Category: Fiction

  • No Return: A Novel of Jeroun

    By Zachary Jernigan

    Staring into the evening sky, the population of Jeroun name the glittering string of gadgets they see stretching earlier than the moon the Needle. It’s really a set of iron spheres made via the god Adrash, his threatening ultimatum to the folks on the earth below:

    Prove yourselves precious, or be destroyed.

    Vedas is a member of the Black fits, an order of guys and ladies who exhibit their competition to Adrash by way of staging battles within the streets. After witnessing the dying of a kid in his care and understanding himself to be liable, he units off on a trip to the decennial scuffling with match in Danoor.

    Traveling with him around the continent are Churls, a mercenary haunted through the ghost of her daughter, and Berun, a built synthetic of modular spheres possessed via the soul of his author. either come to appreciate that Vedas's victory may begin an all-out non secular war.

    Unbeknownst to those 3 tourists, the aristocratic outbound mage Ebn and her protégé Pol are utilizing strong alchemy to go back and forth into area, with plans to interact Adrash in ways in which threaten to deliver the god’s wrath down upon the world.

    No Return combines the mythic inventiveness of early Roger Zelazny and Samuel R. Delany, the darkish weirdness of China Mieville, and the epic scope of George R. R. Martin, making a literary technological know-how fiction novel that defies effortless categorization and leading to the most significantly acclaimed debuts of 2013.

    Skyhorse Publishing, below our evening colour and Talos imprints, is proud to submit a wide diversity of titles for readers drawn to technological know-how fiction (space opera, time trip, demanding SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fable (grimdark, sword and sorcery, modern city fable, steampunk, substitute history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and lots more and plenty extra. whereas now not each identify we put up turns into a New York Times bestseller, a countrywide bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we're devoted to publishing caliber books from a various workforce of authors.
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  • The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing

    By Melissa Bank

    Hailed through critics because the debut of a massive literary voice, The ladies' consultant to looking and Fishing has captivated readers and ruled bestseller lists. Generous-hearted and wickedly insightful, it maps the development of Jane Rosenal as she units out on a private and lively day trip in the course of the perilous terrain of intercourse, love, relationships, and the treacherous waters of the office. With an unforgettable comedian contact, financial institution skillfully teases out common matters, places a shrewdpermanent, new spin at the mating dance, and captures in excellent pitch what it is wish to be a tender girl coming of age in the United States this present day.
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  • Storm: A Novel (Faithgirlz / Soul Surfer)

    By Rick Bundschuh

    It took genuine religion and braveness to get Bethany again on a surfboard after wasting her arm to a shark. The Soul Surfer fiction sequence relies at the lifetime of surfer celebrity Bethany Hamilton, as she and her buddies realize God's love and information as they take on the waves existence arms them. In e-book 3, Storm, a motor vehicle wash and a surf-a-thon with inflatable toys look like nice fundraisers for a challenge journey for Bethany’s formative years workforce. yet an unforeseen and life-threatening problem for Bethany and her buddy Holly brings a mysterious twist to their plans for Mexico.

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  • The Museum of Extraordinary Things: A Novel

    By Alice Hoffman

    The “spellbinding” (People, four stars), New York Times bestseller from the writer of The Dovekeepers: a rare novel approximately an electrical and impassioned love affair—“an mesmerizing love tale wealthy with historical past and a feeling of position” (USA TODAY).

    Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario in the back of The Museum of outstanding issues, a Coney Island freak exhibit that thrills the hundreds. an outstanding swimmer, Coralie seems to be because the Mermaid in her father’s “museum,” along performers just like the Wolfman and the Butterfly lady. One evening Coralie stumbles upon a impressive younger guy shooting of moonlit bushes within the woods off the Hudson River.

    The speeding photographer is Eddie Cohen, a Russian immigrant who has run clear of his group and his task as a tailor’s apprentice. while Eddie photos the notorious Triangle Shirtwaist manufacturing unit fireplace, he turns into embroiled within the secret in the back of a tender woman’s disappearance. And he ignites the guts of Coralie.

    Alice Hoffman weaves her trademark magic, romance, and masterful storytelling to unite Coralie and Eddie in a young and relocating tale of younger love in tumultuous occasions. The Museum of impressive Things is, “a lavish story approximately unusual but sympathetic humans” (The ny occasions ebook Review).
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  • Fugitive Pieces: A Novel

    By Anne Michaels

    A New York Times impressive booklet of the Year
    Winner of the Lannan Literary Fiction Award
    Winner of the mum or dad Fiction Award
    In 1940 a boy bursts from the dust of a war-torn Polish urban, the place he has buried himself to conceal from the warriors who murdered his kin. His identify is Jakob Beer. he's simply seven years outdated. And even supposing through all rights he must have shared the destiny of the opposite Jews in his village, he has not just survived yet been rescued by means of a Greek geologist, who doesn't realize the boy as human till he starts off to cry. With this electrifying picture, Anne Michaels ushers us into her rapturously acclaimed novel of loss, reminiscence, background, and redemption.
    As Michaels follows Jakob throughout continents, she we could us witness his transformation from a half-wild casualty of the Holocaust to an artist who extracts which means from its abyss. choked with mysterious symmetries and rendered in heart-stopping prose, Fugitive Pieces is a successful paintings, a ebook that are supposed to now not rather a lot be learn appropriately surrendered to.
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  • Fifty Degrees Below

    By Kim Stanley Robinson

    Bestselling, award-winning, writer Kim Stanley Robinson keeps his groundbreaking trilogy of eco-thrillers–and propels us deeper into the remarkable whirlwind of climatic swap. Set in our nation’s capital, here's a chillingly practical story of individuals stuck within the collision of technological know-how, expertise, and the implications of worldwide warming–which may perhaps set off one other phenomenon: abrupt weather swap, leading to temperatures...

    When the hurricane obtained undesirable, scientist Frank Vanderwal was once at paintings, formalizing his go back to the nationwide technological know-how beginning for an additional yr. He’d left the development simply in time to assist sandbag at Arlington Cemetery. Now that the torrent used to be over, huge chunks of San Diego had eroded into the ocean, and D.C. used to be underwater.

    Shallow lakes occupied the main well-known elements of town. Reagan Airport was once awash and the Potomac had spilled past its banks. Rescue boats dotted the saturated cityscape. every little thing Frank and his colleagues within the halls of technological know-how and politics feared had culminated during this mammoth catastrophe. And now the realm regarded to them to mend it.

    Whatever Frank can do, now that he's homeless, he’ll need to do from his automobile. He’s no longer averse to slumbering open air. Years of study have made him hyperaware of his prestige as simply one other primate. That plus his stumble upon with a Tibetan Buddhist has left him resolved to stay a extra genuine lifestyles.

    Hopefully, this may arrange him for no matter what is to come....

    For at the same time D.C. bails out from the flood, a extra severe weather swap looms. With the melting of the polar ice caps shutting down the nice and cozy waters of the Gulf flow, one other Ice Age may be impending. The final time it occurred, 11 thousand years in the past, it took simply 3 years to start.

    Once back Kim Stanley Robinson makes use of his impressive imaginative and prescient, trademark wry wit, and awesome perception into the complexity among guy and nature to take us to the threshold of disaster–and a little bit beyond.

    From the Hardcover edition.
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  • Clockwork Mafia

    Inventor Henrietta Mason is retiring from airships and adventuring to come domestic to Philadelphia. decided to erase all trails resulting in her past due father's duplicity, she dismantles his lab and gets rid of all files of the Badlands gold. whereas within the urban, she cannot withstand the entice of a charity gala yet lands up regretting the total event. good, every little thing other than a heart-racing dance with a definite U.S. Marshal.

    His profession and vengeance at the line, Carson Alexander needs to end up a connection among Senator Mason and the mafia. He lucked out taking place throughout Mason's strikingly attractive daughter, simply to have her slip via his hands. On a determined hunt to trace her down, he by no means expects his seek to take him into the brutal Badlands.

    With a routinely more desirable enforcer after them, in basic terms Carson understands the level of the risk they face. he will need to win over Henrietta's belief, and her middle, prior to it truly is too late....

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  • Galactic Pot-Healer

    By Philip K. Dick

    A robust and enigmatic alien recruits people and extraterrestrial beings to assist it restoration a sunken cathedral during this touching and hilarious novel.

    Sometimes even gods need assistance. In Galactic Pot-Healer that god is an alien creature often called The Glimmung, which appears alternately like a flaming wheel, a teenage lady, and a swirling mass of ocean lifestyles. so as to increase a sunken urban, he summons beings from around the galaxy to Plowman’s Planet. Joe Fernwright is a type of summoned, wanted for his talents at pot-healing—repairing damaged ceramics. yet from the instant Joe arrives on Plowman’s Planet, issues begin to cross awry. instructed as purely Philip okay. Dick can, Galactic Pot-Healer is a wildly humorous story of extraterrestrial beings, gods, and ceramics.
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