Marque and Reprisal
10 best books like Marque and Reprisal (Elizabeth Moon): Valor's Choice, Sassinak, Defiant, The Truth of Valor, The Better Part of Valor, Valor's Trial, The Heart of Valor, Flag in Exile, Intrepid, Resolute
In the distant future, humans and several other races have been granted membership in the Confederation - at a price. They must act as soldier/protectors of the far more civilized races who have long since turned away from war... — Staff Sergeant Torin Kerr was a battle-hardened professional. So...
OLD ENOUGH TO BE USED, YOUNG ENOUGH TO BE BROKEN
Sassinak was twelve when the raiders came. That made her just the right age: old enough to be used, young enough to be broken. Or so the slavers thought. But Sassy turned out to be a little different from your typical slave girl. Maybe it was her unusual...
Born into a family of wealth and political power. Kris Longknife turned her back on high society and followed a different family tradition by joining the Marines. But now she finds herself relieved of duty. She's gotten in the way of someone's agenda--to bring down her father, the Prime Minister of Wardhaven.
The "rousing military adventure"(Locus) continues with a brand-new Valor novel.
Former Marine Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr is attempting to build a new life with salvage operator Craig Ryder on his ship, the Promise. Turns out civilian life is a lot rougher than she'd imagined-salvage operators...
The Barnes & Noble Review
What happens when a staff sergeant questions a two-star general's parentage to his face? Torin Kerr discovers the answer in Tanya Huff's much-anticipated sequel to Valor's Choice.
Separated from her company, Kerr is ordered to report to a top-secret reconnaissance...
The rousing military adventure (Locus) continues with a brand new Valor novel.
Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr is a Confederation Marines marine. She's survived more deadly encounters and kept more of her officers and enlistees alive than anyone in the Corps. Unexpectedly pulled from battle,...
Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr's goal is to keep both her superior officers and her troops alive as they face missions throughout the galaxy. But she's been sidelined with endless briefings and debriefings for a while, so she jumps at the chance to go to Crucible - the Marine Corps training planet - as temporary...
Hounded into retirement and disgrace by political enemies, cut to the heart by the murder of the man she loved, and bereft of confidence in herself and her abilities, Captain Honor Harrington has retreated to the planet Grayson to take up her role as Steadholder while she tries to heal her bitter wounds.
As you can see, we finally broke the long four-star streak. You definitely want to read the others in the series first because this one has some excellent build on past storylines and the payoff is part of what made it so good.
Most of this book is pretty standard for the series so far. Kris finds...
As you can see from all the stars, this is up to the quality I'm coming to expect from the series. Yay! The plots are good, the action fantastic, the space battles gripping. Shepherd continues to give Kris believably great challenges and leadership opportunities to overcome them.
The book is...
Well, so much for getting any sleep. This week (if patterns continue). Who needs work, right? Places pay for book reviews. Real money and everything. Somewhere. I think. Maybe. sigh
This one takes place entirely on the planet Eden and not even in orbit but actually on the planet. So no space battles....