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PostHeaderIcon Boxed Sets

 

The published Scattered Worlds books are now available in two ebook sets in Kindle format.

Beyond Our Stars: a Scattered Worlds omnibus ($8.99) contains Weaving the Web of Days, A Voice in Every Wind, All Roads Lead to Terra, A Rose From Old Terra, and The Leaves of October.

Worlds Afire: a scattered Worlds omnibus ($6.99) contains three novels of the Hoister Family: Dance for the Ivory Madonna, The Eighth Succession, and Children of the Eighth Day.

These ebook sets are the most inexpensive way to get up to date on the Scattered Worlds Mosaic.

PostHeaderIcon Beyond Our Stars

Beyond Our Stars
Author/Editor: 
Don Sakers
a Scattered Worlds omnibus
Genre(s): 
Science Fiction
Series: 
Scattered Worlds
Series Order: 
99
Reading order: 
99
Five Scattered Worlds books in one ebook.
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Contains 5 Scattered Worlds books: WEAVING THE WEB OF DAYS (intergalactic space opera), A VOICE IN EVERY WIND (adventure on an alien world), ALL ROADS LEAD TO TERRA (two tales of attacks on Earth), A ROSE FROM OLD TERRA (Librarians save the Galaxy), and THE LEAVES OF OCTOBER (the Hlutr: immensely old, terribly wise...and utterly alien).

PostHeaderIcon Gabato Spivak

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Chief pilot of Imperial Eagle in TE 219
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Human (Mundane)
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Rating: Commander

Piloting rating: 15


PostHeaderIcon Ng Kam See

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Entertainment & Personal Services on Imperial Eagle in TE 219
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PostHeaderIcon Nav Burgos

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Imperial Witness assigned to the Emperor in TE 219
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Witness
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Eidetic-trained by the Wakmarrel School, fully qualified to give expert testimony before the Imperial High Court or Imperial Council.


 

PostHeaderIcon Liseta Mersand

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Ship's Telepath aboard Imperial Eagle in TE 219
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Human (Fey)
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Telepathy
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TE 177
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PostHeaderIcon Richard Levenkron

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Captain of the Imperial Eagle in TE 219
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TE 170, Luna
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PostHeaderIcon Kadin Karos

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Supreme Admiral of the Imperial Navy in TE 219
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PostHeaderIcon Karen Chlad

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Idara Chlad delegate to Imperial Council 186-232
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Karen Chlad tended to sleep through Imperial Council meetings.


PostHeaderIcon Ross Carroll

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Carroll Delegate to Imperial Council TE 198-220
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PostHeaderIcon Free Ebooks for Balticon (promotion over)

This promotion is now over, but don't worry...the books are still pretty affordable in Kindle -- all four will set you back less than $9.00. I'm listing the prices next to each one below.


To celebrate publication of The Eighth Succession, Kindle editions of these Scattered Worlds titles are free from May 26 through May 28, 2013.


A Voice in Every Wind ($1.99)


All Roads Lead to Terra ($1.99)


Weaving the Web of Days ($1.99)


Dance for the Ivory Madonna ($2.99)


 

PostHeaderIcon Weaving the Web of Days

Weaving the Web of Days cover
Author/Editor: 
Don Sakers
The final battle of the Empress
Pages: 
120
Genre(s): 
Science Fiction
Series: 
Scattered Worlds
Series Order: 
4.55
Era (SWM only): 
4.550
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6
Intergalactic space opara
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Maj Thovold has led the Galaxy for three decades, a Golden Age of peace and prosperity. She is weary and ready to resign, but two pieces of unfinished business remain. The first is her choice of a successor; the second, an old enemy that only she has the power to defeat...

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The Empress

Maj Thovold has led the Galaxy for three decades, a Golden Age of peace and prosperity. She is weary and ready to resign, but two pieces of unfinished business remain. The first is her choice of a successor; the second, an old enemy that only she has the power to defeat...if anyone can.

The Rebels

Once, Brin Lütken and Catherine Leonov were the unquestioned rulers of the galaxy. Then Maj Thovold came, and their power evaporated. For thirty years they have made their plans and laid their traps...and now it is time for the last battle, in the strangest battlefield known....

The Web

Tendrils stretch across lightyears, superconducting flashes of current; habitable regions hang suspended in the biospheres of newborn stars, with pockets of oxy-nitrogen and oxy-helium and water; apparently free-floating globules connect with the body of the Web by diamond threads, responding to light, heat, gravity, magnetism like colossal, fragile sensory organs -- and somewhere in the unexplored cubic parsecs of the Web are rumored huge lumps of tissue that resemble neural or circuit patterns, great brains the size of continents, dreaming their own visions incomprehensible to the maggots that crawl among their far-flung strands....


 

PostHeaderIcon Balticon Free Ebook Promotion

I've just finished setting up a free e-book promotion on Amazon in conjunction with the launch party at Balticon.

On May 26-28 (the Sunday and Monday of Balticon and the day after), four of Scattered Worlds titles will be free in Kindle format. The titles are All Roads Lead to Terra, Dance for the Ivory Madonna, A Voice in Every Wind, and Weaving the Web of Days.

Now it's time to start on publicity for the promotion. I've already scheduled some tweets to be sent out those days. Now it's a matter of contacting some of the major sites that announce free ebooks and letting them know.

Incidentally, I'm planning a similar promotion for Gay Pride Month: Each weekend in June, I'll be making a different LGBT-themed story or book available for free in Kindle format. More details as the time approaches.

PostHeaderIcon Hamlin

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Inhabitant of Tarantula Nebula
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PostHeaderIcon Chi Rapere

A star in the Tarantula Nebula, Greater Magellanic Cloud. Chi Rapere is surrounded by the Web, and there are many habitable volumes within the star's biosphere.

PostHeaderIcon L4 Settlement, Terra

One of many settlements in Earth's Lagrangian points. L4 was notable for its adult entertainment facilities. "The fleshpots of L4" was a common expression.

PostHeaderIcon Several large finds of tachyon vesicles in Neordan Province

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2369 C.E.
Year-Month-Day (CE): 
23690000
Year (Other): 
216
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Resultant glut on the market depressed the legal price of tachyon vesicles for years.

PostHeaderIcon Zain, Tarantula Nebula

A long-settled habitat in the Tarantula Nebula, with its own mass driver and long-distance rapidtrans network. For a time, Zain was home to Tsung-Dao Wu.

PostHeaderIcon Thena Begzada

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Pilot in Tarantula Prison Fleet
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PostHeaderIcon INS Quick Punch

Gunboat attached the Headquarters of Tarantula Prison Facility, Greater Magellanic Cloud.

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