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A World Called Solitude

By Stephen Goldin

A misplaced vintage of technological know-how fiction.

Birk Aaland is a political outcast from Earth's tyranny, and has been residing for years on a planet inhabited exclusively by means of robots, ever considering the fact that his send crashed here.
Now one other send has crashed, and there's back a unmarried survivor—a girl who's desirous to warn Earth of an alien invasion.
But Birk is completely pleased with his present exile—until a accident intervenes, inflicting every one of them to reassess their lives and their overall existence.

"The tale profits an emotionality that justifies calling Goldin an artist, now not simply a writer." —Tom Easton, Analog Magazine

Originally released 1981 by means of Doubleday.

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The Slip Trilogy Complete Boxed Set

By David Estes

"Someone needs to die prior to one other can born" during this inhabitants keep an eye on dystopian thriller!

Get the entire trilogy of the Amazon bestselling The Slip Trilogy for greater than 20% off the conventional fee! This boxed set contains Slip, Grip, and turn; that is 1,200 pages of dystopian motion and twists.

As sea degrees upward push and livable landmasses lower, the Reorganized u . s . a . has instituted inhabitants keep an eye on measures to make sure there are adequate assets and nutrition to maintain the becoming inhabitants. delivery authorization needs to be paid for and received ahead of having a baby. an individual needs to die prior to one other could be born, maintaining the rustic in a inhabitants impartial place at what specialists deliberate to be the optimum inhabitants. the hot legislation are enforced by way of a ruthless executive association referred to as Pop Con, answerable for terminating any young ones due to unauthorized births, and any illegals who be capable of live on earlier their moment birthday, at which element they're detailed a countrywide protection hazard and given the identify Slip.

But what if one baby slipped during the cracks? What if a person knew all of the loopholes and the way to take advantage of them? would it not swap whatever? could the fragile source stability be thrown right into a tailspin, threatening the lives of all people?

And how a ways might the govt visit locate and terminate the Slip?

In a gripping tale of a family members torn aside via a unmarried selection, Slip is a reminder of the sanctity of a unmarried existence and the worth of the lives we so frequently take with no consideration.

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Something Dangerous

By Penny Vincenzi

Something harmful is a riveting drama approximately an embattled dynasty, and a passionate, multi-layered story of affection and politics.

The remarkable Lytton twins, Adele and Venetia, are born into the good Lytton publishing empire. In 1928, on their eighteenth birthday, they're wealthy and well-liked, with a self belief verging on vanity. however the specter of Nazi Germany is growing…Gradually their privileged international darkens in incredible ways―but it isn't simply the twins whose lives were irrevocably replaced. Barty Miller, rescued from the London slums in babyhood through Celia Lytton, is smart, bold, and a whole distinction to the twins―and she faces temptation of the main unforeseen variety…

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The Purple Book

By Philip José Farmer

This number of tales contains: The Oögenesis of poultry urban (1970); Riders of the red salary (1967); Spiders of the pink Mage [Thieves' global] (1980); The Making of Revelation, half I (1980); The lengthy rainy crimson Dream of Rip van Winkle (1981).

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The She-Hulk Diaries

By Marta Acosta

JANUARY 1
CURRENT prestige: No task, no boyfriend, no everlasting position to dwell, no motor vehicle, and so much of my outfits are held including staples and duct tape. checking account nearly burnt up. lots of my former affiliates have expressed a wish that I by no means darken their doors back for criminal and fiscal reasons.

She-Hulk bought us obtained us kicked out of the Avengers Mansion. humans preserve posting movies on-line of her New Year's Eve shenanigans: twirling flaming cell poles in occasions sq., mountain climbing the Empire nation construction whereas dangling Anderson Cooper, dancing wildly at events, and commandeering a motorbike cop's journey to do wheelies around the Brooklyn Bridge.

Saying there are aspects to Jennifer Walters's character is an underestimation. while she hasn't morphed right into a 650-pound, crime-fighting, hard-partying superhero, she's a unmarried attorney attempting to get her act jointly. Hilarious and action-packed, The She-Hulk Diaries tells her tale, as she juggles searching for Mr. correct and hiking the company ladder by means of day with combating villains and saving the realm by way of evening. perhaps she'll ultimately tackle a case that may outline her profession. perhaps she will not meet one Mr. correct, yet , and she'll need to select. perhaps undesirable men will cease attempting to break the planet so she will learn her Perez Hilton in peace.

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The Worthing Saga

By Orson Scott Card

It used to be a miracle of technology that accredited people to stay, if no longer perpetually, then for an extended, very long time. a few humans, besides. the wealthy, the powerful--they lived their lives on the expense of 1 yr each ten. a few created societies: that of people that lived out their general span and died, and people who slept away the many years, skipping over the intervening years and occasions. It allowed nice plans to be installed movement. It allowed interstellar Empires to be built.

It got here with regards to destroying humanity.

After an extended, very long time of decadence and stagnation, a couple of seed ships have been despatched out to avoid wasting our species. They carried human embryos and offers, and instructing robots, and one guy. The Worthing Saga is the tale of 1 of those males, Jason WOrthing, and the realm he discovered for the seed he carried.

Orson Scott Card is "a grasp of the artwork of storytelling" (Booklist), and The Worthing Saga is a narrative that basically he may have written.

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Alien Bodies (Dr. Who: Eighth Doctor Adventures, Book 6)

By Lawrence Miles

A physician Who novel set on an island within the East Indies, the place alien forces are amassing in a misplaced urban buried deep within the center of the rain wooded area, desirous to gather what will be the deadliest weapon in construction. The surgeon and Sam stroll into the center of the strangest public sale in heritage.

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

By Philip K. Dick

"The such a lot constantly outstanding technology fiction author within the world."
--John Brunner

THE proposal FOR BLADERUNNER. . .

Do Androids Dream of electrical Sheep? used to be released in 1968. Grim and foreboding, even this present day it's a masterpiece sooner than its time.

By 2021, the area conflict had killed thousands, riding complete species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. those that remained coveted any dwelling creature, and for those that could not come up with the money for one, businesses equipped tremendously life like simulacrae: horses, birds, cats, sheep. . . They even outfitted humans.

Emigrées to Mars got androids so subtle it was once most unlikely to inform them from actual males or ladies. scared of the havoc those man made people may wreak, the govt banned them from Earth. but if androids did not want to be pointed out, they only combined in.

Rick Deckard was once an formally sanctioned bounty hunter whose task was once to discover rogue androids, and to retire them. yet cornered, androids tended to struggle again, with lethal results.

"[Dick] sees all of the gleaming and terrifying probabilities. . . that different authors shrink back from."
--Paul Williams, Rolling Stone

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The Fort: A Novel of the Revolutionary War

By Bernard Cornwell

“The such a lot prolific and winning historic novelist on this planet today.” —Wall highway Journal

“Readers who haven’t came across Bernard Cornwell don’t recognize what they're missing.” —New York occasions bestselling writer Vince Flynn

From the New York occasions bestselling writer of Agincourt, the Saxon stories, and the loved Richard Sharpe sequence, Bernard Cornwell’s The castle plunges prow-first into the biggest naval conflict of the innovative conflict. enthusiasts of the Nathaniel Starbuck Chronicles and The Burning Land will thrill to Cornwell’s positive go back to American ancient fiction during this gripping tale of braveness, power and patriotism.

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The Man in the Picture

By Susan Hill

By the well known storyteller Susan Hill--whose first ghost tale, the girl in Black, has run for eighteen years as a play in London's West End--here is a brand new tackle a sort that's absolutely classical and, in Hill's capable fingers, newly very important. the fellow within the photograph is a haunting story of loss, love, and the very basest worry of our beings.

a unprecedented ghost tale from a latest grasp. within the condo of Oliver's outdated professor at Cambridge, there's a portray at the wall, a mysterious depiction of masked revelers on the Venice carnival. in this chilly winter's evening, the previous professor has made up our minds to bare the painting's eerie mystery. The darkish paintings of the Venetian scene, rather than imitating existence, has the facility to entrap it. To stare into the portray is to play dangerously with the unseen demons it hides, and turn into the sufferer of its macabre good looks.

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