Today's Featured Books— Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Assimilated Cuban's Guide to Quantum Santeria by Carlos Hernandez

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Assimilation is founded on surrender and being broken; this collection of short stories features people who have assimilated, but are actively trying to reclaim their lives. There is a concert pianist who defies death by uploading his soul into his piano. There is the person who draws his mother’s ghost out of the bullet hole in the wall near where she was executed. And then there’s a border patrol agent trying to figure out how to process undocumented visitors from another galaxy. Poignant by way of funny, and philosophical by way of grotesque, Hernandez’s stories are prayers for self-sovereignty. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


Until the Last Dog Dies by Robert Guffey

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Around the world, an unusual viral plague is striking the population. The virus attacks only one particular section of the brain. It isn’t fatal, but it results in the victim’s sense of humor being obliterated. No one is immune. Until the Last Dog Dies is a sharp, cutting satire, both a clever twist on apocalyptic fiction and a poignant look at the things that make us human. From $11.99 SHOP NOW


Necropolis PD by Nathan Sumsion

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Jacob was just an average college student until he ran through the wrong door and found himself trapped in the city of Meridian – a literal necropolis, made up of forgotten places and populated entirely by the dead. As the only living resident, Jake has struggled while waiting for the Necropolis Police Department to decide his fate. But when an unusual string of crimes hits the city, NPD Detective Marsh offers Jake a deal: Jake’s life in exchange for helping them solve the worst series of crimes in the necropolis’ history. From $4.99 SHOP NOW



The Heirs of Babylon by Glen Cook

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Two hundred years after nuclear and chemical weapons have nearly annihilated the global population, the last of mankind struggles in isolated communities. Kurt is a young man eking out an existence in the ruins of former Germany with his pregnant wife. But when the Gathering is called, he boards the decrepit destroyer Jäger—a once-mighty warship. Antiquated, broken-down, and running on steam, it wallows through uncharted waters carrying Kurt and a ragtag group of soldiers en route to the Final Meeting: a battle from which it’s rumored none have ever returned. From $11.49 SHOP NOW


The Ragged Blade by Christopher Ruz

Science Fiction and Fantasy

As a young mercenary, Richard followed a mysterious Magician on a quest to steal a demon's treasure and overthrow a king. The two men started their journey as strangers and ended as master and loyal soldier. Twenty years later, that kingdom is steadily falling into ruin and Richard has realized that time and power have twisted the Magician into a monster. To save his own daughter, Richard flees into the wastes where magic boils beneath the sand and monsters walk the dunes. What Richard doesn't know is that Ana is the key to the Magician's plans and he and his favorite monster will lay waste to the world to get her back. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


Annihilation Aria: Book One of the Space Operas by Michael R. Underwood

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Lahra, Max, and Wheel live and work aboard the Kettle, salvaging artifacts from dangerous galactic ruins to keep scraping by. But those artifacts unlock an ancient power which threatens the rule of the galaxy’s imperialist overlords, the Vsenk. To protect their dominion, the Vsenk have humbled entire civilizations. Lahra, Max, and Wheel are each just trying to get home to the lives they lost, but they’ll have to evade space fascists, kick-start a rebellion, and save the galaxy first to do it. From $7.99 SHOP NOW


The Human: Rise of the Jain, Book Three by Neal Asher

Science Fiction and Fantasy

In The Human, an entire galaxy hangs in the balance as the ancient and powerful Jain threat emerges anew. A Jain warship has risen from the depths of space and is determined to hunt down the alien Client. Orlandine must prepare humanity’s defense. Both humanity and the Prador thought their ancient foe—the Jain—had perished in a past age. And they resolve to destroy these outliers at any cost. As the Jain warship makes its way across the galaxy, it seems unstoppable. Orlandine’s life work is to neutralize Jain technology, so if she can't triumph, no one can. But will she become what she’s vowed to destroy? From $15.99 SHOP NOW


Rattlesnake Wind by Lilith Saintcrow

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Desiree Sarpe's family--now without their domineering patriarch--is busy creating a new life on Wyoming's plains. To Dez, magic hides in the grass, and especially in the wind--and she is about to find out that magic is real, bloody, and on the hunt for the perfect victims. From $8.69 Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Apple / Fireside


Exile by Lisa M. Bradley

Science Fiction and Fantasy

A toxic spill in the town of Exile poisoned residents with permanent rage. The feds' response? Quarantine. Only residents who pass the feds' 4-S test can escape Exile's heavily fortified borders. Heidi has taken the test repeatedly, trying to prove she's smart, strong, sterile, and sane. When her brother dies in battle, Heidi turns her eye to his killer. An Outsider who arrived post-spill, Tank seems open to Heidi's advances. But Tank's about as trusting as Heidi is monogamous—not at all. So Heidi's picked the wrong mark, her family is gunning for her, and the feds are itching to nuke Exile once and for all. $4.99 KindleKobo / Apple / Google / Rosarium


The Return of Absent Souls by C.J. Archer

Science Fiction and Fantasy

In this stunning conclusion to the After The Rift series, Josie and her friends return home to find Glancia on the brink of war. With political machinations and court intrigue bringing danger at every turn, they must tread carefully. But it won’t bring back lost memories or stop the nation from hurtling into war. At the heart of it all is the magic that stole the memories of so many. The magic that some people will do anything to get their hands on. Josie and her friends must be careful who they trust – or suffer the consequences. $4.99 Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Apple / Google


The Dark Man by Desmond Doane

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Ford Atticus Ford, former host of the hit ghost-hunting reality show Graveyard: Classified, has more than a few regrets—especially after young Chelsea Hopper was attacked by a demon. Assisting police departments by conducting paranormal investigations now provides Ford with an ounce of redemption, but it will never be enough. With Graveyard cancelled and his reputation destroyed, Ford sets out to avenge little Chelsea, and to save his own soul—if he can. Free Kindle / Nook / Kobo


Stranded by Rosalind Tate

Science Fiction and Fantasy

A modern girl. A door to the past. No way back. When Sophie Arundel falls through a hidden portal into 1925, she assumes she’s dreaming. Except she isn’t. Then the portal disappears. Mysteriously invited to stay in a grand house, Sophie must navigate a dangerous world of high-stakes rules to find a wealthy suitor. But that’s the least of her problems. History is unfolding differently in this England. Millions are starving, desperate and angry. When Sophie’s soulmate is attacked by a baying mob and his life ebbs away…can Sophie save him? Stranded is the first book in the Shorten Chronicles fantasy series. If you like time travel, romantic adventure and heroic dogs, you’ll love Stranded. Step into Sophie’s world, and be transported. $0.99 KindleAuthor


Sunshine Patriots by Bill Campbell

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Rebellion erupts on the “paradise” planet of Elysia, plunging the colony into chaos. In response, the all-powerful United Earth dispatches its elite corps of cyborg soldiers, led by Aaron “the Berber” Barber. After more than a decade of killing hideous aliens across the galaxy, Barber questions his celebrated role in United Earth’s military/industrial/entertainment complex when he finally has to face his fellow humans. From $2.99 KoboKindle / Nook / Apple / Google / Rosarium


Little Computer People by Galen Surlak-Ramsey

Science Fiction and Fantasy

When Gabe created the world’s first sentient program, Pi, he thought things couldn’t get better. Now he’s pretty sure things couldn’t get worse. After a colossal error on Gabe’s part, Pi turns into a binary monster along the lines of HAL, GLaDOS, and SHODAN. As she goes on the rampage, the only thing rendering her mostly harmless is the fact that she doesn’t fully understand the physical world...yet. But she’s learning. And unless Gabe quickly finds a way to rein her in or shut her down, the next time Pi starts a fire, it won’t just be his empty house that goes up in flames. $4.99 Kindle


A Tale of Truths By Berit Ellingsen

Science Fiction and Fantasy

A dissident scientist, her granddaughter, and an elf who created himself from thought journey to a tiered city built in a giant vertical conch. Here, they seek an audience at the top in order to convince them that their planet orbits its star instead of the other way around. But the road to paradigm shift is never easy—and rarely straightforward—and reveals many truths of its own. From $4.95 Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Apple / Google / Rosarium


The Watchmaker's Daughter by C. J. Archer

Science Fiction and Fantasy

India Steele's father is dead, her fiancée took her inheritance, and no one will employ her, despite years working for her watchmaker father. Alone, poor, and at the end of her tether, India takes employment with the only person who'll accept her. Matthew Glass must find a particular watchmaker, but he won't tell India why. So when India reads about an American outlaw known as the Dark Rider arriving in England, she suspects it's Mr. Glass. When danger comes to their door, she's certain of it. But if she notifies the authorities, she'll find herself unemployed and homeless again - and she will have betrayed the man who saved her life. Free Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Google


Well of Furies: Predator Space Chronicles I by Craig DeLancey

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Amir Tarkos is one of the only humans in the Predator Corp, the most elite military force in the galaxy. With his partner Bria, Tarkos is given a dangerous and difficult mission: to locate the World Hammer, a pair of co-orbiting sunless planets that are the last refuge of the Ulltrians. But first must brave the dangers of the Ulltrian homeworld, The Well of Furies. To save Galactic civilization, Tarkos and Bria will have to work with a team of strange aliens, explore the perilous ruins of an ancient moon, dare the depths of an ocean that engulfs a dark planet, and fight a fierce battle in the ice rings of burning world. Free Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Google


The Echo of Broken Dreams by C. J. Archer

Science Fiction and Fantasy

When a palace maid is attacked, Josie and the captain of the guards investigate together. Since one of the suspects is a foreign diplomat and magic expert, they use the opportunity to learn more about sorcery. But it soon becomes clear that he is using them to get to the truth about the palace and the servants' origins. With unrest in the village, and servants growing impatient for answers, an undercurrent of danger pervades the air. But the most dangerous man of all may prove to be the king himself, because every clue points to him knowing more than he lets on. From $1.99 Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Google


Ocean of Dust by Graeme Ing

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Lissa is a slave on a trading ship traveling on a waterless ocean of fine gray dust. A feisty, curious and intelligent girl, her desire to explore the ship earns her the hatred of the cruel first officer. Lissa becomes embroiled in the ocean's mysteries, while cryptic whispers in her head urge her toward a destiny linked to the dust itself. When a sinister plot casts her adrift on the barren ocean, everything hinges upon her courage, quick wits, and her ability to master her bizarre link with the dust and the scary creatures that live in it. From $0.99 Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Apple / Google


Coil by Ren Warom

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Bone Adams is a legend, the best mortician in the spires. When a new killer begins leaving bodies twisted and bent into grotesque pieces of art, City Officer Stark tasks Bone to unravel the clues. As more victims are discovered, Bone and Stark are drawn deeper into a world where pain and personal statement blend and blur, and finally end up hunting for a semi-mythical man-machine named Burneo deep within the sewers. But things aren't what they seem. $6.99 Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Apple / Google / Apex Book Company


Gunsmoke & Glamour by Hillary Monahan

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Marshall Clayton Jensen's job is to fix things for the people too weird for the government to touch—witches, fairies, monsters. When Clay finds himself on the receiving end of a witch's curse following a breakup from the love of his life, a fairy named Cora, Clay enlists the help of his best friend Doc Irene and his ex-girlfriend's promiscuous sister Adelaide to search for a cure before time runs out. Starting at $6.52 Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Apple / Fireside Fiction


The Way Out by Armond Boudreaux

Science Fiction and Fantasy

A medical miracle - the artificial womb - ensures perfect health and flawless development. Natural pregnancy is quickly criminalized. As a reporter, Jessica makes new enemies by covering both sides. Now her search for the truth behind this technology will lead to an unimaginable discovery - children with terrifying telepathic powers. This truth is no secret to former U.S. Marine Valerie. When government agents storm her home to take her child away, she’ll stop at nothing to protect her family. Soon, these two fearless women will be branded as terrorists, hunted by the military, demonized by the media—and drawn into a desperate fight for the freedom of the human race. $0.99 Kindle / Nook / Kobo


The Kingless Crown by Sarah M. Cradit

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Only a fortnight separates four young women from becoming reluctant queens of the usurper king, Eoghan. Twenty years earlier, King Eoghan’s father cunningly devised marriages between the highborn sons and daughters of the oft-warring Reaches, sealing the unions before they could protest. Now Eoghan demands the eldest daughters of these unions. The lords and ladies of the kingdom have no choice but to prepare their beloved daughters for the horrors ahead. But they’ll soon discover all four have disappeared, painting the world with their rebellion. As the Reaches ready themselves to face the king, the kingdom hovers on the edge of chaos. $4.99 Kindle / Nook / Kobo


Mirrorstrike by Benjanun Sriduangkaew

Science Fiction and Fantasy

General Lussadh has returned to her home city to suppress a revolt. Accompanying the general to prove her loyalty, Nuawa confronts a rebel who once worked to end the queen’s reign and who now holds secrets that will cement the queen’s rule. Plus, a relentless killer has emerged to hunt down anyone who holds in their heart a shard of the queen’s mirror. On these fields of tumult and shattered history, the queen’s purposes will at last be revealed, and both Lussadh and Nuawa tested to their limits. $4.99 Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Apple / Google / Apex Book Company


The End of the World Is Rye by Brett Cottrell

Science Fiction and Fantasy

What would you do for the perfect sandwich? Kill? Die? Well, if you were a rogue angel, you might cause the Apocalypse. And it looks like that's just what this darkly funny fantasy's rogue angel is about to do when he lands in a polygamist cult in Utah. Now it's up to the rest of God's divine posse, including Jesus and Lucifer, to save all of existence from certain destruction. In his debut novel, Brett Cottrell takes you on a provocative, celestial roller coaster ride that will have you laughing on the edge of your seat all the way to the gates of Hell. $4.99 Kindle / Nook / Kobo / Apple / Google