Captain Vorpatril's alliance

(Vorkosigan saga)

English language

Published Jan. 29, 2012 by Baen Books, Distributed by Simon & Schuster.

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"Book Fourteen in the best-selling Vorkosigan series. Captain Ivan Vorpatril is happy with his relatively uneventful bachelor's life of a staff officer to a Barrayaran admiral. Ivan, cousin to Imperial troubleshooter Miles Vorkosigan, is not far down the hereditary list for the emperorship. Thankfully, new heirs have directed that headache elsewhere, leaving Ivan to enjoy his life on Komarr, far from the Byzantine court politics of his home system. But when an old friend in Barrayaran intelligence asks Ivan to protect an attractive young woman who may be on the hit list of a criminal syndicate, Ivan's chivalrous nature takes over. It seems danger and adventure have once more found Captain Vorpatril. Tej Arqua and her half-sister and servant Rish are fleeing the violent overthrow of their clan on free-for-all planet Jackson's Whole. Now it seems Tej may possess a hidden secret of which even she may not be aware. …

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  • Miles Vorkosigan (Fictitious character)
  • Alliances
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / General
  • Fiction
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / Space Opera
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / Adventure