A Christmas in Amber

A Christmas in Amber

by Scott William Carter
A Christmas in Amber

A Christmas in Amber

by Scott William Carter



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With a meteor on a collision course with Earth, a mass evacuation is underway for a privileged few . . . but not for an elderly man who must say goodbye to those he loves. A powerful Christmas tale that originally appeared in the December 2005 issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact.

"A Christmas in Amber" by Scott William Carter is a touching story." -- SFRevu.com.

A short story of 4700 words. Placed fifth in the Analog AnLab Reader’s Poll of the best short stories of the year. Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois.

Praise for Other Works by Scott William Carter:

"...touching and impressive...Carter's writing is on target." – Publishers Weekly

"...compelling...good choice for reluctant readers..." – School Library Journal

"Scott William Carter makes it look easy. But if anyone thinks that writing good, intriguing fiction with a clear, plain voice is easy...Well, they should try it sometime." – Chizine.com

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940011942952
Publisher: Flying Raven Press
Publication date: 10/25/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 16 KB

About the Author

SCOTT WILLIAM CARTER's first novel, The Last Great Getaway of the Water Balloon Boys, was hailed by Publishers Weekly as a "touching and impressive debut." His short stories have appeared in dozens of popular magazines and anthologies, including Asimov's, Analog, Ellery Queen, Realms of Fantasy, and Weird Tales. He lives in Oregon with his wife, two children, and thousands of imaginary friends. Visit him online at www.scottwilliamcarter.com.

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