Download E-books Payoff (Mindspace Investigations, Book 1.5) PDF

By Alex Hughes

Being a telepath, I must have visible the hell i used to be getting myself into…

I was some of the most strong telepaths within the guild. That was once prior to my drug dependancy and prior to they kicked me out. yet I'm now not a foul man. Now I aid the Atlanta PD clear up murders. or even notwithstanding there are just a few humans I name pals, I'd do so much something to maintain their trust.

So while a pass judgement on asks me to assist examine a lacking university child, I'm down for it. No questions requested. No challenge. yet during this darkish international, issues are by no means effortless and a want isn't only a prefer. seems, politicians don’t like being homicide suspects. And it's undesirable to anger anyone with extra strength than you. i assumed I had not anything to lose... i used to be wrong.

Includes a preview of Alex Hughes’s Sharp

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Download E-books Ajax Penumbra 1969 PDF

From Robin Sloan, writer of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, the tale of Mr. Penumbra's first journey to San Francisco - and of ways he bought entangled with the city's most original always-open enterprise....

It is August 1969. The summer season of affection is a fading reminiscence. The streets of San Francisco pulse to the sounds of Led Zeppelin and Marvin Gaye. And of jackhammers: A futuristic pyramid of a skyscraper is emerging a number of blocks from urban lighting fixtures book shop and an exceptional subway tunnel is being equipped below the bay. in the meantime, south of the town, orchards are fast giving strategy to a brand-new equipped on silicon.

But younger Ajax Penumbra has no longer arrived in San Francisco searching for unfastened love or a glimpse of the technological destiny. he's looking a booklet: the only surviving replica of the Techne Tycheon, a mysterious quantity that has introduced and misplaced nice fortune for an individual who has owned it. The final checklist of the booklet locates it within the San Francisco of greater than a century prior, and on that scant little bit of facts, Penumbra's college has dispatched him west to procure it for his or her library. After a number of weeks of rigorous searching, Penumbra feels no toward his target than while he began. yet past due one evening, after one other day of dispiriting useless ends, he stumbles throughout a 24-hour book shop, and the chances earlier than him extend exponentially....

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Download E-books Vox PDF

By Nicholson Baker

Baker has written a unique that remaps the territory of sex--solitary and telephonic, lyrical and profane, cozy and unsafe. Written within the kind of a telephone dialog among strangers, Vox is an erotic vintage that areas the writer within the first rank of America's significant writers.

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Download E-books The Year of the Jackpot (The Galaxy Project Book 20) PDF

By Robert Heinlein

This novelette seemed within the March 1952 factor of GALAXY and is the one paintings which Heinlein wrote particularly for Horace Gold, the editor of GALAXY journal. (Heinlein’s novel THE PUPPET MASTERS have been serialized within the September via November 1951 problems with GALAXY yet Gold had in simple terms received serial rights to a freelance novel which have been written for Scribner’s.) Heinlein by no means back seemed in Gold’s GALAXY. This novelette, set in a near-future simply subtly various from the McCarthyite and politically menacing current bargains with social deterioration, cultural breakdown in a cautious, documentary variety which turns into terrifying. His romantically-linked leads are emotionally affecting yet by no means sentimentalized, the historical past of chaos within which they enact their tragic, drowning love, is sparingly yet furiously painted. Heinlein’s 1952 is obviously the apotheosis of these “Crazy Years” which he had famous in his well-known chronological destiny background, released a decade prior in fantastic technology FICTION as a summary of his meant profession. might be no tale of this era limns its political and cultural disorder as effectively as this novelette. Overshadowed via Heinlein’s juveniles and his recognized later novels, THE yr OF THE JACKPOT could be the purest model of his portfolio and his such a lot memorable paintings of lower than novel size. it really is one in all his such a lot exemplary tales and maybe his best.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988) was once the 1st nice technological know-how fiction author of the so-called “Modern” (post-Campbellian) interval and nonetheless might be the simplest. His first tale, “Life-Line” used to be released within the August 1939 factor of awesome, inside 3 years with novels and novelettes resembling 6th COLUMN, BLOWUPS take place, UNIVERSE, THE ROADS needs to ROLL, METHUSALEH’S young children he had turn into the main dominant author within the historical past of technology fiction; this was once a place he didn't relinquish for the remainder of his lifestyles nor has it but been relinquished. a listing of his novels is almost a pocket background of technology fiction--THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS, STARSHIP soldiers, STRANGER IN a wierd LAND, DOUBLE megastar, i'll worry NO EVIL--and them all stay in print and arguable to this second. He received the Hugo for most sensible Novel 4 instances, was once 3 time visitor of Honor on the international technology Fiction conference and used to be the 1st Grand grasp of the technology Fiction Writers of the US. His heritage and that of recent technological know-how fiction can't whatsoever be disentangled.

ABOUT THE SERIES

Horace Gold led GALAXY journal from its first factor dated October 1950 to technology fiction’s such a lot favorite, largely circulated and influential journal all through its preliminary decade. Its mythical significance got here from ebook of complete size novels, novellas and novelettes. GALAXY released approximately each big within the technological know-how fiction field.

The Galaxy venture is a variety of the easiest of GALAXY with new forewords through a few of today’s most sensible technological know-how fiction writers. The preliminary choices in alphabetical order comprise paintings through Ray Bradbury, Frederic Brown, Lester del Rey, Robert A. Heinlein, Damon Knight, C. M. Kornbluth, Walter M. Miller, Jr., Frederik Pohl, Robert Scheckley, Robert Silverberg, William Tenn (Phillip Klass) and Kurt Vonnegut with new Forewords by means of Paul di Filippo, David Drake, John Lutz, Barry Malzberg and Robert Silverberg. The Galaxy venture is dedicated to publishing new paintings within the spirit GALAXY journal and its founding editor Horace Gold.

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Download E-books Clarkesworld: Year Five, Issues 49-60 (December 2013) PDF

Because 2006, Clarkesworld Magazine has been pleasing technological know-how fiction and fable enthusiasts with their model of specific technology fiction and fable tales. amassed listed here are the entire unique tales this Hugo Award-winning journal released in the course of their 5th yr. incorporated during this quantity are twenty-four tales through visionary writers of brief fiction, together with Ken Liu, Nnedi Okorafor, Robert Reed, N.K. Jemisin, Yoon Ha Lee, E. Lily Yu, and extra!

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Download E-books A Different Sea PDF

By Claudio Magris

Enrico has constantly lived within the shadow of his talented good friend Carlo, a bond made all of the superior through Carlo's suicide on the age of 23. In portraying Enrico's existence, Magris depicts an international in chaos, that of the Austro-Hungarian Empire shaken via the good warfare. through the writer of "Danube".

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Download E-books Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 25 (June 2012) PDF

Edited by way of bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, each month Lightspeed brings you a mixture of originals and reprints, and that includes a number of authors—from the bestsellers and award-winners you recognize to the simplest new voices you haven’t heard of but. if you learn Lightspeed, it's our desire that you’ll see the place technology fiction and delusion comes from, the place it really is now, and the place it’s going.

Our present book time table every month contains 4 items of unique fiction and 4 fiction reprints, besides characteristic interviews

This month, we have now unique fable through debut author Kelsey Ann Barrett (“My instructor, My Enemy”) and award-winning writer John Langan (“Renfrew’s Course”), with delusion reprints by way of bestselling writer Seanan McGuire (“Lost”) and Hugo-winner Tim Pratt (“Cup and Table”).

We even have unique technology fiction by means of Maggie Clark (“A Plague of Zhe”) and Simon McCaffery (“The Cristóbal Effect”), besides SF reprints via Eileen Gunn (“Contact”) and bestselling writer George R. R. Martin (“The means of go and Dragon”).

For our publication readers: Our ebook-exclusive is back no longer a novella, however the moment and ultimate a part of the two-part serial novel: The Cosmology of the broader international, through Jeffrey Ford. We even have excerpts from new novels: David Brin’s life and N. ok. Jemisin’s The Killing Moon.

All that plus our traditional collection of writer and artist spotlights, and have interviews with bestselling writer Anne Rice and documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (director of Comic-Con, Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope).

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Download E-books Julip: A Novel PDF

By Jim Harrison

In 3 novellas, Jim Harrison takes us on an American trip as he leads us throughout the wondrous panorama of the human center. "Julip" follows a shiny and ingenious younger girl as she attempts to spring her brother from a Florida jail—he shot 3 of her former fans "below the belt." "The Seven-Ounce guy" keeps the picaresque adventures of Brown puppy, a Michigan scoundrel who likes to consume, drink, and chase ladies, all whereas crusing alongside within the backside 10 percentage. "The Beige Dolorosa" is the haunting story of an instructional who, recuperating from the repercussions of a sexual harassment scandal, turns to the flora and fauna for solace. In each one of those tales, the impossible to resist pull of nature turns into a powerful backdrop for exploring the hardest questions on existence and love.

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Download E-books Once Upon a Dream (Once Upon Series, The) PDF

By Nora Roberts, Jill Gregory, Ruth Ryan Langan

When it involves love, there's no such factor as an most unlikely dream...
 
In Dreams
number one
New York Times Bestselling writer Nora Roberts

attracted to a fortress within the forests of eire, a gorgeous younger lady turns into the hyperlink to a stranger’s past—and the curse that has trapped him eternally within the eternity of his personal dreams...
 
The Sorcerer’s Daughter
Jill Gregory
The destiny of a captive wizard relies on his stunning daughter—and the intentions of a spellcast adventurer who goals of a invaluable treasure, and a love which may be the best present of all...
 
The Enchantment
Ruth Ryan Langan
In an deserted property on a storm-swept evening strangers search refuge—only to find that their so much elusive desires of romance are as enchanted, and as actual, as real love itself...
 
The Bridge of Sighs
Marianne Willman
whereas vacationing Venice, an American artwork appraiser turns into haunted by way of desires of a lonely younger girl—a imaginative and prescient that illuminates a sad previous, and a way forward for never-ending love...

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