Bibliography

Key to Stories

[GB] Gaunt and Bone series
[GB*] set in Gaunt and Bone’s world
[N] set in the Nightgift Universe

“Fragments from the Library of Cygnus X-1,” Asimov’s Science Fiction, forthcoming.

“Shadowdrop,” Beneath Ceaseless Skies #261, September 27, 2018. [GB*]

“What Lies In Ice,” Tales from the Magician’s Skull No. 1, 2017. [GB]

“Waiting for a Me Like You,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, November December 2012. (audio version on StarShipSofa No283, April 3, 2013)

“Star Soup,” Asimov’s Science Fiction, September 2012. [N]

“How the Wicker Knight Would Not Move,” Beneath Ceaseless Skies 99, July 2012. (audio version on Beneath Ceaseless Skies Podcast BCS085, July 2012) [GB*]

“Grand Tour,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, May-June 2012. [N]

“The Mote-Dancer and the Firelife,” Beneath Ceaseless Skies 90, March 2012 (audio version on Beneath Ceaseless Skies Podcast, BCS077, March 2012) [N]

“The Lions of Karthagar,” Black Gate #15, Spring 2011 [GB*]

“The Sword of Loving Kindness,” Beneath Ceaseless Skies 1 and 2, October 2008. (reprinted in The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year One, Scott H. Andrews, ed., Smashwords 2010) [GB]

“Sails the Morne,” Asimov’s Science Fiction, June 2009.

“The Mermaid and the Mortal Thing,” Flashing Swords Summer Special Issue 2008. (reprinted in Lightspeed Magazine, February 2012) [GB]

“A Wizard of the Old School,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, August 2007. [GB]

“Penultima Thule,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, August 2006. [GB]

“Count to One,” Asimov’s Science Fiction, May 2003.

“King Rainjoy’s Tears,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, July 2002. (Reprinted in Fantasy: The Best of 2002, Robert Silverberg and Karen Haber, eds., ibooks 2003; and in In Lands That Never Were, Gordon Van Gelder, ed., Four Walls Eight Windows, 2004) [GB]

“The Thief with Two Deaths,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2000. (reprinted in Bound For Evil: Curious Tales of Books Gone Bad, Tom English, ed., Dead Letter Press 2008) [GB]

“Light-Adapted Eye,” The Mythic Circle, Winter 2000.

“Little Death,” Asimov’s Science Fiction, Mid-December 1994.

Poetry

“The Vampire Astronomer,” Strange Horizons 27, February 2012.

The Chart of Tomorrows

The Chart of Tomorrows by Chris WillrichThe Chart of Tomorrows

Gaunt and Bone find themselves at the heart of a vast struggle — and their own son is emerging from that conflict as a force of evil. To save him and everything they know, they turn to a dangerous magical book, The Chart of Tomorrows, that reveals pathways through time.

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The Dagger of Trust

Pathfinder Tales: The Dagger of Trust by Chris WillrichPathfinder Tales:
The Dagger of Trust

When a magical fog starts turning ordinary people into murderous mobs along the border, it’s up to Gideon Gull and a crew of daring performers to solve the mystery before both nations fall to madness and slaughter.

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The Silk Map

The Silk Map (Gaunt and Bone 2) by Chris Willrich

The Silk Map
A Gaunt and Bone Novel

Coming May 2014 from Pyr Books: At the end of The Scroll of Years, the poet Persimmon Gaunt and her husband, the thief Imago Bone, had saved their child from evil forces at the price of trapping him within a pocket dimension. Now they will attempt what seems impossible; they will seek a way to recover their son.

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The Scroll of Years

The Scroll of Years by Chris Willrich

The Scroll of Years
A Gaunt and Bone Novel

The first Gaunt and Bone novel from Pyr Books. Gaunt and Bone find themselves fleeing from assassins, all the way to the Far East of their continent.

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