The "Golden Age of Science Fiction" Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to classic science fiction writers who might otherwise be forgotten. This volume assembles 2 novels and 4 shorter works -- almost 500 pages of classic fiction -- by 3-time Hugo Award-winner Clifford D. Simak.
TIME QUARRY [novel] EMPIRE [novel] THE STREET THAT WASN'T THERE [short story] THE WORLD... [click here for more]
The collection includes the following stories (plus author notes preceding each story and a special introduction from Stanley Schmidt):
1. "TeleAbsence" (Analog_, July 1995) • Nominated for the 1996 Hugo Award for Best Short Story • Winner of the Analytical Laboratory Award for Best Short Story of 1995 • Winner of the Science Fiction Chronicle Reader Award for Best Short... [click here for more]
The Mental Shrillness ward will shock with six twist ending horror tales:
Memorial Day Descent - experience a showdown between an old mansion and a soldier's painful, recurring war memories. A first place story contest winner.
Pains in the Glass - Tim and Wanda love each other but neither sees the cracks in their flawed marriage looking glass. Today is the day one learns of betrayal... [click here for more]
Winner of the 2012 Luminis Prize!"Could not put down the Kindle once started""Twisty! Turny! Magical! Wonderful!""...I figured I knew how exactly how it was going to end. I was completely wrong."
The onmyouji Tsurugu no Kiyomori, a practitioner of the mystic arts, has... [click here for more]
Aurora Award Finalist story from a multi-award winning author
We all have things we hide away inside—secrets, fears, aspects of ourselves we keep locked away. Or try to.
In that respect, the characters we meet in Douglas Smith's Impossibilia are like any of us. They have things inside them too. Only their things are a little... different.
A dead wife that... [click here for more]
Finalist for the Sunburst Award, the Aurora Award, and the Canadian Broadcast Corporation's Bookies Award
Chimerascope [ki-meer-uh-skohp] -- a story of many parts... A young artist hungers to draw you. A dinner conversation takes three lifetimes to finish. A geologist faces a planet-sized, eons-old puzzle to save her crew. The... [click here for more]
The Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Megapack: collects 159 works by the great Norwegian author (and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature) -- 24 prose works, 6 plays, and 129 poems -- plus three critical introduction and a long introductory biography. Prose works include: THE FATHER ABSALOM'S HAIR ARNE: A Sketch of Norwegian Country Life THE RAILROAD AND THE CHURCHYARD THROND A DANGEROUS WOOING... [click here for more]
Alphabeast Soup follows the whimsical adventures of an intrepid wizard and his loyal team of hapless minions as they collect the bizarre ingredients of a mystical potion in hopes of curing the tummy troubles of a gluttonous king. Along the way they encounter such unusual creatures as:
The frost-lurking Ubbubb, who slides over snowy hills on a sled made of minion hide.
The incorrigably cute Flounce,... [click here for more]
Eccentric Symmetries, 20 fantasy short stories spanning the forty-year career of author Nancy Springer, showcases tales ranging from the quirky to the transcendent. Including mythic tales of long ago and far away such as award-winner “The Boy Who Plaited Manes,” this collection also contains wry, sometimes humorous contemporary fantasy stories such as "Rumple What?" and... [click here for more]
Androids & You
Written by Bill Stuart
Adapted by David Hinde Chapman
Featuring Steve Anderson
Story first published in On Spec Magazine (Summer 2006)
Winner: Siver Mark Time Award (2007) ... [click here for more]