By Lawrence Watt-Evans
Nightside urban will die within the coming sunrise -- so why is anyone attempting to purchase up town? a mix of demanding technology fiction and hard-boiled movie noir detective tale. The far-side of tidally-locked Epimethus gave the impression of a very good website for a urban, faraway from the destroying rays of a dangerously shut sunlight. however the planet really is rotating and the price of estate and lifestyles in Nightside urban is quickly depreciating. Detective Carlisle Hsing is likely one of the many left on the town with inadequate money to maneuver off-planet. yet ... why is an individual procuring up all of the doomed estate? Is somebody going to avoid wasting the planet? Why continue it a mystery? ...[Carlisle] Hsing is a plausible heroine pursuing a slowly unwrapping mystery.' —Postviews... a very good crisp adventure/mystery... a certainly gritty future-urban atmosphere; the plot is logically built round an engaging challenge in planetology; the writing is constant and well-paced, each one bankruptcy finishing with a neat narrative hook. a really stable, expert piece of work.' —OtherRealms
'...a novel wealthy in context.... features a wealth of exciting material....complex and evocative....worth the read.' —SFRA Newsletter'For years, whilst humans requested me what used to be my favourite of the entire novels I’d written (which is, incidentally, no longer an outstanding query to invite— it’s greatly like, 'Which is your favourite of your children?'), if I replied in any respect, i'd identify Nightside City.' —from the afterword via Lawrence Watt-Evans
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