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Old 04-20-2019, 01:24 PM   #2656
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The Well-Built City Trilogy by Jeffrey Ford is $3.99 on Amazon.com
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An epic masterwork about the trials of a man of “science” in a Kafkaesque realm of persecution and paranoia from a World Fantasy Award–winning author.

The Well-Built City is a hellish place of unrelenting nightmare, ruled with cruelty, oppression, and terror by the inscrutable madman Drachton Below. In his multiple-award-winning, New York Times Notable trilogy, Jeffrey Ford creates a dystopia that chronicles the hubris, downfall, and damnation of a highly placed functionary responsible for determining who will live or die according to their facial structure.

The Physiognomy: With his unimpeachable authority to condemn and destroy, the pompous, drug-addicted Cley is one of the most feared civil servants in Drachton Below’s Well-Built City. But when the Master himself dispatches him to a remote mining town to recover a stolen object of unimaginable power, events will cause the physiognomist to doubt his science and the reality of his world.
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Old 04-20-2019, 06:55 PM   #2657
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The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison is $1.99 on Amazon.com and B&N (maybe other places).
Also Canada

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00FO6NPIO

And a review

https://jamesdavisnicoll.com/reviews/contributor/784
A protagonist who does his best to leave the world a better place than he found it really shouldn’t be something so rare that it catches my attention … but, alas, it is.
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Old 04-20-2019, 09:01 PM   #2658
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I enjoyed The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison. Here's the link to the other stores; as she says on her blog the links have the correct price while the publisher's still says $9.

https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781429946407

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Star Trek: Discovery: Desperate Hours by David Mack

seems to be free in UK only!

Was $1.99 in January 2018

Sorry
It's not free. It's part of Kindle Unlimited.
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I tried reading Kushiel's Dart. I found it very dull and was unable to finish it. It was like reading a book about a tea party.
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It's not free. It's part of Kindle Unlimited.
What is unclear about "Free in UK only"?

https://uk.ereaderiq.com/dp/B01MQ0N5...sperate-hours/
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What is unclear about "Free in UK only"?

https://uk.ereaderiq.com/dp/B01MQ0N5...sperate-hours/
Doesn't that mean "Free in Unlimited Kindle only"?
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I tried reading Kushiel's Dart. I found it very dull and was unable to finish it. It was like reading a book about a tea party.
Same here. Although I did like Miranda and Caliban, at first though, about 3/4s of the way through it got strange and it lost my interest.
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