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Publisher Description

In this impressive collection, rising talent Scott William Carter showcases his considerable storytelling skills. Whether his words lead to the edges of known space, to the fringes of understood time, or the wholesomeness of an American farm, time and again readers will find themselves encountering places and experiences that transcend the mere expected and delight the soul.  THE DINOSAUR DIARIES marks a collection not to be missed.

One story, "Tommy Top Hat," is original to this collection.  The other seventeen stories originally appeared in magazines like Analog, Asimov's, Realms of Fantasy, and Ellery Queen.

"Scott is one of those rare writers who can and does cross genres, and do it well. You never know what kind of story you'll get from him, but you do know that it'll be good." --Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Hugo-award winning author and editor

Includes the following stories:

• The Dinosaur Diaries

• Road Gamble

• A Dark Planetarium

• The Liberators

• Tommy Top Hat

• Shatterboy

• Heart of Stone

• The Tiger in the Garden

• Directions to Mourning's Deep

• Motivational Speaker

• The Time Traveler's Wife

• Epic, The

• Happy Time

• The Grand Mal Reaper

• The World in Primary Colors

• Father Hagerman's Dog

• With Dignity

• A Christmas in Amber

Praise for Other Works by Scott William Carter:

"...touching and impressive...Carter's writing is on target." – Publishers Weekly

"...compelling...good choice for reluctant readers..." – School Library Journal

"Scott William Carter makes it look easy. But if anyone thinks that writing good, intriguing fiction with a clear, plain voice is easy...Well, they should try it sometime." – Chizine.com

SCOTT WILLIAM CARTER's first novel, The Last Great Getaway of the Water Balloon Boys, was hailed by Publishers Weekly as a "touching and impressive debut."  His short stories have appeared in dozens of popular magazines and anthologies, including Asimov's, Analog, Ellery Queen, Realms of Fantasy, and Weird Tales.  He lives in Oregon with his wife, two children, and thousands of imaginary friends.  Visit him online at www.scottwilliamcarter.com.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
June 29
Scott William Carter

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