David Mark Weber is an American science fiction and fantasy write. He was born in Detroit, Ohio in 1952.
any of his tories have military, particularly naval, themes, and fit into the military science fiction enre. He frequently places female leading characters in what have been traditionally male roles.
One of his most popular and enduring characters is Honor Harrington whose alliterated name is an homage to C.S. Forester
's character Horatio Hornblower and her last name from a fleet doctor in Patrick O'Brian
's. Her story, together with the " Honorverse " she inhabits, has been developed through 16 novels and six shared-universe anthologies, as of spring 2013 ( other works are in production). In 2008, he donated his archive to the department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.
Countless of his boo are available online, either in their entirety as part of the Baen Free Library or, in the ase of more recent boo, in the form of sample chapters ( typically the first 25-33% of the work). http: //us.macmillan.com/author/davidw ...