I'm an AM fan too and liked the Brainships/Shellpeople books as well. They're all pretty good but each one is different because she collaborates with different authors. Brainships | Series | LibraryThing
Do you know she passed in November? Now it's all up to Todd I guess but he's not nearly as good.
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