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Speculative Horizons
Edited by Patrick St. Denis
Review by Mario Guslandi
Subterranean Press Hardcover  ISBN/ITEM#: 9781596063365
Date: 30 Nov 2010

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If you’re a speculative fiction fan and a kind-hearted person, then you have two good reasons for buying this book: the opportunity to read five new stories in your favorite genre and to contribute to breast cancer research ( a portion of the sale profits goes to this noble cause).

From official release/information:

From Publisher's Website: Speculative fiction is wide in scope and styles, and Speculative Horizons showcases the talent and storytelling skills of five of the genre’s most imaginative voices:

  • In C. S. Friedman's "Soul Mate," it's love at first sight for Josie at the arts and crafts festival when she meets the handsome Stephan Mayeaux. It all sounds too good to be true until her newfound boyfriend starts to act strangely and unexplained occurrences begin to take place around her.
  • In Tobias S. Buckell's "The Eve of the Fall of Habesh", contragnartii Jazim must carry out one final assignment before the armies of the Sea People lay waste to the city he loves.
  • L.E. Modesitt, Jr. returns to the universe of his bestselling Recluce saga in "The Stranger". A young herder's existence will be forever changed by the unexpected arrival of the black-clad man recounting tales of angels living on the summit of the Roof of the World.
  • In "Flint", Brian Ruckley introduces us to a young and inexperienced shaman who must venture into the spirit world to discover the source of the sickness which afflicts his tribe before they are all wiped out.
  • Talk to any cop working for Homicide, Narcotics, or Vice, and they'll tell you that they get the worst cases imaginable. But in Hal Duncan's "The Death of a Love", you realize that they have nothing on Erocide.
Limited: 200 signed numbered leatherbound copies
Trade: Fully cloth bound hardcover edition

(Source: Subterranean Press)

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