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The Castle in Cassiopeia

Dead Enders Book Three

Mike Resnick

300 pp • ISBN: 978-1-63388-231-7
Trade Paperback • $18.00
August 2017

 

 


 A crisis has arisen. In the first book of the series, THE FORTRESS IN ORION, Pretorius and his Dead Enders kidnapped the real General Michkag and substituted a clone who had been raised and trained in the Democracy. But now they find that the clone likes being the most powerful man in the hundred-world Traanskei Coalititon - and having been raised on Earth, he knows how humans think and react.

     This becomes a many-layered problem for Pretorius and what is left of his Dead Enders. As the only humans on a totally militarized alien world, they must first find where the best-guarded member of the enemy's military - Michkag - is hiding and how many aliens, or regiments, or divisions, are guarding him, and then they must find a way past all his lines of defense to kill or capture him.



Reviews

"Resnick's second Dead Enders book... is an entertaining adventure."
Publishers Weekly

"This is space opera at its best--simultaneously pulse pounding and mind expanding. Resnick is ... the twenty-first century's master of excitement and adventure. Enjoy!"
—ROBERT J. SAWYER, Hugo Award-winning author 

"Packed with colorful characters and endless invention ... exciting entertainment that hurls along at nearly the speed of light. Someone should make a movie out of this book!"
— NANCY KRESS, award-winning author



Mike Resnick has won an impressive five Hugos and has been nominated for thirty-one more. The author of the Starship series, the John Justin Mallory series, the Eli Paxton Mysteries, and four Weird West Tales, he has sold sixty-nine science fiction novels and more than two hundred fifty short stories and has edited forty anthologies. His Kirinyaga series, with sixty-seven major and minor awards and nominations to date, is the most honored series of stories in the history of science fiction.

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