2010 British Fantasy Award Nominees

The British Fantasy Society has announced finalists for their 2010 British Fantasy Awards. The nominees are:

Best Novel (The August Derleth Fantasy Award):

Best Served Cold, Joe Abercrombie (Gollancz) The Naming of the Beasts, Mike Carey (Orbit) Under the Dome, Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton) Futile Flame, Sam Stone (House of Murky Depths) One, Conrad Williams (Virgin)

Best Novella:

The Witnesses are Gone, Joel ...Read More Read more

Walking the Glory Road

During the long, long break, I re-read Glory Road. And, again, by way of caveat, there is no particular reason – other than sheer whimsy – I chose this particular title off of my Heinlein shelf.

Glory Road, for the uninitiated (or those who need a refresher), concerns the journey of a hero, E.C. “Oscar” Gordon as he reclaims an item of power* for a very important woman, Star, who ...Read More Read more