Cobra Gamble

Cobra Gamble

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
A latest entry in the popular spin-off trilogy by the Hugo Award-winning author of Heir to the Empire finds Cobra warrior Jin Moreau Broom struggling to protect her family and survive a Troft invasion that has prompted an unlikely alliance with the Qasaman Djinn and the establishment of a new political order.

Simon and Schuster
Cobras warriors, technologically enhanced and implanted with an arsenal of covert weaponry, are the most dangerous guerilla fighters humanity has ever produced. For Jin Moreau Broom, the war is the culmination of a lifetime of Cobra service. But it is also the height of danger for herself and her family as they struggle to survive a war that none of them ever expected to see.   

The Troft invasions of Qasama and the Cobra Worlds has had at least one result: it has turned long-time antagonists into uneasy and unwilling allies. As the aliens battle to consolidate their conquered territories, a small group of Cobras and Qasaman Djinn work together to create a victory that will rock the invaders to the core, a victory designed to bring other Troft demesnes into the conflict on the humans' side. 

Now one young Cobra must forge a new political order as a devastating alien enemy strikes—an enemy more deadly than any humanity has ever faced.

About Timothy Zahn: 

 “Zahn keeps the story moving at a breakneck pace, maintaining excitement [in Dragon and Thief].”—Publishers Weekly

“[Conqueror’s Heritage] is another finely wrought space adventure . . . [with] social, political and emotional complications, all of which Zahn treats with his usual skill.”—Booklist

“Zahn paints every detail [in Angelmass] with gleamy realism . . . scientific dialogue that streams with starship hardware and military trooper talk . . . immensely appealing.”—Kirkus Review

Publisher: Riverdale, NY : Baen ; New York : Distributed by Simon & Schuster, c2012
ISBN: 9781451637694
Branch Call Number: SciFic Zahn
Characteristics: 308 p. ; 25 cm

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