Claws and Starships is a collected volume of individually available Pelted short stories.
C&S was compiled and published in December 2011.
When the results of Earth's genetic experiments fled for their makers, they took their own name as they left humanity behind; centuries later, the Pelted have spread into a multi-world alliance of cultures and languages, cribbed from Terra or created whole-cloth. Claws and Starships collects six stories of the Pelted, ranging from the humor of a xenoanthropologist on the wrong side of mythology to more serious works considering the implications of genetic engineering in a far-future classroom seeded with the children of those laboratories. Come stamp your passport and visit the worlds of the Pelted Alliance in all their variety!
This is the "civilian" Pelted collection, with a collection of the military stories forthcoming.
Claws and Starships is available in e-book format.