Her Own Devices by Shelly Adina

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Escaped lunatics, lost children, vengeful lords, and love. Really, the situation is becoming quite impossible.

Seventeen-year-old Lady Claire Trevelyan, left alone after the Arabian Bubble financial disaster claims home and family, now leads the cleverest gang in the London underworld. Between outwitting a rival gang, inventing a device that will net her and her scientist employer worldwide fame, and keeping her mother from marrying her off, she can almost forget that a powerful lord wants to get closer … and if he succeeds, can destroy it all with a single word …

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STAR TREK S.C.E: Foundations (#17,18,19)

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In the twenty-fourth century, the U.S.S. da Vinci and its S.C.E. team led by Commander Sonya Gomez roam the galaxy, solving the technical problems of the universe in a state-of-the-art ship. But the road to the da Vinci was a difficult one, as the S.C.E. had to go through its share of growing pains back in the twenty-third century….


Even as the da Vinci spearheads a dramatic rescue of a runaway vessel, Captain Montgomery Scott recalls his younger days as the chief engineer of the U.S.S. Enterprise under Captain Kirk — and his own encounters with a much different Corps of Engineers. From the edge of the Romulan Neutral Zone, to the planet Beta III in the wake of the Landru computer, to the uncharted regions of deep space, Scotty joins forces with the battered old U.S.S. Lovell to bring the S.C.E. into the future!

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No Time To Die

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Craig started his run on a high before plumbing, possibly, new depths with his follow up, only to climb back up for Skyfall before falling off this new found cliff with Spectre. I’m not sure any other Bond has had such a rollercoaster ride with their releases. But the good news is that following this trend we will be getting a sure fire hit with ….

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Wheel of Time: The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan

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The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.

For centuries, gleemen have told the tales of The Great Hunt of the Horn. So many tales about each of th Hunters, and so many Hunters to tell of…Now the Horn itself is found: the Horn of Valere long thought only legend, the Horn which will raise the dead heroes of the ages. And it is stolen.

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Spectre

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We started this reboot by steering away from Bond and that worked very well so we leaned into that and it went badly. We then tried to do a slightly more Bondish adventure and that worked well so here we will be leaning into that. Let’s see how it goes in….

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Star Trek S.C.E: Oaths (#16)

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Dr. Elizabeth Lense has had a fine career. She was first in her class at Starfleet Medical – ahead of the genetically enhanced Julian Bashir — and a hero during the Dominion War, and is now the chief medical officer on the U.S.S. da Vinci. but Captain David Gold notices that her performance has not been up to snuff. She’s been listless and stressed, and is delegating most of her responsibilities to the da Vinci’s Emergency Medical Hologram.


Her malaise couldn’t possibly come at a worse time, because a virus has erupted on Sherman’s Planet — and the planet’s entire population, as well as the crew of the da Vinci, are now marked for death by the virulent plague!


Can Lense find her way out of depression to determine a cure? And will the cure the worse than the disease?

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