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Operation Arcana
By John Joseph Adams (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Baen Books
Publication date March 3, 2015
Pages 307
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781476780368
ISBN-10 1476780366
Dimensions 1 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: ORIGINAL TRADE PAPERBACK ANTHOLOGY.  High fantasy, contemporary and urban fantasy, and fantasy action and adventure all set in a military vein by top authors including Jonathan Maberry, Tobias Buckell, Elizabeth Moon, Tanya Huff, Glen Cook, Simon R. Green, Seanan McGuire, and Linda Nagata.

In the realms of fantasy, the battlefield is where heroism comes alive, magic is unleashed, and legends are made and unmade. From the War of the Ring, Tolkien’s epic battle of good versus evil, to The Battle of the Blackwater, George R.R. Martin’s grim portrait of the horror and futility of war, these fantastical conflicts reflect our highest hopes and darkest fears, bringing us mesmerizing visions of silver spears shining in the sun and vast hordes of savage beasts who threaten to destroy all that we hold dear. Now acclaimed editor John Joseph Adams is sounding the battle cry and sixteen of today’s top authors are reporting for duty, spinning never-before-published, spellbinding tales of military fantasy, including a Black Company story from Glen Cook, a Paksenarrion story from Elizabeth Moon, and a Shadow Ops story by Myke Cole. Within these pages you’ll also find World War I trenches cloaked in poison gas and sorcery, modern day elite special forces battling hosts of the damned, and steampunk soldiers fighting for their lives in a world torn apart by powers that defy imagination. Featuring both grizzled veterans and fresh young recruits alike, including Tanya Huff, Simon R. Green, Carrie Vaughn, Jonathan Maberry, and Seanan McGuire, Operation Arcana is a must for any military buff or fantasy fan. You’ll never look at war the same way again.

CONTRIBUTORS:
Elizabeth Moon
Tobias Buckell & David Klecha
Myke Cole
Jonathan Maberry
Genevieve Valentine
Django Wexler
Yoon Ha Lee
Weston Ochse
Myke Cole
Ari Marmell
Tanya Huff
Carrie Vaughn
TC McCarthy
Glen Cook
Simon R. Green
Seanan McGuire
Linda Nagata

About John Joseph Adams:
 “John Joseph Adams has become one of those editors who I know will put together something I will love to read and know that the book I’m about to purchase isn’t going to let me down.” —Wil Wheaton

“Merits a place on fantasy fans’ bookshelves.” —Publishers Weekly, on Epic: Legends of Fantasy

“A genuine triumph. . . . [A] ‘must buy’ for every sci-fan you know.” —Romantic Times, a “Top Pick” for February 2013, on The Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780373613427 Book cover for 9781476780368
 
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from Baen Books (March 3, 2015)
9781476780368 | details & prices | 307 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $15.00
About: ORIGINAL TRADE PAPERBACK ANTHOLOGY.
With Gar Wilson | from Harlequin Books (July 1, 1989); titled "China Command"
9780373613427 | details & prices | List price $2.75
This edition also contains China Command
About: 1st edition paperback, fine
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781504618977 Book cover for 9781504618984
 
With Jonathan Maberry, Tanya Huff, Myke Cole, Elizabeth Moon | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (May 5, 2015)
9781504618984 | details & prices | 5.25 × 5.75 × 1.50 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $34.95
About: Stories by Elizabeth Moon, Jonathan Maberry, Myke Cole, Tanya Huff, and many more.
With Jonathan Maberry, Tanya Huff, Myke Cole, Elizabeth Moon | Mp3 una edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (May 5, 2015)
9781504618977 | details & prices | 5.50 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.09 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Stories by Elizabeth Moon, Jonathan Maberry, Myke Cole, Tanya Huff, and many more.

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