Retrieval Artist Universe

The Disappeared: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In a universe where humans and aliens have formed a loose government called the Earth Alliance, treaties guarantee that humans are subject to alien laws when on alien soil. But alien laws often make no sense, and the punishments vary from loss of life to loss of a first-born child.
Extremes: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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A Retrieval Artist dies of a virus, yet his colleague, Miles Flint, believes the death is not an accident. Police detective Noelle DeRicci knows that the death of a young woman in the Moon's prestigious Extreme Marathon is not an accident. It soon becomes clear that both deaths are connected.
Consequences: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mixing interstellar politics and police procedural, Rusch turns out a satisfying SF mystery. Flint’s internal conflicts are deftly portrayed, and the gritty realism of the murder investigation meshes well with the alien setting. This [third] entry in the Retrieval Artist series should please SF and mystery fans alike, and can be read independently. RT Book Reviews
Buried Deep: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A cold case starts it all—human bones discovered beneath the Martian soil in the alien Disty’s main city. "A high-velocity rush through cultures in full clash, as fear and panic overwhelm the day, and Rusch’s writing makes the far-out scenario feel as present and credible as today’s breaking news….Rusch has outdone herself yet again." The Edge Boston
Paloma: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,480. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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“Rusch does a superb job of making the Retrieval Artist books work as fully satisfying standalone mysteries and as installments in a gripping saga full of love, loss, grief, hope, adventure, and discovery. It is also some of the best science fiction ever written.” New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card
Recovery Man: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,520. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“This high-tech detective story, part of the Retrieval Artist series, has hard science fiction, a complex whodunit and a fascinating look at alien bureaucracy. All the elements for an entertaining story are here: well-drawn, believable characters with frailties and flaws, credible scientific theory, and authentic-feeling settings.” RT Book Reviews
The Recovery Man's Bargain: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hadad Yu “recovers” things for a living. Things, not people, not animals. Things. Until he gets in trouble and must work for the alien Gyonnese. They want a person to answer for her crimes, and they want to use Yu to get her. A companion piece to Recovery Man, The Recovery Man’s Bargain explores the motivations of one of the stranger characters in the Retrieval Artist universe.
Duplicate Effort: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,320. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“If there’s any such thing as a sci-fi CSI, the Retrieval Artist novels set the tone.” The Edge Boston. Flint can no longer take on the entire universe. He violated the rules of his Retrieval Artist mentor and now has a lot to lose. But he can’t reverse the events he set in motion—and the crisis he caused might destroy everything—and everyone—he loves.
The Possession of Paavo Deshin: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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All of his short life, Paavo Deshin has seen ghosts. The same two ghosts who have now approached him on the school playground, ghosts who look older and actually smell bad. Paavo’s cry for help brings the authorities, a few lawyers, and Retrieval Artist Miles Flint, who learns some secrets about the ghosts—and about Paavo’s parents. A stand-alone short Retrieval Artist novel.
Anniversary Day: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 8. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,460. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Book 1 of the Anniversary Day Saga. Four years ago, a bomb destroyed part of the dome protecting Armstrong, the largest city on the Moon. Now, as the city celebrates its survival with an event it calls Anniversary Day, a larger threat looms—one that begins with the murder of the mayor, and spreads across the Moon itself.
Blowback: A Retrieval Artist Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 9. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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The Earth Alliance believes another attack imminent, but no one knows where or when it will strike. Retrieval Artist Miles Flint finds himself in a race against time, a race that implicates organizations he trusts—and people he loves.
A Murder of Clones: A Retrieval Artist Universe Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 10. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,320. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Anniversary Day bombings on the Moon sent shockwaves throughout the Earth Alliance. No one knows who created the clones responsible and turned them into ruthless killers. No one knows where or when they’ll strike next. This third book of the Anniversary Day Saga sheds further light on the Anniversary Day events, and introduces several new key characters.
Search & Recovery: A Retrieval Artist Universe Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 11. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Anniversary Day Saga, Book 4 Amid the ruin, heroes emerge from the unlikeliest places... The Anniversary Day bombings devastated the Moon, killing thousands. While survivors search for missing loved ones and the rich and powerful set plans in motion to capitalize on the Moon’s misfortune, Luc Deshin—the most feared man in Armstrong—vows to uncover those responsible for the attacks on the Moon.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
The Retrieval Artist: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The short novel that started the entire Retrieval Artist series, The Retrieval Artist introduced Miles Flint to the world. Hugo-nominated, chosen as one of the best stories of the year, The Retrieval Artist created an entire universe, and Flint himself became what IO9 calls “one of the top ten science fiction detectives ever.”