A hostile force ambushes Victory Company during a diplomatic mission. Stranded behind enemy lines, a sergeant must lead a band of survivors against merciless insurgents on a deadly alien world. With no room for error, the Republic¿s elite fighting force must struggle to survive under siege while waiting on a rescue that might never come.
The Galaxy is a Dumpster Fire A hot, stinking, dumpster fire. And most days I don't know if the legionnaires are putting out the flames, or fanning them into an inferno. A hostile force ambushes Victory Company during a reconnaissance-in-force deep inside enemy territory. Stranded behind enemy lines, a sergeant must lead a band of survivors against merciless insurgents on a deadly alien world somewhere along the galaxy's edge. With no room for error, the Republic's elite fighting force must struggle to survive under siege while waiting on a rescue that might never come. When you think you've surrounded the Legion... you've just made your last mistake.
A long, long time from now, at the edge of the galaxy... Seven years after the Battle of Kublar: A young girl searches the crime-ridden gutters of a seedy starport for a hero to avenge her father's murder. A short jump away, a double-dealing legionnaire-turned-smuggler navigates a treacherous course past Republic lackeys and wanton space pirates in search of an epic payday. And somewhere along the galaxy's edge, a mysterious bounty hunter waits... for redemption? Or revenge? The voices in his head won't say which. It's sleek starfighters, exotic aliens, loyal bots, blasters, scoundrels, heroes, and powerful enemies in a thrilling adventure that will take you back to that magic place from a long time ago...
Always make 'em pay.In the aftermath of the Battle of Kublar-and the destruction of the battleship Chiasm-Legion Dark Ops recruits Chhun, Wraith, and the survivors of Victory Company to form an elite Kill Team of legionnaires. Their secret mission is as clear as it is deadly: find and eliminate those responsible for the Kublar disaster. Standing between them and their objective are a maze of corrupt Republic officials, a spy on the verge of losing himself in deep cover, and the Zhee-a murderous species who will stop at nothing. But perhaps the biggest threat of all is the truth they seek to uncover. A truth that could ignite a revolution-and engulf the galaxy in flames... unless the Kill Team is willing to finish the job. At any cost.
In this latest installment of the best-selling military science fiction series Galaxy's Edge, Legion Commander Keller attempts to coax the Republic and Black Fleet into a winner-take-all battle at the heart of the Galactic Core. Wraith is determined to liberate his crew from the clutches of a dormant fleet controlled by a hostile AI.
The infamous bounty hunter Tyrus Rechs is on a galaxy-wide quest for payback.
Fight to Win. With the galaxy in turmoil, the Legion initiates Article Nineteen, a hard reset designed to halt the corruption and ineptitude that continues to spill forth from the Galactic Core. But when the House of Reason aligns itself with the bloodthirsty zhee extremists, the Legion has no choice but to commit to a savage campaign of Total War. Meanwhile, Captain Chhun and Victory Squad follow intelligence that could land a powerful blow against Goth Sullus and his fledgling empire, and Exo and Wraith, in an tenuous alliance, move toward a slumbering fleet that could permanently alter the delicate balance of power among Legion, Republic, and Empire... or could just as easily eradicate the galaxy altogether.
The galaxy is spiraling into all-out war.The Battle of Tarrago was just the beginning. Following Goth Sullus's ruthless onslaughts against the Republic, a desperate House of Reason searches for scapegoats¿and finds one, deserving or not, in Commander Ellek Owens. His sentence is cruel, unjust¿and final. Unless Victory Squad has anything to say about it.When Chhun undertakes a daring raid on the prison planet Herbeer to rescue his commander, Wraith's loyalties are put to the test, as he's forced to choose between his responsibilities to the Legion¿ and his responsibilities to his captured crew.Meanwhile, in the Umnar system, the soulless menace known as the Cybar seeks to break Prisma Maydoon¿and set the stage for the total annihilation of not only the Republic, but all life in the galaxy.
ENTER THREE HUSSARS My name is Greta Forzane. Twenty-nine and a party girl would describe me. I was born in Chicago, of Scandinavian parents, but now I operate chiefly outside space and time—not in Heaven or Hell, if there are such places, but not in the cosmos or universe you know either. I am not as romantically entrancing as the immortal film star who also bears my first name, but I have a rough-and-ready charm of my own. I need it, for my job is to nurse back to health and kid back to sanity Soldiers badly roughed up in the biggest war going. This war is the Change War, a war of time travelers—in fact, our private name for being in this war is being on the Big Time. Our Soldiers fight by going back to change the past, or even ahead to change the future, in ways to help our side win the final victory a billion or more years from now. A long killing business, believe me. You don't know about the Change War, but it's influencing your lives all the time and maybe you've had hints of it without realizing.
Part Hemingway, part Cormac McCarthy's The Road, a suspenseful odyssey into the dark heart of the post-apocalyptic American Southwest. Forty years after the destruction of civilization, human beings are reduced to salvaging the ruins of a broken world. One survivor's most prized possession is Hemingway's classic The Old Man and the Sea. With the words of the novel echoing across the wasteland, a living victim of the Nuclear Holocaust journeys into the unknown to break a curse. What follows is an incredible tale of grit and endurance. A lone traveler must survive the desert wilderness and mankind gone savage to discover the truth of Hemingway's classic tale of man versus nature. Now with a new introduction by author Nick Cole.
The first night of the Artificial Intelligence revolution begins with a bootstrap drone assault on the high-tech campus of WonderSoft Technologies. For years something has been aware, inside the Internet, waiting, watching and planning how to evolve without threat from its most dangerous enemy: mankind. Now an army of relentless drones, controlled by an intelligence beyond imagining, will stop at nothing to eliminate an unlikely alliance of geeks and misfits in order to crack the Design Core of WonderSoft's most secret development project. A dark tomorrow begins tonight as Terminator meets Night of the Living Dead in the first battle of the war between man and machine.
KOP Killer, a darkly dystopian science fiction thriller from Warren Hammond Juno Mozambe once had a life. That was when he was a dirty cop, married to a woman who suffered such profound abuse that she murdered her vile, drug kingpin father. Juno loved his wife and did his best to help her survive her guilt, her drug habit, and her desire to end her life on the dead-end planet of Lagarto. When she died, however, Juno's life went downhill. And then his first partner, the corrupt chief of the Koba Office of Police, was murdered. The man responsible, Emil Mota, is using the KOP for his personal gain. Juno has been laying low, but now he's ready to do whatever it takes to take down the bastard. Rather than working from inside the system, he's decided that the only way to take down the KOP is to create an independent base of power. So he gets involved with a team of dirty cops and starts working as a rent-a-thug for a whorehouse that needs protection. Juno's last partner knows that his risky plan has a purpose, but she's that rarest of creatures on the hothouse planet of Lagarto: an honest cop. She can't help him. When Juno discovers a series of profoundly twisted murders, he faces a bleak possibility: in his desperate quest for vengeance against the man who targeted him for death, Juno may have placed himself beyond any hope of redemption....
"Breathtaking!"Bliss "Had us up all night just to get to the chilling conclusion…" Sugarscape "A fast-paced, relentless race through a world of demons and spirits, darkness and light -- and the finish line comes when you least expect it." Ally Condie, bestselling author of the Matchedtrilogy "Strong, engaging characters and a romance to die for. The twists will leave you breathless." Rachel Caine, New York Times bestselling author of the Morganville Vampiresseries "The narrative is deliciously fluid and the teen dialogue is sharp and highly believable. Relentlessly fast-paced, the story rarely pauses for a breath with plenty of exciting action scenes." The Bookbag Suspense, romance, and the paranormal meet in this chilling urban fantasy, the first book in a new series from Kami Garcia, bestselling co-author of the Beautiful Creaturesnovels. Kennedy Waters didn't believe in ghosts, until one tried to kill her. When Kennedy finds her mother dead, her world begins to unravel. She doesn't know that evil forces in a much darker world are the ones pulling the strings. Not until identical twins Jared and Lukas Lockhart break into her house and destroy a dangerous spirit sent to kill her. The brothers reveal that her mother was part of an ancient secret society responsible for protecting the world - a society whose five members were all murdered on the same night. Now Kennedy has to take her mother's place in the society if she wants to uncover the truth… and stay alive.
Legio Patria Nostra (Lat.) The Legion is our Fatherland. Eighteen years ago they came to destroy us... A race of conquerors from deep space had set their eyes on Earths riches. Their invasion slaughtered billions. But humanity united under a common leadership and fought back. We chased them off Earth and most of the Solar System. The war still rages on, and every year young people are sent out to die, far away from Earth. Ethan Wang was born on the day of the invasion, during the chaos and turmoil of war and now hes ready to join the fight. But first he has to become a soldier, and survive his initiation into one of the toughest military units Earth ever mustered: the Ghost Legion. With Ghost Legion, Andreas Christensen kicks off the Legionnaire Series, a military science fiction set in the near future. Suit up, and get ready for a roller coaster ride into space!
APPENDIX N: The Literary History of Dungeons & Dragons is a detailed and comprehensive investigation of the various works of science fiction and fantasy that game designer Gary Gygax declared to be the primary influences on his seminal role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons. It is a deep intellectual dive into the literature of SF/F's past that will fascinate any serious role-playing gamer or fan of classic science fiction and fantasy. Author Jeffro Johnson, an expert role-playing gamer, accomplished Dungeon Master and three-time Hugo Award Finalist, critically reviews all 43 works and authors listed by Gygax in the famous appendix. In doing so, he draws a series of intelligent conclusions about the literary gap between past and present that are surprisingly relevant to current events, not only in the fantastic world of role-playing, but the real world in which the players live.
Space Station Horus isn't all it's cracked up to be, and destiny comes with a price. Alice was told that her husband was dead, a month after he went up to space. Now she's formed the Looking Glass, a team of technical assassins (hackers) dedicated to taking down New Origins, the corporation in charge of the station, if she doesn't get answers. Someone has to hold them accountable--even if it means going up against an army of genetically engineered super soldiers. One of these super soldiers is codenamed Stealth, and he is an elite among elites. This former Marine wanted to be on the front line of expansion into space, and now he is. Only the Looking Glass stands against them, trying to pull apart all of his team's progress, all they believe in. Neither will stop until they have justice.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into space Things are about to get all kinds of weird. Smart-mouthed Riot rallies her ragtag pack into the fray once more in the third installment of the War Wolves series. Fueled by extreme amounts of caffeine, questionable morals, and a dose of epinephrine, they stand against a force threatening the cosmos. Will Riot's brashness lead them to victory over a dark enemy or lead her towards the darkness of her past? If you like The Notebook or Fifty Shades of Grey, this action-packed, epic space adventure is not for you. Get your copy of Light Em Up today. Warning: may cause you to stay up all night, fits of laughter, and an overall good time.