Charles Stross

Charles Stross is the author of the bestselling Merchant Princes series, the Laundry series, and several stand-alone novels including Glasshouse, Accelerando, and Saturn's Children. Born in Leeds, England, in 1964, Stross studied in London and Bradford, earning degrees in pharmacy and computer science. Over the next decade and a half he worked as a pharmacist, a technical writer, a software engineer, and eventually as a prolific journalist covering the IT industry. His short fiction began attracting wide attention in the late 1990s; his first novel, Singularity Sky, appeared in 2003.  He has subsequently won the Hugo Award twice. He lives with his wife in Edinburgh, Scotland, in a flat that is slightly older than the state of Texas.


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The Bloodline Feud
Merchant Princes
Charles Stross
Tor Books

Bloodline Feud: an omnibus edition of the first two novels in Charles Stross's The Merchant Princes series  The six families of the Clan rule the kingdom of...


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Three Tales from the Laundry Files
A Tor.Com Original
Charles Stross
Tor Books

Enjoy two short stories and a novella from the Laundry Files. Originally published on Tor.com, these stories by Charles Stross continue the adventures of the...


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The Revolution Trade
Merchant Princes
Charles Stross
Tor Books

The Revolution Trade: an omnibus edition of the fifth and sixth novels--The Revolution Business and Trade of Queens--in Charles Stross's Merchant Princes...


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The Traders' War
Merchant Princes
Charles Stross
Tor Books

The Traders' War -- an omnibus edition of the third and fourth novels in Charles Stross's Merchant Princes series.  Miriam was an ambitious business...


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The Rapture of the Nerds

Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross
Tor Books

Welcome to the fractured future, at the dusk of the twenty-first century. Earth has a population of roughly a billion hominids. For the most part, they are...


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Equoid: A Laundry novella
A Tor.Com Original
Charles Stross
Tor Books

The "Laundry" is Britain's super-secret agency devoted to protecting the realm from the supernatural horrors that menace it. Now Bob Howard, Laundry agent,...


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Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2012 Edition
A Tor.Com Original
Edited by Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Liz Gorinsky, and David G. Hartwell, with stories by Elizabeth Bear, Adam Troy Castro, Paul Cornell, Kathryn Cramer, Brit Mandelo, Pat Murphy, Charles Stross, Michael Swanwick, Rachel Swirsky, and Gene Wolfe
Tor Books

A collection of some of the best original short fiction published on Tor.com in 2012. Includes stories by Elizabeth Bear, Adam Troy Castro, Paul Cornell,...


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A Tall Tail
A Tor.Com Original
Charles Stross
Tor Books

From the author of Rule 34 and Halting State, a tale of deception, engineering, and the most unlikely rocket propulsion technology imaginable.


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The Trade of Queens
Merchant Princes
Charles Stross
Tor Science Fiction

A dissident faction of the Clan, the alternate universe group of families that has traded covertly with our world for a century or more, have carried nuclear...


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Down on the Farm
A Tor.Com Original
Charles Stross
Tor Books

In Charles Stross’s novel The Atrocity Archive and its sequels, the “Laundry” is a secret British agency responsible for keeping dark interdimensional...


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Overtime
A Tor.Com Original
Charles Stross
Tor Books

Introduced to readers in the novels The Atrocity Archive and The Jennifer Morgue, the Laundry is a secret British government agency charged with preventing...


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The Revolution Business
Merchant Princes
Charles Stross
Tor Science Fiction

Things are going badly for the Clan in this SF novel of the Merchant Princes, the immensely popular series by Charles Stross. Locked in a vicious civil war for...


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The Merchants' War
Merchant Princes
Charles Stross
Tor Fantasy

Miriam Beckstein is a young, hip business journalist in Boston. But her very well-connected family comes from an alternate reality, where they are a little too...


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The Clan Corporate
Merchant Princes
Charles Stross
Tor Fantasy

Miriam Beckstein has gotten in touch with her roots and they have nearly strangled her. A young, hip, business journalist in Boston, she discovered (in The...


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The Hidden Family
Merchant Princes
Charles Stross
Tor Fantasy

In the tradition of Roger Zelazny's classic Amber novels, the second volume of Charles Stross's thrill-a-minute saga of multiple worlds. Miriam, a hip tech...


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The Family Trade
Merchant Princes
Charles Stross
Tor Fantasy

A bold fantasy in the tradition of Roger Zelazny's Chronicles of Amber, The Merchant Princes is a sweeping new series from the hottest new writer in science...


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