Free SF, Fantasy and Horror Fiction for 4/30/2014

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  • @HiLobrow: King Goshawk by Eimar O’Duffy – Chapter 18 [Satirical Science Fiction Serialization – from 1926]

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Free eBooks – Science Fiction

The Death of Rock ‘n’ Roll, The Impossibility of Time Travel and Other Lies by Duncan Milne
Kenn has discovered the means to access the depth of live shows that had previously eluded him by traveling through time to any gig ever held.
[Literary Time Travel Novel – Amazon]

Enormity (Complete Edition) by Nick Milligan
Before joining NASA’s space programme, Jack had dreams of a career as a professional musician. When a deep space mission goes awry, he crashes on an alien planet. Jack discovers that his new world is inhabited by a race of humans that have evolved in parallel to those on Earth. He picks up a guitar and performs the most wondrous rock songs of his home planet. Neil Young. Leonard Cohen. Bob Dylan. Superstardom beckons as audiences around the globe revere Jack and his apparent songwriting abilities. He basks in the boundless glow of a hedonistic dream world. But Jack soon learns that his lie will have sinister consequences.
[Science Fiction / Horror Novel – Amazon]

Free eBooks – Science Fiction – Young Adult

Run (The Hunted: Book One) by Patti Larsen
Sixteen-year-old Reid thinks life is back to normal. His sister Lucy pulls herself together and cuts him free from a year of foster care. She promises to take care of him, that her new boss and her new life are what they both needed to start again. Until Reid is taken in the middle of the night, dumped in a wild stretch of forest far from home with no idea why he is there. Lost and afraid, he learns to run from the hunters who prowl the darkness, their only pleasure chasing down kids like him. And killing them.
[YA Science Fiction Adventure Novel – First of Series – Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Smashwords]

Free eBooks – Post-Apocalyptic and Dystopian

City of Burning Shadows (Apocrypha: The Dying World) by Barbara J. Webb
Joshua “Ash” Drake is a man in hiding.
Hiding from the past, from the horror of his life as a priest after the gods disappeared.
Hiding from his emotions, denying the nightmares that haunt his sleep and the anger that fuels his days.
Most of all, hiding from the truth—that no matter how much he keeps his head down, no matter how he clings to the echoes of everyday life, his city—his world—is dying.

[Post-Apocalyptic / Dark Fantasy Novel – Amazon]

Breakers (Book 1) by Edward W. Robertson
In New York, Walt Lawson is about to lose his girlfriend Vanessa. In Los Angeles, Raymond and Mia James are about to lose their house. Within days, none of it will matter.
When Vanessa dies of the flu, Walt is devastated. But she isn’t the last. The virus quickly kills billions, reducing New York to an open grave and LA to a chaotic wilderness of violence and fires. As Raymond and Mia hole up in an abandoned mansion, where they learn to function without electricity, running water, or neighbors, Walt begins an existential walk to LA, where Vanessa had planned to move when she left him. He expects to die along the way.

[Post-Apocalyptic Novel – First of Series – Amazon | Smashwords]

Jadde – The Fragile Sanctuary by Clive Ousley
Millennia have passed since the twenty-first century demon wars when mankind so nearly succumbed to genetically altered mutants – The Quarter-men. Now only isolated pockets of struggling humanity survive.
[Post-Apocalyptic Novel – Amazon]

Free eBooks – Fantasy – Young Adult

The Python Steps (The Ta’sono Totems) by Tim Ernst
Never fully being understood by the villagers, Brii was left to raise himself within the jungle. He discovers that he has to choose between right and wrong in helping those who have always put him down, or letting them survive on their own like they had always left him to do. There are many relics left over from an ancient race on the tropical island of Caras’cuvia. From statues, to paths that now lead to nowhere, a young jungle boy is determined to discover his own destiny regardless of the prejudice built against him.
[YA Sword & Sorcery Novel – Amazon]