Synopses & Reviews
AN ELITE WARRIOR IN A LINE STRETCHING TO THE U.S. MARINES OF OLD EARTH IS BORN AND COMES INTO HER POWER IN A CLASSIC TALE OF HEROISM AND ADVENTURE BY MULTIPLE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER DAVID WEBER, CREATOR OF THE HONOR HARRINGTON SAGA
UNLEASH THE FURY
Zhikotse. Shallingsport. Louvain. Sacred fields of battle on far-flung worlds where warriors of the Imperial Cadre spent blood and lives defending human civilization. Alicia DeVries was there; she led the charge. Her reward? Betrayal by a deceitful empire. Retirement to obscurity.
Now Alicia is the only survivor of a brutal attack on her frontier-world family. Not since the mighty Achilles has the ancient spirit of the Fury Tisiphone taken up residence inside a human being. But not since Achilles has a warrior so skilled, so implacable, and possessing so much battle sense sprung up among the mass of humankind. Hero of the Empire. Holder of the Banner of Terra.
There is a blood price to be paid. The Fury has awakened.
About David Weber:
" A] balanced mix of interstellar intrigue, counterespionage, and epic fleet action . . . with all the hard- and software details and tactical proficiency that Weber delivers like no one else; along with a large cast of well-developed, believable characters, giving each clash of fleets emotional weight."--Booklist
" M]oves . . . as inexorably as the Star Kingdom's Grand Fleet, commanded by series protagonist Honor Harrington. . . . Weber is the Tom Clancy of science fiction. . . . His fans will relish this latest installment."--Publishers Weekly
"This entry is just as exciting as Weber's initial offering. . . . The result is a fast-paced and action-packed story that follows our characters] as they move from reaction to command of the situation. Weber builds Shadow of Freedom to an exciting and unexpected climax."--The Galveston County Daily News
"Weber combines realistic, engaging characters with intelligent technological projection and a deep understanding of military bureaucracy in this long-awaited Honor Harrington novel. . . . Fans of this venerable space opera will rejoice to see Honor back in action."--Publishers Weekly
"This latest Honor Harrington novel brings the saga to another crucial turning point. . . . Readers may feel confident that they will be Honored many more times and enjoy it every time."--Booklist
" E]verything you could want in a heroine. . . . Excellent . . . plenty of action."--Science Fiction Age
"Brilliant Brilliant Brilliant "--Anne McCaffrey
"Compelling combat combined with engaging characters for a great space opera adventure."--Locus
"Weber combines realistic, engaging characters with intelligent technological projection. . . . Fans of this venerable space opera will rejoice."--Publishers Weekly