He thinks his team is developing a spiffy new strain of corn, but Hannah’s classmate and her mysterious companion disagree. They think he’s cooking up the end of the world. Drew bergen is an Engineer. She’s also his daughter. Drew’s working on a new project now. Six years after the stupid war—a bloody, inconclusive clash between the Engineered and the UnAltered—that’s a dangerous combination.
The End of Ordinary: A Novel - When one of drew’s team members disappears, he begins to suspect that they might be right.
Three Days in AprilHarper Voyager Impulse - Anders jensen is having a bad month. His roommate is a data thief, his girlfriend picks fights in bars, and his best friend is a cyborg…and a lousy tipper. When everything is spiraling out of control, though, maybe those are exactly the kind of friends you need. In a world divided between the genetically engineered elite and the unmodified masses, Anders is an anomaly: engineered, but still broke and living next to a crack house.
All he wants is to land a tenure-track faculty position, and maybe meet someone who’s not technically a criminal-but when a nightmare plague rips through Hagerstown, Anders finds himself dodging kinetic energy weapons and government assassins as Baltimore slips into chaos. His friends aren’t as helpless as they seem, though, and his girlfriend’s street-magician brother-in-law might be a pretentious hipster - or might hold the secret to saving them all.
Three Days in April - Frenetic and audacious, three days in April is a speculative thriller that raises an important question: once humanity goes down the rabbit hole, can we ever find our way back? .
What the Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror John Dies at the End Book 3St. Martin's Press - It's the story "They" don't want you to read. Yes, too, it works with e-books, I don't have time to explain how. While investigating a fairly straightforward case of a shape-shifting interdimensional child predator, Dave, John and Amy realized there might actually be something weird going on. Your first impulse will be to think that a story this gruesome -- and, to be frank, stupid -- cannot possibly be true.
Now, new york times bestselling author david Wong is back with What the Hell Did I Just Read, the third installment of this black-humored thriller series. That is precisely the reaction "They" are hoping for. Together, they navigate a diabolically convoluted maze of illusions, lies, and their own incompetence in an attempt to uncover a terrible truth they -- like you -- would be better off not knowing.
What the Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror John Dies at the End Book 3 - . Though, to be fair, "They" are probably right about this one. John dies at the end's "smart take on fear manages to tap into readers' existential dread on one page, then have them laughing the next" Publishers Weekly and This Book is Full of Spiders was "unlike any other book of the genre" Washington Post.
To quote the bible, "learning the truth can be like loosening a necktie, only to realize it was the only thing keeping your head attached. No, don't put the book back on the shelf -- it is now your duty to purchase it to prevent others from reading it.
Midnight in Absheron: Digital Science Fiction Short Story DigitalFictionPub.com Science Fiction Short StoriesDigital Science Fiction, an imprint of Digital Fiction Publishing Corp. - Midnight in absheronby edward AshtonDigital Science Fiction Short StoryPresented by DigitalFictionPub. Com.
The Punch EscrowGeek & Sundry - An alt-futuristic hard-science thriller with twists and turns you'll never see coming. Now joel must outsmart the shadowy organization that controls teleportation, outrun the religious sect out to destroy it, and find a way to get back to the woman he loves in a world that now has two of him. He spends his days training artificial-intelligence engines to act more human, jamming out to 1980’s new wave—an extremely obscure genre, and trying to salvage his deteriorating marriage.
And teleportation has become the ideal mode of transportation, offered exclusively by International Transport—a secretive firm headquartered in New York City. Their slogan: Departure. We’ve genetically engineered mosquitoes to feast on carbon fumes instead of blood, ending air pollution. Arrival. Delight! joel byram, our smartass protagonist, is an everyday twenty-fifth century guy.
The Punch Escrow - Joel is pretty much an everyday guy with everyday problems—until he’s accidentally duplicated while teleporting. Advancements in nanotechnology have enabled us to control aging.
SwordheartRed Wombat Studio - And, unfortunately, his relatives. Kingfisher!halla is a housekeeper who has suddenly inherited her great-uncle's estate. Sarkis is an immortal swordsman trapped in a prison of enchanted steel. Dive in. If you are looking to be charmed and delighted. Locusreturn to the world of Clockwork Boys in this all-new novel from T.
When halla draws the sword that imprisons him, Sarkis finds himself attempting to defend his new wielder against everything from bandits and roving inquisitors to her own in-laws. And the sword itself may prove to be the greatest threat of all.
Walkaway: A NovelTor Books - Then the walkaways discover the one thing the ultra-rich have never been able to buy: how to beat death. After all, shelter—from a computer, clothing, now that anyone can design and print the basic necessities of life—food, there seems to be little reason to toil within the system. Now it’s war – a war that will turn the world upside down.
Kirkus' best fiction of 2017from new york times bestselling author Cory Doctorow, post-scarcity, an epic tale of revolution, love, and the end of death. Walkaway is now the best contemporary example I know of, its utopia glimpsed after fascinatingly-extrapolated revolutionary struggle. William gibsonhubert vernon rudolph clayton irving wilson alva anton Jeff Harley Timothy Curtis Cleveland Cecil Ollie Edmund Eli Wiley Marvin Ellis Espinoza—known to his friends as Hubert, Etc—was too old to be at that Communist party.
Walkaway: A Novel - After falling in with natalie, an ultra-rich heiress trying to escape the clutches of her repressive father, the two decide to give up fully on formal society—and walk away. But after watching the breakdown of modern society, he really has no where left to be—except amongst the dregs of disaffected youth who party all night and heap scorn on the sheep they see on the morning commute.
. Still, when the initial pioneer walkaways flourish, more people join them. Fascinating, and darkly humorous, moving, Walkaway is a multi-generation SF thriller about the wrenching changes of the next hundred years…and the very human people who will live their consequences. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied.
The Unnoticeables: A Novel The Vicious Circuit Book 1Tor Books - From robert Brockway, Sr. She came to hollywood in 2013 to be a stunt woman, her best friend has just gone missing, but last night a former teen heartthrob tried to eat her, and there's an angel outside her apartment. He doesn't care about the rumors of tar-monsters in the sewers or unkillable psychopaths invading the punk scene—all he wants is to drink cheap beer and dispense ass-kickings.
But they do watch over us. Editor and Columnist of Cracked. Com comes the Unnoticeables, a funny and frightening urban fantasy. There are angels, and they are not beneficent or loving. As a punk living in new york city, 1977, Carey is sick and tired of watching strange kids with unnoticeable faces abduct his friends.
The Unnoticeables: A Novel The Vicious Circuit Book 1 - Carey doesn't much like that idea. They watch our lives unfold, analyzing us for repeating patterns and redundancies. When they find them, the angels simplify those patterns and remove the redundancies, and the problem that is "you" gets solved. There are angels. There are demons. Kaitlyn isn't sure what she's doing with her life.
Whatever she plans on doing with her life, it should probably happen in the few remaining minutes she has left.
The Fold: A NovelCrown - Yet evidence is mounting that this miraculous machine isn’t quite what it seems—and that its creators are harboring a dangerous secret. That is, until an old friend presents him with an irresistible mystery, one that Mike is uniquely qualified to solve: far out in the California desert, a team of DARPA scientists has invented a device they affectionately call the Albuquerque Door.
The invention promises to make mankind’s dreams of teleportation a reality. Sure, the life he's chosen isn’t much of a challenge to someone with his unique gifts, but he’s content with his quiet and peaceful existence. It's perfectly safe. A page-turning science-fiction thriller from the author of Paradox Bound and the Ex-Heroes series.
Step into the fold. As his investigations draw him deeper into the puzzle, Mike begins to fear there’s only one answer that makes sense. And that's exactly how Mike likes it. And if he’s right, it may only be a matter of time before the project destroys…everything. And, the scientists insist, traveling through the Door is completely safe.
The Fold: A Novel - A cunningly inventive mystery featuring a hero worthy of Sherlock Holmes and a terrifying final twist you’ll never see coming, The Fold is that rarest of things: a genuinely page-turning science-fiction thriller. Using a cryptic computer equation and magnetic fields to “fold” dimensions, it shrinks distances so that a traveler can travel hundreds of feet with a single step.
Welcome to Night Vale: A NovelHarper Perennial - It is here that the lives of two women, with two mysteries, will converge. Nineteen-year-old night vale pawn shop owner Jackie Fierro is given a paper marked "KING CITY" by a mysterious man in a tan jacket holding a deer skin suitcase. Belongs to a particular strain of american gothic that encompasses The Twilight Zone, Stephen King and Twin Peaks, with a bit of Tremors thrown in.
The guardianlocated in a nameless desert somewhere in the great American Southwest, Night Vale is a small town where ghosts, angels, aliens, and government conspiracies are all commonplace parts of everyday life. It is king city that holds the key to both of their mysteries, and their futures. If they can ever find it.
Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel - . And lately diane's started to see her son's father everywhere she goes, looking the same as the day he left years earlier, when they were both teenagers. Jackie is determined to uncover the mystery of King City and the man in the tan jacket before she herself unravels. Night vale pta treasurer Diane Crayton's son, Josh, is moody and also a shape shifter.
. Josh, looking different every time diane sees him, leading to a disaster Diane can see coming, shows a stronger and stronger interest in his estranged father, even as she is helpless to prevent it.
All Systems Red Kindle Single: The Murderbot DiariesTor.com - Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety. But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn’t a primary concern. On a distant planet, a team of scientists are conducting surface tests, shadowed by their Company-supplied ‘droid — a self-aware SecUnit that has hacked its own governor module, and refers to itself though never out loud as “Murderbot.
Scornful of humans, all it really wants is to be left alone long enough to figure out who it is. But when a neighboring mission goes dark, it's up to the scientists and their Murderbot to get to the truth. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied.
All Systems Red Kindle Single: The Murderbot Diaries - Winner: 2018 hugo award for best novellawinner: 2018 nebula award for best novellawinner: 2018 alex awardwinner: 2018 locus AwardOne of the Verge's Best Books of 2017A New York Times and USA Today BestsellerA murderous android discovers itself in All Systems Red, a tense science fiction adventure by Martha Wells that interrogates the roots of consciousness through Artificial Intelligence.
As a heartless killing machine, I was a complete failure. In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company.