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Free eBook: “In Other Worlds” by A.A. Attanasio

Phoenix Pick is continuing their “Free eBook-a-Month” promotion! This month, it’s A.A. Attanasio’s In Other Worlds! The novel is part of the author’s Radix Tetrad, but like the other books in the series, stands alone on its own.

About the book:

Schirmer spontaneously transforms into light.

Then, 130 billion years later, when all of spacetime is collapsing into the vast nothingness of the cosmic black hole, Carl Schirmer is remade from the remnants of his light. He is reborn in time’s last world, the strangest of all-the Werld.

There, Carl discovers the Foke, nomadic humans who travel among the floating islands of the Werld. Among them he finds the beautiful Evoë, and their life together is blissful in this kingdom that knows no aging or disease. But it is cut brutally short when Evoë is captured by the zotl, a spidery intelligence who hunt the Foke and eat them in an excruciating fashion. In order to save her life, Carl must return to Earth-130 billion years earlier-where he is shocked to discover that the Earth he’s come back to is not the one he left.

Can he meet the harsh demands of his task before the zotl find him and begin ravishing the Earth?

“Richly imagined and crafted…a compelling and often brilliant novel” – Publishers Weekly

“Brilliant…exuberantly entertaining” – Library Journal

“A dimension-spanning adventure that combines elements of hard science, classic SF plotting, and derring-do with a timeless love story.” – The Houston Post

Instructions and download/purchase links at Phoenix Pick’s catalogue page. The Coupon Code for the free eBook is 9991484 and is only good between September 2nd – September 30, 2012.

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2 Comments on Free eBook: “In Other Worlds” by A.A. Attanasio

  1. Didn’t someone just say Radix was their favorite debut novel?

  2. Mark Stephenson // September 4, 2012 at 11:54 am //

    I read “In Other Worlds” some years ago after buying a copy in reasonably good condition from a used bookstore, and was absolutely captivated by it. I also highly recommend “Solis” (1994).

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