Thirty-three of the best stories published in 2012.
Introduction == Rich Horton
Nahiku West == Linda Nagata
The Gravedigger of Konstan Spring == Genevieve Valentine
Under the Eaves == Lavie Tidhar
Honey Bear == Sofia Samatar
One Day in Time City == David Ira Cleary
The Black Feminist's Guide to Science Fiction Film Editing == Sandra McDonald
The Governess and the Lobster == Margaret Ronald
Swift, Brutal Retaliation == Meghan McCarron
Scattered Along the River of Heaven == Aliette de Bodard
Four Kinds of Cargo == Leonard Richardson
Elementals == Ursula K. Le Guin
Prayer == Robert Reed
Scrap Dragon == Naomi Kritzer
The Contrary Gardener == Christopher Rowe
The Castle That Jack Built == Emily Gilman
In the House of Aryaman, A Lonely Signal Burns == Elizabeth Bear
The Philosophy of Ships == Caroline M. Yoachim
The Keats Variation == K.M. Ferebee
Fireborn == Robert Charles Wilson
One Breath, One Stroke == Catherynne M. Valente
The Bernoulli War == Gord Sellar
Things Greater than Love == Kate Bachus
A Murmuration of Starlings == Joe Pitkin
Give Her Honey When You Hear Her Scream == Maria Dahvana Headley
Arbeitskraft == Nick Mamatas
A Hundred Ghosts Parade Tonight == Xia Jia
Heaven Under Earth == Aliette de Bodard
Sunshine == Nina Allan
Uncle Flower's Homecoming Waltz == Marissa K. Lingen
The Magician's Apprentice == Tamsyn Muir
Twenty-two and You == Michael Blumlein
Two Houses == Kelly Link
The Weight of History, the Lightness of the Future == Jay Lake
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Anthology, 573 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)
Prime - 2013 - ISBN: 1607013924 / 9781607013921
Book Condition: New.
Dead Rivers #1: Freedom's Gate
Autographing at Uncle Hugo's Saturday, July 15, 1-2pm. Word has come to Kyros' compound that the Alashi tribe is planning an offensive. It is up to his favorite aide Lauria to infiltrate the Alashi by posing as an escaped slave. But even if the Alashi accept her, how can this freeborn woman convince them she is slave, not spy? And worse, what if her own views are gradually changing, calling into question everything she believes about her world?
Novel, 355 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 2nd Printing
Autographing at Uncle Hugo's Saturday, July 15, 1-2pm. Lauria is determined to regain the trust of the Alashi, and, with the help of her blood-sister Tamar, liberate those she once returned to captivity. But they cannot accomplish the daunting task alone. Desperate for a spell-chain to free a mine slave, Lauria turns to their enemies - the Sisterhood of Weavers - and apprentices herself to a sorceress.
Novel, 354 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition
Autographing at Uncle Hugo's Saturday, July 15, 1-2pm. As a freeborn servant of the Greeks, Lauria once hunted escaped slaves. But as her loyalties shifted, she found herself freeing those she once captured and loving those she once mistrusted, like Tamar of the bandit Alashi tribe, now her blood-sister. But the Sisterhood of Weavers do not take treason lightly - especially when the traitor has liberated the djinni who serve them.
Novel, 401 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition
Autographing at Uncle Hugo's Saturday, July 15, 1-2pm. For Eliana, life at the conservatory of music is a pleasant interlude between youth and adulthood, with hope of a Court appointment at the end. But beyond the conservatory walls is a land blighted by war and famine, dominated by the Fedeli, a religious order who are systematically stamping out all traces of the Old Way. Soon not even the conservatory walls can hold out reality.
Novel, 373 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 2nd Printing
Autographing at Uncle Hugo's Saturday, July 15, 1-2pm. After months of leading an uprising against the Fedeli and the Circle, Eliana is known throughout the land, and her army of reformers has grown in number. Eliana and the soldiers of the Lupi stand on faith alone. But faith won't save them from traitors in their midst - or from the magical fires of the mages. Taking a desperate gamble, Eliana arms herself with stolen orders to attend one of the musical ensembles within the Imperial enclave, disguises herself as a boy, takes up her violin, and heads straight into enemy territory.
Novel, 369 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition