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Selkie Summer Ken MacLeod
Siobhan Ross has several reasons for taking a holiday job on the Isle of Skye – her keen interest in marine biology for one – but she’s also determined to escape Glasgow and put distance between herself and a failed relationship with fellow student Kieran.
The last thing Siobhan’s looking for is romance, let alone with a Selkie, but…
In Selkie Summer, Ken MacLeod delivers a rich contemporary fantasy steeped in Celtic lore, nuclear submarines and secrets, as Siobhan finds herself unwittingly embroiled in political intrigue and the uncertain landscape of international alliances. At its heart, Selkie Summer is a love story: as passionate and unconventional as you could wish for.
Ken MacLeod is the author of seventeen novels, from The Star Fraction (1995) to The Corporation Wars (2018), and many articles and short stories. He has won three BSFA awards and three Prometheus Awards, and been short-listed for the Arthur C. Clarke and Hugo Awards. He was a Writer in Residence at the ESRC Genomics Policy and Research Forum at Edinburgh University, and was Guest Selector for the SF strand at the 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival. Recently he worked on a selection of Iain M. Banks’ drawings and notes on the Culture, which is forthcoming from Orbit Books.
Selkie Summer is a standalone novella
Limited to 100 signed hardcover