Called out of semi-retirement, the telepath and Mindguard Sheldon Ayers is tasked with protecting an information package located inside the mind of a young woman who claims the knowledge she holds is vital to the future of mankind. Sheldon and his team must help her cross the most dangerous territory in the man-inhabited universe: the Djago Desert.
Hunted by the Enforcement Unit, the all-powerful Military arm of the Interstellar Federation of Common Origin, Sheldon's team must fight to keep the Carrier alive and guard the integrity of her mind. But nobody suspects that Sheldon also has a dark secret, and it could end up changing the fate of the mission.
The mission couldn't be simpler. It sounds like an easy, straightforward operation to take care of some small-time raiders hijacking black-market weapons shipments in the Pirate Worlds. Former Recon Marine war hero Randall Munroe doesn't need to know why his Corporate bosses care about one group of criminals stealing from another, he just has to do the job.
But when Munroe is ordered to lead his crack squad of mercenaries into a gang war on the harsh, ice-covered, barely habitable battleground that is Peboan, he discovers that things are never simple and straightforward when you work for Andre Damiani, the Executive Director of the Corporate Council. And just when he thinks he knows what the battle is about, he's thrown a new curve.
Because if there's one thing that every criminal, mercenary or Corporate executive in the Commonwealth is willing to kill for, it's access to the lost technology of the mysterious Predecessors. The alien race known as the Predecessors or Ancients engineered hundreds of planets and moons to support life, created a system of wormholes that connected them and then simply vanished without a trace, tens of thousands of years ago. Opportunists search endlessly for any remnant of their world-shattering power, while others go so far as to worship them as gods. And when you're fighting for the powers of the very gods, no price is too high.
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"There you are Doctor, we were looking everywhere for you. We have another job for you," an orderly said.
"For heaven's sake don't beat around the bush!" Grumbled the Doctor.
"Another freshy for you!" said the orderly.
"Please refrain from referring to them as freshies call them a dead person!" hissed the doctor.
"Ok another dead person!" said the orderly.
"Take me to them," the doctor demanded.
"Doctor Death has come to do his job," announced the orderly to the nervous nurse inside the room with the body.
"I'm a coroner, not Doctor Death," said the Doctor entering the room.
"So sorry!" a reaper said walking out of the room. The doctor ran to the bedside of the dead person.
"Oh my god no," the doctor said weeping tears of blue electric fire which crystalized betraying his inhumanity to his colleagues.
"Blue Midnight is Doctor Death!" cried the orderly.
"Really, Sherlock how didn't you know!" said Blake crying,
"I was called here by my son because my wife was critical!"
"I just told him about his wife's death! Hey! That's your job telling people their relatives are dead!" the orderly moaned.
"I'll do you the same favor one day!" snarled Blake.
A man in a mask and a tux stood by a grave of his friend's dead wife.
"Angela Alexander you will live again!" The man said, "You will reincarnate in the past!"
"Argent. What are you doing lurking in the graveyard!" Angela's grieving widower snapped finding it an odd place to find fate.
"Oh hi, Mortimer what bring the king of the grim reapers here?" Argent said.
"My wife is buried here It gives me a right and reason to be here," said
the reaper Mortimer.
“The Bet Against Time” is a mini book that packs a punch. The narrative dives headlong into a whirlpool of suspense and intrigue, providing a swift, immersive reading experience where every moment counts.
Can Max's audacious move survive the ticking clock? Will Irene's bravery stand tall against escalating adversity? As lines blur and masks fall, who will stand unscathed?
Strap in for “The Bet Against Time” – a quick yet riveting read that will keep you on edge from the first page to the last. Are you ready to dive in?
March 1294. With David and Llywelyn in Ireland, the rule of Wales and England has fallen to Math and Anna. Unbeknownst to them, however, rebellious barons have tried to assassinate David and thrown Ireland into civil war. When the treachery reaches across the sea and touches Anna, she finds herself at the center of a conspiracy that stretches from Dublin to Edinburgh - and only her actions and choices stand between her family and the destruction of everything they've worked so hard to build.
Shades of Time takes place simultaneously with Outpost in Time, the previous book in the After Cilmeri series.
New world, new rules . . .Alex is screwed. She's due at the fae Court of Enchantment in less than twenty-four hours, but she's not even close to being ready. Her job is hanging by a fraying thread. There's a new vampire master in town. And several of her werewolf friends have been captured by the Paranatural Task Force.She's their best chance for release before the full moon reveals their secret, but the Lord of Enchantment is not someone you keep waiting—even when he happens to be your grandfather. All Alex can do is call in a favor, hope to hell she can survive the plots of the fae court, and hightail it home to salvage her life.One mistake at court could change everything . . .
Drawn from the superhero genre, MAGON introduces the listener to a collection of new Celtic characters, but with a modern take.
It explores the consequences of mixing ancient DNA into the modern world.
It is the crossroads of a genius mind and a scientific experiment gone wrong.
The dreams and aspirations of a young genetics student, confronted with the terror of a bullying roommate, who forces his victim to consume the results of his experiment – with catastrophic results.
It is a dark world of science, mythology, forgotten legends, weird beings and weirder circumstances.
It is a journey into the future, the primal, the unknown.
It is the archetypal call to arms of beings with powers greater than ours.
The clock is ticking...
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