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Merchant Princes

A bold contemporary fantasy from a science fiction star, Merchant Princes is a thrill-a-minute saga of multiple worlds. Miriam, a hip tech journalist from Boston, discovers she has alternate world relatives, and with them an elite identity she never knew was hers. But her very well-connected family is a little too much like the mafia for comfort.

The series continues in Empire Games.

  • The Revolution Business
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    • The Revolution Business

    • Merchant Princes (Volume 5)
      Charles Stross
      Tor/Forge

    • The fifth novel in the continuing saga of the Merchant Princes—SF adventure at its finest!

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  • The Clan Corporate
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    • The Clan Corporate

    • Merchant Princes (Volume 3)
      Charles Stross
      Tor/Forge

    • The third book (after The Family Trade and The Hidden Family) in the saga of the Merchant Princes by Charles Stross, in which Miriam gets into deadly trouble.

      Miriam...

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  • The Hidden Family
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    • The Hidden Family

    • Merchant Princes (Volume 2)
      Charles Stross
      Tor/Forge

    • The second volume of Charles Stross's thrill-a-minute saga of multiple worlds

      Miriam, a hip tech journalist from Boston, discovered her alternate world relatives in The Family Trade,...

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      • Physical Book
      • Audio Book
      • eBook
  • The Family Trade
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    • The Family Trade

    • Merchant Princes (Volume 1)
      Charles Stross
      Tor/Forge

    • A bold fantasy in the tradition of Roger Zelazny's Chronicles of Amber, The Merchant Princes is a sweeping new series from the hottest new writer in science fiction!

      Miriam Beckstein is happy...

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  • The Traders' War
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    • The Traders' War

    • Merchant Princes
      Charles Stross
      Tor/Forge

    • The Traders' War -- an omnibus edition of the third and fourth novels in Charles Stross's Merchant Princes series.

      Miriam was an ambitious business journalist...

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  • The Bloodline Feud
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    • The Bloodline Feud

    • Merchant Princes
      Charles Stross
      Tor/Forge

    • The 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...

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  • The Revolution Trade
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    • The Revolution Trade

    • Merchant Princes
      Charles Stross
      Tor/Forge

    • The Revolution Trade: an omnibus edition of the fifth and sixth novels--The Revolution Business and Trade of Queens--in Charles Stross's Merchant Princes series.

      Miriam...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook
  • The Trade of Queens
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    • The Trade of Queens

    • Merchant Princes
      Charles Stross
      Tor/Forge

    • A dissident faction of the Clan, the alternate universe group of families that has traded covertly with our world for a century or more, have carried nuclear devices between the worlds and exploded...

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  • The Merchants' War
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    • The Merchants' War

    • Merchant Princes
      Charles Stross
      Tor/Forge

    • Miriam Beckstein is a young, hip, business journalist in Boston. She discovered in The Family Trade and The Hidden Family that her family came from an alternate reality,...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • Audio Book
      • eBook

Charles Stross

CHARLES STROSS is a full-time science fiction writer and resident of Edinburgh, Scotland. He has won three Hugo Awards for Best Novella, including for the Laundry Files tale “Equoid.” His work has been translated into over twelve languages. His novels include the bestselling Merchant Princes series, the Laundry series (including Locus Award finalist The Dilirium Brief), and several stand-alones including Glasshouse, Accelerando, and Saturn's Children.

Like many writers, Stross has had a variety of careers, occupations, and job-shaped catastrophes, from pharmacist (he quit after the second police stakeout) to first code monkey on the team of a successful dot-com startup (with brilliant timing, he tried to change employers just as the bubble burst) to technical writer and prolific journalist covering the IT industry. Along the way he collected degrees in pharmacy and computer science, making him the world’s first officially qualified cyberpunk writer.

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