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Tales of the ESDF by Fushigi

The members of the Earth System Defense Force stand side-by-side with their alien allies to fight a galactic war. It has been going on for hundreds of millennia and it is happening right now, without the knowledge of ordinary people here on Earth.

A war is raging above your head, a war you know nothing about. The combatants have not only been fighting this war for your entire life, they have been fighting it since long before Human history began. While you live your life in peace, the thousands of intelligent species across our galaxy are split between two warring camps, and our . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Street by Ryan A. Span

Street is a fast-paced online/print cyberpunk thriller about a woman alone in a dystopian future, Gina, working to make ends meet like the rest of the new underclass — by taking a powerful drug that gives her telepathic abilities. She skirts the edges of sanity when she takes a job she knows she really shouldn’t, and finds herself embroiled deeper . . .

A complete series.
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Strange Little Band by Nancy Brauer and Vanessa Brooks

Two psychics, one mega-corp and all-around bad behavior

Strange Little Band is the ongoing story of Addison and Shane, two self-centered, amoral psychics who work for the cut-throat Triptych Corporation. Their insular, comfortable lives are disrupted when, due to Triptych’s machinations, they become unlikely parents. How can they raise a child when they can’t trust each other? . . .

A complete novel.
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Corvus by L. Lee Lowe

In an alternate present the minds of teen offenders are uploaded into computers for rehabilitation—a form of virtual wilderness therapy. Zach is a homo cognoscens, one of the new humans who can navigate the Fulgrid. Though still a high school student, he is indentured to the Fulgur Corporation as a counsellor. Laura is a homo sapiens. Their story is part . . .

A complete novel.
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Telepaths: The Park Slope Conspiracy by J. A. Platt

A botched escape from a mental asylum lands an undercover agent in custody and reveals a plot to destroy the nation’s telepaths.

Incumbent Senator Tom Gates has assembled a team to dig into his opponent’s darkest secret. Leading the team is Elise Atwood, a rare non-telepath born into an all-telepathic family, the Senator’s trusted Communications Advisor—and if the investigation doesn’t pan out—his scapegoat. From the FBI the Senator recruits Agent Carl Childers, a seasoned telepathic interrogator whose wife’s high-risk pregnancy may prove . . .

A complete novel.
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STREET

Horseless Cowboys

By Sonja Nitschke, editor

Jul 29, 2008: Caveat: I haven’t read all of Street, but I have read all of Year 1: Empathy.

The beginning instantly grabbed me. Crisp, clear, to the point.

I like that.

The story itself starts off strong: we are introduced to Gina, a woman working the Street, and telepathic mind drugs (which I thought was just cool). She takes a job she knows she probably [more . . .]

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STRANGE LITTLE BAND

Triptych: Looking to the Future of Innovation – In Bed

By Heidi, member

Dec 15, 2009: Strange Little Band is an edge of your seat ride through the twists and turns of life at a mega-corporation that owns its employee’s lives and would likely enjoy owning their souls as well.

Addison Harris is a psychic with a bitchy British attitude. The woman is take charge, no bones about anything. Nothing stands in her way. It’s a pleasure to see her move through the story. You don’t always like her, but you have to respect that this woman [more . . .]

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