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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Despite liking parts of this book, I would not pick up more books by this author and possibly not from this publisher. Hey the cover art alone will cause some to pick the book up, which I suspect is darkdhip intent.

You start out thinking you shouldn’t like Athena, the female protagonist, but you just do. That book was phenomenal.

Darkship Thieves

Hoyt writes fiction in various genres. Have you ever met a set of twins?

Jun 25, Jana Brown rated it really liked darkshiip Shelves: Are they cloned from supersoldiers? The time she spent there was a little better to read simply because I kept hoping for something to tie everything together.

By the end of the first chapter, we’ve learned that our year-old protagonist is the terror of everyone she’s ever crossed paths with, capable of beating up professional mercenaries singlehandedly, and has a rack that makes men stop to stare in the middle of a crisis.

Perhaps some of my disappointment with Darkship Thieves is because it couldn’t live up to the awesomeness Rachel Bach delivered in her stories.


I am officially in love with this book. They find their own places in the universe and an humanity that transcends biological status or appearance.

Except, Thena wasn’t awesome nor did she really seem to grow as a person. Athena Hera Sinistra never wanted to go to space.

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Let me give you a few thifves examples, since the big problems are too big and too many and would require a longer review than this book is worth of: Lists with This Book.

I did read this after the Paradox trilogy – book 1 is Fortune’s Pawn – which did live up to the hype and really delivered great world building and an engaging storyline.

Athena is the rebellious daughter of Several hundred years ago the human race was experimenting with genetic engineering. What I really want to know is when Baen is going to stop using that same title style? Product details Paperback Publisher: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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I also found the early Athena to be a bit of an acquired taste but after a few chapters got into it all. Is she a legendary space-biker chick? Heinleinian women, space highwaymen, cat-people. The pilot, Kit, is a descendant of the humans that fled earth, but the history he has learned is rather different than what Yhieves has been taught. Explore the Home Gift Guide. And I don’t even want to start on consistency – so does one need days or week to get to Circum?


Now I have no problem with characters being concerned with body image; it’s an entirely appropriate subject matter to be dealt with.

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The wordbuiling is interesting and I liked it. It is a truth that many readers buy a book based on its cover. Oh, and I was embarrassed by the hideous cover.

Nov 26, Michael Hirsch rated it it was amazing Shelves: One night she awakens to the slightest of sounds and discovers a shadow looming over her bed. Hoyt read the first bit of the book from her netbook at a Con. I’ve not read something that bad for quite a while, I guess since I was 14, working my way through the sff shelf of our library, reading simply everything that came under my hands.

It seems like nothing is ever direct and simple for me in writing. I had seen that part three started at something like chapter 46, with another 6 or 7 chapters to go to get to the end.

I really have no clue what to think of this book. He should’ve been named Meow. And that voice is also my key caveat with the book. Pick another one – any other one, the chances that you’ll get something better are very high.