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Sherman had always thought high school was a real drag. He was looking forward to finishing his senior year so that he could coast through college, get a day job, and spend the rest of his life playing video games. He is used to seeing angels, but when a new girl transfers into his AP physics class, he thinks demons might be more his style.
Sherman's on his first secret mission for Satan, and its one hell of a doozy. First he has to find the most powerful alpha wolf in the tri-county area, and then he has to help Charlotte make it look like the vampires put the puppy down. Unfortunately, Satan wasn't quite forthcoming with his information, and Sherman finds out the hard way that werewolves don't really like being killed, but they do like wrestling.
Whoever thought having a succubus for a girlfriend would turn your life upside down? Now Sherman is on his way to meet Satan. Fortunately, he's not quite the bad guy everyone has made him out to be. Less fortunately, The Lord of Evil has a job for Sherman, and let's just say that if our impromptu hero fails, well, he'll have 99 problems but a succubus won't be one.
The CO-D4 virus rages the globe, leaving weary survivors and infected who roam the streets. In the aftermath of the pandemic, Doctor James Ung finds himself in a new type of world. A quiet one. Almost as if everything is put on pause. The global distribution of the vaccine breeds a different outcome other than hope. Those who receive it fall into a deep coma. Ung along with Major Tom find an ally in Ella Hoffman, a displaced survivor from another camp. Time is running out and they are clueless as to what will happen when the inoculated survivors wake.
It is not a war that mankind ever expects to face - one against the undead. In the fourth and final book of the Rectify Series, the battle has begun. After the rescue attempt of Sanctum, James Ung and the others make their way to Moundsville, West Virginia, where Clay Owens leads a group of survivors. They make a long term sanctuary our of an old prison. It is to be home, instead, they face using the prison as a fortress. Hope burns out quickly when they learn the world is far worse and the CO-D4 virus has only begun its evolution of humanity.
Somewhere out there exists an extinction level virus so powerful there is nothing that can stop it. In a misguided attempt to avert the future deadly threat, biologist Elias Marcum creates his own impervious virus. His arrogance in his work inadvertently causes the accidental release of the virus. By the time it is discovered, it is too late.
Myrick Kerr, jovial Omega Group agent and last of the merpeople, hungers for a mission requiring his unique underwater abilities. Too bad all of his assignments are on dry land. When he's sent to investigate the sudden reappearance of ships lost in the Bermuda Triangle, he gets his wish.
An age-old prophecy of global devastation is about to be fulfilled. Hunted since childhood over his preternatural powers, Orano Tulay hides behind a surly attitude and antisocial demeanor. He joined the Omega Group to protect mankind, but the latest threat involves claims of witchcraft that sound outlandish even to a man like him.
Biomites are artificial stem cells that can replace any cell in your body. No more kidney failure, no severed spines or blood disease. No cancer. Pharmaceuticals become obsolete. With each dose of biomites, we become stronger, we become smarter and prettier. We become better. At what point are we no longer human? Jamie wants to be a halfskin. But Jamie's body is already 49.9% biomites. The rest is clay - her God-given organic cells. Any more biomites and she becomes a halfskin. And halfskins are shutdown.
Fabbers, slabbers, and fakies were dehumanizing slurs for fabricated humans. Bricks, however, was the People's favorite. The Sentience Laws were created to protect the rights of Bricks, but the laws didn't last long. Banished to a remote gulag called the Settlement, Paul and Raine are sentenced to live the rest of their lives in the wilderness. Escape and freedom will depend on Marcus Anderson, the man responsible for all the suffering that's been endured since the invention of biomites - the synthetic stem cells used to fabricate halfskins and Bricks.
Being sent home to investigate a rash of unusual events at the Grand Canyon is a mission Carter Mockta would really like to avoid. He's worked long and hard to forget his past and the reasons why he first joined the Omega Group. Unfortunately, missing people, tourists losing time, and unexplained auras are problems that can't be ignored. The Grand Canyon holds many secrets, but one of them is far more sinister than anyone knows.
When Greco's long-estranged mother is taken by an unknown enemy, he must face more than just his own personal demons. Ruthless mercenaries, inept crooks, and deeply buried secrets abound while Greco and Mirissa push their relationship to the brink in their search for answers.
Jamie wants to be a halfskin. Her life has become dull and pointless. If she had more biomites, the synthetic stems cells that promise hope and healing, she could take control of her life. But Jamie's body is already 49.9% biomites. The rest is clay-her God-given organic cells. Anymore biomites and she becomes a halfskin. And halfskins are shutdown. But there is a way. Black market biomites, called nixes, can't be detected by the government.
A chill runs through his skin as the phantom appears. He sees them everywhere.... Eric Stark is not insane. Or at least he doesn't think so. He wishes everyone in Dust, Texas, felt the same way. But that's not going to happen since the whole town thinks he's crazy. Why didn't he keep his mouth shut? No one understands. Eric is alone as he battles his sanity in a town of tormenters. Suddenly a new friendship emerges after the new kid, Kyle Barrett, moves to town. Eric reluctantly reveals his secret.
This volume is the third and concluding book in the military science fiction trilogy, The Pacification of Earth. It recounts the adventures of a young ex-Marine in unifying the globe and initiating essential population, pollution, and governing reforms. He defeats a Chinese thrust for fertile land via Mongolia, fights off insurrections and attempted assassinations, and finds love.
The exploitation of helpless simians by a wicked pharmaceutical company comes to an end when their genetically-altered research subjects escape, and the tables are turned on the human species that had too long exploited the creatures that share the planet with them. In this award-winning and terrifying science fiction novel, Thomas Weston envisions a future when the time of the people of today's world comes to an end, and earth moves on to the next cycle of evolution.
As 2100 dawns, revolutionary America is governed by a triumvirate of "welfies". The military member of the trio is a young ex-Marine, Ben Bjorn. While China demands food relief and threatens war, Europe pleads for military help against the Turkish-led Moslems. As if those two perils weren't enough, rebellion simmers below the feet of the Welfie government. Copying Eisenhower's example in the Cold War, Bjorn leads an American army to Europe's defense. In early spring, the Moslems cross the Bosphorus into Europe and throw back part of Bjorn's army.
A century later, the Farr family continues to thrive. A new generation of wolves walks the Earth with Zed as their leader. From the depths of space arrives an army of aliens with superior technology and a massive power-armored force of troops. Their goal: To take the Earth and make it their own. Now only the Farr family and their allies in the world of the supernatural can save the human race from being utterly destroyed. It's werewolves vs. aliens in this action-filled tale of war and interplanetary conquest.