Edited by Elisabeth Water, the annual tradition continues with stories from Dave Smeds, Deborah J. Ross, Michael H. Payne, and others.
“Sorcerers in Space” is a humorous fantasy retelling of the U.S.-Soviet race to the moon in the ’60s, but with sorcerers instead of astronauts. It’s Hitchhiker’s Guide meets the Space Race.
Sorely beleaguered, the Octagon Knights fight with valor, but this war is much more than a contest of swords…it is a battle of souls. The players are being positioned for the Battle Immortal, an epic struggle of Light and Dark.
This award-winning collection pulls together 15 critically acclaimed SF and Fantasy stories that take readers from a technicolor cartoon realm to an ancient China that never was, and from an America gone wrong to the very ends of the universe.
Shi Jin is a rebel, the latest in a long line of those who have challenged the Borderless Empire – and failed. Dropped with a crew of convicts on an uninhabited planet, Shi Jin – and humanity – encounter alien life forms for the first time.
They cheat death, share lives and memories, and communicate across nations and time. They have an epic history, an almost magical memory, and a very modest mission: to make the world better, a little bit at a time.
Reese Eddings has enough to do just keeping her rattletrap merchant vessel, the TMS Earthrise, profitable enough to pay food for herself and her micro-crew. She doesn’t remember signing up to tangle with pirates and slavers over a space elf prince…
A human trapped in the world of Faerie, in possession of magic I could not control, I made a bargain for my life: to let the dangerously sensual fae noble known as Rogue sire my firstborn. And one does not break an oath with a fae.
King Leos of Károví is finally dead. Ilse is now free to make the long journey back to where her story began, to complete the journey she attempted lives and centuries before and bring peace between the kingdoms.
Rogue CIA agent Angel Stone sets off a ‘dirty bomb’ in Honolulu, Hawaii, killing thousands and creating widespread panic. She threatens to do the same to several other American cities, including Washington DC. Can she be stopped in time?