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Book Review: Without a Front – The Warrior’s Challenge by Fletcher DeLancey

Book Review

Book Review: Without a Front – The Warrior’s Challenge by Fletcher DeLancey

Posted By leekoven

The time and place
This book picks up right where Without a Front: The Producer’s Challenge ends. Read that book first.
The suspension of disbelief
See Without a Front: The Producer’s Challenge.
The quick summary
Andira Tal is recovering from an attempt on her

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Book Review: Jumper’s Hope by Carol Van Natta

Book Review

Book Review: Jumper’s Hope by Carol Van Natta

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The time and place
About a thousand years from now. Action takes place on fairly backwater planet Branimir, on the passenger-freighter Faraon Azul, and in the city of Ridderth on planet Mabingion, the site of a brutal city riot several years before the book

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Book Review: Without a Front: The Producer’s Challenge by Fletcher Delancey

Book Review

Book Review: Without a Front: The Producer’s Challenge by Fletcher Delancey

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The time and place
The time is the far future. On Planet Alsea the inhabitants are humanoids with empathic powers. Most of the events take place in Blacksun, the capital, and the landholdings of the Opah family, called Hol-Opah.
The suspension of disbelief
Empathic humanoids

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Book Review: Eros Element by Cecilia Dominic

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Book Review: Eros Element by Cecilia Dominic

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The time and place
London, Paris, and Rome. An alternate summer of 1870 in which the American Civil War is still going.
The suspension of disbelief
Scientists have discovered aether, the substance between matter, and can isolate it. It’s the “stuff” (medium) light passes

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Book review: Through Uncharted Space by Anna Hackett

Book Review

Book review: Through Uncharted Space by Anna Hackett

Posted By leekoven

 
The time and place
The far future, all over space. We see action aboard a deep space convoy, Planet Sulla, and a marine planet. Planet Sulla has a very civilized-looking society with some giant underlying problems.
The suspension of disbelief
Humans have colonized

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