Embers of War
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Embers of War

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From BSFA Award winning author Gareth L. Powell comes the first in a new epic sci-fi trilogy exploring the legacies of war The sentient warship Trouble Dog was built for violence, yet following a brutal war, she is disgusted by her role in a genocide. Stripped of her weaponry and seeking to atone, she joins the House of Reclamation, an organisation dedicated to rescuing ships in distress. When a civilian ship goes missing in a disputed system, Trouble Dog and her new crew of loners, captained by Sal Konstanz, are sent on a rescue mission.

Meanwhile, light years away, intelligence officer Ashton Childe is tasked with locating the poet, Ona Sudak, who was aboard the missing spaceship. What Childe doesn't know is that Sudak is not the person she appears to be. A straightforward rescue turns into something far more dangerous, as Trouble Dog, Konstanz and Childe find themselves at the centre of a conflict that could engulf the entire galaxy. If she is to save her crew, Trouble Dog is going to have to remember how to fight...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 129.54 x 200.66 x 30.48mm | 367g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1785655183
  • 9781785655180
  • 71,715

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"Powell's writing is fast-paced and fun and full of adventure. He's on my must-read list." - Ann Leckie
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"Powell's writing is fast-paced and fun and full of adventure. He's on my must-read list." - Ann Leckie
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About Gareth L. Powell

Gareth is the author of five science-fiction novels and two short story collections. His third novel, Ack-Ack Macaque, book one in the Macaque Trilogy, was the winner of the 2013 BSFA novel award. He lives in Bristol, UK. Find him on Twitter @garethlpowell.
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985 ratings
4.02 out of 5 stars
5 31% (308)
4 45% (444)
3 19% (191)
2 4% (35)
1 1% (7)
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