To celebrate the publication of Queen of Candesce, SF author Karl Schroeder has just released his first novel, Ventus (TOR, 2001), as a free ebook.
More details and the download links can be found on his blog post.
And here's why you should take a look, other than 'Simon Says':
New York Times Book Review: "Deeply Satisfying"
Kirkus Reviews: "Delightful and engaging, both intellectually and viscerally: a superb achievement."
You'll find more reviews if you follow the link.
Simon Haynes is the author of the Hal Spacejock and Hal Junior series (Amazon / Smashwords / other formats)