Posts in category: Science Fiction
By Isaac Asimov
A beautiful testomony to his artistic genius. Forward The Foundation is a the saga's dramatic climax -- the tale Asimov fanatics were looking forward to. an exhilarating story of possibility, intrigue, and suspense, Forward The Foundation brings to brilliant existence Asimov's top enjoyed characters: hero Hari Seldon, who struggles to ideal his progressive thought of psychohistory to make sure the survival of humanity; Cleon II, the useless and artful emperor of the Galactic Empire,
By S. M. Stirling, Jerry Pournelle
From Publishers Weekly
Military SF fanatics of the Falkenberg legion saga might want to be in battling trim to lug domestic The Prince, through Jerry Pournelle and S.M. Sterling. This hefty compendium comprises the 4 novels Falkenberg's Legion, Prince of Mercenaries, pass inform the Spartans and Prince of Sparta.
By John J. Ordover
STARFLEET CORPS OF ENGINEERS
The da Vinci is returning to Hidalgo Station,a run-down outdated spacedock that has noticeable higher many years, in an effort to choose up Commander Sonya Gomez from a much-needed shore go away. but if they come they locate that Gomez has taken the station hostage, and is making insane calls for -- in the event that they aren't met, she'll blow up the station.
No one is extra stunned than Gomez herself, who's trapped inside of Hidalgo's regulate middle with out approach out -- and no approach to cease her shipmates from considering she's long past mad. by myself, the S.C.E.'s chief needs to have the opportunity out of her capture earlier than her shipmates take drastic action!
By Mike Shepherd
Kris Longknife encounters a few peaceable extraterrestrial beings who've come to warn humanity of an unidentifiable strength that's roaming the galaxy, obliterating every thing in its path-a direction now top at once towards the human worlds.
By Carolyn Ives Gilman
From Nebula and Hugo Award-nominated Carolyn Ives Gilman comes Dark Orbit, a compelling novel that includes alien touch, secret, and homicide.
Reports of an odd, new liveable planet have reached the Twenty Planets of human civilization. whilst a workforce of scientists is assembled to enquire this global, exoethnologist Sara Callicot is recruited to maintain an eye fixed on an risky crewmate. Thora used to be a member of the interplanetary elite, yet on account that her prophetic delusions helped mobilize a rebellion on Orem, she's been banished to the farthest reaches of house, as a result possibility that her very presence might revive unrest.
Upon arrival, the staff unearths a rare crystalline planet, weighted down with darkish topic. Then a staff member is murdered and Thora mysteriously disappears. considered uninhabited, the planet is in reality domestic to a blind, sentient species whose individuals navigate their international with a weird and wonderful vocabulary and extrasensory perceptions.
Lost within the deep crevasses of the planet between those humans, Thora needs to conflict her demons and learn how to understand the local population on the way to locate her crewmates and warn them of an coming near near risk. yet her so much tricky activity may possibly lie in persuading the team that a few powers lie past the bounds of technology.
By Andy Mangels, Michael A. Martin
Venture Ishtar -- the daring activity to terraform Venus, the main unstable planet within the sun method -- has reached a serious juncture. The project's first section has had unforeseen outcomes that may tear Venus aside -- and suggest the deaths of dozens of venture staff and the S.C.E.'s laptop professional, the un-bonded Bynar now referred to as Soloman.
Now, with time operating out, Soloman needs to circulation previous the bias of his fellow Bynars -- who view his "single" prestige with disdain -- and discover a resolution ahead of catastrophe moves!
By Olaf Stapledon
Sirius is Thomas Trelone's nice scan - a major, good-looking puppy with the mind and intelligence of a person. Raised and knowledgeable in Trelone's circle of relatives along Plaxy, his youngest daughter, Sirius is a really striking and proficient creature. His dating with the Trelones, relatively with Plaxy, is deep and shut, and his inquiring brain levels around the spectrum of human wisdom and event. yet Sirius isn't human and the conflicts and internal turmoil that torture him can't be resolved.
By David Drake
This Omni-Trade paperback quantity collects the 2 full-length novels, <i >The Sharp finish </i>and <i >Paying the Piper</i>, plus “The Darkness,” a novelette which has no longer seemed in past Slammers books.
The Hammers are very improper and imperfect human beings—but they recognize their jobs, they usually get these jobs performed, a technique or one other. in the event that your state or your planet is less than assault, and also you wish plaster saints to save lots of the day . . . good, plenty of good fortune, and it’s been great knowing you. but when you <i >really </i>want your chestnuts pulled out of the fireplace, lease Colonel Hammer’s troops. They’ll by no means win a good looks contest, or perhaps a comfort fee for “most congenial,” yet they’ll win the war—because they’re the easiest. They’re Hammer’s Slammers.
this can be the 3rd of a 3 quantity set featuring for the 1st time the complete genre-defining Slammers sequence in uniform Omni-trade paperback volumes, with new introductions through significant SF figures and new afterwords by way of David Drake. each one quantity also will comprise a Slammers tale no longer amassed in earlier Slammer’s books.
“Fans of Drake's edgy tales of a mercenary tank regiment in a destiny no longer all that diversified from our current will celebrate [at the e-book of] the complete sequence in 3 volumes. Drake, a <st1:place ><st1:country-region >Vietnam</st1:country-region></st1:place> vet who served within the Blackhorse Regiment, makes use of prose as chilly and difficult because the steel alloy of a tank to painting the boys and ladies of Hammer's Regiment. . . . In his depiction of strive against, Drake competitors Crane and Remarque.”
—<i >Publishers Weekly</i>, reviewing the evening colour hardcover edition
chaptered epub - retail caliber
By Jonathan Maberry
Sequel to sufferer zero
Joe Ledger and the DMS (Department of army Sciences) cross up opposed to competing teams of geneticists. One facet is growing unique transgenic monsters and genetically superior mercenary armies; the opposite is utilizing twenty first century know-how to proceed the Nazi grasp Race application started via Josef Mengele. Both aspects are looking to see the DMS destroyed, and they've drawn first blood. Neither facet is ready for Joe Ledger as he leads Echo crew to battle less than a black flag.
By Doris Lessing
From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, this is often the fourth instalment within the visionary novel cycle 'Canopus in Argos: Archives'. The good-looking, clever humans of Planet eight of the Canopean Empire understand basically an idyllic life on their bountiful planet, its climate continually nurturing, by no means harsh. They stay lengthy, useful, untroubled lives. Then at some point The Ice starts off, and ice and snow disguise the planet's floor. plants and animals die off, and the folk needs to discover ways to dwell with this new desolation. Their in basic terms wish is that, as they've been promised, they are going to be taken from Planet eight to a brand new international. but if the Canopean ambassador, Johor, ultimately arrives, he has devastating information: they are going to die besides their planet. Slowly they arrive to appreciate that their salvation could lie within the construction of 1 consultant who can keep what's such a lot necessary to them. Lessing has written a daunting and, eventually, hopeful booklet, a profound and thought-provoking contribution to the science-fiction style the radical normally.