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Back in February 1988, Del Rey Books published as a paperback original a space opera that asked the musical question, Can a rich boy with a severe personality disorder, and a brother who is a giant sentient turtle, find true love and lasting happiness with a tough-talking retired mercenary soldier on the run from the Mob?  The title of this odd little novel was Agent of Change, from first-time novelists Sharon Lee and Steve Miller.

This! is the novel that set up the Liaden Universe®, now sixteen books strong.  And now?  You can download it for free from these sources, DRM-free:

The Baen Free Library (in all ebook formats known to man)

Amazon (kindle)

Please share this news with all your friends, and especially with your friends who need the Liaden Universe® in their lives.

In other news, it snowed last night.




Cat Farm in the snow


Cat Farm in the snow
Photo by Steve Miller


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martianmooncrab
Mar. 16th, 2013 06:34 pm (UTC)
For my nephews birthday last month, I gave him the first three books, and he asked what they were about I just told him Giant Turtles, but there wasnt enough Turtle in them for me..

He just asked me if there were more books... *smirk*
rolanni
Mar. 17th, 2013 03:57 pm (UTC)
You can never have too many Giant Turtles, is my thinking...

Good on you -- and on your nephew!
estara
Mar. 16th, 2013 09:12 pm (UTC)
Have spread the word on Goodreads and the Booksmugglers (who are doing Old School Wednesdays as a recurring feature and could do with getting to know the Liaden Universe, I think ^^).

Edited at 2013-03-16 09:13 pm (UTC)
rolanni
Mar. 17th, 2013 03:57 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
Charlie Russel
Mar. 17th, 2013 12:27 am (UTC)
Posted on MoblileRead
What the Subject says.

And on a personal note: I think this is "A Good Thing". And I hope it introduces lots of new readers to Liad.
rolanni
Mar. 17th, 2013 03:58 pm (UTC)
Re: Posted on MoblileRead
Thanks, Charlie.
The WOL
Mar. 17th, 2013 04:39 am (UTC)
Spreading the word: http://theowlunderground.wordpress.com/2013/03/16/the-liaden-universe-get-in-on-the-ground-floor-for-free/
rolanni
Mar. 17th, 2013 04:00 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
redpimpernel
Mar. 17th, 2013 04:54 am (UTC)
Signal Boosted!
And we have a pair of penguins on our deck steps too!
rolanni
Mar. 17th, 2013 03:59 pm (UTC)
Re: Signal Boosted!
Thank you!

Sadly, we have but the single penguin, and he's beginning to show his age. He does class the place up, though.
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