The Last Hawk

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Macmillan, Dec 15, 1998 - Fiction - 480 pages
18 Reviews
When Kelric, a scion of the imperial family of Skolia, crash-lands his fighter on the off-limits planet of Coba, he figures it will be only a short time before he makes his way home. But he fails to account for the powerful matriarchy of Coba, the mistresses of the great estates who do not want the Empire to know about their recent cultural advances.

First they take him prisoner.

Then, one by one, the most powerful women on the planet fall in love with him!
  

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Review: The Last Hawk (Saga of the Skolian Empire #3)

User Review  - Bradley - Goodreads

Good sci-fi. I almost kept this book. Off to listia. =) Read full review

Review: The Last Hawk (Saga of the Skolian Empire #3)

User Review  - Constance - Goodreads

Eh, I still think Catch the Lightning is the best (I've now read Books 1-3) but this was better than Primary Inversion. The romance elements came on a little strong, but character development was a ... Read full review

Contents

Map x
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The Estates
445
The Ruby Dynasty
460
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Catherine Asaro was born in Oakland, California and grew up in El Cerrito, just north of Berkeley. She received her Phd in Chemical Physics and MA in Physics, both from Harvard, and a BS with Highest Honors in Chemistry from UCLA. Among the places she has done research are the University of Toronto in Canada, the Max Planck Institut für Astrophysik in Germany, and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Her research involves using quantum theory to describe the behavior of atoms and molecules. Catherine was a physics professor until 1990, when she established Molecudyne Research, which she currently runs.
A former ballerina, Catherine has performed with ballets and in musicals on both coasts and in Ohio. In the 1980s she was a principal dancer and artistic director of the Mainly Jazz Dancers and the Harvard University Ballet. Catherine still teaches ballet in Maryland.

Catherine's fiction is a successful blend of hard science fiction, romance, and exciting space adventure. She has published more than ten novels, almost all of which belong to her Saga of the Skolian Empire, including The Quantum Rose, which won the Nebula Award for best novel of 2001

Her husband is John Kendall Cannizzo, an astrophysicist at NASA. They have one daughter, a young ballet dancer who loves math.

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