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 777
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 470
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 480

    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

    • Arkwright

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 411
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 379
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 377

    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 421
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 263

    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

    • 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 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    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

    • 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 384
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 245
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 248

    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

    • The Death of Captain Future

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor, Allen Steele
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Captain Future is an immature and slightly crazed captain with an obsession for early 20th-century science-fiction novels....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Melodramatic Fun

    • By Mitch on 09-23-08

    Regular price: $9.95

    • 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

    • Spindrift

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Andy Caploe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 321
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 206
    • 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

    • Stealing Alabama

    • By: Allen Steele
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor, Allen Steele (introduction)
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    A silent underground faction plans to commandeer a ship and make a great escape to the stars....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read but is simply an extract from Coyote

    • By Bulldog Engineer on 06-26-11

    Regular price: $9.95

    • 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

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