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House of Shards (Maijstral 2)
By Walter Jon Williams
Series: Maijstral, Maijstral 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
Silverside Station caters to the rich, the famous, and the celebrated— but is it big enough for top thieves Drake Maijstral and Geoff Fu George, both of whom have set their sights on the Eltdown Shard, a fabulous jewel that captures the light of a dying sun, a jewel that dangles around the comely throat of the Duchess Roberta, a beautiful and dashing heiress who clearly has plans of her own.
Rock of Ages (Maijstral 3)
By Walter Jon Williams
Series: Maijstral, Maijstral 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
Renowned burglar Drake deserves a vacation on Earth. But valuable items keep disappearing, and it’s clear that Maijstral is being preyed upon by another expert burglar. Maijstral would very much like to solve this mystery, but unfortunately people keep challenging him to duels and he’s become enmeshed in conspiracies laid by two very attractive, very dangerous ladies.
Days of Atonement
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,970. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
Loren Hawn is a traditional Western peace officer walking the streets of 21st Century New Mexico, and seemingly unaware that times have changed. And when a dying man named Randal falls out of a bullet-riddled car and dies in Loren’s arm, Loren finds he isn’t the only man living in the wrong time--- because he remembers pulling Randal’s dead body out of a wrecked car twenty years before.
Hardwired
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,150. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
Earth lies prostrate beneath the lash of the Orbital powers, and Earth’s Balkanized nations have no choice but to let the Orbitals plunder their remaining wealth. But now, if the criminal underworld and the guerilla underground can join forces, there is a chance to shift the balance of power. . .
Prayers on the Wind
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,210. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
All humanity is at peace under the Treasured King, the physical incarnation of the library that contains all wisdom. But now the peace is threatened by the alien Sang, and humanity’s response is fatally divided— and worse, the Treasured King seems to be going mad. This novelette was nominated for a Nebula Award on its first appearance.
Voice of the Whirlwind
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,210. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
Steward is a Beta— a clone. In his memories, he’s an elite commando for an orbital policorp— but because his Alpha never did a brain-scan update, Steward’s memories are fifteen years out of date . . . and in those fifteen years, everything has changed. Not only that, but the Alpha has been murdered.
Angel Station
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,150. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
They’re outlaws now. Created to serve a function now obsolete, Ubu and Maria have lived their entire lives skating along the edge of extinction. Now they and their ship Runaway are in flight from the law. What they find in the depths of space is a secret so startling that Ubu and Maria will need every last reserve of guile, cunning, and intelligence just to survive . . .
Knight Moves
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,460. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
A Philip K Dick Award-nominated novel. Eight hundred years ago Doran Falkner gave humanity the stars, and he now lives with his regrets on a depopulated Earth among tumbledown ruins and ancient dreams brought to life by modern technology. Word now comes that alien life has been discovered, life so strange and impossible that the revelation of its secrets could change everything . . .
Solip:System
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
They call it Black Mind. Using this covert technology, Reno has written his own consciousness over that of Albrecht Roon, one of Earth’s greatest enemies. He’s living in a labyrinth of paranoia, surrounded by bodyguards and treacherous rivals. And then he discovers that Black Mind is not a complete success--- Roon still lives inside him, and Roon is mad.
Aristoi
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,140. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
Gabriel is one of the Aristoi, the elite class that hold dominion over a glittering interstellar culture, their rule more absolute than that of any Old Earth tyrant. When another of the Aristoi is murdered, Gabriel finds that the foundations of his civilization are tottering, and that his own power may have its roots in the greatest lie in all history.