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 →
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 →
Hurray, Peace is here! Hurray! And half the fleet is back in mothball. The other half is left to face the Drug Lords, Pirates, and Slavers out on the rim of space. And one Marine is having a particularly bad month. He's been captured by the slavers not once but twice, but the real problem is that both times, he woke up chained to the same attractive lady. And he's starting to like it.More info →
Retired Colonel Ray Longknife and Marine Captain Terrence "Trouble" Tordon come to Savannah via different routes, but what they find is the same. A bully strongman's got the population cowered by thugs, tanks at the ready, and he expects to win the coming elections without any trouble. But Mrs. Trouble—aka Ruth Tordon—has also arrived on her own mission and she isn't about to be stopped by anyone. When the tanks roll into town, the three of them are standing in their way...and nothing is going to flatten them.More info →
Captain Rita Nuu Longknife is ready to take the heavy cruiser Exeter to space and see what's out there. She may have a nursery next to the captain's cabin, and a two month old baby on her hip, but she's taking a warship out there and nobody better get in her way.More info →
The victory parades are over and half the fleet is back in mothballs. The Navies better start getting them back in Commission! Rita Longknife, commander of the heavy cruiser Exeter, has proof. Proof that there is something else out there. Proof we are not alone in the galaxy.More info →
Kris Longknife killed Vicky Peterwald's brother. So Vicky will kill Kris Longknife. Or try. Raised in the shadow of her brother Hank, Vicky now finds herself heir to the Peterwald Empire and hell bent on killing Kris Longknife. When that doesn't work out, she finds herself shipped off to the Greenfeld Navy as a boot ensign. But when Kris Longknife crosses Vicky's path again, they must join forces to save Vicky's father.More info →
Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Victoria Maria Teresa Inez Smythe-Peterwald was raised to be attractive and marry well. When her brother, her father's favorite and the heir apparent, was killed in battle by Lieutenant Kris Longknife, Vicky's attempt at vengeance failed. Angry and disappointed, her father forced her to join the Navy.
Now Ensign Vicky Peterwald is part of a whole new world, and her only ally is an unexpected one: Kris Longknife.More info →
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 →
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 →