Set in the strange future of the Android universe, Matthew Farrer's Strange Flesh breathes life into a world where humanity is fused with technology, and conspiracies, corruption, and danger riddle the streets of New Angeles.While the world has changed, crime has not. A tangled web of lies and corruption surrounds the New Angeles headquarters of Jinteki, a massive mega-corporation that leads the industry in cloning technology. When corporate watchdog and media blogger Tallie Perrault stumbles upon evidence of a shocking coverup, she begins to unravel a conspiracy with world-changing implications. Now, Perrault must share her story with veteran NAPD detective and troubled psychic Caprice Nisei. But can these two women uncover the truth before it’s too late?
Published by: Fantasy Flight Publishing | Publication date: 08/18/2012Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 352 pages
From New York Times bestseller and Hugo Award-winner John Scalzi, a wild-and-woolly caper novel of interstellar diplomacyA human diplomat creates an interstellar incident when he kills an alien diplomat in a most . . . unusual . . . way. To avoid war, Earth's government must find an equally unusual object: a type of sheep ("The Android's Dream"), used in the alien race's coronation ceremony.To find the sheep, the government turns to Harry Creek, ex-cop, war hero and hacker extraordinare, who, with the help of a childhood friend turned artificial intelligence, scours the earth looking for the rare creature. But there are others with plans for the sheep as well. Mercenaries employed by the military. Adherents of a secret religion based on the writings of a 21st century SF author. And alien races, eager to start a revolution on their home world and a war on Earth.To keep our planet from being enslaved, Harry will have to pull off a grand diplomatic coup, a gambit that will take him from the halls of power to the lava-strewn battlefields of alien worlds. There's only one chance to get it right, to save the life of the sheep—and to protect the future of humanity.Other Tor BooksThe Android’s DreamAgent to the StarsYour Hate Mail Will Be GradedFuzzy NationRedshirts1. Lock In2. Head OnThe Interdepency Sequence1. The Collapsing Empire2. The Consuming FireOld Man's War Series1. Old Man’s War2. The Ghost Brigades3. The Last Colony4. Zoe’s Tale5. The Human Division6. The End of All ThingsAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Published by: Tor Books | Publication date: 04/01/2007Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 398 pages
A fully updated guide to quickly and easily programming Arduino Thoroughly revised for the new Arduino Uno R3, this bestselling guide explains how to write well-crafted sketches using Arduino’s modified C language. You will learn how to configure hardware and software, develop your own sketches, work with built-in and custom Arduino libraries, and explore the Internet of Things—all with no prior programming experience required! Electronics guru Simon Monk gets you up to speed quickly, teaching all concepts and syntax through simple language and clear instruction designed for absolute beginners. Programming Arduino: Getting Started with Sketches, Second Edition, features dozens of easy-to-follow examples and high-quality illustrations. All of the sample sketches featured in the book can be used as-is or modified to suit your needs.
- An all-new chapter teaches programming Arduino for Internet of Things projects
- Screenshots, diagrams, and source code illustrate each technique
- All sample programs in the book are available for download
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education TAB | Publication date: 06/29/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 192 pages
Kurtherian Gambit Boxed Set One: Books 1-7, Death Becomes Her, Queen Bitch, Love Lost, Bite This, Never Forsaken, Under My Heel, Kneel or Die (Kurtherian Gambit Boxed Sets Book 1)
What you thought you knew about Vampires and Werewolves is wrong...so very, very, wrong.This digital box set contains the first seven books, the complete first arc of the best-selling Kurtherian Gambit series from Michael Anderle.** AMAZON Top 100 Bestselling Author **Death Becomes Her A thousand years of effort to keep the UnknownWorld hidden is unraveling and the Patriarch is tired. He needs to find someone to take over.He finds Bethany Anne.Unknown, untested and untried she sets out to accomplish the impossible while forging a new future. One that no one knew was in danger.And she does it with an attitude that will make you stand up and cheer!They say a dress can make a woman, but in this case, the dress is Death, and Death Becomes Her very well indeed.Queen BitchThe UnknownWorld is reeling from change. Bethany Anne has started to make a difference in the first week of being 'awake'. Now, America has been losing good men since their teams don't have a Vampire to help them and Frank is hoping Bethany Anne can, and will, help.Further, the American Pack Council is having internal problems with their own "young and dumb" Were's who want to ignore Michael's strictures. With no one seeing Michael, the fear of the 'Boogeyman' is starting to recede.Love LostWhen one of Bethany Anne's loved one gets caught in the crossfire between her and the Forsaken, she goes rabid in rage. She doesn't believe in seeking peace and harmony, but rather revenge and mayhem.Continuing the story of Bethany Anne and TQB team, Love Lost picks up after Queen Bitch. She works to complete both her business and military team leads and we meet Stephen's daughter Gabrielle as plans are made to exact revenge South of the Border.You don't touch one of Bethany Anne's loved ones and get away with it, no matter how far away you live.Bite ThisYou take out one annoying vampire in revenge, and now you have to clean up the mess? What a pain in the ... something.Bethany Anne and crew are back! They need to grab a ship, figure out who is trying to dig into her businesses, get their hands around the potential for creating an A.I. and the ongoing mess with Anton and South America.One of these days, she will get a break. Fortunately for us, it wasn't today.Never ForsakenLife is beyond dangerous when you are caught up in the ongoing war between Bethany Anne's group and the Forsaken. Both Vampires and Humans have been targeted, but if there is one thing that those who work with Bethany Anne learn, it is you are NEVER FORSAKEN.Under My HeelEurope is erupting is tension and violence.David is only adding to the conflagration by setting a trap, one that our team will trip to save those people still alive.There is one thing every enemy of Bethany Anne finds out. They will be ground down under her heels.Kneel or DieThe future just went upside down, when a nascent AI is added against Bethany Anne's wishes.Then, there is David and his issues to take care of, permanently. Bethany Anne has had it with Terrorists. Not encumbered with law, she seeks only justice for those who were killed in France.NOTE: This book contains cursing. Perhaps humorous cursing, but cursing nevertheless. If this offends you, I don't suggest reading this book.
Published by: LMBPN Publishing | Publication date: 10/08/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 1713 pages
There are always scourges in the Universe. This time, they found the wrong prey.Bethany Anne is trying to ignore that Michael is out hunting a beast to bring back ten tons of meat when she gets an unexpected call.** AMAZON Top 100 Best Selling Author **The group of friends hanging out on New Devon have come up with a devious way to protect their client's money, while building a fortune by outsourcing their jobs. WILL BETHANY ANNE TAKE HIGH TORTUGA TO WAR?The children work to make something special for Mother’s Day, unfortunately, it comes with an unexpected adventure.Bethany Anne's vacation has officially ended when her people are attacked.The Endgame is just getting started.---NOTE: This book contains cursing. Perhaps humorous cursing, but cursing nevertheless. If this offends you, I don't suggest reading this book.Terry56 - "I thought I would go into withdrawal before I could read another BA, Michael, and family book! I read the 1st 21 Kurtherian Gambit books 6 times and will read them again! I loved the 1st Endgame book and now I have fallen in love with this one! Please, oh, please hurry with the next one!"
Published by: LMBPN Publishing | Publication date: 11/29/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 330 pages
What you thought you knew about Vampires and Werewolves is wrong...so very, very, wrong.** AMAZON Top 100 Best Selling Author - Over 500,000,000 Pages Read (Kindle Unlimited Top 20 Series!) **A thousand years of effort to keep the UnknownWorld hidden is unraveling and the Patriarch is tired. He needs to find someone to take over.He finds Bethany Anne.Unknown, untested and untried she sets out to accomplish the impossible while forging a new future. One that no one knew was in danger.And she does it with an attitude that will make you stand up and cheer!They say a dress can make a woman, but in this case, the dress is Death, and Death Becomes Her very well indeed.Amazon Reviewer MistyDawn says: "I'm surprised. I thought when I read the first book in this series, that it couldn't get better.... I was wrong. I read almost continuously, and for the past year and a half, I haven't read a series (or even one) book that I've loved as much. With such loyal characters, friendship, and badassery... just don't wait to start reading these. So just, just wow."**Please note, as mentioned in a review, there is flagrantly foul language in these novels. The main character does not have a problem with cussing, just uninspired cussing.Scroll Up and Grab Your Copy Today!
Published by: LMBPN Publishing | Publication date: 11/02/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 270 pages
The Ooken thought they upset a small but tough set of aliens. They had no idea the level of pain Bethany Anne was willing to bring.You don’t hurt Bethany Anne’s people, because the gloves come off and get destroyed, never to be placed back on again.** AMAZON Top 100 Best Selling Author **The children have had to grow up, and quickly. Will they handle the new responsibilities that come with their new bodies? Or will the experiment fail? WAR IS COMING. WHO WILL BE THE VICTOR?Each side believes they know enough, but Bethany Anne gets a stark reminder that the fog of war cuts both ways.While Bethany Anne attacks the enemy, they unexpectedly return the favor.The Queen Bitch is back, and All’s Fair in Blood and War.---NOTE: This book contains cursing. Perhaps humorous cursing, but cursing, nevertheless. If this offends you, I don't suggest reading this book.Terry56 - "I thought I would go into withdrawal before I could read another BA, Michael, and family book! I read the 1st 21 Kurtherian Gambit books 6 times and will read them again! I loved the 1st Endgame book and now I have fallen in love with this one! Please, oh, please hurry with the next one!"
Published by: LMBPN Publishing | Publication date: 12/27/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 287 pages
The Bitch is back, and she means business.Two hundred years ago an alien race altered the course of the galaxy’s history. Just not in the way they intended.** AMAZON Top 100 Best Selling Author **Bethany Anne Nacht has denied the Kurtherians at every turn. After two centuries of war the Kurtherians have gone into hiding, and so has the Queen Bitch. Life around High Tortuga is about to get very interesting.Bethany Anne and Michael have adjusted to family life. She and her husband have two children to protect and raise, not an easy task when your children are…gifted. Her plan to protect her children from harm is coming to fruition. However, she didn’t count on their father…Away from home, the game begins again when a scout ship runs into trouble, and a mysterious new enemy threatens the stability of the nascent Federation.The Endgame is underway.---NOTE: This book contains cursing. Perhaps humorous cursing, but cursing nevertheless. If this offends you, I don't suggest reading this book.
Published by: LMBPN Publishing | Publication date: 08/09/2018Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 236 pages
What is the cloud? Discover the secrets of the cloud through simple explanations that use lots of pictures and lots of examples. Why learn about the cloud? It’s the future. The cloud is the future of software, the future of computing, and the future of business. If you’re not up on the cloud the future will move on without you. Don’t miss out.Not a geek? Don’t worry. I wrote this book for you! After reading Explain Cloud Like I'm 10, you will understand the cloud. That’s a promise. How do I deliver on that promise? I’ll let you in on a little secret: the cloud is not that hard to understand. It’s just that nobody has taken the time to explain it properly. I take the time. I go slow. You’ll learn step-by-step; one idea at a time. You’ll learn something new no matter if you’re a beginner, someone who knows a little and wants to know more, or someone thinking about a career change. In Explain Cloud Like I'm 10, you’ll discover:
- How the cloud got its name. A more interesting story than you might think.
- An intuitive picture based definition of the cloud.
- What it means when someone says a service is in the cloud.
- If stormy weather affects cloud computing.
- How the internet really works. Most people don’t know. You will.
- The real genius of cloud computing. Hint: it’s not the technology.
- The good, the bad, and the ugly of cloud computing.
- How cloud computing changed how software is made—forever.
- Why Amazon AWS became so popular. Hint: it’s not the technology.
- What happens when you press play on Netflix.
- Why Kindle is the perfect example of a cloud service.
- The radically different approaches Apple and Google take to the cloud.
- How Google Maps and Facebook Messenger excel as cloud applications.
- Cloud providers are engaging in a winner-take-all war to addict you to their ecosystems.
- Key ideas like: VM, serverless, container, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, virtualization, caching, ISP, OpEx, CapEx, network, AMI, EC2, S3, CDN, elastic computing, datacenter, and cloud-native.
- And so much more.
Publication date: 10/02/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 292 pages
The Ascension Myth Boxed Set (Books 5-8): Rebirth, Retribution, Cloaked, Bourne (The Ascension Myth Boxed Sets Book 2)
Save that MONEY and buy Boxed Set Two of The Ascension Myth, books 5-8.(Including Rebirth, Retribution, Cloaked, Bourne.)RebirthMolly is back from the dead. And now even more capable. But the transformation is not without more serious issues.Problems that not even ADAM can help with.Feeling cursed, she undergoes a Vision Quest. The rest of the team prepare for the General's clandestine assignment back at the base. But with the fate of the Federation hanging in the balance, a question arises.Can Molly handle this next mission?RetributionSometimes, retribution is a slippery slope towards self-destruction.When the General invites Molly and her crew to the ArchAngel, it's not long before news also arrives of a serious threat to the Federation.It falls to Molly and her team to deal with the threat, which winds up in an intense hostage situation.Meanwhile, back on Sark, Molly’s team helps Chaakwa along with her unconventional help to bring her father's killers to justice.Can Molly handle everything thrown at her?CloakedNot everything someone sees is real. Now, both sides of the story are tested by those who hide their reasons.For some, the reasons are good, for others not so much.Molly, Oz, Joel, Sean, Jack and the others are back in Action, supporting the Etheric Federation to stop a planet from being destroyed. At the same time, Molly is working on a personal project to implement teaching at a higher level.But who knew that politics ran institutions of learning?Join our team as they go undercover, cloaked, to help save ... a world.BourneThe same military base where Oz was created witnesses the birth of another AI.The only problem?The military is the one who sets the ground rules.So, what is a new daddy AI supposed to do?Meanwhile, others are attacking the college, and Giles has to get his game on to protect his students - Space Archaeologist style.And Molly is faced with the biggest and most dangerous meeting of her whole adult life.She is going to meet her parents.What could possibly go wrong?--- PLEASE NOTE ---Inside this book is cursing, amusing cursing, but cursing nonetheless. If bad language offends you, perhaps this book is not for you.Set on the foundation laid by the Kurtherian Gambit Series, The Ascension Myth tells an entirely new story in the Age of Expansion--when the Etheric Empire is fast becoming the Etheric Federation with all of the trials and tribulations that come with bringing together different peoples, systems, and ideals.
Published by: LMBPN Publishing | Publication date: 01/23/2019Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 1012 pages