When the first alien was approaching Earth, it found itself in the grip of the all-powerful Saunder Family. Every member of this dynasty seemed at war with the other.
Ward Saunder is the now-dead genius who dared to dream and become a touchstone for all other Saunders. He protected people against the Death Years and the Chaos.
Jael, the family Matriarch, shares Ward’s determination to make the Saunders a dynasty.
Patrick, or Pat, the eldest son, is a political opportunist, head of the Earth First Party. He had learned how to wield power and lead with dignity from his mother Jael. He is keen to protect the future of the planet by establishing enclaves in the Antarctic, freezing the bodies of people.
Todd is the idealist who tries to keep the peace within the Saunder family.
Mariette is rebellious, building a new frontier and standing out as the girl of the clan.
In the quest for the Chairmanship of the people, the Saunders must struggle and fight in a contest over Earth’s very future. Project Search is in action, while brave pilots take to the stars.
Can human civilization survive with the coming of alien life, and can the Saunders find a way to listen to one another and lead humanity to that survival?
Find out in Tomorrow’s Heritage, a vivid science fiction tale – at once a large political canvas and an intimate, attention-grabbing story of like-minded people. It is the first book in the Children of the Stars series.
Praise for Juanita Coulson:
“Coulson works on an enormous canvas — sometimes almost overwhelming. The characters are always memorable.” Marion Zimmer Bradley
“… A richly detailed construction…” C J Cherryh
Juanita Coulson is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. She is also widely known in filk music circles since the 1950s for her singing and songwriting; she has won several Pegasus Awards for her filking. For thirty-three years, she co-edited the science fiction fanzine Yandro with her husband "Buck" (Robert Coulson). Yandro was nominated for a Hugo Award every year from 1958-1967; it won the award in 1965, thus marking Coulson as one of the very first women to be so honored.
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