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The Best of British SF

The Best of British Science Fiction 2016 is out now from NewCon Press. Donna Scott has selected the very best short fiction by British authors published in magazines, anthologies, and online during 2016. Twenty-four stories, from established names (including Ian Watson, Peter F. Hamilton and Adam Roberts) and new voices. The volume includes my collaboration with Keith Brooke, “Beyond the Heliopause”. It’s a welcome development that Britain now has its own ‘Best Of…’ anthology – long may it continue.

Contents:
Introduction by Donna Scott
Joanne Hall – Arrested Development
Peter F. Hamilton – Ten Love Songs to Change the World
Keith Brooke & Eric Brown – Beyond the Heliopause
Gwyneth Jones – The Seventh Gamer
Nick Wood – Dream-Hunter
Robert Bagnall – Shooting the Messenger
Neil Davies – The Lightship
Liam Hogan – Ana
Jaine Fenn – Liberty Bird
Sarah Byrne – Joined
Ian Watson – Heinrich Himmler in the Barcelona Hallucination Cell
Una McCormack – Taking Flight
Den Patrick – People, Places and Things
Paul Graham Raven – Staunch
Adam Roberts – Between Nine and Eleven
Natalia Theodoridou – Ajdenia
Sylvia Spruck Wrigley – To Catch a Comet 
Tricia Sullivan – How to Grow Silence from Seed
Tade Thompson – The Apologists
Ian Whates – Montpellier
Neil Williamson – Foreign Bodies
Michael Brookes – The 10 Second War
Adam Connors – Possible Side Effects
E. J. Swift – Front Row Seat to the End of the World

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