Science Fiction

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A Bad Veterinarian Never Goes Hungry

Rating: 2.5
Dr. George Washington Carver, understandably nicknamed “Peanut”, was once a physicist who created a device called the Prophet, which created a rift in spacetime and received a message from the future.
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The Kronos Interference

Rating: 4
Doctor Jacob Newman is on his way to make a presentation when a man, who claims to be a friend of his grandfather’s, stops him and asks him about “Landsberg”.
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Dreams of the Queen

Rating: 3
Dr. Cassiopeia Baros is a scientist with a mission – to create a self-contained, transversible wormhole in her laboratory.
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Unnatural Selection

Rating: 3
A shamelessly Darwinist adventure that illustrates a world in which all natural resources are depleted. The human race is forced to return to a primitive state in an effort to survive.
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The Toadhouse Trilogy: Book One

Rating: 5
The Toadhouse Trilogy begins like a lyrical but ominous dream sequence, where a rat-faced man man warns young Aine, the protagonist, that “there is one uglier than me, fair child, uglier than a hundred of me. And he’s coming for you.”
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Reternity

Rating: 4
Neal Wooten has woven together bible-based Christianity, cutting-edge science and a surprise element of fantasy. Wooten’s tale is a coming-of-age story concerning a young man conflicted between Christianity and a deep fascination with science.
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The Mercury Vapor Lamp Experience: A Story of Aspergers and Aliens

Rating: 4
Reminiscent of the beloved classic, "E.T", Howard J. Levinson has written a science fiction gem that leads the reader on an innocent and unearthly journey to an ultimate battle between good and evil.
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Scat

Rating: 3
The narrative begins in July, 2203 in the Sinai Peninsula. Earth is divided into Western and Eastern Blocs, there are 21 billion people to feed and resources are dwindling. The people’s only hope for survival, besides seeking what's left of Earth’s minerals, is to mine the Outer-Rim planets.
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Birdie Down (Rebellion)

Rating: 3.5
It is 2210 and a rebellion is underway in the outer reaches of human settlement. Earth doesn’t know about that yet, as the rebels have disabled the long-distance communication infrastructure.
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Wool Omnibus Edition

Rating: 5
This is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on the edge. The world outside has grown unkind, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden. But there are always those who hope, who dream. These are the dangerous people, the residents who infect others with their optimism. Their punishment is simple. They are given the very thing they profess to want: They are allowed outside.
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Ros

Rating: 2.5
Ros is the story of Marci Cramer and her race against time to save Ros, who has crash-landed her spaceship near Marci’s house. Add into the mix, Marci’s ex mother-in-law, a neurotic cat, a handsome government agent, and a die-hard alien hunter, and you have a wild, unconventional adventure filled with romance and intrigue.
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West Pacific Supers: Rising Tide

Rating: 4
Imagine an alternate world full of mutant super heroes and super villains. The police can't handle the latter, so teams of super heroes, including the West Pacific Supers, do the heavy lifting.
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Spire

Rating: 4
The central conflict of the story—which include strong fantasy elements cooking side-by-side with the sci-fi--exists between The Collective’s police state, the 'samples' or persons exposed to their drug experiments, and those making and distributing illegal drugs for profit.
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Counting from Zero

Rating: 2.5
To invade a computer, a virus relies on human help, such as clicking on an unsolicited e-mail attachment or inserting an infected floppy disk. "Counting from Zero" is about attacks on computers and computer networks, the attackers, and the defenders.
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Wired

Rating: 2.5
Former Special Ops member David Desh suffered a horrible experience in Iran and is haunted by the memory. He is called out of retirement to track down a dangerous molecular biologist, Kira Miller, who may have discovered how to double the human lifespan.
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Future Tense

Rating: 3
In this sequel to the well-received "Time Will Tell", the year is 2022 and the world is bordering on chaos, with Russian Assault Team Specialists (aka “RATS”) running roughshod.
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Sector 64: Coup de Main

Rating: 3
A fighter pilot on a routine assignment happens upon a craft that can’t be anything but a spaceship. Before he knows it, his wingman and friend has apparently slammed into the desert floor.
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Ruling House

Rating: 4
Part two of Lopatin's astrological thriller, The Rising Sign.
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Rising Sign

Rating: 4
Rising Sign will captivate readers who appreciate a written tapestry of astrology, the occult, time travel, telepathy and a riveting story of good versus evil.
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Time Will Tell

Rating: 4
The year is 2133 and the Nazis control the world. Four scientists are pressured to complete a Time Travel project in time for the 200th anniversary of Hitler's coming to power.
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Stewards of the Flame

Rating: 3.5
If you were tuned into the recent U.S. debate about mandatory health insurance and universal healthcare (and who wasn’t?), Stewards of the Flame is a particularly scary read.