Adam Christopher - Author

About the Author

Adam Christopher is novelist, comic writer, and award-winning editor. Adam is the author of The Burning Dark and the forthcoming LA Trilogy, as well as co-writer of The Shield for Dark Circle Comics. His debut novel, Empire State, was SciFiNow's Book of the Year and a Financial Times Book of the Year for 2012. Born in New Zealand he has lived in Great Britain since 2006.

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I Only Killed Him Once - LA Trilogy #3

I Only Killed Him Once - LA Trilogy #3

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/07/2018

Another Hollywood night, another job for electric-detective turned-robotic-hitman Raymond Electromatic. The target is a tall man in a black hat, and while Ray completes his mission successfully, he makes a startling discovery-one he soon forgets when his 24-hour memory tape loops to the end and is replaced with a fresh reel... When a tall man in a black hat arrives in the offices of the Electromatic Detective Agency the next day, Ray has a suspicion he has met this stranger before. But their visitor isn't here to hire Ray for a job-he's here to deliver a stark warning. Time is running out and if Ray and Ada want to survive, they need to do exactly what the man in the black hat says. A man that Raymond Electromatic has already killed.

Dishonored The Return of Daud

Dishonored The Return of Daud

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/08/2017

The official new novel set in the world of Dishonored 2, the award-winning video game. As Empress Emily Kaldwin flees Dunwall after the coup by Delilah Copperspoon and Duke Luca Abele of Serkonos, a lone figure watches, the Mark of the Outsider burning on his hand. Daud-legendary assassin-has returned to Dunwall, a city in turmoil. He is seeking a mythical weapon, said to have the power to kill the Outsider, and will go to any lengths to find it. But there are those who are watching his every move. Travelling the Isles to complete his mission, Daud will soon discover that old enemies have been waiting for him, and new enemies are easy to make...

Killing is My Business

Killing is My Business

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/07/2017

Standard Hollywood Depravity

Standard Hollywood Depravity

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/04/2017

Dishonored The Corroded Man

Dishonored The Corroded Man

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/09/2016

A strange, shrouded figure appears in Dunwall, seeming to possess powers once wielded by the assassin known as Daud. Faced with the possibility that their deadliest foe has returned, Emily and Corvo plunge headlong into a life-and-death race against time. If they fail to learn the truth about this mysterious enemy, the result could be destruction on an unimaginable scale.

Elementary - Blood and Ink

Elementary - Blood and Ink

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/04/2016

The Chief Financial Officer of a secretive NYC hedge fund has been found murdered-stabbed through the eye with an expensive fountain pen. When Sherlock Holmes and Joan Watson discover a link between the victim and a charismatic management guru with a doubtful past, it seems they may have their man. But is the guru being framed? As secrets are revealed and another victim is found murdered in the same grisly fashion, Holmes and Watson begin to uncover a murky world of money and deceit...

Made to Kill

Made to Kill

Author: Adam Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 03/11/2015

It was just another Tuesday morning when she walked into the office--young, as I suspected they all might be, another dark brunette with some assistance and enough eye black to match up to Cleopatra. And who am I? I'm Ray, the world's last robot, famed and feared in equal measure, which suits me just fine--after all, the last place you'd expect to find Hollywood's best hit man is in the plain light of day.Raymond Electromatic is good at his job, as good as he ever was at being a true Private Investigator, the lone employee of the Electromatic Detective Agency--except for Ada, office gal and super-computer, the constant voice in Ray's inner ear. Ray might have taken up a new line of work, but money is money, after all, and he was programmed to make a profit. Besides, with his twenty-four-hour memory-tape limits, he sure can keep a secret.When a familiar-looking woman arrives at the agency wanting to hire Ray to find a missing movie star, he's inclined to tell her to take a hike. But she had the cold hard cash, a demand for total anonymity, and tendency to vanish on her own.Plunged into a glittering world of fame, fortune, and secrecy, Ray uncovers a sinister plot that goes much deeper than the silver screen--and this robot is at the wrong place, at the wrong time. Made to Kill is the thrilling new speculative noir from novelist and comic writer Adam Christopher.

Elementary - The Ghost Line

Elementary - The Ghost Line

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/02/2015

summons to a bullet-riddled body in a Hell's Kitchen apartment marks the start of a new case for consulting detectives Sherlock Holmes and Joan Watson. The victim is a subway train driver with a hidden stash of money and a strange Colombian connection, but why would someone kill him and leave a fortune behind? The search for the truth will lead the sleuths deep into the hidden underground tunnels beneath New York City, where answers - and more bodies - may well await them...--

Brisk Money

Brisk Money

Author: Adam Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 23/07/2014

Raymond Chandler famously hated science fiction, saying "e;They pay brisk money for this crap?"e; However, it has recently come to light that Chandler secretly wrote a series of stories and novels starring a robot detective. He then burnt all the manuscripts and went on writing his noir masterpieces. Unknown to Chandler, his housekeeper had managed to save some of these discarded manuscripts from the grate in his study, preserving the tales for future generations.The first of these stories was recently unearthed by author Adam Christopher. On the topic of how the manuscript made its way from Chandler's study in California to Christopher's home in England, Christopher is suspiciously quiet.Ray Electromatic MysteriesBrisk MoneyMade to KillStandard Hollywood DepravityKilling is My BusinessAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Burning Dark A Spider Wars Novel

The Burning Dark A Spider Wars Novel

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/03/2014

Captain Idaho Cleveland has one last mission before he retires: decommissioning the Coast City, a distant research outpost orbiting the toxic star Shadow, only connected with the outside universe via ham radio. When a voice begins speaking to Ida just as the station is attacked by mysterious forces, Ida realizes he is about to face an enemy far more evil than any he's ever fought before.

Cold War

Cold War

Author: Adam Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 25/02/2014

Dropped on a frozen planet under suspicious circumstances, a group of marines struggles to discover the true objective of their mission. "e;Cold War"e; is set in the same universe as Adam Christopher's novel The Burning Dark.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Hang Wire

Hang Wire

Author: Adam Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 28/01/2014

When Ted Hall's birthday dinner in San Francisco's famous Chinatown ends with an explosion, the fire department blames a gas leak, but when Ted finds strange, personalised messages from the restaurant's fortune cookies scattered around his apartment, his suspicions are aroused, particularly as his somnambulant travels appear to coincide with murders by the notorious Hang Wire Killer.Meanwhile, the circus has come to town, but the Celtic dancers are taking their pagan act a little too seriously and the manager of the Olde Worlde Funfair has started talking to his vintage machines. And while the new acrobat is wowing the crowds, his frequent absences are causing tension among the performers.Out in the city there are other new arrivals, immortals searching for an ancient power which has been unleashed, awakening something awful buried deep beneath the San Andreas faulta primal evil which, if not stopped, will destroy the entire world.

Hang Wire

Hang Wire

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/01/2014

When Ted Hall finds strange, personalised messages from a restaurant's fortune cookies scattered around his apartment, his suspicions are aroused, particularly as his somnambulant travels appear to coincide with murders by the notorious Hang Wire Killer. Meanwhile, the circus has come to town, but the Celtic dancers are taking their pagan act a little too seriously and the manager of the Olde Worlde Funfair has started talking to his vintage machines, although the new acrobat's frequent absences are causing tension among the performers. Out in the city there are other new arrivals, immortals searching for an ancient power which has been unleashed - a primal evil which, if not stopped, will destroy the entire world.

Age Atomic

Age Atomic

Author: Adam Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 26/03/2013

The Empire State is dying. The Fissure connecting the pocket universe to New York has vanished, plunging the city into a deep freeze and the populace are demanding a return to Prohibition and rationing as energy supplies dwindle.Meanwhile, in 1954 New York, the political dynamic has changed and Nimrod finds his department subsumed by a new group, Atoms For Peace, led by the mysterious Evelyn McHale.As Rad uncovers a new threat to his city, Atoms For Peace prepare their army for a transdimensional invasion. Their goal: total conquestor destructionof the Empire State.

Seven Wonders

Seven Wonders

Author: Adam Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 28/08/2012

Tony Prosdocimi lives in the bustling Metropolis of San Venturaa city gripped in fear, a city under siege by the hooded supervillain, The Cowl. When Tony develops super-powers and acts to take down The Cowl, however, he finds that the local superhero team Seven Wonders arent as grateful as he assumed theyd be.

Seven Wonders

Seven Wonders

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/08/2012

Tony Prosdocimi lives in the bustling Metropolis of San Ventura - a city gripped in fear, a city under siege by the hooded supervillain, The Cowl. When Tony develops super-powers and acts to take down The Cowl, however, he finds that the local superhero team Seven Wonders aren't as grateful as he assumed they'd be...File Under: Science Fiction [ Heroes In Action | A Double Cross | Kapow! | Tables Turned ]

Empire State

Empire State

Author: Adam Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2012

The Empire State is the other New YorkIts a parallel-universe, Prohibition-era world of mooks and shamuses that is the twisted magic mirror to our bustling Big Apple. Its a city where sinister characters lurk around every corner while the great superheroes who once kept the streets safe have fallen into deadly rivalries and feuds. Not that its colourful residents know anything about the real New Yorkuntil detective Rad Bradley makes a discovery that will change the lives of all its inhabitants.Playing on the classic Gotham conventions of the Batman comics and HBOs Boardwalk Empire, debut author Adam Christopher has spun a smart and fast-paced superhero-noir adventure that will excite genre fans and general readers alike.A fascinating debut novel that meshes noir sensibilities and science fiction together, and keeps the reader guessing throughout. Mike Stackpole, bestselling author of I, JediDestined to be a science fiction classic, Empire State is a breathtakingly original noir tale of intrigue, mystery, and quantum physics. Diana Rowland, author of My Life as a White Trash Zombie

Empire State

Empire State

Author: Adam Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/12/2011

It was the last great science hero fight, but the energy blast ripped a hole in reality, and birthed the Empire State - a young, twisted parallel prohibition-era New York. When the rift starts to close, both worlds are threatened, and both must fight for the right to exist. File Under: Science Fiction [Pocket Universe | Heroes or Villains | Speak Easy | Loyalties Divided].

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