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American Elsewhere

by Robert Jackson Bennett

Some places are too good to be true.Under a pink moon, there is a perfect little town not found on any map. In that town, there are quiet streets lined with pretty houses, houses that conceal the strangest things. After a couple years of hard traveling, ex-cop Mona Bright inherits her long-dead mother's home in Wink, New Mexico. And the closer Mona gets to her mother's past, the more she understands that the people of Wink are very, very different ...From one of our most talented and original new literary voices comes the next great American supernatural novel: a work that explores the dark dimensions of the hometowns and the neighbors we thought we knew.

The Company Man

by Robert Jackson Bennett

The year is 1919.The McNaughton Corporation is the pinnacle of American industry. They built the guns that won the Great War before it even began. They built the airships that tie the world together. And, above all, they built Evesden-a shining metropolis, the best that the world has to offer.But something is rotten at the heart of the city. Deep underground, a trolley car pulls into a station with eleven dead bodies inside. Four minutes before, the victims were seen boarding at the previous station. Eleven men butchered by hand in the blink of an eye. All are dead. And all are union.Now, one man, Cyril Hayes, must fix this. There is a dark secret behind the inventions of McNaughton and with a war brewing between the executives and the workers, the truth must be discovered before the whole city burns. Caught between the union and the company, between the police and the victims, Hayes must uncover the mystery before it kills him.

Dragons, Spaceships, and Evil Corporations - A Sampler of Epic Proportions

by Iain M. Banks Trudi Canavan Jennifer Rardin Robert Jackson Bennett Kevin J. Anderson Mira Grant

Start your summer off right with a dose of epic action and adventure from Orbit. We have a number of returning favorites including: A. Lee Martinez with his new monster-laden romp, Chasing the Moon; Iain M. Banks' latest Culture novel in paperback, Surface Detail; Trudi Canavan's The Rogue, the second volume of her new series following The Ambassador's Mission; the conclusion to the Jaz Parks series in Jennifer Rardin's The Deadliest Bite; The Company Man pits union breakers against stranger monsters in Robert Jackson Bennett's follow-up to his gripping debut, Mr. Shivers; the second volume in Kevin J. Anderson's Terra Incognita trilogy, The Map of All Things; and Mira Grant returns with Deadline, the sequel to last summer's zombie sensation, Feed. We also have some stellar newcomers to the Orbit line-up! Simon Morden blazes onto the scene with an action-packed cyberpunk trilogy that pits one Russian mad scientist against the whole of a future London underworld. Yakuza, Russian Mafia, CIA agents, and rogue AIs--what more do you need to know? Daniel Abraham's The Dragon's Path pairs one of the most acclaimed storytellers in fantasy with the kind of classic, epic fantasy we all fell in love with in the first place. And James S.A. Corey makes his debut with Leviathan Wakes, a space opera set in our own solar system that pits a rag-tag Outer Planet Alliance against the scheming corporations of Earth and Mars. This summer is going to be epic.

Mr. Shivers

by Robert Jackson Bennett

It is the time of the Great Depression. Thousands have left their homes looking for a better life, a new life. But Marcus Connelly is not one of them. He searches for one thing, and one thing only. Revenge. Because out there, riding the rails, stalking the camps, is the scarred vagrant who murdered Connelly's daughter. No one knows him, but everyone knows his name: Mr. Shivers. In this extraordinary debut, Robert Jackson Bennett tells the story of an America haunted by murder and desperation. A world in which one man must face a dark truth and answer the question-how much is he willing to sacrifice for his satisfaction?

The Troupe

by Robert Jackson Bennett

Vaudeville: mad, mercenary, dreamy, and absurd, a world of clashing cultures and ferocious showmanship and wickedly delightful deceptions. But sixteen-year-old pianist George Carole has joined vaudeville for one reason only: to find the man he suspects to be his father, the great Heironomo Silenus. Yet as he chases down his father's troupe, he begins to understand that their performances are strange even for vaudeville: for wherever they happen to tour, the very nature of the world seems to change. Because there is a secret within Silenus's show so ancient and dangerous that it has won him many powerful enemies. And it's not until after he joins them that George realizes the troupe is not simply touring: they are running for their lives.And soon...he is as well.

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