Scott Crane has watched over the West Coast of America since assuming natural kingship. With his wife, he has maintained the health of its people. But now he lies dead. A new king is about to be crowned . . . Set in a dramatic and terrifying alternate reality, EARTHQUAKE WEATHER is a novel of dark fantastical visions by one of the most original and innovative fantasy writers of recent years.
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Janis Cordelia Plumtree is a victim of multiple-personality disorder. One of the people in her head has murdered the supernatural "King" of Western USA. While trying to put things right, she is chased by many enemies who want to kill or consume her - and the deadliest enemy is in her own head.Review:
One of the few genuinely original bodies of work in the modern SF/fantasy field ( ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SF)
Powers has a Dickensian flair for characters ( GUARDIAN)
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Book Description London: Legend, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Dj Art: Paul Campion (illustrator). 1st Edition, 1st Printing. 565 pages. True 1st: this British edition preceded the US edition by four months. This novel won the Locus Award and is the sequel to LAST CALL (1992) and EXPIRATION DATE (1995). New, unread copy: I bought it new in 1997, never read it, stored it carefully over the years. Other than a TINY bit of bumping at head/heel of spine it's perfect. It has NO markings throughout, NOT an ex-library, NOT a book club, NOT a remainder, dj NOT price-clipped ("L17.99"). Fine in Fine dj. Bookseller Inventory # 002157