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 through house opera aficionados for his or her wit, world-building, powerful characterizations, soft romance, and edge-of-the-chair action.
due to the fact that 1995, Sharon Lee and Steve Miller additionally created shorter stories, illuminating extra points of the Liaden event. here's a giant 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 from time to time you return throughout an writer, or for that reason, a couple, who write precisely what you must learn, the characters and personalities that make you take pleasure in assembly them. . . . I hardly ever 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, attention-grabbing characters from fully-realized cultures, either human and alien, and every booklet will get better.”–Elizabeth Moon
“[A] prompt, strong decide. . .a fast moving army and political thriller.”—Midwest publication assessment on Ghost Ship
“[D]elightful tales of experience and romance set in a miles 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 distinct touches making all of it sparkle and sizzle. someone whose style runs towards SF within the real romantic culture can’t aid 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 house opera could 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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Extra info for A Liaden Universe Constellation, Volume 1
In fact, I decided to continue having dinner with him now and then. One Night of Song As it happens, I have a friend who hints, sometimes, that he can call up spirits from the vasty deep. Or at least one spirit — a tiny one, with strictly limited powers. He talks about it sometimes but only after he has reached his fourth scotch and soda. It's a delicate point of equilibrium — three and he knows nothing about spirits (the supernatural kind); five and he falls asleep. ” said George, looking at his drink as though he wondered why that should require remembering.
No, I can't tell you what it is. Have you no sense of elementary ethics? — As I say, he did listen but with what I felt to be a lack of that true sympathy one would expect. I admit I had dragged him into our own continuum from what was an indulgence in something like a Turkish bath, for he was wrapped in a tiny towel and he was shivering. His voice seemed higher and squeakier than ever. (Actually, I don't think it was truly his voice. ” he said. “A ball shaped like a basket? ” I tried to explain but, for a demon, he can be very dense.
I rather expected that a helping of sickening praise would fetch him round. ” “I couldn't get the proper —” “You don't have to. I'll take care of that, but it would be much easier if I had a material object on which to focus the abstraction. A photograph, in other words; one of the most inadequate kind, even; the sort I would expect of you. And only one copy, of course. ” Oh, well, he's frequently crotchety. I expect that's simply to establish the importance of his role and impress you with the fact that you must not take him for granted.
A Liaden Universe Constellation, Volume 1 by Sharon Lee, Steve Miller