No Life But This

No Life But This

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Rose slept for a hundred years and when she awoke the world as she knew it had vanished, utterly.

She has gone from being a cherished only child to being the sole heir to a vast, interstellar empire. From being alone to being surrounded by friends; from being protected against everything - whether she wanted to be or not - to having others depend upon her.

In the superb stand-alone novel A LONG, LONG SLEEP we saw her survive assassination attempts and heartbreak alike. Now, in the stand-alone sequel, Rose must take control of her future for the sake of her friends - and find a way to protect them without unwittingly caging them in love ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 157 x 198 x 21mm | 224g
  • Gollancz
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0575104775
  • 9780575104778
  • 467,191

Review quote

My plain words aren't enough to do this beautiful book justice, but what I can say is this: I implore each and every person to read this emotionally wrenching, bittersweet journey of a novel. A LONG, LONG SLEEP is easily one of the best novels of 2011--THE BOOK SMUGGLERS Few books affect me to the point of recommending them to everyone I know and coming back to me long after the last page has been turned., with its haunting beauty and emotional devastation, is an exception. Keep an eye on Anna Sheehan; she's definitely a talent to watch--THE SF SITE
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About Anna Sheehan

Anna Sheehan has been a dedicated writer since her first year in high school, when her novella won second place in a local competition, losing only to a (now) professional mystery writer. Her first novel was published serially in a local newsletter when she was 16. She is a regular attendee of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association conference, who first invited her to attend their meeting with a scholarship. Anna lives on an isolated mountain ranch in central Oregon.
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Rating details

252 ratings
3.3 out of 5 stars
5 18% (46)
4 27% (69)
3 27% (68)
2 22% (55)
1 6% (14)
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