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Take a bite of Free Chocolate

Free Chocolate by Amber RoyerIs anything as good as chocolate? How about Free Chocolate, the space opera debut of Amber Royer:

Latina culinary arts student, Bo Benitez, becomes a fugitive when she’s caught stealing a cacao pod from the heavily-defended plantations that keep chocolate, Earth’s sole valuable export, safe from a hungry galaxy. Forces arraying against her including her alien boyfriend and a reptilian cop. But when she escapes onto an

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Be Dragon Touched for Free – Exclusive Extract from Among the Fallen by NS Dolkart

Among the Fallen by N S DolkartThe Dragon Touched are back: read the first two chapters of N S Dolkart’s deep epic fantasy Among the Fallen, the sequel to Silent Hall on us!

The Gods are Drawing Battle Lines

In the wake of the battle of Silent Hall, the city of Ardis is reeling, its leaders frightened and disorganized. The remaining oracle of the god Ravennis has resurfaced there and

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Be Hungry For It: Read the First Two Chapters of Hunger Makes the Wolf by Alex Wells

Hunger Makes the Wolf by Alex WellsDesert world? Check. Evil corporations? Check. A great start, add to that a gang of biker mercenaries and weird witchy powers blooming in the hard as nails heroine and you’re getting the barest taste of Alex Wells’ new novel Hunger Makes the WolfIt’s out fresh today, so why not start it now?

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The strange planet known as Tanegawa’s World is owned by TransRifts Inc, the

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Time is Ticking: Read an excerpt from Infernal Devices

Infernal Devices (2017) by K W JeterThis timeless novel is a gorgeous steampunk classic. A masterclass from the father of the genre himself: K W Jeter

Infernal Devices is a classic tale of time travel, clockwork and sexual intrigue and it’s also the first book in the George Dower Trilogy, so it’s definitely worth your time to peruse the first two chapters we’ve included below.

Here’s a brief synopsis to

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Roll Up! Roll Up! Excerpt of Dr Potter’s Medicine Show

Dr Potter's Medicine Show by Eric Scott FischlLadies, Gentlemen and Robots! Step up and discover the strange and powerful elixir that is Dr Potter’s Medicine Show.

Here is your chance to discover more of Eric Scott Fischl’s darkly fantastical twist on historical fiction, described as “Dirty, dank, and dangerous. Dr Potter’s Medicine Show is the missing season of Carnivàle you didn’t know you needed until now.” by Adam Rakunas, Philip K Dick

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A Free Glimpse of the Future in The Poison Eater

The Poison Eater by Shanna GermainVenture into a whole new realm – Numenera, the Ninth World in Shanna Germain’s inventive science fantasy, The Poison Eater. It’s a brilliant far-future tale magic and technology, from the Numenera world developed by Monte Cook Games.  Let us treat you an exclusive peek at the first chapters of Shanna’s extraordinary story.

Here’s the synopsis:

Poison never lies.

Talia was once one of the twelve martyrs of the forgotten compass, a prisoner of

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Continue touring the Scorched Continent – Free Peek at Break The Chains

Wanna take a little look at how Megan O’Keefe‘s Scorched Continent continues after the exciting events of Steal the Sky? Sure you do!

Check out the first three chapters of Break the Chains below… but be warned, this world is addictive: “I must confess that I tore through this instalment, and I’m really looking forward to the next one” (Sci-Fi and Fantasy Reviews).

Break The Chains by Megan E. O'KeefeA year has passed since Detan set

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Explore the Scorched Continent on us – free Steal the Sky Chapters

Special Sunday reading for you (well, those of you who are yet to devour this splendid book) from “epic steampunk Firefly” Steal the Skythe first instalment in Megan E O’Keefe‘s Scorched Continent series.

It’s fresh, bright and brilliant. As the nice Joseph Heller at NPR said: “it’s a buddy tale, a heist caper, a socioeconomic thriller and a steampunk-seasoned fantasia all at once. And it fires beautifully on all cylinders.”

Steal The Sky by Megan O'KeefeDetan Honding, a

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Free Preview of Empire Ascendant

Empire Ascendant by Kameron HurleyTo whet your fantasy thirst, we’ve popped the first couple of chapters of Kameron Hurley‘s mind-blowing fantasy Empire Ascendant for you to enjoy for free.

We could talk about how great it is for ages, but Locus nailed it already: “it’s epic in the truest sense of the world, and fantastic in a completely original and inventive way…I read all 400-odd pages in about 12 hours, ignoring all else. My guess is you will too.”

Loyalties are tested when worlds collide… In this

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Start Reading Twilight of the Dragons For Free

Twilight of the Dragons by Andy RemicSometimes you just need “a bold, brash, bloody story” (Beauty in Ruins) and Andy Remic‘s Twilight of the Dragons more than meets those expectations: “an undeniably brutal, no-holds barred grimdark, which grabs a reader by the throat and never lets go” (Bookwraiths).

What’s not to love? We’ve slipped a few chapters online for free so you can whet your appetite. Here’s the synopsis:

During a recent dwarf civil-war deep under the Karamakkos

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Read the Start of Binary Storm for Free

Binary Storm by Christopher HinzIt’s been a long wait for more stories in the world of Liege-Killer, but Christopher Hinz‘ Binary Storm is here at last! Well, almost… You have to wait until November to read it all, but especially to brighten your day and get you in the binary mood, here are the first three chapters, free and exclusive on us.

It’s a fast-paced science fiction action thriller which serves as both a stand-alone novel and prequel to

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Fix – Read the First Three Chapters for Free

Just for you, we’ve placed the first few chapters of Ferrett Steinmetz‘s Fix online so you can enjoy his sci-fi and fantasy megamix for free. The ‘Mancer series has attracted some delightful praise, and this astounding final entry in the series has been no exception:

Fix by Ferrett SteinmetzI’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Ferrett Steinmetz’s Flex series is one of the most imaginative and unique urban fantasies I’ve encountered. If you’ve read

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The Great Game – First Chapters for Free!

The Great Game

Hey there! Here’s a free preview of Lavie Tidhar‘s magnificent Houdini fights the Martians novel The Great Game, re-released in October 2016 with a fancy new cover and Professor Tidhar’s exploration of ‘Dynamics of an Asteroid’! It’s a startling work of steampunk historical science fiction.

As Locus said, it “achieves moments of surprising depth and beauty, with real insights into human history and psychology as well as the immense and varied

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Necrotech – Sample Chapters Online

You can read the first couple of chapters of KC Alexander‘s raw, awesome kickass cyberpunk action novel Necrotech right here, or over on Issu if you fancy.

Necrotech by K. C. AlexanderAs Mr Chuck Wendig (bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath and Invasive) says, this is “sci-fi that’s slick, sharp and snarky — K C Alexander doesn’t ‘write’ so much as she fires words into your cerebral cortex with an electromagnetic railgun.

Here’s the synopsis:

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New Extracts: The Age Atomic, The Marching Dead and Black Feathers

The Age Atomic, by Adam Christopher, The Marching Dead, Lee Battersby and Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey are all officially on-sale in the UK/EU next week (from Thursday 6th to be precise), but are already our in US/CAN print and ebook editions.

Here’s a taster from each to whet your appetite for more…

Click on the widgets below to activate them and read a free sample from each book, or use the links beneath each widget to visit issuu.com, where you’ll find sharing buttons, embed code, links and all sorts, should

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