A Beautiful Friendship (Star Kingdom, Book 1) by David Weber

By David Weber

New York occasions, united states at the present time, Wall road Journal and overseas bestselling phenomenon David Weber promises the 1st access in an unique younger grownup technology fiction event sequence, the famous person nation saga! younger teenager Stephanie Harrington types a telepathic bond with an clever alien treecat on a pioneer planet—and needs to struggle for the liberty of her new buddy and his species opposed to highly-placed enemies made up our minds to say the area for people only.
            Stephanie Harrington continuously anticipated to be a wooded area ranger on her homeworld of Meyerdahl . . . until eventually her mom and dad relocated to the frontier planet of Sphinx within the some distance far-off celebrity state of Manticore. it's going to were the correct new domestic --- a virgin desolate tract choked with new species of each variety, simply ready to be came across. yet Sphinx is a much more risky position than ultra-civilized Meyerdahl, and Stephanie’s explorations come to a surprising halt while her mom and dad lay down the legislations: no journeys into the bush with no grownup supervision!

            but Stephanie is a tender girl made up our minds to make discoveries, and the largest certainly one of all awaits her: an clever alien species.

            The forest-dwelling treecats are small, adorable, shrewdpermanent, and feature a said style for celery. and they're additionally very, very lethal after they or their acquaintances are threatened . . . as Stephanie discovers whilst she comes face-to-face with Sphinx’s such a lot deadly predator after a hang-gliding twist of fate.

            yet her discoveries are just starting, for the treecats also are telepathic and ready to bond with sure people, and Stephanie’s locate --- and her first-of-its type bond with the treecat Climbs quick --- land either one of them in a clean torrent of hazard. Galactic-sized wealth is at stake, and Stephanie and the treecats are squarely within the direction of highly-placed enemies made up our minds to ensure the planet Sphinx is still completely in human palms, no matter if that suggests the extermination of one other considering species.

            regrettably for these enemies, the treecats have kept Stephanie Harrington’s lifestyles. She owes them . . . and Stephanie is a tender lady who stands by means of her friends.

            this means that issues are approximately to get very interesting on Sphinx.

About A appealing Friendship:
“It’s infrequent to discover youngster technology fiction that strays past well known dystopian fare. The environmental messages, human-animal friendship, humor, motion, and artistic know-how will make this sequence starter a simple hit. . . .”—<i >Booklist
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About David Weber and the consideration Harrington series:
“. . .everything you'll wish in a heroine….excellent…plenty of action.”—Science Fiction Age

“Brilliant! wonderful! Brilliant!”—Anne McCaffrey

“Compelling strive against mixed with enticing characters for a good area opera adventure.”—Locus

“Weber combines lifelike, enticing characters with clever technological projection. . .Fans of this venerable area opera will have fun. . .”—Publishers Weekly

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