Sci-Fi/UFO

//Sci-Fi/UFO
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  • Jake Epping, an English teacher from Lisbon Falls, discovers an extraordinary secret: the storeroom in a local diner is a portal to 1958. Leaving behind the world of iPods and mobile phones for a world of Elvis, big American cars and Lindy Hopping, Jake sets on an insane - and insanely possible - mission: to try and prevent the assassination  of John F. Kennedy.But all is not 'swell' in the world of 1958 - it's also the world of  troubled loner Lee Harvey Oswald, and a beautiful high school librarian named Sadie Dunhill, who will become the love of Jake's life...and does the past want to be changed? Will the past allow change?
  • It Is 1867: an unknown monster roams the sea and a U.S. Navy ship commanded by Captain Farragut is sent to investigate the strange and hazardous world of the ocean's depths. Here is Verne's classic tale of Captain Nemo and the  Nautilus with all the suspense and excitement of a modern sci-fi thriller. Complete and unabridged edition.
  • Uncommon edition of the screenplay.
  • Based on the screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke. A group of primates is singled out to receive information from a superior outside force which will speed up their development into mankind. Later, men excavate a huge monolith from the Moon's  surface - a monolith which emits a strange and, to  them, incomprehensible signal. Upon its discovery the monolith launches into deep space, its task of watching over Man, now that he has reached the level of sophistication necessary to find it, being over. This theme continues building into a  a massive climax.
  • Out among the moons of Jupiter, the empty spacecraft Discovery and the enigmatic alien monolith still float it the silence of space, mute witnesses to the mysterious disappearance of astronaut David Bowman through the 'Star Gate' nine years before. The Leonov is on its way, carrying a joint Soviet American scientific team on a mission of investigation and recovery, but the outcome will be beyond the wildest imaginings of any mere humans involved. Cover art by Michael Whelan.
  •  Two expeditions into space become inextricably tangled: Heywood Floyd, survivor of two previous encounters with the mysterious monoliths, must again confront Dave Bowman, HAL, and an alien race that has decided that Mankind is to play a part in the evolution of the galaxy - whether it wishes to or not...
  • Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and in between. But in this year, 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront its past, its present, and its future. The first event takes place on Mercury, in the city of Terminator, itself a miracle of engineering on an unprecedented scale. It is an unexpected death, but one that might have been foreseen. For Swan Er Hong, it is an event that will change her life. Swan was once a woman who designed worlds. Now she will be led into a plot to destroy them. Cover art by Kirk Benshoff.
  • The body of Frank Poole, lost for a thousand years since HAL caused his death en route to Jupiter, is recovered - and enhanced.  Poole is the only one who can solve the mystery of the Monolith's mission.
  • This volume includes: Flatlander, Larry Niven; The Crime and Glory of Commander Suzdal; Cordwainer Smith; Overproof, Jonathon Blake Mackenzie; Poor Planet, J.T. McIntosh; Shamar's War, Kris Neville; The Tactful Saboteur, Frank Herbert; Ministry of Disturbance, H. Beam Piper.