Nightsun by Dan ViningNightsun by Dan Vining


byDan Vining

Hardcover | January 26, 2018

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Los Angeles, 2025.A brutal drought throughout the west has plunged Los Angeles into a permanent state of crisis. Traffic congestion has forced all emergency services - cops, EMTs, even fire trucks - into the air.Nate Cole, an up-all-night air cop, works to bust up a human trafficking operation, New Okies" being smuggled into now oil-rich Mexico to work their fields.Meanwhile,Ava Monica, a westside PI, chases a runaway bride who's fallen in with a cultish group of sun-lovers led by a pop star named Vivid. Nate and Ava's paths cross time and again and they come to count on each other for sources and solace, but like half of LA they just can't seem to merge.A dystopian future that feels too close to home, Dan Vining's NightSun grapples with what it means to search for connection, solace, and home within a chaotic new world. "
Dan Vining was a Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford and taught there. Previously, he was a newspaper reporter, a writer and editor at Rolling Stone as well as a screenwriter and Senior Lecturer at the American Film Institute Conservatory. He is the author of The Quick and The Next (Berkeley Books), an omnibus edition of which came...
Title:NightsunFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.88 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.88 inPublished:January 26, 2018Publisher:Rare Bird BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1945572647

ISBN - 13:9781945572647


Editorial Reviews

Vining displays flashes of wit as he builds his world " - Publishers Weekly "As in life, there are no neat answers here, but the combination of intriguing mysteries and the near-future world make NightSun a gripping read." - Shelf Awareness Praise for The Next "Vining adeptly blends crime and the supernatural in his second noir outing." - Publishers Weekly " supernatural-thriller devotees will be interested in watching this projected series develop." - Booklist "The most surprising plot twist I've ever read maybe anywhere." - Flint Dille, screenwriter of Constantine Praise for The Quick "Vining's neo-noir prose sports a refreshing 21st-century hipness " - Publishers Weekly "Strange, haunting, cool - and very hard to put down." - Michael Marshall, author of The Straw Men "