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Robert Buettner

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XZRS: Robert Buettner - Are We Picking A Fight With An 11 Ton Alien

The 'X' Zone Radio Show

Are We Picking A Fight With An 11 Ton Alien? - Robert Buettner's best-selling debut novel, “Orphanage,” 2004 Quill Award nominee for Best SF/Fantasy/Horror novel, was called the Post-9/11 generation’s “Starship Troopers” and has been adapted for film. He was a 2005 Quill nominee for Best New Writer, and “Balance Point” is his eighth novel. Buettner ( http://robertbuettner.com/ ) is a former U.S. Army intelligence officer and a National Science Foundation Fellow in Paleontology. He was attorney of record in roughly 3,000 cases and has practiced in U.S. federal courts, administrative tribunals, and in 13 states and five foreign countries.

54mins

6 Sep 2020

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XZRS: Robert Buettner - Are We Picking A Fight With An 11 Ton Alien

The 'X' Zone Broadcast Network

Are We Picking A Fight With An 11 Ton Alien? - Robert Buettner's best-selling debut novel, “Orphanage,” 2004 Quill Award nominee for Best SF/Fantasy/Horror novel, was called the Post-9/11 generation’s “Starship Troopers” and has been adapted for film. He was a 2005 Quill nominee for Best New Writer, and “Balance Point” is his eighth novel. Buettner ( http://robertbuettner.com/ ) is a former U.S. Army intelligence officer and a National Science Foundation Fellow in Paleontology. He was attorney of record in roughly 3,000 cases and has practiced in U.S. federal courts, administrative tribunals, and in 13 states and five foreign countries.

54mins

6 Sep 2020

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XZRS: Robert Buettner - Are We Picking A Fight With An 11 Ton Alien

The 'X' Zone Broadcast Network

Are We Picking A Fight With An 11 Ton Alien? - Robert Buettner's best-selling debut novel, “Orphanage,” 2004 Quill Award nominee for Best SF/Fantasy/Horror novel, was called the Post-9/11 generation’s “Starship Troopers” and has been adapted for film. He was a 2005 Quill nominee for Best New Writer, and “Balance Point” is his eighth novel. Buettner ( http://robertbuettner.com/ ) is a former U.S. Army intelligence officer and a National Science Foundation Fellow in Paleontology. He was attorney of record in roughly 3,000 cases and has practiced in U.S. federal courts, administrative tribunals, and in 13 states and five foreign countries.

54mins

5 Sep 2020

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BFRH 2020 03 20: Eric Flint and Ryk E. Spoor on Castaway Resolution; and “Magic and Other Honest Lies," by Robert Buettner.

The Baen Free Radio Hour

Eric Flint and Ryk E. Spoor discuss Castaway Resolution, the finale to their Castaway Planet subseries, and the Boundary hard science fiction series. This is hard science fiction with a sense of wonder and great problem solving by the characters, who are marooned on a hostile, but fascinating, planet. And a great short story replay from the hallowed and haunted halls of the podcast with “Magic and Other Honest Lies," by Robert Buettner.

1hr 40mins

20 Mar 2020

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XZRS/XZBN: Robert Buettner - Are We Picking A Fight With An 11 Ton Alien

The 'X' Zone Radio Show

Are We Picking A Fight With An 11 Ton Alien? - Robert Buettner's best-selling debut novel, “Orphanage,” 2004 Quill Award nominee for Best SF/Fantasy/Horror novel, was called the Post-9/11 generation’s “Starship Troopers” and has been adapted for film. He was a 2005 Quill nominee for Best New Writer, and “Balance Point” is his eighth novel. Buettner ( http://robertbuettner.com/ ) is a former U.S. Army intelligence officer and a National Science Foundation Fellow in Paleontology. He was attorney of record in roughly 3,000 cases and has practiced in U.S. federal courts, administrative tribunals, and in 13 states and five foreign countries.

54mins

28 Dec 2019

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BFRH 2019 06 07: Robert Buettner on My Enemy's Enemy; and Son of the Black Sword by Larry Correia, Part 47.

The Baen Free Radio Hour

Robert Buettner discusses My Enemy's Enemy, a novel that blends the secret historical development of an operational Nazi A-bomb from World War II and a modern thriller plot to prevent an Islamic terrorist from destroying an American city. A German scientist and his Jewish wife push back against Nazi perfidy in a fraught age, and a modern-day aviation historian and an irascible Colorado cowboy follow a trail that leads them into danger (and allows them to fly in some very cool historical aircraft); and Son of the Black Sword by Larry Correia, Part 47.

1hr 8mins

7 Jun 2019

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BFRH 2018 03 23: Star Destroyers authors and editors Robert Buettner, Joelle Presby, J.R. Dunn, Susan R. Matthews, Brendan DuBois, Christopher Ruocchio, and Tony Daniel; and Sharon Lee and Steve Miller's Alliance of Equals Part 44

The Baen Free Radio Hour

A roundtable discussion of Star Destroyers, a new science fiction anthology, with several of the authors and the editors. The discussion includes authors Robert Buettner, Joelle Presby, J.R. Dunn, Susan R. Matthews, Brendan DuBois, and editors Christopher Ruocchio, and Tony Daniel. The interview is conducted by Baen Consulting Editor David Afsharirad, and the authors and editors talk about the stories and the simple and fun idea that powers the anthology: big ships blowing things up. The variations on the theme these writers have produced are very entertaining, and the authors give some insight into these most excellent stories; and part forty-four of the complete audiobook serialization of Liaden Universe® novel Alliance of Equals by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller.

1hr 13mins

23 Mar 2018

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BFRH 2017 01 13: Robert Buettner on The Golden Gate; and David Drake's The Sea Without a Shore Part 33

The Baen Free Radio Hour

Robert Buettner discusses his near-future thriller, The Golden Gate. It's a novel set in a near-present-day San Francisco, is an action-packed story, and also explores many themes of life, aging, and death. And part thirty-three of the complete audiobook serialization of David Drake's The Sea Without a Shore.

57mins

13 Jan 2017

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BFRH 2016 09 09: Robert Buettner on his science fiction; and David Drake's The Sea Without a Shore Part 15

The Baen Free Radio Hour

Robert Buettner on his Orphan's Legacy military science fiction saga, and upcoming near-future thriller The Golden Gate. Plus part fifteen of the complete audiobook serialization of David Drake's The Sea Without a Shore.

1hr 10mins

9 Sep 2016

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BFRH 2014 04 04: Robert Buettner Interview and Hard Magic Part 1

The Baen Free Radio Hour

Robert Buettner on his new novel Balance Point, the finale of the Orphan's Legacy series, and Bronson Pinchot reads Larry Correia's Hard Magic, Part 1

1hr 20mins

4 Apr 2014

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