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McAuley, Paul J.

Works: 83 works in 416 publications in 11 languages and 10,158 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Fantasy fiction  Short stories, American  Fantasy fiction, American  Short stories  Historical fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6063.C29, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul J McAuley
The quiet war by Paul J McAuley( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-third century Earth, ravaged by climate change, looks backwards to the holy ideal of a pre-industrial Eden. Political power has been grabbed by a few powerful families and their green saints. Millions of people are imprisoned in teeming cities; millions more labour on Pharaonic projects to rebuild ruined ecosystems. On the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, the Outers, descendants of refugees from Earth's repressive regimes, have constructed a wild variety of self-sufficient cities and settlements: scientific utopias crammed with exuberant creations of the genetic arts; the last outposts of every kind of democratic tradition. The fragile detente between the Outer cities and the dynasties of Earth is threatened by the ambitions of the rising generation of Outers, who want to break free of their cosy, inward-looking pocket paradises, colonise the rest of the Solar System, and drive human evolution in a hundred new directions. On Earth, many demand pre-emptive action against the Outers before it's too late; others want to exploit the talents of their scientists and gene wizards. Amid campaigns for peace and reconciliation, political machinations, crude displays of military might, and espionage by cunningly wrought agents, the two branches of humanity edge towards war
Gardens of the sun by Paul J McAuley( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Quiet War is over, but the victory is fragile and riven by vicious internal politics. After a conflict fought to contain the expansionist, post-human ambitions of the Outers, the future is as uncertain as ever
White devils by Paul J McAuley( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While investigating a reported massacre in a remote region of the Congo, Nicholas Hyde and his team are attacked by a band of ferocious ape-like creatures that could be the result of illegal experimentation on chimpanzees, an attack that becomes part of a massive government cover-up
Cowboy angels by Paul J McAuley( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and French and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Stone's mission uncovers a startling secret about the operation of the Turing gates, and leads him into the heart of an audacious conspiracy to change the history of every America in the multiverse -- including our own
Whole wide world by Paul J McAuley( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world teeming with surveillance cameras and with censors patrolling the Internet, a young woman is murdered before an audience of avid voyeurs, and a policeman who is determined to solve her murder faces a world where people will do anything to control information
Red dust by Paul J McAuley( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and French and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Mars, agronomist Wei Lee finds a crashed space ship with a young woman on board. With a kiss she transmits to him nanotech viruses, giving him the ability to fight a ruling clique on the planet
The secret of life by Paul J McAuley( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr Mariella Anders is recruited for an emergency mission to Mars to discover if there is a connection between an earlier Chinese mission and the strange fungus-like organism that is threatening the food chain in the Pacific
Eternal light by Paul J McAuley( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Dorthy Yoshida - abused earthborn Talent and prime player in the secret history of the galaxy - the seeds of destiny were sown a million years in the past ... when a giant sun exploded and vast civilizations died in the subsequent blood feuding of ten thousand alien family nations. Or perhaps it all began a dozen years before her birth - when a Greater Brazilian flyby drone was destroyed above a red dwarf star, drawing an uncomprehending human race into a thousand-millennia-old genocidal conflict that was not their own. And now Dorthy's extraordinary mental ability to touch the past and the future has made her the pawn of a wealthy immortal's vengeance - rocketing her to the black hole at the core of the galaxy, and into the perilous heart of a fanatical religious sect's relentless search for hidden gods. For it is here that the final battle must ultimately be fought against a fearsome, invisible Enemy who has harnessed the powers of creation to obliterate a universe. And it is Dorthy Yoshida who stands at the frontlines of the war for tomorrow - unknowingly possessing the answers to the mysteries of eternity ... and the key to preventing the apocalyptic unraveling of space and time
Child of the river : the first book of Confluence by Paul J McAuley( Book )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a planet of hybrids--people with both human and animal genes--an orphan searches for his roots. He is Yama who can operate machines with his mind and he is curious from where came his power
Pasquale's angel by Paul J McAuley( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alternate history novel in which medieval Florence is an industrial town, but the murders and intrigues continue as in the old days. Machiavelli is now a newspaperman and he reports that Spanish spies are killing people to obtain the photographic plates of da Vinci's flying machine. By the author of Red Dust
Ancients of days : the second book of Confluence by Paul J McAuley( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man seeks to learn about a vanished civilization and his place in it. It happens in a world of genetically altered beings with crumbling cities and machines so old no one knows what they are for
Fairyland by Paul J McAuley( Book )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a near-future Europe, gene-hacker Alex Sharkey has created a new life form: fairies - genetically-altered dolls with human intelligence. As the fairies develop their own societies, it become apparent that one group has sinister intentions, and Sharkey must try and put an end to their plans
Evening's empires by Paul J McAuley( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the far future, a young man stands on a barren asteroid. His ship has been stolen, his family kidnapped or worse, and all he has on his side is a semi-intelligent spacesuit. The only member of the crew to escape, Hari has barely been off his ship before. It was his birthplace, his home and his future. He's going to get it back. McAuley's latest novel is set in the same far-flung future as his last few novels, but this time he takes on a much more personal story. This is a tale of revenge, of murder and morality, of growing up and discovering the world around you. Throughout the novel we follow Hari's viewpoint, and as he unravels the mysteries that led to his stranding, we discover them alongside him. But throughout his journeys, Hari must always bear one thing in mind. Nobody is to be trusted
In the mouth of the whale by Paul J McAuley( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war between human and posthuman civilisations is about to erupt, and it will determine not only the future of the human species, but also its past!
Shrine of stars : the third book of Confluence by Paul J McAuley( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yama, the last descendant of the Builders who created the artificial world of Confluence, is the key to ending the civil war that rages across his world
The year's best science fiction : thirty-first annual collection( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world in the year's best short stories"--
Players by Paul J McAuley( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A teenage girl, naked and badly injured, is discovered by two fisherman in mountain forest in Macabee County, Oregon. Before lapsing into a coma, she asks for someone called Billy, and dies before reaching hospital. The dead girl is identified as Edie Collier, last known to be living on the streets of Portland after quarrelling with her mother. That's how Summer Ziegler, a newly qualified police detective in the Portland Police Bureau gets involved: she arrested Edie for shoplifting six months before. Then the body of Edie's boyfriend, Billy, turns up in the Nevada desert. His manner of death, a wound caused by a crossbow bolt and the removal of his heart and eyes, links him to several other murders. Summer's investigations will lead her to the strange mansion of software millionaire Dirk Merrit, who made his fortune from a computer role-playing game known as Trans. But cyberspace is no longer enough to fulfil Merrit's grotesque fantasies. He wants to play a real-life version of his game. A game with deadly consequences."--BOOK JACKET
Something coming through by Paul J McAuley( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aliens are here. And they want to help. The extraordinary new project from one of the country's most acclaimed and consistently brilliant SF novelists of the last 30 years. The Jackaroo have given humanity 15 worlds and the means to reach them. They're a chance to start over, but they're also littered with ruins and artifacts left by the Jackaroo's previous clients. Miracles that could reverse the damage caused by war, climate change, and rising sea levels. Nightmares that could for ever alter humanity - or even destroy it. Chloe Millar works in London, mapping changes caused by imported scraps of alien technology. When she stumbles across a pair of orphaned kids possessed by an ancient ghost, she must decide whether to help them or to hand them over to the authorities. Authorities who believe that their visions point towards a new kind of danger. And on one of the Jackaroo's gift-worlds, the murder of a man who has just arrived from Earth leads policeman Vic Gayle to a war between rival gangs over possession of a remote excavation site. Something is coming through. Something linked to the visions of Chloe's orphans, and Vic Gayle's murder investigation. Something that will challenge the limits of the Jackaroo's benevolence
The year's best science fiction & fantasy by Rich Horton( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of short fiction for the year 2012 featuring the work of such authors as Neil Gaiman, Robert Reed, and Jonathan Carroll
The invisible country : stories by Paul J McAuley( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a sixteenth-century Venice, transformed by a premature Industrial Revolution, a physician mourning his daughter's passing meets a mountebank with the power to raise the dead."
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Gardens of the sunWhite devilsCowboy angelsWhole wide worldRed dustThe secret of lifeEternal lightChild of the river : the first book of Confluence