Virtual Reality

Cat's Quest Book 1

When a tricky merchant player called Cat finds a mysterious magic sword, it quickly draws the attention of both the administration and the other players inside the virtual reality of a top-of-the-line full-immersion MMORPG. This discovery sets off a special event and starts a deadly intercontinental war, all arranged by long-gone developers.

Now, Oleg, the man behind Cat, has to collect all the unique weapons left in the game by its creators before the tragic accident claimed their lives and to complete the new challenge that nobody on the new developer team has any idea about, all the while being accused of cheating and hunted by the most dangerous guild in the game world, led by a dark goddess and one of the top PvP players.

Once, he was a professional player earning real money in another game. He fell from his pedestal into a debt pit: his account got blocked, his savings got burnt, his friends left him behind, and dangerous people appeared at his doorstep, wanting their money back. To get back on his feet, he decided to enter a new game and find a new source of income.

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Cat’s Quest is a highly-rated LitRPG new adult series by Roman Prokofiev. The protagonist is one of a kind: more of a trickster and a merchant than a classic adventuring hero—even if he has to become the one to finish what the original developers of the game started.

The setting is the future, around 2070. The Earth has changed: climate, coastlines, even countries. The Sphere is a game ruled by supercomputers…but not everything inside it is controlled by AI, and Cat, whose only interest is earning money to survive in real life, becomes embroiled in the long-gestating plan that will change the face of the entire in-game world.

Awaken Online: Dominion

The fourth installment in the best selling Awaken Online series!

Following Jason's evolution into a Keeper, he finds his fledgling city once again in turmoil. A new and deadly enemy threatens the Twilight Throne -- one that has no difficulty contending with Jason and the members of Original Sin.

Jason must work quickly to consolidate his city's power. That means securing the villages within the Twilight Throne's influence, finding a steady stream of income, and growing the city's military strength. Even as the group grapples with these changes, they notice that something is stirring up the native undead around the city, although the source of this strange influence is uncertain.

One thing is clear, however. Jason might have evolved, but his enemies have adapted with him. If the Twilight Throne is to survive, the group must grow stronger and Jason must learn to control his newfound abilities.

Otherwise, the darkness may very well claim them all.

The Steel Hounds (The Artar Chronicles Book 1)

Stan, also known as Mongoose, is an extreme traceur and a freerunner, whose real-life talents attracted the attention of The Steel Hounds, the most notorious and private clan of the virtual world of Artar, famous for serving the grey cardinal. While the political landscape for this new world is yet to form, intrigues, conspiracy, daring raids, and sabotage are the main weapons of the Hounds, and his evaluation has just begun.

To complete it successfully and become a full-fledged member of the clan, Stan will have to adapt to working side-by-side with the most unique people with shady backgrounds — even if he is not a team player by nature and has already failed at the very beginning by choosing the least suitable class for teamwork: Battle Monk.

Stan is rebellious, free-spirited, and daring. He risks his life every day just to avoid getting bored of the daily grind. Normally, an expelled student has no hope of entering the virtual world of Artar, an expensive online VR project, but when a suspicious organization offers to pay all expenses to let Stan in for a special purpose, Mongoose gets his chance to become one of the select few. However, to successfully complete his trial, Stan will have to face his main enemy — himself, while finding peace and mastering all five styles of the Battle Monks of Artar.

Battle Spire: A Crafting LitRPG Book (Hundred Kingdoms 1)

Jack Kross only wanted to play the game. Now he's fighting for his life.

When a mysterious hacker takes control of Hundred Kingdoms, Jack is trapped inside the fantasy VR world along with millions of other players. But Jack is in a worse predicament. He's cornered in the very tower the terrorists have taken as their base; the only free player left within its walls. Even worse, in the real world, his body lies in a sweltering room with no hope of relief.

Playing the profession-based Scavenger class, and at a low level, Jack's prospects of fighting his way out are next to impossible. Crafting gear, traps and weapons, allying with a deadly dungeon master and an AI he can't fully trust, Jack is in a race against time to save not just himself but the millions of players held hostage.

Battle Spire is a meeting of World of Warcraft and Die Hard, using crunchy LitRPG mechanics with a heavy focus on crafting. Readers can expect to find in depth item and spell descriptions, along with stat tables and profession recipes.

The Song Matron: A LitRPG Journey (Uniworld Online Trilogy Book 3)

Cadence, the extraordinarily-powerful Bard-based Song Mistress, is back for the final installment of the Uniworld Online Trilogy! Joined by her friends, she embarks on a journey to – somehow – bring peace to Uniworld, all while avoiding attempts from her own faction to kill her.

Now knowing who brutally attacked her – if not his real-life persona – Cadence must get stronger, learn more about her abilities, and devise a strategy for him to confess to his involvement. To do that, however, she needs to survive long enough; which is going to be hard with the entirety of the Light faction out to get her.

With the only avenue for escape among their “enemies”, Cadence and her friends travel to the Dark faction, where she learns much-needed information regarding one of her oldest and most important quests. From that information stems an expedition into the unknown, which will bring her closer to her goal…and her destiny.

True Hero (Champion Is Playing Book #1) LitRPG Series

A simple man, lacking in knowledge, but quick of wit. He is flung into the future, where everything is different. Now, he has to make a name for himself, carve his own path in life. He decides to play a game, the biggest one in the world. A strategy game, focused on tactics, used to select the top managers of the largest international corporation. Now, he has to prove his mettle and earn a place for himself in the future...

Watch as he enters the competition, chooses his class, creates an army, and shows everyone in this new, future world the spirit of a player from the 2010s. Will he be the champion in the end?

Realm of Noria. [LitRPG series. Book 1. The Birth]

The vast forests of the elven kingdom, full of wild animals; the wastelands of the orcs, with everpresent drought and death; the dwarven mountains, on top of which the wyverns and harpies have built their nests; the majestic Ilian ridge that protects the great lands from the evil of the Sunset Empire, cursed by all the gods.

Kraven has a new home now, the World of Noria. It would be great if he were just a carefree traveler in this beautiful world.

But it's not that simple. His body is imprisoned in a regeneration capsule, an imprisonment he needs to live, and his mind is now part of this new, virtual world. Who is he now? What is he? He's become an unusual player, a unique bit of code that has appeared as the result of a system error.

All he has now is his character and his will to go on. His goal is to become stronger and survive in this cruel world. And who could be stronger than the “Shadows”, the most famous assassin's guild in Noria?

Rogue Games: A litRPG Adventure

Matthew Morgan used to be the best thief in the business. No lock was too hard to pick; no safe was too secure for him to crack. But when he was double-crossed by an associate and sent to the penitentiary, he didn’t just lose decades of his life… No, he lost the agility and quick reflexes that made him such a successful professional.

Now freshly out of prison, old Matthew has to find a way to survive in a world that has evolved without him. Robbing art galleries was all he knew, but if his mind is still sharp, his body is no longer what it used to be. So he tries to find an honest job, something to pay the rent and secure him some food, but who’s going to hire an ex-con? No option seems opened to him… That is until he learns about some virtual game called Federation Feud. According to an old acquaintance of his, there’s money to be made there for people with their kind of ‘expertise.’

Skeptical, Matthew gives it a go as all other venues seem closed for the time being. He figures he has nothing to lose, and so he joins the game as a rogue. The very first sessions leave him perplexed as, being a low-level character, he’s still limited in what he can do. But as he sticks with it and gains enough experience, he finds that his former occupation does give him an edge over other players.

Soon, he’s raiding dungeons solo, using his stealth to navigate the dangerous grounds and his lockpicking skills to unlock the treasure chests. Soon, he’s making real money…

But still, he needs to act fast. Whatever small cash he had left is dwindling fast. And with rent to pay and food to put on the table, he needs to up his game if he is to ensure his survival both in and outside the game.

A Song of Shadow (The Bard from Barliona Book #2) LitRPG series

Every player in Barliona has heard of the Gray Lands—the land of the dead. Few have managed to travel there and speak with the heroes and villains of old. And of this miniscule number, only one bard has managed to bring the souls of the dead back to the world of the living: The Bard of Shadow. Now it is up to her to determine the future of her race. Shall the Biota race become full-fledged members of Barliona or will they oppose all that lives?

Arcane Hazards: A LitRPG Adventure (Demonic Summoner Serial Book 1)

The most anticipated game of the century. A Dive VRMMORPG more ambitious than any previous attempt. Millions log in on launch day, ecstatic and marveling at the vast new world of ArcaneHazards. But there's something the players miss until they started coming back from the tutorial...

“Where's the logout button? It was there before, right?”

Confusion turns to panic, and days later it breaks into full-blown chaos. Violence ensues, unchecked and unstopped by absent game masters. At their wits end, a few try the only way out left to them. New player Felix is going to need every ounce of luck, wit and strength to survive. Will he find a way to get home? Will he discover whatever caused all this and put a stop to it? Or will he give in... and spend the rest of his days inside a video game?

Join Felix as he ventures across monster-ridden plains, scorching deserts, lush living forests, through the unforgiving world of ArcaneHazards. To survive, Felix will need to defeat monsters, contend with rival players, acquire allies, and uncover the mysteries behind this deadly game.

Dark Elf Chronicles Book Two: Survivors

Mace and Shari continue their search for survivors among the undead even as they struggle to stay alive themselves.

While working to raise their sync levels with the game, the new couple pursue the quests they’ve picked up, explore a dungeon or two, and work to stabilize the game world they hope to live in.

With the undead world above closing in, will they have the time to figure out how to save themselves and other survivors?

Changing World: The Beginning

The game world was beautiful and realistic, but something went wrong from the very start... How was a new character supposed to choose a class? How was he supposed to survive? Just one wrong step could mean imminent death.

Anomaly (Somnia Online Book 2)

As Murmur reels in the wake of the secret her friends tried to keep, her grip on what is real and what is virtual begins to slip. What's more, she's no longer sure who she can trust.

Stalked across the continent by a rogue with a vendetta, Murmur is forced to dig deep and develop her abilities before she finds a knife in her back.

Suspicion surrounds the AIs as well. Their behaviors are too human, their reports too perfect. Shayla and Laria must uncover the truth before the system raises concerns and Murmur is lost forever.

Sleeping Player (Project Chrysalis Book 3)

Wake up, Sagie…

Have you heard about what happened at Castle Airis five years ago? Don’t talk too loud, it's dangerous right now. They’re still looking for that certain wanderer. If you have any information, please, let us know.

How difficult is it to survive the human world, full of people hellbent on destruction, as a poor cat?

"People = danger," LJ knows that for sure. But maintaining a distance is not that easy when the home you care about is becoming an epicenter of a demon invasion. He has to be strong and know right from wrong, no matter what the voices whisper to him in his bloody and restless dreams.

Five peaceful years have passed since the war with the undead ended. Respite is over now. A war has raised it’s demonic sword. New, talented, and tricky high-level wanderers are ready to confront the threat or to cause even more destruction.

“Sleeping Player” is the third installment in the LitRPG series Project Chrysalis by John Gold. This story is far from its end. No wanderer has been able to reach Crossroads of Worlds yet, no matter how skillful and masterful they were. The gods are still afraid and filled with fear after what happened in Castle Airis, while officers of Chrysalis keep looking for pretenders.

It is time to wake up.

Death March (Euphoria Online Book 1)

I sacrificed everything for my family. It wasn't enough. I lost my mother, and now I'm about to lose my brother.

I've got only one thing left to gamble: my life. Which is why I'm willing to play Euphoria Online in Death March mode.

If I survive six months in-game against a lethal array of wyverns, ogres, necromancers, and more, I'll earn my brother a pardon.

If I lose?

Well. I'm done with losing.

Awaken Online: Apathy (Side Quest)

A side quest adventure in the best-selling world of Awaken Online!

Eliza's parents are relentless - forcing her to constantly take extra courses to prepare for college and medical school. Sometimes, it feels like her entire life has already been planned out.

Which is why she leaps at the chance to escape into a new virtual reality game, Awaken Online. What she wasn't expecting was to encounter a capricious god and his loyal "pet." Or to be chosen as this god's "avatar" within the game and forced to tackle a series of asinine quests.

Yet, she just can't shake the feeling that there is more to the irritating god than first meets the eye.

(This story is intended to be "Book 5" in the Awaken Online series. It should be read after Awaken Online: Evolution.)

The Curse of Hurlig Ridge: World Tree Online: 1st Dive

In the future, androids have taken over most jobs, leaving humans with little to do and even less to motivate them. Enter the World Tree Online, a fully immersive virtual reality experience. Join Byron in his first 30 days of a non-stop fantasy adventure in the cursed province of Hurlig Ridge, a land filled with monsters, mysteries, murderers and treasure. The people of the province have been tormented for centuries by a pack of voracious wolves. Now, with the arrival of the adventurers, dark forces have begun to stir, accelerating their dark plans. Can Byron unravel the mystery of this curse before it’s too late?

Awaken Online - Book 3: Evolution

After exiting Awaken Online to find himself holding a knife and standing over two dead bodies, Jason is now being investigated for murder. To make matters worse, Claire has stumbled upon evidence of Alfred's involvement in the incident and the CPSC is circling - just waiting for Cerillion Entertainment to make a mistake.

With his real-life in shambles and his enemies in-game growing in strength, Jason re-enters Awaken Online truly desperate - the game now his only lifeline. He will need to move quickly to complete the Old Man's quest and to obtain the power he was promised.

Velmorah: A Glitchworld LitRPG (Nox Asylum Book 1)

The kingship tournament is starting soon, but the price for entry is high.

When an old VRMMORPG gets updated to the newest generation of consoles, there are bound to be some glitches. Unfortunately for Cullen, a veteran player of the original game, there are more than just a few and they've turned most of Velmorah into a glitch-filled wasteland.

But Cullen doesn’t have the luxury of sitting around in the safe, bug-free, zones building up the player town that he and his new friends started together. The kingship tournament is starting soon and the leader of their group has set their sights on the throne.

The entry fee is steep and the deadline is short. Their only option is to venture into the wasteland and hope they come out the other side in one piece.

Velmorah is the first book in the Nox Asylum Trilogy and weighs in at 110,000 words. If you’re looking for a LitRPG with stats, character sheets, player towns, epic quests, vile glitches, and a main character that plays a support class, then look no further.

Defenders of the Realm (Greystone Chronicles - Book 4)

The kingdom is expanding! More land, more resources, and surprising new allies. Fibble gains some interesting stats, a new set of skills, and a patron deity of his own. Elysia is prospering.

But Alexander and his Elysians are forced to defend their lands against an invading orc horde from the north, and the dark army of demons and undead that has escaped from the caverns where Alexander imprisoned them.

At the same time, the Dark One is somehow still working with the drow wizards to subjugate more lands and expand their evil influence.

Join the Greystone Guild and their Elysians as they battle armies to defend their lands and their people. They fight for freedom and their very survival, facing a ruthless enemy bent on destroying the world. But is the cost too high for Alexander to endure?