Craig DeLancey Gods of Earth

ISBN 13: 9781480572478

Gods of Earth

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9781480572478: Gods of Earth

AGAINST ALL ODDS, A GOD HAS RETURNED TO EARTH Chance Kyrien is turning seventeen, and on this day he will be confirmed as a Puriman and learn the shape of his life to come. Young Chance is ambitious, rebellious, but also fiercely devout, and his only thoughts are about farming and wine-making . . . and marrying the girl he loves. But in a shocking burst of violence, Chance’s dreams are shattered. Now he must survive against hellish forces to face his ultimate foe: a long-forgotten god whose destiny is intertwined with his own.

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About the Author:

Craig DeLancey is a writer and philosopher. He has published dozens of short stories in magazines like Analog, Cosmos, Shimmer, The Mississippi Review Online, and Nature Physics. He also writes plays; many of which have received staged readings and performances in New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, and Melbourne, to name just a few. His stories have also appeared in translation in Russia and China, and his writing has garnered numerous awards. His short story “Julie is Three” won the Anlab Readers’ Choice award in 2012. "The Man Who Betrayed Turing" was named by Cosmos magazine one of their Top 12 Science Fiction Short Stories of 2012, and his short play "My Tunguska Event" was a finalist in 2011 for the Heideman Award, given by the Actors Theatre of Louisville. DeLancey enjoys oceans and forests, hiking and gardening, reading and talking, and imagining other worlds. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, he now makes his home in upstate New York and, in addition to writing, teaches philosophy at Oswego State, part of the State University of New York (SUNY).

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“Craig DeLancey has created an astonishing, genuinely original fantasy world of exciting action and thought-provoking questions.” —Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Nancy Kress

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