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- @Lightspeed Magazine:
- @Nightmare Magazine: “Old Friends” by Charles L. Grant [Horror]
- @Tor: “Tuckitor’s Last Swim” by Edith Cohn [YA Fantasy]
- @Author’s Site: “Heading West” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch [Fantasy]
Written – Flash
- @365 tomorrows:
- @Daily Science Fiction:
- “Five Days to a Better You with Parallel Worlds (Executive Edition)” by Erica L. Satifka [Science Fiction Flash]
- “The Rocketeer” by Rebecca Hodgkins [Science Fiction Flash]
- @Flashes in the Dark: “Robbing the Cat Lady” by M.V. Montgomery [Horror Flash]
- “Alice White Holds a Flashlight Inside Your Head” by Kyle Hemmings [Horror Flash]
- “Creep” by Phil R. [Horror Flash]
- “Fishing in the Moonlight” by Nick Demosthenous [Horror Flash]
- “Goat’s Head Soup for the Soul” by George Semko [Horror Flash]
- “Ink” by Neil McGowan [Horror Flash]
- “The Cat Vanished” by Daniel Strange [Horror Flash]
- “The Mirror Game” by Lachlan Redfern [Horror Flash]
- @Yesteryear Fiction: “Creation” by ATJ Cember [Fantasy Flash]
Written – Serialized
- @Author’s Site: Musketeer Space by Tansy Rayner Roberts – Part 17 – “Portrait of a Marriage” [Space Opera Serialization]
- @Author’s Site: The Greenland Diaries by Patrick Marsh – Day 140 – Part One [Post-Apocalyptic Serial]
- Far Fetched Fables #21 – “Troll’s Night Out” by Jenny Blackford and “We Sleep on a Thousand Waves Beneath the Stars” by Brendan Connell by [Fantasy]
- @Lightspeed Magazine: “Starfall” by Saundra Mitchell [Science Fiction]
- Protecting Project Pulp #108 – “Defense Mech” by Ray Bradbury [Science Fiction – from 1946]
Audio – Radio Dramas
- @Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod: The Creaking Door –“Man In The Lift” [Horror / Thriller Radio Drama – from 1964]
- @Relic Radio: The Mysterious Traveler –“Zero Hour” [Science Fiction Radio Drama – from 1948]
Free eBooks – Science Fiction
Galaxy of Heroes by Gus Flory
The lives of four space drifters intersect on a planet of hope as the most powerful war machine in the galaxy approaches, threatening to consume them all in a storm of metal and fire.
[Space Opera Novel – First of Series – Amazon | B&N | Kobo | 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]
Revolutionary Right (Aristeia #1) by Wayne Basta
A former naval starfighter pilot, Maarkean Ocaitchi once fought to protect the Alliance and its principles of freedom and democracy, but his sister’s rebellious past forced them both into a life of smuggling. He nevertheless refuses to believe her assertions that the whole system is corrupt… until she is arrested and condemned to death as a traitor.
Now, Maarkean must decide where his loyalty lies, and will either spark a rebellion or help crush the spirit of democracy once and for all. The experience will challenge everything he thinks he knows about resistance, loyalty, and friendship.
[Science Fiction Adventure Novel – First of Series – Amazon | Kobo]
The Devil’s Concubine (The Devil of Ponong #1) by Jill Braden
QuiTai, ruthless concubine of Levapur’s mysterious crime lord, the Devil, receives an unexpected invitation to cocktails with disgraced Thampurian Kyam Zul. She doesn’t trust Kyam enough to drink anything he pours, and won’t help him no matter how hard he begs – or threatens. But when QuiTai’s ex-lover is murdered, Kyam is the only one who knows the name of the killer, and he won’t tell QuiTai unless she helps him first.
The torpid back alleyways of Levapur’s tropical colony hide more than lovers. There are things with claws, beings with venomous fangs, and spies lurking in the jungle.
Most of them want to keep their secrets.
One of them wants QuiTai dead.
[Science Fiction Adventure Novel – First of Series – Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Smashwords]
The Sea of Storms (Lodestone #1) by Mark Whiteway
Rising from the remnants of a shattered civilization, the native people of the planet Kelanni begin to discover the technology left behind by their ancient forebears.
[Space Opera Novel – First of Series – Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Smashwords]
Free eBooks – Post-Apocalyptic and Dystopian
The Cured by Deirdre Gould
Henry spent eight years chained to a post. Exposed, starved, infected with the December Plague, and mad. During those eight years, the December Plague consumed most of the world’s human population, causing the infected to become violent and cannibalistic.
But Henry escaped. And now he’s been Cured. He vividly remembers what has been done to him and others. He can also recall the terrible things he did while he was infected. He and his fellow survivors face a world unlike anything they knew before. They are weak, lost and completely alone. Now released from both the madness of the Plague and the cruelty of their captors, they must decide which is more important: survival or revenge.
[Post-Apocalyptic Novel – Amazon]
THEM: Season 1, Episode 1 by M.D. Massey
Scratch Sullivan is a professional monster hunter, eking out a living in the post-apocalyptic world left over after the bombs dropped and They came…
When a vampire tips him off to a possible mass incursion of zombies and werewolves into the safe zone he protects, he has no choice but to find a way to stop Them from destroying the community and people he holds dear.
Now with the threat of an army of paranormal creatures razing his home and enslaving his friends, Scratch has to fight his way through zombie territory to stop the most feared occult predator in the Outlands from leading Them right to his backdoor…
[Post-Apocalyptic Fantasy Serial – First Episode – Amazon | B&N | Kobo]
Free eBooks – Fantasy
Afterburn (The American Geological Survey #1) by Karen L. Abrahamson
Vallon Drake, secret agent of the American Geological Survey, finds her latest partner entombed in the wall of a parking garage that didn’t exist just a few hours earlier.
The AGS protects America from the changes that foreign terrorists and the Gifted population can make to the landscape, but now Vallon must investigate not only a series of agents deaths, but also a mysterious, desert-scented, stranger with power beyond anything she knows. With his help, Vallon must unravel clues to her own past or leave Seattle the victim of a power beyond even hers to control.
[Urban Fantasy Novel – First of Series – Amazon]
Fell’s Hollow by A. J. Abbiati
Fell’s Hollow: a seedy, thief-riddled, sorcerer-plagued city tucked away in a hidden cove. Here you’ll meet the most fascinating characters, characters that live and die by the skill of their blades, the breadth of their wit, and the whim of their luck.
[Sword & Sorcery Novel – 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]
Free eBooks – Fantasy – Young Adult
The Bindings of Fate (The Child of the Stars Trilogy #1) by Michael DeAngelo
Heroes Will Rise. Cities Will Fall.
The realm of Tellest is filled with bloodlust, greed and violence. Long has the world been thrust into turmoil, driven by the insatiable urge of man’s conquest, and whatever rewards can be earned from the end of a blade.
But so, too, are the lands a place of courage, valor and sacrifice. Brave men and women across the world will stand up to the tyranny of the power-hungry kings, or be swept away by it.
Kaos Kreegan is a man haunted by memories of the past. To survive in the harsh world that evolves around him, he needs to rely on his wits and his friends to bring evil to justice, and avenge the wrongs that have been done to him. Along the way, he will discover that Tellest carries many surprises – and so does he.
[YA Epic Fantasy Novel – First of Series – Amazon]
Free eBooks – Fantasy – Paranormal and Romance
Carrots (Shelby Nichols Adventures #1) by Colleen Helme
Shelby Nichols is an average woman who is married to the only guy she ever fell for. Her life is organized and predictable, revolving around her husband and two children. All that changes the day she stops at the grocery store for some carrots. As the cashier rings up her purchases, a gunman is busy robbing the bank inside the store. When a customer grabs the robber’s mask, he is shot and everyone runs for cover. Everyone except Shelby, who finds herself face to face with the killer. The next thing she knows, she’s lying on the floor with a bullet wound to her head. Luckily, the bullet only grazes her scalp, and she doesn’t suspect any lasting affects until later, when she suddenly ‘hears’ what people are thinking. With this uncanny ability, her life takes on a whole new dimension…
[Paranormal Mystery Novel – Amazon]
Free eBooks – Vampires
Blood Orange Soda by James Michael Larranaga
High school freshman Darius Hunter lives in a world where vampires live among normal humans. Young vampires like Darius are kept on a government-mandated medication that prevents them from becoming fully undead until they’re 18. He’s smart, sensitive and all-too human””a struggling outsider who’s just trying to fit in, find a girlfriend and escape the attention of football bully Bao Wang. It’s his humanity that often keeps him from his hopes and dreams, so Darius’ “cool uncle” Jack, a vampire, introduces him to a substance called Blood Orange Soda. This strange analog of steroids can speed Darius’ maturation into his full vampire state, but it can’t guarantee that he’ll avoid disrupting the lives of his mother and sister, win the love of Angel Martin or successfully face up to Bao. It also doesn’t make him immune to heartbreak and loss.
[YA Vampire Novel – Amazon]
Free eBooks – Superhero
Agent I1: Tristan (The D.I.R.E. Agency) by Joni Hahn
Raised in the art of warfare, Former Navy SEAL, Tristan Jacobs, has always been a force to reckon with. Now that D.I.R.E. has successfully implemented his scientific enhancements, he’s a walking weapon. Unstoppable, as long as he stays focused. No relationships.
[Superhero Romance Novel – First of Series – Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Smashwords]
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]
Free eBooks – Zombies
LZR-1143: Infection (Book One) by Bryan James
Until he was convicted of murdering his wife and condemned to a life sentence in a psychiatric prison, Mike McKnight was a movie star. A real, live action hero. But the mysterious circumstances surrounding his beloved wife’s death pointed a damning finger at just one person: him. He was tried by a world that hated him. He was convicted by a jury who never doubted his guilt. He was discarded and forgotten, locked away by a society that moved on.
At least until the zombies showed up.
[Zombie Novel – First of Series – Amazon | Smashwords]