Science fiction (Novelty)

The Good New Stuff

The Good New Stuff


Stephen Baxter
Walter Jon Williams
Maureen F McHugh
Michael Swanwick
Bruce Sterling
Vernor Vinge
Gardner Dozois
John Varley
George RR Martin
Peter F Hamilton
Robert Reed
Mary Rosenblum
Tony Daniel
Paul J McAuley
Janet Kagan
David G Nordley
George Turner
R Garcia y Robertson

ISBN: 0312264569
Year of publication: 2002

The Good New S T U F F Adventure SF in the Grand Tradition Edited by Gardner Dozois For Isabella Marie Amelio Casper the good new stuff. Preface They dont write em like that anymore, you often hear people say, talking about fast-paced, no-holds-barred, flat-out adventure stories, stories drenched with color, wonder, and action, stories that take us to far worlds for adventures of a sort that could not be encountered on our familiar, present-day Earth, stories that bring us face-to-face with ...

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Flaw

Flaw


John D MacDonald

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Year of publication: 0

John D. MacDonald Flaw 1916-Startling Stories, January John D. MacDonald returns see his two excellent stories in our 1948 volume with this interesting and unusual piece of speculative fiction. MacDonald was tremendously prolific in the late 1940s, working in almost every genre that still had magazine markets available, in what was the twilight of the pulp era. He got published because he was a wonderful storyteller, but also because he developed an excellent work-ing knowledge of genres and ...

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The Good Old Stuff

The Good Old Stuff


Gardner Dozois

ISBN: 0312192754
Year of publication: 1998

The Good Old Stuff Edited by Gardner Dozois Adventure stories have been one of the mainstays of science fiction since its earliest days, and this terrific anthology assembles sixteen of the greatest ever written. Included here are stories from a stellar array of talents: Brian W. Aldiss, Poul Anderson, Leigh Brackett, L. Sprague de Camp, Gordon R. Dickson, C.M. Kornbluth, Ursula K. Le Guin, Fritz Leiber, Murray Leinster, H. Beam Piper, James H. Schmitz, Cordwainer Smith, James Tiptree, Jr., Jack ...

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Mother of Learning

Mother of Learning


Domagoj Kurmaic

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Year of publication: 0

Arc 1 1. Good Morning Brother Zorians eyes abruptly shot open as a sharp pain erupted from his stomach. His whole body convulsed, buckling against the object that fell on him, and suddenly he was wide awake, not a trace of drowsiness in his mind. Good morning, brother an annoyingly cheerful voice sounded right on top of him. Morning, morning, MORNING Zorian glared at his little sister, but she just smiled back at him cheekily, still sprawled across his stomach. She was humming to herself in ...

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The Inhabited Island

The Inhabited Island


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky

ISBN: 9781613736005
Year of publication: 2020

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky THE INHABITED ISLAND PART I ROBINSON CRUSOE 1 Maxim opened the hatch a little way, stuck his head out, and apprehensively glanced at the sky. The sky was low and solid-looking, without that frivolous transparency that hints at the unfathomable depth of the cosmos and a multitude of inhabited worlds it was a genuine biblical firmament, smooth and impervious. And this firmament, which no doubt rested on the mighty shoulders of some local Atlas, was lit by an even ...

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Frozen Hell

Frozen Hell


John Wood Campbell

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Year of publication: 2019

DEDICATION For Leslyn, John, and Katea. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Special thanks to Evelyn Kriete, John D. Mason, Neil Jordan, Christopher Mello, Charles Shanley, and Eric Strauss. PREFACE, by Alec Nevala-Lee The greatest science fiction horror story of all time opens with the accidental discovery of a relic that has gone undisturbed for ages. Frozen Hell was unearthed in much the same way, although its reappearance was somewhat less dramatic. Instead of the Antarctic ice, it resided in an offsite storage ...

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Contraband From Otherspace

Contraband From Otherspace


Arthur Bertram Chandler

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Year of publication: 0

Dedication For who else but Susan обратно I To a casual observer his seamed, deeply tanned face would have appeared expressionlessbut those who knew him well could have read a certain regret in the lines of his craggy features, in the almost imperceptible softening of the hard, slate-gray eyes. The king had abdicated. The Astronautical Superintendent of Rim Runners had resigned from the service of the Rim Worlds Confederacyboth as a senior executive of the government owned and operated shipping ...

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2050: Psycho Island

2050: Psycho Island


Phil M Williams

ISBN: 9781943894543
Year of publication: 2020

Phil M. Williams 2050 PSYCHO ISLAND A Note from Phil Dear Reader, If youre interested in receiving my novel Against the Grain for free andor reading many of my other titles for free or discounted, go to the following link: http:www.PhilWBooks.com. Youre probably thinking, Whats the catch There is no catch. Sincerely, Phil M. Williams 1 Derek and the Family Orchard Mornin, Mom. Derek kissed his mother on the cheek. Hannah Reeves stood over the electric stovetop, cooking scrambled eggs. A pitcher ...

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The Cave of Shadows

The Cave of Shadows


Martyn Rhys Vaughan

ISBN: 9781916161993
Year of publication: 2020

Martyn Rhys Vaughan THE CAVE OF SHADOWS To James and Owain. Two men who are not afraid to go where science leads. All shadows whisper of the sun. Emanuel Carnevali PROLOGUE Four men sat in the central area of a vast yurt in the village of Interlaken in what had once been Switzerland. From various sites in the area one could admire the mighty peaks of the Eiger, Monck and Jungfrau, now utterly devoid of snow and ice. Of course, no-one referred to them by those names anymore. The old names given ...

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Betta's Station

Betta's Station


Johnnie Ruffin

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Year of publication: 2020

Johnnie Ruffin BETTAS STATION Book One of the Bettas Station Series Prologue Citizens. Friends. Awake from your slumber, from your lazy languish, from your bored and purposeless existence, and look here. Before you all, I present a tale that comes before the great Mortality Cure, a time when Humans could only travel by stasis pods. All was ruled by Pilo, the great Corporation then, though we would see it change later on. There was even the rule of law enforced by the federals and not the rule of ...

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Dislocation Space

Dislocation Space


Garth Nix

ISBN: 9781250768650
Year of publication: 2020

Garth Nix DISLOCATION SPACE The young woman was short, not quite five feet tall, and very slight, though this was disguised by her over-sized black coat with its white patch on the shoulder, her camp identity Kh-112 indicated there in fading blue paint. Her pale blonde hair was cut very badly, very short. It looked as if it had been hacked off with a knife, because it had been. She carried her hat, which was little more than a bundle of stitched-together rags, and her rough padded mittens were ...

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Dome Six

Dome Six


C P James

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Year of publication: 2020

C.P. James DOME SIX BOOK 1 OF THE CYTOCORP SAGA For all who labor in anonymity. FOREWORD Two particular scientific developments that come to bear on this series: antibiotic resistance and 3D bioprinting. If youre already familiar with these, keep trucking. If not, I thought you might appreciate a quick primer in laymans terms. Antibiotic Resistance Penicillin wasnt technically the first antibiotic. Advanced civilizations have used plants or molds with antibiotic properties for thousands of ...

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Earthrise 2036

Earthrise 2036


Michael J Lee

ISBN: 9780994695277
Year of publication: 2020

Michael J Lee EARTHRISE 2036 Arise, Earth, before the Dark Force returns. I ONE MILLION YEARS AGO CHAPTER ONE THE PLANET WAS POISED in space. Long ages ago, its landmass of Pangaea had broken up. Beast and early man were still on the move, searching for fresh green matter to eat, as glaciers melted in one time, or sea levels fell in other eras to create bridges to new lands. And out on the southern grasslands there was only one law: dont get overtaken by anyone. In this time of seismic change, ...

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So Long Earth

So Long Earth


Michael Bienenstock

ISBN: 9780578592015
Year of publication: 2020

Michael Bienenstock SO LONG EARTH This book is dedicated to my better half, Debra Katz, and my hero Samuel Bienenstock I would also like to acknowledge all the hard work of my copy editor Maria Lewytzkyj-Milligan. I would also like to applaud all the people in the world who are trying to save the planet, clean up the environment and save humanity from destruction. Prologue Denver, CO, September 2017 Dr. Thomas Burns could not believe what he was hearing. He was sitting in a restaurant with his ...

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The Fourth Science Fiction Megapack

The Fourth Science Fiction Megapack


Murray Leinster
Theodore Sturgeon
Isaac Asimov
Philip K Dick
Henry Kuttner
Harry Harrison
Ayn Rand
John Gregory Betancourt
Edgar Pangborn
Mary A Turzillo
Donald A Wollheim
E C Tubb
Marissa Lingen
Katherine MacLean
Ray Cluley
Milton Lesser
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr
Jason Andrew
Larry Hodges
Carmelo á
Cynthia Ward
George H Scithers
James C Stewart
John Russell Fearn
James K Moran

ISBN: 9781434448811
Year of publication: 2012

THE FOURTH SCIENCE FICTION MEGAPACK 25 MODERN AND CLASSIC SCIENCE FICTION STORIES ZORA AND THE LAND ETHIC NOMADS, by Mary A. Turzillo Zora let them in, of course. How many friends do you have when you live in the Martian arctic And they were friends, after all, despite their smell days, weeks, in an environment suit did not improve the cheesy odor their bootliners emitted. They seemed more like friends because they were young, just kids, like her. In fact they seemed even younger than Zora. None ...

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