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1 A True History Book One by StarFleet Carl

A story in the A True History Universe
There was a rocket, but the occupant wasn't a baby. A young man (Cal) is the sole survivor of his planet, crash landing in Kansas in 1984. Cal is found by a farmer and his daughter, and ends up being her friend and lover, as well as... well, read on, to find out what happens in this coming of age story. NOTE: Any names and/or other similarities between people, living, dead, or fictional are purely coincidental. (Maybe.) - 30 chapters of Book One.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Alternate Universe, Nanotechnology, Coming of Age, Romance, School, Violence, Fan Fiction, Super Hero
Downloads: 10857| Votes: 148 | Score: 9.16
Size: 2225KB | 435,840 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 The Portal: Doorway to Adventure by Lazlo Zalezac

A story in the Damsels In Distress Universe
On Earth, Sid is a college student who has a very odd uncle. When his uncle dies and leaves him his house, Sid learns that he has inherited more than a home. In the closet of the study is a portal to the planet Crossroads and his caretaker, Sally. From Crossroads is a portal to Chaos, a planet with Damsels in Distress. It is up to Sid to rescue the poor Damsels in Distress and claim his heroic rewards.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens
Downloads: 1935| Votes: 104 | Score: 9.12
Size: 190KB | 36,358 words | Posted:

3 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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Drama, Violence, Military, Supernatural
Downloads: 3199| Votes: 117 | Score: 9.11
Size: 718KB | 131,693 words | Posted: Concluded:

4 Hell Hound by Ernest Bywater

'Once a Marine, always a Marine.' was the code he lived by. His dictionary had no definition for 'impossible:' an exceptional man who wouldn't let his superiors stop him from doing what he saw as his duty, even if it's by himself after being retired. The story is told by his niece who's concerned about how the authorities are trying to rewrite his life for their own purposes.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Violence, War, Military
Downloads: 2262| Votes: 118 | Score: 8.86
Size: 176KB | 33,621 words | Posted:

5 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
Downloads: 2472| Votes: 137 | Score: 8.77
Size: 309KB | 58,488 words | Posted:

6 Stranded in a Foreign Land by Vincent Berg

"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
Downloads: 3137| Votes: 118 | Score: 8.77
Size: 631KB | 118,339 words | Posted:

7 Pasayten Pete by Graybyrd

Pasayten Pete is an obscure north Cascades legend. As a boy growing up in the Methow Valley, Graydon Williams heard tell that Pasayten Pete was a hermit, a lost prospector, or even a creature not-human and not-animal. No one claimed to have seen him or knew anyone who had seen him, but everyone seemed to believe there was something to the legend. Graydon lived the real story.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Coming of Age, Violence, Spiritual, Supernatural, Young Adult
Downloads: 1917| Votes: 115 | Score: 8.72
Size: 371KB | 68,669 words | Posted: Concluded:

8 The Cosmic Computer by H. Beam Piper

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
Downloads: 2747| Votes: 102 | Score: 8.70
Size: 358KB | 65,517 words | Posted:

9 Space Viking by H. Beam Piper

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
Downloads: 4083| Votes: 123 | Score: 8.69
Size: 371KB | 67,649 words | Posted:

10 Mosley Station by Mark Randall

A story in the Asteroid Hunters Universe
In the not too distant future, while humanity begins exploiting the mineral wealth of the asteroid belt, Mosley Station, the Deadwood of outer space, is attacked and taken over by pirates. Will they survive? Or is Mosley doomed to become the first ghost town in space?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Crime, Humor, Drama, Violence, Pirates
Downloads: 2072| Votes: 114 | Score: 8.69
Size: 141KB | 26,297 words | Posted:

11 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
Downloads: 5655| Votes: 164 | Score: 8.66
Size: 646KB | 122,637 words | Posted: Concluded:

12 S.H.E.I.L.A by Pars001

A scientist is hunted for what he has created.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Robots, Violence, Military, Workplace, Mystery, Assassins, Bounty Hunters
Downloads: 8823| Votes: 197 | Score: 8.64
Size: 431KB | 83,237 words | Posted: Concluded:

13 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
Downloads: 4696| Votes: 104 | Score: 8.62
Size: 864KB | 160,090 words | Posted:

14 Star Guardian 2 by Duncan7

A Star Guardian Story (2)
Brian continues his travels among the stars.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Coming of Age, Detective, Pirates
Downloads: 72103| Votes: 628 | Score: 8.52
Size: 1162KB | 216,439 words | Posted: Concluded:

15 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
Downloads: 8378| Votes: 183 | Score: 8.48
Size: 544KB | 105,292 words | Posted: Concluded:

16 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
Downloads: 5467| Votes: 119 | Score: 8.48
Size: 366KB | 72,682 words | Posted: Concluded:

17 Singularity by Vincent Berg

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Science, Spiritual
Downloads: 2880| Votes: 116 | Score: 8.45
Size: 308KB | 56,937 words | Posted: Concluded:

18 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.' - 42,200 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Historical, Western, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 4897| Votes: 289 | Score: 8.44
Size: 220KB | 42,590 words | Posted:

19 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
Downloads: 8225| Votes: 177 | Score: 8.43
Size: 443KB | 89,551 words | Posted: Concluded:

20 Stand in Time by Ernest Bywater

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, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 2434| Votes: 157 | Score: 8.43
Size: 475KB | 97,579 words | Posted:

21 The Ties That Bind by Lumpy

A Destiny Saga Story (2)
Three short months Caspian Grey's world changed. His life now has a purpose. He has his girls and a family, of sorts, that loves him. He has friends that will stand with him. Even on this new road will have some some sharp curves to navigate. There is a secret that he and his family must keep. New additions join his family bringing with them new challenges while current members of his family need help facing old challenges. Caspian's destiny lies ahead, but it won't be an easy

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, School, Young Adult
Downloads: 6411| Votes: 107 | Score: 8.43
Size: 491KB | 97,741 words | Posted: Concluded:

22 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
Downloads: 4312| Votes: 226 | Score: 8.41
Size: 305KB | 63,148 words | Posted:

23 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
Downloads: 6102| Votes: 224 | Score: 8.41
Size: 189KB | 36,111 words | Posted: Concluded:

24 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
Downloads: 18206| Votes: 698 | Score: 8.37
Size: 310KB | 58,025 words | Posted: Concluded:

25 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
Downloads: 6901| Votes: 226 | Score: 8.34
Size: 243KB | 47,479 words | Posted: Concluded:

26 The Misplaced Battleship by Harry Harrison

Slippery Jim diGriz--a.k.a. The Stainless Steel Rat--is back in this classic adventure, originally published in the April, 1960 issue of Astounding Science Fiction! It might seem a little careless to lose track of something as big as a battleship. but interstellar space is on a different scale of magnitude. But a misplaced battleship--in the wrong hands!--can be most dangerous.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1506| Votes: 123 | Score: 8.33
Size: 59KB | 11,278 words | Posted:

27 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
Downloads: 4759| Votes: 262 | Score: 8.32
Size: 334KB | 67,776 words | Posted:

28 Lost With Nothing to Lose by Vincent Berg

A Not-Quite Human Story (2)
Unable to find a home and acceptance on Earth, an intrepid band of misplaced youth seek their ancestral home among the stars. Unfortunately, their reception is not what they hoped. The home they discover is a hostile environment, involved in a huge interstellar war with a hostile alien species. Viewed as untrusted interlopers, they search for a place in a universe with no use for them, and no place turn for assistance. One chapter has some explicit interspecies sex, but it's part of the plot.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI, Extra Sensory Perception, Romance, Science, Dystopian
Downloads: 8314| Votes: 168 | Score: 8.32
Size: 642KB | 115,608 words | Posted: Concluded:

29 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
Downloads: 6954| Votes: 193 | Score: 8.30
Size: 180KB | 35,452 words | Posted: Concluded:

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
Downloads: 4293| Votes: 151 | Score: 8.30
Size: 172KB | 34,130 words | Posted: Concluded:

31 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
Downloads: 3634| Votes: 201 | Score: 8.28
Size: 117KB | 22,500 words | Posted: Concluded:

32 Broken Boundaries by SciFurz

During the Earth-Silth conflicts, two commanders of opposing warships played a game of chicken at one of the outer known solar systems, the result being a head-on collision and two ships fused together at the bows. After the cease fire agreement plans were made to salvage what they could from the ships and Alain from Earth was sent as part of a two man crew to recover components from the Earth vessel while a team from the Silth would handle theirs. Nothing turned out to be as expected.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Alternate Universe, Romance, Drama, Violence, War, Military, Workplace, Pirates, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 4939| Votes: 168 | Score: 8.23
Size: 331KB | 63,146 words | Posted: Concluded:

33 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
Downloads: 5940| Votes: 148 | Score: 8.22
Size: 480KB | 95,931 words | Posted: Concluded:

34 Plain Joe by Pars001

A story in the Time Travel Adventures Universe
A plain man becomes more. The story of Joe a man who is anything but plain, the three worlds he lives on and the three women he loves. Plus another in the far past that his love for actually started it all.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Space, Futuristic, Extra Sensory Perception, Romance, Politics, Science
Downloads: 2587| Votes: 105 | Score: 8.02
Size: 59KB | 11,994 words | Posted: Concluded:

35 The Seeding Book 1 by Pars001

A simple man trying to eek out a living has an encounter that changes his life forever.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Futuristic, Nanotechnology, Near Future, Violence, Science, War, Assassins
Downloads: 3045| Votes: 157 | Score: 7.99
Size: 68KB | 13,442 words | Posted: Concluded:

36 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
Downloads: 6240| Votes: 241 | Score: 7.85
Size: 189KB | 37,224 words | Posted: Concluded:
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