Archive | August, 2008

Lightbreaker has a cover!

Lightbreaker has a cover!

Mark Teppo’s action-packed occult thriller, Lightbreaker (coming in September from Night Shade Books), has a cover! And, thanks to the talents of Chris McGrath, it’s just as dark, dense, and beautiful as the novel itself! To learn more about renegade magus Markham, read exclusive material, and find out about the Lightbreaker soundtrack, visit The Codex […]

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All About Incandescence!

We asked Greg Egan to tell us a little bit about his new novel Incandescence in his own words. Click through to read our interview with Greg Egan. We’ve also setup a mini-site for Mr. Egan, and have posted an excerpt of Incandescence.

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San Francisco Overrun by zombies

San Francisco Overrun by zombies

Last weekend I ran with the Zombies in San Francisco, during the Zombie Flash Mob. This was a nice preparation for the awesomeness of The Living Dead, which should be arriving any day now.

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Listen to Incarnation Day by Walter Jon Williams!

The latest episode of the podcast ClonePod is a reading of Implied Spaces author Walter Jon Williams’s story, “Incarnation Day.” [Listen to the podcast of “Incarnation Day.”]

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Exclusive Excerpts at FantasyBookSpot: Read Chapter One of After the Downfall!

We’ve entered into an agreement with FantasyBookSpot which will have them posting exclusive online excerpts of most Night Shade Books titles. The excerpts will appear at least a month in advance of publication, so for an early look at our upcoming titles, FantasyBookSpot is the place to find them. The first excerpt is now live; […]

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Back from Worldcon / Congrats to Tim Pratt

We’re back from WorldCon, where we had the chance to reconnect with some old friends, introduce ourselves to some new ones, and make a few business deals that we’ll be announcing over the next few months. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Night Shade booth and said hello. We had a great time in […]

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New Reviews & Interviews

SFF World reviews The Shadow Pavilion by Liz Williams: “Williams is doing a lot of things right … mostly the slow construction of an intricately layered secondary world. As with previous entries in the series, this aspect showcases Williams’s breadth of imagination filtered through her unique worldview and life experiences.” Curled Up With a Good […]

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PW on Shadow of the Scorpion

Publishers Weekly reviews Shadow of the Scorpion by Neal Asher: “An energetic, gory prequel to Asher’s ‘Polity’ novels (Gridlinked, etc.), this far-future novel alternates the youthful memories of Ian Cormac, Asher’s complex soldier-hero, with Cormac’s brutal adult efforts to master lethal-force training as an undercover agent in Earth Central Security’s conflict with the terroristic Jovian […]

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PW Interviews Liz Williams

Publishers Weekly has a brief interview with The Shadow Pavilion author Liz Williams, in which she explains what inspired her to create the setting and characters of her Detective Inspector Chen series: “It came about from a visit to Hong Kong. An old friend of mine works on the South China Morning Post, and at […]

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More Reviews!

io9 labels Pump Six author Paolo Bacigalupi an “author set to conquer.” Over at Omnivoracious, Jeff VanderMeer plugs Greg Egan’s Incandescence and Neal Asher’s Shadow of the Scorpion. Technocrat.net also reviews Incandescence: “If you like your science-fiction to be the hard variety, then this is as hard as it gets. No galaxy-spanning meta-civilizations with abundant […]

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