"Merchanter's Luck"--His name was Sandor and he was the owner and entire crew of a tramp star-freighter that flew the Union planets under false papers and fake names. Her name was Allison and she was a proud but junior member of the powerful family whose mighty starship, Dublin Again, was the true queen of the spaceways. They met at Viking Station, she seeking a night's dalliance, he desperately in search of a spacer assistant. Their fateful meeting was to lead to a record-breaking race to Pell Station, thereby catching the calculating eye of the grim commander of the Alliance battlecraft Norway, and a terrifying showdown at a deadly destination off the cosmic charts. "Forty Thousand In Gehenna"--When forty thousand human colonists are abandoned for political reasons on a planet called Gehenna, and re-supply ships fail to arrive, collapse seems imminent. Yet over the next two centuries, the descendants of the original colonists survive despite all odds by entering a partnership with the planet's native intelligence--the lizard-like, burrowing calibans.
- Paperback | 602 pages
- 147.32 x 172.72 x 31.24mm | 294.84g
- 30 Apr 2008
- Penguin Putnam Inc
- DAW BOOKS
- New York, United States
"Cherryh Remains One of the Most Talented Writers in the Field."
About C. J. Cherryh
C. J. Cherryh planned to write since the age of ten. When she was older, she learned to use a type writer while triple-majoring in Classics, Latin and Greek. At 33, she signed over her first three books to DAW and has worked with DAW ever since. She can be found at cherryh.com.
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"Yes, it's an omnibus volume, a reedition of two classic SF novels set in Cherryh's Alliance/Union universe. And a good thing too! The old paperbacks are often difficult to find, or not in good condition, and this one offers two great novels for a very reasonable price."show moreby a Book Depository customer