Exclusively from Aroono, here’s our weekly list of free e-books to fill all sci-fi and fantasy needs. Oldies but goodies, with independent female leads, these freebies are worth the read.
1. The Trilisk Ruins (Parker Interstellar Travels Book 1) a Sci-fi fantasy by Michael McCloskey. Free on Kindle.
It is the future, and humans have found alien artifacts but not live aliens. Of all the aliens with extinct civilizations, the Trilisks are the most advanced and mysterious.
Telisa Relachik studied to be a xenoarchaeologist. She refuses to join the government because of her opposition to the policies restricting civilian investigations and trade of alien artifacts. Even when her estranged father is a captain in the United Nations Space Force.
When Telisa is recruited by a group of artifact smugglers, she can’t pass up the chance to get her hands on objects that could advance her life’s work. But she learns excitement and riches come with serious repercussions and has to fight for her life on a mysterious alien planet.
This sci-fi, fantasy e-book was written by Michael McCloskey.
2. Alice in Wonderland: The Complete Collection, a sci-fi, fantasy by Lewis Carroll. Free on Kindle.
For over 130 years, children have delighted in this fantasy classic. Now, read this e-book version by Lewis Carroll that has inspired at least 10 movie adaptions. Challenge your imagination with your own fantasy inspired by the words of Carroll. Spin your own fantasy tale of the adventure of Alice that rivals the big-screen.
3. The War of the Worlds, a sci-fi fantasy by H.G. Wells. Free on Google Play.
Don’t rely on Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg’s fantasy film adaption. This chilling sci-fi from 1898 is a teachable account of a Martian invasion of London in the nineteenth century.
The War of the Worlds inspired the international bestseller The Map of the Sky by Félix J. Palma. Wells uses an extraterrestrial invasion to question free will, fate, and forces beyond our control.
The people of Earth must come to terms with the prospect of the end of human civilization and the beginning of Martian rule. This free sci-fi fantasy read will make you ponder humanity’s role in saving our environment.
4. Slave, Warrior, Queen (Of Crowns and Glory – Book 1), a sci-fi fantasy by Morgan Rice. Free on Google Play and Kindle.
Ceres lives poorly in the Empire city of Delos as a commoner. By day, The 17 year old delivers her father’s forged weapons to the palace training grounds. By night she secretly trains, desperate to be a warrior in a land where girls are forbidden to fight. But once she discovers that she’s being sold for slavery, she has no choice.
When Ceres stuns the court with her hidden powers, she’s wrongfully imprisoned and doomed to a worse fate than she could ever imagine.
Prince Thanos is a royal but despises everything his family stands for. Smitten by Ceres, Thanos must choose if sacrificing all that he has ever known is worth standing by her. This e-book is the first installment and will definitely entice you to read the full series.
5. Dragon Storm (Heritage of Power Book 1), a sci-fi fantasy by Lindsay Buroker. Free on Kindle and Google Play.
Full-time sci-fi fantasy author, Lindsay Buroker, writes about a young soldier who is thrust into a destiny he has little desire for.
After disappearing for over a thousand years, dragons have returned. A few of them are willing to be allies to mankind as they were millennia before- but far more want to claim the world for themselves.
There are few people left with the power to fight dragons. For reasons he doesn’t understand, Trip may be one of them. But if he learns more about his heritage and powers, he risks losing everyone he loves and everything he longs to be. And he may be exposed to more imminent danger.
This is the first installment for this sci-fi fantasy series. Get the e-book for free!
6. The Breakers Series: Books 1-3, a sci-fi fantasy by Edward W. Robertson. Free on Kindle.
Edward W. Robertson brings us an e-book series with the first three installments. All in one, all for free! In this free e-book, humanity faces not one, but two apocalyptic events. The first in the form of a lethal pandemic, and then a devastating war against those who made the virus.