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Avalanche

(2017)
(A book in the Secret World Chronicles series)
A novel by

 
 
From New York Times best-seller and science fiction and fantasy mistress of adventure Mercedes Lackey, Book #5 in the pulse-pounding SECRET WORLD saga of modern-day humans with superpowers.

Ultima Thule has been destroyed - but somehow the Thulians mounted an even bigger force to destroy Metis. The Metisians that escaped the carnage and destruction of their secret city now must somehow find somewhere safe to go - without getting snapped up by various world governments. And now the Thulians have changed their tactics to "blitz guerilla warfar," sending wave after wave of their ships and troops to attack vulnerable targets all over Earth, with no clue for ECHO as to where these things are coming from. John Murdock and The Seraphym have become a force of nature, but they can't be everywhere at once, and if they were regarded with suspicion before, now they are regarded by ECHO's allies with fear as well.

You could say "things can't get worse."

You would be wrong.

Red Djinni's past is about to catch up with him.

So is Victoria Victrix's.

The heroes of ECHO and CCCP have to save the world. But first, they have to save each other. And the avalanche has begun.

About World Divided, Book 2 in the Secret World Chronicle:

"[C]omes together seamlessly. . .an awesome and lightning-paced story: read it on a day when you will not have to put it down." - San Francisco Book Review

About Mercedes Lackey:

"With [Mercedes Lackey], suspense never lags..." - Kliatt

The Secret World Chronicle
Invasion
World Divided
Revolution
Collision

Mercedes Lackey is the New York Times best-selling author of the Bardic Voices series and the Serrated Edge series (both Baen), the Heralds of Valdemar series, and many more. She's the coauthor of the contemporary meta-hero SF series The Secret World Chronicle. Among her popular Baen titles are The Fire Rose, The Lark and the Wren, and also The Shadow of the Lion and Burdens of the Deadwith Eric Flint and Dave Freer. She lives in Oklahoma.

Cody Martin is a coauthor with Mercedes Lackey of three other books in the metahero saga, The Secret World Chronicle including entries Invasion, World Divided, Revolution, and Collision. He is an avid gamer, but spends his extra time chained to a computer, writing. Originally from Scottsdale, Arizona, he currently resides in Florida.

Dennis Lee was born in Seoul, Korea and grew up in Canada. He has a degree in pharmacology and is a cell biologist when not writing.

Veronica Giguere started off as the voice artist for the Secret World Chronicle podcasts then quickly proved her writing chops and was taken on as a series coauthor. Veronica remains active as a voice talent. An educator with a background in mathematics and ocean engineering, she has lent her voice to various research and campus promotional endeavors. She makes her home in Florida.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Hardback Editions

August 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Avalanche: The Secret World Chronicles
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey, Cody Martin, Dennis Lee, Veronica Giguere
ISBN: 1-4814-8322-6 / 978-1-4814-8322-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


January 2017 : USA Hardback

Title: Avalanche (Secret World Chronicle)
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey, Veronica Giguere, Dennis Lee
ISBN: 1-4767-8187-7 / 978-1-4767-8187-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
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Paperback Editions

June 2019 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Avalanche (Secret World Chronicle)
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey
ISBN: 1-4814-8412-5 / 978-1-4814-8412-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
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Audio Editions

October 2018 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Avalanche (Secret World Chronicle)
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey, Cody Martin, Dennis Lee, Veronica Giguere
ISBN: 1-72135-706-8 / 978-1-72135-706-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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August 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Avalanche: Book Five of the Secret World Chronicle
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey, Cody Martin, Dennis Lee, Veronica Giguere
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


August 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Avalanche: Book Five of the Secret World Chronicle
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey, Cody Martin, Dennis Lee, Veronica Giguere
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Avalanche: Book Five of the Secret World Chronicle
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey, Cody Martin, Dennis Lee, Veronica Giguere
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Avalanche: The Secret World Chronicles: Book Five of the Secret World Chronicles
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey, Cody Martin, Dennis Lee, Veronica Giguere
Publisher: Baen Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU