The Beasts of Barakhai
By Mickey Zucker Reichert
The exciting first novel in Mickey Zucker Reichert's acclaimed shapeshifter saga
Pursuing an escaped white lab rat from his college biology lab, Benton Collins - a graduate student - follows the rodent into a storeroom and through a secret gateway into another world whose inhabitants are shapeshifters capable of transforming from human to animal form.
Mickey Zucker Reichert (1962- )
Mickey Zucker Reichert is the working name Miriam Zucker Reichert. Reichert is a paediatrician and is a Doctor of Medicine. She is from a town in Iowa and has fostered and adopted children as well as a variety of animals, describing herself as a "bird wrangler, goat roper, dog trainer, cat herder, horse rider, and fish feeder who has learned (the hard way) not to let macaws remove contact lenses". Reichert began publishing work of genre interest with "Homecoming" for Space & Time in 1989. She has over 22 novels to her name, as well as an illustrated novella and over 50 short stories, and she is best known for her Renshai series, which provides a different perspective on traditional Norse mythology. Reichert was asked to write three prequels of I, Robot by Asimov's estate, being a science fiction author with an MD, and is the first woman to be authorised to write stories based on Asimov's novels.
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14 Feb 2019
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