Ian Tregillis Signs in San Diego

Ian Tregillis holds a doctorate in physics and is a Clarion Writers Workshop graduate as well as a contributor to George R.R. Martin’s Wild Cards anthologies. Necessary Evil is the third novel in The Milkweed Triptych, a historical fantasy with spies, sorcery and weird science in an alternate WWII. Ian’s website summarizes the series as “It’s 1939. The Nazis have supermen, the British have demons, and one perfectly ordinary man is caught in the middle.”

Ian will also sign in Redondo Beach on May 3rd.

Event date: 
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
Ste 302
92111-1040 San Diego
Necessary Evil Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765321527
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Tor Books - April 30th, 2013


12 May 1940. Westminster, London, England: the early days of World War II.  Again. Raybould Marsh, one of "our" Britain's best spies, has travelled to another Earth in a desperate attempt to save at least one timeline from the Cthulhu-like monsters who have been observing our species from space and have already destroyed Marsh's timeline. In order to accomplish this, he must remove all traces of the supermen that were created by the Nazi war machine and caused the specters from outer space to notice our planet in the first place. 

His biggest challenge is the mad seer Greta, one of the most powerful of the Nazi creations, who has sent a version of herself to this timeline to thwart Marsh. Why would she stand in his way? Because she has seen that in all the timelines she dies and she is determined to stop that from happening, even if it means destroying most of humanity in the process. And Marsh is the only man who can stop her. 

Necessary Evil is the stunning conclusion to Ian Tregillis's Milkweed series.

About the Author

Ian Tregillis lives near Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he works as a physicist at Los Alamos Laboratory. He is a member of the George R. R. Martin Wild Cards writing collective.

The Coldest War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765321510
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Tor Books - July 17th, 2012

Bitter Seeds Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765361202
Availability: Special Order
Published: Tor Fantasy - April 24th, 2012