Atlantis was an exit strategy for the corporate elite, a place where the world's Movers and Shakers had hidden from the doomsday microbe ßehemoth--and from the hordes of the moved and the shaken left behind. The consequences of past acts reach inexorably to the very floor of the world, and Lenie Clarke must return to confront the mess she made.
Behemoth: Seppuku: Rifters Trilogy, Book 3 Part II #ad - Redemption doesn't come easy with the blood of a world on your hands. There will be consequences for anyone who gets in her way-and worse ones, perhaps, if she succeeds. Behemoth: seppuku concludes the final act begun in ßehemoth: ß-Max of Peter Watts's chilling and powerful Rifters series. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied.
The whole biosphere came apart at the seams while Lenie Clarke hid at the bottom of the sea and did nothing.
Behemoth: B-Max: Rifters Trilogy, Book 3 Part ITor Books #ad - But they cannot hide forever: something is tracking them, down amongst the lightless cliffs and trenches of the Midatlantic Ridge. There will be consequences for anyone who gets in her way-and worse ones, perhaps, if she succeeds. But even after five years in purgatory, Lenie Clarke is still Lenie Clarke.
But five years into the aftermath, things aren't quite so simple as they once seemed. Lenie clarke--rifter, avenger, amphibious deep-sea cyborg--has destroyed the world. Once exploited for her psychological addiction to dangerous environments, she emerged in the wake of a nuclear blast to serve up vendetta from the ocean floor.
Behemoth: B-Max: Rifters Trilogy, Book 3 Part I #ad - Maelstrom was the explosion. North america lies in ruins beneath the thumb of an omnipotent psychopath. Governments have fallen across the globe; warlords and suicide cults rise from the ashes, pledging fealty to the Meltdown Madonna. The horror she unleashed--an ancient, apocalyptic microbe called ßehemoth--has been free in the world for half a decade now, devouring the biosphere from the bottom up.
. Digital monsters have taken Clarke's name, wreaking havoc throughout the decimated remnants of something that was once called Internet. The consequences of past acts reach inexorably towards the very bottom of the world, and Lenie Clarke must finally confront the mess she made.
Maelstrom Rifters Trilogy Book 2Tor Books #ad - But clarke was far enough away that she was able to survive and tough enough to walk home, 300 miles across the ocean floor. It survived only in the deep ocean rift where Clarke and her companions were stationed before the corporation that employed them tried to sterilize the threat with a secret underwater nuclear strike.
An enormous tidal wave on the west coast of North America has just killed thousands. Is she a monster, or a goddess? One thing is for sure: all hell is breaking loose. This dark, fast-paced, hard sf novel returns to the story begun in Starfish: all human life is threatened by a disease actually a primeval form of life from the distant prehuman past.
Maelstrom Rifters Trilogy Book 2 #ad - She arrives carrying with her the potential death of the human race, and possessed by a desire for revenge. Lenie clarke, in a black wetsuit, walks out of the ocean onto a Pacific Northwest beach filled with the oppressed and drugged homeless of the Asian world who have gotten only this far in their attempt to reach America.
Maelstrom is a terrifying explosion of cyberpunk noir by a writer whose narrative, says Robert Sheckley, "drives like a futuristic locomotive. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied.
Starfish Rifters Trilogy Book 1Tor Books #ad - How many of them can survive, while worldwide disaster approaches from below?Starfish, the first installment in Peter Watts' Rifters TrilogyAt the Publisher's request, or will be allowed to survive, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. A huge international corporation has developed a facility along the Juan de Fuca Ridge at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean to exploit geothermal power.
Starfish Rifters Trilogy Book 1 #ad - . They send a bio-engineered crew--people who have been altered to withstand the pressure and breathe the seawater--down to live and work in this weird, fertile undersea darkness. Unfortunately the only people suitable for long-term employment in these experimental power stations are crazy, some of them in unpleasant ways.
The Freeze-Frame RevolutionTachyon Publications #ad - Morgan, that sees through your eyes and hears through your ears, author of altered carbonhow do you stage a mutiny when you're only awake one day in a million? How do you conspire when your tiny handful of potential allies changes with each job shift? How do you engage an enemy that never sleeps, and relentlessly, honestly, Sunday Ahzmundin is about to discover the components of any successful revolution: conspiracy, only wants what's best for you? Trapped aboard the starship Eriophora, code—and unavoidable casualties.
The Freeze-Frame Revolution #ad - This—this—is the cutting edge of science fiction. Richard K. Note from the publisher: The red letters in the print edition highlighted letters in the e-book indicate special bonus content.
Echopraxia Firefall Book 2Tor Books #ad - At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. A vampire and its entourage of zombie bodyguards lurk in the shadows behind. And it's all under surveillance by an alien presence that refuses to show itself. Daniel bruks is a living fossil: a field biologist in a world where biology has turned computational, a cat's-paw used by terrorists to kill thousands.
Taking refuge in the oregon desert, he's turned his back on a humanity that shatters into strange new subspecies with every heartbeat. And dead ahead, a handful of rapture-stricken monks takes them all to a meeting with something they will only call "The Angels of the Asteroids. Their pilgrimage brings dan Bruks, the fossil man, face-to-face with the biggest evolutionary breakpoint since the origin of thought itself.
Echopraxia Firefall Book 2 #ad - To his right is a pilot who hasn't yet found the man she's sworn to kill on sight. But he awakens one night to find himself at the center of a storm that will turn all of history inside-out. To his left is a grief-stricken soldier, obsessed by whispered messages from a dead son. Prepare for a different kind of singularity in peter watts' echopraxia, the follow-up to the Hugo-nominated novel Blindsight It's the eve of the twenty-second century: a world where the dearly departed send postcards back from Heaven and evangelicals make scientific breakthroughs by speaking in tongues; where genetically engineered vampires solve problems intractable to baseline humans and soldiers come with zombie switches that shut off self-awareness during combat.
Now he's trapped on a ship bound for the center of the solar system.
Beyond the RiftTachyon Publications #ad - An artificial intelligence shields a biologically-enhanced prodigy from her overwhelmed parents. A deep-sea diver discovers that her true nature lies not within the confines of her mission but in the depths of her psyche. A father tries to hold his broken family together in the wake of an ongoing assault by sentient rainstorms.
Gorgeously saturnine and exceptionally powerful, these collected fictions are both intensely thought-provoking and impossible to forget. Skillfully combining complex science with finely executed prose, these edgy, award-winning tales explore the always-shifting border between the known and the alien. The beauty and peril of technology and the passion and penalties of conviction merge in stories that are by turns dark, satiric, bold, and introspective.
Beyond the Rift #ad - A court psychologist analyzes a psychotic graduate student who has learned to reprogram reality itself. A seemingly humanized monster from John Carpenter’s The Thing reveals the true villains in an Antarctic showdown.
The Colonel: A Tor.Com Original FirefallTor Books #ad - Now, one of the strongest hive minds in the world approaches Keaton with an offer that could completely change his world. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. From the author of blindsight comes Peter Watts's sci-fi adventure story "The Colonel, " an action-packed Tor.
The Colonel: A Tor.Com Original Firefall #ad - Com originalColonel Keaton is in trouble. He is presently tasked by his superiors with the threat assessment of hived human intelligences, one of which successfully attacks a compound under his watch. His wife has retreated into a virtual heaven and his son remains missing after joining an extrasolar mission to track down an alien race.
Blindsight Firefall Book 1Tor Books #ad - Something talks out there: but not to us. Send a man with half his mind gone since childhood. Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. Who should we send to meet the alien, when the alien doesn't want to meet? Send a linguist with multiple-personality disorder and a biologist so spliced with machinery that he can't feel his own flesh.
Send them to the edge of the solar system, praying you can trust such freaks and monsters with the fate of a world. Blindsight is the hugo award–nominated novel by Peter Watts, "a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive" The Globe and Mail. The heavens have been silent since—until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet.
Blindsight Firefall Book 1 #ad - You fear they may be more alien than the thing they've been sent to find—but you'd give anything for that to be true, if you knew what was waiting for them. Send a pacifist warrior and a vampire recalled from the grave by the voodoo of paleogenetics. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied.
Peter Watts Is An Angry Sentient Tumor: Revenge Fantasies and EssaysTachyon Publications #ad - Or else. With watts's infamous penchant for blunt, and deep reflection, honest, these retrospective essays provide a view inside his head and even into his heart. Thompson–esque studied rage and dissatisfaction with the status quo combined with the readability and humor of John Scalzi. Booklistwhich of the following is true?Peter Watts is banned from the U.
Peter Watts Is An Angry Sentient Tumor: Revenge Fantasies and Essays #ad - S. Watts almost died from flesh-eating bacteria. A schizophrenic man living in Watts’s backyard almost set the house on fire. Watts was raised by Baptists who really sucked at giving presents. Peter watts said to read this book. With over fifty unpredictable, former marine biologist, family, peter watts — hugo award-winning author, and more-than-occasionally moving essays about science, politics, religion and more, pop culture, scathing, hilarious, and “angry sentient tumor” via Annalee Newitz, author of Autonomous — shows why he is the savage dystopian optimist whom you can’t look away from … even when you probably should.
Starred review “irreverent, self-depreciating, profane, and funny, showcasing a Hunter S.
The Expert System's BrotherTor.com #ad - Bestselling british master of science fiction adrian tchaikovsky brings readers a new, mind-expanding science fantasia in The Expert System's BrotherAfter an unfortunate accident, Handry is forced to wander a world he doesn’t understand, searching for meaning. He soon discovers that the life he thought he knew is far stranger than he could even possibly imagine.
The Expert System's Brother #ad - Can an unlikely saviour provide the answers to the questions he barely comprehends?At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied.