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eBooks and Other Excerpts

This page contains links to all the free excerpts that can be found on the Internet, including some unpublished material, and MP3 files from the audio recordings. Those that are for sale can be found at Books in Print.

All Lois' books from Eos/Harper Collins have a Browse Inside option and these can be found on the Lois McMaster Bujold microsite.
A similar list is available at Baen's Ebooks.

The first six chapters of Captain Vorpatril's Alliance - eARC are currently available at Baen Ebooks with the final version available later in the year [22 Jul 12]

The first 5 chapters of Cryoburn, are available at the new Baen Ebooks website [1 Nov 10]

The Baen Free Library - now contains a free copy of the award winning The Mountains of Mourning. The Warrior's Apprentice and is now also available for download in various formats. [5 Aug 10]

The first 9 chapters of Falling Free as the first part of Miles, Mutants and Microbes. [3 Feb 10]

Steve Jackson Games has released a free sampler of Vorkosigan Saga for GURPS versions 4. [3 Feb 10]

Baen Books has released the first part of The Vorkosigan Companion. [8 Oct 08

Eos Books / Harper Collins have released the first chapters of The Sharing Knife: Beguilement. [5 Oct 06]

Eos Books / Harper Collins have released the first chapters of The Hallowed Hunt. [16 May 05]

Eos Books / Harper Collins have released the first chapter of Paladin of Souls. [24 Sep 03]

Eos Books / Harper Collins have released the first part of chapter one of The Curse of Chalion. [12 Aug 03]

Baen now has Borders of Infinity and the first 11 chapters of Brothers in Arms from Miles Errant. [13 Aug 03]

The first 8 chapters of Cetaganda are now available as the first part of Miles, Mystery and Mayhem. [6 May 03]

The first 5 chapters of Diplomatic Immunity. [13 Aug 03]

The first 8 chapters of Cetaganda from Miles, Mystery & Mayhem. [13 Aug 03]

The first 10 chapters of The Warrior's Apprentice as the first part of Young Miles. [6 May 03]

And also the first 10 chapters of Shards of Honor as the first part of Cordelia's Honor. [6 May 03]

Excerpt from Chapter 3 - This is an excerpt from Lois's latest book set in the Chalion universe, to be published October 2003, titled Paladin of Souls, it contains dy Cabon's sermon of the beginning as told by Ordol. [13 Oct 02]

Prologue to Diplomatic Immunity - Lois originally wrote this, but decided for various reasons not to include it in the final draft. This is therefore the only place to find this! Note: This does contain some spoiler material for those who haven't read the book yet. [13 Oct 02]

Read the first five chapters of Diplomatic Immunity, published in May 2002. [9 Dec 01]

The first ten unproofed chapters of A Civil Campaign, which was published in September 1999. [17 Mar 99]

The first five chapters of Komarr, are still available. [16 Apr 98]

The first three chapters of Cetaganda are also still here. [16 Apr 98]

The first three chapters of Memory, are also here. [27 Jul 96]

Translations & Audio versions

The first chapter of The Curse of Chalion in Spainish Los Cuervos del Zangre is available. Only the first half has so far been published. [6 May 03]

Blackstone Audio Books provide aproximately 2 minute samples of The Curse of Chalion, Paladin of Souls, The Warrior's Apprentice and The Vor Game.

The Reader's Chair provided MP3 downloads, of excerpts from all the books they produced. They can be found at the Bujold Audio Book Archive as The Reader's Chair has now gone out of business. [13 Feb 04]

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