Voice of the Whirlwind

· Walter Jon Williams
4.2
16 reviews
Ebook
398
Pages
Eligible

About this ebook

Steward is a Beta— a clone. In his memories, he’s an elite commando for an orbital policorp— but because his Alpha never did a brain-scan update, Steward’s memories are fifteen years out of date . . . and in those fifteen years, everything has changed.

An interstellar war destroyed the company that held his allegiance. His wife has divorced him, along with the second wife that he can’t even remember. Most of his comrades died in a useless battle on a world called Sheol, and those who survived are irrevocably scarred. An alien race has arrived and become the center of a complex and deadly intrigue.  

And someone has murdered him.  

“Fast-moving, hard-driving, with a robust well-handled plot . . . a stirring and heartening performance.” – Kirkus Reviews

“Walter Jon Williams proves that he is a master of action, character and galaxy-spanning plots.” — Fantasy Review

“A combination of fast action, gritty realism, and high-tech polytechnics that is certain to be popular with Williams’ growing audience.” –Booklist.

“(Williams) is a master of the intricate yet fast-paced plot— the essence of thrillers and novels of political intrigue.” –Locus

Ratings and reviews

4.2
16 reviews
Mike Dobbins
August 22, 2019
Williams has a skill at generating empathy for even the most mundane characters. The outline of this story and characters is fairly unique and interisting. He is able to provide enough detail and color to the story with effincy and without rambling prose like other writers. A good story well written and a pleasure to read.
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