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Timothy Zahn - Queen
Nicole Hammond is a Sibyl, a special human that has the ability to communicate with a strange alien ship called the Fyrantha. However, Nicole and all other sentient creatures are caught up in a war for control between two competing factions. Now, the street-kid turned rebel leader has a plan that would restore freedom to all who have been shanghaied by the strange ship. She just has to unite the many alien races being forced to combat for their freedom, dodge slaving war profiteers determined to capture her, and convince an AI at war with itself to trust her above all else.
Peter Anghelides - Pack Animals
Shopping for wedding gifts is enjoyable, unless like Gwen you witness a Weevil massacre in the shopping centre. A trip to the zoo is a great day out, until a date goes tragically wrong and Ianto is badly injured by stolen alien tech. And Halloween is a day of fun and frights, before unspeakable monsters invade the streets of Cardiff and it’s no longer a trick or a treat for the terrified population. Torchwood can control small groups of scavengers, but now someone has given large numbers of predators a season ticket to Earth. Jack’s investigation is hampered when he finds he’s being investigated himself. Owen is convinced that it’s just one guy who’s toying with them. But will Torchwood find out before it’s too late that the game is horribly real, and the deck is stacked against them?
Jennifer L. Armentrout - Revenge - Sternensturm
Vier Jahre nach der verheerenden Invasion der Lux leben die Außerirdischen nun offen in der Bevölkerung. Die siebzehnjährige Evie Dasher verlor damals ihren Vater, dennoch ist sie fasziniert von den Lux, die aussehen wie Menschen, mithilfe von Licht jedoch ungeheure Kräfte entfesseln können. Als sie den geheimnisvollen Luc kennenlernt, findet sie sich in der Welt der Lux wieder, einer Welt voller Misstrauen, Verfolgung … und Liebe. Doch je näher sie Luc kommt, desto mehr wird sie mit einem großen Rätsel konfrontiert: ihrer eigenen Identität.
Amanda Milo - Contaminated
The people of my planet are plagued by a devastating genetic curse. To treat the disease's effects, we've turned to cultivating a rare flower. That's my occupation: raising and studying this flower. That's precisely what I'm doing the daycycle that an alien drops into our research plot, approaches our plant... And cuts my flower's head off, stealing the bloom.She stole our only hope. I can't let her get away.
Ismeretlen szerző - Doctor Who: The Official Annual 2018
Join the Doctor and his companions Bill and Nardole for brand-new adventures on board the TARDIS in this year's _Doctor Who_ Annual. With secrets from the latest series, fact files on the latest terrifying monsters, exciting comic strips, stories, puzzles and activities, it's the perfect read for any fan of the brilliant BBC show _Doctor Who_.
Vernor Vinge - Children of the Sky
Ten years have passed on Tines World, where Ravna Bergnsdot and a number of human children ended up after a disaster that nearly obliterated humankind throughout the galaxy. Ravna and the pack animals for which the planet is named have survived a war, and Ravna has saved more than one hundred children who were in cold-sleep aboard the vessel that brought them. While there is peace among the Tines, there are those among them — and among the humans — who seek power… and no matter the cost, these malcontents are determined to overturn the fledgling civilization that has taken root since the humans landed. On a world of fascinating wonders and terrifying dangers, Vernor Vinge has created a powerful novel of adventure and discovery that will entrance the many readers of A Fire Upon the Deep. Filled with the inventiveness, excitement, and human drama that have become hallmarks of his work, this new novel is sure to become another great milestone in Vinge’s already stellar career.
Ruth Ann Nordin - Suddenly a Bride
Rilo An comes from a world where there are no women. What he longs for is a life mate: someone who'll complete him, someone he can love who’ll love him back, someone who’ll ease the aching loneliness that haunts his life. So he leaves his world, takes on the Earth name Chris West, and makes a payment to Star Systems Unlimited for a life mate. When he bonds with Caitlyn Davis, he thinks life can't get any better. But she was married before, and memories of her deceased husband still linger around her home. Will he find a place in her heart or will he have to become like her first husband in order to get her love?
Pittacus Lore - The Guard
In this spectacular one-hundred-page companion novella to the New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series, learn how Loric hacker Lexa became the shadowy figure known as GUARD. A sequel to I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: The Navigator, this novella picks up with Lexa shortly after the Mogadorians raided her hideout and murdered her friend. Determined to get her revenge but knowing she can't take the Mogs head on, Lexa goes in search of a weapon that just might help her do some real damage: the spaceship the Garde flew to Earth. The only problem is it's under lock and key at a highly guarded base in Dulce, New Mexico. Lexa's quest to retrieve the ship and track down the Garde has her cross paths with an ally of Pittacus Lore, come under fire from both the FBI and the Mogs, and team up with a headstrong teenager from Paradise, Ohio, by the name of Mark James. To get her secret weapon, Lexa will do whatever it takes. But as the Mogadorians begin their invasion, will it be enough to help save the Garde—and the world?
Daisuke Ashihara - World Trigger 20.
With the final matches of the B-Rank Wars coming up, Tamakoma-2 gets its chance to go up against Suzunari-1, Azuma Squad and Kageura Squad again. This time is different--Hyuse is an official member of Tamakoma-2 and ready to shake up the competition. But Suzunari-1 has a trick up their sleeve when Taichi suddenly cuts the lights in the arena, causing a total blackout.
Presley Hall - Stolen
How can we be fated mates? We drive each other crazy. Kidnapped by aliens? Yeah, I don’t think so. These Kalixian warriors may have rescued me from depraved Orkun warlords who abducted me, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to obey their every command. I was a CEO back on Earth, and I don’t take orders from any man. Not even from Malav. Especially not from Malav. Never mind that he’s the most gorgeous man I’ve ever seen—even with his horns and color-changing eyes. Never mind that his prowess in the gladiator ring makes my heart beat faster and my body ache. I refuse to let myself fall for an alien. And even though I can’t deny the chemistry that sparks between us, I can’t afford to get attached to anyone on this planet. Because I’ve got a secret. I’m going to steal a ship. And I’m going to go home.
Dan Abnett - Prometheus: Élet és halál
A Tartaruson lezajlott öldöklés után egy maroknyi tengerészgyalogosnak sikerül megszereznie és elindítania a bolygón talált titokzatos idegen űrhajót. Még csak nem is sejtik, hogy a fedélzeten újabb, véres összeütközésbe keverednek magával a Tervezővel, aki egy különös planétára, az LV-223-ra irányítja a hajót. Hamarosan az is kiderül, hogy a hely minden szerves élet forrása, ám egyben a vérengző pusztítás és halálos veszedelmek világa is. Így amikor megjelennek a mindent elözönlő xenomorfok, kilátástalan helyzetükből csak két ember mentheti meg a katonákat, a jó ideje itt rekedt Angela Foster kapitány és társa Galgo...
Ann Aguirre - Perdition
WELCOME TO HELL The prison ship Perdition, a floating city where the Conglomerate’s most dangerous criminals are confined for life, orbits endlessly around a barren asteroid. Life inside is even more bleak. Hailed as the Dread Queen, inmate Dresdemona “Dred” Devos controls one of Perdition’s six territories, bordered on both sides by would-be kings eager to challenge her claim. Keeping them at bay requires constant vigilance, as well as a steady influx of new recruits to replace the fallen. Survival is a constant battle, and death is the only escape. Of the newest convicts, only one is worth Dred’s attention. The mercenary Jael, with his deadly gaze and attitude, may be the most dangerous criminal onboard. His combat skill could give her the edge she needs, if he doesn’t betray her first. Unfortunately, that’s what he does best. Winning Jael’s allegiance will be a challenge, but failure could be worse than death…
Peter Krassa - Reinhard Habeck - A fáraók fénye
Egyiptom. Ebben a hagyományokhoz kötött országban a tudomány már évezredekkel ezelőtt rendkívül fejlettséget ért el. Az ősi birodalom papjai olyan előrehaladott technológia birtokában voltak, amely a maival is felvenné a versenyt. Már akkor használták az elektromos áramot, léteztek légi járművek ("napbárkák") megsemmisítő fegyverek ("sugárágyúk"), rádió és tévéműholdak valamint tv-készülékek (varázstükrök). Kinek volt mindez köszönhető? Régi írások erre utalóan kilenc ősistent neveznek meg. Ők az idők kezdetén napbárkáikon érkeztek az "égből". A fáraók birodalmának tudományos és kultúrális virágzása az ő javukra írható. De kik voltak ezek az idegenek? Hol volt a hazájuk? És miért törekedtek arra hogy arcukat eltakarják a nyilvánosság elől? E könyv szerzőinek először sikerült - valós bizonyítékok birtokában - bepillantani a rejtélyes "istenálarca" mögé.
Catherynne M. Valente - Space Opera
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy meets Eurovision in an over-the-top science fiction spectacle from bestselling author Catherynne Valente has galaxies competing for glory in a universe-wide musical contest—where the stakes are as high as the fate of planet Earth. A century ago, the Sentience Wars tore the galaxy apart and nearly ended the entire concept of intelligent space-faring life. In the aftermath, a curious tradition was invented—something to cheer up everyone who was left and bring the shattered worlds together in the spirit of peace, unity, and understanding. Once every cycle, the civilizations gather for Galactivision—part gladiatorial contest, part beauty pageant, part concert extravaganza, and part continuation of the wars of the past. Instead of competing in orbital combat, the powerful species that survived face off in a competition of song, dance, or whatever can be physically performed in an intergalactic talent show. The stakes are high for this new game, and everyone is forced to compete. This year, though, humankind has discovered the enormous universe. And while they expected to discover a grand drama of diplomacy, gunships, wormholes, and stoic councils of aliens, they have instead found glitter, lipstick, and electric guitars. Mankind will not get to fight for its destiny—they must sing. A band of human musicians, dancers, and roadies have been chosen to represent Earth on the greatest stage in the galaxy. And the fate of their species lies in their ability to rock.
Aleksandr Voinov - Incursion
When the local authorities ask Kyle Juenger to hunt a shape-shifting Glyrinny spy, he can't refuse. After all, he can use the reward to replace his paralyzed legs with cyberware, and maybe even to return to his home planet. Besides, he hates the morphs-those invasive, brain-eating monstrosities whose weapons cost him his legs. Kyle's best lead is the Scorpion, a mercenary ship armed to the teeth. Grimm, the "Scorpion's" pilot and captain, fascinates Kyle. He's everything Kyle lost with his legs, and he's from the same home world. He's also of the warrior caste-half priest, half savior. But Grimm's been twisted by life as a merc, and Kyle's stuck undercover as a criminal on the run. That doesn't stop Grimm from coming on to Kyle, or from insisting he's more than the sum of his past and his useless legs. But Kyle has other concerns-like tracking a dangerous morph who could be wearing anyone's face. And as if things weren't complicated enough, Kyle can't tell if Grimm is part of the solution . . . or part of the problem.
Melinda Metz - The Intruder
Love...too late? Michael: He's being held in a secret compound. But he's concerned less for himself than his friends. Max. Maria. Liz. Alex. And Isabel. He's got to get out before he's forced to betray the Roswell residents whom Sheriff Valenti is dying to capture. And once Sheriff Valenti has the information he wants, he won't be needing Michael anymore. Isabel: She used to think of Michael as a brother. But now that he's been captured, she seems to be the only one able to hear his every thought, feel his every emotion, share his dreams. Could this special bond between them mean they're meant to be together? Time is running out for Isabel to know for sure.
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