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Linda Nagata

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I'm a writer from Hawaii best known for my high-tech science fiction, including the near-future thriller, The Last Good Man , and the far-future adventure series, INVERTED FRONTIER.

Though I don't review books on Goodreads, I do talk about some of my favorite books on my blog and those posts are echoed here. So I invite you to follow me for news of books and many other things. You can also visit my website to learn more about my work, and to sign up for my newsletter.
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The Bohr Maker — 99¢

The Bohr Maker was my first novel. It sold for a small advance and was published as a mass-market paperback with no hardcover edition. This was before ebooks, but was essentially the equivalent of an ebook-only publication. On the plus side, it had a gorgeous Bruce Jensen cover—and it earned fantastic reviews.

Then, boom! It was out of print within roughly a year. Only when it went on to win the Lo

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