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Cold welcome

Elizabeth Moon

Cold welcome

by Elizabeth Moon

  • 2 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space warfare,
  • Life on other planets,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElizabeth Moon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.O557 C65 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 431 pages
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27232674M
    ISBN 101101887311
    ISBN 109781101887318
    LC Control Number2016035820
    OCLC/WorldCa953805524

    Cold Welcome (Book): Moon, Elizabeth: "After nearly a decade away, Nebula Award-winning author Elizabeth Moon makes a triumphant return to science fiction with a thrilling new series featuring the daring hero of her acclaimed Vatta's War sequence. Summoned to the home planet of her family's business empire, space-fleet commander Kylara Vatta is told to expect a hero's welcome. The anthology series was called Sword and Sorceress. In , her first novel was published, The Sheepfarmer’s Daughter. For this book she won the Compton Crook Award by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, and it was the very beginning of a series of her most popular books: The Deed of Paksenarrion series of novels.

    Get this from a library! Cold welcome. [Elizabeth Moon] -- "After nearly a decade away, Nebula Award-winning author Elizabeth Moon makes a triumphant return to science fiction with a thrilling new series featuring the daring hero of her acclaimed Vatta's War. Stream Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon, Narrated by Brittany Pressley by Audible from desktop or your mobile device.

      A Cold Welcome by Sam White, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.   Professor Sam White's new book, "A Cold Welcome: The Little Ice Age and Europe's Encounter with North America" received a glowing review by Susan Dunn at The New York Review of Books. The review is available here.


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Cold welcome by Elizabeth Moon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Too much of this book is about injustice to the undeserving, incompetent officers and over-reaching with ridiculous satire. This is not "Job: A Comedy of Justice" nor is it a comedic space opera. But it reads that way all too often.

Vatta=space battles, clever plots, characters you care about. "Cold Welcome" reminded me of reading a Serrano book/5(). "Cold Welcome" is the first book in the new series. Kylara Vatta is a Grand Admiral now and is returning to visit her home planet of Slatter’s Key.

Instead, her shuttle is sabotaged. Vatta and crew are stranded in the icy waters of the South Polar Sea.4/5. “Sam White’s aptly named A Cold Welcome is a remarkable journey through the complex impacts of the Little Ice Age on Colonial North America.

His compelling narrative takes the study of early America in a new, and potentially highly important, direction that delves into a now vanished world of daunting climatic by: 5.

A Cold Welcome book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Europeans first arrived in North America, they faced a cold new 4/5. "Cold Welcome" is the first book in the new series. Kylara Vatta is a Grand Admiral now and is returning to visit her home planet of Slatter’s Key.

Instead, her shuttle is sabotaged. Vatta and crew are stranded in the icy waters of the South Polar Sea. Cold Welcome (Book): Moon, Elizabeth: "After nearly a decade away, Nebula Award-winning author Elizabeth Moon makes a triumphant return to science fiction with a thrilling new series featuring the daring hero of her acclaimed Vatta's War sequence.

Summoned to the home planet of her family's business empire, space-fleet commander Kylara Vatta is told to expect a hero's welcome. Fiction Book Review: Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon. Del Rey, $28 (p) ISBN Nebula-winner Moon’s popular far-future Vatta’s War series (Trading in Danger) roars on after a break.

"In his deeply researched and exciting new book, A Cold Welcome, the historian Sam White focuses on the true stories of the English, Spanish, and French colonial expeditions in North tells strange and surprising tales of drought, famine, bitterly cold winters, desperation, and death, while anchoring his research in the methods and results of the science of climate change and Price Range: £ - £ Check out this great listen on After nearly a decade away, Nebula Award-winning author Elizabeth Moon makes a triumphant return to science fiction with this installment in a thrilling new series featuring the daring hero of her acclaimed Vatta's War sequence.

Summoned to the home pl. Ebook (1) Paperback (1) In this new military sci-fi thriller from the Nebula Award–winning author of Cold Welcome, Admiral Kylara Vatta is back—with a vengeance. Ky beats sabotage, betrayal, and the unforgiving elements to lead a ragtag group of crash survivors to safety on a remote arctic island.

In A Cold Welcome, Sam White tells the story of this crucial period in world history, from Europe’s earliest expeditions in an unfamiliar landscape to. After an extended—and impressive—excursion into fantasy, Moon returns to science fiction, picking up her Vatta’s War series (Victory Conditions,etc.) where she left gh no prior knowledge is assumed or required, we plunge immediately into a swirl of familial politics and interstellar intrigue.

A Cold Welcome weaves together evidence from climatology, archaeology, and human history to tell a new story of America's colonial beginnings--one both novel and yet relevant and familiar for a world now facing an uncertain future of environmental and climatic change."--Provided by publisher.

Cold Welcome. Elizabeth Moon. 67 Ratings; $; Unfortunately, this fantastic book was too short. It kept me up reading until 6 AM, and I was only able to put it down because I realized that I wouldn't want another hour of reading it on the beach (vacation) before I finished it. I should not finish it in one night, because then it's /5(67).

Speaking from New York, juror Carol Berkin said: “Sam White has written a well-judged, nuanced, and deeply humanistic book. As a scholar in his field, I am happy to say that, having read this work, I will have to revise every lecture I have ever given. A Cold Welcome makes us look very, very differently at something we thought we knew well.”.

A Cold Welcome The Little Ice Age and Europe's Encounter With North America (Book): White, Sam: When Europeans first arrived in North America, they faced a cold new world.

The average global temperature had dropped to lows unseen in millennia, and its effects were stark and unpredictable: blizzards and deep freezes, droughts and famines, and winters when even the Rio Grande froze.

Sam White’s bold new book A Cold Welcome: The Little Ice Age and Europe’s Encounter with North America changes our angle of vision.

He does so with a simple rhetorical move: it is time to supplement our analyses of warm regions with a deeper understanding of cold places. Cold Welcome (Book): Moon, Elizabeth: "Kylara Vatta is summoned back to the world of Slotter Key, the home planet of the Vatta empire.

Ky had never meant to return but sometimes family summons cannot be ignored. Yet nothing about this trip will go as planned. When her shuttle is sabotaged, she ends up crashed in arctic waters along with a desperate handful of strangers.

It falls to Ky. Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon. My rating: 4 of 5 stars Cold Welcome is the first in Vatta’s Peace, a new series following on from the Vatta’s War series. This first book takes Admiral Ky Vatta to a new and unfamiliar place, away from her space fleet and into a desperate survival in arctic waters after a shuttle crash.

Buy a cheap copy of Cold Welcome book by Elizabeth Moon. Free shipping over $. Title: Cold Welcome Format: Mass Market Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Novem Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Language: English.Get this from a library!

Cold welcome. [Elizabeth Moon] -- A return to the universe of the "Vatta's War" series, with Ky Vatta as the central character.

"Kylara Vatta is summoned back to the world of Slotter Key, the home planet of the Vatta empire. Ky had.Elizabeth Moon Cold Welcome is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously.

Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.