Kris Longknife has been given her first independent command in the very remote system of Chance, an assignment that's as much exile as promotion.
But Kris isn't on the job long when she captures pirates hiding the location of an uncharted and unpopulated planet of miraculous technology.
Sandy Santiago has problems coming out her ears. Granny Rita is out of control. The workers are out on strike. Worse, the murderous alien raiders are testing Alwa's defense perimeter. Once she has her hous in order, Sandy is strongly thinking of getting her own good look at what appears to be the alien home world. Last time Kris Longknife visited the place, she threw some serious shade on the aliens. Dare Sandy return? Might the aliens be waiting for her? What could a serious, organized scientific look at this world tell Sandy? Assuming she survives the look!More info →
Nachdem Kris Longknife an einer Verschwörung beteiligt war, nehmen ihre Vorgesetzten ihr jegliche Befehlsgewalt über die Kriegsflotte. Doch dann startet eine außerirdische Spezies völlig unerwartet eine Invasion. Kris tut, was sie tun muss: Sie widersetzt sich sowohl der Regierung als auch dem Militär. Und zieht mit ihrer angeschlagenen Flotte in die Schlacht ...More info →
She could have been the campaign manager for her brother's election like her father, the Prime Minister, wanted. She could have been the empty headed debutante her mother wanted. Instead, fresh out of college, Kris Longknife joined the Navy. Now she's associated with marines and rescuing a kidnapped little girl. She's delivered food to starving people on a rain-soaked planet. And just now, the skipper came on the bridge and announced they're going to war with Earth. Now what does she do?More info →
Ruthie Longknife is seven-months-old and enjoying her very first Christmas in the arms of Kris Longknife. She's got a sparkling tree to taste, a lot of presents under the tree, oh, and because she's a Longknife, uninvited guests for the Christmas goose. This is a short story of 6,800 words and says a lot about Longknife holiday family dynamics, including grumpy old Grampa Al. A must read for those of you who enjoy Kris's world.More info →
They're mean, they're tough, they're highly trained and the whole platoon hope the sergeant can find someone to surrender them to.
All humanity on a hundred and fifty planets has gone to war. Some see it as a chance to make a killing in the market. Others know that the killing will be counted in billions of human lives. Mary and Mattim on one side of the battle line. Ray and Rita on the other. All looking for a way out that will let them live. If they can find it for themselves, they just might find it for all humanity.More info →