Free eBooks by Turner, Chris

Total eBooks of selected author: 8

Benevolent Influence
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An alternate theory for evolution? This speculative tale spans millennia and explores the disquieting possibility of human origin . . . Science fiction, 2400 words. more...
The Dragon of Skar
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For all Conan enthusiasts : the dark exploration which picks up where the Conan the Barbarian 1981 movie left off. True to the spirit of R.E. Howard’s original sword and sorcery blockbuster, the larger-than-life Cimmerian hero takes central stage in this daring tale—with Subotai the Hyrkanian archer as Conan’s first-class comrade-in-arms. Heroic fantasy novella, 15000 words. more...
A Simple Lens
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A washed-out burned-out alcoholic struggles with his life and has one last stand in his long series of career dead ends. He teams with fellow technologists to produce a marvelous invention in solar technology. The question is, is the world ready for such an innovation? Near future SF, 4900 words. more...
The Brain Machine
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Enter Brain 0.4, marvelous invention of Professor Sadsook. The professor is more or less pleased with his AI prodigy. It shocks the world—but when the creation starts proving itself cleverer than creator, things start to go a little awry. Speculative fiction, 6100 words. more...
Tempting Yerva
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A young acolyte in the midst of puberty finds monastic life a drag. An alien presence whispers in her ear; it tempts her with visions undreamed of, visions so sinister as to be . . . appealing? Speculative fiction, 2200 words. more...
Tournament at Bergum
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An upstart swordswoman trains under a controversial vagabond. Is he a sword-master in his own right? She seems to think so, yet she is unprepared for the test to come . . . Fantasy adventure, 5600 words. more...
Magical Entities Are Not For Sale
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A young girl is taken under the wing of a benevolent shopkeeper. Can she grasp the significance of the old man’s inventions, his cryptic but often illuminative wisdom? If so, she will know her true destiny, discover her ultimate calling . . . Fantasy, 4300 words. more...
Sundered Lineage
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Treachery, deception, death . . . A Jinju-martial-arts fighter must use every ounce of his wits, every trick to avenge his slain Jinju master. An action-packed explosion of martial-arts combat. Short story, 2800 words. more...