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Choose Your Enemies Carefully by Robert N. Charrette
Beyond the Pale
Jak Koke - 1998
If he fails, the world will fall prey not only to industrial saboteurs, but spiritual demons as well. But in a turn of good fortune, Mercury will be joined by a mysterious figure--one who's known to be one of the more powerful individuals in the "Shadowrun" universe. .
Shadowrun 31: Technobabel
Stephen Kenson - 1998
Renraku Computer Systems sends an agent to infiltrate the otaku, a race of technoshamans, and learn their secrets in order to gain advantage in a corporate war, But once the agent is initiated into an otherworld of technomancy and mega-corporate intrigue, he rebels against his employers in an attempt to stop the approaching war!
Worlds without End
Caroline Spector - 1995
Spawned in the realm between the worlds, a Horror comes. Defeated in battle centuries before by the elven mage Aina, it walks again, seeking vengeance on the mortal lands. If Aina fails to convince the courts of Tir na nOg and Tir Tairngire of the danger, she will have to face the Horror alone once more, or watch the world end.
Run Hard, Die Fast
Mel Odom - 1999
It turns out the meeting was arranged by Argent's former lover, who is trapped in the Pueblo Corporate Council lands. On the run, and hunted by assault teams, she knows that Argent's samurai code of honor will drive him to protect her. But in order to save her, he must confront the secrets of his past, and assemble a rag-tag team of mercenaries to elude the three corporations that have decided everyone involved would be better off dead.
Project Alpha, Book 1
R.A. Mejia - 2017
Unfortunately, he gets lost on the huge campus and when he follows a hot girl to what he thinks may be his first class, he’s accidentally introduced to a new world full of action and adventure. A world that exists in parallel with our own, the System. Now Anthony is getting new skills for doing every day tasks, gaining levels from fighting monsters, and experiencing adventures he never thought possible. Not everyone is happy to see someone like Anthony with these new powers and is willing to do whatever it takes to stop him from using them. Including murder. Will he be able to handle these strange new powers? Or will his enemies win and force him back to his normal boring life? Project Alpha is a LitRPG Adventure.
Vasily Mahanenko - 2012
Millions of them come to Barliona, looking forward to the things they can't get in real life: elves and magic, dragons and princesses, and unforgettable combat. The game has become so popular that players now choose to spend months online without returning home. In Barliona, anything goes: You can assault fellow players, level up, become a mythical hero, a wizard, or a legendary thief. The only rule that attempted to regulate the game demanded that no player be allowed to feel actual pain. But there's an exception to every rule. For a certain bunch of players, Barliona has become their personal hell. They are criminals sent to Barliona to serve their time. They aren't in it for the dragons' gold or the abundant loot. All they want is to survive the virtual inferno. They face the ultimate survival quest.
Shadowrun: Doc Wagon 19
Jennifer Brozek - 2015
Willing to go anywhere, rescue anyone, as long as that “anyone” has forked out enough advance cash to justify the effort. Reporter Simone Hart has embedded herself with a DocWagon team to see what their life is really like, and she’s in for a wild ride. From an OD’ing celebrity to an aggressive team of hackers, from pesky gangs to an extremely rich and powerful client teetering at death’s door, this night will give the team all they can handle. But will they survive long enough to remember that in the Sixth World, nothing is truly random? Full of memorable characters and rich Sixth World flavor, DocWagon 19 is a thrilling ride with the people struggling to save lives in a sprawl with a million ways to make people dead. Strap in, hold on, crank up the siren, and get ready for a crazy ride-along through the full chaos of the Shadowrun setting.
Lisa Smedman - 1998
Arriving out of nowhere, she claimed to be the ex-Lone Star detective's grandmother, and spouted dire prophecies of rivers of blood and a world in flames. But her bizarre murder prompts Leni and Combat Biker wannabe Rafael to investigate Mama Grande's past...straight into the dark heart of Aztlan-a lost civilization where human sacrifice is all the rage, and ancient ceremonial games could trigger the end of the world!
Kevin R. Czarnecki - 2015
Thanksgiving, 2075. Shadowrunning vampire-mage Rick “Red” Lang used to make his living hunting dangerous insect spirits and twisted mages, but when he awakens after twelve years of involuntary hibernation, he finds the rest of the world has gotten even stranger. Red begins piecing together what had happened during his lost time—and who put him under in the first place. But as he journeys through the neon-drenched ruins of Chicago and its augmented facades, Red uncovers an even larger plot involving eldritch forces seeking to invade from beyond our reality. He teams up with the few allies he can trust—Pretty, a beautiful ghoul, and Slim, a hacker extraordinaire—as they head into the middle of multiple schemes and power plays surrounding a dangerous new conflict threatening to shatter the uneasy peace into all-consuming chaos.
Sean Platt - 2012
And like most criminals, he has one chance at freedom — to participate in The Darwin Games, a televised survival show which pits two players from each city against one another in The Barrens, the uninhabited areas outside the City Walls.He’ll also have to face another enemy — the zombies which still roam The Barrens.As he fights for his freedom against impossible odds, his daughter, Anastasia, stumbles into people who have information about her father — information which will change her life forever.But it will also put her in the crosshairs of her father’s enemies.