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Canny old Pete Paxton thinks there's a monstrous conspiracy brewing that threatens the LaNague Charter and the freedoms it guarantees for Federation planets. The only way to head it off is to enlist the aid of Josephine "Jo" Finch, the current CEO of Interstellar Business Advisors, a firm Pete co-founded with Jo's grandfather more than half-a-century before. Jo mistrusts Pete and suspects he may be responsible for the bizarre death of her father, but she is soon convinced that the old man's fears are more than justified. Jo and Pete are soon matching wits with one of the shrewdest, most devious politicos in the Federation, threatened by a ruthless psi-talent whose victims face a fate far worse than mere death. They must also deal with the Vanek -- the gentle, enigmatic inhabitants of the planet Jebinose who, against all logic, claim to have murdered Jo's father. "Wilson tells a fast-paced, well-written story that holds reader interest from the first chapter. If he can keep up the quality he reached with the first two (LaNague Federation) novels, it will be quite an impressive series indeed." (Future Retrospective) "Ho hum, you think. Here comes future history saga. Then you start meeting interesting people. If you've caught the cleverly planted clues, you close the book with all the satisfaction of a good Agatha Christie. Vive la Federation!" (Library Journal) "The ending holds a surprise, as well as a satisfying resolution of the political intrigues. Recommended." (Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Review) "Wilson creates a nice blend of science fiction, politics, and finance in a diverting page turner." (Booklist) "Easy to follow, hard to put down." (Manchester Evening News) The Infrapress edition has been revised and will include stories "Higher Centers" and "The Man with the Anteater" as well as a new introduction by the author. Wheels Within Wheels, Wilson's second novel, won the first Prometheus Award for Libertarian fiction in 1979. The award helped pigeonhole the author as "that Libertarian science fiction writer" and Wilson consequently dropped out of SF and wrote horror thriller (and beginning of the Repairman Jack franchise) THE KEEP (1981). "Higher Centers" (published in "Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact", April 1971) and "The Man with the Anteater" ("Analog", July 1971) were Wilson's first two published stories.

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Paul Wilson is the author of more than thirty books. In 1998 he resurrected his popular antihero, Repairman Jack, and has chronicled his adventures in LEGACIES, CONSPIRACIES, ALL THE RAGE, HOSTS, THE HAUNTED AIR, GATEWAYS, and CRISSCROSS. Horror novels THE KEEP and THE TOMB both appeared on the New York Times Bestsellers List. WHEELS WITHIN WHEELS won the first Prometheus Award in 1979; THE TOMB received the 1984 Porgie Award from The West Coast Review of Books. His novelette "Aftershock" won the 1999 Bram Stoker Award for short fiction. DYDEETOWN WORLD was on the young adult recommended reading lists of the American Library Association and the New York Public Library, among others. In 2004 he won a second Prometheus award for SIMS. He is listed in the 50th anniversary edition of Who's Who in America.

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Book Description Writers.Com Books, United States, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Canny old Pete Paxton thinks there s a monstrous conspiracy brewing that threatens the LaNague Charter and the freedoms it guarantees for Federation planets. The only way to head it off is to enlist the aid of Josephine Jo Finch, the current CEO of Interstellar Business Advisors, a firm Pete co-founded with Jo s grandfather more than half-a-century before. Jo mistrusts Pete and suspects he may be responsible for the bizarre death of her father, but she is soon convinced that the old man s fears are more than justified. Jo and Pete are soon matching wits with one of the shrewdest, most devious politicos in the Federation, threatened by a ruthless psi-talent whose victims face a fate far worse than mere death. They must also deal with the Vanek -- the gentle, enigmatic inhabitants of the planet Jebinose who, against all logic, claim to have murdered Jo s father. Wilson tells a fast-paced, well-written story that holds reader interest from the first chapter. If he can keep up the quality he reached with the first two (LaNague Federation) novels, it will be quite an impressive series indeed. (Future Retrospective) Ho hum, you think. Here comes future history saga. Then you start meeting interesting people. If you ve caught the cleverly planted clues, you close the book with all the satisfaction of a good Agatha Christie. Vive la Federation! (Library Journal) The ending holds a surprise, as well as a satisfying resolution of the political intrigues. Recommended. (Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Review) Wilson creates a nice blend of science fiction, politics, and finance in a diverting page turner. (Booklist) Easy to follow, hard to put down. (Manchester Evening News) The Infrapress edition has been revised and will include stories Higher Centers and The Man with the Anteater as well as a new introduction by the author. Wheels Within Wheels, Wilson s second novel, won the first Prometheus Award for Libertarian fiction in 1979. The award helped pigeonhole the author as that Libertarian science fiction writer and Wilson consequently dropped out of SF and wrote horror thriller (and beginning of the Repairman Jack franchise) THE KEEP (1981). Higher Centers (published in Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, April 1971) and The Man with the Anteater ( Analog, July 1971) were Wilson s first two published stories. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9780976654438

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Book Description Infrapress. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 192 pages. Winner of the first Prometheus Award!A monstrous conspiracy is brewing against the LaNague Federation and the freedoms its guarantees to its member planetsat least thats what Old Pete says. Hes come to the offices of Interstellar Business Advisors, a firm he co-founded more than half a century before, to enlist the aid of its current CEO, Josephine Finch. Dubious at first, Jo humors the old man by promising to look into the matter. She does not have to look far before she is convinced that something is afoot, something that will not bear the light of day, something involving a revolutionary means of interstellar travel. And when one of the trails leads to the planet Jebinose, site of her fathers bizarre death, Jo finds herself personally involved. She is soon pitted against one of the shrewdest, most devious minds in Federation politics, and against a wild-card psi who might well destroy them both. But what Josephine Finch begins, she finishes. Wheels Within Wheels follows her on a course that involves five planets and three alien races. Before she is through she will bring the galaxys largest corporation to its knees, avenge her fathers death, abort a cynical political plot, and start an interstellar war. Dont mess with Josephine Finch. (Bonus LaNague short stories: The Man with the Anteater and Higher Centers - plus a foreword by the author)Youre whirled off into an interstellar conspiracy plotted by a Watergatish bunch of baddies, with industrial espionage, psi-murder, and extortion as sidelights. Finally the wheels all mesh. If youve caught the cleverly planted clues, you close the book with all the satisfaction of a good Agatha Christie. Viva la Federation! Library JournalA fast-paced, well-written story that holds reader interest from the first chapter. Since WHEELS WITHIN WHEELS is blurbed as A Novel of the LaNague Federation, I imagine Wilson is going to make a regular series out of this. If he can keep up the quality he reached in the first two novels, it will be quite an impressive series. Future RetrospectiveMr. Wilson is that rare find among modern SF novelists, a writer in the classic style of Asimov, Tubb, Heinlein, Pohl and Kornbluth especially the last two, whose Space Merchants this book most closely resembles. Easy to follow, hard to put down. Manchester Evening News (UK) This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9780976654438

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