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Sarah Monette recieved the 2003 Spectrum Award for her short story, "Three Letters from the Queen of Elfland." This is her first novel.



 



 


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Sarah Monette recieved the 2003 Spectrum Award for her short story, "Three Letters from the Queen of Elfland." This is her first novel.



 



 


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  • So Fey

    So Fey
    Queer culture meets fey folklore in the pages of So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction, an enchanting anthology of fantastical tales for lovers of Lord of the Rings and all things Tolkien. But these faery stories have a magical twist--every one has an LGBT theme! The genre's top writers spin stories of coming out and growing old, of identity and loss, and of hardship, with a focus on youth and beauty, the love of the dance, wild passion and decadence, and the drama of vengeance and spurned love.

    A Companion to Wolves

    A Companion to Wolves
    A Companion to Wolves is the story of a young nobleman, Isolfr, who is chosen to become a wolfcarl -- a warrior who is bonded to a fighting wolf. Isolfr is deeply drawn to the wolves, and though as his father's heir he can refuse the call, he chooses to go.  The people of this wintry land depend on the wolfcarls to protect them from the threat of trolls and wyverns, though the supernatural creatures have not come in force for many years. Men are growing too confident. The wolfhealls are small, and the lords give them less respect than in former years.  But the winter of Isolfr’s bonding, the trolls come down from the north in far greater numbers than before, and the holding’s complaisance gives way to terror in the dark.   Isolfr, now bonded to a queen wolf, Viradechtis, must learn where his honor lies, and discover the lengths to which he will to go when it, and love for his wolf, drive him. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

    Corambis

    Corambis
    The spellbinding conclusion to the brilliant fantasy series by the author of The Mirador and Mélusine. Exiled from Mélusine for the crime of heresy, the once powerful Cabaline wizard Felix Harrowgate and his half-brother Mildmay, former cat-burglar and assassin, journey to Corambis to face judgment from a ruling body of wizards. Corambis, however, is a land plagued by civil strife. Kay Brightmore, the Margrave of Rothmarlin, is part of an insurrection to restore the monarchy in the southern half of the country. In desperation, Kay and his rebels seek out the engine of Summerdown, an ancient magical device rumored to have terrible powers. Once the engine is awakened, only a powerful wizard can stop its awesome potential for destruction. Felix and Mildmay arrive just in time for their greatest challenge-and ultimate destiny...

    The Tempering of Men

    The Tempering of Men
    In Iskryne, the war against the Trollish invasion has been won, and the lands of men are safe again…at least for a while. Isolfr and his sister, the Konigenwolf Viradechtis, have established their own wolfhaell. Viradechtis has taken two mates, and so the human pack has two war leaders. And in the way of the pack, they must come to terms with each other, must become brothers instead of rivals--for Viradechtis will not be gainsaid. She may even be prescient. A new danger comes to Iskryne. An army of men approaches, an army that wishes to conquer and rule. The giant trellwolves and their human brothers have never hunted men before. They will need to learn if they are to defend their homes. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

  • The Mirador

    The Mirador
    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA

    The Queen in Winter

    The Queen in Winter
    USA Today bestselling author Claire Delacroix’s romances are “a treasure chest of words, rare and exquisite” (Rendezvous) USA Today bestselling author Lynn Kurland “surprises and enchants with each turn of phrase and page” (Publishers Weekly)… Award-winning author Sharon Shinn’s national bestselling fantasy novels are “taut, inventive, often mesmerizing” (Kirkus Reviews) and “rich with texture and diversity, and genuine characters.” (Anne McCaffrey) And newcomer Sarah Monette’s “richly imagined” (Jacqueline Carey) literary tapestries have earned her a Spectrum Award for short fiction… Now, these brilliantly gifted authors come together with four tales of adventure that are as enchanting as they are exciting….A gifted seer receives a vision of a man who she was not meant to marry, but was meant to love…A man and an elven woman endure both the mundane and the magical in their quest to remain together…A warrior maiden is trapped in a deadly storm with the only man she ever wanted, whose scars she must heal if he is ever to want her…A brave young woman helps her sister save her magically-gifted child, only to receive an unexpected gift of her own. Enjoy four of today’s most imaginative authors, and four stories of love as pure as the driven snow that will warm the coldest of hearts…

    The Bone Key

    The Bone Key
    The dead and the monstrous will not leave Kyle Murchison Booth alone, for an unwilling foray into necromancy has made him sensitive to-and attractive to-the creatures who roam the darkness of his once-safe world. Ghosts, ghouls, incubi: all have one thing in common. They know Booth for one of their own . . .

    The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2009 Edition

    The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2009 Edition
    The first volume of The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy features over a quarter million words of fiction by some of the genre's greatest authors, including Peter S. Beagle, Elizabeth Bear, Jay Lake, Ian McDonald, Sarah Monette, Garth Nix, Naomi Novik, Robert Reed, Patrick Rothfuss, and many more, as selected by Rich Horton, a well-known and well-received contributor to many of the field's most respected magazines.

  • New Cthulhu

    New Cthulhu
    The Recent Weird
    For more than 80 years H.P. Lovecraft has inspired writers of supernatural fiction, artists, musicians, filmmakers, and gaming. His themes of cosmic indifference, the utter insignificance of humankind, minds invaded by the alien, and the horrors of history - written with a pervasive atmosphere of unexplainable dread - remain not only viable motifs, but are more relevant than ever as we explore the mysteries of a universe in which our planet is infinitesimal and climatic change is overwhelming it. In the first decade of the twenty-first century the best supernatural writers no longer imitate Lovecraft, but they are profoundly influenced by the genre and the mythos he created. New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird presents some of the best of this new Lovecraftian fiction - bizarre, subtle, atmospheric, metaphysical, psychological, filled with strange creatures and stranger characters - eldritch, unsettling, evocative, and darkly appealing.

    The Bone Key: the Necromantic Mysteries of Kyle Murchison Booth SC

    The Bone Key: the Necromantic Mysteries of Kyle Murchison Booth SC
    The Necromantic Mysteries of Kyle Murchison...
    Kyle Murchison Booth is the unlikeliest of characters to gain a cult following, yet he has. Eccentric, socially awkward Booth is an introverted museum archivist, descended from a most unusual family, who frequently finds himself in the midst of the most unsettling supernatural experiences and strange necromantic mysteries. A gentleman and a scholar, the unwilling hero persevered through The Bone Key, a series of interconnected short stories, to win readers'' hearts (and possibly their souls). This new edition, with a "puzzle" cover and a new introduction by one of Booth''s "successors" at the Samuel Mather Parrington Museum, will delight current fans and allow even more to discover its dark charms.

    Somewhere Beneath Those Waves

    Somewhere Beneath Those Waves
    The first non-themed collection of critically acclaimed author Sarah Monette''s best short fiction. To paraphrase Hugo-award winner Elizabeth Bear's introduction: "Monette's prose is lapidary, her ideas are fantastical and chilling. She has studied the craft of fantastic fiction from the pens of masters and mistresses of the genre. She is a poet of the awkward and the uncertain, exalter of the outcast, the outre, and the downright weird. There is nothing else quite like Sarah Monette's fiction."

    The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 2

    The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 2

  • Starship Vectors

    Starship Vectors

    Lovecraft Unbound

    Lovecraft Unbound
    The stories are legendary, the characters unforgettable, the world horrible and disturbing. Howard Phillips Lovecraft may have been a writer for only a short time, but the creations he left behind after his death in 1937 have shaped modern horror more than any other author in the last two centuries: the shambling god Cthulhu, and the other deities of the Elder Things, the Outer Gods, and the Great Old Ones, and Herbert West, Reanimator, a doctor who unlocked the secrets of life and death at a terrible cost. In Lovecraft Unbound, more than twenty of today's most prominent writers of literature and dark fantasy tell stories set in or inspired by the works of H. P. Lovecraft.

    Tales of the Unanticipated #26

    Tales of the Unanticipated #26
    #26

    Tales of the Unanticipated #27

    Tales of the Unanticipated #27
    Monsters Issue

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