Allen Steele
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Allen Steele

Allen Steele is a science fiction writer with twenty-one novels and seven collections of short fiction to his credit. His works have been translated worldwide and have received the Hugo, Locus, and Seiun awards, and have been nominated for the Nebula, Sturgeon, and Sidewise Awards. He is also a recipient of the the Robert A. Heinlein Award. His first published story, "Live from the Mars Hotel," was published in 1988, and his first novel, Orbital Decay, was published in 1989. His best-known work is the Coyote series -- Coyote, Coyote Rising, Coyote Frontier, Coyote Horizon, and Coyote Destiny -- and the associative novels set in the same universe: Spindrift, Galaxy Blues, and Hex. A graduate of New England College and the University of Missouri, he is a former journalist, and once spent a brief tenure as a Washington correspondent. He was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, and now lives in western Massachusetts with his wife and dogs.

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    • Coyote Rising

    • A Novel of Interstellar Revolution
    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Allen Steele
    • Length: 17 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 417
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 259
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 261

    The continuing epic of Earth's first space colonists....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great, Great Stuff

    • By Michael on 05-20-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Arkwright

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 403
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 371
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 369

    Convinced that humanity cannot survive on Earth, Arkwright's Foundation dedicates itself to creating a colony on an earthlike planet several light-years distant....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Simplistic storyline with way too much melodrama

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-12-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Coyote

    • A Novel of Interstellar Exploration
    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Allen Steele
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 772
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 465
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 476

    The crime of the century begins without a hitch. On July 5th, 2070, as it's about to be launched, the starship Alabama is hijacked....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It gets better

    • By Michael on 05-13-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • V-S Day

    • A Novel of Alternate History
    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Ray Chase
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    Three-time Hugo Award-winning author Allen Steele now imagines an alternate history rooted in an actual historical possibility: what if the race to space had occurred in the early days of WWII?...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The race to space

    • By The Zombie Specialist on 07-18-14
    • A Novel of Alternate History
    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Ray Chase
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 02-04-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 89 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Orbital Decay

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54

    The award-winning, bestselling author's first novel. The beamjacks work in zero-gravity constructing satellites in the vacuum of deepest space. And they're not going to let the military control them anymore....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to follow

    • By Don on 12-27-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Coyote Destiny

    • A Novel of Interstellar Civilization
    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Allen Steele
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    The unexpected arrival of a ship from Earth after their long isolation from their home world leaves the inhabitants of Coyote both hopeful and wary....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OK I'm Converted!

    • By Dennis on 09-30-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Hex

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Tracy Sallows, Allen Steele (introduction)
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 195

    The two-time Hugo Award-winner expands the universe of his Coyote saga....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed

    • By miki on 09-17-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Coyote Frontier

    • A Novel of Interstellar Exploration
    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Allen Steele
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 382
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 243
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 247

    The revolution that won Coyote's independence from Earth is 20 years past....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great 4th Book!

    • By Dennis on 09-30-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Spindrift

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Andy Caploe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 319
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 205
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 206

    In 2288, Europe's first starship launches on its maiden voyage to investigate an unidentified object, code-named Spindrift, which may be alien in origin....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful reader

    • By Peter on 06-24-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Galaxy Blues

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    Expelled from the Union Astronautica space fleet and facing charges of grand theft, Jules Truffant agrees to sign up as shuttle pilot....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Yep!

    • By Lady Pamela on 04-18-15

    Regular price: $24.95

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