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Book 2 of the Terra Incognita Trilogy THE MAP OF ALL THINGS Kevin J. Anderson

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THE COMPANY MAN Robert Jackson Bennett

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DIVINE MISFORTUNE A. Lee Martinez

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Book 3 of Living with the Dead Eat, Slay, Love Jesse Petersen

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Book 5 of the Avery Cates Series THE FINAL EVOLUTION Jeff Somers

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Book 1 of The Dagger and Coin THE DRAGON’S PATH Daniel Abraham Book 1 in the Samuil Petrovitch Series EQUATIONS OF LIFE Simon Morden

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The Parasol Protectorate Book the Fourth HEARTLESS Gail Carriger

CHASING THE MOON A. Lee Martinez

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HELL SHIP Philip Palmer

EMBER AND ASH Pamela Freeman

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Book 3 of the Terra Incognita Trilogy THE KEY TO CREATION Kevin J. Anderson

SURFACE DETAIL Iain M. Banks Book 2 in the Samuil Petrovitch Series THEORIES OF FLIGHT Simon Morden

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Book 8 of the Jaz Parks Series THE DEADLIEST BITE Jennifer Rardin Book 2 of the Newsflesh Trilogy DEADLINE Mira Grant Book 3 in the Samuil Petrovitch Series DEGREES OF FREEDOM Simon Morden

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Book 2 of the Fisherman’s Children Series THE RELUCTANT MAGE Karen Miller

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A BLIGHT OF MAGES Karen Miller Book 1 of the Spirtwalker Trilogy COLD MAGIC Kate Elliott

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From the author of Mr. Shivers comes a gripping tale of murder and intrigue in an America that never was.

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he year is 1919. One company built the guns that won the Great War. They built the airships that tie the world together. And, above all, they built Evesden—a shining metropolis, the best the world has to offer. But something is rotten at the heart of the city. Caught between the union and the corporation, one man must find the truth behind a series of gruesome murders.

Robert Jackson Bennett has created a stunning new blend of genres, confirming this young author as a bold and brilliant new voice in contemporary fiction.

THE COMPANY MAN

Bennett’s debut novel, Mr. Shivers (Orbit, 978-0316-05469-0, 9/10), received great acclaim, with many likening the author to a young Stephen King.

Fantasy • 5½ x 8¼ • 464 pages

 ombining the atmosphere of Dan Simmons’ C Drood (Little, Brown, 2/09) and the writing of China Miéville’s Kraken (Del Rey, 10/10), this is the story of one man up against a vast conspiracy—all in service of the bottom line.

An Orbit worldwide release.

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National print and online publicity

Robert Jackson Bennett 978-0-316-05470-6 $13.99 ($15.50 in Canada) Territories: World Editor: DongWon Song

April 2011 • TRADE PAPERBACK

Also available: Mr. Shivers

Online marketing

978-0-316-05469-0 $7.99/$8.99

Digital galleys available through Netgalley.com www.robertjacksonbennett.com

Praise for Mr. Shivers:

“Like a collaboration between Stephen King and John Steinbeck.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Josh Brewster

“Compelling and truly horrifying, this debut novel is highly recommended for all fiction and horror collections.” —Library Journal (starred review)

Robert Jackson Bennett

was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but grew up in Katy, Texas. He later attended the University of Texas at Austin and was unable to leave the charms of the city, and resides there currently.

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A major new epic fantasy and a break-out novel from acclaimed author Daniel Abraham.

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ar is brewing. An ancient dragon empire has fallen into ruin and the races of man are left to squabble over the scraps. Now, what should have been a small summer war between rivals is spiraling out of control and threatens to bring the whole region into chaos.

One girl is at the heart of it all—one tasked with moving the wealth of a nation across a war zone.  HE DRAGON’S PATH, the first book in The T Dagger and Coin series, is Abraham’s first book with Orbit. The other books in this series will be released in one-year intervals.

 HE DRAGON’S PATH is the perfect summer T read for fans of George R.R. Martin.

An Orbit worldwide release.

 lassic epic fantasy—world-building on an C epic scale, and a great cast of characters.

Online advertising: SFF Sites, Google, Facebook

 he Long Price quartet, published by Tor, T was a stunning debut series and met with widespread critical acclaim and praise from Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz.

Prelaunch online marketing and trade promotions

National print and online publicity Print and digital galleys available Regional author events www.danielabraham.com

—Patrick Rothfuss

“A compelling, emotionally brutal and edgy fantasy that’s genuinely worthy of comparison with genre heavyweights like George R.R. Martin.” 2 |

—SFX on THE LONG PRICE QUARTET

KYLE ZIMMERMAN

“The storytelling is smooth, careful and—best of all— unpredictable.”

AstriD Anderson Bear

“Abraham is fiercely talented, disturbingly human, breathtakingly original and even on his bad days kicks —Junot Díaz all sorts of literary ass.”

Daniel Abraham

is the author of the criticallyacclaimed Long Price Quartet. He has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards, and won the International Horror Guild award. He also writes as MLN Hanover and (with Ty Franck) James S.A. Corey. He lives in New Mexico.


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THE DRAGON’S PATH

Book 1 of the Dagger and Coin Daniel Abraham 978-0-316-08068-2

$14.99 ($16.99 in Canada)

Fantasy • 6 x 9 ¼ • 592 pages Territories: World English Editor: DongWon Song

April 2011 Trade paperback

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From the author of Monster comes a divine new comedy sparkling with originality and wit.

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eri and Phil had never needed their own personal god. But when Phil is passed up for a promotion (again), they take matters into their own hands. They look online. What they find is Luka, raccoon god of prosperity. Problem is, Luka wants a cut of their good fortune. Throw in a heartbroken love goddess and an ancient deity bent on revenge and not even the gods can save them.

 Divine Misfortune (Orbit, 978-0-316-04127-0) was published in hardcover in March 2010.

Monster (Orbit, 978-0-316-04126-3, 5/09), A. Lee  Martinez’s first hardcover and first book with Orbit, took his sales to a new level.

DIVINE MISFORTUNE A. Lee Martinez 978-0-316-04992-4 Fantasy • 4

Territories: World English Editor: Devi Pillai

 his mass market publication will tie in to the T hardcover publication of Martinez’s brand new novel, Chasing the Moon (Orbit, 2011), in May. See page 9.

 artinez’s latest novel, full of angry ancient M deities and hapless heroes, will appeal to existing fans and reach a whole new audience.

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National print and online publicity

$7.99 ($8.99 in Canada)

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Also available:

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“Abundant, zany humor.” —Publishers Weekly on Monster A. Lee Martinez

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sally hamilton

“A light and wonderful read from start to finish.”

was born in El Paso, Texas. At the age of 18, for no apparent reason, he started writing novels. His hobbies include juggling, games of all sorts, and astral projecting. He lives in Irving, Texas.

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The first book in The Traitor Spy Trilogy, and a direct sequel to the bestselling Black Magician Trilogy— now in paperback.

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abina alf the Kane Thieves doesn’t in the have city theare best dead track andrecord when nothing it comes can account to family. forAfter the randomness all, her own and grandmother, the inventiveness leaderofofeach the vampire death. race, wants her dead. So when she arrives in New York to Sonea, meet her now mage a Black relatives, Magician the of reunion Kyralia, puts knows the that fun in she dysfunctional. Not is needed to help only hunt is mage downculture the rogue completely magician killing bizarre, the but Thieves. everyone Butseems her son toisthink alsoshe’s in deadly some kind danger of Chosen in an who’ll ancient unite enemy’s the dark land. races. Sabina Any attempt doesn’t to leave care who the city chose willher, result she’s innot herinto exiledestiny. though, and lose her any chance of helping her friends—or her son.

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Jaye Wells’s first book, Red-Headed Stepchild,  he hardcover edition of THE AMBASSADOR’S T (Orbit, 2009) was one of the most talked-about MISSION (Orbit, 978-0-316-03783-9) was urban fantasy debuts of 2009. published in May 2010.

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 ith over one million copies sold worldwide, W Trudi Canavan is one of the most successful new fantasy authors Praise for Book Title:of recent years.

Also available: The Magician’s Debatable Space Apprentice 978-0-316-06809-3

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“Adventurous and accessible for new and old readers alike.” —Publishers Weekly

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—Romantic Times on The Magician’s Apprentice

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“Her [Canavan’s] magical world is brilliantly conceived.”

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With three books in three months, this is the explosive launch for a new star of science fiction—Simon Morden.

Samuil Petrovitch is a miserable bastard in a world where the only rule is “don’t get involved.” But when one altruistic act sends him plunging down a deep, dark hole bristling with yakuza, Russian mobsters, and something called the New Machine Jihad, Petrovitch realizes he’s now very, very involved— and in a lot of trouble.

The New Machine Jihad has destroyed most of the London Metrozone and now the residents of the outerzone, resentful of the wealth and privilege of the city, have their chance for revenge. Caught between crazed survivors of the outerzone, the tattered remains of the Metrozone military, and the assassins that keep shooting at him, Petrovitch must learn to fly or die on the ground.

EQUATIONS OF LIFE

THEORIES OF FLIGHT

Book 1 in the Samuil Petrovitch Series Simon Morden 978-0-316-12518-5

$7.99 ($8.99 in Canada)

Book 2 in the Samuil Petrovitch Series Simon Morden 978-0-316-12515-4

$7.99 ($8.99 in Canada)

Science Fiction • 4 3/16 x 6 ¾ • 400 pages

Science Fiction • 4 3/16 x 6 ¾ • 400 pages

Territories: U.S., Canada, and Open Market

Territories: U.S., Canada, and Open Market

Editor: DongWon Song

Editor: DongWon Song

April 2011 Mass Market

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• Brent Weeks and Karen Miller had phenomenal success with rapid publication schedules. We will be publishing the Samuil Petrovitch series with the same winning formula: three novels published in three consecutive months.

• Blade Runner and Mad Max fuse together in the Samuil Petrovitch series, a world where exiled Yakuza, kidnappings, Russian geniuses, and murders meet in a future noir London.

• Orbit worldwide releases. Online advertising: SFF Sites, Google, Facebook National print and online publicity Prelaunch online marketing and trade promotions Print and digital galleys available (digital galleys of all three books available through Netgalley.com) Author video

SIMON MORDEN

www.bookofmorden.co.uk

Simon Morden

The New Machine Jihad has disappeared. The Outies are gone. The ruined city is rebuilding itself and there’s a sense of hope in the air. Unless your name is Samuil Petrovitch. Petrovitch has many secrets and his debts are coming due. And when your secrets include a weapon that makes the atomic bomb look like a musket, then the whole world is at stake.

is a bona fide rocket scientist, having degrees in geology and planetary geophysics. He was born in Gateshead, England, and now resides in Worthing, England.

DEGREES OF FREEDOM

Book 3 in the Samuil Petrovitch Series Simon Morden 978-0-316-12517-8

$7.99 ($8.99 in Canada)

Science Fiction • 4 3/16 x 6 ¾ • 400 pages Territories: U.S., Canada, and Open Market Editor: DongWon Song

June 2011 Mass market

“Morden has got hold of... cyberpunk by the scruff of the neck and released it in a smooth alpha version.” —Peter F. Hamilton

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From international bestseller Trudi Canavan comes the sequel to The Ambassador’s Mission.

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onea, a Black Magician of Kyralia, continues to fear for her son Lorkin as he lives among the Sachakan rebels. Lorkin does his best to learn their unique magic, but the Traitors are reluctant to trade their knowledge—and Lorkin comes to suspect something sinister. Sonea still searches for the rogue magician, knowing that Cery and the Thieves cannot avoid assassination forever, but the rogue’s influence over the city’s underworld is far greater than she feared.

 his is the second novel in The Traitor Spy Trilogy, T following The Ambassador’s Mission (Orbit, 9780-316-03783-9), which was published in May 2010.

The mass market edition of The Ambassador’s Mission (Orbit, 978-0-316-03781-5) will be released in April to tie in to the publication of its sequel, THE ROGUE. See page 5. The final book in the trilogy, The Traitor Queen, will be published in 2012.

An Orbit worldwide release.

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National print and online publicity

THE ROGUE Book 2 in the Traitor Spy Trilogy Trudi Canavan 978-0-316-03786-0 $25.99 ($28.99 in Canada) Fantasy • 6 x 9¼ • 480 Pages Territories: U.S., Canada, and Open Market Editor: Tim Holman

May 2011 • Hardcover

Online marketing Also available:

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The Magician’s Apprentice

www.trudicanavan.com

978-0-316-03787-7 $7.99/$9.99

“This captivating tale has already been hailed by critics as a ‘must for lovers of good fantasy.’” —Marie Claire (Australia) on The Magician’s Guild

Paul Ewins

Trudi Canavan’s

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debut series, The Black Magician trilogy, made her an international bestseller. She lives with her partner in Melbourne, Australia, and spends her time knitting, painting, and writing fantasy novels.

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Unspeakable horrors inhabit the Earth in this hilarious new comic novel from the author of Divine Misfortune.

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iana thought the apartment was too good to be true, but she wasn’t expecting a roommate who wants to devour the universe. Soon Diana is up to her elbows in cosmic horrors and ancient entities as she discovers reality just isn’t what it used to be. Now, Diana must find a way to keep a monstergod from devouring the moon.

Monster (Orbit, 978-0-316-04126-3, 5/09), A. Lee Martinez’s first hardcover and first book with Orbit, took his sales to a new level.

 n author with boundless ingenuity and A creativity. Every story he creates is a one-of-a-kind rollicking romp through improbable situations with even more improbable heroes.

CHASING THE MOON

The mass market publication of Divine Misfortune (Orbit, 2011) in April (see page 4) will tie in to the publication of CHASING THE MOON.

Fantasy • 5½ x 8¼ • 320 Pages Territories: World English Editor: Devi Pillai

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National print and online publicity

May 2011 • Hardcover

A. Lee Martinez 978-0-316-09355-2

$19.99 ($22.50 in Canada)

Online marketing Local author events (Texas) Digital galleys available through Netgalley.com www.aleemartinez.com

Also available: Monster 978-0-316-04991-7 $7.99/$9.99

“A. Lee Martinez is the American Terry Pratchett.” —graspingforthewind.com

sally hamilton

A. Lee Martinez

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was born in El Paso, Texas. At the age of 18, for no apparent reason, he started writing novels. His hobbies include juggling, games of all sorts, and astral projecting. He lives in Irving, Texas.

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The new culture novel from the bestselling author of Matter. It begins in the realm of the Real.

charts. The trade paperback and hardcover editions netted 50,000 copies.

It begins with a murder. And it will not end until the Culture has gone to war with death itself.

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ededje Y’breq is one of the Intagliated, her marked body bearing witness to a family shame, her life belonging to a man whose lust for power is without limit. Prepared to risk everything for her freedom, her release, when it comes, is at a price, and to put things right she will need the help of the Culture. • Banks’ previous Culture novel, Matter (Orbit, 978-0-316-00537-1, 2009), received amazing review coverage and hit many bestseller

Online advertising: SFF Sites, Google, Facebook

Online marketing

• Banks’s most recent hardcover, Transition (Orbit, 978-0-316-07198-7, 9/09), extended his readership into the mainstream. • Since the publication of Matter, and the reissuing of his acclaimed backlist, Iain M. Banks’s sales have been stronger than ever. • An SF writer whose imagination, insight and storytelling prowess is without equal in the modern history of the genre. •

An Orbit worldwide release.

National print and online publicity www.iain-banks.net

—Time

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JOHN FOLEY

“Banks writes space opera on the grand scale: he measures time in eons… tragedies in gigadeaths.”

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Praise for Matter:

Iain M. Banks

came to public notice with his first novel, The Wasp Factory, in 1984. He is now widely acclaimed as one of the most innovative and exciting writers of his generation. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.


STOCK UP ON all of the Culture novels by Iain M. Banks Consider Phlebas 978-0-316-00538-8 $14.99/NCR

The Player of Games 978-0-316-00540-1 $14.99/NCR

Use of Weapons 978-0-316-03057-1 $14.99/NCR

Matter 978-0-316-00537-1 $14.99/$16.99

SURFACE DETAIL Iain M. Banks

978-0-316-12341-9

$14.99 ($16.99 in Canada)

Science Fiction • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ • 640 pages Territories: U.S., Canada, and Open Market Editor: Tim Holman Hachette Audio Unabr. DL: 978-1-60788-781-2 • $25.98/$28.98

May 2011 Trade Paperback

“Banks can summon up sense-of-wonder Big Concepts you’ve never seen before and display them with narration as deft as a conjuror’s fingers.” —scifi.com

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A standalone novel set in the same world as Pamela Freeman’s brilliant The Castings Trilogy.

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he old gods are angry. They have long watched over Travellers, but now their people are increasingly moving to new territories. Traveller blood has weakened and mixed with those who favor other beliefs. Ash and his sister Ember share this mixed blood, but have inherited the power to speak to the old ones. They are poised between two increasingly divided worlds, trapped between powers that could devastate the domains if unleashed.

Striking new cover style to match The Castings Trilogy omnibus (Orbit, 12/10).

F reeman’s character-driven fantasy will appeal to readers of Juliet Marillier, Sara Douglass, and Marion Zimmer Bradley.

 s a standalone novel, EMBER AND ASH will A appeal both to new readers and those who read The Castings Trilogy.

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An Orbit worldwide release.

EMBER AND ASH Pamela Freeman 978-0-316-05375-4 Fantasy • 4

Territories: U.S., Canada, and Open Market Editor: Devi Pillai

May 2011 • Mass market

National print and online publicity Digital galleys available through Netgalley.com www.castingstrilogy.com

Also available:

Praise for Pamela Freeman:

The Castings Trilogy 978-0-316-10285-8 $15.99/$17.99

“Freeman shies away from simplistic morality, building elegantly well-rounded characters.”

$7.99 ($8.99 in Canada)

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—Publishers Weekly

“Freeman has crafted a rich and magical world where insurgency is definitely brewing.”

—RT Book Reviews

Alison Casey

Pamela Freeman

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is an award-winning writer. She has a Doctorate of Creative Arts from the University of Technology, Sydney, where she has also lectured in creative writing. She lives in Sydney with her husband and young son.

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For her final mission, Jaz Parks must return to Hell one last time.

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az and Vayl were supposed to sit tight and wait for Raoul’s signal. But then the doorbell rang, just as Cassandra called to warn Jaz that Vayl was about to be staked by his long lost son. It’s going to take major violence and one (hopefully) final trip to Hell for Jaz to finally achieve victory over the forces of darkness.

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The eighth and final novel in the Jaz Parks series.  he Jaz Parks series has huge crossover appeal T to readers of fantasy, romance, horror, and mainstream fiction.

J ennnifer Rardin has cultivated a huge online following.

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THE DEADLIEST BITE Book 8 of the Jaz Parks Series Jennifer Rardin 978-0-316-04381-6 $13.99 ($15.99 in Canada) Fantasy• 5 ½ x 8 ¼ • 320 Pages

Online marketing

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Digital galleys available through Netgalley.com www.jenniferrardin.com

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2011 • Trade Paperback

“Über-talented Rardin is on a major roll!” —RT Book Reviews on Bite Marks Also available:

Once Bitten, Twice Shy 978-0-316-02046-6 $12.99/$14.99

Another One Bites the Dust 978-0-316-02057-2 $12.99/$14.99

Biting the Bullet

Bitten to Death

One More Bite

Bite Marks

Bitten in Two

978-0-316-02058-9 $12.99/$14.99

978-0-316-02208-8 $13.99/$16.99

978-0-316-02209-5 $13.99/$16.99

978-0-316-04382-3 $13.99/$16.99

978-0-316-04378-6 $13.99/$15.99

Jennifer Rardin

—Smart Bitches Who Love Trashy Books on Once Bitten, Twice Shy

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CINDY PRINGLE

“The plot is fiery....The action is fast-paced and relentless....It’s literally nonstop.”

began writing at the age of 12. She penned eight Jaz Parks novels in her life. She passed away in September 2010.

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“It’s been too long since we’ve had a really kickass space opera. LEVIATHAN WAKES is interplanetary adventure the way it ought to be written.” —George R.R. Martin

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umanity has colonized the planets and the solar system has become a dense network of settlements. Now, when Captain Jim Holden’s ice miner stumbles across a derelict, abandoned ship, he uncovers a secret that threatens to throw the entire system into war—and he must find the truth behind a vast conspiracy that threatens the entire human race. •

Like Halo, Gears of War, and District 9, this is science fiction at its most mainstream and accessible, and it moves along at a crackling, exciting pace.

• Perfect for fans of big, exciting SF—from Arthur C. Clarke to Alastair Reynolds to Avatar.

Online advertising: SFF sites, Google, Facebook National print and online publicity Prelaunch online marketing and trade promotions Print and digital galleys available

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• An Orbit worldwide release.

James S. A. Corey

is the pen name of fantasy author Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. They both live in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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LEVIATHAN WAKES Book 1 in the Expanse James S.A. Corey 978-0-316-12908-4

$15.99 ($17.99 in Canada)

Science Fiction • 6 x 9 ¼ • 672 pages Territories: World English Editor: DongWon Song

June 2011 Trade paperback

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The continuation of New York Times bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson’s action-packed epic adventure on the high seas.

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he religious war between the rival continents of Tierra and Uraba intensifies—irreparably dividing the known world.

Uraban leader Soldan-Shah Omra has captured the ruined city of Ishalem. His construction teams discover a priceless ancient map in an underground vault—a map to the mysterious Key to Creation. Omra’s adoptive son Saan sets out across the uncharted Middlesea on a quest to find it.

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This is the second novel in the Terra Incognita trilogy, following The Edge of the World (Orbit, 978-0-316-00419-0).

THE MAP OF ALL THINGS Book 2 of the Terra Incognita Trilogy Kevin J. Anderson 978-0-316-00422-0 $7.99 ($8.99 in Canada)

 his mass market edition of THE MAP OF ALL T THINGS will tie in to the publication of The Key to Creation in July. See page 18.

 he mass market editions of the Terra Incognita T trilogy have a striking new cover design.

An Orbit worldwide release.

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National print and online publicity

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Fantasy • 4 3/16 x 6 ¾ • 672 Pages Territories: World English Editor: Tim Holman

Hachette Audio

Unabr. DL: 978-1-60788-236-7 • $29.98/$35.98

June 2011 • Mass market

Online marketing Digital galleys available through Netgalley.com  ross promotion with Prog Rock Records and C Roswell Six album

Also available: The Edge of the World 978-0-316-00419-0 $7.99/$9.99

“If you like your fantasy sweeping and epic, with a smattering of giant sea monsters, this is the ideal —thebookbag.co.uk book for you.”

STEVEN L. SEARS

Kevin J. Anderson

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has written 46 national bestsellers and has over 20 million books in print worldwide in 30 languages. He lives in Monument, Colorado.

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Mira Grant is back with the sequel to Feed, the bestselling science fiction debut of 2010.

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haun Mason is a man without a mission. Playing with dead things just doesn’t seem as fun when you’ve lost as much as he has.

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So when a CDC researcher appears on his doorstep with a pack of zombies in tow, Shaun rediscovers his purpose in life. He may have gotten the monster that killed his sister, but the conspiracy is far from dead.

Feed (Orbit, 5/10) was voted one of NPR’s top 100 ‘Killer Thrillers’ alongside such luminaries as Stephen King, John Grisham, and Stieg Larsson!

 ira Grant is the winner of the 2010 John W. M Campbell Award for best new writer.

 ira Grant creates a chilling portrait of an M America paralyzed with fear where only the brave, the determined, or the very stupid venture out into the wild.

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“A masterpiece of suspense.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “It’s a novel with as much brains as heart, and both —The A.V. Club are filling and delicious.” “Welcome to the world of Feed. It’s perfect summer apocalypse reading.” —io9.com

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Mira Grant

has made a lifelong study of horror movies, horrible viruses, and the inevitable threat of the living dead. Mira sleeps with a machete under her bed in Concord, California, and highly suggests you do the same.

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The epic conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson’s action-packed adventure on the high seas.

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fter long voyages, Criston Vora from Tierra and Saan of Uraba race to the legendary promised land. Saan seeks the Key to Creation, a weapon that may defeat Uraba’s enemies, and Criston wants vengeance against the monstrous Leviathan that ruined his life long ago.

 he first two books in the trilogy, The Edge of T the World (Orbit, 978-0-316-00418-3) and The Map Of All Things (Orbit, 978-0-316-00421-3), were published in June 2009 and June 2010, respectively.

 his is the final novel in the Terra Incognita T trilogy, an epic fantasy adventure.

 nderson’s Dune novels are all major A international bestsellers. He has sold millions of copies of these and other novels, making him one of the most widely read SF writers today.

The mass market edition of The Map of All Things will be published in June to tie in to the publication of THE KEY TO CREATION. See page 16.

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“A well-built world that can encompass a truly vast storyline, appealing characters, intense action and a lust for adventure.” —Bookgasm.com

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Kevin J. Anderson

STEVEN L. SEARS

“A spectacular adventure on the high seas, with excellent world-building that makes you feel like you’re on board.” —RT Book Reviews

has written 46 national bestsellers and has over 20 million books in print worldwide in 30 languages. He lives in Monument, Colorado.

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An amazing tale of starships and space pirates from a writer who has given a new twist to pulp SF.

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he Hell Ship has taken everything from the Trader Jak, leaving him scarred and broken, surrendering his humanity to his quest for revenge. But, Jak is no more than a mind in the body of a starship, bent on bloody vengeance. When one slave finds a way to communicate with him, he realizes that there is more to this mad chase than he realized.

Philip Palmer’s first novel was Debatable Space (Orbit, 9/08), followed by Red Claw (Orbit, 10/09), and Version 43 (Orbit, 10/10).

 hilip Palmer is unlike any SF writer in the field P today. His writing is relentlessly energetic, chockfull of new ideas, edge-of-your-seat action, and memorable characters.

Philip Palmer 978-0-316-12513-0

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“Clearly one of the best first novels to appear in the science fiction field in recent years.” —scifi.com on Debatable Space

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“Another riotous, wildly inventive space opera.”

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“Palmer’s playful prose, vivid characters, deft world-building and constant in-jokes keep you turning the pages.” —SFX on Red Claw CHARLIE HOPKINSON

Philip Palmer

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has previously written for film, TV, and theater and now lives in London, England.

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Lady Maccon is befuddled by assassination attempts and other inconveniences in the fourth novel in this New York Times bestselling series.

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ady Alexia Maccon, soulless, is at it again; only this time the trouble in the air is not her fault. When a mad ghost threatens the queen, Alexia is on the case, following a trail that leads her deep into her husband’s past.

Will Alexia figure out who is trying to kill Queen Victoria before it’s too late?

• Changeless (Orbit, 4/10) and Blameless (Orbit, 9/10) were New York Times bestsellers. Soulless (Orbit, 10/09) received rave reviews and fabulous early sales. It was named as one of Publishers Weekly’s top 100 books of 2009 and one of Locus magazine’s top ten books of 2009. The Soulless audiobook was named one of Audible’s top 20 sleeper hits.

• HEARTLESS impressively spans many different genres—historical and comedic fantasy, alternate history, and romance to name a few—thus creating widespread appeal for the novel.

• This is the fourth novel in the Parasol Protectorate series. The next novel, Timeless, will be out in Fall/Winter 2011-12.

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“Soulless is a character-driven romp with great worldbuilding and delicious rapier wit that recalls Austen and P.G. Wodehouse.” —io9.com

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Sarah and David might have solved their marriage problem—but that pesky zombie apocalypse just won’t go away.

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arah and David have survived the zombie apocalypse. They stood side by side and fought the undead, mad scientists, and even bionic monsters until the unthinkable happened. A zombie bite. But not even that could stop them. Now, with a possible cure in hand, they’re headed east, looking for a safe zone behind the rumored “Wall.” They’re feeling pretty optimistic. That is until Dave stops sleeping and starts lifting huge objects.

Eat, Slay, Love

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Book 3 of Living with the Dead Jesse Petersen 978-0-316-10292-6 $7.99 ($8.99 in Canada)

Because they haven’t got a prayer.

This is the final book in the Living with the Dead series, following Married with Zombies (Orbit, 09/10) and Flip this Zombie (Orbit, 01/11).

 clever, funny new spin on the zombie A apocalypse.

 omantic comedy with a gruesome twist, perfect R for fans of MaryJanice Davidson and Katie MacAlister, as well as zombie fans everywhere.

 arah and David’s entry into the world of S zombies—and killing zombies—is one the reader can relate to: often terrifying, sometimes bumbling, and entirely hysterical.

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Married with Zombies

A Facebook application once told her that she’d only survive a day in a zombie outbreak, but she doesn’t believe that. She lives in Illinois with her husband and two cats.

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The fifth and final novel in the Avery Cates saga—a fast-paced and ferocious near-future thriller.

T

he world is dying. But only one man has the code to save it: Canny Orel, Avery’s long sought —after—and now non-human—nemesis.

In the end, Cates must choose between getting his revenge and saving the world.

In this near-future thriller, John Woo meets Gears of War. It is an uncompromising, ultra-violent vision of the not-so-distant future.

 he entire Avery Cates series is now out in mass T market.

 olumbia Pictures has optioned film rights to the C first three Avery Cates novels: The Electric Church (Orbit, 11/09), The Digital Plague (Orbit, 12/09), and The Eternal Prison (Orbit, 7/10).

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The sequel to The Prodigal Mage— and the epic conclusion to the adventure that began with The Innocent Mage.

I

t’s been many months since Rafel ventured over Barl’s Mountains into the unknown.

Only Deenie believes Rafel still lives. She knows she must try to find him, as only Rafel’s talents can heal their land. But Deenie soon learns of a dangerous new power. She comes to suspect that not only is her brother involved, but that the evil their father destroyed is somehow reborn.

 he Reluctant Mage (Orbit, 978-0-316-02921-6) T was published in hardcover in July 2010.

 his mass market edition will tie into the T hardcover publication of A Blight of Mages, the prequel to The Innocent Mage (Orbit, 9/07), by Orbit in August 2011. See page 26.

 his is the second and final book in the T Fisherman’s Children series.

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Karen Miller

MARY GT WEBBER

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The Awakened Mage

“Miller’s prose is earnest and engaging, and [her] complex story accelerates nicely toward a brutal cliffhanger ending.” —Publishers Weekly on The Innocent Mage “The nerve-racking conclusion to Miller’s fantasy epic unfolds with danger, treachery and deception creeping ever closer.”

The Innocent Mage

started writing stories while still in elementary school, where she fell in love with speculative fiction. She writes full-time in Sydney, Australia. Karen is the author of the hugely popular Godspeaker Trilogy and Kingmaker, Kingbreaker series. | 24


For some, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was not a novel... it was a textbook.

T

he year is 1827. For Adam Quire, an officer of the recently formed City Police, Edinburgh is a terrifying place. It is a city populated by mad alchemists and a criminal underclass prepared to treat with the darkest of powers. But nothing can prepare him for the trail of undead hounds, emptied graves, brutal murders, and mob violence that will take him into the darkest corners of the underworld and to the highest reaches of elegant Edinburgh society.

Brian Ruckley is the author of the critically acclaimed epic fantasy trilogy, the Godless World, which began with Winterbirth (Orbit, 9/07). THE EDINBURGH DEAD, a very different type of fantasy novel, will appeal to a brand-new readership.

 erfect for fans of Dan Simmons and Susanna P Clarke.

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Brian Ruckley

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was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he resides now. After studying at Edinburgh and Stirling Universities, he worked for a series of organizations dealing with environmental, nature conservation, and youth development issues. | 25


A new novel set in the world of the bestselling Kingmaker, Kingbreaker series.

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orana is a country ruled by a rigid class system based upon magical aptitude and the right pedigree.

Morgan is one of the powerful ruling elite, fanatically devoted to enforcing the regulations and maintaining the purity of mage bloodlines. When he falls in love with Barl, a woman of inferior breeding who possesses astonishing mage powers, he sets himself upon a perilous course with consequences that will shake the world.

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A BLIGHT OF MAGES

 standalone novel that tells of the events that A created the world of The Innocent Mage (Orbit, 9/07).

Karen Miller 978-0-316-02922-3

One of the bestselling debuts of 2007, The Innocent Mage and The Awakened Mage (Orbit, 10/07) hit # 2 and # 4, respectively, on the Bookscan Mass Market Fantasy Bestseller List and have gone on to become one of the most popular fantasy series of recent years.

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started writing stories while still in elementary school, where she fell in love with speculative fiction. She now writes full-time in Sydney, Australia. Karen is the author of the hugely popular Godspeaker Trilogy and Kingmaker, Kingbreaker series. | 26


The breathtaking conclusion to the Stormlord Trilogy.

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hale and Terelle have upset Taquar’s plans to take over the cities of the Quartern, but the realm is still in peril. Shale must harness his stormlord powers and Terelle must return to find the mysterious Watergivers. With the looming threat of further uprisings from the savage Redunners, Shale and Terelle must find a way to save their people.

This is the final book in the Stormlord trilogy, following The Last Stormlord (Orbit, 03/10) and Stormlord Rising (Orbit, 08/10). The Last Stormlord has already surpassed total sales for Glenda Larke’s previous series.

STORMLORD’S EXILE Stormlord Book 3 Glenda Larke 978-0-316-06913-7

I n the Stormlord trilogy, Glenda Larke has created a deep, rich tale of war and deprivation. It’s an epic tale of survival that will pull in readers of all ages.

Karen Miller meets Dune in this coming-of-age adventure fantasy set in a desert world where water is the only currency.

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“What a tale....This is a GREAT book.”

—Aurealis magazine on The Last Stormlord

“In her previous novels, Larke has demonstrated enviable skill. With this novel she moves into the realm of sheer virtuosity.”

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—The West Australian on The Last Stormlord

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Glenda Larke

was born in Western Australia and trained as a teacher. She has taught English in Australia, Vienna, Tunisia and Malaysia. Glenda has two children and lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with her husband.

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Imagine The Hurt Locker, set 100 years in the future....

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ne hundred years from now, Russia and the USA are at war again. This time, soldiers battle genetically engineered troops below the surface in the icy mountains of Kazakhstan.

To reporter Oscar Wendell, the front line stinks of smoke, drugs, and blood—all the smells of a Pulitzer. But when he arrives at the front, he finds that going back is harder than he ever imagined. Kaz has him now and the only way out is to go deeper into the heart of war.

• T.C. McCarthy’s experience as a CIA analyst during the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have given him the insight and awareness to bring a level of authenticity to his writing that is rarely seen in military SF.

• A trilogy that will tell the story of a future war from the perspectives of three different protagonists.

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tenure with the Central Intelligence Agency has given him a unique perspective as a science fiction author. He was an agent during the September 11 terrorist attacks and the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan. He resides in South Carolina. 28 |


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From critically acclaimed fantasy author Kate Elliott comes an epic fantasy set in an alternate Victorian era.

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t is the dawn of a new age. The Industrial Revolution has begun and new technologies are transforming the cities. But the old ways do not die easy. Cat and Bee are part of this revolution—young women at college, ignorant of the magics that rule their families. That is, until the Cold Mages come for Cat and her magical heritage is revealed.

 OLD MAGIC (Orbit, 978-0-316-08085-9) was C published in trade paperback in September 2010.

 ate Elliott’s previous novels, King’s Dragon K (Daw, 2/97) and The Golden Key (Daw,8/97), were finalists for the Nebula Award and the World Fantasy Award, respectively. 

 ith influences ranging from The Golden W Compass (Random House, 4/96) to Jane Eyre, Kate Elliott has created an epic fantasy steampunk adventure with characters that jump off the page.

 long with authors such as Juliet Marillier and A Robin Hobb, Kate Elliott is one of epic fantasy’s leading female writers.

 his is the first book in the Spiritwalker trilogy. T The second book in the trilogy, Cold Steel, will be published in trade paperback in 9/11.

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“Elliott pulls out all the stops in a wildly imaginative narrative that will ring happy bells for fans of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy.”

—Publishers Weekly

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Kate Elliott

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is the author of more than a dozen novels, including the Novels of the Jaran and, most recently, the Crossroads fantasy series. Born in Oregon, she lives in Hawaii.

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Perfect for fans of True Blood, this is the fourth novel in the Jane True series.

J

arl’s on the lam, the Territory is unguarded, and Jane still has the grim job of telling her father about her mother. That said, things aren’t all bad… not least because of the barghest on the bike in front of her. But now, it’s up to Jane to wake the ancient power that rests underneath the Old Sow…and for some reason that ancient power seems to have chosen Jane for the job.

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 Tempest Rising (978-0-316-05658-8, Orbit, 2009) was named one of Barnes & Noble’s Best Paranormal Fantasy Releases of 2009.

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 et in a quirky small-town and featuring S a heroine who is new to the supernatural community, EYE OF THE TEMPEST has the potential to appeal to the same readers who have made Charlaine Harris a phenomenon.

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 his is the fourth novel in the Jane True series, T following Tempest Rising, Tracking the Tempest (978-0-316-05657-1, Orbit, 2011), and Tempest’s Legacy (978-0-316-05660-1, Orbit, 2011).

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Tracking the Tempest

is moving to Pittsburgh to be a Creative Writing professor in Seton Hill’s MFA in Popular Fiction. She’ll be mentoring students in writing urban fantasy. Or, as she likes to say, “Infecting them with her madness.” Equally infectious are her love of life, food, travel, and friends. | 31


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Book 2 of the Terra Incognita Trilogy THE MAP OF ALL THINGS Kevin J. Anderson

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THE COMPANY MAN Robert Jackson Bennett

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DIVINE MISFORTUNE A. Lee Martinez

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Book 3 of Living with the Dead Eat, Slay, Love Jesse Petersen

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Book 5 of the Avery Cates Series THE FINAL EVOLUTION Jeff Somers

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Book 1 of The Dagger and Coin THE DRAGON’S PATH Daniel Abraham Book 1 in the Samuil Petrovitch Series EQUATIONS OF LIFE Simon Morden

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The Parasol Protectorate Book the Fourth HEARTLESS Gail Carriger

CHASING THE MOON A. Lee Martinez

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HELL SHIP Philip Palmer

EMBER AND ASH Pamela Freeman

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Book 3 of the Terra Incognita Trilogy THE KEY TO CREATION Kevin J. Anderson

SURFACE DETAIL Iain M. Banks Book 2 in the Samuil Petrovitch Series THEORIES OF FLIGHT Simon Morden

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Book 2 of the Fisherman’s Children Series THE RELUCTANT MAGE Karen Miller

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