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Adam Christopher - Dishonored - A képmások ura
A többszörös díjnyertes dark fantasy videojáték különleges világa regényben is életre kel! Emily Kaldwin császárnő kettős életet él Dunwallban: az uralkodói teendői mellett apja, Corvo Attano képzi a lopakodás, harc és orgyilkosság művészetében. A birodalom ismét sötét idők elé néz: nemrég egy titokzatos férfi érkezett a városba, és a Bálnavadászok élére állt, méghozzá olyan képességek birtokában, melyeknek a létezése már éppen kezdett feledésbe merülni. Emily és Corvo életre-halálra folyó hajszába veti magát: ha nem lebbentik fel a fátylat rejtélyes ellenségükről, akkor minden igyekezetük dacára bekövetkezik az elkerülhetetlen pusztulás. Az első Dishonored videojáték 2012-ben jelent meg, és egy olyan kitalált viktoriánus kori világban játszódik, amiben egyaránt létezik a mágia és a technológia, játékosok milliót ejtve rabul. Az elnyomó rendszer és a vele járó korrupció, a bálnazsírral való fekete kereskedelem az ipari negyedben, a patkányok által terjesztett halálos betegségek, valamint a különleges birodalmi katonák, fedőszervezetek és aktivisták rendkívüli élettel töltik meg ezt a világot, amely immár regény formájában is elkápráztatja a rajongókat.
Adam Christopher - Darkness on the Edge of Town
Christmas, Hawkins, 1984. All Chief Jim Hopper wants is to enjoy a quiet first Christmas with Eleven, but his adopted daughter has other plans. Over Hopper's protests, she pulls a cardboard box marked "New York" out of the basement - and the tough questions begin. Why did Hopper leave Hawkins all those years ago? What does "Vietnam" mean? And why has he never talked about New York? Although he'd rather face a horde of demogorgons than talk about his own past, Hopper knows that he can't deny the truth any longer. And so begins the story of the incident in New York - the last big case before everything changed... Summer, New York City, 1977. Hopper is starting over after returning home from Vietnam. A young daughter, a caring wife, and a new beat as an NYPD detective make it easy to slip back into life as a civilian. But after shadowy federal agents suddenly show and seize the files about a series of brutal, unsolved murders, Hopper takes matters into his own hands, risking everything to discover the truth. Soon Hopper is undercover among New York's notorious street gangs. But just as he's about to crack the case, a blackout rolls across the boroughs, plunging Hopper into a darkness deeper than any he's faced before.
Adam Christopher - The Return of Daud
Daud - traitor and assassin - has returned to Dunwall, a city shaken by the overthrow of Empress Emily Kaldwin. He is seeking a mythical weapon, said to have the power to kill the Outsider, and will go to any lengths to find it. But there are those who are watching his every move. Travelling the Isles to complete his mission, Daud will soon discover that old enemies have been waiting for him, and new enemies are easy to make...
Adam Christopher - Made to Kill
Raymond Electromatic is good at his job, as good as he ever was at being a true Private Investigator, the lone employee of the Electromatic Detective Agency--except for Ada, office gal and super-computer, the constant voice in Ray's inner ear. Ray might have taken up a new line of work, but money is money, after all, and he was programmed to make a profit. Besides, with his twenty-four-hour memory-tape limits, he sure can keep a secret. When a familiar-looking woman arrives at the agency wanting to hire Ray to find a missing movie star, he's inclined to tell her to take a hike. But she had the cold hard cash, a demand for total anonymity, and tendency to vanish on her own. Plunged into a glittering world of fame, fortune, and secrecy, Ray uncovers a sinister plot that goes much deeper than the silver screen--and this robot is at the wrong place, at the wrong time. Made to Kill is the thrilling new speculative noir from novelist and comic writer Adam Christopher.
Adam Christopher - The Corroded Man
Empress Emily Kaldwin leads a dual life, fulfilling her duties as empress while training with her father, Corvo Attano, mastering the arts of stealth, combat, and assassination. A strange, shrouded figure appears in Dunwall, seeming to possess powers once wielded by the assassin known as Daud. Faced with the possibility that their deadliest foe has returned, Emily and Corvo plunge headlong into a life-and-death race against time. If they fail to learn the truth about this mysterious enemy, the result would be destruction on an unimaginable scale.
Adam Christopher - The Ghost Line
A brand-new novel tie-in for the popular Elementary TV series. Summons to a bullet-riddled body in a Hell’s Kitchen apartment marks the start of a new case for consulting detectives Sherlock Holmes and Joan Watson. The victim is a subway train driver with a hidden stash of money and a strange Colombian connection, but why would someone kill him and leave a fortune behind? The search for the truth will lead the sleuths deep into the hidden underground tunnels beneath New York City, where answers—and more bodies—may well await them...
Adam Christopher - Empire State
THE EMPIRE STATE IS THE OTHER NEW YORK. A parallel-universe, Prohibition-era world of mooks and shamuses that is the twisted magic mirror to our bustling Big Apple, a place where sinister characters lurk around every corner while the great superheroes that once kept the streets safe have fallen into dysfunctional rivalries and feuds. Not that its colourful residents know anything about the real New York… until detective Rad Bradley makes a discovery that will change the lives of all its inhabitants. Playing on the classic Gotham conventions of the Batman comics and HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, debut author Adam Christopher has spun this smart and fast-paced superhero-noir adventure, the sort of souped-up thrill ride that will excite genre fans and general readers alike.
Adam Christopher - The Veiled Terror
The official new novel set in the world of Dishonored, the award-winning video game. Billie Lurk has acheived the impossible: the Outsider has fallen. But now the Void is unbalanced, and soon the fate of the world is at stake. From Tyvia to Serkonos, mysterious rifts in the fabric of reality have appeared--portals into the Void, with the potential to tear the world apart. Billie's search for the source of their instability sends her far from Dunwall, to a city cut in half by a rift, and to a kingdom recovering from civil war, where an uneasy truce reigns. A former assassin, smuggler, and bounty hunter, Billie's a born survivor, and she's the only one who can set things right--but to do so she must confront her own past, with world-altering results.
Adam Christopher - Blood and Ink
The Chief Financial Officer of a secretive NYC hedge fund has been found murdered—stabbed through the eye with an expensive fountain pen. When Sherlock Holmes and Joan Watson discover a link between the victim and a charismatic management guru with a doubtful past, it seems they may have their man. But is the guru being framed? As secrets are revealed and another victim is found murdered in the same grisly fashion, Holmes and Watson begin to uncover a murky world of money and deceit…
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