A special large-print edition of a readers' favorite, The Swordsman, for visually impaired readers. Designed by MK for his mother who was recently diagnosed with advanced glaucoma. For jacket notes... More > etc, look up the regular version of this novel -- here at Lulu or at www.melkeegan.com. This version is over 600pp in 16-point type ... easy to read, and just a little more expensive than the regular book. It's the flag-carrier for a new range: "glbt fiction for visually impaired readers." Thank you for spreading the word.< Less
With the frontier worlds going down before the Zunshu and the DeepSky Fleet headed out with orders to extinguish the Colonial Wars, the board is set, the pieces are positioned. Neil Travers and... More > Curtis Marin are in Freespace, hunting for old enemies. The rogue industrialist behind the near destruction of Omaru is hiding on Halfway in the fortified heights of a lawless space city where anything goes, from the dark, violent underbelly to a dazzling place called Xanadu.
The data trail leading to Zwerner takes Richard Vaurien’s crew through the muck trodden by slave dealers. They’re after the survivors of the super-carrier Shanghai who made it through the Battle of Ulrand only to be snatched by unscrupulous traders, sold in hellish colonies on the wrong side of the frontier. Harrison Shapiro wants them back, and the trail sends the Wastrel to an open-pit mine of a world. The slaves are just part of the treasure that might be seized – and perhaps another clue to the secrets of the Zunshu will be uncovered.< Less
With the Deep Sky declaring independence and the battle groups assigned to quell the war by any means, Travers, Marin and Vidal are in an explosive situation. On the one hand, the super-carriers are... More > poised to move on Jagreth and Borushek ... on the other, the Zunshu continue to strike out of massive Hellgate storms. Caught between them are the most powerful ships on the frontier. Richard Vaurien’s Wastrel; Mark Sherratt’s Lai’a ... a Freespacer crew pledged to fight for the freedom of the Deep Sky ... a unique artificial intelligence bred and born for the region beyond Hellgate -- the realm that has become known to a handful of pilots as transspace. From a searing battle fought in the shadow of Oberon to the depths of Zunshu space beyond The Blood Gate ... from the cool, green forests of Jagreth to the most alien worlds Marin and Travers could never imagine, and a first contact that will change the future ... this is Event Horizon.< Less