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By Sharon Lee, Steve Miller

First assortment in a single volume.  Seventeen brief stories of the Liaden Universe® introduced jointly for the 1st time. house opera and romance on a grand scale in a galaxy filled with interstellar buying and selling clans.
Thirty-three shorter stories of the Liaden Universe® introduced jointly for the 1st time in mega-volumes.  Seventeen stories firstly in quantity One!

The nationally best-selling Liaden Universe® novels are precious through house opera aficionados for his or her wit, world-building, powerful characterizations, gentle romance, and edge-of-the-chair action.

considering that 1995, Sharon Lee and Steve Miller additionally created shorter stories, illuminating extra points of the Liaden adventure. here's a mammoth tapestry of stories of the scouts, artists, investors, priestesses, sleight of hand magicians, and pilots who fill the Liaden Universe® with the thrill, motion, and romance that readers of the hit sequence have come to adore. 

Celebrating 25 Years of the Liaden Universe®

 About the Liaden Universe® series:
“Every at times you come back throughout an writer, or as a result, a couple, who write precisely what you must learn, the characters and personalities that make you get pleasure from assembly them. . . . I not often rave on and on approximately tales, yet i'm dedicated to Lee and Miller novels and stories.” —Anne McCaffrey

“These authors regularly convey tales with a wealthy, textured environment, tricky plotting, and vibrant, fascinating characters from fully-realized cultures, either human and alien, and every booklet will get better.”–Elizabeth Moon

“[A] steered, strong decide. . .a fast moving army and political thriller.”—Midwest publication assessment on Ghost Ship

“[D]elightful tales of experience and romance set in a much 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. an individual whose style runs towards SF within the real romantic culture can’t aid yet just like the Liaden Universe.”—Analog

“[T]he many lovers 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<b></b>

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