New Publications by Leslie Brown

Tess15SFC member Leslie Brown sold “Incursion” to Jack-o’-Spec (Raven Electrick Inc.), “The Windup Heiress” to Tesseracts 15 (Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing), “Baba Yaga at the Megapharma” to Groanology (Library of Science Fiction and Fantasy) and saw “The Slow Plague” published in Doomology (Library of Horror).

For more on Leslie’s work, you can find her website at http://leslie-brown.com/.

Nina Munteanu Launches Outer Diverse in Montreal

outerdiverseNina’s latest science fiction thriller Outer Diverse launched at Con*Cept in Montreal on October 15th, also its official release date with amazon and other bookstores around the world.

Outer Diverse is the first book of her Splintered Universe Trilogy, set in and around the Milky Way Galaxy. Outer Diverse starts the story of Galactic Guardian Rhea Hawke, tasked to investigate the massacre of an entire spiritual sect. Her investigation leads her into a treacherous storm of politics, conspiracy and self-discovery.

Rhea’s quest for justice catapults her into the heart of a universal struggle … and towarad an unbearable truth she’s hidden from herself since she murdered an innocent man.

“…a master of metaphor, Munteanu turns an adventure story into a wonderland of alien rabbit holes…a fascinating and enthralling read.”–Craig Bowlsby, author of Commander’s Log

a rollicking science fiction plot with all the trappings … Hawke is a maverick in the Wild West tradition … a genetic mystery with lethal powers.”–Lynda Williams

 

Outer Diverse is currently available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other bookstores near you.

Stories by Steve Stanton

Retribution“Eternal Virus,” the opening scene of Steve Stanton’s new novel, Retribution, is now published by Ray Gun Revival, and freely available online.

Another excerpt, “Hedge of Protection,” is now published in print in On Spec #85, the Canadian Magazine of the Fantastic, along with a Feature Author Interview by Roberta Laurie.

The complete novel, The Bloodlight Chronicles: Retribution is published by ECW Press, and now available in bookstores and online retailers near and far.

The Galaxy Project

SF Canada member, Susan Forest, was co-winner, along with Robert Walton of California, of The Galaxy Project, a novella contest with judges Robert Silverberg, David Drake and Barry Malzberg. Susan’s novella, “Lucy” is a story about difficulties terraforming a planet that already has a full ecosystem, when colonists manage to bring only a partial ecosystem from Earth.The winning novellas will be out in November, 2011 on Kindle for $1.99.

Two Sales to Analog

Susan Forest has recently sold two short stories to Analog Science Fiction and Fact. “Turning It Off” is a humourous short story that looks at the implications of wearing a personal shield to protect oneself from minor cuts and scrapes–with interesting consequences when the device is turned off. “The Most Invasive Species” is a novelette that explores the potentially tragic consequences of cultural interference when two sentient species meet. Watch for them in upcoming issues of Analog!

Nina Munteanu’s Angel of Chaos Finalist for Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year Award

AngelofChaos_Cover-front-webNina’s latest book Angel of Chaos (Dragon Moon Press) was selected as a finalist for the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award for 2010 in the Science Fiction category.

In 2095 Darwin’s Evolution Kills…

…In this dystopian future, Julie Crane seeks the cure to Earth’s deadliest disease. But is she its cause?…

“Angel of Chaos is … a gripping blend of big scientific ideas, cutthroat politics and complex yet sympathetic characters that will engage readers from its thrilling opening to its surprising and satisfying conclusion” —Hayden Trenholm, Aurora-winning author of The Steele Chronicles

Angel of Chaos is the first of a duology on humanity’s co-evolution with intelligent technology and intelligent nature. The second book is Darwin’s Paradox and both are available on Amazon, Chapters, and Barnes & Noble.