When he discovers a significant gold pocket during a routine shaft-demolition procedure, Jimmy Vik, who works at a galactic mining company, must find a way to smuggle his good fortune "off rock," and, with the help of a scrounger and gambler and his sidekick, he puts together a plan that leads to the adventure of a lifetime.
Two decades ago, the U.S. government rounded up the people of Innsmouth and took them to a desert prison, far from their ocean, their Deep One ancestors, and their sleeping god, Cthulhu. Only Aphra and Caleb Marsh survived the camps, emerging without a past or a future. Now it's 1949, and the government that stole Aphra's life needs her help.
On the plane home to attend the funerals of his wife and best friend, Shadow, an ex-con, encounters an enigmatic stranger who seems to know a lot about him. When Shadow accepts the stranger's job offer, he finds himself plunged into a perilous game with the highest of stakes: the soul of America itself.
Abandoning formal society to pursue a minimalist counterculture life in a near-future world wrecked by climate change, a disenchanted senior and his heiress paramour inspire a host of followers who become obsessed with cheating death in ways that turn the world upside down. By the award-winning author of Little Brother.
"WAR IS HELL. AND ITS FIRES HAVE FOLLOWED TOMAS CORDERO HOME.... In the trenches of Europe during the Great War, Tomas Cordero operated a weapon more devastating than any gun: a flame projector that doused the enemy in liquid fire. Having left the battlefield a shattered man, he comes home to find yet more tragedy—for in his absence, his wife has died of the flu. Haunted by memories of the woman he loved and the atrocities he perpetrated, Tomas dreams of fire and finds himself setting match to flame when awake.... Alice Dartle is a talented clairvoyant living among others who share her gifts in the community of Cassadaga, Florida. She too dreams of fire, knowing her nightmares are connected to the shell-shocked war veteran and widower. And she believes she can bring peace to him and his wife's spirit. But the inferno that threatens to consume Tomas and Alice was set ablaze centuries ago by someone whose hatred transcended death itself..."—
A young girl and her brother must learn to fend for themselves after their parents abandon them to seek work — and learn to handle her sudden ability to to astrally project to other worlds, unintentionally possessing the bodies of people light years away.
When humanity discovers the existence of an extra-dimensional field capable of transporting travelers to different worlds instantly, a galactic empire is threatened by a subsequent finding that the field is unstable and may be cutting travelers off.
When a New York City of the near future is submerged by rising waters, the residents rapidly adapt the thriving metropolis until it becomes a vibrant, though permanently changed, canal region of island skyscrapers and remarkable inhabitants.
In Africa, when the colonial town of Essenwald falls into disarray after the timber workforce disappears into the Vorrh, a team of specialists—led by Ishamel, the former cyclops—discover that the forest has plans for them, while a child of mixed race with powers beyond her own understanding is found abandoned in a remote cottage.
A sequel to the best-selling The Everything Box finds master thief Coop and his DOPS teammates triggering unexpected chaos when they steal a not-quite-dead and very lovesick Egyptian mummy that wields terrifying magic. By the New York Times best-selling author of Sandman Slim.
Raised by his grandparents on the Czech countryside and rising to the country's first astronaut, Jakub abandons his wife to atone for his father's sins as a Communist informer by accepting a dangerous solo mission to Venus and encounters fantastical, philosophical elements before clashing with Russian rivals.