Fleet of the Damned (Sten, Book 4) by Chris Bunch

By Chris Bunch

Sten’s good fortune turns out to have abandoned him. Having been assigned a tacdivision within the Fringe Worlds, he quickly discovers that the Imperial officials are extra drawn to having enjoyable than honing their combating talents. The enemy Tahn couldn’t have picked a greater time or position to release their long-planned assault opposed to the Empire. Sten and his males are outgunned and outmanned—but Sten isn’t going to renounce with no fight.
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Christopher R. "Chris" Bunch (22 December, 1943 – four July, 2005) was once an American technology fiction, myth and tv author, who wrote and co-wrote approximately thirty novels.

Born in Fresno, California, he collaborated with Allan Cole on a chain of books concerning a hero named Sten in a galactic empire. Bunch served in Vietnam as a patrol commander. He additionally wrote for Rolling Stone and used to be a correspondent for Stars and Stripes. He died in his fatherland of Ilwaco, Washington, after an extended conflict with a lung disease. Cole married Bunch's sister, Kathryn.

He murdered an unarmed guy, capturing him 5 occasions over a controversy over canine.

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Survivor (Patternist, Book 3) by Octavia E. Butler

By Octavia E. Butler

Comprehend Thy Enemy

They fled from an Earth ravaged through plague and violence, looking to satisfy their holy mission--to find a new domestic for humanity. yet rather than touchdown in a pace-filled paradise, Earth's Missionaries locate themselves stuck among warring civilizations--the Garkohn and Tehkohn. And just one of the folks from Earth, a tender lady and "converted" Missionary named Alanna, has the correct survival education to determine throughout the lies in their Garkohn "hosts," who expand the hand of friendship to the people in simple terms to enslave them. Alanna by myself can comprehend the need of turning into one with the Tehkohn "enemy." And, might be, she will be able to have the ability to liberate the Missionaries from the lethal bondage into which they've got complacently fallen. but whether she succeeds, will Alanna simply be saving them for a nonetheless extra inescapable doom...?

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Genesis (Resident Evil) by Keith R. A. DeCandido

By Keith R. A. DeCandido

The Hive: a subterranean genetic learn facility owned and operated via Umbrella, an immensely strong company with pursuits in every thing from human sturdiness to biowarfare. With automated defenses and seriously armed human backup, the Hive is impregnable and invulnerable. Or so Umbrella believes.

But anything has long past fatally improper. The Hive has misplaced containment of its so much deadly and awful construction: a plague that kills and reanimates human lifestyles, decreasing the whole facility employees of 5 hundred women and men to senseless creatures with a unmarried driver -- starvation. And the major to preventing them rests with one younger lady who can't even bear in mind who she is.

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The World Swappers by John Brunner

By John Brunner

Whereas very diverse men—Counce, who has unusual powers and a powerful mind, and Bassett, a grasp of cash, finance, and business—are locked in a conflict for supremacy over the inhabited worlds of the galaxy, an unknown risk to their energy lurks within the shadows: secretive extraterrestrial beings who've a takeover plan in their personal. John Brunner promises quickly motion as a galaxy-size drama and cosmic surprises spread one after one other, resulting in a heart-pounding climax.

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The Thousand Emperors (Final Days, Book 2) by Gary Gibson

By Gary Gibson

The recent high-octane house event from this grasp storyteller

Archivist Luc Gabion has eventually completed his life's objective – of bringing down Winchell Antonov, head of the Black Lotus terrorist company, and the scourge of the Tian Di's stellar empire for numerous years.

But rather than feeling positive, the come upon has left him scarred. Forcibly implanted with a know-how a ways ahead of whatever he's encountered ahead of, Luc sees and hears issues he is familiar with he's now not purported to. Worse, the know-how is killing him, slowly. So while he reveals himself investigating the homicide of 1 of the Tian Di's ruling clique, the Thousand Emperors, he is aware he's in actual hassle. anybody of them may be the killer, and anyone of them may have him positioned to demise on a whim.

Worse, the lifeless guy is the architect of the arrival Reunification: nice civilisations, separated for hundreds of years by means of outdated enmities, are approximately to reunite in a brand new age of peace and prosperity. however it quickly turns into transparent that somebody available in the market is keen to do whatever to ensure that day by no means comes.

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Street of Shadows (Star Wars: Coruscant Nights II) by Michael Reaves

By Michael Reaves

With the Jedi all yet burnt up within the grim aftermath of Order sixty six, the Empire’s energy turns out unchecked. yet one lone Knight keeps to struggle the nice fight–against all odds and whilst all else fails.

Deep within the bowels of Coruscant, Jedi Jax Pavan ekes out a residing as a personal investigator, a go-to, can-do man for the downtrodden. Now a mysterious Zeltron knockout named Deejah methods Jax with a case that should be cracked: to determine who killed her artist lover Volette, brutally murdered hours after his victorious unveiling of a stunning new gentle sculpture with noticeable hyperlinks to lightsaber pyrotechnics.

Finding Volette’s killer won’t be easy–too many secrets and techniques, too many suspects, and all types of causes. yet with the droid I-5YQ’s aid, and ex-reporter Den Dhur’s first-class snooping abilities, the research is quickly working like a well-oiled machine.

Unfortunately, there’s a much more effective desktop looking Jax. It’s a dangerous online game of cat-and-mouse because the clock begins ticking towards the ultimate explosive showdown . . . to work out who moves first and who will die first.

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Bronze Summer (Northland Trilogy, Book 2) by Stephen Baxter

By Stephen Baxter

Retail ePub

Stephen Baxter’s “imaginative [and] bold”* novel Stone Spring drew readers into an alternative prehistoric state of affairs that now keeps with Bronze Summer. millions of years have handed. And a wall that used to be outfitted to carry again the ocean, needs to now carry again the advancing armies of a reviving Troy…

What might were the mattress of the North Sea is now Northland, a society of filthy rich, literate and self-sufficient humans. They reside off the bounty of the land, a space created via the construction of the Wall. it all started as an easy dam, millions of years in the past. Now, inhabited from finish to finish, the Wall is a linear urban stretching for enormous quantities of miles, and a ask yourself of the realm.

For millennia, the Wall has additionally stored the becoming empires of the Bronze Age at bay. yet many years of drought have destabilized these jap civilizations. Men—and women—filled with greed and ambition have now became their eyes towards the fertile West. a brand new and turbulent age is dawning. For any wall, regardless of how powerful, might be breached—particularly from within…

*Daily Mail (UK)

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Midshipman Henry Gallant in Space by H. Peter Alesso

By H. Peter Alesso

Quantity 1: because the final megastar fighter in squadron 111, Midshipman Henry Gallant is on his method from Jupiter to Mars. With the United Planets' fleet at the verge of annihilation, he can count on no support as he passes throughout the asteroid belt and perilous extraterrestrial beings. With a lot uncertainty concerning the aliens' functions and intentions, reading the captured laptop gear in Gallant's ownership may perhaps end up the most important. The destiny of Earth may possibly leisure at the talents of Midshipman Henry Gallant. regrettably, it really is his talents which have been a lot doubtful in the course of his journey of accountability. In an period of genetic engineering, he's the one traditional (non-genetically better) officer left within the fleet. His classmates and better officials have all expressed their situation that he'll now not be as much as the calls for of the distance carrier. in basic terms shiny and tasty junior officer Kelsey Mitchel has proven any sympathy for him. Now as his navigator at the final fighter in squadron 111, her existence in addition to an excellent many others, relies of Henry Gallant.

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When HARLIE Was One: Release 2.0 by David Gerrold

By David Gerrold

HARLIE is the 1st self-aware intelligence engine. yet rather than solutions, he has questions—too many questions, and so much of his questions haven't any solutions at all.

First released in 1972, When HARLIE used to be One was once instantly hailed as a groundbreaking debut novel, reading the main primary query of all: What does it suggest to be human?

Revised by means of the writer in 1988, this increased version is out there back. regardless of the entire growth in computing device know-how considering then, When HARLIE was once One nonetheless has remarkable energy to the touch the human heart.

Nominated for the Hugo and Nebula awards for top Novel of the yr, its topics of affection and discovery are much more very important this present day than whilst first published.

Read. take pleasure in. Be encouraged.

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The Repairmen of Cyclops by John Brunner

By John Brunner

The Corps Galactica, the Galaxy's police strength, had pledged itself to a coverage of non-interference with the backward Zarathustra Refugee Planets. Langenschmidt, the Corps leader in the world Cyclops, was once content material with this ruling. in any case, if the refugee planets may possibly shape their very own civilizations from scratch, logically they might get a hold of cultures fitted to their very own needs.
However, whilst the case of Justin Kolb got here to his consciousness, Langenschmidt was once pressured to reconsider the matter. Kolb's twist of fate with the wolfshark printed to the Corps' medicos the leg-graft that were played on him. It used to be an ideal match--only its gene-pattern wasn't Cyclopean, and limb-grafting wasn't practiced on Cyclops. the place had the leg come from, who were the unknown repairmen, and wasn't this anything that may be violating galactic law?

First released 1965.

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