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Bryan Thomas Schmidt

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The Clockwork Dagger
Beth Cato
Progress: 120/360 pages
The Road to Science Fiction 3: From Heinlein to Here
James Gunn
The Road to Science Fiction 4: From Here to Forever
James Gunn
The Road to Science Fiction 1
James Gunn
A Broken Christmas
Claire Ashgrove
The Ultra Thin Man
Patrick Swenson
Progress: 174/334 pages
The Broken Eye
Brent Weeks
The Dark Between the Stars
Kevin J. Anderson
Oath of Fealty
Elizabeth Moon
The Road to Science Fiction 2: From Wells to Heinlein
James Gunn

The Cat

The Cat - Jean Johnson Thoroughly enjoyable, despite being a fifth book and my first entry to the series. There's some well drawn characters and worldbuilding at work here. The through line of the tale makes for complicated plotting which intertwines nicely with the romantic storyline to make this far more than just a typical romance. Really it's not paranormal by much. It's more fantasy. And I enjoyed it way more than I'd expected to. Johnson's a talented writer. I actually enjoyed this more than her military science fiction series, so far, and I can see why she's had bestsellers amongst these tales. Recommended.