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A Heroine of the World
Aradia is a young girl of 13 who is taken to stay with her aunt when her mother joins her father, an officer, at a fort. The Saz-Kronians are close to the city and about to invade it. Her parents get killed and a soldier, a friend of her aunt, consoles her. His name is Thenser Zavion. When the city is taken and the officers of the SazoKronian army take the houses, her aunt kills herself. She is now the mistress of the house, but she doesn't t...
East of Midnight
Dekteon is a runaway slave who is captured by a magician named Zaister from another world. Zaister casts a spell to switch bodies and then deposits Dekteon in his own world. Here, Dekteon is initially pleased, because he is recognized as a king and given a life of luxury; but he soon learns why Zaister was so anxious to escape. Dekteon is now a king in a matriarchal society where the king is sacrificed every five years and replaced. Meanwhile, Zaister...
Metallic Love
Bantam, March 2005, 6.99, 325 pp. ISBN 0553584715 In the future, an asteroid is captured between the Earth and the moon and changes the geography of the planet as well as its social structure. There are two classes, the haves and the have-nots. Loren is one of the poor people taken in by a religious sect where at the age of twelve she found the book Jane's Story about a teenager who fell in love with the robot Silver and he with her. The model...
The Silver Metal Lover
Jane is a teenager who lives on a futuristic Earth, where robots are common. She meets Silver, a special robot who acts, talks and looks human (with the exception of his silver skin). She falls in love with him, even though he's a machine that can't love another person. Or can he? In Silver she finds her soulmate, the only man she can ever love. However, just as things start going well in their relationship, Jane and Silver must face the executives o...

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Venus Preserved
Overlook, Nov 2003, 25.95, 316 pp. ISBN: 1585674745 Venus lies under a dome beneath the sea as a tremendous lure for surface visitors. Permanent residence is restricted, but tourists are encouraged. Powerful computers run the city controlling climate to include virtual flora and fauna. Scientists work experiments using DNA remnants of dead people. These geneticists bring back to life first century gladiator Jula from the DNA remains that ...
Wolf Queen - Claidi Journals 3
Claidi and her husband, Argul, have been separated and Claidi must find him and reconcile with him. This is the third book of the Claidi Collection. Claidi, former servant of the House, has escaped her boring life, had many adventures, fallen in love with Argul, and on the day of her wedding, was kidnapped and dropped off at Argul's half-brother's hidden manor in the jungles. The story starts off with Claidi traveling on a Starship back towards the Hu...
Wolf Star
On her wedding day, Claidi is kidnapped. She is taken to Wolf Star Rise, where everyone thinks that she's a delusional spoiled princess. Prince Venn reads her journal (which doesn't make her happy) and finds out the truth, and agrees to help her find a way to get back to her fiancee, Argul. Along the way, she uncovers some secrets about Argul's late mother....
Wolf Tower - Claidi Journals 1
The House, where Claidi is a servant to Princess Jad Leaf, is a sort of "bubble" society, with everyone there not knowing of the world beyond. They think that the outside world is a terrible place and dubbed it the Waste. A man from the Waste lands near the House in a hot air balloon. He is taken prisoner, but Claidi helps him escape and finds herself in the Waste, which turns out to be not that bad. Claidi and the balloon guy, whose name is Nemian, trav...


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