Featuring characters from Peter F. Hamilton's bestselling Judas Unchained, this novel begins a stunning new trilogy set in a far future where one great mystery remains: the nature of what is hiding within the Void, an area of space from which amazing dreams are being projected, allowing people everywhere to experience a reality never before imagined.
Jorj X. McKie, Saboteur Extraordinary, is a born troublemaker who has naturally become one of the Bureau of Sabotage's best agents. His assignment is to locate and stop Mliss Abnethe, a psychotic but wealthy human female who has bound a Caleban into a contract that could spell disaster for all sentient beings.
Kevin J. Anderson delivers an epic story of the final days of the planet Krypton before it explodes. The novel chronicles the politics and betrayals that blind both heroes and villains to the coming disaster, including the uprising led by General Zod, and culminates in the escape of a single infant child.
Richard K. Morgan's Thirteen is near-future science fiction, very much in the vein of Bladerunner. When the entire crew of a transport from Mars is killed by a stowaway who turns out to be a violent superhuman from a failed government program, Carl Marsalis is given a choice: use his own heightened powers to hunt down the killer, or face a fate worse than death.
A puzzling case of roboticide sends New York Detective Elijah Baley on an intense search for a murderer. But can anything prepare a simple Earthman for the psychological complexities of a world where a beautiful woman can easily have fallen in love with an all-too-human robot?
On the beautiful Outer World planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonists lead a hermit-like existence, their every need attended to by their faithful robot servants. To this strange and provocative planet comes Detective Elijah Baley and the robot R. Daneel Olivaw, to solve an incredible murder.
A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together.
Fascinated with the secrets still surrounding the Soviet Union's race against the Americans to put a man on the moon, Jed Mercurio proposes a compelling scenario: What if the Americans weren't the first? And with its inscrutable but intriguing hero, Yefgeni Yeremin, a brilliant Soviet cosmonaut, Ascent allows us to imagine what that terrifying journey might have been like. In hypnotic, deceptively spare prose, Mercurio tells a haunting tale that questions the power of ideology and the nature of fate.
Count Hamnet Thyssen is a minor noble of the drowsy old Raumsdalian Empire. Its capital city, Nidaros, began as a mammoth hunters' camp at the edge of the great Glacier. But that was centuries ago, and as everyone knows, it's the nature of the great Glacier to withdraw a few feet every year. Now Nidaros is an old and many-spired city; and though they still feel the breath of the great Glacier in every winter's winds, the ice cap itself has retreated beyond the horizon.