I'm Simon Haynes, programmer and author. Welcome to my website.

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I'm lucky enough to have been published in five countries (soon to be six), and you'll find my work on all the major book-selling sites.


SFNovelists Sampler




SFNovelists is a group of professional Science Fiction and Fantasy authors. Find out more at the SF Novelists website

The group recently put together a FREE sampler comprising 25 first chapters, each from a different author. You can download this sampler in epub, mobi and LRF format. The official press release is below.

If you don't have an ebook reader I recommend Calibre, the open source library management software, which also includes readers for many common formats.



OPENING ACTS

Twenty-five First Chapters from Twenty-five Writers

Every reader knows that the trouble is not finding something to read, but finding something you want to read. Sometimes, it's something familiar, something known. Sometimes it's something new, something unexpected.

SF Novelists proudly offers you twenty-five teasers, twenty-five first chapters across the spectrum of SF and F. Twenty-five tastes, to tempt your appetite for adventure... to lure you into unknown worlds.

And give you something new to read.

Featuring:

7th Sigma by Steven Gould
Bone Shop by T.A. Pratt
Bones of Faerie by Janni Lee Simner
The Brahms Deception by Louise Marley
Carousel Tides by Sharon Lee
The Cloud Road by Martha Wells
Dangerous Water by Juliet E. McKenna
The Dread Hammer by Trey Shiels
Flesh and Fire by Laura Anne Gilman
Fright Court by Mindy Klasky
The Heretic by Joseph Nassise
House of the Star by Caitlin Brennan
Indigo Springs by A.M. Dellamonica
Jade Tiger by Jenn Reese
Kat, Incorrigible by Stephanie Burgis
Medium Dead by Chris Dolley
Midnight at Spanish Gardens by Alma Alexander
Play Dead by John Levitt
Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready
The Snow Queen's Shadow by Jim C. Hines
Spellcast by Barbara Ashford
The Spirit Lens by Carol Berg
TruthSeeker by C.E. Murphy
Up Against It by M.J. Locke
With Fate Conspire by Marie Brennan