Che is a precocious young boy raised in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother. Yearning for his famous outlaw parents—radical 1960s activists who are now among the FBI's most wanted—he's denied access to television and the news. But he takes hope from his teenage neighbor, who predicts, “They will come for you, man. They'll break you out of here.” One afternoon, the prediction appears to come true. Soon Che, too, is an outlaw, fleeing...
When the alien ship screamed through the solar system, it disrupted communications between the far-flung human mining ships and supply stations and between them and Earth. So Earth and Luna were unaware that they had been invaded until the ship pulled into Earth orbit, and began landing terra-forming crews in China. Politics and pride slowed the response on Earth, and on Luna, corporate power struggles seemed more urgent than distant deaths. In this...
3) The hive
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A second prequel to Ender's Game continues the sci-fi history of the Formic Wars and finds the warring nations and corporations of Earth struggling to set aside their differences to defend against an imminent alien invasion. "A coalition of Earth's nations barely fought off the Formics' first scout ship. Now it's clear that there's a mother-ship out on edge of the system, and the aliens are prepared to take Earth by force. Can Earth's warring nations...
4) Big country
Ride, you Tonto raiders: Matt Sabre finds himself on the special trail to the home of the man he gunned down. It was a rough and bitter trip from El Paso to the Mogollons in the Tonto Basin, where if a man saw a stranger, he shot him! War party: A boy on the brink of manhood, a resourceful frontier woman who has beauty as well as fortitude, and a strong male character who is single and hence marriageable come together in this powerful, romantic,...
Ambitious young scientist Victor Frankenstein succeeds in creating a living being, then, horrified by his countenance, frightens him away. Wandering in search of companionship, the being is spurned by all and learns to hate and kill. In a confrontation with his maker, he threatens a rampage of destruction unless Frankenstein creates a mate for him.
"Loaded with tension, charged with uncertainty, these four taut tales by NYTimes best-selling and award-winning authors bring their unsuspecting or hunted and fearful targets into the deadly sights of a hired killer's gun."