Synopses & Reviews
CAT: Street Punk, Psion, Telepath, Survivor. . .
Kidnapped by an interstellar corporation and dragged to Earth, Cat is forced to use his skills to protect those he most hates, those who most hate him . . . .
The taMings. A cyber-augmented, DNA-incestuous clan of such wealth and power that their family arguments change the destiny of worlds. Now one taMing is a killer's target. But which? And who would dare?
Seeking answers, Cat finds lies and savagery, passion and atrocity--trails that lead from crystal valleys to clubs for silver-skinned beauties. From the homicidal enclaves of drug kings to a fanatic's pulpit. From the halls of the Assembly to a cyberspace hell. Seeking assassins, Cat discovers a mystery that could cost him his future. His sanity. His life.
Because Cat is no longer a bodyguard . . .
"First-rate suspense! One of the top science fiction books of the year." --Seattle Times/Post-Intelligencer
“Intense, fast-paced intrigue.”—Locus
“Joan Vinge makes a welcome return to large-scale science fiction . . . a well-told, entertaining tale.”—Chicago Sun-Times
"Outstanding." --C. J. Cherryh
About the Author
Joan D. Vinge
has won two Hugo Awards, one for her novel The Snow Queen
. Author of ten novels and a number of film adaptations, her books have been bestsellers here and abroad. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.