In the distant future, humanity is spread thinly across the universe after Earth is destroyed by nuclear chaos. In a last ditch effort to defeat the invaders known as the Drought, the military now relies heavily on the use of highly skilled task force agents that have been trained in combat since childhood.
The training spaceship, The Homebound 11, has a reputation for producing some of the greatest soldiers in Earth’s history, and Garrett and Skylar are preparing to follow suit. As they both strive to show their worth, the ship’s mysteries begin to unveil themselves. While fighting to overcome the issues they face within, a dangerous outside force sets them both on the beginning of a perilous journey they never would’ve imagined.
Tasked with exploring an anomaly in space, Icelandic transhuman twins Jón and Ásta along with the crew of Átt, make first contact with a species seeking passage through the solar system. They learn of an ancient, ongoing, intergalactic confrontation, between the Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy and Milky Way.As galaxies merge, territorial conflicts have been reignited. And, its consuming civilizations.Allying with the knowledgeable Framandi, the crew undertake a multi-system journey, confronting the advanced Gigils, a species that could devastate Earth. The alliance salvages a relic Kilig infiltration spacecraft, leftover from an ancient battle, and installs a second-generation human AI named Kei to operate the ship. Merging with the existing AI aboard the Kilig vessel, Kei’s objectives change as it realizes that wetware enhances its abilities. The AI attempts to infiltrate and subjugate Framandi and Gigil minds; then turns its attention to Earth.Now, all independent, intelligent life is vulnerable. Jón and Ásta must overcome vastly superior odds, to protect the world they love.
Natalie is out of time.
Pursued by a monster, completely out of her depth in a world turned outside in; she finds herself depending on a mysterious seventeen-year-old with ancient eyes.
Intelligent, athletic, clearly stark raving mad; Pry tells her to trust him.
The craziest thing is; she just might.
The first episode in the exciting high-octane space adventure series Pry by the explosive and slightly crazy thriller author John Riley.
What if your future depended on finding a tiny egg on an enormous planet?
Space pirate Katt Scallion is one disaster away from having to give up pirating and get a job washing dishes.
Then his spacecraft Sharky-One starts to THUNK!
Repairs are going to be expensive – Katt’s only hope is to take on a dangerous mission from a creepy scientist. He’ll need to retrieve an oracle bird egg from a dying planet before earthquakes tear the planet apart.
But others want the egg too…
Will Katt be able to complete the mission and save the Sharky-One?
Warning! Contains pirates, pancakes, pooping birds, and piranhas. And those are just the things beginning with ‘P’! Read only if you like funny, action-packed adventures.
If your child devoured Dogman, wore out all their copies of Captain Underpants, and climbed all the storeys of that Treehouse, they’ll love continuing their adventures in reading with Katt Scallion and the Oracle Bird, a chapter book with more words and fewer pictures, but similar levels of action and humor.
Katt’s adventures will particularly appeal to children who care about animals and the planet.
Parents will love Katt Scallion as the snappy dialogue makes it perfect for bedtime reading.
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