Vacations are supposed to be relaxing, not deadly.
Eddie and Amanda Rusk have settled into vacation mode at a Caribbean resort, attempting to repair a failing marriage after the disappearance of their six-year-old daughter from a shopping mall. But an ill-fated catamaran ride turns tragic, throwing the couple into a nightmare with no end.
Washed back ashore they find things drastically changed. Jimmy Hoffa is working behind the front desk. Big Foot is escorting guests to their rooms. Elvis and JFK are sipping mojitos by the swimming pool, and Rasputin is serving the drinks. And in another part of the resort, a lethal game of poker is set to begin where the most infamous figure in human history is dealing the cards.
Welcome to the Sol y Playa, where conspiracy theory becomes deadly reality.
All Inclusive is Book 4 of the Out of Time series.
The Third and Final Novel in the Riveting Young-Adult, Sci-fi Trilogy
When their celebration party is gate-crashed by the sudden arrival of three spacecrafts, the small human colony on Eden is dumbfounded. How the spaceships escaped Earth's destruction is a mystery compounded only by the fleet's unknown whereabouts for ten long years. Still, their confusion gives way to wistful expectation. Could this truly be a new day? The chance to start over with familiar technology, and tens of thousands of fellow humans with whom the colony can rebuild the future. Or is it too good to be true?
Facing murder charges and certain execution in a Zikalic tribunal, Ristan Abel's suspicions of the new, enigmatic Captain gather traction. In confronting the mounting threat, he sees his chance to redeem himself in one final hurrah. However, all is at stake. Embroiled in a battle of wits with the Captain, at what odds does he gamble in a high-stakes showdown that could obliterate the whole ...
The second exciting chapter of The Pages of Deresa begins. This is the next chapter of when Gods, worlds, and generations collide. A series of twist and turns, and non-stop action. For every new story in The Pages of Deresa, introduces a new character, culminating towards the ultimate battle of Chaos vs. Harmony! The New Dawn shines... The world has been reborn, and it has known nothing but peace. It has been 4,000 years since The Demon Seed was defeated, thanks by the sacrifice of The Archangel.
However, war now looms upon this new age. A change in leadership within the nation of Konzen, is now threatening not only the peaceful, religious nation of Katzel, but the anarchy nation of Falco as well. A former soldier, a mad man, with an army and the most brilliant scientists at his disposal and command.
Can this monstrous dictator be stopped? Will the Holy Father of Katzel have his prayers answered? Will The Archangel return? Or will the Goddess Deresa force mankind to handle the ...
In Teleport This, Simon and Gilbert, two terrestrial physicists, leave Earth and stumble into and across a larger universe, trying desperately to find their way back to Earth in one piece while possibly purchasing a working lightsaber or two along the way. As they travel about, the boys meet up with girls both human and electrical, AI is explained, dog-people are examined, battles ensue, aliens interact with reality TV, situations get juicy, brains get probed and, of course, a liberal amount of alcohol is consumed throughout. All this for your reading pleasure.
This novel supports Amazon's 'look inside' feature so if you like witty dialogue and interesting characters coupled with an absorbing storyline click on the cover image and read a bit. If you like it, buy it. If you really like it, buy three or four.
So let's go and don't forget the tequila and chips.
Teleport This is the first book in the Small Universe series. Simon and Gilbert's adventures continue in Soul to Soul and ...
Genre: Science Fiction Length: 238 Pages (323 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 14th, 2019
Sitting at a 4.17/5 on Good Reads, Humanity's Path is the thrilling entry point into the acclaimed 'TERRANUS' series and the first book in the 'ORIGINS' trilogy. So pick up your copy today!
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In secret, Humanity has developed the technology for faster than light travel. Their first scouting probe is due to return with its exciting discoveries which could propel the race into a new era of exploration. But, its arrival is soon soured by an unexpected turn of events which threatens to distort this once prosperous mission of hope into a poisoned chalice none could have expected.
How will Humanity cope?
Which heroes will rise in Earth's darkest hour?
This... is Humanity's Path.
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Anyone looking for adventure, romance, authentic American frontier life, and colorful characters, all based on people who actually lived at that juncture in history, can consider reading this book an accomplishment that makes her/his day or week, however long it takes to knock off this book. Throw in a bit of modern science, like the van de Graaff generator, and you have something unbelievable. Holding her own with the very masculine male characters of this novel is Wind-Singing-in-Grass, an Indian princess you wouldn't believe. The book is written for young adults, but anyone young at heart will enjoy it.
'I Am Stoner' is a laugh out loud comedy about love, friendship, brain eating zombies, and the legend that is Bruce Campbell. Hail to the king baby!
When a zombie plague sweeps the world one group of people find they have an immunity to infection, STONERS. The fate of the human race is in their hands...
CHADSTON and TRENTON are both 25, both unemployed, and both consume unholy amounts of marijuana. In short, they are both stoners. But life can be hard for a stoner.
Chadston's girlfriend CHERYL dumps him after a dinner with her parents goes horribly wrong. And Trenton has to deal with the responsibility that one day he's going to save the world as predicted by a telephone psychic. Plus how do you decide who's going to get off the couch to get the pizza!
What's more the zombie apocalypse is upon us and the dead once again walk the earth.
Things are pretty bad for Chadston and Trenton. But it's about to get much worse, they've just run out of weed!
So starts a harrowing journey ...
Flesh and bone, or polished stone, life is but a dream; with the rising sun, sleepers awaken, leaving their dreams behind, as it always has been. However, what if those dreams were unable to end? What if something interrupted the wake-up call, or for that matter, who is to even say that when we fall asleep, we awaken as the same person, in the same time and place from which we left the night before? Going a step further, if you were to die in your dreams, which part of you ceases to exist from one world and time, while another awakens and flourishes somewhere else? Does then, the dream last forever? Is life truly but a dream?
Twentieth-century Harley and fourteenth-century Anna have a problem; caught amongst their fantasies, they are unable to return from where they've fell asleep, as their worlds have collapsed. Far from being in "limbo," these two find new lives in each other, within the broken context of time. However, and as they'll soon learn, neither time, nor space and ...
If you live in a total surveillance state, you have to be very careful because someone is always watching. Colin Martinez works for the Panopticon Agency, responsible for watching citizens real-time in case crimes are committed or someone is in danger. However, he finds himself using government time and resources to follow Anna Hollen, a woman who inhabits the Zone he is responsible for watching who is also the woman of Colin's dreams.Colin seems to have forgotten, even the watchers are watched. Come along for a journey through paranoia and what it means to be a hero and the exact opposite
Lovely town. Lovely people. Deadly secrets. As Arie struggles to escape her small town life, she begins to unravel a conspiracy that could destroy the only home she's ever known.
Beware the blue lion...
The Librarium floats high above Selden, containing the universe's most powerful knowledge. The Sanctium is hidden above the Burning Ocean, within it, the darkest knowledge of the universe. Protecting them are Domus and Froy, the guardians. As a threat arises and makes itself known, Domus is cast out of the Librarium. Unknown to him, he begins a journey to unite with Froy and seek victory over an even greater enemy than anticipated.
Grandmother can't be right; there's no way that my timid, weaker twin would be chosen over me to save the world.
Halvar has grown up on stories and lessons about how the next chosen one from their bloodline will rise up to fight back against their suppressors. He's had the dreams, he feels it in his bones, and he knows that there's a less than zero percent chance that his brother would be chosen instead. Yet, something just doesn't seem right as he's forced to confront their adversaries earlier than expected...
Why in Odin's name would a coward receive an unworldly gift meant to destroy the most powerful enemy the world has ever known?
It's learn or die as a seemingly normal human being realizes that they have unexplainable powers that give them a chance at surviving the war. Follow the fourth generation to gain the power to fight back against invaders who want nothing more than to conquer humanity.
Genre: Science Fiction Length: 44 Pages (1,317 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 14th, 2019
This is the original Chronicles of a Space Mercenary but now edited by William Motzel.
I wrote this book in the Old School Style and as with the Classics of Old you will find action, adventure, romance and a bit more.
In a future where weaponry has advanced to a place where conventional warfare simply cannot take place, man takes to the stars to compete for resources. Aided by Alien influencers, mankind has technology far beyond its understanding, but ever the will to use it regardless. So if you're ready, sign up for enlistment in the Alliance Mining Corp and see what the future holds.
In the distant future, countries do not exist. Earth Prime is controlled by 5-mega Corporations that have cut the galaxy up into spheres of influence.
At the edge of explored space in the void between the known and the unknown, a group of enterprising miners have discovered Magnum-4, a planet of vast wealth. The planet is so isolated that the corporations know only of its existance, not its potential. The miners intend to keep it that way. Planting themselves in their terraformed biospheres, they intend to mine Magnum-4 down to its nickel core, keeping the planet's wealth for themselves. To achieve their ends, they have created a "perfect" society ruled over by a vigilance committee that takes no prisoners.
The vigilance committee is ruled over by Steve Somerset a former pirate. His lover is Lydia Thompson, Third Prime of the Directorate, one of the 5 Earth Prime mega corporations.
Young Harry Salem has been given the dubious job of talking Lydia into returning to Earth Prime to ...
An unlikely hero is called to defeat the Singularity and save humanity...
When aliens appear and offer him an unusual job, something incredible happens. Fitz transforms from computer white-hat extraordinaire to humanity's greatest hero...
Recruited by a seemingly crazy old charlatan named Petchy and a spectacular, crimson-haired goddess called Teena, the strange pair failed to mention a few details...
Travel, they promised! Adventure! Riches! That the job involves brutal training on a planet inhabited by carnivores worthy of a Hollywood CGI spectacular, and that he must live and train for months among a dying, desperate, stone-age civilization of bawdy, uninhibited fur-bearing humans, well, those trivialities must have slipped their minds...
He adapts to the harsh stone-age lifestyle, makes a home among the fur-people, and falls in love with Lolita, the nubile young daughter of the Fur-People's queen...
But life among the fur-people is not without complications. He lusts for ...
Lord Zalteer led the Emperor's great army in pursuit of all the known universe. He had conquered numerous races and brought great honor for his bloodline. However, he had one big problem, his nagging nephew Pierretuttu insisted on being given a chance to conquer the small blue planet Earth. Needless to say Lord Zalteer wasn't expecting much.
What happened next was intriguing...
Genre: Science Fiction Length: 12 Pages (384 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Oct 14th, 2019
Even the splendor of Victorian Age London was not without its faults. In its heart is one of the darkest places in human history, Bedlam Asylum. The whispered rumours of brutality, fear, and hopelessness turn out to be only the beginning of its cruelty.
One man is trying to protect his family by uncovering the worst of Bedlam's hidden secrets. One woman is following in her late husband's footsteps to try and help those that can't help themselves.
They will both find that looking for evil does not necessarily make one prepared to find it.
"It began with a drum. Then the monsters came. I've been hiding ever since."
The following collections of journals were recovered from a caravan outside of Duluth, Minnesota. The exact date of recovery is not known nor is the origin of the speaker. The Bureau for the Restoration of History (BFRH) would like help in identifying the man who kept these records. This unedited record of events is still considered the most accurate history of the apocalypse that occurred on April 15th, 2011.
A collection of short stories written over a twenty year span exploring the adventures of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. As a reader I dislike when short story collections don't give descriptions of the included stories beyond a title. Ergo, brief descriptions follow below:
The Rock Castle
A lonely man constructs a miniature castle from small rocks stone by stone to help the "little people" who tell him they need it for an upcoming battle.
A space opera-type tale of a doomed fighter pilot's fateful encounter with his people's mortal enemy that changes the course of their war and society.
Activists against big tobacco stage an extreme protest against their giant, seemingly invincible enemy.
America(n Manufacturing) Saves the World
An alien fleet arrives on Earth and solicits aid from numerous countries and companies to repair and resupply their ships.
In the not-so-distant future America borders have changed and cities ...
"This world within a world is such a fabulous concept! It's almost like Star Trek, Doctor Who, and the Bible all mashed up together with a steampunk twist."
A strange coin. A mysterious elevator. And a war deep within the Earth that could destroy the world.
Adal and Arija aren't concerned with what makes the world go round until they follow an old coin into a dark cave.
Because deep in the Earth is a world they never dreamed possible. A world that will challenge their most important beliefs. A world that will soon be torn apart by war.
Webley controls the center of Earth, but not all his creations are happy. And when the hidden plot to overthrow him turns violent, Adal and Arija are forced to choose sides.
But the dangers are more than they could have predicted. Will their hidden feelings for each other help them through it, or rip them and the world apart?
"Get yourself some caffeine because if you pick up this book, you're not gonna wanna put it down."
"As I settled in ...
As soon as you start immersing yourself in the storyline that's when the magic happens
- Book Review
PARAHAN is a bestselling science fiction in South Korean since it was published in the fall of 2013. The English edition of the book has been on Amazon since 2018.
[ Previous book reviews before an English version is published on Amazon ]
? I wish this book were a true story. I logged in at this late night because I so wanted to say this. The novel still lingers in my mind.
? It was easy to read and follow. I had goose bumps because the story reversed repeatedly in the later part. It made me think very many things. I salute to the imagination of the author.
? This book made me think a lot about existence. The storyline is so interesting that I finished a book at a sitting. I enjoyed it very much.
? I felt like it is a non-fiction. Fiction that will make you think! It is such a fun book.
Jeff Archer, the first person to ever have a microcomputer implanted and interfaced directly into his mind wakes up in a hospital after the surgery with total amnesia. He begins hearing a 'voice' inside his head telling him to escape - and he does! Through no fault of his own, Jeff unwittingly gets mixed up with a terrorist organization that is planning to launch a devastating multi-prong attack on America. During all this, he wonders if the voice in his head is real or he has gone crazy. He ends up fighting with the voice for control of both his mind and body - all the while trying to figure out how to alert America to the dreadful plan and still blend in with the terrorist cell so that he won't get killed.
This story explores the logical evolution of mankind and technology that will almost surely take place within the next few decades. It's a fast paced and entertaining story that leads down a very believable path of what might happen when keyboards and computer screens disappear ...
"The Semnorians" is the first book in the author's Fesarius series of science fiction novels. The author has reimagined the Star Trek universe by adding elements from Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, and a sprinkling of The Orville, with the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, National Geographic and a boatload of common sense included for good measure. Military accuracy is also been stepped up to provide a reading experience that is both comfortably familiar yet completely new.
The Admiralty of the Galactic Exploratory Command (GEC) is getting concerned. The 36-person scout ship Riyadh was tasked with exploring a promising planet for colonization and hasn't been heard from in 27 days. The starship Fesarius is requested to go to Omicron Omega III to look for the missing scout ship. They find a world that is desperately overpopulated by intelligent quadrapeds that resemble porcupines, and they request starvation relief assistance from the GEC. Did Fesarius arrive in time to help? ...
"The Communication Room is a smart, fast-paced and original sci-fi novella that provides an intense and thought-provoking look at an alternate history... and future. A fantastic read!"
-- Jeremy Robinson, international best-selling author of Apocalypse Machine
Leonard Ackerman lies low in a mysterious lab filled with strange communications devices and telephones -- a last-ditch experiment to save Earth from an alien invasion. Then the first telephone rings. The only thing Ackerman can do is answer...
In this tale of post-apocalyptic survival, Leonard Ackerman works at a remote army base trying to solve the greatest threat facing mankind -- an alien invasion has eroded our species down to very few numbers. His base is compromised, and Ackerman retreats to a laboratory he has never been seen, locking himself there with the enemy right outside his door. Inside the lab are thirteen telephones -- from the American civil war through to Ackerman's present day.
This laboratory seems to ...