Detective science fiction (Novelty)

Schrödinger's Gun

Schrödinger's Gun


Ray Wood

ISBN: 9781466886278
Year of publication: 2015

Ray Wood SCHRDINGERS GUN I could reach no possibilities in which Johnny Riverswise guy, bootlegger, crook with his eye on the big timestill clung to life. In every crime scene every one of me was looking at, he lay face-down on the floor with two bullets in his back. It was a pity. Not because Chicago was particularly the worse off for one more dead mobster, but because murders are murders, and solving Johnnys would have been a whole lot easier if hed lived long enough to tell me who had pulled ...

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Irontown Blues

Irontown Blues


John Varley

ISBN: 9781101989388
Year of publication: 2018

John Varley Irontown Blues BOOKS BY JOHN VARLEY The Ophiuchi Hotline The Persistence of Vision Picnic on Nearside formerly titled The Barbie Murders Millennium Blue Champagne Steel Beach The Golden Globe Red Thunder Mammoth Red Lightning Rolling Thunder Slow Apocalypse Dark Lightning Irontown Blues THE GAEAN TRILOGY Titan Wizard Demon The John Varley Reader: Thirty Years of Short Fiction One The dame blew into my office like a warm breeze off the Pacific. In other circumstances Id have loved to ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Alien Contact Fiction Science Fiction Space Opera
The Nearest

The Nearest


Greg Egan

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Year of publication: 2018

Greg Egan THE NEAREST 1 Kate heard a knock on the open door of her office, and looked up to see Anneke from dispatch, grimacing apologetically. Ive got a shocker for you, Sarge. Sorry. Kate said, Go ahead. Shed been back from maternity leave for two weeks she did not need a content warning for every case that was grimmer than the scenes of cavorting bunnies on her sons nursery wallpaper. And after spending the morning reviewing a spike in missing persons that was probably just a meaningless ...

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The Shining Girls

The Shining Girls


Lauren Beukes

ISBN: 9781415202012
Year of publication: 2013

Lauren Beukes THE SHINING GIRLS For Matthew Harper 17 JULY 1974 HE CLENCHES the orange plastic pony in the pocket of his sports coat. It is sweaty in his hand. Mid-summer here, too hot for what hes wearing. But he has learned to put on a uniform for this purpose jeans in particular. He takes long strides a man who walks because hes got somewhere to be, despite his gimpy foot. Harper Curtis is not a moocher. And time waits for no one. Except when it does. The girl is sitting cross-legged on the ...

Keywords: time travel
Dayfall

Dayfall


Michael David Ares

ISBN: 9781250064806
Year of publication: 2018

Michael David Ares DAYFALL To my friends 1 Laurel Hill Cemetery was a hell of torture and death for the victims of the serial killer, but it was like heaven for him. He couldnt have imagined a better place to practice his dark art. Founded in 1836 on eighty acres of steep hills and plateaus on the western edge of Philadelphia, overlooking the Schuylkill River, the massive old graveyard was filled with a menagerie of some of the worlds most impressive architecture of death. There were hundreds of ...

Keywords: Suspense
Gunpowder Moon

Gunpowder Moon


David Pedreira

ISBN: 9780062676085
Year of publication: 2018

David Pedreira GUNPOWDER MOON For Lori and Madison 1 The Moon, Mare Tranquillitatis, 2072 Dechert stood at the crater rim and looked down. Dionysius was a monstertwo miles deep and wide enough to swallow the isle of Manhattanand with the light from the setting sun coming in too shallow to illuminate its depths, it looked as black as a well. What had Fletcher told him when he was training to take over the station Oh, yeah: Panic will kill youand make you look like an asshole in the process. Bold ...

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Vallista

Vallista


Steven Brust

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Year of publication: 0

Dedication For Matt обратно Acknowledgments Emma Bull, Pamela Dean, Will Shetterly, Adam Stemple, and Skyler White are the main people who pointed out where inside the vaguely shaped lump of marble an actual book was concealed. Alexx Kay once again helped me keep my chronology straight, and all of those who update Lyorn Records helped yet again. Thanks to editor Teresa Nielsen Hayden, to Irene Gallo and her Poignant Proletarians of Production, Anita Okoye for editorial handholding, and copy ...

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Tiassa

Tiassa


Steven Brust

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Year of publication: 0

Dedication For Matt обратно Acknowledgments Emma Bull, Pamela Dean, Will Shetterly, Adam Stemple, and Skyler White are the main people who pointed out where inside the vaguely shaped lump of marble an actual book was concealed. Alexx Kay once again helped me keep my chronology straight, and all of those who update Lyorn Records helped yet again. Thanks to editor Teresa Nielsen Hayden, to Irene Gallo and her Poignant Proletarians of Production, Anita Okoye for editorial handholding, and copy ...

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Tiassa

Tiassa


Steven Brust

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

Dedication For Reesa, with love обратно ACKNOWLEDGMENTS My thanks to Reesa Brown and Neil Gaiman for launching this one, and to Anne Gray for handling so many irritating details so I could work on it. Robert Sloan created much of the background of what became Dragaera, for which I am, as always, grateful. Thank you to Bethani at Twin Peaks, Round Rock, for keeping me supplied with coffee while I worked on this one. I very much appreciate the lessons in tournament poker from Adam Hatfield13 ...

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Artemis

Artemis


Andy Weir

ISBN: 9780553448122
Year of publication: 2017

Andy Weir ARTEMIS For Michael Collins, Dick Gordon, Jack Swigert, Stu Roosa, Al Worden, Ken Mattingly, and Ron Evans. Because those guys dont get nearly enough credit. Maps 1 I bounded over the gray, dusty terrain toward the huge dome of Conrad Bubble. Its airlock, ringed with red lights, stood distressingly far away. Its hard to run with a hundred kilograms of gear oneven in lunar gravity. But youd be amazed how fast you can hustle when your life is on the line. Bob ran beside me. His voice ...

Keywords: heist Moon
Unpopular Science

Unpopular Science


Warren Murphy
Richard Sapir

ISBN: 9780751560855
Year of publication: 2016

The Destroyer 136 - Unpopular Science For the Glorious House of Sinanju DestroyerBooks.com With special thanks and acknowledgement to Tim Somheil for his contribution to this work. Copyright First published in the United States in 2004 by Worldwide First published in Great Britain in ebook by Sphere in 2016 ISBN: 978-0-7515-6085-5 All characters and events in this publication, other than those clearly in the public domain, are fictitious and any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is ...

Keywords: Remo Chiun Destroyer
Never Say Die

Never Say Die


Warren Murphy
Richard Sapir

ISBN: 9780751560596
Year of publication: 1998

The Destroyer 110 - Never Say Die Chapter 1 If Ida known about this in advance, I woulda kept my mouth shut, said the bookkeeper. Vinnie Donatello wasnt buying it. Thats total bullshit, Ira. Balduccis people were about to let you take the fall for tax fraud, and you got pissed off. You knew exactly what would happen if you talked. I didnt know nothing about hiding out in the fuckin house where Honest Abe was born, said Ira Goldblum, staring at the log walls with a pained expression on his doughy ...

Keywords: Chiun Destroyer Remo
Meyer-Hofmann AG

Meyer-Hofmann AG


Jonathan Allen Taylor

ISBN: 9781370072828
Year of publication: 2016

Jonathan A. Taylor MEYER-HOFMANN AG 1 Crouched in the boat, two figures surveyed the island coastline and prepared for their landing. The cloudless night sky filled the North Atlantic bay with moonlight. A dormant ocean swell heaved upwards, its smooth back broken by the bow wave of the small craft. The sound of the outboard motor, which coughed and sputtered through the cold water, was drowned out by waves breaking over a rapidly approaching shoreline. The light ground fog had been visible from ...

Keywords: action adult content DNA Family love Memory nazi scifi action suspence
Realms of Light

Realms of Light


Lawrence Watt-Evans

ISBN:
Year of publication: 101

Lawrence Watt-Evans Realms of Light Chapter One Im a creature of the night, born and raised ineternal darkness-except the darkness on Epimetheus wasnt aseternal as I might have liked. That was why I left Nightside City,where Id lived my entire life up to then, and came toPrometheus. And on Prometheus the darkness isnt evenclose to eternal. What little darkness there is ends every eighteenhours at sunrise, then comes back again at sunset. Whats more, the normal Promethean businesshours are during ...

Keywords: carlisle hsing mystery nighside city science fiction
The Dead Mountaineer's Inn

The Dead Mountaineer's Inn


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky
Jeff VanderMeer

ISBN: 9781612194325
Year of publication: 2015

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky THE DEAD MOUNTAINEERS INN ONE MORE LAST RITE FOR THE DETECTIVE GENRE Reports from the Vingus region, near the city of Mur, indicate the arrival of a flying machine, from which yellow-green humanoids possessing three legs and eight eyes each have emerged. In their thirst for scandal, the bourgeois press has rushed to call these humanoids visitors from another planet FROM THE NEWSPAPERS INTRODUCTION BY JEFF VANDERMEER 1. Every man wears the face he deserves. Or put ...

Keywords: Humor Mystery Satire Thriller and Suspense

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