Synopses & Reviews
The New York Times bestselling Star Wars series The New Jedi Order enthralls readers with its epic drama and thrilling adventure. Now readers will pierce the very heart of darkness. . . .
It is a solemn time for the New Republic, as the merciless Yuuzhan Vong continue their campaign of destruction. The brutal enemy has unleashed a savage creature capable of finding—and killing—Jedi Knights. And now Leia Organa Solo faces a terrible ultimatum. If the location of the secret Jedi base is not revealed within one week, the Yuuzhan Vong will blast millions of refugee ships into oblivion.
As the battered but still unbroken Jedi scramble to deal with the newest onslaught, Leias son Anakin lays out a daring plan. He will lead a Jedi strike force into the heart of enemy territory in order to sabotage the Yuuzhan Vongs deadliest weapons. There, with his brother and sister at his side, he will come face-to-face with his destiny—as the New Republic, still fighting the good fight, will come face-to-face with theirs. . . .
As the New Republic is besieged by the merciless Yuuzhan Vong, Leia Organa Solo faces a terrible ultimatum, while her younger son Anakin lays out a daring plan to lead a Jedi strike force into the heart of enemy territory. This paperback edition of the "New York Times" bestseller includes "Star Wars(: The New Jedi Order: Recovery, " a novelette previously available in e-book format only.
About the Author
is the author of the New York Times
(under the pseudonym Richard Awlinson) and nineteen other novels, including Pages of Pain
, Beyond the High Road
, and, most recently, The Summoning
. He lives in southern Wisconsin with his wife, Andria.
From the Hardcover edition.