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Embrace: tales from the dark side by Keith Brooke

Embrace: tales from the dark side
Embrace: tales from the dark side

Eleven stories from the darkest reaches of Keith Brooke's imagination, each with a new afterword. Revisit the haunts of your youth, retell the story of your life, embrace your inner demons. Listen to the voices, go on...

contents:

Skin
To Be Alone, Together
Mother
Debbs is Back
What She Wanted
Brighton Town
Passengers
The Story of My Life
Caroline
Resting Place
Embrace

Published: 24 Nov 2010

'Keith Brooke is a wonderful writer. His great gift is taking us into worlds we never imagined...'
Kit Reed

'Keith Brooke's prose achieves a rare honesty and clarity, his characters always real people, his situations intriguing and often moving.'
Jeff VanderMeer

'in the recognized front ranks of SF writers.'
Locus

Keith Brooke

Keith Brooke's first novel, Keepers of the Peace, appeared in 1990, since when he has published seven more adult novels, six collections, and over 70 short stories.

Keith's novel Genetopia was published by Pyr in February 2006 and was their first title to receive a starred review in Publishers Weekly; The Accord, published by Solaris in 2009, received another starred PW review and was optioned for film.

His most recent novel, Harmony (published in the UK as alt.human), is a big exploration of aliens, alternate history and the Fermi paradox published in 2012 by Solaris and shortlisted for the Philip K Dick Award.

2012 also saw publication of Strange Divisions and Alien Territories: the Sub-genres of Science Fiction, an academic exploration of SF from the perspectives of a dozen top authors in the field (edited by Keith Brooke, published by Palgrave Macmillan).

Writing as Nick Gifford, his teen fiction is published by Puffin, with one novel also optioned for the movies by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish's Caveman Films.

He writes reviews for the Guardian, teaches creative writing at the University of Essex, and lives with his wife Debbie in Wivenhoe, Essex.

more infinity plus books by Keith Brooke:

Riding the Serpent Expatria: the box set Parallax View infinity plus: quintet The Accord Genetopia Jurassic and the Great Tree Lord of Stone Head Shots infinities Liberty Spin: tales of scientifiction Faking It: accounts of the General Genetics Corporation Memesis: modifiction and other strange changes Segue: into the strange

the infinity plus shuffle:

Take No Prisoners Little Sisters of the Apocalypse One More Unfortunate Closet Dreams Lizard Lust Liberty Spin: tales of scientifiction The Girl with Two Souls (The Factory Girl Trilogy #1) Ghostwriting The Sometimes Spurious Travels Through Time and Space of James Ovit The Angels of Life and Death