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Bova, Ben

Summary: Running a galactic ore carrier with his family in the wake of the Asteroid Wars, Victor Zacharius flies their ship into the middle of a military attack and bravely saves his family, only to find himself in the clutches of the seductive Cheena Madagascar.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2007

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Bova, Ben

Summary: In the aftermath of a terrible space accident, spaceplane scientist Dan Randolph, who designed the vehicle, realizes that his experiment was sabotaged and must outmaneuver terrorists, the government, and his creditors in order to prove himself.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2005

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Bova, Ben

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2001

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Bova, Ben

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2010

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Bova, Ben

Summary: "Humankind headed out to the stars not for conquest, nor exploration, nor even for curiosity. Humans went to the stars in a desperate crusade to save intelligent life wherever they found it. A wave of death is spreading through the Milky Way galaxy, an expanding sphere of lethal gamma radiation that erupted from the galaxy's core twenty-eight thousand years ago and now is approaching Earth's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2016

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Bova, Ben

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 1988

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Bova, Ben

Summary: Investigating the murder of his microbiologist brother, Paul Cochrane follows the trail from California to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to investigate his brother's work on a process that could produce a limitless supply of free energy to power the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2006

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Bova, Ben

Summary: Mars "the bloody planet," is a world shrouded in mystery. As the source of endless fascination, Mars offers us the most promise for finding evidence of life. Half Navajo American Jamie Waterman is a geologist whose dream comes true when he is selected for the first landing team on Mars. He endures the rigors of training, the personality conflicts and political intrigues, as well as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2008

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Bova, Ben

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1998

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Bova, Ben

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Publisher / Publication Date: TOR 1994

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Bova, Ben

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2007

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Bova, Ben

Summary: "In Ben Bova's previous novel New Earth, Jordan Kell led the first human mission beyond the solar system. They discovered the ruins of an ancient alien civilization. But one alien AI survived, and it revealed to Jordan Kell that an explosion in the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy has created a wave of deadly radiation, expanding out from the core toward Earth. Unless the human...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates, LLC 2015

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Bova, Ben

Summary: "Dr. Jake Ross came to Washington to try to make a difference, but he's learned the only way to get something done in Washington, assuming your ideals survive the corrosive atmosphere, is to gather power. Ross has gathered a great deal, riding in the wake of Frank Tomlinson. But now Tomlinson has decided to shoot for the moon. If they win, they get it all. If they lose, the game is over for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book 2018

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Bova, Ben

Summary: Recruited by an ambitious senatorial candidate, astronomer Jake Ross is directed to promote a new innovation for cheap energy, a situation that is complicated by the technology's hazards and the extreme tactics used by both political rivals.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2012

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Bova, Ben

Summary: Astronaut Keith Stoner returns to Earth after a century exploring space and discovers disastrous greenhouse flooding, ultraconservative religious-based governments, and the world on the brink of nuclear war, and decides to help save the planet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2009

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Bova, Ben

Summary: Jamie Waterman, unsettled since returning to Earth from a Mars expedition six years earlier, signs on as commander of a second mission to the Red Planet where he hopes to investigate a structure he glimpsed on his last visit that could only have been built by an intelligent being.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 1999

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Bova, Ben

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2002

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Bova, Ben

Contents: Introduction -- Sam and the flying Dutchman -- Monster slayer -- Fifteen miles -- Muzhestvo -- Red sky at morning -- Greenhouse chill -- High jump -- Death on Venus -- The man who hated gravity -- Appointment in Sinai -- Sepulcher -- Leviathan -- Afterword: The roads ahead.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Assoc. 2004

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Bova, Ben

Summary: Space traveling for an extended time to one of Saturn's moons, the crew of the enormous colony ship Goddard falls prey to long-standing tensions after a first exploration vessel mysteriously fails.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2006

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Bova, Ben

Summary: In Ben Bova's previous novel New Earth, Jordan Kell led the first human mission beyond the solar system, where they discovered the ruins of an ancient alien civilization. But one alien AI survived, and it revealed to Jordan Kell that an explosion in the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy has created a wave of deadly radiation, expanding out from the core toward Earth. Unless the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2016

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Bova, Ben

Summary: Hero or killer? In a startling future that's coming closer every year, Chet Kinsman is an astronaut ace who has done everything one can in space-including commit the first murder. It's a secret he can never escape, not even on the moon, where he's head of the first US lunar colony. A series of shocking yet strangely inevitable circumstances will force Kinsman to confront his hidden past and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2013

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Bova, Ben

Summary: To prove that the massive symbionts, named Leviathans, that inhabit Jupiter's atmosphere possess intelligence, physicist Grant Archer readies a deep-pressure manned probe for immersion in the giant planet's deadly cloud cover. Equally anxious to thwart his attempt, millionaire Katherine Westfall seeks to outmaneuver Archer in her bid for the top spot in the International Astronautical Authority...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2011

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Bova, Ben

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1992

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Bova, Ben

Summary: Jamie Waterman discovered the cliff dwelling on Mars, and the fact that an intelligent race lived on the red planet sixty-five million years ago, only to be driven into extinction by the crash of a giant meteor. Now the exploration of Mars is itself under threat of extinction, as the ultraconservative New Morality movement gains control of the U.S. government and cuts off all funding for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2008

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