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Gawain and Ragnell: A Pendragon Chronicles Short Story Ruth Nestvold
Mars: A Traveler's Guide Ruth Nestvold
Red Planet Adventures provides customized tours on Mars. Naturally, they have been optimized for safety. Soon, satellite coverage on the planet will even reach 100%! But what happens in the meantime ... ? "Mars: A Traveler's Guide" was originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in January 2008. It was nominated for the Nebula Award in 2009. "Ruth Nestvold's clever story "Mars: A Traveler's Guide" is simply wonderful. Written as a series of encyclopedia entries being accessed by someone unseen, it explains the workings of the planetary world on which it takes place, but also slowly reveals the compelling story of the person accessing it. Brilliant." (Five Stars) John DeNardo in SF Signal
From Earth to Mars and Beyond Ruth Nestvold
"From Earth to Mars and Beyond" is a collection of ten previously published science fiction stories by award-winning author Ruth Nestvold. But reader be warned: these stories of galactic empires, space exploration and first contact tend to be on the dark side and do not depict an ideal future world. Here a selection: "The Far Side of the Moon" - Women from all over the world have been "recruited" into service on the habitat Volva, where they unwillingly cater to men's pleasure. But the Volva is outside all global jurisdiction -- and none of the women will ever retire ... Enjoy the interstellar darkness!
Dragon Time and Other Stories Ruth Nestvold
A collection of four previously published fantasy tales by Ruth Nestvold: "Dragon Time," "Wooing Ai Kyarem," "To Act the Witch," and "Princes and Priscilla." Dragon Time: In Unterdrachenberg, time has stopped. After the death of his queen, the dragon king is mad with grief. Only a human woman can enter the dragon's lair to fix time -- a magic that is forbidden to women. Katja is the grand-daughter of a clockmaker, and she has watched her grandfather work with time for many years. But can she fix it on her own? More importantly, is she brave enough to try? Wooing Ai Kyarem: Ai Kyarem calls no man lord. But what if the powerful Kubai forces her to choose?