More than life will be lost if homicide detective Scott Huang and his intriguing AI partner, Metta, are unable to resolve the thorny murder mystery that presents itself in Mary Robinette Kowal's huge new novella for Mary, who maintains a website at is the author of (Tor, 2010). In 2008, she received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer and she has been nominated for the Hugo and Locus awards. Mary's stories appear in and several Year's Best anthologies as well as in her collection from Subterranean. She is vice president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. A professional puppeteer, Mary also performs as a voice actor, recording fiction for authors such as Elizabeth Bear, Cory Doctorow, and John Scalzi.
Mary Robinette Kowal is a professional puppeteer who moonlights as a writer. Her design work has garnered two UNIMA-USA Citations of Excellence, the highest award an American puppeteer can achieve. Mrs. Kowal is the art director for . Visit her website www.maryrobinettekowal.com.