A Forest of Stars

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Warner Books, 2003 - Fiction - 478 pages
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Five years have passed since humans set fire to the gas-giant planets, unwittingly committing genocide of the Hydrogues--an infinitely powerful species of aliens--and igniting a war of epic proportions. Meanwhile, as humans struggle to fight against increasing hostilities from the Hydrogues, they learn from the Worldforest that they have awakened an ancient, fearsome, and merciless enemy in the Hydrogues. And when the water-based Wentals and the sun-dwelling Faeros are found, will humans finally have the allies they need? Or will they be caught in the middle of a war that could break apart the galaxy....This thrilling, multi-volume chronicle of a legendary war that spans the galaxy is written in the vein of the best works of Peter F. Hamilton, Dan Simmons, and Frank Herbert.
- Hidden Empire (Aspect, 7/02) has won acclaim from many popular Science Fiction writers, including Margaret Weis, R.A. Salvatore, and Kate Elliot. Its 7/03 Aspect mass market publication will tie in with the hardcover publication of A FOREST OF STARS.
- Kevin J. Anderson has sold millions of copies of his Star Wars, Dune, and X-Files novels, making him one of the best known writers in the genre today. He has been nominated for the Nebula Award, the Bram Stoker Award, and the SFX Reader's Choice Award.
- Foreign rights to A FOREST OF STARS have already been sold in the U.K.

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User Review  - dalai-lt - LibraryThing

The plot got a little better compared to the first book in the series, but other than that it is still very repetitive and at times boring. It also manages to introduce even more loose ends. Anyway I'm dropping the series, I will just read the summary for the rest somewhere if I can find it. Read full review

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User Review  - MyopicBookworm - LibraryThing

In my review of the first in this sequence I said that I might read the sequel in a library copy or buy it very cheap. I seem to have done both: I bought this one cheap, and I was more than halfway ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Kevin J. Anderson was born on March 27, 1962. Before becoming a full-time author, he worked in California for twelve years as a technical writer and editor at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His science fiction books include Resurrection, Inc., the Star Wars Jedi Academy Trilogy, the Young Jedi Knights series, Ground Zero, Ruins, Climbing Olympus, Blindfold, and The Dark Between the Stars. He has also written several books with Doug Beason including Ignition, Virtual Destruction, Fallout, and Ill Wind.

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