The inconceivable has happened. America has been ravaged by nuclear war. James Wolfe, a trucker driving on an isolated State Highway in the Northwest seeing the mushroom clouds in the distance, hid out in an abandoned mine. Now months later, after living on the pretzels he was hauling and a trickle of water in the mine, Wolfe emerges to a world he hardly recognizes. He too has changed. Barely thirty, his hair is now snow white; his eyes are unable to handle bright light, but ..
Karl Frankton is thrust into a global war against terrorists who have re-activated the cyanide nightmare in our seas. With the human race facing extinction, Karl and Dr. Mandu Thala fight a last- ditch battle that reaches from the White House to the Nile Delta, Hindu Kush Mountains, and finally to Geneva where the world's most powerful atom smasher is about to launch us into the unknown. Since retiring from senior positions in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and entertainme..
In the year 2007 two astronauts and their NASA spacecraft, Charger II, disappeared on re-entry after a routine mission. One astronaut survived, only to find himself cast back in time. After traveling with Lewis and Clark on the Voyage of Discovery to the Pacific Coast, the time-stranded astronaut Jim Parker knew he could use his knowledge of future events to his own advantage, becoming a rich man in the bargain. Parker knew the bigger scheme of things to come, but not the min..
Long ago, so the Storyteller claimed, the evil god Torak sought dominion and drove men and gods to war. But Belgrath the Sorcerer led men to reclaim the Orb that protected the West. So long as it lay at Riva, the prophecy went, men would be safe. That was only a story, and Garion did not believe in magic dooms, even though the man without a shadow had haunted him for years. Brought up on a quiet farm by his Aunt Pol, how could he know that the Apostate planned to wake dread T..
Legends tell of the evil God Torak coveting the power of the Orb of Aldur, until he was defeated in a final battle. Prophecy also speaks of a time when he will again awaken to seek dominance over all the world. Now the Orb has been stolen by a priest of Torak, and that time is at hand. Belgarath the Sorcerer and his daughter Polgara the arch-Sorceress are on the trail of the Orb, seeking to regain it before the final disaster.
With them goes Garion, a simple farm..
The future of Noah and the remnant of faith are uncertain at best. Atlan has fallen under the evil influence of Zorin, but the Gardner of Eden has other designs. He commissions Zorin's brother, Rhone, to take back Atlan. There will be great obstacles to overcome--some that surpass human strength and understanding. And some that even reach beyond the forces of evil, threatening the very heart of human love and hope. Enter into author Doug Hirt's fascinating world as he..
Mankind was beginning its third leap into the Galaxy, but Old Earth had so long kept to herself that her people were unable to travel safely among the rough-and-tumble cultures that had evolved on distant worlds. That annoyed Earth's rulers, for Hobart Floyt--a minor Terran bureaucrat-- had been left a mysterious inheritance by the deceased ruler of a small but wealthy interstellar empire. Earth was dirt-poor, and the government wanted Floyt's inheritance; but to coll..
Rogue Derelict is pulse-pounding side-story set in the universe of Lindsay Buroker’s Fallen Empire Series.
In the chaos following the fall of the empire, Benita Castor wants nothing more than to live a nice quiet life. She thought she made all the right decisions. What could be safer than becoming an accountant? Where could she be more secure than the industrial fringe of the empire’s most civilized planet? Yet somehow, she finds herself in the employ of a cri..
Settled several generations before, Saragosa Prime has grown from a mining outpost to a populated planet. Time, Winner White decides, for democracy. Since Winner holds a controlling interest in the company that owns Saragosa Prime, his decision would seem to carry a lot of weight. But among the conglomerates that rule space, Winner's is one of the smallest, and none of the others care whether democracy takes hold--or even whether Winner is allowed to hold onto his company..
When time-warped, astronaut Jim Parker found another astronaut's flight jacket on a Comanche brave in 1860. He knew he was not the only one who had been thrown back in time. If the astronaut was alive, Jim had to find him. But another event was about to interrupt his search--the Civil War. Known to the Indians as the Lone Wanderer, he left the Indian village and rode back into the white man's world. While in Washington, Jim learns the astronaut's name--Brian Harmo..
Second Contact, The Seeds of Orion chronicles is the second book of a series that sets out the spread of mankind and Orion’s descendants into the galaxy. It takes the listener on a journey of the human race to new worlds. From populating one planet to expanding into the universe and as it has for thousands of years, doing what it had to do to survive.
Second Stage Lensmen is the fifth of six classic "Lensman" books, long recognized as the greatest space opera ever written. This edition is a facsimile of the 1950 Fantasy Press first edition hardcover, hard to find and expensive when found. Again Kimball Kinnison and the Galactic Patrol take up battle with Boskonia. The warfare leads to some odd corners of the universe and some stranger worlds. There is the planet Lyrane where a matriarchal society exists; the frig..
NSA agent Eric Price is sent to Sedona, Arizona to investigate strange activities at a secret underground base. A new type of stealth aircraft is being tested there, he discovers. But there's something odd about the set-up, and Eric must investigate further. With the help of the beautiful Nataly, he begins to penetrate the mystery of the Sedona Conspiracy, and discovers that it has extraterrestrial origins. But more than one alien race is involved, and suddenly Eric and N..
Kati thought she was Tumatsin, but her real father was Moshuguang, a Searcher, one of those working to bring down the feudal empire on Shanji and establish a progressive society. Ruled by Mandughai, the emerald-eyed empress of a neighboring star, the Searchers are looking for the person who has inherited the power to be a super being. They believe Kati is that person, and with training from Mandughai, Kati's powers exceed her trainer's power. To bring unity to Shanji ..