By Michael A. Martin, Andy Mangels
Investigating the disappearance of a mystery Romulan fleet, the U.S.S. Titan, commanded by means of Captain William Riker, is without notice propelled greater than 200,000 light-years into the Small Magellanic Cloud. one of many Milky Way's satellite tv for pc galaxies, the Cloud is usually domestic to the Neyel, the long-sundered offshoots of Terran humanity, with whom the Federation has had no touch in over 80 years.
within sight, Riker's doubtful best friend, Commander Donatra of the Romulan Warbird Valdore, rescues a tender Neyel, the survivor of a mysterious cosmic upheaval that turns out every now and then to be either unraveling and reweaving the very textile of space...the success of an apocalyptic imaginative and prescient that has already claimed thousands of lives. Titan's technology workforce quickly unearths proof that the ravaging of Neyel house is the paintings of an enormous and strong intelligence: the stirrings of a dormant cognizance that's retaining the lifestyles of the Small Magellanic Cloud -- and all existence inside it -- from one second to the following. And if it may wake up, the results are incredible.
As Riker considers his techniques, his new group struggles with the medical and philosophical implications of what they have discovered...while the younger Neyel of their midst forges a bond with the captain, conjuring outdated ghosts Riker has but to put to leisure.
By Bertolt Brecht
"A significant Brecht play in a very good translation with knowledgeable and updated preface." --Eric Bentley
By Christianna Brand
A tender widow proves that modesty could be misleading while she turns into the toast of London.
The Marchesa is going to the theater followed in simple terms by means of her maid. She attire in natural white, with none jewels or powder to compete along with her golden hair and blue eyes. within the London society of King George III, this modesty is sufficient to reason a sensation. evening after evening, each bachelor in London sends her vegetation, hoping to win an viewers with this mysterious, enigmatic attractiveness, yet none have come on the subject of a seat in her field. None of them wager that the Marchesa wears no jewels simply because she can't come up with the money for them. None of them be aware of that she isn't really a Marchesa in any respect. She is Marigold Brown, a negative woman from Gloucestershire who's approximately to mount the best con London has ever seen—if falling in love doesn’t get in her means.
By Jens Lapidus
Nya sidor av Jens Lapidus
Vi har lärt känna Jens Lapidus som en författare med ambitioner att beskriva stora rörelser och brokiga kollektiv i Stockholms kriminella värld. Här ges en annan sida av berättaren, där den enskilda händelsen, det utmejslade minnet, den förtätade scenplatsen får sin alldeles särskilda laddning. I ett dussintal noveller, några nyskrivna och andra publicerade i olika sammanhang, får vi möta enskilda personer ur Lapidus Stockholm noir-värld, en och en i sina egna historier. Här finns också en del mer oväntade inslag, som ligger nära den klassiska skräck- och sf-novellen. males rösten är densamma, den skarpa blicken för lögner och självbedrägerier, och känslan för både tragiken och komiken i denna värld av stora egon, alldeles för mycket vapen och ett outtömligt behov av cash.
Det är inte minst den moraliska aspekten av brottet som intresserar Jens Lapidus i denna samling. Hur förklarar en försvarsadvokat att han eller hon måste göra sitt yttersta varje gång guy försvarar en brottsling, hur motbjudande handlingen än är, exempelvis barnmisshandel? Hur ser livet ut efter tio år i fängelse och en nedskitad meritförteckning? Och hur lever guy som anhörig med tanken på att en bror och en son stängs in?
By Jeff VanderMeer
It is wintry weather in sector X, the mysterious desolate tract that has defied reason for thirty years, rebuffing day trip after day trip, refusing to bare its secrets and techniques. As quarter X expands, the business enterprise tasked with investigating and overseeing it--the Southern Reach--has collapsed on itself in confusion. Now one final, determined staff crosses the border, decided to arrive a distant island which may carry the solutions they have been looking. in the event that they fail, the outer global is in peril.
Meanwhile, Acceptance tunnels ever deeper into the situations surrounding the production of zone X--what initiated this unnatural upheaval? one of many who've attempted, who has gotten with regards to realizing region X--and who could have been corrupted by means of it?
In this final installment of Jeff VanderMeer's Southern succeed in trilogy, the mysteries of sector X could be solved, yet their results and implications are not any much less profound--or terrifying.
To maintain themselves to their New Year's resolutions, Stevie, Lisa, Carole, and the remainder of The Saddle membership make a deal that the first one to waver from her resolutions needs to pay a truly disagreeable fee.
By Rick Yancey
The number one New York Times Bestseller, now a tremendous movie starring Chloë Grace Moretz
The Passage meets Ender's Game in the 1st publication in an epic sequence through award-winning writer Rick Yancey.
"Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances."—Entertainment Weekly
"A glossy sci-fi masterpiece . . ."—USAToday.com
After the first wave, purely darkness continues to be. After the 2d, purely the fortunate get away. And after the third, in basic terms the unlucky live on. After the 4th wave, just one rule applies: belief no one.
Now, it is the sunrise of the fifth wave, and on a lonely stretch of street, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who merely glance human, who roam the geographical region killing someone they see. who've scattered Earth's final survivors. to stick on my own is to stick alive, Cassie believes, till she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan Walker could be Cassie's simply wish for rescuing her brother--or even saving herself. yet Cassie needs to pick out: among belief and depression, among defiance and give up, among existence and loss of life. to renounce or to get up.
"Wildly exciting . . . i could not flip the pages quickly enough."—Justin Cronin, The long island occasions ebook Review
An Amazon most sensible booklet of the Year
A New York instances bestseller
A USA Today bestseller
Winner of the 2014 purple residence kid's booklet Award
2014 Children’s selection e-book Awards Finalist for teenager e-book of the Year
A YALSA 2014 top Fiction for younger Adults
A YALSA 2014 quickly alternatives for Reluctant younger Readers
A Booklist 2014 top Fiction for younger Adults
A VOYA 2013 excellent Ten
Books within the series:
The fifth Wave (The First ebook of The fifth Wave)
The endless Sea (The moment ebook of The fifth Wave)
The final Star (The 3rd publication of the The fifth Wave)
By Craig Shaw Gardner
Sometimes no information is undesirable information.
It's been 20 years because the finish of the Cylon struggle. The twelve human colony worlds are rebuilding, and the Cylons . . . the Cylons were simply too quiet. they're nowhere to be chanced on. The robot race that attempted to obliterate their creators has long gone to elements unknown in deep space.
The aftermath of the warfare has created a brand new, unlawful occupation: scavenger. Tom Zarek is one, scouring the outer settlements for beneficial Cylon applied sciences and artifacts and typically returning empty-handed. yet now, he and the staff of the Cruiser Lightning have chanced on the Omega Station, a systematic station shrouded in secrecy past the sting of charted house. this is often it, the large rating, other than anything is wrong…the base remains to be occupied, now not via people by myself; through Cylons too!
The Battlestar Galactica, one of many oldest warships within the fleet, gets the Lightning's misery name, a cryptic one-word message: "Cylons." William Adama, newly promoted to second-in-command, is concerned. such a lot of his staff are eco-friendly, new recruits, no longer ready for whatever however the such a lot regimen missions. And, as Adama quickly discovers, this challenge is whatever yet regimen. Omega is certainly choked with Cylons, but additionally anything even more worrying . . .
By Gavin Extence
By Nora Roberts
#1 New York Times bestselling writer Nora Roberts introduces you to the Montgomery brothers—Beckett, Ryder, and Owen—as they bring about an intimate bed-and-breakfast to existence of their hometown.
The historical lodge in Boonsboro has continued struggle and peace, the altering of palms, or even rumored hauntings. Now it’s getting an important face-lift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mom. because the architect of the relations, Beckett has little time for a social lifestyles. yet there’s one other undertaking he’s obtained his eye on: the woman he’s been ready to kiss considering that he was once sixteen.
After wasting her husband and returning to her homeland, Clare Brewster quickly settles into her existence because the mom of 3 younger sons whereas working the town’s bookshop. notwithstanding busy, Clare is drawn around the road by means of Beckett’s transformation of the previous hotel, desirous to take a more in-depth look…at either the construction and the guy at the back of it.
With the grand starting inching nearer, Beckett is worked up to offer Clare a personal travel. It’s no first date, yet those stolen moments are the start of anything which can arouse the key craving that is living in Clare’s autonomous heart—and open the door to the intense event of what comes subsequent…