Books by Jay Lake

KALIMPURA by Jay Lake
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"The barely credible narrative stands in strange contrast to the backdrop's persuasively gritty details and Green's far more absorbing personal dilemmas."
Third fantasy outing for narrator Green, now 16 years old, a warrior in the service of the Lily Goddess (Endurance, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >
ENDURANCE by Jay Lake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"There's enough going on to win over the skeptics and keep series fans coming back for more."
Gritty sequel to Lake's steampunk-fantasy Green (2009), wherein the eponymous hero, sold as a child, trained as a courtesan and schooled as an assassin, killed one god and gave birth to another. Read full book review >
GREEN by Jay Lake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2009

"An action-packed tale."
A stylish and intimate fantasy from Lake (Escapement, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >
ESCAPEMENT by Jay Lake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2008

"Dazzlingly constructed, appealingly populated and often fascinating—but is it really possible to suspend disbelief in a universe that's literally a divinely constructed mechanism? Discuss."
A sequel to Mainspring (2007), Lake's theological steampunk fantasy debut. Read full book review >
MAINSPRING by Jay Lake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2007

Theological steampunk set in a mechanical universe—the debut novel from a noted short-story writer. Read full book review >