The Resource Empire games, Charles Stross

Empire games, Charles Stross

Label
Empire games
Title
Empire games
Statement of responsibility
Charles Stross
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The year is 2020. It's seventeen years since the Revolution overthrew the last king of the New British Empire, and the newly reconstituted North American Commonwealth is developing rapidly, on course to defeat the French and bring democracy to a troubled world. But Miriam Burgeson, commissioner in charge of the shadowy Ministry of Intertemporal Research and Intelligence--the paratime espionage agency tasked with catalyzing the Commonwealth's great leap forward--has a problem. For years, she's warned everyone: "The Americans are coming." Now their drones arrive in the middle of a succession crisis--the leader of the American Commonwealth is dying and the vultures are circling. In another timeline, the U.S. has recruited Rita, Miriam's estranged daughter, to spy across timelines and bring down any remaining world-walkers who might threaten national security. But her handlers are keeping information from her. Two nuclear superpowers are set on a collision course. Two increasingly desperate paratime espionage agencies are fumbling around in the dark, trying to find a solution to the first-contact problem that doesn't result in a nuclear holocaust. And two women--a mother and her long-lost, adopted daughter--are about to find themselves on opposite sides of the confrontation"--
Member of
Summary
A tale set in an alternate world of the immediate future follows the efforts of the head of a paratime espionage agency to prepare for an upcoming drone war at the same time her estranged spy daughter attempts to protect national security during an ominous succession crisis
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10541376
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stross, Charles
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Empire games
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Time travel
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / Adventure
  • FICTION / Espionage
Target audience
adult
Label
Empire games, Charles Stross
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tor Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn962303435
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
331 pages
Isbn
9780765337566
Lccn
2016043537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)962303435
Label
Empire games, Charles Stross
Publication
Note
"A Tor Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn962303435
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
331 pages
Isbn
9780765337566
Lccn
2016043537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)962303435

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