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Game of the Gods

(2018)
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"The A-Team and X-Men in an exotic futuristic setting. Great adventure with many layers." - Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling author

Jay Schiffman's Game of the Gods is a debut sci-fi/fantasy thriller of political intrigue and Speilberg-worthy action sequences in the vein of Pierce Brown's Red Rising.

Max Cone wants to be an ordinary citizen of the Federacy and leave war and politics behind. He wants the leaders of the world to leave him alone. But he's too good a military commander, and too powerful a judge, to be left alone. War breaks out, and Max becomes the ultimate prize for the nation that can convince him to fight again.

When one leader gives the Judge a powerful device that predicts the future, the Judge doesn't want to believe its chilling prophecy: The world will soon end, and he's to blame. But bad things start to happen. His wife and children are taken. His friends are falsely imprisoned. His closest allies are killed. Worst of all, the world descends into a cataclysmic global war.

In order to find his family, free his friends, and save the world, the Judge must become a lethal killer willing to destroy anyone who stands in his way. He leads a ragtag band of warriors - a 13-year old girl with special powers, a mathematical genius, a religious zealot blinded by faith, and a former revolutionary turned drug addict. Together, they are the only hope of saving the world.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"The A-Team and X-Men in an exotic futuristic setting. Great adventure!." - Kevin J Anderson

"The dystopian novel is alive and well in the blisteringly effective Game of the Gods. Jay Schiffman breathes life into a moribund genre and ends up crafting a sly, shrewd and stunning take on a darkly depraved future that is every bit the equal of The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner, and the Divergent series. Schiffman's striking vision serves up a cloud-riddled tomorrow featuring just enough silver linings to provide hope to an otherwise bleak landscape. A must read for fans of classics like Judge Dredd and Doc Savage." - Jon Land


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Used availability for Jay Schiffman's Game of the Gods

Hardback Editions

July 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Game of the Gods: A Novel
Author(s): Jay Schiffman
ISBN: 0-7653-8954-1 / 978-0-7653-8954-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

July 2020 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Game of the Gods: A Novel
Author(s): Jay Schiffman
ISBN: 1-250-20853-X / 978-1-250-20853-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
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July 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Game of the Gods: A Novel
Author(s): Jay Schiffman
ISBN: 1-250-30613-2 / 978-1-250-30613-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

July 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Game of the Gods: A Novel
Author(s): Jay Schiffman
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU