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Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal

MARY ROBINETTE KOWAL was the 2008 recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and a Hugo winner for her story “For Want of a Nail.” Her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Asimov’s, and several Year’s Best anthologies. She also writes the Glamourist History series, which began with Shades of Milk and Honey. A professional puppeteer and voice actor, she spent five years touring nationally with puppet theaters. She lives in Chicago with her husband Rob and many manual typewriters.

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    Articulated Restraint

    Lady Astronaut

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Being a Lady Astronaut means being twice as dedicated, and twice as good as everyone else. And sometimes, handling a test run that has turned deadly serious. Mary Robinette Kowal visits an off-stage...

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    The Fated Sky

    Lady Astronaut

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Mary Robinette Kowal continues the grand sweep of alternate history begun in The Calculating Stars, The Fated Sky looks forward to 1961, when mankind is well-established...

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    The Calculating Stars

    Lady Astronaut

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Mary Robinette Kowal's science fiction debut, The Calculating Stars, explores the premise behind her award-winning "Lady Astronaut of Mars."

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    Fearless Women Sampler

    Fearless Women Sampler

    Tessa Gratton, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Robyn Bennis, V. E. Schwab, Jacqueline Carey, Sam Hawke, Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    A year of Fearless Women begins with these excerpts from Spring/Summer 2018's brightest female voices in science fiction and fantasy.

    At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without...

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    The Complete Glamourist Histories

    Glamourist Histories

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    This discounted ebundle includes: Shades of Milk and Honey, Glamour in Glass, Without a Summer, Valour and Vanity, Of Noble Family

    “Simply enchanting, and another great advance...

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    Tor.com Collection: Season 2

    Tor.com Collection: Season 2

    Robin Miles, Tim Gerard Reynolds, Corey Gagne, Kevin R. Free, Will Damron, Mary Robinette Kowal, Scott Sowers, Cynthia Hopkins
    Macmillan Audio
    Macmillan Audio

    The second season of the Tor.com Collection includes the following Tor.com audiobooks originally published separately in the winter of 2016:

    The Drowning Eyes by Emily Foster
    Patchwerk...

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    Ghost Talkers

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    “Powerful, laden with emotion, and smartly written.” —Brandon Sanderson, author of Mistborn and The Way of Kings

    A brilliant historical fantasy novel from acclaimed author...

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    Of Noble Family

    Glamourist Histories

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Jane and Vincent have finally gotten some much-needed rest after their adventures in Italy when Vincent receives word that his estranged father has passed away on one of his properties in the West...

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    Forest of Memory

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor.com

    Katya deals in Authenticities and Captures, trading on nostalgia for a past long gone. Her clients are rich and they demand items and experiences with only the finest verifiable provenance. Other...

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    Valour and Vanity

    Glamourist Histories

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Acclaimed fantasist Mary Robinette Kowal has enchanted many fans with her beloved novels featuring a Regency setting in which magic—known here as glamour—is real. In Valour and Vanity,...

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    The Lady Astronaut of Mars

    Lady Astronaut

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Winner: 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novelette

    Thirty years ago, Elma York led the expedition that paved the way to life on Mars. For years she's been longing to go back up there,...

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    Without a Summer

    Glamourist Histories

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Another fine example of exactly the sort of novel we would expect from Jane Austen if she wrote fantastical fiction--this one similar to Austen's Emma set against the Luddite Uprising in the Year Without a Summer--from up-and-coming fantasist Mary Robinette Kowal.

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    Glamour in Glass

    Glamourist Histories

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    A fine Austen-esque adventure in war time from the acclaimed author of Nebula Award nominee Shades of Milk and Honey

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    Shades of Milk and Honey

    Glamourist Histories

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Shades of Milk and Honey is exactly what we could expect from Jane Austen if she had been a fantasy writer: Pride and Prejudice meets Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell.

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    First Flight

    A Tor.Com Original

    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    The past is another country, in Mary Robinette Kowal's Tor.com tale of time travel and aviation history. "First Flight" is a finalist for the 2010 Locus Award.

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