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A young alien shapeshifter is trapped and reveals herself to one human. They become friends and he aids her in escaping hunters and in finding out more about herself. They combata threat to theuniverse from another older shapeshifter....
Hidden In Sight
Daw, April 2003, 6.99, 496 pp.
Humanity has colonized the stars and co-exists with many special humanoids as well as other sentient races but no species will tolerate the existence of a Web-being. They are near immortal shape-shifters that can eat intelligent life and turn living matter into more of their own essence. A mindless Web-being called Death destroyed a whole world and many of the inhabitants on it.
Essen, the only...
In the Company Of Others
In The Company of Others is Julie E. Czerneda's fifth novel. While the others are parts of two different series, The Trade Pact Series, and the Web Shifter series, Company is her first deliberate stand-alone. In other words, what you see between the covers on this book may be all you get, but that's plenty!
The story begins by acquainting the reader with the Way Things Are, which is Not Too Good. The people of Earth grew weary of looking for “Others”...
Dew, May 2004, 23.95, 464 pp.
In the far distant future, humanity is reclaiming Earth by encouraging colonization and having manufacturing done in pods above the planet. Earth has joined the Interspecies Union and trades with other sentient races, which is how they learned to use the Transect to get from one point in space to another in an instant. Though space is filled with life, the Chasm sector contains planets devoid of any...
To Trade The Stars
Daw, June 2002, 6.99, 496 pp.
In the far distant future, mankind lives on many different worlds all across the known universe. Until recently, The Clan, a humanoid looking xenophobic race with incredible mental powers have hidden themselves in plain sight on the human worlds. Now that Sira is the speaker for the clan council, the clan is a member of the Trade Pact. They fervently hope that working with humanity will be able to sa...