Rule 34 by Charles Stross (7/5/2011)
Detective Inspector Liz Kavanaugh is head of the Rule 34 Squad, monitoring the Internet to determine whether people are engaging in harmless fantasies or illegal activities. Three ex-con spammers have been murdered, and Liz must uncover the link between them before these homicides go viral.
Heaven’s Shadow by David S. Goyer and Michael Cassutt (7/5/2011)
Three years ago, an object one hundred miles across was spotted on a trajectory for Earth’s sun. Now, its journey is almost over. As it approaches, two competing manned vehicles race through almost half a million kilometers of space to reach it first. But when they both arrive on the entity, they learn that it has been sent toward Earth for a reason. An intelligent race is desperately attempting to communicate with our primitive species. And the message is: Help us.
The Vision by CL Talmadge
Lieutenant Helen Andros, a military physician, is caught in theocratic machinations that almost cost her life. Illegitimate, presumed orphaned, she learns her father’s identity as one of Azgard’s powerful Toltec lords and remains a target for the Temple of Kronos.