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Empire Games

(2017)
(The first book in the Empire Games series)
A novel by

 
 
A time of ambition, treachery and dangerous secrets....

Rita Douglas is plucked from her dead-end job and trained as a reluctant US spy. All because she has the latent genetic talent to hop between alternate timelines - and infiltrate them. Her United States is waging a high-tech war, targeting assassins who can move between worlds to deliver death on a mass scale, and Rita will be their secret weapon.

Miriam Beckstein has her own mission, as a politician in an industrial revolution US. She must accelerate her world's technology before their paranoid American twin finds them. It would blow them to hell. After all, they've done it before. Each timeline also battles internal conspiracies, as a cold war threatens to turn white hot. But which world is the aggressor - and will Rita have to choose a side?

This new series is set in the same world as Charles Stross' 'Merchant Princes' series.

Genre: Science Fiction    

Praise for this book

"A well-written book, full of mystery and intrigue, with entire worlds at stake." - Michael Flynn


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Used availability for Charles Stross's Empire Games

Hardback Editions

January 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Empire Games
Author(s): Charles Stross
ISBN: 1-5098-1486-8 / 978-1-5098-1486-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Empire Games: A Tale of the Merchant Princes Universe
Author(s): Charles Stross
ISBN: 0-7653-3756-8 / 978-0-7653-3756-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

January 2019 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Empire Games: A Tale of the Merchant Princes Universe
Author(s): Charles Stross
ISBN: 0-7653-7101-4 / 978-0-7653-7101-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Empire Games: A Tale of the Merchant Princes Universe
Author(s): Charles Stross
ISBN: 0-7653-3759-2 / 978-0-7653-3759-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Empire Games
Author(s): Charles Stross
ISBN: 1-4472-4628-4 / 978-1-4472-4628-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Empire Games
Author(s): Charles Stross
ISBN: 1-4472-4539-3 / 978-1-4472-4539-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

August 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Empire Games
Author(s): Charles Stross
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
Availability: Amazon   


August 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Empire Games
Author(s): Charles Stross
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Empire Games
Author(s): Charles Stross
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


January 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Empire Games
Author(s): Charles Stross
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Empire Games
Author(s): Charles Stross
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Empire Games: A Tale of the Merchant Princes Universe
Author(s): Charles Stross
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA