Tuesday, February 08, 2011

The Rough Guide to Space Opera: Timothy Zahn - Blue Tyson

Timothy Zahn is the author of over 40 novels and even more short fiction, which has been collected into several books. He is fortunate enough to have been the writer of the Star Wars Thrawn trilogy, kicking off the mass of Extended Unverse books. He also has anumber books that may be of interest to subgenre fans in The Blackcollar and Cobra series. The Conquerors Series has a war between aliens and humanity after a failure of diplomacy.

Also there are standalones like the pursuit of bad guys with a twist story The Icarus Hunt. Pawn's Gambit has a man forced into a dangerous alien competition coming up with a clever solution.

The Icarus Hunt

Pawn's Gambit