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Number of Pages: 384
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Liaden Universe(r)
Age Range: Teen
Book theme: Space Opera
Author: Sharon Lee & Steve Miller
Street Date: October 29, 2019
Item Number (DPCI): 247-47-6283
A CLASSIC OF THE LIADEN UNIVERSE(R)! When Priscilla Delacroix y Mendoza was sixteen years old, she was declared dead by the High Priestess of the Goddess and by her mother. Banished to survive on her own, Priscilla has roamed the galaxy for ten years as an outcast--to become a woman of extraordinary skill. . . . An experienced officer assigned to the Liaden vessel Daxflan, she's been abandoned yet again. Betrayed by her captain and shipmates, she's left to fend for herself on a distant planet. But Priscilla is not alone. Starship captain Shan yos'Galan is about to join Priscilla's crusade for revenge. He has his own score to settle with Daxflan. But confronting the sinister crew will be far easier--and safer--than confronting the demons of Priscilla's own mysterious past. About Dragon in Exile "[S]prawling and satisfying. . . . Space opera mixes with social engineering, influenced by Regency-era manners and delicate notions of honor. . . . [I]t's like spending time with old friends . . ."--Publishers Weekly About Necessity's Child "Compelling and wondrous, as sharp and graceful as Damascus steel, Necessity's Child is a terrific addition to Lee & Miller's addictive series."--Patricia Briggs About the Liaden Universe(R) series: "Every now and then you come across an author, or in this case, a pair, who write exactly what you want to read, the characters and personalities that make you enjoy meeting them. . . . I rarely rave on and on about stories, but I am devoted to Lee and Miller novels and stories."--Anne McCaffrey "These authors consistently deliver stories with a rich, textured setting, intricate plotting, and vivid, interesting characters from fully-realized cultures, both human and alien, and each book gets better."--Elizabeth Moon "[D]elightful stories of adventure and romance set in a far future. . .space opera milieu. It's all a rather heady mix of Gordon R. Dickson, the Forsythe Saga, and Victoria Holt, with Lee and Miller's own unique touches making it all sparkle and sizzle. Anyone whose taste runs toward SF in the true romantic tradition can't help but like the Liaden Universe."--Analog "[T]he many fans of the Liaden universe will welcome the latest...continuing young pilot Theo Waitley's adventures."--Booklist on Saltation "[A]ficionados of intelligent space opera will be thoroughly entertained. . .[T]he authors' craftsmanship is top-notch."--Publishers Weekly on Lee and Miller's popular Liaden Universe(R) thriller, I Dare
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