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Somers, Jeff 1971-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 155 publications in 2 languages and 3,683 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Literature  Paranormal fiction  Psychological fiction  Bildungsromans  Medical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3619.O44, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeff Somers
The electric church by Jeff Somers( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and German and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, the only thing growing faster than the criminal population is the Electric Church, a new religion which preaches that life is too brief to contemplate the mysteries of the universe: eternity is required. In order to achieve this, the converted become cyborgs with human brains, enhanced robotic bodies, and virtually unlimited life spans
The parietal lobes by Adrian M Siegel( )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 Apraxias and the Lateralization of Motor Functions in the Human Parietal Lobe16 Interactions Between the Dorsal and Ventral Streams of Visual Processing; 17 Parieto-Frontal Networks and Gaze Shifts in Humans: Review of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data; 18 Modular Organization of Parietal Lobe Functions as Revealed by Functional Activation Studies; 19 Neglect Syndromes: The Role of the Parietal Cortex; 20 Hemispheric Asymmetries in the Parietal Lobes; 21 Parietal Lobe Epilepsy; 22 Surgical Management of Parietal Lobe Epilepsy; Color Plates; Subject Index
Field guide to the normal newborn by Gary A Emmett( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handy pocket book provides an easy-to-follow roadmap to the processes and procedures essential to care of normal newborns. The ideal quick-reference for family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical students, and pediatric residents, this guide focuses on the "what" and "how" of normal newborn care-with clear descriptions highlighted by tables, charts, illustrations, and algorithms. Abundant tables and charts provide vital information at a glance-from use of maternal medications in breast-feeding and newborn metabolic screening tests, to a newborn-specific formu
The digital plague by Jeff Somers( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avery Cates is a very rich man. He's probably the richest criminal in New York City. But right now, Avery Cates is pissed. Because everyone around him has just started to die - in a particularly gruesome way. With every moment bringing the human race closer to extinction, Cates finds himself in the role of both executioner and savior of the entire world
The eternal prison by Jeff Somers( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and German and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avery Cates is a wanted man. After surviving the worst bioengineered disaster in history, Cates finds himself incarcerated - in Chengara Penitentiary. As Chengara has a survival rate of exactly zero, the system's most famous gunner must do some serious plotting. And a betrayal or so later, he achieves his goal. At a price.--From Content Reserve screen
Urban allies : ten brand-new collaborative stories by Joseph Nassise( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These collaborative stories unite two beloved characters from two different urban fantasy series in each of ten electrifying new stories
The final evolution by Jeff Somers( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the human race on the verge of extinction, Avery Cates must track down his old nemesis Canny Orel, who might hold the secret to humanity's salvation if he can be convinced--or forced--to relinquish it
We are not good people by Jeff Somers( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ethics in a world of blood are gray--and an underground strata of blood magicians has been engineering disasters for centuries in order to acquire enough fuel for their spells. They are not good people. Some practitioners, however, use the Words and a swipe of the blade to cast simpler spells, such as Charms and Cantrips to gas up one dollar bills so they appear to be twenty dollar bills. Lem Vonnegan and his sidekick Mags fall into this level of mage, hustlers and con men all. Lem tries to be ethical by using only his own blood, by not using Bleeders or "volunteers." But it makes life hard. Soon they might have to get honest work. When the pair encounters a girl who's been kidnapped and marked up with magic runes for a ritual spell, it's clear they're in over their heads. Turning to Lem's estranged master for help, they are told that not only is the girl's life all but forfeit, but that the world's preeminent mage, Mika Renar, has earth-shattering plans for her-- and Lem just got in the way. With the fate of the world on the line, and Lem both spooked and intrigued by the mysterious girl, the other nominates him to become the huckleberry who'll take down Renar. But even if he, Mags, and the simpletons who follow him prevail, they're dealing with the kind of power that doesn't understand defeat, or mercy."--Amazon.com
The terminal state by Jeff Somers( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avery Cates is in better shape than ever with the top-class augments the army's fitted him with. Pity he's no more than a puppet then, because they've also got a remote that can fry his brain at any second. And now a corrupt colonel is selling his controls to the highest bidder. Avery has visions of escape and bloody revenge - until he realises just who's bought him. Because the highest bidder is Canny Orel himself, Avery's oldest enemy. And as the System slides into chaos, Canny wants Cates to do one last job. Avery just needs one chance to get back at the old gunner - but this time, it's Canny who's holding all the cards
Writing without rules : how to write & sell a novel without guidelines, experts, or (occasionally) pants by Jeffrey Somers( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Are you looking for a fresh take on tackling the challenge of writing a successful novel and building your career? No matter your writing level, this book will reveal to you the unconventional, fresh approaches to writing and selling the novel of your dreams"--Publisher's description
Chum : a novel by Jeff Somers( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary and Bickerman are the center of their circle of friends--but these friends are strangers as well as family to them. In the course of year, under the influence of a stressful wedding and a whole lot of alcohol, relationships and nerves are twisted and broken as the dynamics of the cozy-seeming group shift. Secrets are kept, emotions withheld, and it doesn't look like it's going to end well for anyone. Told always in first person, but not the same person, and unfolding in double-helix chronology that provides a Rashomon-like narration, Chum is the story of love, liquor, and death
The electric church by Jeff Somers( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time is your curse. Lack of time. Everything requires time, and you have so little. This leads me to the fundamental question the Electric Church poses: How can you be saved when you have no time?Avery Cates is a very bad man. Some might call him a criminal. He might even be a killer-for the right price. But right now, Avery Cates is scared. He's up against the Monks-cyborgs with human brains, enhanced robotic bodies, and a small arsenal of advanced weaponry. Their mission is to convert anyone and everyone to the Electric Church. But there is just one snag: Conversion means death
The digital plague by Jeff Somers( )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this gripping sequel to The Electric Church, assassin-for-hire Avery Cates is infected with nanobots, giving him an uncontrollable power over life and death
Trickster by Jeff Somers( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magic uses blood—a lot of it. The more that’s used, the more powerful the effect, so mages find “volunteers” to fuel their spells. Lem, however, is different. Long ago he set up a rule that lets him sleep at night: never use anyone’s blood but your own. He’s grifting through life as a Trickster, performing only small Glamours like turning one-dollar bills into twenties. He and his sidekick, Mags, aren’t doing well, but they’re getting by. That is, until they find young Claire Mannice— bound and gagged, imprisoned in a car’s trunk, and covered with invisible rune tattoos. Lem turns to his estranged mentor for help, but what they’ve uncovered is more terrifying than anybody could have imagined. Mika Renar, the most dangerous Archmage in the world, is preparing to use an ocean of blood to cast her dreams into reality— and Lem just got in her way
Lifers by Jeff Somers( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eternal prison by Jeff Somers( )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third novel featuring tough guy Avery Cates finds the assassin-for-hire languishing in a prison from which no one leaves alive
Last best day by Jeff Somers( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the Words. Get the blood. Rule the world. A stand-alone short story in the Ustari Cycle--the gritty supernatural series that includes We Are Not Good People from the "exhilarating, powerful, and entertaining" (Guardian) storyteller of the Avery Cates series.In an underworld teeming with blood mages, Tricksters, and vile individuals, Lem was the one person who never hurt the Mags--would never hurt Mags. And so when a powerful archmage kidnaps him Lem off the streets for unknown reasons, the gentle giant embarks on a dangerous path to save his pal...one that might ruin their friendship forever. For blood mages, the twenty-first century means hiding in the shadows, keeping society unaware of their incredible powers. The power-hungry sort plot quietly to manufacture tragedies bloody enough to give them the gas they need to cast something monumental. Lem and Mags, down-and-out bosom buddies to the end, have always been good--bleeding nobody but themselves--skating by on small Cantrips, cons, and charms. But battling an archmage means enlisting an archmage to your cause. And convincing one of those to be on your side often means giving a piece of yourself away in the process. This ebook also contains an excerpt of We Are Not Good People
The stringer by Jeff Somers( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the Words. Get the blood. Rule the world. A stand-alone short story in the Ustari Cycle. Most people never learn what a Stringer is--and their lives are better for it. Lem, however, gets to learn about them and possession by alien intelligences the hard way. A must-read in the gritty supernatural series that includes We Are Not Good People from the "exhilarating, powerful, and entertaining" (Guardian) storyteller of the Avery Cates series.For blood mages, the twenty-first century means hiding in the shadows, keeping society unaware of their incredible powers. The power-hungry sort plot quietly to manufacture tragedies bloody enough to give them the gas they need to cast something monumental. Lem and Mags, down-and-out bosom buddies to the end, try to be good, bleeding nobody but themselves, skating by on small Cantrips, cons, and charms. So when the siren song of easy money comes their way in the form of helping out a friend, clearly no good will come of it. Blood mages are not good people. And neither are Stringers--alien intelligences that can take over a body and run it ragged. Stringers: they aren't subtle, aren't content to skulk in the shadows, and aren't a houseguest anyone wants. Lem is about to learn what a possession hangover feels like--if Mags and his more tentative allies can figure out how to stop the demon without killing him. This eBook also contains an excerpt of We Are Not Good People
The boom bands by Jeff Somers( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the Words. Get the blood. Rule the world. A stand-alone short story in the Ustari Cycle--the gritty supernatural series that includes We Are Not Good People from the "exhilarating, powerful, and entertaining" (Guardian) storyteller of the Avery Cates series.For blood mages, the twenty-first century means hiding in the shadows, keeping society unaware of their incredible powers. The power-hungry sort plot quietly to manufacture tragedies bloody enough to give them the gas they need to cast monumental spells. Lem is a little lower down the ladder than that, bleeding nobody but himself, skating by on small Cantrips, cons, and charms. Lately though, his days have taken a strange turn, always the same and yet minutely different. Since hooking up with this group that wants to utilize his uncanny ability to write and alter spells for their Big Heist, Lem's constantly feeling like he's forgetting something, like something is calling to him from the beyond. Perhaps most bizarre of all, his best friend Mags is nowhere to be found--and the police seem to want to help Lem locate him. The po-po being helpful to a Trickster like him? Now he knows something is up. This ebook also contains an excerpt of We Are Not Good People
Fixer by Jeff Somers( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prequel story to We Are Not Good People, the gritty new supernatural thriller from master storyteller Jeff Somers. Enter the hidden world of blood mages'and their victims. The underground few who practice blood magic'casting with a swipe of the blade and a few secretive Words'are not good people. Lem and Mags live in this world, and they try to be good, try to skate by on Cantrips and charms and scratch out a meager existence without harming anyone'much. But when a massive debt forces Lem into the role of Fixer, he'll learn exactly what down and out really means. This ebook story also contains an excerpt of the forthcoming We Are Not Good People, out June 3, 2014
 
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Alternative Names
Jeff Somers American writer

Jeff Somers Amerikaans schrijver

Jeff Somers amerikansk författare

Jeff Somers amerikansk skribent

Jeff Somers escriptor estatunidenc

Jeff Somers escritor estadounidense

Jeff Somers US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Сомерс Джефф

Languages
English (118)

German (8)