400 Popular and Best Selling Sci-Fi Books

400 Popular and Best Selling Sci-Fi Books

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Title: Sanctuary

Information he died trying to protect. His final words to her circle around and around in her head..."survive, no matter what." But at what cost? And what is...Sanctuary?
Author(s): Matthew Mather
ISBN 13: 9781987942064
Pages: 282
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Title: Nomad

MORE ABOUT NOMAD For lovers of apocalyptic fiction, Nomad is the disaster story to end them all, a cataclysm all the more plausible and terrifying as the science behind it is vetted by a team of world-class astrophysicists from CERN, SETI, ...
Author(s): Matthew Mather
ISBN 13: 9781987942040
Pages: 342
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Title: Darknet

The new novel by the bestselling author of CyberStorm... One minute Jake O'Connell is on top of the world with a beautiful family and bright future as a stock broker in New York. The next minute it's all ripped away when he's embroiled in a fraud investigation, his childhood friend is murdered and he finds himself on the run. Dodging the FBI and targeted by the mob, Jake is thrown into a Wall Street underworld of cryptocurrencies and autonomous corporations where he discovers a dark secret setting the world on a path to destruction. He must evade the shadowy forces hunting him and find a way to redemption--but the faster he runs, the deeper he becomes entangled in the web that surrounds him. In the end, his only path forward is to return to the ghosts of his past. "Boiler Room meets Philip K. Dick in this brilliantly conceived thriller. DARKNET is an exciting page-turner that will grip you from the start and take you on a wild ride." -- Darren Wearmouth, bestselling author of Critical Dawn. DARKNET is a journey into the back alleys of global finance and cyber-espionage, the story of one man's quest to redeem himself and save his family. It is the newest bestseller from Matthew Mather,
Author(s): Matthew Mather
ISBN 13: 9781987942002
Pages: 370
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Title: Wings of Retribution (Millennium Potion)

MILLENNIUM POTION: WINGS OF RETRIBUTION: Warning: This book contains butt-kicking, space pirates, laser pistols, faster-than-light travel, more butt-kicking, shapeshifting aliens, a Grade-A bitch, an awesome space battle, additional butt-kicking, an amicable tapeworm, a compulsive smartass, a kick-butt ship, and explosions. Lots of explosions. If you're looking for a fun romp through space, this is it! Join Dallas York, Athenais Owlbourne, Stuart, and the crew of the Beetle in a heart-pounding adventure through government blockades, crooked politicians, mythical aliens, and immortal psychopaths. When a long-extinct alien is discovered to be hiding on the Beetle, its captain and crew are forced to launch a rescue mission, the likes of which the Utopia has never seen... Fans of the ZERO series will love this fast-paced, character-driven Adventure Sci-Fi from Parasite
Author(s): Sara King
ISBN 13: 9781942929048
Pages: 496
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Title: Zero's Return (The Legend of ZERO)

THE AMAZING NEW VOLUME IN THE #1 BESTSELLING LEGEND OF ZERO SERIES!!! PARASITE PUBLICATIONS ~ Character Sci-Fi In this apocalyptic addition to the #1 Bestselling Legend of ZERO series, the PlanOps Prime veteran, universal hero, and living legend Joe Dobbs has become an icon of heroism to the Congressional citizenry—but his real adventure is only just beginning. Humanity, unwillingly drafted into the alien Congress during its invasion of Earth seventy-four turns before, has done the unthinkable; building devastating genetic weapons that can kill even the oldest Dhasha with ease, planning to take the fight for its freedom to the very Regency itself. Before it can, however, the alien government discovers Humanity’s plans and retaliates swiftly, killing the experiments, destroying the labs, and reducing Earth’s technologies back to its Stone Age days to serve a Sacred Turn of penance for its sins. …Or does it? As Joe discovers, one lab gets overlooked in the chaos of Judgment. Its leader, Twelve-A, is determined to keep his fellow experiments alive—even if it means coercing a jaded, iron-faced Congie into helping them…
Author(s): Sara King
ISBN 13: 9781942929017
Pages: 656
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Title: Zero Recall (The Legend of ZERO)

SEQUEL TO THE #1 BESTSELLER FORGING ZERO!!! PARASITE PUBLICATIONS ~ Character Sci-Fi It's been 53 turns after the legendary Commander Zero graduated as a Congie warrior. Joe, now a battle hardened veteran, has spent his life surviving wars he had no right to survive. Yet his real test is coming: New forces are conspiring to start a great war like the universe has never seen, one that would rip apart the very fabric of Congress. Joe is conscripted to fight the very war everyone has been fearing since the rise of the Dhasha—the war against the legendary Dhasha Vahlin. Unfortunately for Joe, at the same time, other ruthless powers are conspiring to kill him before he fulfills the prophecy of the Trith. To fight the Vahlin, a desperate Congress comes up with a tactic it abandoned millennia ago—the use of multi-species groundteams. Joe, now a Prime Commander, is given command of his own team of misfits and pitted against the Vahlin’s forces in a war whose casualties are millions-to-one. Can Joe keep his group of aliens from killing each other long enough to make them into a battle-ready team? Will he survive long enough to kill the Vahlin? Or is he destined to destroy Congress, as the Trith have prophesized about him?
Author(s): Sara King
ISBN 13: 9781942929000
Pages: 590
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Title: The Atlantis World (The Origin Mystery, Book 3)

The Atlantis World is the final book in The Origin Mystery, the blockbuster trilogy that has sold a million copies in the US, is being translated into eighteen languages, and is in development to be a major motion picture.
Author(s): A.G. Riddle
ISBN 13: 9781940026060
Pages: 304
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Title: Wild Cards: Down and Dirty

Edited by George R.R. Martin and including a story by him, this volume also features stories from Roger Zelazny, Pat Cadigan, Melinda M. Snodgrass and many more.
Author(s): George R. R. Martin
ISBN 13: 9781473205154
Pages: 576
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Title: The Atlantis Plague

In Marbella, Spain, Dr. Kate Warner awakens to a horrifying reality: the human race stands on the brink of extinction. A pandemic unlike any before it has swept the globe. Nearly a billion people are dead--and those the Atlantis Plague doesn't kill, it transforms at the genetic level. A few rapidly evolve. The remainder devolve. As the world slips into chaos, radical solutions emerge. Industrialized nations offer a miracle drug, Orchid, which they mass produce and distribute to refugee camps around the world. But Orchid is merely a way to buy time. It treats the symptoms of the plague but never cures the disease.
Author(s): A. G. Riddle
ISBN 13: 9781940026039
Pages: 440
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Title: The Atlantis Gene

The Immari are good at keeping secrets. For 2,000 years, they've hidden the truth about human evolution. They've also searched for an ancient enemy--a threat that could wipe out the human race. Now the search is over. Off the coast of Antarctica, a research vessel discovers a mysterious structure buried deep in an iceberg. It has been there for thousands of years, and something is guarding it. As the Immari rush to execute their plan, a brilliant geneticist makes a discovery that could change everything.
Author(s): A. G. Riddle
ISBN 13: 9781940026015
Pages: 452
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Title: Attack on Phoenix

Two hundred years ago, an interplanetary expedition crashed on a deserted planet. Their ship was destroyed. Their technology lost. They built a new society while they waited for rescue. It never came. Instead they caught the attention of the dragzhi, an aggressive alien species, and found themselves in the midst of a war they were doomed to lose. Torsten Vikker, a soldier who’d rather read than fight, is on a mission to recover an artifact rumored to have the power to defeat the dragzhi. Rell, a woman raised in a cult, will stop at nothing to keep him away from what she holds sacred. Yet, only together can they hope to save
Author(s): Megg Jensen
ISBN 13: 9781939201263
Pages: 296
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Title: Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild

Back in print after a decade is Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild, featuring fiction by George R. R. Martin, Roger Zelazny, Walter Jon Williams, and others On September 15, 1946, the Wild Card virus was released, spreading a wave of mutations ...
Author(s): George R. R. Martin;Wild Cards Trust
ISBN 13: 9780765365095
Pages: 464
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Title: Star Wars: Aftermath

As the Empire reels from its critical defeats at the Battle of Endor, the Rebel Alliance—now a fledgling New Republic—presses its advantage by hunting down the enemy’s scattered forces before they can regroup and retaliate. But above the remote planet Akiva, an ominous show of the enemy’s strength is unfolding. Out on a lone reconnaissance mission, pilot Wedge Antilles watches Imperial Star Destroyers gather like birds of prey circling for a kill, but he’s taken captive before he can report back to the New Republic leaders. Meanwhile, on the planet’s surface, former rebel fighter Norra Wexley has returned to her native world—war weary, ready to reunite with her estranged son, and eager to build a new life in some distant place. But when Norra intercepts Wedge Antilles’s urgent distress call, she realizes her time as a freedom fighter is not yet over. What she doesn’t know is just how close the enemy is—or how decisive and dangerous her new mission will be.
Author(s): Chuck Wendig
ISBN 13: 9781784750039
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Title: Aliens

In the sequel to the 1979 film Alien, Ellen Ripley is forced to return to planet LV-426, where her crew encountered the hostile Alien creature. There they discovered hundreds of eggs, and just one slaughtered everyone but Ripley. This time she's accompanied by a unit of Colonial Marines, but even their firepower may not be enough for them to survive and learn the fate of the colony known as Hadley's Hope
Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9781783290178
Pages: 319
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Title: Alien: The Official Movie Novelization

The official novelization of the famous Alien movie with Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley! A crew of spaceship Nostromo is suddenly woken up from a cryogenic sleep because of mysterious signals coming from an unknown planet and received by a ship computer. The astronauts land on the planet surface and go to investigate an alien spaceship where one of them is attacked by an alien which fasten itself on his face. When the crew returns to their ship and abandon the planet, nobody forefeels that the real horror will...
Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9781783290154
Pages: 288
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Title: Saga

After a dramatic time jump, the three-time Eisner Award winner for Best Continuing Series continues to evolve, as Hazel begins the most exciting adventure of her life: kindergarten.
Author(s): Brian K Vaughan
ISBN 13: 9781632157119
Pages: 152
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Title: Saga

After a dramatic time jump, the three-time Eisner Award winner for Best Continuing Series continues to evolve, as Hazel begins the most exciting adventure of her life: kindergarten. Meanwhile, her starcrossed family learns hard lessons of their own.
Author(s): Fiona Staples;Brian K. Vaughan
ISBN 13: 9781632154385
Pages: 152
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Title: Saga, Vol. 4

The #1 New York Times bestseller returns! Visit new planets, meet new adversaries, and explore a very new direction as Hazel becomes a toddler, while her family struggles to stay on their feet.
Author(s): Brian K. Vaughan
ISBN 13: 9781632150776
Pages: 144
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Title: Haven (The Last Humans) (Volume 3)

What does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be real? I thought we were out of danger. I thought we’d outwitted our enemies. I was wrong. As my world is torn apart, survival may not be what I expected.
Author(s): Dima Zales
ISBN 13: 9781631421686
Pages: 215
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Title: Limbo

Yesterday, I learned all of Oasis’s secrets—or so I thought. As a new danger arises, the long-awaited Birth Day celebration turns into a nightmare, and this time, there may be no escape. In Oasis, nothing is what it seems.
Author(s): Dima Zales;Anna Zaires
ISBN 13: 9781631421433
Pages: 211
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Title: Oasis (The Last Humans) (Volume 1)

A new dystopian/post-apocalyptic series from a New York Times bestselling author My name is Theo, and I'm a resident of Oasis, the last habitable area on Earth. It's meant to be a paradise, a place where we are all content. Vulgarity, violence, insanity, and other ills are but a distant memory, and even death no longer plagues us. I was once content too, but now I'm different. Now I hear a voice in my head, and she tells me things no imaginary friend should know. Her name is Phoe, and she is my delusion.
Author(s): Dima Zales;Anna Zaires
ISBN 13: 9781631421327
Pages: 368
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Title: Mind Dimensions 0, 1 And 2

The first 3 stories in the Mind Dimensions series, now available in one convenient, low-priced bundle from a USA Today bestselling author! The Thought Readers (Mind Dimensions Book 1) Darren's had it easy his whole life. Finishing Harvard at eighteen, a lucrative job on Wall Street at twenty-one—all things are possible when you can cheat by stepping outside time. Thanks to his ability, he's a know-it-all, but what he doesn't know is how he's able to do what he does. That is, until he meets Mira and discovers her dangerous, hidden world. The Time Stopper (A Mind Dimensions Story Prequel) Mira can stop time, but she can't change anything. After her parents are murdered, she'll do anything to get revenge—even take on the Russian mob. The Thought Pushers (Mind Dimensions Book 2) Darren’s life turned upside down when he met Mira. Now, as he races to uncover his own identity, he confronts new enemies—and realizes his unique powers might extend further than he ever imagined...
Author(s): Anna Zaires;Dima Zales
ISBN 13: 9781631420801
Pages: 756
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Title: The Thought Readers (Mind Dimensions Book 1) (Volume 1)

Everyone thinks I’m a genius. Everyone is wrong. Sure, I finished Harvard at eighteen and now make crazy money at a hedge fund. But that’s not because I’m unusually smart or hard-working. It’s because I cheat. You see, I have a unique ability. I can go outside time into my own personal version of reality—the place I call “the Quiet”—where I can explore my surroundings while the rest of the world stands still. I thought I was the only one who could do this—until I met her. My name is Darren, and this is how I became entangled with all the Russians and learned that I’m a mind reader.
Author(s): Dima Zales
ISBN 13: 9781631420276
Pages: 302
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Title: Judgment (Alien Invasion) (Volume 5)

They know what we’ve done. Cameron Bannister and his group of survivors have endured the fall of their great city, gone searching for what they once believed to be a weapon … but found to be something else entirely. It’s something that will decide the fate of all humanity — innocent or guilty — if Cameron can summon the will to start the doomsday clock ticking. Accompanied by a strange wanderer with a hidden past, they must confront the judgment archive at its new location in the “capital of capitals”: Ember Flats, on the former site of Giza, beyond the infamously unpassable wasteland known as Hell’s Corridor. But when they arrive, all is not as it seems … and the viceroy, along with the secret society hiding within her government, is keeping secrets that keep the city calm — while unrest boils beneath its skin. When a double-cross threatens the group’s center, only a risky plan might save the species before judgment comes … or bring the walls crashing down as the epoch ends in extinction. This relentless, page-turning tale of colonization and alien empire is the fifth in the Alien Invasion series by masters of story Truant and Platt, authors of The Beam, Robot Proletariat, the Dream Engine series, and....
Author(s): Sean Platt
ISBN 13: 9781629550930
Pages: 384
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Title: Annihilation (Alien Invasion) (Volume 4)

What they have lost, we must find. The resistance has nearly been wiped out, its numbers reduced to a scant fraction of what they once were. Meyer has fallen. With hope nearly a memory, something must turn the tide of war. A deadly weapon, known only as Thor’s Hammer, brings promise of salvation. Now, the scattered remnants of the human race must find the device and recover it before the aliens can discover its location. Because if the rampaging Astral forces beat them to the weapon, the fate of Earth will be sealed. This relentless, page-turning tale of colonization and alien empire is the fourth in the Alien Invasion series by masters of story Truant and Platt, authors of The Beam, Robot Proletariat, the Dream Engine series, and many more.
Author(s): Sean Platt;Johnny B. Truant
ISBN 13: 9781629550695
Pages: 400
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Title: Colonization (Alien Invasion) (Volume 3)

Humanity isn't all they left behind. Two years later, the world lives in fragile peace. But a clandestine search has begun … and a clock has started ticking. Two years after first contact, Astral forces have established their fragile kingdom around the globe. Motherships occupy the cities. Shuttles patrol the lawless outlands. The pacifist class of Astrals known as Titans assist humans in running their alien empire, while bloodthirsty Reptar peacekeepers ensure that order is kept. And unseen in the ships above, a third class of visitor calls the shots -- the unseen Divinity, worshipped and feared by citizens in equal measure. Meyer Dempsey sits on his plinth as Viceroy of Heaven's Veil, on the old site of Vail, Colorado. As with other Viceroys in the eight other world capitals, humanity's remains revere Meyer almost as a god. But below the surface, both colonies and outlands have begun to crumble with unrest. Until now, the rebellion has been quiet. Now, desperation bubbles as they learn the Astrals have begun digging for an ancient device buried beneath the glowing blue Apex at Heaven's Veil. But twin truths of the forthcoming alien war (or a possible alien apocalypse) have dawned at Benjamin Bannister's facility in Moab, sending plans into action: The Astrals have lost what they hoped to uncover. And humanity's only chance is to find it first.
Author(s): Sean Platt
ISBN 13: 9781629550497
Pages: 388
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Title: Contact (Alien Invasion) (Volume 2)

Find the missing. Fear the found. Three months have passed since the space fleet's arrival, but very little has changed in the skies above planet Earth. Motherships still hover without word, impervious to attack and communication. Spherical shuttles still ferry about, their intentions unclear. But the abductions of select humans have ended and most of those taken have been returned -- dazed, incoherent, and prophesying glory or doom -- but back home where they belong. All but nine. Worldwide, only nine seemingly unconnected people remain missing. Trapped in their besieged bunker outside Vail, Piper, Trevor, Lila, and Heather wait for one of them. All of this has happened before… For his entire life, Benjamin Bannister has sought the connections that unite the planet's wonders: Egypt's pyramids and Stonehenge, the Band of Holes in Peru and the Cambay Ruins. For years he's pursued evidence that extraterrestrial life is not new to Earth, but has left its footprints in the archeological records over and over again. For years, he was dismissed as a fool. But now the spheres have arrived and Benjamin has found his vindication … along with troubling theories as to what it all means.
Author(s): Sean Platt
ISBN 13: 9781629550466
Pages: 348
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Title: Invasion (Alien Invasion) (Volume 1)

They are coming. The countdown has begun. First visible only as blips on a telescope image, the discovery of objects approaching from Jupiter orbit immediately sets humanity on edge. NASA doesn't even bother to deny the alien ships' existence. The popular Astral space app (broadcasting from the far side of the moon and accessible by anyone with internet) has already shown the populace what is coming. So the news has turned from evasion to triage, urging calm and offering the few facts they have: The objects are enormous, perfectly round spheres numbering in the dozens, maybe hundreds. They are on an approach vector for Earth. And they will arrive in six days.
Author(s): Sean Platt;Johnny B. Truant
ISBN 13: 9781629550435
Pages: 316
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Title: Writers of the Future

From Alien Invasion to Alternate History, from Cyberpunk to Comic Fantasy to Post-Apocalyptic Worlds, these are the winning writers who have mastered every version and vision of sci-fi and fantasy. Don't be left behind.
Author(s): L. Ron Hubbard;Tim Powers;Brandon Sanderson
ISBN 13: 9781619865020
Pages: 496
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Title: Writers of the Future Volume 31 (L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future)

The future is here…the future is now! Orson Scott Card, Kevin J. Anderson and Larry Niven have seen the future. Now, you can, too. A constellation of the brightest lights in the Science Fiction and Fantasy firmament have judged these authors to be the best, the brightest, the truest emerging stars in the field. From Alien Invasion to Alternate History, from Cyberpunk to Comic Fantasy to Post-Apocalyptic Worlds, these are the winning writers who have mastered every version and vision of sci-fi and fantasy. Don’t be left behind. Get a read on what’s next.
Author(s): Orson Scott Card
ISBN 13: 9781619863224
Pages: 496
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Title: The FLU-OLOGY: Two Contagious Tales of Deadly Global Pandemic

Throughout history there have been several thousand different strains of influenza. Each year hundreds are active. Chances are, this year, you will catch one of those strains. You will cough, sneeze, and your body will ache. Without a second thought, you’ll take a double dose of green liquid, go to bed, and swear you’ll feel better in the morning. Not this time. In 1918 forty million people succumbed to a particular strain of swine flu. It appeared out of nowhere, and just as quickly as it surfaced, the Spanish Flu vanished. Gone for good. Or so we thought. Though mankind has anticipated its resurfacing for some time, mankind is ill prepared. Mutated and with a vengeance, the Spanish Flu returns. In a world blackened with plague, a glimmer of light exists in the small town of Lodi, Ohio. They shine as a sanctuary because they are ‘flu-free’ In the wake of the reality that they are spared, the spirit and strength of Lodi is tested. It becomes a fight against what is morally right or wrong in an increasingly difficult battle to stay healthy and alive until the flu has run its course. Amazon.com and GoodReads reader praise for THE FLU: "Another excellent apocalyptic story..." "One of the BEST pandemic novels I've read!"
Author(s): Jacqueline Druga
ISBN 13: 9781618680129
Pages: 374
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Title: Off to Be the Wizard

An io9 Can’t Miss Science Fiction and Fantasy title in March 2014. Martin Banks is just a normal guy who has made an abnormal discovery: he can manipulate reality, thanks to reality being nothing more than a computer program. With every use of this ability, though, Martin finds his little “tweaks” have not escaped.
Author(s): Scott Meyer
ISBN 13: 9781612184715
Pages: 373
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Title: Pines

Wayward Pines, Idaho, is quintessential small-town America — or so it seems. Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrives in search of two missing federal agents, yet soon is facing much more than he bargained for. After a violent accident lands him in the hospital, Ethan comes to with no ID and no cell phone. The medical staff seems friendly enough, but something feels…off. As the days pass, Ethan’s investigation into his colleagues’ disappearance turns up more questions than answers.

Why can’t he make contact with his family in the outside world? Why doesn’t anyone believe he is who he says he is? And what’s the purpose of the electrified fences encircling the town? Are they keeping the residents in? Or something else out?

Each step toward the truth takes Ethan further from the world he knows, until he must face the horrifying possibility that he may never leave Wayward Pines alive…

Author(s): Blake Crouch
ISBN 13: 9781612183954
Pages: 319
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Title: The Heart of Matter (Odyssey One)

After an epic maiden voyage that introduced Earth to a larger universe—and a cosmos full of terrifying new enemies—Captain Eric Weston and the crew of the NAC spacecraft Odyssey have spent months cooling their heels under their admiral’s watchful eye. But when Earth’s newest ally, the Priminae, strike a defense deal with the North American Confederacy, the Odyssey finally receives her orders: return to Ranquil, the Priminae’s war-ravaged homeworld, and lend badly needed support against the invading Drasin. Weston and his crew are hungry for action, yet once back on Ranquil, they realize not all is as it seems. Yes, the Drasin are a formidable foe, but Weston suspects a powerful unseen force is waging the war that could alter forever the face of the universe. Determined to unmask the mysterious puppet masters, Weston and his motley crew defy NAC protocol and venture into deep space…where they will discover an enemy unlike any they have ever faced. The long-awaited follow-up to the spectacular Into the Black: Odyssey One combines old-school space opera with modern storytelling to create an exhilarating new sci-fi adventure.
Author(s): Evan Currie
ISBN 13: 9781612182353
Pages: 632
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Title: Brilliance (The Brilliance Trilogy)

In Wyoming, a little girl reads people’s darkest secrets by the way they fold their arms. In New York, a man sensing patterns in the stock market racks up $300 billion. In Chicago, a woman can go invisible by being where no one is looking. They’re called “brilliants,” and since 1980, one percent of people have been born this way. Nick Cooper is among them; a federal agent, Cooper has gifts rendering him exceptional at hunting terrorists. His latest target may be the most dangerous man alive, a brilliant drenched in blood and intent on provoking civil war. But to catch him, Cooper will have to violate everything he believes in—and betray his own kind. From Marcus Sakey, “a modern master of suspense” (Chicago Sun-Times) and “one of our best storytellers” (Michael Connelly), comes an adventure that’s at once breakneck thriller and shrewd social commentary; a gripping tale of a world fundamentally different and yet horrifyingly similar to our own, where being born gifted can be a terrible curse.
Author(s): Marcus Sakey
ISBN 13: 9781611099690
Pages: 439
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Title: Saga, Volume 1

When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe. From New York Times bestselling writer Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina) and critically acclaimed artist Fiona Staples (Mystery Society, North 40), Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the worlds. Fantasy and science fiction are wed like never before in this sexy, subversive drama for adults.
This specially priced volume collects the first six issues of the smash-hit series The Onion A.V. Club calls "the emotional epic Hollywood wishes it could make."
Author(s): Brian K. Vaughan
ISBN 13: 9781607066019
Pages: 160
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Title: Philip K. Dick Collection

This boxed set includes all three Library of America volumes collecting Philip K. Dick’s best science fiction novels:

The Man in the High CastleThe Three Stigmata of Palmer EldritchDo Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?UbikMartian Time-SlipDr. BloodmoneyNow Wait for Last YearFlow My Tears, the Policeman SaidA Scanner DarklyA Maze of DeathVALISThe Divine InvasionThe Transmigration of Timothy Archer

Author(s): Philip K. Dick
ISBN 13: 9781598530490
Pages: 2950
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Title: Wastelands

Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon - these are our guides through the Wastelands . . .
From the Book of Revelation to The Road Warrior; from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellers have long imagined the end of the world, weaving eschatological tales of catastrophe, chaos, and calamity. In doing so, these visionary authors have addressed one of the most challenging and enduring themes of imaginative fiction: the nature of life in the aftermath of total societal collapse.

Gathering together the best post-apocalyptic literature of the last two decades from many of today's most renowned authors of speculative fiction - including George R.R. Martin, Gene Wolfe, Orson Scott Card, Carol Emshwiller, Jonathan Lethem, Octavia E. Butler, and Stephen King - Wastelands explores the scientific, psychological, and philosophical questions of what it means to remain human in the wake of Armageddon. Whether the end of the world comes through nuclear war, ecological disaster, or cosmological cataclysm, these are tales of survivors, in some cases struggling to rebuild the society that was, in others, merely surviving, scrounging for food in depopulated ruins and defending themselves against monsters, mutants, and marauders.

Complete with introductions and an indispensable appendix of recommendations for further reading, Wastelands delves into this bleak landscape, uncovering the raw human emotion and heart-pounding thrills at the genre's core.
Author(s): John Joseph Adams
ISBN 13: 9781597801058
Pages: 352
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Title: Battlefield Earth: Epic New York Times Best Seller SCI-FI Adventure Novel

Battlefield Earth is a science fiction saga of adventure, daring and courage, when man is an endangered species and the future survival of what's left of the human race is at stake. In the year 3000 AD, man has been savagely ruled for a thousand years by a space-plundering alien race of nine-foot high, gas-breathing conquerors from the planet Psychlo. One of the Psychlos, the villainous Terl, enslaves a man-creature and forces him to mine Earth gold. Terl’s plan: to teleport the gold to Psychlo, where he can then return wealthy and powerful.
Author(s): L. Ron Hubbard
ISBN 13: 9781592129577
Pages: 1008
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Title: After Many a Summer Dies the Swan

A Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death, whose personal physician happens to be working on a theory of longevity-these are the elements of Aldous Huxley's caustic and entertaining satire on man's desire to live indefinitely. With his customary wit and intellectual sophistication, Huxley pursues his characters in their quest for the eternal, finishing on a note of horror. "This is Mr. Huxley's Hollywood novel, and you might expect it to be fantastic, extravagant, crazy and preposterous. It is all that, and heaven and hell too....It is the kind of novel that he is particularly the master of, where the most extraordinary and fortuitous events are followed by contemplative little essays on the meaning of life....The story is outrageously good."―New York Times. "A highly sensational plot that will keep astonishing you to practically the final sentence."―The New Yorker. "Mr. Huxley's elegant mockery, his cruel aptness of phrase, the revelations and the ingenious surprises he springs on the reader are those of a master craftsman; Mr. Huxley is at the top of his form." ―London Times Literary Supplement.
Author(s): Aldous Huxley
ISBN 13: 9781566630184
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Title: Contamination 7: Resistance (Contamination Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Series) (Volume 7)

THE ONLY WAY TO SURVIVE IS TO RESIST After freeing Dan and Quinn, Sandy Duncan must fight to escape the lumberyard while protecting the others she came to save. The infected lurk outside the gates. Is the fate outside the lumberyard even worse than what she faces if she stays? Book 7 of the Contamination Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Series
Author(s): T. W. Piperbrook
ISBN 13: 9781534742758
Pages: 276
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Title: Barbarian's Touch: A SciFi Alien Romance (Ice Planet Barbarians) (Volume 8)

When I wake up on the ice planet, I’m scared of everything: this place is cold, silent, and the locals look more like blue devils than aliens. To make matters worse, one of the strangers decides I’m going to be his girlfriend and kidnaps me away from my sister. I’m completely and utterly alone. What’s a girl to do? Well, this girl escapes. Of course, that means I go from frying pan into the fire, and my situation gets even more dangerous. Just when I have no hope left, a new hero appears. Sure, he’s blue, horned, and has a tail. He’s also fierce, protective, makes me purr...and thinks I'm perfect. But is what we have real or just a mating instinct?
Author(s): Ruby Dixon
ISBN 13: 9781534687936
Pages: 300
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Title: Forever Until Tomorrow (War Eternal) (Volume 5)

A war lost.
 A civilization in ruins.
 A spark of hope among the wreckage. The war is over. The war has just begun. Major Katherine Asher of the newly founded United Earth Alliance knows nothing about the apocalyptic war of a past future. She’s scheduled to pilot the newly christened Dove, Earth’s first starship, in her maiden voyage. But when a terrorist attack leaves her wounded and hearing voices, she quickly finds herself caught up in the eternal struggle and fighting to stop a future that has no place for humankind. At the same time, a man in St. Louis decides to leave the psychiatric hospital he’s called home for the last twenty years, since the fateful night an alien starship fell to Earth…
Author(s): M.R. Forbes
ISBN 13: 9781534648517
Pages: 328
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Title: Earth Alone: Earthrise Book 1

They came from deep space. They came to destroy us. Fifty years ago, bloodthirsty aliens devastated the Earth. Most of humanity perished. We fell into darkness. But now we rise from the ashes. Now we fight back. Marco Emery was born into the war. After his mother is killed, he joins the Human Defense Force, Earth's ragtag army. Emery must survive basic training, become a soldier, and finally face the aliens in battle. Against the alien onslaught, Earth stands alone. But we will fight. We will rise. We will win. If you loved Ender's Game, Battlestar Galactica, and Old Man's War, you'll love Earthrise, a new military science fiction series. From a USA Today bestselling author.
Author(s): Daniel Arenson
ISBN 13: 9781534640153
Pages: 364
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Title: Hard Luck Hank: Stank Delicious (Volume 5)

Belvaille has cemented its place as the most important System in the galaxy and Hank is working as an official Factotum, negotiating deals between gangs and noblemen under the watchful eye of the Arch Minister. When his ever-capable butler, Cliston, is approached to become the general manager of a Super Class glocken team, Hank is hired not only as protection, but as a player. Hank finds himself thrown into the most grueling bloodsport in the galaxy and he is tasked with finding out how and why players are being abducted. The friendly rivalries turn into full-scale conflict and Hank unravels a far more insidious plot than the fixing of gambling results. In the process, Hank learns a lot about his history that he never even dreamed had existed. Many of Hank's friends and enemies return in this action-packed and humorous take on the professional sporting world.
Author(s): Steven Campbell
ISBN 13: 9781533643667
Pages: 270
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Title: Asterius (Interstellar Cargo)

Captain Tessa Adrace of Starforce is about to be assigned a mission she will never forget. With strict orders given her directly from the colonel, she must lead her squadron up against an adversary feared throughout the galaxy: Black Dwarf. The odds are impossibly stacked against her, but she will stop at nothing until her mission is complete. Even if it means her end. Sign up for the Newsletter today to receive monthly updates, special offers, and giveaways. (mfverish.wix.com/icarus)
Author(s): Matt Verish
ISBN 13: 9781533637024
Pages: 68
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Title: The Last Outbreak - AWAKENING - Book 1 (A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller) (Volume 1) Paperback – January 2, 2016

No one knew how or where the end of the world started. Ethan Runner was hungover, pissed off and once again late for work. He didn't care about anything or anyone, but that was about to change; it had to. Six days ago there were reports of a mysterious illness. People were actually attacking and devouring one another. The world was told not to worry, that there wasn't a reason to panic, that these were isolated events. This morning the human race found out that this was a lie. The infection took hold quickly and destroyed everything in its path. Millions perished every hour. Was this nature's way of thinning the herd, or was this something much more disturbing? The Last Outbreak follows Ethan Runner, a clinically depressed armored truck driver, as he and a small group of strangers fight through impossible situations to free themselves and one another from this hell. AWAKENING is the story of their survival.
Author(s): Jeff Olah
ISBN 13: 9781533516138
Pages: 304
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Title: The Lost Fleet: Genesis (Volume 4)

Fleet Admiral Jeremy Strong is determined to preserve the planet Gaia as the new home of the lost fleets. Unfortunately, a new and frightening danger from the destroyed Dyson Sphere threatens to undo everything he has fought for. Kazak, the AI on the Originator ship has his own agenda. The Humans and Altons will either do as he demands or he will destroy them. Can Fleet Admiral Strong outsmart the two-million-year-old AI or is he doomed to failure? Admiral Tolsen has found the Dyson Sphere in the home galaxy. However, he will have to fight to keep control of it as research teams work frantically to discover its secrets before it’s too late. Both the Simulins and the Shari are determined to destroy Tolsen’s fleet and take the Dyson Sphere for themselves. Both galaxies erupt into war as the titanic struggle for supremacy continues. If the Simulins win, then all hope is lost as they will destroy all organic life. If the Shari win, they will use the science and technology in the Dyson Sphere to conquer the home galaxy and destroy the Human
Author(s): Raymond L. Weil
ISBN 13: 9781533435385
Pages: 324
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Title: The Battle of the Void (The Ember War Saga) (Volume 6)

The Xaros drove humanity to the edge of extinction. Now, an immense alien fleet is on the way to Earth to end the human race. Earth's defenses are in shambles. The planet needs time to ready for the next invasion, time it doesn't have. The Xaros are en route to Earth, and it will take a daring mission to buy Earth the chance it needs to survive the next attack. While a fleet of brave men and women prepare to face down the Xaros, the Breitenfeld travels to an ancient world where the key to ultimate victory lies buried beneath the crimes of the enigmatic Malal. What price must be paid to secure the aide of this evil being? The fate of the Earth rests with THE BATTLE OF THE VOID.
Author(s): Richard Fox
ISBN 13: 9781533433985
Pages: 464
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Title: Canyon: A Post Apocalyptic/Dystopian Adventure (The Traveler Series) (Volume 2)

HE’S HOMELESS. HE’S ON THE RUN. AND HE WANTS REVENGE. Marcus Battle has left behind his home. Now he’s on a seemingly impossible mission to find a missing child. But can he balance that responsibility with his deep, primal desire to exact revenge on the men who destroyed his solitary existence? The world he discovers on his journey isn’t the one he remembers before a pneumonic plague called The Scourge killed two-thirds of the world’s population. It is lawless, depraved, and far-deadlier than the disease which created it. Battle made a promise to find that child. It’s a promise he regrets more acutely with every step of the journey where he is as much the hunter as he is the hunted.
Author(s): Tom Abrahams
ISBN 13: 9781533396662
Pages: 258
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Title: We Will Build (The Kurtherian Gambit) (Volume 8)

The World Needs Protecting - Before they can build in space they have to GET into space. There is a 'false queen' attacking vampires in Asia - Bethany Anne sends her Own to look into that. The moon base needs to be settled, can Team BMW make it happen? Do they have enough people? CAN they get the right people to help? John's cousin is now part of the team, will she make it? There is a group looking to find them and they are using Barb to do it. This is the first book in the second arc (books 08-14) for The Kurtherian Gambit. The stakes are raised a lot higher! **Please note, as mentioned in another review, there is flagrantly foul language in this novel. The main character does not have a problem with cussing, just uninspired cussing. If you haven't read the previous books, you will need to go back to #1 (the book does not explain the characters and previous relationships / deeds). Series includes: Death Becomes Her - The Kurtherian Gambit 01 Queen Bitch - The Kurtherian Gambit 02 Love Lost - The Kurtherian Gambit 03 Bite This - The Kurtherian Gambit 04 Never Forsaken - The Kurtherian Gambit 05 Under My Heel - The Kurtherian Gambit 06 Kneel or Die - The Kurtherian Gambit 07 We Will Build - The Kurtherian Gambit 08 Frank Kurns - Tales from the Unknown World
Author(s): Michael Anderle
ISBN 13: 9781533341532
Pages: 356
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Title: Chosen of the Valkyries (Twilight Of The Gods) (Volume 2)

Germany, 1985. The Reich Council has fallen and the Reich is sundered in two, but the uneasy peace will not last long. To the east, Karl Holliston - now styling himself the Fuhrer of the Greater German Reich - is planning the conquest of Berlin and the destruction of the rebels, while to the west Germany’s former satellites are planning a bid for independence and the North Atlantic Alliance is uneasily considering just what will happen to the Reich’s vast arsenal of nuclear weapons. As the civil war begins, as the Panzers begin their advance on Berlin, the rebels are forced to fight to save their revolution ... ... Or watch helplessly as a jackboot stamps down on Germany, forever.
Author(s): Christopher G. Nuttall
ISBN 13: 9781533232205
Pages: 362
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Title: Fortress Earth (Extinction Wars) (Volume 4)

Earth’s last Assault Troopers target the oldest being in existence. In the fourth book of the Extinction Wars series, Abaddon commands a Karg-Jelk Super Fleet bent on annihilating humanity. Years of intense terraforming has healed the Earth from the ravages of alien hell-burners and a deadly bio-terminator. The homeworld thrives, reseeded and repopulated, with heavy layers of defensive systems to make sure the Earth is never harmed again. But Abaddon has incredibly advanced technology, including a vast moon-sized ship able to teleport to any place in the galaxy. If Creed hopes to save humanity, he’ll need more than fierce determination and savage fighting skills. He has to go the galactic core to find out the truth about Abaddon, the Jelk and the terrible secret of the human race. The knowledge will help to strengthen Fortress Earth, but will it be enough to win?
Author(s): Vaughn Heppner
ISBN 13: 9781533018939
Pages: 328
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Title: Alien Prince's Bride: SciFi Alien Romance

When a princess is at stake, no challenge is too hard for the right kind of prince... Violet is a calaya, one of the most beautiful and most sought after prizes of the Atreens. And that is exactly what she has been raised to be - a bauble to be claimed. But Violet doesn't want to just be a mantelpiece for a great warrior who wins her hand - she wants to make her own choices. Or so she discovers when her heart and destiny clash and she can only choose one to follow... Areon is a man of many secrets and many faces. Driven by revenge, he seeks to win the hand of the only woman who has ever held his heart and broken it, by winning hers in the grand tournament for him to do as he pleases. But old wounds only cover burning emotions and even a man who can't be stopped by anything, not even by blind luck, must admit defeat in front of his own heart. When it becames painfully evident that he is not the only one seeking to claim his princess, the gloves have got to come off. So which will it be? Will heart or destiny conquer? Is victory more important than love? Find out in this standalone scifi alien romance novel with a guaranteed HEA!
Author(s): Vi Voxley
ISBN 13: 9781532842214
Pages: 430
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Title: Devil Dog: Out Of The Dark (Volume 1)

Dick, AKA Devil Dog's world changes drastically when the EMP takes out the power grid. The loss of electricity brings out the darker side of human nature across the city. A homeless Marine veteran living in the abandoned tunnels beneath Chicago, he's far better prepared than most people. Good folk have survived, but they are often outnumbered and outgunned. Only the tunnels provide the safety he needs. Devil Dog becomes the reluctant savior of women and children from the worst of the gangs that now rule topside. Doing the right thing makes him new enemies, driving him ever deeper into the tunnels that keep his charges safe – until he runs across a young woman who might be his daughter. Nonstop Action, Gritty, Prepper Type 'O Stuff.
Author(s): Boyd L Craven III
ISBN 13: 9781532802041
Pages: 252
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Title: Omega Force: The Human Factor (Volume 8)

Captain Jason Burke is a man apart, and not just because he's the only of his kind for thousands of lightyears in any direction. The changes to his body and to his genetic code have made him faster, stronger, more able to survive in his dangerous occupation ... but they've also ensured that he'll never truly fit in with others of his species. He always assumed he would live and die with his crew and never lay eyes on another human again, he was wrong. The mercenary captain learns through back channel information that Earth may be in danger and, worse, that he may have been a contributing factor. He now faces the choice of ignoring the problem and allowing his own species to fight their own battles, or returning to help and risk making the situation worse. Can he just sit idly by while his species faces such a dire threat?
Author(s): Joshua Dalzelle
ISBN 13: 9781532772191
Pages: 218
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Title: Galactic Empire Wars: Insurrection (Volume 5)

The final battle between the Humans and the Zaltule is drawing near. However, the Arachnids have a secret that will ensure victory and allow them to wipe out the Human race once and for all. In the Strell Empire, former Supreme Overlord Xatul plans his return. He has amassed a fleet to take back control of the Kleese Empire. The Humans realize they need more time to prepare for the coming attack of the Zaltule. To buy the time they need Fleet Admiral Kelly sends Seventh Fleet deep into the Kleese Empire to draw the attention of the Zaltule. However, even the best-laid plans can sometimes go horribly wrong. This is the climactic conclusion to The Galactic Empire Wars Series.
Author(s): Raymond L. Weil
ISBN 13: 9781532746567
Pages: 360
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Title: Fortune's Rising (Outer Bounds)

Under the supertech Coalition government, Fortune’s colonists are enslaved to harvest the highly valuable brain-enhancing drug Yolk, often losing their sanity and lives in the process. The population is dying off and the planet is becoming a police state whose only purpose is to harvest Yolk. But a revolution is in the air, fueled by an unlikely band of rebels: Anna Landborn, a brilliant, sociopathic child, and her quiet, lethally gifted sister, Magali; Runaway Joel, a virtuous military pilot turned tormented smuggler; Milar Whitecliff, a tattooed, chess-playing fugitive full of hatred and heart; Doberman, a simple robot in the throes of a startling transformation; and Tatiana Eyre, a captured Coalition soldier torn between loyalty and love. As their paths and fates collide, the battle to spark a full-scale uprising is violently challenged by the Nephyrs, the government’s elite army of sadistic, near-indestructible cyborgs. But the prophecies of a mad soothsayer have foretold the coming of a hero destined to turn the tide―and the fight for freedom is just beginning. Revised edition: Previously published as Outer Bounds: Fortune's Rising, this edition of Fortune's Rising includes editorial revisions.
Author(s): Sara King
ISBN 13: 9781531831257
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Title: Barbarian's Mate (Ice Planet Barbarians) (Volume 7)

'Resonance' is supposed to be a dream - that's when your soulmate is chosen for you. And everyone on the ice planet has hooked up with a big, hunky soulmate of their own...except me. So do I want a mate? Heck yeah. More than anything, all I've ever wanted is to be loved by someone. Except that the soulmate chosen for me? My least favorite person on the darn ice planet. Haeden's the most cranky, disapproving, unpleasant, overbearing male alien...so why is it that my body sings when he gets close? Why is he working so hard to prove to me that he's not as awful as I think he is? I hate him...don't I?
Author(s): Ruby Dixon
ISBN 13: 9781530857845
Pages: 236
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Title: Dawn of the Singularity (The Singularity Saga) (Volume 1)

The singularity: the point in human history when we begin to enhance our own intelligence with the intelligent technology we're creating. As humanity merges with its machines, will we forget what it means to be human? Meet Haalee, the artificial intelligence charged with taking humanity on the road to the singularity. But will the future turn out the way she expects? Dawn of the Singularity is the intelligent, action-packed science fiction thriller you've been waiting for. From award-winning and best-selling scifi author, David Simpson, get ready for the mystery, the thrills, and the adventure of the future to come.
Author(s): David Simpson
ISBN 13: 9781530853748
Pages: 368
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Title: Blood of Tyrants (Temeraire)

Naomi Novik’s beloved Temeraire series, a brilliant combination of fantasy and history that reimagines the Napoleonic wars as fought with the aid of intelligent dragons, is a twenty-first-century classic. From the first volume, His Majesty’s Dragon, readers have been entranced by the globe-spanning adventures of the resolute Capt. William Laurence and his brave but impulsive dragon, Temeraire. Now, in Blood of Tyrants, the penultimate volume of the series, Novik is at the very height of her powers as she brings her story to its widest, most colorful canvas yet. Shipwrecked and cast ashore in Japan with no memory of Temeraire or his own experiences as an English aviator, Laurence finds himself tangled in deadly political intrigues that threaten not only his own life but England’s already precarious position in the Far East. Age-old enmities and suspicions have turned the entire region into a powder keg ready to erupt at the slightest spark—a spark that Laurence and Temeraire may unwittingly provide, leaving Britain faced with new enemies just when they most desperately need allies instead. For to the west, another, wider conflagration looms. Napoleon has turned on his former ally, the emperor Alexander of Russia, and is even now leading the largest army the world has ever seen to add that country to his list of conquests. It is there, outside the gates of Moscow, that a reunited Laurence and Temeraire—along with some unexpected allies and old friends—will face their ultimate challenge . . . and learn whether or not there are stronger ties than memory.
Author(s): Naomi Novik
ISBN 13: 9781530789580
Pages: 512
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Title: Icarus (Interstellar Cargo) (Volume 1)

Cole Musgrave’s dream of interstellar travel is about to become a nightmare. When a high-profile delivery is compromised aboard a state-of-the-art cargo vessel, the newly appointed captain finds himself embroiled in an assignment far above his pay grade. Blackmail, terrorists, a malfunctioning prototype A.I. pilot, and a sinister terraforming corporation with deep criminal ties await him. Who knew delivering cargo to the deep recesses of space could be so dangerous? Armed only with his cunning and past military experience, Cole is one against many. But this unorthodox interstellar cargo pilot won’t go down without a fight—even after he is faced with a choice that will alter the course of his life forever.
Author(s): Matt Verish
ISBN 13: 9781530774913
Pages: 304
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Title: Victory: Book 3 of The Legacy Fleet Trilogy (Volume 3)

United Earth burns. The Swarm runs rampant across our space. We mourn the loss of thousands of ships and millions of fallen comrades. Billions of fathers, mothers, sisters and brothers--all gone, all dead. It is time we end this, for our moment has come. But victory never comes without sacrifice. Heroes are not taught nor trained, but forged in blood and ashes. Our grandchildrens' history books will tell our story, and glorify the heroes and legends. The Swarm will be conquered; we will prevail. At any price.
Author(s): Nick Webb
ISBN 13: 9781530724673
Pages: 414
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Title: Slow Burn: Sanctum, Book 9 (Slow Burn Zombie Apocalypse Series) (Volume 9)

Will Any Sanctuary Stand? With both the Naked Horde and the Survivor Army destroyed, Zed and Murphy make their preparations and head to College Station to do their small part in salvaging humanity’s future. But the post-virus world isn’t kind to humans or their plans and nothing they find on their journey is what they expected. Slow Burn Zombie Apocalypse Series Book 1 – Zero Day Book 2 – Infected Book 3 – Destroyer Book 4 – Dead Fire Book 5 – Torrent Book 6 – Bleed Book 7 – City of Stin Book 8 - Grind Book 9 - Sanctum
Author(s): Bobby Adair
ISBN 13: 9781530658152
Pages: 326
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Title: Beyond the Stars: A Planet Too Far: a space opera anthology (Volume 2)

On the heels of the bestselling DARK BEYOND THE STARS anthology comes another collection of spectacular tales by eleven authors both well-known and brand new. Space opera. Big, sprawling sci-fi stories that encompass strange new worlds, alien life forms, and deep space battles. You'll find all of that here. Take a journey across the galaxy with these short stories and go BEYOND THE STARS to A Planet Too Far...
Author(s): Nick Webb
ISBN 13: 9781530630028
Pages: 416
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Title: Destroyer (The Void Wraith Trilogy) (Volume 1)

Mankind’s outer colonies are disappearing. Without warning. Without a trace. Fleet command chalks the attacks up to pirates, but Captain Dryker of the UFC Johnston isn’t buying it. Defying command, he leads his misfit crew into hostile territory in search of answers. They encounter the mythical Void Wraith, an unstoppable legend whispered by the first race. After 26,000 years the Void Wraith have returned to begin the next Eradication. Their technology is superior, their motives unclear. Humanity cannot stop them. Not without help. Captain Dryker’s only hope is to forge an alliance with mankind’s greatest enemy, the savage Tigris. One maverick captain, an unlikely crew, and an aging vessel are all that stand between humanity and the Eradication. “It’s like Battlestar Galactica and Mass Effect had a baby, and that baby was raised by Starcraft. I read this book in one sitting, and immediately looked for the next.”- The author’s totally biased friend.
Author(s): Chris Fox
ISBN 13: 9781530628506
Pages: 346
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Title: The Dead Years COLLAPSE (A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller) (Volume 4)

The End of the World was Only the Beginning. COLLAPSE picks up with the men attempting to put together the pieces of their failed rescue mission and the women trying to make sense of Justin's current condition. Will he recover or become something much worse? Mason's captors aren't leaving anything to the imagination. They are intent on inflicting massive destruction on all who oppose their directive. We also get a glimpse of the disturbing images of those left behind and things they will do to survive, all through the eyes of someone we may already know. The facilities of Blackmore walk the line between being a safe harbor for the group and a portal straight into hell. Find out today why no one is safe. This is COLLAPSE
Author(s): Jeff Olah
ISBN 13: 9781530624065
Pages: 178
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Title: The Dead Years BLACKMORE (A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller) (Volume 3)

The End of the World was Only the Beginning. BLACKMORE picks up as the group leaves the stadium. Beaten and battered, they head for the beach house. With the fate of their son now a complete mystery, Mason and April must fight to keep him from becoming something no one in the group wants to speak about. As Savannah attempts to come to terms with her own mortality, Randy continues to battle the demons that haunt his every move. However, they must put aside their personal issues and work together to defend the group from the ever growing parade of villainous humans they continue to run across. Exciting new characters are also introduced that add fuel to the already out of control fire that has become The Dead Years. This is BLACKMORE… Hang On!
Author(s): Jeff Olah
ISBN 13: 9781530532971
Pages: 190
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Title: Wall (The Traveler) (Volume 3)

In the chaos of a global plague, evil took hold. Governments fell, the good became servants, and the Cartel rose to power. A wall was built to contain the wasteland and keep the evil at bay. Now an organized resistance wants change. They're willing to fight for it and they've asked Marcus Battle to help. The last thing Battle wants is another war. But if that's what it takes to gain freedom and safe passage to the other side of the wall, he'll take aim and fire.
Author(s): Tom Abrahams
ISBN 13: 9781530530069
Pages: 296
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Title: Barbarian's Prize: A SciFi Alien Romance (Ice Planet Barbarians) (Volume 6)

It’s hard being the most popular girl on the ice planet. The alien men are falling all over themselves to impress me in the hopes that I’ll take them to my furs. But they don’t know my secrets – none of them do. And they don’t realize that behind my smile, I just wish they’d go away. I don’t want any of them. I want someone else – someone with a gorgeous blue body, big horns, and the most intense gaze ever. He’s the only one that knows the truth. Maybe with him, I can work through my fears of the past….but I’m pretty sure he wants more than just friendship. He wants forever, and I’m not sure I can give it.
Author(s): Ruby Dixon
ISBN 13: 9781530355518
Pages: 236
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Title: The Dead Years: TURBULENCE (A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller) (Volume 2)

The End of the World was Only the Beginning. TURBULENCE picks up right where Book One leaves off. As the battle in the park concludes, what will become of the injured members? We learn how the infection started and where it all began. The effects appear to reach every corner of the planet. Can the group survive? Do they even want to? Two weeks into the group's "Vacation" at the stadium and Feeders are no longer a worry... or are they? Their new hosts aren't quite what they seem and as they come to find out, don't have the best of intentions for Mason and the others. The group, once again will have to depend on their instincts as well as one another if they intend on avoiding the growing number of Feeders and humans wishing to do them harm. Welcome to TURBULENCE.
Author(s): Jeff Olah
ISBN 13: 9781530288342
Pages: 186
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Title: Earth Defiant (The Ember War) (Volume 4)

Betrayed by allies. Beset by new foes. Earth faces its darkest hour since the Xaros invasion. The Toth come to the solar system with a fleet of warships, and they demand the only tool that can rekindle the human race. It falls on Marine Lieutenant Hale to negotiate a pact that will save the human race at the cost of its soul, or start a war with a race of alien predators. The latest action packed-chapter of the Ember War Saga continues with EARTH DEFIANT.
Author(s): Richard Fox
ISBN 13: 9781530155040
Pages: 482
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Title: Man Of War (Rebellion) (Volume 1)

In the year 2280, an alien fleet attacked the Earth. Their weapons were unstoppable, their defenses unbreakable. Our technology was inferior, our militaries overwhelmed. Only one starship escaped before civilization fell. Earth was lost. It was never forgotten. Fifty-two years have passed. A message from home has been received. The time to fight for what is ours has come. Welcome to the rebellion.
Author(s): M.R. Forbes
ISBN 13: 9781530130511
Pages: 390
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Title: 36: A Novel

Spanning both time, and the width of America, 36 is a unique thrill ride that will keep you on the edge of your seat. obert Tracy is spirited away from his own execution. A top-secret government project makes him an offer he can't refuse: work for us or disappear permanently.
Author(s): Dirk Patton
ISBN 13: 9781523865093
Pages: 656
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Title: Vanguard (Ark Royal) (Volume 7)

The third trilogy in the hit ‘Ark Royal’ series begins now! HMS Vanguard is the most powerful battleship ever to be commissioned by the Royal Navy, but she is not a happy ship. Her commanding officer is eccentric, rarely seen on the bridge; her former XO has deserted his post and her first middy is resentful because he hasn't been promoted as he deserves ... But when a first contact mission goes badly wrong, HMS Vanguard and her crew are plunged into an interstellar war against a new and deadly alien threat. And if they don’t make it back to friendly space in time, they will merely be the first to die in a new interstellar war.
Author(s): Christopher G. Nuttall
ISBN 13: 9781523862917
Pages: 386
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Title: The Dead Years: THRESHOLD Book 1 (A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller) (Volume 1)

The End of the World was Only the Beginning Mason Thomas wasn't prepared when the devastation began that morning. No one was. Six days ago reports of a mysterious illness began surfacing around the globe. The infection took hold quickly and destroyed everything in its path. The infected were seen attacking and actually devouring their victims. Those unfortunate enough to be caught out in the open were the first to fall. Millions perished every hour. The world was told not to panic, that there wasn't anything to worry about, that these were isolated events. This morning, as he fought to return to his family, Mason Thomas quickly realized that nothing was what it seemed, the world had been forever changed. The Dead Years follows Mason Thomas, a separated husband and father of one, as he and a small group of survivors fight to stay alive at the end of the world.
Author(s): Jeff Olah
ISBN 13: 9781523830145
Pages: 184
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Title: Storm Front: Twilight Of The Gods I (Volume 1)

In 1941, Adolf Hitler didn't declare war on the United States. Now, in 1985, the Third Reich stretching from the coast of France to the icy wastes of Eastern Russia, appears supremely powerful. With a powerful force of nuclear warheads and the finest military machine on Earth, there is no hope for freedom for the billions who groan under its rule. Adolf Hitler’s mad dreams have come to pass. And yet, all is not well in the Reich. The cold war with the United States and the North Atlantic Alliance is destroying the Reich’s economy, while a savage insurgency in South Africa - a war the Reich cannot win and dares not lose - is sapping its military strength. And, while the Reich Council struggles to find a way to save the Reich from its own weaknesses, a young German girl makes a discovery that will shake the Reich to its core. But the Reich Council will not go quietly into the night ...
Author(s): Christopher G. Nuttall
ISBN 13: 9781523472468
Pages: 354
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Title: The Somniscient

Betrayed by his lover, his friends, and even the technology that defines him, he has to choose: go back to living his safe and controlled existence, or be the hero and join forces with the revolutionary known only as The Somniscient.
Author(s): Richard Levesque
ISBN 13: 9781523410255
Pages: 330
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Title: Decisively Engaged (Warp Marine Corps) (Volume 1)

They picked a fight with the wrong species. A NATION AT WAR: The United Stars of America. Born in the conflagration of unprovoked alien attack, the newest entrant to galactic politics took the few crumbs of hypertech gifted to it and ran with them, soon expanding over dozens of star systems and establishing a wide trade network, protected by its powerful Navy and the dreaded Warp Marines. A FIGHT TO THE DEATH: A single Marine platoon, tasked with protecting an embassy on a hostile alien planet. An embassy – and the human enclave around it – that soon finds itself surrounded by armed mobs. Can the Marines and a ragtag band of civilian and Navy personnel survive long enough to be rescued?
Author(s): C.J. Carella
ISBN 13: 9781522965862
Pages: 276
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Title: The Lost Fleet: Oblivion's Light: A Slaver Wars Novel (Volume 3)

Two more years have passed for the Lost Fleets trapped in the Triangulum Galaxy. It’s becoming more apparent with each passing day that the Dyson Sphere of the Simulins must be destroyed if Fleet Admiral Jeremy Strong and his people want to survive. Rear Admiral Kathryn Barnes sets out on a mission of discovery seeking allies against the Simulins. What she finds threatens to increase the conflict between the Lost Fleets and the Simulins to a whole new level. Can she make it safely back to Gaia with her discovery, which could change the entire war in the Lost Fleets favor? Admiral Race Tolsen is assigned a new mission in the home galaxy. Simulin ships have been detected in Shari space, and the Federation needs to know why. Race is sent to the Shari Empire with the knowledge that if his small task force is discovered it could lead to a new galactic war.
Author(s): Raymond L. Weil
ISBN 13: 9781522901792
Pages: 334
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Title: Tears of the World

He helps Sandra make a plan to get some retribution for the family and new friends losses and prevent a threat to the homestead from a rogue military unit. This is the fourth installment in The World Burn's series. A 17 year old in Alabama is forced into making a snap decision that he'll have to live with for the rest of his life. He knows just enough to survive, but it tests his resourcefulness. David looks deep within his soul and sets out to prove to the Jackson's that he's not the monster everyone thought he was, and wants to win their trust. He helps Sandra make a plan to get some retribution for the family and new friends losses and prevent a threat to the homestead from a rogue military unit.
Author(s): Boyd Craven III
ISBN 13: 9781522772583
Pages: 100
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Title: The World Hungers

To complete their self sufficiency, Blake and Sandra take a team to check out the area and acquire some livestock. Things aren't always as easy at they seem on the surface. Neal and Patty escape the inner city in Michigan to flee. An odd acquaintance gives Neal an inheritance that may just save his life. Can the computer specialist cope with the grid going down? People must learn and adapt to survive in wreckage left behind when America's grid goes down and lives become meaningless. Their only hope is to hold on to their humanity, safety and security.
Author(s): Boyd Craven III
ISBN 13: 9781522772170
Pages: 156
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Title: Ashes of the World: A Post-Apocalyptic Story (The World Burns) (Volume 2)

Back Country J, Blake Jackson is back in the second episode of The World Burns Series The Cayhills make the perfect addition to The Homestead, and there is a wedding to plan. The group starts to salvage what they can from the burned out world. A new danger arises and one of the Homestead group is injured. Outnumbered and outgunned, they have to use and learn new skills to move silently through the world and avoid its many dangers.
Author(s): Boyd Craven III
ISBN 13: 9781522771654
Pages: 110
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Title: The Ruins of Anthalas (The Ember War Saga) (Volume 2)

An ancient holocaust holds the key to humanity's survival. Only a sliver of mankind survived the Xaros invasion. With Earth's defenses in ashes, nothing can stop the aliens' inevitable return. Hope arrives from a cryptic message from a long-lost alien race, promising the means to rebuild the shattered space fleet. Captain Valdar takes one of the last strike carriers, the Breitenfeld, and his shell-shocked crew on a desperate mission to the dead world. Unfortunately, humans aren't the only power that received the ancient message... THE RUINS OF ANTHALAS is the second book in THE EMBER WAR SAGA, a military sci-fi space opera. If you like David Weber and John Ringo with a touch of Isaac Asimov, then you’ll love this fast-paced and captivating adventure where humanity survives at the edge of a knife. Join in the epic series today!
Author(s): Richard Fox
ISBN 13: 9781522745532
Pages: 452
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Title: Blood of Heroes

A peaceful planet needs a miracle to survive an alien onslaught. It’s got the Strike Carrier Breitenfeld. The Xaros, a galaxy-wide scourge of murderous drones, have their sights set on the planet Takeni. Captain Isaac Valdar volunteers his ship to defend the innocent civilians and evacuate every one he can. Pressed by an alien fleet in space and a horrifying foe on the surface, the Breitenfeld must risk everything to save the doomed populace. Blood of Heroes is the latest installment in this epic military sci-fi series. The Ember War saga continues!
Author(s): Richard Fox
ISBN 13: 9781522713241
Pages: 428
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Title: Home: A Post Apocalyptic/Dystopian Adventure (The Traveler) (Volume 1)

HE THOUGHT HE WAS PREPARED. HE THOUGHT HIS FAMILY WAS SAFE. HE WAS WRONG. Five years after a pneumonic plague killed two-thirds of the world’s population, army veteran Marcus Battle is isolated. He’s alone with his guns, his food, and the graves of his wife and child. Unaware of the chaos that’s befallen everything outside of his central Texas ranch land, Marcus lives a Spartan life. If anyone steps onto his property he shoots first and never ask questions. But when a woman in distress, chased by marauders, seeks asylum, Marcus has a decision to make. Does he throw her to the wolves to protect himself or does he help her and leave the shelter and protection of home?
Author(s): Tom Abrahams
ISBN 13: 9781519664594
Pages: 256
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Title: The Lost Colony

Now, he needs Starship Victory-an ancient, alien spacecraft-the AI Galyan, Meta, Sergeant Riker and the others to help him tear the greatest secret of all from the enemy.Maddox and his crew must succeed or humanity will drown in a sea of ...
Author(s): Vaughn Heppner
ISBN 13: 9781519636119
Pages: 442
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Title: Point of Origin (War Eternal) (Volume 4)

A starship lost. A creator found. A frantic race to save them both. For Colonel Mitchell “Ares” Williams, there is no giving up. There is no going back. The Goliath may have fallen into enemy hands, but the war must go on. After all, he and the Riggers have what they need to locate the Creator, the man responsible for the alien threat and the key to unraveling their unstoppable attack. All they have to do is get to him before the Tetron do. It’s no easy task, but nothing about the war has ever been easy, and the Riggers still have a few tricks left up their sleeves.
Author(s): M.R. Forbes
ISBN 13: 9781519626509
Pages: M.R. Forbes
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Title: Dreadnought

Either way, he's ignited an interstellar war. Dreadnought, the second book of the Lost Colonies Trilogy, is a novel of military science fiction by bestselling author B. V. Larson.
Author(s): B. Larson
ISBN 13: 9781519504272
Pages: 392
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Title: Warrior: Book 2 of The Legacy Fleet Trilogy (Volume 2)

We repelled the Swarm, for now. But they won’t stop: they’re inhuman. They have no inhibitions. No conscience. And no mercy. But from the crucible of battle has risen an unlikely hero. Captain Timothy Granger, at the helm of another time-tested battleship, will take the fight to the enemy. He’ll discover their secrets. Find their homeworld. Destroy it before they destroy ours. He will save us all. He must. Or we’ll die. WARRIOR
Author(s): Nick Webb
ISBN 13: 9781519465917
Pages: 376
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Title: Star Carrier (Lost Colonies Trilogy)

Earth builds her first war fleet! The greatest warships ever constructed in known space rise up one by one, soon dominating our skies. They strike fear into the hearts of every citizen and rebel colonist alike. Captain William Sparhawk, the very man who convinced the secretive Council to build this terrifying fleet, now has doubts about the project. What is their exact mission? How could anyone have built these huge ships so quickly? And most puzzling of all, what’s happening out at the isolated laboratory complex on Phobos, Mars’ lop-sided moon? Learn the stunning truth in STAR CARRIER, the final book of the Lost Colonies Trilogy. STAR CARRIER is a novel of military science fiction by bestselling author B. V. Larson.
Author(s): B. V. Larson
ISBN 13: 9781519008572
Pages: 409
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Title: Home World (Undying Mercenaries Series)

The Galactics arrived with their Battle Fleet in 2052. Rather than being exterminated under a barrage of hell-burners, Earth joined a vast Empire that spanned the Milky Way. When the Earth is invaded by a rival empire, James McGill’s legion must defend the Home World. The top brass has complex plans, but none of that matters much to McGill, who chooses his own unique path. Traveling to star systems no human has ever visited, he searches for a technological edge to beat the enemy before it’s too late. Along the way he unleashes new terrors, triggering the biggest battles in human history. HOME WORLD is the sixth book of Undying Mercenaries Series, a novel of military science fiction by bestselling author B. V. Larson. The series starts with book #1, STEEL WORLD.
Author(s): B. V. Larson
ISBN 13: 9781519006189
Pages: 416
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Title: Counterstrike

"Counterstrike" is book three of the bestselling Black Fleet Trilogy.
Author(s): Joshua Dalzelle
ISBN 13: 9781518808678
Pages: 364
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Title: The Last Escape: : A Dystopian Society in a Post Apocalyptic World (The Last Survivors) (Volume 2)

They were dead. All of them. In the wake of a massacre, Ella, Bray, and William flee into the wild, hoping to escape the brutal vengeance of an unforgiving leader. In Brighton, political and economic tensions boil. Famine is approaching. The monsters are amassing. And a costly decision must be made, one that will threaten the lives of humanity’s last survivors…
Author(s): Bobby Adair;Bobby Adair
ISBN 13: 9781518626326
Pages: 328
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Title: Vampires Don't Sparkle (Deathless) (Volume 3)

The world is without power. The dead rule. Yet only now does the true struggle begin. Osiris, Ra and Isis each jockey for position, fighting a war as old as mankind. Steve and Irakesh escape the Ark of the Redwood, but Trevor and Jordan are dispatched to bring them to justice. Blair and Liz attempt to build a new civilization from the ashes, but quickly realize they face larger problems. For the true enemy of the ancient world has Risen, the vicious god Set. With him comes an army more powerful than the world has ever seen.
Author(s): Chris Fox
ISBN 13: 9781517796570
Pages: 356
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Title: Slow Burn: Grind, Book 8 (Slow Burn Zombie Apocalypse Series) (Volume 8)

Time for Revenge It’s time for revenge. Zed’s animosity toward Mark has been simmering through the deaths of too many of his friends. Zed realizes he can no longer pretend he’s able to take the high road and rise above his hate. He sets out to track the horde of naked Whites in order to find Mark and kill him. Of course, none of Zed’s schemes work out as planned. See what kind of trouble he and Murphy get into in Slow Burn: Grind.
Author(s): Bobby Adair
ISBN 13: 9781517736897
Pages: 328
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Title: Extinction Evolution (Extinction Cycle) (Volume 4)

Central Command is gone, the military is fractured, and the surviving members of Team Ghost, led by Master Sergeant Reed Beckham, have been pushed to the breaking point. While the strong return to the battlefield, the wounded are forced to stay behind on Plum Island and fight their inner demons. Betrayed by the country they swore to defend and surrounded by enemies on all sides, Team Ghost has one mission left: protect Dr. Kate Lovato and Dr. Pat Ellis while they develop a weapon to defeat the Variants once and for all. But after a grisly discovery in Atlanta, Kate and Ellis realize their weapon might not be able to stop the evolution of the monsters. Joined by unexpected allies and facing a new threat none of them saw coming, the survivors are running out of time to save the human race from extinction.
Author(s): Nicholas Sansbury Smith
ISBN 13: 9781517714703
Pages: 414
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Title: Reset

The population pushes ten billion people. The future is bleak. Scientists have determined that if the population continues at its current rate of acceleration, global resources will be depleted in a generation. Earth’s sixth extinction does not include the human race. Something needs to be done. In an attempt to control and decrease population, a mutated form of the measles is released. As a precaution, an assurance plan is placed in motion. A sampling of mankind is hidden away in a protective bunker, placed in stasis where they will sleep through the entire event. They are set to awaken one year later to a perfectly balanced world. Not all goes as planned. Sadly, only a few survive the stasis process. Nora Lane and Jason Rudolph are two of those who survive. When they wake, like the other survivors, neither of them remember how they got there and why. All they know is they must get out. A countdown clock on the door winds down to something. They are ill-prepared for what they will face when that door opens.
Author(s): Jacqueline Druga
ISBN 13: 9781517668150
Pages: 218
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Title: Raths Reckoning

Rath and Paisen completed all fifty kills in their contracts with the Janus Group. But when they uncovered the criminal organization's darkest secret, the Janus Group unleashed an army of assassins to silence the rogue pair. With help from a former Interstellar Police detective, Rath and Paisen survive - barely. Their plan to attack the Janus Group head-on may be suicide, but in the end, they'll tear the organization to the ground … or die trying.
Author(s): Piers Platt
ISBN 13: 9781517643980
Pages: 234
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Title: Rath's Gambit (The Janus Group) (Volume 2)

Rath just assassinated a senator, and completed his final mission for the Janus Group. Now every Interstellar Police officer on Alberon is searching for him. If they don't find him, one of his fellow contractors certainly will … and the most feared criminal organization in the galaxy has severe punishments for employees who break the rules. Rath's only hope is to find the rogue contractor who helped him escape a company deathtrap after his final mission. United, the two assassins might just get free from the Janus Group and get what they're owed. But first they'll need to survive.
Author(s): Piers Platt
ISBN 13: 9781517607333
Pages: 208
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Title: Rath's Deception (The Janus Group) (Volume 1)

On the cut-throat streets of Tarkis, orphaned teens like Rath end up jailed … or dead. So when the shadowy Janus Group offers Rath a chance to earn riches beyond his wildest dreams, he seizes it. But the Janus Group is as ruthless as the elite assassins it controls. Rath will have to survive their grueling, off-world training, and fulfill all fifty kills in his contract before a single cent comes his way. And ending so many lives comes with a price Rath can't anticipate. It'll certainly cost him what's left of his innocence. It may well cost him his life.
Author(s): Piers Platt
ISBN 13: 9781517436612
Pages: 350
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Title: Alien Hunters

Got trouble with aliens? Call the Alien Hunters. This bundle includes all three novels in this fast-paced, sci-fi adventure. BOOK 1: Alien Hunters -- The skelkrins. Predators from deep space. Creatures of claws, fangs, and malice.
Author(s): Daniel Arenson
ISBN 13: 9781517213978
Pages: 716
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Title: Barbarian Lover (Ice Planet Barbarians) (Volume 3)

As one of the few humans stranded on the ice planet, I should be happy that I have a new home. Human women are treasured here, and one alien in particular has made it clear that he wants me. It's hard to push away the sexy, flirtatious Aehako, when all I want to do is grab him by his horns and insist he take me to his furs. But I've got a terrible secret - the aliens who abducted me are back, and thanks to the translator in my ear, they can find me. My presence here endangers everyone...but can I give up my new life and the man I want more than anything?
Author(s): Ruby Dixon
ISBN 13: 9781517213367
Pages: 190
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Title: The Lost Fleet: Into the Darkness: A Slaver Wars Novel (Volume 2)

For over six years, the Lost Fleets have been trapped in the Triangulum Galaxy. Every day has been filled full of danger as the galaxy conquering Simulins search relentlessly for them. With the arrival of the Distant Horizon, a daring plan is made. A message drone will be sent back home to give them warning of the deadly danger the Lost Fleets are facing. A danger that will soon boil over into the home galaxy as well. In the heart of a massive star cluster, Admiral Jeremy Strong learns the Simulins' greatest secret. A secret that is so dangerous it could mean the end of all civilized life. Back home Admiral Race Tolsen waits for a Simulin attack. An attack that the politicians in the Human Federation of Worlds don't believe will ever come. But Race knows better, all the evidence points to an imminent invasion. An invasion he doesn't have the forces to stop. He will need a miracle, but miracles sometimes are hard to come by.
Author(s): Raymond L. Weil
ISBN 13: 9781517058593
Pages: 328
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Title: The Blades Memory

Ridge, Sardelle, and their comrades may have rescued Tolemek's sister and freed the dragon, but trouble awaits at home.
Author(s): Lindsay Buroker
ISBN 13: 9781515361213
Pages: 344
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Title: Battle Cruiser

Captain William Sparhawk, determined to follow a path of honor and truthfulness, dares to rise to the challenge.BATTLE CRUISER, the first book of the Lost Colonies Trilogy, is a military science fiction novel by bestselling author B. V. ...
Author(s): B. V. Larson
ISBN 13: 9781515076223
Pages: 408
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Title: The Ember War (The Ember War Saga) (Volume 1)

A dire warning. An impending alien invasion. Only one chance for survival. In the near future, an alien probe arrives on Earth with a pivotal mission—determine if humanity has what it takes to survive the impending invasion by a merciless armada. The probe discovers Marc Ibarra, a young inventor, who holds the key to a daring gambit that could save a fraction of Earth's population. Humanity's only chance lies with Ibarra's ability to keep a terrible secret and engineer the planet down the narrow path to survival. Earth will need a fleet. One with a hidden purpose. One strong enough to fight a battle against annihilation. The Ember War is the first installment in an epic military sci-fi series. If you like A Hymn Before Battle by John Ringo and The Last Starship by Vaughn Heppner, then you'll love this explosive adventure with constant thrills and high stakes from cover to cover.
Author(s): Richard Fox
ISBN 13: 9781515071754
Pages: 426
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Title: Barbarian Alien

-- This edition of BARBARIAN ALIEN is the complete story. BARBARIAN ALIEN is a sequel to ICE PLANET BARBARIANS. You do not have to read both in order to understand the plot, but the story will be richer if you do!
Author(s): Ruby Dixon
ISBN 13: 9781515054856
Pages: 210
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Title: Constitution: Book 1 of the Legacy Fleet Trilogy (Volume 1)

The year is 2650 75 years ago, an alien fleet attacked Earth. Without warning. Without mercy. We were not prepared. Hundreds of millions perished. Dozens of cities burned. We nearly lost everything. Then, the aliens abruptly left. We rebuilt. We armed ourselves. We swore: never again. But the aliens never came back. Until now. With overwhelming force the aliens have returned, striking deep into our territory, sending Earth into a panic. Our new technology is useless. Our new ships burn like straw. All our careful preparations are wasted. Now, only one man, one crew, and the oldest starship in the fleet stand between the Earth and certain destruction: ISS
Author(s): Nick Webb
ISBN 13: 9781514769935
Pages: 372
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Title: Hard Luck Hank: Suck My Cosmos (Volume 4)

Life on the space station Belvaille was hard. Not for the rich aristocrats who called it home, but for the poor slobs like Hank. Hank was considered a "renowned cutthroat" and was the oldest living person in the city. His job was to do the dirty work of people who didn't want to get their hands dirty but still want dirty things done. Hank was a mutant who was bulletproof and weighed thousands of pounds, both effective attributes in his line of work. When the wife of a City Councilman approaches Hank about spying on her husband, Hank worries he might be flying too close to the flames for his own safety. When the man is assassinated, Hank is sure he is. Hank has to try and keep himself from getting framed for the murder as he is simultaneously dragged deeper and deeper into the machinations of the powerful City Council. NOTE: sequel to Hard Luck Hank - Screw the Galaxy, Hard Luck Hank - Basketful of Crap, and Hard Luck Hank - Prince of Suck
Author(s): Steven Campbell
ISBN 13: 9781514728420
Pages: 398
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Title: Call to Arms

From Joshua Dalzelle comes the follow up to the #1 Bestseller "Warship.
Author(s): Joshua Dalzelle
ISBN 13: 9781514627129
Pages: 348
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Title: Precipice: V Plague Book 9 (Volume 9)

The Russian military has surged, invading the devastated United States in large numbers. Russian civilians are arriving, laying claim to the spoils of war. Events from John's past bring new dangers for the few remaining survivors as the Russians begin an all out effort to capture and send him to Moscow for trial and execution. Precipice continues the story of the V Plague survivors' struggle to evade both the infected and the invading army.
Author(s): Dirk Patton
ISBN 13: 9781514624593
Pages: 442
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Title: Slow Burn: City of Stin, Book 7 (Slow Burn Zombie Apocalypse Series) (Volume 7)

Kill the infection! Kill the Infected! In the aftermath of the battle for Monk’s Island, Murphy has been nursing Zed back to health in a remote house at the west end of the lake. But every day they see helicopters cross the sky, heading south and then back north again. Zed wonders if the helicopters are proof that not all civilization has collapsed. He convinces Murphy to seek out the place where the helicopters are landing so they can find the answer to that question. What they find at the end of their journey is both more dangerous and hopeful than either would ever have guessed.
Author(s): Bobby Adair
ISBN 13: 9781514349052
Pages: 280
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Title: Extinction Age (Extinction Cycle) (Volume 3)

On the eve of extinction all seems to be lost, but there is still one final hope... Operation Liberty has failed. Humans are losing the war. With no other option, General Kennor decides to pull back the troops and give science a second chance. Trapped in the extensive sewer system beneath New York, Master Sergeant Reed Beckham and the survivors of 1st Platoon must battle through the tunnels--where they make a grisly discovery in their attempt to escape. At Plum Island, Dr. Kate Lovato is working on a new bioweapon to destroy the Variants. But when a derelict Navy Destroyer crashes into the Connecticut shoreline, she is forced to deal with a nightmare she thought had ended. As the doomsday clock ticks down and military bases fall across the country, the human race enters the age of extinction. Will science prevail--or will mankind vanish off the face of the planet?
Author(s): Nicholas Sansbury Smith
ISBN 13: 9781514243633
Pages: 356
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Title: Contamination 2: Crossroads (Contamination Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Series) (Volume 2)

Two groups of survivors converge on a small town overrun by the infected and soon realize that the contamination is spreading. The streets are littered with bodies, and chaos reigns supreme. In this new world, there will be no last meal, no dying wish. The only reward left is to survive another day. ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE SERIES: CONTAMINATION PREQUEL - FREE CONTAMINATION 1: THE ONSET CONTAMINATION 2: CROSSROADS CONTAMINATION 3: WASTELAND CONTAMINATION 4: ESCAPE CONTAMINATION 5: SURVIVAL CONTAMINATION 6: SANCTUARY CONTAMINATION: DEAD INSTINCT
Author(s): T. W. Piperbrook
ISBN 13: 9781514134269
Pages: 188
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Title: Contamination Book Zero (Contamination Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Series)

The infection starts with Frank, one of the locals at the town bar. In just a few hours, it has consumed the entire town. Dan Lowery, one of only four police officers in St. Matthews, soon realizes he is no match for the impending destruction. Violence and bloodshed litter the streets, and the infected roam freely. No one here is safe—not even his family. Somewhere, someone knows what is happening, and about the horrors to come...but is it too late? ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE SERIES: CONTAMINATION 1: THE ONSET CONTAMINATION 2: CROSSROADS CONTAMINATION 3: WASTELAND CONTAMINATION 4: ESCAPE CONTAMINATION 5: SURVIVAL CONTAMINATION 6: SANCTUARY CONTAMINATION: DEAD INSTINCT
Author(s): T. W. Piperbrook
ISBN 13: 9781514133965
Pages: 154
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Title: Rhal: The Complete Series (Scifi Alien Romance) (The Ujal)

Sometimes a lie is the only way to get to the truth. Rhal fa Adar—Ujal assassin—is a liar and Cara is more than ready to beat the truth out of him. To Cara Marte, the Ujal are everyday average people—er, aliens—who occasionally grow fins and scales. They’re friends and colleagues, and mates? Cara knows she wants Rhal fa Adar—with his thick muscles, midnight black scales, and dark eyes. He always keeps her at arm’s length, sharing pleasure and nothing more. He wants her but refuses to mate her. When she discovers the reasons he told her are lies, she takes her battered heart to the Intergalactic Mating Agency. Her match is out there, and the agency promises to find him. But what if all she can imagine is a future with Rhal? Rhal fa Adar is no one’s idea of a worthy mate. He sacrificed his soul for Ujal as the king’s secret assassin, and now he is one of the prince’s high guards. His tainted soul means he cannot have Cara and yet when Rhal discovers she’s gone to the Intergalactic Mating Agency to find a mate, he realizes he will not—cannot—lose her to another. Cara may hate him for his lies and breaking her heart, but he is a smart male and is sure he can put it together again. Eventually. The only problem with Rhal’s plan? An evil from his past appears on Earth and shatters the tenuous bond they share. Now he prepares for the hardest battle of his life—the one for Cara. RHAL is a five-part serial (like a TV show) with a new installment out every Friday. The entire storyline will be available for FREE with Kindle Unlimited, or you can wait to download the full story as a bundle for $2.99. Part of THE UJAL series: Vados (Kindle Unlimited) Tave Part 1 (Kindle Unlimited) Tave Part 2 (Kindle Unlimited) Tave Part 3 (Kindle Unlimited) Tave: The Complete Series - Parts 1-3 Rhal Part 1 (Kindle Unlimited) Rhal Part 2 (Kindle Unlimited) Rhal Part 3 (Kindle Unlimited) Rhal Part 4 (Kindle Unlimited) Rhal Part 5 (Kindle Unlimited) Rhal: The Complete Series - Parts 1-5
Author(s): Erin Tate
ISBN 13: 9781514113820
Pages: 232
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Title: The Lost Destroyer (Lost Starship Series) (Volume 3)

The doomsday machine is coming, an ancient superweapon capable of destroying entire planets… Starship Victory runs into a vast machine trapped inside an ion storm. Captain Maddox doesn’t know it yet, but the meeting isn’t an accident. There’s a traitor aboard ship, implementing a secret plan, threatening to destroy everything Star Watch has achieved against the New Men. Now begins a deadly race against a hidden enemy. Captain Maddox, the crew and Galyan are pitted against the masters of a centuries-old conspiracy. Human existence lies in the balance. THE LOST DESTROYER is the third book in the LOST STARSHIP SERIES.
Author(s): Vaughn Heppner
ISBN 13: 9781512387247
Pages: 424
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Title: Alien Shadows

On a dead world orbiting a black hole, shadows awaken.
Author(s): Daniel Arenson
ISBN 13: 9781512281743
Pages: 306
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Title: The End of Liberty (War Eternal, Book Two) (Volume 2)

An ancient starship discovered… An eternal enemy revealed… An impossible mission to save humankind… The Goliath has been discovered, the first of its secrets revealed. Now the race is on for Captain Mitchell Williams and his crew to return to Liberty and recover Origin’s lost memories before the enemy can complete its violent conquest. It's a mission with a near-zero chance of success. A mission that only the Riggers would be crazy enough to accept, and skilled enough to survive. A mission that will test the limits of Mitchell’s mind, body, and soul, and force him to make an impossible choice that could cost the lives of millions. This is war, and if he can’t win a battle for a single planet, how can he possibly change the outcome of a conflict that has raged beyond eternity?
Author(s): M.R. Forbes
ISBN 13: 9781512224221
Pages: 332
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Title: The Lost Fleet: Galactic Search: A Slaver Wars Novel (Volume 1)

USA Today Best Selling Author The battle at the galactic center had been a great victory for the Federation and the Alliance but at a tremendous cost. The Battleship Avenger and her fleets had vanished being drawn into a great white vortex at the moment of victory. For over four years, the mystery of what happened to the Avenger has haunted the Federation. The last two survivors of the Special Five have built a powerful exploration cruiser to go off in search of the lost fleets. They are convinced that the fleets have survived and are trapped in another galaxy. What they find in their search will be a threat to the Federation far greater than the AIs and the Hocklyns had ever been. The fate of thousands of worlds will depend on the Distant Horizon finding those that were lost and stopping this new and dangerous menace. In former Hocklyn space, the Borzon and the Shari are on the move. Their fleets are seizing large areas to add to their own Slave Empires. Admiral Race Tolsen and Third Fleet are sent to push the Borzon and Shari back to ensure the recently freed worlds don't once more fall into slavery. Unknown to Admiral Tolsen is the fact that he has an important role to play in the survival of the lost fleets, as well as the galaxy.
Author(s): Raymond L. Weil
ISBN 13: 9781508854142
Pages: 306
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Title: Extinction Edge (Extinction Cycle) (Volume 2)

A new threat that will bring humanity to the edge of extinction... The dust from Dr. Kate Lovato's bioweapon has settled. Projections put death counts in the billions. Her weapon was supposed to be the endgame, but it turned a small percentage of those infected with the Hemorrhage Virus into something even worse. Survivors call them Variants. Irreversible epigenetic changes have transformed them into predators unlike any the human race has ever seen. And they are evolving. With the doomsday clock ticking, the fractured military plans Operation Liberty--a desperate mission designed to take back the cities and destroy the Variant threat. Master Sergeant Reed Beckham agrees to lead a strike team into New York City, but first he must return to Fort Bragg to search for the only family he has left. At Plum Island, Kate discovers Central Command may have considerably underestimated the Variant population in New York. As Operation Liberty draws closer, Kate warns Beckham that Team Ghost won't just face their deadliest adversary yet, they may be heading into a trap...
Author(s): Nicholas Sansbury Smith
ISBN 13: 9781508595731
Pages: 370
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Title: Alien Sky (Alien Hunters)

The Singularity. The day the machines gained awareness. The day they turned cruel. The day they overthrew their makers. In a distant star system, a planet-sized computer unleashes its hosts: fleets of warships, armies of robots, and a swarm of killer drones. Their purpose is one: destroy all life. As the cosmos crumbles, one team steps up to the plate: The Alien Hunters. The Alien Hunters are galactic pest controllers, not an army. Their spaceship is old and clunky. They specialize in crushing the odd space bug, not a fleet of vicious machines. They're a rolled-up newspaper when the cosmos needs an A-bomb. But they're fast, they're brave, and they're just foolhardy enough to charge right into battle. As the robots spread across the galaxy, slaying all in their path, the Alien Hunters fly out to meet them. The war between life and machine begins.
Author(s): Daniel Arenson
ISBN 13: 9781508536833
Pages: 322
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Title: No Mere Zombie

Their only hope comes from the very enemy that sought to stop their creation, Mohn Corp. The Deathless Saga Book 0: The First Ark Book 1: No Such Thing As Werewolves Book 2: No Mere Zombie Book 3: Vampires Don't Sparkle (October 2015)
Author(s): Chris Fox
ISBN 13: 9781508470786
Pages: 350
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Title: Starship Eternal (War Eternal) (Volume 1)

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 the Goliath or humankind will be destroyed. Convinced that the visions are a side-effect of his injuries, he tries to ignore them, only to learn that he may not be as crazy as he thinks. The enemy is real and closer than he imagined, and they'll do whatever it takes to prevent him from rediscovering the centuries lost starship. Narrowly escaping capture, out of time and out of air, Mitchell lands at the mercy of the Riggers - a ragtag crew of former commandos who patrol the lawless outer reaches of the galaxy. Guided by a captain with a reputation for cold-blooded murder, they're dangerous, immoral, and possibly insane. They may also be humanity's last hope for survival in a war that has raged beyond eternity.
Author(s): M. R. Forbes
ISBN 13: 9781507768372
Pages: 432
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Title: The Lost Command (Lost Starship Series) (Volume 2)

Earth needs a miracle. Out of the Beyond invade the New Men, stronger, faster and smarter than the old. Star Watch sends a massed battle fleet to stop them. It’s a disaster. Admiral Fletcher barely escapes annihilation by heading at sub-light speed for a nearby star system. His battered ships are running out of food, fuel and missiles. He knows the New Men will use jump gates, waiting for him six months from now at his destination. Star Watch Command frantically searches for a way to rescue the vessels. Earth has an ancient alien starship in the Oort cloud, with a suspicious AI refusing to cooperate with the scientists. The vessel has powerful weapons—if anyone could figure out how to make them work after ten thousand years. Star Watch summons Captain Maddox, an unorthodox Intelligence officer who makes things happen. He is given command of Victory and told to fix the ancient weapons, rescue Fletcher’s ships and help them battle home again.
Author(s): Vaughn Heppner
ISBN 13: 9781507755297
Pages: 446
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Title: Warship

From Joshua Dalzelle, author of the bestselling "Omega Force" series, comes an all new vision of humanity's future.
Author(s): Joshua Dalzelle
ISBN 13: 9781507587317
Pages: 320
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Title: The Alien Chronicles (The Future Chronicles)

Intelligent life on other planets: it's the brass ring of space exploration. Do extra-terrestrial species exist? Will we ever make contact? Perhaps, have we made contact already? In the latest addition to the Future Chronicles series of sci-fi anthologies, the answer to all of these question is a resounding yes. From first contact to last stand, these original short stories range from quiet tales of personal connection to adrenaline-infused inter-species space conflicts. Each tale promises to present you with a different look at what intelligent alien life might be like -- and how we Earthlings might respond to it. The Alien Chronicles features stories by bestselling authors Hugh Howey (WOOL), B. V. Larson (the Starforce series), and Jennifer Foehner Wells (Fluency), plus twelve more of today's top authors in science fiction.
Author(s): Hugh Howey;B. V. Larson
ISBN 13: 9781505877359
Pages: 484
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Title: Protocol One

On the eve of an extinction level event, Anna Jenner’s survival is almost assured. All she has to do is travel with her son from Midland, Texas to the designated safe zone out east, picking up selected essential personnel on her journey. Her job is to lead and bring the chosen few to the sanctuary. A comet is on a direct collision course for earth. Its impact will bring global devastation. Anna and the others will be the ones to rise from the ashes when the dust settles. Everything is set. But along the way, chaos over the nearing event ensues, and while crossing a panic filled country, Anna makes decisions that impact the long term plan. She is human. Unable to refuse those who ask for help, Anna opens the door to strangers in her own small attempt to preserve humanity. The meticulously drawn out long term plan is out the window. Not only must Anna prove to everyone that her choices were the correct ones, she must try to maintain balance in an emotionally difficult situation. Unfortunately, it is not easy for her. In the days and weeks following the event, everything in the bunker must be rethought, recalculated and unfortunately, heartbreaking decisions made.
Author(s): Jacqueline Druga
ISBN 13: 9781505528664
Pages: 294
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Title: Extinction Horizon (The Extinction Cycle) (Volume 1)

The worst of nature and the worst of science will bring the human race to the brink of extinction... Master Sergeant Reed Beckham has led his Delta Force Team, codenamed Ghost, through every kind of hell imaginable and never lost a man. When a top secret Medical Corps research facility goes dark, Team Ghost is called in to face their deadliest enemy yet--a variant strain of Ebola that turns men into monsters. After barely escaping with his life, Beckham returns to Fort Bragg in the midst of a new type of war. The virus is already spreading... As cities fall, Team Ghost is ordered to keep CDC virologist Dr. Kate Lovato alive long enough to find a cure. What she uncovers will change everything. Total extinction is just on the horizon, but will the cure be worse than the virus?
Author(s): Nicholas Sansbury Smith
ISBN 13: 9781505410471
Pages: 348
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Title: Blood Charged (Dragon Blood) (Volume 3)

Sardelle Terushan, sorceress and healer, should be lying low. Magic is forbidden in Iskandia, and magic users are drowned, shot, or otherwise slain. The problem? She's fallen in love with ace fighter pilot and national hero, Colonel Ridge Zirkander, a man whom everybody notices, including the king. It's not long before Sardelle has spies dogging her steps and people trying to blow her up. Worse, her presence is jeopardizing Ridge's career. If she can't find a solution to the nation's centuries-old hatred of magic, the only way to protect Ridge—and herself—may be to leave. Ridge Zirkander isn't used to worrying about more than shooting down Cofah airships and keeping the officers in his squadron alive, but his world has gotten more complicated since giving his heart to Sardelle. It's difficult to keep people from noticing a mysterious and enigmatic woman, not to mention her chatty sentient sword. He's been passing her off as an archaeologist to his fellow pilots, but when the king calls him in to a private meeting, Ridge fears his secret has been discovered. But the king—and the rest of the country—has a greater problem. Cofah military scientists have acquired something that shouldn't exist in the world any longer: dragon blood. In addition to having countless mysterious properties, it's a powerful energy source that can be used to create devastating weapons. Ridge, Sardelle, and their allies must travel to the empire as part of a secret strike force to steal the dragon blood. If they fail, the Cofah will finally have the power to destroy all of Iskandia.
Author(s): Lindsay A Buroker
ISBN 13: 9781505308174
Pages: 288
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Title: Death Maker

When Lieutenant Caslin Ahn joined Wolf Squadron, she was prepared for the reality that she might one day be killed in the line of duty. She was less prepared for being shot down, assumed dead by her own people, and dragged off to the Cofah Empire as a prisoner of war. As if being thrust into a dungeon and interrogated wasn't bad enough, the sadistic commandant decides to give her a cellmate: the notorious pirate Deathmaker. Given the crimes he's committed against Iskandia, Cas owes it to her people to try and kill him. Part warrior and part scientist, Tolemek "Deathmaker" Targoson has not only slain thousands with his deadly concoctions, but he has a special loathing for Iskandian pilots. It was Ahn's commander, Colonel Zirkander, who ruined his military career, forcing him to leave his country in shame and join a pirate organization. Years later, he uses his dreadful reputation like a shield to keep people away; all he wants is to be left alone to work in his laboratory. But when fate lands him in a cell with Zirkander's protégé, he sees a chance for revenge. Why kill the lieutenant when he can use her to get to his old nemesis? There's just one problem: it's hard to plot against your enemies when you're in prison with them. Cas and Tolemek will have to work together if they hope to escape the Cofah dungeon. In the process, they may find that neither is what the other expects, and that they have far greater problems to worry about than ensnaring each other...
Author(s): Lindsay Buroker
ISBN 13: 9781505304459
Pages: 252
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Title: Balanced on the Blade's Edge (Dragon Blood) (Volume 1)

Colonel Ridge Zirkander isn’t the model of military professionalism—he has a tendency to say exactly what’s on his mind, and his record has enough demerits to wallpaper the hull of an airship—but as the best fighter pilot in the Iskandian army, he’s used to a little leniency from his superiors. Until he punches the wrong diplomat in the nose and finds himself issued new orders: take command of a remote prison mine in the inhospitable Ice Blades Mountains. Ridge has never been in charge of anything larger than a flier squadron—what’s he supposed to do with a frozen fortress full of murderers and rapists? Not to mention the strange woman who shows up right before he arrives… Sardelle Terushan wakes from three hundred years in a mage stasis shelter, only to realize that she is the last of the Referatu, the sorcerers who once helped protect Iskandia from conquerors. Their subterranean mountain community was blown up in a treacherous sneak attack by soldiers who feared their power. Everyone Sardelle ever knew is dead, and the sentient soulblade she has been bonded to since her youth is buried in the core of the mountain. Further, what remains of her home has been infested by bloodthirsty miners commanded by the descendants of the very soldiers who destroyed her people. Sardelle needs help to reach her soulblade—her only link to her past and her last friend in the world. Her only hope is to pretend she’s one of the prisoners while trying to gain the commander’s trust. But lying isn’t her specialty, especially when the world has changed so much in the intervening centuries, and if Colonel Zirkander figures out who she truly is, he’ll be duty-bound to sentence her to the only acceptable punishment for sorcerers: death.
Author(s): Lindsay A Buroker
ISBN 13: 9781505301755
Pages: 228
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Title: Infinity Rises (The Infinity Trilogy)

Finn Blackstone is in trouble. A mission to find out the truth about her mysteriously absent father has morphed into a perilous game of cat and mouse. Now Finn and her friends must navigate a terrifying futuristic landscape filled with machines intent on the group’s annihilation. As Finn struggles against external forces, she faces an imminent threat as she grapples with her alter ego, Infinity. By accessing her memories, Finn catches a glimpse of Infinity’s capabilities and feels a growing sense of horror at her past. But the more Finn and Infinity interact, the more the game shifts under their feet. In a world where it’s hard to tell your friends from your enemies, Finn’s past rears its ugly head to trip her up in unthinkable ways. Finn must summon every ounce of strength she has to overpower her adversaries in a bone-rattling roller-coaster ride hurtling her toward an unknown future.
Author(s): S. Harrison
ISBN 13: 9781503952256
Pages: 272
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Title: The Last Girl (The Dominion Trilogy)

A mysterious worldwide epidemic reduces the birthrate of female infants from 50 percent to less than 1 percent. Medical science and governments around the world scramble in an effort to solve the problem, but twenty-five years later there is no cure, and an entire generation grows up with a population of fewer than a thousand women. Zoey and some of the surviving young women are housed in a scientific research compound dedicated to determining the cause. For two decades, she’s been isolated from her family, treated as a test subject, and locked away—told only that the virus has wiped out the rest of the world’s population. Captivity is the only life Zoey has ever known, and escaping her heavily armed captors is no easy task, but she’s determined to leave before she is subjected to the next round of tests…a program that no other woman has ever returned from. Even if she’s successful, Zoey has no idea what she’ll encounter in the strange new world beyond the facility’s walls. Winning her freedom will take brutality she never imagined she possessed, as well as all her strength and cunning—but Zoey is ready for war.
Author(s): Joe Hart
ISBN 13: 9781503952089
Pages: 51
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Title: Falcone Strike

Now a celebrated war hero, Captain Kat Falcone is back at the helm of HMS Lightning...and up against near-impossible odds.
Author(s): Christopher G. Nuttall
ISBN 13: 9781503951587
Pages: 406
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Title: The Jekyll Revelation

A spellbinding thriller from the bestselling author of The Einstein Prophecy. A chilling curse is transported from 1880s London to present-day California, awakening a long-dormant fiend. While on routine patrol in the tinder-dry Topanga Canyon, environmental scientist Rafael Salazar expects to find animal poachers, not a dilapidated antique steamer trunk. Inside the peculiar case, he discovers a journal, written by the renowned Robert Louis Stevenson, which divulges ominous particulars about his creation of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. It also promises to reveal a terrible secret—the identity of Jack the Ripper. Unfortunately, the journal—whose macabre tale unfolds in an alternating narrative with Rafe’s—isn’t the only relic in the trunk, and Rafe isn’t the only one to purloin a souvenir. A mysterious flask containing the last drops of the grisly potion that inspired Jekyll and Hyde and spawned London’s most infamous killer has gone missing. And it has definitely fallen into the wrong hands.
Author(s): Robert Masello
ISBN 13: 9781503951198
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Title: Chains of Command

The assault on Earth was thwarted by the destruction of the aliens' seed ship, but with Mars still under Lanky control, survivors work frantically to rebuild fighting capacity and shore up planetary defenses.
Author(s): Marko Kloos
ISBN 13: 9781503950320
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Title: Soil (The Last Flotilla)

It has been almost three years since a mysterious natural disaster left the Earth submerged beneath the oceans, and still the sole survivors cling desperately to life aboard their flotilla. When they learn of a secret government facility located deep below the surface, an expedition party headed by Jim, the group leader, and Eva, a former cop, sets out in the hope of uncovering the truth about their drowned planet. But when the ragtag submarine crew, riven by discord, united in distrust, finally arrives at the underground bunker, the scene that awaits them offers more questions than answers. What happened here to incite such shocking acts of violence? Who is responsible—and where are they now? Jim and Eva are determined to follow the trail through to its dangerous end. But the farther they venture, the more sinister their world becomes. How high up does the conspiracy really go?
Author(s): Colin F. Barnes
ISBN 13: 9781503948440
Pages: 294
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Title: Salt (The Last Flotilla)

In the near future, the effects of a catastrophic solar flare have left the earth almost entirely submerged, with only the tops of the very tallest mountains remaining above water. Moored to one of these peaks is a flotilla of ships and boats containing all of the planet’s known survivors. One hundred and twenty-five souls remain, but not for long—a mysterious infection is turning the air they breathe and the water they drink into deadly hazards. Twelve volunteers have been sent out to look for help—or even any signs of life—and none have returned. It now falls to Eva, a former cop, and Jim, the flotilla’s elected leader, to keep the fragile peace among the inhabitants. Humanity is depending on them for its survival—together, can they find the answers in time?
Author(s): Colin F. Barnes
ISBN 13: 9781503948211
Pages: 326
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Title: The Oncoming Storm

In the year 2420, war looms between the galaxy's two most powerful empires: the tyrannical Theocracy and the protectionist Commonwealth.
Author(s): Christopher G. Nuttall
ISBN 13: 9781503947085
Pages: 402
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Title: Time's Divide (The Chronos Files)

The Cyrists are swiftly moving into position to begin the Culling, and Kate’s options are dwindling. With each jump to the past or the future, Kate may trigger a new timeline shift. Worse, the loyalties of those around her—including the allegiances of Kiernan and the Fifth Column, the shadowy group working with Kate—are increasingly unclear. Kate will risk everything, including her life, to prevent the future her grandfather and the Cyrists have planned. But, when time runs out, it may take an even bigger sacrifice to protect the people she loves.
Author(s): Rysa Walker
ISBN 13: 9781503946583
Pages: 535
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Title: Eine bessere Welt (Die Abnormen Serie) (German Edition)

Mit den Genialen hat sich alles geändert. Seit 1980 kommt ein Prozent aller Kinder mit Gaben auf die Welt, von denen wir bis dahin nur träumen konnten. Sie können die intimsten Geheimnisse eines Menschen wahrnehmen, Börsenbewegungen voraussagen oder sich fast unmerklich fortbewegen. Seit dreißig Jahren wächst die Kluft zwischen diesen außergewöhnlichen Menschen … und uns anderen. Nun hat ein von Genialen organisiertes Terrornetz drei Städte lahmgelegt. Die Regale der Supermärkte sind leer, Notrufe werden nicht beantwortet, Menschen werden bei lebendigem Leib verbrannt. Nick Cooper kämpft seit jeher darum, dass seine Kinder einst in einer besseren Welt leben können. Selbst ein Genialer, ist er auch Berater des US-Präsidenten und gegen alles, wofür die Terroristen stehen. Doch während Amerika in einen verheerenden Bürgerkrieg schlittert, muss Cooper sich auf ein Spiel einlassen, das er nicht verlieren darf. Denn seine Gegner haben ihre eigene Vorstellung von einer besseren Welt.
Author(s): Marcus Sakey;Olaf Knechten
ISBN 13: 9781503946231
Pages: 472
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Title: Infinity Lost

Infinity 'Finn' Blackstone, the daughter of Blackstone's reclusive CEO, has never even met him.
Author(s): S. Harrison
ISBN 13: 9781503945074
Pages: 235
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Title: The Delphi Effect (The Delphi Trilogy)

It’s never wise to talk to strangers…and that goes double when they’re dead. Unfortunately, seventeen-year-old Anna Morgan has no choice. Resting on a park bench, touching the turnstile at the Metro station—she never knows where she’ll encounter a ghost. These mental hitchhikers are the reason Anna has been tossed from one foster home and psychiatric institution to the next for most of her life. When a chance touch leads her to pick up the insistent spirit of a girl who was brutally murdered, Anna is pulled headlong into a deadly conspiracy that extends to the highest levels of government. Facing the forces behind her new hitcher’s death will challenge the barriers, both good and bad, that Anna has erected over the years and shed light on her power’s origins. And when the covert organization seeking to recruit her crosses the line by kidnapping her friend, it will discover just how far Anna is willing to go to bring it down.
Author(s): Rysa Walker
ISBN 13: 9781503938823
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Title: Warrior King (Odyssey One)

Battle-weary after a desperate fight to save Earth from the Drasin alien onslaught, Confederation Captain Eric Weston is tasked with a perilous new mission. He and the crew of the Odysseus must hunt down those who unleashed the hellish attack on his homeworld and that of Earth’s Priminae allies. But the situation turns dire when they catch sight of a ship belonging to the mysterious beings who orchestrate the fearsome Drasin’s depredations. This powerful Empire, it seems, has two primary aims: to conquer new worlds and settle old scores. Weston’s ultimate objective: keep humanity from becoming collateral damage as the Drasin war expands to engulf the galaxy.
Author(s): Evan Currie
ISBN 13: 9781503935969
Pages: 332
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Title: Infinity Reborn (The Infinity Trilogy)

Perfection has its price, and humanity is about to pay…unless seventeen-year-old Finn Blackstone can stop the looming threat. Her father, a brilliant but mad global tech tycoon, has deemed humanity too flawed to tolerate, and he’s determined to pave the way for a superior species. Finn is the only one capable of foiling his apocalyptic schemes, but she’s being held captive—not only physically but also by the dark secrets and darker impulses within her own fractured mind. Though her allies are dwindling and she has been betrayed by those she trusted most, Finn makes a desperate attempt to free herself and races to save humanity from total annihilation. To succeed, she must finally accept the truth about what she really is—and embrace the terrifying power she has possessed all along.
Author(s): S. Harrison
ISBN 13: 9781503933460
Pages: 364
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Title: Animal Farm

A satirical creation by the renowned author George Orwell that largely and heavily portrays days of Russian revolution and the proponents of it. George Orwell's Animal Farm is one of the most read fiction book in the Dystopian and Allegory genres.
Author(s): George Orwell
ISBN 13: 9781503138612
Pages: 78
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Title: Apocalypse Dance (New Olympus Saga) (Volume 3)

The End Is Here. Christine Dark and Mark Martinez face their greatest challege yet. Captured by the Dominion of the Ukraine, where they face torture and death, they must find a way to outsmart the Iron Tsar, escape, and deliver the world from utter destruction. Meanwhile, other heroes and villains forge alliances or battle each other as the fate of Earth Alpha, an alternate reality where superheroes are only too real, hangs in the balance. The conclusion of the New Olympus Saga that began with Armageddon Girl, Apocalypse Dance is a thrilling tale full of action, drama, romance and humor. (Contains violence, adult language and adult content)
Author(s): C. J. Carella
ISBN 13: 9781503012981
Pages: 452
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Title: No Such Thing As Werewolves

WARNING: May Contain Werewolves.
Author(s): Chris Fox
ISBN 13: 9781502918277
Pages: 436
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Title: Hard Luck Hank: Prince of Suck (Volume 3)

With economic turmoil everywhere, a dirty election in the works, and the galaxy's foremost assassin hunting him, Hank has to decide if he can save Belvaille. Or if it's even worth saving.
Author(s): Steven Campbell
ISBN 13: 9781502898531
Pages: 390
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Title: The Last Survivors: A Dystopian Society in a Post Apocalyptic World (Volume 1)

THE LAST SURVIVORS Survival in Man’s Second Dark Age Three hundred years after the fall of society, the last fragments of civilization are clinging to life, living in the ruins of the ancient cities in nearly-medieval conditions. Technology has been reduced to legend, monsters roam the forests, and fear reigns supreme. But that is just the beginning... The wind-borne spores are spreading, disfiguring men and twisting their minds, turning them into creatures that threaten to destroy the townships. And among the political and the religious, dissension is spreading. Through it all, a mother must protect her son...
Author(s): Bobby Adair
ISBN 13: 9781502575685
Pages: 276
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Title: The Tommyknockers

On a beautiful June day, while walking deep in the woods on her property in Haven, Maine, Bobbi Anderson quite literally stumbles over her own destiny and that of the entire town. For the dull gray metal protrusion she discovers in the ground is part of a mysterious and massive metal object, one that may have been buried there for millennia. Bobbi can’t help but become obsessed and try to dig it out…the consequences of which will affect and transmute every citizen of Haven, young and old. It means unleashing extraordinary powers beyond those of mere mortals—and certain death for any and all outsiders. An alien hell has now invaded this small New England town…an aggressive and violent malignancy devoid of any mercy or sanity…
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN 13: 9781501144288
Pages: 992
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Title: The Long Walk

On the first day of May, 100 teenage boys meet for a race known as "The Long Walk." If you break the rules, you get three warnings. If you exceed your limit, what happens is absolutely terrifying...
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN 13: 9781501144264
Pages: 416
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Title: The Running Man

Surviving this month-long chase is another issue when everyone else on the planet is watching—and willing to turn him in for the reward. With an introduction by Stephen King on “The Importance of Being Bachman.”
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN 13: 9781501143854
Pages: 416
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Title: Orbs: A Science Fiction Thriller

A masterful blend of horror, science fiction, and pulse-pounding thrills, the first book in Nicholas Sansbury Smith’s bestselling Orbs series introduces the last survivors of an alien invasion. The year is 2061, and the planet is dying. Cataclysmic solar storms have forced leaders from around the world to finally put aside their differences and agree on one thing—to jump ship. The human race is headed to Mars. Dr. Sophie Winston is hired by New Tech Corporation to test a biosphere deep within the heart of Cheyenne Mountain; a mission she believes will help prepare the company for the three-year flight to the red planet. But, just days into the assignment, things start to go wrong. When the blast doors hiss open, Winston’s team finds a changed world outside. Humans are gone, vanished without a trace, and they aren’t the only thing missing. The planet’s water is gone, too. As the team explores their surroundings, they find thousands of luminous blue orbs lining the streets. It isn’t until they uncover what’s inside that they realize the nightmare that lies ahead. And what it means for our most important resource…
Author(s): Nicholas Sansbury Smith
ISBN 13: 9781501133237
Pages: 288
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Title: Code Breakers: Gamma (Volume 3)

The third instalment of the best-selling (#1 Cyberpunk) series. How much sacrifice should anyone have to give? Petal and Gabriel are forced to decide, as the mad, digital entity, Elliot Robertson, is determined to dominate the world. His influence, spread by an insurgent group, The Ronin, seeks to control and enslave the last of humanity. With time running out, Petal and Gabriel must travel to the far reaches of the abandoned lands in order to repair a server they believe will be the key to defeating Elliot and his ronin. All the while, Petal has a ticking time bomb inside her head: Gerry Cardle’s uploaded consciousness. The code of which is mutating, but to what end? Together with their few allies, Petal and Gabriel must face either victory or total annihilation. Look out for the other books in the series: Code Breakers Alpha Code Breakers Beta Code Breakers Gamma
Author(s): Colin F. Barnes
ISBN 13: 9781501035951
Pages: 362
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Title: Code Breakers: Alpha (Volume 1)

Code Breakers: Alpha is a futuristic, high-stakes thrill ride. In a post-apocalyptic future, humanity survives within a single domed city run by a shadowy benefactor known only as The Family. Each week the death lottery claims more lives and Gerry Cardle, head of the lottery, inexplicably finds himself the next on the list. Something's wrong with the system. A deadly artificial intelligence has breached security. Gerry has just 7 days to live. Forced off the grid, Gerry has to do the unthinkable: willingly leave the city. What he finds in the abandoned lands will shatter his perception of what it means to be human. Everything he had been told before was a lie. In a deadly world of conspiracies, Gerry has to sacrifice everything he loves in order to save it, and time is running out. Look out for the other books in the series: Code Breakers Alpha Code Breakers Beta Code Breakers Gamma
Author(s): Colin F. Barnes
ISBN 13: 9781501035807
Pages: 262
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Title: The Lost Starship

Ten thousand years ago, a single alien super-ship survived a desperate battle. The vessel's dying crew set the AI on automatic to defend the smashed rubble of their planet. Legend has it the faithful ship continues to patrol the empty battlefield, obeying its last order throughout the lonely centuries. In the here and now, Earth needs a miracle. Out of the Beyond invade the New Men, stronger, faster and smarter than the old. Their superior warships and advanced technology destroy every fleet sent to stop them. Their spies have infiltrated the government and traitors plague Earth’s military. Captain Maddox of Star Watch Intelligence wonders if the ancient legend could be true. Would such an old starship be able to face the technology of the New Men? On the run from killers, Maddox searches for a group of talented misfits. He seeks Keith Maker, a drunken ex-strikefighter ace, Doctor Dana Rich the clone thief stuck on a prison planet and Lieutenant Valerie Noonan, the only person to have faced the New Men in battle and survived to tell about it. Maddox has to find a place hidden in the Beyond and bring back a ship no one can enter. If he fails, the New Men will replace the old. If he succeeds, humanity might just have a fighting chance…
Author(s): Vaughn Heppner
ISBN 13: 9781500986193
Pages: 390
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Title: The Robot Chronicles

Robots. Androids. Artificial Intelligence. Scientists predict that the "singularity" -- the moment when mankind designs the first greater-than-human intelligence -- is nearly within our grasp. Believe it or not, truly sentient machines may be a reality within as little as 20 years. Will these "post-human" intelligences be our friends? Our servants? Our rivals? What will we learn from them? What will they learn from us? Will we allow them to lead their own lives? Will they have basic human rights? Will we? Science and society will be forced to address these questions sooner than you think. But science fiction is addressing these questions today.
Author(s): David Gatewood;David Simpson;David Adams;Hugh Howey;Matthew Mather;Samuel Peralta;Ann Christy;Nina Croft;W. J. Davies;Patrice Fitzgerald;Deirdre Gould;Jason Gurley;A. K. Me
ISBN 13: 9781500600624
Pages: 398
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Title: Ready player one

Author(s): Ernest Cline
ISBN 13: 9783764530907
Pages: 510
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Title: Doomsday Duet (New Olympus Saga, Book Two) (Volume 2)

"Even better than the first one, which I enjoyed a hell of a lot. Boffo superhero action, metaphysical speculation, and -- much rarer -- real character development. The glimpse of Dark Apocalypse Girl Dark was particularly interesting, much more so than most similar confrontations. I will be following this series to the end, and advise others to do so too!" - S.M. Stirling, NYT Best-Selling Author In the sequel to Armageddon Girl, Christine Dark and Face-Off must face their inner demons while they try to save Earth Alpha, a world where superheroes are real and danger is everywhere. Can a former gamer chick endowed with cosmic powers and a murderous vigilante deal with their differences - and their growing attraction for one another - and escape the shadowy forces hunting them? Meanwhile, Ultimate the Invincible Man finds himself a wanted man, persecuted by his former colleagues; Condor and Kestrel fight for justice while indulging their twisted sexual desires; and Cassius Jones, the hero known as Janus, reveals the terrible things he discovered during his exodus in outer space. Filled with action, adventure and romance, Doomsday Duet continues to explore a world filled with superhuman beings with all too human failings. (NOTE: Contains violence, sexual content and adult language)
Author(s): C.J. Carella
ISBN 13: 9781500210199
Pages: 410
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Title: Chains of Destiny (Episode #2: The Pax Humana Saga) (Volume 2)

ESCAPE! Captain Jacob Mercer and the USS Phoenix barely escape with their lives from the Imperial ambush at Liberty Station, and soon find themselves orbiting the frontier world Destiny, a forbidding planet infested with pirate gangs. With critically unstable engines, Jake is forced to seek raw material for badly needed repairs before the ruthless Admiral Trajan tracks them down. A MYSTERY DEEPENS... As they negotiate with the pirates, the crew learns some uncomfortable truths about their hero, Admiral Pritchard, and that Trajan's plans may not stop at the destruction of the Resistance. Before long, Jake and his team find themselves at the mercy of the most despised class in the Thousand Worlds: slavers. AND SACRIFICES MUST BE MADE. With the Captain stranded on the dusty planet below, Commander Megan Po leads the Phoenix in one more deadly showdown with Admiral Trajan, and comes face to face with her most dreaded nightmare: sending people under her charge to die.
Author(s): Endi Webb
ISBN 13: 9781500200237
Pages: 422
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Title: Critical Dawn

Even that might not be enough as this new enemy exacts a plan that will change the course of humankind forever. Critical Dawn is an apocalyptic ride to the very edge of human existence.
Author(s): Wearmouth Barnes;Darren Wearmouth;Colin F. Barnes
ISBN 13: 9781499711110
Pages: 370
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Title: Inhuman (Post-Human)

BOOK DESCRIPTION: Inhuman is Book 5 in the bestselling, award-winning, science fiction smash hit phenomenon, Post-Human series. This 400-plus pages, 109k word epic science fiction adventure story (twice as long as any other individual book in the series for the same low $2.99 price-point) readers will get to rejoin all of the characters they fell in love with along the way in the previous 4 books. Inhuman not only ties the first four books together, it also broadens the mystery, introduces a new villain, one that has been lurking in the background throughout, and that will trump any villain in the history of suspense literature, film, or science fiction. V-SINN is its name, and, and in this epic thriller, it may just be too much for the post-humans to handle. Inhuman is to the Post-Human science fiction series as The Empire Strikes Back was to Star Wars--the middle act when revelations emerge, old sins come back to haunt, and the mysterious journey of the heroes that readers have fallen in love with deepens, darkens, and entertains to a whole new level. Post-Human fans, science fiction fans, and fans of thriller, action, suspense and adventure fiction will be not be disappointed with this epic middle act! Enjoy!
Author(s): David Simpson
ISBN 13: 9781499223354
Pages: 388
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Title: Hard Luck Hank: Basketful of Crap (Volume 2)

Hank was a dying breed on the space station Belvaille. The criminal gangs that had once made their homes there were forced out by the corporations that had taken over since the facility became an Independent Protectorate. Instead of the gentlemanly gang wars that had once dominated the scene, and made Hank's services prized as a negotiator, the city was now plagued by the clash of corporate armies using heavy weapons. Even tanks roamed the streets regularly. Most everyone from the olden days had either fled the station or was killed due to the organizational changes. Changes that Hank personally brought about when he had negotiated Belvaille's status with the Navy. As Hank contemplates whether he can survive in this increasingly hostile environment, he realizes that things aren't as bad as they seem--they are quite a bit worse. The constant power plays among corporations might have further reach than just the alleys of a backwater space station at the edge of the galaxy.
Author(s): Steven Campbell
ISBN 13: 9781499222517
Pages: 336
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Title: The Hour of the Gate (The Spellsinger Adventures)

Marooned in another universe, a young American musician leads a motley army in battle against an enemy that threatens to destroy their world and ours Jon-Tom just wanted to go home. Trapped in a world where animals speak and magic is real, the American college student yearned for an ordinary dorm-room life. But here his music has magical power-even if he can't control it-which may be able to save the world from the army of the Plated Folk, whose sinister queen plans on killing and eating every warm-blooded mammal she can get her pincers on and taking over their lands. The great battle is coming, and Jon-Tom, whose posse includes a wizarding turtle, a cowardly bat, and an otter with a filthy mind, must raise an army to fight it. To find allies they must make an impossible journey, across mountains and rivers no one has ever passed before. Survival will be a miracle-but Jon-Tom is no ordinary musician.
Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9781497601734
Pages: 338
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Title: Spellsinger

Spellsinger, the first in Alan Dean Foster's eight-book Spellsinger series, introduces a world of magic and mayhem, where animals are people and plunging ahead no matter what the consequences may be the only way to survive.
Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9781497601628
Pages: 422
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Title: The End Has Come (The Apocalypse Triptych) (Volume 3)

Famine. Death. War. Pestilence. These are the harbingers of the biblical apocalypse, of the End of the World. In science fiction, the end is triggered by less figurative means: nuclear holocaust, biological warfare/pandemic, ecological disaster, or cosmological cataclysm. But before any catastrophe, there are people who see it coming. During, there are heroes who fight against it. And after, there are the survivors who persevere and try to rebuild. THE APOCALYPSE TRIPTYCH tells their stories. Edited by acclaimed anthologist John Joseph Adams and bestselling author Hugh Howey, THE APOCALYPSE TRIPTYCH is a series of three anthologies of apocalyptic fiction. THE END IS NIGH focuses on life before the apocalypse. THE END IS NOW turns its attention to life during the apocalypse. And THE END HAS COME focuses on life after the apocalypse. THE END HAS COME features all-new, never-before-published works by Hugh Howey, Seanan McGuire, Ken Liu, Carrie Vaughn, Mira Grant, Jamie Ford, Tananarive Due, Jonathan Maberry, Robin Wasserman, Nancy Kress, Charlie Jane Anders, Elizabeth Bear, Ben H. Winters, Scott Sigler, and many others. THE END IS NIGH is about the match. THE END IS NOW is about the conflagration. THE END HAS COME is about what will rise from the ashes.
Author(s): Hugh Howey;John Joseph Adams
ISBN 13: 9781497484405
Pages: 324
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Title: The End is Now (The Apocalypse Triptych Book 2) (Volume 2)

Famine. Death. War. Pestilence. These are the harbingers of the biblical apocalypse, of the End of the World. In science fiction, the end is triggered by less figurative means: nuclear holocaust, biological warfare/pandemic, ecological disaster, or cosmological cataclysm. But before any catastrophe, there are people who see it coming. During, there are heroes who fight against it. And after, there are the survivors who persevere and try to rebuild. THE APOCALYPSE TRIPTYCH will tell their stories. Edited by acclaimed anthologist John Joseph Adams and bestselling author Hugh Howey, The Apocalypse Triptych is a series of three anthologies of apocalyptic fiction. THE END IS NIGH focuses on life before the apocalypse. THE END IS NOW turns its attention to life during the apocalypse. And THE END HAS COME explores life after the apocalypse. THE END IS NIGH is about the match. THE END HAS COME is about what will rise from the ashes. THE END IS NOW is about the conflagration. • • • • THE END IS NOW table of contents: INTRODUCTION by John Joseph Adams | HERD IMMUNITY by Tananarive Due | THE SIXTH DAY OF DEER CAMP by Scott Sigler | GOODNIGHT STARS by Annie Bellet | ROCK MANNING CAN’T HEAR YOU by Charlie Jane Anders | FRUITING BODIES by Seanan McGuire | BLACK MONDAY by Sarah Langan | ANGELS OF THE APOCALYPSE by Nancy Kress | AGENT ISOLATED by David Wellington | THE GODS WILL NOT BE SLAIN by Ken Liu | YOU’VE NEVER SEEN EVERYTHING by Elizabeth Bear | BRING THEM DOWN by Ben H. Winters | TWILIGHT OF THE MUSIC MACHINES by Megan Arkenberg | SUNSET HOLLOW by Jonathan Maberry | PENANCE by Jake Kerr | AVTOMAT by Daniel H. Wilson | DANCING WITH BATGIRL IN THE LAND OF NOD by Will McIntosh | BY THE HAIR OF THE MOON by Jamie Ford | TO WRESTLE NOT AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD by Desirina Boskovich | IN THE MOUNTAIN by Hugh Howey | DEAR JOHN by Robin Wasserman.
Author(s): Hugh Howey
ISBN 13: 9781497484375
Pages: 336
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Title: New Olympus: The Armageddon Girl Companion

The novel Armageddon Girl introduced us to a world where superhuman beings had changed the course of history. New Olympus takes us to that history, as humanity faces the fact that men and women with impossible powers walk the earth, and that nothing will ever be the same. The Stories: Visit the blood-drenched fields of the Spanish Civil War, the early days of Ultimate and Doc Slaughter, and the final stand of the Third Reich, as history is remade. Watch Neolympians battle each other in the First Asian War, 1960s San Francisco or present-day New York City. Nine short stories set in different times and places depicts heroes and villains, human and superhuman, struggling to survive in this brave new world. Earth Alpha: Read about the history and society of the planet. For the gamers among you, a section delves into using the setting of Armageddon Girl in your roleplaying game, including character creation and story ideas.
Author(s): C.J. Carella
ISBN 13: 9781497369481
Pages: 340
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Title: The Terran Gambit

At least, more than his buddies.But with victory in sight, the Imperials thwart the Resistance in a surprise show of devastating force, and Dallas burns from a thermonuclear blast--millions die--a merciless example of what happens to ...
Author(s): Endi Webb
ISBN 13: 9781497353985
Pages: 308
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Title: The End is Nigh (The Apocalypse Triptych) (Volume 1)

Famine. Death. War. Pestilence. These are the harbingers of the biblical apocalypse, of the End of the World. In science fiction, the end is triggered by less figurative means: nuclear holocaust, biological warfare/pandemic, ecological disaster, or cosmological cataclysm. But before any catastrophe, there are people who see it coming. During, there are heroes who fight against it. And after, there are the survivors who persevere and try to rebuild. THE APOCALYPSE TRIPTYCH will tell their stories. Edited by acclaimed anthologist John Joseph Adams and bestselling author Hugh Howey, THE APOCALYPSE TRIPTYCH is a series of three anthologies of apocalyptic fiction. THE END IS NIGH focuses on life before the apocalypse. THE END IS NOW turns its attention to life during the apocalypse. And THE END HAS COME focuses on life after the apocalypse. Volume one of The Apocalypse Triptych, THE END IS NIGH, features all-new, never-before-published works by Hugh Howey, Paolo Bacigalupi, Jamie Ford, Seanan McGuire, Tananarive Due, Jonathan Maberry, Scott Sigler, Robin Wasserman, Nancy Kress, Charlie Jane Anders, Ken Liu, and many others. Post-apocalyptic fiction is about worlds that have already burned. Apocalyptic fiction is about worlds that are burning. THE END IS NIGH is about the match.
Author(s): Hugh Howey
ISBN 13: 9781495471179
Pages: 362
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Title: When the Ashes Fall

When the unthinkable happens, not everyone is ready.
Author(s): Jacqueline Druga
ISBN 13: 9781494969110
Pages: 242
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Title: Sand: Omnibus Edition

We live across the thousand dunes with grit in our teeth and sand in our homes. No one will come for us. No one will save us. This is our life, diving for remnants of the old world so that we may build what the wind destroys. No one is looking down on us. Those constellations in the night sky? Those are the backs of gods we see.
Author(s): Hugh Howey
ISBN 13: 9781494904487
Pages: 336
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Title: Steel World (Undying Mercenaries) (Volume 1)

In the twentieth century Earth sent probes, transmissions and welcoming messages to the stars. Unfortunately, someone noticed. The Galactics arrived with their battle fleet in 2052. Rather than being exterminated under a barrage of hell-burners, Earth joined their vast Empire. Swearing allegiance to our distant alien overlords wasn't the only requirement for survival. We also had to have something of value to trade, something that neighboring planets would pay their hard-earned credits to buy. As most of the local worlds were too civilized to have a proper army, the only valuable service Earth could provide came in the form of soldiers...someone had to do their dirty work for them, their fighting and dying. I, James McGill, was born in 2099 on the fringe of the galaxy. When Hegemony Financial denied my loan applications, I was kicked out of the university and I turned to the stars. My first campaign involved the invasion of a mineral-rich planet called Cancri-9, better known as Steel World. The attack didn't go well, and now Earth has entered a grim struggle for survival. Humanity's mercenary legions go to war in STEEL WORLD, bestselling author B. V. Larson's latest science fiction novel.
Author(s): B. V. Larson
ISBN 13: 9781493680559
Pages: 346
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Title: Human Plus (Post-Human Series)

Human Plus is Book 4 in the smash hit science fiction series. Not exactly a sequel, not exactly a prequel, Human Plus will defy expectations. No matter what you thought was coming next, you're in for a surprise!
Author(s): David Simpson
ISBN 13: 9781493558285
Pages: 196
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Title: Hard Luck Hank: Screw the Galaxy (Volume 1)

Hank is a thug. He knows he's a thug. He has no problem with that realization. In his view the galaxy has given him a gift: a mutation that allows him to withstand great deals of physical trauma. He puts his abilities to the best use possible and that isn't by being a scientist. Besides, the space station Belvaille doesn't need scientists. It is not, generally, a thinking person's locale. It is the remotest habitation in the entire Colmarian Confederation. There is literally no reason to be there. Unless you are a criminal. Because of its location, Belvaille is populated with nothing but crooks. Every day is a series of power struggles between the crime bosses. Hank is an intrinsic part of this community as a premier gang negotiator. Not because he is eloquent or brilliant or an expert combatant, but because if you shoot him in the face he keeps on talking. Hank believes he has it pretty good until a beautiful and mysterious blue woman enters his life with a compelling job offer. Hank and Belvaille, so long out of public scrutiny, suddenly find themselves the epicenter of the galaxy with a lot of very unwelcome attention.
Author(s): Steven Campbell
ISBN 13: 9781492974901
Pages: 336
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Title: Forging Zero

THE OVERWHELMINGLY POPULAR #1 BESTSELLER!!!****ONE OF THE HIGHEST-RATED MILITARY SCI-FI NOVELS ON AMAZON!!***PARASITE PUBLICATIONS ~ Character Sci-FiThe Legend of ZERO begins the epic journey of 14-year-old Joe Dobbs in a post-apocalyptic ...
Author(s): Sara King
ISBN 13: 9781492333203
Pages: 574
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Title: Nodding

In a small pocket of the world the sickness has been in existence since the sixties. A disease so feral, it strikes eighty percent of all children under the age of fifteen. For decades it has pushed the boundaries into three countries. Those infected become mere shells, often in a state followed by violent tantrums. There is no hope, no treatment and there is no cure. Little is known about the sickness called the Nodding Disease. Information regarding it is often buried deep. But what would happen if the resilient disease mutates and breaks into heavily populated areas? With a infection rate of eighty percent, our future could all but be eliminated along with our young. Nodding takes an emotional and fictional look at this very real disease. In Nodding, the disease has mutated. Following an outbreak in the UK, a global pandemic ensues. The young victims are so violent, they are a danger to all those around them. The bacteria is resistant to any treatment and deadly to any adult exposed. Governments must make their resolutions as time runs out for humanity, and worse, parents must face their most heart wrenching decisions.
Author(s): Jacqueline Druga
ISBN 13: 9781492225379
Pages: 236
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Title: The Girl at the End of the World

Her fight begins the day the world ends.
Author(s): Richard Levesque
ISBN 13: 9781491276938
Pages: 248
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Title: Dust

Armed with secret knowledge, Juliette, now mayor of Silo 18 and her crew set out to rescue a world she hates but now understands better -- the world of the Silos with its rigid rules and terrible consequences for disobedience.
Author(s): Hugh Howey
ISBN 13: 9781490904382
Pages: 464
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Title: Omega Rising

Jason Burke was a man hiding from himself in a small cabin high in the American Rocky Mountains when his simple, quiet life was shattered one night by what he first assumed was an aviation mishap. But when he investigates the crash, what he finds will yank him out of his self-imposed exile and thrust him into a world he could have never imagined. He suddenly finds himself trapped on a damaged alien spacecraft and plunged into a universe of interstellar crime lords and government conspiracies, along the way meeting strange new friends… and enemies. As he struggles to find his way back home he is inexorably drawn deeper into a world where one misstep could mean his death. Or worse. He desperately wants to get back to Earth, but it may be the end for him. … or is it just the beginning?
Author(s): Joshua Dalzelle
ISBN 13: 9781484016329
Pages: 204
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Title: Head of the Dragon (The Frontiers Saga)

Episode 6 Time is running out… An ally has all but fallen… Resources are running low… The time for attack has come... The Alliance must strike deep into the heart of the empire. This time, the Aurora will be going home, or going to her grave. “Head of the Dragon” is a 133,000 word novel, and is the 6th episode in The Frontiers Saga. Episode 7, “The Expanse” is now available on Amazon.
Author(s): Ryk Brown
ISBN 13: 9781482671230
Pages: 522
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Title: Shift - Omnibus Edition

Author(s): Hugh Howey
ISBN 13: 9781481983556
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Title: Freedom's Dawn: The Frontiers Saga - Episode 4

Episode 4 A ship under siege… A world on the brink of civil war… A distraught people seeking a new beginning… A battle weary crew that can barely hold it together… Even a legend can use a little help from time to time. The crew of the Aurora, the Karuzari, and the Corinairans must find a way to work together or else they may all perish. “Freedom’s Dawn” is a 94,000 word novel, and is the 4th episode in The Frontiers Saga. Episode 5, "Rise of the Corinari" and Episode 6, "Head of the Dragon are available now on Amazon. Episode 7, "The Expanse" is coming in May 2013.
Author(s): Ryk Brown
ISBN 13: 9781480121140
Pages: 364
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Title: Aurora: CV-01: The Frontiers Saga

Episode 1 A world recovering from a devastating plague… A brutal enemy threatening invasion… A young man seeking to escape the shadow of his father… A ship manned by a crew of fresh academy graduates… A top-secret experimental propulsion system… A questionable alliance with a mysterious green-eyed woman… What destiny has in store for the crew of the UES Aurora, is far greater than any of them could ever imagine. And this is only the beginning. "Aurora: CV-01" is 77,000 word novel, and is Episode 1 of The Frontiers Saga.
Author(s): Ryk Brown
ISBN 13: 9781480121027
Pages: 300
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Title: Strictly Analog

Fans of William Gibson, Jonathan Letham, and Richard K. Morgan will enjoy Strictly Analog by Richard Levesque.
Author(s): Richard Levesque
ISBN 13: 9781478354420
Pages: 238
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Title: Sub-Human

The mission is only the beginning of Craig's story, and for the story of humanity as well, as they accelerate towards a world that is post-human. Before he was Old-timer, he was Craig Emilson, a young doctor, sucked into military service at the outbreak of World War III. Enlisting to become a Special Forces suborbital paratrooper, Craig is selected to take part in the most important mission in American military history--a sortie into enemy territory to eliminate the world's first strong Artificial Intelligence. The mission is only the beginning of Craig's story, and for the story of humanity as well, as they accelerate towards a world that is post-human. If you're already a fan of the smash-hit Post-Human series, this prequel to Post-Human, Sub-Human, will answer the previously unanswered questions of how the post-human world came to be. And, if you're new to the series, Sub-Human will serve as an engrossing introduction to a possible future that has enraptured tens of thousands of readers in 2012 alone!
Author(s): David Simpson;Jennifer Simpson;Autumn J. Conley
ISBN 13: 9781478343981
Pages: 246
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Title: The Atopia Chronicles (Atopia Series)

What could be worse than letting billions die? In the near future, to escape the crush and clutter of a packed and polluted Earth, the world’s elite flock to Atopia, an enormous corporate-owned artificial island in the Pacific Ocean. It is there that Dr. Patricia Killiam rushes to perfect the ultimate in virtual reality: a program to save the ravaged Earth from mankind’s insatiable appetite for natural resources. The Atopia Chronicles (Book 1 of the Atopia series) is the tale of mankind’s dark slide across the apocalypse as humans and machines merge in a world teetering on the brink of ecological ruin.
Author(s): Matthew Mather
ISBN 13: 9781477849286
Pages: 496
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Title: Timebound

Author(s): Rysa Walker
ISBN 13: 9781477848159
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Title: Master of Formalities

Even when finding oneself engaged in interstellar war, good form must be observed. Our story is set thousands of years after the Terran Exodus, where two powerful, planet-dominating families—the elegant House Jakabitus and the less refined Hahn Empire—have reached a critical point in their generations-long war. Master Hennik, the Hahn ruler’s only son, has been captured, and the disposition of his internment may represent a last and welcome chance for peace. Enter Wollard, the impeccably distinguished and impossibly correct Master of Formalities for House Jakabitus. When he suggests that Master Hennik be taken in as a ward of the House, certain complications arise. Wollard believes utterly and devotedly in adhering to rules and good etiquette. But how does one inform the ruler of a planet that you are claiming his son as your own—and still create enough goodwill to deescalate an intergalactic war?
Author(s): Scott Meyer
ISBN 13: 9781477830918
Pages: 434
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Title: The Einstein Prophecy

As war rages in 1944, young army lieutenant Lucas Athan recovers a sarcophagus excavated from an Egyptian tomb. Shipped to Princeton University for study, the box contains mysteries that only Lucas, aided by brilliant archaeologist Simone Rashid, can unlock. These mysteries may, in fact, defy—or fulfill—the dire prophecies of Albert Einstein himself. Struggling to decipher the sarcophagus’s strange contents, Lucas and Simone unwittingly release forces for both good and unmitigated evil. The fate of the world hangs not only on Professor Einstein’s secret research but also on Lucas’s ability to defeat an unholy adversary more powerful than anything he ever imagined. From the mind of bestselling author and award-winning journalist Robert Masello comes a thrilling, page-turning adventure where modern science and primordial supernatural powers collide.
Author(s): Robert Masello
ISBN 13: 9781477829400
Pages: 326
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Title: Angles of Attack

The alien forces known as the Lankies are gathering on the solar system's edge, consolidating their conquest of Mars and setting their sights on Earth.
Author(s): Marko Kloos
ISBN 13: 9781477828311
Pages: 338
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Title: Written in Fire (The Brilliance Trilogy)

For thirty years humanity struggled to cope with the brilliants, the one percent of people born with remarkable gifts. For thirty years we tried to avoid a devastating civil war. We failed. The White House is a smoking ruin. Madison Square Garden is an internment camp. In Wyoming, an armed militia of thousands marches toward a final, apocalyptic battle. Nick Cooper has spent his life fighting for his children and his country. Now, as the world staggers on the edge of ruin, he must risk everything he loves to face his oldest enemy—a brilliant terrorist so driven by his ideals that he will sacrifice humanity’s future to achieve them. From “one of our best storytellers” (Michael Connelly) comes the blistering conclusion to the acclaimed series that is a “forget-to-pick-up-milk, forget-to-water-the-plants, forget-to-eat total immersion experience” (Gillian Flynn). The explosive conclusion to the bestselling Brilliance Trilogy. “The kind of story you’ve never read before.” —Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Reacher Series “Ridiculously good. I love this story so much.” —Gillian Flynn, New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl “Sakey brings his cinematic series to a ferocious close.” —Kirkus
Author(s): Marcus Sakey
ISBN 13: 9781477827642
Pages: 345
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Title: Times Edge

To stop her sadistic grandfather and his band of time travelers from rewriting history, Kate must race to retieve the CHRONOS keys before they fall into the Cyrists' hands, while dealing with her mounting feelings for fellow time-traveler ...
Author(s): Rysa Walker
ISBN 13: 9781477825822
Pages: 442
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Title: Fortune's Rising (Outer Bounds)

Under the supertech Coalition government, Fortune’s colonists are enslaved to harvest the highly valuable brain-enhancing drug Yolk, often losing their sanity and lives in the process. The population is dying off and the planet is becoming a police state whose only purpose is to harvest Yolk. But a revolution is in the air, fueled by an unlikely band of rebels: Anna Landborn, a brilliant, sociopathic child, and her quiet, lethally gifted sister, Magali; Runaway Joel, a virtuous military pilot turned tormented smuggler; Milar Whitecliff, a tattooed, chess-playing fugitive full of hatred and heart; Doberman, a simple robot in the throes of a startling transformation; and Tatiana Eyre, a captured Coalition soldier torn between loyalty and love. As their paths and fates collide, the battle to spark a full-scale uprising is violently challenged by the Nephyrs, the government’s elite army of sadistic, near-indestructible cyborgs. But the prophecies of a mad soothsayer have foretold the coming of a hero destined to turn the tide—and the fight for freedom is just beginning.
Author(s): Sara King
ISBN 13: 9781477823996
Pages: 592
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Title: A Better World (The Brilliance Trilogy)

The brilliants changed everything. Since 1980, one percent of the world has been born with gifts we’d only dreamed of. The ability to sense a person’s most intimate secrets, or predict the stock market, or move virtually unseen. For thirty years the world has struggled with a growing divide between the exceptional…and the rest of us. Now a terrorist network led by brilliants has crippled three cities. Supermarket shelves stand empty. 911 calls go unanswered. Fanatics are burning people alive. Nick Cooper has always fought to make the world better for his children. As both a brilliant and an advisor to the president of the United States, he’s against everything the terrorists represent. But as America slides toward a devastating civil war, Cooper is forced to play a game he dares not lose—because his opponents have their own vision of a better world. And to reach it, they’re willing to burn this one down. From Marcus Sakey, “the master of the mindful page turner” (Gillian Flynn) and “one of our best storytellers” (Michael Connelly), Book Two of the Brilliance Saga is a relentless thrill ride that will change the way you look at your world—and the people around you.
Author(s): Marcus Sakey
ISBN 13: 9781477823941
Pages: 390
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Title: Spell or High Water (Magic 2.0)

The adventures of an American hacker in Medieval England continue as Martin Banks takes his next step on the journey toward mastering his reality-altering powers and fulfilling his destiny. A month has passed since Martin helped to defeat the evil programmer Jimmy, and things couldn’t be going better. Except for his love life, that is. Feeling distant and lost, Gwen has journeyed to Atlantis, a tolerant and benevolent kingdom governed by the Sorceresses, and a place known to be a safe haven to all female time-travelers. Thankfully, Martin and Philip are invited to a summit in Atlantis for all of the leaders of the time-traveler colonies, and now Martin thinks this will be a chance to try again with Gwen. Of course, this is Martin Banks we’re talking about, so murder, mystery, and high intrigue all get in the way of a guy who just wants one more shot to get the girl. The follow-up to the hilarious Off to Be the Wizard, Scott Meyer’s Spell or High Water proves that no matter what powers you have over time and space, you can’t control rotten luck.
Author(s): Scott Meyer
ISBN 13: 9781477823484
Pages: 442
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Title: The Last Town

In the final book of the series, Secret Service agent Ethan Burke discovers what is hidden behind the electric fence that encloses the town of Wayward Pines, Idaho, and keeps all the residents under the control of a delusional madman.
Author(s): Blake Crouch
ISBN 13: 9781477822586
Pages: 280
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Title: An Unwelcome Quest

Ever since Martin Banks and his fellow computer geeks discovered that reality is just a computer program to be happily hacked, they've been jaunting back and forth through time, posing as medieval wizards and having the epic adventures that ...
Author(s): Scott Meyer
ISBN 13: 9781477821404
Pages: 421
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Title: Out of the Black

The final battle of the Drasin War brings bestselling author Evan Currie's Odyssey One series to its shattering conclusion.
Author(s): Evan Currie
ISBN 13: 9781477817872
Pages: 440
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Title: Lines of Departure

Humanity is on the ropes, and after years of fighting a two-front war with losing odds, so is North American Defense Corps officer Andrew Grayson.
Author(s): Marko Kloos
ISBN 13: 9781477817407
Pages: 315
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Title: Terms of Enlistment (Frontlines)

The year is 2108, and the North American Commonwealth is bursting at the seams. For welfare rats like Andrew Grayson, there are only two ways out of the crime-ridden and filthy welfare tenements, where you're restricted to two thousand calories of badly flavored soy every day: You can hope to win the lottery and draw a ticket on a colony ship settling off-world, or you can join the service. With the colony lottery a pipe dream, Andrew chooses to enlist in the armed forces for a shot at real food, a retirement bonus, and maybe a ticket off Earth. But as he starts a career of supposed privilege, he soon learns that the good food and decent health care come at a steep price…and that the settled galaxy holds far greater dangers than military bureaucrats or the gangs that rule the slums. The debut novel from Marko Kloos, Terms of Enlistment is a new addition to the great military sci-fi tradition of Robert Heinlein, Joe Haldeman, and John Scalzi.
Author(s): Marko Kloos
ISBN 13: 9781477809785
Pages: 334
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Title: Homeworld (Odyssey One)

The consequences of Earth’s exploration of the Galaxy come home to roost when the Drasin track a human ship back to Earth. Mounting a desperate defense, the crew of the NAC spacecraft Odyssey, their allies, and the people of Earth face an overwhelming force of invading alien ships wielding terrible power. Doomed from the start, but with nowhere to retreat, Captain Eric Weston commits his ship to the defense of the human race even as the human outposts in Sol system fall one by one before the unrelenting Drasin onslaught. A first-rate military science fiction epic that combines old-school space opera and modern storytelling, Homeworld: Odyssey One, the third installment of the Odyssey One series, brings the riveting, exhilarating, hard-pressed action to Earth, with devastating consequences.
Author(s): Evan Currie
ISBN 13: 9781477808832
Pages: 508
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Title: Wayward

Author(s): Blake Crouch
ISBN 13: 9781477808702
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Title: Dirk Gentlys Holistic Detective Agency

From Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, comes a wildly inventive novel—in trade paperback for the first time—of ghosts, time travel, and one detective’s mission to save humanity from extinction.
Author(s): Douglas Adams
ISBN 13: 9781476782997
Pages: 272
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Title: Shadow of Victory (Honor Harrington)

Sometimes things don’t work out exactly as planned. The Mesan Alignment has a plan—one it’s been working on for centuries. A plan to remake the galaxy and genetically improve the human race—its way. Until recently, things have gone pretty much as scheduled, but then the Alignment hit a minor bump in the road called the Star Empire of Manticore. So the Alignment engineered a war between the Solarian League, the biggest and most formidable interstellar power in human history. To help push things along, the Alignment launched a devastating sneak attack which destroyed the Royal Manticoran Navy’s industrial infrastructure. And in order to undercut Manticore’s galaxy-wide reputation as a star nation of its word, it launched Operation Janus—a false-flag covert operation to encourage rebellions it knows will fail by promising Manticoran support. The twin purposes are to harden Solarian determination to destroy the Star Empire once and for all, and to devastate the Star Empire’s reputation with the rest of the galaxy. But even the best laid plans can have unintended consequences, and one of those consequences in this case may just be a new dawn of freedom for oppressed star nations everywhere.
Author(s): David Weber
ISBN 13: 9781476781822
Pages: 800
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Title: Flag in Exile Leatherbound Limited Ed (Honor Harrington)

Hounded into retirement and disgrace by political enemies, cut to the heart by the murder of the man she loved, and bereft of confidence in herself and her abilities, Captain Honor Harrington has retreated to the planet Grayson to take up her role as Steadholder while she tries to heal her bitter wounds. But the People's Republic of Haven is rising from defeat to threaten Grayson anew, and the newborn Grayson Navy needs her experience desperately. It's a call Honor cannot refuse, yet even as she once more accepts the duty whose challenges she fears she can no longer meet, powerful men who hate the changes she's brought to their world are determined to reverse them. They have a plan. . . and for it to succeed Honor Harrington must die. Two irresistible forces are rushing together to crush Grayson between them, and only one woman uncertain of her capabilities, weary unto death, and marked for murder stands between her adopted planet and its devastation.
Author(s): David Weber
ISBN 13: 9781476781549
Pages: 416
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Title: A Call to Arms

From multiple New York Times best selling author David Weber and #1 New York Times best selling author Timothy Zahn. NEW ENTRY IN BEST-SELLING SERIES. Book #2 in the Manticore Ascendant series, set in David Weber's Honorverse.
Author(s): David Weber;Timothy Zahn;Thomas Pope
ISBN 13: 9781476780856
Pages: 368
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Title: Wool

In a future toxic landscape, a community that lives in an underground silo is rocked by the desire of Sheriff Holston, who has upheld the group's rules for years, to go outside, setting in motion events that kindle the fire of revolution.
Author(s): Hugh Howey
ISBN 13: 9781476733951
Pages: 508
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Title: Take Back Tomorrow

Eddie Royce is an up-and-coming science fiction writer with a terrible secret: he cheats. He knew he'd get caught, of course. Eventually. But not like this. When disaster finally strikes, it strikes big, and Eddie is confronted by the worst person imaginable: his idol, the SF master, Chester Blackwood. To Eddie's great surprise, however, Blackwood has secrets of his own, and instead of outing him, the master story-teller quickly embroils Eddie in a real-life mystery of time travel, beautiful women, and Hollywood gangsters. But then Blackwood disappears, so if Eddie wants to keep both the fame and the girl, he's going to have to do the one thing he's never been able to get right before: plot his way out of a crisis.
Author(s): Richard Levesque
ISBN 13: 9781468191240
Pages: 320
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Title: Battlefield Earth Vol 2 (Large Print 16pt)

A towering masterwork of science fiction adventure and one of the best - selling science fiction novels of all time, L. Ron Hubbard's "Battlefield Earth" opens with breathtaking scope on an Earth dominated for 1,000 years by an alien ...
Author(s): L. Ron Hubbard
ISBN 13: 9781459655546
Pages: 632
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Title: The Martian Chronicles

The Martian Chronicles, a seminal work in Ray Bradbury's career, whose extraordinary power and imagination remain undimmed by time's passage, is available from Simon & Schuster for the first time. In The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury, America’s preeminent storyteller, imagines a place of hope, dreams, and metaphor— of crystal pillars and fossil seas—where a fine dust settles on the great empty cities of a vanished, devastated civilization. Earthmen conquer Mars and then are conquered by it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering glamour of an ancient, mysterious native race. In this classic work of fiction, Bradbury exposes our ambitions, weaknesses, and ignorance in a strange and breathtaking world where man does not belong.
Author(s): Ray Bradbury
ISBN 13: 9781451678192
Pages: 256
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Title: The Illustrated Man

The Illustrated Man, a seminal work in Ray Bradbury’s career, whose extraordinary power and imagination remain undimmed by time’s passage, is available from Simon & Schuster for the first time. Ray Bradbury brings wonders alive. For this peerless American storyteller, the most bewitching force in the universe is human nature. In these eighteen startling tales unfolding across a canvas of tattooed skin, living cities take their vengeance, technology awakens the most primal natural instincts, and dreams are carried aloft in junkyard rockets. Provocative and powerful, The Illustrated Man is a kaleidoscopic blending of magic, imagination, and truth—as exhilarating as interplanetary travel, as maddening as a walk in a million-year rain, and as comforting as simple, familiar rituals on the last night of the world.
Author(s): Ray Bradbury
ISBN 13: 9781451678185
Pages: 304
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Title: Fahrenheit 451

A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners, Guy Montag, suddenly realizes their merit.
Author(s): Ray Bradbury
ISBN 13: 9781451673319
Pages: 159
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Title: 11/22/63

Life can turn on a dime—or stumble into the extraordinary, as it does for Jake Epping, a high school English teacher in a Maine town. While grading essays by his GED students, Jake reads a gruesome, enthralling piece penned by janitor Harry Dunning: fifty years ago, Harry somehow survived his father’s sledgehammer slaughter of his entire family. Jake is blown away...but an even more bizarre secret comes to light when Jake’s friend Al, owner of the local diner, enlists Jake to take over the mission that has become his obsession—to prevent the Kennedy assassination.
Author(s): Stephen King
ISBN 13: 9781451627299
Pages: 849
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Title: Red Rising 3. Morning Star

Author(s): Pierce Brown
ISBN 13: 9781444759068
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Title: Life Debt: Aftermath (Star Wars)

Set between the events of Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, the never-before-told story that began with Star Wars: Aftermath continues in this thrilling novel, the second book of Chuck Wendig's New York Times bestselling trilogy. The Emperor is dead, and the remnants of his former Empire are in retreat. As the New Republic fights to restore a lasting peace to the galaxy, some dare to imagine new beginnings and new destinies. For Han Solo, that means settling his last outstanding debt, by helping Chewbacca liberate the Wookiee’s homeworld of Kashyyyk. Meanwhile, Norra Wexley and her band of Imperial hunters pursue Grand Admiral Rae Sloane and the Empire’s remaining leadership across the galaxy. Even as more and more officers are brought to justice, Sloane continues to elude the New Republic, and Norra fears Sloane may be searching for a means to save the crumbling Empire from oblivion. But the hunt for Sloane is cut short when Norra receives an urgent request from Princess Leia Organa. The attempt to liberate Kashyyyk has carried Han Solo, Chewbacca, and a band of smugglers into an ambush—resulting in Chewie’s capture and Han’s disappearance.
Author(s): Ballantine;Chuck Wendig
ISBN 13: 9781101966938
Pages: 320
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Title: The Force Awakens (Star Wars)

More than thirty years ago, Star Wars burst onto the big screen and became a cultural phenomenon. Now the next adventures in this blockbuster saga are poised to captivate old and new fans alike—beginning with the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And alongside the cinematic debut comes the thrilling novel adaptation by New York Times bestselling science fiction master Alan Dean Foster. Set years after Return of the Jedi, this stunning new action-packed adventure rockets us back into the world of Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Luke Skywalker, while introducing a host of exciting new characters. Darth Vader may have been redeemed and the Emperor vanquished, but peace can be fleeting, and evil does not easily relent. Yet the simple belief in good can still empower ordinary individuals to rise and meet the greatest challenges. So return to that galaxy far, far away, and prepare yourself for what happens when the Force awakens. . . .
Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9781101965498
Pages: 272
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Title: Dark Matter: A Novel

Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason’s never met smiles down at him and says, “Welcome back, my friend.” In this world he’s woken up to, Jason’s life is not the one he knows. His wife is not his wife. His son was never born. And Jason is not an ordinary college physics professor, but a celebrated genius who has achieved something remarkable. Something impossible. Is it this world or the other that’s the dream? And even if the home he remembers is real, how can Jason possibly make it back to the family he loves? The answers lie in a journey more wondrous and horrifying than anything he could’ve imagined—one that will force him to confront the darkest parts of himself even as he battles a terrifying, seemingly unbeatable foe. Dark Matter is a brilliantly plotted tale that is at once sweeping and intimate, mind-bendingly strange and profoundly human—a relentlessly surprising science-fiction thriller about choices, paths not taken, and how far we’ll go to claim the lives we dream of.
Author(s): Blake Crouch
ISBN 13: 9781101904220
Pages: 352
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Title: Star Wars: Aftermath

As the Empire reels from its critical defeats at the Battle of Endor, the Rebel Alliance—now a fledgling New Republic—presses its advantage by hunting down the enemy’s scattered forces before they can regroup and retaliate. But above the remote planet Akiva, an ominous show of the enemy’s strength is unfolding. Out on a lone reconnaissance mission, pilot Wedge Antilles watches Imperial Star Destroyers gather like birds of prey circling for a kill, but he’s taken captive before he can report back to the New Republic leaders. Meanwhile, on the planet’s surface, former rebel fighter Norra Wexley has returned to her native world—war weary, ready to reunite with her estranged son, and eager to build a new life in some distant place. But when Norra intercepts Wedge Antilles’s urgent distress call, she realizes her time as a freedom fighter is not yet over. What she doesn’t know is just how close the enemy is—or how decisive and dangerous her new mission will be.
Author(s): Chuck Wendig
ISBN 13: 9781101885925
Pages: 432
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Title: Avenging Home

Books 7 of the Survivalist Series follows Morgan and group as they fight to remove the DHS threat from the area. But there are bigger forces coming into play that will change everything.
Author(s): Angery American
ISBN 13: 9780996696012
Pages: 352
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Title: Enforcing Home (The Survivalist) (Volume 6)

Morgan has managed to get through a lot. Having made it back to his family and dealt with the issues of unscrupulous neighbors, he then had to deal with the presence of the federal government and their nefarious activities. But with the help of his close knit group he prevailed. Life is settling into a familiar routine. And with the help of the US Army they are starting to rebuild their community. But just when Morgan thinks things are assuming some kind of normal another surprise lands in his lap. He’s made Sheriff. Harkening back to a time when law enforcement was a local face in the community Morgan is forced to step up and be that face, much to his chagrin. With the help of Thad, Danny and the rest of the crew he accepts the challenge and tries to make a positive impact. But he’s in for yet another surprise. New foes will arise and old ones will return to conspire to destroy his efforts. Morgan’s group will suffer loss, injury and constant assault. His new position has made him a target, as well as those he loves. The peace and tranquility that the group has fought so hard for will continue to elude them. The fight, as Morgan soon learns, is just beginning.
Author(s): A American
ISBN 13: 9780996696005
Pages: 348
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Title: All These Shiny Worlds: The 2016 ImmerseOrDie Anthology

What do you get when you ask 34 of today's top indie authors to each submit a story and then ask a team of ruthless judges to scour that ore and pick out the gems? You get All These Shiny Worlds: A world of today, divided, black from white, good from evil, and held apart by the taste of a cookie. A world of griffons and glimmer bunnies, wise old mothers, sassy llamas, and the magic of beer. A world of contemplation and serenity, of service and devotion, ruled by a jewel and guarded by children. Plus 12 more, for a total of 15 worlds to explore. From the brutal curators at ImmerseOrDie.com comes this collection of indie short stories, each a distinct jewel forged in the fires of judgment, and all carrying one simple promise: Guaranteed not to suck.
Author(s): Jefferson Smith
ISBN 13: 9780994079541
Pages: 252
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Title: The Future Chronicles (Special Edition)

The Future Chronicles has grown, from a single collection of robot stories, into a series whose unique take on major science fiction and fantasy themes – A.I., aliens, time travel, dragons, telepaths, zombies, immortality, galactic battles, cyborgs, doomsday – has made it one of the most acclaimed short story anthology series of the digital era. Its companion series – Alt.Chronicles, The Illustrated Chronicles and Chronicle Worlds – are similarly ground-breaking in their coverage of less mainstream tropes such as alternative history and shared universes. Created by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, and edited by some of the most-respected editors in the genre, each volume brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern science fiction and fantasy. This Future Chronicles - Special Edition volume is a compendium of stories selected from the Chronicles’ standalone titles, and includes five new stories, never before published, from some of today’s best writers in speculative fiction.
Author(s): Samuel Peralta;Hugh Howey
ISBN 13: 9780993983252
Pages: 476
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Title: CyberStorm

ometimes the worst storms aren't from Mother Nature, and sometimes the worst nightmares aren't the ones in our heads. Mike Mitchell, an average New Yorker already struggling to keep his family together, suddenly finds himself fighting just to keep them alive when an increasingly bizarre string of disasters start appearing on the world's news networks. As the world and cyberworld come crashing down, bending perception and reality, a monster snowstorm cuts New York off from the world, turning it into a wintry tomb where nothing is what it seems...
Author(s): Matthew Mather
ISBN 13: 9780991677191
Pages: 362
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Title: Time's Echo: A CHRONOS Files Novella (The CHRONOS Files)

Kiernan Dunne abandoned his family ties to help Kate fight the Cyrists, and he's never regretted that for one moment. But he doesn't understand why Kate can't remember that night in 1893 Chicago, when she turned back to face the killer chasing them through the smoky corridors of the World's Fair Hotel. Kate placed the CHRONOS key around his neck and made his eight year old self promise to wear it always, and that's a promise Kiernan has never broken. When Kate suddenly vanishes after a Cyrist-engineered time shift, that hidden medallion is Kiernan's only hope for finding her. He returns to the Cyrist fold to look for clues, but his search will lead him back to the question that has haunted him for years--what really happened after he left Kate at the World's Fair Hotel? This CHRONOS Files novella gives Timebound readers a glimpse at Kate in another timeline and helps set the stage for Time's Edge, the second book in The CHRONOS Files.
Author(s): Rysa Walker
ISBN 13: 9780988351134
Pages: 174
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Title: Amped

Kira Miller is a brilliant scientist who discovers how to temporarily boost human IQ to dizzying levels. But this transcendent intelligence brings with it a ruthless megalomania. Determined to use her discovery to propel human civilization to a higher plane, despite this side effect, Kira and ex-special forces operative David Desh recruit a small group of accomplished scientists, all of whom are safely off the grid. Or so they think . . . Soon Kira and her team are fighting for their lives against unknown but powerful adversaries. Worse still, while on the run and being relentlessly attacked from all quarters, Kira comes across evidence of savage acts that the enhanced version of Desh kept hidden, even from himself. Now both she and Desh must question everything they think they know. Can they trust each other? Can they even trust themselves?
Author(s): Douglas E. Richards
ISBN 13: 9780985350314
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Title: WIRED

"A keep-you-up-all-night thriller. Intense action, mind-blowing concepts, and breathtaking twists. Enjoy the ride." —Boyd Morrison, bestselling author of THE VAULT.

Kira Miller is a brilliant genetic engineer who discovers how to temporarily achieve savant-like capabilities in all areas of thought and creativity. But what if this transcendent level of intelligence brings with it a ruthless megalomania?

David Desh left the special forces after his team was brutally butchered in Iran. Now he has been reactivated for one last mission: find Kira Miller, the enigmatic genius behind a bioterror plot that threatens millions. But when Desh learns that the bioterror plot is just the tip of the iceberg, he is thrust into a byzantine maze of deception and intrigue, and he becomes a key player in a deadly game he can't begin to understand. A game that is certain to have a dramatic impact on the future course of human history. . .

Author(s): Douglas E. Richards
ISBN 13: 9780982618493
Pages: 352
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Title: Captured (The Prometheus Project Series #2)

Ryan and Regan Resnick are the youngest members of a top- secret team exploring the greatest discovery ever made: a vast alien city buried deep underground - as potentially deadly as it is astonishing. When the city is captured by highly trained soldiers led by a ruthless alien, the adult members of the team are taken hostage. Now, Ryan and Regan are the team's only hope of survival. With the future of the world at stake, the Resnick Kids must do the impossible: outwit the brilliant alien, free the prisoners, and thwart an unstoppable invasion. But not everything is as it seems. And time is quickly running out. . .
Author(s): Douglas E. Richards
ISBN 13: 9780982618424
Pages: 256
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Title: Trapped (The Prometheus Project Series #1)

From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the adult thriller, WIRED, its sequel, AMPED, and four other adult technothrillers, THE PROMETHEUS PROJECT: TRAPPED is the first book in a critically acclaimed science fiction series for kids. Ryan and Regan Resnick have just moved to the world's most boring place. But when they discover their parents are part of an ultra-secret project called Prometheus they are plunged into a nonstop adventure: one that will be the ultimate test of their wit, courage, and determination. Soon they are under attack and facing hostile alien worlds, alien technology, and unimaginable dangers at every turn. Now, with their mother facing certain death, they must race to solve a seemingly impossible mystery to have any hope of saving her. But if they save their mom, they will have no way to save themselves. . .
Author(s): Douglas E. Richards
ISBN 13: 9780982618417
Pages: 192
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Title: Ender's Shadow (Ender's Shadow Series #1)


The novel that launched the bestselling Ender’s Shadow series—available for the first time on unabridged cd
The human race is at War with the “Buggers”, an insect-like alien race. As Earth prepares to defend itself from total destruction at the hands of an inscrutable enemy, all focus is on the development of military geniuses who can fight such a war, and win. The long distances of interstellar space have given hope to the defenders of Earth—they have time to train these future commanders up from childhood, forging them into an irresistible force in the high orbital facility called the Battle School. Andrew “Ender” Wiggin was not the only child in the Battle School; he was just the best of the best. In this new book, Card tells the story of another of those precocious generals, the one they called Bean—the one who became Ender’s right hand, part of his team, in the final battle against the Buggers. Bean’s past was a battle just to survive. His success brought him to the attention of the Battle School’s recruiters, those people scouring the planet for leaders, tacticians, and generals to save Earth from the threat of alien invasion. Bean was sent into orbit, to the Battle School. And there he met Ender....
Author(s): Orson Scott Card
ISBN 13: 9780812575712
Pages: 480
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Title: Speaker for the Dead (Ender Wiggin Series #2)

This unabridged audio edition of the New York Times bestseller is the direct sequel to the classic Ender's Game from Orson Scott Card, winner of the Nebula and Hugo Awards. In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: the Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War. Now, long years later, a second alien race has been discovered by Portuguese colonists on the planet Lusitania. But again the aliens' ways are strange and frightening ... again, humans die. And it is only the Speaker for the Dead, who is also Ender Wiggin the Xenocide, who has the courage to confront the mystery ... and the truth. Orson Scott Card infuses this tale with intellect by casting his characters in social, religious and cultural contexts.
Author(s): Orson Scott Card
ISBN 13: 9780812550757
Pages: 416
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Title: Enders Game

Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If, that is, the world survives. Ender's Game is the winner of the 1985 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1986 Hugo Award for Best Novel.
Author(s): Orson Scott Card
ISBN 13: 9780812550702
Pages: 352
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Title: Kindred

Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.

Author(s): Octavia E. Butler
ISBN 13: 9780807083697
Pages: 288
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Title: Uprooted

Contains excerpt from League of dragons. Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through. They talk as though we were doing human sacrifice, and he were a real dragon. Of course that’s not true: he may be a wizard and immortal, but he’s still a man, and our fathers would band together and kill him if he wanted to eat one of us every ten years. He protects us against the Wood, and we’re grateful, but not that grateful.” Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people rely on the cold, driven wizard known only as the Dragon to keep its powers at bay. But he demands a terrible price for his help: one young woman handed over to serve him for ten years, a fate almost as terrible as falling to the Wood. The next choosing is fast approaching, and Agnieszka is afraid. She knows—everyone knows—that the Dragon will take Kasia: beautiful, graceful, brave Kasia, all the things Agnieszka isn’t, and her dearest friend in the world. And there is no way to save her. But Agnieszka fears the wrong things. For when the Dragon comes, it is not Kasia he will choose.
Author(s): Naomi Novik
ISBN 13: 9780804179058
Pages: 464
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Title: Raising Steam

The new Discworld novel, the 40th in the series, sees the Disc's first train come steaming into town. Steam is rising over Discworld. . . . Mister Simnel has produced a great clanging monster of a machine that harnesses the power of all the elements—earth, air, fire, and water—and it’s soon drawing astonished crowds. To the consternation of Ankh-Morpork’s formidable Patrician, Lord Vetinari, no one is in charge of this new invention. Who better to take the lead than the man he has already appointed master of the Post Office, the Mint and the Royal Bank? Moist von Lipwig is not a man who enjoys hard work—unless it is dependent on words, which are not very heavy and don’t always need greasing. He does enjoy being alive, however, which makes a new job offer from Vetinari hard to refuse. Moist will have to grapple with gallons of grease, goblins, a controller with a history of throwing employees down the stairs, and some very angry dwarfs if he’s going to stop it all from going off the rails.
Author(s): Terence David John Pratchett;Terry Pratchett
ISBN 13: 9780804169202
Pages: 384
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Title: Armada

"THE NEW NOVEL FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF READY PLAYER ONE It's just another day of high school for Zack Lightman.
Author(s): Ernest Cline
ISBN 13: 9780804137270
Pages: 384
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Title: The End of All Things

In this collapsing universe, CDF Lieutenant Harry Wilson and the Colonial Union diplomats race against the clock to discover who is behind attacks, and keep humanity's union intact... or else risk the end of all things.
Author(s): John Scalzi
ISBN 13: 9780765376107
Pages: 400
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Title: The Swarm

Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston return to their Ender's Game prequel series with this first volume of an all-new trilogy about the Second Formic War in The Swarm.
Author(s): Orson Scott Card;Aaron Johnston
ISBN 13: 9780765375629
Pages: 464
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Title: Last Colony

Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.

That is, until his and Jane's past reaches out to bring them back into the game — as leaders of a new human colony, to be peopled by settlers from all the major human worlds, for a deep political purpose that will put Perry and Sagan back in the thick of interstellar politics, betrayal, and war.

Author(s): John Scalzi
ISBN 13: 9780765356185
Pages: 336
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Title: Ghost Brigades

The Ghost Brigades are the Special Forces of the Colonial Defense Forces, elite troops created from the DNA of the dead and turned into the perfect soldiers for the CDF's toughest operations. They're young, they're fast and strong, and they're totally without normal human qualms.

The universe is a dangerous place for humanity—and it's about to become far more dangerous. Three races that humans have clashed with before have allied to halt our expansion into space. Their linchpin: the turncoat military scientist Charles Boutin, who knows the CDF's biggest military secrets. To prevail, the CDF must find out why Boutin did what he did.

Jared Dirac is the only human who can provide answers — a superhuman hybrid, created from Boutin's DNA, Jared's brain should be able to access Boutin's electronic memories. But when the memory transplant appears to fail, Jared is given to the Ghost Brigades.

At first, Jared is a perfect soldier, but as Boutin's memories slowly surface, Jared begins to intuit the reason's for Boutin's betrayal. As Jared desperately hunts for his "father," he must also come to grips with his own choices. Time is running out: The alliance is preparing its offensive, and some of them plan worse things than humanity's mere military defeat…

Author(s): John Scalzi
ISBN 13: 9780765354068
Pages: 384
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Title: Old Man's War

"John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First he visited his wife's grave. Then he joined the army. The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce - and aliens willing to fight for them are common. The universe, it turns out, is a hostile place. So: we fight. To defend Earth (a target for our new enemies, should we let them get close enough) and to stake our own claim to planetary real estate. Far from Earth, the war has gone on for decades: brutal, bloody, unyielding." "Earth itself is a backwater. The bulk of humanity's resources are in the hands of the Colonial Defense Force, which shields the home planet from too much knowledge of the situation. What's known to everybody is that when you reach retirement age, you can join the CDF. They don't want young people; they want people who carry the knowledge and skills of decades of living. You'll be taken off Earth and never allowed to return. You'll serve your time at the front. And if you survive, you'll be given a generous homestead stake of your own, on one of our hard-won colony planets." John Perry is taking that deal. He has only the vaguest idea what to expect. Because the actual fight, light-years from home, is far, far harder than he can imagine - and what he will become is far stranger.
Author(s): John Scalzi
ISBN 13: 9780765348272
Pages: 368
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Title: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas

Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456. It’s a prestige posting, with the chance to serve on "Away Missions" alongside the starship’s famous senior officers.

Life couldn’t be better…until Andrew begins to realize that 1) every Away Mission involves a lethal confrontation with alien forces, 2) the ship’s senior officers always survive these confrontations, and 3) sadly, at least one low-ranking crew member is invariably killed. Unsurprisingly, the savvier crew members belowdecks avoid Away Missions at all costs.

Then Andrew stumbles on information that transforms his and his colleagues’ understanding of what the starship Intrepid really is…and offers them a crazy, high-risk chance to save their own lives.

Author(s): John Scalzi
ISBN 13: 9780765334794
Pages: 320
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Title: Hell's Foundations Quiver (Safehold

Centuries ago, the human race fought its first great war against an alien race-and lost. A tiny population of human beings fled to distant Safehold. Centuries later, their descendants have forgotten their history; for them, life has been an eternal Middle Ages, ruled by the Church of God Awaiting, whose secret purpose is to prevent the re-emergence of industrial civilization. But not all of Safehold's founders were on board with this plan. Those dissidents left behind their own secret legacies. One of those is Merlyn Athrawes, cybernetic avatar of one of Earth's long-dead defenders, now reawakened after a thousand years to restart human progress and reclaim our place in the universe. Merlyn has intervened in the small Safeholdian realm of Charis, seeding it with ideas and innovations and helping it to rise to challenge the hegemony of the Church. It's been a long and bloody fight, but aided by a stream of inventions--breech-loading rifles, signal rockets, claymore mines, new approaches to manufacturing and supply-Charis and its few allies seem to have finally gained the upper hand. Now major realms have begun to consider switching sides. To all these ends, Merlyn Athrawes has been everywhere, under multiple disguises and wielding hidden powers. The secret of who and what he is has been closely held. But a new player has arrived, one who knows many secrets-including Merlyn's own.
Author(s): David Weber
ISBN 13: 9780765321879
Pages: 784
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Title: On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington Series #1)

Honor in Trouble:

• Having made him look a fool, she's been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace and set up for ruin by a superior who hates her.
• Her demoralized crew blames her for their ship's humiliating posting to an out-of-the-way picket station.
• The aborigines of the system's only habitable planet are smoking homicide-inducing hallucinogens.
• Parliament isn't sure it wants to keep the place; the major local industry is smuggling; the merchant cartels want her head; the star-conquering, so-called "Republic" of Haven is Up To Something; and Honor Harrington has a single, over-age light cruiser with an armament that doesn't work to police the entire star system.

But the people out to get her have made one mistake. They've made her mad.

Author(s): David Weber
ISBN 13: 9780743435710
Pages: 464
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Title: Conventions of War

The universe has fallen into bloody chaos now that the dread empire of the tyrannical Shaa is no more -- at the mercy of the merciless insectoid Naxid, who now hunger for domination. But the far-flung human descendants of Terra have finally tasted liberty, and their warrior heroes will not submit. Separated by light-years, Lord Gareth Martinez and the mysterious guerrilla fighter Caroline Sula each pursue a different road to victory in tomorrow's ultimate battle -- for the new order will be far more terrible than the old ... unless one last, desperate stratagem can hold a shattered galaxy together.
Author(s): Walter Jon Williams
ISBN 13: 9780743428996
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Title: CLONES: The Anthology

Human cloning. Technology evolves faster than we do. The law shields us from our worst temptations. But the opportunity is there, dangling just out of reach--perfection and ascension... or delusion and destruction. In this collection of clone-themed stories, ten of today's top speculative fiction writers explore our morality, our built-in societal restraints, and reflect upon our state of grace. Similar is not necessarily the same. "CLONES: The Anthology" features stories from Amazon bestselling authors Rysa Walker (the Chronos series), R.D. Brady (the Belial series), Susan Kaye Quinn (the Singularity saga), Best American Science Fiction notable Samuel Peralta (Faith), and USA Today Bestselling and Multi-Award Winner P.K. Tyler, plus five more of today's top authors in speculative and science fiction.
Author(s): Daniel Arthur Smith;Rysa Walker
ISBN 13: 9780692708569
Pages: 254
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Title: Blackhawk: Far Stars Legends I (Volume 1)

Blackhawk. A wanderer, a man running from a dark and sinister past. A genetically-engineered warrior, a capable and accomplished killer, he is also a lost soul, a man who has fled to the deepest reaches of space seeking his true identity. The Far Stars. The farthest extent of human habitation in the galaxy, a sector of a hundred inhabited worlds, it is a dangerous expanse full of pirates, mercenaries, and cutthroats. The sector is a rough and rugged frontier, lying beyond the darkness of the great Void, and the only place in all the vastness of space where men live free of the brutal empire that rules the rest of mankind. Celtiboria. Once the premier world in the Far Stars, now a planet wracked by centuries of brutal civil war, driven to the edge of a dark age by the unending struggle among its Warlords for power and control. Augustin Lucerne. One of Celtiboria’s feuding Warlords, a brilliant tactician and a respected commander. Lucerne is something rare on Celtiboria, in all of the Far Stars…an honorable man who fights not for personal aggrandizement but to save his world. When Blackhawk meets Lucerne he comes to a stark choice. He can continue on his way, a drifter wandering from world to world, alone and without purpose. Or he can join with Lucerne, fight at the Warlord’s side in desperate battle for survival. But whatever he chooses, he will have to face the demons that have pursued him across the stars, the dark version of himself that still lives deep within his mind. Blackhawk is a prequel to the Far Stars series, set twenty years before the existing books. For those who have read the Far Stars trilogy, this is the origin story of Arkarin Blackhawk. And for those who have not read the existing Far Stars series, Blackhawk is an ideal place to start. The Far Stars Series Shadow of Empire Enemy in the Dark Funeral Games
Author(s): Jay Allan
ISBN 13: 9780692701751
Pages: 330
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Title: Gladiator (Women of the United Federation Marines) (Volume 1)

United Federation Marine Lance Corporal Tamara Veal catches the attention of recruiters who nominate her to serve as a Single Combat Specialist. Gladiators, as they are better known, are genetically modified human champions who meet Klethos d’relle in the combat ring when the Klethos issue a challenge for a human world. Win, and the planet stays in human possession; lose, and not only do they lose their lives, but the world as well. With the Klethos much more advanced and powerful militarily, able to defeat humanity in an all-out war, the challenge ring is the only way to retain at least some of the worlds of man. While life as a gladiator is full of celebrity status and the gratitude of humanity, it comes with a heavy price. Not only is there the real risk of death in the ring, if a gladiator survives that, the “Brick,” or Boosted Regeneration Cancer, will claim her life within a few years. Lance Corporal Veal, who has found a home in the Marines, has to decide whether to accept the nomination. She would have to leave her brothers and sisters in the Corps, be assigned to the combined human gladiator course, and undergo extreme genetic modification that will leave her almost unrecognizable from the woman she was before. Becoming a gladiator will enable her to serve humanity to a far greater extent than anything else she could do as a Marine grunt, but at a tremendous personal cost. Author’s note: For those readers familiar with my other Marine-related books, this one is a little different in that there is far less combat action, particularly from a Marine unit standpoint. This novel, which is the first of three planned books that follow three different women serving as United Federation Marines or as a Navy corpsman, is more about duty, sacrifice, and what it means to serve in defense of others.
Author(s): Jonathan P. Brazee
ISBN 13: 9780692692783
Pages: 230
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Title: Revenge of the Ancients: Crimson Worlds Refugees III (Volume 3)

The Final Struggle... A battered group of human ships, fighting for survival, fleeing deeper into the far unknown, pursued by the deadly forces of the genocidal artificial intelligence known as the Regent. A legendary commander, the man who has saved his people time and time again, struggling to lead the fleet ever forward, fighting through every attack the enemy throws at them. A hidden world, a remote refuge prepared millennia ago, holding the promise of a new future, if the fleet can reach it...and hold it against the Regent's relentless attacks. Admiral Terrance Compton and his lost fleet battle their way forward, striving to reach the end of their great journey. They will fight, with all the strength and power than remains to them, standing firm, resolute against all the force the Regent hurls at them. But their destiny is no longer in their hands. In the end, the fleet's survival rests on the courage and strength of a tiny force of Marines and a desperate mission, one that will lead this group of warriors right through the enemy's thickest defenses, to the very heart of the enemy's domains, the ancient homeworld of the First Imperium...and the inner sanctum of the Regent itself. The action packed conclusion to the Crimson Worlds Refugees series! Crimson Worlds Refugees Series Into the Darkness (Book One) Shadows of the Gods (Book Two) Revenge of the Ancients (Book Three)
Author(s): Jay Allan
ISBN 13: 9780692662267
Pages: 344
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Title: Commandant

This is the conclusion to Ryck Lysander’s saga as a United Federation Marine. Major General Lysander has spent 38 years of his life dedicated to the Corps and sworn to perform the duties assigned to him by the Federation. In the process, he has become the most decorated Marine in its history. During his career, he has been given some missions that he privately questions, but as the ancient Tennyson quote goes, “Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die.” He has sworn an oath to obey, and he always upholds that oath to the best of his abilities. Sworn oath or not, Ryck is faced with a situation that so horrifies him that he cannot accept it. Can he just stand by and let it proceed, or will he become an oathbreaker and put not only his life, but more importantly, that of his family, his fellow Marines and sailors, and the citizens of the Federation in peril?
Author(s): Jonathan Brazee
ISBN 13: 9780692608395
Pages: 258
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Title: Good Fences: A Scorched Earth Novel

Brian Cartwright just wants to work and run his farm in peace. The police keep showing up as the HOA from the new neighborhood keeps filing nuisance complaints against him and his farm. What makes matters worse, his former boss George and his son built a big house overlooking the farm. His prepping lifestyle and following the news online is his only other hobby, other than church activities. George’s son is the teenager responsible for causing the accident that killed Brian’s wife. Every interaction with the power hungry father drives him insane. To make matters worse, George’s son has been trespassing and gets injured on Brian’s property causing him to build bigger and taller fences. The neighbors that once shunned Brian Cartwright now need him like never before. America has been attacked with an EMP and they find themselves requiring the help of the widowed farmer the same time he realizes he needs them as well. When things get dicey, can they mend the wall, or do good fences make good neighbors?
Author(s): Boyd Craven III
ISBN 13: 9780692558508
Pages: 298
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Title: Captain (The United Federation Marine Corps) (Volume 4)

As a captain, Ryck Lysander is given one of the most sought-after billets in the Marines: an infantry company commander. His new battalion commanding officer, however, is not impressed with Ryck's past accomplishments, and Ryck finds himself struggling to fulfill the CO's expectations. Used to his "hero" status within the Corps, his new position of having to prove himself grates on him. Now, as his company marches to the sound of gunfire, Ryck must find it within himself to be an effective combat commander.
Author(s): Jonathan P. Brazee
ISBN 13: 9780692438497
Pages: 202
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Title: Cruel World

Hidden away from the world by his famous father, Quinn Kelly strives to find meaning in his life while struggling with a deformity that has kept him from leaving the only home he has ever known.
Author(s): Joe Hart
ISBN 13: 9780692347362
Pages: 256
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Title: Recruit

Desperate to escape a life of poverty on his desolate home planet, Ryck Lysander enlists in the United Federation Marine Corps, hoping to make a better future for himself. However, Ryck soon discovers that the Corps is more than a means of escaping his former life as he is pushed beyond the very limits of his strength and willpower. From bootcamp brawls to skirmishes with galactic pirates, Ryck's new life presents him with unimaginable adventures and forces him to prove his mettle as he forges his new identity and fights to earn his place as one of the Brotherhood of Marines.
Author(s): Jonathan Brazee
ISBN 13: 9780692254233
Pages: 210
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Title: Mind's Eye

A breathtaking new thriller about a stunning future that is rapidly approaching. From the New York Times bestselling author of WIRED. When Nick Hall wakes up in a dumpster--bloodied, without a memory, and hearing voices in his head--he knows things are bad. But they're about to get far worse. Because he's being hunted by a team of relentless assassins. Soon Hall discovers that advanced electronics have been implanted in his brain, and he now has two astonishing abilities. He can surf the web using thoughts alone. And he can read minds. But who inserted the implants? And why? And why is someone so desperate to kill him? As Hall races to find answers, he comes to learn that far more is at stake than just his life. Because his actions can either catapult civilization to new heights--or bring about its total collapse. Extrapolated from actual research on thought-controlled web surfing, Mind's Eye is a smart, roller-coaster ride of a thriller. One that raises a number of intriguing, and sometimes chilling, possibilities about a future that is just around the corner. "Richards is a tremendous new talent" (Stephen Coonts) who can "keep you turning the pages all night long" (Douglas Preston) For a simple list of all novels by Douglas E. Richards, see "About the Author" below.
Author(s): Douglas E. Richards
ISBN 13: 9780615953946
Pages: 360
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Title: The Medusa Amulet: A Novel of Suspense and Adventure

Benvenuto Cellini, master artisan of Renaissance Italy, once crafted a beautiful amulet prized for its unimaginable power—and untold menace. Now the quest to recover this legendary artifact depends upon one man: David Franco, a brilliant but skeptical young scholar at Chicago’s world-renowned Newberry Library. What begins as a simple investigation spirals into a tale of dangerous intrigue, as Franco races from the châteaux of France to the palazzos of Rome in a desperate search for the ultimate treasure—and an answer to a riddle that has puzzled mankind since the beginning of time. Aided by a beautiful young Florentine harboring dark secrets, pursued by deadly assassins, and battling demons of his own, Franco must ultimately confront an evil greater than anything conjured in his worst nightmares.

Author(s): Robert Masello
ISBN 13: 9780553593204
Pages: 528
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Title: A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire #4)

"It seems too good to be true. The war of the Five Kings has finally ground to an uneasy halt, with House Lannister and their allies the apparent victors. But all is still not well in the land." "With the death of the monstrous King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King's Landing. Robb Stark's demise has broken the back of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered throughout the kingdom like seeds on barren soil. Few legitimate claims to the once desperately sought Iron Throne still exist - or they are held in hands too weak or too distant to wield them effectively." "But as in the aftermath of any climactic struggle, it is not long before the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters start to gather, picking over the bones of the dead and fighting for the spoils of the soon-to-be-dead. Now in the Seven Kingdoms, as the human crows assemble over a banquet of ashes, daring new plots and dangerous new alliances are formed, while surprising faces - some familiar, others only just appearing - are seen emerging from an ominous twilight of past struggles and chaos to take up the challenges ahead." It is a time when the wise and the ambitious, the deceitful and the strong, will acquire the skills, the power, and the magic to survive the stark and terrible times that lie before them. It is a time for nobles and commoners, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and sages, to come together and stake their fortunes ... and their lives. For at a feast for crows, many are the guests - but only a few are the survivors.
Author(s): George R. R. Martin
ISBN 13: 9780553582024
Pages: 1104
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Title: A Dance with Dragons

In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance—beset by newly emerging threats from every direction. In the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the last scion of House Targaryen, rules with her three dragons as queen of a city built on dust and death. But Daenerys has thousands of enemies, and many have set out to find her. As they gather, one young man embarks upon his own quest for the queen, with an entirely different goal in mind. Fleeing from Westeros with a price on his head, Tyrion Lannister, too, is making his way to Daenerys. But his newest allies in this quest are not the rag-tag band they seem, and at their heart lies one who could undo Daenerys’s claim to Westeros forever. Meanwhile, to the north lies the mammoth Wall of ice and stone—a structure only as strong as those guarding it. There, Jon Snow, 998th Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, will face his greatest challenge. For he has powerful foes not only within the Watch but also beyond, in the land of the creatures of ice. From all corners, bitter conflicts reignite, intimate betrayals are perpetrated, and a grand cast of outlaws and priests, soldiers and skinchangers, nobles and slaves, will face seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Some will fail, others will grow in the strength of darkness. But in a time of rising restlessness, the tides of destiny and politics will lead inevitably to the greatest dance of all.
Author(s): George R. R. Martin
ISBN 13: 9780553582017
Pages: 1152
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Title: A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire #2)

A comet the color of blood and flame cuts across the sky. And from the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding shores of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Six factions struggle for control of a divided land and the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, preparing to stake their claims through tempest, turmoil, and war. It is a tale in which brother plots against brother and the dead rise to walk in the night. Here a princess masquerades as an orphan boy; a knight of the mind prepares a poison for a treacherous sorceress; and wild men descend from the Mountains of the Moon to ravage the countryside. Against a backdrop of incest and fratricide, alchemy and murder, victory may go to the men and women possessed of the coldest steel...and the coldest hearts. For when kings clash, the whole land trembles.
Author(s): George R. R. Martin
ISBN 13: 9780553579901
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Title: A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire #3)

Here is the third volume in George R. R. Martin's magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Game of Thrones and A Clash of Kings. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill these pages and transport us to a world unlike any we have ever experienced. Already hailed as a classic, George R. R. Martin's stunning series is destined to stand as one of the great achievements of imaginative fiction.

A Storm of Swords

Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavor, and still the wars rage as violently as ever, as alliances are made and broken. Joffrey, of House Lannister, sits on the Iron Throne, the uneasy ruler of the land of the Seven Kingdoms. His most bitter rival, Lord Stannis, stands defeated and disgraced, the victim of the jealous sorceress who holds him in her evil thrall. But young Robb, of House Stark, still rules the North from the fortress of Riverrun. Robb plots against his despised Lannister enemies, even as they hold his sister hostage at King's Landing, the seat of the Iron Throne. Meanwhile, making her way across a blood-drenched continent is the exiled queen, Daenerys, mistress of the only three dragons still left in the world....

But as opposing forces maneuver for the final titanic showdown, an army of barbaric wildlings arrives from the outermost line of civilization. In their vanguard is a horde of mythical Others--a supernatural army of the living dead whose animated corpses are unstoppable. As the future of the land hangs in the balance, no one will rest until the SevenKingdoms have exploded in a veritable storm of swords. . .
Author(s): George R. R. Martin
ISBN 13: 9780553573428
Pages: 1216
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Title: The Rise of Endymion (Hyperion Series #4)

The magnificent conclusion to one of the greatest science fiction sagas of our time

The time of reckoning has arrived. As a final genocidal Crusade threatens to enslave humanity forever, a new messiah has come of age. She is Aenea and she has undergone a strange apprenticeship to those known as the Others. Now her protector, Raul Endymion, one-time shepherd and convicted murderer, must help her deliver her startling message to her growing army of disciples.

But first they must embark on a final spectacular mission to discover the underlying meaning of the universe itself. They have been followed on their journey by the mysterious Shrike--monster, angel, killing machine--who is about to reveal the long-held secret of its origin and purpose. And on the planet of Hyperion, where the story first began, the final revelation will be delivered--an apocalyptic message that unlocks the secrets of existence and the fate of humankind in the galaxy.

Author(s): Dan Simmons
ISBN 13: 9780553572988
Pages: 709
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Title: Endymion (Hyperion Series #3)

The multiple-award-winning science fiction master returns to the universe that is his greatest triumph—the world of Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion —with a novel even more magnificent than its predecessors.

Dan Simmons's Hyperion was an immediate sensation on its first publication in 1989.  This staggering multifaceted tale of the far future heralded the conquest of the science fiction field by a man who had already won the World Fantasy Award for his first novel (Song of Kali) and had also published one of the most well-received horror novels in the field, Carrion Comfort.  Hyperion went on to win the Hugo Award as Best Novel, and it and its companion volume, The Fall of Hyperion, took their rightful places in the science fiction pantheon of new classics.

Now, six years later, Simmons returns to this richly imagined world of technological achievement, excitement, wonder and fear.  Endymion is a story about love and memory, triumph and terror—an instant candidate for the field's highest honors.

The multiple-award-winning SF master returns to the universe that is his greatest success--the world of Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion--to tell a story of love and memory, triumph and terror in a novel even more magnificent than its predecessors.

Author(s): Dan Simmons
ISBN 13: 9780553572940
Pages: 563
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Title: The Martian

Stranded on Mars by a dust storm that compromised his space suit and forced his crew to leave him behind, astronaut Watney struggles to survive in spite of minimal supplies and harsh environmental challenges that test his ingenuity in ...
Author(s): Andy Weir
ISBN 13: 9780553418026
Pages: 387
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Title: I, Robot

In the late 1940s and early 1950s Isaac Asimov found a home on the pages of the science-fiction magazines Astounding and Super-Science Stories. World War II had just ended and the world was obsessed with air combat and the role of technology in society. Asimov’s stories reflected the concerns over the danger of technology but they also humanized robots, indicating that it is not technology that is evil but the way it is sometimes abused. His stories were so successful that in 1950 nine of his best short stories were selected for publication as the book I, Robot. In this book you get such greats as:

  • Catch That Rabbit
  • Runaround
  • The Evitable Conflict
  • Robbie
These classics revolutionized science fiction, and just a few years later, in 1957, Asimov’s birth country would forever change history by launching the world’s first artificial satellite, Sputnik.

If you like this book, you may also enjoy Asimov’s full-length featuresThe Caves of Steel and The Naked Sun, also available in eBook format.
Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN 13: 9780553382563
Pages: 256
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Title: The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer

In Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson took science fiction to dazzling new levels. Now, in The Diamond Age, he delivers another stunning tale. Set in twenty-first century Shanghai, it is the story of what happens when a state-of-the-art interactive device falls in the hands of a street urchin named Nell. Her life—and the entire future of humanity—is about to be decoded and reprogrammed…

Stephenson looks at a future ruled by Neo-Victorian thought, and the brilliant technologist who publishes an illegal primer designed to encourage girls to think for themselves. Stephenson's 1992 bestselling novel Snow Crash has been optioned for film.

Author(s): Neal Stephenson
ISBN 13: 9780553380965
Pages: 512
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Title: Snow Crash

In twenty-first-century America, a teenaged computer hacker finds himself fighting a computer virus that battles virtual reality technology and a deadly drug that turns humans into zombies.
Author(s): Neal Stephenson
ISBN 13: 9780553380958
Pages: 440
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Title: The Caves of Steel (The Robot Series)

In the future you will walk down the crowded streets of New York City not knowing if the bodies brushing past you are humans or androids. With tensions already mounting between humans and robots, the murder of a Spacer must be handled in a politically-correct fashion so Detective Elijah Baley is assigned a robot partner.

Baley and R. Daneel Olivaw become like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, “Law & Order”’s Detectives Lennie Brisco and Ed Green, and Training Day’s Detective Alonzo Harris and Officer Jake Hoyt – disparate partners who must work together to solve a crime. The only problem is, Baley doesn’t trust anyone – not his boss, not his wife, and certainly not his robot partner.

The Caves of Steel was so popular that it became the first in the trilogy that includes The Naked Sun and The Robots of Dawn. Asimov’s collection of short stories about robots, I, Robot, is also available in eBook format.
Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN 13: 9780553293401
Pages: 288
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Title: Foundation and Empire (Foundation Series #2)

"Led by its founding father, the great psychohistorian Hari Seldon, and taking advantage of its superior science and technology, the Foundation survived the greed and barbarism of its neighboring warrior-planets. Against the odds, the group fought off destruction with cleverness and courage. Yet now they must face the full wrath of the Empire - still the mightiest force in the Galaxy even in its death throes." "When an ambitious general determined to restore the Empire's glory turns the vast Imperial fleet toward the Foundation, the only hope for the small planet of scholars and scientists lies in the prophecies of Hari Seldon. But not even Hari Seldon could have predicted the birth of the extraordinary creature called the Mule - a mutant intelligence with a power greater than a dozen battle fleets, a power that can turn the strongest-willed human into an obedient slave." This mysterious entity possesses a force and stature beyond anything humany conceivable. But even more terrifying than its strength are the eyes it keeps hidden beyind impenetrable shades - eyes that are rumored to have the power of death. Who - or what - is the Mule? And how is humanity to defend itself against this invulnerable avatar of annihilation?

When the Empire sent an Imperial fleet toward the Foundation, the only hope lay in the prophecies of Hari Seldon.

Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN 13: 9780553293371
Pages: 282
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Title: Second Foundation (Foundation Series #3)

Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. As unsurpassed blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women dedicated to preserving humanity's light in a galaxy plunged into a nightmare of ignorance and violence thirty thousand years long.

After years of struggle, the Foundation lies in ruins—destroyed by the mutant mind power of the Mule. But it is rumored that there is a Second Foundation hidden somewhere at the end of the Galaxy, established to preserve the knowledge of mankind through the long centuries of barbarism. The Mule failed to find it the first time—but now he is certain he knows where it lies.

The fate of the Foundation rests on young Arcadia Darell, only fourteen years old and burdened with a terrible secret. As its scientists gird for a final showdown with the Mule, the survivors of the First Foundation begin their desperate search. They too want the Second Foundation destroyed…before it destroys them.

Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN 13: 9780553293364
Pages: 279
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Title: Foundation

A band of psychologists, under the leadership of psychohistorian Hari Seldon, plant a colony to encourage art, science, and technology in the declining Galactic Empire and to preserve the accumulated knowledge of humankind.
Author(s): Isaac Asimov
ISBN 13: 9780553293357
Pages: 296
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Title: The Fall of Hyperion (Hyperion Series #2)

In the stunning continuation of the epic adventure begun in Hyperion, Simmons returns us to a far future resplendent with drama and invention.  On the world of Hyperion, the mysterious Time Tombs are opening.  And the secrets they contain mean that nothing—nothing anywhere in the universe—will ever be the same.

In the continuation of the epic adventure begun in Hyperion, the far future is resplendent with drama and invention. On the world of Hyperion, the mysterious Time Tombs are opening. And the secrets they contain mean that nothing--nothing anywhere in the universe--will ever be the same. Reissue.

Author(s): Dan Simmons
ISBN 13: 9780553288209
Pages: 517
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Title: Rendezvous with Rama (Rama Series #1)

At first, only a few things are known about the celestial object that astronomers dub Rama. It is huge, weighing more than ten trillion tons. And it is hurtling through the solar system at inconceivable speed. Then a space probe confirms the unthinkable: Rama is no natural object. It is, incredible, an interstellar spacecraft. Space explorers and planet-bound scientists alike prepare for mankind's first encounter with alien intelligence. It will kindle their wildest dreams... and fan their darkest fears. For no one knows who the Ramans are or why they have come. And now the moment of rendezvous awaits -- just behind a Raman airlock door.
Author(s): Arthur C. Clarke
ISBN 13: 9780553287899
Pages: 288
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Title: Hyperion

A pilgrimage to the realm of the Shrike, a part-god/part-killing machine, provides the travellers the forum to tell their incredible stories
Author(s): Dan Simmons
ISBN 13: 9780553283686
Pages: 481
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Title: Dandelion Wine

The summer of '28 was a vintage season for a growing boy. A summer of green apple trees, mowed lawns, and new sneakers. Of half-burnt firecrackers, of gathering dandelions, of Grandma's belly-busting dinner. It was a summer of sorrows and marvels and gold-fuzzed bees. A magical, timeless summer in the life of a twelve-year-old boy named Douglas Spaulding—remembered forever by the incomparable Ray Bradbury.
Author(s): Ray Bradbury
ISBN 13: 9780553277531
Pages: 239
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Title: A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1)

The first volume of A Song of Ice and Fire, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. GAME OF THRONES is now a major TV series from HBO, starring Sean Bean.

Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun.

As Warden of the north, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when King Robert bestows on him the office of the Hand. His honour weighs him down at court where a true man does what he will, not what he must … and a dead enemy is a thing of beauty.

The old gods have no power in the south, Stark’s family is split and there is treachery at court. Worse, the vengeance-mad heir of the deposed Dragon King has grown to maturity in exile in the Free Cities. He claims the Iron Throne.

Author(s): George R. R. Martin
ISBN 13: 9780553103540
Pages: 704
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Title: The Man in the High Castle

The single most resonant and carefully imagined book of Dick’s career. – New York Times

It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some twenty years earlier the United States lost a war—and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and Japan.

This harrowing, Hugo Award-winning novel is the work that established Philip K. Dick as an innovator in science fiction while breaking the barrier between science fiction and the serious novel of ideas. In it Dick offers a haunting vision of history as a nightmare from which it may just be possible to wake.

Winner of the Hugo Award

It's America in 1962--where slavery is legal and the few surviving Jews hide anxiously under assumed names. All because some twenty years earlier America lost a war--and is now occupied jointly by Nazi Germany and Japan. This harrowing, Hugo Award-winning novel set in a parallel universe is the work that established Dick as a legendary science fiction author.

Author(s): Philip K. Dick
ISBN 13: 9780547572482
Pages: 288
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Title: Ubik

Glen Runciter runs a lucrative business—deploying his teams of anti-psychics to corporate clients who want privacy and security from psychic spies. But when he and his top team are ambushed by a rival, he is gravely injured and placed in “half-life,” a dreamlike state of suspended animation. Soon, though, the surviving members of the team begin experiencing some strange phenomena, such as Runciter’s face appearing on coins and the world seeming to move backward in time. As consumables deteriorate and technology gets ever more primitive, the group needs to find out what is causing the shifts and what a mysterious product called Ubik has to do with it all.
Author(s): Philip K. Dick
ISBN 13: 9780547572291
Pages: 240
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Title: A Scanner Darkly

“Dick is Thoreau plus the death of the American dream.”—Roberto Bolańo

Bob Arctor is a junkie and a drug dealer, both using and selling the mind-altering Substance D. Fred is a law enforcement agent, tasked with bringing Bob down. It sounds like a standard case. The only problem is that Bob and Fred are the same person. Substance D doesn’t just alter the mind, it splits it in two, and neither side knows what the other is doing or that it even exists. Now, both sides are growing increasingly paranoid as Bob tries to evade Fred while Fred tries to evade his suspicious bosses.

In this award-winning novel, friends can become enemies, good trips can turn terrifying, and cops and criminals are two sides of the same coin. Dick is at turns caustically funny and somberly contemplative, fashioning a novel that is as unnerving as it is enthralling.

Perhaps the most unnerving drug novel ever written as well as an industrial-grade stress test of identity. A Scanner Darkly explores the perverse symbiosis of cop and criminal, observer and observed.

Author(s): Philip K. Dick
ISBN 13: 9780547572178
Pages: 304
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Title: Beacon 23

For centuries, men and women have manned lighthouses to ensure the safe passage of ships. It is a lonely job, and a thankless one for the most part. Until something goes wrong. Until a ship is in distress. In the twenty-third century, this job has moved into outer space. A network of beacons allows ships to travel across the Milky Way at many times the speed of light. These beacons are built to be robust. They never break down. They never fail. At least, they aren't supposed to.
Author(s): Hugh Howey
ISBN 13: 9780544839632
Pages: 256
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Title: 1984

View our feature on George Orwell’s 1984.

Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, Orwell’s narrative is timelier than ever. 1984 presents a startling and haunting vision of the world, so powerful that it is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the power of this novel, its hold on the imaginations of multiple generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitions—a legacy that seems only to grow with the passage of time.

Examines different aspects of Orwell's anti-utopian classic, with a biographical sketch of the author and critical essays on this work.

Author(s): George Orwell
ISBN 13: 9780451524935
Pages: 336
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Title: Blood In the Water (Destroyermen)

Taylor Anderson’s enthralling New York Times bestselling series of alternate history continues as game-changing revelations upend the Grand Alliance in a potentially cataclysmic war. Ever since the USS Walker came from another world war to defy the terrifying Grik and diabolical Dominion, Matt Reddy and his crew have given their all to protect the oppressed Lemurians. But with the Walker in desperate need of repairs just as the Grik’s First General is poised to strike, Reddy is desperate. With more enemies than ever before arrayed against them, the crew of the Walker needs new allies. That means combing the lethal wilds of Madagascar to find the Lemurians’ fabled ancestors, as well as the enigmatic dwellers east of the Pass of Fire. But what Reddy’s crew unearths may be more than they can handle—discoveries so shattering they could tilt the balance of the war in either direction. But Reddy’s greatest adversary is from his past: a madman named Kurokawa whose single-minded mission of revenge will shake the Alliance to its core and raise the stakes to the most personal and terrifying levels Reddy has ever faced.
Author(s): Taylor Anderson
ISBN 13: 9780451470638
Pages: 448
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Title: Straits of Hell

"Matt Reddy's old Asiatic Fleet destroyer USS Walker has been mysteriously transported to an alternate version of earth. Reddy and his crew fight alongside the felinoid Lemurians and Imperial allies to keep the reptilian Grik, a race growing in supremacy, from reconquering the Lemurians’ ancestral home on Madagascar. But exhausted, far from reinforcements, and wildly outnumbered, the odds seem greater than ever before. As for the fate of the Americas, Don Hernan and the evil Dominion have gathered to annihilate the forces behind the walls of Fort Defiance as a shadowy power with an agenda all its own rises with chilling resolve. As the war teeters on a knife-edge, a tipping point may have been reached at last—and cold steel and hot-blooded valor will remain the ultimate weapons.
Author(s): Taylor Anderson
ISBN 13: 9780451470621
Pages: 480
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Title: Deadly Shores

The Destroyermen series continues from the New York Times bestselling author of Straits of Hell. The ambitious, long-planned raid on the Grik Empire has grown dangerously ill defined. Only Matthew Reddy, commander of the old destroyer USS Walker, seems focused on the original intent. While many Lemurians see an opportunity to reconquer their stolen homeland, others—Lemurian and human—have their own agendas, which could compromise the Alliance. Complicating matters further is Reddy’s suspicion that his task force is being stalked by some unknown power bent on aiding the Grik for reasons of its own. As the raid begins and chaos reigns, Reddy has no choice but to risk everything in a desperate act that results in a sprawling, nightmare battle on the beaches of “Grik City,” on the very decks of Walker, and in the labyrinthine passageways of the Celestial Palace itself. The final cost could be more than Matt Reddy—or the Alliance—can bear.
Author(s): Taylor Anderson
ISBN 13: 9780451468352
Pages: 464
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Title: Into the Storm (Destroyermen Series #1)

Pressed into service when World War II breaks out in the Pacific, the US Walker?a Great War-era destroyer-finds itself retreating from pursuing Japanese battleships. Its captain, Lieutenant Commander Matthew Patrick Reddy, desperately leads the Walker into a squall, hoping it will give them cover-only to emerge into an alternate world. A world where two species have evolved: the cat-like Lemurians and the reptilian Griks-and they are at war.

With its power and weaponry, the Walker?s very existence could alter the balance of power. And for Reddy and his crew, who have the means to turn a primitive war into a genocidal Armageddon, one thing becomes clear. They must determine whose side they're on. Because whichever species they choose is the winner.

Author(s): Taylor Anderson
ISBN 13: 9780451462374
Pages: 416
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Title: 2001: A Space Odyssey (Space Odyssey Series #1)

2001: A Space Odyssey is the classic science fiction novel that changed the way we looked at the stars and ourselves....

2001: A Space Odyssey inspired what is perhaps the greatest science fiction film ever made--brilliantly imagined by the late Stanley Kubrick....

2001 is finally here....

2001: A Space Odyssey confirmed Arthur C. Clarke's reputation as one of the best-known and most influential science fiction writers ever. The book and the 1968 movie are icons of the modern age. Now comes a special trade paperback edition, with a new introduction by the author which sheds light on the powerful synergy between the book and the movie.

Author(s): Arthur C. Clarke
ISBN 13: 9780451457998
Pages: 320
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Title: Storm Surge: Destroyermen

In the Pacific, as USS Walker is repaired and updated after a previous battle and Matt Reddy is healing from his wounds, planning begins for a bold raid on the very heart of the Grik Empire. But time is running out for the Alliance army in Indiaa, and the Allied forces in the west must gather in an unprecedented land, air, and sea campaign to destroy the mighty Grik battle fleet and break through to their relief. All other plans go on hold when the attempt proves more difficult—and more heartbreakingly costly—than anyone imagined. Meanwhile, the struggle continues on other fronts near and far: in the jungles of Borno in distant southern Africa and in the Americas, where the Allies are finally learning the terrible truth about the twisted Dominion. The Alliance is on the offensive everywhere, but their enemies have a few surprises, including new weaponry and new tactics...and a stunning geographic advantage that Reddy never suspected. Until now.
Author(s): Taylor Anderson
ISBN 13: 9780451419095
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Title: Lilith's Brood

The acclaimed trilogy that comprises LILITH'S BROOD is multiple Hugo and Nebula award-winner Octavia E. Butler at her best. Presented for the first time in one volume, with an introduction by Joan Slonczewski, Ph.D., LILITH'S BROOD is a profoundly evocative, sensual — and disturbing — epic of human transformation.

Lilith Iyapo is in the Andes, mourning the death of her family, when war destroys Earth. Centuries later, she is resurrected — by miraculously powerful unearthly beings, the Oankali. Driven by an irresistible need to heal others, the Oankali are rescuing our dying planet by merging genetically with mankind. But Lilith and all humanity must now share the world with uncanny, unimaginably alien creatures: their own children. This is their story...

Author(s): Octavia E. Butler
ISBN 13: 9780446676106
Pages: 752
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Title: Parable of the Talents

Lauren Olamina's love is divided among her young daughter, her community, and the revelation that led Lauren to found a new faith that teaches "God Is Change". But in the wake of environmental and economic chaos, the U.S. government turns a blind eye to violent bigots who consider the mere existence of a black female leader a threat. And soon Lauren must either sacrifice her child and her followers — or forsake the religion that can transform human destiny.

Author(s): Octavia E. Butler
ISBN 13: 9780446675789
Pages: 464
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Title: Parable of the Sower

When unattended environmental and economic crises lead to social chaos, not even gated communities are safe. In a night of fire and death Lauren Olamina, a minister's young daughter, loses her family and home and ventures out into the unprotected American landscape. But what begins as a flight for survival soon leads to something much more: a startling vision of human destiny... and the birth of a new faith.

A stirring portrait of 21st-century America by the author of Wild Seed. Forced to flee an America where anarchy and violence have completely taken over, empath Lauren Olamina--who can feel the pain of others and is crippled by it--becomes a prophet carrying the hope of a new world and a new faith christened "Earthseed." Previous publisher: Four Walls/Eight Windows.

Author(s): Octavia E. Butler
ISBN 13: 9780446675505
Pages: 352
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Title: Dawn

Lilith lyapo awoke from a centuries-long sleep to find herself aboard the vast spaceship of the Oankali. Creatures covered in writhing tentacles, the Oankali had saved every surviving human from a dying, ruined Earth. They healed the planet, cured cancer, increased strength, and were now ready to help Lilith lead her people back to Earth—but for a price.

Lilith lyapo awoke from a centuries-long sleep to find herself aboard the vast spaceship of the Oankali. Creatures covered in writhing tentacles, the Oankali had saved every surviving human from a dying, ruined Earth. They healed the planet, cured cancer, increased strength, and were now ready to help Lilith lead her people back to Earth--but for a price. Reissue.

Author(s): Octavia E. Butler
ISBN 13: 9780446603775
Pages: 260
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Title: Toys

James Bond and Jason Bourne have just been topped! A battle for the world is set into unstoppable motion and Hays Baker is the only one who can save it.

Hays Baker and his wife Lizbeth possess super-human strength, extraordinary intelligence, stunning looks, a sex life to die for, and two beautiful children. Of course they do—they're Elites, endowed at birth with the very best that the world can offer. The only problem in their perfect world: humans and their toys!

The one with the most toys—dies

The top operative for the Agency of Change, Hays has just won the fiercest battle of his career. He has been praised by the President, and is a national hero. But before he can savor his triumph, he receives an unbelievable shock that overturns everything he thought was true. Suddenly Hays is on the other side of the gun, forced to leave his perfect family and fight for his life.

Now a hunted fugitive, Hays is thrown into a life he never dreamed possible—fighting to save humans everywhere from extinction. He enlists all of his training to uncover the truth that will save millions of lives—maybe even his own. James Patterson's Toys is a thriller on a hyper plane—with a hero who rivals both James Bond and Jason Bourne.

Author(s): James Patterson
ISBN 13: 9780446571746
Pages: 368
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Title: Aliens

FADE IN SOMETIME IN THE FUTURE - SPACE Silent and endless. The stars shine like the love of God...cold and remote. Against them drifts a tiny chip of technology. CLOSER SHOT: It is the NARCISSUS, lifeboat of the ill-fated star-freighter Nostromo. Without interior or running lights it seems devoid of life. The PING of a RANGING RADAR grows louder, closer. A shadow engulfs the Narcissus. Searchlights flash on, playing over the tiny ship, as a MASSIVE DARK HULL descends toward it...James Cameron took Ridley Scott's stylish noir sci-fi thriller and used the characters to create a 'western in space' tour de force. For the first time the complete script of James Cameron's ALIENS has been cleared for publication. The package will be the complete script including scenes filmed but not released into the theatres and hitherto unseen stills from the films.
Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9780446301398
Pages: 247
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Title: MAX (Maximum Ride Series #5)

Author(s): James Patterson
ISBN 13: 9780446194068
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Title: The Final Warning (Maximum Ride Series #4)

FIRST SHE WAS WATCHED. In this breathtaking new story from the astonishing imagination of James Patterson, a girl has to save herself from an army assembled just to capture her - and maybe save the planet while she's at it. THEN SHE WAS THREATENED. Maximum Ride is a perfectly normal teenager who just happens to be able to fly, the result of an out-of-control genetic experiment. Max and the other members of the flock - five kids who share her remarkable ability - have been asked to aid a group of environmental scientists studying the effects of global warming. The expedition seems like a perfect combination of adventure, activism - and escaping government forces who are watching the flock all the time. THIS IS HER FINAL WARNING. But even in Antarctica, enduring in the harshest weather on our planet, Maximum Ride is an irresistible target in constant danger. For whoever controls her powers could also control the world. . . . Maximum Ride is James Patterson's greatest character, a heroine who manages to be human and fearless at once. The Final Warning is an unrelenting new adventure from the writer Time magazine has called "The Man Who Can't Miss."
Author(s): James Patterson
ISBN 13: 9780446194051
Pages: 320
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Title: Time Enough for Love: The Lives of Lazarus Long

The capstone and crowning achievement of Heinlein's famous Future History, Time Enough For Love follows Lazarus Long through a vast and magnificent timescape of centuries and worlds. Heinlein's longest and most ambitious work, it is the story of a man so in love with Life that he refused to stop living it; and so in love with Time that he became his own ancestor.
Author(s): Robert A. Heinlein
ISBN 13: 9780441810765
Pages: 608
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Title: Stranger in a Strange Land

An enormous number of readers have found this book a brilliant mind-bender. . . .[the book is] a wonderfully humanizing artifact for those who can enjoy thinking about the place of human beings not at a dinner table but in the universe.
Author(s): Robert A. Heinlein
ISBN 13: 9780441790340
Pages: 448
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Title: Starship Troopers

In a futuristic military adventure a recruit goes through the roughest boot camp in the universe and into battle with the Terran Mobile Infantry in what historians would come to call the First Interstellar War
Author(s): Robert Anson Heinlein
ISBN 13: 9780441783588
Pages: 263
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Title: Heretics of Dune

The planet Arrakis is becoming desert again. Lost ones are returning home from the far reaches of space. The great sandworms are dying, and the children of Dunes children awaken from empire as from a dream, wielding the new power of a heresy called love.
Author(s): Frank Herbert
ISBN 13: 9780441328000
Pages: 480
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Title: God Emperor of Dune

Centuries have passed on Dune, and the planet is green with life. Leto, the son of Dune's savior, is still alive but far from human, and the fate of all humanity hangs on his awesome sacrifice...

"Rich fare...heady stuff." —Los Angeles Times

Author(s): Frank Herbert
ISBN 13: 9780441294671
Pages: 432
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Title: Dune

Opposing forces struggle for control of the universe when the archenemy of the cosmic emperor is banished to a barren world where savages fight for water
Author(s): Frank Herbert
ISBN 13: 9780441172719
Pages: 535
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Title: Dune Messiah

Dune Messiah continues the story of the man Muad'dib, heir to a power unimaginable, bringing to completion the centuries-old scheme to create a super-being.

"Brilliant...It is all that Dune was, and maybe a little bit more." —Galaxy Magazine

Author(s): Frank Herbert
ISBN 13: 9780441172696
Pages: 336
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Title: Children of Dune

The desert planet of Arrakis has begun to grow green and lush. The life-giving spice is abundant. The nine-year-old royal twins, possesing their father's supernatural powers, are being groomed as Messiahs.

But there are those who think the Imperium does not need messiahs...

Author(s): Frank Herbert
ISBN 13: 9780441104024
Pages: 416
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Title: Dauntless (Lost Fleet Series #1)

Captain John “Black Jack” Geary’s legendary exploits are known to every schoolchild. Revered for his heroic “last stand” in the early days of the war, he was presumed dead. But a century later, Geary miraculously returns from survival hibernation and reluctantly takes command of the Alliance Fleet as it faces annihilation by the Syndic.

Appalled by the hero-worship around him, Geary is nevertheless a man who will do his duty. And he knows that bringing the stolen Syndic hypernet key safely home is the Alliance’s one chance to win the war. But to do that, Geary will have to live up to the impossibly heroic “Black Jack” legend...

Author(s): Jack Campbell
ISBN 13: 9780441014187
Pages: 304
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Title: Slaughterhouse-Five: Or, the Children's Crusade, A Duty-Dance with Death

<i>Slaughterhous-Five</i> is one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN 13: 9780440180296
Pages: 224
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Title: The Lost Stars: Shattered Spear

The New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Fleet returns to the "strong saga"* of a rebellion against a totalitarian regime and the determination of two people to create a better future in the farthest reaches of the colonized galaxy ...
Author(s): Jack Campbell
ISBN 13: 9780425272275
Pages: 352
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Title: The Lost Stars: Imperfect Sword

" The wait is over. New York Times bestselling author Jack Campbell continues his action-packed spin-off to The Lost Fleet series as the Syndicate's civil war threatens to spread even farther into the final frontier .
Author(s): Jack Campbell
ISBN 13: 9780425272268
Pages: 368
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Title: The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier: Leviathan

Two Syndicate Worlds star systems have fallen prey to a mysterious fleet of warships—a fleet controlled entirely by artificial intelligence—that is now targeting Alliance space. The warships are no mystery to Admiral John “Black Jack” Geary. They were developed by his government to ensure security, but malfunctioned. If the Syndics learn the truth, the war with the Alliance will resume with a vengeance. As the government attempts to conceal the existence of the AI warships—and its role in their creation—Geary pursues them, treading a fine line between mutiny and obedience. But it soon becomes clear that his fleet is no match for the firepower of the machine-piloted armada. With the help of the Dancer species of aliens, Geary has tracked the AI ships to their secret base in the supposedly mythical Unity Alternate star system, where his fleet, the last hope for the Alliance’s future, will end the conflict at any cost…
Author(s): Jack Campbell
ISBN 13: 9780425260555
Pages: 352
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Title: The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier: Steadfast

Admiral John “Black Jack” Geary and the crew of Dauntless have safely escorted important alien representatives to Earth. But before they can depart for home, two of Geary’s key lieutenants vanish. The search for his missing men leads Geary on a far-flung chase, ultimately ending at the one spot in space from which all humans have been banned: the moon Europa. Any ship that lands there must stay or be destroyed—leaving Geary to face the most profound moral dilemma of his life. To make matters worse, strains on the Alliance are growing as the Syndics continue to meddle. Geary is ordered to take a small force to the border of Syndic space. But what he finds there is a danger much greater than anyone expected: a mysterious threat that could finally force the Alliance to its knees…
Author(s): Jack Campbell
ISBN 13: 9780425260531
Pages: 400
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Title: Stranger in a strange land

Valentine Michael Smith arrives from Mars, to visit Earth. His arrival sparks off all the things you'd imagine - excitement, horror and greed. A tremendous satire of human weaknesses, now expanded with up to 30,000 extra words. The author also wrote "Starman Jones" and "Time Enough for Love".
Author(s): Robert A. Heinlein
ISBN 13: 9780399135866
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Title: Breakfast of Champions; or, Goodbye, Blue Monday

<p>In <i>Breakfast of Champions,</i> one of Kurt Vonnegut’s&nbsp; most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. What follows is murderously funny satire, as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success, politics, and pollution in America and reminds us how to see the truth.</p>
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN 13: 9780385334204
Pages: 320
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Title: Welcome to the Monkey House

<p><b>Welcome to the Monkey House</b> is a collection of Kurt Vonnegut’s shorter works. Originally printed in publications as diverse as <i>The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction</i> and <i>The Atlantic Monthly</i>, these superb stories share Vonnegut’s audacious sense of humor and extraordinary range of creative vision.<br> &nbsp;</p>
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN 13: 9780385333504
Pages: 352
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Title: The Sirens of Titan

<p><b>The Sirens of Titan</b> is an outrageous romp through space, time, and morality. The richest, most depraved man on Earth, Malachi Constant, is offered a chance to take a space journey to distant worlds with a beautiful woman at his side. Of course there’s a catch to the invitation–and a prophetic vision about the purpose of human life that only Vonnegut has the courage to tell.</p>
Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN 13: 9780385333498
Pages: 336
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Title: Cat's Cradle

Cat’s Cradle is Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet’s ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist, a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer, and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny. A book that left an indelible mark on an entire generation of readers, Cat’s Cradle is one of the twentieth century’s most important works—and Vonnegut at his very best.
 

Cat's Cradle, in which Vonnegut weaves a satirical commentary on modern man and his madness, is one of the author's most highly praised novels. Filled with humor and unforgettable characters, this is the apocalyptic story of the end of the Earth, coupled with a vision of the future that is both darkly fantastic and funny.

Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN 13: 9780385333481
Pages: 304
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Title: Sundering (Dread Empire's Fall Series #2)

The Dread Empire of the Shaa is no more, following the death of the last oppressor. But freedom remains elusive for the myriad sentient races enslaved for ten centuries, as an even greater terror arises. The Naxids—a powerful insectoid species themselves subjugated until the recent Shaa demise—plan to fill the vacuum with their own bloody domination, and have already won a shattering victory with superior force and unimaginable cruelty. But two heroes survived the carnage at Magaria: Lord Gareth Martinez and the fiery, mysterious gun pilot Lady Caroline Sula, whose courageous exploits are becoming legend in the new history of galactic civil war. Yet their cunning, skill, and bravery may be no match for the overwhelming enemy descending upon the loyalist stronghold of Zanshaa, as the horrific battle looms that will determine the structure of the universe—and who shall live to inhabit it—for millennia to come.

Author(s): Walter J. Williams
ISBN 13: 9780380820214
Pages: 448
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Title: Praxis (Dread Empire's Fall Series #1)

All will must bend to the perfect truth of The Praxis

For millennia, the Shaa have subjugated the universe, forcing the myriad sentient races to bow to their joyless tyranny. But the Shaa will soon be no more. The dread empire is in its rapidly fading twilight, and with its impending fall comes the promise of a new galactic order . . . and bloody chaos.

A young Terran naval officer marked by his lowly birth, Lt. Gareth Martinez is the first to recognize the insidious plot of the Naxid — the powerful, warlike insectoid society that was enslaved before all others — to replace the masters’ despotic rule with their own. Barely escaping a swarming surprise attack, Martinez and Caroline Sula, a pilot whose beautiful face conceals a deadly secret, are now the last hope for freedom for every being who ever languished in Shaa chains — as the interstellar battle begins against a merciless foe whose only perfect truth is annihilation.

Author(s): Walter J. Williams
ISBN 13: 9780380820207
Pages: 448
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Title: Ilium

The Trojan War rages at the foot of Olympos Mons on Mars — observed and influenced from on high by Zeus and his immortal family — and twenty-first-century professor Thomas Hockenberry is there to play a role in the insidious private wars of vengeful gods and goddesses. On Earth, a small band of the few remaining humans pursues a lost past and devastating truth — as four sentient machines depart from Jovian space to investigate, perhaps terminate, the potentially catastrophic emissions emanating from a mountaintop miles above the terraformed surface of the Red Planet.

Author(s): Dan Simmons
ISBN 13: 9780380817924
Pages: 752
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Title: Something Wicked This Way Comes

The carnival rolls in sometime after midnight, ushering in Halloween a week early. The shrill siren song of a calliope beckons to all with a seductive promise of dreams and youth regained. In this season of dying, Cooger & Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green Town, Illinois, to destry every life touched by its strange and sinistery mystery. And two boys will discover the secret of its smoke, mazes, and mirrors; two friends who will soon know all to weel the heavy cost of wishes... and the stuff of nightmare.
Author(s): Ray Bradbury
ISBN 13: 9780380729401
Pages: 304
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Title: A Night Without Stars: A Novel of the Commonwealth (Commonwealth: Chronicle of the Fallers)

Bestselling author Peter F. Hamilton returns to his acclaimed Commonwealth series in this thrilling follow-up to The Abyss Beyond Dreams. Featuring Hamilton’s trademark blend of intricate plotting, riveting suspense, high-concept science, and vivid characters, A Night Without Stars brings the story to a fully satisfying finish. After centuries trapped inside the Void, the planet Bienvenido—along with its inhabitants, both human and Faller—has been expelled into normal space. But the survivors are millions of light-years from the Commonwealth, which knows nothing of their existence. As the two races plunge into mortal conflict for sole possession of the planet, the humans seem destined to lose—despite the assistance of the mysterious Warrior Angel, who possesses forbidden Commonwealth technology. With the Fallers’ numbers growing, and their ability to mimic humans allowing them to infiltrate all levels of society, it’s only a matter of time before they surge to victory. Then, on a routine space flight, Major Ry Evine inadvertently frees a captive vessel that crash-lands on Bienvenido carrying the last, best hope for human survival: a baby. But a far from ordinary one. The child not only ages at a remarkable rate but demonstrates knowledge and abilities far beyond those of Bienvenido’s humans. Hunted by Fallers and humans alike, she is a crucial link to humanity’s lost past—and a glorious future already almost out of reach.
Author(s): Peter F. Hamilton
ISBN 13: 9780345547224
Pages: 720
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Title: The Abyss Beyond Dreams

The first of a two-book saga set in the Commonwealth universe.
Author(s): Peter F. Hamilton
ISBN 13: 9780345547217
Pages: 640
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Title: The Twelve

Survivors of a government-induced apocalypse endure their violent and disease-stricken world while protecting their loved ones; while a century into the future, members of a transformed society determinedly search for the original twelve ...
Author(s): Justin Cronin
ISBN 13: 9780345542373
Pages: 592
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Title: Morning Star: Book III of The Red Rising Trilogy

"Born a lowly Red in the mines of Mars, Darrow lost his beloved wife to the treacherous Gold overlords.
Author(s): Pierce Brown
ISBN 13: 9780345539847
Pages: 544
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Title: Golden Son: Book II of The Red Rising Trilog

As a Red, Darrow grew up working the mines deep beneath the surface of Mars, enduring backbreaking labor while dreaming of the better future he was building for his descendants. But the Society he faithfully served was built on lies. Darrow’s kind have been betrayed and denied by their elitist masters, the Golds—and their only path to liberation is revolution. And so Darrow sacrifices himself in the name of the greater good for which Eo, his true love and inspiration, laid down her own life. He becomes a Gold, infiltrating their privileged realm so that he can destroy it from within. A lamb among wolves in a cruel world, Darrow finds friendship, respect, and even love—but also the wrath of powerful rivals. To wage and win the war that will change humankind’s destiny, Darrow must confront the treachery arrayed against him, overcome his all-too-human desire for retribution—and strive not for violent revolt but a hopeful rebirth. Though the road ahead is fraught with danger and deceit, Darrow must choose to follow Eo’s principles of love and justice to free his people. He must live for more. Praise for Golden Son “Gripping . . . Both author and lead character have cranked up the emotional stakes. . . . With Golden Son, Brown avoids the sophomore slump, charging the novel with the kind of dystopia-toppling action you’d expect in a trilogy ender, not a middle volume. On virtually every level, this is a sequel that hates sequels—a perfect fit for a hero who already defies the tropes. [Grade:] A”—Entertainment Weekly “Stirring . . . Comparisons to The Hunger Games and Game of Thrones series are inevitable, for this tale has elements of both.”—Kirkus Reviews “Brown writes layered, flawed characters . . . but plot is his most breathtaking strength. . . . Every action seems to flow into the next.”—NPR “It’s a far superior sequel, in fact: one of the rare breed of reads that improves upon its predecessor in every conceivable category. . . . In a word, Golden Son is stunning. Never mind how little we’ve seen of 2015: Among science fiction fans, it should be a shoo-in for book of the year.”—Tor.com “Pierce Brown is a prodigy. As great as the first book of the Red Rising Trilogy is, Golden Son is even better. A wild ride full of suspense, intrigue, and serious ass-kicking bravado, it’s expertly written and emotionally engaging, with top-notch universe-building that begs for further exploration. I want more!”—Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of Snowblind “The stakes are even higher than they were in Red Rising, and the twists and turns of the story are every bit as exciting. The jaw-dropper of an ending will leave readers hungry for the conclusion to Brown’s wholly original, completely thrilling saga.”—Booklist (starred review) “Dramatic . . . the rare middle book that loses almost no momentum as it sets up the final installment.”—Publishers Weekly
Author(s): Pierce Brown
ISBN 13: 9780345539830
Pages: 464
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Title: Red Rising

A tale set in a bleak future society torn by class divisions follows the experiences of secret revolutionary Darrow, who after witnessing his wife's execution by an oppressive government joins a revolutionary cell and attempts to infiltrate ...
Author(s): Pierce Brown
ISBN 13: 9780345539809
Pages: 400
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Title: The Lost World

It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since that extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end - the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, the island indefinitely closed to the public. There are rumors that something has survived. <p>This extraordinary book pairs two major talents of our time, the painter/sculptor/printmaker Jasper Johns and the bestselling novelist/filmmaker/physician Michael Crichton. Long considered to be the preeminent study of one of America's foremost living artists, this edition is completely revised, expanded, and updated. 417 illustrations, including 103 in full color. </p>
Author(s): Michael Crichton
ISBN 13: 9780345538994
Pages: 432
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Title: Jurassic Park

<p><b>From the author of <i>Timeline, Sphere,</i> and <i>Congo,</i> this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm.</b><br> <b>&nbsp;</b><br> <b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER</b><br> <b>&nbsp;</b><br> <b>“Wonderful . . . powerful.”—<i>The Washington Post Book World</i></b><br> &nbsp;<br> An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind’s most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them—for a price.<br> &nbsp;<br> Until something goes wrong. . . .<br> &nbsp;<br> In <i>Jurassic Park,</i> Michael Crichton taps all his mesmerizing talent and scientific brilliance to create his most electrifying technothriller.<br> &nbsp;<br> <b>“Frighteningly real . . . compelling . . . It’ll keep you riveted.”<i>—The Detroit News</i></b><br> &nbsp;<br> <b>“Crichton’s dinosaurs are genuinely frightening.”<i>—Chicago Sun-Times</i></b><br> <b><i>&nbsp;</i></b><br> <b>“Full of suspense.”—<i>The New York Times Book Review</i></b></p> <p>One of mankind's most thrilling fantasies has come true--an astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Creatures that have been extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park, where all the world can visit them--for a price. Until something goes wrong. "Frighteningly real . . . it'll keep you riveted."--Detroit News. </p>
Author(s): Michael Crichton
ISBN 13: 9780345538987
Pages: 464
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Title: League of Dragons (Temeraire)

"--The New York Times "A glorious series whose future status as a genre classic is now assured."--SF Reviews "If you've never read these novels, now is the time to start."--io9 "Enthralling reading."--Time From the Hardcover edition.
Author(s): Naomi Novik
ISBN 13: 9780345522924
Pages: 352
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Title: Blood of Tyrants (Temeraire)

Naomi Novik’s beloved Temeraire series, a brilliant combination of fantasy and history that reimagines the Napoleonic wars as fought with the aid of intelligent dragons, is a twenty-first-century classic. From the first volume, His Majesty’s Dragon, readers have been entranced by the globe-spanning adventures of the resolute Capt. William Laurence and his brave but impulsive dragon, Temeraire. Now, in Blood of Tyrants, the penultimate volume of the series, Novik is at the very height of her powers as she brings her story to its widest, most colorful canvas yet. Shipwrecked and cast ashore in Japan with no memory of Temeraire or his own experiences as an English aviator, Laurence finds himself tangled in deadly political intrigues that threaten not only his own life but England’s already precarious position in the Far East. Age-old enmities and suspicions have turned the entire region into a powder keg ready to erupt at the slightest spark—a spark that Laurence and Temeraire may unwittingly provide, leaving Britain faced with new enemies just when they most desperately need allies instead. For to the west, another, wider conflagration looms. Napoleon has turned on his former ally, the emperor Alexander of Russia, and is even now leading the largest army the world has ever seen to add that country to his list of conquests. It is there, outside the gates of Moscow, that a reunited Laurence and Temeraire—along with some unexpected allies and old friends—will face their ultimate challenge . . . and learn whether or not there are stronger ties than memory.
Author(s): Naomi Novik
ISBN 13: 9780345522900
Pages: 512
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Title: Crucible of Gold (Temeraire Series #7)

“An absorbing adventure.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
Former Aerial Corps captain Will Laurence and his faithful dragon, Temeraire, have been put out to pasture in Australia—and it seems their part in the war has ended just when they are needed most. The French have invaded Spain, forged an alliance with Africa’s powerful Tswana empire, and brought revolution to Brazil. With Britain’s last desperate hope of defeating Napoleon in peril, the government that sidelined Laurence swiftly offers to reinstate him, convinced that he’s the best man to enter the fray and negotiate peace. So the pair embark for Brazil, only to meet with a string of unmitigated disasters that forces them to make an unexpected landing in the hostile territory of the Incan empire. With the success of the mission balanced on a razor’s edge, an old enemy appears and threatens to tip the scales toward ruin. Yet even in the midst of disaster, opportunity may lurk—for one bold enough to grasp it.
 
“Captivating . . . compelling reading . . . [an] action-packed narrative [with] lively, uniquely drawn characters and intriguing takes on history.”—Tor.com

Includes a preview of the next book in the Temeraire series, Blood of Tyrants

Author(s): Naomi Novik
ISBN 13: 9780345522870
Pages: 384
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Title: Bloodline (Star Wars)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling novel set in the years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. From the Hardcover edition.
Author(s): Ballantine;Claudia Gray
ISBN 13: 9780345511362
Pages: 336
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Title: The City of Mirrors

. . . The Passage can stand proudly next to Stephen King's apocalyptic masterpiece The Stand, but a closer match would be Cormac McCarthy's The Road."--Time "Read this book and the ordinary world disappears.
Author(s): Justin Cronin
ISBN 13: 9780345505002
Pages: 704
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Title: The Passage

Author(s): Justin Cronin
ISBN 13: 9780345504968
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Title: The Dreaming Void

Reviewers exhaust superlatives when it comes to the science fiction of Peter F. Hamilton. His complex and engaging novels, which span thousands of years–and light-years–are as intellectually stimulating as they are emotionally fulfilling. Now, with The Dreaming Void, the eagerly awaited first volume in a new trilogy set in the same far-future as his acclaimed Commonwealth saga, Hamilton has created his most ambitious and gripping space epic yet.

The year is 3589, fifteen hundred years after Commonwealth forces barely staved off human extinction in a war against the alien Prime. Now an even greater danger has surfaced: a threat to the existence of the universe itself.
At the very heart of the galaxy is the Void, a self-contained microuniverse that cannot be breached, cannot be destroyed, and cannot be stopped as it steadily expands in all directions, consuming everything in its path: planets, stars, civilizations. The Void has existed for untold millions of years. Even the oldest and most technologically advanced of the galaxy’s sentient races, the Raiel, do not know its origin, its makers, or its purpose.

But then Inigo, an astrophysicist studying the Void, begins dreaming of human beings who live within it. Inigo’s dreams reveal a world in which thoughts become actions and dreams become reality. Inside the Void, Inigo sees paradise. Thanks to the gaiafield, a neural entanglement wired into most humans, Inigo’s dreams are shared by hundreds of millions–and a religion, the Living Dream, is born, with Inigo as its prophet. But then he vanishes.

Suddenly there is a new wave of dreams. Dreams broadcast by an unknown Second Dreamer serve as the inspiration for a massive Pilgrimage into the Void. But there is a chance that by attempting to enter the Void, the pilgrims will trigger a catastrophic expansion, an accelerated devourment phase that will swallow up thousands of worlds.

And thus begins a desperate race to find Inigo and the mysterious Second Dreamer. Some seek to prevent the Pilgrimage; others to speed its progress–while within the Void, a supreme entity has turned its gaze, for the first time, outward. . . .

Author(s): Peter F. Hamilton
ISBN 13: 9780345496546
Pages: 608
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Title: Flinx Transcendent

From one of the most brilliant imaginations in science fiction comes Flinx Transcendent, Alan Dean Foster’s thrilling conclusion to the series that began over thirty-five years ago – the epic adventures of Flinx and his flying minidrag companion, Pip.

Flinx is the only one with even the tiniest chance of stopping the evil colossus barreling in to destroy the Humanx Commonwealth (and everything else in the Milky Way). With time running out, Flinx is a man in search of a solution and in search of himself. His efforts take him to the land of his mortal enemies, the bloodthirsty AAnn, where chances are excellent that Flinx’s discovery – and summary execution – will eliminate all his demons and doubts in one masterstroke.

The way Flinx is feeling, that might not be the worst imaginable end. After years of searching for his father, he finally has – and must bear – the truth. And now he must also seek out an ancient sentient weapons platform wandering around somewhere in the galaxy and then communicate with it, a powwow that could very well fry his already frazzled brain. Then there are the oblivion-craving assassins determined to stop Flinx before he can prevent total annihilation.

With a future that rosy, it’s no surprise he’s flirting with disaster. Still, Flinx is no quitter, and he’s got something else going for him – an uncanny ability to improvise and triumph (or at least survive) in impossible situations. He’s certainly been through enough of them, and now he’s going to need every ounce of that know-how, because he’s venturing to places where the laws of physics fear to tread, where no one’s ever been, to do what no one’s ever done, and where his deadliest enemy is so close it’s invisible.

Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9780345496072
Pages: 432
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Title: His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire Series #1)

Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors rise to Britain’s defense by taking to the skies . . . not aboard aircraft but atop the mighty backs of fighting dragons.

When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes its precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Capt. Will Laurence from his seafaring life into an uncertain future–and an unexpected kinship with a most extraordinary creature. Thrust into the rarified world of the Aerial Corps as master of the dragon Temeraire, he will face a crash course in the daring tactics of airborne battle. For as France’s own dragon-borne forces rally to breach British soil in Bonaparte’s boldest gambit, Laurence and Temeraire must soar into their own baptism of fire.

Author(s): Naomi Novik
ISBN 13: 9780345481283
Pages: 384
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Title: Pandoras Star

When the twenty-fourth-century arrival of human colonists in a faraway system unleashes a race of aliens formerly imprisoned within a giant force field, the aliens, having fought for centuries over scarce resources, turn to human space to ...
Author(s): Peter F. Hamilton
ISBN 13: 9780345479211
Pages: 988
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Title: Judas Unchained

"After hundreds of years secretly manipulating the human race, the Starflyer alien has succeeded in engineering a war which should result in the destruction of the Intersolar Commonwealth. Now, thanks to Chief Investigator Paula Myo, the Commonwealth's political elite finally acknowledges the Starflyer's existence, and puts together an unlikely partnership to track down this enigmatic and terrifying alien." "The invasion from Dyson Alpha continues with dozens of Commonwealth worlds falling to the enemy. The navy fights back with what it believes to be war-winning superweapons, only to find that the alien fleet has been given equally powerful weapons. How the aliens got them is the question which haunts Admiral Kime. Could it be that the Commonwealth's top-secret defence project has been compromised by the Starflyer's agents, or is the truth even worse?" "To Mark Vernon, mechanic and general repairman extraordinaire, it appears he's landed on his feet when he finds the perfect job on the most secure world in the Commonwealth. He and his family will never be in danger again now that he's helping to build the starships that will evacuate the ultra-rich should the war be lost. Until one day when Nigel Sheldon arrives to ask him a small favour. You don't say no to the man who created the Commonwealth. But the problem with small favours is the way they tend to grow..." With the war going badly and the Starflyer's treachery threatening the very heart of the Commonwealth, only the alien's destruction can turn the tide. As Paula Myo finally begins to close in on her prey, the operation is sabotaged from within. If the nemesis is ever to be beaten, Paul will have to work out which of her colleagues is plotting to betray the entire human race.
Author(s): Peter F. Hamilton
ISBN 13: 9780345461674
Pages: 1024
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Title: Running from the Deity: A Pip & Flinx Adventure

From science fiction legend Alan Dean Foster comes a thrilling new Pip and Flinx adventure, wherein a certain red-haired, green-eyed young man blessed (or cursed) with strange powers finds himself and his mini-dragon sidekick on a top-secret mission concerning deep space, alien worlds . . . and a primordial horror intent on devouring all of it. In the outer depths of the universe lies the Great Emptiness, where something dreadful lurks, hidden behind a great gravitational lens of dark matter. Something horrific that howls and writhes and rages across three hundred million light-years of space–and is now heading straight for the Commonwealth and moving faster all the time. One slim chance exists to avert catastrophe, and only Flinx can take it. Roaming the galaxy is a conscious planet-size weapons system, the legacy of a long-extinct race. As Flinx is the only one who has ever experienced mental contact with the machine, it is his job to find the powerful alien artifact and coax it into joining the battle against the behemoth from beyond. So Pip and Flinx valiantly sail into the unknown aboard their little spaceship, which is immediately forced down for emergency repairs on planet Arrawd, home to less advanced sentients and therefore off-limits to space travelers. But what with Arrawd being very beautiful, and Flinx being Flinx, this particular rule doesn’t stand a chance. Now, Flinx is no stranger to murderous attacks and stalking assassins–evading them occupies most of his waking hours–but to be besieged by hordes bent on worshipping him as a god? Worse still, escaping this fate is going to be as impossible as fulfilling his dire mission. What’s a deity to do?
Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9780345461599
Pages: 272
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Title: The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

At last in paperback in one complete volume, here are the five classic novels from Douglas Adams’s beloved Hitchiker series.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Seconds before the Earth is demolished for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is saved by Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised Guide. Together they stick out their thumbs to the stars and begin a wild journey through time and space.

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
Facing annihilation at the hands of warmongers is a curious time to crave tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his comrades as they hurtle across the galaxy in a desperate search for a place to eat.

Life, the Universe and Everything
The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky– so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals can avert Armageddon: mild-mannered Arthur Dent and his stalwart crew.

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish
Back on Earth, Arthur Dent is ready to believe that the past eight years were all just a figment of his stressed-out imagination. But a gift-wrapped fishbowl with a cryptic inscription conspires to thrust him back to reality. So to speak.

Mostly Harmless
Just when Arthur Dent makes the terrible mistake of starting to enjoy life, all hell breaks loose. Can he save the Earth from total obliteration? Can he save the Guide from a hostile alien takeover? Can he save his daughter from herself?

Author(s): Douglas Adams
ISBN 13: 9780345453747
Pages: 832
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Title: The Approaching Storm: Star Wars Legends

The Republic is decaying, even under the leadership of Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, who was elected to save the galaxy from collapsing under the forces of discontent. On the tiny but strategic planet of Ansion, a powerful faction is on the verge of joining the growing secessionist movement. At the Chancellor’s request, the Jedi Council sends two Jedi Knights, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luminara Unduli, along with their Padawans Anakin Skywalker and Barriss Offee, to stabilize the planet’s population. To succeed, the Jedi will have to fulfill near-impossible tasks, befriend wary strangers, and influence two great armies, stalked all the while by an enemy sworn to see the negotiations collapse and the mission fail. . . .
Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9780345442994
Pages: 384
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Title: Star Wars The New Jedi Order: Destiny's Way

The time of reckoning is close at hand. Events in the New York Times bestselling Star Wars The New Jedi Order series take a decisive turn, as the heroes of the New Republic prepare for their most volatile clash yet with the enemy—from without and within.

In the war against the ruthless Yuuzhan Vong, the fall of Coruscant leaves the New Republic divided by internal strife, and on the verge of bowing to conquest. But those who steadfastly refuse to consider surrender—Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Leia Organa Solo, and their children and comrades-in-arms—are determined to seize victory against overwhelming odds. And now, finally, there are signs that the tide may be turning in the New Republic’s favor.

After capturing crucial Yuuzhan Vong intelligence, Jedi fighter-pilot Jaina Solo prepares to lead a daring surprise strike against an enemy flagship. Meanwhile, Jaina’s brother Jacen—liberated from the hands of the enemy and newly schooled in an even greater mastery of the Force by the Jedi Knight Vergere—is eagerly poised to bring his unique skills to bear against the invaders. And on Mon Calamari, the New Republic’s provisional capital, the retired, ailing hero Admiral Ackbar has conceived a major tactical plan that could spell the beginning of a swift end for the Yuuzhan Vong.

Yet even as opposing squadrons face off in the depths of space, intrigue runs rampant: in the heated political race for Chief of State . . . in the shadows where Yuuzhan Vong spies plot assassinations . . . and in the inscrutable creature Vergere, a Jedi Knight whose allegiance is impossible to predict. And as Luke Skywalker sets about reestablishing the Jedi Council, the growing faction opposed to the ways of the Force unveil a terrifying weapon designed to annihilate the Yuuzhan Vong species. But in doing so, they may be dooming the New Republic to becoming the very thing it has sworn to fight against—and unleashing the power of the dark side.

Author(s): Walter Jon Williams
ISBN 13: 9780345428745
Pages: 480
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Title: Reunion: A Pip and Flinx Novel

The wait is over! At last, New York Times bestselling author Alan Dean Foster returns to his acclaimed Humanx universe, where a young human orphan called Flinx seeks to unlock the dangerous secrets of his past and the uncertain prospects of his future with the aid of the formidable minidrag known as Pip. Together, Flinx and Pip have roamed the galaxy on their quest for knowledge, finding friends and enemies along the way, and providing unforgettable memories for an ever-growing legion of delighted fans. Now, with Reunion, Alan Dean Foster gives those fans what they've been clamoring for: the most mind-bending Flinx and Pip adventure yet--a roller-coaster ride into the unknown, filled with wonder and humor . . . and a host of deadly adversaries. It all starts innocently enough. Well, almost innocently. So what if Flinx uses his enhanced empathic abilities to finesse his way into a top secret security installation on Earth? Once there, he bamboozles a sophisticated AI program into releasing classified information about the Meliorare Society, the sect of renegade eugenicists whose experiments with human beings had horrified the civilized universe more than twenty years ago. After all, as one of the few Meliorare experiments to survive, Flinx has a right to know about his past. Especially since his telepathic powers seem to be evolving. The question is, evolving into what? The excruciating headaches afflicting Flinx with increasing frequency make him wonder if he will be alive to find out. But headaches are the least of his problems. For the information he uncovers leads Flinx into AAnn space, and the reptilian AAnn are more likely to eat human visitors than welcome them. Awaiting Flinx is a planet brimming with hidden dangers and astonishing discoveries. But nothing so dangerous, or so astonishing, as the unexpected return of an old enemy: an enemy as evil as she is beautiful . . .
Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9780345418678
Pages: 336
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Title: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Captures the strange world of twenty-first-century Earth, a devastated planet in which sophisticated androids, banned from the planet, fight back against their potential destroyers
Author(s): Philip K. Dick
ISBN 13: 9780345404473
Pages: 244
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Title: Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide Series #3)

"HYSTERICAL!"
--The Philadelphia Inquirer The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals stand between the white killer robots of Krikkit and their goal of total annihilation.
They are Arthur Dent, a mild-mannered space and time traveler, who tries to learn how to fly by throwing himself at the ground and missing; Ford Prefect, his best friend, who decides to go insane to see if he likes it; Slartibartfast, the indomitable vicepresident of the Campaign for Real Time, who travels in a ship powered by irrational behavior; Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-headed, three-armed ex-head honcho of the Universe; and Trillian, the sexy space cadet who is torn between a persistent Thunder God and a very depressed Beeblebrox.
How will it all end? Will it end? Only this stalwart crew knows as they try to avert "universal" Armageddon and save life as we know it--and don't know it!
"ADAMS IS ONE OF THOSE RARE TREASURES: an author who, one senses, has as much fun writing as one has reading."
--The Arizona Daily Star

No less a mission than preventing the destruction of the universe hurtles Arthur Dent and company through their third uproarious romp in space and time. "Wild satire . . . The reckless protagonist, Arthur Dent, is reminiscent of Vonnegut heroes."--Chicago Tribune. Previously published by Pocket Books.

Author(s): Douglas Adams
ISBN 13: 9780345391827
Pages: 240
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Title: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide Series #2)

Having survived, or so it seems, the exigencies of space travel at the mercy of that definitive volume, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur Dent now seeks a decent cup of tea…Ford Prefect is after a good gin and tonic (or jynnan tonnyx, depending on what planet you've encountered)…and Zaphod Beeblebrox wants a good meal. So what do the intrepid travelers discover in this second volume installment of the epic quest? That while Reality is frequently inaccurate, the Hitchhiker's Guide is definitive. That the major problem of time travel is one of grammar, requiring at least 1,001 tense formations. That the history of every major Galactic civilization tends to pass through three phases, characterized by the questions: How can we eat? Why do we eat? And finally, Where shall we have lunch? What could be more enlightening than to travel with them? So bring your towel, settle down and listen, and, above all - don't panic!

This sequel to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy finds Arthur Dent, reluctant space adventurer, joining Zaphod Beeblebrox--two-headed former president of the galaxy--Zaphod's dead great-grandfather, sexy cadet Trillian, and paranoid Marvin in the search for the ruler of the Universe. Previously published by Pocket Books.

Author(s): Douglas Adams
ISBN 13: 9780345391810
Pages: 256
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Title: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

Chronicles the journeys, notions, and acquaintances of reluctant galactic traveler Arthur Dent, accompanied by never-before-published material from the late author's archives as well as commentary by famous fans.
Author(s): Douglas Adams
ISBN 13: 9780345391803
Pages: 216
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Title: Dragonsdawn (Dragonriders of Pern Series #9)

The beautiful planet Pern seemed a paradise to its new colonists - until unimaginable terror turned it into hell. Suddenly deadly spores were falling like silver threads from the sky, devouring everything - and everyone - in their path. It began to look as if the colony, cut off from Earth and lacking the resources to combat the menace, was doomed.

Then some of the colonists noticed that the small, dragonlike lizards that inhabited their new world were joining the fight against Thread, breathing fire on it and teleporting to safety. If only, they thought, the dragonets were big enough for a human to ride and intelligent enough to work as a team with a rider...

And so they set their most talented geneticist to work to create the creatures Pern so desperately needed - Dragons!

Author(s): Anne McCaffrey
ISBN 13: 9780345362865
Pages: 384
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Title: Childhood's End

Without warning, giant silver ships from deep space appear in the skies above every major city on Earth. Manned by the Overlords, in fifty years, they eliminate ignorance, disease, and poverty. Then this golden age ends—and then the age of Mankind begins....

Within 50 years, the Overlords had eliminated ignorance, disease, poverty, and fear, but pulling children away from their human heritage.

Author(s): Arthur C. Clarke
ISBN 13: 9780345347954
Pages: 224
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Title: The White Dragon (Dragonriders of Pern Series #3)

Never had there been as close a bonding as the one that existed between the daring and adventurous young Lord Jaxom and his extraordinary white dragon, Ruth. Pure white and incredibly agile, Ruth was a dragon of many talents, though almost everyone on Pern thought he was a runt that would never amount to anything.

But Jaxom knew better, knew he could teach his dragon to fly and to destroy the deadly silver Threads that fell from the sky. Disobeying all rules, Jaxom and Ruth trained in secret. Their illicit flights seemed but a minor disobedience - until they found themselves in the path of danger and in a position to prevent the biggest disaster of all.

Author(s): Anne McCaffrey
ISBN 13: 9780345341679
Pages: 480
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Title: Dragonriders of Pern: Dragonflight, Dragonquest, The White Dragon

Finally together in one volume, the first three books in the world's most beloved science fiction series, THE DRAGONRIDERS OF PERN, by Anne McCaffrey, one of the great science fiction writers of all time: DRAGONFLIGHT, DRAGONQUEST, THE WHITE DRAGON. Those who know these extraordinary tales will be able to re-visit with Lessa, F'lar, Ruth, Lord Jaxon, and all the others. And for those just discovering this magical place, there are incomparable tales of danger, deceit, and daring, just waiting to be explored..

Bestselling author Anne McCaffrey's astonishing world of the Dragonriders of Pern has captured the hearts and minds of over 4 million science fiction readers. Now, new fans and old can relive the magic of the first three Dragonriders books--all in one omnibus edition.

Author(s): Anne McCaffrey
ISBN 13: 9780345340245
Pages: 832
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Title: Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern Series #1)

HOW CAN ONE GIRL SAVE AN ENTIRE WORLD?

To the nobles who live in Benden Weyr, Lessa is nothing but a ragged kitchen girl. For most of her life she has survived by serving those who betrayed her father and took over his lands. Now the time has come for Lessa to shed her disguise—and take back her stolen birthright.

But everything changes when she meets a queen dragon. The bond they share will be deep and last forever. It will protect them when, for the first time in centuries, Lessa’s world is threatened by Thread, an evil substance that falls like rain and destroys everything it touches. Dragons and their Riders once protected the planet from Thread, but there are very few of them left these days. Now brave Lessa must risk her life, and the life of her beloved dragon, to save her beautiful world. . . .

Author(s): Anne McCaffrey
ISBN 13: 9780345335463
Pages: 320
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Title: Dragonquest (Dragonriders of Pern Series #2)

Another Turn, and the deadly silver Threads began falling again. So the bold dragonriders took to the air once more and their magnificent flying dragons swirled and swooped, belching flames that destroyed the shimmering strands before they reach the ground.

But F'lar knew he had to find a better way to protect his beloved Pern, and he had to find it before the rebellious Oldtimers could breed anymore dissent... before his brother F'nor would be foolhardy enough to launch another suicide mission... and before those dratted fire-lizards could stir up any more trouble!

Author(s): Anne McCaffrey
ISBN 13: 9780345335081
Pages: 352
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Title: Classic Star Wars Splinter of the Mind's Eye

Luke Skywalker expected trouble when he volunteered to follow Princess Leia on her mission to the planet Circarpous. But he discovered that hidden on the planet was the Kaiburr crystal, a mysterious gem that would give the one who possessed it such powers over the Force that he would be all but invincible. In the wrong hands, the crystal could be deadly. So Luke had to find this treasure and find it fast....

The further adventures of Luke Skywalker as he fights for right and justice against the evil Imperial forces on the planet Mimbran.

Author(s): Alan Dean Foster
ISBN 13: 9780345320230
Pages: 304
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Title: 2010: Odyssey Two (Space Odyssey Series #2)

"A daring romp through the solar system and a worthy successor to 2001."

*Carl Sagan

Nine years after the disastrous Discovery mission to Jupiter in 2001, a joint U.S.-Soviet expedition sets out to rendezvous with the derelict spacecraft *to search the memory banks of the mutinous computer HAL 9000 for clues to what went wrong . . . and what became of Commander Dave Bowman.

Without warning, a Chinese expedition targets the same objective, turning the recovery mission into a frenzied race for the precious information Discovery may hold about the enigmatic monolith that orbits Jupiter.

Meanwhile, the being that was once Dave Bowman *the only human to unlock the mystery of the monolith *streaks toward Earth on a vital mission of its own . . .

"Clarke deftly blends discovery, philosophy, and a newly acquired sense of play."

*Time

"2010 is easily Clarkes' best book in over a decade."

*The San Diego Tribune

Author(s): Arthur C. Clarke
ISBN 13: 9780345303066
Pages: 352
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Title: When the Wind Blows

Author(s): James Patterson
ISBN 13: 9780316693325
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Title: The Girl With All the Gifts

Melanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her "our little genius." Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her. She jokes that she won't bite, but they don't laugh. The Girl With All the Gifts is a groundbreaking thriller, emotionally charged and gripping from beginning to end.
Author(s): M. R. Carey
ISBN 13: 9780316334754
Pages: 448
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Title: Babylons Ashes

The sixth novel in James S.A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series--now a new original series from the Syfy Channel, coming December 14th 2015.
Author(s): James S.A. Corey
ISBN 13: 9780316334747
Pages: 608
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Title: Nemesis Games

The fifth novel in James S.A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series.
Author(s): James S.A. Corey
ISBN 13: 9780316334716
Pages: 544
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Title: Cibola Burn

ENTER A NEW FRONTIER. "An empty apartment, a missing family, that's creepy. But this is like finding a military base with no one on it. Fighters and tanks idling on the runway with no drivers. This is bad juju.
Author(s): James S.A. Corey
ISBN 13: 9780316334686
Pages: 624
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Title: Upcoming Thriller Novel #2

An exciting new novel by one of America's most popular bestselling authors.
Author(s): John Doe
ISBN 13: 9780316317122
Pages: 144
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Title: The Expanse Boxed Set: Leviathan Wakes, Calibans War and Abaddons Gate

Leviathan Wakes is James S. A. Corey's first novel in the epic, New York Times bestselling series the Expanse, a modern masterwork of science fiction where humanity has colonized the solar system. Two hundred years after migrating into space, mankind is in turmoil. When a reluctant ship's captain and washed-up detective find themselves involved in the case of a missing girl, what they discover brings our solar system to the brink of civil war, and exposes the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Author(s): James S.A. Corey
ISBN 13: 9780316311298
Pages: 1792
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Title: Fellside

A haunting and heartbreaking thriller from the author of the USA Today bestseller The Girl With All the Gifts. Fellside is a maximum security prison on the edge of the Yorkshire Moors. It's not the kind of place you'd want to end up. But it's where Jess Moulson could be spending the rest of her life. It's a place where even the walls whisper. And one voice belongs to a little boy with a message for Jess. Will she listen? Discover M. R. Carey's powerful new novel - a chillingly atmospheric tale filled with tension, action, and emotion.
Author(s): M. R. Carey
ISBN 13: 9780316300285
Pages: 496
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Title: Stiletto: A Novel (The Rook Files)

In this spirited sequel to the acclaimed The Rook, Myfanwy Thomas returns to clinch an alliance between deadly rivals and avert epic -- and slimy -- supernatural war. When secret organizations are forced to merge after years of enmity and bloodshed, only one person has the fearsome powers---and the bureaucratic finesse---to get the job done. Facing her greatest challenge yet, Rook Myfanwy Thomas must broker a deal between two bitter adversaries: The Checquy---the centuries-old covert British organization that protects society from supernatural threats, and... The Grafters---a centuries-old supernatural threat. But as bizarre attacks sweep London, threatening to sabotage negotiations, old hatreds flare. Surrounded by spies, only the Rook and two women who absolutely hate each other, can seek out the culprits before they trigger a devastating otherworldly war. Stiletto is a novel of preternatural diplomacy, paranoia, and snide remarks, from an author who "adroitly straddles the thin line between fantasy, thriller, and spoof " (Booklist).
Author(s): Daniel O'Malley
ISBN 13: 9780316228046
Pages: 592
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Title: Leviathan Wakes (Expanse Series #1)

Humanity has colonized the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond - but the stars are still out of our reach.

Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and his crew stumble upon a derelict ship, The Scopuli, they find themselves in possession of a secret they never wanted. A secret that someone is willing to kill for - and kill on a scale unfathomable to Jim and his crew. War is brewing in the system unless he can find out who left the ship and why.

Detective Miller is looking for a girl. One girl in a system of billions, but her parents have money and money talks. When the trail leads him to The Scopuli and rebel sympathizer Holden, he realizes that this girl may be the key to everything.

Holden and Miller must thread the needle between the Earth government, the Outer Planet revolutionaries, and secretive corporations - and the odds are against them. But out in the Belt, the rules are different, and one small ship can change the fate of the universe.

Author(s): James S. A. Corey
ISBN 13: 9780316129084
Pages: 592
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Title: The Rook

Myfanwy Thomas awakes in a London park surrounded by dead bodies. With her memory gone, her only hope of survival is to trust the instructions left in her pocket by her former self. She quickly learns that she is a Rook, a high-level operative in a secret agency that protects the world from supernatural threats. But there is a mole inside the organization and this person wants her dead.

As Myfanwy battles to save herself, she encounters a person with four bodies, a woman who can enter her dreams, children transformed into deadly fighters, and an unimaginably vast conspiracy. Suspenseful and hilarious, THE ROOK is an outrageously inventive debut for readers who like their espionage with a dollop of purple slime.

Author(s): Daniel O'Malley
ISBN 13: 9780316098809
Pages: 512
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Title: The Reality Dysfunction (The Night's Dawn Trilogy, Book 1)

Space is not the only void...

In AD 2600 the human race is finally beginning to realize its full potential. Hundreds of colonized planets scattered across the galaxy host a multitude of prosperous and wildly diverse cultures. Genetic engineering has pushed evolution far beyond nature's boundaries, defeating disease and producing extraordinary spaceborn creatures. Huge fleets of sentient trader starships thrive on the wealth created by the industrialization of entire star systems. And throughout inhabited space the Confederation Navy keeps the peace. A true golden age is within our grasp.

But now something has gone catastrophically wrong. On a primitive colony planet a renegade criminal's chance encounter with an utterly alien entity unleashes the most primal of all our fears. An extinct race which inhabited the galaxy aeons ago called it "The Reality Dysfunction." It is the nightmare which has prowled beside us since the beginning of history.

THE REALITY DYSFUNCTION is a modern classic of science fiction, an extraordinary feat of storytelling on a truly epic scale.

Author(s): Peter F. Hamilton
ISBN 13: 9780316021807
Pages: 1120
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Title: Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke


Author of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Childhood's End, The City and the Stars, and the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke is the most celebrated science fiction author alive. He is—with H. G. Wells, Isaac Asimov, and Robert A. Heinlein—one of the writers who define science fiction in our time. Now Clarke has cooperated in the preparation of a massive, definitive edition of his collected shorter works. From early work like "Rescue Party" and "The Lion of Comarre," through classics like "The Star," "Earthlight," "The Nine Billion Names of God," and "The Sentinel" (kernel of the later novel, and movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey), all the way to later work like "A Meeting with Medusa" and "The Hammer of God," this immense volume encapsulates one of the great SF careers of all time.
Author(s): Arthur C. Clarke
ISBN 13: 9780312878603
Pages: 976
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Title: Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

Robert A. Heinlein was the most influential science fiction writer of his era, an influence so large that, as Samuel R. Delany notes, "modern critics attempting to wrestle with that influence find themselves dealing with an object rather like the sky or an ocean." He won the Hugo Award for best novel four times, a record that still stands. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress was the last of these Hugo-winning novels, and it is widely considered his finest work.

It is a tale of revolution, of the rebellion of the former Lunar penal colony against the Lunar Authority that controls it from Earth. It is the tale of the disparate people—a computer technician, a vigorous young female agitator, and an elderly academic—who become the rebel movement's leaders. And it is the story of Mike, the supercomputer whose sentience is known only to this inner circle, and who for reasons of his own is committed to the revolution's ultimate success.

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress is one of the high points of modern science fiction, a novel bursting with politics, humanity, passion, innovative technical speculation, and a firm belief in the pursuit of human freedom. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress is the winner of the 1967 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

Author(s): Robert A. Heinlein
ISBN 13: 9780312863555
Pages: 384
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Title: Ready Player One

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

It’s the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place.

Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia that lets you be anything you want to be, a place where you can live and play and fall in love on any of ten thousand planets.

And like most of humanity, Wade dreams of being the one to discover the ultimate lottery ticket that lies concealed within this virtual world. For somewhere inside this giant networked playground, OASIS creator James Halliday has hidden a series of fiendish puzzles that will yield massive fortune—and remarkable power—to whoever can unlock them.  

For years, millions have struggled fruitlessly to attain this prize, knowing only that Halliday’s riddles are based in the pop culture he loved—that of the late twentieth century. And for years, millions have found in this quest another means of escape, retreating into happy, obsessive study of Halliday’s icons. Like many of his contemporaries, Wade is as comfortable debating the finer points of John Hughes’s oeuvre, playing Pac-Man, or reciting Devo lyrics as he is scrounging power to run his OASIS rig.

And then Wade stumbles upon the first puzzle.

Suddenly the whole world is watching, and thousands of competitors join the hunt—among them certain powerful players who are willing to commit very real murder to beat Wade to this prize. Now the only way for Wade to survive and preserve everything he knows is to win. But to do so, he may have to leave behind his oh-so-perfect virtual existence and face up to life—and love—in the real world he’s always been so desperate to escape. 
 
A world at stake.
A quest for the ultimate prize.
Are you ready?

Author(s): Ernest Cline
ISBN 13: 9780307887443
Pages: 384
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Title: Animal Farm and 1984

ANIMAL FARM

George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is an intimate part of our contemporary culture. It is the account of the bold struggle, initiated by the animals, that transforms Mr. Jones's Manor Farm into Animal Farm—a wholly democratic society built on the credo that All Animals Are Created Equal. Out of their cleverness, the pigs Napoleon, Squealer, and Snowball emerge as leaders of the new community in a subtle evolution that proves disastrous. The climax is the brutal betrayal of the faithful horse Boxer, when totalitarian rule is reestablished with the bloodstained postscript to the founding slogan: But some Animals Are More Equal Than Others. . . .

1984

In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be.

Author(s): George Orwell
ISBN 13: 9780151010264
Pages: 400
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Title: Going Home

When Morgan Carter's car breaks down 250 miles from his home, he figures his weekend plans are ruined. Book 1 of The Survivalist Series If society collapsed, could you survive? When Morgan Carter’s car breaks down 250 miles from his home, he figures his weekend plans are ruined. But things are about to get much, much worse: the country’s power grid has collapsed. There is no electricity, no running water, no Internet, and no way to know when normalcy will be restored—if it ever will be. An avid survivalist, Morgan takes to the road with his prepper pack on his back. During the grueling trek from Tallahassee to his home in Lake County, chaos threatens his every step but Morgan is hell-bent on getting home to his wife and daughters—and he’ll do whatever it takes to make that happen. Fans of James Wesley Rawles, William R. Forstchen's One Second After, and The End by G. Michael Hopf will revel in A. American's apocalyptic tale.
Author(s): A. American
ISBN 13: 9780147516954
Pages: 528
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Title: Resurrecting Home

From the author of the hit Survivalist Series books, Resurrecting Home is an action-packed adventure that depicts the harrowing possibilities of a world gone awry, and the courage it takes to protect what matters most. BOOK 5 OF THE SURVIVALIST SERIES Against all odds, Morgan Carter and his family have endured despite the deteriorating conditions surrounding them. Armed with survivalist tactics, Morgan's crew, alongside their new friends from the recently-liberated DHS camp, have worked together to build a sustainable communuity. But not all situations can be prepared for. When a massive wildfire threatens their very existence, they must decide: fight or flight? From the author of the hit Survivalist Series books, Resurrecting Home is an action-packed adventure that depicts the harrowing possibilities of a world gone awry, and the courage it takes to protect what matters most.
Author(s): A. American
ISBN 13: 9780147515322
Pages: 336
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Title: Escaping Home: A Novel (The Survivalist Series)

Book 3 of The Survivalist Series When society ceases to exist, who can you trust? After the collapse of the nation’s power grid, America is under martial law—and safety is an illusion. As violence erupts around him, Morgan Carter faces one of his most difficult decisions yet: whether to stay and defend his home, or move to a more isolated area, away from the prying eyes of the government. He and his family are hesitant to leave their beloved Lake County, but with increasingly suspicious activities happening in a nearby refugee camp, all signs point towards defecting. Morgan and his friends aren't going to leave without a fight, though—and they'll do anything to protect their freedoms. From the author of the hit survivalist novels Going Home and Surviving Home, Escaping Home describes the struggle to live in a world with no rules, and how, sometimes, the strength of family is the only thing that can pull you through.
Author(s): A. American
ISBN 13: 9780142181294
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Title: Nineteen Eighty-four

This is the essential edition of the essential book of modern times. Annotated and with an Introduction by D. J. Taylor 'The book of the twentieth century . . . haunts us with an ever-darker relevance.
Author(s): George Orwell;David John Taylor
ISBN 13: 9780141391700
Pages: 383
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Title: Departure

The world’s past and future rests in the hands of five unwitting strangers in this definitive edition of A. G. Riddle's time-traveling, mind-bending speculative thriller. En route to London from New York, Flight 305 suddenly loses power and crash-lands in the English countryside, plunging a group of strangers into a mysterious adventure that will have repercussions for all of humankind. Struggling to stay alive, the survivors soon realize that the world they’ve crashed in is very different from the one they left. But where are they? Why are they here? And how will they get back home? Five passengers seem to hold clues about what’s really going on: writer Harper Lane, venture capitalist Nick Stone, German genetic researcher Sabrina Schröder, computer scientist Yul Tan, and Grayson Shaw, the son of a billionaire philanthropist. As more facts about the crash emerge, it becomes clear that some in this group know more than they’re letting on—answers that will lead Harper and Nick to uncover a far-reaching conspiracy involving their own lives. As they begin to piece together the truth, they discover they have the power to change the future and the past—to save our world . . . or end it. A wildly inventive and propulsive adventure full of hairpin twists, Departure is a thrilling tale that weaves together power, ambition, fate, memory, and love, from a bold and visionary talent.
Author(s): A. G. Riddle
ISBN 13: 9780062433220
Pages: 336
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Title: Zeroes

An exhilarating thrill-ride through the underbelly of cyber espionage in the vein of David Ignatius’s The Director and the television series Leverage, CSI: Cyber, and Person of Interest, which follows five iconoclastic hackers who are ...
Author(s): Chuck Wendig
ISBN 13: 9780062413178
Pages: 400
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Title: Funeral Games

The battle for the unification and rule of the Far Stars Confederation will be decided in this exhilarating third and final book in the swashbuckling space saga begun with Shadow of Empire and Enemy in the Dark.
Author(s): Jay Allan
ISBN 13: 9780062388933
Pages: 368
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Title: Enemy in the Dark: Far Stars Book Two (Far Star Trilogy)

The second book in the Far Star series follows Blackhawk and the crew of the Wolf’s Claw as they are gradually (and unwillingly) drawn more deeply into Marshal Lucerne’s campaign to form a united power bloc in the Far Stars to resist imperial encroachment. Successfully completing their mission to rescue Marshal Augustin Lucerne’s daughter, Astra, the crew of the Wolf’s Claw are enjoying some well-deserved rest—all, that is, except Blackhawk. The space gun for hire cannot escape Lucerne’s relentless pleas for help against growing imperial control in the Far Stars. While Blackhawk deeply respects his friend, he fears that the power Lucerne offers will lead him back to his old dark ways. His resistance crumbles, however, when Lucerne presents evidence that the imperial governor has been manipulating the conflicts in the Far Stars. Convinced of the deadly danger of imperial domination, Blackhawk and his crew board the Wolf’s Claw once more and set out to gather intelligence on the Empire’s movements—the proof Lucerne needs to unite the fractured and feuding worlds of the Far Stars into single power bloc capable of resisting imperial aggression. But deep in the sparsely populated territory of the Far Stars, he discovers that the imperial governor’s machinations are far reaching—and threaten the independence of every world this side of the Void. A man seemingly running from himself, Blackhawk is beginning to realize he can no longer remain a prisoner to his own past while the future of the Far Stars is in jeopardy.
Author(s): Jay Allan
ISBN 13: 9780062388926
Pages: 448
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Title: Shadow of Empire

The first installment in the Far Star series, a swashbuckling space saga that introduces the daring pirate Blackhawk and the loyal crew of the Wolf’s Claw, from the author of the bestselling Crimson Worlds saga.
Author(s): Jay Allan
ISBN 13: 9780062388902
Pages: 368
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Title: Invasive: A Novel

Hannah Stander is a consultant for the FBI—a futurist who helps the Agency with cases that feature demonstrations of bleeding-edge technology. It’s her job to help them identify unforeseen threats: hackers, AIs, genetic modification, anything that in the wrong hands could harm the homeland. Hannah is in an airport, waiting to board a flight home to see her family, when she receives a call from Agent Hollis Copper. “I’ve got a cabin full of over a thousand dead bodies,” he tells her. Whether those bodies are all human, he doesn’t say. What Hannah finds is a horrifying murder that points to the impossible—someone weaponizing the natural world in a most unnatural way. Discovering who—and why—will take her on a terrifying chase from the Arizona deserts to the secret island laboratory of a billionaire inventor/philanthropist. Hannah knows there are a million ways the world can end, but she just might be facing one she could never have predicted—a new threat both ancient and cutting-edge that could wipe humanity off the earth.
Author(s): Chuck Wendig
ISBN 13: 9780062351579
Pages: 384
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Title: Seveneves

Five thousand years later after a catastropic event rendered the Earth a ticking time bomb, the progeny of a handful of outer space explorers--seven distinct races now three billion strong--embark on yet another audacious journey into the unknown ... to an alien world utterly transformed by cataclysm and time:
Author(s): Neal Stephenson
ISBN 13: 9780062334510
Pages: 368
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Title: The Long Cosmos

The thrilling conclusion to the internationally bestselling Long Earth series explores the greatest question of all: What is the meaning of life? 2070-71. Nearly six decades after Step Day, a new society continues to evolve in the Long Earth. Now, a message has been received: “Join us.” The Next—the hyper-intelligent post-humans—realize that the missive contains instructions for kick-starting the development of an immense artificial intelligence known as The Machine. But to build this computer the size of an Earth continent, they must obtain help from the more populous and still industrious worlds of mankind. Meanwhile, on a trek in the High Meggers, Joshua Valienté, now nearing seventy, is saved from death when a troll band discovers him. Living among the trolls as he recovers, Joshua develops a deeper understanding of this collective-intelligence species and its society. He discovers that some older trolls, with capacious memories, act as communal libraries, and live on a very strange Long Earth world, in caverns under the root systems of trees as tall as mountains. Valienté also learns something much more profound . . . about life and its purpose in the Long Earth: We cultivate the cosmos to maximize the opportunities for life and joy in this universe, and to prepare for new universes to come.
Author(s): Terry Pratchett;Stephen Baxter
ISBN 13: 9780062297372
Pages: 352
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Title: The Long Utopia: A Novel (Long Earth)

The fourth novel in Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter’s internationally bestselling “Long Earth” series, hailed as “a brilliant science fiction collaboration . . . a love letter to all Pratchett fans, readers, and lovers of wonder everywhere” (Io9). 2045-2059. Human society continues to evolve on Datum Earth, its battered and weary origin planet, as the spread of humanity progresses throughout the many Earths beyond. Lobsang, now an elderly and complex AI, suffers a breakdown, and disguised as a human attempts to live a “normal” life on one of the millions of Long Earth worlds. His old friend, Joshua, now in his fifties, searches for his father and discovers a heretofore unknown family history. And the super-intelligent post-humans known as “the Next” continue to adapt to life among “lesser” humans. But an alarming new challenge looms. An alien planet has somehow become “entangled” with one of the Long Earth worlds and, as Lobsang and Joshua learn, its voracious denizens intend to capture, conquer, and colonize the new universe—the Long Earth—they have inadvertently discovered. World-building, the intersection of universes, the coexistence of diverse species, and the cosmic meaning of the Long Earth itself are among the mind-expanding themes explored in this exciting new installment of Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter's extraordinary Long Earth series.
Author(s): Terry Pratchett
ISBN 13: 9780062297334
Pages: 368
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Title: A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird)

Cloud Atlas meets Orphan Black in this epic dimension-bending trilogy by New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray about a girl who must chase her father's killer through multiple dimensions. Marguerite Caine's physicist parents are known for their groundbreaking achievements. Their most astonishing invention, called the Firebird, allows users to jump into multiple universes—and promises to revolutionize science forever. But then Marguerite's father is murdered, and the killer—her parent's handsome, enigmatic assistant Paul—escapes into another dimension before the law can touch him. Marguerite refuses to let the man who destroyed her family go free. So she races after Paul through different universes, always leaping into another version of herself. But she also meets alternate versions of the people she knows—including Paul, whose life entangles with hers in increasingly familiar ways. Before long she begins to question Paul's guilt—as well as her own heart. And soon she discovers the truth behind her father's death is far more sinister than she expected. A Thousand Pieces of You explores an amazingly intricate multi-universe where fate is unavoidable, the truth elusive, and love the greatest mystery of all.
Author(s): Claudia Gray
ISBN 13: 9780062278975
Pages: 384
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Title: The Long Earth

An unmissable milestone for fans of Sir Terry Pratchett: the first SF novel in over three decades in which the visionary inventor of Discworld has created a new universe of tantalizing possibilities—a series of parallel “Earths” with doorways leading to adventure, intrigue, excitement, and an escape into the furthest reaches of the imagination.

The Long Earth, written with award-winning novelist Stephen Baxter, author of Stone Spring, Ark, and Floodwill, captivate science fiction fans of all stripes, readers of Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen, and anyone who enjoyed the Terry Pratchett/Neil Gaiman collaboration Good Omens.

The Long Earth is an adventure of the highest order—and an unforgettable read.

Author(s): Terry Pratchett
ISBN 13: 9780062068682
Pages: 432
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Title: Sphere

<p>In the middle of the South Pacific, a thousand feet below the surface of the water, a huge vessel is discovered resting on the ocean floor. It is a spaceship of phenomenal dimensions, apparently undamaged by its fall from the sky. And, most startling, it appears to be at least three hundred years old.</p> <p>But even more fantastic—and frightening—is what waits inside . . .</p>
Author(s): Michael Crichton
ISBN 13: 9780061990557
Pages: 544
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Title: Andromeda Strain

<p>The United States government is given a warning by the pre-eminent biophysicists in the country: current sterilization procedures applied to returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to the atmosphere.</p> <p>Two years later, seventeen satellites are sent into the outer fringes of space to "collect organisms and dust for study." One of them falls to earth, landing ina desolate area of Arizona.</p> <p>Twelve miles from the landing site, in the town of Piedmont, a shocking discovery is made: the streets are littered with the dead bodies of the town's inhabitants, as if they dropped dead in their tracks.</p> <p>The terror has begun . . .</p>
Author(s): Michael Crichton
ISBN 13: 9780061703157
Pages: 384
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Title: Prey

Author(s): Michael Crichton
ISBN 13: 9780061703089
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Title: Island

In his final novel, which he considered his most important, Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years.

Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala, and events are set in motion when an agent of the conspirators, a newspaperman named Faranby, is shipwrecked there. What Faranby doesn't expect is how his time with the people of Pala will revolutionize all his values and—to his amazement—give him hope.

Author(s): Aldous Huxley
ISBN 13: 9780061561795
Pages: 354
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Title: Anathem

Anathem is the latest miraculous invention by the New York Times bestselling author of Cryptonomicon and The Baroque Cycle—a work of astonishing scope, intelligence, and imagination.
Author(s): Neal Stephenson
ISBN 13: 9780061474101
Pages: 1008
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Title: The Rift

It starts with the dogs. They won't stop barking. . . .


And then the earth shrugs--8.9 on the Richter scale in the world's biggest earthquake since 1755. It hits New Madrid, Missouri, a sleepy town on the Mississippi. Seismologists had predicted the disaster . . . but no one listened. Within minutes, there is nothing but chaos and ruin as America's heartland falls into the nightmare known as the Rift--a fault line in the earth that wrenchingly exposes the fractures in American society itself. As a strange white mist smelling of sulfur rises from the crevassed ground, the real terror begins for the survivors, including a teenager separated from his mother, an African-American engineer searching for his daughter, a TV preacher whose visions of hell have become all too real, and a sheriff cum Ku Klux Klansman who seeks racial vengeance in the midst of disaster.

It can happen. And sooner or later, it will.

Author(s): Walter Williams
ISBN 13: 9780061057946
Pages: 944
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Title: Brave New World

Huxley´s vision of the future in his astonishing 1931 novel Brave New World -- a world of tomorrow in which capitalist civilization has been reconstituted through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, where the people are genetically designed to be passive, consistently useful to the ruling class.
Author(s): Aldous Huxley
ISBN 13: 9780060850524
Pages: 288
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Title: Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited

The astonishing novel Brave New World, originally published in 1932, presents Aldous Huxley's vision of the future — of a world utterly transformed. Through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, people are genetically designed to be passive and therefore consistently useful to the ruling class. This powerful work of speculative fiction sheds a blazing critical light on the present and is considered to be Huxley's most enduring masterpiece.

Following Brave New World is the nonfiction work Brave New World Revisited, first published in 1958. It is a fascinating work in which Huxley uses his tremendous knowledge of human relations to compare the modern-day world with the prophetic fantasy envisioned in Brave New World, including threats to humanity, such as overpopulation, propaganda, and chemical persuasion.

Author(s): Aldous Huxley
ISBN 13: 9780060776091
Pages: 384
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Title: Cryptonomicon

With this extraordinary first volume in what promises to be an epoch-making masterpiece, Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling virtuosity the forces that shaped this century.

In 1942, Lawrence Pritchard Waterhouse — mathematical genius and young Captain in the U.S. Navy — is assigned to detachment 2702. It is an outfit so secret that only a handful of people know it exists, and some of those people have names like Churchill and Roosevelt. The mission of Waterhouse and Detatchment 2702 — commanded by Marine Raider Bobby Shaftoe — is to keep the Nazis ignorant of the fact that Allied Intelligence has cracked the enemy's fabled Enigma code. It is a game, a cryptographic chess match between Waterhouse and his German counterpart, translated into action by the gung-ho Shaftoe and his forces.

Fast-forward to the present, where Waterhouse's crypto-hacker grandson, Randy, is attempting to create a "data haven" in Southeast Asia — a place where encrypted data can be stored and exchanged free of repression and scrutiny. As governments and multinationals attack the endeavor, Randy joins forces with Shaftoe's tough-as-nails granddaughter, Amy, to secretly salvage a sunken Nazi submarine that holds the key to keeping the dream of a data haven afloat. But soon their scheme brings to light a massive conspiracy with its roots in Detachment 2702 linked to an unbreakable Nazi code called Arethusa. And it will represent the path to unimaginable riches and a future of personal and digital liberty...or to universal totalitarianism reborn.

A breathtaking tour de force, and Neal Stephenson's mostaccomplished and affecting work to date.|

Author(s): Neal Stephenson
ISBN 13: 9780060512804
Pages: 1168
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