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Hellbounce
Dr Eva Ross, a prison psychologist, works in Worcester, Massachusetts at an aging facility. Her boss, the brilliant and often unorthodox Gideon Homes begins to make decisions that Eva is forced to question. Between the trials at work, and her loveless marriage, Eva is forced out of the life she knows. She encounters Madden Scott, a drifter with irascible charm and very quickly it becomes apparent all is not what it seems. Her life descends into chaos as everything around her crumbles into a new reality, and the secrets that were barely hidden under the surface all become...
 
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Leviathan Wakes
Leviathan Wakes is the first book in the SciFi series called The Expanse by James Corey. The Expanse is also a TV series on SyFy. I will discuss the book further in my review posted below but the basic plot is that there is a killer virus and three major powers are at the verge of an intergalactic war. One old cop and small group on a military spaceship are the only ones that can save the galaxy from the virus and all-out war. The story begins as a small...
 
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In Joubin's Head
In Joubin's Head is a short SciFi story by Justin Key. At about 1,500 words and 11 pages this is a quick SciFi read. The plot involves Joubin, a man in the hospital, that is having strange thoughts come into his head. At first the conversation is very childish meaning that whoever is talking to him is very young or has a very limited knowledge of the English language. Joubin goes on to have a conversation with this voice inside his head and learns that the voice is that of an alien from another planet....
 
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Star Wars: Boba Fett: A Practical Man
On the surface, it seems like just another routine contract for Boba Fett and his Mandalorian commandos, but the mystery client who hires them to start a small war is more dangerous than any of them can possibly imagine. When the Yuuzhan Vong invasion force sweeps into the galaxy, the Mandalorians find they’re on the wrong side–fighting for an alien culture that will bring about the end of their own. Now Fett has to choose between his honor and the survival of his people. Since he’ s a practical man, he’s determined help the resistance beat the Yuuzhan...
 
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Hidden Empire
The war of words between right and left collapsed into a shooting war, and raged between the high-technology weapons on each side, devastating cities and overrunning the countryside. At the close of Empire, political scientist and government adviser Averell Torrent had maneuvered himself into the presidency of the United States. And now that he has complete power at home, he plans to expand American imperial power around the world. Opportunity comes quickly. There's a deadly new plague in Africa, and it is devastating the countryside and cities. President Torrent declares American solidarity with the victims,...
 
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The High Druid's Blade: The Defenders of Shannara
Legend has it that Paxon Leah is descended from the royals and warriors who once ruled the Highlands and waged war with magical weapons. But those kings, queens, and heroes are long gone, and there is nothing enchanted about the antique sword that hangs above Paxon’s fireplace. Running his family’s modest shipping business, Paxon leads a quiet life—until extraordinary circumstances overturn his simple world . . . and rewrite his destiny. When his brash young sister is abducted by a menacing stranger, Paxon races to her rescue with the only weapon he can find. And...
 
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Galactic Energies
The artificial intelligences of DataCom are trying to save the planet... by exterminating the human race. Aurelia finds her perfect man: a robot. The space explorer Captain Arcot sacrifices his life for an impossible conquest, the heart of Vril the vampire queen. A shape-shifting mutant ignites the erotic desires of the galactic police officer who's been tracking her down. Alessio fights against corruption in a universe of his own creation. An innocent man is forced to submit to the domination of a ruthless prison director. A king who's forgotten his own past...
 
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Covert Warriors
Charley Castillo and the former members of Presidential Agent’s Office of Organizational Analysis are officially “retired.” But that doesn’t mean they’re out of action… At a Mexican roadblock, a US Embassy SUV is stopped at gunpoint, three of its passengers murdered, and a fourth kidnapped. Everything points to the drug cartels, especially when the kidnappers say they will return the hostage if a cartel kingpin is released from US federal prison. But when word gets to Castillo and his group of retired spies and special operators, they have their doubts. They believe that it's a diversion—that the...
 
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Star Wars: Tarkin
Bestselling Star Wars veteran James Luceno gives Grand Moff Tarkin the Star Wars: Darth Plagueis treatment, bringing a legendary character from A New Hope to full, fascinating life. He’s the scion of an honorable and revered family. A dedicated soldier and distinguished legislator. Loyal proponent of the Republic and trusted ally of the Jedi Order. Groomed by the ruthless politician and Sith Lord who would be Emperor, Governor Wilhuff Tarkin rises through the Imperial ranks, enforcing his authority ever more mercilessly . . . and zealously pursuing his destiny as the architect of absolute dominion. Rule through the fear...
 
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Dragon Zoo: Night of the Prowlers
What would you do if you discovered somebody's diary? Is there anything more tempting than reading someone's inner monologue, their thoughts, feelings and secrets... How well do you get to know that person as a result of reading those diary pages? Now what if that diary was found at a crime scene, a scene where the writer was found dead? In this thrilling short fantasy horror story set within the Dragon Zoo Universe, a young man's diary contains the only secrets of a night of terror on Halloween. Dragons exist…is this diary proof? Dragon Zoo: Night of...
 
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