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Lindskold, Jane

Entry updated 4 September 2023. Tagged: Author.

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(1962-    ) US author, primarily of fantasy, including her two series – the Athanor sequence beginning with Changer (1998), the Firekeeper Saga beginning with Through Wolf's Eyes (2001) and the Breaking the Wall sequence beginning with Thirteen Orphans (2008) [for titles see below] – plus two continuations of Roge Zelazny drafts, Donnerjack (1997) and Lord Demon (1999); Roger Zelazny (1993) is a nonfiction study. Lindskold also worked with Zelazny on his last project, designing the Adventure Videogame Chronomaster, and wrote its novelization, Roger Zelazny and Jane Lindskold's Chronomaster: A Novel (1996).

Of sf interest is the Captain Ah-Lee sequence assembled as Star Messenger (omni 2011 ebook), featuring a tough female protagonist, captain of a "single-ship" in a Space Opera galaxy who finds herself fending off threats to humanity as a whole. With David Weber she has written some offshoot titles in his Honor Harrington sequence featuring a Hornblower in Space female protagonist, and her crew and associates and opponents, beginning with Fire Season (2012). Artemis Awakening (2014), beginning the new series Artemis, is a Planetary Romance. [JC]

Jane M Lindskold

born Washington, District of Columbia: 15 September 1962




  • Changer (New York: Avon Eos, 1998) [Athanor: pb/]
  • Legends Walking (New York: Avon Eos, 1999) [Athanor: pb/Gregory Bridges]
    • Changer's Daughter (Auburn, Washington: Obsidian Tiger Books, 2012) [vt of the above: Athanor: pb/Gregory Bridges]

Firekeeper Saga

Breaking the Wall

  • Thirteen Orphans (New York: Tor, 2008) [Breaking the Wall: hb/Sam Weber]
  • Nine Gates (New York: Tor, 2009) [Breaking the Wall: hb/Sam Weber]
  • Five Odd Honours (New York: Tor, 2009) [Breaking the Wall: hb/Sam Weber]

Captain Ah-Lee

  • Winner Takes Trouble (Auburn, Washington: Obsidian Tiger Books, 2011) [novelette: ebook: first appeared in Alien Pets (anth 1998) edited by Denise Little: Captain Ah-Lee: na/Luis Royo]
    • Star Messenger (Auburn, Washington: Obsidian Tiger Books, 2011) [omni: ebook: assembling the above and below titles plus "Here to There", first appeared in You Bet Your Planet (anth 2005) edited by Martin H Greenberg and Brittiany A Koren: Captain Ah-Lee: na/Pati Nagle]
  • Endpoint Insurance (Auburn, Washington: Obsidian Tiger Books, 2012) [novelette: ebook: first appeared in Guardsmen of Tomorrow (anth 2000) edited by Martin H Greenberg and Larry Segriff: Captain Ah-Lee: na/Bob Warner]

Honor Harrington: Star Kingdom


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