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The Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of The Forever War delivers "a riveting near-future science fiction story of the dangers of living in a surveillance state" (The Tech).

Wounded in combat and honorably discharged nine years ago, Jack Daley still suffers nightmares from when he served his country as a sniper, racking up sixteen confirmed kills. Now a struggling author, Jack accepts an offer to write a near-future novel about a serial killer, based on a Hollywood script outline. Its an opportunity to build his writing career and a future with his girlfriend, Kit Majors.


But Jacks other talent is also in demand. A package arrives on his doorstep containing a sniper rifle, complete with silencer and ammunition—and the first installment of a $100,000 payment to kill a “bad man.” The twisted offer is genuine. The people behind it are dangerous. They also prove that they have Jack under surveillance. He cant run. He cant hide. And if he doesnt take the job, Kit will be in the crosshairs instead.

About the Author

Joe Haldeman is a Vietnam veteran whose classic novels The Forever War and Forever Peace both have the rare honor of having won the Hugo and Nebula awards. He has served twice as president of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and is currently an adjunct professor teaching writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of the Marsbound Trilogy (Marsbound, Starbound, Earthbound), The Accidental Time Machine, Old Twentieth, A Separate War and Other Stories, and Camouflage.

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Haldeman, Joe
Ace Books
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Science / General
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
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Grade Level:
from 12
6.75 x 4.19 in 0.33 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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