Dragon Ship (Theo Waitley, Book 4; Liaden Universe, Book 17) by Sharon Lee, Steve Miller

By Sharon Lee, Steve Miller

Newest access in a best-selling area opera sequence with a massive and energetic base of fans.
Book five within the award-winning Liaden Universe® saga.  Stirring area event from grasp storytellers Sharon Lee and Steve Miller. house ships, motion, event – all tied including a powerful dollop of romance and intrigue – make this a compelling sequence for a variety of readers, from romance to army SF enthusiasts.

First category courier pilot Theo Waitley used to be already referred to as a nexus of violence – after which she inherited the precarious captaincy of a mysterious self-aware send designed to serve a protracted lifeless dealer. Now she has a exchange path to run for extended family Korval whereas she convinces the close to mythic ghost send Bechimo – and herself – that she desires to dedicate herself because the human part to their immensely robust symbiosis. whereas her former lover battles a nano-virus that's consuming him alive, she's challenged to rescue enormous quantities of stranded pilots and crewmen from an explosive scenario in close to orbit round a by surprise adverse planet. enthusiasts, enemies, an ex-roomie, and a jealous spaceship are all in danger as Theo wields energy that nobody within the universe is certain of, specifically her.

 
About the Liaden Universe® series:
“Every every now and then you come back throughout an writer, or subsequently, a couple, who write precisely what you must learn, the characters and personalities that make you get pleasure from assembly them. . . . I infrequently rave on and on approximately tales, yet i'm dedicated to Lee and Miller novels and stories.” —Anne McCaffrey

“These authors constantly bring tales with a wealthy, textured surroundings, tricky plotting, and vibrant, attention-grabbing characters from fully-realized cultures, either human and alien, and every publication will get better.”
–Elizabeth Moon

“[A] prompt, robust decide. . .a fast paced army and political thriller.”—Midwest e-book evaluation 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 precise touches making all of it sparkle and sizzle. somebody whose style runs towards SF within the actual romantic culture can’t support yet just like the Liaden Universe.”—Analog

“[T]he many enthusiasts of the Liad universe will welcome the latest…continuing younger pilot Theo Waitley’s
adventures.” – Booklist on Saltation

“[A]ficionados of clever area opera should be completely entertained. . .[T]he authors' craftsmanship is top-notch.” –Publishers Weekly on Lee and Miller’s renowned Liaden® mystery, I Dare

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