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Elizabeth Moon

(Susan Elizabeth Norris Moon)
USA flag (b.1945)

Elizabeth Moon served in the US Marine Corps, reaching the rank of 1st Lieutenant during active duty. She has also earned degrees in history and biology, run for public office and been a columnist on her local newspaper. She lives near Austin, Texas, with her husband and their son. Twenty-six of her books are in print, and she won the Nebula Award with her science fiction novel Speed of Dark (also shortlisted for the Clarke Award), and was a finalist for the Hugo in 1997.

Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy
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)

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 Chronicles, 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 (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 (2009)
Laura Bynum
"A remarkable book, thought-provoking, horrifying, and yet hopeful."

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