyland. That was the story, anyway. No one would have believed all that stuff about cops and robbers from outer space.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 20| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 42KB | Posted:

15 Clinging to Hope as the World Falters

A Great Death Story (1)
A man and his daughter encounter a massive meteor shower which disrupts their lives, but it's only the beginning. It's the beginning of the end, or is it? An Apocalyptic tale that focuses on individuals trying to maintain love, hope and family amongst death and dying. This is a pre-Post-Apocalyptic tale, asking what happened to all the people before most PA stories even begin. Previously published as "Love and Family During the Great Death".

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic, Romance, Science
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: 35 | Score: 7.83
Size: 1233KB | Posted: Concluded:

16 Eight Keys to Eden

Not long after the colonists landed on the uninhabited planet, every human-made artifact -- ship, communicators, tools -- disappeared! Even their clothes!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 294KB | Posted:

17 Exploiter's End

People or termites, it's all the same. There's a limit to how far you can drive them!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 39KB | Posted:

18 The Fire People

The first of the new meteors landed on the earth in November, 1940. It was discovered by a farmer in his field near Brookline, Massachusetts, shortly after daybreak on the morning of the 11th. Astronomically, the event was recorded by the observatory at Harvard as the sudden appearance of what apparently was a new star, increasing in the short space of a few hours from invisibility to a power beyond that of the first magnitude, and then as rapidly fading again to invisibility.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 368KB | Posted:

19 The Hills of Home

"Normality" is a myth; we're all a little neurotic, and the study of neurosis has been able to classify the general types of disturbance which are most common. And some types (providing the subject is not suffering so extreme a case as to have crossed the border into psychosis) can be not only useful, but perhaps necessary for certain kinds of work....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 16| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 18KB | Posted:

20 Trying to Be Normal

A The Catalyst Story (2)
Alex, returning from New Orleans with a whole new life, tries to become just a normal teen as he returns to school. Can he blend in for the next two months, despite having women following him? And will his abilities really be invisible to those around him? Follow Alex's adventures as he struggles with his new abilities, followers, growing responsibilities and his new role in life. The second of six books following Alex as he learns about what he's ultimately facing.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Romance, School, Science
Week's Downloads: 16| Votes: 26 | Score: 7.74
Size: 994KB | Posted: Concluded:

21 Gunslinger

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
Week's Downloads: 16| Votes: 77 | Score: 7.95
Size: 231KB | Posted:

22 Grappling With Survival

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.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Romance, Violence, Science
Week's Downloads: 15| Votes: 23 | Score: 9.08
Size: 975KB | Posted: Concluded:

23 The Mission

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: 15| Votes: 72 | Score: 8.20
Size: 195KB | Posted: Concluded:

24 The Princess and the Captain

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: 15| Votes: 81 | Score: 8.61
Size: 248KB | Posted: Concluded:

25 Dead Stick

A story in the Mage and Magic Universe Universe
A modern Mage deals with the scum of his world in our world, making both worlds safe for everyone. Besides Tyrome was a likeable guy wasn't he?

Age Rating: Older than 17
Tags: Shapeshifters, Romance, Politics, Violence, Assassins, Spies, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Ghosts, Monsters, Undead, Fantasy, Magic
Week's Downloads: 15| Votes: 34 | Score: 8.25
Size: 262KB | Posted: Concluded:

26 The Weakling

A strong man can, of course, be dangerous, but he doesn't approach the vicious deadliness of a weakling--with a weapon!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 15| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 98KB | Posted:

27 Half Past Alligator

It takes sportsmanship to make a ball team. and foul play to get a backward race civilized!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 14| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 27KB | Posted:

28 Space Viking

When his wife is murdered on his wedding day, Lucas Trask launches himself on a quest for revenge. Using his personal fortune, he buys a spaceship and becomes a Space Viking, raiding worlds while hunting for his wife's killer. But raiding is not his destiny, and he gradually becomes a trader, starting to build a galactic empire. Before he can achieve his new goals, however, he must still deal with his wife's killer. A thrilling intergalactic saga!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 13| Votes: 38 | Score: 8.06
Size: 381KB | Posted:

29 Alarm Clock

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: 13| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 71KB | Posted:

30 Turning Point

The man is rare who will give his life for what is merely the lesser of two evils. Merrick's decision was even tougher: to save human beings at the expense of humanity, or vice versa?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 13| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 28KB | Posted:

31 Awakenings

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: 12| Votes: 78 | Score: 7.93
Size: 185KB | Posted: Concluded:

32 The Chessmen of Mars

A Barsoom Story (3)
Impetuous and headstrong, Tara, Princess of Helium and daughter of John Carter, defies the elements by flying into a rare, fierce Martian storm. Hurtled half a planet from her home she is threatened by grotesque, flesh eating monsters and barbarous warriors.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 12| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 478KB | Posted:

33 Security Risk

General David Walker looked up again at the seamed face of the Chief of Staff, General Marcus Meriwether. "This could be serious," he said slowly, with a sick sense of the statement's inadequacy. An old tic suddenly returned, tugging at the left corner of his mouth. The deadly, unsmiling expression on Meriwether's face did not change as he slid more tightly into his chair. "You know as well as I that it means the Interplanetary Confederation is ready to go to war with us."

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

34 Turnover Point

Every era in history has had its Pop Ganlon's. Along in years and not successful and not caring much anyway. A matter of living out their years, following an obscure path to oblivion. It was that way in ancient Egypt, just as it will be when the Solar System shrinks to our size. And once in a while such men are given an opportunity to contribute to the society that has forgotten them....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 12| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 11KB | Posted:

35 The Cuckoo's Progeny

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Nanotechnology, AI
Week's Downloads: 11| Votes: 29 | Score: 7.86
Size: 401KB | Posted: Concluded:

36 Badge of Infamy

The computer seemed to work as it should. The speed was within acceptable limits. He gave up trying to see the ground and was forced to trust the machinery designed for amateur pilots. The flare bloomed, and he yanked down on the little lever.It could have been worse. They hit the ground, bounced twice, and turned over. The ship was a mess when Feldman freed himself from the elastic straps of the seat. Chris had shrieked as they hit, but she was unbuckling herself now...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 11| Votes: 9 | Score: 7.28
Size: 172KB | Posted:

37 Pursuit

Fear cut through the unconscious mind of Wilbur Hawkes. With almost physical violence, it tightened his throat and knifed at his heart. It darted into his numbed brain, screaming at him.He was a soft egg in a vast globe of elastic gelatine. Two creatures swam menacingly through the resisting globe toward him. The gelatine fought against them, but they came on. One was near, and made a mystic pass. He screamed at it, and the gelatine grew stronger, throwing them back and away.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 11| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 101KB | Posted:

38 The Maintenance Man Another Repair Book 2

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: 10| Votes: 64 | Score: 7.68
Size: 121KB | Posted: Concluded:

39 Stranded in a Foreign Land

"Never Leave Anyone Behind" is a familiar refrain for American Servicemen. A crew is incapacitated in a strange land and a hostile government tries to capture them and steal their resources. If you're not in the military, do you put your family's lives at risk to help those who can't help themselves, or may not even survive? Previously published as "Stranded".

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, AI, Science, Dystopian
Week's Downloads: 10| Votes: 36 | Score: 8.25
Size: 664KB | Posted:

40 Danger in Deep Space

Calling all boys and girls to Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and all points in outer space--You, too, can be a part of the group of daring adventurers from the Space Academy who travel to mysterious lands in outer space on dangerous and exciting missions. It's as simple as opening a book. if the book is TOM CORBETT, SPACE CADET. You'll discover the Earth of the future, where you can hurtle through space at breath-taking speed, and a trip to Mars will be as simple as taking a walk around the block.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 10| Votes: 10 | Score: 7.38
Size: 292KB | Posted:

41 The Cosmic Computer

The colony "world" is a poverty stricken agricultural society with only two exports: the fermented products of their world's unique grapes, and the salvaged war equipment, now selling at about 1% of its true value. The legend of MERLIN, the super-computer said to have planned the grand strategy which successfully concluded the war. "If we could only find Merlin," the inhabitants said to each other, "all our problems would be solved.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 10| Votes: 35 | Score: 8.19
Size: 370KB | Posted:

42 Police Your Planet

Bruce Gordon was an ex-fighter, ex-gambler, ex-cop, ex-reporter, and now he was an ex-patriot of Earth. Security shipped him to Mars with a knife, 100 credits, and a yellow card that meant no return. An SF novel that would appeal to Mickey Spillane fans, Police Your Planet features lots of hands-on violence, assorted beatings, and blood. But this isn't just a crime novel put into space; this is a hard sf novel, and the terraforming of Mars, while not dwelt upon, is central to the story.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 10| Votes: 11 | Score: 7.14
Size: 246KB | Posted:

43 The Ultimate Experiment

No living soul breathed upon the earth. Only robots, carrying on the last great order.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 10| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 7KB | Posted:

44 Survival Type

Score one or one million was not enough for the human race. It had to be all or nothing. with one man doing every bit of scoring!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 10| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 49KB | Posted:

45 The Celestial Hammerlock

This bigtime space promoter could get the Horsehead Nebula in a flying mare--but pinning a planetoid is tougher!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 10| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 18KB | Posted:

46 The Amateurs

The ultimate show demanded the ultimate in showmanship--now if only Mr. Sims could measure up!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 10| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 17KB | Posted:

47 Leben

The product of bio-engineering they search for their place and the man who made them what and who they are.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Violence, Science, Military, Drugs
Week's Downloads: 9| Votes: 18 | Score: 8.64
Size: 447KB | Posted: Concluded:

48 Key Out of Time

A Time Traders/Ross Murdock Story
Key Out of Time -the fourth book in the Time Traders series, following The Time Traders, Galactic Derelict, and The Defiant Agents- again features Ross Murdock as the hero. Accompanying a group of settlers to the now-empty water-planet Hawaika, he is sent back in time through a Time Gate... and must learn to survive ten thousand years in the past!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 9| Votes: 21 | Score: 6.78
Size: 314KB | Posted:

49 The Lani People

They exported the Lani to every planet in the galaxy. Who wants to be bothered by a woman when you can get a whole harem of Lani so cheap?. All happy only in the natural naked state. All expertly trained to make a man feel like a god. The Lani People is the startling story of a planet that applied new scientific knowledge to techniques of breeding, and came up with a system that revolutionized society.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 9| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 349KB | Posted:

50 Zombie Leza

An unusual young woman, Leza lives with, cares for, communicates and controls an army of the undead. She can teach the living how to survive, if the humans can only keep from killing her. Leza represents more than just another day of survival, but whether that portends humanity's rescue or the future of the undead is anyone's guess. She may be humanity's redemption or their ultimate annihilation.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Science, Zombies, Undead
Week's Downloads: 8| Votes: 19 | Score: 8.89
Size: 314KB | Posted: Concluded:
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