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Richard K. Morgan

Richard K. Morgan is the acclaimed author of The Cold Commands, The Steel Remains, Thirteen, Woken Furies, Market Forces, Broken Angels, and Altered Carbon, a New York Times Notable Book that also won the Philip K. Dick Award in 2003. The movie rights to Altered Carbon were optioned by Joel Silver and Warner Bros on publication, and a film version is currently in development with Mythology Entertainment. Market Forces was also optioned to Warner Bros, before it was even published, and it won the John W. Campbell Award in 2005. Thirteen won the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 2007 and is... Read More


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Altered Carbon
Written by Richard K. Morgan
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | March 2003
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-45768-4 (0-345-45768-4)


In the twenty-fifth century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself. Now, assuming one can afford the expensive procedure, a person’s... Read more

Broken Angels
Written by Richard K. Morgan
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | March 2004
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-45771-4 (0-345-45771-4)

Welcome back to the brash, brutal new world of the twenty-fifth century: where global politics isn’t just for planet Earth anymore; and where death is just a break in the action, thanks to the techno-miracle that can preserve human consciousness and download it into one new body after another.

Cynical, quick-on-the-trigger... Read more

The Cold Commands
Written by Richard K. Morgan
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | September 2012
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-49307-1 (0-345-49307-9)

Kirkus Reviews  • Fantasy Book Critic

“Pulpy and hard-core, but with a heart of gold.”—io9

The otherworldly Kiriath once used their advanced technology to save the world from the dark magic of the Aldrain, only to depart as mysteriously as they arrived. Now one... Read more

The Dark Defiles
Written by Richard K. Morgan
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | October 2014
$18.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-49310-1 (0-345-49310-9)

Joe Abercrombie’s Best Served Cold meets George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones in the final novel in Richard K. Morgan’s epic A Land Fit for Heroes trilogy, which burst onto the fantasy scene with The Steel Remains and The Cold Commands.

Ringil Eskiath, a reluctant hero viewed as a corrupt... Read more

Market Forces
Written by Richard K. Morgan
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | March 2005
$14.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-45774-5 (0-345-45774-9)

From the award-winning author of Altered Carbon and Broken Angels–a turbocharged new thriller set in a world where killers are stars, media is mass entertainment,
and freedom is a dangerous proposition . . .

A coup in Cambodia. Guns to Guatemala. For the men and women of Shorn Associates, opportunity is calling... Read more

The Steel Remains
Written by Richard K. Morgan
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | January 2010
$17.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-49304-0 (0-345-49304-4)

A dark lord will rise. Such is the prophecy that dogs Ringil Eskiath—Gil, for short—a washed-up mercenary and onetime war hero whose cynicism is surpassed only by the speed of his sword. Gil is estranged from his aristocratic family, but when his mother enlists his help in freeing a cousin sold... Read more

Thin Air
Written by Richard K. Morgan
Del Rey | Hardcover | March 20, 2018
$28.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-49312-5 (0-345-49312-5)

An atmospheric tale of corruption and abduction set on Mars, from the author of the award-winning science fiction novel Altered Carbon, coming soon to Netflix.

An ex-corporate enforcer, Hakan Veil, is forced to bodyguard Madison Jegede, part of a colonial audit team investigating a disappeared lottery winner on Mars. But when Jegede... Read more

Written by Richard K. Morgan
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | June 2008
$16.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-48089-7 (0-345-48089-9)

The future isn’t what it used to be since Richard K. Morgan arrived on the scene. He unleashed Takeshi Kovacs–private eye, soldier of fortune, and all-purpose antihero–into the body-swapping, hard-boiled, urban jungle of tomorrow in Altered Carbon, Broken Angels, and Woken Furies, winning the Philip K. Dick Award in the process... Read more

Woken Furies
Written by Richard K. Morgan
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | May 2007
$17.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-49977-6 (0-345-49977-8)

Richard K. Morgan has received widespread praise for his astounding twenty-fifth-century novels featuring Takeshi Kovacs, and has established a growing legion of fans. Mixing classic noir sensibilities with a searing futuristic vision of an age when death is nearly meaningless, Morgan returns to his saga of betrayal, mystery, and revenge, as... Read more