Del Rey and Bantam Books 2015 Sampler

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Visionary new worlds come to life once again in this eBook sampler featuring thirty-one excerpts from Del Rey and Bantam Books! Collected here are hints of the best science fiction and fantasy on offer today, from modern classics to bleeding-edge bestsellers.
 
Maybe the hit Starz series has you curious about Diana Gabaldon’s genre-defying Outlander, or The Shannara Chronicles has inspired you to dive into the timeless fantasy novels of Terry Brooks. Maybe you’re a Star Wars fan who can’t wait to take the journey to The Force Awakens. Maybe you’ve heard a lot about Pierce Brown’s The Red Rising Trilogy, Kevin Hearne’s The Iron Druid Chronicles, or Peter V. Brett’s The Demon Cycle and wish to take a sneak peek. Whatever the reason, you’ve come to the right place. Because this year’s sampler is bigger and better than ever!
 
Featuring provocative work from New York Times bestselling stalwarts like Scott Sigler, Harry Turtledove, and China Miéville alongside rising stars like C. A. Higgins, Sylvain Neuvel, and Carlton Mellick III, this eBook sampler shows you the future of fiction. Within are excerpts of:
 
THE ABYSS BEYOND DREAMS by Peter F. Hamilton
ALIVE by Scott Sigler
ASSASSIN’S APPRENTICE by Robin Hobb
BOMBS AWAY by Harry Turtledove
CHILDREN OF FIRE by Drew Karpyshyn
CLASH OF EAGLES by Alan Smale
CLOWNFELLAS by Carlton Mellick III
CONSUMPTION by Heather Herrman
THE ELFSTONES OF SHANNARA by Terry Brooks
EMERGENCE: DAVE VS. THE MONSTERS by John Birmingham
GREEN EARTH by Kim Stanley Robinson
HALF A KING by Joe Abercrombie
THE HAMMER AND THE BLADE by Paul S. Kemp
HIS MAJESTY’S DRAGON by Naomi Novik
HOUNDED by Kevin Hearne
THE LIES OF LOCKE LAMORA by Scott Lynch
LIESMITH by Alis Franklin
LIGHTLESS by C. A. Higgins
MERCY HOUSE by Adam Cesare
OLD VENUS, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon
RED RISING by Pierce Brown
THE SHADOW REVOLUTION: CROWN & KEY by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith
SLEEPING GIANTS by Sylvain Neuvel
STAR WARS: A NEW DAWN by John Jackson Miller
STAR WARS: DARK DISCIPLE by Christie Golden
STAR WARS: LORDS OF THE SITH by Paul S. Kemp
THREE MOMENTS OF AN EXPLOSION by China Miéville
UPROOTED by Naomi Novik
THE WARDED MAN by Peter V. Brett
ZERO WORLD by Jason M. Hough

- About the author -

Diana Gabaldon is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the wildly popular Outlander novels—Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes (for which she won a Quill Award and the Corine International Book Prize), An Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own Heart’s Blood—as well as a collection of Outlander fiction, Seven Stones to Stand or Fall; the related Lord John Grey books Lord John and the Private Matter, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Lord John and the Hand of Devils, and The Scottish Prisoner; two works of nonfiction, The Outlandish Companion, Volumes 1 and 2; the Outlander graphic novel, The Exile; and The Official Outlander Coloring Book. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband.

Diana Gabaldon is available for select readings and lectures. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau at speakers@penguinrandomhouse.com or visit www.prhspeakers.com.

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Robin Hobb is the author of the Farseer Trilogy, the Liveship Traders Trilogy, the Tawny Man Trilogy, the Soldier Son Trilogy, and the Rain Wilds Chronicles. She has also written as Megan Lindholm. She is a native of Washington State.

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Terry Brooks has thrilled readers for decades with his powers of imagination and storytelling. He is the author of more than thirty books, most of which have been New York Times bestsellers. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.

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Kevin Hearne hugs trees, pets doggies, and rocks out to heavy metal. He also thinks tacos are a pretty nifty idea. He is the author of A Plague of Giants and the New York Times bestselling The Iron Druid Chronicles series.

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Pierce Brown is the New York Times bestselling author of Red Rising, Golden Son, and Morning Star. While trying to make it as a writer, Brown worked as a manager of social media at a startup tech company, toiled as a peon on the Disney lot at ABC Studios, did his time as an NBC page, and gave sleep deprivation a new meaning during his stint as an aide on a U.S. Senate campaign. He lives in Los Angeles, where he is at work on his next novel.

To inquire about booking Pierce Brown for a speaking engagement, please contact the Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau at speakers@penguinrandomhouse.com.

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Del Rey and Bantam Books 2015 Sampler

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Del Rey and Bantam Books 2015 Sampler

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