Praise for The Games and Ted Kosmatka
“Exacting science and meticulous attention to detail provide the backbone for this thriller, which blends the best of Crichton and Koontz.” –Publishers Weekly [Starred review]
“Very like something Michael Crichton might have written…An outstanding debut novel; expect big things from Kosmatka.” –Booklist [Starred Review]
“Kosmatka successfully captures the thrill of groundbreaking technology characteristic of Michael Crichton’s technothrillers. . .The pleasure of his polished, action-packed storytelling is deepened by strong character development. This near-future sf thriller will capture the imagination of ‘unstoppable monster’ lovers and fans of disaster fiction alike and seems destined for the big screen.” –Library Journal [Starred Review]
“Kosmatka’s debut novel is a…technological thriller that revs up like a racecar with a dose of bad attitude and steadily creeping horror… [Readers] who enjoy the karmic boomerang of authors like Michael Crichton or Preston and Child should eat this up.–School Library Journal [starred review]
“I stayed up very late just to finish this, and The Games certainly lives up to its buzz…The Games is a sci-fi/thriller with unexpected depth and humanity, and a few twists that I didn’t see coming. Very highly recommended!” –My Bookish Ways
“Modern SF started with something like E. E. Smith’s The Skylark of Space and progressed to Jack Williamson’s The Legion of Space, then to Heinlein’s classics, and on through the work of Larry Niven, John Varley, Greg Egan, Charles Stross, Cory Doctorow—and now, writers like Ted Kosmatka.”—Jonathan Strahan
From the Hardcover edition.