Annal: 1989 Prometheus Award for Best Novel

Results of the Prometheus Award in the year 1989.

Book:Moon of Ice

Moon of Ice

Brad Linaweaver

What if Hitler had not lost the Second World War?

After developing his own atom bomb, Hitler conquered most of Europe and Russia but reached a stalemate with America. In the ensuing cold war, Germany suffers renewed inflation and is stifled by an overstratified bureaucracy while America prospers but devolves into a fractured country of rugged individualists. This warped mirror image of our world is seen through the eyes of New York editor Alan Whittmore and through two of his publications.

Thirty years after the war’s end, Hilda Goebbels, the daughter of Hitler’s propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels and now a world-famous anarchist, threatens to release her father’s long-suppressed diaries—revealing the bizarre fantasies at the core of Nazi doctrine, which could destroy the Reich.

Book:David's Sling

David's Sling

Marc Stiegler

Book:Falling Free

Falling Free

Lois McMaster Bujold

Leo Graf was just your average highly efficient engineer: mind your own business, fix what’s wrong and move on to the next job. Everything neat and according to spec, just the way he liked it. But all that changed on his assignment to the Cay Habitat. Could you just stand there and allow the exploitation of hundreds of helpless children merely to enhance the bottom line of a heartless mega-corporation?

Leo Graf adopted 1000 quaddies—now all he had to do was teach them to be free.

Book:Final Circuit

Final Circuit

Melinda Snodgrass

Book:To Sail Beyond the Sunset

To Sail Beyond the Sunset

Robert A. Heinlein

The millions of fans of Lazarus Long—probably Heinlein’s most beloved character—will flock to this new tale, which continues adventures of the characters of The Cat Who Walked Through Walls. From the author of Stranger in a Strange Land and Time Enough for Love.

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