Books by William Shunn - William Shunn

Books by William Shunn

'An Alternate History of the 21st Century' by William Shunn

An Alternate History of the 21st Century

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“William Shunn is one of those SF writers who, because they specialize in short fiction, are not given quite the recognition they deserve—no novels, no mass-market publication, so only the plaudits of the cognoscenti of the short form. Yet Shunn is a fine writer; ingenious, stylish, . . .  (more)

'The Accidental Terrorist' by William Shunn

The Accidental Terrorist

Finalist for the 2015 Association for Mormon Letters Award. “This just may be my favorite true-life amazing-but-true tale—never has threatening an aircraft been funnier or more thought-provoking.”—Cory Doctorow, author of Little Brother and Homeland. “I devoured the more than four hundred pages of this memoir in what was essentially one sitting . . .  (more)

'Cast a Cold Eye' by Derryl Murphy & William Shunn

Cast a Cold Eye

“A genuinely spooky story that lies somewhere near the place where fantasy, horror, and science fiction meet.”—Harry Turtledove. From Aurora and Sunburst Award nominee Derryl Murphy and Hugo and Nebula Award nominee William Shunn comes a chilling ghost story set in the aftermath of the worst pandemic the world has ever . . .  (more)

'After the Earthquake a Fire' by William Shunn

After the Earthquake a Fire

Elder Rigby is a young Mormon from Utah serving a mission in northern Idaho, though to him the experience is more like serving a prison sentence. He and his partner, Elder Crews, do their best to fill their days with meaningful work, but there are only so many doorbells to ring . . .  (more)

'Our Dependence on Foreign Keys' by William Shunn

Our Dependence on Foreign Keys

When high-tech partycrashers swarm his exclusive soirĂ©e high above the floodways of New York City, billionaire inventor Pell Franziskaner can't be sure whether it's a garden-variety annoyance or a prelude to murder. His own. Environment, economics, and augmented reality collide in this tale of reputation, revenge, and artificial intelligences so advanced . . .  (more)