Award winning ScienceFiction and {{Fantasy}} author from Texas, with a strong military background. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Moon Read about her on Wikipedia]] and her [[http://www.elizabethmoon.com/ official website]].

!!!Works with a page on this wiki:
* ''Literature/TheDeedOfPaksenarrion'' trilogy
* The ''Literature/FamiliasRegnant'' series, which includes:
** The Heris Serrano trilogy (''Hunting Party'', ''Sporting Chance'', and ''Winning Colors'')
** The Esmay Suiza series (''Once a Hero'', ''Rules of Engagement'', ''Change of Command'', and ''Against All Odds'')
* ''Literature/VattasWar'' series (UK: ''Vattan Saga'')
* ''Literature/RemnantPopulation''

!!! Other works include:
* ''The Legacy of Gird'': a prequel series to ''Literature/TheDeedOfPaksenarrion''.
* ''Oath of Fealty'', a sequel series to the ''Literature/TheDeedOfPaksenarrion''.
* ''The Speed of Dark'': SomethingCompletelyDifferent for Moon, a novel set TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture, on Earth, about an autistic computer programmer. In between the usual life struggles, he and his autistic co-workers are under pressure from their employer to undergo an experimental procedure that might make them "normal", and not everyone can understand why they might not want that. Winner, 2003 NebulaAward for Best Novel and nominated for the ArthurCClarke Award.
* The ''Pirate Planets'' series, co-written with {{Anne McCaffrey}}
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!! Tropes in her other works:
* ActionGirl: The main character of all her books except ''The Speed of Dark'', ''Remnant Population'' and ''The Legacy of Gird''.
* MilitaryAndWarfareTropes: Several of them. Moon was in the U.S. Marine Corps during the 1960s.
* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: At some point, each of Moon's ActionGirl heroines will do or already has done something she meant well or actually did well and suffer for it.
* SpaceIsAnOcean: All the SpaceOpera books. See "Marine Corps".
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