Science Fiction

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Jaydium

1993 DAW ISBN 0-88677-556-6 $4.99 (out of print)

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Far in the future, an interplanetary civil conflict has ground to an uneasy halt, leaving its human victims bitter and desperate: Kithri, the daughter of a scientist, abandoned on a desolate mining planet with no hope to use her talents; Eril, shell-shocked pilot, finding adapting to peace more difficult than he dreamed. A freak accident sends them back to a time when their desert world was lush and green, when an alien civilization stands on the brink of a war of total destruction. And they must choose -- to remain outside the conflict or to stand up for what they believe, even at the cost of never getting home again.

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"There is an emphasis on the quest for peace that is unusual when so many novels focus on the quest for dominance and victory..."
-- Tom Easton, Analog

"A wild and woolly journey through time and space that contains enough imagination and plotting for an entire shelf of books."
-- Don D'Ammassa, Science Fiction Chronicle

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Northlight

1995 DAW ISBN 0-88677-639-2 $4.99 (out of print)

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Under its idyllic surface, uneasy forces stir in the land of Laurea, rumors of war with the savage north and the assassination of a beloved leader. Kardith, knife fighter and Ranger, joins forces with young scholar Terricel to discover a deadly conspiracy. With her sharp steel and his transcendent vision, they must find a way through old hatreds and new tyrants. But to do this, they must each confront and heal the past -- Kardith must make her peace with the personal horror she has buried deep within her soul, while Terricel discovers a terrible, ancient secret which can destroy not only Laurea, but all of Harth.

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"A beautifully constructed fantasy with characters who grow and mature before the reader's eyes and who are engagingly human while being fantastically heroic... This book is a keeper."
-- Rickey Mallory, Affair De Coeur

"I read round the clock and simply could not put it down. The people and setting are fascinating. I was delighted to see the higher consciousness ideals I feel are so precious and needed in our world, that subtle inner woven essence of truth."
-- Paula Doty Katz, educator

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