Sort By:
« prev 1 … 50… 60 61 62 63 64 … 66 next »
1526 – 1550 of 1627

Napoleon Disentimed [Book 1 of Orgone Time Travel Universe]
The MacNair of MacNair, conman extraordinaire, pulled into a parallel universe by desperate revolutionaries ... finds his life endangered by madmen of every stripe ... desperately jumping from universe to universe and century to century, on the run from berserk Emperors, secret policemen, vengeful wives, and maddened doppelgangers, the supremely unruffled MacNair still finds time to save an empire, marry an heiress, and invent the two hallmarks of modern civilization, the indoor flush toilet and... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Pharaoh Contract [The Emancipator Book 1]
Ruiz Aw is an Art League enforcer sent to investigate the disappearance of several slaves from the planet Pharaoh prior to their being "harvested". They are the property of the Art League and their property has been stolen. Ruiz is an ex-slave now working for the League, doing its corporate slave trading dirty work. Pharoah is a planet of slave herds, castes and imagination. It is a planet without hope or freedom. It is a planet of slave poachers. Ruiz must go undercover to find these poachers f... more info>>
Add to Cart

Journey
Fleeing the disapproval of Earth's patrician families, Jason and Mish Kennerin have come to Aerie; distant, insular, inhabited by the enigmatic kasirene. Here they carve out a new life for themselves and their growing family, until the death of a nearby planetary system forces them to open their world, and their lives, to the chaos of change and the genesis of an empire they both crave and resist.
Add to Cart

The Rim Gods: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Dragons? Fairies? Frog Princes? Sir Dominik Flandry? In a John Grimes Rim Adventure? Strange things happen out where the stellar medium grows thin, out where it is difficult to say if you remain within the galaxy or you're falling through the intergalactic void. Add to that strangeness an Outsider ship filled with technology so far in advance of the human as to appear magical, and the catalytic presence of Commodore John Grimes, and anything can happen -- anything at all.
Add to Cart

Spartan Planet: A John Grimes Rim Novel
They named the planet Sparta. Long ago the humans had settled this planet -- too long ago for anyone to remember. Slowly the civilization had developed, and now it was complete. A civilization of war and violence. A civilization of crude pleasures. A civilization in which human beings were produced by birth machines -- and women were unknown. It was a civilization whose terrible secret only the doctor-preists knew -- a secret that a desperate man named Brasidus decided to penetrate... more info>>
Add to Cart

Contraband from Otherspace: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Rim Ghosts are real. Intruders from alternate universes, they appear where the fabric of space grows thin. For some, they are a chance to regain lost loves, lost hopes, lost chances. But for Sonya and Grimes, they are Contraband from Otherspace -- a deadly cargo that threatens to sheer through the fabric of our own reality like a knife through soft butter...
Add to Cart

The Road to the Rim: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Meet John Grimes at the very beginning of a career that will lead him to fame and glory out at the edge of the galaxy, out where the laws of men are nonexistent, and those of nature itself are sometimes tenuous. Someday Grimes will be Commodore in the secessionist Rim Worlds Navy, but for now he is merely a very junior Lieutenant in another space navy entirely, that of the Federation. If he keeps his nose clean, one day he can be an Admiral in that Service; all he has to do is follow re... more info>>
Add to Cart

Into the Alternate Universe: A John Grimes Rim Novel
Commodore John Grimes of the Rim Worlds Naval Reserve is the practical, hard-headed hero of galactic battles -- no the sort of man you'd expect to find chasing after ghosts. But when Commander Sonya Verrill proposes a ghost-hunting expedition on the Galactic Rim, Grimes steps... Into the Alternate Universe.
Add to Cart

The Counterfeit Heinlein
"Both Knave and I have more respect and admiration for Robert A. Heinlein than either of us can well say. Nothing said by any person in this report is to be taken as a denigration of Heinlein or his work; indeed, no sf writer mentioned, quoted from, or alluded to by Knave or by any Misfit lacks the respect and admiration we both gladly give him, or her."--Laurence M. Janifer
Add to Cart

Alienist
Space travel was supposed to be safe. Accidents only happened to other people. So what was Gerald Knave doing stranded in the middle of space, with no way to get home--and no idea where he was?
Add to Cart

2020
In 1948, the future was 1984, but in 2002, we don't have to wait as long! Adjust your vision to 2020 as revealed in this collection. On an international highway system of never-pausing traffic, Nomads keep moving from cradle to grave. Bio-engineered kangaroos carry fetuses for busy mothers. And a foundering lunar resort makes a desperate bid to exploit one of humanity's great oversights--we forgot to name the moon! Wry and funny and appallingly probable, 2020 includes several of Robert Onopa's b... more info>>
Add to Cart

Chap Foey Rider: Capitalist to the Stars
In a future not so long from now, but a lot funnier, Chap Foey Rider sets up relations between Mankind and the 27,000 member worlds of the faster-than-light Galactic Postal Union. In his spare time, he rids the world of smog and pollution and brings peace on Earth. Chap Foey even gets rid of income tax. But now, he faces his most serious challenge ever. Not his numerous sons, not the Galactic Postal Union, and no interstellar trader, no matter how many arms or eyes the creature has, can help Cha... more info>>
Add to Cart

Dancing With Dragons
Among the outer planets, the space jockeys who shuttle cargo have a society of their own, risking much for their lifestyle on the edge of civilization. Four of these stories, set around Jupiter, appeared in Analog; the fifth is original.
Add to Cart

Fifty-One Tales
A selection of 51 of Lord Dunsany's classic stories, ranging from fantasy to moral fables.
Add to Cart

The Chronocide Mission
In a world 300 years in the future, shattered by war and holocaust, time travel may hold the answer to all of mankind's problems. But when things go wrong will the world ever be right again?
Add to Cart

That Worlds May Live
An ages-old enemy is plotting the destruction of the solar system, and only a frantic last-minute alliance among the peoples of Earth, Venus, Mars, and Jupiter can possibly save them!
Add to Cart

Hot Sky at Midnight
In a dark, unpromising future, hundreds of years beyond us, ecological disaster threatens mankind, and leaves only two alternatives for humanity's continued existence: the engineering of a people who can survive without the air that has become poisoned, or a permanent trek to the stars. A spy, a blind man with extrasensory vision, and a brilliant scientist attempt to prevent humanity from continuing on a downward spiral, and offer the only hope of restoring promise to a seemingly bleak future.
Add to Cart

Freehold
Colonel Stell and his band of mercenaries yearn for a place to call home. To them Freehold is like a bright diamond in the vast universe. But its desert conditions, economic instability, social disarray, and political turmoil render the planet perfect for takeover. Willing to fight anything that stands in their way, Colonel Stell and his small crew contend with all who seek to dominate their planet, even vast interstellar empires. Their success will not be determined by their size but by their r... more info>>
Add to Cart

Rite of Passage
After the destruction of Earth, humanity has established itself precariously among a hundred planets. Between them roam the vast Ships, doling out scientific knowledge in exchange for raw materials. On one of the Ships lives Mia Havero. Belligerent soccer player, intrepid explorer of ventilation shafts, Mia tests all the boundaries of her insulated world. She will soon be tested in turn. At the age of fourteen all Ship children must endure a month unaided in the wilds of a colony world, and alth... more info>>
Add to Cart

Wheel of the Winds
Setting out across a dangerous planet, on the road to self-discovery, vagrant adventurers are on the expedition of their lives when they flee the authorities, venture to the other side of a far planet, and encounter many different challenges and people.
Add to Cart

The Nick of Time
Time travel: been there, done that or at least Frank Mihalik has. On February 17, 1996, Frank discovers the secret to time-travel, or at least he thought he had. He must embark on a voyage through time and space in order to set things right. He must survive parallel universes in which--Oh my!--Shirley Temple plays the awesome role of Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz"! Only his love, Cheryl, can save him, but he is almost tricked by a parallel-dimension Cheryl and potentially wrecks his love life. ... more info>>
Add to Cart

Moving Mars
Sacrifice, revolution, the promise of freedom. These flood into the life of Casseia Majumdar, daughter of the Binding Multiples. Rebelling against her conservative family, the colonists who occupy Mars, Casseia takes part in the brewing revolution sparked by student protests in the year 2171. Meanwhile, her love life is in a very precarious situation, with her beloved Charles Franklin seeking to merge his mind with the most advanced artificial mind.
Add to Cart

Shiva and Other Stories
Twenty-two tales by a mythologist for the new millennium, Shiva and Other Stories brings together some of Malzberg's finest work from the 80s and the 90s, including many stories featured in major Year's Best anthologies. From pragmatists like Huey "Kingfish" Long, who plays human nature like a pat-hand of cards to win the presidency and then deal with a punk named Adolf Hitler, to soulless bureaucrats, to a long parade of recalcitrant dreamers who tragically attempt to impose fantasy on unyieldi... more info>>
Add to Cart

The Raphael Experience
Trill falls in love with Raphael, but when he is brutally murdered before her eyes, she vows never to love another. But love another, she does, although not without complications. Trill makes her way to Harbor Town, a city on the humanoid reptilian planet, Twain 4, and there she meets another man to whom she is attracted. This new human she has found on Twain 4 desperately needs her help. He has suffered at the hands of a brutal extortionist who slaughtered his family outright, and now he's terr... more info>>
Add to Cart

Flare Star
The Wolf II colony's only sun, the flare star, has been dormant for so long that when it reawakens in one fiery eruption, a destructive radiation bombards the planet. As supply ship Ceti Flad approaches the flare, Jason Roarke witnesses the explosive scene, but he's not a trusted member of the crew, and no one believes his account of the event. In every effort to save the ship, he defies orders and prepares a plan to evacuate the colony's survivors. But Young Magda on the colony's station isn't ... more info>>
Add to Cart

« prev 1 … 50… 60 61 62 63 64 … 66 next »
1526 – 1550 of 1627