Books tagged: walter jon williams

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Daddy's World
Price: Free! Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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A classic work from Walter Jon Williams, “Daddy’s World” earned the Nebula Award in 2001. Little Jamie lives with his family in an eerily perfect environment. But cracks begin to appear in Jamie’s world that reveal rifts within his family, and he begins to see the terrifying reality behind the walls of his life, and know that perfection has its price . . .
Ambassador of Progress
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,330. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
An interstellar catastrophe has left humanity scattered on dozens of primitive worlds. Fiona is charged with helping the inhabitants of Echidne rise from barbarism. But soon she finds herself in the middle of a war... the Brodaini, the world’s most ferocious warriors, have risen in revolt against their overlords. Fiona is a neutral. But Echidne is proving a perilous place for neutrals...
ARISTOÏ (en Français)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,620. Language: French. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Gabriel fait partie des Aristoï, l’élite dominante d’une culture interstellaire sophistiquée, dont le règne est plus absolu encore que celui des despotes de la Vieille Terre. Lorsqu’un des Aristoï est assassiné, Gabriel découvre que les fondations mêmes de sa civilisation sont ébranlées et que sa propre puissance repose peut-être sur le plus grand mensonge de l’histoire.
Investments (Dread Empire's Fall)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Unable to find a meaningful posting due to the hostility of his superiors, Lord Gareth Martinez has accepted a meaningless post as Inspector General of Chee, a newly-settled world. Intending nothing more than a pleasant vacation with his family, he finds he must battle a literal cosmic menace that threatens to wipe out all life on the planet.
Metropolitan
Series: Metropolitan, Metropolitan 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,610. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
NEBULA AWARD NOMINEE. Walter Jon Williams’ classic science fantasy Metropolitan is once again available for a new generation. Aiah has fought her way from poverty and discovered a limitless source of plasm, the mysterious substance that powers the world-city. Her discovery soon involves her with Constantine, the charismatic, seductive revolutionary who plans to overturn the world order.
Aristoi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,420. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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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.
Solip:System
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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.
Knight Moves
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,450. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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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 . . .
Angel Station
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
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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 . . .
Voice of the Whirlwind (Hardwired)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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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.