The Cat's Job

The Cat's Job

by Sharon Lee, Steve Miller

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BN ID: 2940012668486
Publisher: Pinbeam Books
Publication date: 04/21/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 58
Sales rank: 378,306
File size: 192 KB

About the Author

Sharon Lee and Steve Miller are the internationally celebrated co-authors of the best-selling Liaden Universe® series and have been writing together since the first "Kinzel" short stories hit Fantasy Book in the early 1980s. They started the first Liaden novel in 1984 and have published thirteen novels and several dozen short works in that series alone.

Along the way they've become fan favorites at SF conventions in the US and Canada, with Guest of Honor and Special Guest appearances at PenguiCon, COSine, AlbaCon, Trinoc*con, ConDuit, MarsCon, ShevaCon, BaltiCon, PortConMaine, SiliCon, Second Life Library, and elsewhere from California to Fredericton to Orlando.

Their work has enjoyed a number of award nominations, with Scout's Progress being selected for the Prism Award for Best Futuristic Romance of 2001 and Local Custom finishing second for the same award. Local Custom was published by Buzzy Multimedia as an audio book read by Michael Shanks --Stargate's Daniel. Balance of Trade, appeared in hardcover in February 2004 and hit Amazon.com genre bestseller lists before going on to win the Hal Clement Award as Best YA Science fiction for the year.

Their most recent Liaden novels are Fledgling published in hardcover in September of 2009 and in mass market in March, with Saltation (sequel to Fledgling) appearing in hardcover in April and Mouse and Dragon also this year. Baen will also be reprinting the original ten Liaden novels in four omnibus editions, with The Dragon Variation out this June starting the reprint program. As usual, the authors have several other works in progress, with Sharon's urban fantasy Carousel Tides due out in November from Baen and the Liaden novel Ghost Ship due out in January 2011.

Steve was Founding Curator of Science Fiction for the University of Maryland's SF Research Collection as well as Vice Chair of the Baltimore in 80 WorldCon bid, while Sharon has been Executive Director, Vice President, and President of the Science Fiction Writers of America; together they were BPLAN Virtuals, an ebook publisher in the late 1980s. These backgrounds give them a unique perspective on the science fiction field.

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The Cat's Job 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
MTbooklover More than 1 year ago
If you like cats, you will see your in every story. As with all their books, a great read.
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