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Blood and Iron (2006) 887 kappaletta, 42 arvostelua
Hammered (2005) 875 kappaletta, 19 arvostelua
Range of Ghosts (2012) 763 kappaletta, 35 arvostelua
A Companion to Wolves (2007) 755 kappaletta, 44 arvostelua
Karen Memory (2015) 734 kappaletta, 53 arvostelua
Dust (2008) 732 kappaletta, 41 arvostelua
New Amsterdam (2007) 684 kappaletta, 32 arvostelua
Ancestral Night (2019) 602 kappaletta, 31 arvostelua
Scardown (2005) 587 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
Carnival (2006) 576 kappaletta, 40 arvostelua
Worldwired (2005) 564 kappaletta, 11 arvostelua
Whiskey and Water (2007) 456 kappaletta, 18 arvostelua
All the Windwracked Stars (2008) 451 kappaletta, 20 arvostelua
Ink and Steel (2008) 442 kappaletta, 15 arvostelua
Undertow (2007) 386 kappaletta, 14 arvostelua
Chill (2010) 329 kappaletta, 14 arvostelua
Hell and Earth (2008) 329 kappaletta, 12 arvostelua
Shattered Pillars (2013) 319 kappaletta, 11 arvostelua
The Stone in the Skull (2017) 271 kappaletta, 12 arvostelua
Machine (2018) 262 kappaletta, 17 arvostelua
Steles of the Sky (2014) 244 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
The Chains That You Refuse (2003) 232 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
The Tempering of Men (2011) 220 kappaletta, 11 arvostelua
Grail (2011) 216 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
Shoggoths in Bloom (2012) 201 kappaletta, 7 arvostelua
By the Mountain Bound (2009) 201 kappaletta, 11 arvostelua
Seven for a Secret (2009) 192 kappaletta, 10 arvostelua
Stone Mad (2018) 178 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
Shadow Unit 1 (2011) 171 kappaletta, 10 arvostelua
The White City (2011) 168 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
Bone and Jewel Creatures (2010) 165 kappaletta, 10 arvostelua
The Sea Thy Mistress (2011) 138 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
An Apprentice to Elves (2015) 133 kappaletta, 10 arvostelua
Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2019 Edition: A Tor.com Original (2020) — Avustaja — 130 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
ad eternum (2012) 111 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
One-Eyed Jack (2014) 103 kappaletta
The Red-Stained Wings (2019) 94 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
Book of Iron (2013) 88 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
The Cobbler's Boy (2018) 69 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
Garrett Investigates (2012) 61 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
Shadow Unit 3 (2011) — Toimittaja — 60 kappaletta, 7 arvostelua
The Horrid Glory of Its Wings (2009) 55 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
The Best of Elizabeth Bear (2020) 51 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
In the House of Aryaman a Lonely Signal Burns (2012) 51 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
The Origin of Storms (2022) 45 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Shadow Unit 8 (2011) — Toimittaja; Tekijä — 41 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Shadow Unit 12 (2012) — Ohjaaja — 35 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Shadow Unit 10 (2011) — Tekijä — 34 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Faster Gun [short story] (2012) 30 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Shadow Unit 13 (2013) 29 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Shadow Unit 14 (2014) 24 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Tideline 24 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
The Girl Who Sang Rose Madder (2010) 23 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Shadow Unit 15 (2014) 23 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Tricks of London (2009) 22 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Boojum [short story] 22 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
This Chance Planet (2014) — Tekijä — 22 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
We Have Always Died In The Castle (2018) 15 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
And the Deep Blue Sea (2005) 14 kappaletta
Shoggoths in Bloom {story} 11 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Deriving Life {novelette} (2019) 10 kappaletta
The Red Mother (2021) 9 kappaletta
New Amsterdam #2 (2014) 9 kappaletta
Mongoose 8 kappaletta
This Tragic Glass [short story] (2004) 8 kappaletta
Follow Me Light [short story] (2005) 8 kappaletta
Dolly 8 kappaletta
Abjure the Realm 7 kappaletta
A Blessing of Unicorns (2020) 7 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Underground (2012) 6 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Wax [short story] 6 kappaletta
Love Among the Talus [short story] 6 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
New Amsterdam #1 (2014) 6 kappaletta
House of the Rising Sun (2005) 6 kappaletta
Bug's A-Life (2018) 5 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Almost True (2007) 5 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
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Ice [short story] (2003) 5 kappaletta
Botticelli [short story] (2006) 4 kappaletta
Tiger! Tiger! [short story] (2003) 4 kappaletta
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Gone to Flowers [short story] (2006) 4 kappaletta
Covenant {short story} (2014) 3 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
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I picked up this book because (1) it was included in my Kobo subscription, so low risk and (2) it bore the names of Sarah Monette, whose work I love, and Elizabeth Bear, about whose work I'm trying to decide whether I like it or not. I didn't expect to like it this much.

The concept of this series is "a television show disguised as a series of short stories: TV that you read", according to the introduction. And it does work that way. It's about a special FBI team dedicated to stopping serial killers with paranormal powers. The format of each book (well, this one at least) is 4 novellas, interspersed with very short stories that are sort of snapshots into the life of the team or its members.

In the first novella, the pilot I suppose, we get to know the team through the eyes of its newest member. Of course they all have dark secrets that will be revealed as the series progresses (I'm assuming). The second one was a bit harder to follow for me, because by then we're supposed to know who's who, which... is not my strong point. But I still enjoyed the whole book very much, and I will probably get to the next one very soon.
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FlorenceArt | 9 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 16, 2024 |
Relatively short steampunk novel, and kind of disappointing after a strong start. It's narrated in first person by a young prostitute named Karen Memery, who lives in a brothel run by a kindly madame. I really liked Karen's voice. It's true that it seems incongruous that she has such a sophisticate vocabulary but at the same time doesn't command some basic grammar rules. However, she was so compelling that I had no problems accepting it.

The first part of the novel was a quiet, character-driven tale, and I enjoyed it a lot. Unfortunately, when the plot actually started in earnest, the whole thing became a simplistic and cartoonish adventure with over-the-top villains. Karen's voice, which had worked so well for me when this had been a character study, became burdensome when it came to narrating action. Her continuous asides manage to lose all tension in action scenes. For example, at one point she is on a roof, getting ready to break into the villain's house with the help of a friend. While she is doing that, she is thinking at length about her plans for the future. They finally start climbing down, and while that happens she is thinking about the mistreatment of native Americans. They finally break in the house and while they do that she is having a conversation with her companion about another totally unrelated subject. It is difficult to care about what's happening when the characters themselves don't seem to care.

The steampunk elements were also over-the-top. I think this would have worked better as a historical novel. To give you an idea of the lack of subtlety, there's a tax on mad scientists. Mad science is certainly a staple of steampunk but, for goodness sake, it does not work as an in-universe term to refer to it. There's also a small domestic appliance that doubles as a battle armor, and other excessive elements that I won't get into to avoid spoilers.

It is all a pity because the author had something here, but it becomes lost in a clumsy plot. Still, for a very enjoyable first part with a touching first-love story I don't completely dismiss it. Perhaps the action will work better for you.
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jcm790 | 52 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 26, 2024 |
Enjoyable, but VERY LONG. Could have used a firmer hand in the editing.
 
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ledonnelly | 30 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 11, 2024 |
I...I dunno. I enjoyed it enough to finish it, but the looooooong digressions were maddening, I skimmed over huge sections that didn't contribute anything to the story, and I don't like needing to do that! A little firmer editorial hand would have helped this book a lot. But there are lots of interesting characters, and the central mystery was engaging enough. But honestly, I don't fully understand how it was wrapped up in the end, but whatever. It was fine.
 
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John Jude Palencar Cover artist
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Cliff Nielsen Cover artist
Richard Anderson Cover artist
Cliff Nielson Cover artist
Cynthia Sheppard Cover artist
Nneka Okoye Narrator
Steve Stone Cover art
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Teokset
166
Also by
170
Jäseniä
15,102
Suosituimmuussija
#1,515
Arvio (tähdet)
½ 3.7
Kirja-arvosteluja
689
ISBN:t
221
Kielet
2
Kuinka monen suosikki
85

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