Image result for twitter black and white logoImage result for twitter black and white logo Image result for instagram logo black and whiteRelated image Related image

Tom Sweterlitsch signs in San Diego

After working at the Carnegie Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped for twelve years, Tom Sweterlitsch stepped out of the role of library worker and into the official shoes of being a professional writer. His first book, Tomorrow and Tomorrow, was published in 2014.  Tom will be here for his second book The Gone World, an intense science fiction crime novel with a clandestine Naval Criminal Investigative Service division that delves into time travel, its mental effects on SEALS, and how the future can not only hold the key to saving one family but also maybe all of humanity. Friend of the store and author of the Generations Trilogy, Scott Sigler, will be our special guest host of the evening.   


The Gone World Cover Image
Unavailable to Order
ISBN: 9780399167508
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 6th, 2018

Shannon Moss is part of a clandestine division within the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. In Western Pennsylvania, 1997, she is assigned to solve the murder of a Navy SEAL's family--and to locate his teenage daughter, who has disappeared. Though she can't share the information with conventional law enforcement, Moss discovers that the missing SEAL was an astronaut aboard the spaceship U.S.S. Libra--a ship assumed lost to the darkest currents of Deep Time. Moss knows first-hand the mental trauma of time-travel and believes the SEAL's experience with the future has triggered this violence.


Determined to find the missing girl and driven by a troubling connection from her own past, Moss travels ahead in time to explore possible versions of the future, seeking evidence or insight that will crack the present-day case. To her horror, the future reveals that it's not only the fate of a family that hinges on her work, for what she witnesses rising over time's horizon and hurtling toward the present is the Terminus: the terrifying and cataclysmic end of humanity itself.


Luminous and unsettling, The Gone World bristles with world-shattering ideas yet remains at its heart an intensely human story.

Tomorrow and Tomorrow Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425275412
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 5th, 2015

Pittsburgh is John Dominic Blaxton's home even though the city has been uninhabitable ruin and ash for the past decade. The Pittsburgh Dominic lives in is the Archive, an immersive virtual reconstruction of the city's buildings, parks, and landmarks, as well as the people who once lived there. Including Dominic's wife and unborn child.


When he's not reliving every recorded moment with his wife in an endless cycle of desperation and despair, Dominic investigates mysterious deaths preserved in the Archive before Pittsburgh's destruction. His latest cold case is the apparent murder of a woman whose every appearance is deliberately being deleted from the Archive.


Obsessed with uncovering this woman's identity and what happened to her, Dominic follows a trail from the virtual world into reality. But finding the truth buried deep within an illusion means risking his sanity and his very existence...

Staff Pick Badge
Alive (The Generations Trilogy #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553393125
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Del Rey - February 2nd, 2016

Event address: 
5943 Balboa Ave
Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92111
Event Category: