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Threshold (Threshold)

3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Mass Market Paperback, 250 pages
Published August 7th 1990 by Roc
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4.5 stars. I'm a sucker for stories set on space stations and this one delivered. It reminded me of Downbelow Station by C.J. Cherryh in some ways and that's not a bad thing.

Mickey Croft runs Threshold and is basically determined to herd cats as many things converge upon the space station at a very critical time. His mandate to his people is "Do what needs to be done to make sure a problem isn't". Earth is now an off limits location to most everyone except a very wealthy and select few (more an
Larry Atchley Jr.
Sometime in the 30th Century, an experimental test spacecraft from 500 years in the past, with its pilot alive, shows up near the space station Trust Territory of Threshold. The officials must determine what to do with this antique relic ship and it's ananchonistic pilot. Meanwhile, a scavenger ship has brought back from the depths of space, a mysterious sphere like nothing anyone has ever seen before. Amidst these events, the station is full of religious adherents making thier yearly pilgrimage ...more
Ralph McEwen
Apr 14, 2010 Ralph McEwen rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Cheryl and other Si-Fi readers
I found the story an interesting change, the bureaucrats worked hard to reach good goals. The protagonist struggling but finding the help he needs. Read this book if you get the chance.
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Janet Ellen Morris (born May 25, 1946) is a United States author. She began writing in 1976 and has since published more than 20 novels, many co-authored with David Drake or her husband Chris Morris. She has contributed short fiction to the shared universe fantasy series Thieves World, and edited the Bangsian fantasy series Heroes in Hell. Most of her work has been in the fantasy and science ficti ...more
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