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by Sarah HoldingA freak electro-magnetic pulse leaves 17-year-old Bo and six other teenagers trapped inside a building in the British seaside resort of Blackpool, desperately trying to work out what just happened, why they can’t get out, and how to survive the weirdest weekend of their lives. Dealing with each other’s egos and issues is nothing compared to the fallout unleashed by the solar event, because hidden beneath the building they discover it has activated a powerful energy device called blackloop. ... more
by Kim DonovanMost trips to the other side of the world would be life changing in some way, especially when planned by your recently passed mother. However, visions, dreams, strange encounters, and ancient gifts are a bit more than Jane had in mind. She certainly wasn’t expecting to open a stone gateway to an otherworld or uncover secrets that would rock her knowledge of reality to its very core. This is the beginning of a journey between two realms, four kingdoms and a girl trying to find her place amongst ... more
by Wanda VargasSet millions of years from now, Earth's inhabitants found a way to fuse its radiation source with machinery to help ignite and push the planet out of its orbit from the sun to alleviate the earth’s temperature as the sun increases in diameter, thus increasing in energy. An event known as the Great Flare is about to repeat itself where a giant, catastrophic flare is emitted from the sun capable of scorching the surface of the earth. The creators of IGNITE and leader of the world believe now is th... more
by M. E. LangeWill the technological advances of the New Eden, a mysterious, government-funded, science vessel, be enough to save Eva when the arc of civilization takes a sharp turn? In the new novel, Arc, by debut author, M.E. Lange, the year is 2032 and Eva, a brilliant but angst-ridden 18-year-old, is frustrated by the insanity she sees everywhere she turns. Incivility in Politics. Gun violence. Climate change. Wars. Pollution. Greed. Power. Injustice. It all seems too much for her, and she feels powerl... more
by Rowena MohrNigel Grumley has always wanted to live in a castle – just like Ulric the boy-prince in his favourite novel, The Bloodstone of Carrickfergal. So when his dad has one of his ‘Brilliant Ideas’ and buys a 700 year-old English castle, Nigel thinks all his dreams have come true. Except that Castle Grimwold is 5,000 miles away from home, a complete ruin and possibly the only castle in Europe that doesn’t have a dungeon, or a secret passageway – or anything. Nigel isn’t the only one who’s not impres... more
by Jon CohnJump into the gripping world of "Everything Is Temporary," where the Barnes family's peaceful life takes a surprising turn after a tragic event rocks their world. As you read, you'll be drawn into the suspense, wondering how well you really know the people closest to you. The suspenseful journey begins when Sarah's husband, Tom, starts acting strangely. His mood swings create chaos, leading to unfounded accusations against their thirteen-year-old daughter. But hang on tight, because the tensi... more
by David BonnHaving fun with philosophy in an omnipotence-free environment. Follow me on a quest to find a kinder and gentler theory of everything.
by Alex Cochran
A stagnating humanity is crushed onto seven small worlds, while the enigmatic union of alien life seems to set impossible goals to qualify for contact. When a discharged mental patient finds himself bankrupt, his only escape is to venture further into the cosmos than he ever dreamed.
Do his inner demons hold the secret to peace with our stellar neighbours? Or will a fanatical leader and his cult return humanity to the dark ages?
The Pollutant Speaks guides the reader through a fut... more
by Nancy Machlis Rechtman and Bob ShumakerNoah Gibson comes from a family that has magic in their blood. He is also an overly imaginative seventh grader whose magician father has mysteriously disappeared. The only clue Noah has to his father’s sudden departure is a magical reading chair in the attic. Noah believes the chair has the power to transport the person sitting in it anywhere they wish, but he has trouble convincing his friends and family. When a little white lie told to his teacher and classmates grows into increasingly fantast... more
by Harriet M. Winter (pen name)Bunny Thread isn’t a girl you can’t call average. She is eleven years old, lives at the back of a button shop, and makes her own clothes. You would have to look far and wide to find anybody more skilled with a sewing machine or more nimble-fingered with a thread and needle. Bunny is one of a kind – too out there, if you ask her classmates. That’s why she cannot find a friend, no matter how hard she tries. One day she decides to use her unique skills to make herself a friend. It takes thr... more
by Tobin MarksEarth is on the verge of becoming a dead planet. The polar ice caps melted long ago, and it's been decades since the last raindrop fell. Ocean levels rise a dozen meters, and forest fires rage on a global scale. Eleven billion people dying of thirst wage water wars against each other as extinction looms. Humanity needs a new planet. As Earth deteriorates, the nation states desperately work together to build a mechanism for recolonization. And so the Magellan II is born, the first starship capa... more
by Ronald J. FischerIn the late twenty-first century, the world had neglected to pay enough attention to climate change and was in bad shape. The temperature of the earth and the oceans was high and rising fast. The ocean levels were rising; tornadoes, hurricanes, and flooding were increasing. The world population had reached ten billion and was overcrowded. The crime rate in the United States was very high. One result of this was the construction of cities in orbit, which were very large cylinders that rotated abo... more
by Brian PennHe could live forever. But is he willing to pay the price? It’s 2099, and the former United States of America is in the midst of another civil war. In the wake of a revolutionary technology that grants people a second chance at life, an impenetrable wall divides the prosperous nation of Zion from the slums of MiddleLand. Stuck inside the wall and desperate to reunite with his fiancée, contraband smuggler Asher is hell-bent on finding a way out. When his uncle offers him a once-in-a-lifetime... more
by Tom Cobey
Eternally Mortal is a fantasy about second chances.
Darcey convinces her childhood friend, Joanne, to move in with her, all in an effort to escape Joanne’s abusive husband, Michael. The plan goes awry when Michael learns of the plan and kills Darcy and seriously wounds Joanne.
Tabatha, Darcy’s wife, sets her mind to changing her life and positioning herself next to Joanne in the event Michael tries to return and finish the job he started. Joanne has not met Taba... more
by Michael NoheThirteen people were in the Deadfall Mall, a soon-to-be-razed mall in rural Minnesota, on the evening of October 31, 2024. Ten of them were out for an early evening walk in the warm and secure but rundown mall. Two were self-proclaimed ghost hunters on a mission. The last was the mall’s security guard. Most of them would never leave—alive. The next morning, the police recovered nine bodies. Evil isn’t always what or where you expect.
by Devon Eriksen
Marcus Warnoc has a little problem. And a big one. Little because she’s three and a half feet tall. Big because she has enough blackmail material to bury him, and she’s just hijacked his spacecraft.
But he’s not going to let this spoiled Martian snob push him around. He has a plan.
Miranda Foxgrove has a simple problem. And a complicated one. Simple because only she knows of a treasure hidden beyond the edge of civilized space. Complicated because the c... more