The Sum of Us: Tales of the Bonded and Bound

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Product Details

Price
$17.95
Publisher
Laksa Media Groups Inc.
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.98 X 0.85 X 9.02 inches | 1.24 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780993969690

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About the Author

JULIET MARILLIER achieved international recognition with the publication of the first two award-winning novels in the Sevenwaters Trilogy, a historical fantasy set in Ireland and Britain in the ninth century, and loosely based on the fairy tale "The Six Swans". Her other historical fantasy series include the Viking-inspired Light Isles duology and the Bridei Chronicles set in north Britain in the time of the Picts.
Susan Forest is an award-winning author and editor of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Her novel, Bursts of Fire was released in 2019, to be followed by Flights of Marigold (2020), Gathering of Ghosts (2022), and Scents of Slavery (2022). She has published over 25 short stories, contributes to When Words Collide, and has appeared at many international writing conventions. With Lucas K. Law, she co-edited Strangers Among Us, The Sum of Us, Shades Within Us, and Seasons Between Us. Susan loves travel and has been known to dictate novels from the back of her husband's motorcycle. Visit her online at www.speculative-fiction.ca. Follow the Addicted to Heaven series at www.addictedtoheaven.com.
Lucas K. Law is a Malaysian-born award-winning editor and author who divides his time and heart between Calgary and Qualicum Beach. With Susan Forest, he co-edited Strangers Among Us, The Sum of Us, Shades Within Us, and Seasons Between Us. Lucas is the co-editor of Where the Stars Rise with Derwin Mak. When he isn't editing, writing, or reading, he is a corporate and non-profit organization consultant in business planning and development.

Reviews

"[A] strong collection . . . make it worth reading." - Publishers Weekly

" Definitely consider buying a copy, if not for yourself, then for someone who is serving as a caretaker. Hopefully the stories can serve as comfort to them. At the very least, it should make us all appreciate caretakers for all they do." - Lightspeed Magazine

"This anthology was one of the better ones, with no 'howlers' and several thought provoking page-turners." -Tangent

2018 Alberta Book Publishing Award (Best Speculative Fiction) Finalist

2018 (Canadian SF&F) Aurora Award (Best Related Work/Anthology) Winner

One story: 2018 (Canadian SF&F) Aurora Award Short Fiction Winner

One story: 2018 The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic Short Fiction Winner

One story: 2018 WSFA Small Press Award Finalist

Three stories: 2018 The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic Short Fiction Winner

One story selected for Best of British Science Fiction 2017 (ed. by Donna Scott, Newcon Press, Aug 2018)

One story selected for Best Indie Speculative Fiction, Vol. 1 (Bards & Sages Publishing, Nov 2018)

One honorable mention in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2018 (edited by John Joseph Adams and N.K. Jemisin)

Five stories on Tangent Online Recommended Reading List 2017

Anthologies in this series (Strangers Among Us, The Sum of Us, Where the Stars Rise) have been recommended by Publishers Weekly, Booklist (American Library Association), Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, School Library Journal, Locus, Foreword Reviews, and Quill & Quire.