Book List in Order:40 titles

  • Escape from Puroland is the next installment in Charles Stross's popular, award-winning Laundry Files series, a unique blend of cosmic horror and bureaucratic farce…At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Man...


  • In a world where magic has gone mainstream, a policewoman and a group of petty criminals are pulled into a heist to find a forbidden book of spells that should never be opened.The secret agents of the Laundry Files novels were unable to stop magic be...


  • The alternate timelines of Charles Stross’ Empire Games trilogy have never been so entangled than in Invisible Sun―the techno-thriller follow up to Dark State―as stakes escalate in a conflict that could spell extermination for humanity across a...


  • The Lovecraftian Singularity has descended upon the world in The Labyrinth Index, beginning an exciting new story arc in Charles Stross' Hugo Award-winning Laundry Files series! Since she was promoted to the head of the Lords Select Committee on ...


  • Hugo Award-winning author Charlie Stross dives deep into the underbelly of paratime espionage, nuclear warfare, and state surveillance in this provocative techno-thriller set in The Merchant Princes multi-verse DARK STATE ups the ante on the alrea...


  • Someone is dead set to air the spy agency’s dirty laundry! Bob Howard’s career in the Laundry, the secret British government agency dedicated to protecting the world from unspeakable horrors from beyond spacetime, has entailed high combat, bri...


  • Charles Stross builds a new series with "Empire Games." Expanding on the world he created in the Family Trade series, a new generation of paratime travellers walk between parallel universes. The year is 2020. It's seventeen years since the Revolution...


  • The Laundry Files continues as Hugo Award-winning author Charles Stross assigns a day trader to a permanent position on the night shift... After stumbling upon the algorithm that turned him and his fellow merchant bankers into vampires, Alex Schwa...


  • Dominique O’Brien -- her friends call her Mo -- lives a curious double life with her husband, Bob Howard. To the average civilian, they’re boring middle-aged civil servants. But within the labyrinthine secret circles of Her Majesty’s Government...






  • As a newly appointed junior manager within the Laundry -- the clandestine organization responsible for protecting Britain against supernatural threats -- Bob Howard is expected to show some initiative to help the agency battle the forces of darkness....


  • Enjoy two short stories and a novella from the Laundry Files. Originally published on Tor.com, these stories by Charles Stross continue the adventures of the Laundry, a secret division of the British government dedicated to tracking down and containi...


  • The "Laundry" is Britain's super-secret agency devoted to protecting the realm from the supernatural horrors that menace it. Now Bob Howard, Laundry agent, must travel to the quiet English countryside to deal with an outbreak of one of the worst horr...


  • The year is AD 7000. The human species is extinct--for the fourth time--due to its fragile nature. Krina Alizond-114 is metahuman, descended from the robots that once served humanity. She's on a journey to the water-world of Shin-Tethys to find ...


  • From the author of "Rule 34" and "Halting State", a tale of deception, engineering, and the most unlikely rocket propulsion technology imaginable....


  • Bob Howard may be humanity’s last hope. Start praying… For outstanding heroism in the field (despite himself), computational demonologist Bob Howard is on the fast-track for promotion to management within The Laundry, the super-secret British...


  • Welcome to the Stasis, the clandestine, near-omnipotent organization that stands at the heart of Charles Stross's Hugo Award-winning novella, Palimpsest. By mastering the mysteries of the Timegate, the Stasis has repeatedly steered mankind away fr...


  • Detective Inspector Liz Kavanaugh is head of the Rule 34 Squad, monitoring the Internet to determine whether people are engaging in harmless fantasies or illegal activities. Three ex-con spammers have been murdered, and Liz must uncover the link betw...


  • Computational demonologist Bob Howard is taking a much-needed break from the field to catch up on his filing in the Laundry archives when a top secret dossier known as the Fuller Memorandum vanishes -- along with his boss, who the agency's executives...


  • In Charles Stross’s novel The Atrocity Archive and its sequels, the “Laundry” is a secret British agency responsible for keeping dark interdimensional entitities from destroying the cosmos and, not incidentally, the human race. The battles with...


  • Introduced to readers in the novels The Atrocity Archive and The Jennifer Morgue, the Laundry is a secret British government agency charged with preventing dark interdimensional entities from destroying the human race. Now, in "Overtime," the Laundry...


  • A dissident faction of the Clan, the alternate universe group of families that has traded covertly with our world for a century or more, have carried nuclear devices between the worlds and exploded them in Washington, DC, killing the President of the...


  • This selection of speculative fiction runs the gamut -- from "Palimpsest," a decidedly nontraditional time-travel novella, to "Down on the Farm," an adventure of hapless secret agent Bob Howard (star of the Laundry novels: The Atrocity Archives, The ...


  • THE WAR ON TERROR IS ABOUT TO GO TRANDIMENSIONAL. Things are going badly for the Clan in this SF novel of the Merchant Princes, the immensely popular series by Charles Stross. Locked in a vicious civil war for control over the kingdom of Niejwein, t...


  • Sometime in the twenty-third century, humanity went extinct, leaving only androids behind to fulfill humanity's dreams. And, having learned well from their long-dead masters, they've established a hierarchical society -- one with humanoid aristo rule...


  • n the year 2018, Sergeant Sue Smith of the Edinburgh constabulary is called in on a special case. A daring bank robbery has taken place at Hayek Associates -- a dot-corn start-up company that's just floated onto the London stock exchange. But this cr...


  • Miriam Beckstein is a young, hip, business journalist in Boston. She discovered in The Family Trade and The Hidden Family that her family came from an alternate reality, that she was very well-connected, and that her family was too much like the mafi...


  • Sometime in the twenty-third century, humanity went extinct, leaving only androids behind to fulfill humanity’s dreams. And, having learned well from their long-dead masters, they’ve established a hierarchical society—one with humanoid aristo r...


  • It's 1976 again. Abba are on the charts, the Cold War is in full swing -- and the Earth is flat. It's been flat ever since the eve of the Cuban war of 1962; and the constellations overhead are all wrong. Beyond the Boreal ocean, strange new continent...


  • SAVING THE WORLD FROM EVIL IS A 24/7 JOB -- NO OVERTIME PAY INCLUDED. Ruthless software billionaire Ellis Billington has unearthed a device that will enable him to raise an eldritch horror, code-named "JENNIFER MORGUE," from the ocean's depths for t...






  • When Robin wakes up in a clinic with most of his memories missing, it doesn't take him long to discover that someone's trying to kill him. It's the twenty-seventh century, when interstellar travel is by teleport gate and conflicts are fought by netwo...


  • IN The Family Trade and The Hidden Family, Miriam got in touch with her roots. Now those roots have begun to strangle her. A young business journalist from Boston, Miriam discovered that her family comes from a parallel timeline, that she is very we...


  • The Singularity. It is the era of the posthuman. Artificial intelligences have surpassed the limits of human intellect. Biotechnological beings have rendered people all but extinct. Molecular nanotechnology runs rampant, replicating and reprogramming...


  • The six families of the Clan rule the kingdom of Gruinmarkt from behind the scenes, a mixture of nobility and criminal conspirators whose power to walk between their world and ours makes them rich in both. Miriam, a hip tech journalist from Boston...


  • It begins the day she is fired. Miriam Beckstein, a successful reporter for a hi-tech magazine in Boston, finds ironclad evidence of a money-laundering scheme. But when she takes it to her editor, she's fired on the spot and gets a death threat fr...


  • A G2 star doesn't just explode--not without outside interference. So the survivors of the planet Moscow, which was annihilated in just such an event, have launched a counterattack against the most likely culprit: the neighboring system of New Dresden...


  • Charles Stross takes a departure from his epic science fiction to craft this cross between Len Deighton—style espionage and H.P. Lovecraftian horror.Bob Howard is a computer-hacker desk jockey, who has more than enough trouble keeping up with the e...


  • In the twenty-first century, life as we know it changed. Faster-than-light travel was perfected, and the Eschaton, a superhuman artificial intelligence, was born. Four hundred years later, the far-flung colonies that arose as a result of these events...


  • "Bruce Sterling on speed? The imagination of Sterling squared? All of the glitz, glibly tossed-off newly invented, or hybrid tech-terms thrown at the reader like an info blizzard at hurricane force, but with more core storyline than in some of Sterli...


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