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Mur Lafferty
2013 WINNER John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer2012 John W. Campbell Award Nominee for Best New Writer2008 Winner of the Parsec Awards for Best Novella and Best Novel"...the doyenne of scifi podcasting." ~Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing.netMur Lafferty is a podcaster and writer from Durham, NC.... show more

2013 WINNER John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer2012 John W. Campbell Award Nominee for Best New Writer2008 Winner of the Parsec Awards for Best Novella and Best Novel"...the doyenne of scifi podcasting." ~Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing.netMur Lafferty is a podcaster and writer from Durham, NC. She made her name with podcasting (I Should Be Writing, The Angry Robot Podcast, and Escape Pod, the premier SF podcast magazine) and has written for magazines, roleplaying games, and audio and video podcasts. She's the author of the popular Shambling Guides series, with books 1 (Shambling Guide to New York City) and 2 (Ghost Train to New Orleans) out now.
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Let's Talk About Books
Let's Talk About Books rated it 11 months ago
I saw a book club question that compared this to "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie. Let's be honest though: In the world of Christie, this was 100% a clone of Murder On the Orient Express, not None. And it's incredible. I had a professor who once joked that if you took a concept and pu...
meeplemaiden
meeplemaiden rated it 2 years ago
I enjoyed this book a lot but I did have a few issues with it.First of all the pedant in me got really annoyed at the use of the incorrect pronoun on a couple of occasions. I went back and read the passages a few times as my mind does wander and I thought maybe the character had changed but no, 'he'...
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus rated it 3 years ago
I was worried that IAN, the AI, wouldn't play much of a role given the excerpt of this novel given out for the Hugo packet. So I took it out of the library, and quite frankly blew through this. I disagree about the flashbacks. I say disagree, and what I mean is I read at least one review about h...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 3 years ago
I love the idea of a locked door mystery in space, where no one knows whether or not they are the murderer. I love stories about cloning, and how that influences a culture and morality. I love weird weird near-science speculation, like 3D printing an entire pig. I dig stories with amnesia, and paran...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it 3 years ago
The ending was pretty much a disappointment. Death never really meant death forever. So, ho hum, I'm dead again. Some scenes I felt should have given me some emotion, SPOILER [ but one character trades barbs with her torturer when she finds out he has been doing this for awhile and then killing her ...
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