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Devils Road

Gary Gibson

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Miscellaneous
02 March 2020
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Adventure; Horror & ghost stories; Science fiction; Fantasy; Dark Fantasy / Grimdark; Monsters Fantasy; Thriller Fantasy
Pacific Rim meets Fast & Furious. Nobody has taken part in the Devil's Run annual road race as often as Dutch McGuire and lived to tell the tale. She's never won a race, but she'd give anything for a chance to be first across the finishing line.

The racecourse circumnavigates the post-apocalyptic ruins of Teijouan, and with a choice between being eaten by the monstrous Kaiju that prowl the island's devastated cities or murdered by her fellow racers, the odds against even surviving another Run, let alone winning it, are slim.

Dutch doesn't care about the odds nearly so much as she cares about getting back behind the wheel of her beloved Ford Falcon--except for one problem: she's spent the last five years incarcerated in a high-security prison for her part in a heist. So when a crooked billionaire offers to put her back in the race on condition she uses it as cover for a secret retrieval operation, she can't refuse.

Can Dutch survive assassins, monsters, and psychopathic drivers long enough to complete her mission as well as take part in the race--or is this the year death finally catches up with her in a blazing tangle of wreckage?
By:   Gary Gibson
Imprint:   Miscellaneous
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 127mm,  Spine: 9mm
Weight:   163g
ISBN:   9789574364602
ISBN 10:   9574364607
Pages:   144
Publication Date:   02 March 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Gary Gibson is the author of more than a dozen books, most published by Pan MacMillan in the UK. Of these, he's perhaps best known for The Shoal Sequence: in order, Stealing Light, Nova War, Empire of Light and, more recently, Marauder. His most recent published works are Ghost Frequencies, a collection of short stories, Scienceville and Other Lost Worlds, and Doomsday Game, the final volume in a series that began with Extinction Game. He is represented by John Jarrold of the John Jarrold Literary Agency, and any enquiries about rights should be directed there.

Reviews for Devils Road

To be considered alongside the leading triumvirate of British hard SF writers: Al Reynolds, Peter Hamilton, and Neal Asher. - The Guardian. Gibson has certainly proved himself a name to watch. - SFX. One of the top SF writers active today . . . In the right hands, SF can be wonderful, inventive and hugely enjoyable - and Gary Gibson is just that sort of author. - walkerofworlds.com.


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