Halting State

by Charles Stross

Paperback, 324 pages, Berkley Pub Group, List Price: $7.99 | purchase

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Sergeant Sue Smith is called in to investigate a daring Edinburgh robbery at a dot-com startup company, a crime perpetrated by a band of marauding orcs with a dragon in tow in the virtual reality land of Avalon Four, but she soon discovers that events in the virtual world could have a devastating impact on the real one, especially when an unknown enemy launches attacks on both. Reprint.