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by Elizabeth Bear
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 8 years ago
I really did enjoy this story of an older ex-soldier who happens to be female (yeah for characters that are characters first and gendered second). She's Jenny Casey, a former Canadian Special Forces warrior. It's 2062 and she's hammering on the door of 50, her body is giving her a lot of pain and ...
wealhtheow rated it 9 years ago
Jenny Casey is a war hero, but she's also a middle-aged woman with increasingly debilitating disabilities and a drug habit. Then tainted batches of Hammer (the combat drug she was addicted to) pop up on the streets of her home town. While her friends trace the drug back to its source, Jenny is coer...
Affairs of M/Men
Affairs of M/Men rated it 12 years ago
A plausible near-future book but not the most original novel I've read. I'm interested enough that I may read the next book. Not sure, though, it's not something I'm dying to do. We'll see.
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 12 years ago
Honestly, why can't there be a warning label on books that have loose ends or straight cliff hanger endings? But outside of that, this is a great book for several reasons. The first reason is that Jenny Casey is a mature woman. She turns 50 by the end of the book. This is a refreshing change fro...
Bibliophilia rated it 16 years ago
This was my introduction to the work of Elizabeth Bear. I read it in 2005, while I was doing a lot of travel as a technical consultant, flying from the west coast to the east. Rather than carrying printed books, I read on my Palm Pilot PDA. I bought the first book in the series, this book, read it o...
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