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11 Return to Sanity by QM

A Darker England Story (2)
A nation almost destroyed by grief, horror and rage. A group of men both feared and hated by those in power. A destiny revealed and a return to civilised values. Sometimes the return from the edge is fraught with danger, yet hope abides.
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Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Near Future, Romance, Military, Dystopian
Downloads: 705 | Votes: 62 | Score: 7.95
Size: 91KB | 17,401 words | Posted: Concluded:

12 Temple Trouble by H. Beam Piper

Miracles to order was a fine way for the paratimers to get mining concessions--but Nature can sometimes pull counter-miracles. And so can men, for that matter....
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Age Rating: Older than 7
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 516 | Votes: 22 | Score: 7.53
Size: 68KB | 12,358 words | Posted:

13 PL01 - Phantom of the Louvre by Haro James

From the Phantom of the Louvre collection
In the final months of the nineteenth century, Paris revels in being the City of Light. Yet it is hard, and often dirty, work to maintain its place as the pinnacle of civilization. Someone must deal with mysterious sightings, thieves falling from the sky and breaches in State security. Someone like M. Vautrin, confidential investigator... ~9,000 words. [Advisory: aeroships and orange cats play significant roles in this story]
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Steampunk, Crime, Detective
Downloads: 417 | Votes: 12 | Score: 7.46
Size: 52KB | 9,043 words | Posted:

14 When the Sleepers Woke by Arthur L. Zagat

Only two small groups of people-enemies-survive the vast desolation of the Final War.
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Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Post Apocalyptic, Futuristic, War, Military, Pulp Classic
Downloads: 1078 | Votes: 48 | Score: 7.18
Size: 61KB | 11,354 words | Posted:

15 Fertility Pirates by Lynn Donovan

Six hundred lightyears away, a dying civilization cries out in desperation. On Earth, a small band of faithful missionaries commit to bringing reproductive technologies and the Christian gospel. But, piracy taints the mission and the self-sacrificing soldiers of God are trapped—until one is smuggled back to Earth. Kita and Molly react to the commission with polar responses—one goes, one stays. When Kita mysteriously returns sterile and claims things that are impossible, Molly goes undercover.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Clones, Romance, Crime, Science, Spiritual, Detective, Pirates, Spies, Secret Agents, Travel
Downloads: 965 | Votes: 11 | Score: 7.14
Size: 244KB | 43,998 words | Posted: in progress Updated:

16 The Jovian Jest by Lilith Lorraine

There came to our pigmy planet a radiant wanderer with a message--and a jest--from the vasty universe.
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Age Rating: Older than 7
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 147 | Votes: 9 | Score: 6.64
Size: 18KB | 3,116 words | Posted:
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