Cherie Priest reads from "The Inexplicables"

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Friday, November 30, 2012 - 12:30am to 2:00am
Cherie Priest is the author of eleven novels, including the steampunk pulp adventures Dreadnought, Clementine, and Boneshaker. Boneshaker was nominated for both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award; it was a PNBA Award winner, and winner of the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. Cherie also wrote Fathom and the Eden Moore series from Tor (Macmillan), Bloodshot and Hellbent for Bantam, and three novellas published by Subterranean Press. In addition to all of the above, she is a newly minted member of the Wild Cards Consortium - and her first foray into George R. R. Martin's superhero universe, Fort Freak (for which she wrote the frame story), which debuted in 2011. Cherie's short stories and nonfiction articles have appeared in such fine publications as Weird Tales, Subterranean Magazine, Publishers Weekly, The Living Dead 2, and the Thackeray T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities. Though she spent most of her life in the southeast, she presently lives in Seattle, Washington, with her fat black cat.
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1189 Euclid Ave NE
30307-1509 Atlanta
The Inexplicables Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765329479
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Published: Tor Books - November 13th, 2012

Rector "Wreck em" Sherman was orphaned as a toddler in the Blight of 1863, but that was years ago. Wreck has grown up, and on his eighteenth birthday, he'll be cast out out of the orphanage.

Clementine Cover Image
ISBN: 9781596064959
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Published: Subterranean Press - December 2011

Dreadnought Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765325785
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Published: Tor Books - September 28th, 2010

Nurse Mercy Lynch is elbows deep in bloody laundry at a war hospital in Richmond, Virginia, when Clara Barton comes bearing bad news: Mercy's husband has died in a POW camp. On top of that, a telegram from the west coast declares that her estranged father is gravely injured, and he wishes to see her. Mercy sets out toward the Mississippi River.

Boneshaker Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765318411
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Published: Tor Books - September 29th, 2009

In the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors commissioned inventor Leviticus Blue to create a great machine that could mine through Alaska's ice. Thus was Dr. Blue's Incredible Bone-Shaking Drill Engine born.

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ISBN: 9780765321220
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Published: Tor Books - February 2nd, 2010

The ageless water witch Arahab has been scheming for eons, gathering the means to awaken the great Leviathan. She aims to bring him and the old gods back to their former glory, caring little that their ascendance will also mean an end to the human race. However, awakening the Leviathan is no small feat. In fact, Arahab can't complete the ritual without human aid.

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ISBN: 9780765313102
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Published: Tor Books - October 2nd, 2007

Down by the river, the first to go missing were not much lamented. Disappearances of homeless men foraging through trash or nuisance skater kids who rolled their boards along the planked piers at night were not noteworthy enough to delay the city's development projects.

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ISBN: 9780765313096
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Published: Tor Books - October 17th, 2006

The fields at Chickamauga, Georgia--America's oldest national military park--claimed 35,000 casualties during the Civil War. Any good guide will tell you that the grounds are haunted. The battlefield even has its own resident haunt, called Old Green Eyes for his tell-tale luminous gaze. It has long been said that Old Green Eyes intends no harm to those who respect the park.

Hellbent Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345520623
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Published: Spectra Books - September 6th, 2011


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ISBN: 9780345520609
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Published: Spectra Books - January 25th, 2011


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ISBN: 9780765329462
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Published: Tor Books - September 27th, 2011

The air pirate Andan Cly is going straight. Well, straight"er." Although he's happy to run alcohol guns wherever the money's good, he doesn't think the world needs more sap, or its increasingly ugly side-effects. But becoming legit is easier said than done, and Cly's first legal gig a supply run for the Seattle Underground will be paid for by sap money.

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ISBN: 9780765313089
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Published: Tor Books - October 2005

Although she was orphaned at birth, Eden Moore is never alone. Three dead women watch from the shadows, bound to protect her from harm. But in the woods a gunman waits, convinced that Eden is destined to follow her wicked great-grandfather--an African magician with the power to curse the living and raise the dead.