Solaris Rising 2: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction

Following the tremendously good acquired first assortment, Solaris emerging 2 brings much more best-selling and leading edge SF authors jointly for one more extraodrinary quantity of ground-breaking stories.

Having re-affirmed Solaris’s proud acceptance for generating prime quality technology fiction antologies within the first quantity, Solaris emerging 2 is the following assortment during this fascinating sequence. that includes tales by means of Allan Steele, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Kim Lakin-Smith, Paul Cornell, Eugie Foster, Nick Harkaway, Nancy Kress, Kay Kenyon, James Lovegrove, Robert Reed, Mercurio D. Rivera, Norman Spinrad, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Liz Williams, Vandana Singh, Martin Sketchley, and extra. those tales are sure to shock, thrill and pleasure, and hold our project to illustrate why technology fiction continues to be the main exiting, different and encouraging of all fiction genres. In Solaris emerging we confirmed either the standard and diversity that sleek technology fiction can produce. In Solaris emerging 2, we will be taking that a lot, a lot extra.

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