Book Spotlight: “Paths to the Stars” by Edward Willett

Book Spotlight: "Paths to the Stars" by Edward Willett

Today we are featuring Paths to the Stars by Edward Willett. This book is a collection of twenty-two of Willett’s award-winning science fiction / fantasy short fiction. Mr. Willett’s book is the first release from the new Regina-based publisher, Shadowpaw Press. Readers will get a reflective look at Willett’s career as he personally introduces each of his stories included in the collection.

About the Book

A young musician dreams of playing his songs among the stars...A Broadway performer on the lam is forced to direct aliens in The Sound of Music...Strange vegetables with dangerous properties crop up in small-town Saskatchewan...A man with a dark secret gets his comeuppance on a windy night on the prairie...An elderly caretaker on the Moon preserves the memory of the millions who died on Earth's darkest day...A woman and a bat-like alien must overcome their own prejudices to prevent an interstellar war...

From the far future and the farthest reaches of space to the Canadian prairie, from our world to worlds that have never existed to world's that might some day, rich realms of imagination and the fascinating characters and creatures that populate them await within these stories, some previously published, some seeing print for the first time.

Paths to the Stars is available to order from bookstores everywhere, including Chapters/Indigo, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble, in paperback and all ebook formats, as well as from the publisher, Shadowpaw Press.


About the Author

Edward Willett, who won Canada’s Aurora Award for best Canadian science-fiction novel for Marseguro (DAW Books) in 2009, is the author of more than sixty books of science fiction, fantasy, poetry, and non-fiction for readers of all ages. His ninth novel for New York’s DAW books, Worldshaper, coming out September 15, will launch a new series. Other recent work for DAW includes The Cityborn, a stand-alone science fiction novel coming whose mass-market paperback edition comes out in August, and the Masks of Aygrima fantasy trilogy, written as E.C. Blake. Willett is also author of the five-book young-adult fantasy series The Shards of Excalibur, published by noted Canadian literary publisher Coteau Books.

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