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Nancy Jane Moore's books include the science fiction novel, The Weave, published by Aqueduct Press, the novella Changeling, also from Aqueduct, and the collection Conscientious Inconsistencies, from PS Publishing. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and in magazines ranging from the National Law Journal to Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet. She is a member of the author's co-op Book View Cafe, where she has five ebooks available and is a contributor to many of that publisher's anthologies. In addition to writing fiction, Nancy teaches empowerment self defense and is working on a book on self defense for women. She holds a fourth degree black belt in Aikido. A native Texan who lived in Washington, DC, for many years, she now resides in Oakland, California.
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The Weave brings us a first-contact story in which humans, seeking to exploit the much-needed resources of a system inhabited by creatures they assume are "primitive" and defenseless, discover their mistake the hard way. A Locus Recommended First Novel for 2015
"It is always possible to spot the newcomers to the city, for when they emerge on the street, they throw back their heads and stare in wonder. In truth, longtime city dwellers and repeat visitors often feel the same surge of joy in their hearts. They have merely learned the art of appearing blasé when awestruck."
Fight scenes and moral dilemmas: These seven science fiction stories, first published in magazines and anthologies between 1999 and 2011, include several military adventures, a little space opera, some gender variations, and plenty of speculation about the future.