Detective science fiction (Novelty)

The Dark Above

The Dark Above


Jeremy Finley

ISBN: 9781250147288
Year of publication: 2019

Jeremy Finley THE DARK ABOVE For Rebecca, Who can summon the storm, but prefers to command the sun. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I am deeply indebted to Paul Stevens at the Donald Maass Literary Agency, for his calm and steady guidance. To the entire staff at St. Martins Press, especially my brilliant editor, Peter Wolverton, who knew he wanted a sequel from the very beginning. My additional thanks to the talented Jennifer Donovan, Joe Brosnan, Sarah Bonamino, Hannah OGrady, Sophia Dembling, Norma Hoffman, ...

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The Darkest Time of Night

The Darkest Time of Night


Jeremy Finley

ISBN: 9781250147301
Year of publication: 2018

Jeremy Finley THE DARKEST TIME OF NIGHT For Linda Howerton and Pam Finley, who inspired this story. And for Rebecca, Eve, and Charlotte, who inspire everything else. ONE Even before I learned about the boldness of blue, the vanity of purple, and the purity of white, the bell taught me the meaning of red. You go any farther than that bell, Lynn Marie Stanson, Daddy had said, pointing to the Faraday original shining like an apple at the pitch of the greenhouse roof, and youre as good as dead. Hed ...

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Matlock's System

Matlock's System


Reginald Hill

ISBN: 9781504057936
Year of publication: 2019

Reginald Hill MATLOCKS SYSTEM FOR BRIAN AND MARGARET Ive travelled the world twice over, Met the famous: saints and sinners, Poets and artists, kings and queens, Old stars and hopeful beginners, Ive been where no-ones been before, Learned secrets from writers and cooks All with one library ticket To the wonderful world of books. Janice James. The wisdom of the ages Is there for you and me, The wisdom of the ages, In your local library. Theres large print books And talking books, For those who ...

Keywords: dystopia
Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations

Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations


Carrie Vaughn
Charlaine Harris
Dana Cameron
Tanya Huff
Jim Butcher
P N Elrod
Elizabeth Bear
Joe R Lansdale
Simon R Green
Patricia Briggs
Neil Gaiman
Bradley Denton
Lillian Stewart Carl
Faith Hunter
Richard Bowes
Ilsa J Bick
Jonathan Maberry
Simon Clark
Justin Gustainis
ín Kiernan
William Meikle
Sarah Monette
Richard Parks

ISBN: 9781607013990
Year of publication: 2013

Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations BEYOND RATIOCINATION, REASON, GUMSHOES, AND GUNS: WEIRD DETECTIVES Paula Guran The subgenre that came to be known as urban fantasy was the most popular type of fantasyperhaps fiction as a wholeof the first decade of the twenty-first century. Although full of action-adventure and horrors supernatural beingsvampires, werewolves, shapeshifters, ghosts, witches, et alit really owed more to mystery than any other genre, especially the hard-boiled or noir ...

Keywords: fantasy weird
The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything

The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything


John D MacDonald

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1962

John D. MacDonald The Girl, the Gold Watch and Everything Dear Fred, You didnt tell me it was going to be easy. But you didnt tell me it was going to be like this. Find Kirby Winter. Bring him back. Spare no expense. And you assigned me a good man to help out. At least Huddleston used to be a good man. Today you wouldnt know him. He stares into space and he sighs, and all I can get out of him is sometimes an aimless giggle. We found Kirby Winter, boss. We found him twice. And if you want him ...

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Golden State

Golden State


Ben H Winters

ISBN: 9780316505413
Year of publication: 2019

Ben H. Winters GOLDEN STATE For Irwin Hyman who built the world he wanted to live in Disclaimer Digital Galley Edition This is uncorrected advance content collected for your reviewing convenience. Please check with publisher or refer to the finished product whenever you are excerpting or quoting in a review. Part One Future n., usually the future: the set of possible events which are neither happening nor have happened but which may happen, including those possible events which will happen, but ...

Keywords: dystopia
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

ISBN:
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

ISBN:
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 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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