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Lake, Jay

Overview
Works: 53 works in 117 publications in 4 languages and 6,636 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Steampunk fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Short stories  Short stories, American 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3612.A519, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jay Lake
Mainspring by Jay Lake( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world in which the planets are run by a sophisticated clockwork solar system that connects everyday people to the Creator, a young clockmaker's apprentice is appointed by the Archangel Gabriel to rewind the Earth's Mainspring to prevent a disaster
Green by Jay Lake( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world of political power and magic, and of Gods and mortals, a courtesan and trained assassin who calls herself "Green" finds intrigue and adventure, and many enemies, in the Undying Duke's city of Copper Downs
Escapement by Jay Lake( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and German and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paolina Barthes is a young woman of remarkable intellectual ability--a genius on the level of Isaac Newton. But she has grown up in isolation, in a small village of shipwreck survivors, on the Wall in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. She knows little of the world, but she knows that England rules it, and must be the home of people who possess the learning that she so desperately wants. And so she sets off to make her way off the Wall, not knowing that she will bring her astounding, unschooled talent for sorcery to the attention of those deadly factions who would use or kill her for it
Pinion by Jay Lake( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Paolina Barthes, a gear-minded prodigy and target for the empire-building ambitions of rival governments, is on the run, heading south over the Wall that God built to divide the hemispheres and keep the Earth's gear turning through the heavens. As spies and ancient secret societies scramble to find her, Paolina struggles to learn how to control her world-shaking abilities, while her heart pulls her toward Boaz, a golemlike man of brass
Endurance by Jay Lake( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courtesan and trained assassin Green returns to Copper Downs where she must defend the gods from the Godslayers, magicians dedicated to the destruction of all deities, by tracking them down and removing the threat
Kalimpura by Jay Lake( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green returns to her service under the Lily Goddess in the city of Kalimpura, where she is hounded by gods that would render her a conduit for the supernatural while she attempts to rescue two Bittern Court hostages
Rocket science by Jay Lake( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vernon Dunham's friend Floyd Bellamy has returned to Augusta, Kansas after serving in World War II, but he hasn't come back empty-handed: he's stolen a super-secret aircraft right from under the Germans. Vernon doesn't think it's your ordinary run-of-the-mill aircraft. For one thing, it's been buried under the Arctic ice for hundreds of years
Last plane to Heaven : the final collection by Jay Lake( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Last Plane to Heaven is the final and definitive short story collection of award-winning SF author Jay Lake, author of Green, Endurance, and Kalimpura. Long before he was a novelist, SF writer Jay Lake, was an acclaimed writer of short stories. In Last Plane to Heaven, Lake has assembled thirty-two of the best of them. Aliens and angels fill these pages, from the title story, a hard-edged and breathtaking look at how a real alien visitor might be received, to the savage truth of "The Cancer Catechisms." Here are more than thirty short stories written by a master of the form, science fiction and fantasy both. This collection features an original introduction by Gene Wolfe. "--
The year's best science fiction : thirty-first annual collection( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world in the year's best short stories"--
Trial of flowers : a novel of the City Imperishable by Jay Lake( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Czech and English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The City Imperishable's secret master and heir to the long-vacant throne has vanished from a locked room, as politics have turned deadly in a bid to revive the city's long-vanished empire. The city's dwarfs, stunted from spending their childhoods in confining boxes, are restive. Bijaz the Dwarf, leader of the Sewn faction among the dwarfs, fights their persecution. Jason the Factor, friend and apprentice to the missing master, works to maintain stability in the absence of a guiding hand. Imago of Lockwood struggles to revive the office of Lord Mayor in a bid to turn the City Imperishable away from the path of destruction. These three must contend with one another as they race to resolve the threats to the city
Madness of flowers : a novel of the City Imperishable by Jay Lake( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Political intrigue, adventure, and all-out war await the principles and inhabitants of the City Imperishable. Through it all, the City may endure, but none will remain untouched by the madness of flowers"--P. [4] of cover
Metatropolis by John Scalzi( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're at the city limits now. See what's waiting inside. --Book Jacket
Dogs in the moonlight by Jay Lake( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of short fiction set in Texas about ghosts, angels, gods, and aliens
The year's best science fiction & fantasy by Rich Horton( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of short fiction for the year 2010 featuring the work of such authors as Elizabeth Bear, Peter Watts, Rachel Swirsky, Steve Gould, and Jay Lake
Other Earths( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if Lincoln never became president, and the Civil War never took place? What if Columbus never discovered America, and the Inca developed a massive, technologicallyadvanced empire? What if magic was real and a half-faerie queen ruled England? What if an author discovered a book written by an alternate version of himself? These are just some of the possible pathways that readers can take to explore the Other Earths that may be waiting just one page away
Writing fantasy & science fiction : how to create out-of-this-world novels and short stories / by( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our lady of the islands by Shannon Page( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sian Katte is a successful middle-aged businesswoman in the tropical island nation of Alizar. Her life seems comfortable and well-arranged ... until a violent encounter one evening leaves her with an unwanted magical power. Arian des Chances is the wife of Alizar's ruler, with vast wealth and political influence. Yet for all her resources, she can only watch helplessly as her son draws nearer to death. When crisis thrusts these two women together, they learn some surprising truths: about themselves, their loved ones, and Alizar itself. Because beneath a seemingly calm facade, Alizar's people - and a dead god - are stirring." --Amazon.com
The sky that wraps : collected short fiction by Jay Lake( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short fiction showcasing Lake's reach in fantasy, science fiction, and the ambiguous territory in between
METAtropolis the dawn of uncivilization( )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to a world WHERE big cities are dying, dead - or transformed into technological megastructures. WHERE once-thriving suburbs are now treacherous Wilds. Where those who live for technology battle those who would die rather than embrace it. It is a world of zero-footprint cities, virtual nations, and armed camps of eco-survivalists
Love in the time of metal and flesh by Jay Lake( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Markus Selvage has been bent by life, ground up and spit out again. In San Franciscos darkest sexual underground, he is a perpetual innocent, looking within bodies his own and others for the lost secrets of satisfaction. But extreme body modification is only the beginning of where he will go before he's finished
 
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Mainspring
Alternative Names
Jay Lake amerykański pisarz science-fiction

Lake, Josep E. Junior 1964-

Lake, Joseph E. 1964-2014

Lake, Joseph E. (Joseph Edward), 1964-2014

Lake, Joseph Edward 1964-

Lake, Joseph Edward Jr

Лэйк, Джей

جی لیک نویسنده آمریکایی

Languages
English (63)

German (13)

Czech (2)

French (2)

Covers
GreenEscapementPinionEnduranceRocket scienceTrial of flowers : a novel of the City ImperishableMadness of flowers : a novel of the City ImperishableMetatropolis