Every time I watch an episode of Game of Thrones, I wish I was watching an episode of The Merchant Princes instead.
At the beginning of each month, the Tor.com eBook Club gives away a free sci-fi/fantasy ebook to club subscribers.
We're happy to announce that the pick for February 2017 is: The Bloodline Feud by Charles Stross, an omnibus edition collecting the first two novels in Stross' parallel-universe techno-thriller series The Merchant Princes.
The Merchant Princes is a science fictional examination of parallel universes whose societies exist at different points of development, as one woman from "normal" Earth discovers her true bloodline and the ability to walk between these worlds.
The first book in his second series set in this world just came out, Empire Games, and it is also fantastic.
Though sadly, baseline reality seems to have already shot past some of his more outlandish predictions, just like in the Laundry series...