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Beckstein, Miriam (Fictitious character)

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Works: 8 works in 15 publications in 1 language and 272 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction 
Classifications: PR6119.T79, 823.92
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Most widely held works about Miriam (Fictitious character) Beckstein
    The revolution business by Charles Stross( Book )
    3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
    The army of the Clan finds themselves locked in a fortress under siege that coexists in two parallel universes, a situation that is further complicated by Miriam's prospects for succeeding the fallen Duke Angbard
    The clan corporate by Charles Stross( Book )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
    The bloodline feud by Charles Stross( Book )
    2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
    ADVENTURE / THRILLER. "Bloodline Feud: "an omnibus edition of the first two novels in Charles Stross's The Merchant Princes series. The six families of the Clan rule the kingdom of Gruinmarkt from behind the scenes. They are a mixture of nobility and criminal conspirators whose power to walk between their world and ours makes them rich in both. Miriam, a hip tech journalist from Boston, discovers her alternate-world relatives with explosive results that shake three worlds. Now, as the prodigal Countess Helge Thorold-Hjorth, she finds herself ensnared in schemes and plots centuries in the making. She is surrounded by unlikely allies, lethal contraband, and--most dangerous of all--her family. To avoid a slippery slope down to an unmarked grave, Miriam must build a power base of her own--with unexpected consequences for three different time lines, including the quasi-Victorian one exploited by the hidden family
    The traders' war by Charles Stross( Book )
    3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
    SCIENCE FICTION. "Fast-moving action". ("Asimov's Science Fiction"). For one ex-journalist, the nightmare has just begun. Miriam Beckstein has said goodbye to her comfort zone, and the transition from journalist to captive in an alternative timeline was challenging to say the least. As was discovering her long-lost family, the Clan, were world-skipping assassins. Now civil war rages in her adopted home, she's pregnant with the heir to their throne and a splinter-group want her on their side of a desperate power struggle. But as a leader or figurehead? Meanwhile, unknown to the Clan, the US government is on to them and preparing to exploit this knowledge. But it hadn't foreseen a dissident Clan faction carrying nuclear devices between worlds - with the US President in their sights. The War on Terror is about to go transdimensional. But Mike Fleming, CIA agent, knows the most terrifying secret of all. His government's true intentions
    The trade of queens by Charles Stross( Book )
    2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
    A dissident group of the Clan, the alternate-universe group of families that has traded covertly with our world for a century or more, carries nuclear devices between worlds and explodes them in Washington, D.C., killing the president, U.S. intelligence agent Mike Fleming discovers that their act was part of a larger conspiracy devised by a faction of the U.S. government
    The revolution trade by Charles Stross( Book )
    2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
    Science fiction. For one ex-journalist, the nightmare has just begun. Miriam Beckstein has said goodbye to her comfort zone. The transition from journalist to captive in an alternative timeline was challenging to say the least. As was discovering her long-lost family, the Clan, were world-skipping assassins. Now civil war rages in her adopted home, she's pregnant with the heir to their throne and a splinter-group want her on their side of a desperate power struggle. But as a leader or figurehead? Meanwhile, unknown to the Clan, the US government is on to them and preparing to exploit this knowledge. But it hadn't foreseen a dissident Clan faction carrying nuclear devices between worlds - with the US President in their sights. The War on Terror is about to go trans-dimensional. But Mike Fleming, CIA agent, knows the most terrifying secret of all. His government's true intentions
    Revolution trade : a merchant princes omnibus by Charles Stross( Book )
    1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
    Miriam Beckstein has said good-bye to her comfort zone. The transition from journalist to captive in an alternative timeline was challenging to say the least, she discovered that her long-lost family, the Clan, were world-skipping assassins. Now, while civil war rages in her adopted home, she's pregnant with the heir to their throne and a splinter group want her on their side of a desperate power struggle. But as a leader or figurehead? Meanwhile, unknown to the Clan, the US government is on to them and preparing to exploit this knowledge. But it hadn't foreseen a dissident Clan faction carrying nuclear devices between worlds--with the US president in their sights. The War on Terror is about to go transdimensional. But Mike Fleming, CIA agent, knows the most terrifying secret of all: His government's true intentions
    The merchants' war by Charles Stross( Book )
    1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Miriam seeks refuge from the machinations of both the Clan and their opponents by escaping to yet another world, only to discover that there is a nasty war going on in the Gruinmarkt world of the Clan and that unexpected perils await her
 
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