Subscribe and enjoy more than 800,000 books
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced 7236434c7af12f85357591f712aa5cce47c3d377e8addfc98f989c55a4ef4ca5
The Art of Gravity - cover

The Art of Gravity

Bruce Rousseau

Publisher: Dark Teal Press

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

"Humans will eradicate themselves long before the universe gets around to it." -The Tesseract 
It's today's world. Humans are in charge of themselves. Science coexists with alt-facts. Politics mingles with anti-government movements. Religion dances with skeptics. Yes, it's a typical year in the span of man. So what could go wrong with man's usual conflict and blind progress? Nothing . . . until it all unravels in the blink of an eye. Welcome to tomorrow's bizarre world of gravitational death, the destructive evolution of man, and random acts of courage. 
First Contact: The Reluctant Prophet 
A preacher in rural Georgia awakes one Sunday morning with a vivid prediction that millions would soon die. He feels compelled to share his profound revelation with his congregation. But his wife is unconvinced, blaming his nightmare visions on bedside bourbon. She threatens to ban alcohol from the house. 
Second Contact: The Early Victims 
Career politicians and other repeat offenders die by the thousands when they are repulsed from Earth by terrifying reversals of gravity. 
Third Contact: The Non-Hero 
An injured bicycle messenger in San Francisco learns to control his own gravity. People call him Jesus Part 2, but he has more noble plans than just pretending to be the next savior.

Other books that might interest you

  • Rika Mechanized - Rika's Marauders #0 - cover

    Rika Mechanized - Rika's...

    M. D. Cooper

    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    A Novella of the Orion War (Aeon 14) 
     
    Rika is a scout mech, once human, now she is the property of the Genevian military. 
     
    Rika's crime was small, stealing food. But when faced with a five-year prison term, or conscription in the Genevian military, she chose war. 
     
    She had no idea what that conscription would entail. 
     
    Now little of Rika's human body remains, and she serves as an SMI-2 scout mech, the meat inside a cyborg body. She, and others like her, are sent in ahead of the human soldiers to tip the scales of war. 
     
    But the enemy has upped the ante and the mechs of Rika's fireteam will have to go up against unimaginable odds if they want to serve their time and become human again. 
     
    An Aeon 14 series 
    The events of the Rika's Marauders series occur during the New Canaan time span in The Orion War series. This series may be read at any time after reading Destiny Lost, New Canaan, or Orion Rising. 
     
    About M. D. Cooper & Aeon 14 
    M. D. Cooper is a New York Times bestselling author who has envisioned a rich future for humanity, one where planet-sized megastructures house trillions of humans, and civilization has risen only to fall and rise again. 
     
     
    Fans of Starship Troopers, Honor Harrington, The Expanse, or Elizabeth Moon's Vatta's War will feel right at home in this, the first book of the Rika's Marauders, which takes a deeper dive into the world of Aeon 14. 
     
    Over the course of the next few years, M. D. Cooper plans to release an additional twenty-two books in this expanding universe. So strap in with Rika and get ready to kick some ass as we find out what the future has in store for us. 
     
    What is Aeon 14? 
    The universe of Aeon 14 is based on the premise that advanced, intelligent, starfaring life takes 14 billion years to evolve. In astronomy an aeon is a billion years. In Aeon 14, humanity is at the leading edge of this evolution in the Milky Way Galaxy. 
     
    Humanity and the AIs they have created spread out amongst the stars and find that they are alone, though it may not always be that way....
    Show book
  • Viral - cover

    Viral

    Piers Platt

    • 0
    • 1
    • 1
    "In my first battle, I made fourteen thousand dollars in five minutes." 
    On a remote planet, human explorers make first contact with extraterrestrial life. Without warning, the aliens attack, ripping the exploratory team to shreds. Humanity is at war.  
    Back on Earth, Sam is just another jobless graduate, drifting aimlessly while she lives off of the government's monthly stipend. When war breaks out with the aliens, she sees a way out of her life of boredom: she signs up to be a "deathstreamer," a new breed of mercenary chasing fame and fortune by streaming combat footage from the front lines. If she can go viral, wealth and celebrity are within Sam's grasp. But she'll need to survive long enough to enjoy it.
    Show book
  • The Emperor's Men 3: Passage - cover

    The Emperor's Men 3: Passage

    Dirk van den Boom

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    The victory over the Goths has only brought temporary peace to the Roman Empire. Unrest and intrigues threaten to jeopardize the achievements made. The time travelers from the Saarbrücken not only help to reform Empire but also have to take first steps against the threat posed by the Huns. An expedition is sent to Africa to spread new ideas in the Empire and begin the search for profitable commodities. But the opponents of the new order are not asleep and begin their preparations to restore the old ways - and this with the help of a man who was believed to be dead.
    Show book
  • The Searchers - The Way to Freedom - cover

    The Searchers - The Way to Freedom

    H.M. Clarke

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    On the eve of war, the good tremble. 
    Book 6 is finally here! 
    Dearen and the Ice Tigers are bringing the fight for hearth and home to the Bareskins. 
    And on the eve of war something stirring within Dearen draws her North into the mountains, searching for an ethereal promise that might bring peace.
    Show book
  • Grow Your Own Health - cover

    Grow Your Own Health

    Sajan Yan

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Many years ago, it used to be that the majority of people relied on natural remedies. But then that sort of got pushed aside and modern medicine took over. There’s no doubt that modern medicine has done a lot of good. 
    But it’s not without its downside. Sometimes people end up overmedicated for health issues that can be treated simply and effectively at home.  A great way to treat some of common health problems that affect people is through the natural use of plants.
    Show book
  • Veiled Empire - Book One of the Sundered World Trilogy - cover

    Veiled Empire - Book One of the...

    Nathan Garrison

    • 0
    • 2
    • 0
    “The involvement of semi-immortal beings makes for an easy comparison to N.K. Jemisin’s The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, and it’s justified. Written on a grand scale and set in an ancient world of humans, immortals, and other magical beings, this debut is an engaging and quick-moving story of love, revenge, and justice. Resembling the work of Joe Abercrombie and Michael Sullivan, it will be popular with a wide range of fantasy fans.” -- Library Journal 
    The Empire is Shrouded, not only by the barrier that covers the land, but by the lies and oppression of the mierothi regime. Magic is the privilege of the elite, and the people of this shadowed country have forgotten what it means to hope under their rule. 
    But there are some who would resist, with plans put into motion millennia before. For returned to the Empire is a valynkar, servant of the god of light, and with him comes the strength and cunning that could tip the scales to end the Emperor’s reign.  He has gathered a group of heroes ready to ignite the flame of rebellion and fight against the dark power that has ruled for nearly two thousand years. A power that has champions of its own. 
    Nathan Garrison’s Veiled Empire throws a mythical land into chaos, with races long thought forgotten, and magics only-just discovered. Steel and sorcery clash as brave souls vie for freedom and control in this astonishing debut novel.
    Show book