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y separately published work icon Voyage of the Shadowmoon single work   novel   fantasy  
Is part of Moonworlds Saga Sean McMullen , 2002 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Voyage of the Shadowmoon
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"Sean McMullen, one of Australia's leading genre writers, took America by storm with his sweeping Greatwinter Trilogy, a post-apocalyptic science fiction tour de force that won over critics and readers alike.

Now McMullen delivers Voyage of the Shadowmoon, a fantasy epic of daunting skill and scope. The Shadowmoon is a small, unobtrusive wooden schooner whose passengers and crew are much more than they seem: Ferran, the Shadowmoon's lusty captain who dreams of power; Roval, the warrior-sorcerer; Velander and Terikel, priestesses of a nearly extinct sect; and the chivalrous vampire Laron, who has been trapped in a fourteen-year-old body for seven hundred years.

They sail the coast, gathering useful information, passing as simple traders. But when they witness the awful power of Silverdeath, an uncontrollable doomsday weapon of awesome destructiveness, they realize they must act. But every single king, emperor, and despot covets Silverdeath's power. It will take all of their wits and more than a little luck if they hope to prevent one of these power-hungry fools from destroying the world. Their only advantage? The Shadowmoon.

While it seems to be little more that a small trading vessel—too small for battle, too fat for speed—it is actually one of the most sophisticated vessels in the world, one that allows them to travel to places where no others would dare. They can only hope it will be enough to save them all before Silverdeath rains destruction across their entire world."

Source: publisher's website (https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780765336118

Notes

  • Velander, an important character is this novel, is also the main character in Queen of Soulmates.
  • Dedication: To Trish, my favourite reference librarian

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Tor ,
      2002 .
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      Extent: 496p.
      ISBN: 0312877404
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Tor ,
      2004 .
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      Extent: 565p.
      ISBN: 076534713X
Alternative title: Putování Měsíčního Stínu
Language: Czech
    • c
      Czech Republic,
      c
      Eastern Europe, Europe,
      :
      Triton ,
      2004 .
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      Extent: 680p.
      ISBN: 8072545760

Works about this Work

[Review] Voyage of the Shadowmoon Ian Nichols , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , April/May no. 6 2003; (p. 113)

— Review of Voyage of the Shadowmoon Sean McMullen , 2002 single work novel
[Review] Voyage of the Shadowmoon Bill Congreve , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 31 2003; (p. 147-148)

— Review of Voyage of the Shadowmoon Sean McMullen , 2002 single work novel
Fantasy Books Colin Steele , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 15 June 2003; (p. 18)

— Review of The Revognase Lucy Sussex , 2003 single work children's fiction ; Voyage of the Shadowmoon Sean McMullen , 2002 single work novel
Fantasy Books Colin Steele , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 15 June 2003; (p. 18)

— Review of The Revognase Lucy Sussex , 2003 single work children's fiction ; Voyage of the Shadowmoon Sean McMullen , 2002 single work novel
[Review] Voyage of the Shadowmoon Bill Congreve , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 31 2003; (p. 147-148)

— Review of Voyage of the Shadowmoon Sean McMullen , 2002 single work novel
[Review] Voyage of the Shadowmoon Ian Nichols , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , April/May no. 6 2003; (p. 113)

— Review of Voyage of the Shadowmoon Sean McMullen , 2002 single work novel
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