By Lois McMaster Bujold
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER in hardcover. With new conceal therapy for mass industry paperback.
a brand new installment within the award-winning Vorkosigan technology fiction experience series.
Captain Ivan Vorpatril occasionally thinks that if now not for his family members, 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 one in every of Miles’ schemes, with possibility to existence and limb—and army career—that Ivan doesn’t reflect on completely reasonable. a lot perform has made Ivan more proficient at heading off his mother’s less-than-subtle reminders that he will be getting married and carrying on with the Vorpatril lineage.
Fortunately, his present responsibility is in the world 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 may well move wrong?
Plenty, it seems, while Byerly Vorrutyer, an secret agent for Imperial safeguard, indicates up on his doorstep and asks him to make the acquaintance of a tender girl, lately arrived on Komarr, who looks at risk. That Byerly is commonly imprecise in regards to 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 other than helping a damsel in misery than he may well withstand 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 lifestyles, in difficulty with the Komarran experts, together with his superiors, and with the deadly figures looking the mysterious yet wonderful 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 difficulty from relations. Or so he believes.
About Captain Vorpatril's Alliance:
“. . .this could be some of 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 offers anything that might either thrill the committed viewers and front new readers . . . Longtime readers will love seeing a brand new part of Ivan in addition to listening to his perspectives on a number of the sequence characters. New readers can take pleasure in 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] wonderful personality development…[E]normously satisfying.”—Publishers Weekly.
“One of sf’s notable skills . . . an excellent series.”—Booklist
“. . . an clever, well-crafted and punctiliously enjoyable mixture of experience, sociopolitical remark, clinical 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, packed with beautiful grace notes. . . fanatics should be completely gripped and certain to complete the e-book 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 unfastened, Diplomatic Immunity
MILES IN LOVE
contains Komarr, A Civil Campaign
contains Brothers in fingers, replicate Dance