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New Arrivals - Science Fiction
Follows the adventures of Doctor Stephen Strange as he embarks on the most important paranormal investigation of his career--to solve an attempted murder on his own life.
For years, Rafiel Trall, one of Goldport's finest, has been walking the fine line between enforcing human law and protecting the shifters who come his way. A lion shifter himself, he's found this duty onerous. Lately it's been lightened by his friendship with Tom Ormson, a dragon shifter, and Kyrie Smith, a panther shifter. This should make it easier for him to find a solution for the crimes of a feral shifter?but not when an as yet unnamed entity takes out the Great Sky Dragon, the head of all dragon shifters. With his power devolving on Tom Ormson just as Kyrie finds that a mysterious ailment prevents her from shifting, Rafiel must rely only on himself, a seductive dragon girl and an even more seductive and unreliable old shifter to solve the crimes, maintain shifters hidden and keep his best friend in the world from becoming a dragon of unimaginable mass destruction.
After being stalked across the galaxy by an assassin, post-human Krina Alzon-114 journeys to the water-world Shin-Tethys in search of her sister.
"Witness the experiment that bonded Adamantium to Logan's bones and claws, and learn the true story of how he joined the X-Men! Relive Wolverine's first meeting and star-crossed romance with the beautiful Mariko Yashida, his duel of honor with Mariko's criminal father Lord Shingen, and the introduction of the wandering ronin Yukio!"--P.  of cover.
When Unit is called in to investigate a mysterious incident on a North Sea drilling platform, the Doctor discovers that the Brigadier and others are starting to forget about the Master, Unit's highest-profile prisoner.
"Change is in the air for the X-Men as Rachel Summers lays claim to the Phoenix Force, Magneto stands trial and joins the team, Professor X departs for outer space, and Cyclops becomes a father! And that's just the start of the team's adventures, as the Beyonder erases the New Mutants from history, the futuristic Nimrod Sentinel attacks, and Mojo regresses the team to childhood! Plus: A pair of bonafide X-Men classics, as Storm duels Cyclops for team leadership, and Lady Deathstrike hunts Wolverine in a savage tale by Barry Windsor-Smith!"--Publisher's statement on Amazon.com.
Spider-Man continues to rub shoulders with the Marvel Universe's best and brightest! First, it's a night out on the town with Spider-Man and She-Hulk! All the thwipping and quipping...and none of the calories! Then, Spidey plummets into action with the all new Captain Marvel!
When Han and Leia Solo arrive at Lando Calrissian's Outer Rim mining operation to help him fend off a hostile takeover, they join forces with Luke Skywalker to confront a dangerous adversary with evil intentions and a vendetta against Han.
"Having already killed the entire Marvel Universe, the Merc with a Mouth takes aim at the most famous characters in classic literature!"--Cover.
"Nine years after Rom Sebastian was thrust into the most unlikely of circumstances as hero and bearer of an unimaginable secret, the alliance of his followers is in disarray. An epic battle with The Order has left them scattered and deeply divided both in strategy and resolve in their struggle to become truly alive and free. Only 36 truly alive followers remain loyal to Rom. This meager band must fight for survival as The Order is focused on their total annihilation. Misunderstood and dispised, their journey will be one of desperation against a new, more intensely evil Order. As the hand of this evil is raised to strike and destroy them they must rely on their faith in the abiding power of love to overcome all and lead them to sovereigncy."--Dust jacket.
The Alliance is on the offensive everywhere, but their enemies have a few surprises, including new weaponry and new tactics ... and a stunning geographic advantage that Lieutenant Commander Matthew Reddy never suspected.
With an asteroid on a collision course with Earth, Doctor Toby Glyer and his partner William Connors must find a way to make contact with their wayward children -- the Briareus nanites -- and save the planet.
After awakening in a dimension-jumping inn to find himself immersed in his own sardonic fantasy world, Ecko strives to conquer his deepest fears and save the world from extinction.
Collects stories and poems nominated for the Nebula Award, selected by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, as well as the winners of the Andre Norton, Dwarf Star, Rhysling, and Solstice awards.
"In the future, love is complicated and death is not necessarily the end. Love Minus Eighty follows several interconnected people in a disquieting vision of romantic life in the century to come"--Amazon.
Madeline Fathom and the stranded members of the Odin vessel struggle to survive the lethal elements of Europa while attempting to repair an escape shuttle, an effort that is further complicated by the discovery of a formidable trap.
In a distant future where aliens and humans alike play a deadly version of professional football, quarterback prodigy Quentin Barnes learns to overcome his prejudices and band both alien and human teammates together in order to survive a season.