Rider at the Gate by C. J. Cherryh

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The Hugo Award-winning author of Tripoint returns with a story set in a beautiful new universe, but stranded colonists are threatened by the telepathic powers of all of the animals, and only their bond with the Nighthorses can save them.

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A multiple award-winning author of more than thirty novels, C. J. Cherryh received her B.A. in Latin from the University of Oklahoma, and then went on to earn a M.A. in Classics from Johns Hopkins University. Cherryh's novels, including Tripoint, Cyteen, and The Pride of Chanur, are famous for their knife-edge suspense and complex, realistic characters. Cherryh won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1977. She was also awarded the Hugo Award for her short story Cassandra in 1979, and the novels Downbelow Station in 1982 and Cyteen in 1989.
Published August 1, 1995 by Warner Books. 437 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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On the planet that backdrops this excellent sequel to last year's Rider at the Gate, the native wildlife is dangerously telepathic, able to project its own emotions or to amplify human ones.

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In this perceptive and carefully crafted coming-of-age novel, humans share a remote and arduous world with telepathic fauna who communicate their instincts and desires to receptive colonists.

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