Monday, October 31, 2016

Rita Ora does The Silk Code

Here's something that every author would love to come across - a big pop star does a video, and it's emblazoned with the title of one of your novels.

In this case, Rita Ora, one of the biggest pop stars in the world, just did a little video for the British fashion line Tezenis, for a campaign to start on November 1.  And all over it is the title of my first novel - in fact, winner of the Locus Award for Best First Science Novel of 1999 - The Silk Code.

Here's the vid -




What's The Silk Code?

Here are blurbs from some of the many reviews -

"As a genre-bending blend of police procedural and science fiction, The Silk Code delivers on its promises." -- Gerald Jonas, The New York Times Book Review

"As twisted as a double helix. " -- Wired

"D'Amato is an appealingly savvy character, and Levinson brings a great deal of invention to the endeavor." -- San Francisco Chronicle

"It is hard to put down, easy to pick up again, and an interesting read. " -- San Diego Union-Tribune 

"sheer conceptual verve" -- Robert K. J. Killheffer, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

"cerebral but gripping" -- Booklist

"Combining Neanderthals and mechanical looms, cantaloupes and coded butterflies, Levinson's debut novel ... offers a flurry of amazing prehistoric technologies, demonstrating that the mysteries of our past can be just as fruitful as those of our future ... Levinson creatively explain gaps in both ancient history and biology... providing more wonders than many a futuristic epic." -- Publishers Weekly

"well-informed and imaginative" -- Kirkus Reviews

"spins an ingenious web of genetic manipulation and anthropological evidence" -- Library Journal

"A rare thriller that actually achieves its goals as a detective tale and a work of boldly speculative sf." -- Gary K. Wolfe, Locus Magazine

more about The Silk Code here

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