We Are Legion We Are Bob

We Are Legion  We Are Bob Author Dennis E. Taylor
ISBN-10 1680680323
Year 2016-10-20
Pages
Language en
Publisher Worldbuilders Press
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Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street.Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets. The stakes are high: no less than the first claim to entire worlds. If he declines the honor, he'll be switched off, and they'll try again with someone else. If he accepts, he becomes a prime target. There are at least three other countries trying to get their own probes launched first, and they play dirty.The safest place for Bob is in space, heading away from Earth at top speed. Or so he thinks. Because the universe is full of nasties, and trespassers make them mad - very mad.

The Caledonian Gambit

The Caledonian Gambit Author Dan Moren
ISBN-10 9781940456850
Year 2017-05-23
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
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The galaxy is mired in a cold war between two superpowers, the Illyrican Empire and the Commonwealth. Thrust between this struggle are Simon Kovalic, the Commonwealth’s preeminent spy, and Kyle Rankin, a lowly soldier happily scrubbing toilets on Sabea, a remote and isolated planet. However, nothing is as it seems. Kyle Rankin is a lie. His real name is Eli Brody, and he fled his home world of Caledonia years ago. Simon Kovalic knows Caledonia is a lit fuse hurtling towards detonation. The past Brody so desperately tried to abandon can grant him access to people and places that are off limits even to a professional spy like Kovalic. Kovalic needs Eli Brody to come home and face his past. With Brody suddenly cast in a play he never auditioned for, he and Kovalic will quickly realize it’s everything they don’t know that will tip the scales of galactic peace. Sounds like a desperate plan, sure, but what gambit isn’t? The Caledonian Gambit is a throwback to the classic sci-fi adventures of spies and off-world politics, but filled to the brim with modern sensibilities.

The Genome

The Genome Author Sergei Lukyanenko
ISBN-10 9781497643949
Year 2014-12-02
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Open Road Media
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A science fiction thriller by the author of Night Watch, the hit novel that inspired two major motion pictures Five months after the horrific accident that left him near death and worried that he’d never fly again, master-pilot Alex Romanov lands a new job: captaining the sleek passenger vessel Mirror. Alex is a spesh—a human who has been genetically modified to perform particular tasks. As a captain and pilot, Alex has a genetic imperative to care for passengers and crew—no matter what the cost. His first mission aboard Mirror is to ferry two representatives of the alien race Zzygou on a tour of human worlds. His task will not be an easy one, for aboard the craft are several speshes who have reason to hate the Others. Dark pasts, deadly secrets, and a stolen gel-crystal worth more than Alex’s entire ship combine to challenge him at every turn. And as the tension escalates, it becomes apparent that greater forces are at work to bring the captain’s world crashing down.

Children of Time

Children of Time Author Adrian Tchaikovsky
ISBN-10 9781447273318
Year 2015-06-04
Pages 599
Language en
Publisher Pan Macmillan
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'Children of Time is a joy from start to finish. Entertaining, smart, surprising and unexpectedly human.' - Patrick Ness Winner of the 30th anniversary Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Novel Adrian Tchaikovksy's critically acclaimed, stand-alone novel Children of Time, is the epic story of humanity's battle for survival on a terraformed planet. Who will inherit this new Earth? The last remnants of the human race left a dying Earth, desperate to find a new home among the stars. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they discover the greatest treasure of the past age - a world terraformed and prepared for human life. But all is not right in this new Eden. In the long years since the planet was abandoned, the work of its architects has borne disastrous fruit. The planet is not waiting for them, pristine and unoccupied. New masters have turned it from a refuge into mankind's worst nightmare. Now two civilizations are on a collision course, both testing the boundaries of what they will do to survive. As the fate of humanity hangs in the balance, who are the true heirs of this new Earth?

Diseases of the Breast

Diseases of the Breast Author Jay R. Harris
ISBN-10 9781451148701
Year 2012-03-28
Pages 1200
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Completely revised and updated, and now in full color throughout, the Fourth Edition of this definitive reference is a must for all clinicians who treat breast diseases. Leading experts summarize the current knowledge of breast diseases, including their clinical features, management, underlying biologies, and epidemiologies. In addition to complete coverage of malignant breast diseases, benign diseases are discussed in relation to subsequent breast cancer development. The book reviews all major clinical trials and summarizes the information they provide on early detection and management of breast cancer. Close attention is also given to the increasing importance of molecular biology and genetics in this field. This edition features more than thirty new contributors, fourteen new or completely rewritten chapters, and more clinically oriented chapters. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank. Also included with this edition is the Anatomical Chart Company's Breast Anatomy and Disorders Pocket Guide. This durable, portable folding pocket guide provides a visual and textual overview of breast anatomy, disorders, and breast self-examination. With a write-on, wipe-off laminated surface, this guide is perfect for the on-the-go practitioner to show patients, caregivers, and families.

Fear the Sky

Fear the Sky Author Stephen Moss
ISBN-10 1499759126
Year 2014-06-01
Pages 394
Language en
Publisher
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In eleven years time, a million members of an alien race will arrive at Earth. Years before they enter orbit, their approach will be announced by the flare of a thousand flames in the sky, their ships' huge engines burning hard to slow them from the vast speeds needed to cross interstellar space. These foreboding lights will shine in our night sky like new stars, getting ever brighter until they outshine even the sun, casting ominous shadows and banishing the night until they suddenly blink out. Their technology is vastly superior to ours, and they know they cannot possibly lose the coming conflict. But they, like us, have found no answer to the destructive force of the atom, and they have no intention of facing the onslaught of our primitive nuclear arsenal, or the devastation it would wreak on the planet they crave. So they have flung out an advanced party in front of them, hidden within one of the countless asteroids randomly roaming the void. They do not want us, they want our planet. Their Agents are arriving. "Fear the Sky is a brutal and powerful rendering of what would really happen if a race capable of interstellar travel set its sights on taking our planet from us. Book 1 in The Fear Saga sees very human protagonists pitted against an interesting and three-dimensional alien culture. It is as enjoyable as it is frightening." Reviewer - Chronicles Science Fiction Fantasy Community "Sometimes even a superior foe is worth fighting. Fear the Sky is an explosive story filled with awesome tech: from the best of today's military machines to the worst of tomorrow's death dealers." Reviewer - SyFy

The Wiz Biz

The Wiz Biz Author Cook
ISBN-10 0671878468
Year 1997-09-01
Pages 624
Language en
Publisher Baen
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A nerdy computer hacker must convince a group of skeptical wizards that he can help them defeat their enemies and win the love of a witch, in a story first published in parts as Wizard's Bane and The Wizardry Compiled. Reissue.

Off to Be the Wizard

Off to Be the Wizard Author Scott Meyer
ISBN-10 1612184715
Year 2014-03-18
Pages 373
Language en
Publisher 47North
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An io9 Can't Miss Science Fiction and Fantasy title in March 2014. Martin Banks is just a normal guy who has made an abnormal discovery: he can manipulate reality, thanks to reality being nothing more than a computer program. With every use of this ability, though, Martin finds his little "tweaks" have not escaped notice. Rather than face prosecution, he decides instead to travel back in time to the Middle Ages and pose as a wizard. What could possibly go wrong? An American hacker in King Arthur's court, Martin must now train to become a full-fledged master of his powers, discover the truth behind the ancient wizard Merlin...and not, y'know, die or anything.

Space Team

Space Team Author Barry J. Hutchison
ISBN-10 0995623309
Year 2016-09-26
Pages 274
Language en
Publisher
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When a small-time conman is abducted and whisked across the galaxy, he finds himself hurled into a frantic battle to save an alien civilization and its god from extinction. A fast-paced comedy space adventure from the author the Independent newspaper calls "the new Terry Pratchett."

Where the Hell Is Tesla Part One

Where the Hell Is Tesla   Part One Author Rob Dircks
ISBN-10 0615967604
Year 2014-02-07
Pages 102
Language en
Publisher Goldfinch Publishing
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SCI-FI ODDYSEY. COMEDY. LOVE STORY. AND THAT'S JUST PART ONE. I found the journal at work. Well, I don't know if you'd call it work, but that's where I found it. It's the lost journal of Nikola Tesla, one of the greatest inventors and visionaries ever. Before he died in 1943, he kept a notebook filled with spectacular claims and outrageous plans. One of these plans was for an "Interdimensional Transfer Apparatus" - that allowed someone (in this case me and my friend Pete) to travel to other versions of the infinite dimensions that make up the multiverse. Crazy, right? But that's just where the crazy starts, dude.

Death Becomes Her

Death Becomes Her Author Michael Anderle
ISBN-10 153947643X
Year 2015-11-03
Pages 270
Language en
Publisher
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What you thought you knew about Vampires and Werewolves is wrong...So Very, Very, Wrong. A thousand years of effort to keep the UnknownWorld hidden is unraveling and the Patriarch is tired. He needs to find someone to take over.He finds Bethany Anne.Unknown, untested and untried she sets out to accomplish the impossible while forging a new future. One that no one knew was in danger.And she does it with an attitude that will make you stand up and cheer!They say a dress can make a women, but in this case, the dress is Death,and Death Becomes Her very well indeed.***An Amazon Best-Selling Series, The Kurtherian Gambit has turned the relationship of author and fans upside down.Treat yourself to a fun, exciting and thrilling ride by starting The Kurtherian Gambit series today and you will ask yourself the same question others have: When will I sleep?

Freefall

Freefall Author Felix R. Savage
ISBN-10 193739624X
Year 2016-10-28
Pages 414
Language en
Publisher
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First contact ... Second chances... Nothing comes without a price. Despite NASA budget cuts threating to put a sharp end to his career as an astronaut, British-born space shuttle pilot Jack Kildare knows without a doubt that his life will never be the same. Photographs snapped from the International Space Station reveal an alien spaceship in orbit around Europa, opening a terrifying new chapter opening in human history, and Jack finds himself in the center of a gigantic international effort to respond to the alien threat. But when he is dismissed from NASA over a trumped-up security gaffe, Jack and his close friend Oliver Meeks combine their skills in an attempt to generate an innovative new development: a spaceship drive based on their observations of the alien craft's technology. With the unknown threat driving international competition and the entire planet's spaceflight resources thrown into the fray, the focus of attention turns toward one single goal... a ship capable of traveling to Jupiter to confront the alien menace... the Spirit of Destiny. Amid unknown entities pushing to destroy the project from the inside out, and enemies baying for blood, Jack finds himself submerged in a world of secrets, sabotage attempts and cold-blooded murder. Can Jack decode the secrets surrounding the arrival of the alien spaceship in our solar system? Or will his dreams of the ultimate space adventure be taken into the ashes with the Spirit of Destiny? ABOUT FREEFALL Freefall is the first book of a fast-paced trilogy of technothrillers. It contains hard science fiction elements in the mold of The Martian and other science-based thrillers. You won't need a calculator to follow the story, but if you'd like to build a spaceship to the Spirit of Destiny's specifications, it really will take you to Jupiter! ($3 billion budget not included.) Book Two in the Earth's Last Gambit trilogy will be published soon.