Deborah J. Ross


Deborah J. Ross has been writing science fiction and fantasy since 1982. As Deborah Wheeler, she published 2 science fiction novels, JAYDIUM and NORTHLIGHT, as well as short stories in ASIMOV'S, FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION, SISTERS OF THE NIGHT, STAR WARS: TALES FROM JABBA'S PALACE, REALMS OF FANTASY, and almost all of the SWORD & SORCERESS and Darkover anthologies. Her most recent projects -- under her birth name, Ross -- include continuing the Darkover series created by the late Marion Zimmer Bradley (THE FALL OF NESKAYA, ZANDRU'S FORGE, A FLAME IN HALI, THE ALTON GIFT, HASTUR LORD and the forthcoming THE CHILDREN OF KINGS) and an original fantasy series, THE SEVEN-PETALED SHIELD. She also edits an anthology of elegant romantic fantasy, LACE AND BLADE. In between writing, she's lived in France, worked as a medical assistant to a cardiologist, revived an elementary school library, studied Hebrew and yoga, and is active in the local Quaker community.

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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An interplanetary conflict has left Kithri abandoned on a desolate mining planet with Eril, a shell-shocked pilot. A freak accident sends them back to a time when the world was lush and green, when an alien civilization stands on the brink of a war of total destruction. They must choose - to remain outside the conflict or to stand up for their beliefs, even at the cost of never getting home again.

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