Elizabeth Moon
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Elizabeth Moon

Elizabeth Moon grew up on the Texas-Mexico border, a voracious reader and early writer. She spent much of her early years in a hardware store where nothing was in shrink-wrap or little plastic containers, and mule collars still hung on the back wall. She has a history degree from Rice University and a biology degree from the University of Texas at Austin, plus some graduate work in biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio; between the first two, she spent three years on active duty in the USMC. Her bibliography includes 25+ novels and 40+ short fiction works, nearly all in science fiction or fantasy. REMNANT POPULATION was a Hugo finalist in 1997; THE SPEED OF DARK won the Nebula Award in 2003.

When not writing, she likes to wander around the 80 acres she and her husband manage for wildlife and prairie restoration, taking pictures of wildlife and native plants, while checking the rainwater collection and wildlife watering systems and making sure a neighbor's livestock hasn't broken through a fence. More sedentary actvities include cooking & baking, knitting (mostly socks), reading (a lot!) and singing (with a choir in the city.) Oh, and laughing.

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    • The Speed of Dark

    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 648
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 461
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      4 out of 5 stars 463

    In the near future, disease will be a condition of the past. Most genetic defects will be removed at birth; the remaining during infancy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Totally Recommended!

    • By Andrew on 01-02-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Oath of Gold

    • The Deed of Paksenarrion, Book 3
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 17 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,576
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,299
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,309

    Paks the warrior must learn to live with Paks the human. She undertakes a holy quest for a lost elven prince that brings the gods' wrath down on her and tests her very limits....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Finish to a Great Trilogy

    • By William on 02-27-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sheepfarmer's Daughter

    • The Deed of Paksenarrion, Book 1
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,441
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,027
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,044

    Refusing to marry a pig farmer and joining the army, even if it means never seeing her family again, Paksenarrion begins an adventure that enables her to restore an overthrown ruler.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing start

    • By Christopher on 08-12-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Divided Allegiance

    • The Deed of Paksenarrion, Book 2
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 18 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,542
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,269
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,273

    Paksenarrion, once a sheepfarmer's daughter, now a veteran warrior, meets new challenges as she breaks up a robber gang....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of Adventure

    • By S. Shelton on 04-13-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Into the Fire

    • Vatta's Peace, Book 2
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    Ky beats sabotage, betrayal, and the unforgiving elements to lead a ragtag group of crash survivors to safety on a remote arctic island....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Exciting Tale

    • By Jean on 01-15-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Cold Welcome

    • Vatta's Peace, Book 1
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 446
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 408
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 404

    After nearly a decade away, Nebula Award-winning author Elizabeth Moon makes a triumphant return to science fiction....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Suspenseful

    • By Jean on 11-22-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Command Decision

    • Vatta's War, Book 4
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Holloway
    • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 731
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 552
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 555

    After orchestrating a galaxy-wide failure of the communications network, Gammis Turek and his marauders strike swiftly and without mercy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good series

    • By Jean on 01-20-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Trading in Danger

    • Vatta's War, Book 1
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Holloway
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,256
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 900
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 905

    The first of the acclaimed Vatta's War books, the exciting military science fiction series that features a swashbuckling spaceship-captain heroine who mixes commerce with combat....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Highly Recommend

    • By L'Aura on 11-28-09

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Oath of Fealty

    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 858
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 691
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 694

    Thanks to Paks's courage and sacrifice, the long-vanished heir to the half-elven kingdom of Lyonya has been revealed as Kieri Phelan, a formidable mercenary....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More Moon Magic

    • By James on 04-20-10

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Limits of Power

    • Paladin's Legacy, Book 4
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 20 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 468
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 423
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 424

    The unthinkable has occurred in the kingdom of Lyonya. The queen of the Elves - known as the Lady - is dead, murdered by former elves twisted by dark powers....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good story but cant stand the narrator

    • By James Ellis on 06-23-13

    Regular price: $29.99

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