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ANN TONSOR ZEDDIES


Featuring the Typhon Universe of Toni Anzetti:

Riders of Leviathan

Trapped on the exotic alien world of Typhon, their DNA forcibly altered by a strange (and often capricious) godlike entity, Dilani and her fellow colonists no longer know who or what they are...

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Presenting Ann Tonsor Zeddies's latest novel:

BLOOD AND ROSES


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Be sure also to check out STEEL HELIX--nominated for the Philip K. Dick award


SECOND NOMINATION FOR AUTHOR ZEDDIES (ALSO NOMINATED AS TONI ANZETTI)
SECOND NOMINATION FOR THE TYPHON SERIES (TYPHON'S CHILDREN ALSO NOMINATED)

The prequel to the Typhon series:

STEEL HELIX

Piers Rameau, a brilliant geneticist, was offered the chance to help design mankindís replacementóOriginal Man, a smarter, stronger, swifter race based on manipulated human DNA. But Rameau refused, and chose to follow his own path.
Now Kuno Gunnarsson, creator of Original Man and Rameau's would-be employer, is deadóbut his superior creation lives on. And one faction of Original Man is determined to wrest control of the galaxy from the inferior race. A brutal attack destroys both Rameau's home planet and the satellite that has become his world. One tragic casualty is Dakini, a fragile, genetically altered dancer who had become Rameauís reason to live.
The sole survivor, he finds himself a prisoner of Gunnarsson Prime, a clone of the original creator, on board the Jumpship Langstaff. Against his will, Rameau is enlisted as the ship's wartime medical officer. As a doctor, he swore an oath to do no harm. As a man, he swears blood vengeance on the inhuman killers who destroyed everything he ever loved . . . .


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PRAISE FOR ANN TONSOR ZEDDIES

"[She] blends perceptive writing with psychological depth and scientific realism. ..the ideal science-fiction mixture."

--James Gunn, author of The Immortals

"[Ann Tonsor Zeddies] takes the reader into the heart of a world few writers would attempt to imagine let alone achieve with such depth and sensitivity. Her work is some of the most original I have read in a long time."

--Katie Waitman, author of The Merro Tree

"Riders of Leviathan is a haunting melody, a stirring and remarkable book. Even better than its predecessor, it combines marvelous scientific speculation with superb storytelling and a deeply human compassion."

--Jeffrey A. Carver, author of The Chaos Chronicles

"[TYPHONíS CHILDREN] is exciting and visionary science fiction-- recommended for those who enjoy their imaginary worlds rich and complex. Fans of DUNE should find it very satisfying."

--Greg Bear, New York Times bestselling author of Darwin's Radio



About Ann

Ann Tonsor Zeddies spent her first three summers on a mountaintop in Idaho, and wanted to be a cowboy until she realized that the frontier had moved off the planet...

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Blaise Selby @scifi.com

Chris Aylott @space.com



SIGNINGS & CONS

Signings:

None currently scheduled

Conventions:

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Other Links

SF(F)WA

Locus Online

Science Fiction Weekly

The Ultimate SF Web Guide


--and the book that began the Typhon series,

Phillip K. Dick Award Finalist

TYPHON'S CHILDREN

To the new colonists, the teeming, ocean-dominated planet of Typhon seems a wondrous and exotic paradise--until the land erupts with incomprehensible violence, consuming the colony in a fiery hell...

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A History of Nuclear Weaponry:

Wikipedia



Sea Links:

United Nations Atlas of the Oceans

On the Common Origins of Whales and Camels

The History (so far) of Oceanography

Shedd Aquarium






ALSO BY ANN TONSOR ZEDDIES



The Singer Series


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"To See Heaven In a Wildflower"

(coll. The Ultimate Silver Surfer, ed. Stan Lee)



Deathgift

"An excellent read, blending a beginning that seems wholly in the realm of Fantasy, then melding it seamlessly into a larger SF epic."


Sky Road

"...Another great science fiction/fantasy adventure..."

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