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Titan

NASA Trilogy #2

by Stephen Baxter HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

Humankind's greatest--and last--adventure!

Possible signs of organic life have been found on Titan, Saturn's largest moon. A group of visionaries led by NASA's Paula Benacerraf plan a daring one-way mission...


Carbide Tipped Pens

by Ben Bova & Eric Choi Tor Books (December 01, 2014)

Seventeen hard science fiction tales by today's top authors

Hard science fiction is the literature of change, rigorously examining the impact-both beneficial and dangerous-of science and technology on humanity,...


Voyage

NASA Trilogy #1

by Stephen Baxter HarperCollins e-books (May 24, 2011)

The space mission of a lifetime

An epic saga of America's might-have-been, Voyage is a powerful, sweeping novel of how, if President Kennedy had lived, we could have sent a manned mission to Mars in the 1980s....


Starfish

Rifters #1

by Peter Watts Tor Books (September 15, 2014)

A huge international corporation has developed a facility along the Juan de Fuca Ridge at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean to exploit geothermal power. They send a bio-engineered crew--people who have been altered...


Behemoth: Seppuku

Rifters #5

by Peter Watts Tor Books (August 25, 2014)

Lenie Clarke--amphibious cyborg, Meltdown Madonna, agent of the Apocalypse--has grown sick to death of her own cowardice.

For five years (since the events recounted in Maelstrom), she and her bionic brethren...


Behemoth: B-Max

Rifters #4

by Peter Watts Tor Books (August 25, 2014)

Starfish lit the fuse. Maelstrom was the explosion. But five years into the aftermath, things aren't quite so simple as they once seemed...

Lenie Clarke--rifter, avenger, amphibious deep-sea cyborg--has destroyed...


Moonseed

NASA Trilogy #3

by Stephen Baxter HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

It Eats Planets. And It's Here.

It starts when Venus explodes into a brilliant cloud of dust and debris, showering Earth with radiation and bizarre particles that wipe out all the crops and half the life in...


Radio Freefall

by Matthew Jarpe Tor Books (November 03, 2008)

In the tradition of Robert A. Heinlein's The Moon is a Harsh Mistress but with a healthy dose of cyberpunk: Radio Freefall is about a plot to take over the Earth by power-mad, sociopathic computer-geek billionaire,...


The Phoenix Exultant

The Golden Age #2

by John C. Wright Tor Books (March 31, 2007)

And now The Phoenix Exultant, a second epic novel of an heroic quest in a far future world of super-science from an important new talent.

The Phoenix Exultant is a continuation of the story begun in The Golden...


The Golden Age

The Golden Age #1

by John C. Wright Tor Books (April 13, 2003)

The Golden Age is Grand Space Opera, a large-scale SF adventure novel in the tradition of A. E. Van vogt and Roger Zelazny, with perhaps a bit of Cordwainer Smith enriching the style. It is an astounding story...


Maelstrom

Rifters #3

by Peter Watts Tor Books (January 05, 2009)

Second in the Rifters Trilogy, Hugo Award-winning author Peter Watts' Maelstrom is a terrifying explosion of cyberpunk noir.

This is the way the world ends:

A nuclear strike on a deep sea vent. The target was...


Glorious

Bowl of Heaven #3

by Gregory Benford & Larry Niven Tor Books (June 15, 2020)

Glorious continues the hard science fiction Bowl of Heaven series from multi-award-winning authors Gregory Benford and Larry Niven.

Audacious astronauts encounter bizarre, sometimes deadly life forms, and strange,...


The Return

Voyagers #4, Grand Tour #20

by Ben Bova Tor Books (August 02, 2010)

From the six-time Hugo Award-winning author of the Voyagers series comes the next installment, book four, Ben Bova's The Return

In the 1980s, an alien starship visited Earth. While investigating what appeared...


Blindsight

by Peter Watts Tor Books (October 02, 2006)

Blindsight is the Hugo Award?nominated novel by Peter Watts, "a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive" (The Globe and Mail).

Two months have past since a myriad of alien...


The Golden Transcendence

The Golden Age #3

by John C. Wright Tor Books (March 31, 2007)

Beginning with The Golden Age, continuing with The Phoenix Exultant and now concluding in The Golden Transcendence, John C. Wright's grand space opera is a SF adventure saga in the tradition of A. E. van Vogt...


A Tall Tail

by Charles Stross Tor Books (September 18, 2012)

From the author of Rule 34 and Halting State, a tale of deception, engineering, and the most unlikely rocket propulsion technology imaginable.

"A Tall Tail" by award-winning science fiction author Charles Stross...


Spider Star

by Mike Brotherton Tor Books (March 03, 2008)

The human colony on the planet Argo has long explored and exploited the technology left behind by an alien race, a race gone for hundreds of thousands of years. But then an archeology team accidentally activates...


Star Dragon

by Mike Brotherton Tor Books (January 09, 2005)

The SS Cygni probe sent back hours of video, captured by the Biolathe AI, but only a few minutes mattered--the four minutes that showed a creature made of fire, living , moving, dancing in the plasma fire of...


Star brothers

Voyagers #3

by Ben Bova Tor Books (August 02, 2010)

Keith Stoner lay frozen in an alien spacecraft for fifteen long years; during that time he came to be something more than just an astronaut, just a man. Stoner became partly alien hismelf--merged with an alien...


Voyagers

Voyagers #1

by Ben Bova Tor Books (August 30, 2010)

Keith Stoner, ex-astronaut turned physicist, knows the signal that his research station is receiving from space is not random. Whatever it is, it's real.

And it's headed straight for Earth.

He'll do anything to...


The Aliens within

Voyagers #2

by Ben Bova Tor Books (August 30, 2010)

Multi-Hugo Award-winning author Ben Bova continues the story of Earth's first extraterrestrial contact with Voyagers II: The Alien Within.

Eighteen years ago, astronaut Keith Stoner had been the American member...


Terran Tomorrow

Yesterday's Kin Trilogy #3

by Nancy Kress Tor Books (November 12, 2018)

Nancy Kress returns with Terran Tomorrow, the final book in the thrilling hard science fiction trilogy based on the Nebula Award?winning novella Yesterday's Kin.

io9?New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Need to Put...


The Moons of Barsk

Barsk #2

by Lawrence M. Schoen Tor Books (August 13, 2018)

High-concept science fiction, deeply human characters, and a weirdly wonderful story drive The Moons of Barsk, the sequel to the award-winning Lawrence M. Schoen's Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard

Pizlo, the lonely...


If Tomorrow Comes

Yesterday's Kin Trilogy #2

by Nancy Kress Tor Books (March 05, 2018)

Nancy Kress returns with If Tomorrow Comes, the sequel of Tomorrow's Kin, part of an all-new hard science fiction trilogy based on a Nebula Award-winning novella

2019 Locus Finalist for Best Science Fiction Novel...


Tomorrow's Kin

Yesterday's Kin Trilogy #1

by Nancy Kress Tor Books (July 10, 2017)

Tomorrow's Kin is the first volume in and all new hard science fiction trilogy by Nancy Kress based on the Nebula Award-winning Yesterday's Kin.

Locus 2017 Recommended Reading List

The aliens have arrived......


Shipstar

Bowl of Heaven #2

by Gregory Benford & Larry Niven Tor Books (April 07, 2014)

The dramatic sequel to Larry Niven and Gregory Benford's New York Times bestselling novel, Bowl of Heaven

Science fiction masters Larry Niven (Ringworld) and Gregory Benford (Timescape) continue the thrilling...