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About Ann Christy
Ann Christy is a retired Navy officer and secret science fiction author. A USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author of speculative fiction for both young adult and adult audiences, her work is known for deep themes as well as action packed adventures. She lives by the sea under the benevolent rule of her canine overlord and the less benevolent rule of an incredibly foul-mouthed cat.
Contact Ann Christy via her website: http://www.annchristy.com. You can find sneak peeks and a great deal of randomness suitable for killing at least 20 minutes of work time.
USA Today #14 and Wall Street Journal #4 - August 2017 - Dominion Rising
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Its companion series – Alt.Chronicles, The Illustrated Chronicles and Chronicle Worlds – are similarly ground-breaking in their coverage of less mainstream tropes such as alternative history and shared universes.
Created by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, and edited by some of the most-respected editors in the genre, each volume brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern science fiction and fantasy.
This Future Chronicles Special Edition volume is a compendium of stories selected from the Chronicles’ standalone titles, and includes five new stories, never before published, from some of today’s best writers in speculative fiction.
Silo 49 has never had it easy and things have just gotten a whole lot worse. Graham, the head of IT, has done many unsavory things in his life, but everyone has a line they won't cross. He just found his. With only his best friend, Wallis and a dying electrician, Grace, to stand by him, he is left with one clear and final choice. Does he do what is right or what the rules say he should? It is a race against time for the trio against the impersonal might of Silo One. Their solution? Going Dark.
Books in the Silo 49 Series:
Silo 49: Going Dark
Silo 49: Deep Dark
Silo 49: Dark Till Dawn
Silo 49: Flying Season for the Mis-Recorded
(Proceeds from the sale of this anthology benefit National Novel Writing Month / NaNoWriMo)
A fourth volume in the prestigious series of space opera collections emerges, featuring ten authors, some best-selling and some freshly emerging, telling bold new tales. Join these award-winning writers as they take you on a journey... beyond the stars.
What readers are saying about the BEYOND THE STARS space opera series:
"Great stories, great writers, and a blisteringly good collection."
"I finished this anthology in less than a day and I was sad because I wanted more."
"Close to perfect collection."
"Great book that entertained and left me thinking. Thanks for the chance to discover these new worlds!"
BEYOND THE STARS: New Worlds, New Suns includes the following short stories:
* Finders Keepers (David Bruns)
* Sequester (Ann Christy)
* Escaping Eshwar (E.E. Giorgi)
* Anamnesis (Josi Russell)
* Hope Springs (Lindsay Buroker)
* The Patient Warrior (Michael Ezell)
* Rebellion on Kepler-186f (Jill Hand)
* Solar Flare (Theresa Kay)
* Dear Sir or Madam (Anne Kelleher)
* The Immortals: Southport (David Adams)
BEYOND THE STARS space opera anthologies include:
Dark Beyond the Stars
Beyond the Stars: A Planet Too Far
Beyond the Stars: At Galaxy's Edge
Beyond the Stars: New Worlds, New Suns
Best of Beyond the Stars
Beyond the Stars: Unimagined Realms
Beyond the Stars: Rocking Space
Beyond the Stars: Infinite Expanse
In this title in the acclaimed Future Chronicles series of speculative fiction anthologies created by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, fifteen authors confront the Apocalypse, the end of days, the undiscovered country from which no traveler returns.
The Doomsday Chronicles features stories by Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy award-winning and bestselling authors Ken Liu (the Dandelion Dynasty series), Seanan McGuire (the InCryptid series), plus thirteen more of today's top authors in speculative and science fiction.
In Alt.History 101, thirteen top speculative fiction authors re-imagine the world - as one where the inventor of the smallpox vaccine died before he'd created it, as one where the women's suffragist movement failed to win the right to vote, as one where the death penalty exists but where all forms of capital punishment are ruled inhumane - and ten other compelling stories charting the histories of these worlds.
Enter worlds so much like our own, yet so different - where everything you know... is history.
Will these "post-human" intelligences be our friends? Our servants? Our rivals? What will we learn from them? What will they learn from us? Will we allow them to lead their own lives? Will they have basic human rights? Will we?
Science and society will be forced to address these questions sooner than you think. But science fiction is addressing these questions today. In THE ROBOT CHRONICLES, thirteen of today's top sci-fi writers explore the approaching collision of humanity and technology.
In this title in the acclaimed 'Future Chronicles' series of speculative fiction anthologies created by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, discover tales of dark futures, tragic pasts, and a present that’s run off the rails are presented in landscapes as varied as their authors’ imaginations.
Set in bestselling worlds fully realized by their authors, these stories unfold as seen through the eyes of animals — tamed and feral, domestic and savage — as they traverse a world of perdition where often their capacity for nobility and self-sacrifice transcends our own.
Enter these worlds with some of the most inventive authors writing today, including USA Today bestselling authors David Adams and Cheri Lasota, Wall Street Journal bestselling authors Daniel Arthur Smith and Ann Christy, and Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award winner Rysa Walker.
Dystopian deserts, post-apocalyptic mountain ranges, the medieval English countryside, the far reaches of the galaxy - in each of these and more, animals and their human companions discover heart-stopping adventure among the ruins - and you will, too.
Discover 'Chronicle Worlds'. Discover 'Tails of Dystopia'.
"The best place to discover new SF authors, I think, is any of the anthologies coming from Samuel Peralta"
-- Hugh Howey, NY Times bestselling author of Wool
"A powerful new voice in speculative fiction"
-- Nick Webb, USA Today bestselling author of the Legacy Fleet trilogy
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Created by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, and edited by some of the most-respected editors in the genre, The Future Chronicles is the #1 bestselling anthology series that brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern speculative fiction.
Its unique take on major science fiction and fantasy themes - A.I., aliens, time travel, robots, dragons, telepaths, zombies, immortality, galactic battles, cyborgs, doomsday - has made it one of the most acclaimed anthology series of the digital era.
Lillian and Leo - cousins and best friends - enter the lists for the 89th Race in Silo 49. The prize they seek is the singular honor of running outside, with no boundaries and no walls to hem them in. But the run is much more than a simple, but risky, trip outside to map their surroundings. The silo is falling apart, age and wear showing in every crack and seam. If the Others will not die out and let the world be reborn, then they must seek a way around the Others and find the blue skies for themselves.
Books in the Silo 49 Series:
1- Silo 49: Going Dark
2- Silo 49: Deep Dark
3- Silo 49: Dark Till Dawn
4- Silo 49: Flying Season for the Mis-Recorded
A medical miracle turned bad is the cause of it all. What’s worse, almost everyone has some form of the medicine in their system. Medical nanites changed the landscape is wonderful ways, but when those medical miracles went haywire, it was the end of the world.
Within the safety of their small waterfront neighborhood, Jillian and her neighbors must forge a new path, one that will keep them safe...keep them alive. Within each of them lies the seeds of destruction, but also the will to survive.
Dead Woman’s Journal is a prequel to the thrilling Between Life and Death series. This full-length novel stands alone and is without cliffhangers. While there are some descriptions of violence, the novel is appropriate for ages 16 and up.
The portals appeared without warning. Every thirteen minutes they take a thousand humans, leaving exact duplicates in their place. Now, chaos reigns and no one is sure anyone is still the person they knew. Whoever is sending the portals has destroyed human society without firing a shot.
Not everyone thinks the portals are a prelude to invasion. Lysa, a student far too bright for her own good, believes the portals might even be something wonderful. There must be a logical reason for the portals, and that means something alive and thinking on the other side of those shimmering holes in our reality. Her burning curiosity leads her to do the unthinkable; she leaps through a portal meant for another.
What she finds is a galaxy teeming with life, worlds beyond imagining, and two terrible truths: Earth is in danger, and the portals are a one-way trip. Stranded in an alien civilization, Lysa will have to use her ingenuity to find a way home and warn Earth before it’s too late.
Portals is book one of the Into The Galaxy Duology, an exciting action-packed adventure suitable for all readers.
In this title in the acclaimed Future Chronicles series of speculative fiction anthologies, fourteen authors confront the nightmare, that horrific mirror of ourselves that pursues us with untiring hunger.
The Z Chronicles features stories by bestselling authors Hugh Howey (Wool), Jennifer Foehner Wells (Fluency), plus twelve more of today's top authors in speculative and science fiction.