We Are Legion We Are Bob

We Are Legion  We Are Bob
Author: Dennis E. Taylor
Publsiher: Worldbuilders Press
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2017-04-14
ISBN 10: 9781680680584
ISBN 13: 1680680587
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

We Are Legion We Are Bob Book Review:

Bobiverse fans: a signed limited edition of all three books in a boxed set, signed by the author, is now available on Amazon. Look for The Bobiverse [Signed Limited Edition] on Amazon Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets. The stakes are high: no less than the first claim to entire worlds. If he declines the honor, he'll be switched off, and they'll try again with someone else. If he accepts, he becomes a prime target. There are at least three other countries trying to get their own probes launched first, and they play dirty. The safest place for Bob is in space, heading away from Earth at top speed. Or so he thinks. Because the universe is full of nasties, and trespassers make them mad - very mad.

The Bobiverse

The Bobiverse
Author: Dennis E. Taylor
Publsiher: Worldbuilders Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2018-05
ISBN 10: 9781680680720
ISBN 13: 1680680722
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Bobiverse Book Review:

This special hardcover edition of Dennis E. Taylor's Bobiverse series presents all three books in hardcover in a slipcase, signed by the author.

The Stars Are Legion

The Stars Are Legion
Author: Kameron Hurley
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2017-02-07
ISBN 10: 1481447955
ISBN 13: 9781481447959
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Stars Are Legion Book Review:

“[A] thought-provoking space opera.” —Kirkus Reviews “One of the most unusual and powerfully disturbing space operas we’re likely to see this year.” —Chicago Tribune Set within a system of decaying world-ships travelling through deep space, this breakout novel of epic science fiction follows a pair of sisters who must wrest control of their war-torn legion of worlds—and may have to destroy everything they know in order to survive. Somewhere on the outer rim of the universe, a mass of decaying world-ships known as the Legion is traveling in the seams between the stars. Here in the darkness, a war for control of the Legion has been waged for generations, with no clear resolution. Zan wakes with no memory, prisoner of a people who say there are her family. She is told she is their salvation, the only person capable of boarding the Mokshi, a world-ship with the power to leave the Legion. But Zan’s new family is not the only one desperate to gain control of the prized ship. Zan finds that she must choose sides in a genocidal campaign that will take her from the edges of the Legion’s gravity well to the very belly of the world. In the tradition of Iain M. Banks’s Culture novels and Roger Zelazny’s Chronicles of Amber, Kameron Hurley has created an epic and thrilling tale about tragic love, revenge, and war as imagined by one of our most celebrated new writers.

For We Are Many

For We Are Many
Author: Dennis E. Taylor
Publsiher: Worldbuilders Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-03-18
ISBN 10: 9781680680591
ISBN 13: 1680680595
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

For We Are Many Book Review:

Bobiverse fans: a signed limited edition of all three books in a boxed set, signed by the author, is now available on Amazon. Look for The Bobiverse [Signed Limited Edition] on Amazon Bob Johansson didn't believe in an afterlife, so waking up after being killed in a car accident was a shock. To add to the surprise, he is now a sentient computer and the controlling intelligence for a Von Neumann probe. Bob and his copies have been spreading out from Earth for 40 years now, looking for habitable planets. But that's the only part of the plan that's still in one piece. A system-wide war has killed off 99.9% of the human race; nuclear winter is slowly making the Earth uninhabitable; a radical group wants to finish the job on the remnants of humanity; the Brazilian space probes are still out there, still trying to blow up the competition; And the Bobs have discovered a spacefaring species that sees all other life as food. Bob left Earth anticipating a life of exploration and blissful solitude. Instead he's become a sky god to a primitive native species, the only hope for getting humanity to a new home, and possibly the only thing that can prevent every living thing in the local sphere from ending up as dinner.

All These Worlds

All These Worlds
Author: Dennis E. Taylor
Publsiher: Worldbuilders Press
Total Pages: 282
Release: 2017-07-25
ISBN 10: 9781680680607
ISBN 13: 1680680609
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All These Worlds Book Review:

Bobiverse fans: a signed limited edition of all three books in a boxed set, signed by the author, is now available on Amazon. Look for The Bobiverse [Signed Limited Edition] on Amazon Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can't stay out of trouble. They've created enough colonies so humanity shouldn't go extinct. But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard, and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition. And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older, more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper. Still stinging from getting their collective butts kicked in their first encounter with the Others, the Bobs now face the prospect of a decisive final battle to defend Earth and its colonies. But the Bobs are less disciplined than a herd of cats, and some of the younger copies are more concerned with their own local problems than defeating the Others. Yet salvation may come from an unlikely source. A couple of eighth-generation Bobs have found something out in deep space. All it will take to save the Earth and perhaps all of humanity is for them to get it to Sol - unless the Others arrive first.

Heaven s River

Heaven s River
Author: Dennis E. Taylor
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 632
Release: 2021-01-26
ISBN 10: 9781680682267
ISBN 13: 1680682261
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heaven s River Book Review:

Civil war looms in the Bobiverse in this brand-new, epic-length adventure by best seller Dennis E. Taylor. More than a hundred years ago, Bender set out for the stars and was never heard from again. There has been no trace of him despite numerous searches by his clone-mates. Now Bob is determined to organize an expedition to learn Bender's fate-whatever the cost. But nothing is ever simple in the Bobiverse. Bob's descendants are out to the 24th generation now, and replicative drift has produced individuals who can barely be considered Bobs anymore. Some of them oppose Bob's plan; others have plans of their own. The out-of-control moots are the least of the Bobiverse's problems. Undaunted, Bob and his allies follow Bender's trail. But what they discover out in deep space is so unexpected and so complex that it could either save the universe-or pose an existential threat the likes of which the Bobiverse has never faced.

Comfort Me With Apples

Comfort Me With Apples
Author: Catherynne M. Valente
Publsiher: Tordotcom
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2021-11-09
ISBN 10: 1250816203
ISBN 13: 9781250816207
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Comfort Me With Apples Book Review:

Comfort Me With Apples is a terrifying new thriller from bestseller Catherynne M. Valente, for fans of Gone Girl and Spinning Silver Sophia was made for him. Her perfect husband. She can feel it in her bones. He is perfect. Their home together in Arcadia Gardens is perfect. Everything is perfect. It's just that he's away so much. So often. He works so hard. She misses him. And he misses her. He says he does, so it must be true. He is the perfect husband and everything is perfect. But sometimes Sophia wonders about things. Strange things. Dark things. The look on her husband's face when he comes back from a long business trip. The questions he will not answer. The locked basement she is never allowed to enter. And whenever she asks the neighbors, they can't quite meet her gaze.... But everything is perfect. Isn't it? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Legion of the Damned

Legion of the Damned
Author: William C. Dietz
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 352
Release: 1993-08-01
ISBN 10: 1101495863
ISBN 13: 9781101495865
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Legion of the Damned Book Review:

The first novel in William C. Dietz's acclaimed Legion of the Damned series... There is one final choice for the hopeless—the terminally ill, the condemned criminals, the victims who cannot be saved: becoming cyborg soldiers in the Legion. Their human bodies are destroyed and they are reborn as living weapons. But when aliens attack the Empire, the Legion must choose sides.

Ghost Legion

Ghost Legion
Author: Margaret Weis
Publsiher: Spectra
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2011-08-03
ISBN 10: 0307802019
ISBN 13: 9780307802019
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ghost Legion Book Review:

Young Dion Starfire is the ruler of a galaxy that is finally at peace after years of strife and bloodshed. Yet the peace is an uneasy one. Dion has fallen desperately in love with a woman who is not his queen, and suddenly the fragile alliances that rest of his marriage are threatened. Then real violence erupts as an illegitimate son of the dead king, in hiding on a forgotten planet, plots Dion's overthrow. At his command is an army of unseen "ghosts"--alien presences that can roam the galaxy and kill at will. Dion must turn to an old mentor and enemy, Derek Sagan, as the one man who can help him battle the bastard prince and his dark minions. And at Derek's side hovers the powerful, shadowy presence of his lost love, Lady Maigrey. If Dion can only win their aid, he may have one last chance to preserve his throne--and peace for the galaxy.

Legion

Legion
Author: Julie Kagawa
Publsiher: Harlequin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2017-04-25
ISBN 10: 1488015341
ISBN 13: 9781488015342
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Legion Book Review:

From the limitless imagination of Julie Kagawa comes the next thrilling novel in The Talon Saga. The legions will be unleashed, and no human, rogue dragon or former dragonslayer can stand against the coming horde. Dragon hatchling Ember Hill was never prepared to find love at all, let alone with a human and a former dragonslayer. With Garret dying at her feet after sacrificing his freedom and his life to expose the deepest of betrayals, Ember knows only that nothing she was taught by dragon organization Talon is true. About humans, about rogue dragons, about herself. Ember vows to stand against St. George and her own twin brother, Dante—the heir apparent to all of Talon, and the boy who will soon unleash the greatest threat and terror dragonkind has ever known. Talon is poised to conquer the world, and the abominations they have created will soon take to the skies, darkening the world with the promise of blood and death to those who will not yield.

Savage Legion

Savage Legion
Author: Matt Wallace
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2021-04-13
ISBN 10: 1534439218
ISBN 13: 9781534439214
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Savage Legion Book Review:

The acclaimed, epic, and spellbinding fantasy by Hugo Award–winning author Matt Wallace, about a utopian city with a dark secret…and the underdogs who will expose it, or die trying. They call them Savages. Brutal. Efficient. Expendable. The empire relies on them. The Savages are the greatest weapon they ever developed. Culled from the streets of their cities, they take the ones no one will miss and throw them, by the thousands, at the empire’s enemies. If they live, they fight again. If they die, there are always more to take their place. Evie is not a Savage. She’s a warrior with a mission: to find the man she once loved, the man who holds the key to exposing the secret of the Savage Legion and ending the mass conscription of the empire’s poor and wretched. But to find him, she must become one of them, to be marked in her blood, to fight in their wars, and to find her purpose. Evie will die a Savage if she has to, but not before showing the world who she really is and what the Savage Legion can really do. This remarkable and captivating fantasy will take you on a journey into the heart of brutal battles, dire situations, and odds that seem too high to overcome.

Outland

Outland
Author: Dennis E. Taylor
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2019-07
ISBN 10: 9781680681482
ISBN 13: 1680681486
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Outland Book Review:

When the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts, it's up to six college students and their experimental physics project to prevent the end of civilization.When an experiment to study quantum uncertainty goes spectacularly wrong, physics student Bill Rustad and his friends find that they have accidentally created an inter-dimensional portal. They connect to Outland-an alternate Earth with identical geology, but where humans never evolved.The group races to establish control of the portal before the government, the military, or evildoers can take it away.Then everything changes when the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts in an explosion large enough to destroy civilization and kill half the planet. The team has just hours to get as many people as possible across to Outland before a lethal cloud of ash overwhelms them.Nothing has prepared the refugees for what they find-a world of few resources and unprecedented dangers. Somehow, they must learn to survive, because Outland may be not just a safe haven-it could be their new home.This 2019 edition has been substantially revised by the author.

No Kings No Gods No Mercy Book Three

No Kings No Gods No Mercy   Book Three
Author: Aurelio Martegani
Publsiher: Orcapod Media
Total Pages: 460
Release: 2021-01-02
ISBN 10: 9780957119079
ISBN 13: 0957119070
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

No Kings No Gods No Mercy Book Three Book Review:

Seven peaceful years have passed since the siege of Westron but not all is well in Argys. Heresy is rampant, King Raymond is dead and Valia wishes to abdicate in favour of Martemio but already threats loom over the succession as his nephew, backed by the One-Church, is plotting a bloody revenge that may spark a war with Kithai. Leweth hasn't been idle either and with the aid of Trychomion, a powerful summoner, has hatched a bold plan to build the greatest empire Thresiae has ever seen, over the dead bodies of her foes and with an Empress at its helm. The Dark Gem may have been banished for now but certainly not forgotten, least of all by Medas, the exiled Head of the black robes, who is actively seeking to retrieve it from the Netherworld... and something is about to be found.Demetrio tells of nightmares: 'A great plague spreading like a dark tide over the land, except it isn't an illness. Or perhaps it is, but nothing like the world has ever suffered...' As demons prowl the land the future appears less than certain, paving the way for the final installment of the trilogy.

Swords of the Legion

Swords of the Legion
Author: Harry Turtledove
Publsiher: Del Rey
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2011-03-23
ISBN 10: 0307789861
ISBN 13: 9780307789860
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Swords of the Legion Book Review:

In Videssos the city, tribune Marcus Scaurus was bored. The legion that had been magically transported to this strange world was far away. But the Emperor's niece Alypia was near -- and willing. When their secret trysts were betrayed, Emperor Thorisin Gavras was forced to condemn Marcus as a traitor -- but with a promise of freedom and Alypia, if he could reclaim a rebel province from a fanatic usurper, with no military aid. With only centurion Gaius Philippus, Marcus set out to try the seemingly impossible task. But the fates conspired against them, driving them further westward, into the innermost sanctum of Videssos' great enemy Yezd -- and toward the torture chambers of the evil, deathless wizard-prince Avshar. But behind them, without orders, the men of the legion were on the march! From the Paperback edition.

Legion

Legion
Author: Brandon Sanderson
Publsiher: Dragonsteel Entertainment
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2012-09-10
ISBN 10: 1938570014
ISBN 13: 9781938570018
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Legion Book Review:

A novella from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, Legion is a fast-paced, witty, and supremely fun thriller with a psychological bent. Stephen Leeds is perfectly sane. It’s his hallucinations who are mad. A genius of unrivaled aptitude, Stephen can learn any new skill, vocation, or art in a matter of hours. However, to contain all of this, his mind creates hallucinatory people—Stephen calls them aspects—to hold and manifest the information. Wherever he goes, he is joined by a team of imaginary experts to give advice, interpretation, and explanation. He uses them to solve problems…for a price. His brain is getting a little crowded, however, and the aspects have a tendency of taking on lives of their own. When a company hires him to recover stolen property—a camera that can allegedly take pictures of the past—Stephen finds himself in an adventure crossing oceans and fighting terrorists. What he discovers may upend the foundation of three major world religions—and, perhaps, give him a vital clue into the true nature of his aspects. -------------------- A note from the publisher: Brandon will send a free copy of this ebook to anyone who purchased the Subterranean Press hardcover. See the title page in the ebook preview for details.

The Singularity Trap

The Singularity Trap
Author: Dennis E. Taylor
Publsiher: Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency
Total Pages: 342
Release: 2018-07-11
ISBN 10: 9781680680881
ISBN 13: 1680680889
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Singularity Trap Book Review:

"If it were up to one man and one man alone to protect the entire human race - would you want it to be a down-on-his luck asteroid miner? When Ivan Pritchard signs on as a newbie aboard the Mad Astra, it's his final, desperate stab at giving his wife and children the life they deserve. He can survive the hazing of his crewmates, and how many times, really, can near-zero g make you vomit? But there's another challenge looming out there, in the farthest reaches of human exploration, that will test every man, woman and AI on the ship - and will force Ivan to confront the very essence of what makes him human." -Amazon

Legionnaire

Legionnaire
Author: Simon Murray
Publsiher: Pan Macmillan
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2011-11-11
ISBN 10: 033047006X
ISBN 13: 9780330470063
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Legionnaire Book Review:

'One of the greatest adventure stories in years.' – Chris Patten 'The drama, excitement and colour of a good guts-and-glory thriller.' – Dr. Henry Kissinger The French Foreign Legion – mysterious, romantic, deadly – is filled with men of dubious character, and hardly the place for a proper Englishman just nineteen years of age. Yet in 1960, Simon Murray traveled alone to Paris, Marseilles, and on to Algeria to fulfill the toughest contract of his life: a five-year stint in the Legion. Along the way, he kept a diary. Legionnaire is a compelling, firsthand account of Murray's experience with this legendary band of soldiers. Subjected to brutal sergeants, merciless training methods and barbaric punishments – all in the hostile, sun-baked North African desert – Murray and his fellow men were pushed to breaking point, and beyond. Sixty years on, it remains a remarkable account of one of the most notorious military groups, a tale of true adventure and one man's determination never to surrender.

Voices of the Foreign Legion

Voices of the Foreign Legion
Author: Adrian D. Gilbert
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2014-07-01
ISBN 10: 1629140929
ISBN 13: 9781629140926
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Voices of the Foreign Legion Book Review:

The French Foreign Legion has built a reputation as one of the world’s most formidable and colorful military institutions. Established as a means of absorbing foreign troublemakers, the Legion spearheaded French colonialism in North Africa during the nineteenth century. Accepting volunteers from all parts of the world, the Legion acquired an aura of mystery and a less-than-enviable reputation for extreme brutality within its ranks. Voices of the Foreign Legion explores how the Legion selects its recruits, their native lands, and why these warriors seek a life full of hardship and danger. It analyzes the Legion’s brutal attitude toward discipline, questions why desertion has been a perennial problem, and assesses the Legion’s remarkable military achievements since its formation in the year 1831. This is the real story of the Legion, featuring firsthand accounts from the men who have fought in its ranks. Its scope ranges from the conquest of the colonies in Africa and the Far East through the horrors of the two world wars, to the bitter, but ultimately hopeless, battle to maintain France’s far-flung imperial possessions. The story is brought fully up-to-date with accounts and anecdotes from those contemporary foreign legionnaires who continue to fight for French interests around the globe. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Crysis

Crysis
Author: Peter Watts
Publsiher: Del Rey
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2011-03-22
ISBN 10: 0440423597
ISBN 13: 9780440423591
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crysis Book Review:

MANHATTAN IS UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT. THEY’RE NOT FROM AROUND HERE. Welcome to the Big Apple, son. Welcome to the city that never sleeps: invaded by monstrous fusions of meat and machinery, defended by a private army that makes Blackwater look like the Red Cross, ravaged by a disfiguring plague that gifts its victims with religious rapture while it eats them alive. You’ve been thrown into this meat grinder without warning, without preparation, without a clue. Your whole squad was mowed down the moment they stepped onto the battlefield. And the chorus of voices whispering in your head keeps saying that all of this is on you: that you and you alone might be able to turn the whole thing around if you only knew what the hell was going on. You’d like to help. Really you would. But it’s not just the aliens that are gunning for you. Your own kind hunts you as a traitor, and your job might be a bit easier if you didn’t have the sneaking suspicion they could be right. . . .

The Stars Are Legion

The Stars Are Legion
Author: Kameron Hurley
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2017-11-07
ISBN 10: 1481447947
ISBN 13: 9781481447942
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Stars Are Legion Book Review:

"Set within a system of decaying world-ships travelling through deep space ... follows a pair of sisters who must wrest control of their war-torn legion of worldships --and may have to destroy everything they know in order to survive"--