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Downfall  by Louise Carey

Downfall

Louise Carey

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"Tanta and Cole may have stopped the mass murder of InTech's residents, but the cost was severe. Despite their efforts, Harlow 2.0 - the update to InTech's mind-based operating system - fed out. Now its citizens are compliant zombies, and Tanta and her crew...

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Hell's march  by Taylor Anderson

Hell's march

Taylor Anderson

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"Major Lewis Cayce will need to use every weapon in his arsenal to keep his stranded men alive on a deadly alternate Earth in this gripping new adventure set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Destroyermen series. It is 1848, and a full year after...

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The stars undying  by Emery Robin

The stars undying

Emery Robin

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"Princess Altagracia has lost everything. After a bloody civil war, her twin sister has claimed not just the crown of their planet Szayet but the Pearl of its prophecy, a computer that contains the immortal soul of their god. Stripped of her birthright,...

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Highway B  by Brantly Martin

Highway B

Brantly Martin

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"Highway B: Horrorfest is a collection of short stories exploring diagonal dimensions that, to varying degrees, are aware of and influenced by one another. The stories take place on a planet - or within the notion of a planet as communal hallucinatory canvas -...

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Resolute  by Jack Campbell

Resolute

Jack Campbell

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Admiral John zBlack Jacky Geary must battle dangers both within and without the Alliance, in this exciting continuation of the New York Times bestselling series. Geary knows that some political factions in the Alliance were just trying to get rid of him when...

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The Genison cavalry  by Sean Ackland

The Genison cavalry

Sean Ackland

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"Luke Sawyer is an ex-slave and former Union soldier-turned-lawman. Along with his partner, Jack McCrae, Luke is tasked with finding Charles Lee Ringo - a maniacal cult leader with a loyal army of disgruntled former confederates. In order to capture Ringo, the...

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Observer  by R. P. (Robert Paul) Lanza

Observer

R. P. (Robert Paul) Lanza

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"Dr. Caroline Soames-Watkins's star has been on the rise. But when she accuses a superior of sexual misconduct, the Twitterstorm that follows upends her career. With few professional options and an impoverished sister with a disabled child to support, Caro is...

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Dune  by Brian Herbert

Dune

Brian Herbert

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"He is Paul Atreides. The son of Duke Leto and Lady Jessica, the heir of Caladan. He will become the fabled Muad'Dib. Before he set foot on the sands of Arrakis, Paul was forged into the young man who would become a great leader, a her ... even a tyrant. Just...

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The deluge  by Stephen Markley

The deluge

Stephen Markley

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"In 2013 California, environmental scientist Tony Pietrus, after receiving a death threat, is linked to a colorful cast of characters, including a brazen young activist who, in the mountains of Wyoming, begins a project that will alter the course of the...

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The Akseli  by Dianne Duvall

The Akseli

Dianne Duvall

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"Simone has hunted and slain psychotic vampires night after night for hundreds of years and desperately needs a change. When the leader of the Immortal Guardians offers her an opportunity to guard ten mortal women who are venturing to another planet, she dives...

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Witchbringer  by Steven B. Fischer

Witchbringer

Steven B. Fischer

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"Suffer not the witch to live, unless by their service they might earn redemption. This is the creed of the Scholastica Psykana, a brutal foundry in which those with psychic power might be taught to serve. On the eve of her sanctioning as a primaris psyker...

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Sanguinius  by Chris (Science fiction writer) Wraight

Sanguinius

Chris (Science fiction writer) Wrai...

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"Sanguinius is the Great Angel, most beloved of all the primarchs, his mighty exploits celebrated throughout the entire Imperium as the Crusade expands into the void. And yet the origins of his Legion are shrouded in mystery and rumour, his unique physical...

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Kreig  by Steve Lyons

Kreig

Steve Lyons

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"Krieg is a dead world. Fifteen hundred years ago, it declared its independence from the Imperium of Man, and paid the price. One loyal soul defied its treacherous rulers, and laid the world to waste. From these ashes emerged a unique fighting force, forged...

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Tomorrow's parties

Tomorrow's parties

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"An anthology of short science fiction stories that present near-future scenarios of living through climate change and in an increasingly technology-dependent human society."--

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Everything for everyone  by M. E. O'Brien

Everything for everyone

M. E. O'Brien

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"By the middle of the twenty-first century, war, famine, economic collapse, and climate catastrophe had toppled the world's governments. In the 2050s, the insurrections reached the nerve center of global capitalism - New York City. This book, a collection of...

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The light pirate  by Lily Brooks-Dalton

The light pirate

Lily Brooks-Dalton

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"From the author of Good Morning, Midnight comes a hopeful, sweeping story of survival and resilience spanning one extraordinary woman's lifetime as she navigates the uncertainty, brutality, and arresting beauty of a rapidly changing world. Florida as we know...

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Station Eternity  by Mur Lafferty

Station Eternity

Mur Lafferty

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"Amateur detective Mallory Viridian's talent for solving murders ruined her life on Earth and drove her to live on an alien space station, but her problems still follow her in this witty, self-aware novel that puts a speculative spin on murder mysteries, from...

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Convergence  by Zoraida Córdova

Convergence

Zoraida Córdova

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"The next adventure in the High Republic begins expanding the new era of Star Wars, with a story set generations before Light of the Jedi. It is an age of exploration. Jedi travel the galaxy, expanding their understanding of the Force and all the worlds and...

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Pirate Queen  by Todd McCaffrey

Pirate Queen

Todd McCaffrey

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"Twenty-six alien Planet Killers have been destroyed. Not without a cost. Added to the destruction of Nouveau Franconia is the loss of Bazaar, capital world of the pirate consortium, Penzance, and Union, capital of the Union of Free Stars. Now, more than...

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Witch's brew  by Todd McCaffrey

Witch's brew

Todd McCaffrey

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"Nouveau Franconia is gone, torn into splinters by two unimaginable neutron darts. Three billion people are dead. Home Fleet has been destroyed. only the research ship, Witch, remains. So does Princess Rochelle. and she is one very pissed royal. Soon the...

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Facets of revolution  by T. A. (Science fiction author) White

Facets of revolution

T. A. (Science fiction author) Whit...

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"Chasing the trail of the woman who was once considered her best friend, Kira Forrest returns to the planet of her birth. When a near deadly incident jeopardizes her arrival, Kira will find the secrets she's worked so hard to hide bubbling to the surface one...

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The Kinsmen Universe  by Ilona Andrews

The Kinsmen Universe

Ilona Andrews

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"This is an anthology edition of the Kinsmen Universe, which includes Silent blade, Silver shark, plus a new short story, and three original illustrations... In a distant, future world Kinsmen-small powerful groups of genetically and technologically advanced...

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Summer's end  by John Van Stry

Summer's end

John Van Stry

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"Forced to take the first berth he can find, Dave ends up on the Iowa Hill, an old tramp freighter running with a minimal crew and nearing the end of its useful life, plying the routes that the corporations ignore and visiting the kinds of places that the...

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Terry Nation's Blake's 7  by Trevor Hoyle

Terry Nation's Blake's 7

Trevor Hoyle

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"Accused of a brutal crime and exiled from Dome City, where a vicious regime wields dictatorial power, Roj Blake swears vengeance on the corrupt leaders who have destroyed his future. Hijacking the Liberator, the most advanced spacecraft ever created, Blake...

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Ballistic  by Travis S. Taylor

Ballistic

Travis S. Taylor

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"Don't mess with our astronauts! A Russian ICBM site is attacked just north of the Ukraine boarder. The nuclear warheads are missing! A Special Operations and Intelligence Community Task Force is rapidly put together to respond, but where it should deploy is...

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The godel operation  by James L. Cambias

The godel operation

James L. Cambias

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"Daslakh is an AI with a problem. Its favorite human, a young man named Zee, is in love with a woman who never existed - and he will scour the Solar System to find her. But in the Tenth Millennium a billion worlds circle the Sun-everything from terraformed...

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Planet of the apes

Planet of the apes

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"The 1968 film Planet of the Apes was a seminal work of science fiction that inspired generations of filmmakers and authors. Now a who's who of modern writers - including Kevin J. Anderson, Nancy Collins, Jonathan Maberry, and John Jackson Miller--produces...

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Cold water  by David Hutchinson

Cold water

David Hutchinson

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"When Carey Tews retired from Les Coureurs - the clandestine organisation of high-risk smugglers - she swore she'd never go back. Her cover in Hungary was blown, and even if she could have returned, she wouldn't. That is, until an old friend and lover is found...

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Expect me tomorrow  by Christopher Priest

Expect me tomorrow

Christopher Priest

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"A petty thief known as John Smith was arrested for fraudulent behavior in 1877. He tricked women into thinking he was rich, then stole their belongings and vanished. His guilt was obvious. In 1852, Adler and Adolf Beck's father died on an expedition to a...

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Where it rains in color  by Denise Crittendon

Where it rains in color

Denise Crittendon

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"When her flawless skin becomes infected with a debilitating disease, causing her to lose her ability to shimmer, Lileala, the Rare Indigo of a color-rich utopia in the center of the galaxy, discovers her destiny goes far beyond her beauty as a new power...

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Wormhole  by Keith Brooke

Wormhole

Keith Brooke

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"2110. Earth is suffering major resource shortages, and the impact of climate change is peaking, with much of the planet's equatorial regions turned to lifeless desert and populations displaced. Colonies have been established on Mars and the Moon, but these...

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The successors

The successors

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"From storied successors including the Crimson Fists and Flesh Tearers to lesser-known Chapters like the Emperor's Spears and Consecrators, you'll be spoilt for no-holds-barred Space Marines action. The Space Marine Legions of old are dead. In their place have...

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The red scholar's wake  by Aliette de Bodard

The red scholar's wake

Aliette de Bodard

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"When tech scavenger Xích Si is captured and imprisoned by the infamous pirates of the Red Banner, she expects to be tortured or killed. Instead, their leader, Rice Fish, makes Xích Si an utterly incredible proposition: an offer of marriage. Both have their...

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Terminal peace  by Jim C. Hines

Terminal peace

Jim C. Hines

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"Marion 'Mops' Adamopoulos and her team were trained to clean spaceships. They were absolutely not trained to fight an interplanetary war with the xenocidal Prodryans or to make first contact with the Jynx, a race who might not be as primitive as they seem....

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Children of memory  by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Children of memory

Adrian Tchaikovsky

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"Earth is failing. In a desperate bid to escape, the spaceship Enkidu and its captain, Heorest Holt, carry its precious human cargo to a potential new Eden. Generations later, this fragile colony has managed to survive, eking out a hardy existence. Yet life is...

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Leech  by Hiron Ennes

Leech

Hiron Ennes

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"Tade Thompson In an isolated chateau, as far north as north goes, the baron's doctor has died. The Interprovincial Medical Institute sends out a replacement. But when the new physician investigates the cause of death, which appears to be suicide, there's a...

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Radioactive  by Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Radioactive

Nicholas Sansbury Smith

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"New monsters. New terrain. New threats. Welcome to Australia. The battle for Panama is over, and King Xavier Rodriguez secretly deploys the airship Vanguard to Queensland. The hunt for the Coral Castle is on. The rest of the fleet returns to the Vanguard...

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Arena mode  by Blake Northcott

Arena mode

Blake Northcott

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"In 2041, superhumans live among us, but none of them want to save the world. Not that there's much left to save: sea levels are rising, the income gap is widening, and the rich live above it all in Manhattan's shimmering megatowers. Below in the Fringe,...

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Rogal Dorn  by Gavin Thorpe

Rogal Dorn

Gavin Thorpe

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"Six decades into the Great Crusade, expansion has been swift - but the Emperor demands the boundaries of the Imperium grow even further. To this end, four Primarchs are tasked with securing systems beyond the Northern Major Warp Storm, the very presence of...

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Mortarion  by David Annandale

Mortarion

David Annandale

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"Once, the Galaspar System suffered under the cruel regime of the Order. Billions of people toiled endlessly to enrich their masters, enduring short lives of poverty, squalor and fear. But Galaspar's sins did not go unnoticed by the Imperium, and so Death...

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The ice orphan  by Kathleen O'Neal Gear

The ice orphan

Kathleen O'Neal Gear

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"It's been 925 summers since the Jemen introduced zyme, a bioluminescent algae, into the world's ocean and unwittingly triggered an Ice Age that has consumed most of the planet. All but a handful of Jemen flew to the stars, but before they left, they recreated...

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Death draws five  by John J. Miller

Death draws five

John J. Miller

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"Edited by bestselling author George R.R. Martin, in the next Wild Cards adventure we follow John Fortune, son of two of the most powerful and popular Aces the world has ever seen. In Death Draws Five, John Fortune's card has finally turned. He's an Ace! And...

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1637  by Eric Flint

1637

Eric Flint

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"Up-timer Morris Roth and his Grand Army of the Sunrise stand at a crossroads. Military success against the Polish-Lithuanian magnates has all but guaranteed a continued push east into Ruthenian lands. There, Roth hopes to further his Anaconda Project so that...

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Elon Musk (almost) saves the world  by Lucien Young

Elon Musk (almost) saves the world

Lucien Young

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"When an ALIEN ARMADA menaces our planet, Earth's governments and armed forces find themselves powerless to resist. In desperation, humanity turns to one man: billionaire, futurist and Twitter addict ELON MUSK. Elon has long styled himself as the real-life...

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The reinvented heart

The reinvented heart

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"The Reinvented Heart explores non-male perspective on relationships, genders and attitude as rapidly advancing technology reshapes our society. It presents stories that complicate sex and gender by showing how shifting technology may affect social attitudes...

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The future is female!

The future is female!

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"In the 1970s, feminist authors created a new mode of science fiction in defiance of the 'baboon patriarchy' - Ursula K. Le Guin's words - that had long dominated the genre, imagining futures that are still visionary. In this sequel to her groundbreaking 2018...

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Màgòdiz  by Gabe Calderón

Màgòdiz

Gabe Calderón

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"Everything that was green and good is gone, scorched away by a war that no one living remembers. The small surviving human population scavenges to get by; they cannot read or write and lack the tools and knowledge to rebuild. The only ones with any power are...

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The best American science fiction & fantasy 2022

The best American science fiction & fantasy 2022

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Offers science fiction and fantasy stories from American authors, including Kelly Link, Karen Russell, and Rich Larson.

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Trinity's children  by Dave Bara

Trinity's children

Dave Bara

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"Jared Clement has returned to Trinity, not as a mere ship captain but now as a 5 Suns Fleet Admiral. With his promotion comes increased responsibility that weighs heavy on his shoulders. 30,000 settlers are leaving the dying planets of the Rim, his home, and...

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The last hero  by Linden A. Lewis

The last hero

Linden A. Lewis

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"Astrid is finally free of the Sisterhood, yet her name carries on. She's called the Unchained by those she's inspired and the Heretic by those who want her voiceless once more. Now Astrid uses knowledge of the Sisterhood's inner workings against them, aiding...

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Ocean's echo  by Everina Maxwell

Ocean's echo

Everina Maxwell

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"Ocean's Echo is a stand-alone space adventure about a bond that will change the fate of worlds, set in the same universe as Everina Maxwell's hit debut, Winter's Orbit. Rich socialite, inveterate flirt, and walking disaster Tennalhin Halkana can read minds....

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HellSans  by Ever Dundas

HellSans

Ever Dundas

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HellSans is set in a fictional UK, where HellSans is a ubiquitous typeface, enforced by the government in all communications and in all public spaces. It is the ultimate control device. The majority of the population experience bliss when they see the...

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Reckoning  by W. Michael Gear

Reckoning

W. Michael Gear

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"Three years after Ashanti spaced for Solar System, Turalon reappears in the Donovanian sky. The Corporation has returned. Donovan's wealth is a lure for the powerful families who control the Board. Unburdened by morals, they are bringing their battle for...

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The Bacta war  by Michael A. Stackpole

The Bacta war

Michael A. Stackpole

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"Rebuilding the legendary Rogue Squadron, Wedge Antilles seeks out the most skilled and daring X-wing pilots, but when the group is ordered to assault the Imperial Black Moon, he fears that they may not survive the mission."--Publisher.

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The dabare snake launcher  by Joelle Presby

The dabare snake launcher

Joelle Presby

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"New money, old tribes, and international megacorps race to build the first space elevator. With a little Dabare magic, it just might work! The Sadous, a nouveau riche West African family, are handed a plum contract as repayment for a decades-old favor that...

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The Ghost of Danny McGee  by Quinlan Grim

The Ghost of Danny McGee

Quinlan Grim

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"Camp Phoenix is a controversial and expensive summer camp program that transfers adults' consciousness into a clone of their childhood selves. On the surface, it's an ordinary summer camp. Twelve-year-old Logan has come to have a relaxing, carefree summer....

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Eat my shadow  by Linda Cockburn

Eat my shadow

Linda Cockburn

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"20 years ago the world went quiet. Father is stranded between the living world and the lost. He saw the end and he can't let it go. Finn was a child when it collapsed. He's a young green vine growing up through the ribcage of a lost civilisation. It's 2053,...

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Interface  by Scott Britz-Cunningham

Interface

Scott Britz-Cunningham

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"Interface is a thriller set in the near future, in this case in a world where everyone is linked 24/7 in an information stream carried by brain implants (imagine our present-day Internet and social media on steroids). The book can be read as a critique of...

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The immortality thief  by Taran Hunt

The immortality thief

Taran Hunt

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"Refugee, criminal, and linguist Sean Wren is made an offer he knows he can't refuse: life in prison, 'voluntary' military service--or salvaging data in a long-dead language from an abandoned ship filled with traps and monsters, just days before it's destroyed...

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Aliens. Vasquez  by V. Castro

Aliens. Vasquez

V. Castro

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"Even before the doomed mission to Hadley's Hope on LV-426, Jenette Vasquez had to fight to survive. Born to an immigrant family with a long military tradition, she looked up to the stars, but life pulled her back down to Earth - -first into a street gang,...

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Fractured infinity  by Nathan Tavares

Fractured infinity

Nathan Tavares

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"Film-maker Hayes Figueiredo is struggling to finish the documentary of his heart when handsome physicist Yusuf Hassan shows up, claiming Hayes is the key to understanding the Envisioner - a mysterious device that can predict the future. Hayes is taken to a...

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The order  by Jeremy Robinson

The order

Jeremy Robinson

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"Mysterious gateways are appearing throughout the universe, bridging violent civilizations, leading to war, and sowing chaos. While some species succumb to the pandemonium, the Chut'un forge an unholy symbiotic relationship--The Order--with red Europhids, a...

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The Wraithbone Phoenix  by Alec Worley

The Wraithbone Phoenix

Alec Worley

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"Baggit is the fast-talking ratling with an eye for the big score. Cloddle is the ogryn with a heart of gold and a head full of dreams. These abhuman deserters turned criminals operating in the city of Varangantua have crossed the wrong man for the last time,...

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Dark class  by Michelle Diener

Dark class

Michelle Diener

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"Waking up alone . . . Ellie Masters comes out of a coma to find herself the only inhabitant of an eerily empty moon station. She's not on Earth any more, she's not even in the right solar system. So when someone reaches out to her, tells her he's her friend,...

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Dark matters  by Michelle Diener

Dark matters

Michelle Diener

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"Lucy Harris is on the run, not sure where she can turn to for help, or if help is even available. But even as her abductors chase her down, she realizes they don't just want to recapture her, they want to erase her. When your very existence puts a planet at...

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Nightwatch over Windscar  by K. Eason

Nightwatch over Windscar

K. Eason

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"Iari is good at killing monsters, [as] a templar in the Aedis, a multi-species religious organization committed to protecting the Confederation... But after she helped stop separatists from sabotaging the entire Confederation, she discovered a new sort of...

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Neom  by Lavie Tidhar

Neom

Lavie Tidhar

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"The city known as Neom is many things to many beings, human or otherwise. It is a tech wonderland for the rich and beautiful; an urban sprawl along the Red Sea; and a port of call between Earth and the stars. In the desert, young orphan Elias has joined a...

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Forgotten evil  by Quill Holland

Forgotten evil

Quill Holland

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If you had the power to rewrite people's thoughts... would you? As a thirty-five-year-old farmer on a colony world, Raith is a kind and simple man, with a catch - he's only existed for two years. His previous life is a mystery; the only clue to his past is a...

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The king's ghosts  by Todd McCaffrey

The king's ghosts

Todd McCaffrey

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"It started with a laundry ship. It ended in the Second Battle of Canaris Rift: Fleets destroyed, a wormhole blocked by fireships, wreckage floating in the stars. Only the King's Ghosts survived: And dead men tell no tales. No tales except one: The aliens will...

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Living memory  by David (Aerospace engineer/Novelist) Walton

Living memory

David (Aerospace engineer/Novelist)...

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"When paleontologists Samira and Kit uncover dinosaur skeletons in northern Thailand, they also find the remains of an ancient genetic technology that nations will kill to control. Catapulted into a web of murder and intrigue involving the Chinese Ministry of...

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Echoes of eternity  by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

Echoes of eternity

Aaron Dembski-Bowden

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"The walls have fallen. The defenders' unity is broken. The Inner Palace lies in ruins. The Warmaster's horde advances through the fire and ash of Terra's dying breaths, forcing the loyalists back to the Delphic Battlement, the very walls of the Sanctum...

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About time  by Jodi Taylor

About time

Jodi Taylor

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"After their heroic efforts to safeguard the Acropolis and prevent the Paris Time-Stop, the Time Police have gone from zero to hero. Then one fateful mission to apprehend a minor criminal selling dodgy historical artefacts blows up in all their faces. An...

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Volpone glory  by Nick Kyme

Volpone glory

Nick Kyme

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"As war rages across the Sabbat Worlds, the Volpone Bluebloods are sent to Gnostes at the head of a massive Imperial host. Tasked with the liberation of the Agria island chain from the entrenched Blood Pact, the haughty soldiers of the Volpone find their...

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The magister and the martyr  by Matthew Farrer

The magister and the martyr

Matthew Farrer

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"Join the Iron Snakes as they battle for survival on the desolate Forge World of Urdesh. Saint Sabbat has brought a miracle to the war-torn city of Ghereppan, but one battle is not the war. The voice of Magister Sek still haunts the Imperial forces, defying...

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Godblight  by Guy Haley

Godblight

Guy Haley

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"The paths of Roboute Guilliman and his fallen brother Mortarion bring them inexorably together on Iax. Once a jewel of the Imperium, the garden world is dying, as the plans of the Lord of Death to use it as a fulcrum to drag the stellar realm of Ultramar into...

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War maid  by Todd McCaffrey

War maid

Todd McCaffrey

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"Six hundred years in the future... Mankind has spread out in the galaxy in many different polities. And then we met the aliens. They're not from around here. In fact, they're from another universe. They don't like humans. They don't like competition. They...

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Into the war  by James Rosone

Into the war

James Rosone

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"Humanity stumbles into a galactic war... a war of survival, a conflict with no end. Earth has united under the banner of the Republic. Humanity's brightest minds have deciphered the secrets to the alien technology and begin to reverse engineer it. An elder...

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Into the battle  by James Rosone

Into the battle

James Rosone

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"Mankind has awakened a monster... ...Humanity must put aside its own animosities... ...or face extinction. The origins of human history begin to unravel as Earth learns they are not the only humans in the galaxy. The sudden discovery of humans living on...

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Into the stars  by James Rosone

Into the stars

James Rosone

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"The stars are within mankind's reach... But what awaits in the void may end humanity... Mars and the Moon have been colonized, piracy runs rampant in the asteroid belts, and a thriving society grows in the depths of space. Humanity prepares to embark upon its...

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Voyage of the void-lost  by Stephen Hunt

Voyage of the void-lost

Stephen Hunt

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"When Captain Lana Fiveworlds seizes on a lucrative contract to fly a rough-and-ready bunch of grave robbers between the worlds of long-extinct civilisations, she's expecting a nice easy ride for her misfit crew on board the starship Gravity Rose. After all,...

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Beyond the burn line  by Paul J. McAuley

Beyond the burn line

Paul J. McAuley

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"In the deep future beyond the burn line of the Anthropocene and the extinction of humanity, the city states of an intelligent species of bear have fallen to a mind-wrecking plague. The bears' former slaves, a peaceable, industrious and endlessly curious...

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Lost in time  by A. G. Riddle

Lost in time

A. G. Riddle

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"One morning, Dr. Sam Anderson wakes up to find that the woman he loves has been murdered. For Sam, the horror is only beginning. He and his daughter are accused of the crime. The evidence is ironclad. They will be convicted. And so, to ensure his daughter...

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Ruin  by Nate Crowley

Ruin

Nate Crowley

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"Exiled to the miserable world of Sedh, the disgraced necron lord Oltyx is consumed with bitterness. Once heir to the throne of a dynasty, he now commands nothing but a dwindling garrison of warriors, in a never-ending struggle against ork invaders. Oltyx can...

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Aftermath  by LeVar Burton

Aftermath

LeVar Burton

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"In 2012, the first African American president is assassinated by a white extremist - just four days after he is elected. The horrific tragedy leads to riots, financial collapse, and ultimately, a full-on civil war. In its aftermath, millions are left homeless...

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Only bad options  by Jennifer Estep

Only bad options

Jennifer Estep

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"Few people know the name Vesper Quill. To most folks, I'm just a lowly lab rat who designs brewmakers and other household appliances in the research and development lab at the powerful Kent Corp. But when I point out a design flaw and a safety hazard in the...

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The spare man  by Mary Robinette Kowal

The spare man

Mary Robinette Kowal

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"Hugo, Locus, and Nebula-Award winner Mary Robinette Kowal blends her no-nonsense approach to life in space with her talent for creating glittering high-society in this stylish SF mystery, The Spare Man. Tesla Crane, one of the richest women in the world, is...

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Deathmarked  by A. J. Eversley

Deathmarked

A. J. Eversley

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"She's always been good in fights. But can she kill to survive? Hunting artifacts while being hunted by deadly creatures that are impossible to outrun. That's what Sienna must do. The DEZ might have given her military training, but nothing could have prepared...

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The fish  by Joanne Stubbs

The fish

Joanne Stubbs

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"A few decades into the twenty-first century, in their permanently flooded garden in Cornwall, Cathy and her wife Ephie give up on their vegetable patch and plant a paddy field instead. Thousands of miles away, expat Margaret is struggling to adjust to life in...

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Queen high  by C. J. Carey

Queen high

C. J. Carey

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"1955. The Leader has been dead for two years. His assassination, on British soil, provoked violent retribution and intensified repression of British citizens, particularly women. Now, more than ever, the Protectorate is a place of surveillance and isolation -...

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A meeting at Corvallis  by S. M. Stirling

A meeting at Corvallis

S. M. Stirling

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In the tenth year of The Change, the survivors in western Oregon have learned how to live in a world without technology--but there are those who would exploit the new world order. On one side stands Michael Havel's Bearkillers and their allies, Clan MacKenzie...

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Imperial gambit  by Evan Currie

Imperial gambit

Evan Currie

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"The Empire, in its refusal to be dissuaded from hostilities, have placed the fledgling Terran Allance and their Priminae Allies into a corner from which there seems no reasonable escape. Steph and his Archangels continue their mission deep within the enemy...

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The seed of Cain  by Agnes Gomillion

The seed of Cain

Agnes Gomillion

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""General Arika Cobane, beloved leader of the worker rebellion, makes a bold - but illegal - move to ensure the people's freedom. When her scheme fails and her co-conspirator hangs for treason, Arika - overworked and overwrought - blacks out. When she awakens,...

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Poster girl  by Veronica Roth

Poster girl

Veronica Roth

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"Sonya Kantor knows this slogan - she lived by it for most of her life. For decades, everyone in the Seattle-Portland megalopolis lived under it, as well as constant surveillance in the form of the Insight, an ocular implant that tracked every word and every...

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Seeders  by Christopher McMaster

Seeders

Christopher McMaster

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"A pandemic spread over their planet and swept them from history. In a desperate act to save their species they launched a remnant of survivors into the depths of space, frozen in cryo-sleep, to be awakened only when their ship detected a habitable planet. But...

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Across the sand  by Hugh Howey

Across the sand

Hugh Howey

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"The old world is buried. A new one has been forged atop the shifting dunes, a land of howling wind and infernal sand. In this barren home, siblings Conner, Rob, Palmer and Violet daily carve out a future. They live in the shadow of their father and oldest...

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The Janus file  by David Weber

The Janus file

David Weber

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"The fates of universes aren't the only things time travel can impact. Sometimes the effect is a lot more mundane and closer to home. And when that happens, it's up to the cops of Themis Division to make time turn out right. It was supposed to be a routine...

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Prodigals  by Alan Dean Foster

Prodigals

Alan Dean Foster

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"If they're coming for us, who's coming for them? The galaxy is vast, and not everything is what it seems. The invasion we always feared is here. Which begs the question: what do the invaders fear? If not us, then what... or who? And what happens to the...

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No game for knights

No game for knights

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"In a world of criminals, thugs, con artists, cheats, and swindlers, there must be a man to stand against the powers of darkness and corruption. A man not afraid to walk the mean streets - whether they be those of 1930s Los Angeles, an ancient fantasy realm,...

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