1990s > 1996

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    A Calculated Logic by Robert Weinberg

The Very Rational Return of A Logical Magician. If monsters evolve, so must the method of combatting them... In our contemporary world, old techniques no longer work against the forces of darkness. Changing times require changing solutions...

Year: 1996

    A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister forces are massing beyond the kingdom's protective Wall. At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the frozen land they were born to.

Year: 1996
Genre: Epic Fantasy

    Absolute Power by David Baldacci

When burglar Luther Whitney breaks into a Virginia mansion, he witnesses a brutal crime involving the president -- a man who believes he can get away with anything -- and now, Luther may be the only one who can stop him in this bestselling thriller.

Year: 1996
Genre: Conspiracy

    Airframe by Michael Crichton

At a moment when the issue of safety and death in the skies is paramount in the public mind, a lethal midair disaster aboard a commercial twin-jet airliner flying from Hong Kong to Denver triggers a pressured and frantic investigation.

Year: 1996
Genre: Technological Thriller

    Assault on Tony's by John O'Brien

Completed posthumously, The Assault on Tony’s is an unapologetic, unsentimental, and at times exuberant examination of the joys and sorrows of intoxication, written with the same unflinching eye and grim wit that made John O’Brien’s Leaving Las Vegas an instant classic.

Year: 1996
Genre: Noir Fiction

    Blade Runner 3: Replicant Night by K.W. Jeter

The Blade Runner adventure continues in this dark and stylish novel of nonstop futuristic suspense as ex-blade runner Rick Deckard must cross the most dangerous line of all--the line between human and android.

Year: 1996
Genre: Future Noir

    Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson

The red planet is no more. Now green and verdant, Mars has been dramatically altered from a desolate world into one where humans can flourish. The First Hundred settlers are being pulled into a fierce new struggle between the Reds, a group devoted to preserving Mars in its desert state, and the Green "terraformers." Meanwhile, Earth is in peril. A great flood threatens an already overcrowded and polluted planet.

Year: 1996
Genre: Space Opera

    Cadillac Jukebox by James Lee Burke

No one was surprised when Aaron Crown was arrested for the decades-old murder of the most famous black civil rights leader in Louisiana. After all, his family were shiftless timber people who brought their ways into the Cajun wetlands--trailing rumors of ties to the Ku Klux Klan. Only Dave Robicheaux, to whom Crown proclaims his innocence, worries that Crown had been made a scapegoat for the collective guilt of a generation.

Year: 1996
Genre: Cold CasePolice Procedural

    Chance by Robert B. Parker

Mafia princess Shirley Meeker wants her husband back. So does her father the kingpin and a few other shady characters. Spenser and hawk head to Vegas to find Anthony Meeker and to confirm their suspicion that all these people aren't just missing Anthony's smile. And Spenser has to make some sense of some very disorganized crime...

Year: 1996
Genre: Private Eye

    Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card returns at last to the story of Ender Wiggin, the child hero of the Hugo and Nebula award winner Ender's Game, who as a man found a way to redeem the Xenocide of his youth and restore the Hive Queen to life. Now his adopted world, Lusitania, is threatened by the same planet-destroying weapon that he himself used so many thousands of years before.

Year: 1996
Genre: Hard SF




Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1996A Calculated Logic by Robert Weinberg
1996A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin Epic Fantasy, A Song of Ice and Fire
1996Absolute Power by David Baldacci Conspiracy
1996Airframe by Michael Crichton Technological Thriller
1996Assault on Tony's by John O'Brien Noir Fiction
1996Blade Runner 3: Replicant Night by K.W. Jeter Future Noir, Blade Runner
1996Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson Space Opera, Mars Trilogy, Mars
1996Cadillac Jukebox by James Lee Burke Cold Case, Police Procedural, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
1996Chance by Robert B. Parker Private Eye, Spenser, Las Vegas
1996Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card Hard SF, Enders Quartet
1996Darkness, Take My Hand by Dennis Lehane Private Eye, Angela Gennaro, Patrick Kenzie
1996Drop Shot by Harlan Coben Murder Mystery, Myron Bolitar
1996Epiphany of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Fantasy, Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
The Second Half of 'the Book of the Long Sun'
1996Executive Orders by Tom Clancy Political Thriller, Jack Ryan
1996Exodus from the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
The Final Volume of the Book of the Long Sun
1996Expiration Date by Tim Powers Ghosts, Supernatural, Fault Lines, Los Angeles
1996Fade Away by Harlan Coben Suspense, Myron Bolitar
1996Feet of Clay by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Discworld
1996Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk Action
1996Floaters by Joseph Wambaugh Police Procedural, San Diego
1996Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara Civil War
1996Hogfather by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Discworld
1996Idoru by William Gibson Cyberpunk, Dystopian, Bridge Trilogy
1996Jack & Jill by James Patterson Psychological Thriller, Alex Cross
1996Killdozer by Theodore Sturgeon Fantasy, Science Fiction, Short Stories
Volume III: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon
1996M is for Malice by Sue Grafton Private Eye, Kinsey Millhone
1996Masquerade by Gayle Lynds CIA, Espionage, Liz Sansborough
1996Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman Fantasy
1996Out of Sight by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Detroit, Florida
1996Sailing Bright Eternity by Gregory Benford Hard SF, Galactic Center Saga
1996Shock Wave by Clive Cussler Action, Technological Thriller, Dirk Pitt
1996Sunset Express by Robert Crais Private Eye, Elvis Cole, Joe Pike
1996Suspects by Thomas Berger Murder Mystery
1996The Cobweb by Neal Stephenson Political Thriller, Bio-Warfare
1996The Green Mile by Stephen King Historical Fantasy, Death Row, Prison
1996The Last Don by Mario Puzo Organized Crime
1996The Laws of Our Fathers by Scott Turow Psychological Thriller, Kindle County
1996The Poet by Michael Connelly Serial Killer, Investigative Reporter, Jack McEvoy
1996The Ringworld Throne by Larry Niven Hard SF, Ringworld
1996The Runaway Jury by John Grisham Corruption, Courtroom Drama
1996Third Twin by Ken Follett Medical Thriller
1996Ticktock by Dean Koontz Horror
1996Trying to Save Piggy Sneed by John Irving Literature, Short Stories
1996Worlds of Exile and Illusion by Ursula K. Le Guin Science Fiction, Hainish Series
Three Complete Novels of the Hainish Series





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