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

    • 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 785
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 477
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 487

    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 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 87

    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 2 mins
    • Release date: 02-04-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 90 ratings

    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 416
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 384
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 382

    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 Rising

    • A Novel of Interstellar Revolution
    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Allen Steele
    • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 422
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 262
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 264

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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great sequel, though a very different book

    • By spacecasecake on 05-12-11

    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 325
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 209

    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

    • Coyote Horizon

    • A Novel of Interstellar Discovery
    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 268
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 180

    The planet of Coyote has become the last, best hope of humankind, but it has also become the principal point of contact with the hjadd....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A Disappointing Fourth in the Coyote Series

    • By Holly Helscher on 05-04-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Coyote Frontier

    • A Novel of Interstellar Exploration
    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Allen Steele
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 387
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 248
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 251

    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

    • Avengers of the Moon

    • A Captain Future Novel
    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Curt Newton has spent most of his life hidden from the rest of humankind, being raised by a robot, an android, and the disembodied brain of a renowned scientist....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun Times!

    • By Daniel Cascaddan on 05-24-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Galaxy Blues

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 189
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    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

    • Orbital Decay

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57

    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

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