Kate MacLeod writes both fantasy and science fiction. This books collects five of her previously published short stories as well as one new bonus story. These tales span from the time of the search for the ill-fated John Franklin Expedition to the near and far reaches of space, from alternate world fantasies inspired by Babylon and Mohenjo-Daro to post-apocalyptic air ships that never touch the ground.
This collection includes:
Gardens of Wind
On Desperate Seas
Din Ba Din (This short story appeared on the 2013 Locus Magazine Recommended Reading List, was given an honorable Mention in Gardner Dozois’ The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Tenth Annual Collection, and was recommended reading in Rich Horton’s The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2014 Edition.)