The Unsettling Stars

The Unsettling Stars

Alan Dean Foster

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Literature & Fiction / Horror

An original novel based on the thrilling Star Trek movies directed by J.J. Abrams!Taking place in an alternate timeline created when the Starship Kelvin was destroyed by a Romulan invader from the future, this bold new novel follows Captain James T. Kirk and an inexperienced crew commandeering a repaired U.S.S. Enterprise out of spacedock for a simple shakedown cruise. When a distress call comes in, the Enterprise must aid a large colony ship of alien refugees known as the Perenorean, who are under siege by an unknown enemy. But Kirk and his crew will find that the situation with the peaceful Perenorean is far more complicated than they bargained for, and the answers as to why they were attacked in the first place unfold in the most insidious of ways...
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Alien- Covenant 2

Alien- Covenant 2

Alan Dean Foster

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Literature & Fiction / Horror

The Covenant mission is the most ambitious endeavor in the history of Weyland-Yutani. A ship bound for Origae-6, carrying two thousand colonists beyond the limits of known space, this is make-or-break investment for the corporation—and for the future of all mankind.Yet there are those who would die to stop the mission. As the colony ship hovers in Earth orbit, several violent events reveal a deadly conspiracy to sabotage the launch. While Captain Jacob Branson and his wife Daniels complete their preparations, security chief Daniel Lopé recruits the final key member of his team. Together they seek to stop the perpetrators before the ship and its passengers can be destroyed.An original novel by the acclaimed ALAN DEAN FOSTER, author of the groundbreaking Alien novelization, Origins is the official chronicle of the events that led up to Alien: Covenant. It also reveals the world the colonists left behind.
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Maori

Maori

Alan Dean Foster

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Literature & Fiction / Horror

A thrilling historical novel that follows an English family through five decades of passion, adventure, war, and upheaval in the breathtaking wilderness of nineteenth-century New Zealand The only son of a poor British coal miner, Robert Coffin sets sail for the far ends of the Earth in search of his fortune, leaving his young bride and infant child behind in England. In the sordid and dangerous South Pacific port of Kororareka, on the sprawling island the native Maori call "the Land of the Long White Cloud," Coffin builds a successful new life as a merchant. He gains an unwavering respect for the aboriginal people and their culture, and finds comfort in the arms of his fiery Irish mistress, Mary. But the unexpected arrival of a China-bound clipper bearing his wife, Holly, and son, Christopher, throws Coffin's world into turmoil—compounded by the ever-increasing tension between the Maori tribes and the mistrusted "pakehas" who are...
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Star Trek - Log 6

Star Trek - Log 6

Alan Dean Foster

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Literature & Fiction / Horror

Three exciting episodes from television's most popular science fiction series! Complete in this volume Albatross The mission to deliver supplies to Draymia seemed so routine . . . until the natives arrested Dr. McCoy for murder! The Practical Joker Suddenly everything aboard the Enterprise ran amok. Someone or something was up to no good . . . and it was no longer funny! How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth Gods from outer space? It didn't seem likely. Then Kirk and his crew ran up against something calling itself Kukulkan . . . and it didn't seem friendly!
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The Black Hole

The Black Hole

Alan Dean Foster

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Literature & Fiction / Horror

For five years the crew of the Palomino had ranged through deep space, searching for evidence of alien life—with no result. Then, their mission almost at an end, they discovered a giant collapsar—the largest black hole ever encountered—and, drifting perilously near it, was the long-lost legendary starship Cygnus.Incredibly, the ship was not a lifeless hulk. Its commander, the genius who had designed the Cygnus and planned its epic voyage, still survived, served by a horde of mechanical slaves. But Commander Reinhardt had no desire to be rescued. He had a rendezvous with the incredibly hellish forces of the collapsar—and he planned to take the Palomino's crew along on his doomed adventure.
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The Approaching Storm

The Approaching Storm

Alan Dean Foster

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Literature & Fiction / Horror

"ENTERTAINING AND INTELLIGENT . . . This book is pure class all the way. . . . The final page is a great climax."--StarburstThe Republic is decaying, even under the leadership of Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, who was elected to save the galaxy from collapsing under the forces of discontent. On the tiny but strategic planet of Ansion, a powerful faction is on the verge of joining the growing secessionist movement. At the Chancellor's request, the Jedi Council sends two Jedi Knights, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luminara Unduli, along with their Padawans Anakin Skywalker and Barriss Offee, to stabilize the planet's population. To succeed, the Jedi will have to fulfill near-impossible tasks, befriend wary strangers, and influence two great armies, stalked all the while by an enemy sworn to see the negotiations collapse and the mission fail. . . .Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe,...
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