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Mickey Zucker Reichert

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Mickey Zucker Reichert is a pseudonym for Miriam Susan Zucker. An American science fiction and fantasy author, she was born in 1962. In addition to being a writer, she is also a pediatrician. Reichert was recently chosen by the estate of Isaac Asimov to write three prequels to I, Robot. In all, she näytä lisää has published over 22 novels and 50 short stories. She is known for the Renshai Chronicles, as well as, the Beasts of Barakhai and The Bifrost Guardians series. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän


Tekijän teokset

The Last of the Renshai (1992) 629 kappaletta
The Legend of Nightfall (1993) 607 kappaletta
The Western Wizard (1992) 490 kappaletta
Child of Thunder (1993) 438 kappaletta
Beyond Ragnarok (1995) 400 kappaletta
Prince of Demons (1996) 319 kappaletta
The Children of Wrath (1998) 276 kappaletta
Spirit Fox (1998) 234 kappaletta
The Return of Nightfall (2004) 226 kappaletta
Godslayer (1987) 208 kappaletta
The Bifrost Guardians Volume One (2000) 173 kappaletta
The Flightless Falcon (2000) 162 kappaletta
I, Robot: To Protect (2011) 157 kappaletta
Shadow Climber (1988) 145 kappaletta
Dragonrank Master (1989) 137 kappaletta
The Beasts of Barakhai (2001) 128 kappaletta
Shadow's Realm (1990) 104 kappaletta
By Chaos Cursed (1991) 102 kappaletta
The Unknown Soldier (1994) 97 kappaletta
Isaac Asimov's I Robot: To Obey (2013) 73 kappaletta
The Lost Dragons of Barakhai (2002) 72 kappaletta
Flight of the Renshai (2009) 70 kappaletta
The Bifrost Guardians Volume Two (2000) 70 kappaletta
Fields of Wrath (2015) 27 kappaletta
The Books of Barakhai (2013) 22 kappaletta
The Nightfall Duology (2018) 17 kappaletta
The Immortal Renshai (2018) 13 kappaletta
A Herald's Honor [short story] (1997) 2 kappaletta
Iowa Under Siege 2 kappaletta
Deadly Ritual 1 kappale
Battle of Wits 1 kappale
Race For The Sky 1 kappale
Az istenölő 1 kappale
Shadow Storm 1 kappale

Associated Works

Sword of Ice and Other Tales of Valdemar (1997) — Avustaja — 1,305 kappaletta
Sun in Glory and Other Tales of Valdemar (2003) — Avustaja — 1,038 kappaletta
Crossroads and Other Tales of Valdemar (2005) — Avustaja — 818 kappaletta
Moving Targets and Other Tales of Valdemar (2008) — Avustaja — 607 kappaletta
Changing the World: All-New Tales of Valdemar (2009) — Avustaja — 523 kappaletta
The Dragons of Krynn (1994) — Avustaja — 519 kappaletta
Finding the Way and Other Tales of Valdemar (2010) — Avustaja — 390 kappaletta
A Dragon-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic (1994) — Avustaja — 384 kappaletta
DAW 30th Anniversary Fantasy Anthology (2002) — Avustaja — 304 kappaletta
Fantastic Alice (1995) — Avustaja — 263 kappaletta
Dragon Fantastic (1992) — Avustaja — 238 kappaletta
Superheroes: All-Original Adventures of All-New Heroes (1995) — Avustaja — 212 kappaletta
Turning Points (2002) — Avustaja — 210 kappaletta
Fantasy Gone Wrong (2006) — Avustaja — 175 kappaletta
Horse Fantastic (1991) — Avustaja — 174 kappaletta
Assassin Fantastic (2001) — Avustaja — 164 kappaletta
Women at War (1995) — Avustaja — 153 kappaletta
Warrior Princesses (1998) — Avustaja — 145 kappaletta
Elf Fantastic (1997) — Avustaja — 126 kappaletta
Dragons: The Greatest Stories (1997) — Avustaja — 121 kappaletta
Single White Vampire Seeks Same (2001) — Avustaja — 120 kappaletta
Enemies of Fortune (2004) — Avustaja — 117 kappaletta
A Girl's Guide to Guns and Monsters (2009) — Avustaja — 116 kappaletta
Magical Beginnings (2003) — Avustaja — 101 kappaletta
A Constellation of Cats (2001) — Avustaja — 100 kappaletta
Wizard Fantastic (1997) — Avustaja — 88 kappaletta
Knight Fantastic (2002) — Avustaja — 87 kappaletta
Spell Fantastic (2000) — Avustaja — 87 kappaletta
Magic Tails (2005) — Avustaja — 86 kappaletta
The Gods of War (1992) — Avustaja — 81 kappaletta
Dragon's Eye (1994) — Avustaja — 77 kappaletta
Hot and Steamy: Tales of Steampunk Romance (2011) — Avustaja — 73 kappaletta
Terribly Twisted Tales (2009) — Avustaja — 69 kappaletta
Sirius The Dog Star (2004) — Avustaja — 67 kappaletta
Pharaoh Fantastic (2002) — Avustaja — 61 kappaletta
Battle Magic (1998) — Avustaja — 61 kappaletta
Apprentice Fantastic (2002) — Avustaja — 58 kappaletta
Vengeance Fantastic (2002) — Avustaja — 56 kappaletta
Oceans of Magic (2001) — Avustaja — 49 kappaletta
Werewolves (1995) — Avustaja — 47 kappaletta
In the Shadow of Evil (2005) — Avustaja — 47 kappaletta
Legends (1999) — Avustaja — 43 kappaletta
Mob Magic (1998) — Avustaja — 40 kappaletta
Future Net (1996) — Avustaja — 37 kappaletta
Army of the Fantastic (2007) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta
Spells of the City (2009) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta
Zodiac Fantastic (1997) — Avustaja — 34 kappaletta
You Bet Your Planet (2005) — Avustaja — 29 kappaletta
Millennium 3001 (2006) — Avustaja — 27 kappaletta
Boondocks Fantasy (2011) — Avustaja — 22 kappaletta
Already Among Us (2012) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta

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Anne McCaffrey has written many wonderful fantasy and science fiction books. I personally own over 60 and have still to meet one I disliked. She has also inspired outer authors with her characters and the following illustrated short stories are highly recommended.

FEOM AMAZON: Behold Acorna, the Unicorn Girl.

Discovered as an infant and adopted by three gruff asteroid miners, she has now grown into a beautiful young woman with delicate, ivory fur and silken skin, the tiny horn on her forehead is all but hidden by her silvery locks.

Acorna is known as Lukia of the Light by the grateful children she rescued from brutal slavery in the mines of Kezdet. She is helping them recover, and enjoying life with her guardian "uncles," when she receives a mysterious and disturbing message: There are yet more children enslaved on Kezdet, overlooked by the Child Labor League--children suffering a cruel, almost unimaginable fate.

Only Acorna, with her healing powers, can rescue them from the enigmatic figure known as "The Dodger." But to save the children, she must deceive Pal Kendorno, the man she is beginning to love in spite of herself.

Inspired by Anne McCaffrey's and Margaret Ball's unforgettable novel Acorna, the soaring adventures in this extraordinary volume are written by some of today's most celebrated fantasy authors, and illustrated by world-acclaimed artists. Here you will read about (and see!):

Acorna's heartbreaking search for her home planet
Acorna's fight to stop a deadly plague on the beautiful and fabled planet, Earth
Acorna's first love affair...with a human
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Gmomaj | 1 muu arvostelu | Apr 27, 2022 |
This is the final novel in the author's trilogy of spin off novels about the life of Susan Calvin, the robotics pioneer in Isaac Asimov's early robot short stories published from the 1950s onwards. It is 2037 and Susan is still threatened by both the Society for Humanity and a shadowy rogue government agency for the secret of a supposed code to deactivate the Three Laws from robot brains, the constraints which force them to obey humans and prevent them from harming them. Faced with proving the innocence of Nate, a humaniform robot, of the crime of murder of a leading roboticist, Susan is once again put through the emotional wringer and loses more of those few she loves and trusts. Not far into this book she is leaving her short lived medical career and become a roboticist. This was like the second novel in being a police procedural/murder mystery rather than a medical thriller as was the first, and in my view the best of the trilogy, but still a fairly gripping page turner. I would consider reading other books by this author.… (lisätietoja)
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john257hopper | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 26, 2020 |
In the conclusion of the I, Robot trilogy, Susan has decisions to make and problems to solve. When NC-8 is found standing over the body of Dr. Ari Goldman, Susan knows that the Three Laws of Robotics make it impossible for him to have committed the crime. However, she is in the minority since most don't understand those laws. Dr. Lawrence Robertson is arrested because he was the one who designed and programmed Nate and is therefore responsible for his actions.

Susan knows that she needs to find out who killed Dr. Goldman and how they managed to make it look like Nate did it. She gives up her residency in order to have time to work on finding the proof which causes her friend Dr. Kendall Stevens to worry about her.

She manages to free Nate from the police property department and while they are fleeing, she is shot at. She is rescued by Pal Buffoni who says that he is recently discharged from an elite military unit. He says that he has fallen in love with her and is determined to keep her safe. Susan, being alone and attracted to him, decides to accept his offer to keep her and Nate safe. Pal tries to convince her that the Society for Humanity has regrouped enough after the events of the last book to become a threat again. He also encourages her to find the lost code that divorces the positronic brain from the Three Laws that both the SFH and DoD's Cadmium are convinced she knows.

This was an exciting and fast-paced story as Susan, Nate and Pal are being chased both by bad guys and by the police who want to recapture Nate. I liked the action even though I knew about the big reveal long before Susan figured it out.

Fans of hard science fiction and robotics will enjoy this trilogy which makes a good introduction to Isaac Asimov's books about robots with positronic brains.
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kmartin802 | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 8, 2019 |
Susan Calvin is entering her second year in Psych residency when this story begins. She has survived the loss of her true love at the hands of terrorists from the SFH - Society for Humanity - and gotten to know N8-C - a positronic robot who could be mistaken for a regular human. She has learned that her father had a large part in the development of the positronic brain and the three laws that govern it.

She has chosen the same beginning site for her second year which lets her be with her friend Dr. Kendall Stevens. Their site has them working with dementia patients which is a difficult thing for Susan who wants to believe that she can fix medical problems. It causes her to wonder about the rationale for prolonging life when the mind is gone. She is also working for a lazy, self-serving boss. When Susan's genius level diagnostic skills suggest that some of her patients have been misdiagnosed and can actually be helped, she is first obstructed by her boss. When she goes around him to prove her diagnoses, he is quick to claim the credit and claim that Susan is the one who was obstructing. Susan, naturally, finds this very frustrating but it becomes quite a minor problem when the death of her father happens.

Susan comes home to find that her father has been murdered. When she tries to see his body to understand what happens, she is obstructed by the police who have decided that his death was because of "natural causes." Susan begins to conduct her own investigation along with one police officer who doesn't want to follow the party line. They soon find themselves at odds with the SFH and a shady government department that wants the secret they are certain she and her father had about the way to separate the positronic brain from the three laws.

Along the way in their investigation, Susan learns a big secret about her past and finds a way to get both the government department and the SFH off her back.

This was an engaging science fiction story. However, I started to get bogged down in all the medical terminology that Susan uses in her diagnoses. Once I decided to treat it all as bafflegab things went better. I don't know if the medical terms are fact or fiction and for the purposes of the bigger story it really didn't matter.

Fans of hard science fiction and fans of Isaac Asimov will enjoy this second book in a trilogy. I would recommend reading the series in order though.
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kmartin802 | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 7, 2019 |


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