At long last, Sammael Morningstar has unleashed Armagedon on an
unsuspecting world. Unfortunately for the ego of the Prince of Darkness,
all the glory belongs to his wife…
The Bride of Satan
Monsignor Emmaline McNaughten has achieved the impossible–brought
peace between Jews and Arabs after the destruction of the Temple Mount
in Jerusalem. Now, her gospel is spreading, inspiring secularism in a
populace once devoted to theocratic worship, and fulfilling her role of
The Blessed Daughter
Amariah isn’t your typical teenager. Her mother’s a legend in
cybernetic and law enforcement communities. Her father is the Archangel
Michael. Amariah herself just may be the next messiah. And now she’s
just made some powerful enemies…
But that’s not where my story really starts.
My story starts the day I, Christian El-Aref, distinguished myself from the thousands of Cairo street rats and became the Mouse. And I had that dead UN soldier whose body that I, quite literally, stumbled over to thank for it all. Now, if only I can keep myself from getting murdered…
Also included: Morehouse’s AngeLINK-related short story, “ishtartu,” from the Lambda Award-nominated collection Periphery.
On it's first release in 2001 the book won Best Original Paperback P.I. novel at the Shamus Awards given by the Private Eye Writers of America to honor excellent work in the Private Eye genre.
Here, in luminous and vivid narratives spanning five million years, are the first Poole wormholes spanning the solar system; the conquest of Human planets by Squeem; GUTships that outrace light; the back-time invasion of the Qax: the mystery and legacy of the Xeelee, and their artifacts as large as small galaxies; photino birds and Dark Matter; and the Ring, where Ghost, Human, and Xeelee contemplate the awesome end of Time.
Stephen Baxter is the most acclaimed and accomplished of a brilliant new generation of authors who are expanding the vision of science fiction and taking itto a new golden age.