New York Times bestselling author Peter F. Hamilton's riveting new thriller combines the nail-biting suspense of a serial killer investigation with clear-eyed scientific and social extrapolation to create a future that seems not merely plausible but inevitable.
In the twenty-first century, the United States has begun stealing desperately needed oil from underwater deposits in enemy territory. But none of the last twenty tugs sent to bring back the oil have returned. Ensign John Ramsey of the Bureau of Psychology is assigned to find the saboteur in the four-man crew in what has been called "a fictional story of the future that we should pray will never become a news story of the present."
Thirteen of Robert E. Howard's legendary stories starring Conan the barbarian, one of the greatest fictional heroes ever created—a swordsman who cuts a swath across the lands of the Hyborian Age, facing powerful sorcerers, deadly creatures, and ruthless armies of thieves and reavers.
In the second book of Edgar Rice Burroughs's Barsoom series, John Carter returns to Mars in search of his wife, joins forces with old comrades, and forms new lifetime alliances as he battles previously unknown enemies.
Set against the tumultuous years of the post-Napoleonic era, The Count of Monte Cristo recounts the swashbuckling adventures of Edmond Dantes, a dashing young sailor falsely accused of treason. The story of his long imprisonment, dramatic escape, and carefully wrought revenge offers up a vision of France that has become immortal.
Richard K. Morgan's Thirteen is near-future science fiction, very much in the vein of Bladerunner. When the entire crew of a transport from Mars is killed by a stowaway who turns out to be a violent superhuman from a failed government program, Carl Marsalis is given a choice: use his own heightened powers to hunt down the killer, or face a fate worse than death.