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Falling for Sky (Cyborg Seduction Book 11)
by Laurann Dohner

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English

Pages

194

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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Mick knew signing up to run a solo mining operation would be boring, but a ten-year stint will earn her enough credits to retire. She鈥檚 got her robot companion to keep her company, and she even makes a friend via communications who she gets to talk to every few months when Sky is flying within range. Once her years are up, she fantasizes about confessing her true identity as a woman and maybe he鈥檒l be interested in more than friendship. Until then, she must follow protocol by keeping her voice synthesizer on, pretending to be a man.<br /><br />As the cyborg expert on all things human, Sky鈥檚 job includes chatting with Earthers, gleaning any intel that might lead to the deadly Markus Models鈥攁ndroids who are bent on ending all life. He particularly enjoys talking to Mick, a friendly Earther stationed on a mining planet. But Sky gets the shock of his life the next time he hails him and discovers not only is his friend under attack by pirates, but 鈥渉e鈥?is actually a 鈥渟he.鈥?Mick is short for Mickayla鈥攁nd she鈥檚 captivating.<br /><br />Sky鈥檚 always wanted an Earther woman for his own, someone he鈥檒l never have to share with another cyborg, and Mick is his for the taking. All he has to do is disobey direct orders, abandon his current mission, and rescue Mick, all before his council can punish him for his misdeeds. <br /><br />Piece of cake, as the humans would say.
Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Trilogy Book 1)
by Tamsyn Muir

Language

English

Pages

437

Publication Date

September 10, 2019

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<p><b>A <i>USA Today</i> Best-Selling Novel!</b><br /><b></b><br /><b>鈥淯nlike anything I鈥檝e ever read. 鈥?鈥擵.E. Schwab</b><br /><b></b><b></b><br /><b>鈥淟esbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!鈥?鈥擟harles Stross</b><br /><b></b><br /><b></b><b>鈥?lt;/b><b>Brilliantly original, messy and weird straight through</b>.<b>鈥?lt;/b> <b>鈥擭PR</b></p><p>The Emperor needs necromancers.</p><p>The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman.</p><p>Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead nonsense.</p><p>Tamsyn Muir鈥檚 <i>Gideon the Ninth</i> unveils a solar system of swordplay, cut-throat politics, and lesbian necromancers. Her characters leap off the page, as skillfully animated as arcane revenants. The result is a heart-pounding epic science fantasy.</p><p>Brought up by unfriendly, ossifying nuns, ancient retainers, and countless skeletons, Gideon is ready to abandon a life of servitude and an afterlife as a reanimated corpse. She packs up her sword, her shoes, and her dirty magazines, and prepares to launch her daring escape. But her childhood nemesis won鈥檛 set her free without a service.</p><p>Harrowhark Nonagesimus, Reverend Daughter of the Ninth House and bone witch extraordinaire, has been summoned into action. The Emperor has invited the heirs to each of his loyal Houses to a deadly trial of wits and skill. If Harrowhark succeeds she will be become an immortal, all-powerful servant of the Resurrection, but no necromancer can ascend without their cavalier. Without Gideon鈥檚 sword, Harrow will fail, and the Ninth House will die.</p><p>Of course, some things are better left dead.</p><p>THE LOCKED TOMB TRILOGY<br />BOOK 1: <i>Gideon the Ninth</i><br />BOOK 2: <i>Harrow the Ninth</i><br />BOOK 3: <i>Alecto the Ninth</i></p><p>At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.</p>
Winter World (The Long Winter Trilogy Book 1)
by A.G. Riddle

Language

English

Pages

470

Publication Date

February 26, 2019

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* <i>Longlisted for the 2019 Wilbur Smith Prize for best published novel</i>. *<br /><br /><b>A new ice age... and a ground-breaking discovery... will change everything.</b><br /><br /><br />In the near future, an ice age pushes humanity to the edge of extinction.<br /><br />Scientists search for the cause--and any hope of stopping the Long Winter. They send probes into the solar system to take readings. Near Mars, one of the probes makes a shocking discovery: a mysterious object, drifting toward the Sun. Is it the cause of the Long Winter? Or could it be our only hope of survival?<br /><br />With time running out, NASA launches a mission to make contact with the artifact. But it isn't what anyone thought. Humanity faces a new kind of threat--and an event that will reveal a dark truth about our future.<br /><br /><br />From A.G. Riddle, the worldwide bestselling author with <b>OVER 4 MILLION COPIES SOLD</b>, comes a new sci-fi thriller that will forever change the way you look at Earth's place in the solar system.<br /><br /><br /><b>Praise for A.G. Riddle</b><br /><br />"...reads like a superior collaboration between Dan Brown and Michael Crichton."<br />-- <i>The Guardian</i> on <i>Pandemic</i><br /><br />"I finished the book fast because I just couldn't wait..."<br />-- <i>WIRED</i> GeekDad on <i>Departure</i><br /><br />"Riddle... keep(s) the focus on his characters... rather than the technological marvels"<br />-- <i>Publisher's Weekly</i> on <i>Departure</i><br /><br />"Well-constructed and tightly-wound as a fine Swiss watch--DEPARTURE has non-stop action, an engaging plot and, of course, wheels within wheels."<br />-- Diana Gabaldon, bestselling author of <i>Outlander</i><br /><br /><br /><b>MORE ABOUT <i>WINTER WORLD</i></b><br /><br />Each month, Earth grows colder. Snow falls in summer. Glaciers trample cities across North America, Europe, and Asia. The new ice age shows no signs of stopping.<br /><br />Chaos erupts. Around the world, people abandon their homes and flock to regions where they can survive.<br /><br />Nations prepare to go to war for the world's last habitable zones.<br /><br />Scientific organizations search for the reason Earth is cooling. They send probes into the solar system to collect readings. Near Mars, one of the probes finds a mysterious object, drifting toward the sun. Is it responsible for the new ice age? And if so, can we stop it? Or is the artifact merely an observer? Or neither? Could it be a relic from a long-extinct civilization? One thing is certain: investigating the artifact is humanity's best hope of survival.<br /><br />As the ice age claims more lives and the world slides into anarchy, an international consortium launches a mission into space to study the object and make contact. But the first contact mission doesn't go as planned. What the crew discovers out there is beyond anyone's imagination.<br /><br />Two members of the first contact mission may hold the keys to humanity's salvation.<br /><br />Dr. Emma Matthews is the commander aboard the International Space Station. For months, she has watched the world below freeze and civilization unravel. The headlines tell only half of the story. The messages from her sister tell the rest, of a world witnessing mass migrations, fighting for survival, struggling to provide a future for their children. When a catastrophe strikes the ISS, Emma faces her own fight for survival.<br /><br />Dr. James Sinclair is one of the greatest scientists alive. A mind before his time. Years ago, he invented something with the potential to change the world--an invention that would upset the balance of power in the world forever. Fearing that change, his enemies sent him to prison for a crime he didn't commit. But with humanity's future at stake, NASA asks him to join the first contact mission. His expertise is vital to the mission's success--and to saving Emma. With the clock ticking down to humanity's final days on Earth, James makes a decision that will change his life forever and may determine the fate of the entire human race.
Outlander: A Novel (Outlander, Book 1)
by Diana Gabaldon

Language

English

Pages

642

Publication Date

October 26, 2004

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<b>#1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER 鈥?<b>NOW A STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES聽<br /></b></b><br />Unrivaled storytelling. Unforgettable characters. Rich historical detail. These are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldon鈥檚 work. Her聽<i>New York Times</i>聽bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of critics and captured the hearts of millions of fans. Here is the story that started it all, introducing two remarkable characters, Claire Beauchamp Randall and Jamie Fraser, in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines exhilarating adventure with a love story for the ages.<br /><br /><b><b>One of the top ten best-loved novels in America, as seen on PBS鈥檚聽<i>The Great American Read</i>!</b></b><br /><br />Scottish Highlands, 1945. Claire Randall, a former British combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach鈥攁n 鈥渙utlander鈥濃€攊n a Scotland torn by war and raiding clans in the year of Our Lord . . . 1743.<br /><br /> Claire is catapulted into the intrigues of a world that threatens her life, and may shatter her heart. Marooned amid danger, passion, and violence, Claire learns her only chance of safety lies in Jamie Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior. What begins in compulsion becomes urgent need, and Claire finds herself torn between two very different men, in two irreconcilable lives.<br /><br /><b>This eBook includes the full text of the novel plus the following additional content:</b><br />鈥?An excerpt from Diana Gabaldon鈥檚聽<i>Dragonfly in Amber</i>, the second novel in the Outlander series聽<br />鈥?An interview with Diana Gabaldon聽<br />鈥?An<i>聽Outlander</i>聽reader鈥檚 guide<br /><br /> <b>Praise for <i>Outlander</i></b><br /><br /> 鈥淢arvelous and fantastic adventures, romance, sex . . . perfect escape reading.鈥?lt;b>鈥?lt;i>San Francisco Chronicle</i></b><br /><br /> 鈥淗istory comes deliciously alive on the page.鈥?lt;b>鈥擭ew York <i>Daily News</i></b>
A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy, Book 1)
by Deborah Harkness

Language

English

Pages

594

Publication Date

February 08, 2011

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<b>Book one of the聽<i>New York Times</i>-bestselling All Souls trilogy鈥?quot;a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of聽<i>Harry Potter</i>聽and聽<i>Twilight</i>鈥?(<i>People</i>). </b><br /> <b>聽</b><br /><b>Now 鈥淸a] hot show that鈥檚 like聽<i>Twilight</i>聽meets聽<i>Outlander</i>鈥?(<i>Thrillist</i>)聽<b>airing Sundays on AMC and BBC America, as well as streaming on Sundance Now and Shudder.</b></b><br /><br /> Deborah Harkness鈥檚 sparkling debut, <i>A Discovery of Witches</i>, has brought her into the spotlight and galvanized fans around the world. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, <i>Ashmole 782</i>, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates with her leading man, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont.<br /><br /> Harkness has created a universe to rival those of Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon, and Elizabeth Kostova, and she adds a scholar's depth to this riveting tale of magic and suspense. The story continues in book two, <i>Shadow of Night</i>, and concludes with <i>The Book of Life</i>.
The Solar War (The Long Winter Trilogy Book 2)
by A.G. Riddle

Language

English

Pages

470

Publication Date

June 25, 2019

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Read the second book in <i>The Long Winter</i> trilogy--now a <b><i>Wall Street Journal</i> bestseller!</b><br /><br />* * *<br /><br /><b>We thought the war was over.<br />We were wrong.</b><br /><br />They decimated Earth during the Long Winter.<br />Now the grid has returned, and they won't stop until the human race is extinct.<br />On a ruined world, humanity's last survivors fight against impossible odds.<br />In their darkest hour, they discover a new hope for survival. But it comes at an unthinkable price, with consequences that will change everything.<br /><br />* * *<br /><br />After the Long Winter, Emma Matthews and James Sinclair hoped life would get back to normal. They've settled down in Camp Seven and welcomed their first child, a daughter. And they have waited and watched the sky for any signs of the grid's return.<br /><br />When NASA discovers that several asteroids have broken from the Kuiper Belt and are headed for Earth, James instantly realizes the truth: the grid is back. And this battle will be one to the very end.<br /><br />As he and his team prepare for humanity's last stand in space and on the ground, Emma makes a discovery closer to home, one that will change life for her and James once again.<br /><br />With war raging around them, Emma and James fight to keep their family alive. In the cold darkness, humanity splinters. New alliances emerge. At every turn, Emma and James face new dangers--and question whom to trust.<br /><br />Just when it seems that all hope is lost, James uncovers what may be the key to humanity's survival. But it comes with enormous risks. To implement his plan, he and Emma will have to survive the grid and another, even more deadly enemy. One thing is certain: their gambit will change the future of the human race forever.<br /><br /><b>Praise for A.G. Riddle</b><br /><br />"...reads like a superior collaboration between Dan Brown and Michael Crichton."<br />-- The Guardian on <i>Pandemic</i><br /><br />"I finished the book fast because I just couldn't wait..."<br />-- <b>WIRED GeekDad</b> on <i>Departure</i><br /><br />"Riddle... keep(s) the focus on his characters... rather than the technological marvels"<br />-- <b>Publisher's Weekly</b> on <i>Departure</i><br /><br />"Well-constructed and tightly-wound as a fine Swiss watch--<i>DEPARTURE</i> has non-stop action, an engaging plot and, of course, wheels within wheels." <br />-- <b>Diana Gabaldon</b>, bestselling author of <i>Outlander</i><br />
Pets in Space廬 4
by , Cassandra Chandler

Language

English

Pages

1402

Publication Date

October 08, 2019

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For a limited time only! Pets in Space廬 4 is proud to present 13 amazing, original new stories! Join the adventures as today's leading Science Fiction Romance authors take you on a journey to another world. Pets in Space廬 proudly supports Hero Dogs, a non-profit charity that provides service animals to veterans and first responders in need. Join New York Times, USA TODAY and Award-winning Bestselling authors S.E. Smith, Anna Hackett, Tiffany Roberts, Veronica Scott, Pauline Baird Jones, Laurie Green, Donna McDonald, Regine Abel, Alexis Glynn Latner, JC Hay, E.D. Walker, Kyndra Hatch, and Cassandra Chandler for another exciting Pets in Space廬 anthology. Get the stories before they are gone!<br /><br />Proud supporters of Hero Dogs, Pets in Space廬 authors have donated over $7,100 in the past two years to help place specially trained dogs with veterans and first responders. Open your hearts and grab your limited release copy of Pets in Space廬 4 today!
The Lost Colony (The Long Winter Trilogy Book 3)
by A.G. Riddle

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English

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Publication Date

November 12, 2019

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Don't miss the thrilling conclusion to <i>The Long Winter</i> trilogy!<br /><br />*<i> NOTE: The Lost Colony will now be a <b>full-length</b> novel. </i>*<br /><br />* * *<br /><br /><b>Can humanity survive on a new world?</b><br /><br />On Eos, the last survivors of the Long Winter face their greatest challenge yet--and race to unravel the deepest secrets of the grid.<br /><br />* * *<br /><br />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.<br /><br />The first colony of settlers--from the Carthage--have disappeared. Their settlement is still there, but everyone is gone. As James digs into the mystery of the lost colony, he discovers a series of spheres, buried on Eos. Are they the key to finding the lost colonists? Or are they responsible for their deaths?<br /><br />Just as James is unraveling the secrets of the spheres, a storm hits Jericho City. Emma, recently elected mayor, struggles to lead her people to safety while James tries to make his way home. In the middle of the chaos, a new danger emerges--a threat no one saw coming.<br /><br />With time running out to save the colonists, James and Emma face their hardest choice yet.<br /><br />ABOUT THE LOST COLONY<br /><i>The Lost Colony</i> is the third and final book in The Long Winter trilogy, which began with <i>Winter World</i> and continued in <i>The Solar War</i>.
Shadow of Night: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy, Book 2)
by Deborah Harkness

Language

English

Pages

594

Publication Date

July 10, 2012

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<b>The #1聽<i>New York Times</i>鈥揵estselling sequel to聽<i>A Discovery of Witches,聽</i>book two of the All Souls Trilogy鈥斺€渁s enchanting, engrossing, and impossible to put down as its predecessor鈥?(<i>Miami Herald</i>).</b><br /> 聽<br /><b>Look for the hit TV series 鈥淎 Discovery of Witches鈥?airing Sundays on AMC and BBC America, and streaming on Sundance Now and Shudder.</b><br /><br /> J. K. Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Anne Rice鈥攐nly a few writers capture the imagination the way that Deborah Harkness has with her <i>New York Times</i>鈥揵estselling All Souls trilogy. <i>A Discovery of Witches</i> introduces reluctant witch Diana Bishop, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont, and the battle for a lost, enchanted manuscript known as <i>Ashmole 782</i>.<br /><br /> Picking up from <i>A Discovery of Witches</i>鈥?cliffhanger ending, <i>Shadow of Night </i>takes Diana and Matthew on a trip through time to Elizabethan London, where they are plunged into a world of spies, magic, and a coterie of Matthew鈥檚 old friends, the School of Night. As the search for <i>Ashmole 782 </i>deepens and Diana seeks out a witch to tutor her in magic, the net of Matthew鈥檚 past tightens around them, and they embark on a very different鈥攁nd vastly more dangerous鈥攋ourney.
Rapture in Death (In Death, Book 4)
by J. D. Robb

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English

Pages

299

Publication Date

October 01, 1996

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<b>Lieutenant Eve Dallas delves into the world of virtual reality gaming to stop a sadistic killer in this In Death novel from #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author J. D. Robb.<br /><br /></b>They died with smiles on their faces. Three apparent suicides: a brilliant engineer, an infamous lawyer, and a controversial politician. Three strangers with nothing in common鈥攁nd no obvious reasons for killing themselves. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas finds the deaths suspicious. And her instincts pay off when autopsies reveal small burns on the brains of the victims. <br /><br />Was it a genetic abnormality or a high-tech method of murder? Eve鈥檚 investigation turns to the provocative world of virtual reality games鈥攚here the same techniques used to create joy and desire can also prompt the mind to become the weapon of its own destruction...

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