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Head On Signed Trade Hardcover (preorder)

Head On Signed Trade Hardcover (preorder)

by John Scalzi

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$25.99

We’re pleased to offer signed copies of John Scalzi’s new novel, Head On, the standalone sequel to his acclaimed novel, Lock In. All copies will be signed, but if you’d like yours inscribed, please include a note and the name you’d like it signed to when checking out.

 

(preorder—to be published in April)

Published by Tor.

We’re pleased to offer signed copies of John Scalzi’s new novel, Head On, the standalone sequel to his acclaimed novel, Lock In. All copies will be signed, but if you’d like yours inscribed, please include a note and the name you’d like it signed to when checking out.

“As much as Scalzi has the scientific creativity of a Michael Crichton, he also has the procedural chops of a Stephen J. Canell to craft a whodunit with buddy-cop charm and suspects aplenty—most of them in someone else’s body.” —USA Today

John Scalzi returns with Head On, the standalone follow-up to the New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed Lock In. Chilling near-future SF with the thrills of a gritty cop procedural, Head On brings Scalzi’s trademark snappy dialogue and technological speculation to the future world of sports.

Hilketa is a frenetic and violent pastime where players attack each other with swords and hammers. The main goal of the game: obtain your opponent’s head and carry it through the goalposts. With flesh and bone bodies, a sport like this would be impossible. But all the players are “threeps,” robot-like bodies controlled by people with Haden’s Syndrome, so anything goes. No one gets hurt, but the brutality is real and the crowds love it.

Until a star athlete drops dead on the playing field.

Is it an accident or murder? FBI agents and Haden-related crime investigators, Chris Shane and Leslie Vann, are called in to uncover the truth—and in doing so travel to the darker side of the fast-growing sport of Hilketa, where fortunes are made or lost, and where players and owners do whatever it takes to win, on and off the field.

Trade hardcover, signed

Additional Information

Authors Scalzi, John
Binding Hardcover
Type Novel
Edition Signed Trade
ISBN 9780765388919
Year 2018
Month April
Print Status Pre-Order
Shipping Class Preorder
Length 336 pages

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