[Free Audiobook] Doctor Who: The Veiled Leopard [1950s Time Travel Sci-Fi TV Tie-In]

As a special Christmas treat, audiobook producers Big Finish, who have an official license to make spin-offs adventures to the popular Doctor Who science fiction television series, are offering a free download for a limited time.

Doctor Who: The Veiled Leopard is a time-traveling historical side adventure audio drama starring the Doctor’s friends and allies, set in 1955, with two teams sent on a seemingly paradoxical mission at cross-purposes to each other.

*Monte Carlo, 1966. Four time travellers. Two missions. One costumed ball. the Doctor has sent Peri and Erimem to prevent the fabulous Veiled Leopard diamond from being stolen. Which is odd, seeing as the Doctor has sent Ace and Hex to steal the diamond. How will the two teams cope with this… *

This is available as DRM-free MP3 and M4B downloads, via the Bigfinishmas 2019 promo page for their holiday sales. Enter the code SANTACLAWS in the box, and then click the button where it says Unlock (requires account signup with valid email address but no payment info) and click again to check that it made it through to your account where you’ll be able to download it anytime at your leisure.

Offered until just before midnight British Time (3:59 pm Pacific Time, I think), on December 25th, directly from the publisher.

[Free eBook REPEAT] The Fallen Omnibus by Robert Don Hughes [Sci-Fi Conspiracy Thriller]

The Fallen Omnibus by Robert Don Hughes is a collected edition comprising the 1st & 2nd novels in his The Fallen duology of science fiction conspiracy thrillers with strong theological and time travel elements, free again for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture Press imprint.

This contains The Fallen and The Eternity Gene, both originally published in 1995 & 1999, respectively, by Broadman & Holman, a dedicated religious publisher imprint. The author has also written mainstream fantasy novels for Ballantine’s Del Rey imprint, which are also reprinted by Venture.

The duology stars an academic pastor who gets caught up in a supposed alien abduction scheme with a strange agenda, and ends up taking time-traveling journeys to uncover the truth, which may not involve actual aliens at all. The original novel of the abduction and the mystery behind it was written standalone, and in the follow-up sequel, he discovers the root of the conspiracy and its intended plans.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor [Historical Time Travel Comedy]

Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor is the 1st novel in the The Chronicles of St. Mary’s series of humorous sfnal historical time travel adventures, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Accent Press.

The series stars a group of academic historians who study the past by visiting it using time travel, having comedic mishaps along the way.

This story introduces the Institute via a new recruit, who discovers that their time-hopping adventures run a potentially fatal risk if history rejects their interference.

Offered in the UK only, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] Rogue Emperor by Crawford Kilian [Time Travel Science Fiction]

Rogue Emperor by US-born naturalized Canadian author Crawford Kilian, a now-retired college professor and occasional Aurora Award nominee, is the 3rd novel in the The Chronoplane Wars trilogy of science fiction time-travel adventures, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture Press imprint.

This was originally published in 1998 by Ballantine’s Del Rey imprint, and was nominated for Canada’s prestigious Aurora Award for Best Novel in English. The series features a temporal agency tasked with preventing disasters by altering history across varying timelines of alternate parallel Earths.

This self-contained story stars the agency’s top operative sent to an alternate version of Rome at the height of the Empire, tasked with figuring out and foiling the culprit behind an assassination attempt which used a decidedly out-of-period modern rocket launcher during an ancient gladiator match, altering that parallel Earth’s course of history undesirably.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] Scorched by Mari Mancusi [YA Urban Fantasy with Time Travel]

Scorched by Mari Mancusi is the 1st novel in the Scorched trilogy of young adult urban fantasy adventure with time travel elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Sourcebooks’ Sourcebooks Fire imprint.

The trilogy takes places in modern West Texas, where a girl whose family runs a small museum receives a dragon’s egg which time travelers from the future are after.

This installment sees her acquire the egg and encounter the competing time travelers, one of whom claims that the future is endangered by an apocalyptic dragon war, the other of which claims that the dragons must be used to protect humankind instead of wiped out, even as the hatchling dragon tries to convince her that they have a destiny of their own.

Offered in North America (Canada & US & Mexico), available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] The Fall of the Republic by Crawford Kilian [Science Fiction]

The Fall of the Republic by US-born naturalized Canadian author Crawford Kilian, a now-retired college professor and occasional Aurora Award nominee, is the 2nd novel in his The Chronoplane Wars trilogy of science fiction time-travel adventures, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1987 by Ballantine’s Del Rey imprint. The series features a temporal agency tasked with preventing disasters by altering history across varying timelines of alternate parallel Earths.

This story is a self-contained prequel adventure giving the backstory of a character in the 1st novel (also previously offered free), taking place on an alternate Earth where the world is staving off collapse by exploiting teenagers able to be trained into human computers, starring one such “Trainable” who has apparently decided to use his skills to change the future regardless of who or what stands in his way.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] Unto the Beast by Richard Monaco [WWII Occult Time Travel Thriller]

Unto the Beast by Richard Monaco, a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, is his standalone speculative fiction time travel historical thriller with supernatural horror elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1987 by Bantam Spectra.

This sfnal time travel thriller jumps back and forth between World War II, World War I, and other eras, as a terrible thing is awakened by strange rites, apparently becoming the secret force enabling Adolf Hitler’s ascent to power and descent into infamy, as it opens a gateway through the ages during which rival groups wrestle for control of the future in various times and places.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] The Empire of Time by Crawford Kilian [Science Fiction]

The Empire of Time by US-born naturalized Canadian author Crawford Kilian, a now-retired college professor and occasional Aurora Award nominee, is the 1st novel in his The Chronoplane Wars trilogy of science fiction time-travel adventures, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1978 by Ballantine’s Del Rey imprint. The series features a temporal agency tasked with preventing disasters by altering history across varying timelines of alternate parallel Earths.

This story (a self-contained adventure whose sequels were not written until many years later) features an especially tricky assignment for one of their top agents who must not only prevent said disaster, but also figure out what its unknown cause will be.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook REPEAT] The Fallen Omnibus by Robert Don Hughes [Sci-Fi Conspiracy Thriller]

The Fallen Omnibus by Robert Don Hughes is a collected edition comprising the 1st & 2nd novels in his The Fallen duology of science fiction conspiracy thrillers with strong theological and time travel elements, free again for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture Press imprint.

This contains The Fallen and The Eternity Gene, both originally published in 1995 & 1999, respectively, by Broadman & Holman, a dedicated religious publisher imprint. The author has also written mainstream fantasy novels for Ballantine’s Del Rey imprint, which are also reprinted by Venture.

The duology stars an academic pastor who gets caught up in a supposed alien abduction scheme with a strange agenda, and ends up taking time-traveling journeys to uncover the truth, which may not involve actual aliens at all. The original novel of the abduction and the mystery behind it was written standalone, and in the follow-up sequel, he discovers the root of the conspiracy and its intended plans.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] The Fallen Omnibus by Robert Don Hughes [Sci-Fi Conspiracy Thriller]

The Fallen Omnibus by Robert Don Hughes is a collected edition comprising the 1st & 2nd novels in his The Fallen duology of science fiction conspiracy thrillers with strong theological and time travel elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture Press imprint.

This contains The Fallen and The Eternity Gene, both originally published in 1995 & 1999, respectively, by Broadman & Holman, a dedicated religious publisher imprint. The author has also written mainstream fantasy novels for Ballantine’s Del Rey imprint, which are also reprinted by Venture.

The duology stars an academic pastor who gets caught up in a supposed alien abduction scheme with a strange agenda, and ends up taking time-traveling journeys to uncover the truth, which may not involve actual aliens at all. The original novel of the abduction and the mystery behind it was written standalone, and in the follow-up sequel, he discovers the root of the conspiracy and its intended plans.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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