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Sam J. Miller


Sam J. Miller

Sam J. Miller is the Nebula Award–winning author of THE ART OF STARVING (NPR Best of the Year), BLACKFISH CITY (Nebula finalist, John J. Campbell Award winner), and THE BLADE BETWEEN. A recipient of the Shirley Jackson Award and a graduate of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop, Sam’s short stories have been nominated for the World Fantasy, Theodore Sturgeon and Locus awards, and reprinted in dozens of anthologies. He lives in New York City.

Sam J. Miller

Books by Sam J. Miller

by Sam J. Miller - Fiction, Horror, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Ronan Szepessy promised himself he’d never return to Hudson. The sleepy upstate town was no place for a restless gay photographer. But his father is ill, and New York City’s distractions have become too much for him. He hopes that a quick visit will help him recharge. Ronan reconnects with two friends from high school: Dom, his first love, and Dom’s wife, Attalah. The three former misfits mourn what their town has become --- overrun by gentrifiers and corporate interests. With friends and neighbors getting evicted en masse and a mayoral election coming up, Ronan and Attalah craft a plan to rattle the newcomers and expose their true motives. But in doing so, they unleash something far more mysterious and uncontainable.

by Sam J. Miller - Dystopian, Fantasy, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

After the climate wars, a floating city is constructed in the Arctic Circle. Its denizens have become accustomed to a roughshod new way of living, but crime and corruption have set in, the contradictions of incredible wealth alongside direst poverty are spawning unrest, and a new disease called “the breaks” is ravaging the population. When a strange new visitor arrives --- a woman riding an orca, with a polar bear at her side --- the city is entranced. The “orcamancer,” as she’s known, very subtly brings together four people to stage unprecedented acts of resistance. By banding together to save their city before it crumbles under the weight of its own decay, they will learn shocking truths about themselves.