Nightflyers: The Illustrated Edition

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A gorgeous illustrated edition of a classic novella from the #1 bestselling author of A Game of Thrones—a chilling mystery set on a seemingly haunted spaceship, soon to be an original series on SYFY.
 
Featuring fifteen original illustrations, this is the definitive edition of an electrifying tale that combines the deep-space thrills of Alien, the psychological horror of The Shining, and, of course, the inimitable vision of George R. R. Martin.
 
When a scientific expedition is launched to study a mysterious alien race, the only ship available is the Nightflyer, a fully autonomous vessel manned by a single human. But Captain Royd Eris remains locked away, interacting with his passengers only as a disembodied voice—or a projected hologram no more substantial than a ghost.
 
Yet that’s not the only reason the ship seems haunted. The team’s telepath, Thale Lasamer, senses another presence aboard the Nightflyer—something dangerous, volatile, and alien. Captain Eris claims to know nothing about the elusive intruder, and when someone, or something, begins killing off the expedition’s members, he’s unable—or unwilling—to stem the bloody tide.
 
Only Melantha Jhirl, a genetically enhanced outcast with greater strength, stamina, and intelligence than other humans, has a chance of solving the mystery—and stopping the malevolent being that’s wiping out her shipmates.
 
But first she has to keep herself alive.
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In Low Chicago, a gang of criminals are scattered throughout the past threaten the stability of the world in George R. R. Martin's latest Wild Cards adventure.

The stakes where already high enough at Giovanni Galante’s poker table that night in Chicago. Poker. Dealer’s choice. Seven players. A million-dollar cash buy-in.

But after a superpowered mishap, the most high profile criminals in the city are scattered throughout the past and their schemes across time threaten the stability of the world in George R. R. Martin's latest Wild Cards adventure.

Perfect for current fans and new readers alike, LowChicago is an all-new time travel adventure that leads to the criminal underworld of 1920s Chicago, featuring a fresh cast of characters from the WildCards universe.

Editedby #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin, Low Chicago features the writing talents of Saladin Ahmed (author of the bestselling comic BlackBolt), Paul Cornell (screenwriter, Doctor Who), Marko Kloos (author of the bestselling Frontlines series), John Jos. Miller, Mary Anne Mohanraj (Bodies in Motion, The Stars Change), Kevin Andrew Murphy, Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy and Theodore Sturgeon Award finalist Christopher Rowe, and Melinda M. Snodgrass (screenwriter, Star Trek).

“Martin has assembled an impressive array of writers.. . . Progressing through the decades, Wild Cards keeps its momentum.”—Locus


Now in development for TV: Rights to develop Wild Cards have been acquired by Universal Cable Productions, the team behind The Magicians and Mr. Robot, with the co-editor of Wild Cards, Melinda Snodgrass, as executive producer.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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Publisher
Bantam
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Published on
Mar 27, 2018
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9780525619697
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Science Fiction / Alien Contact
Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Exploration
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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NOW THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONES

From a master of contemporary fantasy comes the first novel of a landmark series unlike any you’ve ever read before. With A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin has launched a genuine masterpiece, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill the pages of this magnificent saga, the first volume in an epic series sure to delight fantasy fans everywhere.
 
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Unparalleled in scope and execution, A Game of Thrones is one of those rare reading experiences that catch you up from the opening pages, won’t let you go until the end, and leave you yearning for more.
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