Liminal States by Zack Parsons

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The debut novel from Zack Parsons (My Tank is Fight!) is a mind-bending journey through time and genres. Beginning in 1874, with a blood-soaked western story of revenge, Liminal States follows a trio of characters through a 1950s noir detective story and 21st-century sci-fi horror. Their paths are tragically intertwined and their choices have far-reaching consequences for the course of American history.

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Published March 27, 2012 by Citadel. 449 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Fast forward to 1951, where Casper Cord, a Warren dying of radiation-induced cancer after serving in the invasion of Japan following multiple atomic bombings, stumbles upon a murdered duplicate of Annie—apparently she had all her faculties—and sets out to discover where she came from and why she ...

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Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication editor Parsons (My Tank Is Fight!) whips up an awe-inspiring, helter-skelter journey through mind-blowing SF, western dime novel, noir mystery, and near-future dystopian horror that somehow manages to become a cohesive, thought-provoking whole.

Feb 27 2012 | Read Full Review of Liminal States

SF Signal

Here the world weary commentary adds a large dose of personality that I found somewhat lacking in the limited third person perspective of “The Builder.” The America of the 1950′s seems recognizable at first but it quickly becomes apparent that the course of history has changed as a result of the ...

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Three different perspectives and times periods really adds to this amazing and thought inspiring novel.

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