Book List in Order:31 titles

  • NEW ENTRY IN THE LANDMARK LIADEN UNIVERSE® SERIESThe only bridge between past and future is a leap of faith. Pursued by enemies, exiled Liaden clan Korval is settling into a new base on backworld Surebleak. Moving is expensive, as is w...


  • Splinter Universe Presents!Something a little bit different What this collection is--it's Something A Little Bit Different. We will explain. We'll try to be brief.  And we'll start with what it isn't. It isn't a Liaden Universe® no...


  • A cat may look at a tree This is especially true when the winds of change blow through the universe, leaving eddies of luck, uncertainty, and necessity in the strangest places – and surely Surebleak qualifies as a strange place, as Korval's Tre...


  • Today is Bennet’s birthday! He is so excited and in such a hurry to go to his party that he keeps overlooking important tasks he must do to be ready to go. All the while, his mother keeps patiently reminding him to “Wait a minute, Bennet,...


  • KORVAL IN THE CROSSHAIRS Exiled from Liad after bombing a city to save it from The Department of the Interior’s infernal weapons and plans, Clan Korval has gone to ground on the back water planet Surebleak, whose people are as untamed as its we...


  • BOOK 4 in the multivolume Liaden Universe® short fiction collection. Tales of the Liaden Universe® brought together for the first time. Space opera and romance on a grand scale in a galaxy full of interstellar trading clans.For more than thirty yea...


  • Commander Vepal is a Hero. He is also the Yxtrang ambassador to the greater universe.These two facts do not make Vepal's life easy. But they do make it interesting.It was Commander Vepal who discovered the continuing orders from Headquarters, far b...


  • This chapbook contains two tales from the Liaden Universe®: short story "Out of True," and novelette "The Rifle's First Wife." "Out of True" is a first contact story that takes place around the time of Balance of Trade and Trade Secrets. "The Rifle'...


  • Contains two novelettes in the Liaden Universe®: "Roving Gambler," and "Code of Honor," both set in the turbulent time following Clan Korval's relocation to Surebleak."Roving Gambler," finds Quin yos'Phelium, Boss Conrad's son, and Pat Rin yos'Phel...






  • Times are perilous, violence rife, and the future uncertain. Success and the survival of all you hold dear may hinge on how you manage change. Some people advise that we “Embrace Change!” Other people realize that change has edges, and if you em...


  • Two stories touching on Archers Beach, Maine, scene of the novels Carousel Tides, Carousel Sun, and Carousel Seas, that explore the "what came after" or "what came before" in the lives of several characters from the novels.Will-o'-the-Wisp is a conte...


  • Two novelettes set on Surebleak after it has been invaded and conquered by Pat Rin yos'Phelium Clan Korval.Each story features a young person coming to terms with the new conditions, and navigating treacherous cultural waters."Chimera" was first publ...


  • Archers Beach is a more-than-slightly battered resort town on the coast of Maine, but there's something a little bit special about it. Magic works there, sort-of, and the trenvay-the beings that guard the land and the people-w...


  • NO GOOD DEED GOES UNPUNISHED Welcome to Archers Beach in the Changing Land, the last and least of the Six Worlds, where magic works, sometimes, and the Guardian husbands the vitality of the land and everyone on it -- earth spirit and plain human a...


  • In Speculative Journeys, Irene Radford extends her short story collections into science fiction and contemporary fantasy with fourteen tales both old and new.Why is time-travel reserved for wealthy tourists and forbidden to historians?Can a spaceship...


  • The long-awaited sequel to Carousel Tides, enchanting contemporary fantasy by Sharon Lee, award-winning co-creator of the popular Liaden Universe® saga. When magic meets mundane, sparks fly: these are exciting times in Archers Beach, Maine! A unprec...


  • Two tales inspired by the magical Maine coast: "Emancipated Child" features Jason Thibodeau, a young man who is challenged to accept his power -- and his destiny -- in the tiny coastal town of Surfside. "How Nathan Archer Came to be a Prince of the L...


  • Max is an ordinary, healthy eight-year-old. His only sadness is that he doesn't have a real family of his own, something he desperately wants. Descriptive, atmospheric, and intriguing, Max will keep your child guessing throughout the story, right up ...


  • "With obvious affection, Sharon Lee introduces us to Wimsy, Maine, where a timeless and timely contemporary mystery leads us and transplanted flatlander Jen Pierce into a world containing witches, internet bulletin boards, an antique electric railroa...


  • Wimsy can kill you...Ask Jen Pierce, late of Baltimore, and now the proud owner of an old farmhouse in the country, a cat named Jasper, and an at-risk job at the local newspaper. Not long ago, she survived a run-in with a murderer from away. Now th...



  • Two decades of fantastic writing.Sharon Lee's science fiction and fantasy career began in 1980 and since her first professional sale she's entertained thousands with her carefully crafted fiction. Perhaps best known for the Liaden Universe® stories ...


  • Maine novelist and journalist Sharon Lee brings a new dimension to the old saying, "Be careful what you wish for" when she explores what happens to people who follow their dreams a step beyond the here-and-now in these unique short fictions.In the sh...


  • A mild suspense thriller, The Litter Critter carries a storyline to both educate and intrigue children. Whilst the adults are unable to understand the mysterious terror gripping the town and how to stop it, two young boys put their wits and learning ...


  • The Tale of the Selfish Shellfish cleverly demonstrates to children why, by helping others, you can also unknowingly help yourself. Imaginatively written with endearing characters and a gripping plot, this tale will keep children enthralled to the en...


  • Kate Archer left home years ago, swearing that she would die before she returned to Maine. As plans go, it was a pretty good one -- simple and straightforward. Not quite fast enough, though. Before she can quite manage the dying part, Kate gets no...


  • Here they are again, the three novels that introduced us all to the Liaden Universe over a decade ago. It is time to get reacquainted with our old friends: Edger & Sheather, Liz, Susiki, Jason & Anthora, Val Con & Miri and Priscilla & Shan. Remember ...


  • Ever wonder what really happens on the lower decks of the space ship or in the castle kitchen? This unique collection of original science fiction and fantasy short stories focuses on characters that are normally in the background and brings them to t...


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    Even Clan Korval needs friends, and the kinds of friends they often need aren't simply buddies and pals, but allies. As Cantra so succinctly put it: "In the matter of allies only two things are important. First, can he shoot? Second, will he aim at ...