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Halo : Ghosts of Onyx

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The Human-Covenant war rages on as the alien juggernaut sweeps inexorably toward its final goal: destruction of all human life!Tor Books kicks off a new line of novels based on the bestselling and award-winning video games Halo and Halo2. Further exploring the corners and characters of this rich and detailed universe, Halo: Ghosts of Onyx takes readers and gamers into the next front of humanity's ongoing battle with the terrifying alien factions that make up the Covenant.This novel is based on a mature-rated game.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.33g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765354705
  • 9780765354709
  • 82,781

About Eric Nylund

Eric Nylund is the author of Halo: The Fall of Reach and Halo: First Strike, as well as the epic mythology series beginning with Mortal Coils and All That Lives Must Die, and The Resisters series for middle grade readers. Born in the Los Angeles area, Nylund grew up in the mountains and pine forests of Truckee, California, and the Joshua trees and rattlesnakes of the Mojave Desert. He earned degrees in chemistry at U.C. Santa Barbara and U.C. San Diego before leaving his Ph.D. program to become a writer. Besides writing his novels, he is the Director of Narrative Design at Microsoft Game Studios. He lives near Seattle on a rain-drenched mountain with his wife, Syne Mitchell, and their son.
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"Crackling with action, techno wizardry and sexual tension, Nylund's novel also features an unlikely mix of cyberpunk sensibility and a heartening focus on character and humanity." --Publishers Weekly "Mind-bogglingly inventive, with astounding special effects and a headlong, pulse-pounding, do-or-die narrative." --Kirkus Reviews on Eric Nylund's A Signal Shattered Crackling with action, techno wizardry and sexual tension, Nylund's novel also features an unlikely mix of cyberpunk sensibility and a heartening focus on character and humanity. "Publishers Weekly " Mind-bogglingly inventive, with astounding special effects and a headlong, pulse-pounding, do-or-die narrative. "Kirkus Reviews on Eric Nylund's A Signal Shattered"" Praise for Eric Nylund's A Signal Shattered: "Crackling with action, techno wizardry and sexual tension, Nylund's novel also features an unlikely mix of cyberpunk sensibility and a heartening focus on character and humanity." --Publishers Weekly "Mind-bogglingly inventive, with astounding special effects and a headlong, pulse-pounding, do-or-die narrative."--Kirkus Reviews
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9,193 ratings
4.15 out of 5 stars
5 42% (3,830)
4 36% (3,340)
3 18% (1,656)
2 3% (311)
1 1% (56)
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