The Black Lung Captain

By Chris Wooding

Chris Wooding, writer of the exciting novel Retribution Falls, returns to a fantastical global of fabulous sky battles and high-flying heroics for one more epic adventure.
 
Deep within the middle of the Kurg rainforest lies a long-forgotten break. On board, at the back of a magically secure door, an elusive treasure awaits. great point Darian Frey, captain of the airship Ketty Jay, has the daemonist Crake on board. Crake is their most sensible probability of having that door open—if they could sober him up. For a prize this attractive, Frey is keen to courageous the mythical monsters of the forbidding island and to best friend himself with a accomplice who’s even much less reliable than he is.

But what’s at the back of that door isn't really what any of the fortune hunters count on, from now on than they expect their fiercest competitor for the treasure—a lady from Frey’s prior who additionally occurs to be the main feared pirate within the skies.

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Le sauveur de l'Humanité (Les Aventures de Johnny Maxwell, Tome 1)

By Terry Pratchett

Los angeles major sur le joystick, les yeux rivés sur los angeles redoutable flotte des extra-terrestres qui envahit l’écran... oui,
LE SAUVEUR DE L’HUMANITÉ™
C’EST TOI !
Bousille-les jusqu’au dernier !
Mais un message, soudain :
NOUS NOUS RENDONS.
Qu’est-ce que ça veut dire ? Ils ne sont pas censés se rendre. Et le manuel de jeu ne prévoit rien de tel.
Johnny, te voilà dans de beaux draps. On ne peut tout de même pas tirer sur qui se rend. Et tu ne sais pas encore ce qui t’attend.
C’est déjà bien assez difficile de sauver l’humanité™ des hordes galactiques. Alors, sauver les hordes galactiques de l’humanité™...
Enfin, tout ça n’est qu’un jeu.
Tu crois ?
Par le romancier du Disque-monde, le maître de l. a. fable burlesque, un petit joyau d’humour pour tous publics.

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Doomsday Book

By Connie Willis

For Kivrin, getting ready an on-site research of 1 of the deadliest eras in humanity's historical past used to be so simple as receiving inoculations opposed to the illnesses of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a girl touring by myself. For her teachers within the twenty-first century, it intended painstaking calculations and cautious tracking of the rendezvous situation the place Kivrin will be received.

But a predicament unusually linking prior and destiny strands Kivrin in a bygone age as her fellows attempt desperately to rescue her. In a time of superstition and worry, Kivrin -- slightly of age herself -- reveals she has develop into an not likely angel of wish in the course of one among history's darkest hours.

Five years within the writing through one in every of technological know-how fiction's so much venerated authors, Doomsday booklet is a storytelling triumph. Connie Willis attracts upon her realizing of the universalities of human nature to discover the ageless problems with evil, discomfort and the indomitable will of the human spirit.

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City of Darkness

By Ben Bova

He's handed his collage front assessments with flying colours. He can do pretty well no matter what he wishes. yet what youngster Ron Morgan desires such a lot is for his father to give up telling him what to do. hand over operating his existence. What greater option to unwind than having a final blowout on hard work Day within the domed playground of enjoyable urban: Manhattan.

Inside the dome, even though, Ron loses his pockets and identification card. Worse, he's trapped while the dome closes for the season. There's no manner out. Gangs roam the road. nutrients is scarce. Ron is on his own.

All Ron sought after used to be a few enjoyable. He'll be fortunate to flee long island alive....

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The Countdown (The Taking)

By Kimberly Derting

In the concluding publication within the otherworldly Taking trilogy, Kyra struggles to appreciate who she is as she races to avoid wasting the area from entire destruction.

Ever considering the fact that Kyra was once kidnapped via extraterrestrial beings after which back to earth, she has identified there has been whatever varied approximately her. Now she is familiar with the reality: she is an alien too. Her alien captors changed all her human DNA with their own—gifting her with supernatural powers like extraordinary therapeutic, better eyesight, and telekinesis. but if she’s captured by way of an unforeseen enemy, Kyra starts off to wonder whether her talents also are a curse. And is she, as her enemies think, intended to play a few key function in assisting an imminent alien invasion? Is it programmed into her, whatever inescapable? Or can she struggle that destiny?

No topic what as a matter of fact, Kyra is bound of 1 factor: She simply rescued the affection of her existence, Tyler, and he or she will not stand through and allow an individual harm her or him buddies. no matter what it takes, Kyra will do every thing in her strength to avoid wasting the world…even if it potential making the last word sacrifice.

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MILA 2.0

By Debra Driza

Debra Driza's MILA 2.0 is the 1st publication in a gripping Bourne Identity–style trilogy a couple of woman who discovers she is really an android.

Mila used to be by no means speculated to bear in mind her earlier, or understand what lurked underneath her artificial epidermis. She was once by no means intended to benefit that she used to be "born" in a mystery machine technological know-how lab and programmed with superhuman talents. but if a gaggle of hooded males appear on her doorstep, hoping to strip her of her complex know-how, she has no selection yet to run for her existence. In each course there are harmful humans, looking her down. they are going to do no matter what it takes to catch Mila, together with hurting the folks she cares approximately most.

Filled with secrets and techniques, motion, or even romance, MILA 2.0 is ideal for readers who love sci-fi thrillers just like the Partials sequence and I Am quantity Four.

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Pivot Point

By Kasie West

Perfect for lovers of Sliding Doors, Kasie West's riveting novel Pivot Point follows a woman with the ability to work out her strength futures.

Addison Coleman's existence is one monstrous "What if?" As a Searcher, a distinct form of clairvoyant, at any time when Addie is confronted with a decision, she is ready to investigate the long run and notice either results. So while her mom and dad inform her they're getting a divorce and she or he has to select who she desires to dwell with, a seek hasn't ever been extra important.

In one destiny Addie resides together with her mother within the existence she's constantly identified and is being pursued by means of the most well-liked man in class. within the different she is the hot lady in class, the place she falls for a adorable, quiet artist. Then Addie unearths herself drawn right into a homicide research, and her destiny takes a darker flip. With loads to lose in both destiny, Addie needs to come to a decision which fact she's prepared to pass though . . . and who she's prepared to dwell without.

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Legion (The Lazarus War, Book 2)

By Jamie Sawyer

Legion is publication of The Lazarus conflict, an explosive new area experience sequence from one of many brightest new stars in technology fiction - ideal for enthusiasts of the sting of the next day, Alien and James S. A. Corey's Expanse sequence. Jack Campbell, writer of the misplaced Fleet novels calls it "a gripping learn that strikes at warp speed". Mankind has unfold to the celebrities, basically to develop into locked in war with an insidious alien race. All that stands opposed to the alien threat are the warriors of the Simulant Operation Programme, an elite army workforce remotely working avatars within the most threatening theatres of warfare. Captain Conrad Harris has died enormous quantities of occasions - working suicide missions in simulant our bodies. often called Lazarus, he's a guy hooked on demise. So while a mystery examine station deep in alien territory abruptly is going darkish, there is not any different guy who may be able to lead a rescue challenge. yet Harris hasn't been educated for what he's approximately to discover. And this time, he is probably not coming again . . . Legion is an action-drenched story of elite area marines, deep house exploration and galactic empires. detect The Lazarus warfare - the exciting new house opera sequence that started with The Lazarus conflict: Artefact.

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