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Star Mist

A dead alien ship appears close to human space. But in millions of years, no alien race managed to leave its own galaxy.
The alien ship originated in a galaxy over two hundred thousand years of travel away. But the Seeders need to know about the alien race, in case they are a threat.
Star Mist takes on the vast scale of the Seeders Universe and expands it even more.
Galaxy-spanning science fiction at its very best.

Star Force: Mak’to’ran

Civil War looms on the horizon for the galactic dinosaur empire and one lone T-rex bears the mark of treason to rally the loyal and reunify the races…
Beginning the Star Force Phase 2 timeline, the Mak’to’ran serial details the defeated V’kit’no’sat fleet commander’s days following the attack on Earth and the fallout within the Dinosaur empire that results from it. For as bad as the treason regarding the Humans and the bastardized Hadarak is, and the implications that one of the two founding V’kit’no’sat races are behind it, a much larger rift within the empire is being exposed that has the potential to do what neither the Zak’de’ron culling nor the Rit’ko’sor rebellion accomplished.
A full Dinosaur civil war.
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Star Force is a massive scifi franchise currently divided into two phases. Phase 2 is the V’kit’no’sat war between Star Force and the Dinosaur empire. Phase 1 is the backstory to that conflict detailed in the ‘Origin Series’ that contains 100 novella-length episodes.
New readers can either start with the backstory or jump right into the conflict with the Phase 2 entry novel ‘Lost Destiny’. The Mak’to’ran series is written in heavy canon detail and not friendly to new readers…unless you’re adventurous, adaptive, and overly intelligent. If you are, then you might be worthy of being a V’kit’no’sat, in which case dive right in and learn how Jurassic Park got the dinosaurs oh so wrong. They’re not attractions in a petting zoo. They’re the masters of our galaxy.
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### Sinossi
Civil War looms on the horizon for the galactic dinosaur empire and one lone T-rex bears the mark of treason to rally the loyal and reunify the races…
Beginning the Star Force Phase 2 timeline, the Mak’to’ran serial details the defeated V’kit’no’sat fleet commander’s days following the attack on Earth and the fallout within the Dinosaur empire that results from it. For as bad as the treason regarding the Humans and the bastardized Hadarak is, and the implications that one of the two founding V’kit’no’sat races are behind it, a much larger rift within the empire is being exposed that has the potential to do what neither the Zak’de’ron culling nor the Rit’ko’sor rebellion accomplished.
A full Dinosaur civil war.
\——
Star Force is a massive scifi franchise currently divided into two phases. Phase 2 is the V’kit’no’sat war between Star Force and the Dinosaur empire. Phase 1 is the backstory to that conflict detailed in the ‘Origin Series’ that contains 100 novella-length episodes.
New readers can either start with the backstory or jump right into the conflict with the Phase 2 entry novel ‘Lost Destiny’. The Mak’to’ran series is written in heavy canon detail and not friendly to new readers…unless you’re adventurous, adaptive, and overly intelligent. If you are, then you might be worthy of being a V’kit’no’sat, in which case dive right in and learn how Jurassic Park got the dinosaurs oh so wrong. They’re not attractions in a petting zoo. They’re the masters of our galaxy.

Star Force: Lost Destiny

What’s it like to be the last Human?
And not even know you’re Human?
Esna Donovan was stranded on a planet full of people that didn’t look like her as a child along with her brother. Their father was murdered, leaving them sitting in their spaceship waiting for his return.
They remember almost nothing from before that time, when two Calavari who were business associates of their father took them in and told them they could never be seen outside their full body armor. They’ve honored their father’s dying wish, living and working on the Calavari’s farm while exploring the barren wastelands looking for bits of technological salvage from the time before the great cataclysm.
They don’t know they’re Human, just that they’re different and they can’t show their skin in pubic. The two siblings have lived almost their entire lives in their self-styled body armor and dream of leaving the farm and doing something that mattered…but there’s nowhere to go. Nothing to do.
Then one day that all changes and Esna is set forth on a rollercoaster ride of a life she could never have expected once the word ‘Human’ is once again spoken on the planet…only its a word of rage and fear, with the local aliens trying to kill whoever it is applied to, though they’ve never seen one before.
Regardless, the word is tagged to her and she must run…with a little help.
\————–
Excerpt from ‘Lost Destiny’:
“Donovan!” he called out, running towards him with plodding footsteps as his nose picked up the scent of burnt flesh even before he saw the hole in the chest plate of the full body armor the man wore. Whatever race he was his blood flowed a sickly red, a fact that he’d prefer to not have known as he leaned over and gripped the man’s shoulders, prying him up into a sitting position.
“What happened?”
A shaking hand rose up to the neck of his armor, fumbling for the latch that Yammar finally helped him with. The helmet cracked opened with a hiss and the Calavari helped him pull it off, revealing the pale skin beneath that had alarmingly become even more so, now nearly white.
“Gladers,” he said, wincing horribly as he half bent over. “Jumped me from behind. I got two of them, but the third…”
“Where’s the latch for the chest piece?” Yammar asked, pulling back the cloak that covered most of the hard plates as he looked, but the man took a death grip on his lower arm and locked eyes with him.
“My children. In the ship. You have to…please. I’m all they’ve got. They’re dead without you.”
“Where’s the latch?” he repeated, searching around with his other three hands and finally finding something that looked promising. He pressed and turned the small button, being rewarded with another hiss as a crack formed along the side beneath the man’s left arm, but suddenly that arm went straight to Yammar’s giant head and gripped it tightly, forcing him to look into the dying man’s eyes.
“Promise me. Promise me…” he said, wincing again.
“I don’t know anything about your race,” Yammar said, feeling helpless.
“Good…” the man spat in a cough but no blood came out of his mouth, though it was continuing to pour out of his chest and seep down over his waistband plates in spurts every time he jerked in pain. “Good. Don’t ask questions…just…make sure they wear armor…in public. Promise me.”
“I promise. I promise,” Yammar repeated quickly, then the death grip on his arm and head relaxed and the Calavari was able to pull the torso armor completely off, seeing the hole in the man’s abdomen when the blood-soaked, charred clothing lined up. It was a lachar blast, pure and simple, and one delivered at fairly close range by the looks of it. Probably several to get through that armor, but the last one must have hit with nearly full force. He didn’t know how his friend had survived this long, but then again he had no idea what internal organs he had or even where they were located.
“Keep them safe…” Donovan said, eyes flickering. “Keep them…aw **
### Sinossi
What’s it like to be the last Human?
And not even know you’re Human?
Esna Donovan was stranded on a planet full of people that didn’t look like her as a child along with her brother. Their father was murdered, leaving them sitting in their spaceship waiting for his return.
They remember almost nothing from before that time, when two Calavari who were business associates of their father took them in and told them they could never be seen outside their full body armor. They’ve honored their father’s dying wish, living and working on the Calavari’s farm while exploring the barren wastelands looking for bits of technological salvage from the time before the great cataclysm.
They don’t know they’re Human, just that they’re different and they can’t show their skin in pubic. The two siblings have lived almost their entire lives in their self-styled body armor and dream of leaving the farm and doing something that mattered…but there’s nowhere to go. Nothing to do.
Then one day that all changes and Esna is set forth on a rollercoaster ride of a life she could never have expected once the word ‘Human’ is once again spoken on the planet…only its a word of rage and fear, with the local aliens trying to kill whoever it is applied to, though they’ve never seen one before.
Regardless, the word is tagged to her and she must run…with a little help.
\————–
Excerpt from ‘Lost Destiny’:
“Donovan!” he called out, running towards him with plodding footsteps as his nose picked up the scent of burnt flesh even before he saw the hole in the chest plate of the full body armor the man wore. Whatever race he was his blood flowed a sickly red, a fact that he’d prefer to not have known as he leaned over and gripped the man’s shoulders, prying him up into a sitting position.
“What happened?”
A shaking hand rose up to the neck of his armor, fumbling for the latch that Yammar finally helped him with. The helmet cracked opened with a hiss and the Calavari helped him pull it off, revealing the pale skin beneath that had alarmingly become even more so, now nearly white.
“Gladers,” he said, wincing horribly as he half bent over. “Jumped me from behind. I got two of them, but the third…”
“Where’s the latch for the chest piece?” Yammar asked, pulling back the cloak that covered most of the hard plates as he looked, but the man took a death grip on his lower arm and locked eyes with him.
“My children. In the ship. You have to…please. I’m all they’ve got. They’re dead without you.”
“Where’s the latch?” he repeated, searching around with his other three hands and finally finding something that looked promising. He pressed and turned the small button, being rewarded with another hiss as a crack formed along the side beneath the man’s left arm, but suddenly that arm went straight to Yammar’s giant head and gripped it tightly, forcing him to look into the dying man’s eyes.
“Promise me. Promise me…” he said, wincing again.
“I don’t know anything about your race,” Yammar said, feeling helpless.
“Good…” the man spat in a cough but no blood came out of his mouth, though it was continuing to pour out of his chest and seep down over his waistband plates in spurts every time he jerked in pain. “Good. Don’t ask questions…just…make sure they wear armor…in public. Promise me.”
“I promise. I promise,” Yammar repeated quickly, then the death grip on his arm and head relaxed and the Calavari was able to pull the torso armor completely off, seeing the hole in the man’s abdomen when the blood-soaked, charred clothing lined up. It was a lachar blast, pure and simple, and one delivered at fairly close range by the looks of it. Probably several to get through that armor, but the last one must have hit with nearly full force. He didn’t know how his friend had survived this long, but then again he had no idea what internal organs he had or even where they were located.
“Keep them safe…” Donovan said, eyes flickering. “Keep them…aw

Star Force: Hradeiti

As the lizard core worlds invasion hammers on, a new development is arising within the ADZ as the dissentious elements find an avenue to pursue their long suppressed agendas.
“Hradeiti” is the 82nd episode in the Origin Series.
Word Count: 31,800 **
### Sinossi
As the lizard core worlds invasion hammers on, a new development is arising within the ADZ as the dissentious elements find an avenue to pursue their long suppressed agendas.
“Hradeiti” is the 82nd episode in the Origin Series.
Word Count: 31,800

Star Force: Evasion

Only months away from their escape from Mace, Esna and Rammak find themselves in the middle of a V’kit’no’sat attack on the Star Force ice world base. ‘Evasion’ is the 2nd book in the Wayward Trilogy and part of the Star Force Universe. It is a Phase 2 novel set during the V’kit’no’sat War era.

Star Carrier

Earth builds her first war fleet!
The greatest warships ever constructed in known space rise up one by one, soon dominating our skies. They strike fear into the hearts of every citizen and rebel colonist alike.
Captain William Sparhawk, the very man who convinced the secretive Council to build this terrifying fleet, now has doubts about the project. What is their exact mission? How could anyone have built these huge ships so quickly? And most puzzling of all, what’s happening out at the isolated laboratory complex on Phobos, Mars’ lop-sided moon?
Learn the stunning truth in STAR CARRIER, the final book of the Lost Colonies Trilogy. STAR CARRIER is a novel of military science fiction by bestselling author B. V. Larson. **

Spring 5.0 Projects

**Discover the latest features of Spring framework by building robust, fast, and reactive web applications**
#### Key Features
* Take advantage of all the features of Spring 5.0 with third party tools to build a robust back end
* Secure Spring based web application using Spring Security framework with LDAP and OAuth protocol
* Develop robust and scalable microservice based applications on Spring Cloud, using Spring Boot

#### Book Description
Spring makes it easy to create RESTful applications, merge with social services, communicate with modern databases, secure your system, and make your code modular and easy to test. With the arrival of Spring Boot, developers can really focus on the code and deliver great value, with minimal contour.
This book will show you how to build various projects in Spring 5.0, using its features and third party tools. We’ll start by creating a web application using Spring MVC, Spring Data, the World Bank API for some statistics on different countries, and MySQL database. Moving ahead, you’ll build a RESTful web services application using Spring WebFlux framework. You’ll be then taken through creating a Spring Boot-based simple blog management system, which uses Elasticsearch as the data store. Then, you’ll use Spring Security with the LDAP libraries for authenticating users and create a central authentication and authorization server using OAuth 2 protocol. Further, you’ll understand how to create Spring Boot-based monolithic application using JHipster. Toward the end, we’ll create an online book store with microservice architecture using Spring Cloud and Netflix OSS components, and a task management system using Spring and Kotlin.
By the end of the book, you’ll be able to create coherent and flexible real-time web applications using Spring Framework.
#### What you will learn
* Build Spring based application using Bootstrap template and JQuery
* Understand the Spring WebFlux framework and how it uses Reactor library
* Interact with Elasticsearch for indexing, querying, and aggregating data
* Create a simple monolithic application using JHipster
* Use Spring Security and Spring Security LDAP and OAuth libraries for Authentication
* Develop a microservice-based application with Spring Cloud and Netflix
* Work on Spring Framework with Kotlin

#### Who this book is for
This book is for competent Spring developers who wish to understand how to develop complex yet flexible applications with Spring. You must have a good knowledge of Java programming and be familiar with the basics of Spring.

Spiderlight

The Church of Armes of the Light has battled the forces of Darkness for as long as anyone can remember. The great prophecy has foretold that a band of misfits, led by a high priestess will defeat the Dark Lord Darvezian, armed with their wits, the blessing of the Light and an artifact stolen from the merciless Spider Queen.
Their journey will be long, hard and fraught with danger. Allies will become enemies; enemies will become allies. And the Dark Lord will be waiting, always waiting
*Spiderlight* is an exhilarating fantasy quest from Adrian Tchaikovsky, the author of *Guns at Dawn* and the Shadows of the Apt series.
**Reviews and quotes**
” *Spiderlight* is a creepy-crawly treat from the master of non-human heroes, a joy from beginning to end.” � Paul Cornell, author of *Witches of Lychford* and *The Severed Streets*
“[ *Spiderlight* ] is a master class in subverting our expectations to surprise, engage, and deliver a fantastic story that works even when it isn�t pulling the rug out from under us.” � *Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog*
“Tchaikovsky clearly has a great deal of talent, and a real handle on the fantasy genre, with the ability to splice in different influences almost seamlessly.” � *SciFi Now Magazine*
“Occasionally a fantasy author comes up with a way to break the mould of traditional genre tropes: M. John Harrison�s *Viriconium* and China Mieville �s *Perdido Street Station* are two examples that immediately spring to mind. Tchaikovsky looks like a new addition to that select hall of fame.” � *Death Ray Magazine*
�Working in a small space, Tchaikovsky gives us sympathetic characters, real moral dilemmas, and emotional depth, all shot through with a sly humor that kept me grinning throughout. If, like me, you�re a D&D fan who always wondered about the ethics of Detect Evil or what the orcs eat in Mordor, you will love this one.� � Django Wexler, author of the Shadow Campaigns series
�Subversive and classic, Spiderlight is a timeless adventure cranked up for the modern era of readers. A warship-rocker of an adventure, Adrian Tchaikovsky has struck another literary goldmine that�s perfect for readers to dive into. Gripping and highly recommended.” � Jeremy Szal, *Starship Sofa*
*”* *Spiderlight* is a rip-roaring, old-fashioned heroic fantasy romp that also messes playfully with some of the genre �s more outdated conventions… a breathless rush that never outstays its welcome.” � Dirge Mag
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* “Spiderlight* will take you on a ride directly through straight fantasy and into the realms of the really fantastic a brilliantly original novel.” � *Geek Syndicate*
*”* A must-read for all fans of fantasy. Very highly recommended.” � *Civilian Reader*
*”* In a world of large epic fantasy series with mushy pacing and a lack of focus, *Spiderlight* is as sharp as a spider �s fang, as tight as its webbing, and as multifaceted as its gaze.” � *Skiffy & Fanty*
*”* A very fun, creepy quest tale with some quirky and engaging adventurers.” � *Bull Spec*
At the Publisher’s request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Speed Read Car Design

**There’s so much more to car design than simply looking good. *Speed Read: Car Design* beaks down every element a team accounts for when designing vehicles.**
People have never been more broadly aware of design as a concept and how it  **fits into their everyday lives**. Even the simplest of consumer products compete to offer something that will better catch the public’s eye and reflect the taste and perceived lifestyle of each individual.
Like all design, car design is complex subject. It’s one in which many people have an interest–and not just gearheads. Every part of a car represents myriad **decisions** by the design team ruled by **engineering** , **aesthetics** , **human interface** , and **emotion**.  *Speed Read: Car Design* helps the reader understand the hows and whys of that design process, offering an engaging review of history, theory, key concepts, and key designers. It’s a book for car enthusiasts, design fans, and anyone with a desire to better understand why our wheeled world looks the way it does.

SpecOps

The sequel to ‘Columbus Day’. Colonel Joe Bishop made a promise and he’s going to keep it; taking the captured alien starship Flying Dutchman back out. He doesn’t agree when the UN decides to send almost 70 elite Special Operations troops, hotshot pilots and scientists with him; the mission is a fool’s errand he doesn’t expect to ever return. At least, this time, the Earth is safe, right?
Not so much.
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Sorcerer: Witch’s Woes: Power of Air (Book 3)

It’s only been about ten days since the rogue pack came to Chicago.
Ben had been hoping for a little more down time before the next wave of impossible problems. His personal life is becoming more complicated than ever, but that won’t stop a coven of witches and an ancient rogue vampire from throwing more fuel on the fire.
Of course, all those problems may pale in comparison when another sorcerer comes to town. He’ll need to think fast if he’s going to survive a foe with a strength and power that far exceeds his own.
**

Sommeil

Envoûtante, onirique, mystérieuse, une des nouvelles les plus énigmatiques de Haruki Murakami, dans une édition luxueuse, superbement illustrée pour restituer tout le mystère, la magie, la fantaisie de l’univers du maître.