The Edge of Ruin

The Edge of Ruin

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Melinda M. Snodgrass's The Edge of Ruin, a novel of the eternal battle between science and superstition-in paperback for the first time! I'm Richard Oort. I'm trying to be just an average cop with the Albuquerque Police Department. But two months ago I had learned there were unseen worlds on the borders of our reality. Dimensions filled with horrific, nightmare creatures. Things that viewed humans as prey. Things that drove us to acts of unspeakable violence. I had to fight them, to defend the people I loved, and to find out who I was. And am. Now, I'm still a cop. But now I'm also CEO of Lumina Enterprises, a mysterious, globe-girdling operation I don't even know the full extent of. Replacing the previous guy, who appears to have also been Prometheus, really and truly. Now Prometheus is bound, and the job of taking the fight to the next level is mine. Because the horrors aren't over. And they'll use any human weakness they can. This is a fight for the world. For keeps.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 365 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 385.55g
  • Tor Books
  • New York
  • English
  • 0765376091
  • 9780765376091
  • 1,795,209

About Melinda Snodgrass

MELINDA SNODGRASS was a story editor and executive script consultant on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Her acclaimed episode, "The Measure of a Man," was nominated for the Writer's Guild Award for outstanding writing in a drama series. With George R. R. Martin, she co-created the popular Wild Cards series of shared-world novels and anthologies. She lives in New Mexico.show more

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"Snodgrass strongly and convincingly highlights the danger of unreason, but the necessary setup for the concluding volumes bogs this one down."--Publishers Weekly "[Snodgrass] has crafted a fast-paced science fantasy that combines a Lovecraftian atmosphere with modern-day sensibilities."--Library Journalshow more

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