As with his ‘Bright Red Star’ from Asimovs in 2005, a look at the lengths that humanity will have to go to protect itself from the implacable alien menace The Shardies.
Tag Archives | Bud Sparhawk
Stories by Rajnar Vajra, Ron Collins, Bond Elam, Ian McHugh, Walter L. Kleine, Bud Sparhawk.
Esther M. Friesner. The Fraud. The cover illustration (a Raphael no less) is a good companion for a piece of historical fiction from Friesner. The viewpoint character is a young man, travelling by horse from London to the house of Sir Hadrian Ashgrave. George is in the employ of Lord Edgerton, and betwixt the pair […]
Richard A. Lovett. Brittney’s Labyrinth. A second appearance for the middle aged man with an implanted AI who has the persona of a teenage girl. (Presumably social services have been informed), who no doubt gets into a predicament that requires getting out of. Ben Bova. Waterbot. I did give this longer shrift than the short […]
Barry B. Longyear. Murder in Parliament Street. Further adventures of Jaggers and Shad, detectives in the SW of England, one of whom takes the form of a duck. Have read one of their stories in last month’s issue, I have had what my old nan referred to as ‘an elegant sufficiency’ and will pass on […]
Bud Sparhawk. Chandra’s Pup. I got a few pages into this story, and then did a check on previous stories I had read by Sparhawk. Some had impressed me, but I found that I had said of the predecessor story to this one, ‘Clay’s Pride’ (Analog Jul/Aug 2004), again, after managing only a few pages […]
Part 1 of the serialised novel, Mary A. Turzillo’s ‘An Old-Fashioned Girl’ Michael F. Flynn. The Clapping Hands of God. (Story illustration of the type you just do not want any fellow commuters to see.) A team of humans traverse one of the Gates which opens onto a beautiful world. The idyllic life of the […]
Dave Creek. Splendor’s Truth. A third ‘Splendor’ story, following two published in Analog during 2000, neither of which I have read. Earth Unity Ambassador Chanda Kasmira faces a tricky situation when she is re-united with Sobrerian commander Domerlan, with whom she has had a run-in before. This time the belligerant Domerlan, whose race are sufficiently […]