A MYSTERIOUS "FALL-OUT" PARALYZES CIVILIZATION! Mayfield was the typical college town. Nothing too unusual ever happened there until a mysterious comet was suddenly observed by the scientists on College Hill. The copper-yellow glow of the comet seemed to have brought the whole world to a grinding halt.
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: 52| Votes: 15 | Score: 8.10 Size: 886KB |
After eleven years in space, the Argo landed on the dangerous, unknown planet Lucifer. The crew faced an untamed world of huge, carnivorous birds with wolverine heads and flashing black teeth; furred, ten-foot-tall men; and red-skinned, man-eating pygmies. They fought for mere survival. But their duty was to colonize and populate the planet... with four men and only two women!
Joe had helped launch the first Space Platform--that initial rung in man's ladder to the stars. But the enemies who had ruthlessly tried to destroy the space station before it left Earth were still at work. They were plotting to stop Joe's mission!
Kenneth j Malone of the FBI(that's right and from the queen's own FBI!) is back and late model red Cadillacs are being stolen, no suspects are ever seen and it's his job to figure out who, why and how.
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?
Any war is made up of a horde of personal tragedies--but the greater picture is the tragedy of the death of a way of life. For a way of life--good, bad, or indifferent--exists because it is dearly loved....
The ability to read minds isn't an unmixed blessing, so learns George Hanlon, Secret Operative of the Inter-Stellar Corps. His unique gift helps him with his assignments, of course -- except that he has a lot of trouble with alien minds. He encounters a whole planet full of alien minds on Estrella when the semi-human inhabitants of this Earth-like world of another sun decide that they want nothing to do with the Federation Planets.
When people talk about getting away from it all, they are usually thinking about our great open spaces out west. But to science fiction writers, that would be practically in the heart of Times Square. When a man of the future wants solitude he picks a slab of rock floating in space four light years east of Andromeda. Here is a gentle little story about a man who sought the solitude of such a location. And who did he take along for company? Charles the Robot.
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!
Rupert Ralestone is officially the Marquess of Lorne--but with no family money or prestige, the title is worthless. He and his younger brother and sister return to the old family homestead--Pirate's Haven. Their only hope is to find the family's talisman, a great sword, and restore it to its proper place.
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.
Ronny Bronston has dreamed all his life of getting a United Planets job that would take him off-world. He finally gets the opportunity when he is given a provisional assignment with Bureau of Investigation, Section G. But will he be able to complete his assignment and find the elusive Tommy Paine?
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...
Consider the plasmoids...Ancient living machines that after millennia of stillness suddenly begin to move under their own power, for reasons that remain a mystery to men. Holati Tate discovered them - then disappeared. Trigger Argee was his closet associate - she means to find him. She's brilliant, beautiful, and skilled in every known martial art. She's worth plenty - dead or alive - to more than one faction in this obscure battle.
A story in the Mage and Magic Universe Universe
A powerful mage from a powerful clan, is betrothed to the daughter of a powerful Vampire clan. This is your average vampire/mage story but with a twist. What if you were a mage or a vampire and suddenly found your self a plain powerless human? Just ask Lana or Johnathon. This also crosses over into Dead stick my first ever cross over!
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: 18| Votes: 30 | Score: 8.23 Size: 1233KB |
On the Earth of the future, cities are overcrowded and the elite have nothing to do but buy fame from people who really do the work. A faster than light drive is invented and Jed Cochrane, a television producer, seizes the chance to change the course of history and free the people who are willing to work for themselves and not be faceless proles.
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: 17| Votes: 40 | Score: 8.83 Size: 682KB |
The problem of separating the friends from the enemies was a major one in the conquest of space as many a dead spacer could have testified. A tough job when you could see an alien and judge appearances; far tougher when they were only whispers on the wind.
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.
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: 21 | Score: 9.31 Size: 975KB |
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.
Captain Brandon was a pioneer. He explored the far reaches of space and reported back on how things were out there. So it was pretty disquieting to find out that the "far reaches of space" knew more about what went on at home than he did.
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: 14| Votes: 15 | Score: 9.50 Size: 314KB |
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: 32 | Score: 8.53 Size: 207KB |
All Dave Miller wanted to do was commit suicide in peace. He tried, but the things that happened after he'd pulled the trigger were all wrong. Like everyone standing around like statues. No St. Peter, no pearly gate, no pitchforks or halos. He might just as well have saved the bullet!
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!
FBI Agent Kenneth Malone faces his toughest challenge yet, discovering why the government operates so inefficiently. Is it a plot by some mastermind operating out of the Kremlin? Or is it an even deeper conspiracy whose goal is to sow confusion and chaos throughout the world. Will Malone be able to find the cause of the mysterious psychic static causing the disruption? What will he find when he faces the Supermind?
"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".
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.
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: 9| Votes: 26 | Score: 8.15 Size: 401KB |
On the jungle world of Jumala, a wanted man is in hiding -- a man whose mind has been imprinted with the brain pattern of another. As a deadly game of hide-and-seek begins to unwind, a man who does not know his own powers faces an interstellar safari determined to run him to ground -- dead or alive! "Nobody can top Andre Norton when it comes to swashbuckling science-fiction adventure."
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: 8| Votes: 29 | Score: 8.78 Size: 312KB |
The story of an experiment gone wrong--a planet seeded with primitive bacterial, plant, and insect life forms, then forgotten until a spaceship crash-lands, stranding its crew. The crew must fight to survive in a savage nightmare world.