By Lois McMaster Bujold
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a brand new installment within the award-winning Vorkosigan technology fiction event series.
Captain Ivan Vorpatril occasionally thinks that if now not for his kinfolk, he may have no issues in any respect. yet he has the doubtful fortune of the hyperactive Miles Vorkosigan as a cousin, which has too frequently resulted in his getting dragged into considered one of Miles’ schemes, with possibility to existence and limb—and army career—that Ivan doesn’t ponder completely reasonable. a lot perform has made Ivan more proficient at keeping off his mother’s less-than-subtle reminders that he can be getting married and carrying on with the Vorpatril lineage.
Fortunately, his present responsibility is on this planet Komarr as employees officer to Admiral Desplains, faraway from either his cousin and his mom again on their homeworld of Barrayar. It’s a simple task and no-one is capturing at him. What may perhaps cross wrong?
Plenty, it seems, while Byerly Vorrutyer, an secret agent for Imperial safeguard, exhibits up on his doorstep and asks him to make the acquaintance of a tender lady, lately arrived on Komarr, who appears at risk. That Byerly is often obscure concerning the nature of the risk, let alone the lady’s identify, must have been Ivan’s first clue, yet Ivan is not any extra capable of flip other than assisting a damsel in misery than he may perhaps face up to attempting to rescue a kitten from a tree.
It is yet a brief step down the line of excellent intentions to the tangle of Ivan’s existence, in difficulty with the Komarran gurus, together with his superiors, and with the deadly figures looking the mysterious yet gorgeous Tej and her unique blue significant other Rish—a tangle to check the lengths to which Ivan will move as an encouraged protector.
But even though his trouble is complex, at the least Ivan doesn’t need to fear approximately trouble from kinfolk. Or so he believes.
About Captain Vorpatril's Alliance:
“. . .this might be probably the most expected and long-awaited entries to Bujold’s acclaimed Vorkosigan saga. For years enthusiasts have clamored for Ivan Vorpatril’s tale, and finally Bujold supplies anything that may either thrill the dedicated viewers and front new readers . . . Longtime readers will love seeing a brand new facet of Ivan in addition to listening to his perspectives on some of the sequence characters. New readers can get pleasure from Ivan’s tale by itself . . . crucial for all SF collections and a must-read for Bujold and Vorkosigan fans.”—Booklist
About Lois McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan Saga:
“Fans were clamoring for Hugo-winner Bujold to pen a brand new Vorkosigan Saga novel. . . her deft and soaking up writing simply corrals the complicated plot.”—Publishers Weeklyon Cryoburn
“Bujold mixes quirky humor with motion [and] fantastic personality development…[E]normously satisfying.”—Publishers Weekly.
“One of sf’s impressive skills . . . a good series.”—Booklist
“. . . an clever, well-crafted and punctiliously pleasurable mix of experience, sociopolitical statement, medical experiments, and low perils . . . with that additional spicing of romance. . . .”—Locus
About Vorkosigan sequence access Diplomatic Immunity:
“Bujold is adept at world-building and offers a witty, character-centered plot, jam-packed with beautiful grace notes. . . enthusiasts could be completely gripped and certain to complete the ebook in one sitting.”—Publishers Weekly
The Vorkosigan sequence in Story-based Chronological Order
Shards of Honor
The Warrior's Apprentice
The Vor Game
Ethan of Athos
Borders of Infinity
Brothers in Arms
A Civil Campaign
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
MILES, secret & MAYHEM
contains Cetaganda, Ethan of Athos
contains The Warrior's Apprentice + stories
contains Shards of Honor, Barayarr
MILES, MUTANTS & MICROBES
contains Falling loose, Diplomatic Immunity
MILES IN LOVE
contains Komarr, A Civil Campaign
contains Brothers in hands, replicate Dance