Halting State

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Halting State

By Charles Stross

Ace Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780441016075, 324pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2008

Description
Now in paperback?from the author of "Saturn's Children."
In the year 2018, a daring bank robbery has taken place at Hayek Associates. The suspects are a band of marauding orcs, with a dragon in tow for fire support, and the bank is located within the virtual reality land of Avalon Four. But Sergeant Sue Smith discovers that this virtual world robbery may be linked to some real world devastation.


About the Author
Charles Stross was born in Leeds, England in 1964. He holds degrees in pharmacy and computer science, and has worked in a variety of jobs including pharmacist, technical author, software engineer, and freelance journalist. He is now a full-time writer.