Compton Crook

The Compton Crook Award is presented to the best first English language novel of the year in the field of Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Horror by the members of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, Inc, at their annual Baltimore-area science fiction convention, Balticon, held on Memorial Day weekend in the Baltimore, Maryland area.

 

2012 selection

Germline

The Subterrene War series #1

Compton Crook 2012

by T.C. McCarthy

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Germline (n.) the genetic material contained in a cellular lineage which can be passed to the next generation. Also: secret military program to develop genetically engineered super-soldiers...


2006 selection

Poison Study

Study #1

Compton Crook 2006

by Maria V. V. Snyder

Murder, mayhem and magic…

Locked in a coffin-like darkness, there is nothing to distract me from my memories of killing Reyad. He deserved to die—but according to the law, so do I. Here in Ixia, the punishment...


2001 selection

Alien Taste

Ukiah Oregon series #1

Compton Crook 2001

by Wen Spencer

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA