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The Corsican

4.33  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Syrah Ceballos has a ship and a plan. All she needs now is a captain crazy enough to follow through. Aurora Osha thought she would never fly again after being drummed out of the Navy. Spearheading an Underground Railroad to rescue slaves from intolerable conditions isn't easy, but somebody's got to do it. Adding to the list of problems, Syrah has made powerful enemies who ...more
Kindle Edition, 261 pages
Published April 2nd 2014 (first published September 21st 2012)
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Nov 15, 2012 Bobbi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ya, sci-fi
The story was good, and well-executed - pacing was just right. I was interested in the characters, which is all I need to keep me going! It's a great debut with few errors. I would have loved more backstory on all the young characters. Jack... I could have used more Jack. I'm a fan of Jack.
Eric Plume
Aug 23, 2013 Eric Plume rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's the 21st century now for real, and modern Sci-Fi has fallen in love with the grim and the gritty; deconstructive dystopias are ten for a penny, and everyone seems to think the only enjoyment to be had is in satire and self-parody.

Enter Tina Shelton, a writer who remembers what geekdom is about...having fun and going on adventures.

"The Corsican" will be a nostalgia trip for any geek past thirty and a delicious treat for anyone under eighteen. Shelton writes science fiction with an earnest un
Christopher Early
"A great read". The Corsican is a fun science fiction adventure reminiscent of Heinlein's early young adult fiction. The story is unique, taking place in a future that has much in common with humanity's past. The will to power and the desire for freedom clash in this exciting space adventure.
Rachel Barnard
Nov 18, 2015 Rachel Barnard rated it it was amazing
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Aug 14, 2015 Tina Shelton marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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Born in Wyoming, Tina was forcibly exiled when she refused to learn the secrets of how to Wyom. Since then, she's been living as an outcast in Washington State, seeking refuge and a power outlet to call her own. She found herself attracted to the unusual plumage of artists and Goths, and this combination could possibly have been the foundation of her strange and powerful urges to write. Being a ...more
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