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About this ebook

BOOK ONE IN A BRAND NEW SERIES by Nebula and Hugo Award Winner Catherine Asaro set in the world of her Skolian Empire universe.

Major Bhaajan, a former military officer with Imperial Space Command, is now a hard-bitten P.I. with a load of baggage to deal with, and clients with woes sometimes personal, sometimes galaxy-shattering, and sometimes both. Bhaajan must sift through the shadows of dark and dangerous Undercity¾the enormous capital of a vast star empire¾to find answers.

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About Catherine Asaros Skolian saga:
_Entertaining mix of hard SF and romance.Ó¾Publishers Weekly

_Asaros Skolian saga is now nearly as long and in many ways as compelling as Dune, if not more so, featuring a multitude of stronger female characters.Ó¾Booklist

_Rapid pacing and gripping suspense.Ó¾Publishers Weekly
8 reviews
Josh Frye
September 28, 2019
Well written book, that even if you don't go into it's larger universe, is a good read on it's own.
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I've read a few of Ms Asaro's earlier books but I haven't kept up with all of them. This book is great that you can read it and not need to know that it fits into a larger universe. Bhaajan is a ...
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The book contains three almost-separate stories. One links right into the other, but each has a separate focus. First, Bhaaj is assigned to find a missing prince. Than she is put to work trying to fid ...

About the author

Two-time Nebula-award winner Catherine Asaro has an M.A. in physics and a Ph.D. in chemical physics from Harvard. A former ballet and jazz dancer, she founded the Mainly Jazz Dance program at Harvard and now teaches at the Caryl Maxwell Classical Ballet. She has recently taken up singing, doing several gigs with contemporary and jazz styles. Shes the creator of the popular Skolian Saga science fiction series with The Ruby Dice, Diamond Star and Carnelians, published by Baen. Her other books include near-future technothrillers Alpha and Sunrise Alley. Asaro lives in Maryland with her husband and daughter.

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