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Reckoning (by Kerry Wilkinson)

St. Martin's Griffin (30 Nov, -0001)

In the village of Martindale, hundreds of miles north of the new English capital of Windsor, sixteen-year-old Silver Blackthorn takes the Reckoning. This coming-of-age test not only decides her place in society - Elite, Member, Inter or Trog - but also determines that Silver is to become an Offering for King Victor. But these are uncertain times and no-one really knows what happens to the teenagers who d ...

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Dark Eden (by Chris Beckett)

Corvus (30 Nov, -0001)

You live in Eden. You are a member of the Family, one of 532 descendants of Angela and Tommy. You shelter beneath the light and warmth of the Forest's lantern trees, hunting woollybuck and harvesting tree candy. Beyond the forest lie the treeless mountains of the Snowy Dark and a cold so bitter and a night so profound that no man has ever crossed it. The Oldest among you recount legends of a world where lig ...

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Dune (by Frank Herbert)

Hodder Paperbacks (01 Feb, 1982)

The epic story of the planet Arrakis, its Atreides rulers and their mortal enemies the Harkonnens is the finest, most widely acclaimed and enduring science fiction novel of this century.

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Speaker For The Dead: Number 2 in series (Ender Saga) (by Orson Scott Card)

Orbit (19 Feb, 1987)

Three thousand planet-bound years have passed while Ender the star-traveller remains young. In that time his name has become anathema, for he is the one who killed an entire race of thinking, feeling beings. No other has been found - until Lusitania is discovered. The young race there offers mankind a chance to redeem the previous destruction. The only humans allowed near are trained xenobiologists. But onc ...

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The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary classics) (by Margaret Atwood)

Vintage (05 Jul, 1996)

The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed . If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. . . . .

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When the Wind Blows (by James Patterson)

Headline (08 Jul, 1999)

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Refugee (Bio of a Space Tyrant) (by Piers Anthony)

Xlibris, Corp. (20 Aug, 2000)

Though he was later accused of every crime and sexual perversion in the galaxy, Hope Hubris began as an innocent. Because he defended his older sister against the violent lusts of a wealthy scion, Hope and his peasant family were forced to flee Callisto, one of the moons of Jupiter. Pursued by the bloodthirsty scions across the airless desert, they barely escaped with their lives. The illegal space bubble w ...

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The Day of the Triffids (Penguin Modern Classics) (by John Wyndham)

Penguin Classics (22 Feb, 2001)

When Bill Masen wakes up blindfolded in hospital there is a bitter irony in his situation. Removing his bandages, he realizes that he is the only person who can see: everyone else has been blinded by a meteor shower. Now, with civilization in chaos, the triffids - venomous plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh - can have their day.

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The City And The Stars (S.F. Masterworks) (by Arthur C. Clarke)

Gollancz (08 Mar, 2001)

Men had built cities before but never such a city as Diaspar. It was the last city built on Earth and held powers that had once conquered the stars. But Diaspar's greatness was past. From the dark rim of the universe the Invaders had struck at man's empire and driven him back to Earth. Anyone who left Earth would incur the wrath of the Invaders. This was the legend of Diaspar-the legend of a billion ...

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The Measure of the Universe (by Ellen Larson)

Saga SF (01 Jun, 2002)

A wide-eyed archeologist from Aldebaran lands in Greece to study with a sharp-tongued professor of paleography. They discover love among the runes, and a plot spelling disaster for both their worlds. Fire up your universal translators, it?s Prometheus, Bloodied but Unbound!

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Ender's Game: Ender Series: Book One (by Orson Scott Card)

Atom (04 Jul, 2002)

Ender Wiggin is Battle School's latest recruit. His teachers reckon he could become a great leader. And they need one. A vast alien force is headed for Earth, its mission: the annihilation of all human life. Ender could be our only hope. But first he must survive the most brutal military training program in the galaxy...

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Naked in Death (In Death Series) (by Nora Roberts, J.D. Robb)

Piatkus Books (25 Sep, 2003)

Crime and punishment is Lieutenant Eve Dallas's business. Murder her speciality. Named by the social worker who found her when she was a mere child roaming that city's streets, Eve Dallas is a New York police detective who lives for her job. In over ten years on the force, she's seen it all - and knows her survival depends on her instincts. But she's going against every warning telling her not to get involv ...

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