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Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Moon delivers another fast-paced, action-packed sci-fi adventure in the Serrano Legacy...

As captain of the astral pleasure yacht Sweet Delight, Heris Seranno has performed more unlikely heroics than she ever did as an officer in the Regular Space Service. Now, she is joining her feisty noble employer and friend, Lady Cecelia, on what should be a well-deserved relaxing trip to the remote world of Xavier.

Unfortunately, Xavier is also the starting point for an invasion of Familias territory by the bordering Benignity of the Compassionate Hand—a predatory criminal empire. Their name happens to be the only thing remotely merciful about them.

Heris is the only one who can lead her rag-tag fleet in a desperate fight against a seemingly unstoppable enemy. But if she is to save the Familias Regnant, she will first need to uncover an enemy hiding within her own ranks...
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WELCOME TO A SWEET DELIGHT

Heris Serrano was an officer from a family with a long tradition of distinguished service in the Fleet. So when a treacherous superior set her up and forced her to resign her commission, she thought life had lost all meaning. But she still needed to pay the bills¾which was how she ended up as "Captain" of a rich old lady's interstellar luxury yacht, the Sweet Delight, which just added insult to injury ... or so she thought.

But Cecelia, the rich and exceedingly well-born old lady, turned out to have more brains than most admirals Heris had known, and when the pair ran into a secret society whose idea of "fun" was hunting and killing people, they quickly put a stop to that blood sport. But that was only the beginning. The heir to the throne himself was involved with the society, and Heris soon uncovered a plot against the royal family and a conspiracy within the Fleet itself. And whoever controlled the Fleet controlled the galaxy . . .

Before it was all over, Heris would be given a chance to rejoin her beloved space navy ... if she could manage to stop an invading armada with only one destroyer, two PT boats, one ore scow, and¾oh, yes¾an old lady's space yacht Sweet Delight. Impossible Not for Heris Serrano.

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"... dazzling ... Moon's mastery of contemporary science fiction is evident in every line. The characters spring to life on the page ... the action never flags... riveting..." ¾Booklist

"One of the best-known and most acclaimed writers of SF adventure...." ¾Publishers Weekly

"... excellent world building and appealing characters...." ¾Science Fiction Age
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Publisher
Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
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Published on
Nov 30, 2018
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Pages
416
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ISBN
9781625674012
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Science Fiction / Military
Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Opera
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