Critical Point


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Tor Books
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4.2 X 6.8 X 1.0 inches | 0.5 pounds
Mass Market Paperbound

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About the Author

S. L. HUANG has a math degree from MIT and is a professional stuntwoman & armorer who has worked in Hollywood on Battlestar Galactica and a number of other productions. Her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Nature, and The Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2016. She is the author of the Cas Russell series, which includes Zero Sum Game, Null Set, and Critical Point


Exhilarating action sequences.... clever plotting and thrilling action. --Publishers Weekly

High-stakes action and emotional velocity . . . a sf thriller that fans will truly enjoy. --Library Journal

[Critical Point] starts with a bang and never lets up. --Booklist

Praise for Zero Sum Game:

A smart, calculated action thriller that keeps the reader guessing.--Den of Geek

Trust us, trigonometry has never sounded so cool.--Paste Magazine

"Fun and original."--San Francisco Chronicle

A fast-paced, darkly humorous read with a lot of heart for fans of action and urban fantasy, as well as lovers of Wolverine and other morally ambiguous, gritty superheroes with a mysterious past.--Booklist, Starred Review

Fast, furious, and adds up to one of the coolest, most crackin' reads this year.--Chuck Wendig

The best novel I've read this year; a heroine I fell in love with.--Eric Van Lustbader, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Cas Russell is who I want to be when I grow up. She kicks ass with her fists and her brain--a true twenty-first century action hero. I loved this book.--Richard Kadrey

Paced at a flat out sprint.--Kate Elliott

"The smartest and thrillingest book you'll read all year."--Ken Liu

Intense, vivid, and insanely clever, with a great heroine--I couldn't put it down.--Yoon Ha Lee, New York Times bestselling author

This hard-to-put-down, action-packed sf debut is intelligent and entertaining. With Cas, Huang has created an indelible, flawed character who makes mathematics seem almost magical.--Library Journal, Starred Review

"A paranormal thriller in which both the action and the questions don't stop....Cas is an awesome antiheroine...exciting, nasty excellent harbinger for books to come."--Kirkus