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General Information

Name:  Jody Lynn Nye  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1957 in Chicago, Illinois

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Jody Lynn Nye was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jody Lynn Nye is an American science fiction author.

Selected Titles At Your Library

View from the Imperium /
ISBN: 1439134308. OCLC Number:

Baen Books,. Riverdale, N.Y. :. 2011.

Ensign Thomas Innes Loche Kinago, fresh from the Academy is given his first command. A crumb from the upper crust, he's eager to uphold the traditions of his family, and in particular, his mother, a distinguished Admiral of the Imperium. Of course, he's aware of the importance of always having simply smashing tailored uniforms on hand, and having his camera ready to record memorable moments for his scrapbook. In the meantime, a charismatic leader has arisen who seems able to control the minds of anyone he meets, and may be on his way to taking over the entire galaxy. Can Kinago's aristocratic bearing and unbridled snobbery stand up to such a challenge? Fortunately, his constant companion, the unflappable Jeeves, er, Parsons, is on hand to look after the young, impulsive master, and somehow help his charge bumble his way through, perhaps even saving the galaxy in the process.

Myth-told tales /
ISBN: 0441014860. OCLC Number:

ACE Books.,. New York :. 2007.

Presents all the short stories contained in the authors' M.Y.T.H. universe.

The dragonlover's guide to Pern /
ISBN: 0345412745. OCLC Number:

Del Rey,. New York :. 1997.

Information: 2nd ed. Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-249) and index.

The death of sleep /
ISBN: 0671698842. OCLC Number:

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Lunzie Mespil, Healer, is blown out of a space liner. She's not too worried; a month or two in cryogenic stasis awaiting inevitable rescue, and then on with her life. Only, it's not a month or two ... Lunzie waits for 62 years before she is finally picked up!

The planet pirates /
ISBN: 0671721879. OCLC Number:

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Three bestselling volumes--Sassinak, The Death of Sleep, and Generation Warriors--together in a single giant novel. McCaffrey traces the careers of two remarkable women--Sassinak and Lunzie--who work together to save a confederation of worlds.

The ship errant /
ISBN: 0671878549. OCLC Number:

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In the sequel to The Ship Who Won, written by Nye with Anne McCaffrey, Carialle and Keff, the brainship and brawn who discovered intelligent life on the planet Ozran, now serve as couriers for the "globe-frogs", to return their new friends from whence they came. But to get there, they must transit a sector where Carialle experienced a trauma so intense it nearly destroyed her mind.

Myth-taken identity /
ISBN: 0441013112. OCLC Number:

Ace,. New York :. 2005, ©2004.

Aahz gets an unwelcome visit from two blue-skinned bruisers and a small magician wanting Skeeve to cough up the dough for an extremely large bill that he skipped out on. Knowing that Skeeve has many faults, but welshing on a debt is not one of them, he enlists the aid of Chumley and Massha to go with him to the last place any self respecting Pervert would ever visit...the mall! Once there, they discover that the mall rats have created a scheme to steal customers' credit cards. Realizing that Skeeve is a victim of identity theft they set our to set matters right and to clear their friend's name.

The ship who won /
ISBN: 0671875957. OCLC Number:

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On a mission to search the galaxy for intelligent beings, Carialle and Keff encounter a bizarre alien race ruled by sorcerers who seem to possess magical powers of enormous potency.

Myth alliances /
ISBN: 0441011829. OCLC Number:

Ace Books,. New York :. 2004, ©2003.

When the sheepish Wuhses are taken advantage of by the overbearing Pervects, Skeeve teams up with Zol Icty--self-help expert and bestselling author of Imps Are from Imper, Deveels Are from Deva--on a mission in personal empowerment.

Myth-gotten gains /
ISBN: 0441015727. OCLC Number:

Ace Books,. New York :. 2008, ©2006.

Aahz discovers that the shabby-looking sword he bought at a flea market in a remote dimension is Ersatz, leader of the Golden Hoard, a fabled collection of powerful magical treasures that can turn any ordinary being into a hero. They go in search of the other members of the Hoard, only to find that they're not the only ones looking. A dancer named Calypsa, working with Aahz's old friend Tananda, is seeking to collect them to free her grandfather from the dreaded wizard Barrik. Trouble is, everyone wants the treasures for themselves, and there are good reasons why the Golden Hoard is never all in the same dimension at one time.

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