Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann
Most widely held works about Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Changelings by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 2,171 libraries worldwide
When a visiting scientist to the planet of Petaybee discovers the shapeshifting talents of the Shongili twins, who are able to transform between human and seal bodies, the twins are in danger of being kidnapped and must flee their home.
Maelstrom by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,959 libraries worldwide
Sean Shongili and his children, Ronan and Murel, must draw on their changeling ability to transform into seals when a mysterious race of aliens is discovered to be living in the depths of the ocean on the planet Petaybee.
Powers that be by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,958 libraries worldwide
A dazzling collaboration by two award-winning SF talents. Strange things were happening on the icy planet called Petaybee. Unauthorized genetically engineered species had been spotted, while some people were simply disappearing. None of the locals were talking to the company, so the company sent disabled combat veteran Yanaba Maddock to spy. But a strange thing happened. With her relocation to the arctic planet came a return of Yana's health and strength. And the more she got to know the people of Petaybee, the more determined she became to protect her new home....
Acorna's rebels by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,808 libraries worldwide
Set adrift in a lifepod when her parents' spaceship was attacked, an infant girl was rescued by three human asteroid miners who named her Acorna for her silvery hair, her oddly shaped fingers and toes, and the adorable hornlike bump in the middle of her forehead. As she grew and developed amazing talents, Acorna was catapulted into a series of dangerious and exciting adventures. Acorna, the unicorn girl, must undertake her most serious mission yet -- a journey to find her beloved lifemate Aari. On the jungle world of Makahomia, home of the mysterious Temple Cats, she will discover an evil conspiracy that reaches far into space -- and an ancient secret that could lead her to Aari ... or to disaster.
Acorna's world by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,785 libraries worldwide
Althought she has made peace with her Linyaari heritage, Acorna knows that only by returning to the frozen stillness of space will she ever truly feel at home. But the solitude she desires must wait. Answering a faint distress signal leads Acorna to a strange, perfumed world where plants are sentient and think. There she finds a burned-out ship with all the signs of a Khleevi attack. It's been suspected that these enemy aliens have been planning a major assault throughout the region, and now it appears those rumors are true. Facing annihilation of her entire race, Acorna must discover the Khleevi's weakness -- and strike first!
Acorna's search by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,781 libraries worldwide
Determined to rebuild her world after surviving an enemy's attack, Acorna becomes increasingly alarmed when her people, including her lifemate Aari, begin disappearing, and she discovers the remains of a subterranean world.
Acorna's triumph by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,724 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the adventures of the brave unicorn girl, Acorna, as she faces her most difficult challenge ever. She has defeated slavers, a deadly international conspiracy, and the vicious alien Khleevi, only to endure the loss of her beloved Aari, distant in both time and space. Having rescued her people from their enemies, Acorna is disturbed by sinister changes that are demonstrated by her beloved lifemate. Aari, a situation that is complicated by the workings of a vicious criminal and the deadly Khleevi.
Power play by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,670 libraries worldwide
A feeling planet organizes its defenses against uncaring humans. The planet, which can even speak, is home to some ecologically minded people, but its riches are attracting hordes of outsiders with no feeling for nature. Planet and residents join forces.
Power lines by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,636 libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of a planet in space battle the ruling mining company which is raping it, rape being an appropriate word in this case as the planet has, like human beings, a consciousness. A futuristic treatment of a present day problem: shortsighted opportunism. By the author of The Powers That Be.
Acorna's people by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,569 libraries worldwide
With the help of her "uncles" and the thousands of humans who love and admire her, Acorna has found her true people, the peaceful, telepathic Linyaari. But Acorna still has much to do before she can enjoy her new home. The legendary resting place of the lost Linyaari ancestors has yet to be found. And with the help of a rogue spacetrader and his feline sidekick, Acorna must strive to right an unspeakable wrong and defeat an enemy even crueler than the Khleevi. Along the way, she will at last uncover the Universe's most carefully guarded secret -- the true nature of the ancient link between the Linyaari and the space-faring humans she has also come to think of as her "people."
First warning : Acorna's children by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,564 libraries worldwide
Khorii, the disenchanted daughter of the famous "unicorn girl," encounters a derelict spaceship adrift in space before tackling a mysterious plague with ties to an unknown enemy's attack.
Deluge by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,481 libraries worldwide
Leaving Petaybee to help rescue a family friend, selkie twins Ronan and Murel are imprisoned by the Company, which wants them as workers, and an unscrupulous scientist, who hopes to study their unusual shape-changing talent.
Catalyst : a tale of the Barque cats by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,421 libraries worldwide
Pilot, navigator, engineer, doctor, scientist--ship's cat? All are essential to a well-staffed space vessel. Barque Cats have become highly prized crew members who travel the galaxy, responsible for keeping spacecraft free of vermin and for acting as morale officers. But the announcement of a widespread epidemic affecting livestock on numerous planets throws their future into doubt. Suddenly the galactic government announces a plan to impound and possibly destroy all exposed animals. Not even the Barque Cats will be spared.
Second wave : Acorna's children by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
Accompanied by her android "brother," Khorii, the rebellious daughter of the legendary Acorna and her lifemate, Aari, searches for the cause of a mysterious and deadly plague before those responsible use it to cripple an entire star system.
Catacombs : a tale of the Barque cats by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,258 libraries worldwide
The barque cats, mistaken for a public health hazard, flee Earth for the feline-dominated planet, Mau, with the help of Pshaw-Ra, a mysterious cat with his own spaceship. Oddly, no one--including the humans--is bothered that he plans to take over the universe on behalf of felinekind.
Third watch by Anne McCaffrey ( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
A conclusion to the series that began with First Warning and Second Wave finds the rebellious Khorii risking everything in order to protect the universe from a mysterious plague-spreading enemy, an effort that is compromised by threats closer to home.
The healer's war by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough ( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
A former military nurse in Vietnam, Scarborough here presents a mostly realistic novel of Army nurse Kathleen McCulley's coming of age. Her tour of duty at China Beach puts the young woman from Kansas through the usual mixture of empathy for the Vietnamese and anger at the indifference or outright racism of army personnel. The unanticipated twist is a hallucinatory journey through the jungle with a one-legged Vietnamese boy, a battle-seasoned but crazy soldier and a magic amulet given her by a dying holy man.
Nothing sacred by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and Polish and held by 704 libraries worldwide
In the twenty-first century Viveka is captured and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. A nuclear fire forces Viveka and her captors to face their deepest fears and beliefs.
The lady in the loch by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and German and held by 624 libraries worldwide
A series of murders hits 19th century Edinburgh, all the victims being gypsies. As he investigates, sheriff and budding novelist Walter Scott discovers a man is using their bodies to reconstruct his dead wife.
The godmother by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and French and held by 616 libraries worldwide
In Seattle, a social worker and a fairy godmother join forces to solve welfare cases with magic. Part-fantasy, part reality, the novel is an update of some well-known fairy tales: Hank and Gigi, a pair of abandoned children, in the role of Hansel and Gretel, and Sno in the role of Snow White, her royalty the result of her father's rock star celebrity status. By the author of The Healer's War.
Acorna (Fictitious character) Americans Atomic bomb victims Audiobooks Body snatching Brothers and sisters Cats Changelings China--Tibet Autonomous Region Cleopatra,--Queen of Egypt,--d. 30 B.C Egypt Egyptologists Fantasy Fantasy fiction Fantasy fiction Fantasy fiction, American Fantasy fiction, American Fiction Forensic anthropologists Genetic engineering Interstellar travel Ireland Kidnapping Life on other planets Love stories Mothers and daughters Navajo women Plague Prisoners of war Reincarnation Romanies Science fiction Science fiction, American Scotland--Edinburgh Scott, Walter,--Sir,--1771-1832 Shongili, Murel (Fictitious character) Shongili, Ronan (Fictitious character) Sisters Space flight Space ships Space warfare Telepathy Twins Unicorns Vietnam War (1961-1975) Washington (State)--Seattle Witches Women Egyptologists Women political activists Young women
Scarborough, Elizabeth 1947-
Scarborough, Elizabeth A. 1947-
Scarborough, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Ann)