Authors Jack Campbell and Elizabeth Moon discuss fact vs. fiction in science fiction and fantasy; reviving old series and bringing new series to an end; steampunk; and much more.
"An Interview with Campbell & Moon"
Harric, an outcast rogue, must break a curse on his fate or die by his 19th birthday. As the day approaches, nightmares from the spirit world stalk him and tear at his sanity. To survive, he'll need more than his usual tricks. He'll need help - and a lot of it - but on the kingdom's lawless frontier, his only allies are other outcasts.
"A Performance Like a Lush Andrew Wyeth Painting"
Jack and Annie are whisked 40 years forward in time and land at an international space station on the moon. There they don space suits and go exploring the lunar surface in search of the fourth object needed to free the enchantress Morgan le Fay from a powerful spell.
Humanity has spent its time enjoying the peace that can only be had through blissful ignorance. For centuries, stories of things that go 'bump' in the night have been passed down and shared. When creatures of the night proved to be real, the best of America's military came together to form an elite band of rapid response teams. Their mission: to face the challenge and keep the civilian populace safe from those threats and hide all evidence of their existence
This is the world of the undercover operative: a world of lies, treachery, and deception. A world where violence erupts without warning, like a ticking time bomb on a crowded bus. It isn't a matter of if that bomb will go off - it is a matter of how close you are to it when it does.
Williamson breaks new ground in a thrilling hard-science-fiction novel which has the verve and excitement of a great fantasy. In a world plagued by wolves, wyverns, and dragons, young Zorn is the descendant of the mythic hero who saved the world a thousand years ago from the Demon Moon. Now Zorn must face the high-tech secrets behind the legends.
Three modern tales of wizards, magic, and silliness. "High Moon" is a Western showdown with magic and 50 meters. "Tell Them NAPA Sent You" is a story of a wizard, dwarfs, and auto parts. And in "Wizard Jack", the wizard accidently trades all the magical tomorrows for tango lessons. Featuring David Ossman and Phil Proctor of the Firesign Theatre and a full cast.
Jack and Annie are off on another Merlin Mission. This time, Merlin has sent them to rescue a beautiful, magical creature, the unicorn. But when they land in New York City during the Depression of the 1930s, Jack and Annie are confused. Where will they find a unicorn in a big city? And what about the blizzard that's burying New York in snow? Can Jack and Annie make their way through the windy streets, find the unicorn, and maybe even bring some hope to the people of the great city?
"Great children's story/poor narration"
The West Coast crime cartel known as "The Organization" has been beset by a series of problems: members are being murdered and merchandise hijacked. In walks troubleshooter Flagg, whose methods are those of a sharp-witted detective rather than a criminal. Soon he lays bare a plot behind the Organization's front - and now everyone is in danger.
"Slow slow slow"
"Lunnaja dolina" (angl. The Valley of the Moon) - roman-utopija amerikanskogo pisatelja Dzheka Londona, vpervye opublikovan v 1913 godu. V samom bol'shom proizvedenii pisatelja pokazan uhod glavnyh geroev iz zhestokogo i besposhhadnogo mira v Lunnuju dolinu, gde chelovek mozhet svobodno zhit' v garmonii s okruzhajushhim mirom i samim soboj.
The technologically advanced Guardians of Capital launch a vicious attack on the League of Planets using deadly biological weapons, and it falls to Mac and Joslyn Larson to stop them.
Rasskazy Dzheka Londona iz sbornika "Lunnyj lik", sozdannye v raznye periody tvorchestva, povestvujut o ljudjah, derzhashhih sud'bu v sobstvennyh rukah, - o takih ljudjah, k kotorym prinadlezhal i sam Dzhek London. V svoih rasskazah Londona stremitsja pokazat' cheloveka v tjazheloj zhiznennoj situacii, na perelome sud'by, sochetaja realisticheskie opisanija obstojatel'stv s duhom romantiki i prikljuchenij. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian.