Author: David Drake
Title: Death’s Bright Day
Print Length: 320
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
A NEW NOVEL IN THE NATIONALLY BEST-SELLING RCN MILITARY SF SERIES! Leary and Mundy are back in another military science fiction adventure as they undertake a mission to a distant but critical star system.IT’S JUST A REBELLION IN A DISTANT STAR CLUSTER.Captain Daniel Leary thinks that his marriage will allow him to slip into the quiet role of a naval officer in peacetime. His friend, the spy and cybrarian Adele Mundy, is content to be collating data in her library. But high officials of both superpowers are involved! Those who want Daniel and Adele to become involved in the Tarbell Stars claim that only they can prevent a war between the Republic of Cinnabar and its great rival, the Alliance of Free Stars. The conflict is political, but at the sharp end it means blazing warfare and cold-blooded murder. Daniel and Adele will be at the sharp end.The odds in ships and guns are badly in the enemy’s favor. Daniel, Adele, and the crew of the Princess Cecile will do everything humanly possible, but that may not be enough against an enemy battleship. And even if Daniel and his companions succeed in battle, they can’t be sure whether their employers really wanted them to win-or whether they even want them alive. All they can do is to race forward, hoping to come through into DEATH’S BRIGHT DAY.At the publisher’s request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).About David Drake’s previous RCN novel, What Distant Deeps:’Drake deftly weaves a web of political machinations and intrigue that vividly depicts the costs of war. Fans of Patrick O’Brian’s Maturin and Aubrey novels will enjoy this intricate, rousing space opera.’ -Publishers WeeklyAbout David Drake’s RCN series:'[R]ousing old-fashioned space opera.’-Publishers Weekly’The fun is in the telling, and Mr. Drake has a strong voice. I want more!’-Philadelphia Weekly Press'[S]pace opera is alive and well. This series is getting better as the author goes alongcharacter development combined with first-rate action and memorable world designs.’-SFReader.comAbout David Drake:'[P]rose as cold and hard as the metal alloy of a tankrivals Crane and Remarque’-Chicago Sun-Times’Drake couldn’t write a bad action scene at gunpoint.’-BooklistRCN series:With the LightningsLt. Leary, CommandingThe Far Side of the StarsThe Way to GlorySome Golden HarborWhen the Tide RisesIn the Stormy Red SkyWhat Distant DeepsThe Road of DangerThe Sea Without a ShoreDeath’s Bright DayDavid Drake was attending Duke University Law School when he was drafted. He served the next two years in the Army, spending 1970 as an enlisted interrogator with the 11th Armored Cavalry in Vietnam and Cambodia. Upon return he completed his law degree at Duke and was for eight years Assistant Town Attorney for Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He has been a full-time freelance writer since 1981. His books include the genre-defining and bestselling Hammer’s Slammers series, the nationally bestselling RCN series including In the Stormy Red Sky, The Road of Danger, The Sea without a Shore, and most recently, with John Lambshead, the Citizen series entries Into the Hinterlands and Into the Maelstrom.