• Welcome!
Total books


Contemporary Fiction
Historical Fiction

LGBTQ Fiction
Mystery, Thriller & Crime

Science Fiction & Fantasy
Short Stories

Sort by
The Robot and One You Love
The Robot and One You Love Sented by Rebecca

Tom Maddox is an American science fiction writer, known for his part in the early cyberpunk movement. His first novel was Halo (ISBN 0-312-85249-5), published in 1991 by Tor Books. His story Snake Eyes appeared in the 1986 collection Mirrorshades, edited by Bruce Sterling. He is perhaps best-known as a friend and writing partner of William Gibson;

The Mind Like a Strange Balloon

Here's my first published story, from OMNI, June, 1985. Remarkably, I can still read it without suffering toxic shock.

The Helpful Hand of God
The Helpful Hand of God Sented by Emma

the helpful hand of god ... Can be very helpful indeed. But of course, it's long been known that God helps those who wisely help themselves....

Cry from a Far Planet
Cry from a Far Planet Sented by Emma

A smile of friendship is a baring of the teeth. So is a snarl of menace.

Hooking Up
Hooking Up Sented by Rebecca

In Hooking Up, Tom Wolfe ranges from coast to coast observing 'the lurid carnival actually taking place in the mightiest country on earth in the year 2000.' From teenage sexual manners and mores to fundamental changes in the way human beings now regard themselves thanks to the hot new fields of genetics and neuroscience

A Changed Man and Other Tales
A Changed Man and Other Tales Sented by Cameron

A Changed Man and Other Tales is a collection of twelve tales written by Thomas Hardy. The collection was originally published in book form in 1913, although all of the tales had been previously published in newspapers or magazines from 1881 to 1900

Cue for Quiet
Cue for Quiet Sented by Musa

After too many years, T. L. Sherred returns with a story that gets our SPACE SPECIAL rating. It's the story of a man with a headache—who found a cure for it! And the cure gave him more power than any man could dream of. ________________________________________ So I had a headache. The grandfather of all headaches. You try working on the roof line sometime, with the presses grinding and the overhead cranes wailing and the mechanical arms clacking and grabbing at your inner skull while you snap a shiny sheet of steel like an armored pillowcase and shove it into the maw of a hungry greasy ogre. Noise.

Giants on the Earth
Giants on the Earth Sented by Musa

THE SECOND FALL OF THE ANGELS Long ago, in the days before the great Flood, the mighty Sons of God (or Angels), ruled Earth and the solar system from Jupiter, mingling with men and women as equals. But some prideful Angels, like certain others before them, were tempted by the thought of power over humankind and lust for its women. Soon, their yoke lay heavy on all the planets. That is when Damis, one of the Nephilim, the off-spring of Angels and humans, rose up to lead his own kind and humans in a spirited revolt that would end in cataclysm and a new age for the Earth.

The Plague
The Plague Sented by Emma

Sergeant Major Andrew McCloud ignored the jangling telephones and the excited jabber of a room full of brass, and lit a cigarette. Somebody had to keep his head in this mess. Everybody was about to flip.

The Dictator
The Dictator Sented by Musa

Stephen Marlowe (born Milton Lesser) was an American author of science fiction, mystery novels, and fictional autobiographies of Christopher Columbus, Miguel de Cervantes, and Edgar Allan Poe. This is one of those stories.

A Place in the Sun
A Place in the Sun Sented by Steve Bark

One of the most unforgettable characters from the golden era of science fiction, Johnny Mayhem is a shapeshifter who can assume the guise of any person. In the pulse-pounding short story A Place in the Sun, Mayhem is ordered to save a spacecraft that is on a direct collision course with the Sun. Will he be able to pull off this Herculean task before it's too late?

Home is Where You Left It
Home is Where You Left It Sented by Steve Bark

Stephen Marlowe (born Milton Lesser) was an American author of science fiction, mystery novels, and fictional autobiographies of Christopher Columbus, Miguel de Cervantes, and Edgar Allan Poe.

Tidal Moon
Tidal Moon Sented by Daniel

Ben Amherst es un coleccionista de cree en Ganímedes en el año 2083. Aunque normalmente opera solo, se ve acompañado en una de sus rondas por un turista de la Tierra llamado Kirt Scaler. Scaler planea viajar con Amherst al pueblo de Aquia, y luego permanecer allí durante dos meses mientras Amherst continúa en sus rondas.

The Mad Moon
The Mad Moon Sented by Steve Bark

When a party of slinkers undermines his shack, Calthorpe and Neilan flee into the Idiots' Hills, hoping the slinkers cannot follow them into the rarefied atmosphere. In a narrow valley between two peaks, they find a deserted city, apparently built by more-civilized previous generations of loonies

Proteus Island
Proteus Island Sented by Musa

Proteus Island, by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum, is a science fiction novel published in 1936. An island with strange mutant creatures sows panic in the people

Sort by