Cryoburn (Vorkosigan Saga)
Lois McMaster Bujold
A New York instances hardcover bestseller, this can be the long-awaited NEW installment within the hugely-popular, award-winning technological know-how fiction event sequence. Miles Vorkosigan, troubleshooter for the Barrayaran Galactic Empire, takes at the corrupt and hazardous ruling elite of an international the place immortality is a commodity to be got, bought and bartered for power.
Kibou-daini is a planet passionate about dishonest dying. All good and stable, as long as they saved to themselves. yet now the Kibou-daini try to franchise out their Fountain of stripling wares to the remainder of the galaxy and the Barrayar Galactic Empire is none too happy with the implications.
Cue Miles Vorkosigan, malformed royal troublemaker—but additionally inheritor and savior of empire. On Kibou-daini, Miles finds a battle of generations because the folks accountable refuse to die and their descendants threaten outright patricide, matricide and even perhaps genocide—the prize being a huge fats slice of the immortality pie. Bribery, corruption, conspiracy, kidnapping–something is rotten on Kibou-daini, and Miles is as much as his neck in hassle and event as soon as more.
“Fans were clamoring for Hugo winner Bujold to pen a brand new Vorkosigan Saga novel. . . her deft and soaking up writing simply corrals the complicated plot.”—Publishers Weekly
About Lois McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan Saga:
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“One of sf’s striking abilities . . . an exceptional series.”—Booklist
“. . . an clever, well-crafted and punctiliously gratifying mixture of experience, sociopolitical statement, 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 offers a witty, character-centered plot, choked with beautiful grace notes. . . fanatics should be completely gripped and certain to complete the booklet in one sitting.”—Publishers Weekly
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