Nyx had already been to hell. One prayer more or less wouldn't make any difference...
On a ravaged, contaminated world, a centuries-old holy war rages, fought by a bloody mix of mercenaries, magicians, and conscripted soldiers. Though the origins of the war are shady and complex, there's one thing everybody agrees on--
There's not a chance in hell of ending it.
Nyx is a former government assassin who makes a living cutting off heads for cash. But when a dubious deal between her government and an alien gene pirate goes bad, Nyx's ugly past makes her the top pick for a covert recovery. The head they want her to bring home could end the war--but at what price?
The world is about to find out.
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Kameron Hurley is the award-winning, Nebula nominated author of God's War, Infidel, and Rapture. Her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Year's Best SF 12, and EscapePod, among others. Visit kameronhurley.com for more.Review:
"God's War is one of the most thought-provoking debuts I've read so far this year." - Locus Magazine
"Are you frustrated with Mary Sue heroines? Well, here comes God's War to rock your face off... If you like rough, battle-scarred women who know how to regulate, you're going to love Nyx... She makes Han Solo look like a boy scout." - i09
"God's War is a clever reinterpretation of the war novel. Hurley takes on issues of gender roles, violence, and religion and does it all with a deft hand." - Staffer's Musings
"God's War was part slow burn, part explosive action... in the end the novel was utterly compelling.- Tor.com
"God's War is a violent tale set against the backdrop of a centuries-old holy war. But beyond all the blood and violence, it's a beautifully crafted work of art that keeps astonishing you when you least expect it." - Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
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Book Description Ebury, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 320 pages. 8.50x5.31x0.91 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0091952778