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The Frozen Deep

The Frozen Deep


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

THE FROZEN DEEP by Wilkie Collins First Scene The Ball-room Chapter 1. The date is between twenty and thirty years ago. The place is an English sea-port. The time is night. And the business of the moment isdancing. The Mayor and Corporation of the town are giving a grand ball, in celebration of the departure of an Arctic expedition from their port. The ships of the expedition are two in numberthe Wanderer and the Sea-mew. They are to sail in search of the Northwest Passage on the next day, with ...

Keywords: Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Wilderness survival -- Fiction
A Voice in the Night

A Voice in the Night


Jack McDevitt

ISBN: 9781596068810
Year of publication: 2018

Jack McDevitt A VOICE IN THE NIGHT JACK McDEVITT, HISTORY BUILDER By Martin L. Shoemaker In the field of science fiction writinga field that Jack McDevitt has worked in for 37 yearsthey teach us about world building. This is the art of crafting a new world where the story takes place. The world might be almost the same as our own, or wildly different but the authors task is to make the differences believable, consistent, and comprehensible, so the reader can better understand the challenges that ...

Keywords: Aliens Collection Colonization contact Exploration starship
The Final Frontier

The Final Frontier


Peter Watts
Carrie Vaughn
Elizabeth Bear
Nancy Kress
Michael Swanwick
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Michael Bishop
James Patrick Kelly
Gwyneth Jones
Genevieve Valentine
Greg Egan
Jay Lake
Tobias S Buckell
Ken Liu
An Owomoyela
Vandana Singh
Sean McMullen
Carter Scholz
Jack Skillingstead
Neil Clarke
Seth Dickinson
Julie Novakova

ISBN: 9781597809399
Year of publication: 2018

THE FINAL FRONTIER STORIES OF EXPLORING SPACE, COLONIZING THE UNIVERSE, AND FIRST CONTACT Edited by Neil Clarke For Johnny INTRODUCTION I consider this anthology to be a sister to Galactic Empires, which was published last year. During the preliminary reading for that project, I came across several great stories that werent quite right for the anthology, typically because the empire element was non-existent or too thin. As that list continued to grow, a theme began to develop around them: space ...

Keywords: exploration human-alien encounters outer space
Nightflyers: The Illustrated Edition

Nightflyers: The Illustrated Edition


George R R Martin
David Palumbo

ISBN: 9780525619680
Year of publication: 2018

George R. R. Martin NIGHTFLYERS The Illustrated Edition WHEN JESUS OF NAZARETH HUNG DYING on his cross, the volcryn passed within a year of his agony, headed outward. When the Fire Wars raged on Earth, the volcryn sailed near Old Poseidon, where the seas were still unnamed and unfished. By the time the stardrive had transformed the Federated Nations of Earth into the Federal Empire, the volcryn had moved into the fringes of Hrangan space. The Hrangans never knew it. Like us they were children of ...

Keywords: Alien Contact novella Space Exploration
Ice Rift

Ice Rift


Ben Hammott

ISBN: 9780956236982
Year of publication: 2016

Ben Hammott ICE RIFT Acknowledgments I would like to thank the NASAGSFCMETIERSDACJAROS, and U.S.Japan ASTER Science Team for their help in providing information about the Antarctic ice rift in the Pine Island Glacier and everyone who advised me on the extreme weather conditions and dangers experienced while traversing the remote areas of Antarctica. Any mistakes or liberties taken with this information are my own. NOTE FROM AUTHOR I had always wanted to set a book in the remote wastes of ...

Keywords: Action Aliens Antarctica Exploration First Contact Spacecraft Survival
Project MARS: A Technical Tale

Project MARS: A Technical Tale


Wernher von Braun

ISBN: 9780973820331
Year of publication: 2006

Dr. Wernher von Braun Project MARS: A Technical Tale A fiery chariot, borne on buoyant pinions, Sweeps near me now I soon shall ready be To pierce the ethers high, unknown dominions, To reach new spheres of pure activity This godlike rapture, this supreme existence, Do I, but now a worm, deserve to track Yes, resolute to reach some brighter distance, On Earths fair Sun I turn my back Yes, let me dare those gates to fling asunder, Which every man would fain go slinking by T is time, through deeds ...

Keywords: Science Fiction Space Exploration
The Voyage of the Beagle

The Voyage of the Beagle


Charles Darwin

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1997

THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE PREFACE I have stated in the preface to the first Edition of this work, and in the Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle, that it was in consequence of a wish expressed by Captain Fitz Roy, of having some scientific person on board, accompanied by an offer from him of giving up part of his own accommodations, that I volunteered my services, which received, through the kindness of the hydrographer, Captain Beaufort, the sanction of the Lords of the Admiralty. As I feel that ...

Keywords: Beagle Expedition (1831-1836) Geology Natural history South America -- Discovery and exploration Voyages around the world -- History -- 19th century
Sea Station Umbra

Sea Station Umbra


John Paul Cater

ISBN: 9781533243232
Year of publication: 2016

John Paul Cater Sea Station Umbra ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I wish to thank my good friends and fellow authors Tom Johnson and his wife Ginger of pulp fiction fame for taking time from their busy writing and reviewing schedule to read and comment on this story as it developed in my mind and gradually bled from my fingers into words on paper. Another high-five goes to the Jesh Art Studio of Fiverr for his visual rendition of a beautiful cover for this book that created several settings in the story. ...

Keywords: Deep Sea Station Technothriller Thriller Underwater Exploration
The Fault Line

The Fault Line


Paolo Rumiz

ISBN: 9780847845453
Year of publication: 2015

Paolo Rumiz THE FAULT LINE TRAVELING THE OTHER EUROPE, FROM FINLAND TO UKRAINE MAP Preface You always go back to the scene of the crime. I suppose thats why on a rainy day in January 2014, I set out again for the land of rivers, lakes, and forests that I had traveled through six years earlier on my unforgettable vertical journey along the eastern border of the European Union. To blame for my return was the First World War. One hundred years had passed since it began, and I had realized in ...

Keywords: Belarus Ethnic and National Europe Historical Study and Educational Resources Scandinavia Social History Travel Travelers and Explorers Ukrainel
Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg

Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg


Ben Stewart

ISBN: 9781620971109
Year of publication: 2015

Ben Stewart DONT TRUST DONT FEAR DONT BEG The Extraordinary Story of the Arctic 30 Dear future generations: Please accept our apologies. We were rolling drunk on petroleum. Kurt Vonnegut For the families of the Arctic 30, and for my own MAP FOREWORD Hi, Paul McCartney here. 1968. That was quite a year. The people were on the streets, revolution was in the air, we released the White Album, and perhaps the most influential photograph of all time was taken by an astronaut called William Anders. It ...

Keywords: Diplomacy Greenpeace International Relations Law Prirazlomnaya Russian and Former Soviet Union
Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania


Michael Bunker

ISBN: 9781497502758
Year of publication: 2014

Michael Bunker PENNSYLVANIA THE COMPLETE NOVEL To everyone who dares to start anew. KNOT 1: Pennsylvania 1 OLD PENNSYLVANIA Explain it to me again, brother. How do you get from here to there Jed pushed his forehead into Zoes flank to make certain that she didnt kick. She didnt do it often, but shed nailed him before and he wasnt anxious for a repeat of that performance. He exhaled in mock annoyance at his little brothers questions, but the truth was that he loved talking about the journey. He ...

Keywords: Adventure Colonization Galactic Empire Military Space Exploration Space Marine Time Travel
The Lost Starship

The Lost Starship


Vaughn Heppner

ISBN: 9781500986193
Year of publication: 2014

THE LOST STARSHIP by Vaughn Heppner -1- Wearing perfectly pressed trousers and shiny boots, Captain Maddox of Star Watch Intelligence flexed his bare chest. Muscles like strings of steel writhed upon his lean frame. He gripped a viper stick, swishing it back and forth, so the spectators murmured uneasily. A mansion rose in the distance, a replica of the Hall of Mirrors in Versailles. It belonged to Octavian Nerva of Nerva Incorporated, a conglomerate specializing in warship construction. Through ...

Keywords: alien invasion colonization exploration galactic empire genetic engineering
The Levanter

The Levanter


Eric Ambler

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2010

Eric Ambler The Levanter Chapter 1 Lewis Prescott May 14 This is Michael Howells story and he tells most of it himself. I think that he should have told all of it. He may not be the most persuasive of advocates in his own cause, and as the central figure in what has come to be known as the Green Circle Incident, he is very much the defendant but he alone can answer the charges and give the necessary explanations. It is upon his own words that he will be judged. In his sort of predicament ...

Keywords: ambler levant levanter palestine plo syria
The Devil's Handshake

The Devil's Handshake


Michael Reagan

ISBN: 9780992701406
Year of publication: 2014

Michael Reagan THE DEVILS HANDSHAKE Prologue Whats the crack, Stevie asked the Commander of Charlie Three Zero, who at first glance, looked more like a local Bedouin tribesman with his dark long matted hair and scraggy long beard rather than an officer of the British Army. The fucking RSM wants to call a staff meeting at the pickup point said the Liverpudlian Corporal shaking his head as he disconnected the call from the encrypted radio. The man smiled at the statement, the RSM who apart from ...

Keywords: CIA and diplomacy Cold War MI6 operative natural resources Obama oligarch Putin SAS
The Rope

The Rope


Nevada Barr

ISBN: 9780312614577
Year of publication: 2012

Nevada Barr THE ROPE Anna Pigeon Prequel This book is dedicated to the memory of LAURIE AXELSEN, a good ranger and a fine woman. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thank you, Scott Sticha, not only for making the expanse of Lake Powell accessible but for finding the people who helped me so much. Thank you, Steve Luckesen. You were not only my guide but kept me company during the writing process in the character of Steve Gluck. I hope you enjoy Gluck as much as I enjoyed your intelligence and companionship. Thank ...

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