Necessity’s Child Bookday!

Today! is the Official Release Day* for Necessity’s Child
by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller.     Necessity's Child cover

This is the book that nobly bore the working title of George, and which was pitched to Ms. Weisskopf at Baen, when was only a gleam in its authors’ eye as “a steampunk Liaden story, with space gypsies.”

Yeah, we almost hit that.

If you’re new to the Liaden Universe® — or if you’re an old-timer who’s on the fence about buying a “side book” — you may, if you like, read the first nine chapters, free, right here at the Baen webiste.

Necessity’s Child hardcover is available from your favorite bookstore, and also from these fine vendors:

Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore
And! in audiobook format from


*Yes, yes; I know some of you read it months ago.  You may dance, too!  No, really; I insist.

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