"An exciting twist on a hostile-alien-takeover drama...exhilarating."--Washington Post
"An energetic, nonstop adventure."--Chicago Tribune
Independence Day meets Lord of the Flies in this "thrilling and imaginative" debut about two young outsiders forced to fight off alien invaders in a post-apocalyptic city. (Fonda Lee)
When the aliens invade, all seems lost. The world as they know it is destroyed. Their friends are kidnapped. Their families are changed.
But with no adults left to run things, young trans-girl Violet and her new friend Bo realize that they are free. Free to do whatever they want. Free to be whoever they want to be.
Except the invaders won't leave them alone for long...
This "warm, thrilling adventure about what happens after the end of the world" is for fans of Paolo Bacigalupi and Ann Leckie. (Cherie Priest)
Orbit; July 2018
- ISBN: 9780316416559
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: Annex
Series: The Violet Wars
- Author: Rich Larson
In The Press
"Wunderkind Rich Larson's Annex gives us nonstop action set pieces as breathtakingly clever as they are relentless and a vivid, compelling cast. Sequels now, please!"—Mike Allen, author of Unseaming
About The Author
Rich Larson was born in Galmi, Niger, has studied in Rhode Island and worked in the south of Spain, and now lives in Ottawa, Canada. Since he began writing in 2011, he's sold over a hundred stories, the majority of them speculative fiction published in magazines like Asimov's, Analog, Clarkesworld, F&SF, Lightspeed, and Tor.com. His work appears in numerous Year's Best anthologies and has been translated into Chinese, Vietnamese, Polish, French and Italian.
Annex, his debut novel and first book of The Violet Wars trilogy, comes out in July 2018 from Orbit Books. Tomorrow Factory, his debut collection, follows in October 2018 from Talos Press. Besides writing, he enjoys travelling, learning languages, playing soccer, watching basketball, shooting pool, and dancing salsa and kizomba.