As the first week of the year comes to a close, we're taking a look at books set in 2012 to see what authors predicted for the year ahead. Thanks to the abundance of apocalyptic myths surrounding the Mayan calendar, many authors chose 2012 as the
Angel Fire East (1999) By Terry Brooks 384 pages, Del Rey, $7.99
In Terry Brooks' third and final installment in his Word & Void saga, protagonist John Ross, a “Knight of the Word” who has been bat
Decipher (2001) By Stel Pavlou 592 pages, St. Martin's Griffin, $12.04.
It’s March 2012, and the earth is going haywire: Sunspot-generated storms rage all over the world, the U.S. is drilling for oil in Antarctica
Domain (2001) By Steven Alten 384 pages, Tor Books, $5.98.
The Mayan calendar (and aliens) strike again. The first book of Steven Alten’s Domain Trilogy centers around Mick Gabriel, whose archaeologist father Julius t
The Joshua Files By M.G. Harris
Invisible City (2008) 368 pages, Scholastic, $8.72.
Ice Shock (2009) 368 pages, Scholastic, $8.99.
Zero Moment (2010) 384 pages, Scholastic, U.S. E
Toward 2012: Perspectives on the Next Age (2008) Edited by Daniel Pinchbeck 368 pages, Tarcher, $5.86.
We don't know what it is about apocalyptic prophecies that inspires terrible writing about aliens and sci-fi s