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“First and foremost, Robert J. Sawyer is a rip-roaring good storyteller...There are few authors writing today that bring such a strong combination of literate storytelling and complex ideas to the page. Robert J. Sawyer is one of the best in the business right now, and Triggers is him at his finest.”—The Maine Edge (Bangor, Maine)
“Robert J. Sawyer pulls together elements of a gripping political thriller with cutting-edge psychological insights to create a story that works on many levels. Triggers has the pacing of an episode of 24 and the philosophical sensibilities of an Isaac Asimov novel, so any readers who were introduced to Sawyer through his television series FlashForward will find it particularly interesting.”—Black Gate--This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
Robert J. Sawyer has been called “the dean of Canadian science fiction” by The Ottawa Citizen.
He is one of only seven writers in history—and the only Canadian—to win all three of the world’s top awards for best science-fiction novel of the year: the Hugo (which he won in 2003 for Hominids), the Nebula (which he won in 1995 for The Terminal Experiment), and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award (which he won in 2005 for Mindscan).
In total, Rob has authored over 18 science-fiction novels and won forty-one national and international awards for his fiction, including a record-setting ten Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards (“Auroras”) and the Toronto Public Library Celebrates Reading Award, one of Canada’s most significant literary honors. In 2008, he received his tenth Hugo Award nomination for his novel Rollback.
His novels have been translated into 14 languages. They are top-ten national mainstream bestsellers in Canada and have hit number one on the Locus bestsellers’ list.
Born in Ottawa in 1960, Rob grew up in Toronto and now lives in Mississauga (just west of Toronto), with poet Carolyn Clink, his wife of twenty-four years.
He was the first science-fiction writer to have a website, and that site now contains more than one million words of material.
Triggers is a stand alone novel written by the Science Fiction veteran Robert Sawyer.
It starts with an assassination attempt on the President of the United States at... Read more
Cannot believe my favorite writer wrote this.
Gotta go halfway on this because I haven't finished it, either. Rob's a friend of mine, though, and I think I have just about every novel he ever wrote, and even the worst was... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Stuart M. Mulne
Triggers is an easy read that started out fast paced with action events that led me to expect an adventurous read. Sadly, the first quarter of the book was the best.Published 4 months ago by Dana Burns
Suspense remained high from around page 4 until the end. Never had a clue as to how it would end. Very sad to have finished it.Published 7 months ago by Judy Taylor
I am a fan of Robert J Sawyer and I own, and I have read every one of his science fiction books.
I thought this story was great right up to the final couple pages. Read more
What started out as interesting became somewhat scientific/magical. For me, good science fiction needs to remain at least marginally plausible, and Sawyer is usually very good at... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
Too many characters
Simple yet unbelievable plot. Little. Character development.
Did not enjoy this book very much
Will try another of his books.
This book starts out strong and remains that way through the vast majority. But eighty percent of the way through it falters. Read morePublished 14 months ago by carol irvin