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Stephen Leigh

Stephen W. Leigh is an American science fiction and fantasy writer, artist, and musician. He also works as a lecturer at Northern Kentucky University, teaching creative writing. He has published speculative fiction as Stephen Leigh, as S. L. Farrell, and once as Matthew Farrell. Steve Leigh was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and lives there. He plays guitar and sings in a band named Toast.

ALL BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR
The Abraxas Marvel Circus

The Abraxas Marvel Circus

Carlos Theopelli had been dead for years, and no one cared about his life’s work: the so-called “Destiny Matrices.” As far as most people were concerned, Theopelli was just another crackpot scientist and pretty much a jerk to boot. But not to Angela. And not to the mage-dwarf Caleb Mundo and his pet...

The Shape of Silence (originally published as Thunder Rift)

The Shape of Silence (originally published as Thunder Rift)

First contact was never supposed to be like this. A sudden rift appears in near-earth space, causing electronic components to permanently fail and cause total chaos. As Earth's fragile technological society disintegrates, no one can answer the obvious question: What is the rift, and who or what has ...

Dark Water’s Embrace

Dark Water’s Embrace

Often compared to Ursula K. Le Guin’s ground-breaking The Left Hand of Darkness, Dark Water’s Embrace is a fascinating look at issues of human (and alien) sexuality. Stephen Leigh creates a rich world with elaborate care and uses this alien backdrop to delve into issues of survival, sexuality, and t...

The Woods

The Woods

There is a certain magic growing up with life-long friends. The charmed existence became almost dream-like with two young boys growing up in a small neighborhood surrounded by an old, dense forest. But what happens when fantasies start becoming all too real? Grotesque and bloody rites give rise to a...

Speaking Stones (sequel to Dark Water's Embrace)

Speaking Stones (sequel to Dark Water's Embrace)

The descendants of humans marooned on the strange planet known as Mictlan have survived against almost impossible odds and have reached a tentative peace with themselves and the native inhabitants. Perhaps the most terrifying change has been the development of a third human gender—the mid-male “Sa”—...

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