Handpicked Kindle Books for Nov 17 2017 Judged by Their Covers

Today’s Picks – Best Handpicked Kindle eBooks – Fantasy/Science Fiction Friday

Happy Friday, Shelfbuzzers. It’s November 17 and we’re featuring fantasy, science fiction, paranormal, and horror novels. Enjoy!


Novum by Joseph Rhea







Genre(s): Sci-fi

As last descendants of Earth struggle to survive beneath the surface of a distant water planet, one man’s discovery will lead him on a journey of redemption while he fights to save what’s left of his world.Jake Stone is a young man haunted by his past. When he reluctantly accepts a job to help pay for a transport submarine he inherited but doesn’t want, he inadvertently awakens an ancient and terrible power.Its arrival triggers a chain of events that could destroy what’s left of the human race or be the key to its future. But, is it a… (more)


Preta’s Realm: The Haunting by J. Thorn







Genre(s): Horror

Drew works hard, pays his taxes, and loves his family. But when a visit from the spirit of his deceased grandfather coincides with the violent murder of two co-workers, Drew falls into a desperate spiral of delusion and betrayal until he finally faces the demons of the past, which threaten to drag him deeper into Preta’s Realm… (more)


Until Morning Comes by JT Sawyer by JT Sawyer







Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

Secret Service Agent Carlie Simmons began her day surrounded by trusted colleagues in an inter-agency shooting competition in Tucson. It ended with a staggering body count as the world around her unraveled from a deadly virus. With her mission to extract the President’s daughter from the University of Arizona gone awry, she must choose between her sworn duties and her moral obligations to othersas the city is overtaken by roving packs of flesh-eating mutants. If she and her small group are to survive the night and find a way out of the ravaged city, she will have to… (more)


Chaos Quarter by David Welch







Genre(s): Sci-fi

For over five hundred years, humanity has sprawled across the galaxy, forming fractious empires and deadly regions of lawless space. In the midst of brewing tensions, disgraced pilot Rex Vahl is tapped for a suicide mission: infiltrate an interplanetary power known only as the “Hegemony” and discover what hides behind their veil of secrecy.What does Rex have on his side? His co-pilot is a former prostitute with tiger-striped skin. His gunner is a traitorous ex-nobleman wanted by his countrymen. His engineer is a laid-back cyborg exiled for asking one too many questions about God. Add… (more)


Nightstalkers by Bob Mayer







Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

Staff Sergeant Winthrop Carter has just been drafted into the Nightstalkers–an elite group of soldiers that…Actually, he’s not quite sure what they do.Born from the Area 51 initiative, the Nightstalkers defy sanity and decorum and include among their ranks Moms, a Black Ops trainee too extreme for Special Forces; Doc, a scientific crackpot; Roland, the weapons enthusiast; and Mac, a contemporary MacGyver. All of them take their orders from the elusive Ms. Jones, who everyone claims is just a hologram.Those orders include tracking down and sealing tears in our reality that are releasing interdimensional beings known… (more)


Assault on Cambriol: The Manhattan Trials by Jerry Borrowman







Genre(s): Sci-fi

Captain Pietr Jesik of the Boundary Patrol Cutter Lentissimo is having a bad day, particularly when a small space roundabout piloted by two cadets from the prestigious Kalenden Arms Academy make a bombing run on the sulfur pools on Kalenden’s primary moon. The shimmering dust cloud that is thrown thousands of kilometers into the sky makes for a dazzlingly beautiful display, not unlike the Northern Lights on ancient Earth, but it’s bound to stir up controversy in the Quadrant Council. In a sweeping saga that crosses hundreds of parsecs of space, Assault on Cambriol tells the stories of Pietr Jesik… (more)


Starship Eternal by M.R. Forbes







Genre(s): Sci-fi

Captain Mitchell “Ares” Williams is a Space Marine and the hero of the Battle for Liberty, whose Shot Heard ‘Round the Universe saved the planet from a nearly unstoppable war machine. He’s handsome, charismatic, and the perfect poster boy to help the military drive enlistment. Pulled from the war and thrown into the spotlight, he’s as efficient at charming the media and bedding beautiful celebrities as he was at shooting down enemy starfighters.After an assassination attempt leaves Mitchell critically wounded, he begins to suffer from strange hallucinations that carry a chilling and oddly familiar warning:They are coming. Find… (more)


Fortune by Craig W. Turner







Genre(s): Thriller, Sci-fi

Discovering time travel ended up being the easy part. Unfortunately, along the way Dr. Jeff Jacobs also discovered how expensive time travel research can be. But he’s developed a unique scheme to fund his experiments: pinpoint specific moments in history where there is “reliable” documentation of vulnerable treasure and take it. His first target is gold rusher Joe Wilton, whose historically-preserved diary details his loss of 60 gold bars during an ambush in 1849 California. When Jeff returns from a successful mission, he and his team get lots of attention for their “historical” find. He meets Dr. Erica Danforth… (more)


Vessel by Andrew J. Morgan







Genre(s): Sci-fi

A discovery that has the potential to change the worldExcitement is high when the crew of the International Space Station discovers a mysterious object in orbit around Earth. But something goes wrong, and contact with the station is lost. When journalist Sean Jacob gets wind of the situation, he embarks on a journey to reveal the truth, winding his way into the biggest conspiracy to ever face mankind.But are we ready for it? As Sean investigates, what he finds is scarcely believable, and he begins to doubt his decision to get involved. But when an informant dies in… (more)


CyberStorm by Matthew Mather







Genre(s): Sci-fi, Thriller

Mike Mitchell, an average New Yorker working to keep his family together, finds himself fighting just to keep them alive when a string of disasters shreds the world around them… the Internet and communication networks go down… a deadly viral epidemic starts raging across the country… then a monster snowstorm cuts New York off from the world.In the chaos, rumors fly about a foreign attack, but even this becomes unimportant as Mike and his family struggle to survive in the wintry tomb of a doomed New York… (more)


Hollow Space: Venture – A Space Opera Adventure by C.F. Barnes







Genre(s): Sci-fi

Forced to hyperjump during a brutal ambush, Sara Lorelle, navigator of the the last human colony ship, discovers they’ve jumped to somewhere that shouldn’t exist.Trapped inside a pocket universe known only as Hollow Space, where technology inexplicably fails, Sara and her crew have to face the lethal politics of their only destination: Haven–a decrepit space station, home to hostile aliens and rival factions that soon sees the Venture crew up to their necks in trouble.With their only hope placed in Tairon Cauder, a reckless scoundrel, they will battle impossible species, confront their fears, and uncover ancient and… (more)


The Pleasure Tube by Robert Onopa







Genre(s): Sci-fi

Reads like dynamite. …a rare and academically fascinating piece of work, apart from the fact that it moves well and entertainingly. It tackles something fundamental to the human spirit, and conscientiously does it at least well enough to shake any notion that these matters have been sufficiently settled by other artists. … Algis Budrys, Chicago Sun-Times, April 22, 1979”Thought out to an uncommon degree, Onopa’s tale of stranded/psychologically manipulated astronauts proceeds on several levels of significance. It uses as a metaphor the conversion of space into time at the ”event horizon” of a black hole. In the eyes… (more)