Bridge Daughter available as Kindle and paperback

Bridge Daughter by Jim NelsonPraise for Bridge Daughter:

“A beautiful and compact novel that is both sweet and savage in turn. The most original and compelling novel I’ve read in years. … My favourite novel of 2016.”
Katherine Hayton, The Three Deaths of Magdalene Lynton and Breathe and Release

“A strong character, I found myself sympathizing with Hanna and rooting for her until the very end.”
The Hungry Bookworm

“A strong start to a potentially brilliant series.”
Jeanz Book Read ‘n’ Review

“Haunting and beautifully written…I could not put this book down.”
Anne Wagener, Borrow-A-Bridesmaid

“One of those books I can’t get out of my head, where I found myself thinking about it not only while I was reading it but even days and weeks later.”
– Heather F., 5-star Amazon review

If you enjoyed The Handmaid’s Tale, or works by Margaret Atwood, I’d suggest picking this up.”
– Laura, 5-star Amazon review

“I read it with tears rolling down my face. … The story will stick with you long after you’ve read the last page.”
– RPurvis, 5-star Amazon review

“Don’t start this until your schedule is clear—you won’t be able to put it down.”
– Cynthia Ross, 5-star Amazon review

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What’s New

Galaxy Science Fiction, March 1953Sep. 7 – Recently I picked up Robert Silverberg’s superb Science Fiction 101: Exploring the Craft of Science Fiction, an unfortunate title for a remarkably sturdy book. Part memoir, part writing guide, part anthology, I’d recommend it to every writer whether or not they’re interested in science fiction as a genre or pursuit.

Silverberg mingles his breezy autobiography of struggling to get published as a young man in the 1950s—the Golden Age of Science Fiction—with nuggets of practical writing advice he picked up along the way. All of this package is humbly offered to the reader. Even when penning the book in 1987, Silverberg remains in awe of Asimov, Bradbury, and Heinlein (“our Great Exception in almost everything”), although by that time Silverberg’s name was mentioned in the same breath as those masters, and more. … (continue reading)


Other books by Jim Nelson

Edward Teller Dreams of Barbecuing People

“Funny, endlessly funny, heartbreaking, and even a little terrifying.” – D. W. Hill

A Concordance of One's Life by Jim NelsonA Concordance of One’s Life

A Concordance of One’s Life…lends itself quite easily to artistic interpretation because, in many ways, it’s about a struggle to find meaning.” – San Francisco Chronicle

Everywhere Man by Jim NelsonEverywhere Man

“Nelson manages to merge two seemingly disparate worlds: the hard science of code and the creativity of fiction. The result is a fantastic story rendered unusually real.” – KQED Arts