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Uncharted Stars

Author : Andre Norton
ISBN : 9781504025485
Genre : Fiction
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In the “excellent” sequel to The Zero Stone, Murdoc Jern searches for the source of the mysterious gem that leaves violence in its wake (Kirkus Reviews). The Zero Stone is the greatest treasure—and the greatest curse. It holds all the power of the universe, and such power is worth killing for. The seemingly dull, lifeless rock is Murdoc Jern’s sole inheritance from his father, who himself was murdered over the stone. But to uncover its power, he first has to figure out the secret of its origins. With no choice but to run for life and limb while trying to solve the mystery of the Zero Stone, Murdoc and his feline mutant companion, Eet, travel across the galaxy—business class, of course—hopping from world to world and bad situation to worse in their quest. All they have to do now is duck the lethally unforgiving Thieves Guild, avoid the never-give-up law enforcement corps of the Patrol, and somehow manage to stay alive if they want to unleash the most awesome power the universe has ever seen . . . Science Fiction Writers of America Grand Master Andre Norton’s “version of hallucinatory and telepathic events is excellent and the . . . duo is inspired.” Along with The Zero Stone, these novels are “two of the author’s best” (Kirkus Reviews).

The Video Games Guide

Author : Matt Fox
ISBN : 9781476600673
Genre : Games
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"The Video Games Guide is the world's most comprehensive reference book on computer and video games. Each game entry lists the year of release, the hardware it was released on, the name of the developer/publisher, a one to five star rating, and an informative review of the game itself"--Provided by publisher.

Astrophotography For The Amateur

Author : Michael A. Covington
ISBN : 9781107268647
Genre : Science
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First published in 1999, this much expanded and updated edition of the best-selling handbook Astrophotography for the Amateur provides a complete guide to taking pictures of stars, galaxies, the Moon, the Sun, comets, meteors and eclipses, using equipment and materials readily available to the hobbyist. In this new edition, the book has been completely revised and now includes new chapters on computer image processing and CCD imaging; expanded advice on choosing cameras and telescopes; completely updated information about the films; a much larger bibliography; and hundreds of new photographs (in colour, and black and white) demonstrating the latest equipment and techniques. Astrophotography for the Amateur has become the standard handbook for all amateur astronomers. This expanded and updated edition provides an ideal introduction for beginners and a complete handbook for advanced amateurs. It will also appeal to photography enthusiasts who can discover how to take spectacular images with only modest equipment.

Gameaxis Unwired

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GameAxis Unwired is a magazine dedicated to bring you the latest news, previews, reviews and events around the world and close to you. Every month rain or shine, our team of dedicated editors (and hardcore gamers!) put themselves in the line of fire to bring you news, previews and other things you will want to know.

Earths Of Distant Suns

Author : Michael Carroll
ISBN : 9783319439648
Genre : Science
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Based on the latest missions results and supported by commissioned artwork, this book explores the possible lessons we may learn from exoplanets. As the number of known Earth-like objects grows significantly, the author explores what is known about the growing roster of "pale blue dots" far afield. Aided by an increased sensitivity of the existing observatories, recent discoveries by Keck, the Hubble Space Telescope, and Kepler are examined. These findings, once thought to be closer to the realm of science fiction, have fired the imaginations of the general public as well as scientists. All of us are mesmerized by the possibility of other Earth-like worlds out there. Author Michael Carroll asks the tough questions of what the expected gain is from identifying these Earth analogs spread across the Universe and the reasons for studying them. Potentially, they could teach us about our own climate and Solar System. Also explored are the more remote options of communication between or even travel to these distant yet perhaps not so dissimilar worlds.

Renegades Of Ophelia S World

Author : Dante D'Anthony
ISBN : 9781468945034
Genre : Fiction
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The crews of the smuggler ships Taloned Sire, Mel's Monkey, and Loose Cannon face the Underworld syndicate of veterans turned assassins and pirates in the Pleiades. Meanwhile, the strange horrors of the extra-dimensional Bogies continue creep through the edges of civilization.

The Pandoran Age Chronicles

Author : Dante D'Anthony
ISBN : 9781468947397
Genre : Fiction
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A young aristocratic psychic begins a journey that takes him across the galaxy over many years chronicling the mysterious legends of space demons. Over the series of eight books, he encounters a series of rogues; pirates and smugglers, the military and police, and at length the mysterious aliens thought to be long extinct who may have answers to the mystery of the increasing incursions of the trans-dimensional demons.

Andre Norton

Author : John Bankston
ISBN : 9781604136821
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Biography of science fiction and fantasy writer Andre Norton.

Stars Uncharted

Author : S. K. Dunstall
ISBN : 9780399587634
Genre : Fiction
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A ragtag band of explorers are looking to make the biggest score in the galaxy in the brand-new science fiction adventure novel from the national bestselling author of Linesman. Three people who are not who they claim to be: Nika Rik Terri, body modder extraordinaire, has devoted her life to redesigning people's bodies right down to the molecular level. Give her a living body and a genemod machine, and she will turn out a work of art. Josune Arriola is crew on the famous explorer ship the Hassim, whose memory banks contain records of unexplored worlds worth a fortune. But Josune and the rest of the crew are united in their single-minded pursuit of the most famous lost planet of all. Hammond Roystan, the captain of the rival explorer ship, The Road, has many secrets. Some believe one of them is the key to finding the lost world. Josune's captain sends her to infiltrate Roystan's ship, promising to follow. But when the Hassim exits nullspace close to Roystan's ship, it's out of control, the crew are dead, and unknown Company operatives are trying to take over. Narrowly escaping and wounded, Roystan and Josune come to Nika for treatment--and with problems of her own, she flees with them after the next Company attack. Now they're in a race to find the lost world...and stay alive long enough to claim the biggest prize in the galaxy.

Pinnacle Station

Author : Jesse Sobel
ISBN : 9781524573584
Genre : Fiction
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Takren starts his space-faring career as an orphan from Earth, and he quickly fell under the wing of a mentor, Drem. In the charted sections of the galaxy, Takren quickly sees firsthand the effect of Unisec, a faction in space that demands complete control and rule of the charted sections. With influences in every facet of space-based operations, Unisec is not a welcomed faction. In this very hostile and tense universe, Takren quickly learns that his goal is to simply stay alive. Nothing else matters. This first week, Takren sees firsthand what hell need to do to survive, and thanks to Drem, Skeech, and the rest of the Rocketeers, he learns about the world he now treads in and how to live in it.

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