Diane Turnshek is an astronomer who’s been published in Analog and elsewhere. She served as Eastern Regional Director and ran the 2007 Nebulas in NYC.
Two engineers hijack a spaceship to join some space pirates—only to discover the pirates are hiding from a malevolent AI. Now they have to outwit the AI if they want to join the pirate crew—and survive long enough to enjoy it.
Vera Nazarian is a two-time Nebula Award Nominee, award-winning artist, and the author of the Cobweb Bride Trilogy and the Supernatural Jane Austen Series, in addition to numerous other novel-length and short works of fiction and fancy.