Books by Allen Steele and Complete Book Reviews

Allen Stelle, Author, Allen Steele, Author Ace Books $19.95 (279p) ISBN 978-0-441-00097-5
Steele (Labyrinth of Night) makes his hardcover debut with this brisk thriller set in an earthquake-devastated St. Louis in the year 2013. Eleven months after the quake, the city remains under martial law, policed by the troops of the federal...
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Allen Steele, Author . Ace $23.95 (400p) ISBN 978-0-441-01205-3
Hugo-winner Steele's stirring second entry in the interstellar frontier saga that began with Coyote (2002) dramatizes the growing tensions between groups of pioneers on Coyote, a recently discovered world in the 47 Ursae Majoris system. Coyote&#
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Allen Steele. Subterranean (www.subterraneanpress.com), $35 (96p) ISBN 978-1-59606-412-6
Steele's stand-alone novella will appeal to admirers of Asimov's robot mysteries, though it lacks their intricacy and emphasis on deduction. In 2112, on an expedition to Jupiter's moon Europa, two astrobiologists die while exploring the satellite's...
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Allen Steele. Ace, $26.95 (352p) ISBN 978-0-441-02036-2
Fans of action-driven space opera will enjoy Steele's eighth Coyote novel (after 2010's Coyote Destiny). By the 24th century C.E., humankind has mastered interstellar travel, and colonists have formed the Coyote Federation and joined the Talus, an...
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Allen Steele, Author Ace Books $21.95 (384p) ISBN 978-0-441-00685-4
A cluster of major SF awards (including two Hugos) distinguish Steele's r sum . It's notable, though, that most are prizes voted upon by fans rather than SF professionals. Steele's new novel mirrors his award-winning work. Set upon and deep within...
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Allen Steele. Ace, $26.95 (320p) ISBN 978-0-425-25974-0
Steele's standalone novel will amuse fans of alternate takes on WWII. In 1941, a whim of the Fuhrer steers von Braun away from ballistic rockets and toward Sanger's innovative (and never constructed) Silbervogel antipodal bomber, a rocket plane able
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Allen Steele. Tor, $26.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-7653-8215-3
Golden-age science fiction writer Nathan Arkwright, along with a select group of friends, has a dream of sending humanity into the far reaches of space. His vision plays out across generations in a story that focuses too much on family dynamics and...
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Allen Steele, Author . Ace $24.95 (352p) ISBN 978-0-441-01331-9
Steele's trilogy about human settlers on an alien planet facing practical and moral challenges comes to a fitting close. The Coyote Federation is a healthy democracy now, but its citizens still depend on the products of Earth's technology....
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Allen Steele, Author Ace Books $21.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-441-00299-3
An action-packed plot doesn't save Steele's follow-up to The Jericho Iteration (1994) from a dearth of well-developed ideas. In this novel of alternate history, space exploration, after establishing itself as necessary for America's growth and...
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Allen Steele, Author . Ace $23.95 (400p) ISBN 978-0-441-00974-9
At first, this novel from Hugo winner Steele looks like a fairly conventional tale of high-tech intrigue—in this case, rebels against a right-wing American dictatorship plot to steal the prototype interstellar spaceship built to immortalize...
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Allen Steele, Author . Subterranean $35 (119p) ISBN 978-1-59606-132-3
Steele's intimate stand-alone novella of the frontier planet of Coyote chronicles the redemptive journey of two colony exiles, adding a brilliant brushstroke to the already vast and vivid canvas of the Coyote saga (Coyote , etc.). When Marie...
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Allen Steele, Author . Ace $24.95 (354p) ISBN 978-0-441-01471-2
Set in the same universe as Hugo-winner Steele's popular trilogy that began with Coyote (2002), this fascinating supplement concentrates on events that happen offstage after Coyote Rising (2004). When Earth detected a large alien artifact...
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Allen Steele, Author . Subterranean $25 (310p) ISBN 978-1-59606-152-1
In Steele's fifth collection of short science fiction stories, the adventurers who look outward are rewarded with learning where they truly belong, be they canines transplanted off Earth (“The War of Dogs and Boids”), prospectless...
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Allen Steele, Author Ace Books $7.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-441-49851-2
Steele's debut is an ambitious science fiction thriller somewhat marred by amateurish technique. The central story is skillfully plotted and written with gusto: narrator Sam Sloane and a group of 21st-century hard hats called ``beamjacks'' foil an...
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Allen Steele, Author Ace Books $7.99 (325p) ISBN 978-0-441-50485-5
Steele's (one title/pk Clarke County, Space ) new tale glimpses the doingspk on an industrialized moon, circa 2024. Descartes Station is a lunar factory responsible for producing oxygen and other elements for parent company Skycorp's more lucrative...
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Allen Steele, Author . Ace $24.95 (322p) ISBN 978-0-441-01564-1
This grand interstellar adventure exemplifies Hugo-winner Steele's skill with near-future tech and struggle with human interactions. Kicked out of the Western Hemisphere Union Astronautica space fleet, 20-ish Jules Truffaut cleverly stows away...
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Allen Steele. Tor, $25.99 (304p) ISBN 978-0-7653-8218-4
This affectionate pastiche of Edmond Hamilton’s mid-20th-century Captain Future space operas is all about first loves—both romantic connections and genre fandoms. Curt Newton, orphan son of murdered scientists, grows up in a secret Moon base, raised
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Allen Steele. Fantastic (fantasticbooks.biz), $14.99 trade paper (242p) ISBN 978-1-62755-634-7
Twelve eloquent stories from Hugo-winner Steele showcase the author’s breadth, encompassing near-future hard SF and a tribute to Herman Melville. Stories set in the well-known Coyote series allow Steele to expand the background a bit. “Locomotive...
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Allen Steele, Author . Ace $22.95 (336p) ISBN 978-0-441-00832-2
Clearly written to please his fans and the editors of the science fiction magazines he frequently publishes in, this alternate-world novel by Steele (Oceanspace) panders (by excessive namedropping), without producing stellar results. In the 1998 of...
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