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Iron Sky: Destiny - Nazis on the moon

by Ilsa von Braunfels

The year is 1945. The Third Reich has unleashed, and subsequently lost the Second World War. Their home in Europe lies in ruins, and their dictator Hitler has escaped by means of suicide. However, some incorrigible...


Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2016

by Charlie Jane Anders, Nina Allan, Tara Isabella Burton & Monica Byrne et al.

A collection of some of the best original science fiction and fantasy short fiction published on Tor.com in 2016. Includes stories by Charlie Jane Anders, Nina Allan, Tara Isabella Burton, Monica Byrne, Rebecca...


After the Battle on Starship Hill

by Vernor Vinge

"After the Battle on Starship Hill" is more than 12000 words of prologue from Vernor Vinge's forthcoming novel, The Children of the Sky. Taking place on Tines World, this mini e-book describes events of the...


Exams

by Luca Poggi

A fantastic tale from the collection "Di Stella in Stella" by the same author.


THE BEST OF H. G. Wells (The Time Machine The Island of Dr. Moreau The Invisible Man The War of the Worlds...) ( A to Z Classics)

by H. G. Wells

Contains Active Table of Contents (HTML)** The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will...


The Litany of Earth

by Ruthanna Emrys

The state took Aphra away from Innsmouth. They took her history, her home, her family, her god. They tried to take the sea. Now, years later, when she is just beginning to rebuild a life, an agent of that government...


Year's Best SF 8

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer

The best science fiction short stories of 2002 and 2003, selected by David G. Hartwell, one of the most respected editors in the field.

The short story is one of the most vibrant and exciting areas in science...


Low Chicago

by George R. R. Martin

In Low Chicago, a gang of criminals scattered throughout the past threaten the stability of the world in George R. R. Martin's latest Wild Cards adventure.

The stakes were already high enough at Giovanni Galante’s...


The War of the Worlds

by H.G. Wells

The War of the Worlds (1898), by H. G. Wells, is an early science fiction novel which describes an invasion of England by aliens from Mars. It is one of the earliest and best-known depictions of an alien invasion...


A Modern Utopia

by H.G. Wells

In A Modern Utopia, two travelers fall into a space-warp and suddenly find themselves upon a Utopian Earth controlled by a single World Government


The Science Fiction Archive #1

by Murray Leinster, Frank Robinson, Sewell Wright & C. L. Moore et al.

Edited by the mysterious Rey Bertran, the Science Fiction Archive #1 features some of the greatest science fiction writing of all time. Featuring: The Sentimentalists, by Murray Leinster The Girls from Earth,...


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Illustrated and Annotated) (A to Z Classics)

by Jules Verne

With A to Z Classics, discover or rediscover all the classics of literature.

Contains Active Table of Contents (HTML)

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic...


Year's Best SF 15

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer

An annual celebration of the finest short form science fiction of the past year, editors David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer’s Year’s Best science fiction anthologies are widely acclaimed and eagerly awaited—and...


Herbert West - Reanimator

by H. P. Lovecraft

"Herbert West: Reanimator" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. It was written between October 1921 and June 1922. It was first serialized in February through July 1922 in the...


Evernight

by Victor Milan & George R. R. Martin

The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers for over 25 years. From the darkly brilliant imagination of Victor Milán, the novelette "Evernight" takes readers down to the depths of the Parisian catacombs....


Year's Best SF 16

by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer

A dazzling new collection of the finest short form science fiction from the previous year, compiled once again by World Fantasy and Hugo Award-winning editors by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, Year’s...


Great Secret, The: An Intergalactic Tale of Madness, Obsession, and Startling Revelations

by L. Ron Hubbard

Fanner Marston is on the verge of uncovering the key to gaining absolute control over the universe.  The only problem is, he’s certifiably insane—a crazed Peter Lorre on a power trip. Driven by greed and...


Where the Trains Turn

by Pasi Ilmari Jaaskelainen

Published here for the first time in English, "Where the Trains Turn" won first prize in the Finnish science-fiction magazine Portti's annual short story competition and then went on to win the Atorox Award...


Prompt. Professional. Pop!

by Walter Jon Williams

The Wild Cards universe has been thrilling readers for over 25 years. In Walter Jon Williams's "Prompt. Professional. Pop!" shows that to make it in Hollywood, it's not enough to be beautiful and talented, you've...


Where the Lost Things Are

by Rudy Rucker & Terry Bisson

Thanks to "bluegene", life is long. But out Route 42 near Goshen, it's also kind of dull. Just the thing to encourage an expedition into the only actual other universe, the place where…but that would be telling....