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Eros Ascending by Mike Resnick
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Tale of a high-class whorehouse in the sky.... Imagine a huge, orbiting brothel, casino, hotel, and shopping mall. Something for everyone! This is the first in a great series.
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The Return of Santiago by Mike Resnick
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Santiago, the sequel. Sometimes people just need a hero, and if one doesn't appear then you have to create him.
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Santiago by Mike Resnick
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Who was the mythical rebel leader known to the galaxy as Santiago? Did he really exist or was he just a symbol, or both? The search to find him leads to surprising answers.
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Cold Vengeance by Douglas Preston
Cold Vengeance (Pendergast, #11)
by Douglas Preston (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2011
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The latest in the Agent Pendergast series. What really happened to Pendergast's wife Helen? Was she killed by a lion on safari in Africa or....? These are all great.
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11/22/63 by Stephen King
11/22/63
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2011
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Can he stop the Kennedy assassination? In King's top five. Note the anachronism: He mentions watching "George of the Jungle" on TV in 1963; "George" was a 1967 TV cartoon.
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Firebird by Jack McDevitt
Firebird (Alex Benedict, #6)
by Jack McDevitt
read in December, 2011
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Interstellar vessels sometimes vanish completely. Where do they go? Another Alex Benedict SF mystery. These are great! Jack writes other things, of course, but for me the Alex Benedict/Chase Kolpath series is where he really hits his stride.
Phaedrus made a comment in the group Long Live HeinleinMost significant Heinlein book topic
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Yes, "The Cat Who Walks Through Walls" is good. It's part of the series that began with "Time Enough for Love". Each novel in the series stan
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A Talent for War by Jack McDevitt
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If you like SF but are bored with cyberpunk, space wars and fantasy tales in SF clothing, and futures that are either dystopian or post-apocalyptic, try Jack McDevitt's "Alex Benedict" series. It's futuristic galactic archaeological SF. Alex Benedict ...more
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The Devil's Eye by Jack McDevitt
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Another in the Alex Benedict series. Vicki Greene, a famous author of horror novels, takes a trip to distant Salud Afar, touring the planet and presumably looking for inspiration for her next novel. However, when she returns home to Rimway, she sends ...more
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Seeker by Jack McDevitt
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The Margolians were a group of intellectuals who were at odds with the repressive powers that were in control of Earth's government of their time. Expecting no change in the foreseeable future, they bought two starships , the "Seeker" and the "Bremer ...more
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This is a group for fans of the Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child novels. The group has a special emphasis on the Special Agent Alysious Pendergast No ...more
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