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Cloak of Deception (Star Wars)


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ISBN13: 9780345442970
ISBN10: 0345442970
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From New York Times bestselling author James Luceno comes an all-new Star Wars adventure that reveals the action and intrigue unfolding directly before Episode I: The Phantom Menace.

Mired in greed and corruption, tangled in bureaucracy, the Galactic Republic is crumbling. In the outlying systems, where the Trade Federation maintains a stranglehold on shipping routes, tensions are boiling over?while back in the comfort of Coruscant, the hub of civilized space and seat of the Republic government, few senators seem inclined to investigate the problem. And those who suspect Supreme Chancellor Valorum of having a hand in the machinations are baffled?especially when Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi foil an assassination attempt on the Chancellor.

With the crisis escalating, Valorum calls for an emergency trade summit. As humans and aliens gather, conspiracies sealed with large sums of money run rampant, and no one is entirely above suspicion. But the greatest threat of all remains unknown to everyone except three members of the Trade Federation who have entered into a shadowy alliance with a dark overlord. While the trio will be content with more money and fewer problems, Darth Sidious has grander, far more terrifying plans.

It is a time that tests the mettle of all those who strive to hold the Republic together?none more so than the Jedi Knights, who have long been the galaxy's best hope for preserving peace and justice. Yet despite their most valiant efforts, the meeting will explode into fiery chaos beyond everyone?s worst fears . . .

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About the Author

James Luceno is the New York Times bestselling author of the Star Wars novels Millennium Falcon, Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader, Cloak of Deception, Labyrinth of Evil, as well as the New Jedi Order novels Agents of Chaos I: Hero’s Trial and Agents of Chaos II: Jedi Eclipse, The Unifying Force, and the eBook Darth Maul: Saboteur. He is also the author of the fantasy novel Hunt for the Mayan Looking-Glass, available as an eBook. He lives in Annapolis, Maryland, with his wife and youngest child.

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Kacey, July 18, 2014 (view all comments by Kacey)
This book was much better than I thought it would be! Looking at where this falls in the Star Wars timeline, I assumed it would just be the book version of Episode I. Wrong! This story is a precursor and let me say that the author sets up the future events in Episode I quite masterfully. I loved getting to know Qui Gon Jinn more and following him on these adventures. The ending is quite exciting with lots of twists and unexpected revelations. Definitely worth reading!
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Product Details

Luceno, James
Lucas Books
New York
Science fiction
Science Fiction - Adventure
Science Fiction - Star Wars
Star Wars fiction
Science / Adventure
Science / Space Opera
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Star Wars
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Adventure
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Mass market paperback
Star Wars - Legends
Series Volume:
bd. LVI, [nr. 2]
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6.88x4.22x1.00 in. .40 lbs.

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