Her name is Ten. It's the only name she's ever known. When Kel finds her working at a rough miner's bar on Farga, he sees her resemblance to The Chanteuse. For years, dozens of men like him have tried to prove that they've found the famous singer's lost daughter, the heir to a mighty legacy on the planet Jappa. There was a fortune to be claimed. Kel didn't plan on falling in love with the woman he was shaping to be The Chanteuse' daughter. He doesn't know that Jappa is on the brink of extinction and there is only one person who can save it. Can that person be Ten?


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"A roller coaster ride of excitement and heartbreaking love"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted February 9, 2002

At first, I thought that this was going to be a fairly formulatic story about a lost heiress. I was gladly proved wrong. Kel and Orber, two traders see a young woman in a bar fending off a miner demanding that the house provide free food for him. A brawl Read more...

"A universe well defined and populated by interesting people"
Reviewed by Janet Miller
Posted June 15, 2002

In a tavern on the worse mining planet in the universe, a couple of outer-space traders watch a female bartender, known only as 'Ten', take on six miners in a fight -- and come close to winning. But one of the traders, Kel, sees something besides a not otherwise interesting Read more...


The Singing Trees
by Jim Lavene, Joyce Lavene

March 1, 2002
ISBN #1587490951
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