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Scott, Melissa

Overview
Works: 79 works in 206 publications in 3 languages and 6,822 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction  Star Trek fiction  History  Fantasy fiction, American 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3569.C672, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Melissa Scott
 
Most widely held works by Melissa Scott
Dreamships by Melissa Scott( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreamships is the story of a freelance space pilot and her crew, who are hired by a rich corporate owner to track down her crazy brother--who just may have created the first sentient Artificial Intelligence
Trouble and her friends by Melissa Scott( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel combining cyberpunk computer technology and sociological extrapolation. The protagonists are two women netwalkers in the next century and the novel follows their many adventures which include combatting hackers, virtual reality gunfights and wiring oneself to receive sexual sensations. By the author of Dreamships
Night sky mine by Melissa Scott( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of corporate intrigue featuring Isa Kelly, only survivor of a pirate raid on an asteroid mine, as she seeks her true identity in a future where one cannot live without an official identity. Isa is a hypothecary, editing "hamals," programs which run computers that can reproduce and kill each other
Burning bright by Melissa Scott( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quinn Lioe lands on the free-port planet of Burning Bright and becomes enmeshed in the conflict between two great empires
The jazz by Melissa Scott( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tin Lizzy, a web site designer who specializes in disinformation, rescues a teenaged hacker who has run afoul of a powerful Hollywood CEO
Dreaming metal by Melissa Scott( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel exploring the impact of robots on society. The heroine is Celinde Fortune, a magician on the planet Persephone, who uses robots for her acts. She becomes the target of a terrorist labor movement which is combatting robots as they have caused mass unemployment
Shadow man by Melissa Scott( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggle for sexual liberation in space where there are five genders: men, women, herms, fems and mems. It's a side-effect of medicine people take to control space sickness. But one conservative planet only recognizes the first two and a revolt begins
Point of hopes by Melissa Scott( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy adventure in an alternate MiddleAges, featuring Nico Rather, a policeman in the city ofAstreion, as he investigates the disappearance of children, apparently kidnaped by astrologers. By the author of TheArmor of Light
Point of dreams by Melissa Scott( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This sequel to Point of Hopes is set in the same detailed, late-Renaissance world where magic works, where astrologers and necromancers are the pundits and powerbrokers. Once again it features Pointsman Nicolas Rathe, who functions as a sort of policeman and who ends up with a magical mystery to solve."--Jacket
The kindly ones by Melissa Scott( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orestes was a cruel world, cold and inhospitable. Its first colonists were castaways from a crash landing, clinging to survival through the institution of strict socio-political controls. Over the generations, life grew somewhat easier, but the code of honor remained. Misdeeds and errors were paid for with blood. At one time, all miscreants were executed. Now a social death is imposed. Every Oresteian city has colony of "ghosts," ostracised citizens who must survive, somehow, without help from the living. But galactic civilization is spreading, and Orestes is in its path. The old ways are under scrutiny. And though the Oresteian aristocracy will fight for the status quo, they have not reckoned on the power of a thousand ghosts
The year's best science fiction : thirty-first annual collection( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world in the year's best short stories"--
The shapes of their hearts by Melissa Scott( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the planet Idun the brain of a religious prophet has been merged with an artificial intelligence, resulting in a religious dictatorship. The hero's task is to destroy the dictatorship without killing the prophet
Mighty good road by Melissa Scott( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel the Loop to a world where treachery can turn a routine salvage mission into a rendezvous with death
The garden by Melissa Scott( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and German and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In need of vital nutritional supplies, the crew of the U.S.S. Voyager enters into shaky negotiations with the Kirse, who prove as dangerous as the enemy when they are attacked by hostile Andirrim--Novelist
Proud helios by Melissa Scott( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deep space nine versus interstellar pirates"--Cover
The empress of earth by Melissa Scott( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following "Five-Twelfths of Heaven" and "Silence in Solitude," this is the third and concluding novel in the Silence Leigh series. Silence Leigh now faces the ultimate test of her skills as a pilot and of her powers as a sage. Silence has finally wangled a deal with the Hegemony to use their gear to help them find the lost star roads to Earth
The armor of light by Melissa Scott( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heavy summer air of 1593 is full of portents for Elizabeth, England's Queen, and James VI, King of Scotland. A coven of witches secretly controlled by the Wizard Earl of Bothwell has summoned a storm to sink the ship that bears James' bride to Scotland. Though the ship made port, the success of their summoning has emboldened them; the coven is now launching wizardly attacks on the King
Five-twelfths of heaven by Melissa Scott( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a space-faring civilization where a single woman is increasingly disenfranchised, the star pilot Silence Leigh is defrauded from her inheritance by a greedy competitor. Forced to ally with two men, Silence is dragged into a deadly political struggle and is tantalized by the hints of the legendary Earth, as well as the dread and the glory of Magi's power. Her dreams of having her own ship and of escape from the Hegemony's oppressions take on new direction and focus when she joins the crew of "The Sun-Treader." "Polyamourous alchemical space-opera ..."--Jo Walton
Silence in solitude by Melissa Scott( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Five-Twelfths of Heaven, Silence Leigh discovered that she was not only unusual, as a female pilot, but that impossible thing: a female magus. Her unique abilities make her the only person capable of reaching Earth, humanity's original home, now sealed behind a mysterious barrier--but first she must learn to use her new-found talents
Homecoming by Jo Graham( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlantis has returned to Earth. The team members have dispersed and are beginning new lives far from the dangers of the Pegasus galaxy. They think the adventure is over
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityThies, Joyce

Melissa Scott Amerikaans auteur

Melissa Scott escritora estadounidense

Melissa Scott US-amerikanische Autorin

Мелисса Скотт

ملیسا اسکات نویسنده آمریکایی

スコット, メリッサ

メリッサ・スコット

Languages
English (103)

Japanese (3)

German (1)

Covers
Trouble and her friendsNight sky mineThe jazzDreaming metalShadow manPoint of hopesPoint of dreamsThe shapes of their hearts