Science Fiction

Naked in Death

By J.D. Robb

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It is the year 2058 and Lt. Eve Dallas is looking for a killer. As she proceeds with her investigation, she finds herself growing closer to Roarke, one of the richest men on the planet, and her prime suspect.  Also available on audio.

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Heart of a Warrior

By Johanna Lindsey

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Dalden Ly-San-Ter, has traveled from his home planet to prevent an alien king from taking over Earth. There he meets beautiful Brittany, who believes it is all an elaborate hoax. Will their love survive the distance of space?

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To Say Nothing of the Dog

By Connie Willis

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Ned Henry is badly in need of a rest. He's been shuttling between the 21st century and the 1940s searching for a Victorian atrocity called the bishop's bird stump. It's part of a project to restore the famed Coventry Cathedral, destroyed in a Nazi air raid over a hundred years earlier.

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

By Douglas Adams

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Minutes before the Earth is scheduled for demolition, Arthur Dent is rescued by his friend Ford Prefect and finds himself traveling the galaxy, armed with only a towel and the ultimate guidebook. Also available on audio.

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Zodiac

By Neal Stephenson

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The first person narrative of S.T., an environmental watchdog who, while investigating the potent contamination of Boston Harbor, finds the contamination suddenly disappears, while the dangers are suddenly more than he can handle.

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The Difference Engine

By William Gibson, Bruce Sterling

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What if the computer age had begun a hundred years earlier than it actually did?
This "alternative history" imagines a Victorian England run by steam-powered computing engines, and governed by an intellectual elite led by Prime Minister Byron. When an ambitious young paleontologist comes into possession of a dangerous set of program cards he begins running for his life....
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The Diamond Age

By Neal Stephenson

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A brilliant nanotech engineer designs a completely interactive book, “A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer," to educate his daughter. However, the book instead falls into the hands of streetwise though uneducated youth who gives it to his sister.

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Snow Crash

By Neal Stephenson

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When one of the best friends of Hiro Protagonist, hacker, samurai swordsman and pizza deliveryman, overdoses on a new designer drug called Snow Crash, he begins to investigate in a postmodern world where our Internet is known as the Metaverse and where every institution is privately controlled, even the government and the police.

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Pattern Recognition

By William Gibson

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Cayce is a “cool hunter” who is obsessed with bits of strange footage which pop up at odd intervals across the Web. As she looks for patterns in the images she sees, her job and her obsession collide when a rich megalomaniac hires her to find the creator of this footage to exploit for commercial purposes.

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Neuromancer

By William Gibson

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Case was the best out there – a hacker no one could beat, until his talent was literally fried out of his brain. Working deals in the dark computer underground, he has been offered his skills back – for a price.
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