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

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Written

Written – Flash

Written – Serialized

  • @Paizo: Dune Runner by Christopher Paul Carey – Chapter Two: Pursuit [Shared World Fantasy Serialization]
  • @Author’s Site: The Greenland Diaries by Patrick Marsh – “Day 126″ [Post-Apocalyptic Serialization]

Audio

Audio – Radio Dramas

Free eBooks – Science Fiction

Anvil of Tears (The Reforged Trilogy) by Erica Lindquist
Maeve Cavainna is running and her wings won’t save her. The infamous bounty hunter, Logan Coldhand, chases close behind her and intends to collect the high price on her head. When he finally corners her, the long chase seems to be over… until a frightened alien girl stumbles into their fight and begs for their protection. Maeve and Logan call a reluctant end to their battle and promise to help the girl, but they have agreed to far more than they know. Can the fragile peace between hunter and mark hold long enough to save the lives that depend on them?
[Military Science Fiction Novel – First of Series – Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Smashwords]

Continuity by C. Allen Brown
Most people are dull and void of any substance. They trudge through life like scenery for the people who actually live it. But that’s not just how they seem; that’s truly what they are—soulless Meat Suits, made by Guardians, with no idea that they’re less. Since the beginning of time, there have always been only 3,137 everlasting human souls in the universe; never one more and never one less. Until now.
[Science Fiction Novella – Amazon | Smashwords]

“If at First…” by Peter F. Hamilton
2007. A break-in. The victim: Marcus Orthew, the financial and technological genius behind Orthanics, the computer company whose radical products have delivered a one-two punch to the industry, all but knocking PCs and Macs out of the ring. The perpetrator: a man obsessed with Orthew. Just another simple case of celebrity stalking—or so everyone assumes…
[Science Fiction Short Story – Amazon | B&N]

“PSYCHE: Transcending the Human Condition” by Steve Hanson
In the not too distant future, humanity is torn between opposing realities and still plagued by the older demons of the human species: war, hatred, division and greed. In clandestine laboratories and under the scrutiny of sinister governments, a scientist has found a way to remove hate, fear and greed from the human psyche and transcend the human condition.
[Science Fiction Short Story – Amazon]

The Participants by Brian Blose
Zack Vernon is an immortal Observer sent to watch the world on behalf of the Creator. When his suicide attempt fails spectacularly and earns him a spot on the national news, the other Observers are drawn to him.
[Paranormal Fantasy Novella – Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Smashwords]

The Pattern by jt kalnay
Has one programming error killed hundreds of people in airplane crashes? A handful of west coast computer geeks know the answer. After reading The Pattern, you will too. Follow auto-pilot programmer Craig Walsh and his beautiful engineer girlfriend Stacey “Jack” Horner as they create, and then confront, a malicious computer virus that seems destined to destroy air travel as we know it…
[Technothriller Novel – Amazon]

The Spider and the Fly (Spiderverse Saga #1) by C.E. Stalbaum
Humanity lies in ruin. The once invincible human empire has crumbled, and refugees struggle to survive on backwater colonies and broken ghettos on the fringes of the galaxy. Worst of all, any child born with a spark of psychic potential is hunted down by elite telepathic operatives of the ruling alien government. But now, with the entire species on the brink of extinction, everything is about to change…
[Space Opera Novel – First of Series – Amazon | Smashwords]

Free eBooks – Post-Apocalyptic and Dystopian

Survivalist by Circumstance – Volume One by Cheryl L. Cholley
Darrell is suffering the effects of the downturn of the American economy. He has been laid off from his job as a stockbroker, and is taking his change in circumstances hard.
[Apocalyptic Serial – First Episode – Amazon]

The Newman Resident by Charles Swift
It’s the near future and education has become big business. Dr. Newman is at the leading edge of creating the perfect educational environment for children, and all he requires is a hefty tuition—and your child at the age of six months.
[Dystopian Thriller Novel – Amazon]

Free eBooks – Post-Apocalyptic and Dystopian – Young Adult

Prison State: Episode 1 by Logan Rutherford
On the planet Utoki, crime is virtually non-existent. That’s because if someone commits a crime, no matter how small, them and their immediate family are sent to The Prison.
[YA Dystopian Novelette – First Episode of Series – Amazon | Kobo]

Free eBooks – Fantasy

Hammers in the Wind (Book One of the Northern Crusade) by Christian Warren Freed
Exiled millennia ago, the dark gods have tirelessly sought to return and bend the world of Malweir to their will. Their agents roam the world in search of weak willed men, knowing that only through corruption and chaos can their masters return. It begins in the northern kingdom of Delranan the night King Badron’s castle is attacked and his only son murdered and his daughter kidnapped. Angered, he leads his kingdom to war against the neighboring Rogscroft.
[Epic Fantasy Novel – First of Series – Amazon]

Mark of the Legion by JJ Timmins
In the world of Xanoha, only the Empire of Te, ancient and dying, protects mankind from the chaotic horrors of the Land. But the Empire and its archaic order are collapsing in Civil War. Its fate lies in the sword-filled hands of those who bear the Mark of the Legion, who fight the Rebel hordes for their Empress, their Empire, and their comrades, unto victory or death.
[Epic Fantasy Novel – Amazon]

Free eBooks – Fantasy – Young Adult

DreamQuest (Lands of Daranor Book 1) by Bill T Pottle
A young boy in a small village has a mysterious dream that hints of the fantastic power of the Water Orb, one of the four elemental forces that has been lost to the world for nearly three centuries. Heeding the advice of the powerful wizard Zelin, Tarthur sets off on a quest to understand his dream and its consequences for the fate of civilization.
[Childrens / YA Sword & Sorcery Novel – First of Series – Amazon]

Free eBooks – Horror

Green Lake by S.K. Epperson
The suicide of Madeleine Heron’s husband leaves her at her sister’s lake house for the summer, until she can ‘sort things out’ for herself and find a new direction, but life in the lake community is anything but conducive to calm; right away a three year old girl goes missing from the dam, Madeleine is nearly assaulted when her truck breaks down, and she discovers her neighbors have an affinity for digging holes and burying things in their yard, usually things they find floating in the lake, like a hand, or an arm…
[Horror Novel – Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Smashwords]