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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #15 on: March 22, 2008, 06:30:54 am »
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2008, 10:41:30 am »
Oh wow more Paksenarrion
yay :D

I really am looking forward although the last book ended in a good place- I felt there was much more stories to tell :)
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2008, 10:57:31 am »
OOOH, more Paks books (BTW Sheepfarmers Daughter, the first book, is one of the free electronic books on Daw). I couldn't get into the Vatta books, I prefer the Heris Serrano ones.

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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2008, 09:46:54 am »
I've read her Vatta series, except the last one that came out. It had been so long since I read the others in the series that I'd forgotten what happened - and I didn't have time to re-read.

I've read all the Vatta War series and think they are quite good, if you enjoy your SF with a military flavor to it.  The final book (Victory Conditions ) has a nice ending to it, which was lacking in the last book of her Familias Regnant (aka Serrano) series (Against the Odds).  (I have heard was at least in part due to some sort of falling out with her former publisher and it was not meant to be the final book?)

Oh wow more Paksenarrion
yay :D

I really am looking forward although the last book ended in a good place- I felt there was much more stories to tell :)

Is the new books an actual Paksenarrion story, though?  I was under the impression that it was just a totally new story set in the same universe (similar to the Legacy of Gird series).  While I would love to read another Paks book (like you said, I think there are a lot of stories left to tell about her) I am less interested if its just the same universe.   :(
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2008, 10:16:34 am »
Same for me, M.
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #20 on: November 27, 2010, 05:32:52 pm »
Anyone hear anything more about movies?
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #21 on: March 10, 2011, 10:14:01 pm »
Link to first chapter of "Kings of the North", about Duke Phelan's early rule as king of whatzit:  http://a1018.g.akamai.net/f/1018/19022/1d/randomhouse1.download.akamai.com/19022/pdf/KINGS_OF_THE_NORTH_Chapter_1.pdf
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #22 on: March 30, 2011, 03:18:14 pm »
Kings of the North is now available in stores or for pre-order, I'm told.
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #23 on: April 03, 2011, 09:57:47 pm »
I sw it @Barnes & Noble this weekend.
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #24 on: April 04, 2011, 07:51:51 pm »
I bought Kings of the North and read it.
I really liked it, though it definitely doesn't stand alone.
You really have to read the previous books.

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Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2012, 10:48:31 am »
I can't believe there isn't a page for her as yet. Or is there a reason for that, and am I putting my foot in my mouth by creating one?

I just wanted to see what others are thinking about Paksenarrion Dorthansdotter of Three Firs, & the world of the Eight Kingdoms & Aarenis.
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #26 on: March 13, 2012, 10:57:45 am »
I like the main trilogy, I'm "meh" about most of the other material I've seen in it so far.  Gird's story, "Liar's Oath", the new novel about the duke become king.

I like some of her space fiction too, but she is a bit like Piers Anthony to me, she beats a dead slook after a while.
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #27 on: March 13, 2012, 12:51:42 pm »
I can't believe I hadn't put Elizabeth Moon up, me = dumbass. She a good space opera series of five books.
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #28 on: March 13, 2012, 01:03:06 pm »
She's got a couple of them, Gryphon, and I never mentioned them either. 
Familias Regnant universe
Main article: Familias Regnant universe

    Heris Serrano trilogy
        Hunting Party (July 1993)
        Sporting Chance (September 1994)
        Winning Colors (August 1995)

        Heris Serrano (July 2002)—Baen omnibus edition of Hunting Party, Sporting Chance and Winning Colors
        The Serrano Legacy: Omnibus One (December 2006)—Orbit GB omnibus

    Esmay Suiza continuation
        Once a Hero (March 1997)
        Rules of Engagement (December 1998)

        The Serrano Connection: Omnibus Two (September 2007)—Orbit GB omnibus
        The Serrano Connection (October 2008)—Baen omnibus edition

    Suiza and Serrano
        Change of Command (December 1999)
        Against the Odds (December 2000)

        The Serrano Succession: Omnibus Three (February 2008)—Orbit GB omnibus

[edit] Vatta's War
Main article: Vatta's War

    Trading in Danger (September 2003)
    Marque and Reprisal (September 2004)—Moving Target in the UK, New Zealand and Australia
    Engaging The Enemy (March 2006)
    Command Decision (February 2007)
    Victory Conditions (February 2008)

[edit] The Planet Pirates Series

    The Planet Pirates is based on two books by Anne McCaffrey, Dinosaur Planet and Dinosaur Planet Survivors (1978 and 1984, jointly called The Mystery of Ireta), which also form the core of The Death of Sleep.

    Sassinak (March 1990), Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth Moon
    The Death of Sleep (June 1990), Anne McCaffrey & Jody Lynn Nye
    Generation Warriors (February 1991), Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth Moon

Omnibus edition: The Planet Pirates (October 1993), McCaffrey, Moon, & Nye
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I really like her non-space, lightly SF stand alone "The Speed of Dark", which has been optioned for a movie; I'll have to look and see if it's progressing toward actual production.

The (main) fantasy books are
The Deed of Paksenarrion Novels

    Sheepfarmer's Daughter (June 1988)
    Divided Allegiance (October 1988)
    Oath of Gold (January 1989)

    “Those Who Walk in Darkness” (March 1990)—short story set during Oath of Gold, included in the collections Lunar Activity and Phases
    The Deed of Paksenarrion (February 1992)—paperback omnibus
    The Deed of Paksenarrion (October 2003)—hardcover omnibus
    The Deed of Paksenarrion (January 2010)—paperback omnibus

[edit] The Legacy of Gird Novels

    Surrender None (June 1990)—prequel to The Deed of Paksenarrion
    Liar's Oath (May 1992)—sequel to Surrender None

    The Legacy of Gird (September 1996)—paperback omnibus

        to be available as A Legacy of Honour (paperback omnibus) in November 2010

[edit] Paladin's Legacy Novels

    Oath of Fealty (March 2010)—sequel to Oath of Gold
    Kings of the North (March 2011)—sequel to Oath of Fealty
    Echos of Betrayal (February 2012)—sequel to Kings of the North
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Re: Elizabeth Moon
« Reply #29 on: March 13, 2012, 01:34:14 pm »
The Vatta series was one I was talking about.
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