New Science Fiction Books for Adults
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Science Fiction books for adults.
Oaths of Legacy
Now a political hostage in a newly-reignited war, Gal must sabotage a rebellion from within, concoct an escape plan, and return to the empire he is destined to lead, even if it means he must also sacrifice his loyalty to Ettian.
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Months after Inara leaves Serenity, Mal and the crew finally learn the reason for her sudden departure: she is dying of a terminal illness. It is Kiehl's Myeloma, a form of cancer that's supposedly incurable, and Inara has very little time left. In hopes of a cure, the Serenity crew must infiltrate a notorious Alliance prison planet and rescue a disgraced and incarcerated scientist. -- adapted from jacket.
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"A long time ago in the future, the secret of time travel became known to all. Everyone seized the opportunity -- and the world nearly ended. There will always be idiots who want to change history. And so, the Time Police were formed. An all-powerful, intenational organisation tasked with keeping the timeline straight. At all costs Their success is legendary, and the Time Wars are over. But now the Time Police must fight to save a very different future -- their own.."--Provided by publisher.
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The Ghost Machine
"Mal and the crew take receipt of a sealed crate which they are being paid to transport to Badger, no questions asked. Yet once their cargo is safely stowed aboard, River insists Mal should 'space' it out of the airlock, for it contains, she insists, ghosts. With supplies running low, the crew desperately need another pay day, but soon find themselves paralysed by hallucinations of their deepest hopes and desires, so vivid they cannot be distinguished from reality. River is the only one unaffected, and desperately tries to awaken her crew mates, while the fantasies turn sour, and the ship...
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Ex Marks the Spot
"How far would you go to save the first love of your life?Ten years ago on an August night, Steve Ranley crashed his ride into a tree, taking a big part of Oliver Canfield's soul with him. Time doesn't heal all wounds--in Oliver's case, it opens them to bleed anew. In the decade since, Oliver and Bradley MacIntyre have built a successful life together, but their relationship has always been haunted by Steve's death. During that lost summer, Oliver and Steve shared love in secret, and as the dark anniversary looms, Oliver unravels. Seeing ghosts, he is drawn to the...
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