By David Weber, Eric Flint
The big name country of Manticore has Alienated an best friend It cannot find the money for to Lose. area event within the New York Times Best-Selling Universe of Honor Harrington-First Time in Paperback!
Beginning a brand new blockbuster sequence set within the "Honorverse"-the universe of Honor Harrington. The superstar Kingdom's best friend Erewhon is becoming more and more restive within the alliance as the new excessive Ridge regime ignores its wishes. upload to that the longstanding challenge of a slave hard work planet managed by means of adverse Mesans in Erewhon's stellar again backyard, an issue which excessive Ridge additionally ignores. eventually, the hot assassination of the Solarian League's such a lot well known voice of public moral sense exhibits the becoming probability of political instability within the Solarian League - that's additionally on the subject of Erewhon. In desperation, Queen Elizabeth attempts to defuse the placement through sending a personal project to Erewhon led via Captain Zilwicki, followed via certainly one of her nieces. once they arrive on Erewhon, although, Manticore's such a lot able agent and one in all its princesses locate themselves in a large number. not just do they come upon one of many Republic of Haven's such a lot able brokers - Victor Cachat - yet additionally they detect that the Solarian League's army delegation turns out as much as its neck in skullduggery. And, simply to placed the icing at the cake, the unconventional freed slave association, the Audubon Ballroom, is additionally at the scene - led through its such a lot infamous killer, Jeremy X.
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