Category: Fiction

The Three Musketeers (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

By Alexandre Dumas père

Blending somewhat seventeenth-century French historical past with loads of invention, Alexandre Dumas tells the story of younger D’Artagnan and his musketeer comrades, Porthos, Athos and Aramis.

Together they struggle to foil the schemes of the intense, risky Cardinal Richelieu, who pretends to help the king whereas plotting to boost his personal energy. Bursting with swirling swordplay, swooning romance, and unforgettable figures equivalent to the seductively appealing yet lethal femme fatale, Milady, and D’Artagnan’s both appealing love, Madame Bonacieux, The 3 Musketeers maintains, after a century and a 1/2 non-stop e-book, to outline the style of swashbuckling romance and old experience.

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Cadillac Beach: A Novel (Serge Storms)

By Tim Dorsey

And busting out of Chattahoochee nation health center ... with out his meds! The thrill-killing Floridaphile must unravel his bookie grandad's strange 1964 demise -- let alone release "Serge & Lenny's Florida Experience," the hot Miami uniqueness journey enterprise he is cooked up together with his most sensible brain-dead druggie-buddy. it is all stable. For Serge A. Storms, besides. now not a lot for a person else.

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The Fall of Light

By Niall Williams

Starting in eire within the early years of the nineteenth century, the 4 Foley brothers flee around the nation with their father and the big telescope he has stolen. quickly compelled aside through the violence of the Irish wasteland, the potato famine, and the promise of the US, the brothers locate themselves scattered the world over. Their separate adventures spread in passionate and brilliant scenes with gypsies, horse races, sea voyages, and lovely girls. An epic narrative at the which means of affection and residential and kinfolk, "The Fall of sunshine" is a stunning novel through essentially the most promising novelists writing this present day.

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The Female War: Aliens, Book 3

By Steve Perry

Lieutenant Ellen Ripley aroused from sleep from her lengthy trip in house with a gap in her reminiscence and an overpowering force to survive.  When she meets Wilks and Billie, battered veterans within the struggle opposed to the aliens.  She realizes she's discovered comrades in arms--and she's able to soak up the fight.  Only then does she detect the devastating mystery that lurks in the back of her lengthy sleep.  When she, Wilks, and Billie organize to fulfill the extraterrestrial beings head-on to show a strong alien queen opposed to her spawn in a conflict meant to save lots of Earth, that mystery turns into her maximum weapon--and her maximum liability.  As the destiny of Earth hangs within the stability, Ripley and Billie needs to come to phrases with what it potential to be an alien . . . and what it capacity to be human.

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Orphans of the Sky

Historical myths instructed of a spot referred to as Earth, however the sleek international knew it was once nonsense. technological know-how knew the send used to be the entire Universe, and so long as the sacred Converter was once fed, lighting might glow and air might circulation in the course of the miles of steel corridors. Hugh by no means wondered those truths until eventually a despised mutie confirmed him the keep watch over Room and he realized the genuine nature of the send and its undertaking.

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Flash Gordon #6: The War of the Cybernauts

By Alex Raymond

THE battle OF THE CYBERNAUTS is the 6th within the sequence of magnificent novels encouraged by means of the well-known sketch FLASH GORDON, learn day-by-day and Sunday by means of hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts during the global. Twelve detection satellites mysteriously vanish whereas on regimen area probes. Dr. Zarkov and Flash Gordon are despatched to enquire. They come across an awesome sequence of adventures while their house send crashes on a gypsy planet inhabited through robots and suffering from an unending struggle. appealing queens solid eyes towards Flash's visage. Zarkov's clinical genius saves our heroic pair from definite annihilation.

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Linesman (A Linesman Novel)

By S. K. Dunstall

First in a new thought-provoking technology fiction series.

The strains. No send can traverse the void with out them. in basic terms linesmen can paintings with them. yet purely Ean Lambert hears their music. and everybody thinks he’s crazy…

Most slum little ones by no means move a long way, by no means changing into a level-ten linesman like Ean. no matter if he’s a part of a small, and unethical, cartel, and the opposite linesmen disdain his self-taught equipment, he’s qualified and working.

Then a mysterious alien craft is found on the edges of the galaxy. all the significant galactic powers is eager to be the 1st to discover the ship’s secrets and techniques, yet all they’ve realized is that it has the regular strains of energy—and a protection procedure that, as soon as prompted, annihilates every thing in a two hundred kilometer radius.

The vessel threatens any linesman who dares to strategy it, other than Ean. His targeted skills could be the key to realizing this alarming new force—and reconfiguring the connection among people and the ships that serve them, without end.

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The Ape's Wife and Other Stories

By Caitlin R. Kiernan

Caitlin R. Kiernan has been defined as considered one of 'the most unusual and audacious bizarre writers of her new release' (Jeff and Ann VanderMeer, The Weird), 'one of our crucial writers of darkish fiction' (New York Times), and S. T. Joshi has proclaimed, 'hers is now the voice of peculiar fiction.' within the Ape's spouse and different Stories--Kiernan's 12th choice of brief fiction considering 2001--she monitors the outstanding variety that characterizes her paintings. together with her traditional overlook for style limitations, she masterfully navigates the territories that experience normally been categorised darkish delusion, sword and sorcery, technology fiction, steampunk, and neo-noir. From the delicate horror of 'One Tree Hill (The global as Cataclysm)' and 'Tall our bodies' to a demon-haunted, trade truth new york, from Mars to a near-future Philadelphia, and from ghoulish city legends of latest England to a feminist-queer retelling of Beowulf, those 13 tales retain reader consistently on their ft, ever doubtful of the subsequent twist or flip.

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