Cryoburn (Vorkosigan Saga)
Lois McMaster Bujold
A New York occasions hardcover bestseller, this can be the long-awaited NEW installment within the hugely-popular, award-winning technology fiction experience sequence. Miles Vorkosigan, troubleshooter for the Barrayaran Galactic Empire, takes at the corrupt and hazardous ruling elite of a global the place immortality is a commodity to be acquired, bought and bartered for power.
Kibou-daini is a planet captivated with dishonest demise. All good and stable, as long as they stored to themselves. yet now the Kibou-daini are trying to franchise out their Fountain of sweet sixteen 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 warfare 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 advanced plot.”—Publishers Weekly
About Lois McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan Saga:
“Bujold mixes quirky humor with motion [and] incredible personality development…[E]normously satisfying.”—Publishers Weekly.
“One of sf’s notable abilities . . . a superb series.”—Booklist
“. . . an clever, well-crafted and carefully fulfilling mixture of event, sociopolitical observation, clinical experiments, and coffee perils . . . with that additional spicing of romance. . . .”—Locus
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“Bujold is adept at world-building and gives a witty, character-centered plot, jam-packed with beautiful grace notes. . . enthusiasts may be completely gripped and certain to complete the publication in one sitting.”—Publishers Weekly
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