Lights in the Deepby Brad R. Torgersen
Ten astounding tales by triple award nominee Brad R. Torgersen. Go on fantastic new adventures at the bottom of Earth's oceans and at the edge of the solar system. Meet humans who are utterly alien and aliens who are all too human. Originally featured in the pages of Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine as well as Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show, these stories are gathered here for the first time, along with anecdotes and other commentary from the author.
Introductions by Stanley Schmidt, Mike Resnick and Allan Cole.
Features the stories Ray of Light (2012 Hugo & Nebula nominee), Outbound (2011 Analog Readers Choice Award winner), and Exanastasis (2010 Writers of the Future Award winner).
- WordFire Press
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- 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.77(d)
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For those few still on the fence deciding whether or not to buy this book just do it!!! I just finished the second story and it was amazing! I can't wait to enjoy the rest of them! These are NOT short stories that you consume like a cream puff. Very pretty, and almost no substance. No, Brads stories are like a fine vintage year wine. Demanding respect. Having nuance and flavor above and beyond what lesser vintages have. They are meant to be savored. To explore the intricacies of the characters. The tense drama of conflict and the real human emotion. They are a wild ride in places but come to an extremely satisfying end for the reader. For the record Mr. Torgersen doesn't know me from Adam. I cant think that I have spoken more than a dozen words to him outside of writing conventions like LTUE, so I am not talking up a friend here. I'm talking up a writer that I have found that I truly