With Stars Underfoot

With Stars Underfoot

With Stars Underfoot

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Adventures in the Liaden Universe® Number 10

When space pilots dance, they move...

. . .readers asked the questions:

What happens when Korval moves to Surebleak?
What happens when Pat Rin and Val Con get together?
What happens when Aunt Kareen tries to bring the Code to the frontier?

Answers to some of these perplexing questions can be found in "Lord of the Dance," an original Liaden Universe® story appearing for the first time in With Stars Underfoot. Series readers will recognize most of the characters, though many of them are putting on holiday finery for this wintertime outing in a most unusual location.

Also included in this chapbook is "This House," a Liaden Universe® story written specifically at the request of Janis Ian for the 2003 Janis Ian tribute anthology STARS. If you haven't read the anthology, you haven't read "This House."

From award-winning science fiction authors Sharon Lee and Steve Miller, another fine, fun read!

". . .tight, well-wrought prose, economical characterization, and basically charitable vision of humanity. . ." -- Tangent Online

"The writing is as rich with detail as anything by C.J. Cherryh, while the general approach. . .reminds of Andre Norton." -- Analog

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012421579
Publisher: Pinbeam Books
Publication date: 04/19/2011
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe® , #10
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Sales rank: 493,898
File size: 113 KB

About the Author

Sharon Lee and Steve Miller are the celebrated co-authors of the best-selling Liaden Universe® series and have been writing together since the first "Kinzel" stories hit Fantasy Book in the early 1980s. They started the first Liaden story in 1984 and have published a dozen novels and several dozen short works in that series alone.
Along the way they've become fan favorites at SF conventions from California, USA to Fredericton, 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. Upcoming Guest of Honor apperances include Oasis 23 in Orlando, Florida in May 2010 and DucKon 19 in Napierville, Illinois in June 2010.
They count Baen, Del Rey, Meisha Merlin, Ace Books, Phobos, and Buzzy Multimedia among their English language publishers and have several foreign language publishers as well. Their short fiction, written both jointly and singly, has appeared in Absolute Magnitude, Catfantastic, Dreams of Decadence, Fantasy Book, Such a Pretty Face, 3SF, and several incarnations of Amazing.
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 novel is Fledgling, published in September of 2009, with Saltation (sequel to Fledgling) and Mouse and Dragon (sequel to Scout's Progress) due in 2010. Baen will also be reprinting the original ten Liaden novels in four omnibus editions starting in 2010. The authors have several other works in progress.
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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