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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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A user's guide to make-believe  by Jane Alexander

A user's guide to make-believe

Jane Alexander

Book

"Cassie is an addict who has hit rock bottom. But unlike the other attendees at her support group, it's not substance abuse that has ruined her life and severed her from her family. Most importantly, she can't talk about her addiction: she's legally ...

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Bone silence  by Alastair Reynolds

Bone silence

Alastair Reynolds

Book

"Two sisters ran away from home to join the crew of a spaceship. They took on pirates, faced down monsters and survived massacres . . . and now they're in charge. Captaining a fearsome ship of their own, adventures are theirs for the taking. But Captain...

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Rise  by Kim Lakin-Smith

Rise

Kim Lakin-Smith

Book

"Denounced by her own father and charged with crimes against the state, Kali Titian - pilot, soldier, and engineer - is sentenced to Erbarmlich prison camp, where she must somehow survive among her fellow inmates the Vary, a race she has been raised ...

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Allegiance  by Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Allegiance

Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Book

"The war for the Metal Islands is over, but the search for survivors has just begun. After a long and bloody battle, legendary Hell Diver Xavier Rodriguez reigns as the dutiful but reluctant new king of the islands. Advised by a council of former sky...

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Rando Splicer  by Joel Shepherd

Rando Splicer

Joel Shepherd

Book

"Upon the ancient drysine moon/city of Defiance, the UFS Phoenix is being rebuilt, but her crew cannot do so in peace. Parren factions jostle for control of not only Defiance, but of the drysine data-core that Phoenix won at such an awful price. But the...

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Requiem of the human soul  by Jeremy R. Lent

Requiem of the human soul

Jeremy R. Lent

Book

"Eusebio Franklin, a school teacher from a small community, is faced with the most terrifying dilemma imaginable: should he carry out an act of mass terrorism in order to save the human race? Eusebio has been chosen to defend our human race in a spec...

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Brand of light  by Ronie Kendig

Brand of light

Ronie Kendig

Book

"There's a price on her head, and it has everything to do with the brand on her arm. Tertian Space Coalition has blessed every planet in the quadrants with high technology, save one: Drosero. But in spite of their tenuous treaty with the ruling clans,...

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Dead endless  by Dave Galanter

Dead endless

Dave Galanter

Book

"Using its spore-based hub drive, the USS Discovery can jump great distances faster than any warp-faring vessel in Starfleet. To do this, Lieutenant Paul Stamets navigates the ship through the recently revealed mycelial network, a subspace domain Discovery...

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Always north  by Vicki Jarrett

Always north

Vicki Jarrett

Book

"We all have to work to live, even if it is an illegal survey for oil in the rapidly melting arctic. Software engineer Isobel needs to eat like everyone, and that’s how she fell into the job that leads her to the most northerly place on our planet.As...

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M day  by Tom Kratman

M day

Tom Kratman

Book

"Colonel Wes Stauer was once one of war's most brutal practitioners--not to mention one of its most effective and "least bloody. Now, not only must Stauer command his crack outfit of former comrades and pull off yet another miracle mission, he must a...

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Lost signals

Lost signals

Book

"Welcome to the 22nd century where humanity has just reached out to the stars and now finds itself challenged by contact by five (or is that four?) very different (yet very realistic) alien species whose motivations are as unusual and arresting as th...

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The lost colony  by A. G. Riddle

The lost colony

A. G. Riddle

Book

"Can humanity survive on a new world? The last survivors of the human race escaped a ruined Earth. Their new homeworld--Eos--seemed perfect at first. Warm. Hospitable. Safe from the grid. But everything isn't as it seems. The first colony of settlers--from...

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Essen defiant  by Kim Mackey

Essen defiant

Kim Mackey

Book

"Whether it was a blessed miracle or a disastrous catastrophe, the arrival of Grantville in Europe in the year 1631 created changes that are long-lasting and spreading wider and wider as time passes. In 1634, Louis DeGeer, statesman, merchant, and player...

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The revenant  by Mike Sheridan

The revenant

Mike Sheridan

Book

"After the death of Mason, things return to normal at the Benton and Eastwood camps. While the two groups make plans to bring their communities to the next level, Sheriff Rollins has a proposal for Walter, one that involves a big decision for all con...

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Spear of the emperor  by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

Spear of the emperor

Aaron Dembski-Bowden

Book

"The scattered worlds of the Elara's Veil nebula were once protected by the oath of unity sworn by three mighty Chapters of the Adeptus Astartes. The Star Scorpions were undone by flaws in their genetic coding. The Celestial Lions were ravaged by the...

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Dispel illusion  by Mark Lawrence

Dispel illusion

Mark Lawrence

Book

"Sometimes being wrong is the right answer. Nick Hayes's genius is in wringing out the universe's secrets. It's a talent that's allowed him to carve paths through time. But the worst part is that he knows how his story will end. He's seen it with his...

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Age of legends  by James Lovegrove

Age of legends

James Lovegrove

Book

"In a post-Brexit world, the Myths and Legends of the British Isles are alive, and ready for war! As Great Britain struggles to face its new reality in a post-Brexit world, the government’s affable-seeming Prime Minister Colin Dubois plays a man of the...

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A trick of light  by Stan Lee

A trick of light

Stan Lee

Book

"From Stan Lee, the pop culture legend behind Marvel's The Avengers, Black Panther, X-Men, Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, and Iron Man, comes a major literary event featuring two heroic teenagers--one born with extraordinary gifts, one unwillingly.....

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Season of the witch  by David Lynn Golemon

Season of the witch

David Lynn Golemon

Book

The continuing adventures of Colonel Jack Collins and the rest of Department 5656 - better known as the Event Group - as they fend off an attack at their very heart while they must deal once again with history beginning to repeat itself.

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Star tales

Star tales

Book

"The Doctor is many things - curious, funny, brave, protective of her friends...and a shameless namedropper. While she and her companions battled aliens and travelled across the universe, the Doctor hinted at a host of previous, untold adventures with...

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The solar war  by John (Novelist) French

The solar war

John (Novelist) French

Book

"After seven years of bitter war, the end has come at last for the conflict known infamously as the Horus Heresy. Terra now lies within the Warmaster's sights, the Throneworld and the seat of his father's rule. Horus' desire is nothing less than the death...

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Anyone  by Charles Soule

Anyone

Charles Soule

Book

"Inside a barn in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a scientist searching for an Alzheimer's cure throws a switch--and finds herself mysteriously transported into her husband's body. What begins as a botched experiment will change her life--and the world--forever....

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Body tourists  by Jane Rogers

Body tourists

Jane Rogers

Book

"In this version of London, there is a small, private clinic. Behind its layers of security, procedures are taking place on poor, robust teenagers from northern Estates in exchange for thousands of pounds - procedures that will bring the wealthy dead...

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Starship Alchemon  by Christopher Hinz

Starship Alchemon

Christopher Hinz

Book

"Nine explorers aboard a powerful AI vessel, Alchemon, are sent to investigate an 'anomalous biosignature' on a distant planet. But they soon realize their mission has gone to hell as deadly freakish incidents threaten their lives. Are these events caused...

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Dead astronauts  by Jeff VanderMeer

Dead astronauts

Jeff VanderMeer

Book

"A messianic blue fox who slips through warrens of time and space on a mysterious mission. A homeless woman haunted by a demon who finds the key to all things in a strange journal. Three ragtag rebels waging an endless war for the fate of the world against...

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Scornful stars  by Richard (Lynn Richard) Baker

Scornful stars

Richard (Lynn Richard) Baker

Book

"Now a captain, Sikander Singh North commands the destroyer Decisive, assigned to Zerzura, a heaven for piracy and the next playing board in the great game. The Aquilan Commonwealth and the Empire of Dremark vie for the allegiance of the local ruler,...

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Down among the dead  by K. B. Wagers

Down among the dead

K. B. Wagers

Book

"Gunrunner empress Hail Bristol must navigate alien politics and deadly plots to prevent an interspecies war, in this second novel in the Farian War space opera trilogy. In a surprise attack that killed many of her dearest subjects, Hail Bristol, empress...

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Born of flame  by Nick Kyme

Born of flame

Nick Kyme

Book

"The Salamanders battle through the Great Crusade and the Horus Heresy in this collection of novellas and short stories that showcase the selfless heroism of the Fireborn.Born of the fiery world of Nocturne, the Salamanders believe in self sacrifice and...

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System failure  by Joseph Zieja

System failure

Joseph Zieja

Book

"With the galaxy thrown into chaos by mutual breaches of the Two Hundred Years' peace, what seemed like an isolated incident on the Thelicosa/Merida border has become an epidemic. In the midst of this chaos, the Thelicosan and Meridan fleets on their...

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Infinite stars, dark frontiers

Infinite stars, dark frontiers

Book

"The definitive collection of explorers and soldiers, charting the dark frontiers of our expanding universe. Amongst the infinite stars we find epic sagas of wars, tales of innermost humanity, and the most powerful of desires - our need to create a b...

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Revelation of the Daleks  by Eric Saward

Revelation of the Daleks

Eric Saward

Book

"Beware the hands that heal. The Doctor and Peri land on the planet Necros to visit the funerary home Tranquil Repose - where the dead are interred and the near-dead placed in suspended animation until such time as their conditions can be cured. But the...

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Accepting the lance  by Sharon Lee

Accepting the lance

Sharon Lee

Book

"Exiled from Liad after bombing a city to save it from The Department of the Interior's infernal weapons and plans, Clan Korval has gone to ground on the back-water planet Surebleak, whose people are as untamed as its weather. The old Boss-controlled...

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Starsight  by Brandon Sanderson

Starsight

Brandon Sanderson

Book

"All her life, Spensa has dreamed of becoming a pilot. Of proving she's a hero like her father. She made it to the sky, but the truths she learned about her father were crushing. The rumors of his cowardice are true - he deserted his flight during ba...

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The Andromeda evolution  by Michael Crichton

The Andromeda evolution

Michael Crichton

Book

"In 1967, an extraterrestrial microbe came crashing down to Earth and nearly ended the human race. Accidental exposure to the particle - designated The Andromeda Strain - killed every resident of the town of Piedmont, Arizona, save for an elderly man...

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Dominion  by Jamie Sawyer

Dominion

Jamie Sawyer

Book

"The Black Spiral terrorist organization and their mysterious leader, Warlord, have unleashed a deadly virus across the Maelstrom. There is nothing that can stop them...except, maybe, Lieutenant Jenkins and her Jackals.Back in Alliance territory with...

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The new voices of science fiction

The new voices of science fiction

Book

"Your Future Is Bright! After all, your mother is a robot, your father has joined the alien hive mind, and your dinner will be counterfeit 3D-printed steak. Even though your worker bots have staged a mutiny, and your tour guide speaks only in memes, you...

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Resistance reborn  by Rebecca Roanhorse

Resistance reborn

Rebecca Roanhorse

Book

"In this pivotal prequel to Star Wars- The Rise of Skywalker, the heroes of the Resistance--Poe Dameron, General Leia Organa, Rey, and Finn--must fight back from the edge of oblivion. The Resistance is in ruins. In the wake of their harrowing escape ...

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Carbon  by Andrew H. Vachss

Carbon

Andrew H. Vachss

Book

"In The City, government is god - in The Sector, anarchy rules. The Membrane stands between those worlds. Some cross it to The Sector, seeking the forbidden. Some cross it to The City, seeking a chance to see the sky. Some try to stay. Most die trying....

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Fortuna  by K. S. Merbeth

Fortuna

K. S. Merbeth

Book

"Scorpia Kaiser has always stood in Corvus's shadow until the day her older brother abandons their family to participate in a profitless war. However, becoming the heir to her mother's smuggling operation is not an easy transition for the always rebe...

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1636  by David Carrico

1636

David Carrico

Book

"Time waits for no one, but for the residents of 17th century Europe the future comes calling-ahead of time! Due to a temporal disturbance known as the Ring of Fire, the 20th century town of Grantville, West Virginia finds itself transported through time...

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The menace from farside  by Ian McDonald

The menace from farside

Ian McDonald

Book

"Remember: Lady Luna knows a thousand ways to kill you, but family is what you know. Family is what works. Cariad Corcoran has a new sister who is everything she is not: tall, beautiful, confident. They're unlikely allies and even unlikelier sisters,...

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Freedom  by Daniel Suarez

Freedom

Daniel Suarez

Book

"The Daemon is in absolute control, using an expanded network of shadowy operatives to tear apart civilization and build it anew. Even as civil war breaks out in the American Midwest in a wave of nightmarish violence, former detective Pete Sebeck--the...

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Trinity sight  by Jennifer Givhan

Trinity sight

Jennifer Givhan

Book

"Our people are survivors, Calliope's great-grandmother once told her of their Puebloan roots-could Bisabuela's ancient myths be true? Anthropologist Calliope Santiago awakens to find herself in a strange and sinister wasteland, a shadow of the New Mexico...

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Sisters of the vast black  by Lina Rather

Sisters of the vast black

Lina Rather

Book

"Years ago, Old Earth sent forth sisters and brothers into the vast dark of the prodigal colonies armed only with crucifixes and iron faith. Now, the sisters of the Order of Saint Rita are on an interstellar mission of mercy aboard Our Lady of Imposs...

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Interference  by Sue Burke

Interference

Sue Burke

Book

"Over two hundred years after the first colonists landed on Pax, a new set of explorers arrives from Earth on what they claim is a temporary scientific mission. But the Earthlings misunderstand the nature of the Pax settlement and its real leader. Even...

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The house of night and chain  by David Annandale

The house of night and chain

David Annandale

Book

"At the edge of the city of Valgaast, Malveil awaits. It is a house of darkness. Its halls are filled with history and pain. It knows all secrets, and no weakness can be hidden from it. Now it stirs eagerly because its prey approaches. Colonel Maeson...

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The lost and the damned  by Guy Haley

The lost and the damned

Guy Haley

Book

"On the thirteenth day of Secundus, the bombardment of Terra began... With the solar defences overcome through the devastating strength of the Traitor armada and the power of the warp, Horus launches his assault on the Throneworld in earnest. After.....

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Requiem infernal  by Peter Fehervari

Requiem infernal

Peter Fehervari

Book

"The Adepta Sororitas of the Left Candle have stood vigil over their sanctuary world for centuries, striving to decipher their founder's tormented visions. Outsiders are unwelcome, yet still they come. Decimated by an encounter with a lethal xenos entity,...

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One man's war  by Steve Savile

One man's war

Steve Savile

Book

"There's no good way to prepare yourself to die...Guerro runs a kill team. They're good. Better than good. Or they were, until they walked into an ambush that wiped his team out and left Guerro for dead. All the evidence suggests they were betrayed, but...

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The blue moon  by Christopher (Canadian novelist/screenwriter) Webster

The blue moon

Christopher (Canadian novelist/screenwriter)...

Book

"From the ashes of a dying Earth, they found paradise together... It is a hopeless future. Forced to flee a toxic earth, humanity has found a new life among the stars. Some hold out hope that a new home can be found--a planet called Eden Star--but that...

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How Rory Thorne destroyed the multiverse  by K. Eason

How Rory Thorne destroyed the multiverse

K. Eason

Book

"Princess Rory Thorne must use the fairy blessings gifted to her at birth to change the multiverse--or possibly destroy it--in the first book in a humorous new space opera duology. The Princess Rory Thorne--eldest daughter, amateur arithmancer, blessed...

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Devil dancers  by Robert E. Waters

Devil dancers

Robert E. Waters

Book

"'I Am the Lightning Flashing and Streaking!' Beneath the stars or flying up among them, the Ga'an dance a deadly dance. Apache Devil Dancers take to the skies to defeat the ruthless Gulo, an alien race bent on the destruction of humanity. Led by Cap...

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Neon empire  by Drew Minh

Neon empire

Drew Minh

Book

"In a state-of-the-art city where social media drives every aspect of the economy, a has-been Hollywood director and an investigative journalist race to uncover the relationship between a rising tide of violence and corporate corruption. Bold, colorful,...

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The end of the ocean  by Maja Lunde

The end of the ocean

Maja Lunde

Book

"In 2019, seventy-year-old Signe sets out on a hazardous voyage to cross an entire ocean in only a sailboat. She is haunted by the loss of the love of her life, and is driven by a singular and all-consuming mission to make it back to him. In 2041, David...

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Salvation lost  by Peter F. Hamilton

Salvation lost

Peter F. Hamilton

Book

"The comparative utopia of twenty-third century Earth is about to go dreadfully awry when a seemingly benign alien race is abruptly revealed to be one of the worst threats humanity has ever faced. Driven by an intense religious extremism, the Olyix a...

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Doctor Who

Doctor Who

Book

"In this exciting collection you’ll find all-new stories spinning off from some of your favourite Doctor Who moments across the history of the series. Learn what happened next, what went on before, and what occurred off-screen in an inventive selection...

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They will drown in their mothers' tears  by Johannes Anyuru

They will drown in their mothers' tears

Johannes Anyuru

Book

"In the midst of a terrorist attack on a bookstore reading by Göran Loberg, a comic book artist famous for demeaning drawings of the prophet Mohammed, one of the attackers, a young woman, has a sudden premonition that something is wrong, changing the...

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The last dance  by Martin L. Shoemaker

The last dance

Martin L. Shoemaker

Book

"In space, mutiny means death - that's why Inspector General Park Yerim is taking her investigation so seriously. The alleged mutineer is Captain Nicolau Aames, whose command of the massive Earth-Mars vessel Aldrin has come under fire. The vast Syste...

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Disaster's children  by Emma Sloley

Disaster's children

Emma Sloley

Book

"Raised in a privileged community of wealthy survivalists on an idyllic, self-sustaining Oregon ranch, Marlo has always been insulated. The outside world is a casualty of ravaging climate change, a troubled landscape on the brink of catastrophe. For as...

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Salvaged  by Madeleine Roux

Salvaged

Madeleine Roux

Book

"Rosalyn Devar is on the run from her famous family, the bioengineering job she's come to hate, and her messed-up life. She's run all the way to outer space, where she's taken a position as a 'space janitor', cleaning up ill-fated research expeditions....

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The Rosewater redemption  by Tade Thompson

The Rosewater redemption

Tade Thompson

Book

"Life in the newly independent city-state of Rosewater isn't everything its citizens were expecting. The Mayor finds that debts incurred during the insurrection are coming back to haunt him. Nigeria isn't willing to let Rosewater go without a fight. And...

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A printer's choice  by W. L. Patenaude

A printer's choice

W. L. Patenaude

Book

"In January 2088, life in outer space is rocked with news of its first homicide. The dead man--a young Dominican Priest--had secretly made his way "upside" and lived as a common laborer. His intentions are a mystery and the killer's identity and motive...

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Lords and tyrants

Lords and tyrants

Book

"Wracked by the ravages of war, the galaxy has known no peace for untold millennia. To exist is to fight. To thrive is to conquer. Once proud worlds lie in ruins at the hands of traitorous warlords and vile alien despots. Cowed by the unstoppable march...

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Escaping exodus  by Nicky Drayden

Escaping exodus

Nicky Drayden

Book

"[This] is a story of a young woman named Seske Kaleigh, heir to the command of a biological, city-size starship carved up from the insides of a spacefaring beast. Her clan has just now culled their latest ship and the workers are busy stripping down...

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Shadowbreaker  by Steve Parker

Shadowbreaker

Steve Parker

Book

"The Deathwatch are the elite of the elite--small teams of Space Marines handpicked for special missions that require the utmost courage and cunning. Now recovered from the injuries sustained on his previous mission, Codicier Karras must lead Talon Squad...

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The quantum garden  by Derek Künsken

The quantum garden

Derek Künsken

Book

"Days ago, Belisarius pulled off the most audacious con job in history. He's rich, he's back with the love of his life, and best of all, he has the Time Gates, arguably the most valuable things in existence. Nothing could spoil this... ...except the ...

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Aurora blazing  by Jessie Mihalik

Aurora blazing

Jessie Mihalik

Book

"Bianca von Hasenberg did her duty for High House von Hasenberg and ended up trapped in a terrible marriage. When her husband dies unexpectedly and leaves her a happy widow, she vows never to marry again. Instead, she uses her connections to save other...

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Tales of Pirx the Pilot  by Stanisław Lem

Tales of Pirx the Pilot

Stanisław Lem

Book

"In a future where space travel has become routine and unremarkable, Pirx the pilot bumbles and daydreams his way through the solar system. These endearing tales follow his progress from cadet to captain. But, whether he is wrestling with a misbehavi...

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Alien  by Tim Waggoner

Alien

Tim Waggoner

Book

"When an industrial spy steals a Xenomorph egg, former Colonial Marine Zula Hendricks must prevent an alien from killing everyone on an isolated colony planet. Tamar Prather is a spy for Venture, a company in direct competition with the Weyland-Yutan...

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Doing time  by Jodi Taylor

Doing time

Jodi Taylor

Book

"At some time in the future, the secret of time-travel became available to all. Chaos ensued as people sought to take advantage. Because there will always be nutters who want to change history... And so the Time Police were formed. Internationally sa...

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Broken shadow  by Jaine Fenn

Broken shadow

Jaine Fenn

Book

"Rhia Harlyn risks death for science. Accused of heresy for promoting an unorthodox cosmology, she must defend herself, her work and her House alone. If only she could rely on her feckless brother Etyan, transformed through the combination of an occu...

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Supernova era  by Cixin Liu

Supernova era

Cixin Liu

Book

"Eight light years away, a star has died, creating a supernova event that showers Earth in deadly levels of radiation. Within a year, everyone over the age of thirteen will die. And so the countdown begins. Parents apprentice their children and try to...

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Alien archives  by Robert Silverberg

Alien archives

Robert Silverberg

Book

"Every day we are discovering new worlds in far-reaching galaxies which may or may not sustain life as we know it. In Alien Archives: Eighteen Stories of Extraterrestrial Encounters, sci-fi Grand Master Robert Silverberg collects his finest short stories...

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Harry Heron  by Patrick G. Cox

Harry Heron

Patrick G. Cox

Book

"In Harry Heron: Savage Fugitive, Book 4 of the Harry Heron Adventure Series, Harry and Ferghal lead a band of fugitives of the Fleet in a battle against the Consortium on Planet Lycania inhabited by the very canine-like Canids."--Provided by publish...

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Future tense fiction

Future tense fiction

Book

"A collection of electrifying original stories from a veritable who's-who of authors working in speculative literature and science fiction today."

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Athena's choice  by Adam Boostrom

Athena's choice

Adam Boostrom

Book

"Athena Vosh lives just like any other teenager from the year 2099. She watches reality shows with her friends, eats well, and occasionally wonders to herself, what would like be like if men were still alive? It has been almost 50 years since an expe...

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Collateral damage  by David Mack

Collateral damage

David Mack

Book

"The past returns to haunt Captain Jean-Luc Picard - a crime he thought long buried has been exposed, and he must return to Earth to answer for his role in a conspiracy that some call treason. Meanwhile, the U.S.S. Enterprise is sent to apprehend pirates...

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Indomitable  by Mike Shepherd

Indomitable

Mike Shepherd

Book

"Grand Admiral, Her Royal Highness Kris Longknife, commander of the Iteeche Imperial Combined Fleets has the enemy on the run. Literally. The last time she entered a rebel system, every disloyal ship picked up its skirts and ran. So why has she been ...

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The singularity trap  by Dennis E. Taylor

The singularity trap

Dennis E. Taylor

Book

"After scrimping and saving for two years, Ivan Pritchard lands a berth with the mining ship Mad Astra. His one share buys him six months of searching the asteroid belt for that elusive cache of metals that could make the entire crew wealthy, and allow...

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Reliance  by Kaitlyn Andersen

Reliance

Kaitlyn Andersen

Book

"Finn No Last Name lives her life exactly the way she likes. Sure, she lives on a Mud Pit with some of the worst criminals and cast-offs the Reliance has to offer, but she has a knack for stealing things that has earned her a reputation as the best thief...

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Past master  by R. A. Lafferty

Past master

R. A. Lafferty

Book

"Time-traveling Renaissance philosopher Thomas More arrives on the Earth colony Astrobe in the year 2535, where there is trouble in utopia and the survival of the faith is at stake: Can he and his motley followers save this golden world from the Prog...

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Resurrection of the Daleks  by Eric Saward

Resurrection of the Daleks

Eric Saward

Book

"The universe is at war. Action takes courage. The TARDIS is ensnared in a time corridor, catapulting it into derelict docklands on 20th century Earth. The Doctor and his companions, Tegan and Turlough, stumble on a warehouse harbouring fugitives from...

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Star trek, the motion picture  by Gene Roddenberry

Star trek, the motion picture

Gene Roddenberry

Book

"The original five-year mission of the Starship Enterprise to explore strange new worlds and to seek out new life and new civilizations has ended. Now James T. Kirk, Spock, Dr. McCoy, and the rest of the crew of the Enterprise have separated to follow...

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The best American science fiction and fantasy 2019

The best American science fiction and fantasy 2019

Book

"This omnivorous selection of stories chosen by series editor John Joseph Adams and World Fantasy Award finalist Carmen Maria Machado is a display of the most boundary-pushing, genre-blurring, stylistically singular science fiction and fantasy storie...

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The forbidden stars  by Tim Pratt

The forbidden stars

Tim Pratt

Book

"The ancient alien gods are waking up, and there's only one spaceship crew ready to stop them... Aliens known as the Liars gave humanity access to the stars through twenty-nine wormholes. They didn't mention that other aliens, the ancient, tyrannical...

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The Enterprise war  by John Jackson Miller

The Enterprise war

John Jackson Miller

Book

"Hearing of the outbreak of hostilities between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire, Captain Christopher Pike attempts to bring the U.S.S. Enterprise home to join in the fight. But in the hellish nebula known as the Pergamum, Pike...

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The ninth circle  by R. M. (Rebecca M.) Meluch

The ninth circle

R. M. (Rebecca M.) Meluch

Book

"On the distant world of Zoe, an expedition finds DNA-based life. When alien invaders are also discovered, Glenn Hamilton calls on the U.S.S. Merrimack for help. But the Ninth Circle and the Palatine Empire have also found Zoe. Soon everyone will be on...

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Oblivion  by Troy Denning

Oblivion

Troy Denning

Book

"2526. It has been more than a year since humanity first encountered the hostile military alliance of alien races known as the Covenant, and several weeks after the United Nations Space Command's devastating counterattack of Operation: SILENT STORM was...

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Apocalypse, how?  by Galen Surlak-Ramsey

Apocalypse, how?

Galen Surlak-Ramsey

Book

"I never thought I'd have a bounty on my head the size of the Milky Way. Of course, I never thought I'd be able to bend time, either. But hey, life is full of surprises. Dont get me wrong, feeling like a goddess has its perks, but those perks come with...

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Antediluvian  by Wil McCarthy

Antediluvian

Wil McCarthy

Book

"What if all our legends are true? A rousing, fast-paced novel of time travel unlike any other, from acclaimed author Wil McCarthy. What if our legends are older than we think? All the Stone Age has left behind are rocks and bones; all other materials...

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Veklocks  by S. H. Jucha

Veklocks

S. H. Jucha

Book

"A triumvirate of Veklocks, emissaries of the Tsargit, the alliance governing body, negotiates with Harbour, the Pyrean envoy, about critical projects the Pyreans need. But it’s possible that the Veklocks ask for too much in return. The Veklocks require...

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Cadian honour  by Justin D. Hill

Cadian honour

Justin D. Hill

Book

"Sent to the capital world of Potence, Sergeant Minka Lesk and the Cadian 101st discover that though Cadia may have fallen, their duty continues. For ten thousand years, Cadia stood as a bastion against the daemonic tide spewing forth from the Eye of...

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After the flood  by Kassandra Montag

After the flood

Kassandra Montag

Book

"After years of slowly overtaking the continent, starting with the great coastal cities, rising floodwaters have left America an archipelago of mountaintop colonies surrounded by a deep expanse of open water. Civilization as it once was is gone. Bands...

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Gamechanger  by L. X. Beckett

Gamechanger

L. X. Beckett

Book

Rubi Whiting is a member of the Bounceback Generation, the first to be raised free of the troubles of the late-21st century. Now she works as a public defender to help troubled individuals with anti-social behavior. That's how she met Luciano Pox. But...

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Chilling effect  by Valerie Valdes

Chilling effect

Valerie Valdes

Book

"Captain Eva Innocente and the crew of La Sirena Negra cruise the galaxy delivering small cargo for even smaller profits. When her sister Mari is kidnapped by The Fridge, a shadowy syndicate that holds people hostage in cryostasis, Eva must undergo a...

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World engines. Destroyer  by Stephen Baxter

World engines. Destroyer

Stephen Baxter

Book

"In the year 2570, a sleeper will wake . . . In the mid-21st century, the Kernel, a strange object on a five-hundred-year-orbit, is detected coming from high above the plane of the solar system. Could it be an alien artefact? In the middle of climate...

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Bright morning star  by Simon. author. Morden

Bright morning star

Simon. author. Morden

Book

"Sent to Earth to explore, survey, collect samples and report back to its makers, an alien probe arrives in the middle of a warzone. Witnessing both the best and worst of humanity, the AI probe faces situations that go far beyond the parameters of it...

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The emperor's fist  by Jay Allan

The emperor's fist

Jay Allan

Book

"When the Far Stars came under imperial attack, Astra Lucerne - the daughter and successor of the Far Stars' greatest conqueror - Marshal Augustin Lucerne - rallied her father's confederation forces to defend their worlds. They were joined in the fight...

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