Jokers Wild (Wild Cards #3) - George R. R. Martin

Edited by George R.R. Martin.

Authors: George R. R. Martin, Lewis Shiner, Edward Bryant, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Walter Simons, John J. Miller and Leanne C. Harper.

Unlike the previous two volumes in the Wild Cards series (Wild Cards and Aces High), this volume uses the format of a mosaic novel, where several writers write individual storylines which were then edited together into one novel length story.

The streets of New York have erupte din celebration of Wild Card Day – the annual event held every September 15th to remember the dead and cherish the living. It is a day for fireworks and street fairs and parades, for political rallies and memorial banquets, for drinking and fighting in the alleys. WIth each passing year, the festivities become larger and more fevered. And this year – 1986, the fortieth anniversary – promises to be the biggest and best Wild Card Day ever. But lurking in the background is a twisted genius who cares nothing for fun and festivity. The Astronomer has only one concern: destruction...

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Release date: 1987
Genres: science fiction, anthology
Updated: August 20, 2021

Wild Cards :: Series

Into a world hungry for peace, comes a spaceship ferrying chaos...

An alien bomb is detonated above the planet, shedding an indiscriminate gene virus on an Earth barely recovered from the horrors of World War ll. The result: Wild Cards. ACES blessed with superhuman powers and JOKERS cursed with bizarre physical and mental disfigurements.

This is their story.

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Aces High (Wild Cards #2)
Jokers Wild (Wild Cards #3)
Aces Abroad (Wild Cards #4)
Down and Dirty (Wild Cards #5)
Ace in the Hole (Wild Cards #6)
Dead Man's Hand (Wild Cards #7)
One-Eyed Jacks (Wild Cards #8)
Jokertown Shuffle (Wild Cards #9)
Double Solitaire (Wild Cards #10)
Dealer's Choice (Wild Cards #11)
Turn of the Cards (Wild Cards #12)
Card Sharks (Wild Cards #13)
Marked Cards (Wild Cards #14)
Black Trump (Wild Cards #15)
Deuces Down (Wild Cards #16)
Death Draws Five (Wild Cards #17)
Inside Straight (Wild Cards #18)
Busted Flush (Wild Cards #19)
Suicide Kings (Wild Cards #20)
Fort Freak (Wild Cards #21)
Lowball (Wild Cards #22)
High Stakes (Wild Cards #23)
Mississippi Roll (Wild Cards #24)
Low Chicago (Wild Cards #25)
Knaves Over Queens (Wild Cards #26)
Texas Hold'em (Wild Cards #27)
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Joker Moon (Wild Cards #29)7.76
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