Trading in Danger

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Elizabeth Moon: Trading in Danger (EBook, 2003, Random House Publishing Group)

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English language

Published Oct. 7, 2003 by Random House Publishing Group.

ISBN:
978-0-345-46987-8
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OCLC Number:
232537249

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4 stars (13 reviews)

Kylara Vatta is the only daughter in a family full of sons, and her father's only child to buck tradition by choosing a military career instead of joining the family business. For Ky, it's no contest: Even running the prestigious Vatta Transport Ltd. shipping concern can't hold a candle to shipping out as an officer aboard an interstellar cruiser. It's adventure, not commerce, that stirs her soul. And despite her family's misgivings, there can be no doubt that a Vatta in the service will prove a valuable asset. But with a single error in judgment, it all comes crumbling down.

Expelled from the Academy in disgrace--and returning home to her humiliated family, a storm of high-profile media coverage, and the gaping void of her own future--Ky is ready to face the inevitable onslaught of anger, disappointment, even pity. But soon after opportunity's door slams shut, Ky finds herself with a …

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The book's a little rough. Objects essential to the plot are remembered by the characters only a few moments before they're needed to serve the plot. The secondary characters such as the ship crew, aren't that distinguishable from each other, probably because we rarely hear the crew members talk to each other, just to Ky.

Despite all of that, I loved this.

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