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Martha Wells
Martha Wells is the author of over a dozen fantasy novels, including Wheel of the Infinite, City of Bones, The Element of Fire, and the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer. Her most recent fantasy novels are The Cloud Roads (Night Shade Books, March 2011), The Serpent Sea (Night Shade... show more



Martha Wells is the author of over a dozen fantasy novels, including Wheel of the Infinite, City of Bones, The Element of Fire, and the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer. Her most recent fantasy novels are The Cloud Roads (Night Shade Books, March 2011), The Serpent Sea (Night Shade Books, January 2012), and The Siren Depths, (Night Shade Books, December 2012) and the novella collections Stories of the Raksura I: The Falling World & The Tale of Indigo and Cloud and Stories of the Raksura II: The Dead City & The Dark Earth Below. Her YA fantasies, Emilie and the Hollow World and Emilie and the Sky World, were published by Strange Chemistry Books in April 2013 and April 2014. She has also written media-tie-in novels: Stargate Atlantis: Reliquary, Stargate Atlantis: Entanglement, and Star Wars: Razor's Edge.She has also written the Fall of Ile-Rien trilogy: The Wizard Hunters, The Ships of Air, and The Gate of Gods, all currently out in paperback and ebook from HarperCollins Eos. She has had short stories in the magazines Black Gate, Realms of Fantasy, Lone Star Stories, Lightspeed Magazine, and Stargate Magazine, and in the anthologies Elemental, The Other Side of the Sky, Tales of the Emerald Serpent, The Gods of Lovecraft, and Mech: Age of Steel. She has essays in the nonfiction anthologies Farscape Forever, Mapping the World of Harry Potter, and Chicks Unravel Time. Her books have been published in eight languages, including French, Spanish, German, Russian, and Dutch, and her web site is www.marthawells.com

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Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 1 month ago
ROGUE PROTOCOL, the third entry in the Murderbot series was a lot of fun! This volume was a bit slow going at the beginning but once Murderbot got situated and the action started it became very difficult to put down. It is still trying to solve the mystery that started in the first volume and as m...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 1 month ago
“I signaled Miki I would be withdrawing for one minute. I needed to have an emotion in private.”In “Rogue Protocol” by Martha WellsIs the SecUnit Pro- or Anti-Wittgenstein?Wittgenstein is often cited by believers in the possibility of more or less "sentient" AI. He is cited because he seems to re-ca...
Mike Finn - Audio Book Junkie
Mike Finn - Audio Book Junkie rated it 1 month ago
I had this on pre-order and then scarfed it down on the day it arrived. As always, it was fun. I loved Murderbot's interaction with Miki, the "pet" robot that sees humans as its friends. Murderbot moves from disbelief, through disdain, on to mild jealousy followed finally by muted grief when they ...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 4 months ago
“But you may have noticed that for a terrifying murderbot I fuck up a lot.”In “Artificial Condition - The MurderBot Diaries 2” by Martha WellsThe very unfamiliarity of SF is one of its attractions for me. It slows down the reading and speeds up the need to think, both within and across books (intert...
Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it 4 months ago
Is anti-social sole passenger partners with ship AI to solve a mystery a new genre? Because the two best novellas I've read this year are both in it. A follow-up to the Nebula Award winning All Systems Red, this novella is a fun ride. This time, the murderbot wants to just watch some shows and fi...
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