Book List - 2017

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List created by K. A. U. (SetDancer) on Mar 22, 2016
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The Broken Vase (Tecumseh Fox, Bk 3) by Rex Stout
New Introduction by Sister Carol Anne O'Marie This was Stout's series with a Native American detective, written in the 40s. There were only three books in the series THE BROKEN VASE When death stages a performance at Carnegie Hall, Tecumseh Fox goes backstage to catch the...  more


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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe, Bk 11) by Rex Stout
When a powerful government official turns up dead, the great Nero Wolfe takes notice. On the edge of financial ruin, the orchid-loving detective grudgingly accepts the case. Soon another victim is found, a stenographer's tape disappears, and the dead man speaks -- after a fashion. As the...  more


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In the Best Families (Nero Wolfe, Bk 16) by Rex Stout
An old woman asks eccentric sleuth Nero Wolfe to uncover the mysterious source of her husband's money. When the case leads Wolfe to a confrontation with a racketeer, he resigns from the job and goes into hiding. His wise-guy assistant, Archie, must solve the case without help. Wolfe's...  more


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Light Thickens (Roderick Alleyn, Bk 32) by Ngaio Marsh
"Is this a dagger which I see before me..." Four murders. Three witches. A fiendish lady. A homicidal husband. A ghost. No wonder Macbeth is considered such bad luck by theatre people that they won't mention its name out loud. But the new London production of "the Scottish play" promises to...  more


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Night at the Vulcan (Roderick Alleyn, Bk 16) by Ngaio Marsh
A London actor was dying for a star billing... From the leading lady's liaison to the harassment of an aging juvenile lead-there's never a dull moment, darling, at the Vulcan Theatre. But vanity and hysterics, suspicion and superstition, brandy and jealousy, are upstaged by a death...  more


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Some Buried Caesar (Nero Wolfe, Bk 7) by Rex Stout
Will the $45,000 champion bull become barbecue? For the first time in years, Nero Wolfe, one of the greatest fictional detectives of all time, leaves the comfort of his New York City brownstone to become entangled in a family feud that becomes deadly. Nero and Archie Goodwin, his able assistant,...  more


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Where There's a Will (Nero Wolfe, Bk 8) by Rex Stout
This mystery from one of America's best-loved writers features Nero Wolfe, the arrogant, orchid-loving, gourmandizing sleuth, and his invaluable legman, Archie Goodwin, who narrates with his usual wry wit. When the esteemed and wealthy Mr. Noel Hawthorne dies at the age of 49, his sisters are...  more


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Not Quite Dead Enough (Nero Wolfe, Bk 10) by Rex Stout
REX STOUT'S NERO WOLFE A grand master of the form, Rex Stout is one of America's greatest mystery writers, and his literary creation Nero Wolfe is one of the greatest fictional detectives of all time. Together, Stout and Wolfe have entertained -- and puzzled -- millions of mystery...  more


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Three Doors to Death (Nero Wolfe, Bk 18) by Rex Stout
One by one they knock on the door of the incomparable Nero Wolfe, each with a case more perplexing than the one before. First comes the niece of a man who committed suicide by jumping naked into a geyser, only to return just in time to be murdered. Then it's the strange case of the murder...  more


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Curtains for Three by Rex Stout
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Murder by the Book by Rex Stout
Nero Wolfe, the epicurean detective, and his wry and irreverent legman, Archie, team up again to discover why a law office clerk has been murdered for the unlikely offense of submitting a manuscript for publication. With a cryptic quotation from the Bible and a list of names in the dead clerk's...  more


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Triple Jeopardy (Nero Wolfe, Bk 21) by Rex Stout
First, there's little nourishment for the detective when someone drops a poison pellet into a vitamin addicts pillbox. Then, a murdered policeman leaves a clue folded in a newspaper, and Wolfe has to read the fine print to decipher his killer's identity. And what do you do when a chimp is the...  more


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Before Midnight (Nero Wolfe, Bk 25) by Rex Stout
In this ingenious whodunit, a perfume company offers a million dollars for correctly identifying certain women in history who used cosmetics. When the advertising genius behind the campaign is murdered and the answers stolen, Nero Wolfe is called in to find both. Archie Goodwin tries bravely to...  more


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Three Witnesses (Nero Wolfe, Bk 27) by Rex Stout
Three witnesses hold all the clues in three crimes of passion, and even Nero Wolfe is left guessing to the very end. A dead millionaire suddenly comes back to life -- only to end up dead again. Did he write his own death warrant years before? Will the black Labrador retriever who follows Archie...  more


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If Death Ever Slept (Nero Wolfe, Bk 29) by Rex Stout
With Nero Wolfe on the job, you'd think murderers would take caution. But even the master detective can't stop a killing, especially if it's an inside job -- right under the roof of his client, millionaire Otis Jarrell. What's more, it's Jarrell's own missing revolver...  more


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Three for the Chair (Nero Wolfe, Bk 28) by Rex Stout
A vast fortune in uranium, international diplomacy and intrigue, and a female detective become the focus of a trio of mysteries featuring epicurean sleuth Nero Wolfe and his sidekick, Archie Goodwin.


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The Mother Hunt (Nero Wolfe, Bk 37) by Rex Stout
When a baby is abandoned on the doorstep of a young socialite widow, the woman thinks she knows the identity of the father: her deceased writer husband, the cad! But who is the mother? Reluctantly, Nero Wolfe accepts the case, and Archie identifies the first clue: unusual buttons on the baby?s...  more


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Trio for Blunt Instruments (Nero Wolfe, Bk 39) by Rex Stout
Nero Wolfe, a genius at detection, prefers gourmet food and prize-winning orchids to damsels in distress. But at the prodding of his confidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, he opens his office door to three beautiful women, who usher in three of the most intriguing cases of Wolfe's career. With...  more


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A Right to Die (Nero Wolfe, Bk 38) by Rex Stout
When a bright young heiress with a flair for romance and one too many enemies is found brutally murdered, Nero Wolfe and his sidekick, Archie, find themselves embroiled in a case that is not as black and white as it first appears. Susan Brooke has everything going for her.??Men would have...  more


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The Doorbell Rang (Nero Wolfe, Bk 40) by Rex Stout
She writes him a check for $100,000 and asks him to stop the FBI from spying on her and her family. She will pay more if he is successful. He takes the case, and soon Wolfe and Archie are confronting FBI agents, murder, and threats as they search for answers.


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Death of a Doxy (Nero Wolfe, bk 41) by Rex Stout
A doxy ? a prostitute or paramour ? is found dead, and one of Nero Wolfe?s longtime acquaintances stands accused. Wolfe reluctantly lays out bait in the form of a showgirl ? whose talents may equal his own.


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The Father Hunt (Nero Wolfe, Bk 42) by Rex Stout
Twenty-two-year-old Amy Denovo needs Nero Wolfe's help. She is determined to learn the identity of her father, a secret her mother scrupulously guarded ? and took to her grave when struck by a hit-and-run driver. Now Wolfe and his sidekick, Archie, have just one clue to go on: a note from...  more


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Death of a Dude (Nero Wolfe) by Rex Stout
The mountain couldn't come to Wolfe, so the great detective came to the mountain--to Lame Horse, Montana, to be exact. Here a city slicker got a country girl pregnant and then took a bullet in the back. Wolfe's job was to get an innocent man exonerated of the crime and catch a killer in the...  more


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Death Times Three (Nero Wolfe) by Rex Stout
Murder strikes thrice in these three baffling mysteries of crime and detection. First, Stout's great detective, Nero Wolfe, develops an appetite for the sweet taste of revenge when someone slips something most foul into his lunch. Then, a couturier's beautiful sister uses Archie Goodwin, Wolfe's...  more


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Laid Bare (Brown Family, Bk 1) by Lauren Dane
It's been ten years since clean-cut, sexy-as-hell police officer Todd Keenan had a white-hot fling with Erin Brown, the provocative, wild rocker chick next door. Their power exchange in the bedroom got under his skin. But love wasn't in the cards just yet.… Now, life has thrown...  more


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The Guns Above (Signal Airship) by Robyn Bennis
In the tradition of Honor Harrington and the high-flying Temeraire series, Bennis?s THE GUNS ABOVE is an adventurous military fantasy debut about a nation's first female airship captain. They say it?s not the fall that kills you. For Josette Dupre, the Corps? first female airship captain, it...  more


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All Systems Red (Murderbot Diaries, Bk 1) by Martha Wells
A murderous android discovers itself in All Systems Red, a tense science fiction adventure by Martha Wells that blends HBO's Westworld with Iain M. Banks' Culture books In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company....  more


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Point of Sighs (Novel of Astreiant) by Melissa Scott
Autumn downpours soak the city of Astreiant and cast a gloomy pall over its streets, while storms at sea have delayed merchant ships bearing important cargoes from distant lands. For Philip Eslingen, whose stars are bad for water, the season adds damp misery to the complications of organizing...  more


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Point of Knives: A Novella of Astreiant by Melissa Scott
A welcome return to the vividly realized city of Asteiant with its intricate magics and deadly politics. Point of Knives takes place in the interval between the widely praised earlier novels Point of Hopes and Point of Dreams. A fantastical mystery and a rousing adventure, Point of Knives also...  more


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Poison or Protect: A Delightfully Deadly Novella by Gail Carriger
Can one gentle Highland soldier woo Victorian London?s most scandalous lady assassin, or will they both be destroyed in the attempt? New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger presents a stand-alone romance novella set in her popular steampunk universe full of manners, spies, and dainty...  more


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Romancing the Werewolf: A Supernatural Society Novella (The Supernatural Society) (Vo...
Werewolf in trouble... Biffy, newly minted Alpha of the London Pack, is not having a good Christmas. His Beta abandoned him, his werewolves object to his curtain choices, and someone keeps leaving babies on his doorstep. Professor Randolph Lyall returns home to London after twenty years abroad,...  more


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Charming (Pax Arcana, Bk 1) by Elliott James
John Charming isn't your average Prince... He comes from a line of Charmings -- a illustrious family of dragon slayers, witch-finders and killers dating back to before the fall of Rome. Trained by a modern day version of the Knights Templar, monster hunters who have updated their methods...  more


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The Curse Keepers (Curse Keepers, Bk 1) by Denise Grover Swank
The wall between our world and that of vengeful spirits has protected humanity for more than 400 years. It’s about to come crashing down. Ellie Lancaster has lived her whole life by the site of the mysterious Lost Colony of Roanoke, the Virginia settlement that vanished without a trace...  more


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Sins of the Heart (The Sins Series) (Volume 1) by Eve Silver
Library Journal raves the Sins Series is "...dark, seductive, and sexy as sin." For readers who love paranormal romance and urban fantasy. Dagan Krayl, the Underworld's most powerful soul reaper, is the demigod son of the evil god Sutekh. He's on a mission to find his murdered brother's remains...  more


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Eternal Hunter (Night Watch, Bk 1) by Cynthia Eden
Animal attraction doesn't get wilder than this... Assistant DA Erin Jerome has a secret. Make that two. One: She’s not entirely human -- she's Other, desperately trying to keep her supernatural strength under wraps. Two: she's got a killer stalking her -- an Other rogue...  more


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Kiss of Steel (London Steampunk, Bk 1) by Bec McMaster
He craves her like no other… Honoria Todd has no choice. Only in the dreaded Whitechapel district can she escape the long reach of the Duke of Vickers. But seeking refuge there will put her straight into the hands of Blade, legendary master of the rookeries. No one would dare cross...  more


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Darkness Dawns (Immortal Guardians, Bk 1) by Dianne Duvall
Once, Sarah Bingham's biggest challenge was making her students pay attention in class. Now, after rescuing a wounded stranger, she's handed in the middle of a battle between corrupt vampires and powerful immortals who also need blood to survive. Roland Warbrook is the most compelling...  more


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The First Book of Grimm: Candy Houses / No Prince Charming (Grimm's Circle, Bks 1-2) ...
Once upon a mission? CANDY HOUSES (Grimm's Circle, Bk 1) Now that Greta is a Grimm -- guardian angel and official paranormal ass-kicker -- romance is hard to find. There’s only one man who makes her heart race, a fact that scared her right out of his arms. But now she needs a...  more


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Heart of Brass (Clockwork Agents, Bk 1) by Kate Cross
Arden is an undercover agent for one of the most powerful organizations of this steam powered world -- the Wardens of the Realm -- a group with extraordinary abilities, dedicated to protecting England against evil. Arden Grey enjoys a life most women in 1898 London can't even dream of:...  more


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Wicked as They Come (Blud, Bk 1) by Delilah S. Dawson
Have you ever heard of a Bludman? They’re rather like you and me—only more fabulous, immortal, and mostly indestructible. (They’re also very good kissers.) When Tish Everett forces open the ruby locket she finds at an estate sale, she has no idea that a deliciously rakish...  more


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Coffin Scarcely Used by Colin Watson
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The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there's not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick. Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases--a job that has given...  more


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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything by David Christian
"I have long been a fan of David Christian. In Origin Story, he elegantly weaves evidence and insights from many scientific and historical disciplines into a single, accessible historical narrative." --Bill Gates A captivating history of the universe -- from before the dawn of time through the...  more


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The Ruin: A Novel by Dervla McTiernan
It's been twenty years since Cormac Reilly discovered the body of Hilaria Blake in her crumbling Georgian home. But he's never forgotten the two children she left behind... When Aisling Conroy's boyfriend Jack is found in the freezing black waters of the river Corrib, the police tell her it...  more


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Green Money by D. E. Stevenson
Elma Green is beautiful, naive, and very wealthy. When young George Ferrier becomes her guardian, he learns that he must protect her from cads, fortune-hunters - and herself. For Elma, long sheltered from life, is determined to become a "modern" woman... to George's great chagrin.


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Heart of Fire (Legends of the Storm) (Volume 1) by Bec McMaster
The old eddas speak of dreki?fabled creatures who haunt the depths of Iceland's volcanoes, and steal away fair maidens. Freyja wants none of such myths. Dreki seducing young ladies? Ha. They probably eat such foolish girls. But when the local dreki steals her last ram?costing her any chance of...  more


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Ask a Manager: How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-Stealing Bosses, and the Re...
A witty, practical guide to navigating 200 difficult professional conversations, from the host of the popular website Ask A Manager, and New York Magazine's work advice columnist. There's a reason Alison Green has been dubbed the "Dear Abby of the work world." Ten years as a workplace advice...  more


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The Cloud Roads (Books of the Raksura, Bk 1) by Martha Wells
Moon has spent his life hiding what he is -- a shape-shifter able to transform himself into a winged creature of flight. An orphan with only vague memories of his own kind, Moon tries to fit in among the tribes of his river valley, with mixed success. Just as Moon is once again cast out by his...  more


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The Silent Tower (Windrose Chronicles, Book 1) by Barbara Hambly
In her latest novel, The Silent Tower, Barbara Hambly has written a complex tale of dark magic, mystery and deadly danger involving a woman computer programmer who struggles to help a condemned wizard save--or perhaps destroy?--two worlds...


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High Voltage (Fever) by Karen Marie Moning
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? Immortal Faerie and ancient feuds, secrets and sacrifices?a thrilling new chapter in the bestselling Fever series begins, featuring Dani, Ryodan, and other beloved characters, as they battle to save Dublin from the rising of a terrifying evil determined to enslave the...  more


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Famous (A Famous novel) by Jenny Holiday
Everyone knows her face. He knows her heart. Emerson Quinn is famous. Girls want to be her. Boys want to date her. Each record outsells the last. All that remains is to continue transitioning her brand from its teenage fan base to a more mature, diverse audience. So she?s under strict orders to...  more


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Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren
The heart may hide, but it never forgets. The first women?s fiction novel from New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Christina Lauren (Autoboyography, Dating You / Hating You). Macy Sorensen is settling into an ambitious if emotionally tepid routine: work hard as a new...  more


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A Duke by Default: Reluctant Royals by Alyssa Cole
Award-winning author Alyssa Cole?s Reluctant Royals series continues with a woman on a quest to be the heroine of her own story and the duke in shining armor she rescues along the way?New York City socialite and perpetual hot mess Portia Hobbs is tired of disappointing her family, friends,...  more


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Hurts to Love You (Forbidden Hearts, Bk 3) by Alisha Rai
Being bad never felt so good, in the third novel in Alisha Rai’s sexy Forbidden Hearts series! Well-behaved women don’t lust after men who love to misbehave. Heiress Evangeline Chandler knows how to keep a secret . . . like her life-long crush on the tattooed hottie who just...  more


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Wrong to Need You (Forbidden Hearts, Bk 2) by Alisha Rai
Alisha Rai returns with the second novel in her sizzling Forbidden Hearts series! He wasn’t supposed to fall in love with his brother’s widow… Accused of a crime he didn’t commit, Jackson Kane fled his home, his name, and his family. Ten years later,...  more


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I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture by A....
"Funny, incisive, and timely ... Jameson does for geeks what geek culture does for its superheroes: he takes them seriously, respects their power, and refuses to hide his deep affection." ?Lawrence Kasdan, co-screenwriter of The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens, and...  more


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Archer's Voice by Mia Sheridan
A New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling book. Archer's Voice is a full-length, standalone romance. When Bree Prescott arrives in the sleepy, lakeside town of Pelion, Maine, she hopes against hope that this is the place where she will finally find the peace she so...  more


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The Beautiful Series Collection: Two Brits and a Player: BEAUTIFUL STRANGER, BEAUTIFU...
Millions of readers worldwide have fallen for the sexy, hilarious love stories of New York Times bestseller Christina Lauren, beginning with Beautiful Bastard. Finally together in one set?the Beautiful Bastard?s friends? own unforgettable love stories. The perfect gift for any romance fan?three...  more


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Rising by Holly Kelly
In a war between the humans and the inhabitants of the sea-humans will lose. Xanthus Dimitriou-the most lethal Dagonian to rise from the ocean-is on a mission to save mankind from annihilation. But first there's one small thing he needs to do... kill a beautiful young woman in a wheelchair....  more


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Butterfly Tattoo by Deidre Knight
Michael Warner has been drifting in a numb haze since his lover was killed by a drunk driver. As the anniversary of the wreck approaches, Michael’'s grief grows more suffocating. Yet he must find a way through the maze of pain and secrets to live for their troubled young daughter who...  more


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Valor's Choice (Confederation, Bk 1) by Tanya Huff
In the distant future, humans and several other races have been granted membership in the Confederation -- at a price. They must act as soldier/protectors of the far more civilized races who have long since turned away from war... Staff Sergeant Torin Kerr was a battle-hardened professional....  more

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