Along the Rim of Time [NOOK Book]

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In twelve stories originally published in magazines and anthologies, characters find themselves skirting the often uncertain boundary between this world and others, by choice, by chance, or by coercion.

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Along the Rim of Time

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Overview

In twelve stories originally published in magazines and anthologies, characters find themselves skirting the often uncertain boundary between this world and others, by choice, by chance, or by coercion.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940033156801
  • Publisher: Lillian Stewart Carl
  • Publication date: 4/7/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 903,205
  • File size: 789 KB

Meet the Author

After starting out in science fiction and fantasy, Lillian Stewart Carl is now writing contemporary novels blending mystery, romance, and fantasy, along with short mystery and fantasy stories. Her work often includes paranormal themes. It always features plots based on history and archaeology. While she doesn’t write comedy, she believes in characters with a sense of humor.


Her fantasies are set in a mythological, alternate-history Mediterranean and India. Her


contemporary novels are set in Texas, in Ohio, in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, and in England


and Scotland.


Of her Shadows in Scarlet, Publishers Weekly says: "Presenting a delicious mix of romance and


supernatural suspense, Carl (Ashes to Ashes) delivers yet another immensely readable tale. She


has created an engaging cast and a very entertaining plot, spicing the mix with some interesting twists on the ghostly romantic suspense novel."


Of her Lucifer's Crown, Library Journal says: "Blending historical mystery with a touch of the supernatural, the author creates an intriguing exploration of faith and redemption in a world that is at once both modern and timeless.


Among many other novels, Lillian is the author of the Jean Fairbairn/Alasdair Cameron cross-genre


mystery series: America’s exile and Scotland’s finest on the trail of all-too-living legends. Of The Secret Portrait, Kirkus says: Mystery, history and sexual tension blend with a taste of the wild beauty of the Highlands. Of The Burning Glass, Publishers Weekly says: "Authentic dialect, detailed descriptions of the castle and environs, and vivid characters recreate an area rich in history and legend. The tightly woven plot is certain to delight history fans with its dramatic collision of past and present."


With John Helfers, Lillian co-edited The Vorkosigan Companion, a retrospective on Lois McMaster Bujold’s science fiction work, which was nominated for a Hugo award.


Her first story collection, Along the Rim of Time, was published in 2000, and her second, The


Muse and Other Stories of History, Mystery, and Myth, in 2008, including three stories that were


reprinted in Year's Best mystery anthologies.


Her books are available in both print and electronic editions, and her web site is


lillianstewartcarl.com

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