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Scornful Stars - (Breaker of Empires) by Richard Baker (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 464

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Series Title: Breaker of Empires

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Tor Books

Book theme: Military

Author: Richard Baker

Language: English

Street Date: December 3, 2019
TCIN: 76952914
UPC: 9780765390790
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-9407


Praise for Scornful Stars

"Scornful Stars is a well-written, compelling, if cynical, tale of interstellar military power and colonialism, politics, piracy, and corruption contrasted with duty, a book well worth reading, especially today."-- L.E. Modesitt, Jr., author of the bestselling Reculce Saga

Praise for Valiant Dust

Kirkus Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Reads November 2017

The Verge--Science fiction and fantasy books to read this November

"New and extraordinary . . . Go read this!"--David Weber

"Fans of C.S. Forrester's Horatio Hornblower will delight in discovering Baker's Sikander North."--RT Book Reviews, starred review

"Baker's military background only serves to raise this adventure above the rest."--Kirkus

"This new series gets a grand start with fine attention to the details of starship engagements and operations, plus plenty of action as well as depth of character."--Booklist

"Valiant Dust is an excellent example of military SF at its best." --Mike Stackpole, bestselling author of Rogue Squadron

"Interesting characters, high attention to detail, diverse cast, [and] nuanced politics."--Sci-Fi Fan Letter

"In the finest tradition of Honor Harrington, Black Jack Geary, and Nicholas Seafort . . . an exciting new entry that fans of the genre won't want to miss." --Dayton Ward, bestselling author of 24: Trial by Fire

"Intelligent space opera with lots of vivid action . . . sociological novel which examines the problems (on both sides) of a 3rd World aristocrat in a 1st World navy whose hierarchies are equally rigid." --David Drake, author of the Hammer's Slammers series

"Intensely satisfying. Bravo! I look forward to more exploits of Sikander North!" --Ed Greenwood, creator of Forgotten Realms(TM)

"An excellent mix of military action and political intrigue." --Eric Flint, author of the 1632 series

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