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Time travel, space adventure, human-alien encounters – discover strange new worlds in these sci-fi stories. Find your next read in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Breach

Breach

eBook

Alfie Simpson's The Plant Room features one of our favourite characters to grace our pages, then proceeds to commit terrible violence. Claire Fitzpatrick and Michael Morris both channel Ursula Le Guin's dark side, while Hari Navarro's Black Holy asks...

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Breach

Breach

eBook

Our 8th issue skews heavily to horror, covering a few different subgenres by some amazing writers. Deborah Sheldon (Contrition, Thylacines) starts things off with For Weirdless Days and Weary Nights, a dark tale about friends discovering an abandoned...

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Breach

Breach

eBook

Travel to the mesosphere to catch a glimpse of Hannah C. van Didden's The Unknown, while in Matey, Peter Kirk wonders what happens when robots get old.​With Hurk + Dav, Arthur Robinson introduces two of our favourite new characters. And poet J...

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Breach

Breach

eBook

We celebrate our 10th issue with a selection of 10 fantastic short stories and poems. Nikky Lee's "The Longest Hour" explores the consequences of an unplanned pregnancy in space, and Aurealis-nominated Arthur Robinson prepares for a very rainy day in...

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Breach

Breach

eBook

**Featuring Alfie Simpson's "Sub-Urban", winner of the 2018 Aurealis Awards Best Horror Short Story. Congratulations, Alfie!**Breach's seventh issue continues our grand tradition of finding the best short fiction from New Zealand and Australia. Tee L...

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Breach

Breach

eBook

Issue #02 of Australia and NZ's newest SF/Horror fiction magazine is here. Featuring brand new short stories by Jessica Nelson-Tyers, Alfie Simpson, Jesse Hayward, Lucy-Jane Walsh and Carlington Black, with cover art by Oliver Hayes.Our second issue takes...

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Breach

Breach

eBook

**Featuring Piper Mejia's "Planned and Expected", shortlisted for the 2018 Australian Shadows Best Short Fiction award AND"The Middle of the Night" by Rebecca Fraser, shortlisted for the 2018 Australian Shadows Best Poetry awardAND"A Devoted Husband"...

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Breach

Breach

eBook

Hari Navarro's dark fantasy Tongue and the Australian Gothic of Joshua Kemp's Ouroboros book-end our super-sized sixth issue. In between you'll find symbiotic alien relationships, dismembered bodies and dubious medical professionals. An abattoir of horror...

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Hexarchate stories by Yoon Ha Lee

Hexarchate stories

Yoon Ha Lee

eBook

"From New York Times best-selling author Yoon Ha Lee. The essential short story collection set in the universe of the Hugo Award nominated Machineries of Empire series! An ex-Kel art thief has to save the world from a galaxy-shattering prototype weapon......

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Confluence by S. K. Dunstall

Confluence

S. K. Dunstall

eAudiobook

New alien technology leads to a dangerous fight for political power, in the third in this national bestselling science fiction series. Ever since linesman Ean Lambert discovered strange new lines in an alien vessel, the lines have become symbols of a...

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Hero to the rescue by Timothy Ellis

Hero to the rescue

Timothy Ellis

eAudiobook

Timothy Ellis presents Book 8 of the Hunter Legacy series.

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Leap by Michael C. Grumley

Leap

Michael C. Grumley

eAudiobook

It was one of the greatest breakthroughs in human history. An achievement that stunned the entire world. And it was only the beginning.Facing the cold, clear glass, Alison Shaw stared nervously into the giant seawater tank. It was just one year ago that...

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Catalyst by Michael C. Grumley

Catalyst

Michael C. Grumley

eAudiobook

In 1984 a doomsday vault was constructed on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean. Its purpose was to preserve Earth's genetic history in the event of a global catastrophe. Now, decades later, a second vault has been uncovered. This one resting where no...

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Darwin's cipher by M. A. (Michael A.) Rothman

Darwin's cipher

M. A. (Michael A.) Rothman

eAudiobook

Juan Gutierrez, a cancer researcher, has spent years studying the genome of animals that exhibit immunity to some types of cancer. Over the course of his study, Juan discovers a pattern that allows him to predict the course of a species' evolution ac...

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Shout of honor  by Sharon Lee

Shout of honor

Sharon Lee

Book

"Commander Vepal is a Hero. He is also the Yxtrang ambassador to the greater universe. These two facts do not make Vepal's life easy. But they do make it interesting. It was Commander Vepal who discovered the continuing orders from Headquarters, far back...

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Blood enemies  by Susan R. Matthews

Blood enemies

Susan R. Matthews

Book

"Andrej Koscuisko is a former Fleet Medical Officer for the enormous totalitarian star empire, the Jurisdiction. But when he served in the Fleet, Andrej's real job was not medicine, but to act as a torturer. Years ago, he left that life behind. But now...

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Wanderers  by Chuck Wendig

Wanderers

Chuck Wendig

Book

A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. And a teenage girl who may be the world's last hope. In the tradition of The Stand and Station Eleven comes a gripping saga that weaves an epic tapestry of humanity into an a...

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The captain's oath  by Christopher L. Bennett

The captain's oath

Christopher L. Bennett

Book

"One part of James T. Kirk's legend has barely been touched upon until now: the story of his first starship command and the remarkable achievements by which Starfleet's youngest captain earned the right to succeed Christopher Pike as the commander of...

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Hexarchate stories  by Yoon Ha Lee

Hexarchate stories

Yoon Ha Lee

Book

"From New York Times best-selling author Yoon Ha Lee. The essential short story collection set in the universe of the Hugo Award nominated Machineries of Empire series! An ex-Kel art thief has to save the world from a galaxy-shattering prototype weapon......

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Appleseed by Shirow Masamune

Appleseed

Shirow Masamune

eBook

"World War Three is over, but for nomad soldier Deunan Knute and her cyborg lover, Briareos, the greatest challenge lies ahead, not in the abandoned cities and DMZs of a post-war battlefield, but on the streets of a new "utopia." Shirow Masamune's vi...

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Null set  by S. L. Huang

Null set

S. L. Huang

Book

"Cas Russel has decided to Fight Crime™. She definitely doesn't have a cape, and she's working on the whole morals issue, but she does have a real-life superpower: with her extraordinary mathematical ability, she can disarm bombs or outshoot an army....

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Long story short  by Jodi Taylor

Long story short

Jodi Taylor

Book

"From riotous misbehaviour in Victorian London to ingenious feats of scientific invention (powdered water - just add water!), and from a chaotic Nativity play starring a vengeful Angel Gabriel to an illegal expedition to Mars, Jodi Taylor knows how to...

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Aftershocks  by Marko. author. Kloos

Aftershocks

Marko. author. Kloos

Book

"Across the six-planet expanse of the Gaia system, the Earthlike Gretia struggles to stabilize in the wake of an interplanetary war. Amid an uneasy alliance to maintain economies, resources, and populations, Aden Robertson reemerges. After devoting t...

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Salvation day  by Kali Wallace

Salvation day

Kali Wallace

Book

"A lethal virus is awoken on an abandoned spaceship in this incredibly fast-paced, claustrophobic thriller. They thought the ship would be their salvation. Zahra knew every detail of the plan. House of Wisdom, a massive exploration vessel, had been...

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Episodes  by Christopher Priest

Episodes

Christopher Priest

Book

"Christopher Priest is one of the most acclaimed writers of both SF and literary fiction at work today. Here, for the first time in almost twenty years, is a collection of his short work. Largely previously uncolected, ranging from the horrific to th...

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New name  by A. C. (Amy) Williams

New name

A. C. (Amy) Williams

Book

"Aura Morningstar takes the last fragment of the time travel stone and escapes the Knightshade Syndicate by stowing away on a mercenary ship. Despite a rocky start to their relationship, Aura builds a new life with the crew, eccentric mercenary sisters...

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A day out of time  by Kelsey Clifton

A day out of time

Kelsey Clifton

Book

"Cat Fiyero is no stranger to chaos. Once a year the world fractures into rifts, allowing modern New Yorkers to walk side-by-side with dinosaurs, killer mermaids, and beings from distant stars. The cleanup falls to people like Cat and the brilliant but...

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Warriors 3

Warriors 3

eBook

A major collection includes never-before-published fantastical tales of war and warriors from some of today's most popular writers, including stories by Lawrence Block, Carrie Vaughn, James Rollins, Diana Gabaldon, Joe R. Lansdale and more, as well as...

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Daleks by John Peel

Daleks

John Peel

eAudiobook

Through a Space-Time Visualiser the Doctor and his companions are horrified to see an execution squad of Daleks about to leave Skaro on a mission to find the TARDIS and exterminate the time travellers. Eluding the Daleks on the barren planet Aridius ...

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Deathstalker honor by Simon R. Green

Deathstalker honor

Simon R. Green

eAudiobook

Official hero of the great rebellion, Owen Deathstalker fought impossible odds to throw down the Empress Lionstone XIV and destroy the corrupt Empire. That should have been enough to be feted, honored, and finally retired. Unfortunately, the new Parliament...

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Colony one Mars by Gerald M. Kilby

Colony one Mars

Gerald M. Kilby

eAudiobook

All contact is lost with the first human colony on Mars during a long and destructive sandstorm. Satellite imagery of the aftermath shows extensive damage to the facility. The fifty-four colonists who called it home are presumed dead. Three years later,...

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Assassination classroom. Volume 2, Time for grown-ups by Yūsei Matsui

Assassination classroom. Volume 2, Time for grown-ups

Yūsei Matsui

eBook

A sexy new teacher comes to Class 3-E to do the students' job for them. When the 3-E students begin exhibiting signs of self-esteem, Principal Asano demands that Koro Sensei crush their spirits so they continue to set a bad example for the rest of the...

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Assassination classroom. 3, Time for a transfer student by Yūsei Matsui

Assassination classroom. 3, Time for a transfer student

Yūsei Matsui

eBook

"The latest addition to the misfit students of Class 3-E is a Norwegian robot specially designed to assassinate their teacher-- but sadly lacking in social skills. Nothing Koro Sensei can't cure with a little super-fast tentacle work! When playboy Maehara...

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Through fiery trials by David Weber

Through fiery trials

David Weber

eBook

Those on the side of progressing humanity through advanced technology have finally triumphed over their oppressors.The unholy war between the small but mighty island realm of Charis and the radical, luddite Church of God's Awaiting has finally come to...

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Terminal uprising by Jim C. Hines

Terminal uprising

Jim C. Hines

eBook

"Human civilization didn't just fall. It was pushed. The Krakau came to Earth in the year 2104. By 2105, humanity had been reduced to shambling, feral monsters. In the Krakau's defense, it was an accident, and a century later, they did come back and try...

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Everything matters!  by Ron Currie

Everything matters!

Ron Currie

Book

"In this novel rich in character, Junior Thibodeau grows up in rural Maine in a time of Atari, baseball cards, pop Catholicism, and cocaine. He also knows something no one else knows - neither his exalted parents, nor his baseball-savant brother, nor...

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The best science fiction of the year. Volume 4

The best science fiction of the year. Volume 4

Book

For decades, science fiction has compelled us to imagine futures both inspiring and cautionary. Whether it's a warning message from a survey ship, a harrowing journey to a new world, or the adventures of well-meaning AI, science fiction inspires the....

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Stealing worlds  by Karl Schroeder

Stealing worlds

Karl Schroeder

Book

"Sura Neelin is on the run from her creditors, from her past, and her father's murderers. She can't get a job, she can't get a place to live, she can't even walk down the street: the total surveillance society that is mid-21st century America means that...

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Scum of the Earth  by Cody Goodfellow

Scum of the Earth

Cody Goodfellow

Book

"For centuries, alien drug-runners plundered the Earth, harvesting organs and freebasing fear. Few drugs could match the potency of humanity's dysfunctional two-stroke brains, so the Intergalactic Enforcement Force burned it down. Now, the last scatt...

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The lightest object in the universe  by Kimi Eisele

The lightest object in the universe

Kimi Eisele

Book

"In this new world, Carson, on the East Coast, is desperate to find Beatrix, a woman on the West Coast who holds his heart. Working his way along a cross-country railroad line, he encounters lost souls, clever opportunists, and those who believe they'll...

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Marque of caine  by Charles E. Gannon

Marque of caine

Charles E. Gannon

Book

"It's been two years since Caine Riordan was relieved of his command for following both his orders and his conscience. Now he's finally received the message he's been waiting for: a summons to visit the ancient and enigmatic Dornaani. And this time, ...

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Alpha and omega  by Harry Turtledove

Alpha and omega

Harry Turtledove

Book

"What would happen if the ancient prophecy of the End of Days came true? It is certainly the last thing Eric Katz--a secular archeologist from Los Angeles--expects to discover during what should be a routine dig in Jerusalem. But perhaps higher forces...

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River of night  by John Ringo

River of night

John Ringo

Book

"Tom Smith used to be somebody. Now he's just another refugee, fleeing the smoking ruins of civilization. Well, maybe not just another refugee. Late of the Bank of the Americas where he used to be the global managing director for Security, Tom and his...

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Invasion AI  by Derek Lilly

Invasion AI

Derek Lilly

Book

"A gripping science fiction story about a young astrophysicist who stumbles upon an alien invasion of Earth by robots from another solar system. Their far-reaching plan includes some very disturbing facts about the human race and its future. The CIA,...

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Growth by Jeff (Jeffory) Jacobson

Growth

Jeff (Jeffory) Jacobson

eBook

Corn is America's grain and the very stuff of life. Now, scientists have created a genetically modified strain that repels all pests. It also unknowingly contains the DNA of a rare species of fungus that is invasive, virulently infectious, and very d...

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Jatouche by S. H. author. Jucha

Jatouche

S. H. author. Jucha

Audio CD

"Pyre's humans suffer multiple cultural shocks. They discovered the Messinants dome, an ancient construction that houses a quantum-coupled gate. More shocking, they find that sentient alien races utilize a network of these domes to journey between their...

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Ancillary mercy by Ann Leckie

Ancillary mercy

Ann Leckie

Audio CD

The stunning conclusion to the trilogy that began with the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke award-winning Ancillary Justice. For a moment, things seem to be under control for the soldier known as Breq. Then a search of Atheok Station's slums turns up...

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All city by Alex DiFrancesco

All city

Alex DiFrancesco

eBook

"In a near-future New York City in which both global warming and a tremendous economic divide are making the city unlivable for many, a huge superstorm hits, leaving behind only those who had nowhere else to go and no way to get out. Makayla is a 24-...

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I Simply Can't Remember by Zachary J. Cooper

I Simply Can't Remember

Zachary J. Cooper

eBook

George is dying of pancreatic cancer, and turns to a cutting-edge cure that seems to bend the laws of nature. Using hyperbolic metamaterials, the strange surfaces that can cloak objects or hide events, George seeks to remove his disease, but removes much...

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Permafrost by Alastair Reynolds

Permafrost

Alastair Reynolds

eAudiobook

Fix the past. Save the present. Stop the future. Master of science fiction Alastair Reynolds unfolds a time-traveling climate fiction adventure in Permafrost.2080: at a remote site on the edge of the Arctic Circle, a group of scientists, engineers an...

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The lesson by Cadwell Turnbull

The lesson

Cadwell Turnbull

eAudiobook

An alien ship rests over Water Island. For five years the people of the US Virgin Islands have lived with the Ynaa, a race of superadvanced aliens on a research mission they will not fully disclose. They are benevolent in many ways but meet any act o...

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Apocalypse by Devon C. Ford

Apocalypse

Devon C. Ford

eAudiobook

In 1989, Peter's young life is an unfair and miserable existence, even before events unfold far beyond his isolated, rural corner of the world. He is left alone to fend for himself and to survive in impossible circumstances. In the dying throes of the...

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Alliance by S. K. Dunstall

Alliance

S. K. Dunstall

eAudiobook

As the Linesman series continues, linesman Ean Lambert finds himself facing an alien ship he doesn't understand-and a terrifying political threat he cannot fight. The lines. The soul of every ship. It was once thought there were only ten, but that was...

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Hire a hero by Timothy Ellis

Hire a hero

Timothy Ellis

eAudiobook

Timothy Ellis presents Book 7 of the Hunter Legacy series.

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Oval  by Elvia Wilk

Oval

Elvia Wilk

Book

"In the near future, Berlin's real estate is being flipped in the name of "sustainability," only to make the city even more unaffordable; artists are employed by corporations as consultants; and the weather is acting strange. In search of affordable ...

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The warming  by Craig Ensor

The warming

Craig Ensor

Book

"‘The sun was so brutal, so twisted in its brutality, it seemed to grip us by the neck and push us down into the drowning waters. And, in the end, that was our choice: by water – or by sun.’The year is 2221 and the world is dying. Temperatures soar as...

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Asbaran Solutions  by Chris Kennedy

Asbaran Solutions

Chris Kennedy

Book

"Nigel Shirazi was first in line for the chairmanship of Asbaran Solutions, one of the prominent "Four Horsemen" mercenary companies. First in line ... until his drinking and temper caused him to fail out of college and get disinherited by the family....

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Make a U-turn when possible  by Trevor Prout

Make a U-turn when possible

Trevor Prout

Book

"They should have listened to the world's foremost theoretical physicist where SETI was concerned. That's what Tony believed. Find the aliens but don't tell them where we are! But the other experts thought they knew best. Then the Harvesters arrived -...

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Ammonite  by Nicola Griffith

Ammonite

Nicola Griffith

Book

"Change or die. These are the only options available on the planet Jeep. Centuries earlier, a deadly virus shattered the original colony, killing the men and forever altering the few surviving women. Now, generations after the colony has lost touch with...

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On a red station, drifting by Aliette de Bodard

On a red station, drifting

Aliette de Bodard

eAudiobook

From Aliette de Bodard, the author of the acclaimed Obsidian and Blood trilogy, comes the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Award finalist On a Red Station, Drifting.

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Three laws lethal by David Walton

Three laws lethal

David Walton

eAudiobook

A science fiction thriller in which fleets of self-driving cars make life-and-death choicesIn a near-future New York City, where self-driving cars roam the city streets, rival entrepreneurs Brandon and Tyler compete to produce the smartest AIs, training...

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A rock and a hard place by Ryk Brown

A rock and a hard place

Ryk Brown

eAudiobook

Ryk Brown presents Book 11 of the Frontiers Saga Part 2: Rogue Castes series.

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The girl who could move sh*t with her mind  by Jackson Ford

The girl who could move sh*t with her mind

Jackson Ford

Book

"Teagan Frost is having a hard time keeping it together. Sure, she's got telekinetic powers -- a skill that the government is all too happy to make use of, sending her on secret break-in missions that no ordinary human could carry out. But all she really...

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Recursion  by Blake Crouch

Recursion

Blake Crouch

Book

"'My son has been erased.' Those are the last words the woman tells Barry Sutton, before she leaps from the Manhattan rooftop. Deeply unnerved, Barry begins to investigate her death, only to learn that this wasn't an isolated case. All across the cou...

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The maze of transparencies  by Karen An-hwei Lee

The maze of transparencies

Karen An-hwei Lee

Book

In the near future, when an epidemic of cyberfatigue has triggered a technocracy collapse, an orphaned data cloud narrates the quest of Yang as he visits each of the harbingers of happiness.

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Pinion  by Elizabeth Bear

Pinion

Elizabeth Bear

Book

"On a broken ship orbiting a doomed sun, dwellers have grown complacent with their aging metal world. But when a serving girl frees a captive noblewoman, the old order is about to change... Ariane, Prince of the House of Rule, was known to be fiercel...

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Tentacle  by Rita Indiana Hernández

Tentacle

Rita Indiana Hernández

Book

"Plucked from her life on the streets of post-apocalyptic Santo Domingo, young maid Acilde Figueroa finds herself at the heart of a Santeria prophecy: only she can travel back in time and save the ocean and humanity from disaster. But first she must become...

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Primordia III  by Greig Beck

Primordia III

Greig Beck

Book

"No one really noticed when things started to change. Some animals vanished. Some new ones appeared. Then some things appeared that were monstrous. No one seemed to notice except Ben Cartwright and the other survivors of the hidden plateau in the depths...

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The undefeated  by Una McCormack

The undefeated

Una McCormack

Book

"She was a warrior of words. As a journalist she exposed corruption across the Interstellar Commonwealth, shifting public opinion and destroying careers in the process. Long-since retired, she travels back to the planet of her childhood, partly through...

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Starship repo  by Patrick S. Tomlinson

Starship repo

Patrick S. Tomlinson

Book

"Firstname Lastname is a no one with nowhere to go. With a name that is the result of an unfortnate clerical error and destined to be one of the only humans on an alien space station. That is until she sneaks aboard a ship and joins up with a crew of...

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The Sol Majestic  by Ferrett Steinmetz

The Sol Majestic

Ferrett Steinmetz

Book

"Kenna, an aspirational teen guru, wanders destitute across the stars as he tries to achieve his parents' ambition to advise the celestial elite. Everything changes when Kenna wins a free dinner at The Sol Majestic, the galaxy's most renowned restaur...

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Star Wars. Alphabet Squadron  by Alexander Freed

Star Wars. Alphabet Squadron

Alexander Freed

Book

"The Emperor is dead. His final weapon has been destroyed. The Imperial Army is in disarray. In the aftermath, Yrica Quell is just one of thousands of defectors from her former cause living in a deserters' shantytown. Then she is selected to join Alp...

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FKA USA  by Reed King

FKA USA

Reed King

Book

"It is 2085, and Truckee Wallace, a factory worker in Crunchtown 407 (formerly Little Rock, Arkansas, before the secessions), has no grand ambitions besides maybe, possibly, losing his virginity someday. But when Truckee is thrust unexpectedly into t...

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Voyage by Stephen Baxter

Voyage

Stephen Baxter

Audio CD

Voyage is the epic saga of America's might-have-been - a powerful, sweeping novel imaginatively created from true lives and real events. NASA, the Saturn rocket, and historical figures from Neil Armstrong to Ronald Reagan are interwoven with unforget...

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The record keeper  by Agnes Gomillion

The record keeper

Agnes Gomillion

Book

"After World War III, Earth is in ruins, and the final armies have come to a reluctant truce. Everyone must obey the law--in every way--or risk shattering the fragile peace and endangering the entire human race. Arika Cobane is on the threshold of taking...

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Godzilla  by J. Gregory Keyes

Godzilla

J. Gregory Keyes

Book

"Godzilla: King of the Monsters follows the heroic efforts of the cryptozoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and its ultimate nemesis,...

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Across the void  by S. K. Vaughn

Across the void

S. K. Vaughn

Book

"It's Christmas Day, 2039. Silent Night drifts across the ruins of a wrecked spaceship, listing helplessly in the black. A sole woman, May, stirs within - the last person left alive of a disastrous first manned mission to Titan, the largest moon of S...

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Walking to Aldebaran by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Walking to Aldebaran

Adrian Tchaikovsky

eBook

"My name is Gary Rendell. I'm an astronaut. When they asked me as a kid what I wanted to be when I grew up, I said, "astronaut, please!" I dreamed astronaut, I worked astronaut, I studied astronaut. I got lucky; when a probe sent out to explore the Oort...

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Seven surrenders by Ada Palmer

Seven surrenders

Ada Palmer

eAudiobook

The second book of Terra Ignota, a political SF epic of extraordinary audacity In a future of near-instantaneous global travel, of abundant provision for the needs of all, a future in which no one living can remember an actual war.a long era of stabi...

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The warlord of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

The warlord of Mars

Edgar Rice Burroughs

eAudiobook

John Carter risks everything to rescue his wife, Princess Dejah Thoris, from the clutches of his evil adversaries. But he is always just one step behind. His battles cover the face of the red planet as his quest carries him ultimately to the mysterio...

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The engines of God by Jack McDevitt

The engines of God

Jack McDevitt

eAudiobook

Humans call them Monument-Makers. An unknown race, they left stunning alien statues scattered on distant planets throughout the galaxy, encoded with strange inscriptions. Twenty-third century interstellar archaeologists have been excavating the enigmatic...

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Able one by Ben Bova

Able one

Ben Bova

eAudiobook

When a nuclear missile launched by a rogue North Korean faction explodes in space, the resulting shock wave destroys most of the world's satellites and all global communication. U.S. military satellites, designed to withstand such an assault, reveal two...

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Time enough for love by Robert A. (Robert Anson) Heinlein

Time enough for love

Robert A. (Robert Anson) Heinlein

eAudiobook

Lazarus Long is so in love with life that he simply refuses to die. Born in the early 1900s, he lives through multiple centuries. Time Enough for Loveis his lovingly detailed account of his journey through a vast and magnificent timescape of centuries...

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Guardian of empire by Kylie Chan

Guardian of empire

Kylie Chan

eAudiobook

Earth has joined the Galactic Empire, a vast interstellar society ruled by dragon-like aliens where everybody is immortal. Pain, famine and disease have been eradicated, but this doesn't mean the end of conflict. A cruel alien Republic has been watching...

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Reentry by Peter Cawdron

Reentry

Peter Cawdron

eBook

"After almost dying on Mars, astronaut Liz Mathieson returns to Earth, but not to a hero's welcome. America is in turmoil. The war is over, but the insurgency has just begun. Heartbroken and treated with suspicion, she finds herself caught up in the ...

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Above the ether by Eric (Newspaper publisher) Barnes

Above the ether

Eric (Newspaper publisher) Barnes

eBook

"A mesmerizing novel of unfolding dystopia in a world very like our own, for readers of Emily St. John Mandel's Station 11 and Margaret Atwood's The Year of the Flood. The prequel to Eric Barnes's acclaimed novel The City Where We Once Lived, Above the...

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Green valley by Louis Greenberg

Green valley

Louis Greenberg

eBook

Chilling near-future SF for fans of Black Mirror and True Detective. When Lucie Sterling's daughter is abducted, she knows it'll be no easy feat to find answers. Stanton is no ordinary city: invasive digital technology has been banned, by public vote....

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Triumphant by Jack (Naval officer) Campbell

Triumphant

Jack (Naval officer) Campbell

eBook

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The skinner by Neal L. Asher

The skinner

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

Welcome to Spatterjay, where sudden death is the normal way of life. On the remote planet Spatterjay arrive three travellers: Janer, acting as the eyes of a hornet Hive-mind; Erlin, a xenobiologist searching for an ancient sea captain; and Sable Keech,...

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The voyage of the Sable Keech by Neal L. Asher

The voyage of the Sable Keech

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

The Voyage of the Sable Keech is the second book in Neal Asher's Spatterjay series, following on from The Skinner. Sable Keech is a walking dead man. Was he resurrected because he was infected by the Spatterjay virus, or it took place late in a tank...

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Orbus by Neal L. Asher

Orbus

Neal L. Asher

Audio CD

Old Captain Orbus commandeered a ship to flee Spatterjay, desperate to escape the violent planet. Orbus's alien enemy, the Prador Vrell, is also moving on. The Spatterjay virus mutated him into something even more dangerous. And he's hunting the Prador...

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Return to the lost world by Greig Beck

Return to the lost world

Greig Beck

Audio CD

It was true, it was all true, and we were never meant to be there. In December 2018, Ben Cartwright, former Special Forces soldier, and a team of naive explorers, followed the clues left by his ancestor to a hidden plateau in the middle of the Amazon...

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Machines like me by Ian McEwan

Machines like me

Ian McEwan

Audio CD

Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the...

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Empire of light  by Alex Harrow

Empire of light

Alex Harrow

Book

"Damian Nettoyer is the Empire’s go-to gun. He kills whoever they want him to kill. In exchange, he and his rag-tag gang of crooks get to live, and Damian’s psychokinetic partner and lover, Aris, isn’t issued a one-way ticket to an Empire-sanctioned lobotomy....

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Captives  by Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Captives

Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Book

"After a long, perilous journey, Hell Divers Xavier Rodriguez and Magnolia Katib discover the Metal Islands, a sunny habitable zone where thousands of people live by fishing and farming. But this "paradise" is really a violent warrior society ruled by...

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Sojourn  by S. H. Jucha

Sojourn

S. H. Jucha

Book

"Artifice, the great enemy, has been defeated. The sister SADEs, Omnian sentient digital entities, are free from their boxes. Most humans are unaware that the sisters have duplicated themselves many more times than suspected. They now constitute a si...

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The outside  by Ada Hoffmann

The outside

Ada Hoffmann

Book

Super-intelligent AI Gods rule the galaxy. Their algorithms determine the rewards you reap before and after death. But the Gods give and the Gods take away. And Yasira has never been good at Gods... Autistic scientist Yasira Shien has developed a radical...

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Velocity weapon  by Megan E. O'Keefe

Velocity weapon

Megan E. O'Keefe

Book

"Dazzling space battles, intergalactic politics, and rogue AI collide in Velocity Weapon, the first book in this epic space opera. Sanda and Biran were siblings destined for greatness. Her: a hard-nosed marine with the skills to save the universe. Him:...

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Titandeath  by Guy Haley

Titandeath

Guy Haley

Book

"Horus’s armada gathers, and he has defeated all enemies sent against him, even the Emperor’s own executioner. One barrier remains before he can strike for Terra and lay waste to the Emperor’s dream. The Beta-Garmon system occupies the most direct and...

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