Carolee Addison has trouble making friends at school. She is also being teased mercilessly, and she has trouble understanding the lessons. Having had a near-death experience five years earlier, she... More > now longs for the peace she felt then. Although she had been promised, in that NDE, that she would find a way to solve her problems in life, she can't remember any of that, because she had blocked it out, due to the fact that she lost her best friend in that accident. Her sub-conscious mind animates in the form of her shadow, in hopes of helping Carolee to find the clues that could help her regain her self-esteem and achieve a life-style that otherwise has been evading her.< Less
Some people need a lathe or drill press for only small jobs, but they don't buy any because they determine the cost is not worth it. But this book shows how you can use existing tools to easily make... More > a lathe, a drill press and a table saw, among other things, and inexpensively so. It also shows other DIY projects with entertaining tidbits.< Less
The planet Caprin is called a man-made utopia because of the products it offers: Clones (animals that look like humans), Dream Drug, and Fantasy Scenarios. Tourists who visit the planet by the... More > millions are not aware of the machinations behind the fulfillment of their lusts and fantasies, nor do they care. But after Alethea Banding's father dies under suspicious circumstances, she and her hired hand, Ivan, discover a secret among the dodecs -- the planet's native insect -- that reveals corruption of the most brutal nature.< Less
Harusten-Hanejjan is born into a world with total recall of all his former lives. He sees that the people of this planet are simple, naive and almost mindless. He soon discovers that he is in an... More > "edenic" world, where no one has, as yet, partaken of the "forbidden fruit." Because everyone is still innocent, there is no death.
As the world fills up with people, Harusten wonders where the tempter is, the proverbial "Devil," to introduce death into the world, and to teach them how to develop their mind-power.
When the wily one doesn't show up, and the people continue to saturate the planet, Harusten begins to wonder if he should volunteer for the job, even though he had lived his last few lives as a benevolent man of high integrity. The subsequent decisions he makes takes him into incredible dimensions of emotion, adventures and wonders he never thought possible.< Less