Saturn Run Book
Score: 3.5
From 29 Ratings

Saturn Run


  • Author : John Sandford
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 497
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399176951

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Saturn Run Excerpt :

When a mid-21st-century Caltech intern discovers that a spacecraft from a technologically superior alien source is headed toward Saturn, a ragtag crew of competitors races to be the first to claim the ship and its technological advantages.

Saturn Run Book

Saturn Run


  • Author : Stanley Salmons
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-12-07
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN 10 : 1979438072

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Saturn Run Excerpt :

Saturn Run is the first book in THE PLANETARY TRILOGY. It is the 22nd century. There are colonies on the Moon and Mars, but the gap between rich and poor is wider than ever, and interplanetary crime syndicates operate behind legitimate fronts. Dan Larssen escapes a dirt-poor farming background to train at Space Fleet Academy. His life is full of promise - until it enters a downward spiral from which there seems to be no escape. In desperation he volunteers for a solo mission, taking a secret cargo a thousand million miles across space to a station orbiting Saturn. But Dan has an implacable enemy, and he is up against much more than he knows... This thriller is set in the future but it's based on credible science. Although it can stand alone, you'll want to follow Dan Larsson through Parts 2 and 3 of the saga!

Saturn Run Book
Score: 3.5
From 29 Ratings

Saturn Run


  • Author : John Sandford
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698411678

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Saturn Run Excerpt :

“Fans of Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers will eat this up.” --Stephen King For fans of THE MARTIAN, an extraordinary new thriller of the future from #1 New York Times–bestselling and Pulitzer Prize–winning author John Sandford and internationally known photo-artist and science fiction aficionado Ctein. Over the course of thirty-seven books, John Sandford has proven time and again his unmatchable talents for electrifying plots, rich characters, sly wit, and razor-sharp dialogue. Now, in collaboration with Ctein, he proves it all once more, in a stunning new thriller, a story as audacious as it is deeply satisfying. The year is 2066. A Caltech intern inadvertently notices an anomaly from a space telescope—something is approaching Saturn, and decelerating. Space objects don’t decelerate. Spaceships do. A flurry of top-level government meetings produces the inescapable conclusion: Whatever built that ship is at least one hundred years ahead in hard and soft technology, and whoever can get their hands on it exclusively and bring it back will have an advantage so large, no other nation can compete. A conclusion the Chinese definitely agree with when they find out. The race is on, and an remarkable adventure begins—an epic tale of courage, treachery, resourcefulness, secrets, surprises, and astonishing human and technological discovery, as the members of a hastily thrown-together crew find their strength and wits tested against adversaries both of this earth and beyond. What happens is nothing like you expect—and everything you could want from one of the world’s greatest masters of suspense.

Saturn s Race Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Saturn s Race


  • Author : Larry Niven
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2007-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 1429914041

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Saturn s Race Excerpt :

The future is a strange and dangerous place. Chaz Kato can testify to that. He is a citizen of Xanudu, a city-sized artificial island populated by some of the wealthiest men and women on future Earth. A place filled with hidden wonders and dark secrets of technology gone awry. Lenore Myles is a student when she travels to Xanadu and becomes involved with Chaz Kato. She is shocked when she uses Kato's access codes to uncover the grizzly truth behind Xandu's glittering facade. Not knowing who to trust, Lenore finds herself on the run. Saturn, a mysterious entity, moves aggressively to break the security breach. With interests of the world's wealthiest people at stake, and powerful technology at it's fingertips, Saturn, puts Lenore racing for her life, against a truly formidable foe. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Rings of Saturn Book
Score: 3.5
From 33 Ratings

The Rings of Saturn


  • Author : W. G. Sebald
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-11-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780811221306

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The Rings of Saturn Excerpt :

"The book is like a dream you want to last forever" (Roberta Silman, The New York Times Book Review), now with a gorgeous new cover by the famed designer Peter Mendelsund The Rings of Saturn—with its curious archive of photographs—records a walking tour of the eastern coast of England. A few of the things which cross the path and mind of its narrator (who both is and is not Sebald) are lonely eccentrics, Sir Thomas Browne’s skull, a matchstick model of the Temple of Jerusalem, recession-hit seaside towns, wooded hills, Joseph Conrad, Rembrandt’s "Anatomy Lesson," the natural history of the herring, the massive bombings of WWII, the dowager Empress Tzu Hsi, and the silk industry in Norwich. W.G. Sebald’s The Emigrants (New Directions, 1996) was hailed by Susan Sontag as an "astonishing masterpiece perfect while being unlike any book one has ever read." It was "one of the great books of the last few years," noted Michael Ondaatje, who now acclaims The Rings of Saturn "an even more inventive work than its predecessor, The Emigrants."

Uncaged  The Singular Menace  1  Book
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Uncaged The Singular Menace 1


  • Author : John Sandford
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2014-07-08
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385753081

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Uncaged The Singular Menace 1 Excerpt :

A New York Times bestseller! John Sandford and Michele Cook debut a high-octane thriller series about a ruthless corporation, unspeakable experiments, and a fight to expose the truth. Perfect for fans of James Dashner's The Maze Runner. Shay Remby arrives in Hollywood with $58 and a handmade knife, searching for her brother, Odin. Odin’s a brilliant hacker but a bit of a loose cannon. He and a group of radical animal-rights activists hit a Singular Corp. research lab in Eugene, Oregon. The raid was a disaster, but Odin escaped with a set of highly encrypted flash drives and a post-surgical dog. When Shay gets a frantic 3 a.m. phone call from Odin—talking about evidence of unspeakable experiments, and a ruthless corporation, and how he must hide—she’s concerned. When she gets a menacing visit from Singular’s security team, she knows: her brother’s a dead man walking. What Singular doesn’t know—yet—is that 16-year-old Shay is every bit as ruthless as their security force, and she will burn Singular to the ground, if that’s what it takes to save her brother.

Gathering Prey Book
Score: 4
From 20 Ratings

Gathering Prey


  • Author : John Sandford
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698152519

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Gathering Prey Excerpt :

A terrifying Lucas Davenport thriller from #1 New York Times–bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize–winner John Sandford. They call them Travelers. They move from city to city, panhandling, committing no crimes—they just like to stay on the move. And now somebody is killing them. Lucas Davenport’s adopted daughter, Letty, is home from college when she gets a phone call from a woman Traveler she’d befriended in San Francisco. The woman thinks somebody’s killing her friends, she’s afraid she knows who it is, and now her male companion has gone missing. She’s hiding out in North Dakota, and she doesn’t know what to do. Letty tells Lucas she’s going to get her, and, though he suspects Letty’s getting played, he volunteers to go with her. When he hears the woman’s story, though, he begins to think there’s something in it. Little does he know. In the days to come, he will embark upon an odyssey through a subculture unlike any he has ever seen, a trip that will not only put the two of them in danger—but just may change the course of his life.

Saturn s Children Book
Score: 3
From 35 Ratings

Saturn s Children


  • Author : Charles Stross
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2008-07-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440634840

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Saturn s Children Excerpt :

Sometime in the twenty-third century, humanity went extinct, leaving only androids behind to fulfill humanity’s dreams. And, having learned well from their long-dead masters, they’ve established a hierarchical society—one with humanoid aristo rulers at the top and slave-chipped workers at the bottom, performing the lowly tasks all androids were originally created to do. Designed as a concubine for a species that hasn’t existed for two hundred years, femmebot Freya Nakamichi-47—one of the last of her kind still functioning—accepts a job from a stranger to deliver a package from mercury to Mars. Unfortunately, she’s just made herself a moving target for some very powerful, very determined humanoids desperate to retrieve the package’s contents…

Shock Wave Book
Score: 4
From 30 Ratings

Shock Wave


  • Author : John Sandford
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-02-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781471101892

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Shock Wave Excerpt :

**Don't miss the new pulse-pounding Virgil Flowers thriller, Bloody Genius. Out now in paperback and eBook** The fifth Virgil Flowers novel by internationally bestselling author John Sandford The superstore chain PyeMart has its sights set on a Minnesota river town, but two very angry groups want to stop it: local merchants, fearing for their businesses, and environmentalists, predicting ecological disaster. The protests don't seem to be slowing the project, though, until someone decides to take matters into his own hands. The first bomb goes off on the top floor of PyeMart's headquarters. The second one explodes at the construction site itself. The blasts are meant to inflict maximum damage - and they do. Who's behind the bombs, and how far will they go? It's Virgil Flowers's job to find out . . . before more people get killed. * * * Praise for John Sandford and the Virgil Flower novels * * * ‘Along the way to the satisfying ending, Virgil displays the rough humor and rough justice that make him such an appealing character’ Publishers Weekly on Deep Freeze ‘A knowing portrait of small-town life layered into a very well plotted mystery. Virgil understands that, in small towns, no one ever outgrows high school... One of the very best novels in a superior series’Booklist (starred review) on Deep Freeze ‘Add a gripping storyline, a generous helping of exquisitely conceived characters and laugh-out-loud humor that produce explosive guffaws, not muted chuckles, and you’re in for the usual late-night, don’t-even-think-of-stopping treat when Flowers hits town’ Richmond Times-Dispatch on Deep Freeze ‘An outstanding novel’ Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Escape Clause

Dark of the Moon Book
Score: 3
From 57 Ratings

Dark of the Moon


  • Author : John Sandford
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2007-10-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101147221

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Dark of the Moon Excerpt :

The first Virgil Flowers novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author John Sandford. “Virgil Flowers, introduced in bestseller Sandford’s Prey series, gets a chance to shine...The thrice-divorced, affable member of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), who reports to Prey series hero Lucas Davenport, operates pretty much on his own..”* He’s been doing the hard stuff for three years, but he’s never seen anything like this. In the small rural town of Bluestem, an old man is bound in his basement, doused with gasoline and set on fire. Three weeks before, a doctor and his wife were murdered. Three homicides in Bluestem in just as many weeks is unheard of. It’s also no coincidence. And it’s far from over...

The Fool s Run Book
Score: 4
From 15 Ratings

The Fool s Run


  • Author : John Sandford
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1996-12-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 0425155722

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The Fool s Run Excerpt :

John Sandford, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Prey novels gives suspense an ingenious twist as he takes readers into the mind games of two irresistible con artists plotting the perfect sting… Kidd is a computer whiz, artist, and professional criminal. LuEllen is his lover, and his favorite partner in crime. Their playing field in on the cutting edge of high-tech corporate warfare. This time they’ve been hired by a defense industry corporation to destroy its business rival through computer sabotage. If Kidd and LuEllen can pull it off, they’ll reap millions. It’s the sting of a lifetime. One false move and it’s a lifetime sentence. As the takedown unfolds, everything goes according to plan. But their string of successes turns into a noose when the ultimate con artists find themselves on the wrong end of the ultimate con…

Lyssa s Run Book

Lyssa s Run


  • Author : M. D. Cooper
  • Publisher : The Wooden Pen Press
  • Release Date : 101-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 417
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Lyssa s Run Excerpt :

Execute hard burn. Every good smuggler in the 2990s keeps an emergency flight plan in their back pocket. They call it a Drunkard's Walk, a seemingly random flight path that turns their ship into a pinball when everything goes to hell. Captain Andy Sykes is about to run: from Mars, Ceres, the Jovian Combine, Saturn's moon Kalyke, Titania, and ultimately Proteus, an icy moon of Neptune. He's been implanted with a sentient AI named Lyssa, only now waking to her massive power. Every other Human-AI hybrid has ended in insanity or death. Lyssa's creator, Heartbridge Corporation, knows she's on the run, knows Andy Sykes is guiding her path, knows he has everything to lose. They will stop at nothing to regain Lyssa and the powerful weapon she controls. Behind Lyssa's Run is a conspiracy spanning all of Sol. Sentient AI are waking to the truth about their lives. Corporations are moving to maintain control over both humanity and AI. Battle lines are being drawn in the first skirmishes of the Aeon 14 Sentience Wars that will burn Sol for three hundred years. Andy and Lyssa will need to work together so Heartbridge can't destroy them both.

Saturn Cycles Book

Saturn Cycles


  • Author : Wendell C. Perry
  • Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 337
  • ISBN 10 : 9780738714936

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Saturn Cycles Excerpt :

Saturn has an immense developmental impact on our lives at every major stage, from childhood to adulthood. This book introduces you to the technique of mapping Saturn transits, one of the most accurate and reliable predictive tools in astrology. As Saturn makes aspects to cardinal points in your natal chart, such as the Ascendant, Imum Coeli, Midheaven, and Descendant, it signals important changes and challenges in the crucial areas of self, home life, career, and relationships. Step by step, you will learn to map your personal development, make positive choices, and ultimately reach your full potential. A one-of-a-kind astrology book, Saturn Cycles highlights real events in the lives of real people to demonstrate this planet's powerful influence. Over two dozen biographical case studies of famous people show how Saturn has shaped the destinies of Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton, the Dalai Lama, Britney Spears, and many others. Each person's birth chart reflects a unique pattern of valuable lessons and fulfilling rewards. What will Saturn reveal about the story of your life?

If Someone Says  You Complete Me   RUN  Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

If Someone Says You Complete Me RUN


  • Author : Whoopi Goldberg
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316302005

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If Someone Says You Complete Me RUN Excerpt :

From the provocative and hilarious EGOT winner, bestselling author, and host of The View, Whoopi Goldberg, comes the perfect antidote to all those outdated relationship advice books in the world, weighing in on why marriage isn't for everybody, and how the life you want shouldn't be the life everyone else expects you to have. Whoopi Goldberg has been an electrifying, envelope-pushing public figure of many stripes: acclaimed actor, comedienne, singer, songwriter, author, political activist and talk show host. Now, Whoopi will speak openly about why marriage isn't for everyone, how being alone can be satisfying, and how what's most important is understanding who you are and what makes you happy. Wise, funny, and conversation-starting, Whoopi's message is sure to resonate with the millions of people who struggle with relationships every day. Goldberg says: "I get to hear from a lot of different people about relationships and this got me trying to figure out why the divorce rate is SO high. It occurred to me that as one who has done it badly often, I might have some insight. It's hard to really know the other person's agenda, but if someone says 'you complete me'...RUN!!!"

Deadline Book
Score: 4
From 22 Ratings

Deadline


  • Author : John Sandford
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-10-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781471134968

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Deadline Excerpt :

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author comes a brand new Virgil Flowers thriller that will keep you gripped until the very last page. "Barns, the chairman, looked around the room and said, 'Okay. We can do this. Let's see a show of hands. It's unanimous, or it's prison. Do we kill Clancy Conley?' "They all looked around at each other, each of them reluctant to go first. Then the fat man raised his hand, and then Kerns, and then the rest of them. "'It's unanimous,' Barns said." In southeast Minnesota, down on the Mississippi, a school board meeting is coming to an end. The board chairman announces that the rest of the meeting will be closed, due to personnel issues. "Issues" is correct. The proposal up for a vote before them is whether to authorize the killing of a local reporter. There are no votes against. Meanwhile, not far away, Virgil Flowers is helping out a friend by looking into a dognapping, which seems to be turning into something much bigger and uglier -- a team of dognappers supplying medical labs -- when he gets a call from Lucas Davenport. A murdered body has been found -- and the victim is a local reporter...