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Patty Jansen

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Author of Science Fiction and fantasy and non-fiction.


Author of the Ambassador series, the Icefire Trilogy, For Queen And Country series and the Return of the Aghyrians series.

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I admit, that’s a click-bait title. I don’t actually hate Amazon at all, although sometimes people could be mistaken for thinking so. I certainly make enough comments about the things that they do and we have to watch out for. But hate? Nope.


My position on Amazon is indifferent. Amazon just is. I use it. I don’t buy Amazon hype and I don’t buy Amazon hate. I don’t think either of those two opt...

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Fire & Ice (Icefire Trilogy...

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Seeing Red (Ambassador #1)

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Watcher's Web (Return of th...

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Icefire Trilogy Omnibus

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Raising Hell (Ambassador, #2)

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Changing Fate (Ambassador, #3)

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Coming Home (Ambassador, #4)

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The Sahara Conspiracy (Amba...

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" I love those old hospitals. Apparently they've now also started building at the old Gladesville hospital. Most of Callan Park is still there, though. "
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I didn't enjoy this as much as book 1, although it is definitely a readable book.

I felt that the book jumped around too much without going into enough emotional detail. This was the great strength of book 1, but that gut-wrenching emotion is lost a b
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Quite fast-paced epic story. The world felt logical and well-researched to me. I'm no expert on Scandinavian history, but nothing leaped out at me as unbelievable.

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Quite a readable story.

Don't expect deep SFnal details. The POV isn't particularly deep and wavers, so at time I found it hard to connect with the characters.

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“Stop. You’re going to make an excuse for not being normal and I have no interest in hearing that. Honestly, people always talk about ‘normal’ as though it is something to aspire to, but that’s a load of crap. Normal isn’t an achievement, it’s a baseline. Normal is something you end up as if you never get around to doing something interesting. You”
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“They reached the back of the room. Two life-sized dolls with white whiskers and fedoras, sewn of cloth stuffed with straw, sat here at a chessboard. The two original players had died long ago, halfway through their year-long game, and Old Bat Brown had sewn the dolls himself as a tribute. Behind”
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“Nova shoved the spare space suit at Midnight. "Put this on!" Steel cursed and looked down at his own suit. "There are holes in this." Nova groaned, reached into her pocket, and tossed him a roll of duct tape. "Never go hunting aliens without duct tape. Tape yourself up!”
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Patty Jansen Awesome, thanks! Be sure to keep an eye out for our group freebie on 26-27 Sept. I've posted details on my Facebook page.

Catherine wrote: "Hi, Patty
I have Out of Here loaded into my Kindle Fire on my TBR scroll.
Thanks for friending me. I write scifi too.
Catherine Stine"



Catherine Stine Hi, Patty
I have Out of Here loaded into my Kindle Fire on my TBR scroll.
Thanks for friending me. I write scifi too.
Catherine Stine


Savannah Patty, thank you for the friendship.


Anna Marie Thanks for accepting my friend request, Patty! I am reading Writers of the Future Vol 27 and enjoyed all the layers of This Peaceful State of War so that I had to look you up on Good Reads. I have been working on a couple short stories myself. So thank you for the perfect example of one that is original and satisfying.


Natasha Thank you for connecting with me, Its so good to have another book loving reader as a goodreads friend. I look forward to sharing my love of books with you. Please check out my book blog "Where Every Book = A New Adventure", if you haven't already. -♥-


Bonnie Hi Patty, how are you? Thanks for the request, sorry it took a little while to accept! Hope you're having a great day.


Carmel Thanks for the friend request Pattie:)
You must be feeling on top of the world at the moment!!!


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Simon Thanks for looking me up, Patty.


message 3: by Ellen

Ellen Maze Hi Patty!! So nice to *meet* you! :-)
ellen


message 2: by Fran

Fran Friel Lovely to meet you, Patty!


Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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