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Elizabeth Moon

Elizabeth Moon, born 1945 March 7, is an American science fiction and fantasy author. She lives in Florence, Texas (near Austin).

She attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant during active service with the US Marine Corps, which she joined in 1968 having obtained a B.A. in History. Later she also obtained a B.A. in Biology.

Her writings contain military themes, though biology, politics and personal relationship issues also feature strongly.


  • The Serrano Legacy
    • Hunting Party
    • Sporting Chance
    • Winning Colours
    • Once a Hero
    • Rules of Engagement
    • Change of Command

  • The Deed of Paksenarrion - including:
    • Sheepfarmers Daughter
    • Divided Allegiance
    • Oath of Gold

  • The Legacy of Gird - including:
    • Surrender None (1990)
    • Liar's Oath (1992)

  • Remnant Population

  • Phases (1997) - collected short stories.

  • Speed of Dark (2002) - a futuristic story about autistic people, inspired by her own autistic son Michael.


  • Sassinak - with Anne McCaffrey
  • Generation Warrior - with Anne McCaffrey

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See also: Women science fiction authors,

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