Darkship Thieves byHoyt [Hoyt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Facing mutiny armed only with a torn nightgown and her wits. Athena has . Darkship Thieves and its sequel Darkship Renegades are Science Fiction novels by Sarah A. Hoyt. Set in a solar system after a massive revolt against. Darkship Thieves (Darkship, book 1) by Sarah A Hoyt – book cover, description, publication history.

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She suffered from a rather egregious problem, which was not really her fault: Athena, our irritating heroine who has amazing abilities with machines, gets kidnapped by genetically altered humans, has to stay on their world for a while, heads back home, has a showdown with her evil father I have seen a lot of Heinlein comparisons in other reviews, and noticed some similarities myself, both in the dry sense of humor and in some of the world-building details, but this is definitely a writer with a voice of her own.

I was disappointed to be so disappointed. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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You have to love a heroine named Athena Hera Sinistra. Hey the cover art alone will cause some to pick the book up, which I suspect is the intent. The writing is just okay and the story was, as I said, largely rehashed Heinlein, with a stronger romantic element, but if you like classic SF, this is a fairly well-executed tribute.


Dec 30, Andrea marked it as flipped-to-the-end Shelves: I think this book had a lot of unrealized potential, but for starters, I was distracted by the first person viewpoint in the present tense throughout the story. While not perfect, Dark Ship Thieves is a refreshing fun and original sci-fi with a charming female protagonist and great reader.

On to the next in the series! Refresh and try again. Miss DePlume England Views Read Edit View history. Hoyt created is wonderful and worth the read, so I’m giving it 5 stars. Their quirky romance is fun no sex scenes and very light sexual tension. Athena sounds like a cool anti-heroine. Please, log in or register.

I am not making this up. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Over-abundance of interesting characters and potential side-track stories is not necessarily a bad problem for an author to have, but it did leave me somewhat frustrated. I did especially enjoy the parts back on Earth where Thena began to put all the pieces together and work out what was really going on. Two things bothered me about this: I was fortunate enough to hear Mrs. It stared off well, then seemed to slow a bit although not in a bad way when Athena got to Eden.

I read this for the Women in Science Fiction book cluband was pretty put off by the cover which looks very trashybut I thought it couldn’t be that bad. Share your thoughts with other customers. Customer Ratings for Darkship Thieves. If she survives, space will never be the same again.


But what she got instead would be the adventure of a lifetime–if” she managed to survive. Read Online Email Kindle Ebook to me.

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Oh good, the cover discussion happened without me. FWIW I wrote a review of this book on my blog last week one advantage of Baen ebooks being that they come out well darkhsip advance of dead tree versions.

A bit on the dark side, but good storytelling. Return to Book Page.

Theyis, I actually like the cover. Some supposedly escaped into space in their darkships never to be heard from again. The whole ‘genetic purity versus genetic modification’ thing is interesting, thought largely ignored. Well, some of her preternatural abilities are explained later in the book, but yes, we’ve got some serious Heinleinian wish fulfillment going on here. Or how an editor might That book was phenomenal.

Which scene was your favorite? Her inner thought processes took up most of the book so instead of reading about what she did, I got to read about what she thought about doing before she did it.

But I’m no prize either. You always get what you don’t ask for.