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Trader's Leap, 23
by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller




Overview -
NEW ENTRY IN THE LANDMARK LIADEN UNIVERSE(R) SERIES

The only bridge between past and future is a leap of faith.

Pursued by enemies, exiled Liaden clan Korval is settling into a new base on backworld Surebleak. Moving is expensive, as is war, and Korval is strapped for cash. Delm Korval has therefore instructed Master Trader Shan yos'Galan to design and implement new trade routes, quickly.

But this is no easy task. Dutiful Passage is targeted by Korval's enemies, denied docking at respectable ports, and cheated at those less respectable. Struggling to recuperate from an attack on his life, while managing daughter Padi's emerging psychic talents, Shan is running out of options--and time. His quest to establish the all-important trade route puts him at odds with his lifemate, while doubting crew desert the ship. Facing the prospect of failure, Shan accepts the assistance of chancy allies and turns the Passage toward a port only just emerging from Rostov's Dust and awash with strange energies.

Without trade, Clan Korval will starve. Will a trader's leap of faith save everything--or doom all?

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:

"I have every Liaden Universe novel ever written on my bookshelf. You should, too."--David Weber

"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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Overview

NEW ENTRY IN THE LANDMARK LIADEN UNIVERSE(R) SERIES

The only bridge between past and future is a leap of faith.

Pursued by enemies, exiled Liaden clan Korval is settling into a new base on backworld Surebleak. Moving is expensive, as is war, and Korval is strapped for cash. Delm Korval has therefore instructed Master Trader Shan yos'Galan to design and implement new trade routes, quickly.

But this is no easy task. Dutiful Passage is targeted by Korval's enemies, denied docking at respectable ports, and cheated at those less respectable. Struggling to recuperate from an attack on his life, while managing daughter Padi's emerging psychic talents, Shan is running out of options--and time. His quest to establish the all-important trade route puts him at odds with his lifemate, while doubting crew desert the ship. Facing the prospect of failure, Shan accepts the assistance of chancy allies and turns the Passage toward a port only just emerging from Rostov's Dust and awash with strange energies.

Without trade, Clan Korval will starve. Will a trader's leap of faith save everything--or doom all?

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:

"I have every Liaden Universe novel ever written on my bookshelf. You should, too."--David Weber

"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

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781982125011
  • ISBN-10: 1982125012
  • Publisher: Baen
  • Publish Date: December 2020
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.1 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds

Series: Liaden Universe(r) #23

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