Working as an enforcer for a corrupt developer, Angel Velasquez teams up with a hardened journalist and a street-smart Texan to investigate rumors of California's imminent monopoly on limited water supplies. By the National Book Award-finalist author of The Windup Girl.
A shoreside burial coordinator who lives in self-enforced exile as penance for a long-ago mistake and a performer with a floating circus face unexpected life changes and new opportunities in the wake of an offshore storm. A first novel.
When a catastrophic event dooms the planet, nations around the world band together to devise an ambitious survival plan in outer space 5,000 years before their progeny organize an audacious return. By the best-selling author of Cryptonomicon.
A tale set in a post-apocalypse, technologically driven world of unlimited creativity follows humanity's struggles for perfection and survival among living buildings, attacking vehicles, patrolling angels and rebellious hyper-intelligent pets.
Lord Blackheart, a villain with a vendetta, and his sidekick, Nimona, an impulsive young shapeshifter, must prove to the kingdom that Sir Goldenloin and the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are.
Leigh Merrill, a successful young editor at a New York publishing house, returns to her home state of Texas for a writers' conference. There, her plans for a quiet retreat are disrupted when she discovers a stack of deeply personal letters from her past in her hotel room.
Liavek is a shared world, a bustling trade city originally created in the 1980s by a group of fantasy and science fiction authors in a series of short-story anthologies. Original contributors Patricia C. Wrede and Pamela Dean revive their own long out of print Liavek stories in Points of Departure.
Nine individuals from areas ranging from Mexico and Southeast Asia to Italy and California find their lives hanging in the balance of a terrifying choice.