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The Sardonyx Net by Elizabeth A. Lynn

By Elizabeth A. Lynn

A nomadic starship, the Sardonyx (a.k.a. Yago) internet is manned via the Yago kinfolk, with Zed Yago as its captain. The Sardonyx web is chargeable for settling on up house trash (i.e., convicts) within the Sardonyx area. Zed will get nice excitement from torturing the convicts earlier than promoting them as slaves. The experts of the planets within the quarter flip a blind eye because the Yagos drug and torture the criminals. however the Yagos’ whole operation is in danger while there's a scarcity of the drug they use to regulate the criminals and while Dana Ikoro arrives. during this tale of forbidden love, crime, corrupt justice, and profitable company, the Yago relations needs to struggle to maintain their company sturdy.

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The Adversary (Saga of Pliocene Exile, Book 4) by Julian May

By Julian May

The fourth and culminating quantity in Julian May's stunning quartet of science-fiction novels brings to a climax the fight for the Many-Colored Land -- the Earth six million years in the past -- and completes the sequence that has turn into a global best-seller and a number of award nominee.

Human time-travelers from the subtle Galactic Milieu of the twenty-second century got here to the Pliocene Epoch looking a backyard of Eden. What they discovered used to be slavery less than the knightly Tanu race, who have been exiled to Earth from a much galaxy. Freed by means of the usurper Aiken Drum, the people get pleasure from a quick interval of dominance. yet now King Aiken's rule is threatened by way of the dwarfish Firvulag, who scheme to spoil either people and Tanu within the dusk conflict, a ritual Gotterdammerung that have been postponed whilst Tanu and Firvulag have been banished to Pliocene Earth.

This risk turns into nearly incidental whilst Aiken discovers that his realm is ready to be invaded by means of one other human who possesses metapsychic powers even more than Aiken's personal. he's Marc Remillard, the Adversary, instigator of the Metapsychic uprising, who approximately conquered the Milieu, after which fled throughout the time-gate after his defeat. Marc and his surviving fans come opposed to Aiken whilst it appears a brand new time-gate is ready to be outfitted -- person who will supply a two-way portal among the Many-Colored Land and the long run international of the Milieu.

ASIN: B00633YOZK

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L'Empereur-Dieu de Dune (Le Cycle de Dune, Livre 4) by Frank Herbert

By Frank Herbert

L’Empereur-Dieu de Dune (titre unique : God Emperor of Dune) est un roman de Frank Herbert, paru aux États-Unis en 1981, qui fait suite au roman Les Enfants de Dune. Il s’agit du 4e tome du cycle de Dune.

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À los angeles suite de sa décision environ three 500 ans plus tôt de mener l’humanité vers le Sentier d'Or, Leto II est devenu un dieu vivant et tyrannique, qui poursuit sa mutation en ver géant au fil des siècles. Sa prescience et sa mémoire génétique quasi illimitées lui permettent de maîtriser totalement les différentes corporations qui se partageaient auparavant l’univers, et qui tentent à présent tant bien que mal de résister à l’immense pouvoir de l’Empereur-Dieu, surnommé le « Tyran ».

Durant ces trois millénaires, Leto a bouleversé l’ordre ancien de bien des façons : les Grandes Maisons ne sont plus que l’ombre d’elles-mêmes. los angeles Guilde, le Bene Gesserit, le Bene Tleilax et Ix sont ramenés au rang de serviteurs auxquels on accorde de maigres récompenses pour les satisfactions apportées au Tyran. Les changements climatiques de Dune, instaurés par Paul Muad’Dib, ont conduit à l’extermination des vers géants dont le dernier spécimen vivant est l’Empereur.

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Persona by Genevieve Valentine

By Genevieve Valentine

In a global the place international relations has turn into megastar, a tender ambassador survives an assassination test and needs to sign up for with an undercover paparazzo in a race to save lots of her existence, spin the tale, and safe the way forward for her younger state during this near-future political mystery from the acclaimed writer of Mechanique and The ladies at Kingfisher Club.
When Suyana, Face of the United Amazonia Rainforest Confederation, secretly meets Ethan of the us for a date which may solidify a dating for the suffering UARC, the very last thing she expects is an assassination try out. Daniel, a youngster runaway-turned-paparazzi out for his substantial holiday, witnesses the 1st shot hit Suyana, and earlier than he can give it some thought, he jumps into the fray, telling himself it’s no longer altruism, it’s the news. similar to that, Suyana and Daniel are actually within the online game of Faces. And in the event that they lose, they’ll die.

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Loki: Why I Began the End by Maia Jacomus

By Maia Jacomus

The tip of the area is coming. we know it. i believe we knew it the instant Odin and that i first met—any indication of camaraderie among a god and a massive was once unthinkable. yet that used to be simply the 1st thread of the unraveling global tapestry. contemplating my betrayal towards the giants, the gods treating my young children like beasts, and my very own lack of knowledge in regards to the futility of divine energy, I’m stunned the area remains to be status. I’m stunned the gods can movement on unchanged, even after the demise in their Prince, the Shining One, the sum of all that’s strong and helpful within the world.

Yggdrasil forbid they need to ever admit to a mistake or a flaw, or come clean with their percentage of blame.

If you haven’t guessed, I’m Loki, member of the Jotun enormous race, sworn blood-brother of the very best god Odin. If you’ve heard of me, you’ve heard that I’m depraved, that I’m the best enemy of the gods, and i begun the chain of occasions that promise the tip of the realm. good, convinced, that’s all true—but no longer for the explanations you're thinking that.

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King Kobold Revived (Warlock Series, Book 2) by Christopher Stasheff

By Christopher Stasheff

Gramarye is a forgotten colony of Earth, an deserted planet of telepathic outlaws, the place elves and witches are genuine, and the fantasies of the center a while undergo. Wizard Rod Gallowglass is the one one that can store Gramarye from doom--if he can rid himself of the insidious psychological fog that drains his powers. Reissue.

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Reclamation by Sarah Zettel

By Sarah Zettel

EISBN-13: 978-1-4804-2216-2

Winner of the Locus Award for most sensible First Novel: With mankind unfold thinly around the galaxy, refugees needs to locate humanity’s home

Eric Born understands his means round the universe. He’s a quick-thinking service provider blessed with common telekinetic ability. He’s additionally that rarest of creatures, a person. people were scattered around the universe, powerless and oppressed, dispersed so greatly that nobody is familiar with what planet they first got here from. Eric survives via promoting his skills to the mysterious galactic tyrants referred to as the Rhudolant Vitae, yet hasn't ever forgotten he belongs to the human race, and the far-off global, the world of the anonymous Powers. the area could be a backwater, yet Eric will do whatever to guard his domestic from the cruel and robust Vitae.

With assistance from fellow refugee Arla Rengate, Eric embarks on a trip around the stars. to avoid wasting the world, he'll need to pass the Vitae, and find a mystery that holds the main to the origins of mankind.

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Alliance (Linesman, Book 2) by S. K. Dunstall

By S. K. Dunstall

As the Linesman sequence maintains, linesman Ean Lambert reveals himself dealing with an alien craft he doesn’t understand—and a terrifying political hazard he can't fight

The strains. The soul of each send. It was concept there have been purely ten, yet that was once ahead of an alien vessel seemed on the fringe of space—before Ean Lambert heard extra strains making a song. Ean’s methods of speaking with strains is unusual. yet his talents make him a useful tool—or weapon—to command.

Captain Selma Kari Wang has misplaced everything—her send, her team, her legs. however the New Alliance of Worlds isn't performed along with her but. when they rebuild her damaged physique, they ship her to captain one of many new alien ships, teaming her up with Ean, the single one that can comprehend the alien lines.

Kari Wang and Ean are poised at the threshold of discoveries which may swap the realm. yet now not everybody wishes the hot Alliance to manage the secrets and techniques they uncover—and those that oppose won’t hesitate to do no matter what it takes to prevent them…

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An Autumn War (Long Price Quartet, Book 3) by Daniel Abraham

By Daniel Abraham

Daniel Abraham extremely joyful myth readers along with his brilliantly unique and fascinating first novel, and in his moment penned a tragedy as darkly own and violent as Shakespeare’s King Lear. Now he has written an epic myth of a lot wider scope and allure that might thrill his enthusiasts and enthrall legions of recent readers.

Otah Machi, ruler of the town of Machi, has attempted for years to organize his humans for a destiny during which the mystical andat, entities that help their trade and intimidate all foes, can now not be competently harnessed. yet his efforts are too little, too past due. The Galts, an expansionist empire from around the sea, have uninterested in video games of political espionage and low-stakes sabotage. Their common, a ruthless veteran, has chanced on the way to do what used to be proposal most unlikely: neutralize the andat.

As the Galtic military advances, the Poets who keep an eye on the andat salary their very own conflict to avoid wasting their loved-ones and their country. Failure turns out inevitable, yet good fortune could finish the Galtic risk.

With extraordinary storytelling ability, Abraham has wedded the original magic, high-stakes betrayal and political

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The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

By Alan Dean Foster

Regardless of how lengthy or how difficult they try, irrespective of how wide their schooling as a species, it doesn't matter what they adventure of the small heavens and bigger hells they bring about for themselves, apparently people are destined to determine their technological accomplishments constantly exceed their skill to appreciate themselves.

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