The Koalemos Initiative

Download or Read eBook The Koalemos Initiative PDF written by P. H. Wilson and published by F&k Books. This book was released on 2017-06-26 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Koalemos Initiative

Book Synopsis The Koalemos Initiative by : P. H. Wilson

What is TKI? TKI is not like anything ever created before (that is the kind of line business managers make you write, I apologise), it is 3 books in 1 which is quite surprising given that it is a novella. Layer 1 Layer one is a thriller that has none stop action from start to finish. Who is the man in the yellow polo shirt? Is he an anarchist, a jihadist or a fascist bent on a new world order? What was he doing at the scene of two separate terrorist attacks and why has he reappeared five years later during the deadliest bombings London has seen since the blitz? Agent Heller, the only member of her Majesty's Secret Service that believes the man in the yellow polo shirt is behind it all, must find out the deadly truth, but what is the truth in the world of espionage and where does reality end and madness begin? Layer 2 Layer two is a philosophical meta-fiction discussing the ramifications of actions and thoughts. What if everything that happened in the world of a novel was real? What if authors were evil monsters torturing innocent characters with their evil schemes? And what does that make the reader? Layer 3 Layer three is a literary criticism discussing the state of modern commercial fiction, its inflexible state of being, the trite cliches, the sloppy editing, the scores of grammar and spelling mistakes and its obsession with sales over quality. If novel writing has basically become an algorithm to be followed, why would the world need writers anymore? If the world simply wants the same thing in slightly varying degrees, what is the point of creativity?

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  • ISBN-10 – 099593570X
  • ISBN-13 – 9780995935709

The Life Engineered

Download or Read eBook The Life Engineered PDF written by JF Dubeau and published by Inkshares. This book was released on 2016-03-01 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Life Engineered

Book Synopsis The Life Engineered by : JF Dubeau

JF Dubeau’s debut novel, The Life Engineered begins in the year 3594, where humanity is little more than a memory—a legend of the distant past destined to reappear. Capeks, a race of artificial creatures originally created by humans, have inherited the galaxy and formed a utopian civilization built on the shared goal of tirelessly working to prepare for their makers’ return. One moment a cop dying in the line of duty in Boston, the next “reborn” as a Capek, Dagir must find her place in this intricate society. That vaguely remembered “death” was but the last of hundreds of simulated lives, distilling her current personality. A robot built for rescue and repair, she finds her abilities tested immediately after her awakening when the large, sentient facility that created her is destroyed, marking the only instance of murder the peaceful Capeks have ever known. For the first time in their history, conflicting philosophies clash, setting off a violent civil war that could lay waste to the stars themselves. Dagir sets off on a quest to find the killers, and finds much more than she sought. As the layers of the Capeks’ past peel away to reveal their early origins, centuries-old truths come to light. And the resulting revelations may tear humanity’s children apart—and destroy all remnants of humankind.

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  • ISBN-10 – 9781941758601
  • ISBN-13 – 1941758606

A God in the Shed

Download or Read eBook A God in the Shed PDF written by J-F. Dubeau and published by Inkshares. This book was released on 2017-06-13 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
A God in the Shed

Book Synopsis A God in the Shed by : J-F. Dubeau

-Barnes & Noble Best Horror Books of 2017 Pick -Runner-up for the American Library Association's Horror Book of 2017 "One of the most enthralling novels I've read in the last ten years. Dubeau is a force to be reckoned with." —Jerry Smith, Fangoria Magazine and Blumhouse.com "This is the page-turner you've been looking for." —Barnes & Noble The village of Saint-Ferdinand has all the trappings of a quiet life: farmhouses stretching from one main street, a small police precinct, a few diners and cafés, and a grocery store. Though if an out-of-towner stopped in, they would notice one unusual thing—a cemetery far too large and much too full for such a small town, lined with the victims of the Saint-Ferdinand Killer, who has eluded police for nearly two decades. It’s not until after Inspector Stephen Crowley finally catches the killer that the town discovers even darker forces are at play. When a dark spirit reveals itself to Venus McKenzie, one of Saint-Ferdinand's teenage residents, she learns that this creature's power has a long history with her town—and that the serial murders merely scratch the surface of a past burdened by evil secrets.

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  • ISBN-10 – 9781942645368
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Abomination

Download or Read eBook Abomination PDF written by Gary Whitta and published by Inkshares. This book was released on 2015-07-29 with total page 357 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Abomination

Book Synopsis Abomination by : Gary Whitta

Abomination is a combination of historical fiction and fantasy, set during the reign of King Alfred the Great. As Alfred struggles to defend England from hordes of Viking invaders, the Archbishop of Canterbury stumbles upon an ancient secret—a dark and mysterious magic that could turn the tide of the war in England's favor. But when exposure to the magic corrupts the Archbishop, Alfred commands his greatest knight, Sir Wulfric, to hunt the mad priest down.

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  • Total Pages – 357
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781941758335
  • ISBN-13 – 1941758339

From Plataea to Potidaea

Download or Read eBook From Plataea to Potidaea PDF written by E. Badian and published by JHU Press. This book was released on 1993 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
From Plataea to Potidaea

Book Synopsis From Plataea to Potidaea by : E. Badian

From the Greek victory over Persian forces on the field of Plataea to the Athenian blockade of the rebel city of Potidaea - key events in the Persian and Peloponnesian wars, respectively - the half-century of Greek history known as the Pentecontaetia is an era for which sources are few and interpretation is controversial. Now, eminent historian E. Badian brings together six essays - one new and five revised for this volume - that shed new light on one of the key periods in the history of the ancient world. How was the Persian War finally settled, and what was the nature of the relationship that emerged between the two great powers of the Aegean, Athens and Persia? Is it possible to determine the sequence of events of the half-century between Xerxes' retreat and the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War? Should the general picture of Thucydides as the objective and "scientific" historian be revised, at least as far as this period is concerned? In addressing these and other questions, E. Badian provides the penetrating insights and rigorous scholarly argument, to which his readers have become accustomed.

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  • Total Pages – 292
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  • ISBN-10 – 0801844312
  • ISBN-13 – 9780801844317