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BEYOND THE RIFT makes for a great holiday gift

Tap, the online entertainment component of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, included the new Peter Watts collection Beyond the Rift as part of their “Holiday Gift Ideas 2013: Guide to 100 best books for readers young and old.” Hard-hitting sci-fi stories about human-alien encounters, brain programming and religion, including Watts’ brilliant re-imagining of “The Thing” from the so-called monster’s […]

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BEYOND THE RIFT at #4 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases in Science Fiction Anthologies

As of 9 AM CST, the ebook of Peter Watts new collection Beyond the Rift sits at #4 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases in Science Fiction Anthologies.  Amazon Hot New Releases update hourly. For more on Beyond the Rift, visit the Tachyon page. Cover by Hugh Sicotte. Design by Elizabeth Story.

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BEYOND THE RIFT is a “strong collection of short fiction that shows the author’s versatility”

At SF Signal, Paul Weimer reviews the Peter Watts collection Beyond the Rift. A strong collection of short fiction that shows the author’s versatility and range at shorter lengths. (”The Things“ opens a strong selection of the best of an underrated writer.) <snip> For me, what Greg Egan is to Science Fiction from a Physics point of […]

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Freelance and Fiction interviews Peter Watts

The fine folks at Freelance and Fiction interviewed Peter Watts about hard sf, vampires in space, writing, and of course his new short story collection Beyond the Rift. This has been a pretty good year for collections; my whole short oeuvre up to last year has just come out in Poland (under the title An Antidote […]

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Memory Scarlett relishes “the sly, often subtle humour with which Baker infuses most everything she writes”

Over at In the Forest of Stories, Memory Scarlett reviews the final Kage Baker collection In the Company of Thieves, paying special attention to the novellas “The Women of Nell Gwynne’s” and “Rude Mechanicals.” I myself loved “The Women of Nell Gwynne’s” and “Rude Mechanicals” the most, perhaps because they were both rereads rendered all the richer by foreknowledge. […]

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Only 1 1/2 days left to enter the DEADMAN’S ROAD giveaway

Goodreads Book Giveaway Deadman’s Road by Joe R. Lansdale Giveaway ends November 23, 2013. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win Deadwood meets The Walking Dead in this wild and profane Western romp featuring zombies, werewolves, killer bees, and one pissed-off gun-slinging preacher. The Wild West has never seen the likes of Reverend Jebidiah Mercer, a […]

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THE COMPANY OF THIEVES “brings Kage Baker’s lyrical style, dark humor, and lovely prose.”

The Canary reviews the final Kage Baker collection In the Company of Thieves. It’s a bittersweet experience, reading posthumous publications of a favorite author written by someone else, and it always leaves me feeling both desperately grateful and bereft. Still, this collection brings Kage Baker’s lyrical style, dark humor, and lovely prose. I adore how her characters […]

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“[T]here can be no denying Watts’s skills as a writer,” proclaims Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly reviewed the new Peter Watts collection Beyond the Rift. While the occasional piece takes a more optimistic bent (“Mayfly”), Watts is drawn to gloomier conclusions like a moth to the flame. Though some readers will struggle to read more than a few stories at a time, there can be no denying Watts’s skills as […]

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Beyond the Rift had all the cogs in Tabitha the Pabkins brain whirring at full power

Tabitha the Pabkins loved the new Peter Watts collection Beyond the Rift at both My Shelf Confessions and Suvudu. She not only reviewed the collection as a whole but devoted space to each individual story. A wonderful collection of unique stories, Beyond the Rift had all the cogs in my brain whirring at full power. Watts has a […]

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The “provocative and extremely well written” BEYOND THE RIFT comes “very highly recommended”

Lori L. at She Treads Softly favorably reviews not only the new Peter Watts collection Beyond the Rift as a whole but devotes space to each individual story. I really enjoyed Beyond the Rift. It was provocative and extremely well written. This is one of those collections that I think benefits from reflection after each story, and […]

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