Second Star

Version: Unabridged
Author: Dana Stabenow
Narrator: Marguerite Gavin
Genres: Science Fiction
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: November 2011
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours, 20 minutes
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Overview

When the Betelgeuse message was detected, it changed a lot of things on Earth. We began to look seriously outward, not with the heady optimism of the early days, but with deliberate calculation. We knew that Someone was out there, and that eventually, they?d be coming. If Earth didn't occupy the High Frontier, it could be ours to lose. Esther ?Star? Svensdotter's job is overseeing the completion of the American Alliance's first O?Neill cylinder ? a massive space hub capable of supporting thousands of colonists. It's just weeks away from commissioning, and she?ll be damned if Luddite terrorists, squabbling bureaucrats, military takeovers or rogue AIs will stand in the way. Frontier justice on Ellfive sometimes involves an airlock ? you don't want to be on the wrong side of justice. Or the wrong side of Star Svensdotter. The first in Dana Stabenow's Star Svensdotter trilogy, Second Star is a tale of first contact, declarations of independence, and new frontiers.
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Author Details

Author Details

Stabenow, Dana

Dana Stabenow is the author of eleven previous Kate Shugak mysteries as well as three featuring Alaska State Trooper Liam Campbell, in addition to three science fiction novels. A graduate of the University of Alaska with a BA in journalism and an MFA, she won the Edgar Award for her first novel, "A Cold Day for Murder," She writes a monthly column for "Alaska Magazine" and is an Explorer for "Alaska Magazine" Television, which airs on public television. Stabenow was born and still lives in Anchorage, Alaska.