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 tale inspired by "Beauty and the Beast" follows the experiences of Agnieszka, who becomes the latest girl chosen to serve an immortal wizard who protects their village from the malevolent forces of a nearby forest.
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.
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.
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.
Set a century into the future, Wasteland depicts an America turned to desert by a catastrophe called, oddly enough, The Big Wet. Johnston and a team of illustrators tell an epic story of the erosion of civilization, set against a background of tribal battles and crumbling remnants of technology.
A private investigator's routine surveillance case in a flooded, post-apocalypse New York City leads to the discovery of a secret treasure from the past that numerous adversaries would kill to acquire. By the author of All Men of Genius.
Gun-slinging, chain-smoking Lou Meriwether is a psychopomp, tasked with guiding spirits who've lost their way. Author Molly Tanzer sets Lou's adventures against a gritty, spooky alternate version of the Wild West, full of villains alive and undead.
Becoming the best of friends after a series of adventures fighting against vast conscripted armies, a bandit and a duke's son become the rival leaders of separate factions with very different ideas about justice and politics.
Devoted readers of Lady Trent's earlier memoirs, A Natural History of Dragons and The Tropic of Serpents, may believe themselves already acquainted with the particulars of her historic voyage aboard the Royal Survey Ship Basilisk, but the true story of that illuminating, harrowing, and scandalous journey has never been revealed — until now.
Six years after her perilous exploits in Eriga, Isabella embarks on her most ambitious expedition yet: a two-year trip around the world to study all manner of dragons in every place they might be found. From feathered serpents sunning themselves in the ruins of a fallen civilization to the mighty sea serpents of the tropics, these creatures are a source of both endless fascination and frequent peril. Accompanying her is not only her young son, Jake, but a chivalrous foreign archaeologist whose interests converge with Isabella's in ways both professional and personal.
The Clakker: a mechanical man, endowed with great strength and boundless stamina — but beholden to the wishes of its human masters. But one audacious Clakker, Jax, can no longer bear the bonds of his slavery. He will make a bid for freedom, and the consequences of his escape will shake the very foundations of the Brasswork Throne.
Surviving an assassination attempt, Suyana, Face of the United Amazonia Rainforest Confederation, goes on the run with an undercover paparazzi who witnessed the first shot that hit her, and they must keep one step ahead of a killer to secure the future of her young country and get the real story.