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Kathy Tyers

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She is the first child of Dr. H.C. Moore, an accomplished dentist and jazz musician who had served during WWII as a test pilot, and Barbara Putnam Moore, flutist with several California orchestras.

Kathy attended Montana State University in Bozeman, where she received a degree in microbiology, married, performed widely on her flute, and then became certified as a K-12 classroom teacher. After teaching primary grades for three years, she retired to start a family. Her only son took long naps and enjoyed playing alone, so in 1983 she set her electric typewriter on her kitchen table and started writing a book. Shortly after finishing the first draft, she joined a writers group, where she learned to critique and self-edit. First novel FIREBIRD w
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FIREBIRD (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Lady Firebird Angelo departs her home world expecting death in space combat. Captured instead, she finds a startling destiny among an ancient telepathic family--and a new kind of battle against implacable enemies.
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“…I would rather lay down my life for others’ freedom than die quietly in slavery.”
Kathy Tyers, The Truce at Bakura

“Don’t try to save the whole galaxy yourself. Believe me, it doesn’t work.”
-Luke Skywalker”
Kathy Tyers, Balance Point

“I only know that you can’t fight darkness with darkness. So maybe a Jedi shouldn’t fight violence with violence, either. Sometimes, I even think that the more you fight evil, the more you empower it.”
-Jacen Solo”
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