From Hannu Rajaniemi, one of the most exciting science fiction writers in the last decade, comes an awe-inspiring account of the afterlife and what happens when it spills over into the world of the living
Loss is a thing of the past. Murder is obsolete. Death is just the beginning.
In 1938, death is no longer feared but exploited. Since the discovery of the afterlife, the British Empire has extended its reach into Summerland, a metropolis for the recently deceased.
Yet Britain isn’t the only contender for power in this life and the next. The Soviets have spies in Summerland, and the technology to build their own god.
When SIS agent Rachel White gets a lead on one of the Soviet moles, blowing the whistle puts her hard-earned career at risk. The spy has friends in high places, and she will have to go rogue to bring him in.
But how do you catch a man who’s already dead?
The six titles on the 2010 Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist have been announced:
SHORT REVIEWS OF PS PUBLISHING'S NEW HORROR COLLECTIONS
The small independent publisher, PS Publishing, will publish three interesting horror collections this year. These collections are:
As you can see, this is a good year for horror readers. If you're as big a fan of horror stories as I am, I'm sure that you'll enjoy reading these collections, because they're great collections and they contain lots of stories. In my opinion PS Publishing has done their best with these three collections.
These collections contain several older and newer stories, which will be of interest to horror fans. These stories are fantastic, weird, horrifying and disturbing. If you're looking for something new and fresh to read, you've just found what you've been looking for. These collections offer something for everybody, so don't hesitate to read them.
Beth Bernobich is a new fantasy and science fiction writer. Her short stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Interzone, and Subterranean Press, among other places. Her first novel, Passion Play, will be published in October 2010 by Tor. A Handful of Pearls & Other Stories is her first short story collection and it will be published in June 2010 by Lethe Press.
Beth Bernobich's official website can be found here.
A REVIEW OF BETH BERNOBICH'S A HANDFUL OF PEARLS & OTHER STORIES
Ken Scholes is an American fantasy and science fiction author. He is the author of The Psalms of Isaak. His official website can be found here.
Risingshadow.net has had the honour of interviewing Ken Scholes.
AN INTERVIEW WITH KEN SCHOLES
Cinda Williams Chima is an American author. She has written the Heir series and now she's working on The Seven Realms Trilogy. Her official website can be found here.
A REVIEW OF CINDA WILLIAMS CHIMA'S THE DEMON KING