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Futuristica: Volume 1 by Stephanie Burgis, Anne E. Johnson, Robert Lowell Russell, Patrice Sarath

What does the future hold for us? This anthology of nineteen diverse stories from authors around the world shows us a future full of adventure, intrigue, fun, heart-ache, and wonder.
A imprisoned space pirate from Phobos is given a last chance for freedom, but only if he’s willing to kill his younger brother. Again.
In post-climate change Italy, a deaf African-American woman and her native partner struggle to build a communal farm that can survive the new environment, a lasting hope for a future.
A Latina party girl is addicted to cybernetic body modification when the latest experimental ‘fix’ comes out, promising to let her deepest desires rise.
An Asian woman is called to Nigeria to find out why her company’s cyborg policeman just killed an unarmed teenage boy.
A mech-suited mercenary on a war torn alien planet is just trying to earn enough to get out, but her daughter is on the battlefield the day all hell breaks loose.
And many more. The future is as infinite as the stars. Let’s go explore it!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940152928440
Publisher: Metasagas Press
Publication date: 06/01/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 462 KB

About the Author

Stephanie Burgis grew up in East Lansing, Michigan, but now she lives in Wales with her husband (fellow writer and ebook cover designer Patrick Samphire), their two sons, and their crazy-sweet border collie mix. She is the author of a trilogy of funny Regency-era fantasy novels for ages ten and up, published by Atheneum Books in the US and Templar Books in the UK. The first book in her trilogy, KAT, INCORRIGIBLE, was selected for Bankstreet's Best Books of 2012 list and won the Waverton Good Read Children's Award in the UK (under its British title, A MOST IMPROPER MAGICK). Her second book, RENEGADE MAGIC, was chosen by Kirkus Reviews as a New and Notable Book for Teens. In the UK, it was published as A TANGLE OF MAGICKS. Her third book was published in the US as STOLEN MAGIC, and was published in the UK as A RECKLESS MAGICK.


Based in Brooklyn, Anne E. Johnson writes fiction for both children and adults. Please visit her website for details about her published and upcoming works.


I’m a writer and editor in Austin, Texas. My novel The Unexpected Miss Bennet came out in 2011 from Robert Hale in the UK and from Penguin Berkley in the US. It takes up where Pride & Prejudice leaves off, specifically regarding Mary Bennet, the most misunderstood of the Bennet sisters. My first novel, Gordath Wood, came out from Ace Fantasy in the summer of 2008, and the sequel, Red Gold Bridge, in 2009. The Crow God's Girl is a standalone continuation of the Gordath Wood Series.


E.E. King is a performer, writer, biologist and painter. Ray Bradbury calls her stories “marvelously inventive, wildly funny and deeply thought provoking. I cannot recommend them highly enough.” Her books are;" Dirk Quigby’s Guide to the Afterlife," "Real Conversations with Imaginary Friends," "The Adventures of Emily Finfeather - The Feathernail and Other Gifts" and "Another Happy Ending." She has won numerous awards and been published widely. She has worked with children in Bosnia, crocodiles in Mexico, frogs in Puerto Rico, egrets in Bali, mushrooms in Montana, archaeologists in Spain and butterflies in South Central Los Angeles.

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