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Knaves Over Queens

(2018)
(A book in the Wild Cards series)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
The return of the famous shared-world superhero books created and edited by George R. R. Martin, author of A Song of Ice and Fire.

For decades, George R. R. Martin - best-selling author of A Song of Ice and Fire - has collaborated with an ever-shifting ensemble of science fiction and fantasy icons to create the amazing Wild Cards universe.

In the aftermath of World War II, the Earth's population was devastated by a terrifying alien virus. Those who survived were changed forever. Some, known as Jokers, were cursed with bizarre mental and physical deformities; others, granted superhuman abilities, are known as Aces. Now the virus has reached Britain....

Queen Margaret rules over a country in which such legendary figures as Herne the Hunter, Spring-heeled Jack and Babh, the goddess of war, roam at will. Her Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill - gifted with extraordinary longevity - together with the Enigma ace - Alan Turing - set up a special organisation named the Order of the Silver Helix. They will need all the wild cards they can find if they are to deal with the terrifying mutations thrown up by the virus.

Knaves over Queens - the first ever Wild Cards novel set in the UK, and a perfect jumping-in point for listeners new to this shared world - features a stunning collection of original stories from such luminaries of the world of science fiction and fantasy as Paul Cornell, Marko Kloos, Mark Lawrence, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Emma Newman, Peter Newman, Peadar O Guilin, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Caroline Spector and Charles Stross.

Genre: Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

August 2019 : USA Hardback

Title: Knaves Over Queens: A Wild Cards novel
Author(s): George R R Martin
ISBN: 1-250-16806-6 / 978-1-250-16806-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Knaves Over Queens (Wild Cards)
Author(s): George R R Martin
ISBN: 0-00-828359-1 / 978-0-00-828359-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

April 2019 : UK Paperback

Title: Knaves Over Queens (Wild Cards)
Author(s): George R R Martin
ISBN: 0-00-823968-1 / 978-0-00-823968-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Knaves Over Queens (Wild Cards)
Author(s): George R R Martin
ISBN: 0-00-828518-7 / 978-0-00-828518-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

June 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Knaves over Queens: Wild Cards
Author(s): George R R Martin
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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June 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Knaves over Queens: Wild Cards
Author(s): George R R Martin
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Knaves Over Queens: A Wild Cards novel
Author(s): George R R Martin
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


June 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Knaves Over Queens (Wild Cards)
Author(s): George R R Martin
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU