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The Only Thing to Fear

(Web Shifters #3.5)

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This exclusive e-novella, set shortly after the events in Hidden in Sight, features the first glimpse of the All Species' Library of Linguistics and Culture in the Web Shifters sci-fi series.

The Human Commonwealth has spread into a section of space well and truly claimed by others, a wealth of intelligent species who doubt we've much to offer. The only recourse? Diplomacy!
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Kindle Edition, 105 pages
Published September 4th 2018 by DAW
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Margaret
This e-novella serves as a good bridge between the first three Esen (Web Shifters) series (published between 1998 and 2003) and the next three books (the first of which, Search Image, comes out in October 2018).

Fortunately, I have a Kindle and so was able to easily purchase and download the Kindle version of the first three books so I'm all caught up already.

The Only Thing to Fear is a good introduction for readers who had not read any of the first three books. You don't really have had to have
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Diane
Esen is back! I actually was reluctant to start this novella, after leaping to buy it: could it possibly live up to my expectations? Well, it did!

Not only do we get to experience another chaotic adventure with Esen (in large part as Bess), along with Paul and Rudy, but we meet a wonderful new character, Evan Gooseberry. Evan is dedicated to becoming an interspecies ambassador, which means overcoming a number of severe phobias. Unfortunately, spiders are one of those phobias, and you can guess wh
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Searska GreyRaven
Oct 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adore this series and this novella was a treat. I think I read it way too fast. XD
Rachel
Oct 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely LOVE this book!!! It's really creative and fun and i love all of the characters!! I like all of the different perspectives, and the clever story line, and all of the things that make this world and characters come to life! I have not read the other books in this series (yet!) but I'm really exited too and see more of the magic of this story. This book has enough detail to be easy to visualize and lose myself in the story, but not so much detail that it disrupts the story (which is ...more
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For over twenty years, Canadian author/ former biologist Julie E. Czerneda has shared her curiosity about living things through her science fiction, published by DAW Books, NY. Julie’s written fantasy too, the first installments of her Night’s Edge series (DAW) A Turn of Light and A Play of Shadow, winning consecutive Aurora Awards (Canada’s Hugo) for Best English Novel. Having completed her Clan ...more

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