The Coelura (Coelura Series #1)

The Coelura (Coelura Series #1)

by Anne McCaffrey


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Young Lady Caissa has been raised to show proper obedience and loyalty, even if it means marrying a man she despises. Despite that loyalty, Caissa flees before her marriage deep into the forbidden zone, where she encounters an injured man, who will determine the fate of her family and planet. uld determine the fate of her family and planet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312930424
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 10/28/1987
Series: Coelura Series , #1
Pages: 156

About the Author

Anne Inez McCaffrey (1926-2011) was an American-born Irish writer best known for the Dragonriders of Pern science fiction series. She was the first woman to win a Hugo Award for fiction (for the novella Weyr Search) and the first to win a Nebula Award (for the novella Dragonrider). Her novel The White Dragon became one of the first science fiction books to appear on The New York Times bestseller list. She is also the author of the Acorna Universe series, which is a set of ten novels.

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The Coelura (Coelura Series #1) 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
SunnySD on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
At twenty, Lady Caissa's old enough to contract a body-heir of her own, but going along with her father's choice is so far beyond distasteful, one meeting sends her fleeing for the hills - literally. When she runs out of fuel near an interdicted area she stumbles on far more than she bargained for. What exactly are the coelura? What is her father hiding? And most importantly, who is Murell?This has always felt to me like a story missing many of the important bits and just begging for expansion. Still, a quick, enjoyable read.
RRHowell on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is one of Anne McCaffrey's least well done stories, but at that I have to say that I've enjoyed it enough to read more than once. One strange aspect is that there is not quite enough of this to make a full book, so they've put rather intriguing pictures into the text.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. It was short and to the point. Everything in the book was explained well and kept you intrested. There should be a sequel explainging what happends to her.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have read most of her other books and this just didn't cut it. It was short so maybe she didn't ahve time to develop the characters as well as usual. Would like to see a second book exploring the beginnings of who/what the Coelura really are.