Availability: In Earth's service / Stephen Rennenberg.
An alien colony world, a routine deep cover mission gone wrong, a chance encounter with a mercenary hit squad and the murder of an Earth Intelligence Service agent combine to launch Sirius Kade on a desperate mission to the distant reaches of Mapped Space. He finds himself embroiled in a complex web of alien technologies, pirates, gun running and stellar intrigue, where ancient galactic enemies and new ambitions vie for supremacy.
Availability: House of earth and blood / Sarah J. Maas.
House of earth and Blood, 1. Half-Fae, half-human Bryce Quinlan loves her life. By day, she works for an antiquities dealer, selling barely legal magical artifacts, and by night, she parties with her friends, savoring every pleasure Lunathion-otherwise known as Crescent City-has to offer. But it all comes crumbling down when a ruthless murder shakes the very foundations of the city-and Bryce's world.
Availability: Relics of eternity / Glynn Stewart.
Duchy of Terra, 8. "Seeking to escape the shadow of Annette Bond's success, Captain Morgan Casimir has taken a posting on the far side of the A!Tol Imperium. Here she hopes to begin a legend for herself that stands apart from her stepmother, the Duchess. A chance encounter introduces her to the xenoarchaeologist Rin Dunst-and to the strange mystery cult that tried to silence him. There are darker secrets in these stars than the A!Tol and their human allies ever guessed...
Grand Admiral, Her Royal Highness Kris Longknife, commander of the Iteeche Imperial Combined Fleets has the enemy on the run. So why has she been ordered, as in requested and required, to make a formal report to the Emperor? Worse, when Kris returns to the capital, no one wants to sell her a ticket on the space elevator. Driving the streets is dangerous . . . not 2 roadside bombs but three detonate! Now she's got her embassy in sight and she can't get in! What kind of game is going on?
Availability: Battle ground : a novel of the Dresden files / Jim Butcher.
Dresden Files. Harry has faced terrible odds before. The Red Court of Vampires. The fallen angels of the Order of Blackened Denarius. The Outsiders. But this time, it's different. A being more powerful and dangerous on an order of magnitude beyond what the world has seen in a millennia is coming. And she's bringing an army. The Last Titan has declared war on the city of Chicago, and has come to subjugate humanity. Harry's mission is simple but impossible: Save the city by killing a Titan.
Availability: Pillar of darkness / by Dave Duncan.
200 miles wide and higher than the moon, Sungoback has stood over central Africa for 30 years, a pillar of light by night and of darkness by day. Science cannot explain it; it destroys technology. What secret lies at its centre: aliens, eternal life, distant past, or far future? Most who venture inside Sungoback are never seen again. This book tells of a party of nine very dissimilar people, who venture into Sungoback together--their motives, their sufferings, and--eventually--their fates.
Availability: The pursuit of the Pankera : a parallel novel about parallel universes / Robert A. Heinlein.
The Pursuit of the Pankera is one of the most audacious experiments ever done in science fiction. Robert A. Heinlein wrote The Number of the Beast in 1980. However, unknown to most, Heinlein had already written a "parallel" novel about the 4 characters and parallel universes in 1977. He effectively wrote 2 parallel novels about parallel universes. And here it finally is: Heinlein's audacious experiment. A fitting farewell from one of the most inventive science fiction writers to have ever…
Availability: Sixteenth watch / Myke Cole.
A lifelong Search-and-Rescuewoman, Coast Guard Captain Jane Oliver is ready for a peaceful retirement. But when tragedy strikes, Oliver loses her husband and her plans for the future, and finds herself thrust into a role she's not prepared for. Suddenly at the helm of the Coast Guard's elite SAR-1 lunar unit, Oliver is the only woman who can prevent the first lunar war in history, a conflict that will surely consume not only the moon, but earth as well.
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Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy, 1. Beyond the edge of the galaxy lies the Unknown Regions, with hidden secrets and dangers in equal measure. And within its swirling chaos is the Ascendancy, home to the enigmatic Chiss and the 9 ruling families that lead them. The peace of the Ascendancy, a beacon of calm and stability, is shattered after an attack on the Chiss capital. Baffled, the Ascendancy dispatches one of its brightest young military officers to find the assaliants.
Availability: To sleep in a sea of stars / Christopher Paolini.
A space voyager living her dream of exploring new worlds lands on a distant planet ripe for colonisation before her discovery of a mysterious relic transforms her life and threatens the entire human race.
Availability: Legion : the many lives of Stephen Leeds / Brandon Sanderson.
Stephen can learn any new skill in a matter of hours because his mind creates hallucinatory people, or aspects, to hold and manifest the information. They have a tendency of taking on lives of their own. When a company hires him to recover a camera that can allegedly take pictures of the past, what he discovers may upend the foundation of three major world religions.
Availability: The perfect assassin / K. A. Doore.
(Chronicles of Ghadid 1) Amastan is a new assassin in the Basbowen family having second thoughts about taking a life. When Basbowen’s finest start showing up dead, with their murderous jaan running wild in the dusty streets of Ghadid, Amastan is ordered to solve these murders, before the family gets blamed.
Availability: Alien secrets / Ian Douglas.
U. S. Navy SEAL Lieutenant Commander Mark Hunter witnesses a UFO destroy WMDs in North Korea and is recruited to join a government agency that has been harboring a secret alliance with extraterrestrials since 1947. Selected to lead an elite force of soldiers, Hunter will travel across the stars to help humanity stake its claim among greater intelligent life in the universe.
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Penric and Desdemona, books 4-6. Learned Penric, a sorcerer and divine of the Bastard's Order, has faced danger and intrigue many times before. Now, he finds himself on his first covert diplomatic mission. Penric must travel across the sea to Cedona in an attempt to secure the services of the Cedonia General Arisaydia for the Duke of Adria. But nothing is as it seems.
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Penric and Desdemona. When the ship in which they are traveling is captured by Carpagamon island raiders, Temple sorcerer Penric and his resident demon Desdemona find their life complicated by two young orphans, Lencia and Seuka Corva, far from home and searching for their missing father. Pen and Des will need all their combined talents of mind and magic to unravel the mysteries of the sisters and escape from the pirate stronghold.
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I am Mercedes Athena Thompson Hauptman. My only "superpowers" are that I turn into a thirty-five-pound coyote and I can fix Volkswagens. But I have friends in odd places and a pack of werewolves at my back. It looks like I'm going to need them.