Fantasy/Horror/Sci-fi: Most Popular Kindle eBooks of the Year

Fantasy/Horror/Sci-fi: Most Popular Kindle eBooks of the Year

As chosen by Shelfbuzz readers. Enjoy! (Note: price info may have changed since the publication of this list. Please check prices before ordering).

Breakers by Edward W. Robertson

Genre(s): Horror, Sci-fi

In New York, Walt Lawson is about to lose his girlfriend Vanessa. In Los Angeles, Raymond and Mia James are about to lose their house. Within days, none of it will matter.When Vanessa dies of the flu, Walt is devastated. But she isn’t the last. The virus quickly kills billions, reducing New York to an open grave and LA to a chaotic wilderness of violence and fires. As Raymond and Mia hole up in an abandoned mansion, where they learn to function without electricity, running water, or neighbors, Walt begins an existential walk to LA, where Vanessa had planned… (more)

Existence by Abbi Glines

Genre(s): Romance, Paranormal

I was supposed to die but I didn’t.”Throughout her life, Pagan Moore has seen souls. They don’t speak to her but they know she sees them. It’s a part of her life she keeps hidden from everyone else. She’s different…And he knows it.Pagan begins seeing him everywhere. In her classroom and her bedroom. The soul is stalking her and she can’t make him go away. Everything is different with him. Beginning with the fact he speaks to her. Just when she thinks he’s gone, her world completely changes.He is Death and he’s about to break all… (more)

Forbidden by Amy Miles

Genre(s): Paranormal, Romance

Roseline Enescue didn’t ask to become an immortal, to have all of the guests at her wedding slaughtered, or be forced into marriage with a man whose lust for blood would one day ignite the vampire legend.Willing to risk everything for a chance at a normal life, Roseline escapes to America, but her transition into the human world isn’t easy.Mortal men flock after her while cutthroat girls plot her demise.Yet she remains relatively unfazed until she meets Gabriel Marston.As their lives entwine, Roseline realizes he is more than he seems.His ability to grind concrete into dust pales in comparison… (more)

Evensong by Krista Walsh

Genre(s): Fantasy

Author Jeff Powell wakes up to find the impossible has happened. He is within his own novel–summoned into the fictional world of Feldall’s Keep by a spell he didn’t write. One the House enchantress hasn’t figured out how to reverse.When the villain he’s been struggling to write reveals himself, unleashing waves of terror and chaos, Jeff must use more than his imagination to save the characters he created–and the woman he loves.Trapped within a world of his own creation, he must step outside the bounds of his narrative to help his characters defeat an evil no… (more)

Bound by a Dragon by Linda K. Hopkins

Genre(s): Fantasy

At twenty-two, Keira Carver needs to find a husband, and quickly, but the prospects in her small medieval village are not looking too good. So when Aaron Drake, a handsome stranger, takes up residence at Storbrook Castle, set deep in the surrounding mountains, Keira takes notice. Just as interesting is the fact that a fire-breathing dragon has also moved into the neighborhood, and is rumored to live in caves beneath the mountain fortress. What exactly is the connection between Aaron Drake and the dragon? And when the dragon rescues her from the unwanted attentions of some village boys… (more)

Sea Sick: A Novel of Horror and Suspense by Iain Rob Wright

Genre(s): Horror

IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE RELAXING–Police Officer Jack Wardsley’s life ended the moment his partner died, stabbed to death by a deranged druggie. Now, years later, Jack is a changed man. His recent record of police brutality and a reputation for not following the rules has prompted his seniors to give him an ultimatum: take a few weeks off, relax, and find some way to let go of all the anger … or find another job.That’s why Jack is about to board The Spirit of Kirkpatrick, a cruise liner built for relaxation and fun. Pretty soon, however, Jack realises… (more)

The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason

Genre(s): Paranormal

Beneath the glitter of dazzling nineteenth century London Society lurks a bloodthirsty evil–Vampires have always lived among them, quietly attacking unsuspecting debutantes and dandified lords as well as hackney drivers and Bond Street milliners. If not for the vampire slayers of the Gardella family, these immortal creatures would have long ago taken control of the world.In every generation, a Gardella is called to accept the family legacy, and this time, Victoria Gardella Grantworth is chosen, on the eve of her debut, to carry the stake. But as she moves between the crush of ballrooms and dangerous moonlit streets… (more)

The Settlers: Book 1 of The Movement Trilogy by Jason Gurley

Genre(s): Sci-fi

Earth is on the brink of ruin. Great storms destroy cities. Rising seas reshape the continents. Afraid for its survival, mankind constructs a fleet of space stations in orbit, and steps off-world.Among the humans fighting for their future are Micah Sparrow, a widower who uncovers a plot to return mankind to the dark ages; Tasneem Kyoh, who undergoes life-extension treatments and begins the search for humanity’s next home; and David Dewbury, a prodigy who believes he knows where that home might be.But in space, the rules aren’t the only things that have changed. Man himself has… (more)

Ted Saves the World by Bryan Cohen

Genre(s): Paranormal, Sci-fi

Ted Finley was your typical, wise-cracking teenager—-until an otherworldly force gave him abilities beyond his wildest dreams.After an unintended public display of his powers, Ted has become an instant celebrity and the target of a gang of undead thugs.Sixteen-year-old Erica LaPlante was six-feet-under when a blast of blue light brought her body back to life. Armed with the consciousness of a fierce warrior, Erica must keep her teenage urges at bay to protect the newfound hero.When sparks fly between Ted and Erica, Erica wants nothing more than to hide who she… (more)

DEADLY LOVE by Wesley Robert Lowe

Genre(s): B00JDPXCWG

Dark, Dangerous… SensualI’m Jasmine Huang. Five years ago, I was murdered in Beijing when I was twenty. I gave birth eight months later. I was haunted by not knowing who the real killer was and stalked my ex for years, finally winding up in Vancouver’s Chinatown when I discovered the truth. That allowed me comfort in leaving the natural world and I was en route to the Next Place when I heard my daughter Mei-Mei call me back to earth. She’s all that’s important to me and I will not leave unless she is with me.In the… (more)