By Lois McMaster Bujold
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a brand new installment within the award-winning Vorkosigan technology fiction experience series.
Captain Ivan Vorpatril occasionally thinks that if no longer for his kin, he may need no issues in any respect. yet he has the doubtful fortune of the hyperactive Miles Vorkosigan as a cousin, which has too usually ended in his getting dragged into one in every of Miles’ schemes, with hazard to existence and limb—and army career—that Ivan doesn’t examine completely reasonable. a lot perform has made Ivan more proficient at warding off his mother’s less-than-subtle reminders that he can be getting married and carrying on with the Vorpatril lineage.
Fortunately, his present accountability 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 project and no-one is capturing at him. What might cross wrong?
Plenty, it seems, while Byerly Vorrutyer, an secret agent for Imperial protection, indicates up on his doorstep and asks him to make the acquaintance of a tender lady, lately arrived on Komarr, who looks at risk. That Byerly is normally obscure concerning the nature of the risk, let alone the lady’s identify, must have been Ivan’s first clue, yet Ivan isn't any extra in a position to flip apart from supporting 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 specialists, together with his superiors, and with the deadly figures searching the mysterious yet beautiful Tej and her unique blue better half Rish—a tangle to check the lengths to which Ivan will cross as an encouraged protector.
But even though his concern is complex, no less than Ivan doesn’t need to fear approximately difficulty from relations. 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 lovers have clamored for Ivan Vorpatril’s tale, and eventually Bujold gives you anything that would either thrill the dedicated viewers and front new readers . . . Longtime readers will love seeing a brand new part 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 advanced plot.”—Publishers Weeklyon Cryoburn
“Bujold mixes quirky humor with motion [and] excellent personality development…[E]normously satisfying.”—Publishers Weekly.
“One of sf’s awesome skills . . . an exceptional series.”—Booklist
“. . . an clever, well-crafted and carefully pleasant 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 gives a witty, character-centered plot, filled with beautiful grace notes. . . lovers could be completely gripped and sure to complete the publication 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 palms, replicate Dance