Grand Duchess Vicky Peterwald has undergone an unlikely transformation-from pampered heir to naval lieutenant. Now Vicky will need to use both her military and political ranks to rebuild war-torn planets, planets ruined both by the Peterwald Empire and by Kris Longknife's revolutionary quests. When the death-before-dishonor code of the Navy meets the anything-goes-to-win motto of the Imperial family, Vicky must confront, outwit, and conquer both revolutionaries and her own family to stifle galactic disorder.More info →
The Peterwald Empire is in the midst of civil war. On one side is the tyrannical Empress, on the other is the last person Kris ever wants to see again—Grand Duchess Vicky Peterwald. Due to their shared history, the Emperor believes Kris can mediate between the factions and bring about peace. But before Kris even begins her mission, she survives two assassination attempts on her family home world. Someone doesn’t want her interfering in the Empire’s affairs. Is it Vicky, the Empress, or a traitor among her own people...More info →
Vicky Peterwald is no longer just the heir apparent to an imperial dynasty. She survived naval training and proved her mettle in combat to help the starving people of the ravaged world of St. Petersburg. Now, she is truly a Grand Duchess, leading a growing battle fleet in a rebellion against the tyranny of her stepmother, the Empress.More info →
That's Grand Admiral Sandy Santiago. She's a gal with a problem. Can a mere mortal fill the shoes of not just a Longknife, but Kris Longknife? She's got birds and cats and murderous aliens to deal with. Oh, and Granny Rita. Thank God she has several of Kris' team to help.More info →
Admiral Kris Longknife has enjoyed her desk job - for five full years! She hasn't dodged an assassination attempt from the Greenfeld Empire for nearly four. Still, the attempts on her life are getting more and more frequent. Huh? Then, after one very bad day of budget fights, Kris comes home to find someone she never expected to see, certainly not in the foyer of Nuu House! Not playing with her kids! He has a job offer for Kris! A job everyone wants her to take. Kris thought she'd done everything, but here's something entirely new!More info →
Admiral Kris Longknife should have known the job offer was too good. Really, she knew by now that what was too good to be true really, really isn't. Still, she jumped at the chance to be the first human emissary to the Iteeche Empire.
Only when she got there, and met the Emperor, a teenage kid swamped by his throne, did Kris find out that there was a little civil war going on in the Iteeche Empire. The loyal forces were losing, and they needed the best fighting admiral they could get. So they got Kris Longknife.More info →