Trapped aboard a fantastic submarine with the deranged Captain Nemo, a French professor and his companions come face-to-face with exotic ocean creatures and strange, forbidden sights hidden from the world above.
From Albert Brooks comes a sweeping novel of ideas that pits national hope for the future against assurances from the past in an all-too-believable imagining of where today's challenges could lead us tomorrow.
S. M. Stirling's startling vision of the modern world's descent into a medieval age has the Midwest Book Review declaring, "Fans of apocalyptical thrillers like Stephen King's The Stand will find Dies the Fire absolutely riveting." Now the national bestselling author presents the first volley in a conflict that may bring the human race to another Armageddon.
In this first book of Edgar Rice Burroughs's Barsoom series, Civil War veteran John Carter finds himself mysteriously transported to the Red Planet, a world of strange men, vicious beasts, and beautiful women in need of rescue.
From the geopolitics of post-American dominance to the fallout of Israel's nuclear strike, After America provides a gripping, intelligent, and harrowing chronicle of a world in the maw of chaos—and lives lived in the dangerous dawn of a strange new future.
George R. R. Martin hailed S. M. Stirling's bestselling novel Island in the Sea of Time as "an utterly engaging account of what happens when the isle of Nantucket is whisked back into the Bronze Age." Now the adventure continues with Against the Tide of Years.
In the twenty-fifth century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself. Now, assuming one can afford the expensive procedure, a person's consciousness can be stored in a cortical stack at the base of the brain and easily downloaded into a new body (or "sleeve") making death nothing more than a minor blip on a screen.
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.
David Innes and Abner Perry travel five hundred miles beneath the Earth's surface to a fantastic, timeless world of eternal daylight, prehistoric beasts, and primeval peoples in this classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs.