* Athans, Philip : Tales from the Fathomless Abyss
(Athans & Associates Creative Consulting B006IU9A7A, $4.99, 87pp, ebook, December 2011, cover art Mats Minnhagen)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 5 Dec 2011

Anthology of six original stories set in a shared world.
• Authors are Philip Athans, J.M. McDermott, Mel Odom, Mike Resnick & Brad R. Torgersen, Cat Rambo, and Jay Lake.
• An introduction by Ken Scholes explains that the anthology will be followed by individual ebook titles by each author in the same shared world.
• The publisher’s site points to this blog entry about the book with a description by the editor.
• Amazon has a couple reader reviews.

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Brooke, Keith : The Accord
(UK: Infinity Plus B006M3XL4Q, $3.99, ebook, December 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 13 Dec 2011

(First edition: UK: Solaris, March 2009)

Science fiction novel set in a virtual utopia where souls live after death.
• It’s an expansion of a novelette published in The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction (2007), and two other stories published in Postscripts and Peter Crowther’s anthology We Think, Therefore We Are.
• Infinity Plus’ website has this description with numerous quotes from reviews.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides a preview.

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Brown, Eric : Penumbra
(UK: Infinity Plus B006P7S89C, $2.99, ebook, December 2011, cover by Dominic Harman)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 22 Dec 2011

(First edition: UK: Orion/Millennium, March 1999)

Ebook edition of Brown’s third novel from 1999, about a tug pilot who flies a mission to a distant world called Penumbra.
• Infinity Plus’ site has this description.

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Campbell, John W. : Collected Editorials from Analog
(Internet Archive , ebook, December 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 8 Dec 2011

Free ebook edition of the 1966 hardcover edition of editorials from Analog magazine (formerly Astounding Science Fiction), by John W. Campbell, one of the most influential editors in the history of science fiction.
• This isn’t a formally published ebook, but an upload of a scan of the hardcover edition to Internet Archive. Media Bistro has details.

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* Janz, Jonathan : The Sorrows
(Samhain Publishing B00699SD5A, $5.5, 272pp, ebook, December 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 6 Dec 2011

Horror novel about an island off the coast of California occupied by a haunted castle, where two film composers and their friends spend a month.
• The publisher’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• Amazon has a couple reader reviews. The book will be released in trade paperback in March, 2012.

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* Kaster, Allan, ed. : The Year’s Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 3
(Infinivox B005GGGSPE, $4.99, ebook, July 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Fri 29 Jul 2011

Anthology of 10 science fiction stories first published in 2010.
• The publisher’s site for the audiobook edition has a description with the authors: Damien Broderick, Aliette de Bodard, Yoon Ha Lee, Ian R. MacLeod, Sean McMullen, Hannu Rajamiemi, Robert Reed, Allen M. Steele, Steve Rasnic Tem, and Peter Watts.

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Palmer, Stephen : Hallucinating
(UK: Infinity Plus B006LSD6BU, £2.99, ebook, December 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 13 Dec 2011

SF novel about an alien invasion and future music.
• Infinity Plus’ site has this description.
• The first edition was published by Cosmos Books in June 2004.

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* Rardin, Jennifer : Quick Bites: A Short Story Collection
(Orbit B0061QMRL2, $4.99, ebook, December 2011)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 15 Dec 2011

Collection of five stories about vampires, zombies, and voodoo.
• This is the December entry in Orbit Short Fiction‘s series of ebooks.
• Orbit’s description lists the story titles and provides an excerpt, and links to various formats (Kindle, Nook, etc) in which the book is available.

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