Paloma: A Retrieval Artist Novel

Paloma: A Retrieval Artist Novel

by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
     
 

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Retrieval Artist Miles Flint gets an urgent message from his mentor, Paloma. But by the time he arrives at her apartment, she's dead, the victim of a terrible murder. The police, already on the scene, think Flint's connected to the death.

Effectively frozen out of the investigation, he starts one of his own, and discovers secrets that Paloma kept, secrets that make

Overview

Retrieval Artist Miles Flint gets an urgent message from his mentor, Paloma. But by the time he arrives at her apartment, she's dead, the victim of a terrible murder. The police, already on the scene, think Flint's connected to the death.

Effectively frozen out of the investigation, he starts one of his own, and discovers secrets that Paloma kept, secrets that make Flint question everything he knew about her, everything she taught him about honor, ethics, and being a Retrieval Artist.

One of "the top ten greatest science fiction detectives of all time."
-Io9

"A science fiction murder mystery by one of the genre's best....A book with complex characters, an interesting and unpredictable plot, and timeless and universal things to say about the human condition."
-The Panama News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780615726991
Publisher:
WMG Publishing
Publication date:
11/06/2012
Pages:
370
Sales rank:
933,340
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

Meet the Author

International bestselling writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch has won or been nominated for every major award in the science fiction field. She has won Hugos for editing The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction and for her short fiction. She has also won the Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine Readers Choice Award six times, as well as the Anlab Award from Analog Magazine, Science Fiction Age Readers Choice Award, the Locus Award, and the John W. Campbell Award. Her standalone sf novel, Alien Influences, was a finalist for the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award. I09 said her Retrieval Artist series featured one of the top ten science fiction detectives ever written. She writes a second sf series, the Diving Universe series, as well as a fantasy series called The Fey. She also writes mystery, romance, and fantasy novels, occasionally using the pen names Kris DeLake, Kristine Grayson and Kris Nelscott. For more information, go to www.KristineKathrynRusch.com.

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