By Dayton Ward, Kevin Dilmore
STARFLEET CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Continuing the all-new trilogy that tells the foundation of the Starfleet Corps of Engineers!
While the U.S.S. da Vinci has controlled to prevent a boat that used to be careening uncontrolled, they nonetheless have paintings to do: the vessel's laptop has damaged down, and the send can't functionality with out it.
This echoes the early days of the S.C.E.:
Over a century sooner than the times of the da Vinci, the Starship Enterprise™ encountered -- and deactivated -- a world-running laptop referred to as Landru on Beta III. within the aftermath of the incident, a crew of engineers, led by way of Montgomery Scott, is tasked with getting Beta III again on its toes. yet even in "death," Landru's effect can nonetheless be felt....
By Jeffrey A. Carver
Within the 12 months 2034, a tender lady named Mozelle Moi learns that her paintings as a try topic in a top-secret tachyon transmission venture will quickly be terminated. the aim of the venture hasn't ever been printed to her; she in basic terms understands she is in love with David Kadin, a guy she has met basically throughout the tachyon cyberlink. determined to not lose her probability at love, she conspires with a programmer good friend to hitch her with Kadin during the tachyon transmitter.She succeeds—but the fact that awaits her on the finish of
By Timothy James Beck
On the mall of the Universe, the only factor you would like will be within the final position you expect...Dishing over beverages; facing heinous bosses; scheming, dreaming and falling - 4 neighbors are going buying love. on the Mall of the Universe, an individual can get something they wish. Marc Jacobs sneakers. Hugo Boss fits. nutrition. beverages. Dry cleansing. A lane on the bowling alley. in fact, a few issues are more durable to return by way of than others. simply ask Vienna. She's a stunning sister who is not going to be depending on any guy, ever back, due to her dishonest, should-be-dead ex. while she's now not promoting overpriced mascara to wealthy snobs, Vienna's testing the surroundings. now not that she desires one other guy - a lot. great point she will be able to inform all of it to...Davii - the head hairdresser at CosmicTology is speedy with a wickedly humorous quip and along with his shears. not anyone places one over on Davii. yet, what he particularly craves is a pleasant man to return domestic to. a man who makes him are looking to be a greater individual. a man who appears to be like a whole lot like...Derek - He by no means deliberate to develop into a saved guy, yet it really is tough to renounce Belgian waffles introduced via room provider. yet, not more. it is time for brand new Derek - new existence, new acquaintances, new activity. And, who larger to assist him take these child steps than...Christian - Cool and savvy, he is cornered the marketplace on appeal. His revenues abilities have received him a fawning consumers. there is not anything he cannot do, no element he cannot ranking, no lady he cannot woo. yet, there is a first time for everything...
By Zora Neale Hurston
“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the large humans from the small of center, with out ever wasting sympathy for these unfortunates who don’t know the way to reside properly.” —Zadie Smith
One of an important and enduring books of the 20 th century, Their Eyes have been observing God brings to existence a Southern love tale with the wit and pathos stumbled on basically within the writing of Zora Neale Hurston. Out of print for nearly thirty years—due mostly to preliminary audiences’ rejection of its powerful black girl protagonist—Hurston’s vintage has considering its 1978 reissue develop into maybe the main generally learn and hugely acclaimed novel within the canon of African-American literature.
By Christopher Isherwood
A vintage of 20th-century fiction, The Berlin Stories encouraged the Broadway musical and Oscar-winning movie Cabaret.
First released within the Thirties, The Berlin Stories includes extraordinary similar novels, The final of Mr. Norris and Goodbye to Berlin, that are famous this present day as classics of recent fiction. Isherwood magnificently captures 1931 Berlin: captivating, with its avenues and cafés; marvelously gruesome, with its nightlife and dreamers; harmful, with its vice and intrigue; strong and seedy, with its mobs and millionaires―this is the interval whilst Hitler used to be starting his stream to strength. The Berlin Stories is inhabited via a wealth of characters: the unforgettable Sally Bowles, whose misadventures within the demimonde have been popularized at the American degree and monitor by means of Julie Harris in I Am A Camera and Liza Minnelli in Cabaret; Mr. Norris, the inconceivable previous debauchee mysteriously stuck among the Nazis and the Communists; plump Fräulein Schroeder, who thinks an operation to minimize the size of her Büste may relieve her center palpitations; and the celebrated and doomed Jewish relatives, the Landauers.
By Nelson DeMille
The hair-raising suspense of The General's Daughter... the wry wit of The Gold Coast...this is classic Nelson DeMille on the height of his originality and the peak of his powers...Wounded within the line of responsibility, NYPD murder cop John Corey is recovering in rural japanese manhattan while an enticing younger couple he is familiar with is located shot to dying at the relations patio. The sufferers have been biologists at Plum Island, a examine website rumored to be an incubator for germ warfare.Suddenly, a neighborhood double homicide takes on shattering worldwide implications -- and thrusts Corey and impressive ladies right into a harmful look for the key of PLUM ISLAND....
By A. S. Byatt
Winner of England’s Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the 12 months, Possession is a thrilling novel of wit and romance, without delay an highbrow secret and effective love tale. it's the story of a couple of younger students getting to know the lives of 2 Victorian poets. As they discover their letters, journals, and poems, and music their pursuits from London to Yorkshire—from spiritualist séances to the fairy-haunted a ways west of Brittany—what emerges is a unprecedented counterpoint of passions and ideas.
An exhilarating novel of wit and romance, an highbrow secret, and a victorious love tale. This story of a couple of younger students studying the lives of 2 Victorian poets grew to become an important bookseller favourite, after which directly to nationwide bestellerdom.
By Andrej Blatnik
This number of sharp, spare, sometimes absurd, merciless, touching miniatures addresses the elemental hassle now we have in making the folks we like comprehend what we need and want. Demonstrating that language and intimacy are as a lot obstacles among humans as methods of connecting them, Andrej Blatnik right here presents us with a guided journey of the slips, misunderstandings, and blind alleys we each one be ready to fall foul of on an everyday basis--no toward knowing the factors of our households, buddies, fanatics, or coworkers than we're these of a whole stranger... or, certainly, our personal. partially parables, partially fairy stories, partially sketches for novels that might by no means be written, "You Do comprehend" is an ideal comedy of errors--the mistakes of a species of talkers who have by no means realized tips on how to listen.
By Thomas Bernhard
Rather than the ebook he’s intended to put in writing, Rudolph, a Viennese musicologist, produces this darkish and grotesquely humorous account of small woes writ huge, of profound horrors specified and rehearsed to the purpose of distraction. We study of Rudolph’s sister, whose support he invitations, then reviles as malevolent meddling; his ‘really amazing’ apartment, which he hates; the suspicious disease he rigorously nurses; his ten-year-long try to write the proper commencing sentence; and, ultimately, his get away to the island of Majorca, which seems to be the location of somebody else’s very genuine horror story.
A significant and haunting story of procrastination, failure, and depression, Concrete is an ideal instance of why Thomas Bernhard is remembered as “one of the masters of up to date ecu fiction” (George Steiner).
By Patrick O'Brian
"The courting [between Aubrey and Maturin]...is concerning the smartest thing afloat....For Conradian strength of description and sheer pleasure there's not anything in naval fiction to overcome the strict chase because the outgunned Leopard staggers via mountain waves in icy latitudes to flee the Dutch seventy-four."―Stephen Vaughan, Observer
Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty popularity, Captain Jack Aubrey and his pal and health practitioner Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a carry jam-packed with convicts. between them is a gorgeous and unsafe spy―and a treacherous affliction that decimates the workforce. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her lifestyles into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, the place, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes...