Book View Cafe celebrates its fifth anniversary with an anthology of our favorite stories. From the fantasy and science fiction of our roots to steampunk, romance, historical and mainstream; from humor to life´s hardest challenges, across the spectrum from light to dark. Stories by Ursula K. Le Guin, Vonda N. McIntyre, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and many more. Table of Contents: ´´Shapeshifter Finals´´, by Jeffrey A. Carver; ´´Feef´s House´´, by Doranna Durgin; ´´Ukaliq and the Great Hunt´´, by David D. Levine Parsley; ´´Space, Rosemary, and Time´´, by Katharine Kerr; ´´Monsoon Day´´, by Mary Anne Mohanraj; ´´The Fiddler´s Price´´, by Sarah Zettel; ´´Solstice´´ by Jennifer Stevenson; ´´Cuckoo´´ by Madeleine E. Robins; ´´Nine White Horses´´, by Judith Tarr; ´´Handing on the Goggles´´, by Brenda W. Clough; ´´Litany of Hope´´ by Irene Radford; ´´By the Sea´´ by Shannon Page; ´´Climbing to the Moon´´, by Ursula K. Le Guin; ´´The Cornfield´´ by P.G. Nagle; ´´Ducks´´ by Katharine Eliska Kimbriel; ´´Short-Timer´´ by Dave Smeds; ´´Terminal´´ by Chaz Brenchley; ´´Suraki´´ by Dave Trowbridge; ´´The Honor of the Ferrocarril´´ by Sylvia Kelso; ´´Transfusion´´ by Deborah J. Ross; ´´Survival Skills´´ by Nancy Jane Moore; ´´Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand´´ by Vonda N. McIntyre; ´´The Deaths of Christopher Marlowe´´ by Marie Brennan; ´´Lady Invisible´´ by Patricia Rice; ´´Mom and Dad at the Home Front´´ by Sherwood Smith; ´´Perfect Stranger´´ by Amy Sterling Casil; ´´The Alzheimer´s Book Club´´ by Jill Zeller; ´´Betrayal´´ by Mindy Klasky; ´´Art & Science´´ by Sue Lange; and ´´Genuine Old Master´´ by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Read by Aaron Abano, Tess Van Horn, Paula Hoffman, Christopher Price, J. Paul Guimont, Corey Gagne, Eric Pollins, Kymberly Dakin, Marguerite Vine, Christine Marshall. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aaron Abano, Tess Van Horn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/019480/bk_adbl_019480_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the age of steam and the heirs of Dr. Frankenstein to the asteroid belt to the halls of Miskatonic University, the writers at Book View Café have concocted a beakerful of quaint, dangerous, sexy, clueless, genius, insane scientists, their assistants (sometimes equally if not even more deranged, not to mention bizarre), friends, test subjects, and adversaries. Table of Contents: ´´The Jacobean Time Machine´´, by Chris Dolley; ´´Comparison of Efficacy Rates´´, by Marie Brennan; ´´A Princess of Wittgenstein´´, by Jennifer Stevenson; ´´Mandelbrot Moldrot´´, by Lois Gresh; ´´Dog Star´´, by Jeffrey A. Carver; ´´Secundus´´, by Brenda W. Clough; ´´Willie´´, by Madeleine E. Robins; ´´One Night in O´Shaughnessy´s Bar´´ by David D. Levine; ´´Revision´´ by Nancy Jane Moore; ´´Night Without Darkness´´ by Shannon Page and Mark J. Ferrari; ´´The Stink of Reality´´ by Irene Radford; ´´Value For O´´, by Jennifer Stevenson; ´´The Peculiar Case of Sir Willoughby Smythe´´, by Judith Tarr; ´´The Gods That Men Don´t See´´ by Amy Sterling Casil. Read by Aaron Abano, Tess Van Horn, Paula Hoffman, Christopher Price, J. Paul Guimont, Corey Gagne, Eric Pollins, Kymberly Dakin, Marguerite Vine, Christine Marshall. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paula Hoffman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/019479/bk_adbl_019479_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.