Carpe Diem

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Random House, Sep 1, 1989 - Fiction - 292 pages
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Wanted by an interstellar crime family and by their own employer, Val Con and Miri hide out on a backwater planet, posing as farm hands and prepared to battle their deadly enemies

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User Review  - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing

Having been introduced to the Liaden Universe by a fellow LTer, I knew that I would enjoy Carpe Diem by Sharon Lee and, of course, I did. This author has a deft touch with both her storylines and her ... Read full review

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3rd in the series uniting the two disperate storylines from the previous novels. Miri and ValCon are now on their backward world, meanwhile the rest of the Korval Clan, including of course Shan and ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Steve Miller was born July 31, 1950 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the grandson of poet and radio personality Dorothea Neale. Miller graduated from Reisterstown, Maryland's Franklin Senior High School in 1968 where he learned how to make chapbooks as editor of the school's literary magazine. He later attended University of Maryland, Baltimore County sporadically through the late 60s and 70s where he was news editor and managing editor of the campus newspaper. He is Founding Curator of the Albin O. Kuhn Library's science fiction research collection. Steve is an independent publisher with an extensive background in SF fandom. Since his first publication in 1968, Steve has accumulated credits in well over 100 newspapers, magazines, journals and short stories including his work in the Liaden universe. Steve is married and lives with his wife, Sharon Lee, in Maine.

Sharon Lee and Steve Miller live in the rolling hills of Central Maine with two insistent muses in the form of cats and large cast of characters. The husband-and-wife team's collaborative work in science fiction and fantasy include twelve novels and numerous short stories in their award-winning Liaden Universe. In addition to their collaborative work, Steve has seen short stories, nonficition, and reviews, published under his name, while Sharon has seen published short stories, newspaper pieces, and two mystery novels.

Steve was the foundling curator of the University of Maryland's Kuhn Library Science Fiction Research

Collection and a former Nebula juror. For five years, Sharon served the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, consecutively as Executive Director, Vice President and President. Sharon's interests include music, seashores and pine cones. Steve also enjoys music, plays tournament chess, and collects cat whiskers.

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