Category: Novellas

  • Download E-books Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 25 (June 2012) PDF

    Edited through bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, each month Lightspeed brings you a mixture of originals and reprints, and that includes various authors—from the bestsellers and award-winners you recognize to the easiest new voices you haven’t heard of but. for those who learn Lightspeed, it's our desire that you’ll see the place technology fiction and delusion comes from, the place it's now, and the place it’s going.

    Our present e-book agenda every month comprises 4 items of unique fiction and 4 fiction reprints, in addition to characteristic interviews

    This month, we've unique fable by means of debut author Kelsey Ann Barrett (“My instructor, My Enemy”) and award-winning writer John Langan (“Renfrew’s Course”), with delusion reprints through bestselling writer Seanan McGuire (“Lost”) and Hugo-winner Tim Pratt (“Cup and Table”).

    We even have unique technological know-how fiction by means of Maggie Clark (“A Plague of Zhe”) and Simon McCaffery (“The Cristóbal Effect”), in addition to SF reprints by means of Eileen Gunn (“Contact”) and bestselling writer George R. R. Martin (“The manner of move and Dragon”).

    For our e-book readers: Our ebook-exclusive is back no longer a novella, however the moment and ultimate a part of the two-part serial novel: The Cosmology of the broader international, by means of Jeffrey Ford. We even have excerpts from new novels: David Brin’s life and N. ok. Jemisin’s The Killing Moon.

    All that plus our traditional collection of writer and artist spotlights, and have interviews with bestselling writer Anne Rice and documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (director of Comic-Con, Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope).
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  • Download E-books The Sagan Diary PDF

    By John Scalzi

    Fanatics of John Scalzi's "Old guy" universe, organize yourselves: there is a lengthy new tale in that universe, informed from the perspective of 1 of the sequence' such a lot fascinating characters. Subterranean Press is proud to put up The Sagan Diary, a protracted novelette that for the 1st time appears on the worlds of the Hugo-nominated outdated Man's warfare and its sequel The Ghost Brigades from the perspective of Lieutenant Jane Sagan, who in a chain of diary entries provides her perspectives on a number of the occasions incorporated within the series... and sheds new mild into a few formerly unexplored corners. if you happen to suggestion you knew Jane Sagan ahead of, organize to be shocked.
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  • Download E-books Odd Interlude #1 PDF

    By Dean Koontz

    The 1st a part of a spine-tingling 3-part abnormal Thomas novella, completely in book. contains a preview of the subsequent exciting novel in Dean Koontz’s acclaimed unusual Thomas sequence: abnormal Apocalypse. Small-town man meets big-time evil…

    YOU register ANY TIME you're keen on, yet you could by no means LEAVE…

    Nestled on a lonely stretch alongside the Pacific coast, old fashioned roadside outpost concord nook deals every little thing a weary traveler wishes – a comfortable diner, a convenient carrier station, a cluster of hotel rooms . . . and the concord kinfolk home presiding over it all.

    But while bizarre Thomas and Annamaria cease to spend the evening there, they notice that there’s extra to this secluded haven than meets the attention – and that among existence and demise, there's something extra scary than either.
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  • Download E-books Analog Science Fiction and Fact (December 2010) PDF

    Released considering the fact that 1930, Analog technological know-how Fiction and truth is without doubt one of the so much enduring and renowned magazines of technological know-how fiction. Its editorial emphasis is on reasonable tales that mirror excessive criteria of clinical accuracy, mind's eye, and full of life articles approximately present study at the frontiers of genuine technology. A recurrent subject in either fiction and provocative opinion columns is the human influence of technological know-how and expertise.
    The December factor back bargains an strange blend of a narrative and a heavily linked truth article. the tale is Shane Tourtellotte’s “The guy from Downstream,” a couple of time tourist who does what he does for an strange cause, after which faces an unforeseen problem approximately what to do subsequent. the very fact article is Tourtellotte’s “Tips for the funds Time-Traveler,” which takes a quantitative examine the various very useful difficulties this type of visitor might unavoidably face.
    Also a number of tales which are elements of sequence —Christopher L. Bennett’s “Home Is the place the Hub Is,” and Brian C. Coad’s “A Placebo Effect,” during which long-suffering patent lawyer Wally Mason is quickly coaxed out of retirement—as good as a few that aren’t. a kind of, H. G. Stratmann’s “Primum Non Nocere,” may perhaps simply be thought of a seasonal unique, in a sneaky kind of way—though it might probably even be thought of numerous different issues, too.
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  • Download E-books Once Upon a Dream (Once Upon Series, The) PDF

    By Nora Roberts, Jill Gregory, Ruth Ryan Langan

    When it involves love, there is not any such factor as an very unlikely dream...
    In Dreams
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    New York Times Bestselling writer Nora Roberts

    attracted to a citadel within the forests of eire, a gorgeous younger lady turns into the hyperlink to a stranger’s past—and the curse that has trapped him eternally within the eternity of his personal dreams...
    The Sorcerer’s Daughter
    Jill Gregory
    The destiny of a captive wizard will depend on his attractive daughter—and the intentions of a spellcast adventurer who desires of a valuable treasure, and a love that may be the best present of all...
    The Enchantment
    Ruth Ryan Langan
    In an deserted property on a storm-swept evening strangers search refuge—only to find that their so much elusive desires of romance are as enchanted, and as actual, as real love itself...
    The Bridge of Sighs
    Marianne Willman
    whereas vacationing Venice, an American artwork appraiser turns into haunted by way of goals of a lonely younger girl—a imaginative and prescient that illuminates a sad earlier, and a way forward for unending love...
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  • Download E-books Clarkesworld Issue 74 (Volume 74) PDF

    By Brooke Wonders

    The November 2012 factor of the Hugo Award-winning technological know-how fiction & myth journal, Clarkesworld. This factor good points the next tales: "(To See the opposite) entire opposed to the Sky" through E. Catherine Tobler, "Aquatica" by means of Maggie Clark and "Everything needs to pass" by means of Brooke Wonders. Non-fiction contains an interview with Mark Lawrence, an editorial on Asimov's Psychohistory by means of Mark Cole, an one other note column by means of Lev AC Rosen and an article by way of Neil Clarke.
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  • Download E-books The Sorrows of Young Werther (Dover Thrift Editions) PDF

    By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    Celebrated as a number one determine of the German literary circulate often called Sturm und Drang ("storm and stress"), Goethe made his acceptance with this brief novel, initially released in 1774. Its story of a delicate younger man's self-destructive ardour for a lover who eventually rejects him was once dependent partly at the author's personal studies, and the story's tragic solution encouraged a wave of suicides between younger romantics all through Europe. Goethe's portrayal of Zerrissenheit, "the country of being torn apart," within which a personality struggles to reconcile his creative sensibilities with the calls for of the target international, proved drastically influential to next writers, and The Sorrows of younger Werther keeps to talk to trendy readers.
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  • Download E-books Realms: The First Year of Clarkesworld Magazine, Issues 1-12 (July 2008) PDF

    Step right into a global of ask yourself, epiphany, and possibility. From the go back of previous gods to the adventures of the final dragon in the world, from quantum physics to manticores proficient for the circus, this targeted anthology takes readers on trips to geographical regions either far away and oddly established. chosen from the critically-acclaimed on-line journal Clarkesworld, Realms collects the paintings of twenty-four visionary writers of brief fiction.
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