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Wild Cards VI: Ace in the Hole
Edited by: George R. R. Martin By (author): Wild Cards Trust
9780765335609 Paperback, Trade English General Trade FICTION / Superheroes Feb 28, 2017 Print Run: 10000
$26.99 CAD
Unknown 6.15 x 9.25 x 1.34 in | 490 gr 480 pages Tor/Forge Tor Books

Soon to be a show on Hulu!

Rights to developWild Cards for TV have been acquired by Universal Cable Productions, the team that brought youThe Magicians andMr. Robot, with the co-editor ofWild Cards, Melinda Snodgrass as executive producer.

Since a strange alien virus created the superhuman beings known as Aces and Jokers four decades ago, they have struggled for respect and recognition. Now they are key players in a presidential convention torn by hatred and dissent. Assassins stalk the halls of the convention and one of the candidates plans to use his secret Wild Card power for evil.

Travel on a journey of intrigue and adventure in this collaborative novel edited by #1New York Timesbestselling author George R. R. Martin and written by five of science fiction's most imaginative talents: Stephen Leigh, Victor Milan, Walton Simons, Melinda M. Snodgrass, and Walter Jon Williams.

"Delicious. Everything I hoped for. The character interactions and plot twists have exactly the complexity, surprise, and unsentimental realism I'd expect out of a George R. R. Martin project." —Austin Grossman, author of Soon I Will be Invincible on Inside Straight

The Wild Cards Universe
The Original Triad
#1 Wild Cards
#2 Aces High
#3 Jokers Wild

The Puppetman Quartet
#4: Aces Abroad
#5: Down and Dirty
#6: Ace in the Hole
#7: Dead Man’s Hand

The Rox Triad
#8: One-Eyed Jacks
#9: Jokertown Shuffle
#10: Dealer’s Choice

#11: Double Solitaire
#12: Turn of the Cards

The Card Sharks Triad
#13: Card Sharks
#14: Marked Cards
#15: Black Trump

#16: Deuces Down
#17: Death Draws Five

The Committee Triad
#18: Inside Straight
#19: Busted Flush
#20: Suicide Kings

The Fort Freak Triad
#21: Fort Freak
#22: Lowball
#23: High Stakes

The American Triad
#24: Mississippi Roll
#25: Low Chicago
#26: Texas Hold 'Em

George R.R. Martinhas been a full-time writer for over 25 years. He is the author of the acclaimed, internationally bestselling fantasy seriesA Song of Ice and Fire, which is the basis of HBO's popularGame of Thronestelevision series. He is also the editor of the multi-author collaborative Wild Cards series, and author ofNightflyers, which inspired a SyFy series of the same name. Martin has won multiple science fiction awards, including 4 Hugos, 2 Nebulas, the Bram Stoker, the Locus Award, the World Fantasy Award, the Daedelus, the Balrog, and the Daikon (Japanese Hugo).

"Plans: - Advertising - Publicity - Digital Promotion"

Perhaps the most original and provocative of the shared worlds books. -Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn "Emotionally powerful. Wild Cards deals up the variety of short fiction without losing the continuity of a novel." - Seattle Times "A delightfully imaginative speculation." - Toronto Star

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