"Only moments before, I lay in the Arizona cave paralyzed by a strange gas. Now, here I stand on the Arizona bluff, my bodyless spirit gazing at the stars. My attention is drawn to a large red star, Mars, the god of war, and for me, the fighting man, it has always held the power of irresistible enchantment. I closed my eyes, stretched out my arms and was drawn through the trackless immensity of space. There was an instant of extreme cold and utter darkness. I..
Galactic war was simple . . . win or die!
Arrival on the ominous planet of Aquamarine was a splashdown into danger and death for Periapt high priestess Dextra Haven and her ragtag force of scientists and Ext warriors. Yet Dextra was undeterred, certain that Aquamarine held the key to peace between humans and a fierce alien race. But the priestess and her mighty warriors would need to summon all their powers, for the sea-planet was rife with many deadly mysteries--and conqu..
Although the Tu-Grik-Ng, with the aid of Tobias and Ak-Malia, had succeeded in protecting their homes, Abahrazha faces an even greater peril. Kalor is now ruled by a madman, who vows to resurrect the ancient and powerful kingdom of Arcalia to exact his vengeance on all of Abahrazha. Yet the prophecies of a dying religion speak of this time when the fate of the world would rest in the hands of a child - one of royal blood and one who would be innocent of the destruction of Kal..
Artificial Evolution is the third book in the Big Sigma series, building upon the story and characters introduced by Bypass Gemini and Unstable Prototypes. Lex, Michella and Squee are once again joined by the mercenaries Silo and Garotte. Along the way they'll need plenty of help from mad engineer Karter Dee and his AI Ma. After butting heads with the megacorporation known as VectorCorp it was only a matter of time before Lex Alexander and his girlfriend Michella Modane w..
Clint Ferguson, Chief Security Officer at the Centex Contagious Disease Center, returns from a short SCUBA diving vacation. As he drives toward the Center, he notices a huge cloud above it that appears to be spreading rapidly. He realizes there must have been a major accident at the Center and that an experimental deadly virus may have been released into the atmosphere. The virus has many of the symptoms of anthrax and is designed only to affect humans. The main characteristi..
In a distant future, Trevor "Lex" Alexander was shaping up to be the next great race pilot until a fixed race got him banned from the sport. Reduced to making freelance deliveries, he thinks his life can't get any worse. That's when a package manages to get him mixed up with mobsters, a megacorp, and a mad scientist. Now his life depends on learning what their plans are, and how he can stop them.
It all began with the theft of the Orb that protected the West from the evil God Torak. Before that, Garion had been a simple farm boy. Afterward, he discovered he's a sorcerer. Now, at last, the Orb has been regained and the quest nears its end. Of course, the questors must still escape from a crumbling enemy fortress, flee across a desert filled with Murgo soldiers, avoid the Grolim Hierarchs seeking to destroy them with dark magic. After that, Garion feels assured his ..
Daniel Paradine is a man of education and reason, devoted to his wife and son, and dedicated to leading them safely to Oregon. But, when their wagon train is led into a treacherous mountain detour and horrifying attacks begin to pick apart the small group, Paradine must confront the beast responsible for the nightmare...a creature that defies all logic and spares the teacher only to accomplish its most sinister desire.
Somewhere in the near future, cars are driven on electric highways and in the air on designated corridors at set elevations. Law enforcement agencies have been reorganized under new designations. International space stations have become small cities, but not quite self-supporting. Colonel Harmon Steele, test pilot for Garland Aviation and a NASA shuttle pilot, spends part of his time delivering supplies to the various stations. Terrorist threats have kept the country on alert..
Evil has been driven back into the void from whence it came, and the sister planets, Earth and Abahrazha, have been renewed to soundness. A golden age dawns, and a spirit of cooperation now exists between all the sentient races throughout the green expanse. But a new corruption festers to replace the old evil that had plagued humanity. If not met head on, it will plunge the races into darkness from which they will never recover. As an infant, Ar-Lania had been the Destined On..
Children of the Lens is the sixth and concluding volume of the six classic “Lensman” books, long recognized as the greatest space opera ever written.
“Twenty years have passed since the events portrayed in Second Stage Lensman. To Kimball Kinnison and his wife Clarrissa have been born five children Kit, the eldest, and two sets of twin sisters. These are the 'Children of the Lens' the offspring of uncounted generations of..
Boothenay Irons is a most unusual gunsmith who is accustomed to the mysterious power within the antique guns in which she deals. That power is a catalyst, able to carry her into the past. What she isn’t prepared for is a time-traveler from the future named Teagun Dill in need of her expertise. Dill kidnaps her and thrusts her forward in time. He needs her help to fight an outlaw gang who has taken over the Dill family’s Crossroad Hotel. His promise to help her ret..
Zandranias stole King Garion’s infant son and fled, planning to use the child in a ritual that would make the Dark Destiny supreme, Garion and his friends followed, but now they were captives of Zakath, Emperor of Mallorea. Meanwhile, a horde of demons was ravaging the cities through which, if they can escape, they must travel, giving Landramas the much needed time to reach her goal. For, the Seeress of Kell had said that if Zandramas should reach the ancient palace of ..
As time grows short and the appointed date of the ritual approaches, Azriel must release the dragon elementals from their eon’s long imprisonment otherwise the ritual to unite the worlds will fail. Meanwhile, his mother, Abelene, has been held captive by Rastaban and the Clave. To make matters worse, Azriel must face the Dark Dragon, Lord of Death before he can reach the fullness of his power. Azriel and his companions, Camille, Jasper, Albert and a host of others known..