Synopses & Reviews
Los Angeles is filled with ghosts--and half-ghosts, and ghost hunters, and ghost junkies--chasing each other in a mad quest for immortality. As a series of disasters strikes Los Angeles, a young boy inhales the last breath of Thomas Edison, and becomes a precious prize in a deadly hunt for the elusive vitalspark. Brimming with the wild imagination and heart-stopping escapades that won Tim powers the World Fantasy Award, Expiration Date
is an exuberant and inventive tale from one of fantasy's most original talents.
"Powers writes action and adventure that Indiana Jones could only dream of."--The Washington Post
"Expiration Date is a minefield of exploding surprises that will have readers convinced that the author has tapped into a more magical reality behind everyday life."--Publishers Weekly
"Expiration Date is fascinating...It'll have you turning pages as much for its sheer inventiveness as for the plot....for the remarkable frisson that sparks from the page, the playfulness of the language."--Charles de Lint, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
About the Author
was born in Buffalo, New York, on February 29th, 1952, but has lived in southern California since the age of seven. He graduated from California State University at Fullerton with a B.A. in English in 1976. He lives with his wife, Serena, live in southern California.