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Product Description: A world of endless sky, with no land, no gravity:  this is Virga. Beginning in the seminal science fiction novel Sun of Suns, the saga of this striking world has introduced us to the people of stubborn pride and resilience who have made Virga their home; but also, always lurking beyond the walls of the world, to the mysterious threat known only as Artificial Nature...read more
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9780765324924 | Tor Books, February 14, 2012, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A world of endless sky, with no land, no gravity:  this is Virga.

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9780765324931 | Reprint edition (Tor Books, March 12, 2013), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A world of endless sky, with no land, no gravity:  this is Virga.

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Product Description: It is the distant future. The world known as Virga is a fullerene balloon three thousand kilometers in diameter, filled with air, water, and floating chunks of rock. The humans who live in this vast environment must build their own fusion suns and “towns” —enormous wood and rope wheels that are spun for centripetal gravity...read more
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9780765326706, titled "Virga: Cities of the Air" | 1 reprint edition (Tor Books, July 6, 2010), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: It is the distant future.

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Product Description: The Claus Effect is a continuation of "The Toy Mill", the 1993 Aurora-Award-winning story about a malevolent, post-industrial-revolution Santa Claus and Emily, the little girl whose wish to be a Christmas Elf nearly destroys the world...read more
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9781895836356 | Trifolium Books Inc, November 1, 2002, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The Claus Effect is a continuation of "The Toy Mill", the 1993 Aurora-Award-winning story about a malevolent, post-industrial-revolution Santa Claus and Emily, the little girl whose wish to be a Christmas Elf nearly destroys the world.

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9781895836349 | Trifolium Books Inc, November 1, 2002, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The Claus Effect is a continuation of "The Toy Mill", the 1993 Aurora-Award-winning story about a malevolent, post-industrial-revolution Santa Claus and Emily, the little girl whose wish to be a Christmas Elf nearly destroys the world.

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Offers advice on how to get a science fiction novel or short story published, including tips on the basic elements of a work of science fiction to getting an agent, and signing a contract. (view table of contents)
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9780028639185 | Alpha Books, July 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Offers advice on how to get a science fiction novel or short story published, including tips on the basic elements of a work of science fiction to getting an agent, and signing a contract.

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Product Description: Aurora Award Nominee, 2006 Gathered here for the first time are the finest science-fiction stories, including the previously unpublished novelette "Alexander's Road," by the award-winning Karl Schroeder. The Engine of Recall tales are of ordinary people in astonishing circumstances...read more
By Stephen Baxter (introduced by) and Karl Schroeder
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9780889953239 | Red Deer Pr, August 1, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Aurora Award Nominee, 2006 Gathered here for the first time are the finest science-fiction stories, including the previously unpublished novelette "Alexander's Road," by the award-winning Karl Schroeder.

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Product Description: Aurora Award Nominee, 2006 Gathered here for the first time are the finest science-fiction stories, including the previously unpublished novelette "Alexander's Road," by the award-winning Karl Schroeder. The Engine of Recall tales are of ordinary people in astonishing circumstances...read more
By Stephen Baxter (introduced by) and Karl Schroeder
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9780889953451 | Red Deer Pr, July 12, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Aurora Award Nominee, 2006 Gathered here for the first time are the finest science-fiction stories, including the previously unpublished novelette "Alexander's Road," by the award-winning Karl Schroeder.

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When the human civilization of Teven Coronal is threatened by powerful invaders, brilliant but troubled Livia Kodaly attempts to safeguard the ringworld's fragile ecologies and human diversity. By the author of Ventus and Permanence. Reprint.
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9780765312198 | Tor Books, July 1, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: When the human civilization of Teven Coronal is threatened by powerful invaders, brilliant but troubled Livia Kodaly attempts to safeguard the ringworld's fragile ecologies and human diversity.

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9780765350787 | Reprint edition (Tor Science Fiction, June 27, 2006), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: When the human civilization of Teven Coronal is threatened by powerful invaders, brilliant but troubled Livia Kodaly attempts to safeguard the ringworld's fragile ecologies and human diversity.

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Product Description: When seventeen-year-old Toby McGonigal finds himself lost in space, separated from his family, he expects his next drift into cold sleep to be his last. After all, the planet he’s orbiting is frozen and sunless, and the cities are dead...read more
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9780765337269 | Tor Books, March 25, 2014, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: When seventeen-year-old Toby McGonigal finds himself lost in space, separated from his family, he expects his next drift into cold sleep to be his last.

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9780765337276 | Tor Books, March 17, 2015, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: When seventeen-year-old Toby McGonigal finds himself lost in space, separated from his family, he expects his next drift into cold sleep to be his last.

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Product Description: Welcome to a world where big cities are dying, dead - or transformed into technological megastructures. Where once-thriving suburbs are now treacherous Wilds. Where those who live for technology battle those who would die rather than embrace it...read more
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9781480531956 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 19, 2013), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Welcome to a world where big cities are dying, dead - or transformed into technological megastructures.
9781480531949 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, November 19, 2013), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Welcome to a world where big cities are dying, dead - or transformed into technological megastructures.

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Product Description: Welcome to a world where big cities are dying, dead - or transformed into technological megastructures. Where once-thriving suburbs are now treacherous Wilds. Where those who live for technology battle those who would die rather than embrace it...read more
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9781423394938 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, August 9, 2009), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Welcome to a world where big cities are dying, dead - or transformed into technological megastructures.

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Product Description: Welcome to a world where big cities are dying, dead - or transformed into technological megastructures. Where once-thriving suburbs are now treacherous Wilds. Where those who live for technology battle those who would die rather than embrace it...read more
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9781423394945 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, August 9, 2009), cover price $92.97 | About this edition: Welcome to a world where big cities are dying, dead - or transformed into technological megastructures.

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A gripping saga follows young Rue Cassels of the Cycler Compact, a civilization centered around remote brown dwarf stars, as she escapes from her brutal brother in a single-person aircraft and stumbles upon an ancient alien starship, which she claims for herself, while interstellar war erupts all around her. Reprint.
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9780765303714 | Forge, May 1, 2002, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Follows Rue Cassels of the Cycler Compact as she escapes from her brutal brother and stumbles upon an ancient alien starship, which she claims for herself, while interstellar war erupts all around her.

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9780765342850 | Tor Science Fiction, February 1, 2003, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A gripping saga follows young Rue Cassels of the Cycler Compact, a civilization centered around remote brown dwarf stars, as she escapes from her brutal brother in a single-person aircraft and stumbles upon an ancient alien starship, which she claims for herself, while interstellar war erupts all around her.

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Product Description: Return to Virga, a bubble universe artificially separated from our own future universe, and the setting of Sun of Suns and Queen of Candesce. Chaison Fanning, the admiral of a fleet of warships, has been captured and imprisoned by his enemies, but is suddenly rescued and set free...read more
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9780765315458 | Tor Books, August 5, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Return to Virga, a bubble universe artificially separated from our own future universe, and the setting of Sun of Suns and Queen of Candesce.

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Product Description: Venera Fanning was last seen falling into nothingness at the end of Sun of Suns. Now, in Queen of Candesce, Venera finds herself plunging through the air between the artificial continents of Virga, far from home and her husband, who may or may not be alive...read more
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9780765354549 | Reprint edition (Tor Science Fiction, December 30, 2008), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Venera Fanning was last seen falling into nothingness at the end of Sun of Suns.

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A tale following the events of Sun of Suns finds Venera entering the artificial worlds of Virga far from her home and husband, where she is forced to decide who among her new allies is trustworthy while she protects the powerful Key of Candesce. 12,500 first printing.
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9780765315441 | Tor Books, August 30, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Venera Fanning enters the artificial worlds of Virga far from her home and husband, where she is forced to decide who among her new allies is trustworthy while she protects the powerful Key of Candesce.

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9788498004946 | LA Factoria De Ideas, May 10, 2009, cover price $30.95

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Product Description: It is the distant future. The world known as Virga is a fullerene balloon three thousand kilometers in diameter, filled with air, water, and aimlessly floating chunks of rock. The humans who live in this vast environment must build their own fusion suns and "towns" that are in the shape of enormous wood and rope wheels that are spun for gravity...read more
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9780765315434 | Tor Books, October 3, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A bitter and friendless young man who has been living with pirates, Hayden Griffin journeys to the city of Rush in the nation of Slipstream to seek revenge for the deaths of his parents when his home nation of Aerie was conquered by Admiral Chaison Fanning, leader of the fleet of Slipstream, in the first volume in a futuristic adventure series.

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9780765354532 | Reprint edition (Tor Science Fiction, July 31, 2007), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A bitter and friendless young man who has been living with pirates, Hayden Griffin journeys to the city of Rush in the nation of Slipstream to seek revenge for the deaths of his parents when his home nation of Aerie was conquered by Admiral Chaison Fanning, leader of the fleet of Slipstream, in the first volume in a futuristic adventure series.

Miscellaneous:

9781429938051 | 1 edition (Tor Books, April 1, 2010), cover price $6.99

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9781427260079 | Unabridged edition (St Martins Pr, October 7, 2014), cover price $50.99 | About this edition: It is the distant future.

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Product Description: In an ocean of weightless air where sunlight has never been seen, only the running lights of the city of Pacquaea glitter in the dark. One woman, Leal Hieronyma Maspeth, lives and dreams of love among the gaslit streets and cafés...read more
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9780765320766 | Tor Books, August 4, 2009, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: In an ocean of weightless air where sunlight has never been seen, only the running lights of the city of Sere glitter in the dark.

Paperback:

9780765328472 | Reprint edition (Tor Books, May 8, 2012), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In an ocean of weightless air where sunlight has never been seen, only the running lights of the city of Pacquaea glitter in the dark.

Miscellaneous:

9781429990912 | 1 edition (Tor Books, April 1, 2010), cover price $12.99

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On the terraformed planet of Ventus, Jordan Mason, a young man plagued by visions, is kidnapped by offworld human Calandria May and then escapes to seek his own destiny in the midst of gathering apocalyptic forces. Reprint.
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9780312871970 | Tor Books, December 1, 2000, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: On the terraformed planet of Ventus, Jordan Mason, a young man plagued by visions, is kidnapped by offworld human Calandria May and then escapes to seek his own destiny in the midst of gathering apocalyptic forces.

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9780812576351 | Tor Science Fiction, November 1, 2001, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: On the terraformed planet of Ventus, Jordan Mason, a young man plagued by visions, is kidnapped by offworld human Calandria May and then escapes to seek his own destiny in the midst of gathering apocalyptic forces.

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