Free eBook + eBook Deal: “Georgia on My Mind and Other Places” by Charles Sheffield + “On The Train” by Rachel and Harry Turtledove

Phoenix Pick has two (count ‘em) eBooks deals for you this month.

First up is their “Free eBook-a-Month” promotion with Charles Sheffield’s Georgia On My Mind and Other Places.

About the book:

Sheffield, a physicist, proves to be one of the most imaginative, exciting talents to appear on the SF scene in recent years.”-Publishers Weekly ** A collection of some of the finest short stories penned by a master of hard science fiction, this anthology includes Charles Sheffield’s highly acclaimed novelette, Georgia On My Mind. ** Georgia On My Mind won both the Hugo and Nebula when originally published in 1993. The accompanying stories were written by the author between 1987 and 1994.


Instructions and download/purchase links at Phoenix Pick’s catalogue page. The Coupon Code for the free eBook is 9991264 and is only good between October 2nd – October 31, 2012.

Got room for another Phoenix Pick deal?

Phoenix Pick is about to release Harry and Rachel Turtledove’s On The Train next month. The ebook will be priced at $7.99 and the paperback at $12.99. However, as a launch special, readers may buy the new ebook for only 99 cents on Amazon.com between October 2nd through October 4th (3 days).

About On The Train:

Turtledoves père and fille offer two stories set on a railroad-girt world. Harry Turtledove (Supervolcano) introduces Javan, a young man from the city of Pingaspor whose third-class ticket allows him to expand his worldview, and whose ambition allows him to make a life for himself in the narrow confines of the Train. Rachel Turtledove’s story describes the first-class travels of nanny Eli, hired by the Baroness Vasri, who becomes entangled in the world of the Directors of the Railroad and the slinkers who stow away. The world of the Train is insular even as it circles the planet, offering only fleeting glimpses into the wonders beyond, whether the ravages of war or the effects more magical regions have on the Train’s mechanism. The original setting and likable characters have a surprising number of possibilities that could easily be explored in future books.