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See: http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/books/Torch-of-Freedom-David-Weber-Eric-Flint/9781439133057-item.html?pticket=lck4s0555c5500zbbcupyv45m1hwW975i9F5FEKShkmE4mbhpaw%3d

Format:Hardcover

Published:November 17, 2009

Dimensions:512 Pages, 4.19 x 6.75 x 1.53 in

Publisher:Baen

The following ISBNs are associated with this title: ISBN - 10:1439133050 ISBN - 13:9781439133057 From the Publisher As the slavemasters of Mesa plot against the Star Empire of Manticore and the newly liberated slave planet of Torch, Anton Zilwicki and the notorious Havenite secret agent Victor Cachat set off on a dangerous mission to uncover the truth concerning a wave of mysterious assassinations that have been launched against Manticore and Torch. Most people are sure that the Republic of Haven is behind the assassinations, but Zilwicki and Cachat suspect others of being the guilty party. Queen …+ read moreAs the slavemasters of Mesa plot against the Star Empire of Manticore and the newly liberated slave planet of Torch, Anton Zilwicki and the notorious Havenite secret agent Victor Cachat set off on a dangerous mission to uncover the truth concerning a wave of mysterious assassinations that have been launched against Manticore and Torch. Most people are sure that the Republic of Haven is behind the assassinations, but Zilwicki and Cachat suspect others of being the guilty party.

Queen Berry of Torch was one of the targets of the unknown assassins. The former head of the Ballroom slave liberation organization, Jeremy X-now one of Torchs top officials, but still considered by many the most dangerous terrorist in the galaxy-calls in some past favors owed to him. In response, a security officer from Beowulf arrives in Torch to take charge of Queen Berrys security-a task made doubly difficult by the young monarchs resentment of bodyguards and the security officers own growing attachment to her.

Meanwhile, powerful forces in the Solarian League are maneuvering against each other to gain the upper hand in what they all expect to be an explosive crisis that threatens the very existence of the League itself. - read less About the Author

David Weber is a science fiction and fantasy author. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1952. David has authored or co-authored over 40 books. Many of his stories have military themes. By frequently placing female leads in what have previously been seen as traditionally male roles, he has explored the challenges faced by women in the military and politics. Some of his published works include: The Honor of the Queen, In Enemy Hands, The Service of the Sword, and Storm from the Shadows. Weber lives with his wife and children in Greenville, South Carolina.


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