In an alternate nineteenth-century England where the lower classes emit smoke from their bodies that is believed to reflect wicked natures, three students at an elite boarding school for future leaders make discoveries that could cost them their lives.
In the 25th century, to pay for his crimes, Mycroft Canner is required to wander the world being as useful as he can to all he meets; Carlyle Foster is a spiritual counselor in a world that as outlawed religion; and a young boy named Bridger with the ability to make his wishes come may hold the key to destabilizing the chaotic form of utopia they all live in.
Years after waking up dozens of feet below the ground on the palm of what seems to be a mysterious giant metal hand, a top-level physicist leads a team of people to discover the nature of the hand, where it came from, and what it portends for humanity.
In a world where you can lead multiple lives simultaneously, have constant, perfect companionship and never die, two best friends—Chance and Leap—discover that this miracle is hiding unspeakable horrors from the world and embark on a quest for answers and survival after they are targeted by a remorseless killer.
When a prophecy suggests that an insider might bring about the downfall of a powerful underground organization, devoted recruit Sarah and young assassin Rose find their respective lives clashing in a dispute that threatens everything they know.
The first official publication of a previously unknown work follows the story of a hapless orphan who swears revenge on the dark magician responsible for the death of his father, in a volume complemented by author drafts, notes, and lecture essays.
Sent away to a home for children who have tumbled into fantastical other worlds and are looking for ways to return, Nancy triggers dark changes among her fellow schoolmates and resolves to expose the truth when a child dies under suspicious magical circumstances.
An award-winning science fiction and fantasy author hand-picks his best short-stories, as well as a brand-new piece, in a collection that includes "The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary," "Mono No Aware" and "The Waves."
Filmmaker Millicent Roper — who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder and prosthetic legs after a suicide attempt — becomes entangled with the mysterious Arcadia Project and finds herself working as an amateur detective while still trying to make it in Hollywood.
When the HMS Reliant captures a French ship and its priceless cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, Captain Will Laurence is swept into an unexpected kinship with an extraordinary creature and joins the elite Aerial Corps as a master of the dragon Temaraire.
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.
A woman deals with a strange and persistent sense of everything being slightly off, which may or may not be related to her scientist husband's pet project, a "causality violation device" that might actually be working.
After turning her back on a position most people could only dream of, General Turyin Mulaghesh, one of the most powerful people in all the Saypur empire, is sent to a backwater posting to investigate a discovery only she's qualified to make sense of, one that could change the world - or destroy it.
Reunited as adults, childhood friends Patricia Delfine, who is magically gifted, and Laurence Armstead, an engineering genius, discover that something bigger than either of them has brought them together to either save the world, or plunge it into a new Dark Ages.