Captain Vorpatril's Alliance (Vorkosigan Saga)

Captain Vorpatril's Alliance (Vorkosigan Saga)

Lois McMaster Bujold


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a brand new installment within the award-winning Vorkosigan technology fiction event series.

Captain Ivan Vorpatril occasionally thinks that if no longer for his kin, 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 among Miles’ schemes, with danger to lifestyles and limb—and army career—that Ivan doesn’t ponder fullyyt reasonable. a lot perform has made Ivan more proficient at warding off his mother’s less-than-subtle reminders that he could 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 may well move wrong?

Plenty, it seems, while Byerly Vorrutyer, an secret agent for Imperial protection, exhibits up on his doorstep and asks him to make the acquaintance of a tender girl, lately arrived on Komarr, who seems at risk. That Byerly is frequently imprecise in regards to the nature of the chance, 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 assisting a damsel in misery than he may 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 existence, in difficulty with the Komarran professionals, together with his superiors, and with the deadly figures looking the mysterious yet wonderful Tej and her unique blue better half Rish—a tangle to check the lengths to which Ivan will move as an encouraged protector.

But even though his challenge is complex, no less than Ivan doesn’t need to fear approximately trouble from relatives. Or so he believes.

About Captain Vorpatril's Alliance:
“. . .this might be essentially the most expected and long-awaited entries to Bujold’s acclaimed Vorkosigan saga. For years enthusiasts have clamored for Ivan Vorpatril’s tale, and eventually Bujold gives you anything that might either thrill the committed viewers and front new readers . . . Longtime readers will love seeing a brand new facet of Ivan in addition to listening to his perspectives on a few 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] incredible personality development…[E]normously satisfying.”—Publishers Weekly.

“One of sf’s extraordinary skills . . . a very good series.”—Booklist

“. . . an clever, well-crafted and punctiliously fulfilling mixture of event, sociopolitical observation, medical experiments, and coffee 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, choked with beautiful grace notes. . . fanatics might be completely gripped and certain to complete the booklet in one sitting.”—Publishers Weekly

The Vorkosigan sequence in Story-based Chronological Order
Falling Free
Shards of Honor
Barrayar
The Warrior's Apprentice
The Vor Game
Cetaganda
Ethan of Athos
Borders of Infinity
Brothers in Arms
Mirror Dance
Memory
Komarr
A Civil Campaign
Diplomatic Immunity
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
CryoBurn

Omnibus Editions
MILES, secret & MAYHEM
contains Cetaganda, Ethan of Athos

YOUNG MILES
contains The Warrior's Apprentice + stories

CORDELIA’S HONOR
contains Shards of Honor, Barayarr

MILES, MUTANTS & MICROBES
contains Falling loose, Diplomatic Immunity

MILES IN LOVE
contains Komarr, A Civil Campaign

MILES ERRANT
contains Brothers in fingers, reflect Dance

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