Technomancer – Unspeakable Things [Book One]
English Literature , Science Fiction / January 15, 2019

Author: B.V. Larson Publish: 2012 Page: 217 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Synopsis: When Quentin Draith wakes up in a private sanatorium, he has no memory of who he is or how he received the injuries riddling his body. All he knows is that he has to get out, away from the drugs being pumped into him and back to the real world to search for answers. His first question: How did his friend Tony’s internal organs fill with sand, killing him in a Las Vegas car crash? After a narrow escape, he tracks down the basic facts: he is an investigator and blogger specializing in the supernatural—which is a good thing, because Quentin’s life is getting stranger by the minute. It seems he is one of a special breed, a person with unusual powers. He’s also the prime suspect in a string of murders linked by a series of seemingly mundane objects. The deeper he digs and the harder he works to clear his name, the more Quentin realizes that some truths are better off staying buried…   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Freedom [Book 2 of Daemon Series]

Author: Daniel Suarez Publish: 2011 Page: 237 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: The propulsive, shockingly plausible sequel to New York Times bestseller Daemon, the “Greatest. Techno-thriller. Period.”* *William O’Brien, former director of cybersecurity and communications systems policy at the White House 2009 saw one of the most inventive techno-thriller debuts in decades as Daniel Suarez introduced his terrifying and tantalizing vision of a new world order. Daemon captured the attention of the tech community, became a national bestseller, garnered attention from futurists, literary critics, and the halls of government-leaving readers clamoring for the conclusion to Suarez’s epic story. In the opening chapters of Freedom™, the Daemon is well on its way toward firm control of the modern world, using an expanded network of real-world, dispossessed darknet operatives to tear apart civilization and rebuild it anew. Civil war breaks out in the American Midwest, with the mainstream media stoking public fear in the face of this “Corn Rebellion.” Former detective Pete Sebeck, now the Daemon’s most famous and most reluctant operative, must lead a small band of enlightened humans in a populist movement designed to protect the new world order. But the private armies of global business are preparing…

Daemon [Book 1 Daemon Series]

Author: Daniel Suarez Publish: 2006 Page: 304 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Daemon and FreedomTM comprise a two-part novel by the author Daniel Suarez about a distributed, persistent computer application, The Daemon, that begins to change the real world after the original programmer’s death. A high-tech thriller for the wireless age that explores the unthinkable consequences of a computer program running without human control—a daemon—designed to dismantle society and bring about a new world order Technology controls almost everything in our modern-day world, from remote entry on our cars to access to our homes, from the flight controls of our airplanes to the movements of the entire world economy. Thousands of autonomous computer programs, or daemons, make our networked world possible, running constantly in the background of our lives, trafficking e-mail, transferring money, and monitoring power grids. For the most part, daemons are benign, but the same can’t always be said for the people who design them. Matthew Sobol was a legendary computer game designer—the architect behind half-a-dozen popular online games. His premature death depressed both gamers and his company’s stock price. But Sobol’s fans aren’t the only ones to note his passing. When his obituary is posted…

Cat’s Cradle (1963)
English Literature , Science Fiction / January 9, 2019

Author: Kurt Vonnegut Publish: 1969 Page: 209 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Cat’s Cradle is a science fiction novel by American writer Kurt Vonnegut, first published in 1963. His fourth novel, it explores issues of science, technology, and religion, satirizing the arms race and many other targets along the way. After turning down his original thesis in 1947, the University of Chicago awarded Vonnegut his master’s degree in anthropology in 1971 for Cat’s Cradle. The title of the book derives from the string game “Cat’s Cradle”. Early in the book, the character Felix Hoenikker (a fictional co-inventor of the atom bomb) was playing cat’s cradle when the bomb was dropped, and the game is later referred to by his son, Newton Hoenikker.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Breakfast of Champions (1973)
English Literature , Science Fiction / January 8, 2019

Author: Kurt Vonnegut Publish: 1973 Page: 182 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Breakfast of Champions or Goodbye Blue Monday is a 1973 novel and the seventh novel by the American author Kurt Vonnegut. Set predominantly in the fictional town of Midland City, Ohio. It focuses on two characters: Dwayne Hoover, a Midland resident, Pontiac dealer and affluent figure in the city and Kilgore Trout, a widely published but mostly unknown science fiction author. Breakfast of Champions has themes of free will, suicide, and race relations among others.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Slaughterhouse-Five (1969)

Author: Kurt Vonnegut Publish: 1969 Page: 124 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death (1969) is a science fiction-infused anti-war novel by Kurt Vonnegut about the World War II experiences and journeys through time of Billy Pilgrim, from his time as an American soldier and chaplain’s assistant, to postwar and early years. It is generally recognized as Vonnegut’s most influential and popular work. A central event is Pilgrim’s surviving the Allies’ firebombing of Dresden as a prisoner-of-war. This was an event in Vonnegut’s own life, and the novel is considered semi-autobiographical.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us