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spanning the SF/F genres—all by a David. Includes stories by David Drake,
David Weber, Gregory Benford & David Brin, D.J. Butler—and more! Science
Fiction and Fantasy with Maximum Dave The history of science fiction and
fantasy is littered with stories by Davids of distinction. Now, for the
first time, an anthology by people named David, for everyone. Read along as
editor David Afsharirad guides you through the strange, wonderous
imaginations of the great Davids of the field, past and present. Fifteen
tales by David Weber, David Drake, Gregory Benford & David Brin, David B.
Coe, D.J. Butler, Avram Davidson, David H. Keller, and many more. Herein
you will find: a Depression-era magic man who comes face-to-face with an
ancient evil. A once-promising filmmaker whose fate depends on a movie-
producing AI. A shape-shifting detective on the trail of a pack of
werewolves. A sentient tank who must confront one of its own. And a diner
regular who gets more than he bargained for when he orders the soup du
jour. Featuring David-inspired cover art by celebrated artist David
Mattingly, The Chronicles of Davids delivers maximum Dave! Remember: with a
name like David, it has to be good! Contributors: David Weber David Drake
D.J. Butler Gregory Benford & David Brin David B. Coe Barry N. Malzberg
Dave Freer Avram Davidson D.L. Young David Boop Hank Davis Dave Bara David
H. Keller David Carrico David Hardy About The Chronicles of Davids:
“Afsharirad brings together some of the genre's most beloved authors with
David as their first name in a collection that covers time travel…space
opera…AI trouble.. and military sf…a fun collection of imaginative
Davids.”—Booklist About The Year’s Best Military and Adventure Science
Fiction series, edited by David Afsharirad: “Baen’s fan-guided anthology
series roars into its second year with a collection of stories just as
eclectic as the first. . . . Afsharirad has put together a refreshing
military and SF anthology that will be enjoyed by a wide range of
readers.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “This intriguing anthology
explores the human race’s violent potential [but] also bends toward
exploration and the triumph of the human spirit, with brave tales [that]
take the reader on a fascinating, thought-provoking, enjoyable journey . .
. ”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “[A] nice eclectic mix of
magazines—hardcopy and digital—and original anthologies. Afsharirad seems
to have cast his nets admirably wide. . . . The variety of styles and
topics and themes, and the high level of craft in this assemblage, prove
that this subgenre is flourishing. . . . [The collection] should be welcome
by raw recruits and veterans alike.”—Locus

David Afsharirad—The Chronicles Of Davids

  • 9781481484268
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