The Price of Peace (Society of Humanity, Bk 2)
The Price of Peace - Society of Humanity, Bk 2 Author:Mike Moscoe Izzy Umboto is a hero of the conflict between the Society of Humanity and the Unity Party. She could have retired, taken a job as a merchant ship captain, and lived out her days quietly. But she's always wanted command of her own military ship. — Lieutenant Terrance Tordon, called "Trouble" by both his enemies and his friends, is a ... more »career marine. The word "quit" isn't in his vocabulary.
Now Umboto has her ship -- a bucket of bolts named the Patton. And Lieutenant Trouble and his troops have signed on with her, trading a higher paycheck for the promise of action.
For all is not well in the galaxy. On the scattering of planets along the Rim, remnant thugs of the Unity Party still hold power. In the shipping lanes of Rim Space, pirates roam freely.
Umboto and Tordon will soon learn that enforcing the peace can be just as expensive as fighting the war -- and the cost will be counted in human lives...« less