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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    • 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 2,518
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,095
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,113

    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

    • 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 481
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 439
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 435

    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

    • 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 1,647
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,361
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,371

    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

    • 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 1,606
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,326
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,330

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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator is very bad.

    • By Michael on 04-29-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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 486
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 440
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 440

    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

    • 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 331
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300

    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

    • Kings of the North

    • Legend of Paksenarrion, Book 2
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 673
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 572
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 576

    Elizabeth Moon returns to the fantasy world of the paladin Paksenarrion Dorthansdotter....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely worthless

    • By FM on 02-08-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Marque and Reprisal

    • Vatta's War, Book 2
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Holloway
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 887
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 660
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 661

    Although the military career she hoped for never got off the ground, Ky Vatta ended up seeing combat when she took the helm of one of the commercial transport vessels in her family's fleet....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Vatta's War Gets Deadly

    • By Charlie on 07-31-12

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Crown of Renewal

    • Paladin's Legacy, Book 5
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 21 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 415
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 384

    The mysterious reappearance of magery throughout the land has been met with suspicion, fear, and violence....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Soooo.... that's it?

    • By Anita on 06-05-14

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Engaging the Enemy

    • Vatta's War, Book 3
    • By: Elizabeth Moon
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Holloway
    • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 786
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 579
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 586

    The brilliantly unorthodox Kylara Vatta - black-sheep scion of Vatta Transport Ltd., one of the galaxy's wealthiest merchant houses - is a heroine like no other....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Unfortunate narrator

    • By Julia on 01-21-09

    Regular price: $26.59

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