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Brass Man [Hardcover] by Neal Asher [Tor 2005] Tor, Neal Asher, Books, 2005
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In this mind-boggling, fascinating and irresistible sequel to Gridlinked, Asher returns us to his Polity future. The benevolent but firm hand of the Earth Central AIs the Polity senses that enormous trouble is brewing, so they dispatch Ian Cormac, legendary Earth Central Security Agent, to stop it. Cormac knows that he must find a powerful alien entitynicknamed The Dragonand the Jain technology that it controls if he is to combat the growing threat. For Skellor, Cormac`s old nemesis, is back,...

Skinner [Hardcover] by Neal Asher [Tor 2002] Tor, Neal Asher, Books, 2002
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Neal Asher, whom Tor introduced to the American audience with Gridlinked, takes us deeper into his unique universe with an even more remarkable second novel, The Skinner. On the planet Spatterjay arrive three travelers: Janer, acting as the eyes of the hornet Hive mind, on a mission not yet revealed to him; Erlin, searching for Ambel -- the ancient sea captain who can teach her how to live; and Sable Keech, on a vendetta he cannot abandon, though he himself has been dead for 700 years. This...

War Factory (Transformation Book Two) [Hardcover] by Neal Asher [Tor 2016] Tor, Neal Asher, Books, 2016
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Thorvald Spear, resurrected from his death over a hundred years earlier, continues to hunt Penny Royal, the rogue AI and dangerous war criminal on the run from Polity forces. Beyond the Graveyard, a lawless and deadly area in deep space, Spear follows the trail of several enemy Prador, the crab-like alien species with a violent history of conflict with humanity. Sverl, a Prador genetically modified by Penny Royal and slowly becoming human, pursues Cvorn, a Prador harboring deep hatred for the...

Dark Intelligence (Transformation Book One) [Harcover] by Neal Asher [Tor 2015] Tor, Neal Asher, Books, 2015
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Thorvald Spear wakes in a hospital to find he`s been brought back from the dead. What`s more, he died in a human vs. alien war that ended a century ago. Spear had been trapped on a world surrounded by hostile Prador forces, but Penny Royal, the AI inside the rescue ship sent to provide backup, turned rogue, annihilating friendly forces in a frenzy of destruction and killing Spear. One hundred years later the AI is still on the loose, and Spear vows for revenge at any cost. Isobel Satomi ran a...

The Departure [Hardcover] by Neal Asher [Tor 2011] Tor, Neal Asher, Books, 2011
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The beginning of a new series from a master of space opera featuring Alan Saul Visible in the night sky the Argus Station, its twin smelting plants like glowing eyes, looks down on nightmare Earth. From Argus the Committee keep an oppressive control: citizens are watched by cams systems and political officers, it`s a world inhabited by shepherds, reader guns, razor birds and the brutal Inspectorate with its white tiled cells and pain inducers. Soon the Committee will have the power to edit...

Gridlinked [Hardcover] by Neal Asher [Tor 2001] Tor, Neal Asher, Books, 2001
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Cormac is a legendary Earth Central Security agent, the James Bond of a wealthy future where runcibles (matter transmitters controlled by AIs) allow interstellar travel in an eye blink throughout the settled worlds of the Polity. Unfortunately Cormac is nearly burnt out, gridlinked to the AI net so long that his humanity has begun to drain away. He has to take the cold-turkey cure and shake his addiction to having his brain on the net. Now he must do without just as hes sent to investigate the...

Infinity Engine (Transformation Book Three) [Hardcover] by Neal Asher [Tor 2017] Tor, Neal Asher, Books, 2017
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In the outskirts of space, and the far corners of the Polity, complex dealings are in play. Several forces continue to pursue the deadly and enigmatic Penny Royal, none more dangerous than the Brockle, a psychopathic forensics AI and criminal who has escaped the Politys confinements and is upgrading itself in anticipation of a deadly showdown, becoming ever more powerful and intelligent. Aboard Factory Station Room 101, the behemoth war factory that birthed Penny Royal, groups of humans, alien...

Ghosts of Onyx [Softcover] by Eric Nylund [Tor 2006] Tor, Eric Nylund, Books, 2006
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The newest action-packed addition to the Halo series, Eric Nylund`s Halo: Ghosts of Onyx. The Spartan-II program has gone public. Tales of super-soldiers fending off thousands of Covenant attacks have become the stuff of legend. But just how many Spartans are left? While the Master Chief defends a besieged Earth, and the myriad factions of the Covenant continue their crusade to eliminate humanity, an ultrasecret cell of the Office of Naval Intelligence known as Section Three devises a plan to...

Halo Boxed Set: Contact Harvest / The Cole Protocol / Ghosts of Onyx [Paperbacks] by Eric Nylund [Tor 2009] Tor, Eric Nylund, Books, 2009
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The three books together are an interesting and stimulating mix of authors, plots, and themes, and each gives a valuable expansion into the Halo Universe and the rich characters that dwell within it. All three give insights into important figures in the Halo canon, and bring a new and fresh light to the games, particularly the recently released Halo 4, which relies much more heavily on information from non-game media surrounding Halo. If you`re a fan of Halo, this purchase is a no-brainer, and...

Halo boxed set: Books 1-3 (The Flood / First Strike /The Fall of Reach) [Paperbacks] by Eric Nylund [Tor 2004] Tor, Eric Nylund, Books, 2004
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The official novels of the award-winning Xbox game! This set contains The Fall of Reach, First Strike, and The Flood -- the complete chronicles of the bloody Human-Covenant War on Halo..Please note: This is a used book set in acceptable condition (outer slip case is in worn condition).

The Three-Body Problem [Hardcover] by Cixin Liu [Tor 2006] Tor, Cixin Liu, Books, 2006
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With the scope of Dune and the commercial action of Independence Day, this near-future trilogy is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple-award-winning phenomenon from China`s most beloved science fiction author. Set against the backdrop of China`s Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization on the brink of destruction captures the signal and plans to invade Earth. Meanwhile,...

The Dark Forest [Hardcover] by Cixin Liu [Tor 2008] Tor, Cixin Liu, Books, 2008
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This is the second novel in Remembrance of Earths Past, the near-future trilogy written by the China`s multiple-award-winning science fiction author, Cixin Liu. In The Dark Forest, Earth is reeling from the revelation of a coming alien invasion four centuries in the future. The aliens` human collaborators have been defeated but the presence of the sophons, the subatomic particles that allow Trisolaris instant access to all human information, means that Earth`s defense plans are exposed to the...

Death`s End [Hardcover] by Cixin Liu [Tor 2010] Tor, Cixin Liu, Books, 2010
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With The Three-Body Problem, English-speaking readers got their first chance to read China`s most beloved science fiction author, Cixin Liu. The Three-Body Problem was released to great acclaim including coverage in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal and reading list picks by Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg. It was also won the Hugo and Nebula Awards, making it the first translated novel to win a major SF award. Now this epic trilogy concludes with Death`s End. Half a century...

Autonomous [Hardcover] by Annalee Newitz [Tor 2017] Tor, Annalee Newitz, Books, 2017
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When anything can be owned, how can we be free? Earth, 2144. Jack is an anti-patent scientist turned drug pirate, traversing the world in a submarine as a pharmaceutical Robin Hood, fabricating cheap scrips for poor people who cannot otherwise afford them. But her latest drug hack has left a trail of lethal overdoses as people become addicted to their work, doing repetitive tasks until they become unsafe or insane....Please note: This is a used book in good condition.

Marauder [Hardcover] by Gary Gibson [Tor 2013] Tor, Gary Gibson, Books, 2013
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Megan has a mission. But must she sacrifice herself to save a world? Pilot Megan Jacinth has three goals, and they all seem unattainable. She must find her friend Bash, who she`d left for dead to save her own life. Then she needs Bash`s unique skill-set to locate an ancient space-faring entity. Lastly she must use this wanderer`s knowledge to save human-occupied worlds from an alien incursion. The odds seem impossible, but the threat is terrifyingly real. Megan finds Bash, but the person she`d...

Empire of Light [Hardcover] by Gary Gibson [Tor 2010] Tor, Gary Gibson, Books, 2010
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The third novel in the Shoal space opera series featuring Dakota Merrick continuing from Stealing Light and Nova War The nova war has begun to spread as the Emissaries wage a fierce and reckless campaign, encroaching on the area of space occupied by humanity and forcing the Shoal into a desperate retreat. While Dakota goes in search of the entity responsible for creating the Maker caches, Corso, left in charge of a fleet of human-piloted Magi ships, finds his authority crumbling in the face of...

Nova War [Hardcover] by Gary Gibson [Tor 2009] Tor, Gary Gibson, Books, 2009
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In Stealing Light, Dakota discovered the Shoals dark and dangerous secret, now she works towards stopping not only the spread of this knowledge, but also the onset of the Nova war. Found adrift near a Bandati colony world far away from Consortium space, Dakota and Corso find themselves prisoners of the Bandati. It becomes rapidly clear to them, that the humanitys limited knowledge of the rest of the galaxy filtered through the Shoal is direly inaccurate. The Shoal have been fighting a frontier...

Stealing Light [Hardcover] by Gary Gibson [Tor 2007] Tor, Gary Gibson, Books, 2007
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In the 25th century, only the Shoal possess the secret of faster-than-light travel (FTL), giving them absolute control over all trade and exploration throughout the galaxy. Mankind has operated within their influence for two centuries, establishing a dozen human colony worlds scattered along Shoal trade routes. Dakota Merrick, while serving as a military pilot, has witnessed atrocities for which this alien race is responsible. Now piloting a civilian cargo ship, she is currently ferrying an...

Spin [Hardcover] by Robert Charles Wilson [Tor 2005] Tor, Robert Charles Wilson, Books, 2005
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One night in October when he was ten years old, Tyler Dupree stood in his back yard and watched the stars go out. They all flared into brilliance at once, then disappeared, replaced by a flat, empty black barrier. He and his best friends, Jason and Diane Lawton, had seen what became known as the Big Blackout. It would shape their lives. The effect is worldwide. The sun is now a featureless disk--a heat source, rather than an astronomical object. The moon is gone, but tides remain. Not only...

Axis [Hardcover] by Robert Charles Wilson [Tpr 2007] Tor, Robert Charles Wilson, Books, 2007
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Wildly praised by readers and critics alike, Robert Charles Wilson`s Spin won science fiction`s highest honor, the Hugo Award for Best Novel. Now, in Axis, Spin`s direct sequel, Wilson takes us to the world next door--the planet engineered by the mysterious Hypotheticals to support human life, and connected to Earth by way of the Arch that towers hundreds of miles over the Indian Ocean. Humans are colonizing this new world--and, predictably, fiercely exploiting its resources, chiefly large...

Hybrids [Hardcover] by Robert J. Sawyer [Tor 2003] Tor, Robert J. Sawyer, Books, 2003
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In Hominids, Nebula Award-winning author Robert J. Sawyer introduced a character readers will never forget: Ponter Boddit, a Neanderthal physicist from a parallel Earth who was whisked from his reality into ours by a quantum-computing experiment gone awry-making him the ultimate stranger in a strange land. In that book and in its sequel, Humans, Sawyer showed us the Neanderthal version of Earth in loving detail-a tour de force of world-building; a masterpiece of alternate history. Now, in...

Hominids [Hardcover] by Robert J. Sawyer [Tor 2002] Tor, Robert J. Sawyer, Books, 2002
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Hominids is a strong, stand-alone SF novel, but it`s also the first book of The Neanderthal Parallax, a trilogy that will examine two unique species of people. They are alien to each other, yet bound together by the never-ending quest for knowledge and, beneath their differences, a common humanity. We are one of those species, the other is the Neanderthals of a parallel world where they, not Homo sapiens, became the dominant intelligence. In that world, Neanderthal civilization has reached...

Humans [Hardcover] by Robert J. Sawyer [Tor 2003] Tor, Robert J. Sawyer, Books, 2003
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Robert J. Sawyer, the award-winning and bestselling writer, hits the peak of his powers in Humans, the second book of The Neanderthal Parallax, his trilogy about our world and parallel one in which it was the Homo sapiens who died out and the Neanderthals who became the dominant intelligent species. This powerful idea allows Sawyer to examine some of the deeply rooted assumptions of contemporary human civilization dramatically, by confronting us with another civilization, just as morally...