New World: a Frontier Fantasy Novel

New World: a Frontier Fantasy Novel

Steven W. White

Science Fiction & Fantasy

In a land called Mira, the brutal sacking of a young colony links the fates of two opposite characters: a twelve-year-old printer's son named Simon Jones and his long-lost uncle Tiberius Bogg, one of Mira's legendary mountain men.Together they trek through a merciless landscape full of extraordinary creatures -- all culled from American tall tales, Indian legends, and backwoods folklore.Across the sea lies a newly discovered continent, a world whose forests and beasts are unknown to the recorded memory of elves, dwarves, or men.In this land called Mira, the brutal sacking of a young colony links the fates of two opposite characters: a twelve-year-old printer's son named Simon Jones and his long-lost uncle Tiberius Bogg, one of Mira's legendary mountain men.Simon is small, but smart; scared but determined. Bogg, with his raccoon-skin cap and smart-talking grammar abuse, is fast as a splintercat and stealthy as a hidebehind. Together, they turn the tables and pursue their attackers (a cruel knight and his soldiers from the old country) through a wilderness full of extraordinary creatures – jackelopes and thunderbirds, fur-bearing trout and four-legged hills – all culled from American tall tales, Indian legends, and backwoods folklore.
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Turing's Revenge and Other Stories

Turing's Revenge and Other Stories

Steven W. White

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Product DescriptionFour science fiction tales of the future and one of the ancient past. A total of 22,000 unforgettable words.TURING'S REVENGERemember Alan Turing's test for artificial intelligence? It simply won't tell you if your robot has a soul. You will have to answer that question on your own... and you'd better get it right.TO MY DEAREST APHRODITEThe Great Library of Alexandria, 246 BC. To save the greatest city in the world, the Library's astronomer must solve a very unusual crime.FAREWELL TO ARMSA biologically enhanced assassin finds that his weapons are useless against a beautiful young woman who works in a shoe store.WISE AS SERPENTSWhen humans discovered the alien pavo civilization, they found them to be invisible savage killers. But there is still a chance for peace. Or is there?MIDGIGOROO AND THE SINGULARITYFuturists anxiously await the Singularity – the moment when superhuman intelligence makes the future impossible to predict. But how will others react to it? An Australian Aborigine, say? About the Author"One of the new brilliant creators in fiction." - Author Doniella Boaz, re: New World"[His] characters are complex and vivid." - Barry North, re: Turing's Revenge and Other Stories"The author obviously has a great knowledge of both history and science." - Kevin E. Lake, author of From the Graves of Babes"This is an author to follow." - M. Mallory, re: Turing's Revenge and Other Stories"DO NOT PASS BY STEVEN W. WHITE." - Mel, re: Outrageous Fortunes
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