Kris Longknife

Kris Longknife

Audacious

Book - 2007
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While vacationing on the world of New Eden, naval officer Kris Longknife finds business mixing with pleasure when she, due to her military status, must attend a social function, where she once again finds herself the target of unknown enemies who have a personal vendetta against her.
Publisher: New York : Ace Books, 2007.
Edition: Ace mass-market ed.
ISBN: 9780441015412
0441015417
Branch Call Number: SCIFI Shepherd Mike
Characteristics: 373 p. ;,18 cm.
Alternative Title: Audacious

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mammothhawk229e
Aug 13, 2017

Supposed to be a milk run buying office supplies. Whoops.
Assassination attempts in fractured 3-way world that elites don't want unification.
Somber ending.

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3dblus
Aug 05, 2014

Maybe not quite as much fun/exciting as the earlier ones, but still a good read.

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20KBT10
Jan 16, 2011

Great adventure, tight, well written, mix between military and politics. A glimpse into why some political structures don't work, how they happen and why people who live with them don't always see where the 'problem' is. Running social commentary, fun, fascinating...and the bonus of more in-depth glimpse of the history behind the characters in series.

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20KBT10
Jan 16, 2011

p. 19

[Kris] had spent an hour on the phone with Administrative Lieutenant Martinez. He was as helpful as his cheerful smile promised, but it was clear his job was to see that all the T's were crossed, I's dotted, and no firearms permit issued without a tree sacrificed to the paperwork god.

"We need full documentation of no less than three attempts on your life," he said, apparently reading form policy displayed right beside Kris's face on his old computer screen [...]

"Three assassination attempts." Kris tried to sound thoughtful rather than outraged. "I imagine that cuts down on the requests. Those that don't survive the first couple don't trouble your day much do they. "

"No, ah, they don't." Lieutenant Martinez had the good sense to at least look apologetic.

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