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Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff i(A149325 works by)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Jay Kristoff grew up in Perth and has worked in advertisng for more than ten years and has lived in Melbourne.

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y separately published work icon Obsidio Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2018 12289031 2018 single work novel young adult

'Kady, Ezra, Hanna and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, the only option is to return to Kerenza--but who knows what they'll find seven months after the invasion?

'Meanwhile, Kady's cousin, Asha, survived the initial BeiTech assault and has joined Kerenza's ragtag underground resistance. When Rhys--an old flame from Asha's past--reappears on Kerenza, the two find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict. With time running out, a final battle will be waged on land and in space, heroes will fall, and hearts will be broken.' (Publication summary)

2019 longlisted Indie Awards Young Adult
2018 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
y separately published work icon Lifel1k3 LIFEL1K3 Crows Nest : Voyager , 2018 12914267 2018 single work novel science fiction young adult

'On an island junkyard beneath a sky that glows with radiation, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Seventeen-year-old Eve isn't looking for trouble-she's too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she spent months building has been reduced to a smoking wreck, she's on the local gangster's wanted list, and the only thing keeping her grandpa alive is the money she just lost to the bookies. Worst of all, she's discovered she can somehow destroy machines with the power of her mind, and a bunch of puritanical fanatics are building a coffin her size because of it. If she's ever had a worse day, Eve can't remember it.

'The problem is, Eve has had a worse day -- one that lingers in her nightmares and the cybernetic implant where her memories used to be. Her discovery of a handsome android named Ezekiel -- called a "Lifelike" because they resemble humans -- will bring her world crashing down and make her question whether her entire life is a lie.

'With her best friend Lemon Fresh and her robotic sidekick Cricket in tow, Eve will trek across deserts of glass, battle unkillable bots, and infiltrate towering megacities to save the ones she loves ... and learn the truth about the bloody secrets of her past.' (Publication Summary)

2019 longlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
2019 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Older Readers
2019 longlisted Indie Awards Young Adult
2018 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
2018 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Novel
y separately published work icon Godsgrave New York (City) : Thomas Dunne Books , 2017 10702284 2017 single work novel fantasy

'Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church hierarchy think she’s far from earned it. Plying her bloody trade in a backwater of the Republic, she’s no closer to ending the men who destroyed her familia; in fact, she’s told directly that Consul Scaeva is off limits. But after a deadly confrontation with an old enemy, Mia's suspicions about the Red Church’s true motives begin to grow.

'When it’s announced that Scaeva will be making a rare public appearance at the conclusion of the grand games in Godsgrave, Mia defies the Church and sells herself to a gladiatorial collegium for a chance to finally end the man who ended her world. Upon the sands of the arena, Mia finds new allies, bitter rivals, and more questions about her strange affinity for the shadows. But as conspiracies unfold within the collegium walls, and the body count rises, Mia will be forced to choose between love and revenge, and uncover a secret that could change the very face of her world.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Novel
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