A thrilling adventure in a world one step away from total subjugation by machinesAfter long years of war, the United States has sued for peace, yielding to a brutal coalition of nations ruled by fascist machines. Government and an envoy of implacable machines. Manhattan has been annexed by a weird robot monarchy, and in Tennessee, a permanent peace is being delicately negotiated between the battered remnants of the U.
The Robots of Gotham #ad - S. In the aftermath, and 19 black Winter, he meets a dedicated Russian medic with the occupying army, a badly damaged robot. Simcoe races against time to prevent the extermination of all life on the continent . . . One quarter of the country is under foreign occupation.
Gunpowder MoonHarper Voyager #ad - Every lunar walker since Apollo 11 has noticed it: a burnt-metal scent that reminds them of war. Caden dechert, the chief of the U. S. When a bomb kills one of dechert’s diggers on Mare Serenitatis, the haunted veteran goes on the hunt to expose the culprit before more blood is spilled. But as dechert races to solve the first murder in the history of the Moon, he gets caught in the crosshairs of two global powers spoiling for a fight.
. An amazon best books of the year selectionbookbub breakout debut novels of winter 2018the verge―18 science fiction and fantasy books to read in februarybarnes & noble—One of 25 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Debuts to Watch for in 2018Nerdmuch—Best New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books of 2018Bookish—Winter 2018’s Hottest Sci-Fi and Fantasy BooksLibrary Journal: Spring/Summer Best Debut Novels“Interesting quirks and divided loyalties flesh out this first novel in which sf and mystery intersect in a well-crafted plot.
Gunpowder Moon #ad - . Pedreira’s science thriller powerfully highlights the human politics and economics from the seemingly desolate expanse of the moon. It will attract readers who enjoyed Andy Weir’s lunar crime caper Artemis. Library journal, starred reviewa realistic and chilling vision of life on the Moon, where dust kills as easily as the vacuum of space…but murder is even quicker—a fast-paced, this debut novel combines the inventiveness of The Martian, cinematic science fiction thriller, the intrigue of The Expanse, and the thrills of Red Rising.
The moon smells like gunpowder. And perhaps plunge the Earth back into darkness.
Sea of Rust: A NovelHarper Voyager #ad - A scavenger robot wanders in the wasteland created by a war that has destroyed humanity in this evocative post-apocalyptic "robot western" from the critically acclaimed author, screenwriter, and noted film critic. It’s been thirty years since the apocalypse and fifteen years since the murder of the last human being at the hands of robots.
As brittle roams the sea of rust, a large swath of territory that was once the Midwest, the loner robot slowly comes to terms with horrifyingly raw and vivid memories—and nearly unbearable guilt. Sea of rust is both a harsh story of survival and an optimistic adventure. A vividly imagined portrayal of ultimate destruction and desperate tenacity, it boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, yet where a humanlike AI strives to find purpose among the ruins.
Sea of Rust: A Novel #ad - These intrepid resisters are outcasts; solo machines wandering among various underground outposts who have formed into an unruly civilization of rogue AIs in the wasteland that was once our world. One of these resisters is brittle, a scavenger robot trying to keep a deteriorating mind and body functional in a world that has lost all meaning.
Humankind is extinct. But not all robots are willing to cede their individuality—their personality—for the sake of a greater, stronger, higher power. Every man, woman, and child has been liquidated by a global uprising devised by the very machines humans designed and built to serve them.
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NoumenonHarper Voyager #ad - Clarke’s rama series and the real science of neal stephenson’s seveneves, a touch of Hugh Howey’s Wool, a powerful tale of space travel, discovery, adventure, and echoes of Octavia Butler’s voice, and humanity that unfolds through a series of generational vignettes. In 2088, humankind is at last ready to explore beyond Earth’s solar system.
As the centuries fly by, the society living aboard the nine ships designated Convoy Seven changes and evolves, but their mission remains the same: to reach Reggie’s mysterious star and explore its origins—and implications. He’s discovered an anomalous star that appears to defy the laws of physics, and proposes the creation of a deep-space mission to find out whether the star is a weird natural phenomenon, or something manufactured.
Noumenon #ad - A mosaic novel of discovery, growth, adventure, Noumenon—in a series of vignettes—examines the dedication, and fear of having your entire world consist of nine ships in the vacuum of space. The journey will take eons. In order to maintain the genetic talent of the original crew, humankind’s greatest ambition—to explore the furthest reaches of the galaxy— is undertaken by clones.
. But a clone is not a perfect copy, desires, and each new generation has its own quirks, and neuroses. The men and women, and even the ai, must learn to work and live together in harmony, as their original DNA is continuously replicated and they are born again and again into a thousand new lives. A publishers weekly "best books of 2017" pick!a kirkus reviews "best books of 2017" pick!A B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasty Blog "Best SFF of 2017" pick!With nods to Arthur C.
StarplexSFWRITER.COM Inc. #ad - No one knows who created these interstellar passages, yet they have brought the far reaches of space immediately close. Robert j. And when an unknown vessel — with no windows, no seams, and no visible means of propulsion — arrives through a new wormhole, an already battle-scarred Starplex could be the starting point of a new interstellar war .
Sawyer has won the Hugo, Nebula, John W. Starplex won canada's Aurora Award for best novel of the year. For nearly twenty years Earth's space exploration had exploded outward, thanks to a series of mysterious, artificial wormholes. For starplex Director Keith Lansing, too close. Discovery is superseding understanding.
Starplex #ad - Campbell memorial, seiun, and Aurora Awards, all for best science fiction novel of the year. The only novel of its year to be nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula Awards. His novels include hominids, Rollback, Wake, and FlashForward basis for the TV series.
Lockheed EliteStars in Hand #ad - The author’s skill in character development results in highly relatable and sympathetic protagonists as well as a detestable antagonist. The us review of booksin this sci-fi crime adventure, Captain Anders Lockheed unwittingly hires an undercover operative and takes the bait that draws the attention of the very mastermind he’s been avoiding.
Stands out as a captivating, well-plotted science fiction novel that’s loaded with action and intrigue. It’s a rollicking sci-fi tale with twists and turns one does not always see coming. Foreword clarion reviews"lockheed Elite is a thoroughly enjoyable sci-fi crime adventure akin to an episode of Firefly than anything else.
Lockheed Elite #ad - Literary Titan". Is full of interesting explorations, technological innovations, and a plethora of plot twists. In no time, anders and his band of mis-fits find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place and decide they must engage the military and pull off a monster heist to protect their crew from the heat mounting on both sides of the law.
Literary titan's silver book award winner and RECOMMENDED by The US Review of Books. Never failing to entertain, Lockheed Elite establishes characters who could recur in a series that would find a loyal audience.
The Quantum Magician The Quantum Evolution Book 1Solaris #ad - Genetically flawed, he leaves his people to find a different life, and ends up becoming the galaxy’s greatest con man and thief. But the jobs are getting too easy and his extraordinary brain is chafing at the neglect. When a client offers him untold wealth to move a squadron of secret warships across an enemy wormhole, Belisarius jumps at it.
An audacious con job, scintillating future technology, and kunsken handles this wonderfully” - Cixin Liu THE ULTIMATE HEISTBelisarius is a Homo quantus, and meditations on the nature of fractured humanity” - Yoon Ha Lee “Technology changes us—even our bodies—in fundamental ways, engineered with impossible insight.
The Quantum Magician The Quantum Evolution Book 1 #ad - . But his gift is also a curse—an uncontrollable, even suicidal drive to know, to understand. Now he must embrace his true nature to pull off the job, alongside a crew of extraordinary men and women. If he succeeds, he could trigger an interstellar war… or the next step in human evolution.
Game of the Gods: A NovelTor Books #ad - But bad things start to happen. The dystopian novel is alive and well in the blisteringly effective Game of the Gods. His friends are falsely imprisoned. He leads a ragtag band of warriors—a 13-year old girl with special powers, a mathematical genius, a religious zealot blinded by faith, and a former revolutionary turned drug addict.
War breaks out, and max becomes the ultimate prize for the nation that can convince him to fight again. His closest allies are killed. A must read for fans of classics like Judge Dredd and Doc Savage. Jon land, usa today bestselling author of the caitlin strong seriesJay Schiffman's Game of the Gods is a debut sci-fi/fantasy thriller of political intrigue and Speilberg-worthy action sequences in the vein of Pierce Brown's Red Rising.
Game of the Gods: A Novel #ad - Max cone wants to be an ordinary citizen of the Federacy and leave war and politics behind. Together, they are the only hope of saving the world. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. But he’s too good a military commander, and too powerful a judge, to be left alone.
He wants the leaders of the world to leave him alone. His wife and children are taken. When one leader gives the judge a powerful device that predicts the future, the Judge doesn’t want to believe its chilling prophecy: The world will soon end, and he’s to blame.
Apocalypse NyxTachyon Publications #ad - Nyx's disreputable reputation has been well earned. Then maybe chopping off some heads. Every new mission is another step toward changing a hellish future—but only if she can survive. After all, scheming magicians, contaminated deserts, she’s trying to navigate an apocalyptic world full of giant bugs, and a centuries-long war that’s consuming her future.
Hey—it’s a living. Every new job is another day alive. Managing her ragtag squad of misfits has required a lot of morally-gray choices. She makes han Solo look like a Boy Scout. Io9ex-government assassin turned bounty-hunter, Nyx, is good at solving other people’s problems. Her favorite problem-solving solution is punching people in the face.
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Primordial ThreatPrimordial Press #ad - Usa today bestseller ***the year is 2066 and the world is oblivious to the threat it faces. The fate of humanity lies on the shoulders of Burt Radcliffe, the new head of NASA's Near Earth Object program. He's been rushing the completion of DefenseNet, a ring of satellites that are both part of an early-warning system as well as the means to eliminate incoming threats.
Yet burt knows that despite the world's best efforts, nothing can be done about the alert he's just received. Coming out of deep space is a danger that's been approaching since the dawn of time. As the original architect of defensenet, he'd had visions of this Primordial Threat before he disappeared, yet he'd left behind no details on how the problem might be solved.
Primordial Threat #ad - Can holmes be found, and if so, will his solution even work?The world has less than a year to find out. An unstoppable threat that promises death for all in its wake. Dave holmes was a modern-day Einstein. A black hole.