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Colony By Scott Reeves
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In the thirtieth century, Earth is dangerously overcrowded. To reduce the population, people are chosen by lottery and shipped off to the stars to colonize other solar systems. Shiploads of colonists... More > are dropped off on unexplored worlds and left to their own devices. Jorge Leever and Meesha Androva are the only survivors of one such failed attempt to colonize a distant planet. For twenty years, they’ve been alone, unable to communicate with Earth. Now, another cargo ship arrives and discharges a new group of would-be colonists. Jorge and Meesha intend to guide the development of the new colony, since they’ve accumulated twenty years worth of knowledge about the planet. Bannock, a brutal, criminal slumlord back on Earth, has other plans. He intends to reestablish his crime syndicate on this fledgling colony world and eventually return to Earth as a conqueror. But Jorge and Meesha stand in his way.< Less
Colony (pocket book) By Scott Reeves
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In the thirtieth century, Earth is dangerously overcrowded and on the verge of ecological collapse. To ensure the survival of Mankind, people are chosen by lottery and shipped off to the stars to... More > colonize other solar systems. Shiploads of colonists are dropped off on unexplored worlds and left to their own devices. Jorge Leever and Meesha Androva are the only survivors of one such failed attempt to colonize a distant planet. For twenty years, they’ve been alone, unable to communicate with Earth. Now, another cargo ship arrives and discharges a new group of would-be colonists. Jorge and Meesha intend to guide the development of the new colony, since they’ve accumulated twenty years worth of knowledge about the planet. Bannock, a brutal, criminal slumlord back on Earth, has other plans. He intends to reestablish his crime syndicate on this fledgling colony world and eventually return to Earth as a conqueror. But Jorge and Meesha stand in his way.< Less
Wings of Danger - Limited Edition Hardcover By Arthur A. Nelson
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Limited edition hardcover... only 100 made! Join the expedition as a lost colony of Vikings is discovered in East Africa; "Wings of Danger" is one of the best Lost Race stories from the... More > pulps. Originally published as "The Adventurers" in Adventure in 1915, it's another edition in the Altus Press Lost Race Library.< Less
23-Tom Swift and the Martian Moon Re-Placement By Victor Appleton II
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In this 23 novel in this series, Tom must travel to Mars to find out just why the small moon, Phobos, has suddenly begun coming close to the surface. In fact it is coming down to lower and lower... More > orbits that could, within months, endanger the colonists on the planet below. He first tries to use brute force and to push it back into higher orbit, but nearly loses several spacecraft in the attempt. So, he now is faced with finding out the why of it all before he can find a solution that won't mean simply destroying the moon. That, he fears, might backfire and do damage to the colony and the planet. He tries to find some answers with the aid of his Space Friends, but they seem to have disappeared from his life. Without their help he mounts an expedition of Phobos and finds about the last thing he might have considered, or wanted. Now it is a race against time to see if he can rectify the situation and re-place Phobos in its correct orbit.< Less
23-Tom Swift and the Martian Moon Re-Placement (HB) By Victor Appleton II
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In this hardbound edition of novel 23 in this series, Tom must travel to Mars to find out just why the small moon, Phobos, has suddenly begun coming close to the surface. In fact it is coming down to... More > lower and lower orbits that could, within months, endanger the colonists on the planet below. He first tries to use brute force and to push it back into higher orbit, but nearly loses several spacecraft in the attempt. So, he now is faced with finding out the why of it all before he can find a solution that won't mean simply destroying the moon. That, he fears, might backfire and do damage to the colony and the planet. He tries to find some answers with the aid of his Space Friends, but they seem to have disappeared from his life. Without their help he mounts an expedition of Phobos and finds about the last thing he might think of. Now it is a race against time to see if he can rectify the situation and re-place Phobos in its correct orbit.< Less
Life of a Pilgrim By Michael Puchkov
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A fictional story about a pilgrim who traveled to the New World. This story tells about his experience in America and all the dangers they encountered.
The Lost Sol By Ryan Lailvaux
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For those living in the first colony on Mars, life couldn't be better. No war. No poverty. No climate change. An adventure of a lifetime. Though that's not the case for the planet's newest arrival,... More > Leo. The young man has already made enemies, has been assigned a dull job, and he can’t even remember signing up to make this place his new home. To make matters worse, colonists have started to disappear. Back on Earth, Alex is in panic mode. He finds out that contact with Mars has been lost, and it could be his fault. As a rising star in the space programme, it’s not questioned when he volunteers for the perilous voyage to find out what has happened to the colony. Against the constraints of time, Leo and Alex must uncover the truth. But the dangers of space are about to become the least of their problems.< Less
Journey to a Dream By Kathleen Annakin
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The experiences of the seventeenth century are many and varied, but for the Pattrice family it would be one of the dangers of being royalists, especially when one of their own thought differently.... More > The intrigue comes when plans have to be made in secret all the while mindful that any discovery of their plans would reap dire consequences. The New World was an invitation to start over afresh but with it came the dangers of the unknown. Life would never be the same for the Pattrice family as they boarded their ship. But a pioneer spirit came to the fore as this family looks to the future.< Less
Journey to a Dream By Kathleen Annakin
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The experiences of the seventeenth century are many and varied, but for the Pattrice family it would be one of the dangers of being royalists, especially when one of their own thought differently.... More > The intrigue comes when plans have to be made in secret all the while mindful that any discovery of their plans would reap dire consequences. The New World was an invitation to start over afresh but with it came the dangers of the unknown. Life would never be the same for the Pattrice family as they boarded their ship. But a pioneer spirit came to the fore as this family looks to the future.< Less
The Machinists of Adder's Jaw By Caleb Osborne
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In the colonies, the New Casperia Company is tightening its grip. Men and women are losing their jobs as the Company pushes the citizens closer and closer to homelessness and starvation. When Andrew... More > Welks arrives in New Casperia with his parents, he wastes no time in falling on the wrong side of the corrupt government and the murderous High Captain Korgan. His mission to bring Korgan to justice leads him to the cold city of Adder's Jaw where he quickly joins the ranks of a small band of young tinkerers known as the Machinists. But the Machinists have an agenda of their own and the shadowy Faction is reluctant to pursue Andrew's angle on the dangerous nightbloom trade. Will Korgan fall under the relentless work of Andrew and his allies? Or will the Machinists and the Faction leave Andrew alone, uncertain, and lost in the cold mountains? The fate of the colonies hangs in the balance and Andrew has the power to tip the scales.< Less

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