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Science fiction master Philip K Dick's unique take on humankind's encounter with aliens. WHAT HAS ANSWERED MANKIND'S CALL FOR HELP? Thors Provoni had gone to the stars to seek help for his fellow men. So far there was no evidence that any other intelligent race existed out there at all, let alone one willing to aid ordinary homo sapiens on an Earth where he had become a second-class citizen. For in the 22nd Century dominance in human affairs had passed to a cabal of genetic freaks -- telepaths...



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Mary Anne Reynolds is a young and vulnerable woman, determined to make her own way in the world. But Pacific Park, California, in the 1950s is not really the place for Mary. Her relationship with a black singer offends against the small town's views on sexual mores and exposes its bigoted views on race. This is a powerful portrayal of the claustrophobia of small-town California, and Mary Anne Reynolds is one of the most memorable characters Dick ever created.


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Trouble and Her Friends by Melissa Scott

Published 1 May 1994

Adult

One hundred years in the future, someone steals Trouble's identity on the computer nets and she, the greatest hacker of them all, returns from retirement to track down and confront the imposter in the strange, constantly-changing world of computer reality. Reissue. AB. PW.



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Vagabundos / Vagabonds by Hao Jingfang

Published 22 September 2020

Adult

La esperada novela de la primera mujer china ganadora de un Premio Hugo.«El mundo de Hao Jingfang es único. En el resplandeciente desierto rojo  de Marte, todos tus sueños en blanco y negro se transforman en color...  y estos son los colores más maravillosos que puede describir la ciencia ficción.»CIXIN LIU, autor de El problema de los tres cuerpos Un siglo después de que Marte declarara su independencia de la Tierra y fundara la república marciana, un grupo de adolescentes es...


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Brain World by Mack Reynolds

Published 28 August 2014

Adult

MILK RUN.That's what they told Ronny Bronston this job would be. "Just like a vacation," his boss had said. All he and the giant Dorn Horsten would have to do is visit the planet Einstein and see if there was any reason not to admit them to United Planets.The planet was a paradise, where the people had bred themselves for intelligence and beauty, where everyone was completely free. Free, sometimes, to get into more trouble than they could handle.Only Ronny could get them out of that trouble; and...


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Cat's Whirld by Rodolfo Martinez

Published 13 July 2015

Adult



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Zima by Ryan Southwick

Published 17 August 2020

Adult


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Hardcore Kill by MR Alexander Mickles Jr

Published 28 September 2016

Adult


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Dead Earth Dreaming by Rik Valuks

Published 30 July 2020

Adult



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The Jennifer Project by Larry Enright

Published 8 June 2016

Adult


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Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan

Published 18 April 2019

Adult

New from Ian McEwan, Booker Prize winner and international bestselling author of Atonement and The Children Act Machines Like Me takes place in an alternative 1980s London. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first synthetic humans and—with Miranda's help—he designs Adam's personality. The near-perfect human that emerges is beautiful,...



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'LIKE ALIAS MEETS X-MEN . . . I LOVED IT!' Maria Lewis'FURIOUS, FRENETIC, FUN AND F*CK YOU . . . A DRUNKEN BACK-ALLEY BRAWLER OF A BOOK' Robert BrockwayFOR TEAGAN FROST, SH*T JUST GOT REAL.Teagan Frost is having a hard time keeping it together. Sure, she's got telekinetic powers - a skill that the government is all too happy to make use of, sending her on secret break-in missions that no ordinary human could carry out. But all she really wants to do is kick back, have a beer, and pretend she's n...



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The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

Published 1 September 2009

Adult

Anderson Lake is a company man, AgriGen's calorie representative in Thailand. Under cover as a factory manager, he combs Bangkok's street markets in search of foodstuffs long thought to be extinct. There he meets the windup girl - the beautiful and enigmatic Emiko - now abandoned to the slums. She is one of the New People, bred to suit the whims of the rich. Engineered as slaves, soldiers and toys, they are the new underclass in a chilling near future where oil has run out, calorie companies dom...