Elizabeth Moon served in the US Marine Corps, reaching the rank of 1st Lieutenant during active duty. She has also earned degrees in history and biology, run for public office and been a columnist on her local newspaper. She lives near Austin, Texas, with her husband and their son. Twenty-six of her books are in print, and she won the Nebula Award with her science fiction novel Speed of Dark (also shortlisted for the Clarke Award), and was a finalist for the Hugo in 1997.
Cold Welcome was my first Elizabeth Moon, and what an excellent surprise it was . . . I can't wait to try moreI absolutely loved Elizabeth Moon's latest novel . . . Moon held me on the edge of my seat, completely captivated throughout. The writing flowed beautifully; it was calculating, it was informative and paced superbly but, most importantly it was thrillingWritten with an energy and pace that demands your attentionGorgeous . . . I galloped through them . . . I don't know when I enjoyed a trilogy so muchPacked full of adventure and intrigueA swirl of familial politics and interstellar intrigue . . . Moon's great strength is her characters