Category: First Contact

A Fire Upon The Deep (Zones of Thought)

A Fire Upon The Deep (Zones of Thought)

A Fire Upon the Deep is the big, breakout book that fulfills the promise of Vinge’s career to date: a gripping tale of galactic war told on a cosmic scale. Thousands of years hence, many races inhabit a universe where a mind’s potential is determined by its location in space, from superintelligent entities in the…

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New Origin: A Dystopian Post Apocalyptic Novel (Prequel to the Exilon 5 Series Book 2)

New Origin: A Dystopian Post Apocalyptic Novel (Prequel to the Exilon 5 Series Book 2)

ONE INDIGENE WILL RISK IT ALL. Read the prequels in order: Echoes of Earth, New Origin. The continuing human invasion of Exilon 5 forces the Indigenes to change how they live and how they eat. While Stephen and Anton take calculated risks to protect the Indigenes during the invasion, another risks the entire safety of…

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From a Buick 8: A Novel

From a Buick 8: A Novel

The #1 New York Times bestseller from Stephen King—a novel about the fascination deadly things have for us and about our insistence on answers when there are none…Since 1979, the state police of Troop D in rural Pennsylvania have kept a secret in the shed out behind the barracks. Ennis Rafferty and Curtis Wilcox had…

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Alien vs. Alien (Alien Novels)

Alien vs. Alien (Alien Novels)

Sci-fi action meets steamy paranormal romance in Gini Koch’s Alien novels, as Katherine “Kitty” Katt faces off against aliens, conspiracies, and deadly secrets. • “Futuristic high-jinks and gripping adventure.” —RT Reviews Jeff and Kitty Katt-Martini and the rest of the American Centaurion Diplomatic Corps are still recovering from their introduction to Washington D.C. politics, parties,…

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Shh! It’s a Secret: a novel about Aliens, Hollywood, and the Bartender’s Guide

Shh! It’s a Secret: a novel about Aliens, Hollywood, and the Bartender’s Guide

2014 COMPTON CROOK AWARD FINALIST The Brogardi appeared out of nowhere, and — telegraphing their peaceful intentions — they landed in the middle of nowhere: New York State’s Catskills Mountains resorts. It was an alien invasion, of the most peaceful, friendly kind. But there had to be something sinister behind it all, right? Movie executive…

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Calculating God: A Novel

Calculating God: A Novel

An alien shuttle craft lands outside the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. A six-legged, two-armed alien emerges and says, in perfect English, “Take me to a paleontologist.” In the distant past, Earth, the alien’s home planet, and the home planet of another alien species, all experienced the same five cataclysmic events at the same time…

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The Contact Episode One

The Contact Episode One

EPISODE 1/4Full story here: amazon.com/dp/B00LKOY6IC Mankind’s ascendancy is being decided on Jupiter In the 22nd century, mankind has assimilated the Solar System within the orbits of the inner planets, and is gradually moving further out, beyond the asteroid belt, towards the outer planets. The recently discovered technology of remote manipulation has given people the capability…

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Survival: A Novel (Star Quest Trilogy)

Survival: A Novel (Star Quest Trilogy)

Ben Bova continues his hard SF Star Quest series which began with Death Wave and Apes and Angels. In Surivival, a human team sent to scout a few hundred lightyears in front of the death wave encounters a civilization far in advance of our own, a civilization of machine intelligences. These sentient, intelligent machines have…

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Condomnauts

Condomnauts

Set a course for intercourse with this hilarious space opera from Yoss, “Cuba’s premiere science-fiction writer” (VICE), where humans explore the limits of the Milky Way—and their sexualtiy.In the 24th century, Josue Valdés’ rise from the slums Rubble City, Cuba to one of the galaxy’s most accomplished explorers was nothing short of meteoric. Once an…

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