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Top 50 Stories, by Weekly Downloads

 

1 The Alien

Just speculate for a moment on the enormous challenge to archeology when interplanetary flight is possible. and relics are found of a race extinct for half a million years! A race, incidentally, that was scientifically so far in advance of ours that they held the secret of the restoration of life! One member of that race can be brought back after 500,000 years of death....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 164| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 329KB | Posted:

2 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: 150| Votes: 34 | Score: 8.75
Size: 682KB | Posted: Concluded:

3 Operation: Outer Space

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.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 75| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 343KB | Posted:

4 The Day of the Boomer Dukes

Foraminifera 9-Hart Bailey's Beam is bored. He relieves that boredom by traveling back in time to sometime before the high radiation levels and after the invention of anesthesia-you know, in case of accidents. He's read of the Mafia in New York City of the 1950s. He think that might be a place to start. He finds five you men, all dressed in same color jacket, and asks directions to the recruiting office of the "dread Camorra." He assures them he has plenty of money in his carry-all...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 57| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 42KB | Posted:

5 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: 55| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 314KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 Doorstep

The general was bucking for his other star--and this miserable contraption bucked right back!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 54| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 12KB | Posted:

7 Invasion

The whole fighting fleet of the United Nations is caught in Kreynborg's marvelous, unique trap.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 48| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 56KB | Posted:

8 Navy Day

The Army had a new theme song: "Anything you can do, we can do better!" And they meant _anything_, including up-to-date hornpipes!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 42| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 11KB | Posted:

9 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: 42| Votes: 20 | Score: 8.52
Size: 262KB | Posted: Concluded:

10 The World With a Thousand Moons

Grim death was the only romance to be found on this world that boasted a thousand moons

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 36| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 99KB | Posted:

11 Birds of a Feather

Getting specimens for the interstellar zoo was no problem--they battled for the honor--but now I had to fight like a wildcat to keep a display from making a monkey of me!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 45KB | Posted:

12 The Face and the Mask

These four-and-twenty stories, though not by any means of equal merit, reach, on the whole, a good level of excellence. "The Chemistry of Anarchy" is in particular a capital tale. A young man entangles himself in some Anarchist plots, and is delivered by a scientific friend who finally frightens the revolu- tionists out of their wits. Somewhat resembling this is "A New Explosive." The recipient of a terrible secret thinks it best that secret and inventor should disappear together...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 386KB | Posted:

13 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: 28| Votes: 48 | Score: 8.11
Size: 185KB | Posted: Concluded:

14 Extracts for the Galactick Almanack

Don't take your eye off music. there is going to be a lot more to it than meets the ear!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 16KB | Posted:

15 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: 25| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 447KB | Posted: Concluded:

16 The Lost Warship

Jap bombs rained down, there was a tremendous blast--and a weird thing happened to the Idaho

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 18| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 151KB | Posted:

17 Stand by for Mars!

It's the tale of three young men who join the Solar Guard to serve as Space Cadets (yes, really That's what the book calls them). It tells of the challenges that face them, and the way they triumph over adversity.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 18| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 334KB | Posted:

18 First Lensman

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: 18| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 582KB | Posted:

19 The Graveyard of Space

Nobody knew very much about the Sargasso area of the void; only one thing was certain: if a ship was caught there it was doomed in

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 27KB | Posted:

20 The Earthman's Burden

There is foul play on Mercury--until Denny Olear of the Interplanetary Flying Police gets after his man.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 35KB | Posted:

21 The Sky Is Falling

Dave stared around the office. He went to the window and stared upwards at the crazy patchwork of the sky. For all he knew, in such a sky there might be cracks. In fact, as he looked, he could make out a rift, and beyond that a... hole... a small patch where there was no color, and yet the sky there was not black. There were no stars there, though points of light were clustered around the edges, apparently retreating.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 16| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 187KB | Posted:

22 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: 16| Votes: 58 | Score: 8.33
Size: 195KB | Posted: Concluded:

23 The Maintenance Man Book 1

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: 16| Votes: 54 | Score: 7.70
Size: 192KB | Posted: Concluded:

24 Edison's Conquest of Mars

Edison attempts to stave off a Martian attack on Earth -- with his own invasion of Mars!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 16| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 369KB | Posted:

25 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: 16| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 246KB | Posted:

26 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: 54 | Score: 8.34
Size: 231KB | Posted:

27 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: 20 | Score: 9.32
Size: 975KB | Posted: Concluded:

28 For the Love of Lana

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!

Age Rating: Older than 17
Tags: Alternate Universe, Shapeshifters, Romance, Violence, Assassins, Spies, Secret Agents, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Demons, Ghosts, Monsters, Undead, Fantasy, Magic
Week's Downloads: 15| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 224KB | Posted: Concluded:

29 Dark Moon

Mysterious, dark, out of the unknown deep comes a new satellite to lure three courageous Earthlings on to strange adventures.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 14| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 161KB | Posted:

30 Will to Survive

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
Week's Downloads: 14| Votes: 56 | Score: 8.67
Size: 340KB | Posted:

31 Deathworld

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: 14| Votes: 24 | Score: 8.72
Size: 312KB | Posted:

32 Darkness and Dawn Book I: The Vacant World

Allan Stern and his secretary Beatrice Kendricks awake in New York City, one thousand years after an asteroid destroys most life on earth. Just his luck, Allan is a master engineer and can make explosives, build bridges, fly bi-planes, etc. Beatrice is the gorgeous, spunky blond along for the ride (she even gets kidnapped by a giant gorilla at one point!).In the first part the discussion is of what happened, and how they will save themselves and rebuild civilization.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 14| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 251KB | Posted:

33 It Could Be Anything

Keith Laumer, well-known for his tales of adventure and action, shows us a different side of his talent in this original, exciting and thought-provoking exploration of the meaning of meaning.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 13| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 84KB | Posted:

34 Killing Time

A story in the Time Travel Adventures Universe
Out of his time, his memory gone what's a man to do? Alavis thought all was lost then he met the perfect woman, problem was she was family!

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Futuristic, Romance, Assassins
Week's Downloads: 13| Votes: 47 | Score: 6.58
Size: 19KB | Posted:

35 A Trace of Memory

Foster has hired Legion to help him regain his lost memory. Then both men are suddenly attacked by alien powers. They flee to Stonehenge in England where they discover a strange control chamber deep in the ruins. They succeed in bringing down to earth an alien space ship which has been in orbit for thousands of years. Eventually they both become captives... on another planet.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 13| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 369KB | Posted:

36 Mimsy Were the Borogoves

Millions of years in the distant future, a posthuman scientist is attempting to build a time machine and tests it by sending two boxes with a hastily gathered batch of educational toys into the past. When the boxes fails to return, he believes the entire experiment to be a failure, he discontinues his efforts. One box arrives in the middle of the 20th century and the second in the latter part of the 19th century. Both have had their time-travel circuitry irreparably damaged by the journey.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 13| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 70KB | Posted:

37 The Black Star Passes

THREE AGAINST THE STARS! A sky pirate armed with superior weapons of his own invention... First contact with an alien race dangerous enough to threaten the safety of two planets... The arrival of an unseen dark sun whose attendant marauders aimed at the very end of civilization in this Solar System...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 12| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 417KB | Posted:

38 Stand in Time

A man is moving to the USA with his family. At the last minute his work won't release him from his contract early, as previously agreed. A cousin who's a close friend stands in to fill his role as father in helping the rest of the family move on the set date.When they get to the USA and the man is kidnapped by a group set on world domination. They brainwash him and send him back in time to help them bring about a different end to the War Between the States. Can one man affect their plans?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Western
Week's Downloads: 11| Votes: 37 | Score: 8.72
Size: 485KB | Posted:

39 The Gun

The plot of The Gun centers around a group of space explorers who investigate a planet which appears deserted. However, they are shot down and crash land on the planet. While repairing their ship, a team of explorers sets to survey the surrounding area, where they discover the ruins of an ancient city. The Captain peered into the eyepiece of the telescope.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 11| Votes: 17 | Score: 7.17
Size: 50KB | Posted:

40 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: 44 | Score: 7.78
Size: 121KB | Posted: Concluded:

41 Code Three

The cars on high-speed highways must follow each other like sheep. And they need shepherds. The highway police cruiser of tomorrow however must be massively different-- as different as the highways themselves!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 10| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 126KB | Posted:

42 A Good Man

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: 10| Votes: 40 | Score: 8.52
Size: 175KB | Posted: Concluded:

43 Invaders From the Infinite

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: 10| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 362KB | Posted:

44 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: 9| Votes: 28 | Score: 8.28
Size: 1233KB | Posted: Concluded:

45 Citadel

He was looking for a privacy his strange personality needed. And--never quite seemed to achieve it. All his efforts were, somehow--great triumphs of the race, and great failures for him!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 9| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 50KB | Posted:

46 A Bad Day for Vermin

They came In friendship and love. They couldn't help the way they looked!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 9| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 12KB | Posted:

47 Four-day Planet

Fenris isn't a hell planet, but it's nobody's bargain. With 2,000-hour days and an 8,000-hour year, it alternates blazing heat with killing cold. A planet like that tends to breed a special kind of person: tough enough to stay alive and smart enough to make the best of it. When that kind of person discovers he's being cheated of wealth he's risked his life for, that kind of planet is ripe for revolution.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 9| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 313KB | Posted:

48 Empire

In a future time, the solar system is powered by one energy source, controlled by one huge organisation, which has plans to use this control to dominate the planets. Unknown to them, a couple of maverick scientists accidentally develop a completely new form of energy supply and threaten the corporation's monopoly. Naturally, the corporation can't allow this to happen... A stunning story about the manipulation of pure energy, climaxing in interstellar conflict.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 9| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 290KB | Posted:

49 Quest of the Golden Ape

How could this man awaken with no past--no childhood--no recollection except of a vague world of terror from which his mother cried out for vengeance and the slaughter of his own people stood as a monument of infamy?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 8| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 188KB | Posted:

50 Anthem

In a future in which individuals have no name, no independence, and no values. Equality 7-2521 lives in the dark ages of the future where all decisions are made by committee, all people live in collectives, and all traces of individualism have been wiped out. Despite such a restrictive environment, Equality 7-2521 dares to stand apart from the herd--to think and choose for himself, to discover electricity, and to love the woman of his choice.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Romance, Violence, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 8| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 91KB | Posted:
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