Rapture: Bel Dame Apocrypha Volume 3 by Kameron HurleyRapture: Bel Dame Apocrypha Volume 3 by Kameron Hurley

Rapture: Bel Dame Apocrypha Volume 3

byKameron Hurley

Paperback | October 23, 2012

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The thrilling conclusion to Hugo Award-winning author Kameron Hurley's bloody, far-future bugpunk debut trilogy, reissued in mass market.

After years in exile, Nyxnissa so Dasheem is back in action in service to the bel dames, a sisterhood of elite government assassins tasked with eliminating deserters and traitors.

The end of a centuries-long holy war between her country, Nasheen, and neighboring Chenja has flooded the streets of Nasheen with unemployed-and unemployable-soldiers whose frustrations have brought the nation to the brink of civil war.

Not everyone likes this tenuous and unpredictable "peace," however, and somebody has kidnapped a key politician whose death could trigger a bloody government takeover. With aliens in the sky and revolution on the ground, Nyx assembles a team of mad magicians, torturers, and mutant shape-shifters for an epic journey across a flesh-eating desert in search of a man she's not actually supposed to kill.

Trouble is, killing is the only thing Nyx is good at. And she already left this man to die...
Kameron Hurley is the acclaimed author of the novels God's War and The Mirror Empire. She has been awarded two Hugo Awards, the Kitschky Award for Best Debut Novel, and has also been a finalist for the Nebula Award, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the British Science Fiction and Fantasy Award, and the Locus Award. Visit her online at Kamer...
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Title:Rapture: Bel Dame Apocrypha Volume 3Format:PaperbackDimensions:372 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:October 23, 2012Publisher:Night Shade BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1597804312

ISBN - 13:9781597804318

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"Hurley's writing is the most exciting thing I've seen on the genre page."-Richard K. Morgan

"This brutal, complex, morally-grey novel is an unexpectedly brilliant capstone to one of the freshest approaches to science fiction I've read in recent years." -Tor.com