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  • From a master of science fiction comes a brand-new noir novel set in the Eight Worlds universe, where a detective hunts for the biohackers who have created a dangerous new disease. Christopher Bach was a policeman in one of the largest Lunar citie...


  • John Varley returns to his Thunder and Lightning series with a novel of how one man’s volatile genius could alter a starship’s epic plunge into a future where human survival is just a theory… On a voyage to New Earth, the starship Rolling Th...


  • This stellar collection by John Varley contains eleven provocative, utterly distinctive stories and novellas. None of them are currently available in any other book. Some have been unavailable in any form for twenty-five years or more. The result is ...


  • Despite wars with Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as 9/11, the United States’ dependence on foreign oil has kept the nation tied to the Middle East. A scientist has developed a cure for America’s addiction -- a slow-acting virus that feeds on petro...


  • Lieutenant Patricia Kelly Elizabeth Podkayne Strickland-Garcia-Redmond -- otherwise known as Podkayne -- is the third generation of her family to set foot on Mars, and she has a planet-sized chip on her shoulder. Her grandfather Manny was one of the ...


  • The son of one of the first men to fly to Mars and back, Ray Garcia-Strickland is now a disgruntled Martian, tired of the Red Planet's overdevelopment and the gravity-dependent tourist Earthies. But that doesn't stop him from fearing the worst when E...


  • Stumbling upon a perfectly frozen wooly mammoth in the northern wilds of Canada, a mammoth hunter is stunned when he finds the mummified body of a Stone Age man, dating from around 12,000 years ago, next to the mammoth, a corpse wearing a modern-day ...


  • From the moment John Varley burst onto the scene in 1974, his short fiction was like nothing anyone else was writing. His stories won every award the science fiction field had to offer, many times over. His first collection, The Persistence of Vision...


  • The loss of the Mars-bound Ares Seven ship was the final blow to the U.S. space program. Everyone's accepted that the Chinese will be the first to reach the Red Planet. Well, almost everyone. In a deserted Daytona warehouse, seven suburban misf...






  • All the universe is a stage...and Sparky Valentine is its itinerant thespian. He makes his way from planet to planet as part of a motley theater troupe, bringing Shakespeare--a version of it anyway--to the outer reaches of Earth's solar system. Spark...


  • This Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novella is part murder mystery, part romance, and more than a little bit scary.Victor Apfel, a troubled war vet, gets an odd, pre-recorded phone message, instructing him to go inside the house next door. He opens th...


  • A science fiction superhero anthology features Alan Dean Foster's "Earth Spirit," Roger Zelazny's "Hugh Glass," Lawrence Watt-Evans's "Captain Cosmos," Michael A. Stackpole's "Revenant," and John Varley's "Bolshoiman." Reprint. AB. ...


  • THE BRILLIANT NOVEL THAT LAUNCHED THE VARLEY PHENOMENON The invaders came in 2050…They did not kill anyone outright. they said they came on behalf of the intelligent species of Earth—dolphins and whales. The Invaders quietly destroyed every evid...


  • Fleeing Earth after an alien invasion, the human race stands on the threshold of evolution, like a fish cast on artificial shores. Their new home is Luna, a moon colony blessed with creature comforts, prolonged lifespans, digital memories, and instan...


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  • To Louise Baltimore and her fellow citizens of Earth in the 99th century, life offers bleak prospects. The world is on its deathbed, dying from the accumulated poisons of one too many wars. Suicide is common, since convincing reasons for hanging arou...


  • A collection of short stories from the Hugo and Nebula award-winning author who "has the imagination of six ordinary science fiction writers" (George R.R. Martin)John Varley. Picnic on Nearside includes nine astonishing stories from an author who...



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    A collection of science fiction stories from "the best writer in America" (Tom Clancy)Hugo and Nebula award-winning author John Varley. John Varley's unique blend of startling technology and genuinely human characters has won him every major scienc...



  • Here is TITAN: the alien that is, itself, a world. Here is TITAN: the heralded new novel by SF's most spectacular new talent, the Hugo and Nebula Award winner who has been compared by Isaac Asimov with the early Heinlein. Here is TITAN: the story o...


  • WIZARD returns us to the awesome interior of Gaea, the world-sized alien first encountered in Varley's monumental bestseller, TITAN. Gaea's discoverer, Cirocco "Rocky" Jones, is now herself an inhabitant, plotting wizardry in the remote highlands be...


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    THE PERSISTENCE OF VISION presents the most striking of Varley's work--the stories that created what critic Spider Robinson called "the most thorough blitzkrieg since the Beatles' first U.S. tour, and a similarly pleasant one." Whether exploring ...