By Sharon Lee, Steve Miller
First assortment in a single volume. Seventeen brief stories of the Liaden Universe® introduced jointly for the 1st time. area opera and romance on a grand scale in a galaxy packed with interstellar buying and selling clans.
Thirty-three shorter stories of the Liaden Universe® introduced jointly for the 1st time in mega-volumes. Seventeen stories to begin with in quantity One!
The nationally best-selling Liaden Universe® novels are precious by way of area opera aficionados for his or her wit, world-building, robust characterizations, gentle romance, and edge-of-the-chair action.
because 1995, Sharon Lee and Steve Miller additionally created shorter stories, illuminating extra features of the Liaden event. here's a enormous tapestry of stories of the scouts, artists, investors, priestesses, sleight of hand magicians, and pilots who fill the Liaden Universe® with the thrill, motion, and romance that readers of the hit sequence have come to adore.
Celebrating 25 Years of the Liaden Universe®
About the Liaden Universe® series:
“Every at times you come back throughout an writer, or consequently, a couple, who write precisely what you must learn, the characters and personalities that make you get pleasure from assembly them. . . . I not often rave on and on approximately tales, yet i'm dedicated to Lee and Miller novels and stories.” —Anne McCaffrey
“These authors regularly carry tales with a wealthy, textured atmosphere, complicated plotting, and brilliant, fascinating characters from fully-realized cultures, either human and alien, and every ebook will get better.”–Elizabeth Moon
“[A] steered, robust decide. . .a fast paced army and political thriller.”—Midwest publication evaluate on Ghost Ship
“[D]elightful tales of event and romance set in a much destiny. . .space opera milieu. It’s all a slightly heady mixture of Gordon R. Dickson, the Forsythe Saga, and Victoria Holt, with Lee and Millier’s personal detailed touches making all of it sparkle and sizzle. an individual whose style runs towards SF within the actual romantic culture can’t support yet just like the Liaden Universe.”—Analog
“[T]he many lovers of the Liad universe will welcome the latest…continuing younger pilot Theo Waitley’s
adventures.” – Booklist on Saltation
“[A]ficionados of clever area opera can be completely entertained. . .[T]he authors' craftsmanship is top-notch.” –Publishers Weekly on Lee and Miller’s well known Liaden® mystery, I Dare<b></b>
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A Liaden Universe Constellation, Volume 1 by Sharon Lee, Steve Miller