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Elizabeth Moon


(Susan Elizabeth Norris Moon)
USA (1945 - )

Elizabeth Moon is a native Texan who grew up two hundred and fifty miles south of San Antonio. After earning a degree in history from Rice University, she spent three years in the Marine Corps, then earned a degree in Biology from the University of Texas, Austin. She lives in Florence, Texas. 
 
Series
 
 
Legacy of Gird
1. Surrender None (1990)
2. Liar's Oath (1992)
The Legacy of Gird (omnibus) (1996)
A Legacy of Honour (omnibus) (2010)
 


 
Vatta's War
1. Trading in Danger (2003)
2. Moving Target (2004)
     aka Marque and Reprisal
3. Engaging the Enemy (2006)
4. Command Decision (2007)
5. Victory Conditions (2008)

 
 

 
Vatta Universe
1. Cold Welcome (2017)
 
Anthologies containing stories by Elizabeth Moon
 
Short stories
ABCs in Zero-G (1986)
A Delicate Adjustment (1987)
Just Another Day at the Weather Service (1987)
The Generic Rejuvenation of Milo Ardry (1988)
Gravesite Revisited (1988)
Gut Feelings (1988)
If Nudity Offends You (1988)
Too Wet to Plow (1988)
New World Symphony (1989)
Welcome to Wheel Days (1989)
Clara's Cat (1990)
Those Who Walk in Darkness (1990)
And Ladies of the Club (1995)
Accidents Don't Just Happen - They're Caused (1996)
Fool's Gold (1999)
Silver Lining (1999)
Sweet Charity (2000)


Awards
Hugo Best Novel nominee (1997) : Remnant Population
Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (2003) : The Speed of Dark
Nebula Awards Best Novel winner (2004) : The Speed of Dark
Prometheus Award Best Novel nominee (2005) : Moving Target


Elizabeth Moon recommends

The Stars Asunder (1999)
(MageWorlds, book 6)
Debra Doyle and James D Macdonald
"Doyle and Macdonald deliver exactly what I want in an adventure story - more"

Code of Conduct (1999)
(Jani Kilian, book 1)
Kristine Smith
"Remarkable ... A novel for Adults who have lost their illusions but not their love of story."

I Dare (2002)
(Liaden Universe, book 7)
Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
"I Dare lives up to its title ... a perfect blend of adventure, intrigue, suspense, and wit; crisply written, deftly plotted."
Deserter
Deserter (2004)
(Kris Longknife, book 2)
Mike Shepherd
"A gutsy, complex character."

Marking the Signs and Other Tales of Mischief (2005)
Laura J Underwood
"These edgy and sometimes disturbing tales evoke the southern Appalachian folkways and mythology with a deftness that only a native can manage.  Whether it's black magic against white, in "Marking the Signs", or a country boy's passion for his truck, in "Nice Truck", Laura J. Underwood has the right combination of believable characters, authentic mountain settings, a twist of humor, and cold-down-the-backbone touch of horror."

Dauntless (2006)
(Lost Fleet, book 1)
Jack Campbell
"A slam-bang good read that kept me up at night."
Veracity
Veracity (2009)
Laura Bynum
"A remarkable book, thought-provoking, horrifying, and yet hopeful."



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