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 choked 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 first of all in quantity One!
The nationally best-selling Liaden Universe® novels are precious through house opera aficionados for his or her wit, world-building, robust characterizations, soft romance, and edge-of-the-chair action.
for the reason that 1995, Sharon Lee and Steve Miller additionally created shorter stories, illuminating extra elements of the Liaden event. here's a huge tapestry of stories of the scouts, artists, investors, priestesses, sleight of hand magicians, and pilots who fill the Liaden Universe® with the buzz, 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 return throughout an writer, or subsequently, a couple, who write precisely what you must learn, the characters and personalities that make you take pleasure in 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 always convey tales with a wealthy, textured environment, complicated plotting, and bright, fascinating characters from fully-realized cultures, either human and alien, and every publication will get better.”–Elizabeth Moon
“[A] suggested, robust choose. . .a fast paced army and political thriller.”—Midwest booklet evaluate on Ghost Ship
“[D]elightful tales of experience 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 certain touches making all of it sparkle and sizzle. someone whose flavor runs towards SF within the real romantic culture can’t support yet just like the Liaden Universe.”—Analog
“[T]he many fanatics of the Liad universe will welcome the latest…continuing younger pilot Theo Waitley’s
adventures.” – Booklist on Saltation
“[A]ficionados of clever area opera should be completely entertained. . .[T]he authors' craftsmanship is top-notch.” –Publishers Weekly on Lee and Miller’s renowned Liaden® mystery, I Dare<b></b>
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A Liaden Universe Constellation, Volume 1 by Sharon Lee, Steve Miller