Tor.com: Selected Original Fiction, 2008–2012 by John Scalzi audiobook

Tor.com: Selected Original Fiction, 2008–2012

By various authors
Read by various narrators

Brilliance Audio
10.13 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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This outstanding collection of short stories features some of the best of Tor.com original fiction, in audio for the first time. Written for and originally published exclusively on Tor.com, this audiobook includes Nebula and World Fantasy Award-nominated short stories, brand-new fiction from bestselling authors, and tales that feature characters and worlds that listeners already know and love. In this unique story collection, listeners will enjoy fiction from Sylvia Day, John Scalzi, Brandon Sanderson, and many others. The collection includes: “Earth Hour” by Ken MacLeod “Eve of Sin City” by Sylvia Day, featuring Evangeline Hollis of the Marked series “The President’s Brain is Missing” by John Scalzi “Overtime” by Charles Stross, set in the world of The Laundry Files “Firstborn” by Brandon Sanderson “Down on the Farm” by Charles Stross, set in the world of The Laundry Files “After the Coup” by John Scalzi “The Finite Canvas” by Brit Mandelo “Swift, Brutal Retaliation” by Meghan McCarron “Portrait of Lisane da Patagnia” by Rachel Swirsky

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Summary

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This outstanding collection of short stories features some of the best of Tor.com original fiction, in audio for the first time. Written for and originally published exclusively on Tor.com, this audiobook includes Nebula and World Fantasy Award-nominated short stories, brand-new fiction from bestselling authors, and tales that feature characters and worlds that listeners already know and love.

In this unique story collection, listeners will enjoy fiction from Sylvia Day, John Scalzi, Brandon Sanderson, and many others. The collection includes:

“Earth Hour” by Ken MacLeod
“Eve of Sin City” by Sylvia Day, featuring Evangeline Hollis of the Marked series
“The President’s Brain is Missing” by John Scalzi
“Overtime” by Charles Stross, set in the world of The Laundry Files
“Firstborn” by Brandon Sanderson
“Down on the Farm” by Charles Stross, set in the world of The Laundry Files
“After the Coup” by John Scalzi
“The Finite Canvas” by Brit Mandelo
“Swift, Brutal Retaliation” by Meghan McCarron
“Portrait of Lisane da Patagnia” by Rachel Swirsky

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Author

Author Bio: John Scalzi

Author Bio: John Scalzi

John Scalzi is a popular and acclaimed science-fiction author whose debut Old Man’s War won him science fiction’s John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. His New York Times bestsellers include Fuzzy Nation, Lock In, and Redshirts, which also won the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel. He also writes nonfiction on subjects ranging from personal finance to astronomy to film. He served as the creative consultant for the Stargate: Universe television series.

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Author Bio: Sylvia Day

Author Bio: Sylvia Day

Sylvia Day is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over a dozen novels. A wife and mother, she is a former Russian linguist for the US Army Military Intelligence Corps. She’s been honored with the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award, the National Readers’ Choice Award, the EPPIE Award, the Readers’ Crown, and multiple finalist nominations for Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA Award of Excellence.

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Author Bio: Brandon Sanderson

Author Bio: Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Words of Radiance and the internationally bestselling books in the Stormlight Archive and the Mistborn series. He was also chosen to complete Robert Jordan’s the Wheel of Time series. His books have been published in more than twenty-five languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. He teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University.

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Author Bio: Charles Stross

Author Bio: Charles Stross

Charles Stross is the author of the bestselling Merchant Princes series, the Laundry series, and several stand-alone novels, including Glasshouse, Accelerando, and Saturn’s Children. Born in Leeds, England, in 1964, Stross studied in London and Bradford, earning degrees in pharmacy and computer science. Over the next decade and a half he worked as a pharmacist, a technical writer, a software engineer, and eventually as a prolific journalist covering the IT industry. His short fiction began attracting wide attention in the late 1990s; his first novel, Singularity Sky, appeared in 2003. He has subsequently won the Hugo Award twice. He lives with his wife in Edinburgh, Scotland, in a flat that is slightly older than the state of Texas.

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Author Bio: Ken MacLeod

Author Bio: Ken MacLeod

Ken MacLeod is an award-winning science fiction writer. His novels have won the Prometheus Award and the British Science Fiction Association Award and have been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards. He is the author of more than a dozen novels. He graduated from Glasgow University with a degree in zoology and in 2009 was writer in residence at the ESRC Genomics Policy and Research Forum at Edinburgh University.

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Author Bio: Brit Mandelo

Author Bio: Brit Mandelo

Brit Mandelo is a writer, critic, and the senior fiction editor for Strange Horizons. She has had her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry published in such magazines as Stone Telling, Clarkesworld, Apex, and Ideomancer. She has been a nominee for both the Nebula Award and the Lambda Literary Award. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Author Bio: Rachel Swirsky

Author Bio: Rachel Swirsky

Rachel Swirsky is an American literary, speculative fiction, and fantasy writer and editor. She graduated from Clarion West and holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers Workshop. Her work has been shortlisted for the Nebula, Hugo, and Sturgeon Awards. She lives in California.

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Author Bio: Meghan McCarron

Author Bio: Meghan McCarron

Meghan McCarron is a fiction writer who is best known for her short story, Swift, Brutal Retaliation,which was nominated for the Nebula and World Fantasy Awards. 

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Author Bio: various authors

Author Bio: various authors

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 10.13
Audience: Adult
Language: English