Edited by Allen Ashley.
It has been there throughout human history: accompanying, guiding, inspiring and influencing us. Without it there might be no philosophy, literature, mathematics, religion, astronomy or exploration.
We might think we can conquer the Moon but perhaps the truth is that the Moon controls us.
This anthology will take you from the Stone Age to the near-future via alternate history.
Eighteen brand new science fiction and science fantasy tales by some of today’s top writers.
Edited by British Fantasy Award winner Allen Ashley.
Your lunar cycle starts here.
Chris Edwards – “Dr Cadwallader and The Lunar Cycle”
Hannah Hulbert – “The Changing Face of Selene”
David Turnbull – “The Erasing of Gagaringrad”
A.N. Myers – “Synthia”
Simon Clark – “A Faience of the Heart”
Aliya Whiteley – “Bars of Light”
Terry Grimwood – “Heavies”
Stephen Palmer – “White Face Tribe”
Pauline E. Dungate – “Moonstruck”
Douglas Thompson – “Dissolver”
Alexander Greer – “Lunar Gate”
Nigel Robert Wilson – “Dream-Time’s End”
Gary Budgen – “The Empties”
Elana Gomel – “Moonface”
Anna Fagundes Martino – “Between the Librations”
Charles Wilkinson – “To Sharpen, Spin”
Thomas Alun Badlan – “The Great Lunar Expedition”
Adrian Chamberlin – “The Eye of God”
One of the most distinctive voices in modern literature, Allen Ashley has been published in dozens of books and magazines in the UK, USA, Canada and Spain and has now passed his first century of short story publications. Allen is a highly respected author equally adept at novels, short stories, poetry and lyrics. He is also well known for a wealth of critical commentary and non-fiction articles and, more recently, as an acclaimed and award winning editor.
Allen has run successful writing workshops in Newham and Tower Hamlets libraries. In October 2005 he gave two readings at the Norwich Fringe Festival. In November 2005 he was the special guest of the Birmingham Science Fiction Group. In May 2006 he ran a ... (more)