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Jan 2 2014 2:30pm
Beyond the Rift Sweepstakes!

Out now from Tachyon Publications, Beyond the Rift by Peter Watts takes readers into alien and saturine worlds with thirteen edgy, award-winning tales. Using artificial intelligence, humanized monsters, and sentient rainstorms, Watts constructs worlds of alienation and horrific transformation from the building blocks of cutting-edge science.

We want to give three winners a copy of this short story collection, so comment in the post to enter!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase does not improve your chances of winning. Sweepstakes open to legal residents of 50 United States and D.C., and Canada (excluding Quebec). To enter, comment on this post beginning at 1:30 PM Eastern Time (ET) on January 2. Sweepstakes ends at 12:00 PM ET on January 6. Void outside the United States and Canada and where prohibited by law. Please see full details and official rules here. Sponsor: Tor.com, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010.

160 comments
Andy Warta
1. dragontrainer
Thirteen edgy, award-winning tales you say?

Sign me up!
Matt Zitron
4. Matt Zitron
Please may I have a copy of this book. Want to try a new author for 2014!
Matt Zitron
6. Sandra Campbell
This sounds epic. My daughter and I would love to read these stories!
Matt Zitron
13. Nichole Anne
I'm crossing my fingers!!!
Matt Zitron
15. kp dawes
edgy AND award-winning? I'll take five!
Matt Zitron
16. Liam Taylor
I haven't had a chance to read anything of Peter's yet. I guess this would be a good place to start.
Cheers all
Dale Gear
17. bryndael
Having read Watts' Blindsight as well as Starfish, Maelstrom and Behemoth, all excellent and mind-expanding, I expect this collection to be as remarkable.
Matt Zitron
18. Lacrecia
Love to read short stories...hard to find good ones sometimes. Really would like to have a chance at reading these. Thanks, in advance, if I'm a winner.
Matt Zitron
23. corig123
Would love it!
Michael Carter
26. Mcart
I've read several of Peter Watts' novels.
Please enter me.
Thanks ---
Matt Zitron
27. rmbellovin
I loved Blindsight.
Matt Zitron
29. Outlaw of Mitchell
Starfish was a great book. Will read Blindsight in the future. Other comments pending.
Matt Zitron
30. Guildenstern42
Really impressed by Starfish/Maelstrom/Behemoth. Looking forward to see what Watts can do in short form.
Matt Zitron
31. Brobistigus
Great Canadian author. Great job TOR
Matt Zitron
32. Benjaminjb
Interesting.
Steven Wilber
37. DragonReader
Watts is an author I have been wanting to try for a while now, so count me in.
Matt Zitron
40. Jeanette Jackson
Sounds interesting. I'd love to win.
Matt Zitron
41. Michael S.
Please Please Please Please Please!
Stephen Bristow
45. Vanesmantha
Haven't read Mr. Watts , I don't think. This would be a great intro...
Matt Zitron
46. Pam Blome
Very interesting... This would be a new author for me.
Ryan Nelson
48. ethos12
Loved Blindsight, looking forward to reading this.
Shauntea Crutcher
51. tiac32
Sounds like a good book. I hope I win.
Matt Zitron
52. Wendy R.
This would be a departure read from my normal. Cool.
Carolyn Dileo
55. cbdileo
So much yes...let's start the new year with a new book!
Matt Zitron
56. Shannon Baas
I would love this.
Matt Zitron
57. Margie Young
Sounds like an intersting read.
Christine LaRue
59. LadyAnubis
Sounds like something I'd really dig .... good luck to the other entrants and happy new year to all!
Matt Zitron
61. Terri Flood
oneof these days I'm gonna win
Bruce Arthurs
62. Bruce-Arthurs
I listened to an audio version of "The Things", so this book is defintiely a faunch.
Matt Zitron
63. Vickie F.
This is exactly the kind ofmoviesmy teenagers like watching
Matt Zitron
64. Raskos
I never win anything.
Sam Brougher
65. Azuaron
I've been looking for an excuse to get into this series.
Greg Lincoln
66. glshade
So love Peter Watts.... What the US did to him still pisses me off....
Matt Zitron
68. Carla Pullum
This booklooks so interesting!
Matt Zitron
69. Desmond
Count me in, please!
Matt Zitron
70. cheekysod7
let the sentient rain fall
Matt Zitron
71. Susan T.
I want to start reading more short stories so this would be great!
Drew Urmey
73. urmey1
Well, this would be a nice thing to have.
Matt Zitron
74. Prominent Nonentity
yes please
Matt Zitron
86. Erich Eberhardt
Sounds like a great read.
James Nicoll
87. James Davis Nicoll
I wonder if he quotes my epigram about his fiction in this?
Matt Fimbulwinter
89. curgoth
Put me down for a consciousness-lacking squid tentacle!
Matt Zitron
90. Neocognitron
I parse texts of fiction with alacrity too great. My queue is nearly exhausted, I require additional input to prevent my buffer from running to NULL. Thank you.
Matt Zitron
91. Charles Burbridge
This is a comment. I'm being so sincere right now.
Matt Zitron
92. Cathy Rawls
Looks good. I hope I win a copy..
Matt Zitron
93. CPLDcat
I'm intrigued!
Matt Zitron
94. Lpmartine
It'd be really cool if all 13 tales were somehow interrelated
Matt Zitron
95. ey
sounds good, count me in
larry shirk
100. lorenzo
A new piece of Peter Watts? Sublime! Gross! Great!
Matt Zitron
101. DraqO
Yes, please! Thank You!
Matt Zitron
103. Libero
I hope they meant saturnine not saturine.
Matt Zitron
105. Arzvi
yo ho ho and a bottle of rum
Matt Zitron
106. superunison
love peter watts, at least, as much as one can
Diane Pollock
107. blacksnake
Sci fi is the genre with the best short stories!
Matt Zitron
108. JAMES LYNAM
LOVE SHORT STORIES, ESPECIALLY THIS TYPE.
Matt Zitron
109. Sheela K.
Signing up!
Matt Zitron
112. alchymyst
Canadian sci-fi, heck yeah.
Matt Zitron
114. Jennifer L.
Looks great. I'd love to read it.
Matt Zitron
118. digitalice
I share something with the author. I was stopped at the same border crossing as Mr. Watts...
Matt Zitron
119. ronframpton
would like to read this!
William MODLIN
120. loqutus48
sounds like a great bedside book for reading before sleep and dreaming of new and strange worlds
Matt Zitron
121. sue gannon
would love to read
Randy Moore
122. Meyendzi
Fantastic! Can't wait. I will buy this anyway if I don't win because Mr. Watts is a terrific writer.
Matt Zitron
124. RLBrown
Me likes words.
Matt Zitron
125. Gorgeous Gary
Tachyon books are shiny!
Tyneisha Fondren
127. openmind101
What an amazing collection, I'd love to win this thanks so much for the chance!
Matt Zitron
129. truckerofbc
Thanks for the chance
Susan Smoaks
130. susansmoaks
thanks for the chance to win. i love to read!
Matt Zitron
132. Andrea Amy
both my son and I would enjoy reading this one! Thanks for the chance :)
Matt Zitron
133. danielle hall
awesome
Brenda Elsner
136. brat52101
Sounds like an awesome book!!! Count me in!!
Matt Zitron
137. Littleroonkanga2
This looks like a great read!
Matt Zitron
138. xlr8
Looks awesome!
Matt Zitron
139. SFLeBrun
Looking forward to reading this book!
Linda Peters
140. linnett
Looks like a good one to read on a cold winters night
Matt Zitron
142. Melissa Snyder
A wonderful journey into alien worlds. I would love to enter.
Matt Zitron
145. Allison b
This book looks intriguing!
Wayne Lecoy
146. hotrodguy
I am entering your giveaway.
It would be great to win a
Copy of Beyond the Rift by Peter Watts.
This looks like an interesting book.
Aaron Tranes
148. Itchy
I love short stories! Count me in, consider me entered.
kathy pease
151. klp1965
Thank you for the great giveaway please count me in :)
Matt Zitron
152. Jane H
Perfect to read by the fireplace o a col winter day like today. Thanks for the chance to win.
Matt Zitron
153. Scott D
Sounds like a great read for this cold winter!
Matt Zitron
155. Misha Estrada
This is a book my daughter would like.
Matt Zitron
157. Joy Q
I would love to win
Matt Zitron
158. Melanie Comello
I'd love to give this book a try, I'm sure that all thirteen stories will be great!
Matt Zitron
159. Rajee Pandi
good book to read
Matt Zitron
160. kellison94544
I love science fiction anthologies. This should be a great read!

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