John Ringo is author of the New York Times best-selling series known by most as “The Posleen Wars” comprising A Hymn Before Battle, Gust Front, When the Devil Dances, Hell’s Faire, plus the tangential novels Calley’s War, Sister Time, and Honor of the Clan (all with Julie Cochrane), and A Watch on the Rhine and Yellow Eyes (both with Tom Kratman). He also co-authored—with David Weber—March Upcountry, March to the Sea, March to the Stars and We Few in the best-selling Prince Roger series. He had visited 23 countries by the time he graduated high school. A veteran of the 82nd Airborne, he brings first-hand knowledge of military operations to his fiction.
Brian M. Thomsen was an editor at Warner Books (where he was one of the founders of their Questar SF and fantasy line), then later at TSR, and finally did freelance editing for Tor Books. He was nominated for the Hugo Award for best editor, was the author of two novels (Once Around the Realms and The Mage in the Iron Mask), several nonfiction books, over forty short stories, and edited fifteen anthologies. He also served as a World Fantasy Award judge. He died of a heart attack on September 21, 2008.
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I don't have much use for the art of the short story, this in spite of trying my had at the craft from time to time. Read more
Are you kidding? These are some of the greatest sci-fi writers of the 20th century with some of their best short stories.Published 4 months ago by Randy Hall
I enjoyed this collection quite a bit. As a long-time sci-fi and fantasy reader, I recognized many names, but these were all new stories to me, and I will be looking for more works... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Chrissmitty
I would recommend this to all readers of military SF who want a short read and who want a series of different reads and styles for a break from 400 page SF novels.Published on June 4, 2013 by Mac Yelton
A very interesting compilation of future military fiction written by military vets. I thoroughly enjoyed the departure from reality that it provided while not departing from human... Read morePublished on March 3, 2013 by Pratchett Fan
This brings back wonderful memories of these legendary science fiction writers – and citizen warriors – with stories of science fiction military adventure tales. Read morePublished on January 19, 2013 by George F. Cochran
This book is a collection of 15 military sci-fi short stories. I like some sci-fi and I enjoy reading military history, so I thought the combination could be interesting. Read morePublished on February 27, 2012 by Arador
A wonderful collection of short stories from some of the Great Authors of the Golden Age and some from the Great Authors of Today. I enjoyed every story. Read morePublished on May 17, 2011 by Joseph A. Capdepon II
Take a good look at the cover, which I did not do. It says "Edited By". All I saw was "by John Ringo" listed on the very short Amazon description, so I bought it. Read morePublished on April 24, 2011 by lee85736